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Sap S/4 Hana Simple Finance & Fi/co Consultant Resume

Plano, TX

SUMMARY:

  • Qualified professional with over 4 years of experience in SAP R/3 & SAP S/4 HANA Simple Finance module - 1610/1709/1809.
  • Prolific experience in implementing, integrating, customizing, configuring, and providing Architect solutions with SAP R/3 FI/CO in: FI-GL, FI-AP, P2P, Vendor Invoice Management (VIM), FI-AR, Master Data Management (MDM), FI-CA, FI-Asset Accounting, Fixed Assets, Lockbox, Customer Master Data, Vendor Master Data, Electronic Bank Statement (EBS), Automatic Clearing House (ACH), Data Medium Exchange (DME),
  • SAP S/4 HANA - Simple Finance, FSCM; FI-FM Funds Management integration, CO-CCA, CO EC-PCA, ECCS Consolidations, Revenue Recognition, CO-CEA, CO-PA, SAP Revenue Accounting Reporting (RAR), SAP Error Correction System, Product Costing (e.g. manufacturing cost planning), CO-Internal Orders, Investment Management, Joint Venture Accounting (JVA. Experience with Batch Management and Procurement, closing processes & workflows, closing cockpit.
  • Extensive experience with New G/L - Parallel Accounting, Document splitting, ledger configuration, Real time integration of controlling with FI, New company code setup, Parallel Currencies, periodic processing and Segment Reporting, Migration from OLD GL to New GL, Multi Currency Accounting, foreign multi/dual currency configuration and valuations, group currency, currency conversions, and Daily Average Balances.
  • Experience in integration with other modules which includes Sales & Distribution (SD) and Material Management (MM). Further, performed FI and CO integrations with other modules and sub-modules.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), International Standards on Auditing (ISA), International Accounting Standards (IAS), US GAAP, and SOX Act.
  • Worked on Data Retention tool DART. Defined data extraction views, file view configurations, creation of segments and attributes, control totals, data extractions, merging and rebuilding data extractions, Data Extract configurations, Data Segment configurations, Data Extract View configurations.
  • Worked on ASAP and Activate methodology of project preparation to identify business objectives to integrate industries, Blueprint of the business requirements, realization of the configuration or proof of concept, final preparation of testing, interfaces, conversions, reporting,, and the go- live and support.
  • Closely worked with cross functional teams - SD, MM, CRM, PP, and BW modules for the better understanding of the processes and reporting aspects, further for smooth integration developments with these modules.
  • Hands-on experience in using Reporting tools like SAP Query, Report Painter/ Report Writer and Drill Down Reports which used for analysis, performance, accounts history, and day to day business processes.
  • Experience in importing master data from legacy systems to SAP R/3 by using LSMW & Batch Input Session techniques, writing functional specifications for the interfaces and IDOCs.
  • Developed excellent communication and interpersonal skills through working in a fast paced and challenging environment.

SKILLS/TOOLS:

ERP: SAP R/3 - 6.0; SAP S/4 HANA Simple Finance 09 / 1809. FICO, MM, SD

SAP Tools: Report Painter, Report Writer, ABAP Query, Solution Manager.

Operating Systems: WINDOWS XP, NT, Windows advanced server

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

SAP S/4 HANA Simple Finance & FI/CO Consultant

Confidential, Plano, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in S/4 HANA finance S/4 Finance Activate Methodology in all following lifecycle phases - Discover, Prepare, Explore, Realize, Deploy, Run - Prototype
  • As a functional consultant, driven and coordinated the financial close process, prepared and reviewed journal entries and reconciliations, prepared and reviewed financial and accounting analysis.
  • Prepared and reviewed financial and accounting analysis with complex transactions including but not limited to general accounting, fixed assets, intercompany and financial reporting activities/transactions.
  • Configured operating Company Code setup reporting companies to anticipate business expansion
  • Customized New General Ledger (G/L in SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA)
  • Master Data governance (GL Accounts, Cost Centers, Accounting View of Vendors and Customers, etc.)
  • Work with off shore team; train, mentor and provide guidance in SAP FICO modules to troubleshoot maintenance issues
  • Prepared FIORI test scripts for PIT, PIT2 and PIT3 scenarios
  • Wrote Business Process Procedures (BPP's) and trained accounting team to use GL and AP transactions in SAP.
  • Configured the settings for House Bank, outgoing and incoming payments including Automatic payment program (APP), down payments, inter-company transaction in Accounts Payables (AP).
  • Provided ongoing business support for the finance team and demonstrated a deep knowledge of the FICO and S/4 HANA Finance modules by resolving issues and providing solutions via enhancements, process design improvements and configuration changes
  • Configuration of S/4 New Asset Accounting with ledger approach and accounts approach
  • Worked with IT to harmonize master data from source systems to the Central Finance system using SLT replicator and MDG to implement Simple Finance on (S/4 HANA)
  • Assessment/cleansing and migration of FI master data using Rapid Data Migration with Data Services Migration / Validation / Testing from Existing FI tables to ACDOCA table.
  • Migrating G/L settings and Defining Settings for Journal entry Ledger.
  • Defining document types for posting in CO and ledger for Controlling Version.
  • Defining offsetting Account determination.
  • Created CDS views (Master data and Transactional) for S4/HANA Embedded Operational Analytics.

Confidential, Bellevue, WA

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Project Preparation and Blue Printing sessions with the business users. Developed Functional design docs and workflow documents
  • Prepare best practice business process flows and other materials for functional design workshops
  • Preparation of functional specification design and interacted with technical team for different RICEFW (reports, interfaces, conversion, enhancements, forms, workflows objects). Provided Functional help to the ABAPer in preparing the Technical Specifications.
  • In A/R: Configured and Maintained payment terms for customers, defined cash discount base for outgoing invoices. Further defined accounts for cash discount granted and for reconciliation accounts for customer down payments.
  • In A/P configuration: Created regular and onetime vendor accounts in respective account groups by completing necessary fields for Search terms, Group keys, Reconciliation accounts, Cash Management (Planning) Groups, Payment terms, and Sort Keys.
  • Executed reports in GL Accounting to display the list of accounts which showed both current account and numbers for the legacy chart of accounts. Also run reports to search with the output criteria of document entry controls to determine which accounts were configured for automatic postings.
  • In A/P: Run reports for list of vendors open items for particular periods as per A/P reconciliations accounts, country of vendors, and accounting clerks.
  • In Asset Accounting: Checked and completed data for asset classes, assigned default values in asset classes and specified in the field layout rules whether entries are required, optional, or suppressed. Further, used the asset classes to create asset master records.
  • In depreciation posting program for Asset Accounting: Reviewed the log to ensure that the depreciation run was processed without errors and to identify the FI document numbers were created when depreciation was posted. Run the report RAGAFA01 to check the amount of depreciation posted to each asset class.
  • In Cost Centre Accounting (CO-CCA): Performed corrections by reposting line items, also checked the results of repostings for particular cost centers in the current periods through Actual/Plan/Variance reports, and by displaying actual line items for the cost centers in report rows for the cost elements.
  • Run reports for Cost Centre Accounting (CO-CCA) for Actual/Plan/Variance costs which provided summarized view of costs, activities, and statistical key figures that were posted to cost centers, which allowed for a consolidated view of multiple cost centers.
  • By using Assignment Monitor tool in Profit Centre Accounting (CO-PCA): Checked the assignments of controlling objects and materials to the Profit Centers; checked which internal orders of a particular order types have not been assigned to the profit centers and also checked unassigned WBS elements, ensured that all materials of particular material types have been assigned to the right profit centers in order to correct representation of a revenues and cost of sales.
  • In Profit Centre Accounting (CO-PCA): Executed actual and planned line item reports for different profit centers for specific periods/accounts to check the balances of line items with the profit centers, and also checked open item balances for receivables and payables.
  • Run Plan/Actual Comparison reports for Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) to provide the contribution margin for divisions and products which helped for in depth analysis of the specific divisions and products and to identify the “bottom line” impact of revenues and costs. Both actual and planned data was listed in this report for the contribution margins and variances calculated for each value in it.

Confidential, Dublin, OH

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • ECC 6.0 New Implementation- Participated in full life cycle implementations of SAP FI/CO modules using ASAP methodology in all phases - Project preparation, Business blue print, Realization, Final preparation, Go-live and Support.
  • Responsible for gathering requirements on current company's legacy systems, business processes and activities. Analyzed business requirements and determined organizational structure, business units, company codes, and profitability centers (AS IS - TO BE)
  • Extensively worked on Vendor/Customer Master Records, Payment Terms and Payment Methods.
  • Configured vendor groups, vendor master records, Tolerance limits, Payment Terms, payment methods and Maintained Initial settings for Recurring Entries in Accounts Payable (AP).
  • Configured the settings for House Bank, outgoing and incoming payments including Automatic payment program (APP), down payments, inter-company transaction in Accounts Payables (AP).
  • Configured customer account groups, number ranges, tolerance groups, credit control area, customer credit limits, credit limit groups, Interest Calculation, Incoming Payments, Dunning, AR Information System in Account Receivables (AR).
  • Collaborated with RTR BPE / Process team for Month End Closure (MEC) activity
  • Gained an understanding of the RTR Project map and planned QA activities
  • Integrated FI/MM/SD/HR Module, Prepared test cases and tested all scenarios, Prepared user manual and conducting user s
  • Test Scenarios and test cases development through business processes and interaction with the Business.
  • Testing of SAP functionality to satisfy business requirements and business process design.
  • Resolving the conflicts in test cases by Interaction with implementation partner and business.
  • Designing and executing test plans to ensure that business requirements and functional specifications are implemented properly and meet business objectives.
  • Applied subject matter expertise to identify, develop, and implement techniques to improve Product and Process Quality.

Confidential

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Template Rollout and Enhancement of North America, Germany and Asia
  • Member of the FI CO team responsible for evaluating, design, configure, test and deployment
  • Identified gaps with the Global template system. Conducted workshops with the business users and reviewed existing business process
  • Involved in manual configuration activities for customer cycle Supporting and Coordination with project teams for successful customer for deployment smooth transition
  • Involved New GL, AP /AR, Asset Mgmt. and Managing cut over activities and involved with different teams like SAP, GFT.
  • Supported process improvements and Resolved UAT test Issues and post go live Involved in configuring the Month End and Year End business process.
  • Worked with GL, AP/AR Enhancement of check lots, Profit center, cost center, Copa and Product costing related Issues Resolved.

Confidential

AR Process Associate; SAP end user

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting Accounts Receivable Department of Thomson Compumark - a trademark research & brand protection solutions business of Confidential
  • Facilitated the entire process of collecting payments from our company’s customers, which included most of the fortune 500 companies.
  • Preparing / following up of receivables after invoicing to debtors and conducting ageing analysis with an aim to keep receivables under control
  • Checking accounts receivable to assure completeness of record liability and ensuring that accurate claims are filed with vendors & receivable collected on time
  • Monitoring customer's account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities
  • Following up on claims in order to reduce account receivable (AR) days
  • Ensured invoices are accurately posted, entered and processed in a timely manner
  • Reviewed all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Create intercompany purchase orders according to the intercompany invoices
  • Prepared weekly and monthly AR Aging Report.
  • Analyzed delinquent accounts and prepared report on highest risk accounts.
  • Maintained lists and followed-up on corrective actions and ensured timely completion of assigned tasks & Made sure that the general ledger remains balanced between vendor bills and customer invoicing of products
  • Negotiated with the responsible party on accounts more than sixty days past due. When unable to secure an agreement satisfactory to both parties, submitted those accounts to the Accounts Receivable Manager for review prior to turning to private collection.
  • Worked on Peoplesoft and SAP ECC 6.0 ERP system.
  • Experienced the transition phase to SAP from a legacy ERP system and gave inputs to SAP consultants during the process of transitioning to the new SAP system.
  • Used the SAP system to post Customer Invoices, Customer payments, bad debts, customer credit.

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