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Sap Fico Lead Resume

Peoria, IL

SUMMARY:

  • An accomplished professional with 19 years of progressive experience with emphasis in excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal skills and 8 years of SAP Experience including 3 Full Life Cycle, and various production support and lead roles.
  • Well - versed in ASAP methodology, Business Process Design, and documentation with experience in configuring FI/CO.
  • Successfully implemented SAP FICO for all business processes.
  • Collected and documented business requirements for SAP FICO functionality.
  • Coordinated with end users and performed GAP analysis as well as intercompany processing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Peoria, IL

SAP FICO LEAD

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for FI-GL, AP, AR, SD CO-CCA, Costing, COPA IO and PS.
  • Configured and customized Chart of accounts, Company code Global Parameters, Fiscal year Variants, Posting Period Variants, Account Groups, Field Status Groups, and Tolerance Groups.
  • Implemented New GL, activated new Ledger, performed document splitting and Parallel Accounting.
  • Participated S4HANA Finance Implementation and Support
  • Migrated various master data and transaction using LSMW.
  • Lead Cutover, testing, TR through Charm activities.
  • Led enhancements, interfaces, and IDoc projects.
  • Designed and configured Substitution and Validation.
  • Designed (RICEFW)enhancements to fit design gap leveraging User-Exits, Functional Modules, Enhancement Spots.
  • Migrated GL, AR, AP, AA, Material Inventory in to ECC from Sage.
  • Configured Controlling Area Settings, Number ranges and Maintained Versions.
  • Configured and Customized CO - General Controlling, Cost and Revenue Element Accounting, Overhead Cost Controlling, Cost Center Accounting and Internal Orders.
  • Accounts Receivable: Building AR Business module, Configuring and Customizing Customer master data, Debtor management, Customer payments, Customer invoice processing, Order to cash process, Finance documents Global settings (Posting Keys, payment terms), Dunning, Lockbox.
  • Integrated new legal entities (company code) from scratch with merging chart of accounts and all enterprise structure setup, cost center hierarchy, profit centers, Project System, Capital Investments, and Foreign Currency design and valuation.
  • Gathered Business Requirements, led focused groups, created prototypes design.
  • Designed Make-to-Order Costing and Consignment Process.
  • Re-engineered Drop ship (3rd Party Selling) process and Intercompany Billing Process.
  • Implemented COPA Cost base and created custom reports.
  • Designed SAP Costing and COPA (Cost Based), EBS, Lockbox, EDI, AR, AP, Set up Automatic Payment Program.
  • Led all SAP Integration efforts for the M&A project to include 3 new companies into the Continental Portfolio.
  • Led the corporate interfaces like RFC, Vertex, Mobile Applications, Bank Interfaces, Foreign Currency rate update, ­­­Price Update and others.
  • Tightly integrated with Sales and Distribution and supported SD creating various SD Org Structure such Sales Org, Sales Office, and others.
  • Worked on period-end-closing, fiscal-yearend-closing, material ledger, actual costing, profitability analysis, profit center accounting, and reconciliation issues.
  • Mapped current data, tables and other reports to SAP.
  • Reviewed and delivered functional specifications to developers in order to meet business requirements.
  • Designed integration with Ariba and handled all Ariba exceptions and approval workflow.
  • Re-Implemented VIM open-Text to fully automate supplier invoices.
  • Designed Intercompany process and drop-shipping integration in SAP Finance.
  • Designed SAP FICO Integration with Concur and designed all enhancements needed.
  • Configuring of Asset Accounting, Structuring Fixed asset design, integration with the GL, defining asset classes, depreciation areas, Configure (Base, Balance and Multilevel) depreciation methods.

Confidential, Bellevue, WA

SR. SAP CONSULTANT

Responsibilities:

  • Designed Global Blueprint and implementation strategy.
  • Leading ALL Production Support Ticket & CR.
  • Configured Forex Currency Revaluation and Translation.
  • Responsible for SAP FICO Design and Enhancements.
  • Managed complex integration with SAP FICO with SD, MM & PP.
  • Re-engineered intercompany process using SAP.
  • Configured Document Splitting: Configured Item Category, Business Transactions, Splitting Method, Splitting Characteristics, Default Account Assignment, Inheritance, Zero Balance Splitting, and activated splitting.
  • Migrated, Created & Maintained Customer Master data, Customer Groups, Payment Terms, Reporting, AR Aging.
  • Balanced bank reconciliations and oversaw daily bank balances.
  • Configuration and Review of General Ledger information, General Ledger Reconciliations and Prepare/review journal entries.
  • Prepared monthly internal financial statements, including but not limited to bank reconciliations, balance sheet reconciliations, Statement of cash flow, Balance Sheet and P&L analysis for management and lenders.
  • Performed month end analysis and close.
  • Configured Company Code, Number Ranges, Document Type, Integrated with SD and account determination.
  • Account Receivable: Building AR Business module, Configuring and Customizing Customer master data, Debtor management, Customer payments, Customer invoice processing, Order to cash process, Finance documents Global settings (Posting Keys, payment terms), Dunning, Lockbox.
  • Accounts Payable: Building AP Business module, Configuring and Customizing vendor master data, vendor account groups, define sensitive fields for dual control, House banks, Invoice processing, Document parking, Configured Automatic Payment Program, Outgoing payment, Reporting, Check printing, Voiding checks, matching invoice with purchase.
  • Asset Accounting: Configuring of Asset Accounting, Structuring Fixed asset design, integration with the GL, defining asset classes, depreciation areas, configure (Base, Balance and Multilevel) depreciation methods, Designed Intercompany Selling.
  • Trained for SAP Design and Configuration.
  • Migrated AR, AP, GL, Assets, and Inventory.
  • Enhanced Vendor Invoicing Process based on VIM services model.
  • Managed all Vertex Integration with FICO.
  • Created various LSMWs for various master data and transactional data.
  • Led Data extraction to BW for Improved Financial Statement Reporting and Business KPI’s.
  • Re-designed Financial Reporting, Document Splitting and Parallel Accounting, and ledger design.
  • Configured Document Splitting: Configured Item Category, Business Transactions, Splitting Method, Splitting Characteristics, Default Account Assignment, Inheritance, Zero Balance Splitting, and activated splitting.
  • Configured and Designed SAP New GL: Created Ledgers, Non-Leading Ledgers, Accounting Principles - IFRS & US GAAP.
  • Enhanced Foreign Transaction and streamline FOREX update via Realized/Unrealized gain/loss and Currency revaluation/translation.
  • Designed integration with Concur for travel expense across various expense types and AMEX.
  • Led VIM open Text Design.
  • Built Costing Model with all assessments, allocations, settlements, BOMs, Routings, Factory Absorption Activity Rates.
  • Redesigned COPA (Cost Based) with new profitability segments and reports - configured Op Concern Characteristics & Value Fields.
  • Designed all MM integration: Daily MRP Run for Demand Requirements & PO creation, Planned Production Order to Production Order.
  • Responsible for various interfaces with Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable modules.
  • Configured the entire Asset solution to conduct Asset Acquisition (Capitalization), Asset Transfer, Asset Retirement (Scrap or Sale), and Depreciation.
  • Designed AuC and CapEx (Capital Investment) with SAP Project System Module.
  • Streamline Month-End and Year-End Process, Financial Statements Adjustments, and Consolidations, and next year Planning (BPC).
  • Led various business process transformation for complex scenarios like incoming freight costs booked to inventory capitalization, intercompany selling IDoc AP Invoice creation, and Customer Portal Registration automated D&B Credit Rating Process.
  • Designed Month-End Activity for corporate costing where cost estimate, collecting actuals, variance analysis, WIP, and settlement for both Discrete & Repetitive Manufacturing Models.

Confidential, New York, NY

SAP CONSULTANT

Responsibilities:

  • Designed various Functional Specs and led complex enhancements with ABAP team using IDoC, EDI, Middleware Services..
  • Managed the Entire SAP Project following ASAP Methodology, and Agile Methodology.
  • Designed Profit Center & Cost Center Hierarchy.
  • Designed Automatic Payment Program for various Payment Methods.
  • Used both PMW and Classical Payment Media.
  • Managed Bank file Process with local and international Bank.
  • Designed Electronic Bank Statements (EBS) with Search String.
  • Designed enhancement with D&B for Credit Check interface.
  • Created Enhancement Reporting and AR Factoring Process.
  • Designed and configured Lockbox BAI2 file and application server.
  • Customized Aging Report based on dynamic bucket - Customer and Business Unit Contribution Margin.
  • Designed all SD integration: Credit management, Tax Calculation, Output Setup, Price Calculation, Revenue Account Determination.
  • Configured Cost object as Cost Center, Internal Order, and WBS and designed allocation, assessment, distribution, settlement, and indirect allocation in between cost object.
  • Designed costing for various scenarios as per business requirement.
  • Designed Costing Sheet and configured Cost Component Structure and Costing Variant.
  • Re-engineered overhead solution based on Practical Capacity, Factory Overhead Work Cells including Direct Labor.
  • Assist in Master Data Design such as BOM, Routing, Work Center, Producing Cost Center Activity Rates and Material Master.1
  • Integrated Costing with Production Planning for actual cost and WIP calculation and variance calculation and settlement.
  • Configured COPA Profitability Analysis (Cost Based), Characteristics, Value Fields, Characteristics derivation, and value fields flow and Top Down Distribution.
  • Automated the GR Process across corporate locations and warehouses.
  • Organized Cut Over Operation with BASIS team and prepared for Go Live and provided extended support and production support.
  • Designed and lead testing and created test cases, user acceptance testing (UAT), and integration testing
  • Led Business user training and user manual documentation.

Confidential

Operations Manager

Responsibilities:

  • As Operations Manager I was responsible for complete supply chain operations including purchasing, warehousing, transport and distribution functions (including sea freight forwarding and road hauling).
  • All technical functions including product sourcing, product specifications and quality assurance Reducing freight costs as a percentage of sales according to predetermined limits.
  • Identifying and implementing profit improvement initiatives in line with business planning.

Confidential, Hackensack, NJ

Assistant Store Manager - Logistics

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed key performance indicators to identify strengths and areas of opportunity with a goal of early course correction.
  • Managed the receiving processes, freight flow and replenishment transition, productivity results and background inventory.
  • Improved stockroom productivity and efficiency by reconfiguring and optimizing stockroom space management.
  • Partnered with Store Manager and other assistant managers to deliver a profitable bottom line.
  • Recruitment, Training, Development and certification of team members on company processes.
  • Planning and implementation of new company rollouts storewide.
  • Curtailed shrinkage by ensuring company guidelines were followed in the handling of all merchandise during the logistics process.

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