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Sap Co Consultant Resume

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SUMMARY:

  • Over 20 years of consulting experience in Finance and Controlling modules of SAP.
  • Implemented Controlling side of upgrading to S4 HANA1503 at Confidential, Elkhart IN and Greenfield implementation of 1610 at Confidential, Hazelwood MO.
  • Main implementations include all modules of Controlling, especially CO - PA, Product costing and Material Ledger.
  • Worked at Confidential, Houston and Commercial Metals, Irving, TX - Both companies use MTO with Variant Configuration, MTS and Sales order cost controlling.
  • Background as Management Accountant and a Financial Accountant in various industries, acquiring vast experience in accounting, finance and auditing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Lake Zurich, IL

CO lead
  • Working as a CO lead on Oracle to SAP implementation project.
  • Implemented blended (mixed) costing and additive costs for purchased materials.
  • Posting of PPV to various G/L accounts based on cost components.
  • Settlement of service orders to billable and nonbillable cogs.
  • Reports modifying SAP BOM Costed report.
  • Created new movement types for posting to different G/L accounts and Costing based/Account based COPA.
  • Configured costing sheet to apply variable overhead from indirect cost centers to direct cost center.

Confidential, Hazelwood MO

CO lead
  • Working as a CO lead on S4 1610 Greenfield implementation project.
  • Implemented Split valuation to handle valuated and non valuated materials.
  • Configured mixed costing and guided cross company code costing for all manufacturing plants in USA and Field plants in many Continents.
  • Designed settlement rules for remanufacturing and servicing orders.
  • Set up derivations in Account Based COPA
  • Wrote 3 important functional specs to handle specific material movements.
  • Managed MM account determinations as SPOC.

Confidential, Elkhart, IN

CO consultant
  • Working as a CO consultant on S4 migration project.
  • Implemented Account Based COPA
  • Enhanced Costing Based COPA
  • Implemented Top down distribution.
  • Revaluation of activity postings.
  • Functional spec for Cashflow report for CAPEX orders.

Confidential, Lake Zurich, IL

FICO consultant
  • Working as a FICO consultant on an enhancement project.
  • Implemented concepts of functionl area, PCA and COPA.
  • Configured COPA allocations and top down distributions.
  • Implemented automated upload of additive cost estimates.
  • Supported Rebate accruals and settlements.
  • Wrote functional specification for uploading external data into COPA, PCA/CCA report .

Confidential, St. Charles, MO

Controlling consultant
  • Working as a Controlling consultant on a Service order project.
  • Assisting in costing runs - Legal and Group valuations.
  • Assisting testing team with scenarios.
  • Supporting Material Ledger close and Configurations.
  • Wrote functional specification for manufacturing variance and for Analysis of ML Difference in WIP.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Controlling consultant
  • Working as a Controlling consultant on a divestiture project.
  • Validating carve out of Controlling master data elements.
  • Assisting in costing runs - Legal and Group valuations.
  • Assisting testing team with scenarios.
  • Supporting Material Ledger activations and Configurations.
  • Planning cutover activities.
  • Identifying potential config changes.

Confidential

SME advising FI/CO consultants
  • Working as SME advising FI/CO consultants when needed in their production support efforts.
  • Acquired knowledge on VMS working with logistics team.
  • Preparing consultants to come onboard MBRDI.

Confidential

FI/CO Practice Lead

  • Supported a team of 15 FI/CO consultants either implementing FI/CO or giving production support to Indian and US clients.
  • Training the team members in various FI/CO modules to enhance their skill levels, particularly in Product costing and CO-PA.

Confidential, Denton, TX

SAP FI/CO Consultant

  • Resolved production support issues in:
  • CO-PA by making changes to SD configurations/CO-PA customizing.
  • Many reports in profit center accounting and GL to assist eariler close.
  • Redesigned settlement of production variances.
  • Prepared a road map for improvement in FI/CO areas.

Confidential, Stafford, TX

SAP FI/CO Consultant

  • Implemented Make-to-stock, Make-to-order Sales Order Valuated costing and Sales order controlling Costing (with Non-Valuated sales order stocks) scenarios.
  • Configured costing and supported go-live of standard cost release.
  • Wrote functional specs to go-live support of ABAP reports and user exits.
  • Supported valuations and derivations in CO-PA to receive flow of data from Invoices, settlements/cost estimates and CCA to CO-PA assessments.
  • Specifically led deployment at Stafford plant in all modules of FI/CO from January till July 2012.

Confidential, South Bend, Indiana

SAP FI/CO Consultant

  • Supported implementation of Controlling module, specifically real time integration with FI.
  • Joined team for integration testing.
  • Tested interfaces that load SKFs and activity allocation.
  • Wrote drill down reports for PCA reporting
  • Wrote Report painter reports for cost center accounting
  • Configured settings for loading plan values for Cost centers and profit centers.
  • Set up allocation/distribution cycles in CCA and PCA.

Confidential, Michigan

SAP FI/CO Consultant

  • Blueprinted and prototyped Product cost planning/Repetitive Mfg Controlling with particular focus on applying template allocations.
  • Assisted sub process owners in recording Business processes in narrative and swim lane diagrams.
  • Travelled to various Confidential plants in Italy and USA to coach and guide in solving questions related to the design.

Confidential, Dallas

SAP CO Consultant

  • Implemented Make-to-order Sales Order Valuated costing and Sales order controlling Costing (with Non-Valuated sales order stocks). Both scenarios use discrete manufacturing production orders.
  • Implemented month end procedures for settling Make-to-order and Make-to-stock production orders.
  • Configured Material ledger - Legal and Profit center valuations and actual costing.
  • Configured valuations and derivations in CO-PA to receive flow of data from settlements/cost estimates.
  • Supported Make-to-project costing with non-valuated project stock settling to CO-PA.
  • Supported Profit center transfer pricing and production order accounting.

Confidential, Houston

SAP FI/CO Consultant

  • Worked on implementing Controlling side of the implementation of ECC 6.0 project replacing 3.0 version in USA and R/2 in Europe in a chemical company.
  • Main focus was on blueprinting, configuring, testing, go-live support of CO-PA, Product cost planning and process order costing.
  • Implemented Material Ledger for a plant in Brazil.
  • CO-PA processes included flow of values from billing documents, cost centers and FI documents.
  • Coached/guided power users in creating profit centers,cost centers/CCA and CCA to CO-PA allocations.
  • Configured and trained power users in creation to settlement of internal orders.
  • Worked with PM and PS consultants in setting up activity types/pricing and settlements and other integration issues.
  • Configured valuation classes and MM account determinations to meet product cost planning and other reporting needs.
  • Steered CO part of integration testing (3 cycles), cutover (2 dry runs) and assisted go-live activities.
  • Daily involvement with SD team troubleshooting postings from billing document.
  • Worked with users in troubleshooting problems in variances in process orders, purchase price variance and costing of new products.
  • Established the process of subcontract accounting. Provided a spec to analyze variance arising from subcontract Purchase orders.
  • Maintained CO-PA reports and liaised with BI team for reconciling reports in CO-PA vs BI.
  • Maintained profit center reports (in New GL) for reconciling with CO-PA gross margin reports.

Confidential, Columbus,OH

SAP CO Consultant

  • Made changes to Product costing configurations to meet third party manufacturing for tolled materials.
  • Created CATT scripts to load the quantity based overhead rates.
  • Assisted Users in troubleshooting costing errors.
  • Wrote spec to testing, a report for Purchase Price Variance arising from Turnkey as well as tolling materials analyzing real purchase price variance vs. favorable variance caused by internal costs in a cost estimate.
  • Wrote spec to testing, a report for Design Change Variance and other manufacturing variances such as Material usage, substitution to fix the gap that standard SAP does not cover in a tolling scenario.
  • Worked on issues arising from interface from legacy AMAPS to SAP.

Confidential, NJ

SAP CO Consultant

  • Troubleshot Product costing errors during Conversion testing.
  • Go-Live support of product costing and cost object-controlling activities.
  • Assisted in troubleshooting problems in custom program that automated costing activities in distribution plants.
  • Assisted in troubleshooting problems in custom program for reclassing COGS account to brand profit centers.
  • Created queries to validate master data.
  • Created LSMWs to correct master data.
  • Analysis of BOMs and Routings in master recipes during analysis of costing errors.
  • Created new movement types and automatic account determination for inventory accounting.
  • Tested the initial load of inventory against legacy balances. Supported the cut over.
  • Maintained Material master fields using either MASS or LSMW.

Confidential, Chicago

SAP CO Consultant

  • Blueprinted and prototyped Material Ledger with Group and Legal Costing for all plants of Confidential . worldwide. Group valuation is one of the valuations in Material Ledger.
  • Overhaul of current functionality of legal costing for plants in US/China and rolling out to European Distribution plants.
  • Redesigned Raw material costing to use additive cost estimates instead of purchasing info records. Automated download of freight, duty, insurance and handling costs from AP invoices to create additive cost estimates. Used moving average price field and additive cost estimates to calculate raw material costs.
  • Both the above implementations involved gathering requirements from accountants at corporate level.
  • Wrote functional specs for creating additive cost estimates for freight, duty etc. sourced out of freight vendor invoices and POs.
  • Wrote test scripts to conduct Unit testing, supporting Integration testing all new objects and SAP functionalities around product costing
  • Tested postings of group valuation to special purpose ledgers and CO-PA.

Confidential, Indianapolis

SAP CO Consultant

  • Implemented Group Costing for all plants of Confidential worldwide. Group valuation is one of the valuations in Material Ledger.
  • Worked on troubleshooting errors arising out of insufficient configuration of exchange rates.
  • Wrote functional specs for identified gaps and testing them. One of the custom programs created Costing BOMs for plants where full SAP was not implemented.
  • Wrote test scripts to conduct Unit testing, supporting Integration testing all new objects and SAP functionalities around product costing
  • Tested postings of group valuation to special purpose ledgers.
  • Analysis of BOMs and Routings in master recipes during analysis of costing errors.
  • Familiar with intercompany billing involving manufacturing plants, invoicing plants and distribution plants.

Confidential, Houston

SAP CO Consultant

  • Implemented Check payments, EFTs, Electronic Bank statements, Lockbox, roll up Special Purpose Ledger from Profit center ledger for month end translations.
  • Supported product costing personnel.
  • Production support after go live of all FI/CO modules

Confidential, Milford, CT

SAP CO Consultant

  • Gathered requirements through Rapid Decision Workshops, designed prototype of controlling module in SAP for Conference Room Pilot.
  • Focus was on Product Costing and cost object controlling besides helping Profit center accounting.
  • Created Profit centers/cost centers using LSMW.
  • Completed realization, unit testing and integration testing.
  • Configured production variances to flow into many COPA value fields such as usage, price variances.
  • Tested Drop-ship scenario where third party vendor delivered products to customers. Basically postings to GL and CO-PA were tested for revenue from customers and that COGS equals vendor’s price.

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