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Sap Fico Consultant Resume

Kansas City, MO

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Professional Experience of 8 years in ERP/SAP, Experience in Implementing, Customizing and Configuring FICO Module and worked in various phases of Project Life Cycle.
  • Experience in New Implementations, Enhancements, Upgrades, and Testing & Production Support/User issues, Super - User & End-User Training & Documentation.
  • Experienced in gathering and analysing business requirements, identifying process gaps between AS-IS and TO-BE processes, re-engineering business processes, creating business blueprints, mapping processes to SAP and collecting master data.
  • Involved in 3 full life cycle implementations using ASAP (Accelerated SAP) methodology with experience in all project phases - Project Preparation, Business Blue Print, Realization, Final preparation, Go-live and post live Production Support, with documentation.
  • Extensive hands on experience in Financial Accounting (FI) including General Ledger (GL), Asset Accounting (AA), Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR), and Special Ledger.
  • Strong expertise in Controlling: Cost Centre Accounting (CO-CCA), Internal Orders (CO-IO), Profit Centre Accounting (CO-PCA), Product Costing (CO-PC) and Profitability Analysis (CO-PA).
  • Proficient in Configuration and Integration of SD, MM and PP with FI. Good understanding of SD (OTC) and MM (PTP) business processes.
  • Expert in Treasury and Banking Module and implemented numerous banking interfaces, lockboxes, EBS statements and configured Automatic Payment Programs.
  • Worked on FI-GL period end processing, G/L reporting, vendor master records, configured payment transactions, processed payment runs, customer master data, Automatic Account Determination, Bank Master Data, Lockbox, Dunning and Automatic Payment Program.
  • Configured Asset Accounting: Maintained Chart of Depreciation, Defined Assets class, Account determination, Created Asset Master, Asset Retirement, In-house creation of Assets and Depreciation Run.
  • Competent in client relation management, presentation, documentation, training and support.
  • Defined variables and created form reports using Report Painter and Report Writer for profitability reports.
  • Prepared Functional Specifications as per client needs including the analysis of SAP Scripts.
  • Extensive experience in Data Mapping and Conversions with migration tools like IDOCs, LSMW, CATTs, Batch Data Communication (BDC) using Call Transaction and Batch input methods.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

SAP Modules: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Controlling, Profit Centre Accounting and Cost Centre Accounting, General Ledger/New General Ledger, Product Costing, Profitability Analysis, Internal Orders.

ERP: SAP R/3 versions 4.7, ECC 5.0, ECC 6.0,S/4 HANA.

SAP Tools: Report Painter, Report Writer, Solution Manager, CATTs, LSMW and IDOCs.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Kansas City, MO

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered business requirements, participated in the system design, configured and tested the existing system.
  • Performed functional gap analysis, interface requirements definition, and specifications.
  • Established roadmap for implementing SAP new dimensional products, including S/4 HANA.
  • Participated in design blueprint/ requirement gathering of business requirements for S/4 HANA.
  • Coordinated meetings with the users to understand existing business processes and documented business process flow charts, identified the requirements and modelled the ‘To-Be’ process.
  • Worked on configuring two new banks in SAP. Configured check printing and worked on all the inbound and outbound interfaces with the Banks.
  • Completed the setup of Automatic payment program for two new company codes along with their house bank configuration.
  • Worked on GL, Cost Center and Internal Order interfaces to CAMS systems.
  • During the implementation of the project, worked on cost components, assignment of cost elements to the cost components, cost component views and cost component split.
  • Configured material cost estimate with Quantity structure, costing variant, BOM and Routing settings required for costing the product. Also worked on costing estimate, marking and release of material price and costing run.
  • Analysed and validated product costing configuration, procedures and reports. Also worked on cross company costing and costing versions.
  • Worked on the configuration for Costing type, valuation variant, date control, quantity structure control, transfer control and reference variant for costing variant in Product Costing (CO-PC).
  • Worked on both purchase orders and production orders for back end manufacturing process which involves Subcontracting.
  • For Cost Object Controlling part, worked on Product Cost by Order. Also worked on master data such as BOMs, Routings, Work centres, Info records, activity types.
  • Implemented the month-end functionalities for product costing i.e. overhead calculation, WIP calculation, and variance calculation and manufacturing order settlement processes.
  • Worked on costing sheets and overhead keys for Overhead calculation, Results analysis version and Results analysis key for WIP calculation, settlement profile for settlement of production orders. Also interacted with business users to enhance the current WIP report for the manufacturing process.
  • Worked on Inventory Reconciliation and Stock adjustments during month end closing process.
  • Worked on special procurement keys to transfer the material costs from one plant to another plant. Also worked on extending material views for different materials.
  • Worked on both Order to Cash process in association with SD team and Procure to Pay process with MM and Manufacturing team.
  • Set-up planning profile for cost centers, activities, statistical key figures and cost element planning.

Confidential, Bentonville, AR

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered business requirements through client meetings and designed the Financial Accounting business processes and provided post go live production support for enhancements.
  • Interacted with business users to understand the As-Is process and identified the requirements for To-Be process.
  • Supported existing applications within the FICO module as and when required.
  • Worked on both Order to Cash process in association with SD team and Procure to Pay process with MM and Manufacturing team.
  • As a FICO Consultant responsible for implementing Product Costing and Profitability Analysis.
  • Product Cost Planning - Material Cost Estimate with Quantity Structure, Standard Cost Calculation and Release with Costing Variant.
  • Conducted requirements gathering workshops and documented the business processes.
  • Configured outgoing payments for ACH, Checks, and Wire payments.
  • Configured global settings and enterprise structure.
  • In configuring Master records for A/P: Defined Vendor Account Groups and screen layouts per activity & company code; defined number ranges for vendor accounts and assigned these number ranges to vendor account groups.
  • Configured Automatic Payment Program for Outgoing Payments for Company Codes in Accounts Payable.
  • Worked on interface related to ACH payments, Payment Confirmation and Check Encashments.
  • Customized Electronic Bank Statement Reconciliation Accounts. Also completed several Reports, Interfaces, and functional specifications and worked closely with the technical team in developing the functional objects.
  • Asset Accounting - Defined chart of depreciation, various depreciation areas and depreciation keys required, asset classes, number ranges, revaluation settings etc.
  • Configured Flows of actual values from MM and SD to CO-PA. Also worked on plan value transfer from CO-PA to PCA.
  • Extensively worked on Controlling Area and Operating Concern Configuration as per Business Scenarios and Processes.
  • Coordinated with the team for post go live support until first month end close in SAP system.
  • Worked on functional specifications of RICEFW objects.
  • Prepared the Functional Specifications for various reports as per client requirements.
  • Defined unit test scenarios for GL, AP, AR and Cost Center Accounting.
  • Worked closely with BI team to generate critical finance reports and functional specifications.

Confidential, Beaverton, OR

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted requirements gathering workshops and documented the business processes.
  • Configured Automatic payment program (APP) for vendor outgoing payments including partial payment configuration, check management and check printing.
  • Created Bank master data, House banks and G/L accounts for each bank account.
  • Created reconciliation accounts for vendors and customers.
  • Involved in migration of GL master data, Vendor master data and Customer master data from legacy systems using SAP standard LSMW migration tool.
  • Prepared Business Process Procedures (BPP) and conducted end-user training for General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Account Receivable modules.
  • Asset Accounting - Defined chart of depreciation, various depreciation areas and depreciation keys required, asset classes, number ranges, revaluation settings etc.
  • Cost Center Accounting: Created cost centers, activity types, statistical key figures, Cost Center Standard Hierarchy, cost center categories, maintained default account assignments and automatic account assignments.
  • Cost Element Accounting: Created Primary and Secondary Cost Elements, created Cost Element Groups.
  • In Internal Orders maintained order types, screen layouts, maintained order groups, status management, maintained settlement rules, settlement profile, planning profile, budget profile, availability control etc.
  • Profit Center Accounting: Created Profit centers, Standard Hierarchy, Configured Profit center Master Data, maintained Default Account Assignments and Automatic Account Assignments, Validations and Substitutions, Distribution and Assessments.
  • Configured PCA by creating profit centers, standard hierarchies, assigned revenue elements, to profit center, planning profile and planning layouts.
  • Configured AP - Payment runs, Automatic payments, Manual payments, Check management, GR/IR clearing account maintenance (MIGO, MIRO & LIV) and Account maintenance documents.
  • Configured material cost estimate with Quantity structure, costing variant, cost Component structure, and BOM and Routing settings required for costing the product.
  • Good Knowledge of integration between SD, MM, PP with FI/CO with in depth understanding on Order to Cash, and Procure to Pay cycles.
  • Created characteristics, Value fields and generated Operating concern for Costing Based COPA by selecting required characteristics and value fields from field catalogue.
  • Created new planning layout using Report painter and generated reports using Report Writer.
  • Configured Vertex software to calculate sales and use tax.
  • Used LSMW & CATTs to upload Master data.
  • Prepared scenarios for unit, functional and integrations testing.
  • Extended production support for critical business issues and trained end users, prepared user documentation and necessary training material.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for documentation of implementation and changes. Training of client team members of new system functionality.
  • Refined business requirements and suggested improvements to smooth flow of business process.
  • Customized and configured G/L account master records, G/L account groups, recurring entries, validations and substitutions.
  • Created and maintained GL transactions for multiple countries with different currencies.
  • Created user defined reports using Report Painter and ABAP Query.
  • Involved in month-end closing activities including posting, clearing parked documents, and ensuring that all interfaced electronic files, and files with errors were corrected, and posted.
  • Configured vendor account groups, vendor tolerance limits and configured system for cash discounts.
  • Configured customer tolerance limits, customized payment terms and configured the settings for down payments in accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Defined Account Groups, Number Ranges, Posting Keys, Document Types, Posting Period, Fiscal Year Variants, and Field Status Groups.
  • Interacted with Client to Configure Vendor/Customer Groups, Set up Vendor/Customer Master Records and Assign Reconciliation Accounts in G/L.
  • Extensively worked on Customer Master Records, Client Specific Payment Terms, Lockbox, Dunning and Payment Methods.
  • Worked on Customer Analysis including Days in Arrears, Payment History, Cash Discount Overview and Credit Limit Display.
  • Defined Tolerance Groups, Tolerances for Employees, Customers and Vendors and Maintained Initial settings for Recurring Entries.
  • Extensively worked for Configuring and Customizing the Credit Management.
  • Configured House Banks, Bank Accounts, GL structure, Posting Rules for Automatic Assignment.
  • Configured and Tested the Lock Box program for Accounts Receivables payments in BAI2 Format.
  • Set up the Integration of FI with MM and SD through Automatic Account Assignment.
  • During the Configuration of CO-PA, worked on valuation strategies, valuation using material cost estimate, condition tables, costing sheets and pricing reports.
  • In CO-PA, dealt with issues relating to generating operating concern, settlement of production variances, transfer of overheads, profitability reports and report components.
  • During the configuration and implementation of CO-PA, worked on Planning Package and Planning Layout for CO-PA Planning, uploaded Plan data from Excel, Transferred Plan Overheads from CO-CCA to CO-PA.
  • Designed and Developed Customized Reports for Management Reporting Purposes using tools like Report Painter and Report Writer.
  • Cost Center Accounting - Created Cost Centres, Defined Cost Center Categories, Time based fields and configured Allocation Methods, Actual and Plan versions, Distribution and Assessment Cycles both planned as well as actual.
  • In Profit Center Accounting Configured the Basic Settings, Assignments and Actual Posting Maintenance.

Confidential

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with MM team as a part of FI-MM integration. Also worked with SD Team as a part of FI-SD integration.
  • Extensively worked on Vendor/Customer Master Records, Client Specific Payment Terms, Lockbox, Dunning and Payment Methods.
  • 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.
  • Configured Vertex for settings Sales, Use Tax.
  • 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 MM through Automatic Account Assignment.
  • Configured and Tested the Lock Box program for Accounts Receivables payments
  • 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 Groups 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.

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