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Lead Sap Fico Consultant Resume

Milwaukee, WI

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Certified SAP FICO consultant with over 14 years of experience in SAP full Life Cycle Implementations, Support & Global rollout projects with industries such as Retail, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing and Chemicals
  • Experience in gathering R2R reporting requirements and provide demonstration of reports using the latest SAP products which include: HANA Live Browser, FIORI Applications, Simple Finance reports.
  • Experienced in gathering Business Requirements, Business Blueprint Design, Realization, end to end process testing, cutover planning and Go Live
  • Gained an understanding of the RTR Project map and planned QA activities
  • Collaborated with RTR BPE / Process team for Month End Closure (MEC) activity
  • Strong functional experience in Implementing, Customizing, Configuring, Integrating, Testing, Document Preparation, User Training, and Production Support
  • Created functional specs for interfaces inbound to S/4 HANA related to General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
  • Experienced in Travel and Expense Management including integration with Concur
  • Excellent understanding of procure to pay and order to cash processes
  • Extensive experience on Integration with other modules MM and SD
  • Implemented all modules in SAP FI/CO which include General Ledger Accounting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Bank Accounting, Fixed Assets Accounting, Investment Management, Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting and Internal Orders
  • Good knowledge of Legacy Asset Data transfer, asset history sheets, creation of Asset master, depreciation postings
  • Worked on Integration of Account receivables with SD automatic account determinations, sales order creation and Goods issues, invoice issues
  • Developed SOP (standard operating procedures) and training materials
  • Worked on cost element accounting elements such as primary cost element, secondary cost element, Manual creation automatic creation, cost element categories.
  • Building AP Business module, Configuring and Customizing vendor master data, Vendor account groups, House banks, Procurement to pay process, Vendor invoice processing, Document parking, Outgoing payment, and Reporting.
  • Configured a new General Ledger / Classical GL: Activation of New GL Accounting, Define ledger for GL, Migration to New GL, and Migration Cockpit
  • Accounts Receivable: Building AR Business module, Configuring and Customizing Customer master data, Customer payments, Customer invoice processing, Finance documents Global settings (Posting Keys, payment terms), Dunning and Reporting
  • Configured CO - PA module to determine the profitability based on products and customer groups
  • Experience in using tools like Report painter/writer, SAP Query, LSMW and CAT scripts
  • Mapped SD condition types and FI account keys to the COPA value fields. Worked with ( LE )Logistics personnel to develop mapping of all ( LE )Logistics objects such as Sales Offices, Sales Groups and Plant Codes into COPA Characteristics and Cost Centers
  • Created the characteristics and value fields, defined derivation structures and rules, maintained derivation table, and profitability segments used in profitability analysis
  • Proficient in Data conversion from legacy system to SAP system (Master Data as well as Transactional Data).
  • Conducted User testing after the implementation and involved in post-production issues. Configured assessment cycle for value flow from CO to COPA and configured the value flow from SD to COPA, configuring the value flow from FI, MM to COPA.
  • Expertise in utilizing Query writing, and scheduling and monitoring Batch Jobs
  • Good understanding of ABAP programming logic and Debugging.
  • A good team player with excellent communication, decision-making, problem solving, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Worked with end-users and management to solve daily issues, improve existing business process and perform system analysis tasks

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Milwaukee, WI

Lead SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Configured Confidential Statement in the Treasury with the following: account symbols, keys for posting rule and transaction type, assigned account to account symbols, defined the posting rule, assigned external transaction to the posting rule.
  • Created document type ZA and ZB for the bank statement and assigned transaction and variant for the document splitting.
  • Worked on SAP NetWeaver ECC 6.0
  • Configured lockbox and ACH outgoing payment by using payment Medium Workbench. Set up the job to process the incoming lockbox file and to send out the outgoing ACH file to the bank.
  • Created profile for the production order TECO but not closed to enable the user to perform the analysis for the production order.
  • Defined material field in for GL line item display, so the user can view material in GL report.
  • Created work center, bill of material, routing, production order, and conducted the settlement of the production order to fix some issue in product costing report.
  • Fixed the issue for the missing document number.
  • Created BPP and trained the users for the month end process and year end process.
  • Fixed document splitting issue for some GL accounts.
  • Created the job to process the recurring entry automatically every month and close the MM, FI, and CO period automatically every month.
  • Extensive Knowledge in S4 HANA Simple Logistics ( LE ) 1510. Especially Business Partner Creation, Number range extension for BP, Pricing table conversion in HANA DB, Foreign Trade to GTS conversion, Credit Control to Account Receivable transformation, Revenue Recognition to RAR 2.0
  • Fixed configuration issue in two new company codes and tested it successfully.
  • Classified GL accounts and document type for the document splitting. Defined zero balance account, defined document split characteristics for GL accounting and Controlling.
  • Created document type and number for the billback credit memo.
  • Created job for VFX3 in the billing and sent the result to user inbox every day automatically.
  • Created query for GL report with material number.
  • Advised and assisted with Concur Expense implementation and integration with SAP FICO. Provided insight and guidance on Concur configuration, processes and roles. Enhanced test plans with several integration scenarios. Designed and wrote reconciliation and other reports in SAP and Concur for travel and spend visibility.
  • Configured Travel Management, setup Payroll area and control records, Enterprise structure, Travel expenses and Privileges, Employee Group, Travel Expenses Type, Trip reimbursement, dialogue and travel expenses control, wage type for interfaces, Transaction to accounting and transactions, Trip Provision variants and assigned them
  • Created ABAP specification for the interface between SAP and third-party software, Concur.
  • Fixed the missing information in FAGLFLAXA table for some accounting documents and released the accounting document for the cancelled billing documents successfully.
  • Helped users to enter the budget data into SAP. Helped the accounting department to do the year end closing. Fixed the issue that the voided checks were printed before the real check was printed for two new company codes.
  • Created the customer statement. Configured check printing sorted by payee's name. Created several jobs and sent the result to user's inbox.
  • Provided the production support to solve all kind of issues in FI and CO and created training material.

Confidential, Austin, TX

Lead SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • S/4 Finance and support ASAP Methodology in all following lifecycles phases - Discover, Prepare, Explore, Realize, Deploy, Run - Prototype
  • Record To Report Accounting (RTR) Lead is responsible for RTR process for dedicated Affiliate/s and coordination and oversight of accounting activities for this affiliate as a first point of contact (FPOC).
  • Finance Upgrade project
  • As a Lead, driven and coordinated the financial close process, prepared and reviewed journal entries and reconciliations, prepared and reviewed financial and accounting analysis.
  • Prepared and reviewed financial and accounting analysis with complex transactions including but not limited to general accounting, fixed assets, intercompany and financial reporting activities/transactions.
  • Prepared and provided to Finance Director/s variance analysis between actual and planned financial data.
  • Produced and reviewed management and statutory reports with affiliates
  • Configured operating Company Code setup reporting companies to anticipate business expansion
  • Customized New General Ledger (G/L in SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA)
  • Performed as Project Manager for process improvements, which included estimating projects, designing project plans, held update meetings with stakeholder and supported cross module teams
  • Master Data governance (GL Accounts, Cost Centers, Accounting View of Vendors and Customers, etc.)
  • Work with off shore team; train, mentor and provide guidance in SAP FICO modules to troubleshoot maintenance issues
  • Prepared FIORI test scripts for ITC1, ITC2 and ITC3 scenarios
  • Wrote Business Process Procedures (BPP's) and trained accounting team to use GL and AP transactions in SAP.
  • Configured the settings for House Bank, outgoing and incoming payments including Automatic payment program (APP), down payments, inter-company transaction in Accounts Payables (AP).
  • Provided ongoing business support for the finance team and demonstrated a deep knowledge of the FICO and S/4 HANA Finance modules by resolving issues and providing solutions via enhancements, process design improvements and configuration changes
  • Configuration of Integration between FI/CO with MM and SD.
  • Configuration of S/4 New Asset Accounting with ledger approach and accounts approach
  • Worked with IT to harmonize master data from source systems to the Central Finance system using SLT replicator and MDG to implement Simple Finance on (S/4 HANA)
  • Assessment/cleansing and migration of FI master data using Rapid Data Migration with Data Services Migration / Validation / Testing from Existing FI tables to ACDOCA table.
  • Migrating G/L settings and Defining Settings for Journal entry Ledger.
  • Defining document types for posting in CO and ledger for Controlling Version.
  • Defining offsetting Account determination.
  • Redesign of Customer Master and Vendor Master as Business Partners.
  • Configured New Asset Accounting.
  • Created CDS views (Master data and Transactional) for S4/HANA Embedded Operational Analytics.
  • Reviewed existing SAP ERP implementation (multiple instances) and design SAP data outbound interfaces and data extractions.
  • Lead the enhancement of the finance area with SAP FICO Business Process Owner & power/key users (Accounting center key users, regional business controllers/plant controllers)
  • Experience in modules like Logistics Execution ( LE ) and IS Retail.
  • Re-Defining the existing Enterprise Structure so as to suit the organizations needs more accurately.
  • SAP FI (Enterprise Structure and GL Re-configuration) and activating SAP Reference IMG structure for FI.
  • Drive and co-ordinate the financial close process for the affiliate or cluster of affiliates
  • Work closely with personnel in all departments to ensure compliance with company accounting and operational guidelines in accordance with local GAAP.
  • Assist in audit preparation and all other projects assigned.
  • SAP finance experience with Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, OpenText, Treasury, General Ledger, and FSCM Biller Direct, Dispute, Collections, and Credit Management.
  • SAP Modules: Sales & Distribution (SD), Materials Management / Purchasing (MM Logistics Execution ( LE - formerly shipping ), Retail and Inventory Management
  • Configured the OpenText VIM for managing invoices with an AP master data.
  • OpenText VIM used for the workflow of the invoices, pay correct amount to vendors, create various types of invoices, get the aging report, keep check and various validations.

Confidential, NYC, NY

SAP Finance Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • ECC 6.0 New Implementation- Participated in full life cycle implementations of SAP FI/CO modules using ASAP methodology in all phases - Project preparation, Business blue print, Realization, Final preparation, Go-live and Support.
  • Worked on SAP ECC 6.0
  • Responsible for gathering requirements on current company's legacy systems, business processes and activities. Analyzed business requirements and determined organizational structure, business units, company codes, and profitability centers (AS IS - TO BE)
  • Extensively worked on Vendor/Customer Master Records, Payment Terms and Payment Methods.
  • Configured vendor groups, vendor master records, Tolerance limits, Payment Terms, payment methods and Maintained Initial settings for Recurring Entries in Accounts Payable (AP).
  • Configured the settings for House Bank, outgoing and incoming payments including Automatic payment program (APP), down payments, inter-company transaction in Accounts Payables (AP).
  • Configured customer account groups, number ranges, tolerance groups, credit control area, customer credit limits, credit limit groups, Interest Calculation, Incoming Payments, Dunning, AR Information System in Account Receivables(AR).
  • Collaborated with RTR BPE / Process team for Month End Closure (MEC) activity
  • Gained an understanding of the RTR Project map and planned QA activities

Confidential, NYC, NY

Senior SAP Finance Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • As a FICO senior consultant for Coach Europe team Implementing, testing and documentation
  • Developed Interfaces, custom tables, payment program for 7 countries and support for live environment. Managing the out sourced developers and worked on SAP NetWeaver ECC 6.0
  • Created a template for configuration of European countries and configured the system for Co Codes, Fixed assets and payment program, vendor and customer master data.
  • Mapped Legacy G/L with Existing SAP G/L accounts
  • Payment methods including 'SEPA' via IDOC
  • Created custom tables for custom INTRASTAT reporting for EU
  • Created multiple payment methods as per country requirement, including 'SEPA, BACS.
  • Interfaced the payment run for IDOC, for Bank of America
  • Functional technical specification for custom tables, Material movement, material G/L postings (RICEFW).
  • Functional and technical specification for tables and AR postings and interface
  • Systems Specifications for cash tender, and postings (RICEFW)
  • Implemented Fixed Asset for seven European countries
  • Created new asset classes, depreciation areas
  • Documented of configuration, custom reports and programs.
  • Unit test scripts and testing.
  • Created user acceptance tests and test scripts.
  • Performed Integration testing Go-live support.
  • Upload program and extract program for material movements from non-Sap system.
  • JE/AP postings program for material movements.
  • Configured lockbox and outgoing payment by using payment Medium Workbench.
  • Upload and extract program for sales at the retails stores from non-SAP POS system.
  • USER Exit for creating IDOC file for the bank
  • JE/AR postings program for sales at the retail stores.
  • Cash and credit card tender extract and upload program, AR postings program
  • Multiple custom tables to facilitate the above programs.
  • SAP Script forms functional/technical specs for Invoices for EU

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