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Sap Fico Specialist Resume

MississaugA

SUMMARY:

  • 14 plus years of SAP FICO consulting experience with multiple full life cycle implementations from gathering requirement, preparing questionnaire, writing Business Blueprint and BPML, configuring, designing business processes.
  • Expert in AS - IS and TO-BE Business Process Analysis and Proposals.
  • Experience in configuration of New General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, LIV, Asset Accounting, Bank Accounting, Cash Management, Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, Internal Orders, COPA and Product Costing.
  • Experience in MM-FI Consistency Analysis.
  • Product Costing with Project Systems.
  • Extensive testing experience on Unit and Integration testing.
  • Experience in FI and CO with expertise in integration with SD, MM, PP, and PS.
  • Experience in Report Painter, Report Writer tools and BI reports.
  • Extensive experience with Data Conversions and Data Manipulations.
  • Able to analyze and extract core issues in complex business and technical processes.
  • Extensive experience in preparing Business Process Procedures and training users in all Projects

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

General Ledger, New General Ledger, Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting/Internal Orders, Bank Accounting, Cash Management, Controlling (Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, Profitability Analysis, Product Costing), MM-FI Integration, SD-FI Integration, BI Reporting, Project System.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Mississauga

SAP FICO Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented COPA, Product costing, Cost Center Accounting and Project System and for Canadian and Puerto Rico Consumer, Rx and Vaccine divisions with Go Live dates of August 2016 and February 2018.
  • Adapted local business requirements in line with global business processes and reporting
  • Designed and implemented MTS costing scenario for internally manufactured products with process orders and master recipes with localized costing sheets and costing variants.
  • Configured Costing variants and version for new products and analysis.
  • Configured localized Result Analysis calculation method based on actual costing.
  • Configured Variance analysis, COPA settlement structure and FI allocation structure for variance posting in GL.
  • Implemented Mixed Costing scenario for stock transfer and inter-company products.
  • Implemented Material ledger for all plants in Canadian company codes.
  • Performed costing runs, variance analysis, settlement, WIP calculation, inventory valuation and other month end steps including cost center assessments and distributions.
  • Implemented Group costing calculation process with customized mark-up tables using functional modules.
  • Resolved costing issues related to activity types, resources, PIR, BOM, and material master objects.
  • Worked closely with business to set up costing master data objects, cost centers (production, admin and support), activity types and material master.
  • Worked closely with PP to configure calculation formulas and parameters for activity types.
  • Worked closely with SD and MM team to set up SD and MM pricing procedures as per business requirement including rebate accruals.
  • Set up MM-FI and SD-FI configuration from Condition Type GL mapping to COPA configuration.
  • Tested all end to end OTC (SD) processes including sales orders pricing procedure calculation, deliveries, billing, invoicing and incoming payments.
  • Tested all SCP (MM) processes from PIR to inbound deliveries to invoicing and payment.
  • Worked with third party Vertex to implement taxes.
  • Reconciled COPA, GL, Asset and inventory balances for data loads.
  • Wrote multiple functional specification documents for reporting, enhancement and substitutions.
  • Implementing sub-contracting scenarios for consumer division.
  • Sep up Revenue recognition process as per GKS global guidelines.
  • Set up COPA, Cost Center and WBS settlement structures and assessments.

Confidential

SAP FICO Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Supported and fixed implemented ETO and MTO costing scenarios and processes.
  • Helped business understand the costing scenarios, execution, and analysis and reporting.
  • Redesigned WIP calculation process for costing scenarios.
  • Helped business run costing month end processes, internal order and cost centers.
  • Set up profit center derivation enhancement.
  • Fixed payment program check printing that didn’t void check spread over multiple pages.

Confidential

SAP FICO Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented and supported, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, Fixed Assets modules.
  • Implemented and supported Cost Center Accounting, Internal orders and Project systems.
  • Set up standard cost process for raw materials using procurement alternates.
  • Implemented MTS (discreet), MTO (Mass/Complex) product costing scenarios for finished and semi-finished material with quantity structure.
  • Set up Variance Analysis data in COPA for cost objects and cost centers.
  • Implemented WIP calculations at actual costs.
  • Implemented costing based POC WIP calculations.
  • Set up COPA data structure and operation concern for margin and variance analysis in operating concern and company code currency.
  • Implemented COPA data flow for billing documents, financial documents, settlements, free of charge delivers and direct postings.
  • Set up derivation strategies for custom created characteristics.
  • Customized the system to derive characteristics values from transaction tables.
  • Created COPA reports with drill functionality for product hierarchy.
  • Implemented and supported Intercompany process.
  • Set up MM-FI and SD-FI integration points.
  • Set up US and Canadian Tax procedures.
  • Set up capital assets process with project systems.
  • Set up overheard accounting assessments, distribution and settlements.
  • Implemented foreign currency valuations process and balance sheet re-grouping.
  • Implemented interfaces for payment methods, electronic bank statement and data transfer from legacy system.
  • Assisted the BI team with business processes and data extractors.
  • Designed functional specifications for local reporting requirements.
  • Prepared training documentation and trained key users in FICO modules.

Confidential

SAP FICO Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Gap analysis for migrating 9 company codes into one company code.
  • Analysis and harmonization of asset accounting processes and transactions.
  • Analysis and documentation of cost center, profit center and internal order processes.
  • Analysis and documentation of New GL processes.

Confidential

Senior Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • IT Lead on New GL migration project.
  • Implemented New GL migration from Classic GL to New GL from requirement gathering to go live.
  • Set up parallel ledger for local accounting principles.
  • Configured New GL for segment reporting with document splitting.
  • Designed New GL Interface to BW.
  • Led the effort to convert Classic GL RICEF objects to New GL format. There are 400+ such objects.
  • Tested End to End processes in New GL format.
  • Implemented Material Ledger for European operations.
  • Led Material Ledger scope and Analysis sessions and prepared ML blue print.
  • Main point of contact in Product Costing and Project system costing related configuration and sustainment issues.
  • Implemented costing based COPA for Wholesale division to analyze profitability of segments by customers and product for marketing, management and finance departments.
  • Designed COPA reports to identify fastest growing customer, best performing products by region, contribution margins by sales force and contribution margin reports as per business requirements.
  • Documented the source data derivation logic for each characteristic.
  • Automated the revenue recognition posting interface to COPA.
  • Created the documentation for business for creation of COPA reports.
  • Cleaned up redundant SD and MM condition types in pricing procedures impacting COPA and costing.
  • Configured new derivation rules, Value fields and Characteristics and data flow from FI, SD, COGS, assessments and settlements.
  • Tested Confidential ’s all End to End inventory processes.
  • Designed Asset Depreciation report for Inventories
  • Provided BPC technical and month end support.
  • Provide daily production support for customizing/process change and break-fix issues in
  • Responsible of setting up new company codes/acquisitions in the system.
  • Streamlined foreign currency revaluation and clearing process.
  • Supported BI and Consolidation related issues.
  • Redesigned cost centers assessments.

Confidential

Financial Consultant and SME

Responsibilities:

  • Defined Asset Accounting business processes and designed Blueprint for the Govt. of Nova Scotia.
  • Delivered comprehensive requirement document based on the Asset Accounting Guidelines for Province of Nova Scotia.
  • Led the effort to set up G/L Accounts for Asset Accounting.
  • Configured Asset Accounting module for three company codes.
  • Heavily customized depreciation, retirement and write down business processes.
  • Designed special scenarios for deferred revenues and negative assets.
  • Trained end users and delivered end user documentation.
  • Designed Assets upload templates.
  • Created LSMW to upload Assets and Sub-Assets.
  • Successfully uploaded assets without major issues.
  • Delivered configuration documents.
  • Delivered Year End rollover documentation.
  • Trained the support team for production support.

Confidential, New Jersey

SAP FICO Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily production support for customizing/process change and break-fix issues in Payment processing's, Electronic Bank Statements processing, Month End and Year End Closing Activities.
  • Provided sustainment support in Product Costing for MTO and Discreet manufacturing scenarios.
  • Reviewed the WIP Calculation and Variance Analysis configuration.
  • Responsible for executing costing run updates.
  • Responsible of setting up new company codes/acquisitions in the system.
  • Streamlined foreign currency revaluation and clearing process.
  • Support BI and Consolidation related issues.
  • Supported
  • Implemented Capital Asset process with project systems.
  • Resolved document splitting issues and redesigned the profit center substitutions in New GL architecture.
  • Cleaned up redundant SD and MM condition types in pricing procedures impacting COPA and costing.
  • Implemented end to end inventory readjustment process.
  • Implemented rework order process with external vendors.
  • Configured new derivation rules, Value fields and Characteristics.
  • Created COPA reports in SAP as per business requirements.
  • Created the documentation for business for creation of COPA reports.
  • Redesigned cost centers assessments.
  • Lead FICO support team responsible for phone support and issue logs.
  • Provide FI/CO functional and configuration expertise focusing in areas of the General Ledger Accounts, Accounts Payable (Automatic Payment Program, Check Management), Accounts Receivable and Asset Accounting.

Confidential, San Francisco

CO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in all phases of implementation from design, configurations, testing, go live and support.
  • Part of Full Life cycle Implementation team for FI and CO modules.
  • Implemented costing and account based COPA for all three divisions with four level product hierarchy.
  • Harmonized cost elements across divisions for COPA reporting.
  • Designed COPA structure and reports to meet business reporting needs of analyzing the promotions, pricing strategy, sales margins, discounts, contribution of market segments, and other contribution margin reports.
  • Implemented COPA related OSS notes to streamline rounding differences caused by costing lot size and price unit in material master.
  • Resolved Currency issue for Operating Concern.
  • Set up COPA summarization levels.
  • Set up substitutions rules to clear profitability segments.
  • Implemented and supported mixed costing, subcontracting and discreet manufacturing Product Costing Scenarios.
  • Implemented and supported Overhead Cost Accounting (CCA, Internal Orders)
  • Implemented Mixed Split Valuation for materials.
  • Automated the visibility process in product costing where users receive the daily status for products that needs standard cost uploaded.
  • Designed Historical Inventory report within SAP, as SAP does not have the functionality to display inventory data beyond two periods.
  • Created multiple data conversion custom programs and LSMWs to upload FI and MM transactional and master data. Used these programs extensively to upload data.
  • Implemented End-to-End solution for Inventory Adjustments that included configuration in MM-FI integration. (Table T030).
  • Designed and implemented historical inventory and costing reports.
  • Performed extensive MM-FI inconsistency Analysis and resolved MM-FI data inconsistency and internal FI inconsistency. Set up monitoring process for inconsistencies.
  • Implemented third party payment program interface from where priority payments are made.
  • Implemented Payment Program that sends automated email correspondence to Vendors.
  • Designed automated payment invoice upload.
  • Supported A/P and A/R processes, credit management and incoming/outgoing payments.
  • Streamlined Month End processes.
  • Supported and Implemented Fixed Asset Module for asset acquisition, retirement and transfer processes.
  • Implemented Production Variance report and inventory reports with BI team
  • Worked with external auditors PWC to design system security and data standards.
  • Implemented email communication for outgoing payments.
  • Resolution of GR/IV flag issue, where standard SAP system does no update valuation type at invoicing with flag off.
  • Resolved major SD-FI integration issue after post-go live where table VBFA was wiped out.
  • Coordinating with the ABAP development team for successful completion of development objects.
  • Involved in deriving solutions for various existing interfacing solutions with SAP.
  • Designing Test Scenarios for each of the development objects.
  • Prepared documentation and Business Process Procedures.
  • Trained offshore Support team.

Confidential, Portland, OR

FICO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Part of Full Life cycle Implementation team for FI and CO modules
  • Interacted with business in gathering business requirement, creating business requirement document, and functional design document.
  • Configured the organization setting for controlling.
  • Set up standard assignments in CO and did basic standard configuration for Cost Center Accounting.
  • Set up Inventory GL accounts.
  • Implemented customized program to pre-process lockbox file.
  • Supported segment reporting with document splitting in New General Ledger.
  • Configured account determination in Table T030. (FI, MM. SD, PP).
  • Implemented Engineer to Order, Make to Order and Make to stock product costing scenarios.
  • Implemented material ledger for parallel valuation in Swiss Francs and actual costing.
  • Implemented CO currency conversion solution as the CO document amounts did not match corresponding FI amounts.
  • Implemented COPA and crated necessary COPA reports.
  • Worked with SOP to interface sales quantities to COPA planning.
  • Implemented commitment management.
  • Designed report painter PCA reports as needed by the Business.
  • Worked with BI team to develop BI reports.
  • Set up overhead allocations.
  • Set up planning layouts.
  • Set up month end procedures that included allocations, result analysis and settlements.
  • Designed functional spec for Tax reports.
  • Implemented New GL with document splitting at profit center.
  • Implemented fixed asset module.
  • Implemented the customized solution to inventory fixed assets.
  • Created the process flow for capitalization of fixed assets.
  • Gathered requirements and configured Reference Interest rates, Holiday and Factory Calendars.
  • Uploaded FI transactional and master data through custom programs and LSMWs.
  • Supported A/P and A/R processes, payment program, and lockboxes.
  • Prepared training documentation. Trained End users.
  • Provided post-go live support.

Confidential

FICO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Upgrade Project from 3.26 - 4.7.
  • Configured overhead structure that included Cost Center Accounting for Single Controlling Area.
  • Set up Cost Center and Profit Center Hierarchy.
  • Designed Cost center reports using report painter.
  • Set up FI Account Determination with SD, MM and PP.
  • Worked with SD and MM configuration team on pricing procedures.
  • Set up Profitability data structure that included creating Characteristics in Operating Concern and their derivation rules and Value fields and their mapping.
  • Designed COPA reports as per business requirement.
  • Implemented COPA planning.
  • Set up Activities types and set up procedure to determine to Activity prices.
  • Configured Make to Order and Make to stock product costing scenarios.
  • Set up month end procedures that included allocations, result analysis and settlements.
  • Provided comprehensive CO training materials to Users.
  • Provided Production support after go live.
  • Wrote functional specs for inventory reports.
  • Standardized the security and transport management system.

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