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Sap Fico Functional Consultant Resume

Atlanta, GA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • A Professional outstanding career with 9 years of experience in SAP global implementation, customization and configuration with an emphasis on SAP FI/CO modules.
  • Experience in two full life cycle implementations, upgradation, Application support and Rollout Projects in multiple domains like Manufacturing, Banking, Oil & Gas, Technology and Service sector.
  • Proficient in ASAP methodology, project preparation, GAP Analysis, End - User training, Go-Live and Support.
  • Extensively involved in gathering requirements from Business Owners, understanding “As-Is” process and modeling “To-Be” Process.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Financial Accounting: Company code, Business area, Document control, Fiscal year maintenance. Field status groupFinalization of Chart of Accounts, foreign currency, Tolerance groups for GL, GL Master, General Ledger (New), Park document, hold document Recurring entries, Intercompany set up and process, Data Migration With LSMW, BDC, BADI/BAPI, Interfaces through Idiocy/Middleware with

ERP/ Non: ERP systems

Accounts Payable: Vendor master data configuration, Tolerance group, Automatic Payment Program, Invoice, Credit memo, Check management, Down payment, Integration with MM module.

Accounts Receivable: Customer master data configuration, Terms of payment, Open item management, Dunning, InvoiceCredit memo, Down payment, Interest calculation, Integration with SD module.

Asset Accounting: Asset master data, Organization structure, Chart of Depreciation, Depreciation area and key, linking with GL Valuation Methods, Depreciation key, Depreciation Run, asset acquisition, write-offInformation system.

Controlling: Cost Center Accounting, Cost & Revenue Element Accounting, Internal Order Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, Profitability Analysis.

Tax Tools: Tax (Direct & Indirect), Vertex, Sabri/ Open source and SAP standard TDS and Sales tax procedures

SAPFI: Associate S4 Hana Training under process

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

SAP FICO Functional Consultant

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Extensively involved in studying, analyzing Business Processes, understanding the “As-Is” process and modeling the “To-Be” process.
  • Worked directly with the end users, conducted various presentations and worked around solutions to meet client specifications.
  • Data Migration from Legacy system to SAP for new implementation / Upgrade using LSMW
  • Involved in Migration of Classic system to New GL through Migration cockpit conversion and responsible for document splitting and additional ledger activation
  • Enhanced the intercompany clearing process by using the functional module to update the assignment field for matching records of AR and AP documents.
  • Enhancing custom programs for processing invoices, payments from corporate system, using IDOC data to post/change invoices in local system, defining tables for error management, reprocessing and reporting and reconciling data between corporate and local systems.
  • Worked on the configuration of automatic payment (APP) transactions to vendors using Check Payment.
  • Resolved month end issues in Recurring, GI/IR clearing, Provision for doubtful debt (PDD), Invoice verification (MIRO), Open and close period for FI and MM, Foreign currency valuation, Intercompany report, cost center, profit center. Also, handled Remedy tickets.
  • Defined the process of credit management to set the credit limit for just one parent customer in a group which becomes the credit account for the entire group.
  • Configured the system to show vendor name and number in FBL3N GL line item display.
  • Configured payment terms for the down payments as per the client’s requirements.
  • Configured House bank, Automatic payment programs for outgoing payments, defined house banks, bank accounts, bank directory, check lots, checks printing, voided reason codes.
  • Configured and tested the Electronic Bank Statement and Manual Bank statement.
  • Worked on the configuration changes in consolidation module for currency translation keys related to P&L accounts.
  • Configured both costing-based CO-PA and account-based CO-PA, created characteristics and value fields, used various derivation techniques and rules, configured valuation using product costing and costing sheet. Defined various reports.
  • Configured Product Costing (CO-PC) for standard cost estimates in cost object controlling for the production orders with quantity structure and configure for WIP Calculations and variance calculations, maintained settlement structures. Created the cost variants, valuation variants and made the assignments.
  • Defined additional account determination to default cost centers, profit centers and profitability analysis (COPA) for postings to cost elements in OKB9.
  • Ran AFAR program to correct depreciation which were acquired in 2009 and updated SAP table ANLB-PERFY field to correct the depreciation postings
  • Developed entire Reporting for FI/CO environment (Multi-company/Multi currency/Consolidation Reports).
  • Involved in unit testing and system testing of FI General Ledger module, AP, AR, AA, TR, CCA, PCA, and Internal Orders.
  • The applications were tested in all different phases, namely Integration Testing, Performance Testing, User Acceptance and Regression Testing.
  • Creation of User Scenarios for UAT, which defined what action users can take and what result are expected and to test whether the desired results are achieved.

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Confidential, Houston, TX

Responsibilities:

  • As part of the Production Support Team worked closely with Technical and Functional consultants of other modules to resolve the issues as per priorities.
  • Responsible for GL, Account receivable, accounts payable interface, MRC Consolidation, document splitting and other related activities
  • Analyzed FICO related trouble tickets (GL, AR, AP, AA, CO-PC, IO, CCA, PCA, and Project Systems, etc.), discussed with the Business Users, determined the root causes and resolved them in timely manner.
  • Involved in decision-making for the screen layout of Master Records including General Ledger, Vendor Master Record and Customer Master Record.
  • Customized Operating Chart of Accounts, Group Chart of Accounts & Country Chart of Accounts.
  • Created different G/L accounts centrally and at company code level, like expenses, revenue, cash, asset and liability.
  • Configured vendor account groups & assigned number ranges to vendor groups. Worked on LSMW to load vendor and credit master data. Writing validation and substitutions for profit center and segment derivation.
  • Setting Idiocy partner profile, custom programs for posting invoices, credit memos and other postings.
  • Production support lead for 3 platform - FI, CO and FSCM module along with offshore team.
  • Expertise in different aspects of a business relating to FI-GL Transactions, Inter Company Transactions, House Banks, Automatic Payment Programs, Clearing Inter-company Vendor/Customer Open Items, Reconciliation Accounts, Document Split, Dunning.
  • Extensively worked on custom reports for Cash requirement reports on Pos, GL vouchers, Allowances, commissions, MM reports, Maintained Vendor Group Field Status for General Data, Company Code Data & Purchasing Data which reflected on the Vendor Master Records.
  • Customized the Payment Program to in corporate Company Code Data, Paying Company Code Data, Country Payment Methods, Company Code Payment Methods, and House Banks etc.
  • Involved in configuring House Banks, Bank Accounts, Bank Account G/L Structure, Check Lots, Void Reason codes etc.
  • Integrated FI with MM & SD modules and analyzed, prepared test scenarios with ATR steps for MM & SD integration validations
  • Enhancing custom programs for processing invoices, payments from corporate system, using IDOC data to post/change invoices in local system, defining tables for error management, reprocessing and reporting and reconciling data between corporate and local systems.
  • Setting Idec partner profile, custom programs for posting invoices, credit memos and other postings
  • Co-ordinating with offshore, onshore and interface teams to successfully deliver project within timelines
  • Involved in testing in development and Q&A environments. Issues resolving, compile documentation, user training and sign off and Worked on post go-live activities for FI as well as CO
  • Excellent Communication, Interpersonal skills with strong analytical ability, positive work attitude and self-motivated to work independently and as well as in a team.

SAP Functional Consultant

Confidential, Irving, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in gathering requirements of existing system, identifying the non-value adding events, to follow ASAP Methodology
  • Involved in conducting workshops with SME’s, Analyzed the AS-IS system, did a profound GAP analysis and successfully designed and mapped the TO-BE system on SAP at clients' site.
  • Assisted in the Full Cycle implementation through the Project Planning, Blueprints, Realization, Go-live and Post Go-Live Support.
  • Created G/L master records and reconciliation accounts for sub ledgers. Also, Customized account groups, field status groups and posting keys.
  • Set up company codes, chart of account, fiscal year variants, tolerance limits, posting periods and financial statement variant.
  • Created vendor/customer groups, assigned Number ranges, Tolerance groups and Document types.
  • Worked with the management in budget allocation, assisted the client in budget management and releasing the budget.
  • Configured and customized Account groups, posting keys, Document number ranges and document types, Open and closed posting periods and maintained Field status groups.
  • Work with ABAP developments for Enhancements, Interfaces, IDOCs, Smart Forms and Reports.
  • Designed and configured Asset Management to carry out business transactions like acquisitions, retirements, transfers, write-offs and post capitalization. Grouped assets into manageable Asset Classes and customized screen layout for each asset class with unique number ranges. Created a Chart of Depreciation and carried out settings for asset company code.
  • Worked with GL, AP, AR, Asset and Its integration with MM, SD and HR modules.
  • Created master records of Cost Elements, Cost Element Groups, Reconciliation Ledger, Cost Centers, Cost Center Groups and Standard Hierarchy.
  • Worked on interfaces with Concur & SAP, Lockbox, EBS, Rebate checks, billing docs from non-SAP to SAP, positive pay and many other interfaces by using BAPI, BDC, RFC & IDOC
  • Configured Automatic Payment Program (APP) including House Bank creation, Bank Determination, and payment methods.
  • Executed configuration of Bank Accounting, Asset Accounting, Cost Center Accounting (CCA) and Profit Center accounting (PCA). Worked closely with ABAB team for bug fixing.
  • Worked with Payment request, Manual & Electronic Bank statement for bank statement processing and MT940 file mapping with SAP for EBS file upload for bank statement processing

SAP FICO Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created chart of accounts, uploaded G/L accounts and performed necessary modifications in G/L account specifications
  • Created reconciliation accounts and configured legacy data transfer for A/R (Account receivable) and A/P (Account Payable).
  • Analyzed organizational structure, SAP implementation documentation, blueprint, current configurations for G/L, A/P, A/R team functions
  • Created custom document types for FI/MM/SD for posting into SAP
  • Configuration expert of New GL to meet requirements to report multiple accounting methods including US GAAP and IFRS
  • Configured inter-company transactions & inter-company payments with paying company codes, automatic & manual check formats.
  • Made settings for automatic procedures in payment programs for A/P (Account Payable) And interest calculation on account balances and line items as well as configured lockbox for A/R (Account receivable).
  • Configured complete Bank Accounting sub module including House Banks, Lockbox, Electronic bank statements (EBS), Automatic payment run for check and wire transfer.
  • Defined posting keys and assigned business transactions for Manual Bank statement (MBS) and Check deposit
  • In Cost Center Accounting (CCA) maintained Cost Center Hierarchies, cost element groups, cost centers. Developed for cycles, segments cost center distributions and assessment.
  • In Profit Center Accounting (PCA) maintained the basic setting, created hierarchy, dummy profit centers, Profit center master data, profit center groups, activity types, etc. and extracted reports using PCA.
  • Created TDS settings and Tax codes with account determination and configured internal orders for costing sales, product costing by periods.
  • Automated GR/IR process of clearing the accounts which has the assignment of goods receipts to the corresponding invoice receipts used in the purchase order number
  • Configured Tax Procedures and maintained require settings to Integrate with Tax tool Sabri to capture and post taxes
  • Designed functional Specifications for Customized reports in RTR, PTP and OTC process.
  • Worked on Currency re valuation with Group and Index based currencies
  • Creation of User Scenarios for UAT, which defined what action users can take and what result are expected and to test whether the desired results are achieved.
  • Created documentation, user manuals and trained end users.

Accountant

Confidential, Sterling Heights, MI

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared Financial reports/statements for different clients on Monthly, quarterly and yearly basis
  • Involved in statutory activities like issuing Form C to vendors, VAT submissions etc.
  • Created TDS certificate (Form-16) for vendor’s transactions.
  • Receive invoices from vendors, collect receipts and save records; submitted to Accounts Payable.
  • Issuing/Verifying Purchase Orders and Sales Orders.
  • Management of accounts payable and account receivables.
  • Prepared month end close journal entries and assisted the accounting manager with the preparation of the monthly Financial statements.
  • Verify and maintain sales, purchase registers
  • Prepare daily cash management deposits including journal entries.

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