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Sr. Sap Bi Bps Bpc Lead Solution Architect (sme) Resume

Woodcliff Lake, NJ

SUMMARY

  • Having around 14 years of IT experience with 12+ years in SAP World. Good expertise and experience with SAP EPM BPC, SEM - BCS/BPS/IP/BW/BI/Outlooksoft for about 10 Yrs.
  • Has ECC - R/3 Implementations experience using my ABAP skills. Had strong experience with Financial Accounting, Planning and Consolidations.
  • Has been part of 7 major and successful End-End Implementations few being Global Deployments. Has diversified industry experience ranging Utilities, Entertainment, Media, Communications, Retail, Manufacturing, Consumers, Electronics and Financial Services and so on. Has executed several Roles starting as Developer, Architect to Delivery Lead.
  • Has conducted several work shops and developed many Business Blueprints by interacting with Functional Experts, Business analysts, Top Management and End Users. Strong knowledge of different Business/Process data flows with having experience in diversified industry sectors.
  • 3 End-to-End Full Life Cycles SAP BPC implementations with versions 7 NW/MS, 7.5 NW, EPM-BPC 10 NW
  • Experience with Outlooksoft BPC Versions 5.1
  • Very Strong Knowledge with BPC-EPM 10 Suite along with Prototype Pilot Configuration with current Implementation.
  • Had very strong Financial Accounting Knowledge and strong understanding of ECC FI Functional Flows, Configuration Settings.
  • Extensive BPC Reporting Tools Experience with EvDRE, WEBI
  • Strong Knowledge of MS SQL
  • Experience with ABAP, Fox, ScriptLogic along with implementing BADI's
  • Extensive BI/FICO experience with 7 Lifecycle BW/BI-BPS/IP/BCS(FI-CO) implementations along with 2 Upgrade Projects experience involving CRM, SD, MM, EBP, SRM, PP, HR, ECCS and FI/CO modules.
  • Strong Hands-on experience in the Upgrade project from BW 3.5 to BI 7.0 (NetWeaver 2004s), which includes all the stages of Ramp-up starting from the migration of classical 3.x dataflow mechanism (migrate 3.x datasource to 7.0 datasource, creating Transformations, DTPs, etc.), creating new 7.0 dataflow and comparing the output as a result of the migration till Go-Live.
  • Designing data warehouses and extracting business intelligence for critical decision support.
  • Data modeling using ERM, MDM, BI/BW, and BPC extended star schema models.
  • Designing advanced InfoCubes (including aggregates and MultiCubes) for performance, reliability, & error handling
  • High-performance ETL involving data from a variety of data sources, including R/3
  • Well versant with BEx Features including Download Scheduler, Bex Broadcaster.
  • Data Modeling and Extraction Expertise, Performance Tuning/
  • Expertise in back-end BI extractors, InfoObjects, InfoSources, ODS Objects, Update and Transfer rules, InfoCubes and InfoPackages
  • Extensively utilized Generic Data Extractors, COPA, Cost Center Accounting, LO Cockpit, LIS and FI-SL.
  • Expertise in designing and implementing BEx queries, calculating restricted key figures, variables, workbooks and security roles and profiles
  • Strong FI Consolidation Experience with multiple Implementations
  • Expert in creating web reports using Web Application Designer (WAD)
  • Extensive Knowledge on Business Objects, Cognos, Crystal Reports and it's integration with SAP
  • Experience developing technical specifications for developers
  • Conducted several Internal tracking Sessions
  • Experience with Essbase,Hyperion w.r.to BI/BPC Environment
  • Have good knowledge IBM Express Fabrication and Assembly Solution, a QUALIFIED mySAP - All in One Solution
  • Expertise in Planning Workbench, manual planning and layout formatting, generic planning functions, planning folders and FOX formulas, Web Interface Builder and so.
  • Experience in SAP SEM CPM; Measure Builder, Balanced Scorecard, Management Cockpit, knowledge in Value Driver Tree and Risk
  • Strong Experience in SEM-SRM, SEM-BCS, BPC OutlookSoft
  • Good Skill in CRM,SRM,IP (Integrated Planning)
  • Big 5 Consulting experience SAP America a, Accenture
  • Industry experience - Financial Services, Energy, Communications, Chemicals, Brewery, Entertainment, Health care, Advertisement & Media

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Woodcliff Lake, NJ

Sr. SAP BI BPS BPC Lead Solution Architect (SME)

Responsibilities:

  • There is a strong integration required between CRM and BW/BPS/BPC to exchange Plan inputs.
  • Had developed Custom Function Modules, BADI’s to exchange Plan inputs from CRM UI and BW-BPS/BPC Environments.
  • Developed Custom Logic Script/BADI’s for complex allocations of Revenues across Planning Areas by Product, Business Partner and Account Plan ID.
  • Revenue Plan data is supported by COPA Cubes, Backlog Data, Engagement Master Data, Jobs, Phase Master data.
  • Had quickly resolved so many technical aspects as part of BPC Config Errors, EPM Add on Reports, BI Bex/Web Reports.
  • Actively involved in testing of BPC Solution and has been a sharp trouble shooter for all complex Rev Trac Transport Issues.
  • Currently handling Support issues of BW - BPS Planning Solutions and working on Enhancements.
  • Conducting workshops for BPC 10 Upcoming Planning Phase 2 Implementation part of Global IBS Solution
  • More details I can disclose during interview.

Confidential, Waltham, MA

Sr. SAP BI BPC Lead Solution Architect (SME)

Environment: SAP BI 7.5, ECC 6.0, BPC 7.5 NW/EPM 10

Responsibilities:

  • Extensive Role in Freezing High Level Functional Specs and Sign Off
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills, leadership and judgment.
  • Actively Managed Concurrent Programs/Projects multiple projects concurrently SAP ECC, SAP BI, BPC Programs.
  • Handled issue logs regularly to keep them in tact with Project Time Lines.
  • Day-to-day interactions with Business Owners, Technical, Quality, Functional Teams, Business Analysts to plan, forecast, budget, track the Program and deliver it on time with in committed budget, quality and compliances.
  • Successful in meeting Business expectations
  • Handled Provide global and cross-functional leadership to local and virtual project teams, building a collaborative and productive environment for teams to excel in.
  • Actively communicated in Weekly Steering Committee/General Council Meetings across USFP Program
  • Conducts timely Team meetings and drive Priorities.
  • Handled criticalities and bottlenecks successfully
  • Contributed significantly driving Technical Solution leverage my Past BPC, SAP ECC, and BI NW MS SQL FI Experience.
  • Set Game Plan for Technical Upgrade to BPC 10 EPM from 7.5
  • Prepared Proposals on EPM 10 Suite that covers BPC, HANA Further I was responsible for my Team delivering some of Key Technical Tasks
  • Documented all developments in the form of Design Documents
  • As a Solution Architect/SME I was involved in Requirement gathering, Conducting workshops, and Developing Functional Design Specs, Freeze Business Blue Print Design.
  • Translating requirements into design specs.
  • Creating BPC application architecture framework as a platforms for the developers
  • Designed and configured Financial Planning Applications that covers Plan, Budget and Forecast needs of O&M, Labor, and CAPEX Modules.
  • Developed custom Script Logic and Complex BADI's in order to achieve Burdening and Allocations at Cost Center, WBS Element Level rolling up to company code.
  • Configured Security, Work Status Settings, Set Application Parameters for Planning and Consolidations
  • Designed and Configure, maintained several Application Sets, Applications, Dimensions, Hierarchies, Key Properties
  • Configured, Developed Prototype Models, test, train and define support procedures and implementation. Documented Interfaces and interacted with other teams to have Data Conversions, Interfaces in place.
  • Designed and Created Business Process Flows for Financial Planning and Consolidation Processes.
  • Support planning and consolidation processes for month end, quarter end and year end. Able to assess the client's current financial reporting strategy and improve the consolidation/planning processes with data quality and reporting
  • Perform both legal and management consolidations for US GAAP, IFRS and FERC Consolidations in process for ACTUALS, PLAN, BUDGET and FORECAST Versions.
  • Configured Intercompany Matching/Eliminations, Account Transformation, and Consolidation of Investments Business Rules as part of Consolidations. Developed custom BADI for posting Equitation Entries with a combination of Data Sources and Elim Entitles in a Group Scenario. Designed Ownership, RATE, USCONS Applications for Consolidations.
  • Used Dynamic Hierarchies Templates as well as Input Schedules in maintaining Ownership Information. Addressed successfully MATRIX Consolidation at both Legal Entity (Company Code) as well as Segment/Profit Center Level) using Reporting Capabilities
  • Extracted BI Data Loads Closely worked with ECC, BI, UK Hyperion, and PeopleSoft Pillar Teams for an overall smooth Integration across the landscape.
  • Configured several Data Manager Packages, Process Chains, with different Selection Parameters for executing Planning and Consolidations Functions/Jobs
  • Developed handful of EVDRE Report/Input Schedules for Reconciliation of Financial Statements (B/S, P/L, and C/F) for Plan, Budget, Forecast, and Actual Categories for both Consolidating and Consolidated Versions. Currently playing very active Role in developing Prototype for Plan, Budget, and Forecast Scenarios in BPC 10, as part of EPM 10 Upgrade Plans for Phase 2 Implementation.
  • Developing Feasibility Document based on Prototype addressing Change Management Issues.
  • All Transaction and Master Data are migrated including the Comments in the source system.
  • All Admin settings are Migrated
  • Domain users and its relevant SAP users are mapped based on the Mapping in the Excel file used during migration
  • Journals, Business Rules, BPF’s, Validations, Data Manager Packages(Not the Logs) are Migrated completely
  • Security, Validations, Content Library, BPC Templates are migrated with some Limitations which needs to be tested and corrected manually
  • Xcelcius, Live Reports, Custom menus are not Migrated

Confidential, Reston, VA

Sr. SAP BI BPC Lead Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Played major role to get BPD Docs sign off
  • Documented all developments in the form of Design Documents.
  • Translating requirement into design specs.
  • Freeze Business Blue Print Design.
  • Creating BPC application architecture framework as a platforms for the developers
  • Designed and Created Sales and Finance Application Sets, Planning Applications for Financial Statement Planning and as well as Consolidation Statement Planning both involves sub plans like P/L, B/S and Cash Flow Statements Planning, HR Salary Planning, CAPEX Planning
  • Designed and Created Dimensions (Members and Properties )
  • Designed, Created Work Status and Created Security features in BPC.
  • Designed and Configure, maintained several Application Sets, Applications, Dimensions hierarchies
  • Design and prototype, test, train and define support procedures and implementation.
  • Designed and Created Business Process Flows for Sales and Finance Plans.
  • Generated Journal Entry Reports
  • Support planning and consolidation processes for month end, quarter end and year end. Able to assess the client's current financial reporting strategy and improve the consolidation/planning processes with data quality and reporting
  • Perform both legal and management consolidations for US GAAP and local country based consolidations.
  • Performed Intercompany Eliminations, Matching, Account Transformation, and Consolidation of Investments as part of Consolidations.
  • Set Run Data Management Packages and Monitored BI Data Loads

Confidential

Sr. SAP BI SEM-BPC Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Played major role to get BBP Docs sign off
  • Documented all developments in the form of Design Documents
  • As a Solution Architect/SME I was involved in Requirement gathering, Conducting workshops, and Developing Functional Design Specs .
  • Translating requirement into design specs.
  • Freeze Business Blue Print Design.
  • Analyzing current BI/IP Planning Applications like Sales revenue Planning, SG & A Cost Center Planning
  • Creating BPC application architecture framework as a platforms for the developers
  • Designed and Created Sales and Finance Application Sets, Planning Applications for Financial Statement Planning and as well as Consolidation Statement Planning both involves sub plans like P/L, B/S and Cash Flow Statements Planning.
  • Designed and Created Dimensions (Members and Properties )
  • Designed, Created Work Status and Created Security features in BPC.
  • Design and prototype, test, train and define support procedures and implementation.
  • Performed accurate analysis and effective diagnosis of client issues and manage day-to-day client relationships at peer client levels.
  • Designed and Created Business Process Flows for Sales and Finance Plans.
  • Involved in Utilizing Server Manager Utility for backup and restore Utilizing SAP BI 7.0
  • Configured Journal Entry Templates
  • Support planning and consolidation processes for month end, quarter end and year end. Able to assess the client's current financial reporting strategy and improve the consolidation/planning processes with data quality and reporting
  • Assist client on financial close and planning processes.
  • Perform both legal and management consolidations for US GAAP and local country based consolidations.
  • Support consolidations in future with discontinued operations in future, addition or restructuring of company codes, reclassifications and consolidation of investments
  • Support operational planning processes with statistical key figures and allocations with different versions for cost centers and profit centers
  • Designed financial planning processes by setup of key business drivers, target setting, and capital planning with consolidations
  • Provide consolidation expertise related to processes such as minority interest, purchase accounting, joint venture accounting and legal and management consolidation
  • Set Run Data Management Packages and Monitored BI Data Loads
  • Configured Several BPC Process chains for Allocations
  • Designed and Configure, maintained several Application Sets, Applications, Dimensions hierarchies Dimension properties
  • Handling complex scenarios in BPC 7.5 NW implementation
  • Account transformation and Logic guidelines to BPC Developers
  • Resolved independently many User Reported Issues in BPC Applications

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