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Senior Sap Fi Lead Consultant Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Around 20 years of IT Industry experience with 14+ as an SAP consultant in financial accounting of functional and technical areas on SAP R/3 and SAP S4 HANA installations.
  • General Ledger (GL), Special Purpose Ledger (SPL), Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR), Asset Accounting (AA), Automatic Payment Program, House Bank, Bank Statements (Electronic and Manual), Dunning.
  • Cost Center Accounting (CCA), Profit Center Accounting (PCA), Internal Orders, Activity Based Costing, Standard Hierarchy, Reconciliation Ledger, Cost and Revenue element Accounting (CEL), Profitability Analysis (COPA) and knowledge of Product Costing (PC).
  • Worked in 5 Full life cycle implementations, Rollouts, Support and Upgrade projects.
  • Perform GAP analysis and provide solutions in SAP by prototyping and proof of concept methods.
  • Documented client business requirements (business scenarios, business issues, internal and external customer needs) analyzed and proposed business and system solutions and been part Blue printing.
  • Strong knowledge of business processes for Manufacturing and Hi - tech industries.
  • Experience working on various methodologies like Agile, ASAP, ACTIVATE.
  • Performed Data Migration to S4 HANA. Acquainted with SAP HANA Data provisioning using SLT, SAP DS, Migration Cockpit, BODS, DXC, Flat File Uploader.
  • Specific focus is on S/4 HANA as applied to Finance (FI) and Controlling (CO), Simple Finance, S/4 HANA Finance (Versions 1503, 1511, 1610, 1709 and 1809) and Process Integration areas of SAP.
  • Strong Functional experience in FI integration with other modules like SD, MM, PP and CO and business processes like PTP and OTC.
  • Worked as an ABAP technical developer for 5 years, proficient in code debugging, custom developments, User-exits, BTE's, Dialog programs, Smart forms, BADI, BAPI and LSMW.
  • Skilled in reporting tools like ABAP query, Report Writer and Report Painter.
  • Experienced in working in a team-oriented environment with attention to detail and prioritize multiple activities.
  • Managed groups of onsite and offsite teams to delegate and monitor progress on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Excellent communication skills with clients, partners, and developers.
  • Document issues and unit tests using tools like HP Quality Center, Share point.

SKILL:

ERP: SAP R/3 Version, 4.6, 4.7, ECC 5.0, Confidential, SAP S4 HANA

Software tools: MS Access, MS Excel, MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Visio.

SAP Technical: ABAP Query, Report Painter, Report Writer, eCATT, LSMW, ABAP, Smart forms, Sapscripts.

Databases: Oracle, MS SQL, SAP HANA

EXPERIENCE:

Senior SAP FI Lead Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed and analyzed Business Requirements and Business Processes and mapped them with SAP.
  • Regularly interacted with users to ensure proper understanding of the Business Requirements and Functional specifications.
  • Involved in designing SAP Simple Finance solution for client on SAP S/4HANA platform and implementing the S4Hana 1503 (SFIN 2.0) on-premise edition.
  • 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.
  • Conducted workshops to make End users understand S4 HANA concepts like Universal Journals, Additional Currencies, etc.
  • Configured chart of accounts, account groups, field status groups, fiscal year variants and posting keys, assigned these variants to company codes, created GL Master records, reconciliation accounts for sub-ledgers, document types, number ranges, invoices and payments, tolerance groups, automatic account assignments and financial statement version.
  • Configured areas of AP, House Banks and Automatic Payment program (APP). Involved in optimizing bank details for wire payments, check lots, void reason codes and clearing inter-company vendor/customer open items.
  • Configured the system to deduct a cash discount for payment of fixed asset invoice automatically and in real time, to the corresponding asset.
  • Configured setting for revaluation of fixed assets, normal depreciation run and posting of asset acquisition.
  • Resolved SAP finance related tickets to find the possible solution of issues.
  • Participated Month End activities for managerial reporting purposes.
  • Design and configured Company Code for USA/Mexico, Cost Center Hierarchy, Profit Center Hierarchy, Inventory Process from procurement to production and dispatch from Mexico Plant.
  • Design and Configure SAP FI- GL, AP (Procurement-to-pay), AR (Order-to-Cash Process), Banking, Integration for SAP FI/CO with MM/IM, SD, PP as per business process.
  • Configured and changes Fiscal Year Variant for client as per business requirement and checked for integration with SAP MM/SD/PP Module for Fiscal Year Variant change.
  • Involved in gathering the requirement that relate to master data from the business team and integrate with different SAP and non-SAP systems
  • Responsible for Data Migration from legacy to SAP (Master Data and Transaction Data) using LSMW and BDC programs after preparing the files from Data Services along with for customized fields.
  • Wrote various Functional and Technical specs and was the liaison between the logistics/finance/purchasing business teams and the development team to build the conversion programs and the upload programs for various data objects.
  • Responsible for all the cutover activities and preparing the project schedules and sequences of loads along with coordinating with the tasks with offshore teams
  • Design, develop and maintain BRF+ application.
  • Develop business rules, business partner extension functions in business rule framework
  • Responsible for data migration of FI and CO Master and Transaction Data.
  • Involved in building ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) process in Data Services for various Objects based on legacy process and requirements.
  • Developed LSMWs to load data from BODS generated load files to SAP ECC and S4 HANA.
  • Provided various Custom Reports to Business during multiple phases of the project to help Business validate loads.
  • Responsible for maintaining the Partner profiles, ALE distribution model configuration.
  • Involved in cleansing the data related activities by using BODS to extract the correct Tax jurisdiction codes from the vertex and taxware systems.
  • Involved in load integration activities and defining the sequence of loading of data, cutover activities and assigning the jobs and getting status and working on the issue that occurred during development.

SAP Finance Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Worked in a Multi Instance SAP Environment to on multiple projects.
  • Review requirements with Finance business on multiple projects and releases.
  • Develop work break down structure to analyze the resources and development efforts for various stages of the project.
  • Support agile methodology of development between Non-SAP and SAP systems.
  • Design E2E finance flow for AR, AP, inventory, returns, credits and debits.
  • Take part in SAP / non-SAP system landscape configurations and interfaces.
  • Mock up Proof of concept (PoC) for the business to assist in Go/No-Go decision making.
  • Manage on-shore/off-shore development efforts to meet weekly/monthly development efforts.
  • Demonstrate monthly progress of the development in real time to the business users and higher management to assure timeline and expected functionality.
  • Conduct meetings with finance/master data/business teams to clarify local/state/federal/Geographical finance requirements (IFRS, US-GAAP, Local-GAAP).
  • Design SD/FI interfaces between multiple SAP / Non SAP systems using various middleware systems (TIBCO, Java, Eiffel(HP internal system to process intercompany postings), HPSB(HP Service Bus))
  • Configure and interface SAP with multiple Tax systems (Taxware/US, Sabrix/CA) via TSquare (custom tax middleware system).
  • Implement custom developments (BTE) to cater to complex revenue recognition procedures required by business.
  • Design revenue recognition for different types of products (Hardware, Software, services(SaaS, Storage Services, Technical services), one-time services (professional services)) as per discussions with Finance business.
  • Analyze and update existing FYE procedures to include transactional data from the above projects.
  • Analyze and update existing BW extract programs to include transactional data from the above projects.
  • Design VSOE tool to enforce revenue recognition distribution between Software and Services.

Sr. SAP FICO consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in Project Preparation, Business Blueprint, Realization, and End-User training & Post go live support.
  • Regular Interaction with users to ensure proper understanding of the Business Requirements (BPD's) and Functional specifications.
  • Analyzed the as-Is system and gathered functional requirements for the to-be system.
  • Configured the functional process design built in Business Blueprint Phase.
  • Participated in decision-making for the screen layout of Master Records including General Ledger, Vendor Master Record, Customer Master Record etc
  • Configured House Banks, Bank Accounts, Check Lots, Reason codes etc.
  • Configured Vendor Groups & Assigned number ranges to vendor groups.
  • Maintained Vendor Group Field Status for General Data, Company Code Data & Purchasing Data which reflected on the Vendor Master Records.
  • Worked on GL, AR, AP with MM purchasing, Logistics Invoice verification.
  • Maintained Employee Tolerance Groups & Customer Tolerance Groups.
  • Customized Operating Chart of Accounts, Group Chart of Accounts & Country Chart of Accounts. Maintained the Operating Chart of Accounts by adding G/L accounts as per the client's requirements.
  • Customized G/L Display Configuration and Created New G/L accounts as per the Business Requirements.
  • Worked on GL master, Vendor master, Customer master, & open item (for GL, AR & AP) conversion using LSMW & BAPI's.
  • Configured multiple Transaction Types, Valuation Methods, Valuation Areas and assigned Valuation Areas to Accounting Principles to meet the Foreign Currency Valuation requirements
  • Extensively worked in a Multi-Currency Environment. Configured the Automatic Postings for Foreign Currency Valuation and Account Determination for Currency Translation
  • Configured OBYC and VKOA as part of MM & SD integration with FI.
  • Configuration of various areas including purchasing and Inventory Management.
  • Provided functional specifications for custom reports.
  • Created custom reports using report painter.
  • Generated reports through ABAP Query for Vendor and Customers.
  • Configured the payment program & designed the form for Checks along with the MICR code.
  • Involved in all stages of testing process functional testing, regression testing and integration testing, and User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

SAP FICO Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the current AS-IS process and provide a solution by performing GAP Analysis.
  • Create functional specifications for the custom solution for clearing customer invoices.
  • Discuss all the scenarios possible with the business team to make sure the solution addresses them.
  • Involved in Integration and User Acceptance Testing with other functional and business teams.
  • Issue documentation and conduct workshops for user training.
  • Provide solutions and advices in the development process and track issues and resolutions using HP Quality center.
  • Configure EBS (Electronic bank statement) import into SAP.
  • Enhance standard functionality to populate custom text on the FI document during clearing.
  • Automatic creation of IDOC's for processing and clearing of residual items.
  • Configure reason codes for credit card and bank charges used in account determination.
  • Automatic write-off Chargeback's or residual item creation based on reason codes.
  • Automatic write-off of customer payment differences to various reason codes based on user tolerances groups.

SAP FICO Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the changes in the Standard SAP System for the new version and prepare change configuration scripts.
  • Was a Team member of the customization and implementation group of the FI/CO Module
  • Interacted with Business Users for Requirements Gathering and Analysis.
  • Supported all phases of a Project Life Cycle Including Analysis, Design, Development, Testing, and Deployment of Solutions, as well as Documentation, and End-User Training.
  • Involved in all stages of testing process functional testing, regression testing and integration testing, and User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
  • Implemented various validations and substitutions.
  • Remittance Advice Formats have been completely re-designed uniformly across all Company Codes taking local languages for text into consideration, enabled e-mail, fax, print functionality for sending the Remittance Advices to Vendors automatically
  • Worked on integration testing extensively on end to end scenarios involving cross functional modules such as MM & SD.
  • Did extensive configurations in Procure to pay process involving Logistics Invoice verifications & MM-Purchasing.
  • Automatic Payment run based on the client requirements.
  • Positive pay file generated and delivered to the banks via a banking interface.
  • Used Report Painter, Report Writer for reporting during the implementation of the project and developed reports.
  • Resolved issues relating to General Ledger Accounting, Asset Accounting, Accounts Receivables, and Accounts Payable.
  • Configured assessment and distribution cycles for month-end processing based on client requirements.
  • Interacted with all the remote team members in providing resolution of issues outside of FI/CO Scope like technical, custom programs and integration issues

SAP FICO Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Interfaced with business users to facilitate requirements gathering. Helped to design business process and system solutions.
  • Participated in blueprinting, gap analysis, design finalization & writing function specifications for the development objects which included reports, forms & interfaces in the areas of GL, AR, AP, Banking, Cost center Accounting.
  • Prepared training material & gave training to Key users & end users.
  • Prepared specifications for mapping data between legacy system and SAP and worked on master and transactional data migration.
  • Supported multiple sites spread across North America & light support to EU sites in FI & CO.
  • Configured automatic & manual clearing & foreign currency revaluations.
  • Involved in vertex interface configuration for Tax.
  • Developed functional specifications for various custom reports.
  • Configured payment program for Wire transfers, local checks, centralized check printing, direct deposits.
  • Worked on Lockbox configuration and setup.
  • Configured electronic banking & automatic bank reconciliation.
  • Worked on GL master, Vendor master, Customer master, & open item (for GL, AR & AP) conversion using LSMW & BAPI's.
  • Worked on periodic & annual closing procedures for FICO & cross stream modules.
  • Configured necessary settings for various transactions like revaluation, transfer, retirement of assets, acquisition of assets, post-capitalization etc.
  • Worked on Budgeting, commitment management & automatic upload of CCA & PCA budgets.
  • Worked on Validations & substitutions where necessary.
  • Determined the sequence for scheduling the various background jobs and created variants to be used while creating jobs on Maestro
  • Developed integration test scripts & tested them in coordination with SD, PP & MM Modules
  • Configured the required settings for acquisition through Lease, Posting Investment subsidies, Revaluation of assets, Posting Depreciation etc
  • Configured necessary settings for Assets under construction and settling the same to Fixed Assets.
  • Used BDC method to transfer the Asset master records from legacy system to SAP
  • Used Report Painter, Report Writer for reporting during the implementation of the project and developed reports.
  • Trained users to work on calculation and reporting taxes on a single platform to give them a better control on transaction tax compliance and make sure tax liability is determined accurately.

SAP Techno-Functional consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Upgrade project 4.6c to 6.0
  • Participated in an upgrade assessment.
  • Prepared unit test plans for the critical objects identified, to ensure that the object is correct, complete and will operate in the required way to prove that the input parameters deliver the expected results
  • Identified affected interfaces in their priority needs to be addressed as a part of the technical upgrade
  • Resolved production issues based on priority in a timely manner.
  • Documented changes and maintained them in the document repository.
  • Performed integration testing in conjunction with SD and MM teams.
  • Prepared a document of all the changes made, bug fixes, revised the Business Process Procedures to facilitate the changes during the Upgrade.
  • Provided support to the business teams during year end and month end closing.

SAP Technical Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Resolving production issues based on priority and severity on a timely basis.
  • Analyze requirements for custom reports and provide functional specifications for new reports and modifying the existing custom reports
  • Resolved issues in the areas of General ledger, Accounts payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Profit Center Accounting
  • Document changes to the system and maintain existing functional documentation in share point system.
  • Performed unit and integration testing of business processes by coordinating with other business and functional teams.
  • Tested EDI 820 and 824 process by creating test scenarios involving the F110 runs

SAP Technical Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Developed a copy control routine to have consolidated invoices for each brand and for each bill to.
  • Developed a requirement routine to restrict output generation based on certain sales order types during PGI process.
  • Resolved issues related to loading/changing material classification values.
  • Developed customer report to re-print billing invoices and receive consolidated pdfs of all the invoices in the user's inbox.
  • Implemented a requirement to check for sender and receivers address and evaluate duty condition type.
  • Designed and developed a custom program to update LIS tables.
  • Developed a custom program to verify open purchase orders in the AFS system to compare the same with those in the retail system.
  • Implemented BADI's to enhance standard segments in INVOIC.
  • Resolved IDOC related support issues.
  • Developed Validation to check the amount based on the company code and GL/account when creating journal entries. This check is done when posting journal entries to multiple cash journals maintained in the system.
  • Restricted authorization to various transaction codes for post and park functionality using enhancements.
  • Developed a custom program to create/change various types of contracts (Standard, Consignment, Service) along with info records, source lists. Parts of this program are done with standard BAPI's and BDC recordings.
  • For PAYEXT payment to bank is done through EDI in transaction using PEXR2001 Idoc type. Outbound program used is RFFOEDI1 and the IDOC is enhanced to add a new segment under E1EDK02 to capture check number.
  • Developed Classical Batch Input Program for transaction FK01 to transfer the vendor address into R/3 system.
  • Interface to post vendor invoice in SAP. At regular intervals, SAP PI file adapter will poll the directory to read the file and map it to the idoc type ACLPAY01 and sends to SAP. User exit EXIT SAPLACC1 031 is used to validate and convert vendor number and the user exit EXIT SAPLACC1 032 is implemented to validate and convert GL account and cost center.
  • Implemented various substitutions to select the GL Accounts based on customer, company code, etc.
  • Developed enhancement to populate the text into certain fields while creating a clearing document.

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