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Sap Fico Lead Resume

NY

SUMMARY:

  • Ten years of IT experience that includes Functional expertise in analysing finance functions, streamlining business processes, design, configuration, testing, post - implementation support and user training in SAP R/3. In-depth understanding of business processes relating to SAP Financials, along with control and integration to SD and MM modules and a good knowledge on the Basis module.
  • Involved in 3 Full Life Cycle Implementations using ASAP Methodology, Rollouts & 2 Production Support Projects.
  • Very good experience in Data cleansing, Data Modelling, Data conversion activities.
  • Worked as business analyst for Finance, Banking, controlling, materials, Project management, Project systems etc.
  • Significant experience in GRC and Steering committee meetings.
  • Involved in Business Process re-engineering/process improvement, Multitask oriented and the ability to prioritise to meet deadlines.
  • Extensive knowledge with all aspects of Configuration and Customisation of SAP FI-GL, FI-AP, FI-AR, FI-DM (Banking) FI-AM (Asset management), CO-CEA, CO-CCA, EC-PCA and CO-PA.
  • Significant experience in contract to Business invoice.
  • Experience in FI Billing using Correspondence Types, Credit Management, Special Ledger, Cost Center Accounting and Profit Center Accounting.
  • Experience in Treasury Management TR-CM (Cash management, Lockbox BAI2 formats, Processing, inbound/outbound process, electronic funds transfer and Bank statement processing).
  • Worked on Root cause analysis while ticket resolving process.
  • Significant experience in training material and document preparation in cutover activities.
  • Very good at support activities like conducting analysis, gathering the real requirements, writing the Functional and technical Specs and providing the support for User acceptance test.
  • Very good at creating the tax codes and assigning them to countries of SAP technology.
  • Good experience as Business analyst to collect the business legacy requirements.
  • Good experience in New GL module.
  • Worked on EDI 820, BAI & BAI2 formats, to carry out the checks to specific to the customer and process inbound messages accordingly.
  • Good experience in contract to business invoices with the integration of FI-CA.
  • Significant experience in Month end and Year end closing activities of SAP Financials.
  • Experience in project systems module (PS).
  • Good Demonstrated leadership, project planning and execution skills.
  • Significant Experience on FI/MM, FI/SD Integrations.
  • Worked on EDI reporting of import data, transmitted request for quotation (RFQ) via EDI, EDI Invoices and IDoc Data Record with using EDI.
  • Hands-on experience in using Reporting tools like SAP Drill down Reports which are used for analysis, performance, accounts history, and day-to-day business processes.
  • Worked withholding and input & output taxes.
  • Excellent experience in Data conversion and Data mappings in uploading of the data.
  • Conceptually good at configuration of Procure to Pay (PTP), Order to Cash (OTC) and Inter Company Process in SAP financials.
  • Significant experience in SAP testing with various levels testing.
  • Deliver informative, well-organized presentations.
  • Experience in sap change management.
  • Expertise in all implementation phases that include business process analysis, GAP Analysis/Blue Print Phase, Implementation, Data conversion, FICO Data mapping, Unit, Integration and End-User Testing, and system testing, Cut-off strategy, Data Migration, Go-live and Post Go-Live.
  • Expertise on Production Support, Ticket Resolving and using the OSS (Online Support System) and also expertise in using Solution Manager.
  • Significant experience in IFRS and US-GAAP.
  • Extensively worked with ABAP team in support of developing functional specifications for (FRICE) Forms, Reports, Interfaces, Conversion programs and Enhancements.
  • Significant Knowledge in Vertex.
  • Expertise in providing Super User Training and preparation of BPP’ s, work instructions, quick reference guides.
  • Worked with Legacy System Migration Workbench tool (LSMW) for data migration from legacy system to SAP R/3.
  • Significant experience in SAP Landscape.
  • Significant knowledge in Document Splitting, Parallel Accounting (Additional Ledgers), Segments, Accounting Principles and Real Time Integration of New G/L.
  • Hands on configuration experience on various versions of SAP including ECC 5.0 & 6.0
  • Extensive knowledge in MM, SD, BW Reporting, ABAP and Basis modules.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP Packages: SAP 4.6B, 4.6C, 4.7E, ECC 5.0, 6.0.

Databases: Oracle 8.0i, MS Access

Software Packages: MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook/Lotus

SAP Related Tools: LSMW, CATT, SOX, HP QC, Sol man

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, NY

SAP FICO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Configured Org structure, Bank accounting, Asset accounting, Accounts payables and accounts receivables.
  • Involved in the business analysis of the FICO requirements.
  • Worked on FICO A rchitecture and system designs.
  • Good exposure on Media business third party tools.
  • Involved implementation of the Accounts payable.
  • Enhanced the automatic payment program, house banks, and check lots configuration.
  • Updated the Knowledge bases that lessons learned.
  • Good experience in FI/BW reporting.
  • Involved in Concur Interface development.
  • Involved in Lockbox configurations, House banks, and Electronic bank configurations.
  • Conducted the root cause analysis for the repeated tickets.
  • Worked on BW reporting BEX tool.
  • Actively involved in the FICO tables Data mappings for test cycle loads and Production loads.
  • Worked on at support activities like conducting analysis, gathering the real requirements, writing the Functional and technical Specs and providing the support for User acceptance test.
  • Enhanced the new interfaces to Agency/business.
  • Helping the teams for their technical questions.
  • Involved in IDOC postings configuration and clearing configurations.
  • Handled issues raised by the end users and super users according to their criticality level defined in the SLA.
  • Provide the training to super users on interfaces developed and programs configured.
  • Worked on data flow between concur and SAP
  • Working as single contact point to Agency/ Clients.
  • Involved in FICO tables source data mappings to new SAP system mappings.
  • Involved in the implementation of various third party tools to SAP.
  • Enhanced Order to cash (OTC) to Business.
  • Worked on Data conversion activities to bring the legacy data into SAP systems.
  • Involved in GRC (Governance Risk and control) and steering committee meetings.
  • Involved in the unit testing, integration and system testing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, asset accounting, bank accounting.
  • Implemented the asset accounts to business.
  • Involved in Concur interface development to business.
  • Involved in the data cleansing and conversion uploads
  • Documentation preparation for all new changes.
  • Involved in the implementation of controlling to business in internal orders, allocation cycles and profitability allocations.
  • Implemented validations and substitutions for FI module.
  • Developed the functional specifications and technical specifications.
  • Involved in solution documentation of developments.
  • Worked on up-gradation of new functionality to business.
  • Perform new change control activities to business.
  • Gathered requirements from the business for new developments.
  • Conducted problem analysis and communicated the solution to the end user. Documented the solution once the solution complete.
  • Worked on the HP Quality Center as part of testing activities.
  • Implemented the interfaces with using the IDOC functionality.
  • Worked extensively Assets uploading, Asset balance uploading.
  • Involved in SAP testing with bolt-on applications, Media, Adware.
  • Worked with the defects raised by the PRT Test results for the reports and in process reviewed all the Functional Specs for the Standard Financial Reports.
  • Rebuild the additional data and new Functional Specs for the Change requests demanded by the Defect management.
  • Implemented the Dunning to business customers with new dunning keys, grace period and dunning form in Accounts receivables module (AR)
  • Enhanced the Procure to pay (P2P) Cycle.
  • Map new and changed business processes to SAP FI/CO, P2P/MM and HR/HCM capabilities.

Confidential, CA

SAP FI/CO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Configured Bank accounting. Involved in Lockbox configurations, House banks, and Electronic bank configurations.
  • Involved in the implementation of various third party tools eMobile, CS.
  • Involved implementation of the Accounts payable.
  • Enhanced the automatic payment program, house banks, and check lots configuration Utility/Power business.
  • Involved in month end year end activities of financial module.
  • Helping the teams for their technical questions.
  • Worked on Contract to Business invoices integration with FI-CA module Invoices processing, Payment and dunning.
  • Involved in IDOC postings configuration and clearing configurations.
  • Configured Electronic bank statements (EBS) to business.
  • Working as single contact point to business.
  • Managing the off shore and onsite teams.
  • Good exposure on Utility business third party tools.
  • Good experience in FI/BW reporting.
  • Worked on Billing of Contract to Business invoices Accounts payable payment process.
  • Enhanced Order to cash (OTC) to Power Business.
  • Involved in the unit testing, integration and system testing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, asset accounting, bank accounting.
  • Implemented the asset accounts to Power business.
  • Attending the offshore calls and passing them requirements and communicating the status with the business.
  • Involved in requirements gathering of the Accounts Payables, Accounts receivables.
  • Involved in FICO tables data mappings and data conversions.
  • Documentation preparation for all new changes.
  • Involved in the implementation of controlling to business in internal orders, allocation cycles and profitability allocations.
  • Implemented validations and substitutions for FI module.
  • Good experience in writing the functional specifications and technical specification.
  • Good experience in writing of solution documentation.
  • Worked on new functionality development to Power business.
  • Perform the new change control activities to business.
  • Involved in the requirements gathering for sap financial developments.
  • Worked on Data sync activities from SAP to bolt-on applications.
  • Conducted problem analysis and communicated the solution to the end user. Documented the solution once the solution complete.
  • Map new and changed business processes to SAP FI/CO, SD, EAM, HR /HCM capabilities.
  • Implemented the interfaces with using the IDOC, EDI, functionality.
  • Worked extensively Assets uploading, Asset balance uploading.
  • Involved in the cutover activities like various testing, Cook books preparation, User trainings etc.
  • Configured the Automatic payment program (APP) to Business
  • Worked on the defects raised by the Testing team for the financial configurations of House bank, Vendor & Customer payments, Correspondence, and dunning Procedures.
  • Rebuild the additional data and new Functional Specs for the Change requests demanded by the Defect management.
  • Configured the Payment terms, Payment methods, Depreciation keys, Assets classes, Account determination of Assets etc.
  • Write and execute test scenarios and test plans with using the HPQC.
  • Implemented the Dunning to business customers with new dunning keys, grace period and dunning form in Accounts receivables module (AR)
  • Enhanced the Procure to pay (P2P) Cycle.
  • Worked on Vendor, GL, and Customer and Assets Master records uploading with using the LSMW tool.
  • Worked with the HP Quality Center as part of cutover activities of the project.
  • Configured the validation rules and substitutions to client business in General ledger accounts making Business area and cost centers are mandatory fields while posting the user transactions.

Confidential

SAP FI/CO Global Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Handled issues raised by the end user according to their criticality level defined in the SLA.
  • Conducted problem analysis and communicated the solution to the end user.
  • Worked on available control of budgets in funds management (FM).
  • Worked on analysing the impacts of the designed business processes.
  • Analysed the impacts of configuration changes of the divestures and suggested the proper business processes.
  • Conducted the root cause analysis.
  • Provided the solution Documentation of each ticket after the ticket resolved.
  • Good experience in New G/L document splitting and segment reporting.
  • Did the enhancements of validation and substitution for FI/GL module.
  • Interacting with Corporate & Business end users on a periodic basis to discuss about the pain areas & the areas of improvement with the current System and to address them based on the priority.
  • Worked on various data mappings and Data conversions to upload the data into system.
  • Updated the knowledge base with lessons learned.
  • Conducted analysis and provided solutions to IDocs related tickets.
  • Worked with the issues Vendor Account assignment and Vendor Master Records (with combined effort of MM consultant).
  • Worked on WBS elements settlements of project systems. In WBS organize the project task in an order.
  • Resolved bugs related new g/l integration between co-fi.
  • Conducted problem analysis and provided the solution on change management.
  • Worked extensively automatic procedures in Payment Programs and for interest calculation on account balances/line items and foreign exchange calculation.
  • Worked on AP-vendor transactions, Master data, Master data for house banks, Automatic payment program, payment methods includes ACH, outsource checks, wire and manual checks.
  • Resolved CO-PA tickets created by the key users.
  • Handled issues for the Accounts Payable module including Vendor Master Records, default account assignments, house banks, bank accounts and ranking order of bank accounts, check management, special G/L transactions defining tolerance groups, check management.
  • Worked on the issues in CO-CCA-Assessments/Distribution, PCA-settings, hierarchy, and account assignment objects.
  • Check Validations for Cost Centers, Cost Elements, CO area Check COGI--for both month end and year-end.
  • Configured FI-SD and FI-MM integrations Points to post the automatic business transactions to Financials of new Roll Outs.
  • Worked on ALV reports of fixed assets module. Developed new reports in fixed asset module on asset balances, master data and depreciation.
  • Handled issues for the Internal Order creation, settlement and the job runs at the month end.
  • Developed the functional (FSD) and technical Specifications (TSD).
  • Worked with the lock box process issues and highly involved in the conversion Functional Specs for the Customer correspondence, Invoice and AR Billing.
  • Worked on treasury bank lock box formats BAI & BAI2 formats.
  • Worked on implementation of Electronic Bank statement (EBS).
  • Provided support to the auditing team on giving the document level details with providing the year-end reports.
  • Worked on the tickets/bugs of integration points FI/MM and FI/SD.
  • Resolved many tickets raised by users related to manual banking, Electronic (EBS), and lockbox.
  • Resolved tickets/bugs of IDOC and EDI inbound/outbound processes.
  • Worked with the Consolidation functions for the Management, Legal Hierarchies.
  • Involved in the Functional Specs and Technical Specs Preparation.
  • Worked on the Accounts Payable and Accounts receivables Financial Reports.
  • Rebuild the additional data and new Functional Specs for the Change requests demanded by the Defect management.
  • Involved in the Integration and Regression Testing as per the on going process for the Work package build.
  • Involved in testing the GL and CO Batch Jobs, ZFVALIDATION updates for the Profit centers and File Manager.

Confidential

Sr. SAP FI/CO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented the Financial Statement Versions and updated the General Ledger Accounts and reporting.
  • Implemented the settings for profit center accounting and controlling area settings.
  • Developed the functional (FSD) and technical Specifications (TSD).
  • Worked with the Rollup runs for data rollups in Special Purpose Ledger.
  • Monitored the times taken by the execution of rollup run and also worked with reports.
  • Worked with the testing team to test the of Asset Depreciation key, account determinations, Dunning keys, Dunning procedure, Periodic processing of Payments to Business partners.
  • Prepared User manuals and cookbooks as a part of cutover activity.
  • Configured new rollups and new ledgers for the new company codes.
  • Involved in implementation of the Funds/Grant management budget control, budget availability, internal orders, BCS.
  • Enhancements to existing validation and substitution for FI module.
  • Enhanced the standard reporting periods from Quarterly basis to the month basis by modifying the fiscal year structure in Special Purpose ledger.
  • Maintained profit center standard hierarchy and created the dummy profit center and profit center groups in Controlling.
  • Implemented the Dunning configuration to Business.
  • Rollout Copa aspects with reports KE30.
  • Involved in testing for all the implemented change functionalities including the new rollups, restatements and Validations.
  • Configured/implemented the fi integration points with MM and SD.
  • Worked on bank treasury lock box formats BAI & BAI2 formats.
  • Implemented the IDoc inbound/outbound process and EDI system.
  • Worked on data mapping/data conversion of asset master, g/l master and accounts balances.
  • Analysed the results (line item level) of a custom program that runs at the month end to make the split between processing and revenues in PCA doing FI postings based on the revenues from PA.
  • Involved in the implementation of bank accounting of manual, lockbox and EBS.
  • Worked with the Group reporting Issues for the consolidated group Companies in Consolidation.
  • Developed new Z reports for G/L balances.
  • Updated the mapping of local accounts to the group accounts and also deleted the unused accounts.
  • Compatibility and Upgrade Testing of business scenarios involved certain
  • Transaction Codes and reports execution and worked with basis consultants to resolve authorization issues related to asset accounting reports.

Confidential

SAP FI/CO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented the SAP Finance module to business. Supported the project team to reconstruct enterprise organization and streamline business process.
  • Involved on system design for data migration/transfer and SAP organization structuring.
  • Worked with the Fiscal Year Conversions from the earlier to the new SAP system.
  • Worked on configuration tasks in GL, AR, AP, AA, Treasury, particularly master data, house banks, cash management/treasury (TR-CM) (lockbox BAI2 format, electronic bank statements, cash reporting), check management, credit management, dunning procedures and asset management.
  • Implemented (TR-CM) cash management (inbound and outbound process, investments and debts, currency mgt), and credit management and dunning programs.
  • Configured ACH payment methods.
  • Handled incoming customer payments partial payments, residual payments and monitored the overpayment/underpayment customer account against the reconciliation account at month end with users.
  • Checking with all the processes like enter plan direct expenses for centers, SKFs for centers, Volumes and Activity rates of the Centers.
  • Checking with the GAP between the master Data, Upload process for Cost centers, Cost elements, Hierarchy utility objects.
  • Loading the actual activity rates and Accounts receivable/payable adjustments at the month end to the PCA.
  • Involved in implementation of Inter Company Business Transactions and Inter Company Sales and Billing process.
  • Created Functional Specifications of Customer (Unearned Cash Discounts) Reports according to client requirements.
  • Documented the configuration procedure procedures and business procedure processes.
  • Performed unit testing and integration testing; provided technical support during go-live.
  • Provided post Production Support after Go-Live.
  • Handled the Tickets raised by the users in post Go-Live.
  • Prepared extensive documentation for End-User Trainings and cookbooks.

Confidential

SAP FI/CO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Analysed existing system for, As Is Study, gathered functional requirements through user workshops, Gap Analysis, and participation in process improvement teams.
  • Prepared and reviewed Business Process Procedures (BPP’ s) for GL, AP, AR and Special ledger (SL)
  • Created flowcharts and got it approved from Key users, and created Business Blue Print for the existing processes
  • Worked with the Solution Manager in all phases of the project as Designing, Implementation and Testing.
  • Analysed and reviewed all processes, user procedures, and system requirements.
  • Customized and Configured the FI Global Settings like Company Code, Company Code Currency, Tax Procedures, Fiscal Year settings & posting periods, Document Types and Number Ranges.
  • FI-MM and FI-SD integration points are implemented.
  • Implemented the General Ledger Account Groups, G/L Accounts, Chart of Accounts, Tolerance Groups & retained earnings account and Special ledger.
  • Implemented Vendor Account Groups and Vendor Master Records (with combined effort of MM consultant).
  • Hands on experience in implementation of automatic procedures in Payment Programs and for interest calculation on account balances/line items and foreign exchange calculation.
  • Inter-company Vendor/Customer Open Item clearings for AR module implemented.
  • Implemented Accounts Payable module including creation of Vendor Master Records, default account assignments, house banks, treasury management, payment methods includes ACH, bank accounts and ranking order of bank accounts, check management, special G/L transactions defining tolerance groups, check management.
  • Implemented Automatic Postings assignment of G/L accounts to process keys ZDI, SKT and SKE. Assigned workflow variant to all company codes.
  • Implemented dunning program with Dunning areas, Dunning keys, Dunning block reasons, Dunning procedures, and Dunning forms by using SAP script.
  • Configured settings for the Inter Company Business Transactions and Inter Company Sales and Billing process.
  • Configured Automatic Payment Program and Dunning Program.
  • Credit Management Configuration with credit control areas and maintained Credit Limits for customers and cash receipts.
  • COPA condition types and KE30 are implemented.
  • Configured OBYC and VKOA as part of MM & SD integration with FI.
  • Tested the document flow from MM to FI and SD to FI.
  • Prepared extensive documentation for End-User Training with respect to Account Payable and Account Receivables.
  • Prepared documentation for open item clearings.
  • Involved in Product costing implementation.
  • Prepared the User manuals for End - User understanding.
  • Involved in full life cycle testing of the configurations.

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