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Onsite Fico Lead And Consultant

SUMMARY:

  • Around 10 years of experience in SAP FICO.
  • SAP Certified consultant in FI and SAP Certified consultant in CO
  • Configured Classic G/L, FI - AP, FI-AR, FI-AA, Bank accounting, Treasury, Credit management, CO-CCA, CO-PCA, CO-PA, CO-I/O and CO-PC in highly Complex Business Environment
  • Experience in FI integration with MM (Material Management), SD (Sales and Distribution), Confidential & Confidential (Travel & Expenses) and HR (Human Resource) modules
  • Basic understanding of the SAP MM (Material Management), SD (Sales and Distribution), HR (Human Resource) modules.
  • Sound knowledge of both costing based and account based Profitability Analysis (CO-PA), cost center accounting, profit center accounting, secondary cost elements, distribution and assessment and other CO elements.
  • As consultant, proficient in configuring and in depth understanding of business processes relating to SAP Finance, Controlling and integration to SD, MM and HR modules.
  • Excellent interface knowledge
  • Involved in full life cycle implementations, upgrades & production support projects, participated in all phases of ASAP Methodology.
  • Proficiently analyzed client business requirements, needs and objectives through AS-IS, TO-BE and GAP analysis and mapped them to SAP processes, solutions and products.
  • Worked on Lockbox Processing, Vertex tax determination, electronic funds transfer and Bank statement processing, EBS Settings, Exchange Rates, Bank reconciliation and Cash journal.
  • Responsible for configuration of Tax on sales and purchases, Withholding tax, Tax jurisdiction codes, Tax Procedures, Cross Company code configuration.
  • Experience configuring Assets Accounting like, copying Chart of Depreciation, made required configuration for account determination, asset classes, screen layout rules.
  • Defined number ranges, valuation of assets in different depreciation areas, external asset acquisition, in-house asset acquisition, cross company code transfers in Asset Accounting (A/A).
  • Worked on CO-PA (Profitability Analysis) reporting, forms, planning, derivation rules and structures, product and customer hierarchy, PA settlement, realignments, and integration issues with Sales & Distribution.
  • Designed& mapped IDOCS, created specifications for a custom program, validated interfaces posting into SAP.
  • Ability to work independently in finishing given work assignments.
  • Improved Business Processes, enhanced data flow, and ensured accurate and timely reporting. Reviewed Business Requirement Documents for Enhancements and Projects.
  • Defined and analyzed the requirements, prepared the BRDs, developed Test trackers, and coordinated business user testing.
  • Managed Change requests and Coordinated with offshore team on deliverables.
  • Involved in month end closing of all transactions relating to FI and carry forward of balances to next period.
  • Identified configuration requirements and implement configuration for the relevant SAP organization structures and relevant business processes.
  • Performed gap analysis to identify process changes and document in functional specification to close the gaps.
  • Identified and executed detailed cutover and Go-live plan with other team members.
  • Excellent at designing, customizing and documenting RICEFW objects, SAP Scripts and Test Plans
  • Domain Life Sciences and Financial processes
  • Technical SAP FICO, Solution anager,HPQC,Remedy,FUSION,PANAYA,MS WORD,MS EXCEL, PowerPoint,CONCUR, Confidential, Hyperion

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Onsite FICO lead and consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Mapping of customer’s current business process outside ERP to SAP f customer on business processes and transactions in SAP
  • Month end closing .
  • Configuration of client business processes which includes configuration of check and wire payment, Asset accounting, product costing, GL accounting.
  • Creation of master data with LSMW method which includes GL account, Cost center, profit center, asset master data.
  • Legacy data migration to SAP ERP including assets and GL balances.
  • End to End testing.

Confidential

Onsite FICO lead and consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with SAP SLO team in validation and planning of SAP master and transaction data conversion.
  • Configuration and assignment of credit control area.
  • Analysis and configuration for FI MM integration.
  • Configuration and activation of Material ledger
  • Creation of master data with LSMW method which includes WBS and Projects
  • System, integration and End to End testing.

Confidential

Onsite FICO lead and consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Configuration of special purpose ledger splitting
  • Defined Globally consistent cost center/profit center structures
  • Aligned brand definition along all SAP instances
  • Participated with P2P and SOTC team in automation of intercompany Processes for Both Trade & Non Trade
  • Configured Project definition and structures according to client’s global policies.
  • Created validation and substitution rules to control and facilitate master data creation and transactional posting as per organization requirement.
  • Testing for removal of profit centre hardcoding in RICEFW objects

Confidential

Onsite FICO lead and consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Development of Design specific documents for the project
  • Development of Standard and customized SAP solutions to meet the requirements along with development team
  • Testing of the deployed solution.
  • Coordinated with multiple vendors from geographically distributed teams for a successful deployment
  • Cutover plan execution

Confidential, Puerto Rico

Project manager

Responsibilities:

  • Prototyping of various options including COPA (Profitability analysis) report modification
  • Analysis of brand / product based reports which can be used in reporting.
  • Analysis of pros and cons of profit center accounting implementation.

Confidential

Onsite FICO lead and consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Design of interfaces with SAP PI
  • Configuration of extended withholding taxes and 1099/1042
  • Development of Design specific documents for the project
  • Development of Standard and customized SAP solutions to meet the requirements along with development team
  • Testing of the deployed solution.
  • Functional and technical design documentation of the project.

Confidential

FICO Onsite Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Complete design on data extraction rules and on interface design
  • Done complete analysis of FS and technical specs
  • Whole and sole role in implementation

Confidential

FICO Subject Matter Expert

Responsibilities:

  • Migrated these to new Confidential documentation.
  • Migration involved consolidation of various documentation on same subject and consolidating it in one document.

Confidential

FICO ONSITE LEAD

Responsibilities:

  • Closing of day-to-day production issues along maintaining SLA(Platinum level)
  • Handling of small enhancement projects concurrently
  • Leading a team of 12 FICO consultant, and was successful in getting the deliveries done well on time (though the deadlines were very strict).
  • Ensuring that deliverables are handed over in time with zero or minimum defects
  • Instilling and ensuring that Quality related documentation and procedures are taken care of.
  • Keeping the team together at times of crisis. This honed my People management and Leadership skills.
  • Interviewing prospective candidates required for the project
  • Weekly review meetings conducted for sharing the project status, needs and delegating and entrusting responsibilities.
  • Meetings with Onsite folks to help clear the issues and to know the road ahead.
  • Appraising individuals at frequent intervals on the requirements and providing consistent feedback
  • Knowledge transfer to team members regarding the Client’s business processes
  • Involved in Quality Control land was in selected group of people (SMEs) who can provide approval of batch jobs. Review testing and provide approval for transport movements into various systems.
  • Key member in ensuring the smooth transition of various projects in BAU.

Confidential

FICO Onsite Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed the role of Finance support lead ensuring always that the current migration is not affecting the As-Is system
  • Delivery of Functional specifications to capture mapping logic and business process transaction capture for all interface for Customer Invoices and Vendor Invoices based on the different legacy systems in use.
  • Engaging with stakeholders to review proposed changes and selling solutions that enhance corporate productivity.
  • Working within the Project Team (Main project was handled by Accenture), contributed to the testing of the SAP Solution both in Test Execution, Root cause investigation and Issue Resolution.
  • Attended meetings with project partners, senior management, and overseas team across the globe for progress report updates, logged ticket resolution and so on, on a daily basis. I also coordinate when leader is indisposed.
  • Issue identification, investigation and resolution of in both Legacy and New SAP for GL accounts, Profit Centers, Cost Centers, Material, COPA, Account receivables, Account Payables, Charts of account validation
  • Generating Mapping Tables (X-ref) for Legacy extract, and New SAP data reconciliations.
  • Handling of system Migration projects(Anchor of DCM project and Performance testing from FICO side)
  • Involved in team building exercises, providing knowledge transition to new team members and was author of FICO induction kit.(Considered as Bible for FICO new team members and made mandatory to go through it for all new joiners in FICO team)

Confidential

FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Development of Design specific documents for the project
  • Creation of company code for Greece and Turkey and making it functional
  • Configuration of FINANCE IMG Structure
  • Configuration of Dunning and Bills of Exchange
  • Development of Standard and customized SAP solutions to meet the requirements along with development team
  • Testing of the deployed solution

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