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Senior Sap-fico Architect And Team Lead Resume

Richmond, VA

SUMMARY:

  • Over Fifteen years of SAP experience including upgrades and rollouts to multiple countries.
  • Ten Full Cycle major implementations in FI/CO/TR modules.
  • Multiple years of experience on company mergers and acquisitions for various clients in US.
  • Finance &Accounts - Project financing, Finalization of accounts, Cash mgt., Credit mgt. and Asset mgt.
  • Cost Analysis - Inventory control, Cost control, Costing records, Variance analysis and Decision-making.
  • Management - Feasibility Studies, MIS, Corporate Financial Restructuring, Financial analysis and Budgeting.
  • Software Analysis, Design, programming, Testing, Implementation, support of SAP-R/3.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, ability to build, motivate and manage a team of professionals and systems.
  • Good knowledge on SAP-R/3(ECC)-FI/CO/TR modules and interfaces with Logistic/Human Resource modules.

SKILLS:

  • FI/CO/TR modules - Version 3.1H, 4.0B, 4.5B. 4.6B, 4.6C,4.7, ECC 6.0, 6.04 and 6.17
  • SAP HANA S/4 Finance (Simple finance)
  • SAP BPC 10.1 NW
  • SAP integration with Third party software (Vertex, Open Text-VIM, Paymetrics etc.)
  • Oracle 8.0 and Developer 2000
  • QA tools (HP QC -ALM, Service now, Remedy etc.)
  • MS-Office 4.5 /5.0
  • MS-Project
  • MS-Visio

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Richmond, VA

Senior SAP-FICO Architect and Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all SAP financial systems processes which include general ledger, Accounts payable, Accounts receivable, Fixed assets, cost center accounting, profit center accounting, internal orders, Profitability analysis, product costing, FSCM - Credit management, collections management and disputes management and FSCM- Treasury and risk management.
  • Responsible for managing daily operational support, design and delivery of enhancements in the space of SAP financial systems.
  • Manage four SAP finance team members with the allocation of work and duties on financial systems.
  • Design and delivery of add-on third party systems (Vertex, paymetric, concur etc.) and SAP sub modules for financial systems at Confidential .
  • Responsible for service now incident tracking system for financial system issues.
  • Responsible for month-end and year end close processes at Confidential .
  • Conduct workshops, blue printing, implementation and training to business users on new financial system processes in ECC.
  • Working with ABAP and BI/BOBJ technical teams and ensure the delivery of financial reporting and analytics as for requirements. Responsible for functional specifications and training on financial reporting.

Confidential, Raritan, NJ

Senior SAP-FICO Architect and Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented S4 Hana based simple finance 2.0 (1511) for general Ledger which includes parallel Ledgers for Local GAAP as well as for USGAAP. As a SME, designed and handled all integrated finance modules such a profit center accounting, cost center accounting, COPA, material ledger and COPA modules. Designed account determination for all logistic modules, MM, SD and PP. Designed exchange rates to support various countries legal reporting requirements.
  • Designed and implemented accounts receivable which includes customer lock box payments with SAP standard functionality for customer direct payments and distributor payments. Designed and implemented paymetric for customer credit card payments. Designed and implemented EDI invoice processing with 3rd party systems with integration of billing documents in SD. Designed and implemented Sales and Use tax with integration of Vertex O series for US and Canada and VAT for EMEA and LATAM countries. Designed tax determination on integration SD and MM modules.
  • Designed and implemented FSCM-Credit management, disputes management, collections management and biller direct with integrated of Accounts receivable.
  • Designed and implemented Accounts payable module which includes payments set up, EBS, integration with Materials management and interface with Ariba for indirect procurement. Designed and implemented EDI payments with interface to Reval (Treasury system).
  • Designed and Implemented Fixed assets module which supports US GAAP, Local GAAP and tax reporting across the world. Designed multiple chart of depreciation to support various countries GAAP reporting.
  • Designed and implemented supply chain finance which includes cost center accounting, product costing and cost object controlling. Highly involved on design of inventory accounting, production accounting consists of overhead calculation, work-in progress, variance calculations and settlements of process and production orders.
  • Designed and implemented COPA module on S/4 Hana simple finance. Multiple characteristics and value fields were designed on operating concern to support managerial reporting. Developed reports on COPA for contribution margin.
  • Designed and implemented cost center accounting includes master records, planning structures and actual allocation. Designed and implemented Profit center accounting based on product lines. Defined profit centers, profit center hierarchy, settings for integration with AA, MM, SD. Developed managerial reporting and segmental reporting based on profit centers
  • Extensively worked with IBM Rational system for defect tracking, test scenarios, change management requests and approval.
  • Designed and developed reports using report painter and ABAP/4 queries.
  • Designed and supported month end closing process for finance and controlling business processes.
  • Responsible for unit, regression, integration and Cutover cycle testing for FI/CO modules.
  • Responsible for User document preparation, user production support and training.

Confidential, Northridge, CA

Senior SAP-FICO Architect and Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared AS IS analysis, TO BE analysis and GAP analysis in designing phase of FI/CO modules extension with new general ledger functionality.
  • Participated and arranged meetings with users, key users and various module key users for pre- configuration scenario
  • Extensively used the power point presentations for discussions and Microsoft Visio for mapping business processes.
  • Designed business processes and implemented FICO modules as per SOX compliance.
  • Designed and created BSD’s, BPD’s, BPF’s, BPP’s and RICEIF objects for implementation of new general ledger functionality on FI/CO modules.
  • Blue print and implementation of new general ledger processes with document splitting at Confidential .
  • Designed and implemented interfaces to non-SAP systems (Centricity, Compass and Sales force) with ECC as part of new general ledger project.
  • Implemented Vertex O series for sales and use tax with integration to SD and MM including development of Badi on vertex tax issues (Zip code non-availability etc.). Designed and implemented paymetrics for customer credit card payments. Aligned the existing accounts receivable customer lock box payments with SAP standard functionality and eliminated redundant processes between customer direct payments and distributor payments. Designed and implemented custom characteristics on CO-PA from SD billing document. Have expert knowledge on SD delivery, post goods issue and billing document integration with profitability analysis and financial accounting. Designed and implemented lock box payments using BAI2 format and electronic bank statements with interface to Bank of America. Implemented banking requirements for Confidential .
  • Designed and implemented Investment Management with integration of project systems and internal orders as investment measures. Designed investment programs and appropriation of requests with integration to investment measures and assets under construction. Implemented workflow for capital projects approval through appropriation requests. Developed capital investment reports with periodic cost accumulation on project through capitalization of final asset.
  • Designed and implemented project systems module with WBS elements with integration of sales and distribution. Developed budgeting with approvals workflow, payment schedules for billing plans, settlement structures etc. to accommodate the requirements of Confidential . Designed and developed reports on capital projects for assets under construction with integration of fixed assets module. Designed functional specifications for migration of legacy data using third party software.
  • Implemented New Depreciation Engine on Fixed assets to support periodic based depreciation calculation rather than transaction based calculation. Re-aligned US tax depreciation areas (ACARS/MACARS, AMT and state MACARS) to calculate bonus depreciation as per stimulus act. Extended asset master records with custom fields for property taxes and managerial reporting on fixed assets. Designed and implemented assets under construction asset classes to support capital projects. Responsible for complete fixed asset module restructure and alignment to support integration between general ledger, internal orders and project systems.
  • Designed and implemented vendor invoice image scanning and invoice block approval process with KOFAX software for PO based and non-PO based invoices. Implemented new down payment process with purchase order integration on accounts payable. Defined down payment clearing at the time of invoice verification as well as at payments to vendors. Restructured the special GL down payment process at Confidential from manual to automatic with complete flow of reporting on down payments to vendors. Designed and implemented service based procurement process and evaluated receipt settlement (ERS) as part of enhancement to existing MM processes. Developed 1099 reporting with adobe forms for form issue and IRS reporting. Eliminated duplicate vendor master data (clean up) and streamline alternative payee process for vendor payments. Automated customer refund payments through vendor payment run from third party sales system. Designed and implemented automated EDI processing (idoc) for payments under payment run. Implemented SEPA payments for European subsidiaries.
  • Designed and re-aligned cost center master records, planning structures and actual allocation cycles for assessments and distributions under cost center accounting.
  • Designed and re-aligned Profit center accounting based on product lines. Defined profit centers, profit center hierarchy, settings for integration with AA, MM, SD. Developed managerial reporting and segmental reporting based on profit centers.
  • Designed and implemented process changes on product costing and cost object controlling as part of controlling restructure project at Confidential . The process changes include costing of new products based new BOM’s and routing with variance analysis and work-in-progress calculation on daily basis instead of monthly basis to cut down the month end close time. Restructured the costing run for product costing for finished and semi-finished materials using new standard cost estimates. Implemented special procurement keys on MRP for costing products transfers from one plant to another plant. Designed and re-aligned product standard cost estimates for sub-contracting materials from third parties. Defined the basic settings for Product Costing sheet, valuation variant and carried cost estimate with quantity structure. Implemented production order costing and configured WIP & variance calculations maintained settlement structures of Product Costing (COPC). Extensively worked on Cost Object controlling, period ending activities such as WIP and Variance calculations, settlements of orders, Cost Split, cost estimation, Costing Run, Marking and Releasing for updating the price in material master records in Product Costing (COPC). Successfully implemented product cost estimate information transfer from CO-PC into CO-PA, through cost component values which facilitated the import of detailed cost-of-sales information into CO-PA for flexible margin reporting.
  • Introduced new characteristics on operating concern for profitability analysis (costing based CO-PA) and re-generated with new dimensions. Activated multiple custom derivation rules for required characteristic value adoption from billing document on SD. Implemented data extraction and reporting for CO-PA characteristics and value fields on BW/BI. Defined CO-PA distributions and assessments for complex characteristic structures. Implemented validations on CO-PA characteristics and value fields to fetch the correct data from billing document. CO-PA module was highly customized to meet the reporting requirements at Confidential .
  • As part of upgrade and new general ledger project, lead the testing consultants on complete testing of General ledger, Accounts receivable, Accounts payable, Banking, Fixed assets, Cost center accounting, Internal Orders, Project systems, Product costing, profit center accounting, customer service order settlements and Profitability analysis at Confidential .
  • Extensively worked with HP Quality center (ALM) ver.11.5 for defect tracking, test scenarios, change management requests and approval.
  • Worked with ABAP consultants on changes to SAP scripts, reports, interfaces etc. Prepared functional and technical specifications for development requests for ABAP/4 reports. Worked with BI team for managerial reports on finance, special purpose ledger line item extraction and profitability analysis.
  • Designed and developed reports using report painter and ABAP/4 queries.
  • Designed and supported month end closing process for finance and controlling business processes.
  • Responsible for OSS message creation, OSS notes search and transport requests release to Test and production clients.
  • Responsible for unit, regression, integration and Cutover cycle testing for FI/CO modules.
  • Responsible for User document preparation, user production support and training.

Confidential, Silver spring, MD

Senior SAP-FICO Architect and Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared AS IS analysis, TO BE analysis and GAP analysis in designing phase for FI/CO modules configuration and implementation.
  • Participated and arranged meetings with users, key users and various module key users for pre- configuration scenario
  • Extensively used the power point presentations for discussions and Microsoft Visio for mapping business processes.
  • Designed and created BSD’s, BPD’s, BPF’s, BPP’s and RICEIF objects for implementation of FI/CO modules as per SOX compliance.
  • Worked on various sub-projects on financials which include transition of private company to listed company and new acquisitions across the globe.
  • Designed and implemented New General Ledger with document splitting functionality. Worked on highly complex reporting requirements with multiple custom fields on document splitting, which were used for segmental reporting as well as for managerial reporting. Activated parallel ledgers to accommodate the Local GAAP reporting in various countries such as Canada, India, Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Italy, Singapore, UK, Nordic, Romania, Poland and Russia. Experienced on migration cockpit for migrating data from classic general ledger and special ledger. Designed and configured the various types of reports using report painter, ABAP/4 Query and drilldown reporting functionality. Maintained settings for account determination in interface with MM, SD, HR and CO modules. Configured settings multiple exchange rate types and foreign currency valuations for accounts managed on open item basis as well as non-open item basis. Designed the month end close process schedule template after discussions with various business owners.
  • Designed and created Local ledger and Global Ledgers. Created substitutions and validations with user exits. Designed interface with Special purpose ledger module with external sales system. Configured and implemented currency translations between multi-currency and group currency (USD). Activated cost of sales accounting with functional area reporting. Configured Document splitting for account receivable documents. Used report writer extensively for management reporting. Created sets, variables, standard layouts for report writer reports. Maintained currency translation methods required for group valuation. Integrated Special Purpose Ledger with MM/SD/CO/FI modules for management reporting.
  • Designed and implemented accounts payable processes such as automatic payment program, screen layouts etc. Defined ranking order, house banks, bank accounts, Payment methods, and payment terms. Worked on data migration for vendor open items, purchase orders etc. Implemented and configured logistic invoice verification (LIV) as a part of SRM implementation project which includes tolerance limits with three-way match, down payment clearing etc. Implemented service based invoice verification for service invoices to accommodate service receipts posting after invoice entry apart from regular invoice verification. Designed valuated and non - valuated goods receipts for accounting. Worked on invoicing plans, both milestone and periodic for invoice postings through MRIS. Designed and implemented Evaluated receipt settlement (ERS) and automated confirmation to suppliers. Worked on consignment vendor settlements through MRKO. As a lead FI consultant involved on discussion on purchasing processes including services. Have expert knowledge on Logistic invoice verification in MM module and open text vendor invoice management (VIM) for vendor invoice imaging process and on invoice block workflow. Designed and implemented interface with Concur travel expenses with AP and general ledger. Implemented interface with ADP for payroll postings with general ledger.
  • Designed Asset management settings. Involved in Asset master record creation, settings for Chart of depreciation, asset classes, tax depreciation, depreciation keys, calculation keys, intercompany transfers and account assignment for planned and unplanned depreciation. Designed the interfaces with internal orders, project systems and Investment management modules. Implemented asset management in multiple countries and is having expert knowledge in this area.
  • Designed and implemented Treasury and risk management which includes transaction manager, market risk analyzer and portfolio analyzer. Implemented inhouse cash for centralized intercompany funding. Responsible for cash management and forecast which includes dealing with banks on EBS, outgoing payments and lockbox.
  • Created Standard Hierarchy, Cost centers, activity types and statistical key figures. Designed settings for planning such as planning layouts and distribution keys. Created settings for periodic postings, imputed costs, distribution, assessment and activity allocation. Maintained splitting layouts and settings for activity price calculation and Variances. Designed budget management and cost center interface with other modules.
  • Designed settings for Internal order types, status profiles and budget profiles. Created settlement structures and settlement profiles for internal orders. Configured settings for planning and actual postings. Worked on integration with investment management and asset management.
  • Designed and worked with project structures such as WBS elements, Network and Network activities for content development on project systems. Extensively involved on project budgets and its approvals. Worked on PS interface to MM for purchase order creation for producers, talent etc. based on payment schedule on contacts. Implemented settlement rules for AUC in project systems and internal order modules.
  • Designed and configured Profit center accounting. Defined profit centers, profit center hierarchy, settings for integration with AA, MM, SD and Special ledger. Developed managerial reporting and segmental reporting based on profit centers.
  • Worked on CAT (HR Time sheet) interface with controlling as a CO consultant. Integrated HR payroll accounting with Accounts payable and general ledger.
  • Worked with ABAP consultants on legacy data migration, SAP script & reports etc. Prepared functional and technical specifications for development requests for ABAP/4 reports. Worked with BI team for managerial reports on finance, New GL line item extractor and special purpose ledger line item extraction.
  • Responsible for OSS message creation, OSS notes search and transport requests release to Test and production clients.
  • Responsible for Service now ticket resolution during testing as well as support to users.
  • Responsible for unit, regression, integration and Cutover cycle testing for FI/CO modules.
  • Responsible for User document preparation, user support and training.

Confidential, Arlington, VA

Senior SAP-FICO consultant - Lead position

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared AS IS analysis, TO BE analysis and GAP analysis in designing phase for FI/CO modules configuration and implementation.
  • Participated and arranged meetings with users, key users and other module key users for pre- configuration scenario
  • Extensively used the power point presentations for discussions and Microsoft Visio for mapping business processes.
  • Designed and created BSD’s, BPD’s, BPF’s, BPP’s and RICEIF objects for implementation of FI/TR modules in SAP-R/3.
  • Configured company Codes, assigned Chart of accounts includes FERC specified, fiscal year variant, posting period variant, number ranges, field status variant, tolerances for employees and exchange rate types.
  • Designed and implemented new General Ledger which includes FERC reporting requirements, document splitting, multiple currencies and valuation. Activated third party tax system, Vertex for sales and use tax and integrated with MM and SD invoice processing.
  • Migrated all open items and balances on general ledger accounts which were posted prior to cut off date (fiscal year close) using new general ledger migration cockpit. Developed splitting rule user exit’s on migration for filling the dimensions required for balancing. Worked on all phases of migration cockpit (set up phase, checkup phase, preparation phase and migration phase) and deactivated classic general ledger totals table (GLT0).
  • Designed and implemented Accounts payable with bank payments (Checks and wire transfers) and integrated logistic invoice verification with MM for three-way match on invoices. Designed GR/IR clearing and reconciliation process in line with operating assets and capital assets. Responsible for GL account maintenance and integration with MM, SD, PM and PP modules.
  • Designed and implemented utility asset accounting in integration with project systems, internal orders and plant maintenance. Designed asset classes (turbines, load transmission, condenser plant, draining and de-airing system, pumps etc. specific to utilities in addition to regular fixed assets) including asset under construction, asset master requirements, chart of depreciation with book and tax depreciation areas, depreciation keys, transaction types, periodic processing for local GAAP postings, asset history sheets etc.
  • Implemented cost center accounting with includes cost centers, activity types and allocations. Designed overhead percentages and settings for activity planning for product costing. Responsible for internal order types, settlement structures and internal order reporting.
  • Implemented project systems with WBS structures for capital projects across plants with integration to assets under construction. Integrated project systems with material management for purchase requisitions. Designed budget and approval process on project costs with availability control.
  • Used report painter and report writer tools for creation of reports. Prepared technical specifications to ABAP-4 programmers for scripts and reports. Worked with BI team for managerial reporting design using info cubes.
  • Responsible for unit, regression, integration and user acceptance testing for FI/CO module.
  • Responsible for in User document preparation, user production support and training.

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Senior SAP-FICO consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared AS IS analysis, TO BE analysis and GAP analysis in designing phase for FI/CO modules configuration and implementation.
  • Participated and arranged meetings with users, key users and various module key users for pre- configuration scenario
  • Extensively used the power point presentations for discussions and Microsoft Visio for mapping business processes.
  • Designed and created BSD’s, BPD’s, BPF’s, BPP’s and RICEIF objects for implementation of FI/CO modules.
  • Configured company Codes, assigned Chart of accounts, fiscal year variant, posting period variant, number ranges, field status variant, tolerances for employees and exchange rate types.
  • Maintained General Ledger master data including group and operational chart of accounts. Implemented park document workflow across multiple source General Ledger postings as per SOX requirements. Configured functional area settings to support SEC reporting. Configured settings for foreign exchange valuation for balance and item valuations, financial statement version, correspondence settings etc. Designed ALE/EDI interface settings for external General ledger systems. Designed the closing schedule for month end and year end on company code and group level. Created screen layouts for GL postings. Implemented the tax settings for US using vertex and reporting with tax authorities. Maintained settings for account determination in interface with MM, HR and CO modules.
  • Configured Account receivable and Accounts payable for incoming and outgoing payments, credit management, dunning and reports for vendor and customer sub ledgers. Involved in interface with SD module and created user exits for accounting interface with billing. Designed the IXOS interface for archiving the invoice verification using interface to MM module. Maintained all setting for conventional and Logistic invoice verification in MM module. Designed settings for intercompany billing and intercompany stock transfers in interface with MM and SD modules using EDI interface. Worked on ALE scenario for external system invoicing for inter companies, which are in different SAP-R/3 system. Familiar with inbound and outbound idoc processing for ALE and EDI interfaces.
  • Designed and implemented banking which includes electronic bank statements (EBS) from Banks and postings to general ledger and sub ledgers. Defined house banks, postings rules and post processing settings for electronic bank statements and lockbox. Worked on BAI2 format for electronic bank statements and lockbox receipts in US. Worked on European bank statement formats BICs etc. for electronic bank statements on European company codes.
  • Configured Asset management settings. Involved in Asset master record creation, settings for Chart of depreciation, tax depreciation, depreciation keys, calculation keys and account assignment for planned and unplanned depreciation. Designed the interfaces with internal orders and Investment management modules.
  • Configured the necessary settings in Controlling: Cost center groups, Cost centers, primary cost elements, Secondary cost elements, assessment cycles, reconciliation ledger. Designed settings for cost center accounting for planning & budgeting and rendered post implementation support in these areas.
  • Designed settings for Internal order types, status profiles and budget profiles. Created settlement structures and settlement profiles for internal orders. Configured settings for planning and actual postings.
  • Designed CO-PA account based and costing based operating concern with characteristics, Value fields and data structures. Configured currency reconciliation methods, Valuation strategies, and condition types, access sequences, costing sheets and pricing reports. Defined costing keys and assigned for products and material types. Made settings for planning and actual postings with integration to FI/MM/SD modules. Configured CO-PA transfer structure for both account based as well as costing based profitability analysis. Designed Planning layouts suitable to the company to arrive at contribution margin using report Painter. Configured information system reports using report painter tool.
  • Configured version, standard hierarchy and Profit centers. Made account assignment objects to profit centers such as Materials, sales orders, production orders, process orders, CO objects, projects, cost centers, internal orders and assets. Created settings for planning, transfer prices, actual postings and information system. Used and created the reports using report writer and report painter tool for profit center accounting.
  • Co-ordinated with ABAP consultants on legacy data migration, SAP script & reports etc. Prepared functional and technical specifications for development requests for ABAP/4 reports. Participated on meetings with BW reporting for technical and functional input.
  • Responsible for OSS message creation, OSS notes search and transport requests release to Test and production clients.
  • Responsible for unit, regression, integration and Cutover cycle testing for FI/CO modules.
  • Responsible for User document preparation, user support and training.

Confidential, VA

SAP-FICO Lead consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared AS IS analysis, TO BE analysis and GAP analysis in designing phase for FI/CO modules configuration and implementation.
  • Participated and arranged meetings with users, key users and other module key users for pre- configuration scenario
  • Extensively used the power point presentations for discussions and Microsoft Visio for mapping business processes.
  • Designed and created BSD’s, BPD’s, BPF’s, BPP’s and RICEIF objects for implementation of FI/TR modules in SAP-R/3.
  • Configured company Codes, assigned Chart of accounts, fiscal year variant, posting period variant, number ranges, field status variant, tolerances for employees and exchange rate types.
  • Maintained General Ledger master data including group and operational chart of accounts. Implemented park document workflow across multiple source General Ledger postings as per SOX requirements. Configured functional area settings for SEC reporting. Configured settings for foreign exchange valuation for balance and item valuations, financial statement version, correspondence settings etc. Designed ALE/EDI interface settings for external General ledger systems. Designed the closing schedule for month end and year end on company code and group level. Created screen layouts for GL postings. Implemented the tax settings for US using vertex and reporting with tax authorities Maintained settings for account determination in interface with MM, HR and CO modules.
  • Configured and created Local ledger and Global Ledgers. Created substitutions and validations with user exits. Designed interface with Special purpose ledger with external system for group consolidation. Configured and implemented currency translations between multi-currency and group currency (USD). Activated cost of sales accounting with functional area reporting. Configured Document splitting for account receivable documents. Used report writer extensively for management reporting. Created sets, variables, standard layouts for report writer reports. Maintained currency translation methods required for group valuation. Integrated Special purpose Ledger with MM/SD/CO/FI modules for management reporting.
  • Configured and implemented accounts payable processes such as automatic payment program, screen layouts etc. Defined ranking order, house banks, bank accounts, Payment methods, and payment terms. Worked on data migration for vendor open items, purchase orders etc.
  • Designed and implemented banking which includes electronic bank statements (EBS) from Banks and postings to general ledger and sub ledgers. Defined house banks, postings rules and post processing settings for electronic bank statements and lockbox. Worked on BAI2 format for electronic bank statements and lockbox receipts in US. Worked on European bank statement formats BICs etc for electronic bank statements on European company codes
  • Designed and configured HR-Travel expense management module for USA, Canada and Europe employees of AOL. Configured settings for Travel expenses such as Trip provision variants, Travel expense types, credit card interface settings, Trip schema and expense statement forms and layouts, Maximum allowed corporate limits for hotel/meals/telephone expenses as per Confidential travel policy etc. Created Wage types, symbolic accounts and integration with FI module. Created employee vendor records for employee payments. Designed settings for Travel expense workflow to managers for approvals and rejections. Configured and designed settings for automatic e-mail notifications back and forth between employees and managers for travel expenses. Around 6500 users were using travel expense module in Confidential at the time of implementation.
  • Configured Asset management settings. Involved in Asset master record creation, settings for Chart of depreciation, depreciation keys, calculation keys and account assignment for planned and unplanned depreciation. Designed the interfaces with CO and Investment management modules.
  • Extensively worked on cash management and designed deposits, receipts and cash forecast. Worked on interface with Citibank with cash management for automatic postings on bank accounts. Created house banks, configured settings for payments and incoming receipts lock box etc
  • Responsible for unit, regression, integration and Cutover cycle testing for FI/CO module.
  • Responsible for User document preparation, user support and training.

Confidential, NC

Senior SAP FICO consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared AS IS analysis, TO BE analysis and GAP analysis in designing phase for CO modules configuration and implementation.
  • Designed and created BSD’s, BPD’s, BPF’s, BPP’s and RICEIF objects for implementation of CO modules.
  • Participated and arranged meetings with users, key users and various module key users for pre- configuration scenario
  • Extensively used the power point presentations for discussions and documentation of business process mapping. Most of the time (say 60%) of the project duration was spent mainly on designing the business processes and mapping to FICO modules. The rest of the time (40%) on configuration and financial reporting. Took the responsibility of implementation of CO modules in the middle of the project due to vacancy and non-availability of CO consultant.
  • Designed, configured and implemented ECCS module for Confidential group of companies. Configured global parameters for consolidation, dimensions, versions, currencies, consolidation groups/hierarchies and consolidation units. Defined FS items, sub items, break down categories, trading partners and consolidation chart of accounts. Defined settings for Inter unit profit/loss eliminations, reclassifications and consolidation of investments. Designed settings for translation methods on multi-currency exchange rate translations. Defined setting for consolidation monitor (tasks/task groups). Configured layouts for topside adjustment postings in consolidation module.
  • Designed consolidation reports for VFC. Provided specifications for BW reporting on consolidation. Designed reports for consolidated P&L and B/S (10K/Q, 8K/Q, Tended Analysis) with various dimensions such Functional area wise, profit center wise etc. Extensively involved in BW reporting design for ECCS module. Responsible for unit, regression, integration and user acceptance testing for ECCS module.
  • Maintained controlling area settings, no ranges and created primary and secondary cost, revenue elements and cost element groups.
  • Created Standard Hierarchy, Cost centers, activity types and statistical key figures. Designed settings for planning such as planning layouts and distribution keys. Created settings for periodic postings, imputed costs, distribution, assessment and activity allocation. Maintained splitting layouts and settings for activity price calculation and Variances. Designed budget management and cost center interface with other modules.
  • Designed settings for Internal order types, status profiles and budget profiles. Created settlement structures and settlement profiles for internal orders. Configured settings for planning and actual postings.
  • Designed and configured settings for Product Cost Accounting & Cost Object Controlling which includes overhead costing sheet and cost components structure. Designed costing variants for standard cost estimates, costing types with and without quantity structure. Maintained settings for base object costing. Designed order types for cost object controlling for job order manufacturing (BOM and Routing). Configured settings for work-in-progress, variance calculation and settlement structures under product costing module. Created settlement profiles for all types of cost objects. Configured reports on information system to in corporate all types of managerial reporting required on product costing.
  • Configured versions, standard hierarchy and Profit centers. Assigned profit centers to Materials, sales orders, production orders, process orders, projects, cost centers, internal orders and assets. Created settings for planning, transfer prices, actual postings and information system. Used and created the reports using report writer tool for profit center accounting.
  • Used report painter and report writer tools for creation of reports. Prepared technical specifications to ABAP-4 programmers.
  • Responsible for unit, regression, integration and user acceptance testing for FI/CO module.
  • Responsible for in User document preparation, user support and training.

Confidential

SAP-FI/CO Sr. consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, implemented and involved in support of FI, CO and cross application modules in USA, Belgium, Germany, France, UK, Netherlands, Spain, Italy and Portugal companies of Confidential Polyolefins group.
  • Prepared AS IS analysis, TO BE analysis and GAP analysis in designing phase for FI module configuration and implementation.
  • Designed and created BSD’s, BPD’s, BPFs, BPPs and RICEIF objects for implementation of FI /TR/HR-T&E modules in SAP-R/3
  • Participated and arranged meetings with users, key users and various module key users for pre- configuration scenario
  • Extensively used the power point presentations for discussions and documentation of business process mapping. Most of the time (say 60%) of the project duration was spent mainly on designing the business processes and mapping to SAP-R/3 software for FI module. The rest of the time (40%) on configuration, reports creation using report writer tool, preparation of technical specifications to ABAP-4 programmers, testing, user training and support
  • Configured company Codes, assigned Chart of accounts, fiscal year variant, posting period variant, number ranges, field status variant, tolerances for employees and exchange rate types.
  • Maintained General Ledger master, Customer master, Vendor master data. Designed data migration of customer and vendor open items, purchase orders, credit data etc. Defined Vendor and customer account groups. Implemented the tax settings for VAT and reporting with tax authorities. Configured withholding tax codes and output requirements. Configured settings for foreign exchange valuation for balance and item valuations, financial statement version, correspondence settings etc.
  • Designed the closing schedule for month end and year end on company code and group level. Created screen layouts for GL, AR and AP postings. Maintained settings for account determination in interface with MM, SD and CO modules.
  • Configured Account receivable and Accounts payable for incoming and outgoing payments, credit management, open item management, dunning and reports for vendor and customer sub ledgers. Configured correspondence settings for customers and vendors. Designed invoice layouts and settings for credit note postings in FI module. Involved in interface with SD module and created user exits for accounting interface with billing. Maintained all setting for conventional and Logistic invoice verification in MM module. Designed settings for inter company billing and stock transfers in interface with MM and SD modules using EDI interface. Extensively worked on customer billing and accounts receivable.
  • Extensively worked on cash management and designed deposits, receipts and cash forecast. Worked on interface with Citibank and chase Manhattan banks with cash management for automatic postings on bank accounts. Created house banks, configured settings for payments and incoming receipts for direct debits, lock box etc.
  • Co-ordinated with ABAP consultants on legacy data migration, SAP script & reports etc. Prepared functional and technical specifications for development requests for ABAP/4 reports.
  • Responsible for unit, regression, integration and user acceptance testing for FI/TR modules.
  • Responsible for in User document preparation, user support and training.

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