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Senior Fico Consultant/lead Resume

Pine Brook, NJ

PROFILE:

  • Confidential is a result - oriented consultant with over 12+ years of IT experience and high initiative and organizing skills, consistently successful in delivering results ahead of schedule.
  • She has configured and customized FI & CO, CI & FICA modules Order to cash and Purchase to pay scenarios and worked on New GL, Asset Management AR, AP, COPC COPA, CCA, PCA, IO Cost elements.
  • She has strong accounting and costing knowledge with an emphasis on reliable system design and quality of application data. She has worked on prompt production support and troubleshooting with a quick turnaround, and worked in various roles as a consultant, user, trainer and tester & project Manager.
  • Configured and customized FI & CO, CI & FICA modules Order to cash and Purchase to pay scenarios and worked on New GL, Asset Management, AP, AR, COPA, COPC, IO CCA, PCA & Cost elements
  • Worked as a sales person to sell a new product called Confidential Invoicing along with FICA to many customers globally and brought business to Confidential
  • Sound knowledge of SAP S4 Simple Finance & Business process consolidation (BPC)
  • Worked on Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements & Forms, and the SDLC life cycle
  • Expertise in Project Management, Budget Handling, Team Management, Services Sales bids, Production Support, Communications, and Control for smooth functioning of large projects, conducting global group discussions and customer info sessions
  • Achieved multiple peer-to-peer awards and customer accolades
  • Conducted workshops & presentations on SAP best practices and had discussions with the top business team at CFO level, configure & customize the system as per the business requirements.
  • Sound knowledge in US FERC Report/ Ariba
  • Worked on new Accounting based COPA tables which are merged into ACDOCA and BP creations
  • Checking migration prerequisites:
  • Pre - check of compatibility for SAP S/4HANA for asset accounting RASFIN MIGR PRECHECK.
  • Check co configuration and currency settings FINS MIG PRECHECK CUST SETTINGS.
  • Migration preparation: Sound knowledge of migration preparation for S4 HANA through the following process:
  • Preparation for GL accounts.
  • Check and adopt fiscal year Variant.
  • Migrate General ledger customizing.
  • Define settings for journal entry ledger.
  • Define ledger for CO version.
  • Define documents types for posting in controlling.
  • Define documents type mapping variants for CO Business transactions.
  • Check and define standard values for postings in controlling.
  • Define offsetting account determination type.
  • Define source ledger for Migration of balances.
  • Execute consistence check of general ledger settings
  • Activate business functions.
  • Preparation for Asset accounting.
  • Migration from classic to new asset accounting
  • Adjustments in new asset accounting
  • Preparation for controlling.
  • Delete settings for the exchange of profitability segment characteristics(FCO MIGRATION COPA).
  • Maintain operating concern.
  • Activate accounting based COPA.
  • Transport operating concern.
  • Migrating ledgers to S4 Hana; Defining settings for ledgers & currency types; Configuring Appendix ledger for CO postings;
  • Preparing for migration on the following submodules: AA, controlling, ML, house banks & credit management;
  • Creating CO document types and CO document numbers; Migrating GL from classic GL to new GL and then new GL to HANA
  • Knowledge in migrating line items in the data sources, GL allocations, balances, house banks, credit management & default account assignments.
  • Can analyze transaction data, calculate initial depreciation values, credit management exposure, initialize documented credit decision, and finally reconcile documented credit decision
  • Post-Migration: Knowledge in verifying accurate data migration and correct table updates

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Proficient in: Financial accounting and controlling (FI/CO), Convergent Invoicing & FICA module in SAP R/3 4.6C, R/3 Enterprise 4.7 and ECC6.0.

Skilled in: setting up GL, New GL, AR, AP, AA and integration with MM, SD, PP, PS modules

CO: Cost center Accounting, Cost element Accounting, Profit center Accounting, Profitability Analysis, Internal Orders, Product costing with MTS/MTO Lockbox, Payments, Positive Pay, Interest calculation, Currency translation & Revaluation, LIV

RICEF: Data conversions, Interfaces, Enhancements, Reports, SAP scripts, Report painter, Solution Manager LSMW/ BDC, Tax ware/Vertex, Application Life Cycle Management (ALM)

Knowledge of: Treasury, Investment management, Project systems, Business Intelligence, G.A.A.P & IFRS & US FERC - FERC indicators linked with cost elements and cost elements linked with GL accounts

SAP S4 HANA Simple Finance: Worked on SAP HANA Database (public, private & hybrid cloud), SAP Fiori for apps, Universal Journal with new S4 HANA tables BKPF and ACDOCA, which has 400 fields for FI & CO. Along with Leading and Non-leading ledgers, I have sound knowledge of the Appendix ledger which was introduced in HANA. OLAP & OLTP are also combined in S4 HANA and E2E data processing.

EXPERIENCE/PROJECT WORK:

Confidential, Pine Brook, NJ

Senior FICO consultant/Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Implement MICR printer for AP check processing worked on Automatic payment program (APP) configuration
  • Work with AP department and bank for signature key,Work with AP and bank during testing
  • Change warning messages to hard errorChange tolerances, % and $ & delivery tolerance settings for MM GR based and non - GR based
  • Help purchasing manager devise a testing plan, Trouble shoot testing
  • MRBR and GRIR training/testing for purchasing department
  • Worked on COPC process order configuration pharmacy industry specific & costing based COPA.
  • Worked on IOs & MM & SD integration settings.
  • Worked on Financial statements

Confidential, Florham Park, NJ

Senior FICO consultant/CO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with BI team on reports which pull from ERP by providing the given required table & value fields and characteristics from a COPA perspective to BI consultants
  • Worked on COPA & BI reports for markup, cost center plan/actual, VEMP, Daily sales and cost center species reports.
  • Worked with the BI team in designing the info cube and loading data files into the info cube
  • Worked on Bill of exchange credit management issue in OBYN & Monitored production tickets to close the issues on a priority basis
  • Configured CO - CCA (Cost Center Accounting) Cost Center hierarchy, cost center planning.
  • Internal Order settings including settlement of orders to other CO objects
  • Profit Center Accounting (PCA) - required settings as per the client requirement
  • Involved in the Unit and Integration testing & Preparation of Functional Spec for ABAP developments
  • Prepared user training documents & Trained the end user and facilitate for UAT
  • COPA/Profitability Analysis - settings for Costing based COPA, Cost center Plan vs. Actual analysis/Cost center Allocations, Creation of Primary and Secondary cost elements
  • Worked on MTS & MTO product costing
  • Worked on material ledger configuration & updates and accrue revaluations of material master worked on By product & Co product configuration. Worked on the transfer price.

Confidential, NYC

Senior FICO consultant/Configuration Specialist/Testing lead

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on AP payment medium workbench check management and vendor mass change, created payment terms by installment wise & worked on vendor and customer master data custom reports
  • Worked on go - live activities for FI & CO, customer regrouping issues & added more fields to AR02 SAP standard report
  • Worked on configuration of AR lockbox payments BAI/BAI2 formats, created house bank and bank accounts.
  • Investigated check issues for vendors and posted adjustment entries to correct the postings in the previous periods which were wrongly reversed in the current month - then reassigned check numbers for wrongly numbered checks
  • Involved in unit, integration, Regression & UAT testing from ATR prospective for SD & MM integration postings.
  • Worked on SD/FI credit management Credit exposure, integration and many other SD production issues linked with AR. Worked on COPA condition types which were linked with SD pricing procedure.
  • Worked on MAP (Moving average price) & on vendor pre-payments for US & HK & Italy company codes
  • Worked on billing issues which were wrongly billed to customer which goods were supposed to be sample goods.
  • Worked on New GL document splitting and on open fields for reason codes & reference key fields for customer credits.
  • Worked on cost centers & profit centers Internal orders master data and their reports.
  • Created primary and secondary cost elements & worked on statistical orders and real orders, settling them to cost centers and AUC & Main asset.
  • Worked on ABAP query reports for Bank postings.
  • Worked on Month end process for Confidential
  • Worked on various customer chargebacks like Royalties & partner bill backs & Tenant allowances & COOP Advertising expenses.
  • Analyzed and prepared MM & SD testing scenarios with ATR steps for SD & MM integration validations.
  • Worked on LSMW to load customer & Vendor & credit master data.
  • Worked on vendor & customer master data reports & commission reports
  • Sound knowledge of AFS, i.e. before entering SO availability check to determine whether the desired models / articles / colors or sizes are in stock. This also checks whether the stock is sufficient to fill the order by the desired delivery date. A confirmed delivery date is determined based on the results of the availability check.
  • AFS allocation run is carried out, in case of a stock shortage; the allocation run provides the best possible distribution for existing stock. Checked moving average price accordingly.
  • Worked on vendor commission report & Billing docs consolidation report.
  • Worked on ALM & JIRA extensively in testing of SIT 3 cycles & UAT.
  • Worked on 1042 withholding tax & 1099 & 1042 reporting & on IFRS segment reporting with new GL functionality
  • Worked on interfaces with Concur & SAP, Lockbox, EBS, Vertex, Rebate checks, billing docs from non-SAP to SAP, positive pay and many other interfaces by using BAPI, BDC, RFC & IDOC
  • Worked on COPC and costing based COPA.

Confidential, Rahway, NJ

Senior FICO consultant/Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on post go - live activities for FI as well as CO
  • Worked on check issues for vendors and posted adjustment entries to correct the postings in the previous periods which were wrongly reversed in the current month.
  • Worked on AR lockbox SD/FI credit management, integration and many other SD production issues linked with AR. Worked on COPA condition types which were linked with SD pricing procedure.
  • Worked on custom reports for Cash requirement reports on Pos, GL vouchers, Allowances, commissions, MM reports, ZBR & ZIVR.
  • Worked on Asset Management production issues like half month depreciation which was wrongly activated in the production. Posted short fall depreciation for those assets which were acquired in the second half of the month.
  • Ran AFAR program to correct depreciation which were acquired in 2014
  • Updated the SAP table ANLB-PERFY field to correct the depreciation postings which were acquired in 2013 and before.
  • Worked on account determination problems and moved balances from wrong GLs to right GLs in PRD.
  • Worked on many billing issues which were wrongly posted in June instead of Sept.
  • Worked on billing issues which were wrongly billed to customer which goods were supposed to be sample goods.
  • Worked with EDI team on FI issues so that billing doc can pass through accounting
  • Configured Balance sheet and income statements for US & HK company codes as well as 1099 and 1042 vendors
  • Worked on New GL document splitting.
  • Modified and created variants for SAP standard AR/AP reports & corrected custom reports in correcting data
  • Created cost centers, profit centers, primary and secondary cost elements and Internal orders and their reports
  • Worked on statistical orders and real orders and settled them to cost centers and AA
  • Worked on unit testing and integration testing, Regression testing & UAT.

Confidential, Newtown Square, PA

Senior FICO Consultant, FICA Consultant, S4 Hanna consultant, Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • New general accounting Configuration - appendix ledger, Define the ledgers for the controlling version, define document types for posting in CO, define offsetting account determination, activating the required business functions.
  • New Asset Accounting Configuration-Chart of depreciation, Define the depreciation area for a quantity update, Define the technical clearing account for integrated asset acquisition, specify revenue distribution for asset retirement, activating the required business functions.
  • Customizing for Migration of house bank account- Define number ranges for bank account technical IDs, define number ranges for change requests, Define settings for bank account master data.
  • Account payable and Account Receivable Configuration, APP Configuration, down payment configuration for customer and vendor, Business partner configuration for Vendor and customer.
  • Controlling customization- Distribution and assessment, splitting structure, allocation structure, Material ledger, and account based COPA and costing based COPA, COGS Break up for accounting based COPA, Production variance break up for Accounting based COPA.
  • Deploy-Cut over data, upload master data and Transaction data.
  • Run- Go live and support
  • Working with Fiori and Business client and given fiori training and S/4 HANA Training to users.
  • Integration with S/4 HANA Logistics (MM, PP and SD)
  • S4 HANA Finance Migration 15.03
  • Customizing for the sap general ledger - Checking and adopting fiscal year variant, Migration G/L settings, defining settings for the journal entry ledger, Define the ledgers for the controlling version, define document types for posting in CO, define offsetting account determination, Define the source ledger for migration of balances, executing a consistency check of GL Settings, activating the required business functions.
  • Customizing for the new asset Accounting-Migrate charts of depreciation, define asset balance sheet accounts for parallel valuation, Define the depreciation area for a quantity update, Define the technical clearing account for integrated asset acquisition, specify revenue distribution for asset retirement.
  • Customizing for Controlling-Activate accounting based COPA, Adapt settings for profitability segment characteristics.
  • Customizing for Migration of house bank Accounts-Define number ranges for bank account technical IDs, define number ranges for change requests, Define settings for bank account master data.
  • Regenerating core data services views and field mapping, migrate secondary cost elements to the chart of accounts, migrate default account assignments, analyze transactional data, reconcile transactional data, Enrichment of transactional data, Migration of balances, asset data migration, House bank migration, Reconcile migrated data.
  • Run reconciliation reports to check data consistency, validate business process to ensure successful migration.
  • Post-Migration testing. Support

FI/CO Functional consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on FICO full implementations, upgrades & rollouts for various industries in configure & customize for FI/CO modules
  • Involved in Custom Development effort for a Customer Finance company payment medium workbench and classic outgoing payments & AR lockbox payments. Worked on AP, AR,AA new GL master data
  • Worked on New GL document splitting & Segment reporting.
  • Worked on configuration of AR lockbox payments BAI/BAI2 formats, created house bank and bank accounts.
  • Developed Z reports & query reports, Financial statement versions.
  • Asset Life Cycle Management is a natural extension to SAP product family. Worked on AA module configuration & production issues & year - end closing. Creation of asset master using BAPI Settling of AUC to fixed assets, asset transfers. Fixed the errors in configuration of mid-month indicator, period control and calendar assignments.
  • Worked on Configuration of Inflation Accounting and postings.
  • Obtaining bank approval of interface files Configuring 1099 processing for vendors
  • Investigated need for third party tax solution. Configured taxes for FI, SD & MM based on jurisdiction codes.
  • Setup New GL, Reworked the entire Chart of accounts. Integration with AR, AP, PS, HR and Funds management. Created GL accounts for integration with MM, PS, and AA.
  • Create BPPs for all business processes, including monthly closing and yearly closing.
  • Interface to post GL, AR & AP transactions via IDOC ACC DOCUMENT. Advised how to use segment feature in New GL. Discussed document splitting features in New GL.
  • Created master data for Funds, Funds Centers, Cost elements, Cost centers etc.
  • Configured FI-A/R integration Helped with Pricing procedures, Dunning, Interest Calculation
  • Worked on internal orders production support issue for Confidential & Confidential .
  • Configured multiple currencies in ledgers, set up direct and indirect translations for currency rates as needed.
  • Worked on LIV Configuration tolerance limits, CO - PA reporting, Set up Data Conversion for initial inventory loading
  • Interface for loading of both MM & FI vendor invoices via batch files. Pricing conditions for freight & commission management.
  • Configured Interest Calculation in R/3 4.6C and created specification for SAP script.
  • Provided functional specification for Interest calculation with Smart form to be used after upgrade to set up A/R Dunning procedure, Created Evaluations for AR & AP.
  • Configured settings for Product Costing MTS/MTO including Costing Sheet, Cost Component Structure and Costing Variant. Activity price calculation.
  • Configured Costing based & Accounting based COPAConfigured internal orders, cost center & profit center hierarchy. Cost center allocations and distributions & cost element accounting
  • Configured settings for product costing sheet, cost component structure & costing variant.
  • Settings cost by production order along with WIP calculation, variance calculation & settle PO to COPA

CI & FICA Functional consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on Blueprint Documentation for standard implementation of CI/FICA.
  • Worked on CC/CI/FICA end to end process
  • Product Presentation & matching customer requirements to product
  • Presented Confidential Billing, Invoicing and Contract Management modules of SAP. Preparing implementation roadmaps for various alternative scenarios
  • Convergent Billing, Invoicing and Contract Management modules of SAP handle internet transaction businesses by simplifying the handling of click based business processes. Presented product features, analyzed and mapped customer business to product capabilities and provided a roadmap for implementation of the product
  • Completed FICA configuration and mapping BP fields & Contract Account to customer master and Vendor master, master data creation and. testing billable items for CI and posting documents to FICA. Provided end - to-end documentation for Billing and Invoicing. Worked on Main & sub transaction configuration & line layouts. Created WBS elements in R/3 system.
  • Worked on creating Billable items, invoiced them and posted to GL FICA.
  • Involved in interfaces to Smart stream which is responsible for customer payments and vendor payments. As the new RMCA system is still under implementation, it would use the existing lockboxes, and vendor payment systems of legacy systems. Involved in developing custom objects to manage the daily transfer of RMCA documents and writing of specifications for user exit events.
  • Resolved production problems across SAP and legacy systems.
  • Defined configuration for periodic system changes. Wrote functional specs for GL postings from RMCA, data migration from legacy systems, user transactions on Enterprise Portal & event exits of RMCA.
  • Worked on BP loading from legacy, Transfer of accounting data from legacy billing system in FICAResolving production problems with posting of check lot payment lot and return lots.
  • Implemented enhancement for automatic creation of contract account when creating a business partner in legacy.
  • Worked on event exits to specify appropriate dunning procedure depending on customer types and order types.
  • Worked on event exit for setting or resetting outgoing payment method as required when customer payments are received.

Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully managed budgets for BIO projects in SAP
  • Worked on RM management, project administration, Finance management reports
  • Responsible for SOW& POs extensions, global meetings and training the BIO team
  • Apply authorizations & staffing list updates & PO Creations for internal & external consultants
  • Analyzed customer s infrastructure using reports from CRM, BW and service market place and built Enterprise Support Reports for customer.
  • Performed as a trusted adviser to multiple customers.
  • Informed the customers about the value - added services to maintain their systems as per SAP standards.
  • Tracked top issues of customer and coordinated with various ES teams, MAX Attention & SUGEN teams and AGS, Germany.
  • Trained new team members in various activities of Enterprise Support.
  • As part of PMO, I was involved in project management activities, organized various Enterprise Support processes, kept the project databases up-to-date, generated and reviewed management reports, customer correspondence, coordinating ESR prep & customer meetings, staffing updates, updates & review of project milestones
  • Analyze customer s infrastructure and current & future projects, create Enterprise Support Report, schedule CQCs for their current projects (upgrades, go-lives and operations), help in setting up Solution Manager Enterprise Edition, track customer s top issues, giving presentations to customers worldwide and being a single point of contact for customer

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