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Sap Fico Lead Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Thirteen years of experience with implementation/management of ERP systems with nine years in techno - functional roles implementing SAP FICO with integration to SD, MM and PS.
  • Deep functional experience in Finance modules of General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Cash-Bank, and Fixed Assets.
  • Served in different Business Analysis roles in all phases of ASAP methodology from Blue Print, to Realization, to Final Preparation and Go Live.
  • Substantial experience leading and managing various implementations, upgrades, Gap analysis, application configuration, production support with specialties in end-to-end business process improvements and best practices around ERP/BI tools, and six sigma continuous improvements.
  • Additional experience in accounting, governance, financial analysis & planning with an MBA in Finance and a B.A. degree in Accounting.
  • Industries served include oil & gas, transportation, high tech, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, airlines, and CPG/Retail.

EXPERTISE:

  • Business Analysis
  • Project Management (SDLC, ASAP)
  • SAP FICO (ECC 6.0) New GL
  • SAP FICO (ECC/5.0, R/4.6, R/3)
  • SAP S&D (ECC 6.0)-FI-Integration
  • SAP SEM-BOFC (Legal Consolid.)
  • SAP BPC (Planning, Forecast)
  • Order-to-Cash
  • Procure-to-Pay
  • Record-to-Report
  • Make-to-Order/Buy
  • Hyperion (Essbase, HFM)
  • BPI/Best Practices
  • Six Sigma - Greenbelt certified
  • MS Excel, Project, VISIO, PowerPoint, Access

SAP PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

SAP FICO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management & Business Analysis using ASAP Methodology creating blueprints, functional design specifications with WRICEF and configuration documentation for delivery of medium-sized projects.
  • Develop test scenarios and prepared test scripts for integration and UAT testing using HP ALM
  • Perform PI-Process Integration testing for SAP upgrade to S4 HANA
  • Configuration and development of proto-types for PS-Project Systems.
  • Support FICO - Report-To-Record processes to include GL, AP, AR, Treasury, BPC, CO-CCA, IO, Travel and PS.

Confidential, Houston , TX

Manager (SAP Business Objects/HANA)

Responsibilities:

  • Direct responsibility for designing functional business processes, including characteristics and dimensions for key performance indicators (KPIs) to meet management reporting requirements.
  • End to end ownership of the final design and functional requirements specifications for CO-PA reports in the subject areas of:
  • Sales, Profitability and Fixed Costs.
  • Conducted workshops with business process owners to gather business requirements for future state design of CO-PA reports and to develop the business blueprint.
  • Educated stake holders on the business processes to ensure a complete understanding of the report designs.
  • Identify business scenarios for User Acceptance Testing
  • Deliverables: Functional requirements specifications document for CO-PA reports for Sales, Profitability and Fixed Costs.

Confidential

Manager (FI - Chart of Accounts Lead)

Responsibilities:

  • Directly responsible for transforming/mapping 5 legacy CoA’s into one global CoA with integration of end-to-end processes from Order-to-Cash (AR, Revenue Recognition), Procure-to-Pay (AP, 3-Way match), Product Costs, Inventory Warehouse Management, Asset Management (book vs. Tax depreciation), and Bank-Treasury (Reconciled Cash-Bank Accounts).
  • Prepared current state analysis of CoA, conducted workshops with 35+ business process owners to gather business requirements for future state design of COA, mapping legacy CoA’s to the new Chart of Accounts.
  • Prepared impact analysis and Fit/GAP analysis to ensure the GL subledger processes and accounts were designed and mapped correctly for AP, AR, FA, Cash, Revenue & Expenses.
  • Liaised with technical team to design workflows, reports, interfaces, conversions, enhancements and forms to meet GAP requirements for new SAP system.
  • Business Blue Print design of SAP Best Practices for the new COA to include: The NewGL-General Ledger, Document Splitting of Profit Centers, Segments, Centralized cash management using In-House Cash and Pay on Behalf functionality, Intercompany Transactions, GL Functional Area grouping, Account Assignments and Cost Element Accounting.
  • Deliverables: Global template and Business Blue print of COA, Company Code-Parallel Ledgers, Cost of Sales Reporting, Statutory and Management Reporting, Enterprise Structure, In-House Cash, GL Accounts Master Data.

Confidential, Woodcliff Lake, NJ

FI/CO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Direct responsibility for 6 resources while coordinating with 35+ members of the global implementation team.
  • Configured House Banks, account assignment to G/L Cash account, bank-clearing accounts for Cash, Wires, ACH & deposits.
  • Configured Automatic Payment Program (APP) for vendor and customers.
  • Gathered technical & functional requirements and custom designed ACH bank file to meet NACHA requirements in SAP.
  • Performed UAT and trouble-shooting defect errors in QA.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Sr. Business Analyst Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • As Business Analyst Lead on a team of 14, participated on the end-to-end business processes for FICO-Finance & Controlling, New GL, PS-Project Systems, SD-Sales & Distribution, Service Orders, MM-Mat’ls Mgt.
  • Blue Print: Gathered business requirements participating in workshops with BPOs for future state and process mapped current state.
  • Designed Enterprise Structure globally for FI - New GL, CO, Profit Centers, Segments, Product hierarchies, Cost Centers, Internal Orders.
  • Configured process improvements from the Business Blue Print requirements.
  • Assisted QA in development of test scripts and participated in UAT.
  • Supported the current system utilizing the SAP industry solution for Industrial Companies.
  • Provided training and end-user support of end-to-end business processes for Order-To-Cash, Procure-To-Pay, and Revenue Recognition with heavy integration points with other SAP modules to include (FICO, PS, SD, MM, EAM).
  • Responsible for resolving production and system support and administering role authorizations within SAP for the global Confidential team.
  • Gathered business requirements and developed functional requirements for enhancements to existing modules working with off-shore development team and coordinated UAT with end-users.

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

Business Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • As Team Lead, managed and directed the configuration and implementation of SAP Finance module to include the New GL, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash-Bank, and Fixed Assets incorporating SAP Best Practices .
  • Blue Print: Requirements gathering of the Finance module for the General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Cash-Bank to manage all end-to-end business processes (OTC, PTP, RTR, CM).
  • Designed the Enterprise Structure for FI - New GL, CO, Profit Centers, Segments, and Cost Centers hierarchies
  • Configured the new GL and mapped GL-Chart of Accounts, prepared GL Master, Vendor & Customer Master, and performed LSMW from legacy system with integration points to Controlling, Materials Management, Sales & Distribution, and Project System.
  • Worked with the team members throughout the integrated business processes to ensure that the solution met business requirements.
  • Performed Unit and stress testing prior to Go-Live.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

SAP FICO/ SD ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Configure the global settings and organization structure for company code, chart of accounts, GL, AR, AP, FA
  • Cost Center, Profit Center and Profitability with integration to SD- Credit management and MM- PO, Contracts.
  • Configure the Sales & Distribution module for cross module integration of SD with MM, PP, FI and CO-PA. Collection of requirements, documentation of “Quote to Invoice”.

Confidential

Business Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • User group requirements gathering of “Future State” with GAP analysis for SAP-BOFC financial consolidations module.
  • Gathered functional and technical requirements for system interfaces, new programming coding and reports as identified by business users from the GAP/Fits analysis.

Confidential

Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered functional and technical requirements from SMEs/ BPOs.
  • Configured G/L Master record, Account Groups, G/L Accounts, Chart of Accounts, Reconciliation Accounts, and Retained Earnings.
  • Configured Customer Master, Accounts Receivable, Customer groups, billing, payment terms and interest calculation, incoming payments, dunning, AR information system, account systems, credit management, closing operations, sales order and integration to SD.
  • Created Security Roles for SOX compliance.
  • Mapped Chart of Accounts and participated in conversion using LSMW (Legacy system Migration Workbench)
  • Provided initial support of ABAP errors/bugs in reports and transactions.

Confidential

Business Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Business process enhancements in SCM module SAP ECC/5.0 for purchase price variances at paper manufacturer.
  • Identified current state for inflation tracking of commodities in SAP coordinating efforts with IT to further develop SAP reports to capture all commodities in materials management & General Ledger for PO and invoices at thirteen plants.

Confidential

Business Analysis Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Started project towards end of Realization phase providing Go Live support of G/L Period -End close activities for legal entity, prepared legal consolidated financial statements for Cost Center, Profit Center reports, Profitability Analysis and other enhancements/patches.
  • Configured best practices for compliance to International Financial Reporting Standards/ SOX.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered functional and technical requirements, reports, forms, and interfaces from SMEs/ BPOs.
  • Configured Master records for FI/CO: G/L, Vendor, Customer, Banking, Profit & Cost Centers, Cost Element - Primary & Secondary.
  • Configured Account Groups, G/L Accounts, Tolerance Groups, Chart of Accounts, Reconciliation Accounts, and Retained Earnings Accounts.
  • Configured Accounts Receivable Customer groups, billing, payment terms and interest calculation, incoming payments, dunning, AR information system, account systems, credit management, closing operations, sales order and integration points with SD.
  • Functional experience configuring CO: CCA, PCA, PA and IO (Internal Orders Accounting).
  • Defined Activity Types for Cost Centers allocations, assigned Statistical Key Figures with integration to Production Order (BOM)
  • Determined and configured in CO: Overhead Planning, Inventory Valuation, Profit Center planning, Period -End closing, the cost center hierarchy, Cost Center Groups and Cost centers allocations for CCA.
  • Liaison with technical team through their design and development, unit testing and performing UAT testing with user groups/QA.
  • Mapped and specified with programmers all conversions from Legacy system to SAP using LSMW.
  • Trained other end users on SAP functionality.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Detail mapping, designing and documentation of (FI/CO) user requirements; configured FI/CO module for global settings & organization structure; configured parameters for Company Codes, Chart of Accounts, Fiscal Year Variants & credit controls.
  • Defined Master Records for G/L, Customer, Vendor, Banking; Set-up Controlling Area, Cost & Profit Ctrs, Cost Elements- Prim & Sec.
  • Identified reports for report writer interacting with technical team for report development.
  • Performed integration testing and User Acceptance Testing and provided support after Go Live.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Power User of SAP R/2.0 for preparation of monthly financial statements

Confidential, Houston , TX

FI - Chart of Accounts Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Led the implementation and configuration of the US Accounts Payable (A/P) “Procure-To-Pay” process in SAP ECC6.0 with integration to Banking-Treasury, Accounts Receivable (A/R) and Materials Management (MM) modules.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Sr. Business Analyst Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Requirements gathering, design and configuration for SAP ECC 6.0 FICO-Finance & Controlling, PS-Project Systems, SD-Sales & Distribution, CS-Service Orders, MM-Materials Management at multi-billion dollar Software company.

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

Business Lead Consultant - Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Team Lead in development of Business Blue Print and Business Process Master List for the front-end CRM implementation of Planned Install services for North America.
  • Gather business requirements, conduct workshop, translate business requirements into functional specifications.
  • Liaise with technical team to build workflows, reports, interfaces, conversions, enhancements and forms for new system.
  • Develop test scripts and perform User Acceptance Testing of new CRM system with back-end build to SAP CRM.
  • Manage multiple projects, gathered and documented end-user and technology business requirements for new or modified systems from initial phase to development for proprietary, packaged, and customized business applications.
  • Develop project scope, definitions, cost/benefit & risk analysis, work plans, progress reports, and presentations.
  • Document and process map As Is and To Be state, GAP Analysis converting into business requirements and assist in business process redesign to include change management & root cause analysis.
  • Lead role in re-engineering “Quote-To-Cash” process.
  • Functional requirements for CRM interface to SAP SRM for invoices; Interact with users, other portfolios, vendors, and Sr. Mgt.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Business Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed initial walk through to document processes and controls, developed test plan and scope, prepared narratives, tested controls, remediation of deficiencies for IT cycles: COSO & Entity Level, Physical Security, Computer Access, Application level, Operating Systems, Database, Network, System Software & Hardware support.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Business Process/ SOX Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed initial walk through to document processes and controls, developed test plan and scope, prepared narratives, tested controls, remediation of deficiencies for Finance cycles: Revenue & A/R, Purchasing & Payables, Payroll & HR, Treasury & Equity, GL - Period End, Financial Reporting, GW & Intangibles, Fixed Assets
  • Six Sigma business process improvements methodology of SOX deficiencies and other improvement projects.

Confidential, Ann Arbor, MI

Business Analysis (Team Leader)

Responsibilities:

  • Identified current state for inflation tracking of commodities in SAP coordinating efforts with IT to further develop SAP reports to capture all commodities in materials management & General Ledger for PO and invoices at thirteen plants.
  • Documented workflow and established process for generation of weekly sales reports.

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