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Sap Fico/fscm/s/4hana Finance Lead Resume

Memphis, TN

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • SAP FI Certified consultant with S/4HANA Finance experience
  • Over 14 years of IT experience including over 12 years of SAP S/4HANA Finance ECC FICO/FSCM/TRM/SFIN(Simple Finance), Central Finance (CF), consulting experience. Completed 5 full life cycles
  • Completed 5 full life cycles implementations and Over 6 years of team lead experience
  • Experience with FIROI APPS, SLT ( SAP Landscape Transformation) and AIF ( Application interface Framework)
  • Extensive experience working on ASAP and ADM ( Confidential Delivery Methods For SAP) and SAP ACTIVATE methodologies
  • Led successful SAP large global teams through complex program and project tasks
  • Project Management focus areas include project planning, staffing, and scope management
  • Experience leading and coordinating with off - shore team
  • Extensive experience in configuration and design of SAP FI including New GL, AR, AP, Bank Accounting, Dispute management, Collection Management and Credit Management
  • Writing Functional Design (FS) related to BI/BW reporting
  • Working closely with the BI/BW team on the integration points with FICO / FSCM / TRM (Treasury and Risk Management)
  • Deep understanding of business processes of Procure to Pay (PTP) and Order To Cash (OTC)
  • Extensive experience working with global Shared service department
  • Experience in Transaction Manager, Intercompany loan, liquidity forecast, In-house cash, EBS and Wire etc.
  • Deep experience on AP processes like Invoice Processing, ERS, consignment settlements, Invoicing plans, Automatic Payment program (F110), 1099, Withholding Tax, Down payments, LIV (Logistics Invoice Verification), Subsequent Debit/Credit and Credit Memo etc.
  • Extensive experiences with Bank interfaces like ACH/Wire (EFT) Payments, Check payments, Positive Pay, EBS (Electronic Bank Statement) and inbound confirmations from third party and Banks
  • Experienced working with third party tool to managed Vendor invoices like Documentum and Open Text
  • Extensive experience in Account receivable processes like Lockbox, Dunning, Interest Calculation, Payment advices, Manual Payments, Payment terms, Credit Memo, Down Payment, Customer Statement and Aging report etc.
  • Experienced with Vendor and Customer master data management including hierarchies and partner functions
  • Experienced with Master data management of GL, Fixed Asset, CE, CCA, Profit Center and Internal orders
  • Excellent experience with FI integration and configuration with all the module specially with SD and MM
  • Extensive experience with EDI 820, 831, 828, 821,824,810, 823
  • Expert in Inbound and Outbound Idoc processing
  • Experience in outgoing payments like ACH, Wire, BACS, Classical Payment PMW and SEPA
  • Experience in Partner Profile for Banks, customers and vendors
  • Experienced maintaining Business partners
  • Excellent understanding of CO like Cost Center Accounting (CCA) and Internal Order (IO)
  • Experienced leading Requirement gathering workshops with global clients
  • Experienced with cross industries like Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Distribution, Automotive, Consumer goods, Professional services and Chemicals
  • Experienced in Roll-out and upgrade implementation approaches
  • Extensive experience writing and reviewing Functional design of RICEFW objects (Report Interface Conversion, Enhancement Forms, Workflow)
  • Extensive experience configuring classical GL, New GL, AR, AP, Bank Accounting and Credit Management
  • Experienced leading the test team. Extensive experience creating End-user document and job aids
  • Experienced in R/3 4.7, ECC 5 and 6, S/4HANA 1503, 1511 and 1610
  • Good understanding of SAP Purchasing (MM) and Sales (SD) module
  • Extensive experience with Solution Manager, SAP CAR, POSADM, SAP Retail, Sales Audit, HP Quality Center (HP-QC), Uperform, Req-Pro, Clear Quest, Remedy, MS-Work MS Access, MS Projects and MS Excel
  • Experienced with the Cut-over, Go-live and Hyper-care activities
  • Experience creating interface between BI (BW) and ECC
  • Experienced creating functional designs for Profitability Analysis (CO-PA)
  • Experienced creating functional designs for Fixed Asset conversion
  • Experienced with Data migration from legacy systems to SAP R/3 via LSMW and Batch Input Session and BDC
  • Experienced working with third party Trade promotion tool Exceedra and SAP Add-on High Radius

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Memphis, TN

SAP FICO/FSCM/S/4HANA Finance Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical solution options and recommendations in the SAP Finance area
  • Provides end-to-end business process solution definition for the configuration and gap development on SAP, with a focus on FICO/FSCM and related modules (FI, GL, AR/AP, FA, FSCM, Banking, Treasury)
  • Responsible for gathering business requirements, conduct workshops with the business users, designing, configuring, and testing and providing post implementation support related to Accounts Payable (AP)
  • Design, build and deploy the inbound and outbound interfaces with Business partner such as Bank, Customer and Vendors related to outgoing payments, Checks, EDI’s
  • Design and test EDI 820, 824, 821, 810, 823 interfaces with external business partners
  • Managed Offshore and onshore global resources
  • Support and/or lead delivery of IT projects to achieve schedule, cost, and performance objectives

Confidential, Lisle, IL

SAP S/4HANA Finance Lead and FSCM Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in multiple design activities, from requirements analysis to systems, application and/or process design specification related to Finance specially AP/PTP areas
  • Design SAP functional landscape and solution, including the functional integration points, applicable standards and governance
  • Translate business requirements into specific system, application or process designs covering both functional and non-functional aspects
  • Provides end-to-end business process solution definition for the configuration and gap development on SAP, with a focus on FICO/FSCM/TRM and related modules (FI, CO, GL, AR/AP,BCM, FA, FSCM, Banking, Treasury FIORI APPS, Vertex)
  • Plan, manage and evaluate the work of assigned team members and help them to prioritized their work
  • Collaborate with the Super user teams, Technical and Infrastructure teams to ensure right solution is designed and deployed
  • Managed Offshore and onshore global resources
  • Support and/or lead delivery of IT projects to achieve schedule, cost, and performance objectives
  • Provide direction to the implementation teams during solution realization
  • Analyze current-state business processes and recommend future-state improved business processes
  • Own the SAP AP solution template and design for their functional area, and drive the SAP solution roadmap within the business.
  • Provides consulting on solutions, including how to leverage standard SAP functionality and how to enable requirements while minimizing on-going maintenance costs
  • Support complex system builds, transports reviews and system upgrade support

Confidential, Deerfield, IL

SAP S/4HANA Finance Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Lead SAP team during P&A and Design/build phase of SAP Retail Transformation project
  • Lead Detail design workshops with business and IT stakeholders
  • Design RICEFW objects during Design phase
  • Provides end-to-end business process solution definition for the configuration and gap development on SAP, with a focus on FICO/FSCM and related modules (FI, CO, GL, AR/AP, FA, FSCM, Banking, Treasury FIORI APPS, Vertex)
  • Plan, manage and evaluate the work of assigned team members and help them to prioritized their work
  • Engage with functional teams to align IT and business strategies
  • Managed Offshore and onshore global resources
  • Support and/or lead delivery of IT projects to achieve schedule, cost, and performance objectives
  • Partner with implementation partner(s) to lead solution discovery sessions with stakeholders and subject matter experts to elicit business and functional requirements
  • Analyze current-state business processes and recommend future-state improved business processes
  • Definition of standards for SAP landscape diagrams, SAP interfaces, SAP Authorizations and SAP Development related to Finance
  • Provides consulting on solutions, including how to leverage standard SAP functionality and how to enable requirements while minimizing on-going maintenance costs
  • Participates in the creation and enablement of SAP Competency Center (SCC) standards, best practices, governance, and patterns for the matrixed Global IT Finance
  • Support complex system builds, transports reviews and system upgrade support
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to less senior analysts and contractors

Confidential, Chicago, IL

SAP S/4HANA Finance and FSCM Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical solution options and recommendations in the Finance area
  • Provides end-to-end business process solution definition for the configuration and gap development on SAP, with a focus on FICO/FSCM and related modules (FI, CO, GL, AR/AP, FA, FSCM, Banking, Treasury FIORI APPS, Vertex)
  • Participate in evaluation of new functionality or software
  • Engage with functional teams to align IT and business strategies
  • Support and/or lead delivery of IT projects to achieve schedule, cost, and performance objectives
  • Partner with implementation partner(s) to lead solution discovery sessions with stakeholders and subject matter experts to elicit business and functional requirements
  • Analyze current-state business processes and recommend future-state improved business processes
  • Definition of standards for SAP landscape diagrams, SAP interfaces, SAP Authorizations and SAP Development related to Finance

Confidential, Chicago, IL

SAP FICO/FSCM Manager/Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises work of internal and/or external SAP staff to ensure integrity of an overall solution
  • Understand business requirements and translate into detailed functional design on SAP platform
  • Design the new functionality and make System configuration as per signed off design document
  • Participates in project teams and plays leading roles in project teams as it relates to areas of design, test, development and execution of SAP projects
  • Working with architects develops strategic IT roadmaps, plans and executes technology upgrades according to the roadmaps
  • Evaluates new technology offerings and applies industry knowledge and understanding of SAP roadmap in designing robust solutions for the enterprise
  • Able to translate solution outline into financial estimate by understanding cost components of the proposed solution
  • Actively optimizes solution design to improve total cost of ownership
  • Lead Analysis, Design, config, Testing and deployment stages of the projects
  • Oversees technical delivery by the 3rd party. Provide technical leadership in the Development stage of the projects, ensure technical integrity of the solution being delivered by the 3rd party
  • Conduct necessary reviews, represents technical solution in project review meetings like toll gate reviews
  • Ensures detailed and accurate documentation of IT environment or solution that is being developed is delivered
  • Proactively leads problem solving and solution refinement
  • Demonstrates innovative approach and creativity
  • Applying in-depth understanding of various IT technologies continuously optimizes IT solutions and services for greater efficiency and business value delivery

Confidential, Chicago, IL

SAP FICO/ AR/AP/Banking/FSCM Configurator and Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Lead FSCM, Banking, AR and AP team
  • Participated in the preparation of Business Blueprint of FI-AP, FI-AR, FI-Banking and FSCM (AS-IS Analysis, TO-BE Analysis, Fit-Gap Analysis)
  • Creation of deliverables per the project work plan
  • Understand touch point with work being conducted on other program teams and address issues as necessary
  • Write and review the Functional Design related to AP/AR/FSCM/Treasury
  • Complete and validate the configuration of AR/AP/FSCM/Treasury
  • Integration experience with Treasury tools like Treasura and Kyriba
  • Worked closely with the Open Text team ( VIM) to design the AP invoice automation process
  • Work with internal business customers to perform complex business analysis and design focusing on quality, process improvement and re-engineering
  • Design and developed solution according to SAP best practice
  • Design and configure core AP processes e.g. ERS, LIV, Automatic Outgoing payments, Vendor Master, EDIs
  • Design and configure core AR processes e.g. Lockbox, Payment Advices, Customer statements, Dunning, Interest Calculation, Customer Master Data
  • Design and configure core FSCM Processes e.g. Customer Credit Segment, Credit Profile, Business Partners, Interfaces to bring external credit Data, Collection Segment and profiles, Dispute management
  • Drafting of business deliverables, including a business case, financial worksheet, and high level business requirements for qualifying an idea/opportunity that will require assistance from IT lead the business in proactively developing list of IT needs and design a roadmap and blueprint for the whole program
  • Leads in the coordination of other parties within IT and provides the initial high level estimate of the work that is required from the internal business client

ConfidentialM Naperville, IL

SAP FICO Lead/Configurator

Responsibilities:

  • Work with internal business customers to perform complex business analysis and design focusing on quality, process improvement and re-engineering
  • Perform SAP FI/FSCM configuration based on the PDD document
  • Works with business and IT on short and long-term business strategies, acts as the liaison between Business Management and IT directors/managers/PMs
  • Design and developed solution according to SAP best practice
  • Drafting of business deliverables, including a business case, financial worksheet, and high level business requirements for qualifying an idea/opportunity that will require assistance from IT lead the business in proactively developing list of IT needs and design a roadmap and blueprint for the whole program
  • Leads in the coordination of other parties within IT and provides the initial high level estimate of the work that is required from the internal business client
  • Lead other business analysts to obtain IT project or program approval and budget to move the project from the concept to the definition phase. Once the project has been approved, create the solution design and communicate the requirements to the development, technical, operations and support areas of IT and act as liaison between the internal customer, process owners, development teams, support teams and other related parties.
  • Play an active role over multiple projects or during Development and User acceptance testing by working closely with the development and support teams to ensure that the solution aligns to the business requirements

Confidential, Oakbrook Terrace, IL

SAP FICO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for gathering business requirements, conduct workshops with the business users, designing, configuring, and testing and providing post implementation support
  • Worked closely with the business to understand the issues related to AR, AP and Treasury and provide complete solution
  • Worked closely with COE (Center of Excellence)
  • Working with a 3rd party implementation partner, support the implementation and maintenance of SAP Financial Account & Management Accounting, including SAP module and 3rd party interfaces
  • Optimized FSCM Credit Management and Dispute management processes
  • Provide business improvement advice and solutions related to Treasury for automatic bank reconciliation and Cash management
  • Developed and tested functional design documents related to product costing
  • Coordinated the integration efforts of FI/CO with SD and MM teams based on functional requirements
  • Lead performance test and batch management on the RTR side
  • Responsible for EDI 820, 821, 828, 823, 824,810 Functional Design documents
  • Responsible for the configuration of Lockbox, EBS, Automatic Payment Programs, LIV processes, FSCM Credit Management, FSCM Dispute Management and Treasury
  • Responsible of testing in the areas of AP, AR, FA, GL, Dispute, Credit Management, PCA and CCA
  • Provided user on procedures and assistance in developing user manuals by RWD Info Pack software and planned the sessions
  • Created/reviewed the configuration rational documents related to FI and FSCM
  • Responsible to provide team updates regarding their deliverables to the PMO and senior executives
  • Manage off-shore and on-shore resources and coordinate project related activities
  • Work with the deployment lead to plan the rollout approach
  • Manage functional testers and work throughout test plan development and test execution to ensure that testing is on time and within budget
  • Allocate test resources to the test plan
  • Measure and monitor progress during each implementation phases to ensure that the project on time and within budget, and that it meets or exceeds expectations
  • Ensure that the team follows the common approach standards, guidelines, and proven implementation methodology as specified in the project approach document

Confidential, Chicago, IL

SAP Senior FICO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for gathering business requirements, leading global workshops, participating in system design, configuring and testing existing system and providing post implementation support for enhancements to the current system.
  • Participated and lead the preparation of Business Blueprint (AS-IS Analysis, TO-BE Analysis, Fit-Gap Analysis)
  • Designed and configured Automatic Payment Program (F110), LIV, ERS, Vendor Master and Withholding Tax etc. on the AP side
  • Designed and configured Lockbox, Dunning, Customer statement, Payment advices, Customer Master and Credit Management etc. on the AR side
  • Designed and configured Electronic Bank Statement (EBS), Bank Master Data, House Banks, GL Accounts, Account determination and controlling master data etc.
  • Provided user on procedures and assistance in developing user manuals or BPPs and planned the sessions
  • Assist in defining and reviewing the functional requirements for the application, specifically the gaps that will be filled through customizations
  • Responsible to ensure SAP CDP/SCDP modifications are incorporated to the overall program
  • Design individual RICEFW components per the RICEFW inventory
  • Confirm the completeness and consistency of the design deliverables. Resolve any inconsistencies discovered
  • Inform the RICEFW team lead of any issues that may affect other areas of the project
  • Design, build and deploy the inbound and outbound interfaces with Business partner such as Bank, Customer and Vendors
  • Design and test EDI 820, 824, 821, 810, 823 interfaces with external business partners
  • Significant experience working with inbound and outbound Idoc’s
  • Participate in quality reviews to ensure traceability of the designs to the requirements
  • Participate in the transitions of the customization functional designs to the technical designers
  • Provide functional guidance to the RICEFW technical design team
  • System configuration and testing in the areas of FI-AP,FI-AR, FI-GL and FI-AA, Treasury, FSCM Credit Management and FSCM Dispute Management
  • Worked closely with OTC and PTP team on integration with FI and FSCM
  • Work with the application and technical architecture teams to plan of the following: component, Mock, assembly, and product
  • Determine all testing environment requirements and tools
  • Review the development process to ensure that defect tracking (identification, fixing, re-testing and migration of defects) is properly addressed. If not, define the defect tracking process and in corporate it into the overall development process.
  • Review the development process to ensure that defect tracking (identification, fixing, re-testing and migration of defects) is properly addressed. If not, define the defect tracking process and in corporate it into the overall development process.
  • Measure and monitor progress during each test to ensure that the application is tested, validated, and piloted on time and within budget, and that it meets or exceeds expectations.
  • Ensure that the team follows the testing standards, guidelines, and testing methodology as specified in the testing approach.
  • Manage testers’ work throughout test plan development and test execution to ensure that testing is on time and within budget.
  • Allocate test resources to application tests in a multi-test environment.
  • Review test, validation, and pilot results to ensure that they meet the entry and exit criteria
  • Demonstrated Power point presentations and Visio flow process diagrams to the client where required to explain how SAP business process satisfy the client requirements.
  • Worked with client to implement SAP best practice and minimized the number of development objects

Confidential, LA

FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for setting up rules for Master and Transaction Data Migration
  • Configured vendor and customer one-time-accounts
  • Successfully tested critical business transactions in the finance module, including vendor and customer’s invoices and payments, document fast entry, G/L posting, and recurring entry programs
  • Performed testing and data validation in client
  • Interacting with other interface teams. System Integration Testing
  • Provided Post/Pre-Go-Live support activities. Developed test scenarios/test cases, resolved issues in unit testing, integration, system testing

Confidential, MI

Network/PC Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Resolved customer problems on the subject of PC hardware and software issues Installed new hardware as required
  • Maintained network and network associated devices as allocated
  • Prepared reports on network and network tools supplies
  • Harmonized with IT network providers and conversed regarding latest technical queries
  • Build and maintain continuity notebooks for each respective system, updating as needed
  • Implemented new policies and procedures that significantly expedited check-in and repair procedures.
  • Earned a fast promotion from initial position of Flex Technician, resolving technical problems both in the store and within customer homes.
  • Designed, implemented, and managed wired and wireless networks with firewall and router configurations and anti-malware solutions

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