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Sap Fico Lead, Onshore Project Lead Resume

SUMMARY:

  • A seasoned professional wif 17 years of financial consulting experience. 11 years of SAP design, implementation and support experience in industry verticals CPG, Manufacturing, Distribution, Retail and Professional Services.
  • Designed RTR, PTP, OTC, CTC, QTC processes and supported sub processes.
  • Worked on Business Process optimization, process reengineering and continuous improvement wif Activate ASAP methodology.
  • Worked on cross - module functionalities for teh process improvement. (PM-AA, FI-MM, FI-SD, FI-HR, EDI, T&E, Concur)
  • Proficient in preparation and executions of Project presentations, BRR, Blue Print, RACI charts
  • Worked on standalone end to end customization projects - starting from conceptual designing, developing Functional and Technical specifications, leading teh co-ordination wif ABAP, development and its testing (Unit, Functional, Integration, Regression and User acceptance), its implementation in Production system, document hand over.
  • Strong expertise in problem solving, decision making and translating business requirements into business solutions utilizing process improvements
  • TEMPEffective Stake Holders Management by extensive interaction wif all levels of Finance, Accounts, Internal Audit & Compliance, Treasury, Costing and Procurement users - all teh way up to senior leadership.
  • Working wif Finance Controller, Directors and VPs on design & implementation of various projects.
  • Worked on multiple major releases via HP ALM (asset lifecycle management)
  • TEMPEffectively led teh team on multi-vendor engagement wif a mix of on-site / off shore presence.
  • Led projects for integration between FI-MM, FI-SD, FI-PM, FI-PP, FI-WM, FI-HR
  • Implemented Travel & Expense Cloud for multiple countries. Also led teh migration from T&E to SAP Concur.
  • Strong expertise in problem solving, decision making and translating business requirements into business solutions utilizing process improvements
  • WRICEF - Development, Maintenance & execution
  • Worked on Distribution based Functional area for Revenue Recognition and extensive Settlement Processes and its automation.
  • Led teh implementation project for an automated integration of non-SAP systems wif SAP.
  • Worked on Validations and Substitutions, DME file, EBS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

SAP FICO Lead, Onshore Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on acquisitions (of various plants) including assisting business in finalizing teh net book values to take over etc.
  • Implemented teh Inter-Company sales process.
  • Implemented teh payment process (Paymetric) for online shopping (sales portal), its integration, reporting and collection tracking. New House Banks and their EBS process.
  • Working on Business Process redesign project - CAM Equipment write offs. (Customer Assets write off)
  • Worked out a strategy along wif business on teh Corporate T-Card and P-Card issue to employees and its implementation in teh T&E Cloud.
  • Lead teh transition from SAP T&E cloud to SAP Concur.
  • Played business / functional lead role and responsible for FICO, Concur, SRM, PTP and Manufacturing areas.
  • Post acquisitions, established teh Revenue Recognition and Settlement Processes and its KPIs. A very important key to success of dis Distribution based business model.
  • Worked on teh automation project for Settlement Process to ensure teh cash / check remittance reconciliation accuracy.
  • Led teh Driver Commission module implementation and its seamless integration wif Warehouse Management shipment / delivery processes.
  • Ensured compliance to project scope and objectives.
  • Communication wif project stakeholders to manage expectations on project deliverable.
  • Analysis of local processes, gap identification, assisting wif business modelling and case development for CR, Key Users and BPLs for process improvement / changes.
  • Assets load into teh SAP, based on teh final asset list. Ensuring teh retrospective capitalization date, remaining useful life, integration wif Equipment and accumulated depreciation during teh 1st Dep. Run.
  • Support for Asset revaluations, scrapping, transfer across locations.
  • Managed teh teams, on-shore offshore model in a multi-vendor complex environment.
  • Application support, deployments, perform integration and regression testing for various releases through HP-ALM test cycles for bottlers.
  • SAP FICO- Configuring & maintaining related to FI, GL, AR, AP, AA, CO, Mgmt. Reporting, and Month end processing.
  • SAP SRM- Procurement, Catalog Mgmt., Self-service Procurement, Centralized contract management.
  • SAP Cloud T&E/Concur - end to end management and support for T&E and its integration wif SAP AP, HR and Payroll and integration for validation of expense reports
  • SAP PTP - leading teh FI-MM integration and other Direct Procurement related improvements
  • Manufacturing - supporting on FI-PM integration and other related issues

Confidential

SAP FICO & Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Implement Travel & Expense (T&E) for Italy, Spain and Brazil,
  • Design and implement teh enhancement projects
  • Deliver L3 and L4 support for users across teh world,
  • Develop, redesign and implement teh business process to be aligned wif existing business needs
  • Roll outs of teh new processes and reports to teh other countries.
  • Led three T&E Implementation Projects for different countries to switch them from Company Paid Credit Cards to Corporate Credit Card (self-paid) process.
  • Redesigned teh Business Process for Inter Company Sales & Receivable Process for sanctioned countries.
  • Led all teh FICO related projects, tickets and responsible for its execution/solutions.
  • Supported as Lead FICO consultant and played a key role in winning teh project.
  • Responsible for issues resolution related to Travel and Expenses for 42 countries.
  • Responsible for MM-FI, SD-FI integration related issues resolution.
  • Client Interaction for Business Process redesign and its rollout discussions.
  • Drive teh Regression Testing for teh quarterly releases.
  • Worked on Validations and Substitutions.
  • Design, development and maintenance of DME files, EBS.
  • Worked on EDI.
  • Create me & A documents & initiate teh User s, documentations.

Environment: ECC 6.0

Confidential

SAP FICO & Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver business process standardization across 17 plants,
  • Optimization of M&R spend (approx. US$ 1 Mn reduction per annum, US $ 2 Mn reduction in Spare parts inventory),
  • Integration wif Finance & Controlling,
  • Implementation of Syclo Mobility.
  • Conducting of Business Process workshops wif Plant Maintenance Directors and Department Heads of Finance, Facilities, Utilities, Procurement from different countries,
  • Participated in Design & Blueprinting phase at Dongen, Netherlands for teh Pilot Project of Global Template Implementation,
  • Business process mapping, Solution designing, Gap identification,
  • Creation of BPML, BBP, Test Cases,
  • Solution presentation workshops to teh Management,
  • FI and CO solution architect,
  • Integration lead for MM/IM and FI,
  • Carried out hands on configurations related to teh FICO and its integration related to other modules like MM/IM and PM etc.
  • Implemented an E2E solution for seamless Asset x Equipment integration.
  • Harmonized teh business process for Asset Scrapping across all countries and companies.
  • Client Interaction for Business Process redesign and its rollout discussions.
  • Key role-played during all teh phases of Implementation as well as Rollouts (Business Blue printing, Realization, Testing and Final Preparation, Go Live and support.)
  • Participated in teh Rollout project launch and gap analysis phase wif Business at Belgium and French Plant locations.
  • Provided teh on-site support to Business Core Team and End users for BCO and post go-live support at various Plants in Europe. (Dongen-Netherlands, Clamart-Paris, Toulouse- France, Chaudfontaine-Belgium, Marsille-France, Grigny-France)
  • Addressed teh issues related to teh Profit Center reporting and teh Business team and plant controllers.
  • Active participation in Integration, Regression and User Acceptance Testing
  • Successfully redesigned teh business process of Inventory/spares Management and achieved teh Spares Optimization and reduction & accuracy in M&R spent. (contributed to reduction in overall inventory by US $ 2 Mn)
  • Developed a tool for Quotation Process that resulted in saving of huge man-power. A higher efficiency reached wif a quality audit trail for teh work carried out.
  • Along wif SD consultant implemented teh Inter-Company and Intra-company process to achieve teh lean inventory and its optimized usage.
  • Trained teh core Business SMEs on train teh trainer basis.

Environment: ECC 6.0

Confidential

SAP FICO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Led teh FICO team and responsible for all teh FICO related projects, tickets and its solutions.
  • Played a key role during teh Project take over from teh exiting support vendor.
  • Client Interaction for Business Process redesign and its rollout discussions.
  • Preparation of Proposals and Presentations.
  • Successfully Implemented important projects like:
  • Deferral functionality to suit teh business needs (a tool to achieve teh system efficiency and monthly accurate reporting.)
  • Manual Bank Reconciliation
  • Payment Gateway project wif banks
  • Auto MIRO functionality
  • Designed and implemented Rent-a-Guard (rental sales integration wif Fixed Assets) process.
  • Extensively worked on teh FICO integration issues related to other modules like MM, SD and CRM etc.
  • Maintaining teh Validation and Substitution rules.
  • Designed & Implemented ‘C’ Form tracking and e-mailing functionality.
  • Automation of manual process to avoid teh revenue leakages, efficiency improvement and higher sales. dis led to teh 20% faster period end closure, better revenue bookings and halped block teh substantial amount of revenue leakage.
  • Learned and used teh basic level debugging of customized programs.

Environment: ECC 6.0

Confidential

SAP FICO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Looking after all teh FICO related issues and responsible for its solutions.
  • Successfully implemented teh Service Tax related Input Tax and Output Tax reports to ease teh Service Tax reporting by teh Finance Team.
  • Successfully restructured teh Cost Center Hierarchy to accommodate teh complex structure of Service Industry and its easy reporting to teh higher management.
  • Successfully used LSMW to do teh New Cost Center Master Data upload (creation), Old Cost Center blocking, New Internal Order Master Data upload (creation), transactions data upload.
  • Participated in teh Year End activities for teh smoother transition into teh new financial year.
  • Worked on EC-CS for teh consolidations.
  • Successfully configured teh system to update all teh FOREX rates automatically.
  • Collecting all teh information on modified functionality for teh customized t. codes, redesigning teh program, testing and transport back teh same to teh Production System.
  • Actively participating in teh Pre-Sales activities.
  • Building teh POCs for teh different requirements.
  • Building teh stand-alone tools to automate / ease teh existing process.
  • White Papers and case study publishing internally.

SAP FICO Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for testing all teh FICO related Standard and Customized t. codes and test cases.
  • Also did teh Role Based access testing.
  • Co-ordinate wif Project Managers (from Client side) and management to do teh planning and measure teh progress.

Environment: ECC 6.0

SAP FICO Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Collecting Inputs from Users for Customization Reports, preparing FS (Functional Spec).
  • Master Data upload for Cost Center as well Profit Center via LSMW
  • Providing Post Go-Live support.
  • Analyzing teh Problems faced by teh users and provides teh solution, Document teh solutions provided and then update knowledge Database wif teh problem faced and teh solution provided.
  • Prepared Change requests that includes functional specs, documentation of teh change, testing documents and tracking it up until its successful deployment in production environment.
  • Trained employees at various levels for document entry.

Environment: ECC 6.0

SAP FICO Consultant

Confidential

Activities, Roles & Responsibility:

  • Responsible for detailed problem determination of issues escalated from Level-1. (L2, L3 and L4)
  • Based on teh fix, need to work out teh ROMs and LOEs for Development / configuration and its testing.
  • Follow teh change cycle, due diligence and ensure its successful delivery in production system.
  • Carrying out enhancements of Z- programs to meet new business scenarios
  • Executed teh Project that includes designing teh Specs on Inbound and Outbound files for FTP and includes designing teh automated customized programs.
  • To have teh deepest level of application or product understanding.
  • Co-ordination of problem tickets wif onshore and offshore resources (functional as well as technical) to ensure that teh tickets are resolved wifin teh stipulated SLAs.

Environment: SAP R/3 4.7 and ECC 6.0

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