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Sap Fico / Fica Consultant Sunnyvale, Ca

SUMMARY

  • SAP FICO Consultant with 10+ years of IT experience.
  • Worked on 2 End to End full life cycle of SAP Project Implementations, 2 Rollout projects and 3 Support projects.
  • Extensive knowledge in Quality Assurance in Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
  • Hands - on knowledge and experience in ASAP Methodology of SAP project implementation.
  • Involved in Fit/ Gap Analysis and Prepared good number of Functional Specification Documents (WRICEF’s).
  • Configuration of GL/New GL, AP, AR, Assets, Banks, Taxes, CO-CEL, CCA, IO, PCA.
  • Hands-on experience in B2R/R2R, P2P, O2C processes and Integration of FI-MM & FI-SD.
  • Experienced in configuring Lockbox, Electronic Bank Statements (EBS).
  • Experienced in Logistics Invoice Verification, EDI Interface and IDOC Process.
  • Prepared Test scripts and involved in Unit/System/Integration/Regression Testing & provided UAT Support.
  • Well experienced in drafting the End User Manuals and delivered End User trainings.
  • Involved in Cutover Activities and Data Conversion using Migration tools like LSMW and BDC.
  • Worked on Report painter, Validation & Substitutions, Interfaces, User exists and BTEs.
  • Involved in handling Tickets, Incidents, Problem records, Change Management and Change Control Requests.
  • Good working Knowledge in Ticketing tools HP Quality Center/ ALM, Remedy and Service-now.
  • Basic knowledge in SAP other Modules MM, SD and have good Debugging skills.
  • Extensively worked in SAP FICO (SAP Enterprise structure, New GL, parallel ledgers, document splitting, Account Payable, Accounts Receivable, House Bank)
  • Cross-functional experience in SAP integration of FI/CO with other modules such as MM, SD, PS, PP, QM & HR.
  • Good Experience on Product Cost by Period, Product Cost by Order.
  • Good knowledge on data dictionary and experience in Debugging.
  • Experience in Data Migration programs using LSMW with various techniques.
  • Good Exposure to BTE’S, Validations, Substitutions, and BADI’S.
  • Good knowledge in data Distribution between SAP and third party System using BAPI’S and ALE/IDoc.
  • Configuration of Scripts.
  • Proficient in developing SAP Query Reports
  • Experience in software testing consulting and support
  • Have got good experience in QA methodologies and worked in Master Test Plans, Test Metrics, RTM, Defect management and Test Summary Reports
  • Analyze business requirements and design innovative solutions that maximize business functionality and minimize complexity and development overhead.
  • Adept in conducting requirements gathering workshops, business process analysis and solution design.
  • Conduct GUI, functional & end-to-end testing of the applications.
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Sunnyvale, CA

SAP FICO / FICA Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Involved in GAP Analysis and provided the SAP design for GAPs and the new requirements.
  • Assisting the Technical team in understanding the Functional requirement and Coordinate with them in testing and completing the Development in time.
  • Configuring the SAP system in FICA / RMCA module as per the final design.
  • Configured New Country codes for APAC regions like South Korea, China, Philippines, etc: New Company codes, Posting periods, Document types, Field status groups, Account groups, Payment Terms, Payment Methods, Tax codes, Default Tax codes, Document Change Rules and Tolerances for Invoice postings, Electronic Bank Statements, Logistic Invoice Verification, Credit Memos, Down payments, Dunning Procedure, Depreciation Areas, Asset classes, Depreciation Keys, Cross company code configuration and Financial Statement Versions (FSV).
  • Involved testing in RMCA/ FICA Documents, VBT, GL document transfer to FICO, etc
  • Identifying and defining ‘House banks’ and Bank Accounts, setting up bank Groups to meet the client’s project needs and to help optimize bank selection in automatic and manual payment program.
  • Defined layout, selection fields, and profiles; added Internal Trading Partners, exchange rate valuation accounts, update calculation bases in Costing Sheets, maintain currency translation ratios.
  • Configured additional terms of payment, reason codes, created new GL accounts, cost elements and edited the control feature of the existing one for enhanced functionality.
  • Maintaining Customer Tolerance Groups to specify the maximum payment difference that can be charged off to a GL account, the maximum Cash Discount percentage amount and the maximum allowable difference in percentage terms.
  • Enhancement to the custom report in area of sale taxes, integration of order to cash process
  • Prepared the Functional specification document to Develop a program for AR Aging report, AP Aging report and Inventory Ageing report.
  • Provided the Post Go live support in all the Deployments.
  • Handled high priority incidents in Automatic Payment Program for incoming and outgoing payments.
  • As part of the Production Support Team worked closely with Technical and Functional consultants of other modules to resolve the issues as per priorities.
  • Analyzed FICO related trouble tickets, discussed with the Business Users, determined the root causes and resolved them in timely manner.
  • Developed training material and conducted training sessions for FICA end users and updated AID doc.
  • Executing and assisting in various phases of Integration testing from Unit testing to User Acceptance.
  • Provided data conversion design and support for all financial master and transactional data
  • Ensure production cutover design and execution.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Created new company codes for the countries Mexico & Canada and Rolled out SAP FICO solutions.
  • Configured all the basic settings as per the Global template, Created Tax codes, Number ranges, Payment output files, EBS, EDI settings, Cost center Hierarchy, Cost centers and Cutover activity.
  • Customized and Configured General Ledger Account Groups, G/L Accounts, Chart of Accounts, Tolerance Groups & retained earnings account in New GL
  • Configured Electronic bank statement and familiar with new EBS and Lockbox.
  • Configured BTCs (business transaction codes)-external with in EBS as per bank requirements.
  • Worked on DME configuration and SEPA for GSA countries.
  • Worked on extensive customization for Asset Accounting and coordinated with SharePoint team to setup a connection between one-gate and ECC to process asset transactions from SharePoint.
  • Good understanding on 5-4-4 fiscal year concept.
  • Developed customized program for depreciation correction because of inconsistency in depreciation postings due to 5-4-4 fiscal year.
  • Developed and tested a customized vendor master design which includes web dynpro forms, workflows, enhancements, interfaces. Worked with MDM (Microsoft Master Mata Management) team in designing an interface through PI/PO. Designed a mapping for data transfer between ECC and MDM.
  • Experienced in KOFAX invoice processing and involved in custom program design in ECC for monitoring invoices coming through KOFAX.
  • Developed SAP query for Withholding tax from BSIK and LIFNR table -open item information
  • Worked on customized AUC settlement process. Gained Knowledge on CPM process on how the engagements and opportunities get created and mapped to ECC.
  • Involved in Unit Testing, provided the User training and UAT support, Cutover activities and post go-live support.
  • Designed input forms as per client’s new requirement.
  • Executing Data Manager packages for weekly reports from flat files and BW.
  • Good experience in configuration of leading and non-leading ledgers
  • Extensively involved in preparation of test data, writing test scripts and execution of test scripts.
  • Played a key role in System integration testing for finance and reporting of test results to management by creating defects in application life cycle management (HP QC/ ALM)
  • Good understanding of payment process and expert in tracing the payment issues.
  • Involved in post go live support for finance and led a team of 6 members
  • Familiar with "Service now" ticketing tool
  • Involved in reporting activities with respect to team productivity and ticket resolution

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinating with the business in gathering their requirements and participated in Blue print document preparation.
  • Identified the gap by doing Gap analysis and prepared Functional Specification documents for the custom developments and supporting the technical people in completing Technical Specification documents.
  • Coordinating with the legacy system owners and preparing the Functional Specs for the Inbound and Out bound interfaces from Legacy to SAP and from SAP to Legacy.
  • Worked on Configuration of General Ledger, Accounts payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, Bank Accounting, Taxes.
  • Configured Electronic Bank Statement (EBS) and Lockbox.
  • Implemented Product Costing and COPA (Profitability Analysis).
  • Involved in Financial Verification process and documented the results.
  • Preparing the unit test scripts for all the custom developments and interfaces.
  • Developed training material defining various FI and CO processes and provided end user trainings.
  • Involved in Production Cutover activities and provided Post go live support (Hyper care support).
  • Understanding the Client Architecture, System Landscape, Business Process and Development process.
  • Coordinating with onsite team and the client in delivering the quality of work in time.
  • Preparing weekly activity report which shows chargeability of individuals against each and every task.
  • Involved in Business area implementation for two company codes.
  • CCR's (Change Control Requests) - Analysis, Providing the estimations, Preparation of FDD’s and Unit Test scripts, Unit testing, System testing, UAT Support, Transport management and Cutover activities.
  • Responsible for Regression testing which performs before each and every Quarter release.
  • BAU (Business As Usual): Involved in Production support by monitoring the Service Centre and BAU Offshore mail box, Trading Partners and Company code pack creation, unit testing, UAT support, Handling Incidents and Change Management.

Confidential

SAP FICO Support Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Gathered business requirements and Coordinated with ABAP team for development of new Reports required by user and for modification of programs.
  • Handled issues related to AR, AP, AA and GL.
  • Implemented SAP notes as suggested by SAP for our OSS messages to fix standard SAP issues.
  • Brought up lot of process improvements that reduced incidents count.
  • Prepared End user documents and created a knowledge database, which helped both business users and support teams to easily fix the repeated issues.
  • Handled issues related to FI-MM-SD Integration.
  • Supported business in UAT testing.
  • Configured substitutions and Validations as part of CRs.
  • Involved in functional unit testing for CR and Enhancements
  • Involved in defining Roles and Providing authorization to User IDs
  • Handling low to high priority tickets and providing resolutions with in SLA.
  • Configuring and testing the new functional enhancements & Reports.
  • Worked on problem management, which includes root cause analysis to reduce the flow of the incidents.
  • Coordinating with ABAP team for development of Reports required by user.
  • Conducted knowledge sharing sessions.

Confidential, Chicago

Function QA Tester

Responsibilities:
  • Reviewed existing Business Process Procedures and requirement analysis, Test Plan, Test Scope, and Test strategy, Work plan, Test Environment, Test Design and Execution of Testing Tools.
  • Developed Daily Test Execution Report, WSR and Status reports at defined intervals/request basis. Held and moderated daily defect meetings and attended weekly deep dive meeting to share testing results and status.
  • Created Test Data for Auto Cash functional testing three different payment types (Lockbox, EDI, and Credit Cards)
  • Planned, coordinated tasks for test execution and developed the test results report and coordinated and tracked the work of the testing team and completed the quality review.
  • Have coordinated on queries, escalations, issues, risks between clients and offshore team and proactively help to resolve the same.
  • Manages daily test meeting and activities and responsible for testing deliverables
  • Aid the design team in preparing the data model for the proposed solution by conducting gap analysis and preparing the traceability matrix.
  • Prepared weekly, monthly & Ad-hoc test reports and project reporting to the client

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