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Sr. Sap Fico Consultant Resume

Houston, TexaS

SUMMARY

Results - driven IT professional with extensive IT Consulting, Business Analysis and Project Management experience in Enterprise Financials Solutions. Skilled in clarifying business requirements, performing gap analysis between goals and existing processes/procedures and designing process and system improvements to increase productivity. Diverse industry exposure includes Oil & Gas, Energy, Insurance, Engineering, Banking and Health Care. Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in business and accounting applications. Proven initiator and tactical thinker. Effective leadership, analytical, organizational and sound management skills. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Strong trouble shooting and problem solving skills. Ability to embrace new tools and technologies with ease.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential - Houston, Texas

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed, analyzed and evaluated client’s business systems and user needs.
  • Documented business, functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Translated business, functional and non-functional requirements into functional design specifications.
  • Modified and enhanced SAP applications with requested customization changes and performed Unit Testing and UAT.
  • Performed reviews with key stakeholders throughout the design lifecycle to ensure alignment with solution designs and requirements.

Confidential

Sr. Business/Project Analyst

Responsibilities:
  • Liaised with business and functional owners during high-level review sessions, deriving and executing action plans, meeting deadlines, and standards.
  • Performed GAP analysis of business rules, business and system process flows, user administration, and requirements to compare actual performance with potential performance ensuring current resources are being utilized at optimal potential
  • Interfaced with business users in preparing and updating Business Process Requirements (BPR) and Software System Requirements (SSR) as well as created test cases and test scripts for Quality Assurance.
  • Proactively analyzed existing business processes and current workflow procedures, by tracking and evaluating current process flows for continuous improvement.
  • Facilitated Review meetings to ensure project implementation was launched within specifications of contract.
  • Worked with project team to measure project cost and schedule performance.

Confidential - Houston, Texas

SAP FI/CO Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Collaborated with project team in the gathering, documenting and analyzing business requirements.
  • Utilized HP Quality Center in the recording and analysis of business requirements.
  • Created functional design documents to meet specific business requirements.
  • Configured and tested various components of SAP FI/CO sub-modules such as GL, AP, AR, CCA, PCA, AM.
  • Utilized Solution Manager for various activities such as logging tickets, transport requests, configuration, test scripts and documentation.
  • Utilized Report Painter and SAP ABAP Query to develop various reports to meet reporting requirements.
  • Participated in GL/Vendor/Customer Account mapping and creating of the Data Load File.
  • Developed test scripts and performed transaction, unit, integration and user acceptance testing.
  • Analyzed and provided resolution to FI/CO issues resulting from various test cycles.
  • Monitored ticket queue, performed defect research, diagnosis, resolution and validation of breaks and fixes.
  • Performed migration and cutover tasks and post go-live support.

Confidential, Houston, Texas

SAP FI/CO Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Developed, configured and maintained FI/CO functionality within the SAP application.
  • Collaborated with project team in the gathering and documentation of business and technical requirements.
  • Developed and maintained strong business relationships across the accounting department to ensure successful translation and implementation of business requirements into functional specifications.
  • Customized and developed various SAP financial reports for internal and external reporting using SAP Report Painter and SAP ABAP Query tool.
  • Developed test scripts and performed unit, integration and user-acceptance testing (UAT).
  • Modified and enhanced the SAP applications with requested customization changes.
  • Performed Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) functions to ensure consistency that all requirements are included in design, code and testing phases and final results meet standards.
  • Developed timely status reports of all project efforts, proactively identified issues and appropriate corrective actions to ensure the attainment of project goals.
  • Provided post implementation support.

Confidential - Houston, TX

Sr. SAP Analyst

Responsibilities:
  • Developed step-by-step SAP end user documentation on several business processes.
  • Provided end user training and successfully transitioned responsibilities to newly trained hires.
  • Performed detailed account analysis and clean up of various balance sheet accounts, international cash suspense accounts in multiple currencies and posted adjusting entries using SAP FI/CO.
  • Participated in SAP monthly close process, report preparation, reconciliations and special projects.

Confidential - Brackenridge, PA

SAP FI/CO Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Worked with subject matter experts to identify and confirm business processes and financial requirements.
  • Participated in fit-gap analysis and the documentation of business and technical requirements.
  • Analyzed and documented assigned “as is” and “to be” accounting and financial reporting processes.
  • Configured FI General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable sub-modules.
  • Participated in the configuration of the controlling module and integration of FICO with MM & SD.
  • Cleansed, migrated and converted client's legacy systems to SAP modules using extraction and loading.
  • Performed unit, integration, regression, and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Developed, edited and tested step-by-step end user documentation and training materials.
  • Facilitated and provided End-User and Subject Matter Expert (SME) training before and after go-live.
  • Performed cutover tasks and post go-live support.

Confidential - Houston, TX

Sr. Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:
  • Prepared monthly inter-company reconciliation in Canadian and US dollars between two systems (SAP FI/CO & PeopleSoft Financials) and resolved inter-company out of balances.
  • Analyzed, adjusted and prepared quarterly US and Canadian non-consolidated Financial Statements in accordance with Federal Energy Regulation Commission (FERC) requirements.
  • Reconciled and prepared monthly variance analysis for Income Statement and Balance Sheet for Canadian and US currency using SAP, PeopleSoft, Business Objects and Hyperion.
  • Responsible for various top level account analysis including Foreign Exchange (EBIT) analysis, Cash Netting analysis, Leaf Node analysis and reclassification of Depreciation and Deferred debit.
  • Involved in monthly close activities such as Minority Interest calculation, year-to-date Interest Allocation, researching GL Accounting issues, preparing and booking various standard journal entries and necessary adjustments using SAP and PeopleSoft, Business Objects and Hyperion.
  • Audited SAP G/L account numbers and data mapped to PeopleSoft G/L account numbers on a monthly basis.

Confidential - Houston, TX

Sr. Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:
  • Researched, analyzed and calculated all Upstream Fixed Assets pushdown merger accounting adjustments from the corporate level into the Business Unit’s general ledger.
  • Cleansed and mapped Hyperion account numbers to SAP and COP’s GL account numbers.

Confidential - Houston, TX

Sr. Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:
  • Provided support to the Corporate Litigation department.
  • Audited accounting transactions, vendor invoices, agreements and remittance documentation, electronic bank data downloaded from SAP FI/CO, multiple bank accounts for preference payments within a prior twelve-month period, 90 days before bankruptcy and fraudulent conveyance a year before bankruptcy.
  • Performed GL reconciliation, account analysis and performed Gas balancing reconciliation.

Confidential - Houston, Texas

Sr. Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:
  • Performed general accounting activities including reconciliations and recording of inter-company transactions using SAP FI/CO, AM and PS modules.
  • Performed cost reporting, fixed asset analysis, reconciliation and settlement of Assets Under Construction using SAP AM, PS and FICO.
  • Maintained the system’s monthly close activities, identified and fixed system errors in SAP FICO/AM.
  • Prepared, analyzed, and reported monthly and quarterly consolidated inter-company financial statements.
  • Compiled regulated and non-regulated inter-company financial statements in accordance with Federal Energy Regulation Commission (FERC) requirements and prepared adjusting schedules.
  • Prepared and analyzed balance sheets for financial reporting.
  • Reconciled inter-company general ledger accounts to actual work-papers prepared monthly.

Confidential – Houston, Texas

SAP Consultant/Trainer (FI/CO, MM)

Responsibilities:
  • Performed business process analysis and reengineering of the vendor payment process. Developed, edited and tested step-by-step end user documentation and provided end user training.
  • Managed a high-paced vendor payment process, including wire transfers, electronic fund transfers (EFT), check generation and printing in excess of $500million per day ($5billion per month), with a team of nine members using SAP FI/CO & MM modules.
  • Provided guidance, understanding and resolution to SAP and business related problems.
  • Liaised with the SAP implementation team to coordinate and implement new system initiatives. Performed user acceptance testing (UAT) and end-user training for SAP upgrades.
  • Functioned as EDI Support, troubleshooting and resolving IDOC errors and providing resolutions to trading partners on inbound and outbound EDI purchase order and invoice errors.
  • Provided training and support to SAP business users on corporate sales and use tax compliance activities.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • SAP ECC
  • SAP HANA
  • LSMW
  • Remedy
  • Solution Manager
  • PeopleSoft
  • PS Query
  • Crystal Reports
  • Business Objects
  • Hyperion
  • HTML
  • V-System
  • File-Net
  • Envision
  • Primavera Unifier
  • Livelink
  • Snag-It
  • Lotus Notes
  • MSA90
  • NxTrend
  • Aegis
  • Great Plains
  • Macintosh
  • PageMaker
  • MS Office Suites (Excel
  • Word
  • PowerPoint
  • Access
  • Visio
  • Outlook

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