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Sr. Fico Lead Resume

CAREER OBJECTIVE:

A challenging position for utilizing extensive knowledge in SAP Practice/SAP FICO with vast experience in Management, Design, & Implementation.

SUMMARY:

  • SAP FICO Consultant/Lead/Manager with 18 years’ experience in leading several full Life - cycle implementations, partial implementations, and project supports in SAP R/3 system using ASAP methodology.
  • Combining visionary, strategic, and tactical financial expertise with strong qualifications in all areas of Accounting, Finance, and Engineering that is matched with degrees in Engineering, Business Administration, Masters in Accounting, and Certified Public Account (CPA).
  • Instrumental in achieving significant cost reductions and revenue/profit improvements through reengineering, team building, and leadership abilities.
  • Expertise encompasses Business Process Reengineering, Project Management, System Design, Feasibility Analysis, Configuration, testing, Go-Live and Production support activities in various SAP versions - SAP R/3 4.0, 4.6 B, 4.6 C, 4.7B, 4.7 E, mySAP ECC 5.0, 6.0.
  • A veteran of configuring and designing Company, conducting High Level & Detail Design Labs with SME’s (Subject Matter Experts), coordinating with Business and IT leadership, and leading multiple implementation projects etc.
  • Strong Integration skills of FI with SD, MM, Project Systems, PLM, SRM, HR, FSCM, CyberSource, and Deligo. Involved in Unit testing, Integration testing and assisted in User Acceptance Testing and End-User Training and strong knowledge on US GAAP and IAS principles.
  • Experience includes Fortune 500 & Fortune 1000 companies in areas of both Financial Accounting and Controlling.
  • Mapped and labeled every installation to provide customer with detailed schematics and documentation.
  • Increased on-time installation rate by 99% and reduced budget overruns by half.
  • Instrumental in planning and executing innovative strategies to achieve objectives for infrastructure development and improvement.
  • Developed and refined ability of project members to estimate and maintain completion time for tasks.
  • Managed multiple projects and successfully achieved milestones, ensuring projects complied with all cost and scope specifications.

SKILLS:

ERP: SAP FICO & SAP SD R/3 4.0, 4.6 B, 4.6C, 4.7B, 4.7E, mySAP ECC 5.0, 6.0

LANGUAGES: C, C++

RDBMS: SQL SERVER 6.5 & 7.0, 2008, MS ACCESS

OPERATING SYSTEMS: WINDOWS 95 / 98 / XP/ 2000 NT

TOOLS: LOTUS NOTES, SHAREPOINT, TORTOISE, IBM RATIONAL, EROOM, REMEDY, HPQC, CLARITY, Uperform & SOLUTION MANAGER etc.

PC APPLICATIONS: MS WORD, MS EXCEL, MS POWERPOINT, MS VISIO, MS PROJECT

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

SR. FICO Lead

Environment: mySAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in the evaluation of the existing system, TO-BE analysis, GAP analysis, business process re-engineering, developed blueprints and conducted workshop for collection of functional requirement specification, configuration, and modifications to suit the client's requirements for Federal Projects.
  • Participated in High Level Design and Detail Design of Business Process, Coordinated Design workshops, and gathered business requirements from business users and senior management etc.
  • Part of several SAP upgrades and system refresh for the clients
  • Prepared/evaluated the functional specs, configuration documents, testing documents, and worked with development team/web service team to develop the RICEFWs.
  • Prepared/evaluated the functional unit testing, system integration testing, and user acceptance testing
  • Designed & Configured the implementation of A/R sub module and configured EDI820, EDI821, and EDI 823 (Lock Box) to accept payment from customers, and FI integration with SD, MM, COPA, FSCM & CRM and etc.
  • Participated the system upgrade testing efforts
  • In G/L & Master data, designed / configured G/L Master, Profit center master, Cost Center master data, several legacy interfaces to fetch the data to/from the legacy system into SAP using web service.
  • Configured New G/L, Document splitting, and Document Type, Business Scenario, & item category for the G/L, parallel ledger accounting and etc.
  • Configured/Developed Electronic Bank Statement Interface between Trax, EI, and SAP to process the bank statement automatically to SAP.
  • Configured/implemented the revenue recognition module for the software service contracts.
  • Configured Collections Management, Dispute Management, and Credit Management for FSCM module
  • Coordinated with EI to develop multiple interfaces between SAP and Legacy systems such as Employee reimbursement between Gate/Concur/ People Soft to SAP, and Oracle to SAP etc.
  • Prepared & Configured Data Medium Exchange (DMEE) for payment program for US, CA & Europe by using XML format
  • Designed/Configured/Implemented fully automated EBS process for the client by using MT940 standards for the client.
  • Designed/Configured/Implemented Sales & Use tax for US, CA (Vertex) & European tax (VAT) - PST, GST, QST & etc.
  • Developed interface between ARIBA and SAP to bring the invoices from ARIBA to SAP
  • Developed interface between the Royalty system and SAP to update the vendor information and its changes
  • Designed and configured asset accounting module for various countries
  • Developed 1099 & 1042 report for US/CA company codes
  • Developed/ Configured on Revenue Recognition functionality in AR
  • Developed/Configured the Product Costing module

SR. FICO Lead

Confidential, Allentown, PA

Environment: mySAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Managed & Participated in the evaluation of the existing system, TO-BE analysis, GAP analysis, business process re-engineering, developed blueprints and conducted workshop for collection of functional requirement specification, configuration, and modifications to suit the client's requirements for various countries include, US, CA, Europe, South America and South East Asia.
  • Participated in High Level Design and Detail Design of Business Process, Coordinated Design workshops, and gathered business requirements from business users and senior management etc.
  • Managed implementation of A/R sub module and configured EDI820, EDI821, and EDI 823 (Lock Box) to accept payment from customers, and FI integration with SD, MM, COPA, FSCM & CRM and etc.
  • Managed implementation of the A/P, Fixed Assets, & Product Costing modules
  • Designed/Configured the costing variant, valuation variant for the product costing estimate
  • Configured the Automatic Payment Program for sending payments into various countries.
  • Designed and configured DMEE tree to accommodate the check payment send to banks in US, CA & Europe
  • In G/L & Master data, designed / configured G/L Master, Profit center master, Cost Center master data, several legacy interfaces to fetch the data to/from the legacy system into SAP using web service.
  • Configured New G/L, Document splitting, and Document Type, Business Scenario, & item category for the G/L, parallel ledger accounting and etc.
  • Managed/Configured/Developed Electronic Bank Statement Interface between Trax, EI, and SAP to process the bank statement automatically to SAP.
  • Designed/Configured/Implemented Sales & Use tax for US, CA (Vertex System) & European tax (VAT) - PST, GST, QST & etc.
  • Coordinated with EI to develop multiple interfaces between SAP and Legacy systems such as Employee reimbursement between Gate/Concur/ People Soft to SAP, and Oracle to SAP etc.
  • Prepared & Configured COPA values /characteristics. Developed COPA reports for contribution margin & sales trends etc.
  • Developed custom FSCM collections worklist that allow them to add collections team’ notes as well as the cash team notes without affecting each other’s
  • Developed several enhancement program for FSCM collections work list and Credit management area
  • Developed/ Configured the FI/SD integration for accepting credit card payments from VISA, MASTER CARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS, & PAYPAL processing party as Cyber Source & Deligo, etc.
  • Automated EBS from bank to SAP, so the business can reconcile the bank statement with ledger on a daily basis.
  • Prepared/evaluated the functional specs, configuration documents, testing documents, and worked with development team/web service team to develop the RICEFWs.
  • Configured revenue recognition & cash application module for the medical service contracts for the client
  • Prepared/evaluated the functional unit testing, system integration testing, and user acceptance testing

Confidential, Orlando, FL

SR. SAP FICO SOLUTION ARCHITECH

Environment: mySAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Managed & participated in the evaluation of the existing system, TO-BE analysis, GAP analysis, business process re-engineering, developed blueprints and conducted workshop for collection of functional requirement specification, configuration, and modifications to suit the client's requirements for Federal Projects.
  • Mapped the external systems into SAP to meet the federal mandates.
  • Prepared functional specs, configuration documents, testing documents, and worked with development team/web service team to develop the RICEFWs.
  • Prepared/evaluated the functional unit testing, system integration testing, and user acceptance testing
  • Managed mapping of the A/R, A/P, and G/L module into SAP and back and forth to be sync with the external system.
  • In G/L & Master data, designed / configured G/L Master, Profit center master, Cost Center master data, several legacy interfaces to fetch the data to/from the legacy system into SAP using web service.
  • Configured New G/L, Document splitting, and Document Type, Business Scenario, & item category for the G/L, parallel ledger accounting and etc.
  • Managed/Configured/Developed Electronic Bank Statement Interface between Trax, EI, and SAP to process the bank statement automatically to SAP.
  • Coordinated with EI to develop multiple interfaces between SAP and Legacy systems such as Employee reimbursement between Gate/Concur/ People Soft to SAP, and Oracle to SAP etc.
  • Managed implementation of A/R sub module and configured EDI820, EDI821, and EDI 823 (Lock Box) to accept payment from customers, and FI integration with SD, MM, COPA, FSCM & CRM and etc
  • Trained business users as well as the power user how they can create, release, and settle projects in Project Systems etc.
  • Provided Post Go-Live support to users and helped them in resolving the issues. As a part of the team, actively worked with internal ABAP in developing custom programs, basis team and support team to resolve issues.
  • Provided the guidance, validation, and participated the system upgrade testing efforts

SR. SAP FICO Lead

Confidential, Milwaukee, WI

Environment: mySAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Managed & participated in the evaluation of the existing system, TO-BE analysis, GAP analysis, business process re-engineering, developed blueprints and conducted workshop for collection of functional requirement specification, configuration, and modifications to suit the client's requirements for International projects across various regions like Asia, Latin America and Europe.
  • Worked with release management team and testing team to establish proper control before releasing any changes to the production client.
  • Managed implementation of A/R sub module and configured EDI820, EDI821, and EDI 823 (Lock Box) to accept payment from customers, and FI integration with SD, MM and etc
  • In G/L & Master data, designed / configured G/L Master, Profit center master, Cost Center master data, several legacy interfaces to fetch the data to/from the legacy system into SAP using EI middleware, and Idoc capabilities of SAP such as interim A/R & A/P, GL data to HFM, Payment file to Bank, DART and etc.
  • Configured New G/L, Document splitting, and Document Type, Business Scenario, & item category for the G/L, parallel ledger accounting and etc.
  • Managed the implementation of Asset accounting, and its integration with projects system. Converted legacy asset into SAP, established the assets governing process etc.
  • Designed and configured the A/P, Automatic Payment Process, ecounter line technology, Dolphin Automated invoicing process, House bank, payment method, established EDI820 & Idoc process to send payment advice for vendors & customer. Developed several custom programs to send payment file to Bank with help of EI/Unix interface, Minority spend report to corporate for reporting and etc.
  • Managed/Configured/Developed Electronic Bank Statement Interface between Trax, EI, and SAP to process the bank statement automatically to SAP.
  • Prepared & Configured COPA values /characteristics. Developed COPA reports for contribution margin & sales trends etc
  • Coordinated with EI to develop multiple interfaces between SAP and Legacy systems such as Employee reimbursement between Gate/People Soft to SAP, and Oracle to SAP etc.
  • Designed and configured the Product costing module such as costing variant, valuation variant, costing type, component structure, and master data set up, etc.
  • Managed/ Designed/Configured with PLM team to build lead weight/Shipping weight calculation during the process of Product cost estimate run for the material.
  • Trained business users as well as the power user how they can create, release, and settle projects in Project Systems etc.
  • Managed the release communication for clients across every module. Conducted business requirement gathering sections with users, coordinated with ITL, BPL across every module to make sure each roll out met with the Global Design Process.
  • Provided Post Go-Live support to users and helped them in resolving the issues. As a part of the team, actively worked with internal ABAP in developing custom programs, basis team and support team to resolve issues.
  • Designed/Configured Sales & Use tax for US, CA (Taxware System) & European tax (VAT) - PST, GST, QST & etc.

SR. SAP FICO Lead

Confidential, Milwaukee, WI

Environment: mySAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Managed & participated in the evaluation of the existing system, TO-BE analysis, GAP analysis, business process re-engineering, developed blueprints and conducted workshop for collection of functional requirement specification, configuration, and modifications to suit the client's requirements for International projects across various regions like Asia, Latin America and Europe.
  • Worked with release management team and testing team to establish proper control before releasing any changes to the production client.
  • Managed implementation of A/R sub module and configured EDI820, EDI821, and EDI 823 (Lock Box) to accept payment from customers, and FI integration with SD, MM and etc
  • In G/L & Master data, designed / configured G/L Master, Profit center master, Cost Center master data, several legacy interfaces to fetch the data to/from the legacy system into SAP using EI middleware, and Idoc capabilities of SAP such as interim A/R & A/P, GL data to HFM, Payment file to Bank, DART and etc.
  • Configured New G/L, Document splitting, and Document Type, Business Scenario, & item category for the G/L, parallel ledger accounting and etc.
  • Managed the implementation of Asset accounting, and its integration with projects system. Converted legacy asset into SAP, established the assets governing process etc.
  • Designed and configured the Product costing module such as costing variant, valuation variant, costing type, component structure, and master data set up, etc.
  • Designed and configured the A/P, Automatic Payment Process, House bank, payment method, established EDI820 & Idoc process to send payment advice for vendors & customer. Developed several custom programs to send payment file to Bank with help of EI/Unix interface, Minority spend report to corporate for reporting and etc.
  • Managed/Configured/Developed Electronic Bank Statement Interface between Trax, EI, and SAP to process the bank statement automatically to SAP.
  • Coordinated with EI to develop multiple interfaces between SAP and Legacy systems such as Employee reimbursement between Gate/People Soft to SAP, and Oracle to SAP etc.
  • Managed/ Designed/Configured with PLM team to build lead weight/Shipping weight calculation during the process of Product cost estimate run for the material.
  • Prepared & Configured COPA values /characteristics. Developed COPA reports for contribution margin & sales trends etc
  • Trained business users as well as the power user how they can create, release, and settle projects in Project Systems etc.
  • Managed the release communication for clients across every module. Conducted business requirement gathering sections with users, coordinated with ITL, BPL across every module to make sure each roll out met with the Global Design Process.
  • Provided Post Go-Live support to users and helped them in resolving the issues. As a part of the team, actively worked with internal ABAP in developing custom programs, basis team and support team to resolve issues.

Confidential

SR. SAP FI/CO FUNCTIONAL TEAM LEAD

Environment: mySAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Managed SAP team (25-30) for the IBS Implementation Project & Product Rollout for Auditors (Automated Audit Procedure) using SAP table update theory.
  • Analyzed the As-Is system, did a profound GAP analysis and successfully designed and mapped the To-Be system. Documented the configurations and prepared functional/ technical specifications.
  • Participated in High Level Design and Detail Design of Business Process, Coordinated Design workshops, and gathered business requirements from business users and senior management etc.
  • Conducted various workshops with SME and acted as the business facing IT, and coordinated with the leadership to create & establish structure and guideline for the SAP landscapes, release & transport management, testing, upgrades, etc.
  • Designed and Developed proof of concept for various projects, managed & monitored the resources, achieved 99% on time delivery.
  • Worked with various teams to create interfaces to capture data from legacy systems.
  • Participated in and managed the data migration efforts and managed go live and hyper care actives etc.

Confidential

Sr. SAP FI/CO CONSULTANT/LEAD

Environment: mySAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Provided on-site and in-house training and service.
  • Completed projects ahead of schedule and under budget.
  • Handled multiple projects simultaneously and met all deadlines.
  • Proven ability to achieve both immediate and long-term goals.
  • Analyzed the As-Is system, did a profound GAP analysis and successfully designed and mapped the To-Be system. Documented the configurations and prepared functional/ technical specifications.
  • Conducted & Participated in High Level and Detail Design of business process workshops. Mapped business process with the input of the power user and the end user.
  • Configured and customized Account Receivable and Accounts Payable modules including creation of Vendor Master Records, account groups, tolerance groups, account determination, and default account assignments.
  • Configured House Banks, Payment Programs, Automatic Payment Methods, and Alternate Bank Selections for Payments.
  • Designed & Configured EDI823 and EDI820 customer payment processing through Lockbox and Idoc process.
  • Designed & configured the payroll interface between the legacy and SAP system by using Idoc & EI process
  • Prepared test scenario for various functions in FICO module and update them in the HPQC.
  • Updated functional specs in solution manager and rational etc.
  • Conducted FUT, Integration testing, and UAT. Prepared documentation for user acceptance test, and update the information in quality system.
  • Configured Profit center structure, Standard Hierarchy, Configured Profit center Master Data, assigned different Controlling Objects to Profit Center Accounting
  • Configured asset master data, asset classes and chart of depreciation, depreciation areas, depreciation posting, acquisition and retirement of assets, assets under construction, capitalization of assets, inter-company asset transfers
  • Supported Go Live, Hyper Care Activities, prepared user manuals and training documents and conducted the user training classes, etc

Sr. SAP FI/CO CONSULTANT

Confidential

Environment: mySAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, developed and implemented SAP FICO module.
  • Helped prioritize work schedules and delegated assignments.
  • Developed, reviewed, and evaluated other team member’s work.
  • Designed and supervised various projects including company codes, automatic payment systems, controlling area and internal order system.
  • Analyzed the AS-IS condition of the existing system, TO-BE analysis, GAP analysis, business process re-engineering, developed blueprints and conducted workshops for collection of functional requirement specification, configuration, and modifications to suit the client's requirements for International project across various regions like Asia, Latin America and Europe.
  • In GL, responsible for setting up/configuring of Chart of Accounts, configuring of general ledger accounts, setting up of inter-company relationship and creating inter-company accounts
  • In FI -Treasury, responsible for configuring House Banks with multiple Bank Accounts, alternate bank selections for Payments, assigned check lots and defined void reason codes, check lots and configured Automatic Payment Program for outgoing payments and IDOCs
  • In Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, Creation of Vendor Master Records, Customer Master Records, Inter Company Vendors, Customers, Customer/Vendor account groups, tolerance groups etc. Responsible for creating inter-company vendor and customer master records to facilitate inter-company payments.
  • In Accounts Receivable, configured incoming payments to accept EDI820 & EDI823 (lockbox), and developed EDI maps for various customers. Trained user to process payment advices, lockbox processing, handled issues with delivery and billing processing.
  • In Asset Accounting (AA), configured asset master, asset classes and chart of depreciation, depreciation areas, depreciation posting, acquisition and retirement of assets, assets under construction, capitalization of assets, inter-company asset transfers

SAP FICO CONSULTANT

Confidential

Environment: SAP ECC 5.00, ECC 6.00

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrated record of high performance standards, including attention to schedules, deadlines, budgets, and quality work.
  • Acted as liaison between design engineers and financial team.
  • Configured and Customized new Company codes, General Ledger - Created Master Records, configured Number Ranges and G/L Accounts for Company Code and added new Accounts, assigning Chart of Accounts to Company Code, defining Field Status Variant, Fiscal Year Variant.
  • Involved in configuring company codes under Consolidation group and setting up of Inter- company transactions and creating inter- company vendors/customers.
  • In Tax accounting, creation of Input and output tax General Ledger accounts, setting up different tax codes in various countries and assigning them to GL accounts.
  • Experience working with ABAP team to design, build and develop data migration/ conversion programs, GL balances extract, convert and load into SAP using LSMWs by providing functional and Technical specifications.
  • Configured tax settings, maintained Input and Output tax codes for different jurisdiction codes, and maintained jurisdiction code settings, automatic account assignments for tax postings.
  • In AP and AR created Vendor master, Customer master and specified number ranges and screen layouts. Responsible for setting up of FI - Automatic payments from Banks via IDOCs and worked with ABAP team in setting up of IDOCs to and from Bank. Responsible for creating House Bank accounts, payment methods in FI-Treasury.
  • In FI-Asset Accounting, design/configuration of Asset Class and Chart of Depreciation in Fixed Assets, grouped assets into manageable Asset Classes and customized screen layout for each asset class with unique number ranges. Designed and configured Asset Management to carry out business transactions like acquisitions, retirements, depreciations, intercompany transfers, write-offs and post capitalization.
  • Documented end user manuals and training material and conducting end user training on GL, AR, AP, AA and CO modules. Worked with ABAP and designed Functional specs & Technical specs for various interfaces in FI/CO and customized reports.

SAP FICO CONSULTANT/ANALYST

Confidential

Environment: SAP ECC 4.7

Responsibilities:

  • Planned, directed, and coordinated activities of designated projects.
  • Provided technical design advice and counsel.
  • Analyzed the AS-IS condition of the existing system, TO-BE analysis, GAP analysis, business process re-engineering, developed blueprints and conducted workshop for collection of functional requirement specification, configuration, and modifications to suit the client's requirements across various regions like US and Canada.
  • Defined/Configured global parameters for different company codes, maintained chart of accounts, configured account groups, tolerance groups, field status groups, posting keys, configured posting period variants, fiscal year variants and set up inter- company relationship.
  • In FI- GL, responsible for configuration of GL master and reconciliation accounts for sub-ledgers and configured cross-company code transactions and inter-company accounts.
  • In Sales and Purchases Tax, responsible for setting up of Tax codes, VAT tax configuration and Tax jurisdictions for across all the countries. Assign input and output tax GL accounts to the tax codes and assign tolerance keys.
  • In Withholding tax settings, extensively worked on configuring 1099 and 1042S tax rate settings for different countries. Involved in year-end filing and printing to IRS and vendors.
  • In Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, Creation of Vendor Master Records, Customer Master Records, Customer/Vendor account groups, tolerance groups etc. Responsible for creating inter-company vendor and customer master records to facilitate inter-company payments.
  • In Accounts Receivable, configured incoming payments to accept EDI820 & EDI823 (lockbox), and developed EDI maps for various customers. Trained user to process payment advices, lockbox processing, handled issues with delivery and billing processing, etc.
  • Configured and maintained House Banks under Treasury module with multiple Bank Accounts, alternate bank selections for Payments, assigned check lots and defined void reason codes, configured Automatic Payment Program for outgoing payments and Electronic Bank Statements.
  • In FI-AA (Asset Accounting), defined asset classes, asset numbers and configured asset master records. Defined and assigned various General Ledger accounts in integration of Asset management with General Ledger.
  • In CO-PCA, Profit Center Accounting, Configuring and Customizing the basic settings, maintaining profit center hierarchy, assignments, CO-Objects to Profit Centers, distribution and assessment of costs, planning and development of Reports.
  • Worked with report painter reports to develop customized reports. Worked with LSMW and eCATTs, created scripts for mass vendor, customer master upload, cost center upload, asset master upload etc.
  • Worked with EDI interfaces, idoc processing, creating of IDOCs, BDC sessions, batch input sessions, batch job creation and scheduling, variant setup for jobs. Developed BPP's using Resite tool, for end-user training, conducted unit and integration testing.
  • Provided Post Go-Live support to users and helped them resolving their problems. As part of team member actively worked with internal ABAP in developing custom programs, basis team and support team to resolve issues, requests, tickets, enhancements.

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