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Senior Consultant Resume

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

  • Confidential is a financial process consultant with 7+ years of experience implementing the SAP’s enterprise resource planning system - ECC 6.0. He led 5 large scale clients through the four stages of an implementation/SAP project - project planning, designing of financial processes, realization of design, and managing change. He successfully improved financial processes within the consumer products, life sciences, mining, and defense industries. He is currently supporting a professional services implement S4 Hana and Concur.
  • Structure Organization: Designed the SAP FI/CO organization structure taking into consideration statutory reporting requirements for multiple legal entities through which a company operates, organizational control requirements which required reporting across legal entities and future plans for spinning off of businesses
  • Chart of Accounts: Helped the company to rationalize their chart of accounts by mapping existing accounts to the company Global Chart of Accounts supplied for the implementation
  • Modules in FI and CO: Configured Settings for General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payables, Asset Management, EWT, Tax Codes, Cost Center Accounting, Public Sector Management
  • Automated Payment processing including Check, Automated Clearing House (ACH), Direct Debit and Lockbox (IDOC, BAI2) in multi-country environment. Supported Enhancements (Exits & BAdis), Modification, Substitutions, Validations and Business Transaction Events (BTE).
  • Expert functional and technical knowledge of Bank interfaces (i.e. Lockbox, Electronic Bank Statement, Check and Wire Payments). Expert in FI - GL, AP, AR, banking
  • Process Design: ‘As is process’ mapping for extensive mapping of the existing financial business process. Details of FI processes were captured for the company and were classified in business areas
  • Gap analysis: Gaps were identified between SAP standard processes and desired process scenarios and process changes and/or workarounds were suggested
  • Interaction with ABAP Programmers: Extensively interacted with ABAP Programmers for preparing reports, interfaces, and enhancements to meet Management Requirements
  • Good exposure on third party data load tools such as Winshuttle and SAP Queries
  • Training: Prepared training material and gave end user training to the process owners in GL, AR, AP, and CO-PC as well as to Core Team Members and also maintained detailed documentation
  • Provided Post Go Live Support to users, helped users in solving their problems in live environment and reconfigured settings wherever desired by users

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge of SAP modules SD and MM
  • Python, HTML, CSS, SQL, QBE, Java, VBA
  • Advanced Excel skills, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, SharePoint

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team of four consultants for the GL, AP, AR, & Concur work streams
  • Designing an S4 Hana ECC solution that leverages standard global processes and complies with local regulations
  • Planned and conducted workshops across the global operations to understand local regulations and compile requirements for the 28 countries
  • Designed a global travel management system using SAP’s Concur along with the new SAP ICS (integration for Concur services) tool
  • Working with SAP to resolve ECC integration issues with ICS and scheduled to be one of the first SAP ICS implementations in the world

Confidential

Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Resolved several, diverse system and process issues within SAP MM, FI, CO, FM, USSGL, and AA
  • Owned several month end and fiscal year end processes including advance rollover and interface management during financial close
  • Implemented several interfaces with Department of Treasury’s invoice processing platform to accept and post AP invoices from third party vendors
  • Implemented several new payment schedules within SAP via the standard payment program and the interfaces to transmit the data to Department of Treasury for vendor disbursements
  • Played a role of subject matter expert on all AP, purchasing, and expense reimbursement maintenance issues
  • Designed a reporting solution in BW that integrates with FM and FI
  • Designed interfaces between Department of Treasury’s IPAC and SAP SD to perform collections on reimbursable orders
  • Tested several accounts payable, general ledger, and funds management scenarios for an SAP upgrade
  • Worked with SAP in resolving upgrade related issues and implemented notes to resolve them
  • Implemented interfaces between Concur and SAP to automatically post invoices payable to employees and other budgetary and funds management postings
  • Coordinated implementation of SAP’s OSS notes to accommodate the Department of Treasury payment processing changes
  • Carried out all necessary SAP FI-AP related configurations related to those notes
  • Collaborated with SAP in closing any gaps between treasury’s requirements and SAP’s functionality.
  • Led a team of four in designing an interface that will improve communications of capital asset transactions between LMP and GFEBS taking into account FM, FI, and CO processes
  • Assisted in designing interfaces between DLA’ E-Procurement system and LMP’s MM
  • Facilitated workshops that involved manufacturing, sales, purchasing, and finance departments to design processes and systems that will improve the funding process
  • Designed a solution that is preferred by the army’s financial analysts, financially viable, and complies with federal financial reporting regulations
  • Configured SAP’s MM module to implement the IUID functionality to support DoD’s serialization of assets
  • Updated the enterprise process maps as a result of the change
  • Presented my team’s design to high level generals and solution architects and received approval and funding to start the change implementation
  • Mapped system requirements to FFMIA regulations

Confidential

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Held accountable for the end to end SAP project implementation including design/proof of concept, writing/approving functional specifications, development integration with offshore development teams, unit/integration testing, planning and execution of deployment activities, and post Go Live support.
  • Led blueprinting sessions for general ledger and asset accounting sub-departments to map their processes into SAP’s leading practices.
  • Designed financial processes taking into account existing practices, statutory requirements, corporate laws, and industry’s best practices
  • Designed processes to upload financial data into SAP BPC for strategic planning purposes
  • Wrote and published relevant documentation such as business design and functional specification documents that describe the design
  • Designed and implemented bank interfaces using standard SAP programs and enhancements
  • Configured all SAP FICO modules hands on or guided junior staff to conduct configuration
  • Closely worked with technical teams offshore to build custom programs for processes that do not match SAP’s standard functionality
  • Designed and configured integration of SAP financials with SAP’s SD and MM modules
  • Designed train-the-trainer programs and prepared presentations for in-class training and future reference for all financials’ sub-departments targeted towards finance analysts, managers, and directions
  • Designed and implemented foreign currency revaluation and translation processes
  • Built templates and macros that allow financial analysts to upload budgets by cost center and business areas seamlessly
  • Designed bank interfaces and several other accounts payable processes

Confidential

Finance Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and developed an SAP FI solution for the automation project and an intercompany workflow application
  • Developed test plans that verify the functionalities of the Workflow Application
  • Documented bugs and coordinated corrections by the offshore development team
  • Defined and wrote desk procedures for the SAP Intercompany Workflow administrator role

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