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Sap Fico Consultant Resume

Melville, NY

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • 12 years over all experience of functional experience implementation & configuration experience as SAP FICO & S/4 Hana Simple finance components such as FI - GL, New GL (General Ledger), FI-AR (Accounts Receivable), AP (Account Payable), FSCM (Credit Management) (Collection Management) (Dispute Management) in R/3 system 4.7 and ECC 6.0
  • 3 full life cycle implementations of SAP FICO modules with hands on knowledge in up gradation and experience in the following SAP R/3 versions: 4.6C, 4.7, ECC 5.0 and ECC 6.0
  • Industry experience and strong domain knowledge in Finance, Manufacturing Industry, and business processes
  • Strong configuration experience in FI-GL (General Ledger), FI-AP (Accounts Payable), FI-AR (Accounts Receivable), CO-CEL (Cost element Accounting), CO-CCA (Cost center Accounting), New G/L, automatic Payment Run, FSCM (Credit Management) (Collection Management) (Dispute Management) and SEPA (Single Euro Payment)
  • Experience in integration of FI/CO with SD (Sales & Distribution) and MM (Materials Management)
  • Exposure in migration from ECC 6.0 to S/4, taking all precaution steps before migrate and after migrate, General ledgers, Assets, COPA, profit centers, product costing.
  • Migration of ECC (FICO) to Simple Finance Good Knowledge exposure in SAP S/4 Hana Simple Finance - Migration process Exposure on S/4 Hana Analysis of the Central Finance deployment option and overview of reporting
  • Good knowledge of SAP Simple Finance On premise Business edition (SFIN 2.0) involving SAP Accounting, SAP Cash Management and SAP Integrated Business Planning for Finance working knowledge of the Central Finance scenario in Simple Finance in a distributed system landscape
  • Good knowledge to configure and execute the migration to Simple Finance in SAP with/without New GL
  • SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA - Financial Accounting (FI) SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA - Controlling (CO)o SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA - Asset Accounting (AA) Existing processes and functionality will be migrated to SAP S/4 HANA, including, but not limited to, cost-based CO-PA, procure-to-pay, order-to-cash and project systems. SAP Cash Management powered by SAP HANA - with deployment option Integrated Scenario (but not functionally activated). Central Finance - the readiness of the central instance for customers who has opted for Central Finance.
  • Gather requirements for Simple Finance implementation Develop and Build S4HANA/ Simple Finance Architecture Build S4HANA Design Configure S4 HANA / Simple Finance system. Define HANA sizing Define Interfaces to the system Defining Solutions for Proposals and Customer problems arranging trial for customer to give a feel of service Conducting Financial analysis for proposed solutions
  • Data Migration from Legacy system to SAP for up gradation/new implementation/ integration, import of data from any other external system to SAP using LSMW
  • Analyze the Business Requirements, Needs, Objectives and Map them to the SAP processes, solutions and products that are being implemented

TECHNICAL & SOFWARE SKILLS:

ERP: SAP R/3 Version 4.6c, 4.7; ECC 5.0; ECC 6.0

Financial: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Asset Management, Lockbox, Sales and Distribution, Material Management

Controlling : Cost Element/Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, And Internal Orders.

Technical: ABAP Query, CATTS, LSMW; Implementation ASAP Methodology.

Testing: Test Director, Load Runner, Win Runner

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Melville, NY

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Database Migration to HANA
  • Have done data migration in 1511
  • Expertise in configuration of ledger, currency, General ledger, New Asset Accounting, Bank Account Management & Controlling - COPA changes with respect to S4 HANA.
  • Have done 3 to 4 test migration of data and fixed the data issues.
  • Have analyzed all the custom reports analysis and involved with technical team for enhancing the performance in HANA
  • Involved in training and also UAT
  • Have worked in migrating customer and vendor to Business Partner.
  • Have involved in implementing Cash Management by HANA after golive of Migration.
  • Expertise in Classic Cash Management and Cash management by HANA.
  • Have involved with technical team for fiori activation.

Confidential, Buffalo, NY

SAP FICO Implementation/Support

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in requirement analysis and analyzing the existing system for AS IS study and functional and technical requirement gathering.
  • Mapped the processes onto the SAP system and also prepared the “To-be processes” document.
  • Configured for vendor’s subject to withholding tax, interest calculations on item \ balance interest calculation, number ranges for forms, interest on arrears, account balance calculation on account balances / line items
  • Defined expense accounts, revenue accounts for realized exchange rate difference, differentiated the accounts by currency, exchange rate gains, exchange rate losses and then posted to separate accounts for the individual currencies and foreign currency valuations
  • Created and defined credit control areas to company code including pre-defined credit limits for customers
  • Configured dunning program, dunning levels, dunning areas and dunning forms for each company at company code level. Configured payment terms for dunning, for over-due interest calculations, for down payments and automatic clearing of line items.
  • Involved in the basic implementation and development of Blue Prints for the entire project lifecycle related to MM module covering the full “Procure to Pay” business process.
  • Analyzed the existing legacy system; gathered functional requirements through user meetings, gap analysis, and participation in process improvement teams; produced the functional requirements document
  • Designing business processes and identified areas to streamline processes in multiple functional areas. The scope of the work and responsibilities involved relating to SAP - Finance (FI)).
  • Configured General Ledger - Created Master records, accounts groups, number ranges and G/L accounts for each company code, accounts maintenance and preparation to master files
  • Customized screen layouts for document entry at account/document levels. Defined fiscal year variant, posting period variant, customized field status variant, customized line layout, sort variant, and total variant
  • Involved in designing the tax solution and customized validations and substitution rules for documents, recurring entries, correspondence, taxes, and currencies
  • Configured interest calculation on account balances and line items
  • Customized bank related accounting, bank master data, house banks and G/L accounts in different currencies for each bank account and Electronic Bank Statement(EBS)
  • Configured and Customized Cash Management including Bank statements, Payment Programming, Payment Advises, Liquidity Forecasts, Bills of Exchanges
  • Configured and Customized Cash Budget Management including commitment management
  • Developed a training plan and communicated with the client team on a regular basis to ensure successful execution of the plan
  • Created work list for different user groups
  • Helped in month end and year closing activities

Confidential, Center Valley, PA

SAP FICO Production Support

Responsibilities:

  • Ticket resolution and responsible for detailed problem determination of issues escalated from all Level
  • Payment Program Configuration: Company Code Data, Paying Company Code, Country Payment Methods, creating proposal to Check Printing, Wire Transfer settings
  • Configuring and customizing Down Payment Request, Payment and automatic clearing of Down Payment
  • In Accounts Receivable, Configured Customer Accounts Groups, Tolerances and configured the system for customized A/R customer statement.
  • Configured special G/L indicator for down payments and maintained dispute codes
  • Configured the intercompany reconciliation tool for intercompany clearing.
  • Created intercompany customer and vendor and maintained settings for automatic creation of inter-company receivable and payable documents
  • Worked with SD team to configure the inter-company billing process
  • Define correspondence type, assigned company codes to it, assigned programs to it, defined form names for correspondence print and define sort variants for correspondence and line items
  • Maintained account assignment settings in pricing procedures to map SD condition types to account keys. Mapped account keys to G/L accounts for SD-FI posting.
  • Problem determination includes re-creating the issues, determining the point of failure by stepping through the ABAP Code and identifying the problem resolution.
  • Creating custom Reports on AR and AP by giving functional specifications to the ABAP team for development.
  • Documented the processes using standard templates.

Confidential, Lansdale, PA

SAP FICO Production Support

Responsibilities:

  • Worked extensively in area of Credit Management, Collection Management and Dispute Management, (FSCM). And interact with user for the post go live issue and purpose of new requirement for implementing
  • Setup integration with financial accounting and sales and distribution systems for Credit Exposure and Payment behavior of Credit Management data
  • Process Integration and configured setting for Collection Management and Dispute Management Processing with Account receivable
  • Checked system configuration in the areas of FI-GL-transactions, AP, AR configuration, and Master data upload, credit management, Collection Management and Dispute Management.
  • Implement SEPA DD (Direct Debit) & SEAP CT (Credit Transfer)(Single Euro Payment Area) for European company codes before the mandatory deadline. Testing of SEPA DD and SEAP CT file and correcting format by making required changes in DMEE tree.
  • Involved in creating House banks, G/L bank accounts in different currencies, creating reconciliation accounts for vendors and customers and setup outgoing payments including Automatic payment program for vendor for check payment, ACH, wire transfer and Incoming payments.
  • Integratigration between SAP and Non SAP Systems for a centralized Credit Management. Integrate external credit rating agency information and Credit Score and Limit Calculations.
  • Involved in configuring field status groups, posting keys, Inter-company postings, financial statement version, Document types and Open and Close Posting Periods and carried out Mass change in GL, AP and AR.
  • Tested areas of FI-G/L transactions, A/P paying vendor invoices, A/R customer credit limits recognition, credit controls, applying cash, credit memo and Master data.
  • Ticket resolution and responsible for detailed problem determination of issues escalated from all Level.
  • Problem determination includes re-creating the issues, determining the point of failure by stepping through the ABAP Code and identifying the problem resolution.
  • Creating custom Reports on AR and AP by giving functional specifications to the ABAP team for development.
  • Documented the processes using standard templates.

Confidential, Washington, DC

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed gap analysis between 4.7 and ECC 6.0 systems to analyze the functional changes or business processes affected by upgrade
  • Reviewed the release notes to list the changes between 4.7 and ECC 6.0.
  • Addressed the major concerns of the client regarding the upgrade to ECC 6.0.
  • Analyzed all the development/customizing objects implemented in 4.7 including the objects that have been modified in 4.7
  • Responsible for implementation of a new company code within the company and integrating it with the existing central controlling area
  • Performed table comparisons for major General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, Controlling, Project Systems and Funds Management customizing tables to list the differences between 4.7 and ECC 6.0 systems.
  • Worked on the configuration changes for the business processes related to Finance, Controlling and Funds Management required as per the upgrade to ECC 6.0.
  • Created reconciliation accounts for AP and AR
  • Configured Accounts payable (AP) including vendor account groups, assigned number ranges, tolerance groups and upload AP master data
  • Configured General Ledger Accounts (GL) master records
  • Interacted closely with the security authorization administrator during development and testing of end-user security role objects.
  • Performed unit testing and integration testing for all business processes related to General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Asset Accounting.
  • Prepared and changed the documentation as required by the upgrade to ECC 6.0.
  • Trained the end users and prepared training documents on using new ECC 6.0 system.
  • Chart of Depreciation and carried out settings for asset company code. Made settings for GL accounts for AUC, loss/gain on asset disposal/retirement, for posting depreciation under different Depreciation Areas.
  • Customized General Ledger Accounting, Accounts Receivables and Accounts payable.
  • Created General Controlling Organization by defining Controlling Area, maintaining Document number ranges for Controlling Area, Activating the components / indicators and assigning the company codes and number ranges to controlling area

Confidential, Oakland, CA

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted workshops with Business Users to Gather requirements and understand the “As-Is” System
  • Analyzed and reviewed all user processes, procedures and system requirements
  • Analyzed the “As-Is” system, did a profound GAP analysis and successfully designed and Business process mapping the “To-Be” system
  • Worked in Master Data Conversions for data load in SAP from Legacy system using LSMW
  • Configuring Master Data, Configured vendors, payment terms, payment methods and house bank details in Accounts Payable (AP)
  • AR-customer transactions, credit management - credit limits for customers, processing sales documents, automatic credit control checks, settings for risk management check for receivables, payment terms, Cash application, Incoming Payments, Dunning, Interest Calculation, Open item clearing, Lockbox processing, Classifying deductions with reason codes and reason code conversion program. Processing unidentified, on-account and partial payments and Clearing customer accounts through various transactions
  • System configuration and testing in the areas of FI-GL - transactions, Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss for inter-company transactions
  • Configured the GL, AP, AR Bank modules in the SAP system as a FICO consultant
  • Developed various test scripts for functional testing requirements, used Mercury Win Runner to create auto test scripts to perform functional test and upload master data records for AP, AR & GL
  • Maintained Fiscal Year and Posting Period Variants, Configured Credit representative group and accounting clerks in Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and General Ledger Accounts, mainly differentiated between one time vendors and regular vendors in manufacturing sector
  • Configured G/L: Master records, document number ranges, posting period variants, tolerance groups, reversal of documents, opening and closing periods, field status variants, document types, posting keys etc

Confidential, Chicago, IL

FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed organizational structure, SAP implementation documentation, blueprint, current configurations for G/L, A/P, A/R team functions
  • Created chart of accounts, uploaded G/L accounts and performed necessary modifications in G/L account specifications
  • Created reconciliation accounts and configured legacy data transfer for A/R and A/P
  • Made settings for automatic procedures in payment programs for A/P and interest calculation on account balances and line items as well as configured lockbox for A/R
  • Defined Customer credit limits and accounting clerks
  • Configured complete Bank Accounting sub module including House Banks, lockbox, Bank chains, electronic bank statements, automatic payment run for check and wire transfer
  • Defined posting keys and assigned business transactions for Manual Bank statement and Check deposit
  • Provide System configuration, testing to the global Finance user base in the areas of GL, AP, AR, and Special ledger
  • Configured and Tested the Lock Box program for Accounts Receivable payments
  • Configured Accounts payable (AP) including vendor account groups, number ranges, tolerance groups
  • Unit Testing for New GL, AP, AR and integration testing with SD, User Acceptance Testing for All Modules

Confidential, Orangeburg, NY

FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for design, configuration and testing of A/R module
  • Customization and configuration of vendor account groups and terms of payment
  • Created customer account groups and specified number ranges and screen layout
  • Identified one-time vendors and customers and defined a separate screen layout for them
  • Configured for vendor/customer who is also customer/vendor and trading partner
  • Configured Credit control areas, risk categories and pre-defined credit limits for customers
  • Configuration of special G/L transactions like down payments and bills of exchange
  • Created reason codes for special G/L transactions
  • In Profitability Analysis (COPA), configured both costing based COPA and created characteristics and value fields
  • Developed multiple derivation strategies and table look ups in line with business requirements of reporting based on product lines, business lines, product hierarchy, country of origin, ship-to-party, trading partner and configured valuation using conditions and costing sheet
  • Modified User Exit COPA relating to valuation/derivation of characteristics
  • Configured PA Transfer Structures for transferring values from FI and Controlling
  • Customized settlement profiles, allocation structures and PA transfer structures to facilitate order settlement to COPA
  • Designed and developed contribution margin reports in COPA based on a combination of characteristics.
  • Responsible for development and execution of testing scenarios for CCA, Internal Orders and COPA

Confidential, Tucson, AZ

FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for configuration and testing of Finance, Controlling and Funds Management
  • Performed gap analysis between 4.7 and ECC 6.0 systems to analyze the functional changes or business processes affected by upgrade
  • Addressed the major concerns of the client regarding the upgrade to ECC 6.0.
  • Analyzed all the development/customizing objects implemented in 4.7 including the objects that have been modified in 4.7
  • Configured Accounts payable (AP) including vendor account groups, assigned number ranges, tolerance groups and upload AP master data
  • Configured General Ledger Accounts (GL) master records
  • Reviewed the release notes to list the changes between 4.7 and ECC 6.0.
  • Performed table comparisons for major General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, Controlling, Project Systems and Funds Management customizing tables to list the differences between 4.7 and ECC 6.0 systems.
  • Worked on the configuration changes for the business processes related to Finance, Controlling and Funds Management required as per the upgrade to ECC 6.0.
  • Performed unit testing and integration testing for all business processes related to General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, Controlling, Project Systems and Funds Management.
  • Prepared and changed the documentation as required by the upgrade to ECC 6.0.
  • Chart of Depreciation and carried out settings for asset company code. Made settings for GL accounts for AUC, loss/gain on asset disposal/retirement, for posting depreciation under different Depreciation Areas.
  • Configured the posting keys, and defined templates for recurring entries/posting in GL accounts.
  • Customized General Ledger Accounting, Accounts Receivables and Accounts payable.
  • Supported and resolved post-implementation issues in Account Receivables: Credit memos, Lock box, and bank reconciliation process

Confidential

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Created automatic payment program for outgoing payments.
  • Designed and configured risk categories.
  • Worked on month-end and year-end processes (Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss Statements).
  • Lockbox configuration, treasury groupings, bank statement processing, posting rules, exchange rates, planning.
  • In Cost Center Accounting, configured controlling area, standard hierarchy, cost centers, primary cost elements, secondary cost elements, order types, settlement structures and distribution cycles in controlling.
  • Configured profit center standard hierarchy, created profit centers, profit center groups and additional master data required for profit centers.
  • Configured automatic account assignment in PCA customizing for P&L accounts and Balance sheet accounts.
  • Configured substitutions and validations in Profit Center Accounting to facilitate diverse business situations.
  • Customized profit center reports for different business units using Report painter and Report writer tools.
  • In Profitability Analysis designed and configured the costing-based CO-PA module, maintained characteristics and value fields in a manner to meet the primary business goal of reporting.
  • Maintained transfer structures to post data from FI, CO and PCA to CO-PA.
  • Created assessment cycles to allocate costs from cost centers to profitability segments and allocated direct activity allocation to profitability segments.
  • Developed trouble shooting guides and other training material required for user training as well as support manual for the team on site.
  • Maintenance and Production support for FI/CO.

Confidential

SAP FICO Trainee

Responsibilities:

  • Trained in Configuring Master Data, Configured vendors subject to withholding tax, standard interest and interest in arrears based on line and balances items
  • Defined expense and revenue accounts for realized exchange rate difference - differentiated by currency, exchange rate gains and losses - for separate accounts in specialized currencies
  • Maintained Fiscal Year and Posting Period Variants, Configured Credit representative group and accounting clerks in Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and General Ledger Accounts, mainly differentiated between one time vendors and regular vendors in manufacturing sector
  • Configured Controlling Area settings, Created the Standard hierarchy, cost centers, assigned cost centers to cost elements
  • Worked on Enterprise Controlling (EC-CO) using profit center accounting to create the profit and loss statements
  • Configured Internal Order (IO) by maintaining Order types, screen layouts, order groups, status management, maintained settlement rules, settlement profiles and planning profile
  • Master data, standard hierarchy, dummy profit center, distribution and assessment in CO-PCA
  • Configured G/L: Master records, document number ranges, posting period variants, tolerance groups, reversal of documents, opening and closing periods, field status variants, document types, posting keys etc
  • Involved in all phases of end-to-end testing which includes User Acceptance testing, Functionality testing, Regression Testing, GUI testing, negative testing, system testing and unit testing of interfaces and Client-Server Utilities using Mercury Interactive Tools like Load Runner, Test Director and Win runner.

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