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Sap Hcm Consultant Resume

Scottsdale, AZ

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over 10 years of experience as SAP HCM Consultant including implementation, configuration and production support. Proven skills as an integral team member in two full life cycle implementations as per ASAP and methodology from blueprinting to Go - Live with post Go-live.Recently certified in SAP success factors Performance and Goal management.
  • Extensive experience in configuration of various sub-modules of HR such as Personnel Administration, Organization management, Payroll, Time Management, Garnishments, and Benefits Administration.
  • Experience in creating Personnel and Dynamic Actions, creating Wage Types and in depth knowledge in configuring TaxTypes, Tax Authorities,Tax Combos, and Taxability models for US Payroll.
  • Expertise includes calculation of Gross Payroll, Net Payroll, Deductions, Month End Accruals, Third-Party Remittance and performing the Off-Cycle Payroll, Payroll Reporting, Payroll accounting, Wage Types.
  • Experience in USA and Bahamas payroll, Taxation and benefits.
  • Extensive experience in writing Personnel Calculation Rules (PCR’S) as per the requirements,for Union Dues, Gross Payroll, deductions and Benefits Calculation.
  • Prepared test scenarios, test cases and conducted unit, integration as well as regression testing. Performed troubleshooting and problem resolution for identified issues. Resolved payroll issues during parallel testing. Responsible for Error handling and Issues Log in Production Support
  • Extensive experiences in configuring different benefit plans and benefit integration with payroll.
  • Excellent experience in Time Structures, Work Schedules,period work schedules, Time quota, and Daily Work Schedules and creating Public Holiday Calendar for Enterprise Structure, time manager’s work place.
  • Worked with various Schemas U000 (US Accounting Payroll Schema), UTX0 (US Tax Calculation), UT00 (processing of time data for payroll accounting) and customized as per the clients requirements.
  • Good experience about Arrears and DDNTK (deductions do not taken), FI-Postings, Tax reporter, Yearend process, Payroll Result Adjustments (Infotype0221), and Garnishments.
  • Time evaluation processing using schemas TM00, and TM04.
  • Experience in creation of Cross Application Time Sheets (CATS) profiles for employees entering time data into CATS.
  • Customized Benefits plans - Health, Insurance, Savings and COBRA as per client requirement and integration of benefits with payroll.
  • Good knowledge in integration with the FICO module and creating the symbolic accounts and maintain the wage type posting attributes.
  • Experience in Analytical “As Is” process and defining “To Be” process.
  • Strong experience in developing HCM functional Specificationsdocuments, writing technical specification, involving RICEFW.
  • Adept at designing and implementing technology-enabled business solutions for clients as well as good understanding of the business processes, and translation of business requirements into SAP solutions in the most cost effective and client servicing manner.
  • Worked on Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW) tool of SAP for migration of data between systems.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, managerial skills and positive work attitude and self-motivated to work independently and as well as in a team.Ability to handle stress and meeting project deadlines.
  • Good knowledge of Testing the system, end-user Documentation, Technical documentation and writing Reports along with Productions support.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Programming Languages: C, C++, ASP, VB.NET, JAVA.

Databases: Oracle8i, My SQL, PL /SQL

Application Software: MS Office.

Operating Systems: Windows, Solaris, UNIX, and MS-DOS.

ERP Packages: SAP release ECC 6.0, ECC 5.0, 4.7, 4.6C.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Scottsdale, AZ

SAP HCM Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed end to end configuration for more than 100 Hotels in SAP to process payroll.
  • Resolved day to day payroll issues, tax related issues. Closely worked with business and technical teams.
  • Managed small team of offshore and onshore as SAP payroll support lead and resolved thousands of incidents.
  • Created the Payroll areasas per the enterprise needs and grouped together the personnel numbers that are to be processed & determined the Payroll periods.
  • Defined and maintained date and period modifiers to change payment dates as per requirement
  • Involved in setting up the system for the Payroll control record and maintained for defining the Payroll past for retroactive accounting recognition.
  • Configured basic pay, recurring payments, accumulations and garnishment wage types.
  • Involved in the design, development and implementation of an exclusive HR payroll system.
  • Defined the symbolic accounts & wage type characteristics for payroll postings and mapped the symbolic accounts to G/L Accounts as per the client’s G/L Master.
  • Maintained the ESG/PSG Groupings for payroll aspects and configured the different allowance groupings as per the pay scale grades.
  • Worked with the programs RFFOUS C and RFFOUS T to print checks and the direct deposits. Automatedthe month end accruals functionality.
  • Worked with different Interfaces, participated in Interface testing and also prepare documentation for Legacy people to understand the latest Interface file. Created interfaces to send the employee information and unemployment information to work wage and Equifax.
  • Conducted workshops and presented interface file differences from Legacy to SAP with different Vendors and Business.
  • Created many functional specs for new interfaces for benefit vendors and time system processors like time saver, star time. Worked with several vendors like skylight to send the Paycard payments for employees.
  • Handled issues pertaining to Go-Live, Issue resolution, documentation and knowledge transfer and responsible for end user , documentation and the creation of Business Process Procedures.
  • Created functional specifications for Forms to be used for Remuneration statement and created variants for remuneration statement.
  • Created processing runs, process posting runs, check posting runs, check and release posting documents, post posting runs, and completeness check for FI-Postings.
  • Created functional specs for various custom reports for benefit billings of hotels, garnishment reports and payroll posting reconciliation. Tested the complete functionalities to work the reports as error free.
  • Participated in end to end rollouts for new hotels and ownership changes to setup new payroll areas for the hotels and necessary configuration to process the payroll for hotels employees in SAP.
  • Integrated with the standard register to print the checks at the hotels locations and DDP advices.
  • Created the PCR’s to calculate union dues as per the requirements for Hawaii properties and unions.
  • Involved in updating the BSI 9.0 to 10.0 and tested end to end and made the changes related to courtesy withholding tax for reciprocal states.
  • Participated in the YESP installation for SPAU and SPDD. Tested the completed payroll functionality for different scenarios.
  • Assisted the business team to perform UAT testing.
  • Worked on third party sick payments, 401k issues and leave accruals, check printing and direct deposit issues.
  • Configured user parameters and the number range intervals for personnel number, maintained infotypes, InfoGroups and personnel actions.Maintained Feature NUMKR to setup internal / external number ranges for employees and organization unit objects.
  • Maintained the organizational structure that comprised of different organizational units, jobs, tasks and positions by transactions like PO10, PO03, PO14 and PO13.
  • Constructed a personnel structure involving personnel areas, personnel sub-areas, employee groups and employee subgroups for hotels, Reservation centers and corporate locations.
  • Configured Action menus for PA30 and PA40 Transactions as per customer requirements.
  • Configured the various Actions involved in the life cycle of an employee. (Hire till Termination of Employee) and customized the info groups for each of the actions.
  • Configured dynamic actions and user exists to for actions as per the client’s requirements. Created separate actions and user groups for hotels, reservation centers, corporate locations and SVO properties.
  • Configured the various standard Info types (Add or Remove fields) and created various subtypes for the standard Info types.
  • Provided user and documentation for the new actions and Infotype maintenance.
  • Prepared Test Scripts for Off-Cycle workbench Process, payroll process, Check reversal, Void checks, third party postings, ACH and Check Printings.Run and executed various Test Scripts by using HPQC.
  • Created hundreds of wage types for hotels and corporate for deductions, earnings and also created the custom report to display all the wage type details and attributes.
  • Created the organizational units and reporting org units for hotels and reservation centers. Also created the new positions and several jobs as per the business request.
  • Maintained the garnishment number ranges for postings. Created the temse files for missing employees to evaluate and post the garnishment postings to AP.
  • Created holiday calendars, generated work schedules, rules and bank holiday calendars part of the year end activities.
  • Generated the deduction and payments models, month end accrual posting dates, payroll posting dates and document creation dates.
  • Updated the minimum wage rates, IRS tax levy rates in the system and moved to the production.
  • Resolved issues related to entering time in CATS for contractors and time approvals for managers.
  • Configured the benefit rates for employee and employer contributions. Setup the new benefit plans for medical as per the vendor requirements in the system for open enrollment and tested the scenarios to get the accurate deductions from paychecks.
  • Worked with SAP and raised OSS notes to get resolved the issues standard issues in payroll and applied the patched and tested before moving the changes to Production.
  • Created number of international personnel areas and sub areas for international population. Updated the payment methods and features for bank changes to get the checks and direct deposits from standard register.
  • Worked and populating the HR admin fields for all the employees for security and created different leave types for the leave accruals for the employees.

Confidential, Findlay, OH

SAP HCM Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Generated payroll area, payroll periods, and accumulation intervals and executed a control record to payroll accounting area.
  • Defined Pay scale type and Pay scale areas, Employee subgroup grouping for PCR and CAP, Creation of Pay scale groups and Pay scale levels.
  • Created various Earnings wage types and Deduction Wage typesby copying appropriate Model wage types and assigned them to relevant Wage type groups.
  • Wrote Personnel Calculation Rules(PCR’s) to calculate Union Dues for different Unions based upon the Payroll Areas and Union types.
  • Developed PCR to Categorize the employees based on the Unions stored in Infotype 0057, then check for payroll area then Calculate the Union Dues, Max Cap, Cap Adjustment, Total dues, by getting the values from constant table (T511k) and Earnings wage types
  • Wrote Personnel Calculation Rule(PCR’s) to check RACC Eligibility date in infotype 0041, if RACC eligibility exist then process the Rule and check for Hire Date and compare with RACC date, if RACC date is greater than Hire Date then calculate 3% of /101(total gross) and add that amount to wage type.
  • Developed Functional Design documents to mass upload the legacy data to various Infotypes (0014, 0015, 2010, and 0267).
  • Worked on various Inbound and Outboundinterfaces, walked them through the Functional and Technical Documents and the program.
  • Coordinated with the offshore ABAP resources to make the RICEF changes requested by the business.
  • Developed Personnel Calculation Rule (PCR’s) to get the Hours stored in Infotype 2010 in different wage types and multiply that hours with pay rate stored in Infotype 0008 and store that value in /101 (total gross) based on the payroll area.
  • Created custom Accumulation class /195, /196 by copying wage type /101 for Non-Lump and Lump Earning Wage types to calculate Non-Lump dues, Lump-dues and Total dues for Unions.
  • Created Dynamic Actionsto Default RACC dates in Infotype 0041 based on Personnel Areas for New Hire Action for Benefits.
  • Created Dynamic Actions to default Unions in infotype 0057 ( Fees) based on Personnel Areas and Employee Subgroup.
  • Changed the Payroll Schemaaccordingly to calculate Union Dues, Benefit Calculations and calculate the Total Gross.
  • Configured user parameters and the number range intervals for personnel number, maintained Infotypes, and Info Groups and personnel actions.
  • Prepared Test Scripts for Earnings and Deduction Wage types for Infotype Entry and wage type and Payroll processing and Post Payroll Processing.
  • Prepared Negative Test Scripts for Earnings and Deduction Wage types.PreparedTest Scripts for Union Enrollments in Infotype 0057, Unions Dues Calculations and Dynamic Actions.

Confidential, Sacramento, CA

SAP HCM Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed maintenance configuration for Personnel Administration, Organizational Management, Payroll and Benefits
  • Documented functional design specification for new interfaces required for benefits and payroll
  • Establish process procedure, Trained all super users and Executive users.
  • Configured wage types and worked on off- cycle payroll.
  • Configured the benefit module by setting up of benefit plans such as health plans, insurance plans, Miscellaneous Plan and savings Plan.
  • Defined different cost formulas and cost formula calculation rules for health plans and insurance plans.
  • Defined contribution rules, vesting rules and investment options for saving plans
  • Implemented various user parameters for Time sheet, customized data entry screen, and customized reports to display time sheet data.
  • Configured Holiday calendar. Defined daily work schedules, with planned working time calculated the planned hours for one day, taking break schedule into consideration.
  • Analyzed business, system needs requirements and processes.
  • Performed GAP analysis between client requirements and SAP and made determination on the efficient alternatives.

Confidential, Phoenix, AZ

SAP HCM Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Created customer specific wage types by copying appropriate Model wage types and assigned them to relevant Wage type groups.
  • Worked on Third Party postings by configuring HR payees, customizing schema (U500) and maintaining remittance rule.
  • Worked with processing classes 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74 and 84 used in running the payroll.
  • Maintained wage types and checked wage type group for basic pay, additional payments, and recurring payments and defined characteristics (T512W, T511, T52DZ and T539J).
  • Worked on Off-CycleWork bench for off-cycle activities like Bonus Payment, Correction run, and Manual Check and also created new Off-Cycle reasons for client requirements in the off-cycle runs.
  • Developed a work around and trained the end users in using IT0221 (payroll results adjustment) to make yearend adjustments with PAUX for adjustment workbench and PAUY for adjustment workbench special retro processing, with subtypes YAWA for adjustments with Tax calculation, YANA for adjustments without Tax calculation.
  • Cleared the previous year’s adjustments and assisted the client in generating correct W2Cs.
  • Assisted the Client in yearend process and was responsible for W2 validation with the earnings
  • Mapped various wage types to the tax from groups and tax form fields to update the correct box in the W2.
  • Worked with tax reporter (PU19), Form 940, Form 941, Form 941C, Form W-2 and W-2C, and Form Clusters (PCL4).
  • Worked with wage type permissibility (T512Z) for infotype0221, 0015, 0014 for the year end activities. And created new wage types for reclamation allowance changes. And worked with wage type constant valuation (T510J) based on client requirement.
  • Worked with yearend activities and created new wage types for claims process.
  • Worked with BSI TUBS and validated the tax rates and celling amount (T5UTX) for the latest release TUB in SAP.
  • Closelyworked with ABAP and Basis team for applying SAP Notes for the year end activities and performed manual configuration changes based on SAP Notes.
  • Customized following tax tables Tax Models (T5UTM), Tax Type Combinations (T5UTY), Tax Types (T5UTT).
  • Identified the issues with the standard SAP programs in payroll and posting and followed them through various OSS notes and messages.
  • Knowledge transfer to various groups including business, technical and users with documentation.
  • Managed the offshore resources, coordinated with them to finish the assigned tasks on time.
  • Sungard, Wayne, PA SAPHCM Consultant
  • Maintained feature ANSAL to calculate annual salary in infotype 0008.
  • Worked with features TARIF (defaults pay scale type and pay scale area), LGMST (defaults wage type).
  • Created wage types for annual salary, bonus payments, and recurring payments using PU30.
  • Worked with RFFOUS C (Printing Checks) and RFFOUS T (Bank Transfers).
  • Tax Companies Worked on Off-Cycle Work bench for off-cycle activities like Bonus Payment, Correction run, and Manual Check and also created new Off-Cycle reasons for client requirements in the off-cycle runs.
  • Createdin SAP and BSI with same name, and assign Tax companies to Personal Areas.
  • Configured the Tax models, Tax Authorities, and Tax combinations. Maintained tables T5UTM, T5UTE, T5UTY.
  • Worked with Payroll Result Adjustments (infotype0221), and yearend activities YANA and YAWA. And assisted the Client in payroll cleanup process including adjustments in the previous year.
  • Worked with additional withholding info US (0234) and other tax US (0235).
  • Assigned wage types to Symbolic accounts and assigned Symbolic accounts to GL accounts.
  • Created posting run documents for FI-Postings, execute posting run for payments, and process posting run (PCP0).
  • Worked with schema U500for Third-Party Remittance in subsequent Activities.
  • Created HR-Payees and Venders for Third-Party Remittance, defined different remittance rules and set up HR accumulator.
  • Created different wage types using OH11, and define processing class, evaluation class, and accumulations class.
  • Assignment of wage types to relevant wage type groups, and assigning different payroll areas, pay scale types and levels for different employee groups and subgroups. Defined wage type permissibility for PS and ESG.
  • Created documents, originators and garnishment orders for garnishments process. Define remittance rules and created company rules and government rules.
  • Worked with Garnished amounts, Disposables nets, non-exempt amounts, and created rules for non-exempt amounts. Defined priorities, assigned forms to various letter types.
  • Worked on Integration issues with FI and CO, in addition to working on third party payroll interface ADP connect.

Confidential, Houston, TX

SAP HCM Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Created payroll area, generated payroll periods using payroll and date modifiers, and assigned a control record to each payroll accounting area
  • Customized personnel actions and the reasons for change in personnel actions.Created Info type menus as per the requirements.
  • Configured the features LGMST, TARIF and ABKRS to default the basic pay wage type, pay scale type and area, and payroll accounting area, respectively while creating the basic pay info type.
  • Defined deduction frequencies, payment models, pay periods,limits on deductionsand deduction base wage types
  • Created wage type and check wage type group for basic pay, additional payments, and recurring payments.
  • Maintained T558B, T558C and T5U8C tables while loading the data.Transferred the payroll related data into cluster tables by using ULK9 schema.
  • Customized Schemas and Personnel Calculation Rules related to Payroll Administration. Maintained wage type related tables T511, T512W, T512W B, and T512W D.
  • Worked on BSI-Tax Factory and created Tax companies for Taxes. Maintained tax related tables T5UTX, T5UTY, T5UTM, and T5UTE.
  • Maintained tax related processing classes, tax-related schemas and rules, checking tax authorities and tax types maintained tax areas and defined tax models.
  • Configured Account assignment by assigning accounts in Accounting to symbolic accounts in Human Resources.
  • Created Garnishment Documents (info type 0194), and Garnishment Orders (0195), and worked with tables T5UG1 (Garnishment Document Category), and T5UGM (Garnishment Originator).
  • Defined remittance rule, setup HR creditors, maintained wage types for processing and remittances and assigned symbolic accounts to GL accounts.
  • Worked withoff cycle payroll, Advance Payments, Deductions, retroactive pay processing.
  • Creation of public holiday/factory calendar; work schedules/planned working time. Used feature SCHKZ for defaulting work schedule rules for each PS and ES grouping.
  • Defined Attendance, Absences, Substitutions, Overtime and Availability as per requirement. Performed personnel sub area grouping for substitution types.
  • Created various Cross Application Time Sheets (CATS) for Employees to enter time
  • Defined Attendance Quotas and Absence Quotas and defined rules for Absence and Attendance Quotas.
  • Resolving Tickets/requests in Personnel Administration/Organizational management/Payroll/ Time management.
  • Worked with Quota Deductions using Attendance and Absence types. Defined Deduction rules for absence and Attendance Quotas, assigned Deduction rules to Counting rules.
  • Defined Time Quota Compensation Methods and assigned wage types to Time Quota Compensation.Integration of time evaluation results with payroll.
  • Handled production support, Issues resolution, documentation and knowledge transfer.

Confidential, Boston, MA

SAP HCM Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted the client by defining the Organizational Structure by creating organizational units, jobs, tasks andpositions.
  • Assign various tasks and jobs to its respective position.
  • Configured the working time to generate the work schedules for positions.
  • Customized the account assignment for cost center at department level.
  • Configured rule values to avoid positions to be over-occupied by defining planned working times fororganizational units, positions, and work centers.
  • Created documentation for payroll processing, garnishments, time evaluation, ACH transfer and tax setups.
  • Maintained IT194 and IT195 for different garnishment types such as child support, alimony, bankruptcy, federal tax levy, and state tax levies.
  • Helped reconcile garnishment reports during payroll processing
  • Maintained Employee Mater Data using PA30.
  • Configured different data entry profiles for the Cross Application Time Sheet (CATS) for employees entering time data into CATS
  • Created work schedules, period work schedules, daily work schedules and monthly work schedules rules and planned working time
  • Maintained different absences and attendance types for diff. personnel sub-area groupings
  • Created shift substitutions for diff personnel sub-areas as per the requirement.
  • Worked on US payroll schemasU000 and sub schemas, UIN0, UBD0, UTX0 and UT00
  • Expertise in understanding the payroll control record (PA03), Payroll Driver and Standard Payroll report - RPCALCU0 with different variants.
  • Handled postproduction support, Issues resolution, documentation and knowledge transfer.
  • Helped resolve retroactive accounting issues and payroll reconciliation
  • Posting payroll accounts to personnel expenses (FI) and personnel costing (CO)
  • Worked onsymbolic accounts, Posting to accounting, Month end accruals
  • Maintained tax relevant employee master data, such as Info types 0207, 0208,0209,0210,0234 and 0235.Configured eligibility rules for the employees based on their working hours.
  • Maintained tax related processing classes, tax-related schemas and rules, checking tax authorities and tax types maintained tax areas and defined tax models.
  • Worked on year-end activity and reports such as taxable wage reconciliation, employee death report and FICA/Medicare round off reports.
  • Resolving Tickets/requests in Personnel Administration/Organizational management/Payroll/ Time management.
  • Other changes in day-to-day requirement by the client like changes in table "T512W" for the processing of wage types.
  • Conducted Business blueprint workshops to identify and resolve process and functional gaps.
  • Trained end-users and worked in detail documentation of business process flow.
  • Performed unit testing and was involved in integration testing, user acceptance testing

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