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Sap Fico & S/4 Simple Finance Consultant Resume

Monroe, LA

SUMMARY:

  • Over all 11 years of experience in SAP and exposure to the full cycle of system development from conception to implementation, I have assumed progressively responsible roles in project teams.
  • Skilled in Configuration and Integration areas of FICO with other modules such as SD (Sales and Distribution), MM (Materials Management) and AA (Asset Accounting).
  • Worked in various industries in Manufacturing, Consumer goods, Apparel and Distribution sectors.
  • Involved in different phases of life cycle implementation of SAP ECC including Business Process Re - engineering using ASAP methodology (System Design, Feasibility Analysis, and Configuration, Testing, cut-over, Go-Live and post implementation support).
  • Worked on Consolidating multiple companies into a unified, consolidated set of financial statements In SAP thru consolidated financials are ECCS.
  • Three life cycle implementations, two SAP version Upgrades and involved in Production support.
  • Worked on Concur's incidents and Change Requests in ServiceNow.
  • Maintained Concur interfaces with SAP.
  • Managed, configured and implemented Concur groups and Audit roles.
  • Developed customized reports according to the business needs and roles permissions. o SAP Concur Lead Experienced SAP Functional Consultant.
  • Worked with Users after concur interface posting to make sure employees expenses posted in SAP with out any errors.
  • Knowledge and experience in all aspects of RTR (Record to Report), PTP (Procure to Pay) and OTC (Order to Cash).
  • Good knowledge about accounting, financial analysis and general management
  • Configuration experience with Vertex and Tax ware 3rd party tools,
  • Sound knowledge of configuring taxes for tax procedures TAXUSJ and TAXUSX,
  • Specific focus is on S/4 HANA as applied to Finance(FI) and Controlling(CO), Simple Finance AKA S/4 HANA Financ and Process Integration areas of SAP. Provide innovation and generate business value for customers on the latest SAP HANA platform. Participated in multiple end - to-end implementation and using ASAP methodology.
  • Expertise in Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable, Cash management and General Ledger.
  • Thorough knowledge of FSCM dispute management, collections management, credit management,
  • Ability to deliver high-quality configuration that meet the business needs on a timely basis.
  • Expert functional and technical knowledge of Bank interfaces (i.e. Lockbox, Electronic Bank Statement (EBS), Check and Wire Payments).
  • Skilled in understanding existing business processes and translating them into SAP solutions.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, technical, analytical, problem solving and leadership skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Certified Professional: SAP 5.0 FI/CO from SAP, S/4 Hana presales Consultants

SAP Modules: FICO experience (RTR, PTP, OTC, Treasury), MM, SD, FSCM ERP Applications SAP 4.7, ECC 5.0, 6.0, Net Weaver. Trained on SEM BCS from IBM internally.

MS Office: Excel, Word & Power point.

Accounting Packages: Tally, Good Will packages.

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS: Received The best of IBM for Demonstrating Excellence in Service Delivery by contributing in bringing down the overall open Support Requests.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Monroe, LA

SAP FICO & S/4 Simple finance Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include functional analysis, development, testing, deployment of solutions in the areas of Cross sells order Management, Business Processing and SAP interfaces, and conducted meetings with Users /Management teams to determine complex business requirements.
  • Analysed the requirements, identified system gaps and translated the requirements into SAP functional and technical design.
  • Designed and implemented mapping conversion of master data / transactions to SAP.
  • Documented proposed design and modifications in the Functional Specifications.
  • Assisted to complete tax setup for Vertex tax software solution Assist in the implementation of Vertex Indirect Tax software from infancy to its current Go-Live state.
  • Assist in the implementation of Vertex Returns Software and Vertex Reporting and Analysis. Also, assist in the setup of LCR Dixon Tax Software for consumers tax.
  • Performed the implementation of US tax strategy, Canadian tax strategy and Australian tax strategy for Indirect taxes for over 200 entities to the parent company.
  • Successfully configured and tested GL, AP, AR, Controlling/Planning as part of SAP Accounting powered by HANA Add-on, Cash Management S/4 HANA Add-on, and Fixed Assets modules in SFIN2.0 - S/4HANA Finance and SAP HANA specific Fiori apps.
  • Providing day to day operational and process support to users. Attended KT sessions & updated knowledge with new issues. Documentation of solutions and walk through to the users.
  • Interacting with the users for their report requirements and develop new reports or modify the existing one. Interacting with end users through Net meetings / Phones.
  • Conducting monthly service delivery meeting to make sure client aware of RTR team achievement for every month
  • Working with offshore team to understand new enhancements and logic whenever possible
  • Every interacting with IT business and many users to make sure users are comfortable and understand current issues/action items
  • Weekly downloading remedy tickets report and updating tickets with latest status
  • Working with IT business/Business on aged tickets and Enhancement reports, created SAP tickets and applied SAP suggested solutions successfully in system.
  • Worked on Concur's incidents and Change Requests in ServiceNow.
  • Maintained Concur interfaces with SAP.
  • Managed, configured and implemented Concur groups and Audit roles.
  • Developed customized reports according to the business needs and roles permissions

Confidential, Burlington, VT

SAP FICO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Working as an onsite RTR lead thru Infosys ltd, responsible to accept assigned ticket from P1 to P4 tickets and Enhancements, working with offshore to deliver solution in time.
  • Providing solution to tickets posted in Remedy tool on FI-GL, FI-AR, and FI-AP, AA, Banks and controlling.
  • Responsibilities include functional analysis, development, testing, deployment of solutions in the areas of Inter-company Business Processing and SAP interfaces, Hyperion reporting
  • Conducted meetings with Users /Management teams to determine complex business requirements. Analysed the requirements, identified system gaps and translated the requirements into SAP functional and technical design.
  • Creation and maintenance of cost elements, cost centers and profit centers and assisting for taking out proper reports. mplementation of Vertex tax tool, complete tax configuration, testing of the RFCs.
  • Worked on withholding Tax configuration.
  • As a part of global VAT process improvement project, involving the global VAT practices and improved control and management of worldwide VAT processes,
  • Worked on integration of Vertex VAT Change Report, List Of Sales Orders, List Of Billing Documents, Sales Order Line Item Variation Report, Milestones Report, Outstanding Sales Document report
  • Worked on VAT triangular determination
  • Configured account assignment objects for incurred costs and revenues to profit centers
  • Provided periodical onsite support to the clients. Handling core team and end user trainings at client's place
  • Assisting the client for new company codes set up and Canada project implementation
  • Interacting with the users for their report requirements and develop new reports or modify the existing one. Interacting with end users through Net meetings / Phones.
  • Conducting monthly service delivery meeting to make sure client aware of RTR team achievement for every month
  • Conducting weekly meetings with offshore team to make sure offshore onsite in same page and to discuss major issues
  • Helping offshore team to understand new enhancements and logic whenever possible
  • Every interacting with IT business and many users to make sure users are comfortable and understand current issues/action items
  • Weekly downloading remedy tickets report and updating tickets with latest status
  • Working with IT business/Business on aged tickets and Enhancement reports
  • Created SAP tickets and applied SAP suggested solutions successfully in system

Confidential, Raleigh, NC

SAP FICO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include functional analysis, development, testing, deployment of solutions in the areas of Cross sells order Management, Business Processing and SAP interfaces
  • Conducted meetings with Users /Management teams to determine complex business requirements. Analysed the requirements, identified system gaps and translated the requirements into SAP functional and technical design. Designed and implemented mapping / conversion of master data / transactions to SAP. Documented proposed design and modifications in the Functional Specifications.
  • Automated the variant configuration data (Configuration profile, class, characteristics, dependency) upload using custom program.
  • Studied the impact of Configure to Order (CTO) functionality on the various G/L postings.
  • Involved in creation of configuration profile, classes, characteristics and dependencies.
  • Preparation of training and test plan document.

Confidential, Somerville, NJ

SAP FICO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementation of New GL, AP, AR, AA, Controlling and Support
  • Served as expert and best-practices consultant to review current regional payment and invoicing solution to help resolve critical issues with SAP and its bank interface and designing a solution for cash application using both Lockbox and Electronic bank statement
  • Maintained settings for Direct and Indirect Quotation for each currency pair according to the client's requirement.
  • Maintained automatic account assignment to record foreign currency gain/loss.
  • Configured settings for foreign currency translation for consolidation purpose.
  • Performed Unit Testing, Stress Testing, Regression Testing and User-Acceptance Testing for the newly implemented New GL in both Development and Quality Assurance Client.
  • Performed tax interface configuration for Vertex US sales and use tax.
  • Worked on integration issues with Vertex.
  • Worked with developers to design and test custom 1099 tax reporting transactions and related report
  • Configured sales and use tax configuration to improve accuracy and efficiency of processing for U.S. and international company codes
  • Carried out design, configuration, and three rounds of testing (including user acceptance and validation testing), and end-user training, knowledge transfer.
  • Production support in the areas of accounts payable, purchasing, vendor master, house banks, payment program, sales and use tax, foreign currency, deposits, logistics invoice verification (LIV), account determination
  • Worked with developers to design and test various interfaces between SAP and outside systems including Vertex tax bolt-on software vendor and bank related interfaces. Vendor interfaces included invoice uploads using BDC and EDI functionality.
  • Created Controlling areas, assigned company codes, configured general settings for controlling
  • Defined profit centre hierarchy and cost canter hierarchy and maintained assignment monitor.
  • Configured the integration of Assets with PM module
  • Configured and applied Economic Stimulus Act to get special tax depreciation for current new Assets.
  • Configured Screen layout for Asset Master Data, created asset classes for Group Assets, created Allocation structures and settlement profiles.
  • Defined Validation and Substitution rules for different scenarios in Asset accounting.
  • Provided support to business users for creating vendor master record, partner function, customer master records, asset master records, internal orders, as well as G/L accounts with reference in mirror/production servers
  • Provided excellent written/communication support to business users to deal with on-going posting related issues in General Ledger, Accounts receivable, accounts payable, cost canter accounting, and profit canter accounting.
  • Wrote the documentation for the roles in the company according to the SOX regulations.

Confidential, Redmond, WA

SAP FI/CO Lead Consultant-ECC-6

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the requirements of the client, development of the systems requirements, translated the client’s requirements in technical specifications, studied AS-IS, TO-BE process.
  • Worked in all phases of the project from blue print development to the end user training and post implementation support. Involved in the entire life cycle implementation of FI and FSCM in ECC 6.0.
  • Configured the settings for interest program, customer statements, dunning statements, lockbox functionality Also helped the BPP team with demonstration on all of these so that these processes can be documented.
  • Setup the payment program for customer refunds.
  • Created cross reference tables for payment terms and customer master from legacy to SAP and forwarded them to the MDM team.
  • Configured and activated pledging indicator for one company code that was going live.
  • Represented plant modeling from RTR FICO side and done the configuration for all the plants including activating material ledger also. sap
  • Created costing keys and revenue segmentation when a condition type needs to be transferred to multiple value fields in COPA.
  • Prototyped the solution of template allocation in the product costing.
  • Completed the currency 30 and 32 differences resolution testing which is unique to the client business and corrected the material ledger balances in production.
  • Worked as an expert from solution and build to resolve the support issues and period end assistance.
  • Supported business for the annual planning. This is actually an integrated planning approach consist of COPA, PCA and CCA.
  • Configured FSCM business partner so that only payers instead of bill-to's are created as business partners in FSCM.
  • Configured entire settings for dispute management, collections management, credit management and biller direct including process integration with accounts receivable.
  • Wrote functional specs for Collection and Biller Direct BADI's as well as for dispute management workflows and unit tested all of them.
  • Configured the User Management Engine (UME), payment methods, text ids and G/L accounts for Biller Direct.
  • Configured risk classes, risk rating, credit check rules and collection business partners in credit management. Populated credit exposure through daily interfaces.
  • Designed and formulated a customized workflow for Cardinal to handle and close disputes effectively.

Confidential, Secaucus, NJ

SAP FI/CO Consultant - ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Lead for production support Team Assign and resolving issues in the areas of FI- GL, AR, AP, AA and CO- CCA, PCA
  • Configured the new GL functionality (standard company hierarchy, account groups, accounts for company codes, fiscal year variant, field status variant and posting period variant, implementation of parallel accounting methods and document splitting.
  • Provided support in configuration, break fix and enhancements in the areas of account determination, field status groups, and movement types.
  • FI-AR Customers Master records, House Banks, Interest calculation, Dunning procedure
  • Implementation of cross sell business process between Nortel and its Suppliers/Vendors
  • Responsibilities include functional analysis, development, testing, deployment of solutions in the areas of Cross sell order Management, Pricing, variant configuration, Inter-company Business Processing and SAP interfaces
  • Conducted meetings with Users /Management teams to determine complex business requirements. Analysed the requirements, identified system gaps and translated the requirements into SAP functional and technical design.
  • Designed and implemented mapping / conversion of master data / transactions to SAP. Documented proposed design and modifications in the Functional Specifications.
  • Automated the variant configuration data Configuration profile, class, characteristics, dependency) upload using custom program.
  • Studied the impact of Configure to Order(CTO) functionality on the various G/L postings.
  • Involved in creation of configuration profile, classes, characteristics and dependencies.
  • Interacting with business users and giving them the possible solutions
  • In A/P, vendor invoicing and 3-way match as PO, GR and IR matching and payment through MM MIRO and vendor master data and management,
  • Workshops on NEW GL and enhancements. Extensive use of the NEW GL concepts to upgrade the existing methodology
  • Resolving of remedy tickets, issues related to integration with other modules like FI with SD and MM
  • Experience with supporting systems in a SOX-compliances environment
  • Lead and coordinated the onsite offshore model.
  • Preparation of training and test plan document.
  • Knowledge transfer to Nortel IT and business team.

Confidential

SAP FI/CO Consultant - ECC6.0

Responsibilities:

  • IMG configuration of SAP Financials, R/3 Release 4.7, according to business plans of client, Modules configured include: FI-GL, FI-AR, FI-AP, FI-AA, CO-CCA, EC-PCA, CO-PA, Material Ledger, Product costing & COGS
  • As a functional lead worked with user groups to document "AS IS "process and participated in Joint team meetings to arrive at "TO BE" design, acceptable to the team, user groups and management.
  • Conducted workshops for gathering requirements.
  • Proficient in IMG configuration of FI, GL, AP AR, CO, AA, CCA, PCA HCM, Payroll, Time Management, Benefits, Compensation Managements, Training and reporting functionalities and modules of SAP.
  • Configuration of GL, Company code set up, GL accounts, cost centres, profit centres, Depreciation chats, Asset classes, depreciation keys for leading and non-leading ledger setup.
  • Creation of asset master, structure, types, valuation, transaction action during asset life cycle, post capitalization write-up, retirement divestiture of assets.
  • Expertise in integrated planning, Product Cost planning, cost object controlling, cost variant components, costing sheets, costing components and Material ledger.
  • Integration of assets to GL, allocation of depreciation types, calculation methods, deprecation methods and master data maintenance
  • Configuration of automatic postings from depreciation area to GL and Account determination in integration of assets to GL.

Confidential

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing Asset Module for about 90000 assets.
  • Major Configuration points include configuration of Fixed Asset Classes, Master data, Addition, retirement, transfer and other business transactions.
  • Configuration of Capitalization process to capture costs spanning multiple years and/or multiple capital projects to plan and track costs.
  • Worked on New GL migration Via Migration Cockpit based on Scenarios,
  • Internal order configuration for Capital orders,
  • Configuration of US Tax Books (ACRS/MACRS/SMACRS etc.) for tax depreciation.
  • Configuration of Book and Tax depreciation related Dep. /calculation Keys in accordance with US Tax Regulations.
  • Data conversion from Excel Database using SAP LSMW functionality.
  • Designed and executed Data Mapping, cleansing and cutover plans for Conversion of Legacy system into SAP.

Confidential

Accounts Payable Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Full Life Cycle Implementation of the project; including blue-print preparation, configuration, end-user training and go-live phases.
  • Followed ASAP methodology in implementing the project, Involved in test phases i.e. unit testing, integration testing. Provided user training in the modules of FI and CO.
  • Involved in go-live phase and provided post live support, Coordinating and solving issues with QA and production.
  • Interface in the area of Enterprise Structure, and Revenue accounts determination through VKOA, mapping required GL accounts to the account keys.o-be concept and additional functional requirements were documented.

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