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Senior Sap Solution Consultant Resume

New York, NY

CONSULTANT SUMMARY

11 years versatile SAP implementation experience project management, change management, regional roll - out/implementation management, manufacturing and S&OP functional consulting, data conversion and security design expertise. Have led all phases of multiple full length implementations from Project Prep, Blueprinting, Realization, Final Prep and Go-Live. Have also led post-live improvement and rescue efforts, focused on process improvement, process excellence and operational discipline.

CORE VALUES:

  • High energy professional with excellent communication skills, strong project management discipline honed by Management & Technology Consulting experience, and the ability to lead teams to successfully complete their goals.
  • SAP S/4HANA & ECC Implementations - Multiple project deployment of Finance Transformation - Consolidation System Automation - Business Process Re-engineering - Operation Management, SAP FI/CO - SAP FSCM /TRM, Simple Finance - S/4 HANA Finance. Industry experience includes: Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Aerospace, Sports & Media, Financial Institutions and Manufacturing. Holds a MBA in Finance, BS in Finance & Accounting.

CONSULTING SKILLS

  • Experienced in Agile, Activate, Launch, ASAP, and project deployment methodologies
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in SAP FICO & S/4 HANA Finance implementation encompassing six projects, three of which are full implementation cycles from Blue Printing to Realization and Go Live.
  • Strong skills in Implementation and Configuration of New General Ledger (New GL), Accounts Receivable (AR), Accounts Payable (AP), Asset Accounting (AA), Treasury and Cash Management(TR-CM), Cost Center Accounting (CCA), Internal Orders (IO), Profit Center Accounting (PCA), Profitability Analysis (COPA), Product Costing, Project System (PS) and Investment Management (IM) Money Market, In-house Cash (IHC), Dispute Management, Biller Direct, Credit Management.
  • Experience in configuration of Automatic Payment Run (APP), Lockbox, Electronic Bank Statement (EBS), (SWIFT, BAI and Multi-cash formats), SEPA, Check Printing and Cash Management including Cash Position Liquidity forecast and Cash concentration.
  • Configuration and Support of Period End Activities involving Foreign Currency Valuation, Accrual and Recurring Entries, Dunning and Depreciation Run
  • Expertise in implementation of SAP Treasury - Money Market, Foreign Exchange, Derivatives, Securities, Debt Management, Market Risk Management and Credit Risk Management.
  • Expert in preparation of reports using SAP Query and Report writer/Report Painter.
  • Strong working knowledge on Sales & Distribution - Orders, Billing, Credit Management, Revenue Recognition (RR), Plants abroad, Rebate/Sales Deals Processing & Settlement.
  • Experience in Open Text Vendor Invoice Management (VIM) and Workflow set up.
  • Experience in customization related to integration between FI/CO & Logistics Modules (SD, PP & MM).
  • Experience in preparation of Test Plan, Test scenarios and Test Scripts.
  • Expert in Data Migration from Legacy System to SAP R/3 using Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW), ECATT, EDI and IDOC.
  • Strong working experience on Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, Forms and Workflows (RICEFW).

INTEGRATION SKILLS

  • Integration of SAP FICO with Procure to Pay (P2P), Order to Cash (OTC), Plant maintenance (PM), Payroll, Travel Management, Production Planning etc.
  • Integration with MM, PP and SD: Integration of FI with MM, PP and SD modules, Inventory movement related account, Billing and Revenue account determination, Interfaces design and testing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior SAP Solution Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Understood the business, gathered the requirements and developed Business Blue Prints.
  • Created Functional Specification documents for Gaps and the interfaces to different systems.
  • Configured the system for Accounts Payable and Cash Management Modules.
  • Worked closely with MM team in designing the conditions on PO
  • Created functional specification documents to build the interface between banks and EDI for receiving Electronic Bank Statements and sending the EDI820 IDocs
  • Worked closely with business users to help month end/year end close activities and bank reconciliation processes.
  • Worked with MM and SD teams in configuring the system for Make to Order and Procure to Pay scenarios
  • Created a custom report for open claims and disputed as per the requirement
  • Helped converting the GL, AP, AR transaction balances and GL master data using LSMW and custom programs
  • Designed COPA module by creating custom characteristics and value fields, derivation rules and implemented a user exit in COPA allocations
  • Created assessment and distribution cycles to allocate the costs at the month end as per the business need.

Confidential, New York, NY

SAP S/4HANA Solution Lead

Responsibilities:

  • SAP S/4HANA Finance, Digital and Business Transformation Thought Leader
  • Leading upgrade of S/4 HANA currently in assessment phase.
  • Build S/4 HANA Design & Configured important S/4HANA Finance functionality.
  • Migration preparation, installation, and data checks in SAP S/4HANA Finance.
  • Detailed understanding and hands-on knowledge SAP Cash Management powered by SAP HANA.
  • Customize SAP Integrated Business Planning for Finance and SAP Central Finance In SAP HANA.
  • Leading the Implementation of S/4 HANA finance ly in UAT phase
  • Conducting demos, blueprint and requirement gathering workshops and solution validation workshops for S/4 HANA finance.
  • Project preparation and execution based on SAP Activate methodology for Finance.
  • Identifying delta design and development requirements.
  • Identifying & recommending changes & process improvements to current processes to move towards SAP standard.
  • Conducting system DEMO’s to meet customer requirements and showcase solution capabilities for S/4 HANA 1511.
  • Functional Configuration for SAP FI, CO, AR, AP, Cash Mgmt., Treasury and Project Systems
  • Supported data conversion and migration efforts.

Confidential, York, PA

SAP FICO & S/4HANA Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Gather requirements for S/4 HANA Finance implementation.
  • Build S/4 HANA Design & Configured important S/4HANA Finance functionality.
  • Migration preparation, installation, and data checks in SAP S/4HANA Finance.
  • Detailed understanding and hands-on knowledge SAP Cash Management powered by SAP HANA.
  • Customize SAP Integrated Business Planning for Finance and SAP Central Finance In SAP HANA.
  • Up to date with newest developments in the SAP Finance domain (S/4HANA Finance 1610).
  • COPC Month end closing IT support as per the Month activities related to Product costing. Creating Costing Run, Determining Material Prices, Consumption Revaluation, Closing Postings, Confirming Costing Result, CO-PA Periodic Revaluation, Marking Material Price, Releasing Material Price.
  • Troubleshoot issues with Foreign Currency Revaluations in New GL.

Confidential, Raleigh, NC

Lead SAP Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • As an IT advisory subject matter expert I work closely with Financial Management team on developing high-end finance solutions and participate in large finance transformations.
  • Provide consulting expertise across the whole breadth of financial modules plus the integration points with the other non-financial modules of SAP & Third party applications.
  • Acted as liaison between the finance department and the technical BI team to design, test, and deliver required reports to the finance department.
  • Conduct the validation workshops, challenges customer requirements from a business point of view and identifies/records potential gaps.
  • Created BW Reporting Team Guidelines and Standards documentation for all reporting functions in accordance to SOX requirements.

Confidential, New York, NY

Lead S/4HANA Finance & SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Lead position to preparing required documents user providing the design alternatives, created prototypes of the business individuals of the business process in SAP.
  • Gather requirements for S/4 HANA Finance implementation.
  • Build S/4 HANA Design.
  • Configured important SAP S/4HANA Finance functionality.
  • Migration preparation, installation, and data checks in SAP S/4HANA Finance.
  • Detailed understanding and hands-on knowledge SAP Cash Management powered by SAP HANA.
  • Customize SAP Integrated Business Planning for Finance and SAP Central Finance In SAP HANA.
  • Up to date with newest developments in the SAP Finance domain (S/4HANA Finance 1511).
  • Coordinate with the development team (ABAP) for the development of new functionalities and Reports.
  • Trouble shoot issues with document Splitting and Profit Center Determinations in New GL and configuration/ modifications to document splitting rules according to new business process and postings.

Confidential

Senior SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Review and approval of all FICO system changes, Coordinate
  • Responsible for leading and guiding the team on Service Improvements & Innovation proposals.
  • Support users in generation of the required reports from the SAP ECC system using standard transactions, SAP Query and Report Painter.
  • Prepared documents for New GL, AP, AR including profitability Analysis (CO-PA) and Open Text (VIM), Asset Accounting and Period End Activities
  • Roll out Investment Management and Project Systems Module) to other Co. Codes - (Create Projects and Work Break Downs Structures (WBS), Settlement Rules for CAPEX and OPEX business scenarios.
  • Review and approval of all FICO system changes.
  • Working knowledge of Credit and Asset Management, Special Ledger FI-SL, New GL- Document splitting, Project Systems, Bank Accounting, Foreign Currency, Treasury.
  • Worked on TRM especially Money Marker, Derivatives, Forex Hedge management.
  • Intercompany Loan Manage Cash Application Auto Bank Maintain Bank Master Data.
  • Worked on Treasury and SAP FSCM Biller Direct
  • Manage Cash Disbursements Electronic Funds Transfer Process.
  • Configured Bank Reconciliation Electronic and Manual Inbound Bank Communication BCM.

Confidential

Senior SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Testing of all FI custom objects & standards programs for the upgrade project.
  • Significantly involved in validation and application of OSS notes using ASU toolbox & SNOTE for system stabilization during various phases of the project
  • Provided functional support on the issues related to GL, AP, AR and AA.
  • Understand business requirements and provide Functional specifications, Coordinate with the development team (ABAP) for the development of new functionalities and Reports.
  • Post Go-Live Support and provide transition to support team.
  • Participate in task to synch SAP instances (Development, Quality assurance and Production)

Confidential

Senior SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Configure SAP FI module involving A/R, A/P, G/L, Asset accounting and treasury
  • Configure House Bank, Automatic payment program setup, lockbox, cash management and EBS
  • Perform realization and acceptance testing for interfacing FI module with CO, SD, MM and PP
  • Configure Clients organizational structure involving company, credit control area and company code
  • Involved in project testing phase, knowledge transfer and go-live process Involved in data migration from legacy systems to SAP system using LSMW.
  • Integration of FI with MM, PP and SD modules, Integrated SD and FICO with Project System.

Confidential

SAP FICO Associate consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Resolves issues related to business use of implemented systems or processes by working with systems or process owners and project teams to find acceptable solutions.
  • Projection, formation rates, cost analysis and chart of accounts, Cost control, Reconciliations, Organization and audit tasks.
  • Review of issues with the onsite team on a daily basis or as per the criticality of the issues rose.
  • Developed conceptual design document for various in house small projects related to SAP enhancements.

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