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Sap Analyst Resume

Midland, MI

SUMMARY

  • Over 25 years total experience which includes 15 years of SAP experience in all project phases including requirements gathering, design, build and post go - live support
  • I have worked on new SAP project implementations, template-based roll-outs, upgrades and currently working as a SAP FICO Lead on post go-live stabilization team for product costing, controlling (profit-center accounting), capital/expense internal orders, fixed asset accounting and project systems.
  • Specific focus is on S/4 HANA as applied to Finance(FI) and Controlling(CO), Simple Finance S/4 HANA Finance(Versions 1709 and 1809), and Process Integration areas of SAP. Provide innovation and generate business value for customers on the latest SAP HANA platform. Participated in various support roles.
  • Has been involved in 4 SAP projects which were successfully implemented of which 2 full cycle SAP FICO-AR module implementations (for entire Asia region), 1 FICO support deployment (all sub modules) and 1 project which involved roll out of global template to specific country (with changes/enhancements w.r.t to statutory requirements). Also worked on an assessment project to check for possibilities of mapping tax related process on to SAP for a media company. Currently working on global roll out of US based company the responsibilities of which include roll out of New GL module, FI-AR and FI-AP module.
  • Worked in S4 Hana Migration project
  • SAP RAR Project right from project training till POC for current client. Lead Multiple presentations to the Business, Workshops with Rev pro team to analyze the differences between Rev Pro and SAP RAR worked closely with SAP development team on RAR functionality development.
  • Worked on Global implementation / North American & Asia pacific rollout projects.
  • Strong knowledge in Product Costing MTO (Make to Order) & MTS (Make to stock- repetitive manufacturing processes) for inventory valuation and Standard Cost Estimate Run valuation at plant level or at company code level and WIP calculations and variance analysis
  • Experienced in data conversion using LSMW, BDC (including IDocs’), custom interface and reports development. (Record To Report. SAP FICO and R2R configuration and implementation from blueprint through rollout.
  • Intense experience in using LSMW tool where a lot of interaction took place with end users in design and functional requirements.
  • Sound knowledge in integrating FI with SD and MM modules (Procurement, sales, billing, inventory).
  • Experience in configuration and testing related to country specific localization (Germany, Hungary, and UK)
  • Strong experience with HPQC, HP ALM for Unit, Integration testing
  • Good Knowledge in interfaces.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Midland, MI

SAP Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Identified the migration approach to S/4 HANA through the complete analysis of the current SAP system. Road mapped the entire process and assigned tasks after mapping was completed
  • Established roadmap for implementing SAP new dimensional products, including S/4 HANA.
  • Participated in design blueprint/ requirement gathering of business requirements for both MDG and S/4 HANA.
  • Led the various phases of SAP S4 HANA 1809 using ASAP methodology
  • Harmonized and standardized the data through SAP Landscape Transformation
  • Have used Fiori apps to configure settings and customize reports
  • Involved in Finance with Goods and Invoice Receipt Reconciliation leveraging machine learning, and the new SAP S/4HANA for Accruals Management, which is designed to support customers along the entire process of accruals
  • Determined the size and scope for implementing SAP MDG for all the financial Master Data by identifying migration/conversion approach.
  • Performed gap analysis to identify process changes and documented in functional specification to close the gaps
  • Clearly assigned roles and responsibilities to client and Accenture employees. Increased the team’s overall productivity.
  • Improve the EBS posting rules for multi countries for automatic post / clear in both G/L and customer sub-ledger. Work with ABAP developer to develop the EBS analysis report for quantified hit rates at all levels as well as the missed items analysis.
  • Customized bank related accounting, bank master data, house banks and G/L accounts in different currencies for each bank account and Electronic Bank Statement(EBS)
  • Configured Lockbox Application conforming to BAI2 format
  • Configured and Customized Cash Management including Bank statements, Payment Programming
  • Developed Standard/Template WBS, Networks & Operative Projects for customer projects, proposals.
  • Creating Milestones and assigning them to WBS Elements and Activities
  • Working knowledge in using Project Builder, Project Planning Board and Special Maintenance Functions.
  • Configured and provided best practice solution for EBS setup for reconciliation
  • Review and provide recommendation on SAP Treasury, AP and AR Payments: Payment Processing (Inbound/Outbound) - ACH, Domestic Wire and Cross-Border Wires. Free-Form, Repetitive, Vendor, Customer, Investments and Debts payments and Lockbox files.
  • Configured and Tested the Lock Box program for Accounts Receivables payments in BAI2 Format.
  • Designed functional specifications and tested various Accounts receivable reports and coordinated with ABAP team and Business users to fix various issues.
  • Lockbox configuration, treasury groupings, bank statement processing,, cash management posting rules, exchange rates, planning, integration with MM and SD
  • CO-Product Costing: Month end closing IT support as per the Month activities related to Product costing.
  • Creating Costing Run, Determining Material Prices, Consumption Revaluation, Closing Postings, Confirming Costing Result, CO-PA Periodic Revaluation, Marking Material Price, Releasing Material Price
  • Profitability Analysis (COPA): KEPM Designs: Planning methods, Layouts, Reports, Planning levels, Planning versions, Derivations rules, Integrated Planning, data uploads from excel.

Confidential, MI

SAP Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Led all data migration activities throughout the project. Directed the project team’s focus to struggling or critical areas. Re-distributed workload as required by the project’s direction and technical scope.
  • Developed strategy for all the data migration (extract, cleaning, transformation, verification, and load) for SAP data objects.
  • Led all the testing efforts through all testing phases (product test, UAT, regression testing).
  • Led the development, execution and maintenance of Test Scripts for all financial objects in scope.
  • Contributed to the design of the future data governance structure with Client and developed roadmap for future Data Conversion Implementations.
  • Managed change process including test plans and end-user documentation.
  • Created and monitored weekly performance data checks to ensure data integrity/consistency.
  • Implemented new processes and procedures to minimize the risk to data integrity/quality as well as creating data quality reports for each object in Data Steward.
  • Assisted in functional architecture design for S/4 HANA migration scope.
  • Worked with team on completing the fit/gap analysis of move to S/4 HANA Finance.
  • Organized workshops for offshore trainees to become more proficient with the S/4HANA Central Finance environment.
  • Worked with subject matter experts, Business Systems Analyst, Data Architects, System Integrators, and others across functional boundaries to provide data migration and master data management solutions
  • Worked with GL Business users to generate R2R reports for legal reporting.
  • Developed new costing variants for different material valuations at plant level
  • WIP calculations and variance analysis for production orders
  • CO-PC-Product Costing/ML/AC (Implementation): Product costing Planning including cost component structures, Costing sheet, Costing variant, valuation variant, costing types,,
  • Activity types, Result analysis, Allocation structures, Settlement profiles, WIP, Variance keys, Target cost version, variance keys, posting rule, WIP, valuation methods, Result analysis version
  • Discrete manufacturing process with production orders with make to stock/make to order
  • Master data preparation in Test cycles: material master, activity types, cost centers, activity type planning, template loads, over heads loading, PIRs, BOM, Routings
  • Loading and validation of the planned prices from business and multiple costing runs for testing
  • Period end closing: Product cost estimation, Make to stock, Make to orders, Production order, Material withdrawals, WIP calculation, Costing Run and releasing cost estimates, GR, Overhead calculations, Variance calculations, WIP, Settlement Calculations
  • Reviewed mapping of SD conditions (Revenue interface) to ensure smooth DATA FLOW to CO-PA.
  • COPA: Maintaining Value Fields, Define Characteristic Derivation, Valuation, Assign Value Fields, Valuation Strategies, Set Up Valuation Using Material Cost Estimate, Assign Costing Keys to Material Types
  • Maintain Versions, Plan Settlement: Receiving Version in CO-PA, Maintain Revaluation Keys Define Planning Levels, Define Planning Packages, Define Planning Methods (Parameter Set)
  • Create Plan Assessment, Flows of Actual Values, Direct Posting from FI/MM, Define PA Transfer Structure for Settlement
  • Maintain PA Transfer Structure for Direct Posting, Transfer of Overhead, Contribution Margin Planning, Define Variables for Reports, Define Forms for Profitability Reports, Create Profitability Report

Confidential

SAP FICO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Configured the New GL module. New GL functionality implemented include parallel ledger/ parallel accounting (US GAAP, IFRS) ; use of segment account object and document splitting functionality. Configuration include the design of the corporate chart of account, configuring the automatic account determination for MM and SD integration, field status group, financial statement version, number ranges and document types..
  • Led all data migration activities throughout the project. Directed the project team’s focus to struggling or critical areas. Re-distributed workload as required by the project’s direction and technical scope.
  • Led all the testing efforts through all testing phases (product test, UAT, regression testing).
  • Led the development, execution and maintenance of Test Scripts for all financial objects in scope.
  • Managed change process including test plans and end-user documentation.
  • Created and monitored weekly performance data checks to ensure data integrity/consistency.
  • Implemented new processes and procedures to minimize the risk to data integrity/quality as well as creating data quality reports for each object in Data Steward.
  • Designed and build new business models (MDG scope activities) in ARIS Modeler and helped to integrate business processes with different components of IT and business
  • Developed new costing variants for different material valuations at plant level
  • WIP calculations and variance analysis for production orders
  • Designed CO-PA based on costing based and account based approach & mapping of MM and SD condition types.
  • Analyzed the client requirement for profitability reporting and configured the characteristics and value fields accordingly. Created derivation rules for characteristics and configured CO-PA planning.
  • Customization for the Global cash position reporting, liquidity forecasting and Planning calculation of the cash flow, planning and actual vs. plan comparisons.
  • Responsible for configuration setup to Integration of In-house Cash Management with Payroll module for process like Garnishment Payments and to creating the ACH file using the program RFFOUS T.
  • Cash Management- Grouping and Structure definition for daily Cash Position, wire transfers, ZBA and cash concentration
  • Support and Regression testing of New GL, AP, AR, AA, FSCM Collections Management and FSCM Credit Management modules
  • Design, configuration, testing of FI modules AR, in areas such as Dunning, Correspondence, Auto-Payment, Deduction Management Component, Invoice Processing and Credit Card processing (Documented the working) on

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