- Accomplished Project Manager/Team Lead with 20 years of global and large - scale systems implementation experience of SAP R/3 system in diverse industries with in-depth knowledge of FI and CO processes.
- Solution manager 7.2 - Charm process for change/transport management
- Demonstrated expertise in FI- New G/L Migration, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Banking, Fixed Assets, CO- Product Costing, Material Ledger, Profitability Analysis, Profit Center Accounting, and Project Systems
- In addition to consulting, 11 years of business experience in Finance and Management Accounting/Controlling.
- 8 years of experience in Project Management of SAP projects
- Worked with all levels of clients in various and highly dynamic environments.
- Self-motivated and solution oriented combined with excellent communication skills
- Lead multiple design and implementation of Finance and Management Reporting systems.
- Provided strategic direction for Cost analysis and implementation of Cost and Management Reporting system that resulted in financial turnaround for a client.
- Responsible for providing strategic guidance and define long term road maps.
Regional Finance Lead
- Managing team of 8 in addition to external consultants
- Resource planning for timely execution of projects
- Key process architecture- S4 HANA 1809 and 1909 - Contract manufacturing using MTO and MTS production strategies, development projects, ASC606- revenue recognition, COPA structure and data flow
- Product cost planning, Sales order costing, results analysis and settlement for MTO and MTS production strategies
- Multiple RA valuation methods
- Collaboration with key finance members for defining/designing scalable and efficient solutions
- Budget preparation and control
- Orchestrating integration and UAT testing cycles
- Change management
- Agile methodology for S4 HANA transition
- Managing issues’ closure
- Managed fit-to-standard sessions for FICO processes
- Co-Ordinated with off-shore development team and managed development objects via CPI. Use of white-listed APIs,
- Defined custom fields, updated APIs, custom substitutions/validations
- Designed solution for interface with external service providers for vendor management, FI reporting (Blackline),
- Designed and implemented successfully - including enhancement for special handling of receipts
- Post-go live support
SAP FICO Lead
- Segment FI lead to prioritize the locations for go-live, resource planning, budget and monitor actual
- Interact with Third party vendors to integrate with SAP solution. (Vertex, Banks)
- Provided creative solution for handling FICO processes. Also, designed solution for migrating open sales order in Variant Configuration setup.
- Provided strategic input resulting in huge savings in project cost and effort.
- Working with CFOs and Controllers to improve/design FICO processes for SAP implementation. In addition to processes in global template, designing solution for engineer to order, services processes, e-payables and Vertex.