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Senior Consultant Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Over 21 years of experience in project management and SAP FICO consulting.
  • FI configuration experience is S4 Hana 1709 environment (AP, AA, Banking)
  • Worked on Fiori launchpad application
  • Expertise in configuration and customization of ECC FI (GL, A/P, A/R, AA), Treasury and Credit Management
  • Expertise in configuration and customization of ECC CO (CCA, PCA, IO)
  • Strong working knowledge in CO PA
  • Through understanding of SAP system from business process, cross functional and integration view points
  • Data Migration specifications with BDC, Legacy System Migration workbench (LSMW) for data uploads for various SAP projects
  • Extensive experience in developing specifications for Interfaces and Custom Reports
  • Proven ability to work independently and team environments
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Good team player, strong interpersonal and communication skills combined with self - motivation, initiative and the ability to think outside the box
  • Experience in Project Management with strong analytical, planning, reporting and management skills

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with team to identify business processes and current pain points.
  • Worked with team in assessment of current state requirements.
  • Guided the Client through the Vendor recommendation process.
  • Created implementation resource plan and project cost estimates.
  • Developed initial implementation road map.
  • Worked with Vendors to create initial SAAS pricing estimates.

Confidential

SAP S4Hana Financial Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate activities between business team and IT implementation team
  • Helped design business testing resource plan
  • Assisted end users in test execution and defect resolution
  • Worked with the IT implementation team to identify process gaps and gap resolution.
  • Active in weekly executive finance meetings to provide project status updates

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted requirement gathering meetings with key users in the implementation of equipment refurbishment
  • Created functional specifications and worked with the development team to develop a front end tool, which tracks and creates the financial postings for the Royalty free, Rental and Evaluation customer agreements.
  • Involved in establishing AP interfaces between legacy systems and SAP
  • Responsible for the configuration and conversion of 370,000 fixed assets
  • Created functional specifications and worked with the development team in the conversion program for fixed assets
  • Program was created for ECC 6.0 and replicated and used within SAP S4
  • Conversion of 10 company codes and 6 countries
  • Configured of Irish legal entity’s VAT taxes and conditions records, within SAP S4
  • Involved in the banking setup within SAP S4

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • A part of the system design team, in the PTP area
  • System configuration and setup
  • Resolved issues in the original design, discovered by the testing team. Used ALM to track and monitor these defects
  • Created functional specifications and worked with the development team in the creation of inbound and outbound idoc transmissions
  • Creation of LSMW for data loads
  • Assisted in AP data conversion, from multiple legacy systems
  • Worked with BI&A team to develop custom reports in HANA
  • Post go-live support and stabilization

Confidential

Project Manager and FICO Team

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee existing contractual SAP Basis application and network hosting
  • Project responsibilities include conversions, forms, security, and post go-live support ramp up
  • Work with client to determine project definition and business requirements
  • In charge administrative aspects of a SAP project. Setting up an appropriate project organization
  • Managing client and stakeholder relationships at project level
  • Developing work plans and coordinating the activities of the project team and sub-team
  • Managing project planning and scheduling and budget
  • Conduct meetings with end users identify requirements for FICO data loads
  • Create LSMW for FICO data loads (AP open items, AR open items, credit master, assets master, GL balances, and internal orders))

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Work with client to determine project definition and business requirements
  • In charge the contractual and administrative aspects of a SAP project
  • Managing client and stakeholder relationships at project level
  • Providing leadership to project teams and clients in a SAP environment
  • Advising clients on project governance
  • Setting up an appropriate project organization
  • Developing work plans and coordinating the activities of the project team and sub-team
  • Managing project planning and scheduling and budget

Confidential

FICO Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Fixed various production support issues involving different sub modules (GL, AP, AR, Fixed Assets, Banking, Cost Element Account, CCA, PCA, Internal Orders, Product Costing and Profitability Analysis
  • Actively involved in resolving cross functional issue within the DBM and MM modules
  • Conducted requirement gathering meetings with key users in the implementation of enhancements
  • Completed specifications and worked directly with ABAP programming team to resolve issues and complete enhancements
  • Implementation of Sabrix tax solution:
  • Creation of project plan
  • Conduct meetings with key users to identify scope and state requirements
  • Configuration changes to allow external tax solution
  • Organized and developed structured test scenarios

Confidential

SAP Support Center Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day to day operations of the Functional SAP Support Center
  • Directly managed the work efforts of the functional SAP employees and offshore contractors
  • 10 local employees
  • 8 Bangalore India contractors
  • Implemented process with key business users to review and prioritize tickets and enhancements resulting in overall ticket count reductions
  • Liaison in coordinating work efforts between functional, development, and basis teams
  • Conducted workshop sessions to review existing processes and implement new controls for Sarbanes Oxley
  • Assisted internal auditors with information, data for SOX controls

Confidential, San Jose, California

Project Manager & FICO lead

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the technical upgrade from SAP4.6c to ECC6.0
  • Responsible for the creation and execution of the project plan
  • Additional responsibilities included:
  • Identified resource requirements
  • Responsible for the Cutover Plan
  • Testing plan in multiple countries
  • Escalation Process
  • Update Steering Committee on regular bases with the project status.
  • Oversaw FICO activities as outlined in the project plan
  • Project delivered on time and on budget, with minimal impact to daily business functions

Confidential

FICO Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • SAP industry Specific Dealership Business Model (DBM)
  • Analysis of FICO readiness for Phase 1 Go-Live scheduled in 2 months
  • Organize and create new timeline and project plan for FICO team
  • Conducted blueprint sessions on open FI items
  • Completed configuration in GL CCA
  • Create FICO cutover plan
  • Conversion of GL balances
  • Interface and develop relationship with the business finance team
  • Organized and developed structured test scenarios for the Finance team

Confidential, San Jose, California

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Create project plan and execute to project plan:
  • Identified resource requirements
  • Created Cutover Plan
  • Oversaw testing plan in multiple countries
  • Create Escalation Process
  • Creation of defect tracking system
  • Update Steering Committee on regular bases with the project status.
  • Actively involved in all decisions and key System Changes listed below.
  • Interim reporting used to identify transactions to be re-classed via Journal Entries
  • Creation of an additional Company Codes
  • Cost Center Hierarchy
  • Reassignment of existing plants and existing plant changes
  • Creation of new Sales Organizations and changes to existing Sales Organizations
  • Changes in tax structure
  • Automation of inter-company invoicing through EDI
  • Process Changes in all areas

Confidential, Denver, Colorado

FICO Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • SAP industry specific Apparel and Footwear Solution (AFS)
  • Implementation of ECC 5.0 which includes the configuration of the New General Ledger.
  • Use of the new FAGLFLEXT table as opposed to the previous GLT0 table
  • Leading Ledger creation
  • Scenario Assignment
  • Document splitting
  • Creation of FICO project Plan and timeline.
  • Performed Design workshops identifying key design decisions for Samsonite North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Also, worked with the business to obtain signoff on these key design decisions.
  • Organized weekly FICO meeting between Europe, Latin America, and the US. Updated staff on project status.
  • Attended Weekly Team Lead Meetings updating project management with FICO status, concerns and issues.
  • Responsible for the configuration and conversion of Accounts Payable elements
  • Prepared Configuration scripts which identifying additions, changes and enhancements made to the system.
  • Created Functional Specifications, created LSMW and worked with programmers to accomplish data loads
  • Identified Key FICO Cutover steps and worked with PMO creating and executing cutover plan.
  • Post go-live support Including Period End Close.

Confidential, San Jose, California

FICO Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Implementation Project to bring 5 European companies onto SAP. Countries included France, Germany, Italy, Ireland, and The Netherlands.
  • Configuration FICO for the 5 European companies. This includes the creation and setup of 5 Company Codes. Configuration in the Enterprise Structure area. The configuration of Cost Centers, Profit Centers, Activity Types, Internal Orders, VAT setup, and Banking information. Configuration also included the setup of GL, AM, AP, and AR.
  • Created functional specifications for global system changes required by Europe.
  • Exporting from SAP Banking Payment File
  • Electronic Email Remittance Advice
  • Intercompany Fee Report
  • Various Invoice and statement forms
  • Worked with Corporate sponsor, in creation of the original Project timeline.
  • Identified and communicated System Landscape to IT community
  • Performed Design workshops identifying key design decisions for Europe. Also, worked with the business to obtain signoff on these key design decisions
  • Represented FICO in Weekly Status Meetings to Project Management and other team leads
  • Prepared Configuration scripts which identifying additions, changes and enhancements made to the system.
  • Worked with programmers in the mapping of data load files
  • Issue resolution during Mock go-live.
  • Identified Key FICO Cutover steps and worked with PMO creating and executing cutover plan.
  • Post go-live support Including Period End Close.

Confidential, Dallas, Texas

FICO Team Member

Responsibilities:

  • Central Implementation Team working on Confidential ’s Global Common Business Solution (CBS)
  • FICO Design and Configuration of business requirements for USA and China.
  • Configuration of Asset Management, AR, AP, GL and Cash Management for both USA and China
  • Created functional specifications for global system changes (demands), as well as SD and FI interfaces
  • Creation of test scripts
  • Develop material
  • Worked with local implementation team to ensure new system requirements fit within the concept of the Global Solution
  • Post go-live support Including Period End Close

Confidential

FICO Team Member

Responsibilities:

  • Local Implementation Team working with Confidential ’s Global Market Unit Solution (MUS)
  • Configuration of FICO module for legal requirements
  • Configuration setup in Banking, Asset Management, CCA, PCA, IO, and COPA
  • Setup and configuration of settlement profiles in conjunction with the PS module.
  • Developed functional specifications for global system changes due to legal requirement, in Thailand
  • Worked with local business to determine “Best Practices”
  • FICO Data Migration using 2 methods, creation of LSMW and working with programming team to develop load programs

Confidential

FICO Team Member

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted meetings with business users to identify critical business processes
  • Analysis of finance business processes including legal requirements and tax obligations
  • Identified potential gaps and possible solutions
  • Evaluation of conversion data elements and required interfaces
  • Actively involved in creating findings and presenting management team

Confidential, San Diego, California

FICO Team Member

Responsibilities:

  • Identification of complex business needs from an operational and financial perspective
  • Implement new processes and procedures in AP, AR and cash management
  • Create Functional specifications and worked with ABAP programmers to design the custom requirements
  • Worked with key users to create month end close process
  • Pre go-live system testing and knowledge transfer
  • Post implementation work in FICO production support resolving system issues

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