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Houston, TX

Certifications
SAP Certified Professional

Key Skills
Requirements Gathering and Analysis
Business Process Re-engineering
Expert-level Configuration in SD, MM and PP
Functional Specifications Documentation
Reporting Experience
Security Administration
Integration and User Acceptance Testing
Client-facing Skills
End-user training
RICEF Components
Education
Andhra University
B E in Electrical Engineering, 2003

SAPFI/CO CONSULTANT

SAP certified professional with over 8 years of cumulative experience in
SAP R/3 environment 3 full cycle implementations and one up gradation. Versed in all implementation phases; Vision and Planning, Design, Blue print, Build, Configuration, Data Migration, Unit testing, Integration testing, End User training, Cut-Over, Deliver, Go-live and Post Go-live.
Functional Expertise
Finance: Excellent Financial accounting expertise in Configuring, Testing, deployment and support of General Ledger Accounting GL, Accounts Payable AP, Accounts Receivable AR, Asset Accounting AA & Internal Orders IO and Investment measures IM, especially in highly Complex Business Environment. Good knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) required during the implementation of FI/CO module. Capable of converting business requirements into functional specifications for developing ABAP programs.

Controlling: Expertise in Controlling expertise includes Cost Center Accounting CO-CCA, Profit Center Accounting EC-PCA, Report Painter. Sound functional experience of Financial, Management and Cost Accounting practices prevailing in diverse segments of Industry like Construction, Manufacturing, Trading, Travel and Service industries.
Knowledge Summary

Integration :
Operating : Systems

FI/CO integration with SD, PP & MM
Windows NT, 98, 2000 & XP

ERP :

SAP R/3 4.7 E ECC 6.0

Methodologies :

Accelerated SAP (ASAP)

Tools :

MSOffice, HP Quality Center,HP Service Manager, Redwood Explorer, Transport Tracker.

Professional Experience:

Confidential, MI July 11- Present
Title: Sr.SAP FI Functional Support Analyst
Project Scope: Production Support
Version: 5H/ECC 6.0
Responsibilities:

  • Worked on various Production Change Requests (PCRs) on Finance and AP related Issues. This involved documenting the detailed description of the configuration changes to the SAP production system. Analyzing the changes and business impact of these changes. And documenting the approval response including change implementation information.
  • Configured, maintained and trouble shoot business processes in support of the SAP utility ERP-FI module include Accounts Payable, Banks, General Ledger, etc.
  • Was Primary team member and responsible for solving the problems/issues with the user, configure and test SAP for change requests, Incident tickets and design and test development objects for the new enhancements needed.
  • Support role involved break fixes for Production issues on FI modules and also new Enhancements to facilitate additional functionality requests for the business.
  • As an on-site coordinator, worked with the offshore team in India in managing the HP Service Manager for ticket handling for changes and bug fixes to make sure the fixes were done in a timely manner and per the CMS standards.
  • Involved in the Test Director testing for the implemented changes.
  • Interacted with the client in gathering business requirement, creating business requirement document, and functional design document.
  • Created Functional Specification Documents for the enhancements required in AP to enable ABAP programmers to develop custom programs.
  • Worked as a liaison between the End-Users and ABAP programmers to cater to the client’s requirements from time to time.
  • Involved as one of the senior team members of FI and carried out configuration and enhancements based on the requirements of the client.
  • Performed unit, Integration and regression testing and created the test scripts for the tests in HP Quality Center
  • Tested AP scenarios: - Vendor master maintenance, vendor invoice and credit memo postings, park and posting parked invoices, automatic payment program for check payments, ACH payments, wire payments, manual outgoing payments, defining check lots, release blocked invoices, cancel vendor invoice posted through invoice verification, price variance, quantity variance, unplanned delivery costs, evaluated receipt settlement printing the check with the existing check number, printing the checks without payment program, cancel payment, reinstate the check information in the check register and AP reporting, void checks, reprint the checks, linking of Vendor documents with EDI
  • Helped in documenting Business Process Procedures.
  • Responsible for overall lookout of SAP Invoice Management, Payments and downstream Finance transactions Procure-To-Pay and other integrated work processes and other AP issues pertaining within the organization.
  • Responsible for Automatic Payment Program for payments to vendors; check lots, void & reissue of checks, online cash and blockage of payments for certain vendors.
  • Tested automatic payment run F110 for incoming/outgoing payments.
  • Also worked with the Positive Pay interface for Vendors and configured partner profiles for the banks.
  • Configured One-time Vendors with Separate Screen Layouts.
  • Resolved Interface related issues such as Data upload and download from legacy to SAP.
  • Analysed Workflow for the Payment Request for Vendors to design solutions and designed the To-Be Solution and gathered functional requirements for the to-be system.
  • Responsible for designing and working with the custom Ardmore interface for freight charges for Vendors and check whether the invoices got posted to SAP.
  • Supported a team member in recording the travel expenses for monthly and semi- monthly Employees for our customised web portal
  • Co-ordinated with the HR and Security team for the Employee set up for recording the Travel Expenses for the Employees
  • Experienced in job scheduling and back ground processing and responsible for checking the jobs run without any issues.
  • Involved in FI-MM integration: Worked with MM team to configure movement type, material type, and valuation group. Automatic Account Determination of GR/IR through OBYC using t-key WRX.
  • Month-end FI closing, Period closing and opening in FI. Adding/Deleting/Modifying Financial Statement versions in GL, Running Clearing procedures for GR/IR.
  • Generated reports using Report Painter, Documentation for end users, end user training and User acceptance testing.
  • Supported and worked with the MM team for posting the invoices for several Vendors and also worked with the FI-MM integration. Supported issues related to inbound and outbound processes for Electronic Data Interchange EDI.
  • Worked on EBS, check deposits, check forms and wire transfer and ACH Payment, Payment Order / Remittance Advice for EDI 820.
  • Reprocessed the Idoc to change the status of Idoc.
  • Worked on Lockbox processing configured for BAI2 format taking the flexibility feature , worked on Cash Management, cashbook, short term cash forecast, Credit Management and Invoice verification, Prepared bank reconciliation statements made Payments via EDI to Banks for checks, ACH and wires.
  • Developed CATT Scripts to load the legacy data. Used CATT Scripts and LSMW to load the legacy data in to SAP.

Confidential, Houston, TX Apr 10 June 11
Title: Sr. SAP FI/CO Functional Analyst
Project Scope: Full life cycle implementation (New GL Migration)
Version:ECC6.0
Responsibilities:

  • Participated in Project Preparation, bug fixes, Business Blueprint, Realization, and End user-training & Support for a full cycle implementation.
  • Regular Interaction with users to ensure proper understanding of the Business Requirements and Functional specifications. Analyzed Workflow to design solutions and designed the To-Be Solution and gathered functional requirements for the to-be system.
  • Configured the functional process design built in Business Blueprint Phase.
  • Participated in decision-making for the screen layout of Master Records including General Ledger, Vendor Master Record, Customer Master Record etc
  • Activate a group currency as a parallel currency in CAD for all of their productive company codes within the FI module.
  • Run parallel currencies conversion tool to copy the local currency amounts to parallel currencies amount in FI for the US11 company code.
  • Verify and Configure parallel currency type and exchange rate type according to requirements.
  • Validate 12 tables for group currency and make sure that there is no inconsistency.
  • Involve with SAP general ledger migration process from Classic GL to New GL.
  • Develop Analysis Design Documents for the customer for New GL.
  • Deliver Technical Design Documents and Test Plan for New General Ledger how to complete it successfully.
  • Develop Analysis Design Documents for the customer for New GL.
  • Participate in functional and unit testing in order to make sure that it is functioning the way it was before.
  • Create a functional test script and scenarios to validate Chart of Accounts conversion.
  • Validate 241 tables and confirm that data is correctly populated for each table.
  • Run report for a customized program where New G/L account number used.
  • Create a functional test script and scenarios to validate Chart of Accounts conversion.
  • Involve in Cutover plan and weekend support for Go-Live support.
  • Configured multiple Transaction Types, Valuation Methods, Valuation Areas and assigned Valuation Areas to Accounting Principles to meet the Foreign Currency Valuation requirements
  • Extensively worked in a Multi-Currency Environment. Configured the Automatic Postings for Foreign Currency Valuation and Account Determination for Currency Translation
  • Defined Chart of accounts, Assigned company code to Chart of accounts, Transported chart of accounts, Defined Account Group, Defined retained earnings account, Assigned number range to document type, Defined Field status variant, Defined variants for open posting periods, Open and close posting periods, Assigned variants to company code, Assigned company code to field status variant, Defined tolerance groups for employees, Maintained fast entry screens for G/L account items.
  • Configured House Banks, Bank Accounts, Bank Account G/L Structure, Check Lots, Void Reason codes etc.
  • Configured Vendor Groups & Assigned number ranges to vendor groups.
  • Maintained Vendor Group Field Status for General Data, Company Code Data & Purchasing Data which reflected on the Vendor Master Records.
  • Maintained Employee Tolerance Groups & Customer Tolerance Groups.
  • Worked on Vendor master, Customer master, & open item (for GL, AR & AP) conversion using LSMW & BAPI’s.
  • Used CATT Scripts and LSMW to load the legacy data in to SAP.
  • Integrated FI with MM & SD modules.
  • Configured OBYC and VKOA as part of MM & SD integration with FI.
  • Configuration of various areas including purchasing and Inventory Management.
  • Procurement, Pricing and conditions for contracts and purchase orders.
  • Used SAP tools including SE16N and data dictionary tools for data analysis and development work.
  • Written functional specification and have good knowledge of drill down reports.
  • Created user defined reports by using Report Painter.
  • Generated reports through ABAP Query for Vendor and Customers.
  • Configured the payment program & designed the form for Checks along with the MICR code.
  • Configured settings for booking Inter Company Transactions for Consolidation.
  • Configured settings for booking Inter Company Transactions for Consolidation.
  • Configured the US and Canada tax procedures and rates as per the jurisdiction, Worked on SAP Integration and Certification Center like Vertex and provided high quality solution to end user in calculating tax within the SAP Solution Manager.
  • Extensively worked on Tax accounting and configured TAX codes for EDI procedures, Configured Tax clearing accounts, accounts for withholding taxes, tax forms, tax reports, accounts for down payments,
  • Used Vertex to consolidate and determine all the domestic and international taxes.
  • Trained users to work on calculation and reporting taxes on a single platform to give them a better control on transaction tax compliance and make sure tax liability is determined accurately.

Confidential, PA Apr 09 Feb 10
Title: Sr. SAP FI/CO Consultant
Project Scope: Part of the Technical Upgrade team for the ECC 6.0 upgrade from SAP 4.6C version
Version:ECC6.0
Responsibilities:

  • Studied And Understood the Changes in the Standard SAP System for the new version and prepare change configuration scripts.
  • Was a Team member of the customization and implementation group of the FI/CO Module
  • Interacted with Business Users for Requirements Gathering and Analysis.
  • Prepared a document of all the changes made, bug fixes, revised the Business Process Procedures to facilitate the changes during the Upgrade.
  • Supported all phases of a Project Life Cycle Including Analysis, Design, Development, Testing, and Deployment of Solutions, as well as Documentation, and End-User Training.
  • Remittance Advice Formats have been completely re-designed uniformly across all Company Codes taking local languages for text into consideration, enabled e-mail, fax, print functionality for sending the Remittance Advices to Vendors automatically
  • Configured electronic bank statement and worked with different file formats (Multi-cash and BAI).
  • Worked on Procure to Pay and Order to Cash business processes.
  • Identified and implemented the configuration for Credit exposure updates in integration with AR and SD modules.
  • Designed Credit Management Org Structure for better Credit and Collections Management.
  • Provided functional specification for enhancements using BADIs in FSCM modules.
  • Configured and implemented role based case management processes like Activities, Functions, Substitutions, Re-assignment etc.
  • Evaluate and document requirements for Collections Strategies, Process Requirements, Promise to pay, Customer Notes for both Inbound Calls& Outbound Calls.
  • Determining Organization Structure that can support Work list management, multiple currencies around work list management and mapping the same to SAP FSCM functionality.
  • Lockbox receipts setting up House-Banks for Lock Box, automatic update of customer new bank accounts, enhancements on interpretation logic for cash application.
  • Configured FI-MM integration interface in the areas of enterprise structure, Automatic postings for MM through OBYC, defined required GL accounts for various transaction keys.
  • Configured FI-SD integration interface in the area of enterprise Structure, and revenue accounts determination through VKOA, mapping required GL accounts to the account keys.
  • Worked on integration testing extensively on end to end scenarios involving cross functional modules such as MM & SD.
  • Did extensive configurations in Procure to pay process involving Logistics Invoice verifications & MM-Purchasing.
  • Automatic Payment runs configuration done for ORBIAN, EFT, WIRES using PMW and automated Checks design based on Banks requirements.
  • Configuration of CONCUR Employee travel and non-travel expenses Credit Card Automatic payments through JP Morgan Bank.
  • Experience working on Lockbox processing configured for BAI2 format taking the flexibility feature , worked on Cash Management, cashbook, short term cash forecast, Credit Management and Invoice verification, Prepared bank reconciliation statements made Payments via EDI to Banks for checks, ACH and wires
  • Defined Profit Center Hierarchy and Cost Center Hierarchy
  • Configured Cost Center Accounting (CCA), maintained standard hierarchy, created cost centers, primary cost element categories, secondary cost element categories, automatic cost element creation, manual cost element creation, activated reconciliation ledger.
  • Created Cost Center groups and Cost Centers, Primary and Secondary Cost Elements.
  • Used Report Painter, Report Writer for reporting during the implementation of the project and developed reports.
  • Resolved issues relating to the upgrade in General Ledger Accounting, Asset Accounting, Cost Center Accounting, and Accounts Payable.
  • Interacted with all the remote team members in providing resolution of issues outside of FI/CO Scope like technical, custom programs and integration issues

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