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Sap Fico Consultant Resume

Dallas, TX

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • 9+ Years of IT Experience which includes on experience in SAP FICO Implementation, production support and testing phases for 2 Projects.
  • Implemented 3 Full Life Cycle from blueprint to design, implementation, configuration, customization, integration, gap analysis, testing and go - live support.
  • In-depth understanding of ASAP methodology, system design and development and gathering user requirements
  • Involved in Business Blue Print (AS-IS and To-Be)
  • Gathered Information on their current business processes and prepare a document on that which is nothing but As-Is process.
  • Development of many SAP FICO functions including critical SAP interfaces. Sole responsible person to handle the FICO environment in highly integrated environment.
  • SPOC on enhancements/implementations from different FICO areas - General Ledger (FI-GL), account receivable (FI-AR), account payable (FI-AP), cost center accounting (CO-CCA), internal order (CO-IO), profit center accounting (CO-PCA) etc.
  • SPOC for handling all processes for new implementations like user requirement specification, functional specification, due date and effort alignment, interaction with technical teams like dev team, PI team, security team, basis team etc. Final realization, test case preparation, testing and go-live.
  • Finding the gap between As-Is and To-Be processes, which is nothing but Gap Analysis.
  • Prepare a document on the requirements gathered during workshops which is nothing but Business Blueprint.
  • Based on this technical people implement business processes.
  • Involved in Functional testing and Integration Testing.
  • Configured Global settings and Enterprise structure settings.
  • Configured G/L, A/P, A/R, Asset Accounting.
  • Prepared End user Document.
  • Preparing workflow which is nothing but sequence of business processes flow to complete the project within defined scope, budget and time. This provide settings and guidelines to other consultants based on that they do further changes.
  • Production support after Go Live.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Dallas, TX

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Maintained settings for Budgeting and Reporting per business requirements.
  • Maintained settings for New GL including Document Splitting.
  • Configured New GL, Zero Balance clearing account for Document Splitting.
  • Defined Document Splitting Characteristics for New General Ledger.
  • Worked on upgrade from ECC5 to ECC6.
  • Maintained settings for Financial statement versions (FSV).
  • In Cost Element Accounting created primary and secondary cost elements, created cost element Groups, maintained cost element attributes, costing sheet etc.
  • In Cost Center Accounting created cost centers, activity types, statistical key figures, cost center standard hierarchy, cost center categories, document numbers, maintained default account assignments and automatic account assignments, validations and substitutions, overhead structure for accrual costs, allocations using cycle-segment method for periodic reposting.
  • Distribution and assessment, indirect activity allocations. In cost center planning developed planning area, planning layout and planner profile.
  • In Profit Center Accounting maintained the basic settings, created master data for profit centers, profit center groups, dummy profit centers, profit center hierarchy, activity types etc.
  • Assigned profit center to the respective cost centers, material master and sales orders through sales order substitutions in profit center hierarchy and transferred revenue accounts and balance sheet accounts to profit centers in profit center hierarchy.
  • Worked on Hyperion interface for Consolidated reporting.
  • Created new Financial statement versions (FSV) for corporate reporting.
  • Worked on AUC, Integrated Asset Accounting (FI-AA), structured and valuated Fixed Assets, created Asset values, Acquisitions entry and alterations during use, Asset retirement. Worked with Depreciation postings, calculations/reporting and Year-end closing and Change-of year.
  • In master data maintained screen layout for asset master data defined evaluation groups, valuation keys, period control as well as defined calculations key.
  • Worked on SAP to Vertex interface.
  • Created test data for testing Vertex interface.
  • Configured tax code determination procedure for Vertex interface.
  • Configured Vertex reporting and user exit settings
  • Integrated Asset Accounting (FI-AA), structured and valuated Fixed Assets, created Asset values, Acquisitions entry and alterations during use, Asset retirement. Worked with
  • Configured Asset Management: Maintenance of asset master records and depreciation settings etc.
  • Providing full-fledged support for general ledger, asset accounting, controlling (including cost center accounting, internal orders, product costing), and treasury - cash management.
  • Facilitated planning for Product Costing and Cost Object controlling by creating product cost by order, and product cost by period.
  • Creation of costing variants, valuation variants, costing sheets and costing types.
  • Created settings for Material Costing, by defining calculation bases, defining percentage overhead and cost component structure.
  • Configured settings for split valuation.
  • Configured the material cost estimate structure, configured cost object controlling, configured WIP calculations, variance calculations, maintained settlement structures.
  • Involved in conversion part, where had to convert the assets from the legacy system (GEAC) to the SAP. Uploaded the assets through the Cransoft (Back office tool).
  • Configured Tax Books for Canada GAAP such as, Canadian Federal Tax and Quebec Provincial Tax where Fixed Assets calculated the values automatically at the time of conversion.
  • Created Asset Classes, Depreciation Areas and configured them in business processes.
  • Configured Special Depreciation (Bonus depreciation) keys for US company codes as per the law requirement for tax depreciation areas.
  • Configured multiple depreciation keys other than bonus depreciation approximately (35-40) as per the business requirement for both US and Canada.
  • Worked on Asset Master Record, Mass Asset Creation and the configuration.
  • Performed Planned, Unplanned and Accelerated depreciation
  • Worked on Transfer of assets like Inter Company Transfer and Intra Company Transfers
  • Worked retirement of asset scenarios like Retirement by Scrapping.
  • Worked on Sale of Asset by Customer scenarios and configured and tested the business processes.
  • Worked on Integration of AM (AA) with PS, FI, MM and CO.
  • Created new asset classes, documented the configuration process, tested new asset class by creating new assets. Designed test plans and testing scenarios
  • Worked on Asset Master Record, Mass Asset Creation and the configuration.
  • Worked on Transfer of assets like Inter Company Transfer and Intra Company Transfers
  • Configured Intercompany (OBYA) that helps companies to do business (Buy/Sell) between each other.
  • Defined Document Type, Number Range, and specify Document Type for posting of Asset values.
  • New GL Document splitting implementation and configuration
  • Ledger-based new GL implementation for parallel ledgers and different accounting Scenarios.
  • Worked on New-GL segments and segment reporting.
  • Worked on cutover tasks, maintained transport list, manual cutover activities.
  • Project Systems: Worked on AUC, Integrated Asset Accounting (FI-AA), structured and valuated Fixed Assets, created Asset values, Acquisitions entry and alterations during use, Asset retirement. Worked with Depreciation postings, calculations/reporting and Year-end closing and Change-of year.
  • Maintained Tax codes for Canada, EU, including, VAT, GST, PST, HST and QST.
  • Maintained GL accounts for recording Canada Tax postings.
  • Defined Tax rates for Canada Tax entries.
  • Worked on requirements for EU tax and Intrastat reporting.

Confidential, Ormond Beach, FL

SAP FICO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Grouped assets into manageable Asset Classes and customized screen layout for each asset class with unique number ranges. Made settings for GL accounts for AUC, loss/gain on asset disposal/retirement, for posting depreciation. Defined settings for depreciation runs.
  • Worked on AUC, Integrated Asset Accounting (FI-AA), structured and valuated Fixed Assets, created Asset values, Acquisitions entry and alterations during use, Asset retirement. Worked with Depreciation postings, calculations/reporting and Year-end closing and Change-of year.
  • Involved in Unit testing in Development and transport to Quality and make ready for Production for Go-live.
  • Configured settings for Revenue Recognition for Services.
  • Configured settings for Deferred Revenue account determination.
  • Worked in the implementation of Vertex Software for calculating taxes externally and involved in testing and writing test scripts after configured this interface.
  • Worked on Vertex Software for delivering Sales and Use Tax data, Zip+4 data, and product taxability data for the U.S. & Canada.
  • Worked on for leading, planning, deployment and taking ownership of new P2P Process inductions.
  • Involved in system configuration and testing in areas of FI-GL (transactions), AP
  • Configured sales, use, tax codes and tax jurisdiction codes for US Sales and Use Tax.
  • Worked on Revenue Recognition and Deferred Revenue.
  • Configuring the value flow from SD to COPA, configuring the value flow from FI, MM to COPA.
  • Mapping SD Pricing condition types to COPA value fields.
  • Configuring assessment cycle for value flow from CO to COPA.
  • Configuring settlement of production variances from Product Costing to COPA.
  • Configuring Profitability reports for COPA using Report Painter reports.
  • Maintained FI-SD integration including FICO configuration in areas of default account assignment, and GL account determination.
  • Defined Tax Procedures and Tax Codes for Sales, Use Tax and interface with Vertex.
  • Created condition records for input and output tax for tax code determination and interfacing to Vertex.
  • Understood the business process management and business requirements of the customers and translated them to specific software requirements.
  • Documented and analyzed the required information and data.
  • Developed understanding of the technical designs as well as the specifications.
  • Evaluated the information gathered through workshops and surveys, business process description and task analysis.
  • Worked on EDI 810 for Vendor Invoice Processing from legacy to SAP
  • Worked on EDI, 820, 823 for Payment Advice and Remittance files.
  • Worked on EDI 850, 860 for PO creation and acknowledgement.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in EDI 810, 820, 850, 860 files.
  • Experience in EDI configuration and setup.
  • EDI partner profile setup and EDI port definition for legacy AP systems and Banks.
  • EDI inbound and outbound interface expertise.
  • Expertise in EDI setup for AP Payment files sent to Bank for further processing
  • Maintained settings for PTP (Procure to Pay) business requirements.
  • Created reconciliation accounts for account receivables and accounts payables.
  • Configured settings for P2P Procure to Pay cycle including FI-MM integration.
  • Defined settings for Vendor Invoice approval workflow and posting.
  • Maintained Payment method configuration including wire transfers, EDI, and invoice processing via workflow.
  • Configure House Bank settings and automatic payment setting.
  • Configured Payment methods for Country and Company Codes.
  • Configure pre-defined cash discount GL account for outgoing vendor payments.
  • Conducted unit testing and integration testing including preparing test scripts for these tests, analyzed the results and re-configured the settings wherever necessary.
  • Configure various payment terms applicable to vendors accounts and assisted in vendor assignment
  • Analyzed and documented As-Is model and To-Be model.
  • Used HPQC to document testing and results.
  • Involved in system configuration and testing in areas of FI-GL (transactions), AP (paying vendor invoices), AR (customer credit, credit controls, applying cash, credit memo and dunning).
  • Configured Payment Program settings to allow Automatic clearing of Vendors via the Payment Program according to Business requirements.
  • Discussed offsets for existing accounts receivable and proposed enhancements required per business requirements.
  • ABAP debugging performed to trouble shoot common ABAP issues.
  • Configured Prompt Pay Act interest under Functions of US federal government.
  • Configured CVI for customer/vendor and business partner integration between ECC and CRM modules.
  • Drafted configuration, business process and functional specification documents.
  • Effectively communicated with internal teams and external clients to deliver functional requirements like GUI, screen and interface designs.
  • Demonstrated very strong technical skills coupled with business intelligence and a deep understanding of customer's needs so that they can be transformed into application and operational requirements.
  • Act as an interface between business units, technology teams and support team
  • Interacted with the business partners to discuss the requirements and the proposed design specification.
  • FI-SD Integration config including Revenue Account Determination using VKOA.

Confidential, Houston, TX

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in accelerated full lifecycle implementation of buy/pay project.
  • Involved in Blue Printing phase entailing detailed discussions on the current business processes, mapping of the current business process to SAP Business Process, Identifying the gaps and recommending appropriate workarounds.
  • Worked on configuration of Special Purpose Ledger.
  • Performed analysis of Special Purpose Ledger postings and reporting.
  • Configured settings for P2P Procure to Pay cycle including FI-MM integration.
  • Configured payment methods, EFT, Wire transfer, checks.
  • Configured settings for Split Valuation.
  • Configured settings to allow ERS (Evaluated receipt settlement) and helped users in MR11 transaction.
  • Maintained settings for P2P including F110 configuration, Payment Methods including EFT, ACH, checks, and Bank Transfer.
  • Communicated with Business and gathered requirements. Provided the requirements to bank and tested the setup for Payments.
  • Created Cost Estimates in Product Costing using Quantity Structure.
  • Defined and Assigned Cost Sheets to be used during Overhead Costing in Product Costing.
  • Configured MM-PUR, MM- IM (Inventory valuation management), MM-IV and MM Master Data.
  • Configured settings for cross company code transactions using transfer pricing.
  • Used Sol Man to link business requirements to functional design documents.
  • Configured settings and account determination for Intercompany and Intra-company STOs.
  • In buy/pay, Accounts Payable, involved in customization and configuration of the vendor master records, designed balance confirmations, account statements, and other forms of reports to suit requirements in business correspondence with vendors.
  • FI-MM integration for LIV including OBYC settings for all inventory and GRIR transactions.
  • Inventory account including finished goods, raw material, semi-finished goods all inventory transactions, goods movement settings using movement types via OBYC account determination.
  • Trained end users in the areas of vendor set up, invoice and payment processing, check printing, check reconciliation and vendor reporting.
  • Completed the business design and business process mapping documentation
  • Assisted in the planning and execution of the integration testing
  • Created Reports for Management Information system using Report Painter/query tool
  • Provided to Core Team members and assisted Core members in Preparing User Manual and providing to end users
  • Provided Production Support, attending issues, reconfiguration
  • Configured automatic payment program for outgoing payments in Accounts Payable
  • Configured customer/vendor account groups, number ranges, tolerances, payment methods and payment terms.
  • Defined accounts for cash discounts, over payment and under payments, rounding differences and bank charges for vendor and customer payments
  • Defined special GL accounts for customers and vendors
  • Designed and configured security roles and assigned it to the user profile
  • Prepared documentation and conducted user in G/L, A/R and A/P modules
  • Developed test plans, test cases for G/L, A/R, A/P, CO as well as acceptance criteria
  • Performed extensive to end users and provided post Go live support.

Confidential, St. Paul’s, MN

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Review of the Blue Print Documentation and perform the GAP analysis respective to the scope for multiple projects.
  • FI Enterprise Structure: Company, Company code, Business Areas, Functional Areas, Fiscal Year Variant and Posting Period Variant
  • Accounts Payable (AP) & Accounts Receivable (AR): Worked on Configuring Down payment, check forms.
  • Configured Automatic payments for Account Payable, dunning for Account Receivable, settings for Outgoing/Incoming payments including Automatic Payment Program, exchange rate differences, payment advices, payment proposal/payment schedule, payment run, Lock Box processing and credit management.
  • In ECCS, Created configuration for Consolidation, including Consolidation Chart of accounts, item category and sub items.
  • In ECCS, Created consolidation hierarchies and structures.
  • Configured Proportional Consolidation, Consolidation Proportion change.
  • Configured and resolved the issues in lockbox processing, cash Management, cash concentration, bank statement processing, currency relationships and exchange rates.
  • Designed interface mapping and testing. Configuring partner profiles.
  • Worked on idols, segments, and developed test prototypes. Performed idol correction and reprocessing.
  • Configured Accounts Payable - Incoming Invoices/Credit Memos, Maintained Terms of Payments, Open Item Clearing, Bank Accounting, Closing, Vendor Group and Vendor Master Data.
  • Configured Outgoing Payments - Outgoing Payments global settings, Manual Outgoing Payments, Automating outgoing Payments, Define Tolerances per vendor, Check Payment Blocking Reason Code, Define House Bank, Define Payment Method per Company Code, Bank Determination for Payment Transactions, Bank Ranking order, Bank Accounts, Available Amounts per Bank. Worked payment end to end process - Automatic payment-F110
  • Author and Loaded testing scenarios and scripts into the unified testing environment (HP Quality Center). Also ran unit, integration test and supported UAT
  • Worked on the integration of SD-FI and configured automatic account determination including VKOA. Also configured integration of FI-MM and auto account determinations.
  • Assist in fully, clearly and accurately documenting new configurations and process for client.
  • Successfully completed integration testing, and users acceptance testing
  • Working on Post-GO-Live support as SAP Production Support specialist, handing SAP FI/CO tickets/issue, provide analysis of issue, provide solution to User and resolve issue.

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with the project manager, and technical teams to document the SAP business requirements vision and the project's scope.
  • Elicited requirements from senior management and end users; capture in a format that allows for easy review, approval, and implementation, up-to-the-minute storyboards, logic diagrams, tables, and mockups; create UML diagrams, Activity diagrams, Class diagrams, and Sequence diagrams.
  • Conducted Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions with stakeholders throughout SDLC to resolve open issues.
  • Worked on SAP business systems modeling techniques and tools including business process management and use cases methodology. Created and verified user stories and use case specifications.
  • Ensured that all artifacts complied with corporate SDLC policies and guidelines.
  • Worked with the QA to develop Test Plans and Test Cases for Functional and Integration testing.
  • Maintained the requirements traceability information to track requirements coverage.
  • Worked closely with the stakeholders to analyze complex business processes and business requirements.
  • Designed and developed test scenarios and test cases based on business requirements and technical specifications.
  • Participated in test plan development and execution of black box testing throughout the SDLC.
  • Involved in preparation of the test data required for executing test cases and performed GAP analysis.
  • Performed user interface testing (UIT) on application’s web interface.
  • Enhanced the existing or default test scripts by adding programming for custom testing and debugging the scripts.
  • Coordinated user acceptance testing (UAT) activities and report progress.
  • Tracked defects and facilitated defect review meetings with team leads and performed Regression Testing.
  • Maintained standard documentation to compliance with capability maturity model integration (CMMI) quality level.
  • Attended weekly status meetings with Development Team, QA Manager, and created notes for meeting-minutes.

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