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Senior Sap Fico Consultant Resume

Minneapolis, MinnesotA

CAREER OBJECTIVE:

SAP Professional over 6+ years of Experience in SAP FICO (participated in the migration of S4 HANA Finance) and to acquire responsible and growth oriented position in development and challenging environment that will utilize and strengthen my skills in extreme for the benefit of the organization.

SUMMARY:

  • SAP FICO financial consultant with 6+ years of functional experience in Financial Accounting (FI) and Controlling (CO) module in implementing, system user and support of R/3 with different versions including ECC 6.0 and SAP S4 HANA Finance 2.0
  • Designing blueprints, configuring IMG with user community, understanding client needs, documenting the project processes
  • Two full life cycle SAP FI/CO implementations with experience in configuration, analysis, and design
  • Strong expertise in financial accounting in configuring and testing General Ledger (FI - GL), Accounts Payable (FI-AP), Accounts Receivable (FI-AR), Asset Accounting (FI-AA), Bank accounting and special purpose ledger
  • Worked across several industry verticals like Energy/Utilities, Automobile, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, Oil & Chemical, Retail, and Financial and Commercial Institutions
  • Excellent expertise of SAP R/3 FICO versions from 3.1i to ECC 6.0 with New GL
  • Involved in various stages of an implementation from blue print, GAP analysis to customizations, Go-Live and Post-Live Production support
  • Experience in managing projects and modules planning, executing, monitoring, and effectively tracking project progress, deliverables and issues; and providing adequate updates to project stakeholders including senior management riented professional journey with many accolades and appreciations and increasing levels of responsibility
  • Experience in designing functional specifications, customized reports and working experience with LSMW for conversion and transfer of master and transactional data from legacy to SAP systems
  • Extensive knowledge of SAP integration methodologies like PU12, EDI, IDoc’s, RFC’s, and ALE
  • Well-experienced in documenting existing process, analyzing client requirements, re-engineering, and design business processes. Well-experienced in documenting existing process, analyzing client requirements, re-engineering, and design business processes
  • Strong analytical abilities, good communication skills (oral and written), an effective team player and a team builder
  • Experience in preparing test plans & packages for Unit testing and Integration testing scenarios
  • Good team player, Strong team orientation & leadership qualities, hardworking and enthusiastic
  • Very good logical skills suitable for process design, development & implementation

SKILL:

General Ledger: Account groups, GL master records, sample accounts, field status groups, posting keys, automatic account determination, intercompany automatic account posting, sales/use tax assignment, account display, number ranges, document types, tolerance groups

Accounts Payable: Vendor groups, vendor master data, house banks, bank accounts, check lots, reason codes, automatic payments, recurring entries, invoices, credit memos, closing procedures, AP information system, integration with MM, Logistics Invoice Verification. Prepared and posted weekly and monthly journal entries for Accrual of WIP and cost associated with jobs. Thorough understanding of Accrual accounting concepts/methods and sound financial analysis proficiency

Accounts Receivable: Customer groups, customer master data, billing, payment terms and interest calculation, incoming payments, dunning, AR information system, account systems, credit management, closing operations, sales order, and integration with SD

Asset Accounting: Depreciation Areas, the chart of depreciation, fixed assets, setting up of Master Data, Asset transactions, Periodic processing in FI-SL, Information System. FI Enterprise Structure Chart of accounts, fiscal year, posting period, company code, business areas, functional areas, and sales and use tax

FSCM/Treasury: In-house Cash, Cash Management (liquidity forecast, cash position, electronic bank statement, lockbox, payments), Cash Budget Management, Credit Management, Treasury and Risk Management

Internal Orders: Internal order configuration, order settlement configuration, PA settlement structure, Order planning and Budgeting, Cost Element/Cost Center Accounting Planning, cost centers, cost center hierarchy, cost elements, statistical keys, activity type, assessment, distribution, reposting and integration with MM

Project Systems: Worked in Project Structuring, Project Coding. WBS elements, Milestones, Result Analysis for Projects, and Project Reporting

Costing: Product costing (CO-PC), integration with PP, Costing Variants, valuation variant, milestone-billing, Overhead Costing Sheet

Profitability Analysis (COPA): Configuring and Customizing the operating concern, characteristics, value fields, maintaining the derivation rules and valuation, creating Drilldown Reports and PlanningProfit Center Accounting: Configuring and Customizing the basic settings, maintaining profit center hierarchy, assignments, CO-Objects to Profit Centers, distribution and assessment of costs, budgeting, planning and development of Reports

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Senior SAP FICO Consultant

Confidential, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Responsibilities:

  • Defined and Configured Chart of Accounts, Account Groups, Tolerance Groups, and Number Ranges, Posting Keys, Document Types, Fiscal Year Variants, and Field Status Groups.
  • Customized screens for Document entry, Document reversals, Invoices, and Payments.
  • Created Account Assignment Models for Recurring Entries.
  • Configured Accounts Receivable (AR), House Banks, Bank Accounts, Reason Codes, Check Lots.
  • Defined Customer/Vendor Account Groups and Created Customer/Vendor Master Data.
  • Configured Automatic Payment Program for Outgoing Payments for Company Codes in Accounts Payable.
  • Payment Program Configuration: Company Code Data, Paying Company Code, Country Payment Methods, Creating proposal to Check Printing, Wire Transfer settings, ACH payments etc.
  • Configured Incoming Payments, Billing, Credit Management and Dunning Programs.
  • Integrated AP and AR modules with MM and SD respectively with respect to Account determination for various Clearing and Adjustment Accounts and Automatic Postings.
  • Configured Lockbox Processing, Customized Processing of Incoming Checks.
  • Configured and Customized the Credit Control Area.
  • Configured and Customized the Fixed Assets Accounting.
  • In Organizational Structure checked Country Specific Settings, Defined Assets Classes, Account Determination, and Screen Layout Key.
  • Settling of AUC to different assets by percentages, by ratios, by fixed amounts was planned depending on the requirements.
  • Made configuration settings in the A/P & A/R and configured House bank, Bank Accounts, Ranking order, interest calculation, PO related Vendor invoicing, manual outgoing/incoming payments.
  • Configured automatic payment program, payment media, terms of payment, check lots, void reason, and running/editing dunning proposal.
  • Configured and customized the Company Code, Fiscal Year Variant, Chart of Accounts, Account Groups, Field status variant and assignments etc.
  • Defined tolerance groups, tolerances for employees, customers and vendors.
  • Used CATTS to created G/L accounts and upload the data.
  • Worked with inbound orders IDOC, mapped from existing outbound invoice.

Lead - SAP FI/CO S/4 Hana Finance Consultant

Confidential, Oakland, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed and analyzed Business Requirements and Business Processes and mapped them with SAP.
  • Regularly interacted with users to ensure proper understanding of the Business Requirements and Functional specifications.
  • Conducted GAP analysis, document findings, evaluated scope of studies & suggested solutions through SAP for implementation and customization.
  • Configured chart of accounts, account groups, field status groups, and posting keys, assigned these variants to company codes, created GL Master records, reconciliation accounts for sub-ledgers, document types, number ranges, invoices and payments, tolerance groups, automatic account assignments, GL display (line item layouts, special fields, sort variants, totals variants) and financial statement version.
  • SAP FIORI App configuration for IOS and Android devices.
  • Configured areas of AP, House Banks, and Automatic Payment program (APP). Involved in optimizing bank details for wire payments, check lots, void reason codes and clearing inter-company vendor/customer open items.
  • Managed multiple ledgers within the general ledger according to the client requirements, worked on parallel accounting model following the rules of New GL.
  • Created integrated asset acquisition and defined account assignment type for Asset Account, Account Assignment Objects for the Depreciation Areas.
  • Configured the system to deduct a cash discount for payment of fixed asset invoice automatically and in real time, to the corresponding asset.
  • Configured setting for revaluation of fixed assets, normal depreciation run and posting of asset acquisition.
  • Handed SAP finance related tickets to find the possible solution of problems.
  • Prepared Month End activities for managerial reporting purposes.
  • Interaction with client business users for gathering and analysis of requirements, written functional specifications.
  • Involved in complete SDLC project management activities
  • Responsibilities included the design, configuration, and implementation of the Controlling module.
  • Performed requirement collection and analysis for PS module a
  • Configured WBS elements, networks, and various business scenarios in PS
  • Developed test scenarios and Performed unit and integration testing
  • Assisted in developing job aids, transaction aids and quick guides
  • Developed configuration scripts.
  • Involved in Period-end-closing activities.
  • Assisted in the preparation of Integration test scripts for testing the data for outbound and inbound data.

Lead - SAP FI/CO & S4 Hana Simple Finance Consultant

Confidential, Beaverton, OR

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed and analyzed Business Requirements and Business Processes and mapped them with SAP.
  • Regularly interacted with users to ensure proper understanding of the Business Requirements and Functional specifications.
  • Configured chart of accounts, account groups, field status groups, and posting keys, assigned these variants to company codes, created GL Master records, reconciliation accounts for sub-ledgers, document types, number ranges, invoices and payments, tolerance groups, automatic account assignments, GL display (line item layouts, special fields, sort variants, totals variants) and financial statement version.
  • Configured areas of AP, House Banks, and Automatic Payment program (APP). Involved in optimizing bank details for wire payments, check lots, void reason codes and clearing inter-company vendor/customer open items.
  • SAP FIORI App configuration for IOS and Android devices
  • Worked with MM processes like Logistics Invoice Verification (LIV), credit debit memos, maintaining Material master data, material groups, purchasing groups, purchasing info records, MM Pricing procedures, etc.
  • Involved in designing SAP Simple Finance solution for client on SAP S/4HANA platform and implementing the S4Hana 1503 (SFin 2.0) on premises edition.
  • Successfully configured and tested GL, AP, AR, Controlling/Planning as part of SAP Accounting powered by HANA Add-on, Cash Management S/4 HANA Add-on, and Fixed Assets modules in SFIN2.0 - S/4HANA Finance and SAP HANA specific Fiori apps.
  • Configured the system to deduct a cash discount for payment of fixed asset invoice automatically and in real time, to the corresponding asset.
  • Configured setting for revaluation of fixed assets, normal depreciation run and posting of asset acquisition.
  • Handed SAP finance related tickets to find the possible solution of problems.
  • Prepared Month End activities for managerial reporting purposes.
  • Interaction with client business users for gathering and analysis of requirements, written functional specifications.
  • Design and configured Company Code for USA/Mexico, Cost Center Hierarchy, Profit Center Hierarchy, Inventory Process from procurement to production and dispatch from Mexico Plant.

Sr. SAP FI/CO Consultant

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered and documented business requirements by conducting meetings with key users and drafted business blueprint documentation. Performed gap analysis, documented, and prototyped between current business practices and standard SAP functionality
  • Designed and configured Enterprise structure with multiple company codes (3 company codes), chart of accounts, reconciliation. Accounts, fiscal year variant, created terms of payment and interest calculation configuration, and reason code creation. Trained users in creating and printing sales orders and bills.
  • Integrated A/P and A/R modules in FI with MM and SD respectively, provided configuration support in MM, SD integration for account determination of MM (Procure-to-Pay), and SD (Order-to-Cash).
  • Responsible for year-end close and reconciliation of sub-ledger like A/R, A/P and Fixed Asset.
  • Developed entire Reporting for FI/CO environment (Multi-company/Multi currency/Consolidation Reports).
  • Configured automatic payment program for vendors and trained accounts payable users in automatic payment program, vendor check printing and creating master data. Configured FI-AP parameters for the paying and sending company, house banks and payment methods. Configured vendor down payment process and trained users in creating, posting down payment and posting vendor invoice with the down payment request.
  • Configured setting for revaluation of fixed assets, normal depreciation run and posting of asset acquisition.
  • Developed documentation for end users, end user .
  • Creating Milestones and assigning them to WBS Elements and Activities
  • Proficient in using Project Builder, Project Planning Board, and Special Maintenance Functions.

SAP FI/CO Consultant

Confidential, Houston, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Created integrated asset acquisition and defined account assignment type for Asset Account, Account Assignment Objects for the Depreciation Areas.
  • Configured CO enterprise structure. Created cost center hierarchy, cost elements (primary and secondary). Defined activity types and statistical key figures for calculation of overheads.
  • Configured COPA characteristics & value fields. Created reports out of profitability segments.
  • Configuring the basic settings, maintaining profit center hierarchy, dummy profit center, assignments, CO-objects to Profit Centers, distribution and assessment of costs, planning and development of reports. Created profit center hierarchy and profit centers.
  • Gathered and documented business requirements by conducting meetings with key users and drafted business blueprint documentation. Performed gap analysis, documented and prototyped between current business practices and standard SAP functionality
  • Designed and configured Enterprise structure with multiple company codes, chart of accounts, reconciliation. Accounts, fiscal year variant, created terms of payment and interest calculation configuration, and reason code creation. Trained users in creating and printing sales orders and bills.
  • Configured and documented cross modular integration of FI/CO with Sales and Distribution (SD), Material Management (MM) and Human Resource (HR) and Payroll. Assigned G/L accounts to wage types (&symbolic accounts) and cost centers to various positions in HR, dealing with 3rd party vendors. Assigned G/L accounts to valuation classes in MM and for revenue recognition in SD.
  • Integrated A/P and A/R modules in FI with MM and SD respectively provided configuration support in MM, SD integration for account determination of MM (Procure-to-Pay), and SD (Order-to-Cash).
  • Responsible for year-end close and reconciliation of sub-ledger like A/R, A/P and Fixed Asset.
  • Developed entire Reporting for FI/CO environment (Multi-company/Multi currency/Consolidation Reports).
  • Configured automatic payment program for vendors and trained accounts payable users in automatic payment program, vendor check printing and creating master data. Configured FI-AP parameters for the paying and sending company, house banks and payment methods. Configured vendor down payment process and trained users in creating, posting down payment and posting vendor invoice with the down payment request.

SAP FI/CO Consultant

Confidential, Fairfax, Virginia

Responsibilities:

  • SAP FI/CO Consultant for trouble shooting of the day to day problems
  • Responsible for solving tickets in GL AP, AR, Asset Accounting, and Banking in FI area and cost center accounting, Profit center, Internal order and Project System in CO area.
  • Interacted with Business users wherever required for getting resolved the tickets.
  • Solution provided for various change requests on the priority bases.
  • Impact analysis and conflict management documents prepared for the change request.
  • Business Signoff for the development changes
  • Configured and customized FI - AP - APP and Dunning Programs.
  • Prepared functional spec for various forms and reports.
  • Performed unit testing and integration testing for Asset Accounting, AP, AP, and CCA.
  • Extensively exposed to integration issues of FI with MM, and SD

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