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Sap Fico Lead Consultant Resume

NY

SUMMARY:

  • 12+ years of experience in SAP configuration, design and implementation.
  • In - depth knowledge and experience in SAP FI/CO implementation encompassing 3 are full implementation cycles from Blue Printing to Realization and Go Live.
  • Performed FI Configuration including FI Master Data, GL, A/R, A/P and New General Ledger, Three End to End COPA - Profitability Analysis implementations.
  • 3+ Implementations in Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting and Cost Elements accounting . Two SAP Project Systems implementations (integration with contracts and orders)
  • Experience encompassing Configuration & customization of SAP FI, CO and Integration with SD/MM/PS/HR Modules, GRC
  • Configuration expert of New GL to meet requirements to report multiple accounting methods including US GAAP and IFRS.
  • Expert in customization of SAP ERP ECC 6.0, 5.0, 4.7 & 4.6c versions in FI-CO modules.
  • Responsible, detail oriented with strong technical, analytical, problem solving skills
  • Performed FI testing (FI-AR, FI-AP, FI-AA, FI-GL, New Gl, CO-CCA., CO-PCA, CO-PA, CO-OCA). Experienced System configuration in SAP Controlling modules costing & allocations, internal orders, management reporting, product cost controlling (CO-PC, CO-PA, CO-CCA, CO-IO)
  • Proficient in External Reporting and preparation of Financial Statements with good understanding of GAAP.
  • Adept in various financial processes including Auditing, Assurance, Accounting processes, Financial statements, Fund Flow Management, Reporting, Consolidation and analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting.
  • Experience in Blueprint, Configuration, Unit, Stress, Volume, Regression, User Acceptance and Integration Testing, Training, Documentation and Production support.
  • Special emphasis on Data Migration specifications with BDC, Legacy System Migration workbench (LSMW) for data uploads for various SAP Projects
  • Extensive experience in developing specifications for Interfaces and Custom Reports
  • Integration expert for integrating the entire Purchase-2-Pay business process: Creation and maintenance of vendor master records. Vendor transaction processing (including invoices and payments) Integrated nature within the MM component, Invoice verification & Outgoing payment process.
  • Integration expert for integrating the entire Order-2-Cash business process covering: Creation and maintenance of customer master records, Customer transaction processing (including invoices, credits, and payments) integrated nature with SD module, Debtor's management, including credit control.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both in independent and team-oriented environments with well-developed organizational skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

SAP FICO Skills:

Financial Accounting: Company code, Business area, Document control, Fiscal year maintenance. Field status Group, Finalization of Chart of Accounts, foreign currency, Tolerance groups for GL, GL Master, Park document, Hold document Recurring entries

Accounts Payable: Vendor master data configuration, Tolerance group, Automatic Payment Program, Invoice, Credit memo, Check management, Down payment, Integration with MM module.

Accounts Receivable: Customer master data configuration, Terms of payment, Open item management, Dunning, Invoice, Credit memo, Down payment, Interest calculation, Integration with SD module

Asset Accounting: Asset master data, Organization structure, Chart of Depreciation, Depreciation area and key, linking with GL Valuation Methods, Depreciation key, Depreciation Run, asset acquisition, write-off, Information system

Cost Element Accounting: Cost element group, assignment of cost elements to group, Actual postings, Information System

Cost Center Accounting: Cost center hierarchy, Actual Postings, Periodic Reposting, Distribution, Assessment, Information System

Internal Orders: Order types, Creation, Expense booking, Status management, Settlement, Planning, Actual Postings, Year-end closing, Information System

Profit Center accounting: Creation of Profit Centre, Maintain automatic account assignment of revenue element, Choose additional B/S & P& Confidential A/C - Account groups

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERPs: SAP ECC 6.0, SAP ECC 5.0, SAP R/3 4.5b/4.6C / 4.7, SAP Solution manager 4.0, SAP Web Application Server 6.40.

SAP Technology: Data Dictionary, Interfaces, Conversions, Exits, BAPI, BAdIs, EDI/ALE, RFC and IDOCs

SERVERS: SAP (NetWeaver 2004s/2004, WAS 6.x, ITS 6.x), J2EE Engine on WAS640/WAS700

DATABASES: Oracle 7.x/ 8.x/ 9i/10g, MS SQL Server 2000 SP04, MaxDB, DB2 UDB.

HARDWARE: IBM RS6000, Compaq Alpha Server 4100/ ES40, IBM Netfinity, HP 9000, Sun

OS: HP-UX, AIX, Solaris, Linux, Windows NT/ 2000/ 2003

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Confidential, NY

SAP FICO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Integrate SAP MPM with External Global Content Catalog System for auto-creation of Title Masters in SAP with updates for MPM Family/MPM Product/MPM Issue Details
  • Custom Development for Calculation and posting of Participations, Royalties and Residuals expenses and accruals
  • Calculate Revenue Recognition per Standards
  • Incident Resolutions and enhancements relating to Special Ledger Reporting for Foreign Currency/Fiscal Year/IFRS Reporting, Cash receipts Reporting for Participations By Title
  • Incident Resolutions and enhancements relating to Project Systems in areas of Project P& Confidential Account, Project Cost Planning and Budgeting, interfaces with external Media Product Master Systems, Integration with Investment Management and Periodic Settlements of Projects to AUCs
  • SAP AR Implementation for Consumer Products Division.
  • Conduct and Coordinate Business Blue print workshops for understanding client requirements
  • Collaborative work with the key users in the documentation of “As-is process
  • Performed data validation and account determination for mapping of the processes on to the SAP R/3 system
  • Gap analysis with realization of open issues and design of best fit functionalities.
  • Successful Implementation of FI (GL, AR, AP) and CO settings on the development server and ultimate transportation on to the testing and production servers.
  • Implementation and maintenance of FI-AR, FI-AP master data of customers and vendors with open item processing.

Confidential, Newburyport, MA

SAP FICO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze Current Finance Business Processes for Accounts Receivable in Legacy Application and their Integration with Treasury for Liquidity Forecasting.
  • Customize and Configure Chart of Accounts, Account Groups, Assigning Chart of Accounts to Company Codes, Templates for Configuring Recurring Entries in GL Postings, Document Types, Number Ranges, Tolerance Groups, Field Status Groups, Posting Keys, Document Reversals, Invoices and Payments, Defining Account assignment models.
  • Identify Opportunities for Improvements in areas of Automation, Simplification and Elimination of Redundant Processes and implementation of SAP FI AR Best Practices
  • Implement entire Accounts Receivable and ensuring seamless data flow into Liquidity Forecast with appropriate assignment of Planning Groups in Customer Master
  • Lockbox Implementation for Customer Collections and Cash Application
  • Integration of SAP SD with SAP AR to replace external Billing Systems in Mainframe
  • Automation of Intercompany Customer and Vendor Invoice Booking for Inter Company Sales for Direct and Drop ship Processes
  • Working in a cross functional team of Solution Architects from SAP Americas and super users
  • Experience in Inventory accounting for a complex multi-level Inter Company Transactions involving multi-location multi-source (outsourced and in-house) manufacturing scenario.

Confidential, Airlington, VA

SAP FICO Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented Project Planning and Budgeting by integrating SAP PS with SAP BPC
  • Functional Support for Development of Templates for Project Engineers to forecast Estimated Total Cost (ETC) in SAP BPC and retraction of the same into SAP PS
  • Development of Project wise Estimate At Completion (EAC) in sap BPC and retraction of the same into SAP Project Systems
  • Integrated with SD to generate Forecasted Revenue based on Milestone Billing
  • Project Profitability Forecast per IFRS considering Standards for Revenue Recognition
  • Head Count Planning and Integration of Head Count Planning with Cost Center Planning in SAP BPC
  • Production Support for PS, FI and CO Modules
  • Data Conversion for devising and implementing the approach used in loading both AP open items and GL balances into SAP
  • Set-up assets based upon requests received. Issue and track number logs.
  • Responsible for the Post Go-Live Support of the US region. This includes interfacing with the Accounts Payable and Purchasing departments to implement temporary business processes to manage the transfer of unconverted legacy data into SAP.

Confidential, Cincinnati, OH

SAP FICO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed Current Finance Business Processes
  • Identified Opportunities for Improvements in areas of Automation, Simplification and Elimination of Redundant Processes
  • Drew 3 year Roadmap for implementation of these opportunities with Prioritization and Benefits ascertainment.

Confidential, San jose CA

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Defined employee and customer tolerance groups Configuration of Bills of Exchange and down payment process. Created primary and secondary cost elements and cost element groups.
  • Configured Tolerance limits for customers and managed A/R reconciliation account for sub-ledgers for customers.
  • Imparted User-training on FI-GL, AR and AP processes.
  • Accountable to the organization for the development and organization of all the matters related to FI (G/ Confidential, A/P, A/R, AM) and CO end users, including creation, editing and maintenance of documentation. (R/3 v2.2).
  • Developed Document Management Plan; including tracking database, policies, procedures and ISO 9000 requirements for the maintenance of training documentation.
  • Assisted Project Leader in management of internal and external matters related to global SAP implementation.
  • Accountable for all tasks related to the creation and maintenance of training materials. Also accountable for the delegation and completion of all tasks relating to training materials.

Confidential

Lead SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted in Solution for SoD Rule Set design both for SAP Standard and Custom Transactions
  • Assisted to give the Solution for User Provisioning, Emergency Access Management, Role Design and User Access Review Processes
  • Conducted Workshops for End-users to familiarize them with SoD Concept and recommended Conflicts which need to be remediated and those which can be mitigated.
  • Created Tolerance groups for GR/IR clearing. Revise and delete Terms of Payment
  • Created Chart of Accounts, Asset Classes, Master Data, Valuation, Asset types, Allocations of number ranges and transfers of legacy data in Asset Management Module

Confidential, Cincinnati, OH

SAP FICO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Extensively exposed to integration issues of FI with MM and SD
  • Prepared Revenue Accounts and Assignment of GL accounts.
  • Configured Asset Accounting Module Integrating with PS Module
  • In Project Systems defined the Project coding mask, created the project file and status profile
  • Maintained the Budget Profiles and set the tolerance limit for the availability control
  • Defined Settlement Rules and creating Selection Variants
  • Configured Controlling Area Settings, Number ranges, and Maintained Versions.
  • Solved the Post Production issues related to SD,MM, FI,CO and PP

Confidential

Lead SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Integrated FS-RI, FS-CD and FI GL for Collections and Disbursements transactions with Reinsurance Brokers
  • BAPI Implementation for Data Movements SAP Financials and Customer System for Current Account exchanged thru XML Files
  • Configured and Customized CO - General Controlling, Cost and Revenue Element Accounting, Overhead Cost Controlling, Cost Center Accounting; and Internal Orders
  • Created primary and secondary cost elements, Cost Center Hierarchies, cost element groups, cost centers.

Confidential

Lead SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • For ANZ Rollout:
  • Aligned Country Business Processes with ASPAC Regional Templates for Finance and Controlling Modules,
  • Interfaced with Pay card Systems for Customer Collections
  • Interfaced with Third Party systems for facsimile transmission of Customer Statements
  • Revenue Recognition Implementation for Triangular Inter Company Sales Transactions between Australian and New Zealand Company Codes to End Customer
  • Automatic Payment Process Set up & Period End Processes
  • Vendor Invoice Verification ensuring 3-way matching of Invoices with source documents
  • Developed Custom Objects (like Interface with third party systems for electronic transmission of Customer Statement of Accounts and Invoices, Workflow for Posting of parked Accounting Documents, Enhancements for SD Invoice Deferred Revenue Accounting thru VF44, Forms for Customer Statement of Accounts)
  • Map legacy Account Determinations in 4.6c to Regional Processes ensuring no impact on Live Markets

Confidential

Lead SAP FICO consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Help Business establish India Clause 49 Control Framework by leveraging SOX Controls, configure the same in the Multi Compliance Framework functionality, testing the Controls, transition to Production, end-user training, assistance in developing SOD Rule Sets for Access Controls
  • Assisted Customer to Design and build Internal Controls hitherto carried out manually and helping in establishing Controls Repository.
  • Configured and customized Asset Accounting Module - Copied country specific chart of Depreciation and configured depreciation areas, defined assets classes, account determinations, screen layout key, allocate number ranges to assets classes, Down Payment configuration for Assets, and uploading of assets from Oracle Financials (Legacy) to SAP
  • Defined the classes of assets, capitalization procedures and depreciation calculations. The actual procurement of assets, inter / intra-company transfer of assets, asset retirements, asset shutdowns and asset capitalizations are also designed to include all the possible business scenarios. The accounting and legal aspect of the asset management is also in-built while designing the system.

Confidential

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Helped Business establish and assist in developing SOD Rule Sets for Access Controls.
  • Helped Business in decision making on Workflow Path / Process for “Provision and Managed Users” (formerly CUP)/”Centralized Emergency Access (Formerly SPM) functionalities for Access Controls.
  • Coordinated with SAP for fixes to meet Customer Business needs with respect to the Application Functionalities

Confidential, San Roman, CA

SAP Consultant and Project Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Consolidation of business requirements for Controls, Assessments, Reporting to meet SOX 404 requirements.
  • Mapping of existing data structure and Roles and Tasks in the legacy system to SAP GRC-PC Structure
  • Migration of legacy system (RCTS) data into GRC-PC Master data using MDUG Tool
  • Coordinated with SAP for development of Adobe Forms as Front end for performing Manual Assessments
  • Formulated Test Plans for Unit/Integration Testing, Test Scripts for QTP, Security Testing.
  • Establishing Post Go-Live Support Model and End-User Training Programs
  • Project Owner for implementation of Closing Cockpit with Interface to UC4 Job Scheduler

Confidential, Houston, TX

Lead SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Migration from FI-LC in 4.7 to EC-CS in mySAP ERP ECC 6.0
  • Responsible for FI (AR/AP/GL/AA/SPL), CO (CCA/Internal Orders) Modules.
  • Compilation of Business Process Documents with Test Cases.
  • Testing of Business Processes.
  • Prepared, Scheduled and executed of Cutover Tasks
  • Implemented New GL, Activated new Ledger, Performed document splitting, Parallel Accounting and periodic processing. Configured Lockbox Application conforming to BAI2 format.
  • Prepared of Revenue Accounts and Assignment of GL accounts.
  • Maintained the Budget Profiles and set the tolerance limit for the availability control
  • Configured Controlling Area Settings, Number ranges, and Maintained Versions.
  • Defined Settlement Rules and creating Selection Variants.

Confidential, Moline, IL

SAP FICO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for FI (AR/AP/GL/AA/CIN/SPL), CO (CCA/Internal Orders), Modules.
  • Integrated Accounts Receivable with non-SAP Invoicing System
  • Automatic Payment Process Set up & Vendor Invoice Verification via ERS
  • Responsible for As-Is, To-Be, Configuration and Testing and Quality Documentation.
  • Configured without installing Country India Template by manual configuration for Extended Withholding Tax.
  • Development of interface with Time Recording System for billing to Internal Customers across the Globe towards IT Services rendered by the India Company
  • Implemented EDI with Confidential
  • Wrote Functional Specifications for ABAP Developments

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