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Senior Sap It Payroll Specialist Resume

OVERIVEW:

SAP certified HCM Consultant with around 12 years of experience in which 11 years of Human Capital Management (HCM) Implementation experience and have worked on many different HCM platforms, SAP ECC. Experience in design, development, debugging, testing & maintenance and Managing of software projects. Has extensive experience in working using the Offshore - Onsite model. Has been involved in Client Interaction for Requirement gathering and mapping business critical objects in SAP Payroll and Time modules. I am self - motivated who always takes initiative to bring alternate solutions to diverse problems, effective Team player with Good leadership qualities, capable of leading from front. Has excellent communication and coordination skills. Have pragmatic project management skills with strong leadership, outstanding HR management and HR Transformation skills

SUMMARY:

  • 2 Full life-cycle implementations in US-Payroll, CA Labor law’s payroll and Time Management modules.
  • Configured Gross, Net Payroll - Deductions and final processing along with Payroll Reporting from blue print to Go -Live phase
  • Experienced with following SAP Versions: 4.7, 5.0 and ECC 6.0.
  • Experience in all aspects of project work: Design, Configuration, Unit Testing, Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Documentation, End User, Hyper care support and Support.
  • Experience in preparing Test Cases, Test Scripts, Test Conditions, Defect Tracking spreadsheets, UAT Testing, Integration Testing, Payroll Parallel testing.
  • Experience in preparing End user materials.
  • Experience using SAP's methodologies and tools for development and implementation.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting abilities during implementation and support
  • Problem solving, decision-making, excellent teamwork, good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Worked on tools like Solution Manager and migrated data using computer aided testing tools like LSMW
  • Expertise in BSI Tax factory 10 and Garnishments
  • Experienced with various HR Modules - Personnel Administration (PA), Payroll (PY), Organizational Management (OM), Time Management (TM), Benefits (BN) and Recruitment (RC).
  • US and Canada payroll Year End and Tax reporting implementation and support.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows 2003/2007/win 8.

ERP: SAP R/3 Version 4.7, ECC 6.0 and 7.0

Tools: Solution Manager, Clone & Test tool and HPQC

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Texas

Senior SAP IT Payroll Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Support for tickets related to US Payroll and Benefits
  • Maintained Taxability models, Tax authority, and Tax combinations
  • Year End SAP Payroll Activities
  • BSI TUBS and SUI Rate Table Maintenance
  • Point to Point replication from Employee central to Employee central payroll
  • Mobile paystub setup
  • Support packs analysis and testing

Confidential, Glendale, AZ

SAP Sr.Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Work Schedules, Period Work Schedules, Daily Work Schedules, and Planned Working Time.
  • Time Recording - Absences, Attendances, Overtime, Substitutions, Availability, and Absence Quotas
  • CATS: Setup and maintenance of Data Entry Profiles for CATS Regular and CATS Classic.
  • ESS/MSS: Setup of the Record Working Time on ESS. Setup of the Manager Approval Profile and Manager Approval views related to Record Working Time. Setup of Leave Request on ESS along with Workflow and Manager Approval. Setup of Team Calendar on ESS/MSS.
  • Reporting: Setup of the Reporting Time Types for Absences, Attendances, Wage-types and Absence Quotas to link for BW extraction.
  • Provided Support for tickets related to US Payroll and Benefits
  • Maintained wage types for Basic Pay and various Garnishments, and Deductions
  • Maintained various Calculation Rules as per business requirements
  • Maintained Taxability models, Tax authority, and Tax combinations
  • Year End SAP Payroll Activities
  • BSI TUBS and SUI Rate Table Maintenance
  • Used infotype 221 for payroll result adjustments for adjusting payroll results.
  • Process model Configuration including Regular and Off-cycle/bonus (IT 0267), corrections (IT 0221).
  • Appraising end user on the Payroll Reports viz., Payroll Journal, wage type reporter, etc.
  • Provided year-end processing support for tax filing.
  • Responsible for Support Packs Testing and validation of results.
  • Set up activities from Payroll run processing using RPCALCU0, Pre-DME, Remuneration Statement and check printing to Payroll posting to FI & the process involved.
  • Worked in payroll averages, retroactive accounting, wage type valuation, absence valuation factoring and accruals
  • Defined various Employee Criteria Groupings (Age, Salary, Seniority).
  • Defined Pre-requisites, Co-requisites, Eligibility Rules, Eligibility Variants, First & Second program grouping, Employee eligibility & Participation termination.
  • Defined Attributes, Variants & Rules for Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA).

Confidential, Newark, NJ

SAP HCM solution architect

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for US across and Puerto Rico payroll solutions and Year End SAP Payroll Activities
  • Responsible to coordinate with clients for the defects raised, and coordination on delivery lines.
  • Responsible for Support Packs Testing and validation of results.
  • Provided day-to-day support to inbound/ outbound interfaces and gave sign off to payroll once benefits changes are updated in the system and also monitor the interfaces on daily basis. Implemented new benefits plans, groupings, variants, and employer / employee contribution percentages and supported the whole annual enrollment process.
  • Extensive knowledge in US payroll schemas and sub-schemas U000 (US accounting schema), UTX0 (US Tax calculation), and UT00 (processing of time data for payroll accounting) and payroll driver RPCALCU0.
  • Expertise in Off - Cycle Payroll, to run the payroll for corrections, maintained IT 267, and also dealt with special cases like Bonus Payments, Correction Runs, Advance Payments
  • Wage type configuration for earnings, deductions, factoring, absences and G/L posting
  • Payment/deduction models, tax model, schemas, rules and features, BSI TaxFactory
  • Business process definition/design; design, specification and testing of third-party interfaces
  • Developed number ranges for 3PR, Garnishments. Configured wage types for Garnishments used in IT0194, IT0195. Developed custom notice letters for Garnishments.
  • Developed HR Forms for remuneration. Familiar with various types of wages - deductions/earning/taxes that can be grouped on HR Form.
  • Configured Evaluation classes/wage types for HR Forms.
  • Configured and maintained payroll area, wage types, pay-scale data.
  • Created Wage types, Wage type groups for recurring payments and deductions, additional payments infotypes, Wage type permissibility for all ESG, PSG groups.
  • Worked extensively in the following areas:
  • Creating public holiday/factory calendar, work schedules/planned working time.
  • Used feature SCHKZ for defaulting Work Schedule Rules for each PSA and ESG grouping
  • Defining of Break, Daily, Period and monthly work schedules rules and Work schedule generation.
  • Attendance/absence type, time quotas, and create Attendance, Absences, Substitutions, Overtime and Availability as per the Customer requirements
  • Dynamic daily work schedule using DYNDP operation (table T552V)
  • Configuration of Time wage types based on T510S table, Time Balance Limits using table T559P
  • Configuration of Info type 2011 Time events for capturing data from external devices
  • Configuration of Info type 2003 Substitutions, Counting rules and deduction rules
  • Maintained features “QUOMO” for defaulting quota type set group while maintaining quota for group of employee, WWEEK & TMSTA to default the working week and time management status in IT0007.
  • Accrual periods, Selection Rules (day types), Substitution types and set default for substitution types
  • Customization of Time SCHEMA TM04 for negative time evaluation
  • Defined Absence valuation rule and counting classes for paid and unpaid absences.
  • Time Functions and Operations which are used in Time Schema and PCR’s
  • Time transfer specifications IT2012, Time transfer types to update Time types, Time Quotas.
  • Configuration of Quota corrections IT 2013 info type
  • Integration between Time management and Payroll using Functions like IMPRT B2, ZLIT etc.
  • Time evaluation results (Internal tables and tables corresponding to attendances/absences, absence quotas, Time wage types, Quota entitlement stored in Cluster B2).

Confidential, California

SAP Payroll Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on business process conversion to project blueprinting, design, prototyping for Canada and US Payroll implementations. Performed many US and Canada Payroll Statutory reporting requirements like tax forms, for Federal and local provinces and state and local tax jurisdictions.
  • Design, configured and test as well as auditing of business processes in SAP US and Canada payroll implementations including unit tests, user acceptance testing, parallel testing before go-lives from mid-year payroll conversions from legacy non-SAP systems to older SAP installations for upgrades.
  • Configured on Payroll Canada Statutory reports like Vacation Pay, ROE, Workers Compensation
  • Modified the HR payroll system to the specific requirements of enterprise - IMG Configuration, New and updated Standard Schemas/Rule development(s), Payments and Deductions, Arrears Processing, Valuate Wage Types, Use factoring, Create cumulation wage types.
  • US Payroll - BSI Tax Factory Maintenance for 2015 Experience Rates in TF client and BTXRATE.
  • Configure the CATS data entry profile and make sure the complete End to End Time Entry Process from Time Entry till Time Evaluation.
  • Support Packs regression testing.
  • BSI TUBS and SUI Rate Table Maintenance
  • Kronos inbound interface to SAP Time Infotypes
  • Worked on Benefit Areas, Benefit Groups, Providers, Enrolments, Health Plans, Insurance Plans,Credit Plans, Eligibility, Termination, and Reports.
  • Worked extensively with Enrolments comprising Open, Automatic, Default & Adjustment plans.
  • Defined benefit area using feature BAREA and the basic settings for the plans.
  • Designed Health Plans, Insurance Plans.
  • Defined Benefits providers and assigned to vendors.
  • Defined the program groupings (BENGR and BSTAT), Employee eligibility grouping (ELIGR) for the benefit plans, the participation termination grouping for the employees (TRMTY).
  • Defined various Employee Criteria Groupings (Age, Salary, Seniority).
  • Defined Pre-requisites, Co-requisites, Eligibility Rules, Eligibility Variants, First & Second program grouping, Employee eligibility & Participation termination.
  • Defined Attributes, Variants & Rules for Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA).
  • Defined Cost Variants and Cost Rules for the various health plans and assigned health plan attributes.
  • Defined Cost variants and Cost rules for the various insurance plans and assigned insurance plan attributes.
  • Configured 401K savings plan general data and assigned insurance code to transfer participation data for plan to a provider.

Confidential, Jacksonville, FL

SAP Payroll Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Deep understanding on how wage types can be evaluated indirectly by the system for the purpose of indirect valuation of wage types. Performed indirect valuation for infotypes IT0008, IT0014 and IT0015 by specifying module name and variant.
  • Processed model Configuration including Regular and Off-cycle / bonus (IT 0267), corrections (IT 0221).
  • Set up activities from Payroll run processing using RPCALCU0, Pre-DME, Remuneration Statement and check printing to Payroll posting to FI & the process involved.
  • Provided year-end processing support for tax filing.
  • Worked in payroll averages, retroactive accounting, wage type valuation, absence valuation factoring and accruals
  • Posted payroll accounts to personal expenses (FI) and personnel costing (CO).
  • Worked on tax types, tax authorities and taxability models for US payroll.
  • Involved in creating pay scale groupings and personal groupings for PCR and CAP.
  • Experience in processing weekly, Bi-weekly, monthly, semi-monthly payroll Periods.
  • Worked on Gross, Net Payrolls - configuration, custom schemas/rules based on client requirements.
  • Configured Master data and payroll process for Garnishments.
  • Configured calendar dates, postings and month end accruals.
  • Used infotype 221 for payroll result adjustments for adjusting payroll results.
  • Configured new client in BSI 10.0 - creating dataset, creating data source, building SAP-BSI tax authorities table(s) by backing up latest production SAP-BSI tax tables to restore on to the new client in BSI, which will have one-to-one relation with SAP client instance. Familiar with BSI configuration, TUB files update.
  • Developed HR Forms for remuneration. Familiar with various types of wages - deductions/earning/taxes that can be grouped on HR Form.
  • Configured Evaluation classes/wage types for HR Forms.
  • Configured and maintained payroll area, wage types, pay-scale data.
  • Worked in payroll averages, retroactive accounting, wage type valuation, absence valuation factoring and accruals.
  • Configured calendar dates, postings and month end accruals.
  • Responsible for the Design and End to End configuration of Holiday Calendar, Work Schedules, Absence Quotas (Leave accrual), CATS Integration, Period Work Schedule, Shifts, Substitutions, Absence Types, Deduction Rules, Counting Rules, Reduction Rules, PCRs and SCHEMAs, Validity Periods, Leave Compensation and Time Wage type generation.
  • Developed enterprise structure, Personnel structure to fit company needs including personnel area, personnel sub-area, employee group and employee sub-group.
  • Configured Info types menus in the master data screens (PA30 & PA40) as per the client requirements.
  • Created Dynamic Actions and modified personal actions.
  • Established relationships between the objects.
  • Defined primary wage types and wage types permissibility for PS and ESG in the basic pay.
  • Configured wage types for direct and indirect valuations for yearly employee’s merit review.

Confidential, Jacksonville, FL

Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Created payment/deduction schedules. Configured deduction wage types to set individual limits and goals on IT0014 and IT0015.
  • Created wage type class(s) to handle group of employee’s limits.
  • Configured Arrears configuration and priorities maintenance for deduction wage types that include linkage of wage type assignments in V T51P1. Configured Arrears for the Absolute Deduction as well as other priorities type(s).
  • Wage types that are generated in retro (/551, /552) are also tested for many regular and off-cycle posting scenarios.
  • Claims wage types (/561, /563) are also tested for HR Payroll to Posting balances.
  • Configured additional time wage types which are entered in 2010. Created Overtime wage types based on Shift wage types with valuation basis created in 1st and 2nd derived wage types using statement wage type(s) in Valuation Basis Customizing and tested successfully
  • Configured new client in BSI 9.0 - creating dataset, creating data source, building SAP-BSI tax authorities table(s) by backing up latest production SAP-BSI tax tables to restore on to the new client in BSI, which will have one-to-one relation with SAP client instance. Familiar with BSI configuration, TUB files update.
  • Debugged and troubleshoot payroll schema interfacing BSI for calculating/testing /4xx and /7xx. Able to analyze tax technical wage types going IN and coming OUT from BSI over the calc. Rule Confidential .
  • Configured the benefit module by setting up of benefit plans such as health plans, insurance plans and savings plans.
  • Defined benefit areas, benefit providers and the basic settings for the plans.
  • Maintained features-BENGR, BSTAT, ELIGR and TRMTY for enrollment maintenance and termination.
  • Defined and maintained dependents and beneficiaries, benefits plan types and status.
  • Defined benefit event groups, events and permitted changes for events.
  • Created wage types for all benefits plans to enable benefit-payroll integration.
  • Defined health plans general data, dependent coverage options, flexible benefit plan, and general cost variant, dependent coverage options and cost rules.
  • Generated the work schedules in batch for 2009 and assigned new work scheduled for hourly and salaried employees.
  • Used feature SCHKZ for defaulting work schedule rules for each PS and ES grouping, maintained the quota type selection group using the feature QUOMO.
  • Configured different data entry profiles for the Cross Application Time Sheet for employees entering time data into.
  • Configured CATS rejection reasons to be used in CATS approval process.
  • Created custom Time management PCRs to cumulate time types in day balance table ZES. Opeartions OUTTP, ADDDB, HRS, VARPR are used.

Confidential, Hackensack, NJ

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Interaction with Users to understand the processes from their perspective, which also involved documentation.
  • Modified configurations as and when the need aroused.
  • Configured company specific OM Infotype / Subtype.
  • Worked with ABAP consultant to get customized reports.
  • Modification of screens according to the client requirements.
  • End User .
  • Set up Employee subgroup groupings for various purposes during enhancement.
  • Set up Holiday Calendar.
  • Configured break schedules, daily work schedules, and period work schedule and work schedule rules with usage of variants.
  • Defaulting values by using SCHKZ feature for work schedule rule, TMSTA for Time Status integration.
  • Define absence & attendance types, absence & attendance quotas, and base entitlements; define selection rules & counting rules for absence and attendance quotas with validation checks and considering time constraint factor.
  • Process model Configuration including Regular and Off-cycle/bonus (IT 0267), corrections (IT 0221).
  • Appraising end user on the Payroll Reports viz., Payroll Journal, wage type reporter, etc.
  • Redesigned Form (UF01) using PE51 to get the desired paystub format.
  • Prepared documentation for the overall model explaining the components in human resource module for easy understanding of the end user.
  • Providing year-end processing support for tax filing.
  • Created Organizational units, jobs, tasks, and positions, assigned the tasks to the positions, cost center assignments. (t-codes used: PP01, PPo3, PPOME, Po13 etc)
  • Involved in the integration with the Personnel Administration (RHINTE00, RHINTE10, RHINTE20, RHINTE30).
  • Customized the account assignment for cost center at department level.
  • Maintained number ranges for Organizational units,
  • Configured Organizational Management environment in testing client, used to test the Org Mgmt and & Events integration.
  • Prepared test cases for standard and customized reports.
  • Involved in interface and enhancement testing.
  • Used Quality Center for test management.

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