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Sap Ficofunctional Consultant Resume

Malvern, PA

SUMMARY:

  • Around10+years of IT experience and 9 year of SAP FICO/Treasury in implementing, configuring, integrating, testing, customizing, and providing user training and support in SAP Financial Accounting (FI) and Controlling (CO) modules.
  • Involved in three full life cycle implementations, upgrades & production support projects, participated in all phases of ASAP Methodology.
  • Experience on supporting Day - to-day FI activities along with Month-end and Year-end closing activities.
  • Experience working on Change / Ticket Management/tool(AMS Support; Ticket Resolution; Minor / Major Enhancements).
  • Sound knowledge of Order-to-cash (OTC) and Procure-to-Pay (P2P).
  • Improved Business Processes, enhanced data flow, and ensured accurate and timely reporting. Reviewed Business Requirement Documents for Enhancements and Projects.
  • Experienced in gathering business requirements and convert them to functional and technical design/requirements.
  • SAP Master Data with an emphasis on customer, vendor, Ariba, Treasury and financial tables.
  • Worked on Lockbox Processing, electronic funds transfer and Bank statement processing, EBS Settings,Exchange Rates, Bank reconciliation and Cash journal.
  • Designed& mapped IDOCS, created specifications for a custom program, validated interfaces posting into SAP.
  • Integrated SAP functional development and support capabilities within the North American support framework.
  • Interacted with the non-information technology related business areas to identify requirements and requests help prioritize, scope, implement and support solutions.
  • Documented, analyzed and provided solutions based on business requests for additional features, functionality, integrations, etc.
  • Experience and knowledge of SAP Hana reporting for different functional area
  • Have extensive knowledge in design, development, Treasury and maintenance of Ariba modules - Buyer, Invoicing, Contracts, and Analysis.
  • Investigated best practices,and participated in the selection & implementation of technology solutions.
  • Designed, build, implemented and supported applications and activities related to the specified functional area, including configuring SAP and integrated third party applications.
  • Implemented, executed and reviewed appropriate testing & quality assurance activities.
  • Provided functional and technical support for mission-critical applications for the specified functional areas.
  • Developed and maintained user documentation for delivered solutions in order to facilitate ongoing production support activities and user training.
  • Interacted with management to assess needs, assigned priorities, and learned new technologies and techniques as appropriate.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Malvern, PA

SAP FICOFunctional Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed Functional Design Documents with process owners and customers and set up an approval and a sign off process.
  • Provided support for Configuration, Implementation and Testing of the customer master records and incoming payments, banking & Intercompany transactions.
  • Created testing documentation, unit and integration test scenarios; performed testing activities, recorded results; prepared functional specifications for conversions and interfaces, performed post go live trouble shooting in FI and CO and documented various business process flows and produced end user procedures.
  • A/P (Accounts Payable) Payment Program configuration: Company code data, Paying company code, Country payment methods, wire transfer settings, Confidential payments, Dunning Notices.
  • Involved in SD and MM integration in Account Receivable and Accounts Payable modules.
  • Supported and maintained Asset Master Data - Acquisitions, Retirements and Transfers.
  • In Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA) created the cost centers and maintained the Standard hierarchy, assigned cost centers to cost elements.
  • Prepared FICO user procedure manuals and structured the initial user training.

Confidential, Dublin, OH

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed requirements for processing Intercompany AR & AP transactions.
  • Creation of initial specifications for configuring and implementing Intercompany functionality
  • Configured all business transactions for Accounts Payable and Account Receivables including the Payment Program Configuration to generate the Payment Advice notes and to print the checks to make the payment for all Account Payable that are due, clearing of vendor and customer accounts that are due Items, Bank Master Data, Confidential for payment Program.
  • Designed functional specifications, configuration documents, training and user manuals based on the business scenarios.
  • Written functional Specs for RICEF objects (Reports, Interface, Conversion, Enhancement and Forms) as per the Business Requirements.
  • Maintained Lockbox Configuration, Electronic Bank Statement (EBS), cash management in treasury.
  • Defined Exchange rates, configured currency valuation, automatic posting for foreign currency valuation and determined realized & unrealized gain.
  • Created tolerance limits for employees, invoices and customers.
  • Configured for vendors 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.
  • ASN (Ariba Supplier Network): Experienced in handling orders and invoices from ASN
  • Designed dunning procedures, running/ editing dunning proposal and printing dunning notices based on customer segmentation.
  • Configured Country Specific chart of Depreciation and maintained depreciation areas that are relevant to the country specific requirements.
  • Created Asset classes, Account Determinations, Screen Layouts and Number ranges.
  • Configured various Deprecation Keys according to the business requirements.

Confidential, Juno Beach, FL

SAP FICO Functional Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Supported workflow issues related to routing the records to coders, requestors and approvers. Also solved various workflow issues related to the escalations to Managers and CEO’s.
  • Worked on processing SES (service entry sheets), Purchase requisitions, purchase orders, and contracts for Accounts Payable process.
  • Provided production support for the issues involved in GL, AP, AR, Asset Accounting, Month End Closing and bank accounting. Reported weekly on support ticket numbers and solution turnover time.
  • Identified and resolved issues and communicated FICO status on a regular basis to project team members and management and participated in regular status meetings.
  • Supported in testing New Bank Master data, Confidential, G/L accounts for each bank account and Reconciliation accounts for vendors, customers and assets.
  • Performed Integration testing of FI with other modules; SD & MM and extended support for account determination.
  • Worked with end users and explained them the overall business workflow for integration (MIGO, MIRO & LIV).
  • Coordinated cross-functional teams throughout the organization to identify and assess system issues influencing multiple departments.
  • Prepared End User Training & Documentation material.
  • Supported issues related to processing xml file for Bank Accounting using Confidential tree functionality and also supported the legacy process of processing banking files using IDOC’s.
  • Supported invoice processing through IDOC’s for vendors by validating entries flowing to SAP system.
  • Gathered and analyzed internal business requirements and facilitated discussions with users.
  • Translated users' business requirements into detailed functional designs for development, testing and implementation.
  • Identifies and communicated risks and issues impacting business rules, functional requirements and specifications.
  • Interacted with internal and external peers and managers to exchange complex information related to areas of specialization.
  • Served as a liaison between business users and technical team for new developments and deployments.

Confidential, CA

SAP FICO/Treasury Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Configured and re-designed the functionality of FI module relating to AR & AP configuration: Credit management, tolerance limits, open item clearing, account groups, Incoming & Outgoing payments, Automatic Payment Program, field status groups and reason codes.
  • Established Audit scope through analysis of prior reports and documents and performed audit walkthroughs with key stakeholders and managers.
  • Created Account Assignment Models for periodic and recurring entries and worked with users to resolve issues relating to Accruals and Deferrals. Involved in month end closing of all transactions relating to FI and carry forward of balances to next period.
  • Proactively interacted with clients to understand their business processes and extended support to management in analyzing monthly reports for profitable financial decisions.
  • Worked on configuration and customization of Asset Accounting, configures chart of depreciation, depreciation areas, asset class, asset class account determination, calculation keys, depreciation keys, transaction types, acquisitions and retirement.
  • Tested the Revenue Recognition program in all scenarios in SD, FI and COPA and improved the performance of the Revenue Recognition program.
  • Developed functional specifications to implement user exit for aligning A/R partial payments date with invoice date.

Confidential, Palo Alto, CA

SAP FICO/Treasury Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Configured New Payment methods for Treasury implementation and updated custom table for correct file naming convention for XML.
  • Maintained payment request settings ( Confidential ) for payment proposal in SAP for treasury.
  • Configured and updated Confidential tree to get the expected output for XML file.
  • Worked with Confidential, Confidential and Confidential for different regions so as to understand the requirement from bank perspective.
  • Worked on banking integration with treasury for cash position update.
  • Worked on different trade generations like Foreign exchange, derivatives, fixed term deposit and investments.
  • Updated existing function modules to bring treasury related information as per the Country specific requirements.

Confidential, CA

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP - ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Worked in Production Support in Finance (FI), Controlling (CO) & Asset Accounting (AA) and responsible for resolving all IT issues relating to FI, AP & AA.
  • Responsible for updating development tracker for Finance, Controlling & Assets, opening & closing of tickets in BME Service Desk Express, Issue Log & Magic Service Desk, categorizing issue logs under Web-trac and improving solution turnover time. Coordinated cross-functional teams throughout the organization to identify and assess system issues influencing multiple departments.
  • Interacted and coordinated new projects developments/enhancements with various users and organized Web-Ex meetings for training sessions with users.
  • Worked on custom payment types in treasury, Optimized treasury payment process, payment methods with cash discount and maintained configuration for Confidential for payment requests.
  • Performed unit and integration testing with users, documented approved test scenarios, evaluated User Exits for Inter-company and Export shipments and overall ITSS Finance development/applications/enhancements for new merger.
  • Configured the system for Banking configuration &responsible for updating Finance Work plan for new company code.
  • Involved in month and year end closing operations for FI, CO and AA; also responsible for opening and closing for MM and FI monthly periods for postings.
  • Executed configuration changes in company’s SAP current business processes as per changes requested by managers/users to meet business requirements & performing integration & unit testing with users for application change approval;
  • Configured & customized Asset Accounting. Configured Chart of Depreciation, Depreciation areas, Asset classes, asset class account determination, calculation keys, depreciation keys, transaction types, acquisition and retirement.
  • Solved issues related to Automatic payment program; Involved in year-end closing operations for FI, CO and Asset accounting.
  • Created new tax jurisdiction codes and input/output tax keys and made changes to current input/output tax keys (tax calculations) as per new regulations.
  • Worked on Treasury Management (Transaction Manager). Defined cash management account names, account codes, valuation areas, assigned accounting codes to valuation areas and defined account assignment reference determination (OTC Transactions)
  • Worked on 1099 activities and updating burden rates for the business.
  • Worked on Inbound/Outbound process Confidential, Bills of Exchange, Manual & Electronic Bank Statement.

Confidential, CA

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Provided support for Configuration, Implementation and Testing of the customer master records and incoming payments, Banking transactions.
  • Worked on Custom Reports (interface program) for extraction of data from SAP to non-SAP systems.
  • Configured document type and document number ranges and set up of how foreign currency gets posted during invoice and goods receipt.
  • Define new functional areas and assignment to GL account for reporting requirements.
  • Worked with the SD Team for design, configuration and testing of the Sales order processing and its integration with FI (FI-SD).
  • Configured Dummy Profit Center for Statistical postings, Maintained Plan/Versions, Maintained the Master data, defined profit center hierarchy, provided support for Account Determination for internal goods movement and for production variances.
  • Maintained number ranges for Settlement and Controlling documents and for variance documents, defined posting rules for settlement to financial accounting with different G/L accounts.
  • Configured Accounts payable (A/P) including vendor account groups, number ranges, tolerance groups.
  • Provided the production support for the Revenue Recognition program.
  • A/P (Accounts Payable) Payment Program configuration: Company code data, paying company code, Country payment methods, wire transfer settings, Confidential payments, Dunning Notices.
  • As a member of the functional team, worked with user groups to create business and process flows and to document "AS IS" processes and performed gap analysis.
  • Created Cost center for different in house design centers, provision for primary & secondary cost elements to facilitate Profitability Analysis and Created Profit Centers for Profit Center Accounting.
  • Worked on Logistics Invoice Verification in FI/MM integration and configured account determination for FI/SD cycles.

Confidential, PA

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Developed functional specifications and worked with technical resources to design Interfaces and data Conversion Programs for information exchange in-between existing SAP legacy systems and SAP.
  • Maintained cost center standard hierarchy with cost center groups representing organizational structure of the company, representative cost centers for summarization.
  • Tested various scenarios on grant management and funds management.
  • Developed test cases for unit testing, Business Validation testing, security testing, RICEFS testing of interfaces and integration testing based on the process flows for Finance, Controlling, supply Chain management.
  • Provided Support for Month-end and Year-end Closing Activities.
  • Customized screen layouts for document entry at account/document levels, settings for clearing, for posting in foreign currencies, for exchange rate differences and gains and losses on valuation realization and translation.
  • Integrated automatic posting for FI-MM through OBYC.
  • Configuring and Customizing Primary and Secondary Cost Element in Cost Element Accounting, Creation Cost Centers in Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Profitability Analysis and Profit Center Accounting sub-modules.
  • Maintained Controlling area settings and made hierarchy and other assignments in Cost Element Accounting created Primary and secondary Cost elements, created Cost Element Groups, Configured the reconciliation ledgers.
  • In Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA) created the cost centers and maintained the Standard hierarchy, assigned cost centers to cost elements. Configured Activities, Statistical Key Figures
  • In Profit Center Accounting maintained the basic setting, created hierarchy, dummy profit centers, Profit center master data, profit center groups, activity types, and extracted reports.

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