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Sap Fico Lead Consultant Resume

Hopkins, MN

SUMMARY:

  • Having 7+ years of SAP FICO Implementation with Data Archiving and configuration experience.
  • Involved in 2 Full Life Cycle Implementations, 1 Rollout and Support Projects
  • Extensive experience in Configurations, Roll - Outs, Supports and phases
  • Participated in workshops and gathered business requirements
  • Prepared Business Blueprints Document using ASAP Methodology, Gap Analysis, Functional Specifications Documentation, UAT Documentation, Manuals
  • Experience working with Scrum Methodologies, SDLC and Project Management
  • Streamlined Business Process Documentation and analysis using ARIS, lucid charts
  • Extensive hands on experience in FI-Enterprise Structure, FI-GL, FI-New GL, FI-AP, FI-AR, FI-AA, Special Ledger
  • Proficiency in Controlling (CO) Module includes-Cost Element Accounting, Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, Profitability Analysis (COPA), Internal Orders
  • Performed Testing, Deployment, Data conversion and cut over activities.
  • Experience in Accelerated data migration using LSMW & BDC, EDI and Idoc.
  • Facilitated production support including month-end closing and issue/ticket management
  • Experience in all integration points between FI and MM,SD
  • Carried out Unit, Integration, and User Acceptance Testing using HP QC
  • Systematized the design and development of RICEFW objects
  • Experience in using Solution Manager Tool - for Blueprinting and Realization phases.
  • High learning curve with the ability to embrace new tools and technology with ease.

SAP FICO SKILLS:

Enterprise Structure- Company Code, Credit control area, Business area, Fiscal Year Variant, Posting Period, Field Status Variant, Foreign Currency Settings, Chart Of Accounts, Global Parameters

General Ledger- Chart of Accounts, Account Groups, Retained Earning Account, Edit Field Status for GL, Create Field Status Group, GL master records, Document Type, Posting Keys, Document Number RangesAutomatic Account Determination, inter-company automatic account posting, Tolerance groups and Financial Statement Versions, Sample Account, Recurring Account

Accounts Payables- Vendor Account Groups, Number Ranges, Vendor master data, Payment Methods, Invoice Posting, Credit Memo, Accrual/Deferrals, Display Balances

Accounts Receivable- Customer Account Group, Number Ranges, Customer Master Data, Payment Methods, Invoice Posting, Credit Memo, Accruals/Deferrals, Display Balances, Dunning Procedure

Bank Accounting- House Bank, Bank Master Records, Bank Accounts, Bank Key, Mapping bank Accounts to GL accounts, Lox box, Check Lot, Execution of Automatic Payment Program (APP) run

Cash Journal- Cash Journal Account set up, Business Transactions

Asset Accounting- Asset Classes, Asset Master Records, Chart Of Depreciation, Depreciation Area, Depreciation Key, Acquisition, Transfers, Depreciation Methods, Specify Account Determination, Screen Layout, GL postings

New General Ledger- Document splitting characteristics, scenarios, segments and segmental reporting

Financial Statements- Financial closing of GL, accruals and deferrals, G1&IR and other clearing accounts, financial statement creation.

Cost Element - CEA- Cost elements, costing sheets, activity types, statistical key figures, assessments, distributions

Cost Center - CCA- Planning cost centers, cost center hierarchy, cost elements, statistical key figures, activity types, assessments, distributions, general overhead controlling, and project costing.

Internal Orders - IO- Order managements, order settlements, order types, planner profiles, investment profiles, budget profiles, model orders, asset under constructions, depreciation class.

Profit Center - PCA- Planning, Profit Center Hierarchy, revenue elements, sales order, segments

Profitability Analysis - COPA- Account based COPA, costing based COPA, operating concerns, characteristic derivation and reports on profitability analysis.

Product Costing - PC- Standard Cost estimates, WIP calculations, variance calculations, settlement structures, and month end closing procedures for production order.

Reporting- Report Writer and Report Painter.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP Packages: SAP ECC 6.0

Operating System: Windows 95, 98, 2000, NT & XP, UNIX

Ms Office: Word, Power Point, Excel Expertise (Ms Excel Expertise-Lookups/VLookups, Pivot tables/charts, Macro, If statement, Nested Ifs)

Other Tools: Ms Visio, ARIS, Lucid chart

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Hopkins, MN

SAP FICO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Mapped existing legacy Chart of Accounts to the new SAP Chart of Accounts.
  • Involved in System design in the areas of FI-GL transactions, Balance Sheet (BS), P&L statements, AP, AR and Fixed assets.
  • Led workshops for creation of P&L, Balance sheet statements for each division, and consolidated statements at Business level.
  • Responsible for Incident management, Issue management design and deployment
  • Utilized ITIL tools and methodologies, Solution Manager for incident management.
  • Involved in configuring customer account groups, field status, tolerances, cash discounts, reason codes, incoming payment - full payment/ partial payment/ residual payment, automatic clearing for GL, AP, AR, Dunning, Payment terms in accounts receivables module.
  • Involved in configuring Vendor account groups, field status, vendor masters, tolerances, automatic payment program and down payments in accounts payables module.
  • Involved in configuring Group Assets, assets class, post periodic assets, Asset Acquisitions and Depreciations, Chart of depreciation, depreciation area, fiscal year variant and number range.
  • Reviewed trial balance and compared to legacy system. Validated Income Statement and Balance Sheet to legacy system statements.
  • Analysis of the archiving strategy for GSK. Including assessment of which archiving objects to use and analysis of the new SAP ILM technologies.
  • Change in the Customization of Cash Journal and House Bank and changes in Treasury module.
  • Redesigned and delivered AR aging report to support Audit
  • Responsible for business processes related to integration on AR, SD, FI
  • Redesign Billing substantiation report and addressed issues to support Audit
  • Support the customer with credit management sub processes and assisting in reporting open items, update of commitment, payment behavior summary, and creation of sales order, credit check, delivery and billing.
  • Designed and developed scoping, testing and test deliverables for PBF using Mercury Quality controller
  • Designed and configured business process transactions associated with budget entry, special ledger, budget versions, performing year end close, and automatic budget availability control, reconciling with the budgetary ledger in PBF.
  • SAP data archiving I have also introduced 3rd party technologies to a number of customers, which enable seamless access to archived data both from within SAP.
  • Subject matter expert in FI, CO, PS, Billing, Budgeting and forecast, Assets
  • Responsible for deployment, testing, of Business objects report
  • Configuring and Customizing Cost Element Accounting, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Profitability Analysis and Profit Center Accounting sub-modules in CO
  • In Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA) configured and customized the Standard Hierarchy for cost centers, maintained Activities, Statistical Key Figures, developed cost sheet, cycles, segments for cost center distributions and assessment of overhead costs. Configured and customized the settlement structures, cost splits for activity price calculations
  • In Profitability Analysis (CO-PA), created the Operating concern, configured costing based profitability analysis. Defined and configured the reporting characteristics, value field, profitability segments used in profitability analysis
  • Configured the derivative structures and rule for characteristics. Defined both basic reports and form reports for the business units by profit centers to analyze the profit at customer and product levels. Developed multiple reports for the reporting of profitability. Configured the flow of information from SD/CO-CCA/CO-PC/CO-IO/FI and MM.
  • Creation of Archiving and ILM strategy for implementation.
  • Developed Report Writer and Report Painter Reports by Customer/Profit Center/Product/Period.

Confidential, Stratford, CT

SAP FICO Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed requirement collection by holding meetings with Users and understanding the Workflow of the As-Is System (JDE).
  • Worked on Analysis of existing Workflow to design solutions and designed the To-Be Solution by reviewing all Processes, User procedures, and System requirements.
  • Configured and Customized FI-CO modules: GL, AR, AP, AA, CEA, CCA.
  • Defined the Operating Chart of Accounts and mapped the legacy system accounts to Operating Chart of Accounts by customizing the needful according to the client requirements.
  • Responsible for Customization of the Account Groups, Field Status Groups, Posting Keys, Document Types, Posting Periods and Creation of G/L Account Master Records.
  • Defined G/L accounts for Materials Management Module and worked on setting up the Integration between FI and MM through Automatic Account Assignment.
  • Defined Vendor/Customer Master Records, Client Specific Payment Terms, Lockbox, Dunning and Payment Methods.
  • Configured Open Item Clearing and Automatic Payment Program for Outgoing Payments.
  • Worked with members of SD Team to Design and Configure the Sales Billing and Invoicing Processes in order to integrate with FI.
  • SAP data archiving I have also introduced 3rd party technologies to a number of customers, which enable seamless access to archived data both from within SAP.
  • Complete understanding of SAP HANA Appliance Architecture with SAP FICO.
  • In Fixed Asset Management, Copied Chart of Depreciation, Assigned Chart of Depreciation, Specified Account Determination, Created Screen Layout Rules, Defined Number Range Intervals & Fixed Asset Classes.
  • Maintained Depreciation keys, Defined Screen Layout for Fixed Asset Master Data & Fixed Asset Depreciation Areas.
  • Defined Depreciation Area posting to General Ledger, Assigned G/L Accounts, and Assigned Input Tax Indicator for Non-Taxable Acquisitions.
  • Specified Document Type for Posting of Depreciation, Specified Account Assignment types for Account Assignment Object, Specified Transfer of APC Values, and Determined Depreciation Areas in the Fixed Asset Class.
  • Extensive work experience in CO-PA, Product costing, Material ledger, Vertex, New GL, Treasury, FICA and FSCM.
  • In Controlling, configured General Controlling by maintaining Controlling Area and creating CO document number ranges and version maintenance.
  • In Cost Element Accounting, created Primary Cost elements as per the Client’s requirements through Batch Input Session.
  • Configured Cost Center related Planning, Budget Management, and Actual Postings and assigned relevant Profit Centers to Cost Centers.
  • Work in Progress Configuration- Calculation of Results Analysis keys, Valuation Method & Assignments and Detailed Variance Calculation configuration and setting up of Variance keys.
  • Created Functional Specification Documents (FSDs) wherever required and provided to the developers to create required Custom Programs.
  • Documented End User Manuals and Material.

Confidential, Omaha, NE

SAP FICO Functional Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with Client business users for requirements gathering and analysis.
  • Interacted with the business Analysts and end users to get the user requirements and Business process using ASAP methodology.
  • Preparing required documents user providing the design alternatives, created prototypes of the business individuals of the business process in SAP.
  • Configured and Customized FI sub-modules Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.
  • Interacted with Client to Update and Group Customer and Vendor Master Data to define Credit Control Areas and Dunning Areas.
  • Designed and Configured the Vendor Master Data, Vendor Group, Vendor Field Status, Vendor and Customer Master Data and Risk Categories.
  • Redefined and Configured Payment Methods, Payments Terms, House Bank, Bank Accounts for AP, AR - Dunning process, Interest calculation, and Credit Management.
  • Clearing Inter-Company Vendor/Customer open items, Manually Processing Incoming Payments, Running/Editing Dunning proposals, Reconciliation Accounts in the GL and Create functional specifications for Custom Interfaces.
  • Configured Outgoing Payments, Open Item Clearing in Accounts Payable, and Cost Center Accounting Master data, Planning and Cost allocations in Cost Center Accounting.
  • Configured the Automatic Payment Program for AP including Partial Payment Configuration, Check Management and Check Printing.
  • Configured One-time Vendors/Customers with Separate Screen Layouts.
  • Customized Lockbox, Payment Requests and Interest Calculation on Account Balances and Line Items.
  • Providing the stakeholders with a detailed view of how their data volumes maps to business processes enabling the business to understand the impact of archiving the data.
  • Customer credit control areas and pre-defined credit limits for customers, maintained Risk categories and credit monitoring groups, discount overviews.
  • Configured general Controlling Organization by defining Controlling Area.
  • Maintaining document number ranges for controlling Area and maintaining Versions for controlling areas. Configured Basic Settings for Profit Center Accounting by maintaining control Area settings, Activating Direct postings, Plan versions, analyzing and updating the basic settings
  • In Internal orders, Configured different internal Orders Types and their screen layouts and status management. Configured Allocation structures, settlement rules and settlement profile for internal orders.
  • Prepared End User Manuals and Material and provided to end users.

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