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Sr. Sap Hcm Consultant Resume

Naperville, IL

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Above Eight years of extensive experience as a SAP HCM functional consultant, configuration specialist in Payroll, Time Management, Personnel Administration, Organizational Management and Benefits Administration.
  • Industry expertise in SAP HR - HCM Planning, Testing and Security Data expertise in Pharmaceuticals, Communications, Manufacturing, Banking and Public sector verticals using SAP HR Best Practices
  • Expert in HR business process in the areas of Payroll (PY) and Time Management
  • In-depth consulting skills, business knowledge and packaged solution expertise to effectively integrate SAP technology into the clients' business environment to achieve client expected business results .
  • Performed two full life cycle implementations as per ASAP methodology-including Business process analysis, blueprinting, configuration, customization, testing, pre go-live and production support
  • Ability to bridge the gap between Technical and Functional teams and have the ability to deliver from “AS IS” to “TO BE” state
  • Experience with HR interfaces from the external system to SAP in OM/PA area
  • Extensive hands on experience in Configuration of Payroll-USA (Gross), Benefits, Time Management, Garnishments, Deductions, Third Party Remittance and Taxes
  • Explicable knowledge of US Payroll Process Flow including the Calculation of Gross Payroll, Net Payroll, Deductions, Postings to FI, Third-Party Remittance, Performing the Off-Cycle Payroll, Payroll Reporting.
  • Expertise in performing Year End US payroll activities (1099, W2) and Tax reporter for Quarterly (941) reporting.
  • Experience in Integration of the Enterprise Structure, Personnel Structure and Organizational Structure, including configuration of all Time Management and US Payroll as per the clients’ requirements and expertise in integrating HR module with FI module
  • Experience in testing scenarios related to the OM redesign and Payroll inbound and outbound customized Reports, Interfaces and enhancements
  • Creating functional specifications for non-standard requirements and worked closely with ABAP resources to test, refine and validate custom programs
  • Experience in analyzing business requirements for design and coordination with Technical development team for customization and implementation of the SAP R/3 system
  • Extensively worked on validation of functional documents and experience in UAT, Unit Testing, Regression Testing and Parallel Testing for US Payroll.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP Versions: SAP R/3 Version ECC 7.0, 6.0, 5.0, 4.7, 4.6c

Operating Systems: Windows and Mac OS

Programming Languages: SQL, Java, C, C++ and Python

GUI: SAP GUI

Management Tools: MS Office Word, Power Point, Visio and Excel.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Naperville, IL

Sr. SAP HCM Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in configuration, testing and implementation of the SAP Payroll system
  • Matched the business structure and organized the payroll segregation of the employees by effective organization of the payroll structure
  • Configured various one time and recurring deductions & payments for client. Configured basic pay, additional payments, and recurring payments wage types
  • Configured the garnishments types and configuration to in corporate student loans and other deductions requested as per the employee requirements by the users
  • Customized and modified the payroll to adjust various limits of deductions while customizing the deduction limits models for various deduction wage types and to configure the sift differential as relayed by the time team for certain constant based wage types
  • Configured Time wage types for over time and shift differential pay by working with the time consultant (Time Team)
  • Tested the payroll schema during the UAT testing phase by creating the test case scenarios in accordance with the employee requirements laid down by the users & super users and checked the payroll cluster to see the successful and logical flow of all the /0, /1 technical wage types, /3, /4, /6, /7 tax wage types, Garnishment wage types, /X, /Z inflow outflow wage types in case of arrears
  • Tested the configured retroactive accounting behavior of the US Payroll Program (RPCALCU0) and set the necessary earliest retro accounting dates during the payroll control record generation
  • Configured and created arrears to cancel out wage types as per the user requirements
  • Created Process Models to define the sequence in which processing steps are to be performed in a payroll run
  • Worked with the FI to gather the company code and company tax id for the applicable tax companies and required minimal configuration for successful BSI Integration
  • This is a new implementation in ECC 6.0. The project involved understanding the various rules and deductions and configuring them in SAP
  • Worked on year end production support
  • Upon successful payroll configuration, configured the symbolic accounts for the expense and liability wage types
  • Ran postings for posting the symbolic accounts to corresponding GL accounts as delivered by FI
  • Configured symbolic account postings for the third party posting
  • Configured wage types with processing classes 73 and 78 for third party remittances (3PR) and sign reversal for the same to correctly reflect in the GL documents
  • Worked with the FI team to get the required check lots and numbers for the pre DME and DME program run
  • Did bank configuration mostly in team with FI
  • Involved in the maintenance of personnel events and integration with organization structure of payroll area, pay scale type, employee group, employee sub-group, pay scale group, pay scale level.
  • Maintained Employee Master Data using transaction codes PA30, PA40.
  • Involved in the creation of a customized info type in Personnel administration with two subtypes using transaction code PM01.
  • Performing the knowledge transfer for the US payroll as a part of the knowledge transfer team
  • Conducting in class for the end users & super users
  • Contributing in authoring, technical writing and publishing the documentation for the client.

Environment : SAP ECC 7.0

Confidential, Sebastian, Florida

SAP HR Payroll Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Interaction with Client, planning the work and ensuring quality as per client expectations
  • Analyzing the client requirements and preparing the business blue prints
  • Support day to day activities by troubleshooting various HR & Payroll issues
  • Configuration Enhancements to accommodate the changes in Business Requirements
  • Imparting to core team & users on usage of SAP HR system
  • Creating the new PA / PSA / EG / ESGs as per the business changes & developments
  • Configuring the new Personnel Actions as per requirement
  • Updating features as per the new Personnel & Enterprise structure
  • Providing regular support for master data & configuration issues
  • Providing the support for regular payroll activities and Coordinating with the client for running the regular monthly payroll & posting processes
  • Creating & modifying the wage types as per the new pay aspects
  • Payroll configuration changes as per the new requirement and Providing solutions for payroll master data changes
  • Enhancements for new developments as per current requirements
  • Arranging the workshops on updated releases of SAP-HR modules
  • Defined benefit areas (BAREA), benefit providers and the basic settings for the plans
  • Health Plans - Defined Health plans, Options for Health Plans, Dependant Coverage Options and Cost Formulas and assigning Health Plan Attributes, and Wage Types
  • Integrations of Benefits with Payroll
  • Maintained features - ELIGR, CSTGR, etc. for enrollment, maintenance and termination
  • Supported regular process of Time Administration
  • Handled new developments & Issues in Time Management
  • Created & modified the work schedules as per the new policies
  • Created complying holiday calendars to accompany the deviations in the work schedules
  • Analyzing the new Organization Structural relationships between various objects and working with the authorization team of Client & mapping with SAP OM Structure
  • Restructuring the Organization Structure as per the new business processes
  • New Org. Units were created & old Org. Units were either delimited or moved under new structure as per requirement
  • Created new positions and maintained the relationships with other objects
  • Delimited the positions that had multiple holders on them & maintained one to one relationships between positions & holders
  • Conducted the core team & user on OM module
  • Support in class for the end users & super users
  • Contributing in authoring, technical writing and publishing the documentation for the client.

Environment : SAP ECC 6.0

Confidential, Miami, Florida

SAP HR Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Support role for SAP HR Module for an Automotive Sector client
  • Gathering required information from core users by Attending requirement workshops with core team and Preparing questionnaires & templates for required information
  • Preparing AS IS & TO BE documents
  • Customization & configuration of PA, OM, Payroll
  • Unit Testing & Integration testing
  • Preparing data migration templates for uploading legacy data
  • Preparing user documents and conducting on regular operations of HR & Payroll modules
  • Setting up the Enterprise & Personnel structure
  • Understanding the employee life cycle in the HR and mapping personnel actions in PA
  • Created new personnel actions & info groups as per company requirement
  • Maintained different number range intervals for personnel numbers based on the new company codes and defaulted by using feature NUMKR
  • Maintained all other features based on new HR structure
  • Understanding the Payroll process of client & mapping the changes to SAP system
  • Creation of new payroll areas as the client’s business process in payroll changed and maintained the ABKRS feature
  • Defined the pay scale structure as per the pay grades
  • Creation & maintenance of new wage types as per the pay policies of client
  • Maintained the ESG / PSG Groupings for payroll aspects
  • Configuring the different allowance groupings as per the pay scale grades
  • Define the symbolic accounts & wage type characteristics for payroll postings
  • Mapping the symbolic accounts to G / L accounts as per the client’s G/L Master
  • Configuring the Time Management module as per the new company code policies
  • Prepared the data templates for gathering required information on Work Schedules & Time Recording
  • Created new holidays & holiday calendars based on different locations
  • Maintained the ESG / PSG Groupings for Time Management aspects
  • Created new work schedules and maintained the Feature SCHKZ.

Environment : SAP ECC 6.0

Confidential, Palo Alto, California

SAP HR Functional Support Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously across different teams running design meetings, scheduling tasks, meeting milestones, deliverables and assigning responsibilities. Additionally, managing risk, issues, change requests and production support for ECC 5.0
  • Provide solutions for global template project going on in ECC 6.0 for PA, OM, PD and ECM along with Production support for PA, OM and Benefits modules in ECC 5.0.
  • Involved in coordinating meetings with different teams within the project to understand client’s business requirements and prepare business charts and worksheets.
  • Provide weekly project summaries to executive team members.
  • Created requirements documents from analysis meetings.
  • Configuration changes in PA, OM and Benefits modules as per client requirements - Involved updates to the enterprise structure changes.
  • Maintained and Modification of Features like BAREA, BEGNR, BSTAT and info types.
  • Modified the user exits PBEN0001 and PBEN0008 for the county
  • Status change functionality (work/ life events) that supported current and new Benefits plan year
  • Integrated Benefits module with payroll module.
  • Domestic partner functionality.
  • Configured Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD).
  • Created functional specifications for the interfaces for the health insurance, life insurance and Pension Trust providers and tested the interface with insurance companies.
  • Worked with standard benefit reports HRBEN0071 for employees and HRBEN0072 for participation.
  • Worked on retirement plans for retirees and special reporting requirements.
  • Designed special cafeteria plan as part of the miscellaneous plan configuration.
  • Worked on dynamic actions on creating automatic email notifications to users.
  • Worked on dynamic actions to trigger benefit plans with the actions.
  • Used LSMW tool for uploading data changes required for PA and OM for various infotypes.
  • Building adhoc reports for the day to day client needs using SAP Query tool.
  • Creating functional design documents for custom reports as per the client requirements.
  • Conducted unit testing and end user . Providing technical advice and support to the team members. Postproduction support for Benefits, ESS and integration activities.
  • Assisted in end user and developed documentation for the same.

Environment : SAP ECC 6.0

Confidential, Redwood City, California

SAP HCM Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with client to understand company policies and procedures.
  • Performed mapping with HRIS system and performed gap analysis.
  • Designed and developed HR module in SAP R/3 environment.
  • Performed unit testing and interface testing.
  • Involved in one Go - Live and in one Post Go-Live.
  • Managed Post implementation project, created project proposals & effort estimations.
  • Requirement gathering, delegating tasks to team members, task coordination, coordinated progress meetings, provided resolutions & prioritizing of tasks.
  • Conducted monthly skill upgrading sessions within the team.
  • Modified Enterprise structure, Personnel Structure to suit the time management configuration.
  • Configured user parameters and the number range intervals for personnel number.
  • Designed and configured customized infotypes, configured InfoGroups, personnel actions and dynamic actions.
  • Global SAP HR data maintenance and reports in PA during post production support.
  • Downloaded data from legacy system to SAP system. Employee master data and Org. units, Positions are downloaded from legacy system.
  • Used LSMW for data upload.
  • Defined Objects under data model enhancement with time constraints, plan versions, relationships between objects to model reporting structure.
  • Assigned the cost centers to positions and defined workflow and structural authorization for time approvals.
  • Created qualification catalog and assigned to jobs and positions.

Environment : SAP ECC 6.0

Confidential

Junior HR Consultant

Responsibilities

  • Providing functional consultancy as a team member. Modules in scope were SAP R/3 Personnel Administration and India Payroll.
  • Participated in designing detailed Analysis Report (DAR)
  • Configured Personnel Actions, Info groups, Infotype Menus, and Screen Modifications
  • Configured basic pay in payroll by setting up the pay scale type, pay scale area, pay scale groups, pay scale levels and payroll period, vacation calculation etc.
  • Assigning of employee subgroup grouping and personnel sub area grouping for primary wage types, assigning of payroll areas and generation of payroll periods.
  • Configuration assistance & troubleshooting of deductions/arrears, retroactive payroll processing, exits and program fixes/enhancements to programs.
  • Customized new wage types for Tax Forms
  • Configuration and Modifying of Schemas and Rules and Features for Payroll.
  • Carrying out Indian Specific settings for Statutory requirements
  • Creation of Functional spec validating Business rules of the company in User Exits, Master Data uploading and customized reports etc.
  • Normal Enhancements for various functionalities.
  • Customizing Dynamic Actions, designed workflow for sending mail to Establishment Dealing officer, Establishment Head, Payroll Administrator in Lock and Unlock modes on hiring, termination, change in Org Ass etc.

Environment : SAP ECC 6.0

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