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Solution Architect Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Project Lead of SAP and SME in SAP Finance GL AR AP &AA, Controlling, COPA, FSCM, Lease Accounting for 10 years and 7+ years of Bank IT experience totaling to 17+ years of IT Experience.
  • ERP Architect - Experienced to offer Service Oriented Architecture/Solution in mapping the data into Central ERP System from heterogeneous Systems.
  • Experienced in functional configuration with the SAP Financial Accounting & Controlling (FI-CO), emphasis on General ledger, Accounts Payable Management, Accounts Receivable Management, FI-MM /SD/PP integration & Asset Accounting Configuration
  • In GENERAL LEDGER ACCOUNTING - Group Country & Operative Chart of Accounts, Local Currency config, Foreign Currency Valuation, Spl. Gl config, New GL concept with Leading and Non Leading & Auxiliary Ledger. Document splitting at profit Center and Segment Level, FSV development, Substitution and Validation and developing reports using Universal Ledger table (single source of truth)
  • In depth knowledge in Project Systems (PS) and Investment Management (IM) modules of SAP
  • Legacy Data Migration (GL master, vendor master, customer master, Asset master, open items, account balances, asset transactions), LSMW tool & BDC.
  • Gap analysis and solution definition. Worked on interfaces using RFC, ALE/EDI and IDOC.
  • Methodology - ASAP & Custom Based. Kept the AS IS, Blue Print, Config Doc, Cut Over Activity Plan and Go live with Hyper care support Documents in place. Effective in off shore and on shore model.
  • Expert in New General Ledger Accounting. Expertise in configuring Leading and Non Leading and document splitting. Final Mapping of every thing to the Document Type. Enabling ZERO balance A/C.
  • Expertise in handling and configuring Cross company code transactions in Finance and Asset Accounting.
  • Pioneered in configuring Payment Medium DMEE and effectively configured the Auto payment program even to suit customers. Spl. Gl Transactions are also mapped. There done the Integration between APP and BCM for to make more meaningful payment groups. Debit Balance check has also been enabled.
  • Cost center Accounting (CCA), Profit center Accounting (PCA), Cost Elements, and Internal Orders, Assessment and distribution cycles and other CO objects. Profitability analysis (COPA), Direct & Indirect activity allocation. Cost sheet for over heads. Internal orders budgeting and settlements.
  • Expert in Cost by Order & Cost by Period Product Costing Implementations. Costing sheet expense based and quantity based be designed.
  • WIP and Variance are calculated and posted as per the requirement and can go for manual posting too. Integration and reporting structure and cost assignment will be planned and configured among CO-OM, CO-PC, CO-PA, CO-CEL & EC-PCA.
  • Cost Component Structure has been taken into COPA for valuation.
  • COPA A.C Based based been configured for SBUs related to SEVRVICE.
  • Very much specialized in configuring Real Time Integration of FI - CO. Object specific Co code wise variant and the account determination will be configured.
  • Very good knowledge in Debugging, searching for Bapis, BAdIs and User exists.
  • Expertise in Data Migration using LSMW and BDCs and good at guiding the ABAP team on IDOCs.
  • S4HANA Green Field project has been designed duly including New Ledger approach, New AA approach and Account Based Copa.
  • SAP RAR (IFRS15) has been designed with Contracts from SD to identify POBs and calculating the revenue rec using BRF+. All 5 phased of IFRS are dealt.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Environment: ERP Automation

Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Designing the Legacy Process transformation to ERP environment.
  • Identifying the GAPS and IMPACT on migrating the process to like GL AR AP AA TO ERP.
  • Suggesting the client the right ERP solution.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Environment: SAP ERP 6.00

SAP FICO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Configured and developed a template for the GL AP AR AA Processes. Joint venture for Angola.
  • Analyzing one to many and many to one scenarios in Profit ctr and cost ctr accounting while mapping.
  • The update with reg. to Profit ctr. Currency has been taken care of to facilitate the Balance Sheet Analysis at Profit Center level in a selected currency.
  • 3 local currency are configured. Advance spl GL for customer and vendor configured. Forex delta also done. New document types which are mapped to document splitting.
  • Currency wise cash journals configured.
  • Finance, Material and Production etc. are working on the same pace with reg. to Design document and meet the time lines as said in the Project Charter.
  • ML- Activated Material types for valuation areas. Configured dynamic Price changes.
  • Material types for group of materials. Defined Mat. Update structure & linked to VA.
  • Actual Costing and Actual cost component split is Activated. OBYC Customized.
  • New GL- Item categories and document Types for New GL are created and mapped.
  • Revenue Recognition has been configured for the sake of Joint Venture Accounting.
  • For tax calculation Vertex is in place. We have used COOL and COCKPIT also.
  • Configuration of PS structures included standard and operative WBS and network activities.
  • Configured functionalities including Budgeting, Budget availability control, User status controls and authorizations,
  • Configuration of PS Settlement and automatic settlement rule generation,

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Environment: SAP ERP 6.04

FICO and FSCM Cluster Lead Europe

Responsibilities:

  • The support for the North America includes in RTR Track.
  • GL AR AP AA are implemented and rolled out. New GL Document splitting is in place.
  • Local currencies and co currencies are planned and configuration carried out into AA.
  • Aging Analysis has been done for both Customers and Vendors.
  • Real Time Integration has been in place to see the FI CO gets reconciled on day to day basis.
  • The Assessment and Distribution cycles are configured to be run on monthly basis and a report gets generated to know the value flow in Controlling and reporting different EVA requirements including and excluding them.
  • A regular reconciliation of Asset Accounting and Financial Accounting has been carried out.
  • In Product Costing a regular MRP Planning and periodic Standard cost runs and scheduled maintenance of KP26 values vis a vis the capacity planning.
  • Different cost scenarios like Manufacturing cost, Cost of Sales and over head cost and Fixed cost and variable cost reports are generated for fine tuning the Product costing.
  • Regular settlement of WIP and Variance periodically to ensure actual cost being assed perfectly to see the Standard cost falls very near to the Actual cost so that the variance is kept at minimal.
  • KE30 and Ke24 reports are generated on regular basis.
  • ML- Activated Material types for valuation areas. Configured dynamic Price changes.
  • Material types for group of materials. Defined Mat. Update structure & linked to VA.
  • Actual Costing and Actual cost component split is Activated. OBYC Customized.
  • The clusters are 1 GL-AR-AP-AA 2 TD-CASH&BANKING 3 CO. Worked in all the 3 clusters and attended the issues as per SLA. The ticketing tool used is Remedy.
  • Asset Impairment as a work around provide using the Unplanned depreciation.
  • Asset Life Cycle has been completely hadled by configuring acquisitions, retirements, transfers, inter-company transfers, write-offs and capitalization of assets under constructions.

Confidential

Environment: SAP ERP 6.00

FICO Lead & FSCM, FICA consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented FSCM and extended support to FICO being a lead consultant.
  • Facilitate High Level discussions on CREDIT portfolio involving FI SD and CRM BPOs.
  • S4HANA is designed for Confidential CORO OILs SBU. The user group specific Fiori launch pad with appropriate tiles is designed. Design is meant for ON PREMISE.
  • The new in GL AA COPA are designed appropriately. No migration activities.
  • For Marketing and service SBUs we have designed ACCOUNT BASED COPA.
  • Organizing regular Training Programs for groups of CTMs specific to Business Partner Attributes.
  • Customer synchronization among FI-SD, CRM & FSCM Modules.
  • Analyzing the key aspects of Risk Management
  • Mappings BCM to APP Finalization.
  • New Value Fields are created in Costing Based COPA
  • New COPA Based condition types have been designed in the pricing procedure.
  • Product costing Planned costing variant has been changed to be very near to Standard cost Variant.
  • Cost Sheet Quantity based has been configured for the Oils SBU
  • New cost components have been configured to be shown under Cost of Sales scenario.
  • The settlement of Variance for every Production order has been configured for Material and Activity.
  • For OILS SBU ML has been to configured for the cake product to sum up the actual cost to the top.
  • Configured account groups for Customers and Vendors, defined screen layout per activity for customers and vendors, configured payment terms, created number ranges for Vendors/Customers-assign no. ranges to Vendor/Customer account group, tolerance for Vendors/Customers, month end closing
  • Configured Automatic Payment Program, House banks and Bank accounts, special GL transactions like Down Payment Made or Down Payment Received, Configured Automatic Payment Program
  • Asset Accounting Asset acquisitions, retirements, transfers, inter-company transfers, write-offs and capitalization of assets under constructions.

Confidential

Environment: SAP ERP 6.0 and 4.7

Manager GR

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to clients as per AMC Contract. Leading the Offshore help desk team which provides remote support on mySAP ERP 6.0 and 4.7 to Pharmaceutical and engineering industries.
  • Configuration of the new changes required to address additional business process requirements of the client.
  • Resolution of issues related to business processes within SLA Timelines.
  • Preparation of the Functional Specifications for the development of new objects.
  • Preparation of Software Change Request (SCR) and Customizing Change Request (CCR) documents for program and customizing modifications.
  • Worked on New General Ledger Configuration as well
  • Defined leading and non leading ledgers, defined different segments for segment reporting
  • Classified G/L accounts for document splitting
  • Created customer master data, customer groups, customer field status, terms of payment and assigned credit control area to the company code.
  • Worked on special purpose ledger for the Intercompany process.
  • Define multiple payment method for ACH, Wire Transfer, checks and for foreign currency.
  • Creation of House banks and payment methods, for new vendor master data.
  • Set up the Integration of FI with MM and SD through Automatic Account Assignment.
  • Provided production support to custom master data by maintaining customer MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) data and maintained bank key, bank account, alternative payer.
  • Worked on Fixed Asset Depreciation and Intercompany Revenues, Payables and Receivables, Balance Sheets and income statements and Retained Earnings accounts.
  • Worked with SD and MM teams for all Intercompany related Billing and Invoicing
  • Worked with Master Data team to manage “Trading Partner” field for Customer and Vendor Company Codes etc.

Confidential

Environment: mySAP ERP 6.0

FICO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • FICO Lead dedicated support to Confidential Pharma Jeddah UAE
  • Provide support to clients as per AMC Contract. Leading the Offshore help desk team which provides remote support on mySAP ERP 6.0 to Pharmaceutical Solution Inc (PSI) Jeddah KSA.
  • Configuration of the new changes required to address additional business process requirements of the client.
  • Resolution of issues related to business processes within SLA Timelines.
  • Preparation of the Functional Specifications for the development of new objects.
  • Preparation of Software Change Request (SCR) and Customizing Change Request (CCR) documents for program and customizing modifications.
  • Continuously interacted with the accounting department while creating necessary primary and secondary cost elements to ensure that all the relevant cost data gets captured
  • Configured costing sheet in consultation with the cost center manager to enable them to plan irregular costs
  • Assigned cost center to the standard hierarchy, configured cost center categories with appropriate block indicators for plan and actual data
  • Interacted with the accounting department to identify the scenarios for assessments and distributions
  • Configured the assessment and distribution cycle as per requirements
  • Designed CO-PA based on costing based approach
  • 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
  • Configured Controlling modules including Cost Element Accounting, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Order Accounting and Profit Center Accounting
  • In PCA, designed and configured the hierarchy for various responsibility units by means of Profit center Accounting.

Confidential, Johannesburg, SA

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

FI Lead

Responsibilities:

  • We have designed overall strategy of data upload using Data Extraction in BI and Interfaces and file upload programs in SAP to meet the reporting requirements and also Finance for external reporting as well as the MIS.
  • Worked on EBS upload and auto clearing of the customer items.
  • Worked on data uploads from compass to SAP in specific.

Confidential

Environment: SAP version ECC 6.0

FICO Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Involved as FICO TEAM LEAD in Implementation of SAP 6.0 Version.
  • Master Data Collection and closely interacting with the Implementing Team.
  • Played a key role in business requirement gathering & analysis designs application integration development and testing. Successfully customized modules based on business needs and requirements.
  • Involved in freezing the Organization Structure.
  • Designing and Reviewing of the Phase Documents.
  • Conducted Workshops on FI/CO for Users - G/L Masters, Asset Master, and Cost Centers Codification, business processes cycles, Data Management etc.
  • Actively participated in Joint Application Development and significantly contributed to user interaction amongst the technical and business management teams.
  • Training and Development of the New Entrants in the Company
  • Handing the Cross-Module Issues with FI, SD, MM, PP & QM.
  • Projects related to R&D are configured in PS with wbs structure and networks and activities.
  • The AUC is to be created for each WBS and is settled amount from P&L every period.
  • Activity cost is mapped to the WBS and the Budget Availability control is to be checked by the system.

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