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Sap Consultant Resume

Houston, Tx

SUMMARY:

  • Built a shared services credit department from scratch, putting procedures in place and hiring staff in Europe, China and US while fostering a team focused on continuous improvement and productivity gains working against our working capital key performance indicators (KPI’s) as well as implementing best practices across the department.
  • While with BSH, successfully managed the credit and collections function through the credit crisis with when 6 customers a month were going out of business. Always successful in reducing DSO and the amount of working capital needed to run businesses and minimizing risk.
  • Solid Credit, Finance, Accounting and Treasury leadership with extensive experience managing credit for global firms.
  • Module Administrator leading the implementation of Accounts Receivable module of a couple ERP system roll outs.
  • Created Sarbanes - Oxley 404 Process Maps, Procedures and Test Scripts for the Credit Management and Derivatives Management process tracts.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

SAP, Oracle, Excel, Word, Outlook, GetPAID, Business Warehouse (BW), Hyperion, Power Point, Access, Maximizer, Tableau, RightAngle, Kronos, Rentalman, JD Edwards, Salesforce, Syteline, ACT and Kyriba

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

SAP Consultant

Confidential, HOUSTON, TX,

  • Provided consulting services and work in maximizing cash flow, credit analysis, letters of credit advise and work thru and a couple of consulting and staffing firms.
  • Consulted for Motiva Enterprises a multi-billion dollar refining company on the split between Shell and SaudiAramco of the partnership.
  • I worked as the subject matter expert for the Accounts Receivable and Cash Application area. I worked on the implementation of SAP and the integration with several new systems including Kyriba, Right Angle, Salesforce and others and their exchange of data flow.
  • Working on defining roles and preparing test scripts for testing, data migration, and working on cutover strategies to minimize the cash impact on the business.
  • Started with AR and expanded to assist with SAP workflow, integrated Kyriba testing on the treasury side and solving problems with the Accounts Payable F110 files with AP.

Confidential, HOUSTON, TX

Global Credit Manager

  • Built a shared services credit department from scratch, putting procedures in place and hiring staff in Europe, China and US while fostering a team focused on continuous improvement and productivity gains working against our working capital key performance indicators (kpi’s) as well as implementing best practices across the department.
  • Handled bank relationships and dealt with bank auditors for covenant compliance, borrowing base size and eliminations, helped manage revolver availability, handled the Letter of Credit issuance and discounting program.
  • Reduced DSO levels from 39 to 33 days and drove % Past Due to the 5-7% range from 17%.
  • Forecasted cash collections in company’s Daily Cash Flow model and prepared estimated ending AR Balance by Region.
  • Saved over $1 million a year by implementing a LC discounting program to reduce DSO and take advantage of lower interest rates of roughly 110 basis points annually to use the excess cash to pay down the company’s revolving ABL facility creating over $1 million+ in annual interest savings.
  • Granted credit approval up to $10 million and prepared written reports to make recommendations on lines needing higher limits for the CFO, President and CEO and the company’s Board of Directors.
  • Provided detailed financial analysis of the company’s largest customers as well as those presenting large credit risks.
  • Succeeded in having global write offs and bad debt reserve additions of 0.01% of sales or roughly $250K for a company with sales in excess of $2 billion.
  • Developed a credit model for initial reviews and credit lines of customer accounts.
  • Partnered with the VP’s, Directors, and Sales Managers to resolve issues.
  • Implemented process improvement to reduce the number of orders going on credit hold in SAP.
  • Worked to mentor and develop credit department staff and assisted Treasury department on the cash team.
  • Filed UCC filings, bankruptcy claims, as well as lien and bond claims and have an excellent understanding of business law.
  • Prepared monthly journal entries for the bad debt reserve.
  • Submitted information for the CFO for the monthly reporting package.
  • Worked with sales to make sure that deductions and disputes were being addressed on a timely basis.
  • Revamped the company’s standard cost and AOP processes with a team addressing the cost not being correct or meaningful to achieve a more streamlined process that took less of the organizations time and provided more meaningful results.

Confidential, HOUSTON, TX

National Credit Manager

  • Supervised a shared services staff of 10 direct reports working on over 3,000 active accounts with heavy charge back volume. Fostered a team environment tackling problems at a challenging time to improve morale and create a sense of ownership and improve productivity across the credit department and shared best practices with our other colleagues of other divisions and sales our team partners.
  • Maintained DSO of 41 in the face of the credit crisis and a total % past due of 8% at a time when 5 dealers a month were going out of business.
  • Reported monthly on DSO and other reports for the monthly reporting packages.
  • Prepared monthly journal entries for the bad debt reserve.
  • Provided detailed financial analysis of the company’s largest accounts.
  • Filed UCC filings, bankruptcy claims, as well as lien and bond claims and have an excellent understanding of business law.
  • Worked with GE Capital on company’s secondary finance portfolio which was 40% portion of company’s sales.
  • Successfully maintained low write off levels despite 36 dealers going out of business.
  • Collaborated with the company’s VP’s, Directors, and Sales Managers to resolve issues.
  • Resolved problems within EDI billing to improve payment and reduce DSO.
  • Worked on driving the successful resolution of charge back issues.
  • Developed new policies and procedures as well as ensured the integrity of existing procedures was maintained.
  • Successfully identified problem customers and alerted management to the need to reduce exposure to these customers to avoid losses.
  • Personally flew out and met with some of company’s largest accounts to resolve collection issues.

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