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Senior Sap Fico Consultant Resume

Falls Church, VA

SUMMARY:

  • 11 years of total experience in Finance and IT with 7 years of functional experience, Configuration, Integration Lead, Testing, Upgrade and Cutover Planning implementing SAP R/3 and SAP ECC 6.0 for Fortune 500 clients
  • 3 full life cycle experience with in - depth understanding of SAP implementation right from the concept stage (RFP) to go-live and support activity
  • Configured and customized chart of accounts, GL accounts, accounting groups creation with different field status, defined posting keys for GL account posting, open item clearing, and adjustment accounts for GR/IR clearing, created financial statement version and drill down reports
  • Configured vendor groups in account payable (FI-AP), vendor field status and assigned number ranges for vendor accounts groups. Configured automatic payment for outgoing payments to vendors
  • Configured & customized customer master data in account receivables (FI-AR), integrated automatic account assignment for billing process in SD, defined reason codes for over/ underpayments. Defined payment terms for customer accounts as per client requirement and configured bank details for incoming payments
  • SAP-FA/AM/AA Specific experience includes Designing the complete Fixed Asset / Asset Accounting / Asset Management, identification of business needs, configuration, Country specific treatment of Depreciation, IFRS/GAAP Compliance, Fixed Asset classes,, Lease accounting, Reporting, month/year end closing processes,
  • Configuration of Operating and Capital lease functionality
  • Configured settings in profit center accounting (CO-PCA), configured profit center planning.
  • Configured internal orders (CO-IO) for comparing budgets with actual planed and actual costs.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Hands-on experience customizing FSCM (Financial Supply Chain Management) implementations, including Biller Direct, Credit & Risk management, Dispute management, and Collection management
  • Financial Accounting (FI) General Ledger (GL), New General ledger (New-GL), Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR), Bank Accounting (BA), Lockbox, Electronic Bank Statements (EBS), Funds and Grant Management (FM &GM)
  • Solid knowledge about Procure-To-Pay and Order-To-Cash processes and integration points amongst different modules involved
  • Integration of FI with SD, and FI with MM

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Business Process: SAP FI, Workflow, EDI, EBS, Foreign Currency, User Training and Production Support in SAP R/3 Versions 4.7, SAPECC 5.0 & 6.0.

SOFTWARE: SAP, Windows XP, 2000, Windows 7, Windows 8, UNIX, Linux, Mac OSX

PROJECT EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Falls Church, VA

Senior SAP FICO Consultant

  • To gather and interpret user/system requirements so as to prepare "As-is document" and "Business Blue Print" for baseline configuration of GL, AR, AP, BA and AA .
  • Configure Company Codes and Chart of Account and with different currency and fiscal year variants.
  • Configure and Customize the Chart of accounts, Account Groups, G/L account master records, G/L display configurations, Document splitting, Segments and Parallel Accounting, Financial Statement versions, Recurring items.
  • To migrate Master Data (GL, Vendor, Customer & Asset) and Transaction data from legacy into SAP using LSMW.
  • Configure Payment term, Dunning Program, Interest calculation & posting
  • Configure Automatic Payment Programs , Down Payments, Sensitive fields , Clearing Open Items
  • Customize bank related accounting, bank master data, house banks and G/L accounts in different currencies for each bank account, Lockbox and Electronic Bank Statement( EBS)
  • Testing of full order to cash and procure to pay process .
  • Complete Configuration for Assets Accounting module up to depreciation run & posting.
  • Account Assignment & Account determination for integrating MM and SD module with FI.
  • Major Configuration points included configuration of Fixed Asset Classes , Master data, Addition, retirement., transfer and other business transactions, Property tax , Lease accounting, Configuration of Book and Tax depreciation related Dep .
  • Configure settings for Controlling Area and maintaining Versions.
  • Create Cost Elements, Cost Element Groups, maintain Cost Element Attributes.
  • Create cost centers, activity types, statistical key figures, cost center categories, document numbers.
  • Configure settings for Cost center and Profit Center hierarchy, Actual Postings, Periodic Reposting, Distribution, Assessment, and Information System
  • Configure settings for Internal Orders - Order master data - Order types, Settlement, Settlement profile.
  • Create custom Reports on AR, AP and AA by giving functional specifications to the ABAP team for development.
  • Prepared all levels of test scripts and responsible for unit testing, module testing and providing support to UAT.
  • Prepared the Business Blueprints, BPML , Business process procedure, configuration document, test scripts.
  • Provide end user Training and draft user manual

Confidential, Largo, MD

Senior SAP FICO Consultant

  • 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.
  • Worked on Full Life Cycle Implementation of the project; including blue-print preparation, configuration, end-user training, cutover and go-live phases.
  • Performed FICO requirement gathering and Feasibility Study.
  • Worked on cut-over and go-live phase and provided post live support, coordinating and solving issues with QA and production.
  • Configuration of Copy Commitment Items, Fund Center Hierarchy, Fund Types, Create Fund Program Type, Budget Structure, Derivation Strategy , and Funds Management Specific Posting
  • Configuration of Grant Ledgers, Sponsor, Sponsor Class, Sponsor Program, Grant Number Ranges, Grant Types, Integration Between FM and GM, and Availability Control
  • Worked on writing the functional specifications for RICEF objects.
  • Worked in AP/AR (F110, LIV, Vendor master setup, Payment method set up, Check printing). Worked in Treasury (EBS, Lockbox, Dunning etc.).
  • Worked on SD-FI integration and MM-FI integration for Account Determination in FI.
  • Worked on integration testing and UAT ( User acceptance testing ), SIT with different modules and users to get sign-off.
  • Created test scripts, test plans and RTM (Requirement Traceability Matrix).
  • Worked under Onsite-offshore model for month end closing support.

Confidential, Woodbridge, New Jersey

SAP FICO Consultant

  • Defined and Assigned Document Number Ranges.
  • Defined Account Groups and Tolerance Groups for Vendors and Customers and Documents types.
  • Interacted with Client to Create and Group Customer and Vendor Master Data, Vendor Field Status , Defined Credit Control Areas and Dunning Areas.
  • Customized Line Layouts for GL, AP, and AR data entry and Report Displays.
  • Designed and Configured Vendor Master Data: Vendor Group, Vendor Field Status, Creating Vendor and Customer Master Data and Risk Categories.
  • Configured Outgoing Payments, Open Item Clearing in Accounts Payable.
  • Worked with SD Team for Design and Configuration of the Sales process and integration with FI, Settings for Revenue Recognition & Revenue Item Category , Defined Condition Tables & Account Keys.
  • Configured for One-time Vendors/Customers with a Separate Screen Layouts and Customers/Vendors who were Vendors/Customers respectively and Trading Partners.
  • Customized Lockbox, Payment Requests and Interest Calculation on Account Balances and Line items.
  • Defined and Configured Controlling Area: Assigned Company Codes and Number Ranges, Operating Concern.
  • Analyzed and Configured Cost Element Categories and Imputed Costs; Cost Center Accounting ( Hierarchy nodes CC Categories, Time-Based Fields and Analysis Period, Statistical Key Figures and Activity Types, Allocation Types, Assessments, Planning setups, Auto Account Assignments )
  • Profit Center Accounting Controlling Area Settings, MM Assignment , Control Parameters, Document Types, Number Ranges, Assign Revenue Elements, Planning Parameters.
  • Involved in Documentation, End User Training and Post Production Support.
  • Configured the organizational structure and tested the configuration in various scenarios.
  • Integration between different modules - GL, AP, AR, SD and MM .
  • Customized credit control area for credit management in the application components, credits limit checks for SD processing and Risk management for receivables.
  • Designed Lock Box procedure for Accounts Receivable payments with various banks.
  • Created Invoice Layout and processed invoices, Customer Master Data.
  • Configured house banks, Bank accounts, GL structure, posting rules for automatic Payment Program configuration.
  • Write and execute unit test and integration test scripts.
  • Documentation for Training to end-users.

Confidential, Windsor, CT

SAP FICO Consultant

  • End to end ASAP methodology implementation.
  • Involved in Full Life Cycle Implementation of the project; including blue-print preparation, configuration, testing, end-user training and go-live phases.
  • Interacted with client for requirements gathering and analysis. Reviewed and updated the functional design documents for FI/CO developments
  • Uploaded 10000 records of customers and Vendors from Legacy system into SAP using LSMW.
  • Created company code, Chart of Accounts, Account Determination , Account Groups, Fiscal Year variant, Posting Period Variant, Field Status Variant, Credit control area , substitutions, validations and Financial statement version, cost center standard hierarchy, document types and number ranges, field status groups etc.
  • Configured the assignment of company code to controlling area.
  • Configured FI-MM integration interface in the areas of enterprise structure, Automatic postings for MM through OBYC, defined required GL accounts for various transaction keys.
  • Worked in creation of different artifacts in different phases of the SAP project life cycle.
  • Created functional specs for Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, and Forms etc.
  • Worked with ABAP coders to determine the right fields and tables in SE11 and SE16.
  • Developed custom program to send positive pay file to bank.
  • Configured FI-SD integration interface in the area of Enterprise Structure, and Revenue accounts determination through VKOA, mapping required GL accounts to the account keys.
  • Unit Testing - Complete Unit testing of FI-GL, FI-AP, FI-AA, CO-CCA, CO-PC.
  • Integration Testing - Complete business cycles across sub-modules were tested, in conjunction with the users and core team representatives from the client side.
  • Involved in solving the production issues in Automatic Payment Program ( APP), QTP , Account Assignment, and interest calculation on open items, foreign currency valuation, regrouping offline items, check management and void reason codes.

Confidential

SAP FICO Consultant

  • Configuring and customizing G/L account master records , chart of accounts, field status groups, automatic account determination, financial statement versions, G/L display configuration, validations and substitutions.
  • Configuring and customizing vendor/customer master data, account groups, Logistic invoice verification (LIV), payment program configuration, interest calculation, credit management, tolerances groups, check management.
  • Bank Accounting: House Banks, Bills of Exchange, Manual Bank Statement, Electronic Bank Statement (EBS), Lockbox processing, Cash journal.
  • Performed process requirements ( OTC, PTP ) and analysis workshops with clients to define business, process, functional requirements and data element requirements
  • Integrated MM and FI modules for according to movement types and valuation classes.
  • Setting up of basic data, organizational units, Assignments of master data indexes, Created Earmarked funds, Filed Controls for Earmarked funds, Status management.
  • Developed, stabilized and maintenance of inbound/outbound master data/transactional data.
  • Developed custom ABAP reconciliation reports and embedded in data transmitting interfaces which enables legacy user community to reconcile and validate the data in legacy systems immediately.
  • Interacted with BW team, Conducted meetings, coordinated in Functional specs, analysis and Query developing in BW Box .

Confidential, Memphis, TN

SAP FICO Consultant

  • Worked with MM team as a part of FI-MM integration . Also worked with SD Team as a part of FI-SD integration.
  • Worked on Vendor/Customer Analysis including Days in Arrears, Payment History, Cash Discount Overview and Credit Limit Display.
  • Mapped and Defined the Chart of Accounts and Customized to the Client requirements.
  • Customized the Account Groups, Field Status Groups, Posting Keys , Document Types, Posting Periods and Creation of G/L Account Master Records.
  • Worked with Purchasing and Sales consultants to Design a global Vendor / Customer Master Record Structure.
  • Defined the G/L accounts for Materials Management and set up the Integration between FI and SD through Automatic Account Assignment.
  • Configured House Banks, Bank Accounts, GL structure, Posting Rules for Automatic Assignment.
  • Defined Tolerance Groups, Tolerances for Employees, Customers and Vendors and Maintained Initial settings for Recurring Entries.
  • Defined Customer/Vendor Account Group s and Created Customer/Vendor Master Data.
  • Configured Automatic Payment Program for Outgoing Payments for Company Codes in Accounts Payable.
  • Payment Program Configuration: Company Code Data, Paying Company Code, Country Payment Methods, Creating proposal to Check Printing, Wire Transfer settings, ACH payments etc.
  • Extensively worked for Configuring and Customizing the Credit Management.
  • Configured Credit Control Area and Defined Risk Categories , Credit Representatives and Intervals for Days in Arrears.
  • Configured and customized for monthly depreciation run.
  • Tested AR scenarios for Order to Cash scenario, worked on Customer master data, maintenance of complete, partial, residual and incoming payments, invoice posting and AR reporting.
  • Interacted with Client Business Users for requirements Gathering and Analysis.
  • Trained Business Process Owners and End Users.
  • Provided Production Support including Month-end and Year-end closing Activities.

Confidential

Junior SAP FI-Consultant

  • Performed process requirements ( OTC, PTP ) and analysis workshops with clients to define business, process, functional requirements and data element requirements
  • Provided guidance with best process, project scheduling, resource availability for successful tax automation implementations
  • Managed project schedules, budget allocations, defining statements of work, change control and change requests
  • Troubleshot software and implementation issues, provided workaround and functional implementation guidance
  • Gathered business, process and integration requirements between third-party tax engines such as Sabrix and SAP (for SD and MM)
  • Supported customers in preparing and documenting tax use-cases and testing scenarios

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