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Sap Fi/co Consultant Resume

Southborough, MA

SUMMARY:

  • Highly motivated SAP certified professional with 12 years of extensive functional experience in implementing and production support of SAP Financial Accounting, New GL and Controlling along with BW (BI) knowledge.
  • Strong experience in conversion and migration of legacy system’s financials to SAP.
  • S trong al background in Financial accounting principles and computer knowledge.
  • Involved in three SAP full life cycle implementations with Global roll outs which include System Study, GAP analysis, Design, Development, Configuration, Customizing, Testing, Documentation and End User .
  • Supported various projects after Go - live with Business re-engineering, improvements, enhancements and reports.
  • Strong Upgradation experience of system from 4.6 to ECC 6.0 with New GL.
  • Rich experience in Design and Configuration in Cross Functional Integration of FI/CO with SD, MM, PP, WM and HR.
  • Proven track record and agility in implementation of business applications at global enterprises for SAP FI/CO, meeting stringent deadlines using simple and concise solutions.
  • Result oriented team player with good inter-personal skills and communication skills possessing multi-tasking with focused and committed attitude to work and work ethics.

SAP FI/CO EXPERTISE:

General Ledger: G/L account master records, Chart of accounts, Field status groups, Automatic account determination, Cross company code transactions, Validations and Substitutions, Accruals, Foreign currency revaluation.

New GL: Document Splitting, Parallel Accounting, Parallel ledgers, Segment reporting.

AP/AR: Logistic invoice verification, ERS, Terms of payment, Payment blocks, Payment program Configuration, Recurring entries, House bank, Dunning, Interest calculation, Check management.

Asset Accounting: Chart of Depreciation, Depreciation Areas, Asset Class, Master Data, Asset Acquisition, Depreciation Keys, Account Determination, Asset Transfers, Asset retirement, AUC.

Taxes: Purchase and Sales tax with Jurisdiction codes and Vertex.

Cost Center Accounting (CCA): cost elements, cost centers, Standard Hierarchy, Activity types, Statistical key figures, Periodic reposting, assessment and Distribution, Reconciliation Ledger.

Profit Center Accounting (PCA): Profit center standard hierarchy, CO-Objects to Profit Centers, Planning and development of Reports

Internal orders: Order types, order groups, Statistical and Real Orders, Status management, settlement rules, budgeting.

Profitability Analysis (CO-PA): Costing & Accounting based Profitability analysis, Multi-Operating Concern environment, Master data, Valuation, Derivation rules, Profitability segments, planning.

Reporting: Report Painter, Report Writer, SAP queries, Bex-Analyzer for BW reports Solution Manager: Document repository, Configuration, User access maintenance, Testing.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP Packages: SAP R/3 4.0, 4.6/4.7C, 5.0, 6.0 and SAP BW

Programming Languages: C++, PL/SQL, ABAP/4

Databases: MS Access, Oracle 8.x/9i

Operating Systems: Windows 98/2000/NT/XP, UNIX

Others: MS Excel, MS Project, MS Access, Solution Manager and AS400

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

SAP FI/CO Consultant

Confidential, Southborough, MA

Responsibilities:

  • Designed the FI modules such as AP, AR, Fixed asset with all the client specific business scenarios for Procure to Pay, Order to cash.
  • Worked on Workshop Demonstrations for clients with PowerPoint Presentations
  • Worked on LIV, outgoing payments with Automatic payment program, incoming payments with lockbox, aging reports.
  • Worked on multiple country specific Charts of depreciation for Europe, North America, Brazil.
  • Designed Asset related processes such as Acquisitions, transfers, retirements.
  • Worked on Resource related asset acquisition and deployment process for the client’s storage management services.
  • Worked on Custom depreciation keys and local GAAP reporting requirements.
  • Worked on Custom Depreciation keys for Spain and UK, Enhancement of Asset master data with additional tabs having custom fields.
  • Worked on various functional specifications for custom asset transfer processes and reporting requirements and also developed functional specifications for BI reports.
  • Worked on Sales/Purchase tax integration with vertex and configured Extended Withholding tax
  • Worked on designing the Inbound Interfaces to SAP from AP and AR third party systems for invoices using middle-ware PI.
  • Worked on designing the Outbound interfaces to third party systems with reconciliation files
  • Worked on Outbound interfaces from SAP to JP Morgan chase bank for payment info.
  • Worked on IDOCS such as INVOICE RECEIPT03 and ACC DOCUMENT03 for transfer of data between SAP and 3 rd party systems.
  • Worked on designing the interface to park the inbound AP invoices in SAP using BAPI.
  • Worked on the interface from SAP and legacy to JP Morgan Chase bank for outbound payment information (GFF format) and inbound interface to SAP for bank reconciliation with BAI format.
  • Worked on Electronic bank statement inbound to SAP and FI-SD and MM integration points.
  • Worked on GL and AP open item conversion.
  • Designed the Conversion procedures and strategies to convert the FI and CO objects from legacy to SAP.
  • Co-ordinate the Onsite and Offshore development activities for the conversion activities.
  • Conversion of Chart of accounts, GL Balances (18 months data), Fixed Assets, Cost centers, Profit centers, Projects, WBS elements, Network Activities, Fixed asset balances, and Project (AUC) balances using LSMW and Custom programs.
  • Worked on BI reports and data transfer from ECC to BW and BPC

SAP FI/CO Lead Consultant

Confidential, Houston, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Configured the Asset Classes, Integration with Purchasing and Assets under Construction, Structured and Valuated Fixed Assets and Alterations during Use, and Asset Retirement. Worked on Charts of Depreciation, Depreciation Areas, Inter Company Assets Transfers. Configured Account Determination, Depreciation Keys. Responsible for Asset Transfer Data from legacy data to SAP using LSMW. Worked on Mid-year conversions and also end of fiscal year conversions. Tested and validated the data before and after the transfer and reconciled with G/L accounts.
  • Worked on Mexico, Brazil and Japan local requirements and defined the depreciation process as per the Local GAAP.
  • Configuration of New GL modules with Document splitting, parallel ledgers for various countries according to their requirements.
  • Worked with the Phased Model approach for New GL migration project implementation.
  • Configured the Dimension for document splitting with standard rule, Configured two parallel ledgers for Local accounting requirements. Assigned Ledgers in Asset accounting for different depreciation areas.
  • Configured the Real time CO-FI integration along with Profit centers, Business areas
  • Worked on New GL reporting with Segment reporting functionality for Brand and Product family reports.
  • Configured costing based and Accounting based COPA modules across various countries and for corporate reporting purposes.
  • Accounting based COPA for FI reconciliation purpose and Daily sales reporting.
  • Worked on Characteristics and value field substitution rules.
  • Worked on integration of FI, SD and MM into COPA with value fields.
  • Periodic overhead allocation and top down distribution of costs and revenue.
  • COPA Planning framework, Versions and uploading plan data through Excel.
  • Worked on Settlement of Projects and sales orders to PA.
  • Worked on Revenue recognition for various sales such as services and software license fees
  • Worked on COPA User exits such as COPA0005 and KKEU11.
  • Internal Orders: Worked on real and statistical internal orders and settlements.
  • Top down distribution and settlement of orders.
  • Carried out Reporting for profitability by Customer, Product and Market segments, characteristics, value fields, maintaining the derivation rules.
  • Planning Framework Planning versions, planning layouts and uploading planning data using Excel.
  • Settlement of Internal orders and Projects to PA.
  • Worked on Mercury Quality center Taxes: Worked on Vertex for external tax update, withholding tax, used tax, sales tax.
  • Sales Tax and purchase tax calculation at the jurisdiction level from Vertex integration Worked on the revenue recognition process for time related revenue and evaluations.
  • Working on Unit test and Integration test scenarios and test scripts in Mercury test directory.
  • Worked on BI Bex-reports for FI data such as Aging analysis, Cost analysis etc.
  • Worked on BW data transfer from ECC to BI cubes.
  • Analyzed and configured cost element categories and cost center Hierarchy. Planning and forecast of sales quantity for the products and the services, planning the costs incurred by producing the products and by providing the services to customers. Monitoring efficiency using Plan /Actual and Plan/Target variance analysis. Executed the complete integrated planning process.
  • Defining profit center Hierarchy, Profit center assignments. Configured the Allocation structure for distribution and assessments.
  • Developed reports for financial statements, Quarterly and yearly comparison in report painter.
  • Worked on multiple BW reports and for corporate reporting and also data transfer from ECC to BW. Worked on BCS for consolidations.
  • Worked on Mercury Quality center for day to day maintenance of issues and testing process.

SAP FI/CO Consultant

Confidential, Princeton, NJ

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the Up gradation of AP, AR and Assets accounting, from 4.6c to ECC 6.0 with New GL for various company codes with Parallel Accounting, Multiple ledgers in ECC 6.0.
  • Worked on Delta depreciation areas for Local GAAP reporting in statutory ledger in multiple Charts of Depreciation.
  • Worked on Tax depreciation areas for multiple countries and defined new Tax areas and depreciation keys.
  • Worked on Unit testing, Integration testing of whole Asset Accounting process.
  • Configuration of New GL modules with Document splitting, parallel ledgers for various countries according to their requirements.
  • Worked with the Phased Model approach for New GL migration project implementation.
  • Configured the Dimension for document splitting with standard rule, Configured two parallel ledgers for Local accounting requirements. Assigned Ledgers in Asset accounting for different depreciation areas.
  • Configured the Real time CO-FI integration along with Profit centers, Business areas
  • Worked on Migration plan with migration date using Migration cockpit, Cutoff dates and cutover tasks in various modules for migration.
  • Worked on the standard Phases in Migration cockpit such as setup phase to activation phase along with SAP folks.
  • Worked on Unit testing, Integration testing of whole New GL processes and its integration with AP, Purchasing process, Sales, Asset Accounting Process and worked on test scripts in HPQC testing tool. Worked on LSMW for Data migration.
  • Worked on Unit testing, Integration Testing of whole Purchasing process with FI-MM integration, and worked on test scripts in HPQC testing tool.
  • Worked on FI-SD and MM integration for automatic account determination, sales and purchase processes.
  • Worked on Bank interfaces for third party sales system integration and bank reconciliation.
  • Worked with EDI s for data exchange between banks and organization. Configured Automatic payment program, Dunning, Interest Calculation, Open item clearing and Credit Management in Accounts Receivable.
  • Worked on taxes in various countries with tools such as Tax stream. Worked on Input tax, output tax, VAT tax, Sales tax.
  • Worked on Auditing the Migration before going for testing and in cut over.

SAP FICO Implementation Lead

Confidential, Pawtucket, RI

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Implementation of Global roll with FI-AP, AR and Assets in ECC 6.0 with New GL for 210 company codes with Document Splitting, Parallel Accounting, Multiple ledgers in ECC 6.0. Worked on full life cycle including Unit, Integration and UAT.
  • Documented the shortcomings of the existing business scenarios and expected improvements with New GL implementation and submitted the cost benefit analysis
  • Business requirement gathering and business analysis and Designed the business blueprint.
  • Prepared a detailed MS project plan for implementation, conversion and testing strategies.
  • Configured the New GL and tested the functionality with parallel ledgers and Dimensions.
  • Configured Fixed Assets Module as per the book and local Tax requirements for EU, US and multiple countries as per the book and local Tax requirements.
  • Created customized depreciation keys for special and bonus depreciations.
  • Created Bank interfaces for EDI and Wires with Mapping Documents.
  • Worked on Functional Specs for AR and AP Aging reports.
  • Worked on resolving the issues in Lockbox, ACH and wire transfers.
  • Used LSMW to upload new vendor and asset master data and open items.
  • Worked on Bank transfers with EBS and Wires for EFTs.
  • Custom Payment methods such as Fed wire, CHIPS payment etc, Mapping file for incoming and outgoing interfaces with bank and bank reconciliation.
  • Identifying the organization’s cost centers and suggesting the naming conventions, standard hierarchy and groups.
  • Worked on Cost center standard hierarchy and groups and legacy data migration.
  • Analyzing the expenses of various cost centers and designing the flow of costs from corporate cost center to the individual cost centers at various plants.
  • Worked on BW Reports with SEM Integration with BCS.
  • Used Report painter for comparison P/L statements for two and five years.
  • Product Costing: Designed the business blueprint, Configured Make to order scenarios with repetitive manufacturing. Worked on Overhead with costing sheets, Define Overhead Keys,
  • Material Cost Estimate with Quantity Structure: Defining Costing Variant components with costing types, date control, Define Transfer Control. Defined Valuation variants. Defined Parameters for Standard Cost Estimate. Defined Costing Versions and Raw Material Cost Estimate.
  • Worked on Make to Order Scenario with production order settlement, Defined Calculation Bases, Percentage Overhead Rates, and Credits.
  • Worked on Engineer to Order Scenario with production order settlement, Defined Calculation Bases, Percentage Overhead Rates, and Credits.
  • Define Cost-Accounting-Relevant Default Values for Order Types and Plants, Defined Planning Profiles for CO Production Orders
  • Define Results Analysis Keys, Results Analysis Versions, and Posting Rules for Settling Work in Process calculation.
  • Variance Calculation: Defined Variance Keys, Define Target Cost Versions,
  • Settlement of variances to COPA: Created Settlement Profile, Settlement Cost Elements, Create Allocation Structure, Source Structure, Create PA Transfer Structure
  • Worked on Data transfer from COPA to BW for corporate reporting. Worked on various FI reports in BW for analysis, consolidation and month end close activities.

SAP FI/CO Functional Lead

Confidential, Irvine, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Business requirement gathering and blueprint preparation for Asset accounting and cross functional implications for 36 countries.
  • Business analysis and Requirement gathering from Workshops and documenting the same.
  • Defined functional specifications for custom processes and custom reports.
  • Configured Charts of Depreciation asset classes, Customized Depreciation keys.
  • Derived depreciation areas with special valuations such as investment support and deferred gain and Tax depreciation.
  • Acquisition through in house production and settlement of Projects (WBS) to AUC and settlement of AUC to Fixed assets. Inter company asset transfers for Tax assets only.
  • Worked on Capital and construction projects for outlet stores and Integration of Project systems with Settlement profile and settlement rule for Asset acquisition.
  • Designed and configured the State and federal tax depreciation areas and prepared tax reports. Defined Custom depreciation keys for special and bonus depreciation.
  • Worked on Investment programs for budgeting outlet stores costs and maintenance. Planning and budgeting WBS elements, Maintenance orders etc.
  • Master data conversion and upload for all company codes using LSMW.
  • Configured and tested the whole Procure to Pay process for foreign and domestic goods worked on EDI, User Exits and customized reports. Configured Automatic Payment Program, Electronic Bank statements, ACH, Wire Transfers and Bank clearing.
  • Worked on LIV and ERS for various vendors.
  • Configured Lockbox and In house cash handling. Worked on cash positioning reports and other Cash Management functions such as EBS.
  • Worked on Dispute management and credit management functions of FSCD.
  • Sales/Purchase tax configuration with Vertex, Withholding tax and VAT tax.
  • Worked on Functional Specs for Interfaces between third party software systems and R/3.
  • Responsible for whole data migration from AS400 to SAP along with conversion with LSMW
  • Leading the team for Unit and integration testing, UAT. Defined test plan and test scenarios. Worked on Solution Manager for testing and planning various processes.
  • Configured Standard Hierarchies. Reports for corporate and internal purpose. Allocation structures for multiple CO Areas.
  • Configured CCA and PCA planning and Quarterly Plan data upload.
  • Internal Order types, settlement profiles and AUC Settlements.
  • Configured costing based and accounting based COPA and reconciliation with PCA, COPA Planning and drill down reporting.
  • Worked on Discrete manufacturing, Make to Order/Stock scenarios for various plants. Worked on Overhead costing, Costing sheet, Costing variant, Valuation variant and Costing Run.
  • Month end activities such as Production order settlement, WIP and variance calculation.
  • Worked on STO with 2 step method scenarios.
  • Worked on Transfer pricing scenarios.

SAP FICO Consultant

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Business requirement gathering, Gap Analysis, identifying the right G/L accounts structure with in the chart of accounts and also for the consolidation purpose which will be done in Hyperion.
  • Configured the New G/L along with and segmentation and document split functionalities.
  • Defined and configured Procurement process and Order to cash cycles as per the requirements
  • Configured ACH, Wire transfers, Lockbox, Electronic bank statements. Check deposits etc.
  • Worked on Treasury Module for Mark Risk Analysis and Credit Risk Analysis includes liquidity analysis reports, Cash Management functionalities.
  • Worked in SD-Billing for credit card processing and also for pricing procedures, Dispute management.
  • Understanding and analyzing the existing company policy for maintenance of assets such as depreciation strategies, transfer methods, retirement and suggested best SAP methodologies for the asset maintenance in the organization including the project accounting process which involves CAR s and approval process in the legacy system( FAS)
  • Prepared the Process Definition Documentation PDD) and documented BPPs for all PDDs
  • Demonstration of Fixed asset maintenance in SAP Sandbox for the sign off.
  • Responsible for the asset master data conversion for migration of assets from legacy system, asset balance conversion and project accounting.
  • Configured Depreciation methods and keys and take over values.
  • Credit Control Areas, Dynamic and Static Check. Representative groups, Credit risk categories. Automatic Credit control, Payment cards, DSO and Aging analysis.
  • Analyzing the Expenses and costs of the organization and designing the standard hierarchy
  • Designing the segments according to the business and defining the full balance sheet and profit loss statements according to the strategic business units of the enterprise

SAP FI Functional Lead

Confidential, Golden, Colorado

Responsibilities:

  • Defined the BPML for the technical upgrade in FI-GL, AP, AR, Credit, Assets and PCA
  • Solved issues in the bank reports and bank clearing process
  • Enhancing the payment terms, over-due interest calculations, cash discounts and automatic clearing of line items. Configured the interest calculation on customer accounts, default account assignments, over and underpayments and cash discounts.
  • Configured Account groups and retained earning accounts to create GL Master Records. Created and assigned document number ranges, defined Tolerance groups for employees users, vendors, customers.
  • Configured Procurement process integrated with third party systems wit EDI and Idocs.
  • Carrying out ERS after goods receipt, ERS for return deliveries with surcharges.
  • Configured Logistics invoice verification, payment terms, over-due interest calculations, cash discounts and automatic clearing of line items. Configured the interest calculation on customer accounts, default account assignments, over and underpayments and cash discounts.
  • Enhancements and fixing Cash management functions such as in house cash with check deposits, Lockbox, Electronic bank statement.
  • Defined control parameters that are used by the Lock Box Processing program.
  • Configured the Asset Classes, Integration with Purchasing and Assets under Construction, Structured and Valuated Fixed Assets and Alterations during Use, and Asset Retirement. Worked on Chart of Depreciation, Depreciation Areas, Inter Company Assets Transfers and Balance Carry Forward. Configured Account Determination, Depreciation Keys and Responsible for Asset Transfer Data from legacy data to SAP using Microsoft Excel.
  • Analyzed and configured cost element categories and cost center Hierarchy. Planning and forecast of sales quantity for the products and the services, planning the costs incurred by producing the products and by providing the services to customers. Monitoring efficiency using Plan /Actual and Plan/Target variance analysis. Created planning layout for the planning cost element, activity types and Statistical key figures and executed the complete integrated planning process.
  • Defining profit center groups, Hierarchy, Profit center assignments. Configured the Allocation structure for distribution and assessments.
  • Developed reports for financial statements, Quarterly and yearly comparison in report painter.

SAP FI/ CO Functional Consultant

Confidential, Seymour, Indiana

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully helped SAP FI-AR, SD end-users on various areas like customer contracts, payment terms, interest rates configuration, and process payment proposals, payment runs, manually processing incoming payments, running/editing dunning proposals and reconciliation accounts in the GL. Configured Order-to-cash and Procure to pay cycles according to the custom requirements with Z transactions and reports
  • Configured Evaluated receipt settlement monitoring and transmission. Settlement profile, price determination on goods receipt, Processing of Zero Items. Carrying out ERS after goods receipt, ERS for return deliveries with surcharges.
  • Worked with and Special-Purpose Ledgers. In SL master records defined Field Transfer, Procedures, Posting Periods, Versions, Validations and Substitutions. Implemented complete new Reporting Special Purpose Ledger for all FI/CO Fields created cost centers, activity types, statistical key figures, Cost Center Standard Hierarchy, cost center categories, default account assignments and distribution and assessment.

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