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Sr Sap Fico Functioanl Consultant Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • SAP FI/CO Lead with strong 16 years of functional experience across various industries including Auto, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, telecom etc.and about 14 years of SAP experience.
  • SAP industry Experience include: Networking & Telecommunication, Manufacturing, Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Food and Beverage.
  • Strong Problem Solving and Analytical skills and abilities to make Balanced & Independent Decisions.
  • SAP RAR Project right from project training till POC for current client. Lead Multiple presentations to the Business, Workshops with Rev pro team to analyze the differences between Rev Pro and SAP RAR worked closely with SAP development team on RAR functionality development, Involved in the Customer product testing for the new SAP RAR version 1.0,1.1, 1.2 and 1.3
  • Delivered SAP Full Implementation Cycle, Blue Print, Integration Testing and Final Preparation, End User Training, Testing and Maintenance, Data Interfaces, Report Generation, Customization and Production Support.
  • Strong Leadership/Management skills both hands - on technically and motivational/guidance.
  • Excellent communication, presentation & interpersonal skills to facilitate business and technical Discussions and to document solutions.
  • Expertise in Revenue Recognition for Software and Telecom industry.
  • Configuration experience with Vertex Tax application
  • Experience in Production Support Role and testing the Configuration Setup in different scenarios
  • Expert in Conversion and Data Migration from Legacy System to SAP.
  • Drafted numerous functional specifications and detailed design for reports and interfaces as part of enhancement activities in multiple projects.
  • Hands on experience in Project life-cycle Management including Documenting Existing process, Configuration, Data migration, Post Go-live/Production support and End-User Training.
  • User Training on the processes and assistance in Developing End User Document.
  • Experience in maintaining and updating Master data I.e. vendor, customer, bank, GL, asset, cost center, profit center master data.
  • Expertise in importing data from legacy systems to SAP R/3 via Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW) and Batch Input Session.
  • Experience with User Exits, sound understanding of ABAP and able to train End Users.
  • Experience in Designing Test plans, Test Cases, Test Scripts and Test Procedures.
  • Extensive experience working on Post-GO-Live support as SAP Production Support specialist, handing SAP FI/CO tickets/issue, provide analysis of issue, provide solution to User and resolve issue.
  • Experience in Designing Test plans, Test Cases, Test Scripts and Test Procedures.
  • Experienced software testing and quality assurance process using HP Quality Center and the new version HP ALM
  • Running regression test scenarios in ALM and organize test results to communicate to the development team.
  • FI Enterprise Structure: Chart of accounts, fiscal year, posting period, company code, business areas, and functional areas.
  • General Ledger: GL & New GL, Account groups, master records, field status groups, posting keys, automatic account determination, inter-company postings, sales/purchase tax assignment, number ranges, document types, tolerance groups and Financial Statement Versions.
  • New General Ledger -Configuring and Customizing G/L account master records, chart of accounts, field status groups, automatic account determination, financial statement versions, G/L display configuration, validations and substitutions
  • FI-AP/AR: Customer Configuring and Customizing vendor/ customer master data, account groups, ERS based invoices, Logistic invoice verification (LIV),terms of payment, tolerances groups, invoice, payment configuration, dunning, interest calculation, check management
  • Asset Management: Configured chart of depreciation, depreciation areas, asset classes, asset class account determination, calculation keys, depreciation keys, transaction types, acquisitions, retirement
  • Financial Statements: Worked on multiple financial statement versions.
  • Asset Management: Configured chart of depreciation, depreciation areas, asset classes, asset class account determination, calculation keys, depreciation keys, transaction types, acquisitions, retirement
  • Bank Accounting: House Banks, bank accounts, check lots, Manual Bank Statement, Electronic Bank Statement, Lockbox Processing, and Automatic Payment Program.
  • Worked extensively on integration of FI with SAP MM, SD and PS modules.
  • SAP Solutions using standard configuration as well as working with ABAP programmers
  • Worked with ABAP team for developing customer specific reports and other RICEFs etc.
  • Vertex O Series Implementation for Avaya US / Canada / EU / Switzerland / Sweden / Ireland Sales and Procurement Scenarios.
  • Business Blue Print, BRS and PDD’s
  • Effort Estimation and delivery Schedule
  • Functional Specification
  • Solution Proposal and POC’s
  • Build Unit and Integration test cases and document results in HP ALM.
  • General Controlling - Configuring controlling areas, cost center hierarchy, nodes as required in the blue print
  • Cost Center/Cost Element Accounting: Configuring and customizing the cost elements/cost centers, costing sheets, reconciliation ledgers, standard hierarchy, activity types, statistical key figures, assessments, distributions
  • 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
  • Internal Orders: Designed and Configured Order Types, Number Ranges, Settlement Profile, Allocation Structures, Month End Closing activities and Cost flow etc.
  • Profitability Analysis (COPA): Configuring and Customizing the operating concern, characteristics, value fields, maintaining the derivation rules and structures, maintaining derivation tables, planning versions, planning layouts, planning profiles, creating Drilldown
  • 2 SAP RAR implementation projects - in all the RAR versions till date. Have worked on RAR 1.0 thru RAR 1.3 SP02, SP03
  • 4 E-2-E SAP Implementation projects as Team Lead (FI).
  • Vertex O Series Tax Engine Integration with SAP for Avaya Sales & Procurement transactions- For countries EU / US and Canada.
  • Strong Leadership/Management skills. Excellent communication, presentation & interpersonal skills to facilitate business and technical Discussions and to document solutions.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Sr SAP FICO Functioanl consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Configuration and Integration of SAP RAR with SAP Sales and Distribution and for external data upload
  • Scenario identification, Configuration, Base system configuration and testing
  • Identify RAR relevant data from source for Order/Contract items, Fulfillment items and Invoice (planned and actual) item
  • Design functionality of source data extraction and transformation in to SAP RAR acceptable format from 7 different sources
  • Testing plan and test scripts development and testing
  • Functional Design of interfaces into SAP RAR from third party system and assist tech team with technical design
  • Provided technical support for Revenue Accounting and Reporting application
  • Worked with the SAP COE team on the solution design options.
  • Worked on demo and POC preparation for customer.
  • Configured the RAR 1.3 system with all required BRF + application configuration, RAR Baseline configurations, including Decision table maintenance.
  • Designed a custom solution to handle a different fulfillment event requirement that had-There's a need to defer the revenue recognition for a certain time period, until the ownership has transferred to the customer. Achieved this thru a custom fulfillment event in RAR.
  • Worked on SAP S4 HANA 1709 project.
  • Assisted in reports on SAP S4 HANA 1709 data using BO 4.0 tools- Web Intelligence, Bo Explorer.
  • Worked with business on requirements gathering for Simple Finance SAP S4 HANA 1709 project.
  • Created configuration for parallel and appendix ledgers in SAP S4 HANA 1709.
  • Worked on updating logic for all custom programs from BSEG to ACDOCA table.
  • Developed upload template for loading operational documents into RAR
  • Revenue Price Allocation as per US-GAAP and IFRS
  • Revenue Recognition model setup for Time based and Event based(Fulfilment events for POB’s)
  • Account Assignment and Determinations for Revenue Items
  • Functional Design of interfaces into SAP RAR from third party system and assist tech team with technical design
  • Migration Strategy for In-flight Contracts
  • Enhanced RAR for Contract Combinations & Price Allocation as per SSP
  • Working on Migration to carry over all open contracts from lagecy system to RAR.

Confidential

Sr SAP FI RAR Functioanl consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Provided technical support for Revenue Accounting and Reporting application
  • Provided technical support for a quick implementation of RAR 1.2 and 1.3 and worked with consultants to arrive at solutions
  • Worked on demo and POC preparation for customer.
  • Developed waterfall report in 1.3 for customer demo
  • Configured Revenue Accounting Engine - Set up Revenue Accounting Item (RAI) Class, RAI Interface components, source Item type for creation of respective RAI from ECC SD Component
  • Maintained Decision table and assign this to BRF plus application
  • Developed upload template for loading operational documents into RAR
  • Assigning accounting principles to company codes. Setting up Migration transfer date and transferring legacy data per company code
  • Setting up Number ranges for the RA contract, Performance Obligations, Run ID
  • Revenue Price Allocation as per US-GAAP and IFRS
  • Revenue Recognition model setup for Time based and Event based(Fulfilment events for POB’s)
  • Account Assignment and Determinations for Revenue Items
  • Parallel Accounting for US GAAP and IFRS
  • BRF Plus configuration for transforming operation items to RA-Contract and POB
  • Migration Strategy for In-flight Contracts
  • Enhanced RAR for Contract Combinations & Price Allocation as per SSP

Confidential, Coppell, TX

Sr. FICO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • SAP Functional Team Lead / Functional Solution Architect.
  • E-2-E SAP Implementation, Development, Solution Deployment & Support
  • Requirement Analysis (AS-IS and TO-BE process)
  • Fit Gap Analysis, Baseline configurations, Unit & Integration testing.
  • Demo for SAP RAR solution to the business, Baseline configurations & SAP RAR - SD integration.
  • Worked on Resource Related Billing processes and expertise in analyzing and fixing issues with RRB process
  • Effort estimation for project delivery.
  • Client/Customer interaction for requirement gathering, system study and analysis
  • Core Deliverables
  • Business Blue Print, BRS and PDD’s
  • Effort Estimation and delivery Schedule
  • Functional Specification
  • Solution Proposal and POC’s
  • Build Unit and Integration test cases and document results in HP ALM.
  • End user documentation, KT to peer teams.
  • Assisted to complete tax setup for Vertex tax software solution Assist in the implementation of Vertex Indirect Tax software O Series 6.0 from infancy to its current Go-Live state.
  • Performed the implementation of US tax strategy, Canadian tax strategy and Australian tax strategy for Indirect taxes for over 200 entities to the parent company.
  • Defining profit center hierarchies, cost center hierarchies, primary & secondary cost elements and planning versions to take into account initial budgeting and subsequent changes
  • Worked on ticket resolution in AR/AP/Taxes
  • Performed tax interface configuration for Vertex US sales and US tax.
  • Worked on integration issues with Vertex.
  • Configured sales and use tax configuration to improve accuracy and efficiency of processing for U.S. and international company codes
  • Carried out design, configuration, and three rounds of testing (including user acceptance and validation testing), and end-user training, knowledge transfer.
  • I am amongst those very handful consultants who got this opportunity to work very closely with SAP developers and Project Director who are engaged on development of this application.
  • SAP RAR
  • Baseline configuring for setting up Revenue Accounting Engine - Set up Revenue accounting Item (RAI) Class, RAI Interface components.
  • Set up source Item type (Order Item, Fulfilment Item, Invoice item etc.) for Creation of respective RAI from ECC SD Component.
  • Configure and Create BRF plus Application and assigning to the RAI class in SAP RAR.
  • Maintain Decision table and assign this to BRF plus application.
  • Configuring Accounting Principles (US GAAP / IFRS) and assign this to company codes. Setting up Migration transfer date & transferring Legacy data per Company code.
  • Setting up Number ranges for the RA contract, Performance Obligations, Run ID...
  • Define RA contract Category, Defining POB types, defining Fulfilment event types, Defining review reasons for POB reviews/ Hold etc.
  • Revenue Contract MEA-ID (Auto Contract-Combine) for POB’s w.r.t. SSP for Quote to Cash
  • Revenue (Price)Allocation as per US-GAAP
  • Revenue Recognition model setup for Time based and Event based(Fulfilment events for POB’s)
  • Account Assignment and Determinations for Revenue Items
  • Parallel Accounting for US GAAP and IFRS
  • BRF Plus configuration for transforming operation items to RA-Contract and POB
  • Auto-Job setup for Revenue Contract Liability and Asset Posting in Accrual Run
  • Configuration for Revenue Posting
  • Migration Strategy from Rev-Pro (third party revenue solution) to New SAP RAR
  • Migration Strategy for Data Extract for Revenue Posting from N-Box ( this is a separate SAP box)
  • Migration Strategy for In-flight Contracts
  • Enhancements for RA Engine:
  • Contract Combinations
  • Price Allocation as per SSP
  • MEA-ID enhancements for Integration of different sales documents.
  • Custom Developments for RAR:
  • POC for Multi-Company code and Multi Currency Scenarios - Provide different Sales scenarios
  • FS for the developers and come up with a custom solution in the RA contract.
  • POC for In-flight Transactions, especially for Open SD Contracts & SD orders.
  • Tools Used:
  • HPSM - change management, service management, Incident & Problem Management
  • Mercury, HP ALM - For IT Project related test cases execution / test results capturing, defects management, automation of test scripts etc.

Confidential, Saginaw, MI

Sr. SAP FICO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for support to manage P2P related Accounts Payable issues.
  • Resolved end users APAY issues by performing root cause analysis and providing solution.
  • Coordinated efforts in regards to RICEF issues with ABAP team to fulfill business requirements.
  • Facilitated status meetings with lead consultants in determination and/or changes in critical path.
  • Involved in design and execution of Vendor Invoice Management (VIM) tool to settle payments in SAP
  • Collaborated with users to resolve their issues.
  • Maintained and updated various production tables and partner profiles WE20.
  • Worked on Voucher Request Form (VRF) for NON- PO invoices and PO invoice documents coming through IDOCS as DP documents into VIM.
  • Worked on SRM production support issues in. e. resolving production tickets relating Self Service Procurement, maintaining organization structure.
  • Hands on experience using HP QC, and ISM tools for defects, tickets and bugs resolution.
  • Maintained required settings in Accounts Payable viz. Configuration for payment program, Payment terms.
  • Monitored integration-testing efforts such as drafted the testing scripts, tracked and analyzed the results.
  • Worked payment end to end process - Automatic payment-F110
  • Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable - 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
  • Remittance advice, Payment rejection and worked with treasury.
  • Configured Automatic Payment Program, House banks and Bank accounts, special GL transactions like Down Payment Made or Down Payment Received, Configured Automatic Payment Program
  • Create and updated variant for trade, Intercompany, related party for Global PAC, LAA, EUR, US.
  • Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable - Configured account groups for Customers and Vendors,
  • FI Enterprise Structure: Company, Company code, Business Areas, Functional Areas, Fiscal Year Variant and Posting Period Variant
  • Configured dunning for Account Receivable and settings for Outgoing/Incoming payments including Automatic Payment Program, exchange rate differences, payment advices, payment proposal/payment schedule, and payment run.
  • Tax process implementation includes Tax codes, external Tax ware configuration (Vertex), Sales Tax and Use Tax configuration and processing.
  • Provided functional assistance in the development of RICEF (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements and Forms).
  • Involved in preparing and execution of unit test scripts, integration test scripts and User acceptance test scripts
  • Provided Break/Fix support – issue resolution, Issue resolution by working with functional/technical teams
  • Provided post go live support. Direct interacting with SAP Users and handle SAP FI/CO Tickets created by different Users at plant and office location. Handle day to day issue created by User by analyzing the issue, provide education to SAP Users and correct end user process. Resolved P1, P2, P3 ticket as per SLA. Helped in Month End Closing Process working later hours to resolve Production support issue.
  • Performed tax interface configuration for Vertex US sales and purchasing tax.
  • Carried out design, configuration, and three rounds of testing (including user acceptance and validation testing), and end-user training, knowledge transfer.
  • Production support in the areas of accounts payable, purchasing, vendor master, house banks, payment program, sales and use tax, foreign currency, deposits, logistics invoice verification (LIV), account determination
  • Worked with developers to design and test various interfaces between SAP and outside systems including Vertex tax bolt-on software vendor and bank related interfaces. Vendor interfaces included invoice uploads using BDC and EDI functionality

Confidential, Emerveille, CA

Sr.SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designedand executed Data Mapping, cleansing and Cutover plansfor Conversion of Legacy system from India and US into SAP
  • Worked on Maintain Currency exchange Rate, Validity period
  • Configuration of Valuation Method and valuation area
  • Worked on automatic postings for Foreign Currency Valuation.
  • Worked on Maintain the Exchange rate type and translation Ratio
  • Worked on currency upload using SAP standard t code.
  • Legacy Data Migration (incl.SAP) – Data element identification, data cleansing and reformatting, data upload, management, testing andSAP-LSMW.
  • Wrote functional specifications for different business requirement thoroughly for Fixed Asset.
  • Fixed Assets: Configured of FI-AA Asset classes, depreciation areas, assigning company codes to dep. Areas, creation of screen layouts and number ranges, creation of dep. Keys like ordinary depreciation, special depreciation and imputed depreciation. Creation of G/L accounts and determines automatic assignment, posting dep., insurance amounts and interests to G/L account. Configuration of transactions like acquisitions, retirements, transfers, inter-company transfers, write-offs and capitalization of assets under constructions.
  • Configured Tax Depreciation Areas for US GAAP such as Federal ACRS/MACRS, Alternative Minimum Tax, Earnings & Profits (ACE), State ACRS/MACRS and California tax.
  • California Tax: Fixed Asset calculated the accumulative values based on the key and useful life at the time of conversion..
  • Configured Tax Books for Canada GAAP such as, Canadian Federal Tax and Quebec Provincial Tax where Fixed Assets calculated the values automatically at the time of conversion.
  • Maintained different depreciation areas for US GAAP such as Federal ACRS/MACRS, Alternative Minimum Tax, Earnings & Profits (ACE), State ACRS/MACRS and California tax.
  • Created Asset Classes, Depreciation Areas and configured them in business processes.
  • Configured Special Depreciation (Bonus depreciation) keys for US company codes as per the law requirement for tax depreciation areas.
  • Configured multiple depreciation keys other than bonus depreciation approximately (35-40) as per the business requirement for both US and Canada.
  • Worked on Asset Master Record, Mass Asset Creation and the configuration.
  • Performed Planned, Unplanned and Accelerated depreciation
  • Worked on Transfer of assets like Inter Company Transfer and Intra Company Transfers
  • Worked on implementation of GST for India entity.
  • Assigned GST registration no. to Business Place.
  • Linked GST registrants to Plants.
  • Defined GST GL accounts for CGST, SGST, IGST.
  • Assigned HSN code to Material Master data.
  • Maintained material master classification for GST.
  • Maintained and tested access sequence, condition types and account keys for GST.
  • Worked retirement of asset scenarios like Retirement by Scrapping.
  • Worked on Sale of Asset by Customer scenarios and configured and tested the business processes.
  • Worked on Integration of AM (AA) with PS, FI, MM and CO.
  • Configured Parallel Ledger, where assigned a non-leading ledger to the Canada Depreciation Book 02 to map the US GAAP from the Depreciation Book 01.
  • Configure Parallel Valuation through Wizards where defined a derived Depreciation Book area which showed difference between Book 01 and Book 02.
  • Defined Document Type, Number Range, and specify Document Type for posting of Asset values.
  • Created a Work list in order to do the Mass change by cost center.
  • Created Asset Classes, Depreciation Areas and configured them in business processes.
  • Configured Key for US company codes as per the law requirement for tax depreciation areas.
  • Worked on Asset Master Record, Mass Asset Creation and the configuration.
  • Performed Planned, Unplanned and Accelerated depreciation
  • Worked on Transfer of assets like Inter Company Transfer and Intra Company Transfers
  • Worked retirement of asset scenarios like Retirement by Scrapping.
  • Worked on Sale of Asset by Customer scenarios and configured and tested the business processes.
  • Created a Work list in order to do the Mass change by cost center.
  • Worked on Integration of FA/PS/FI/CO. Such as by assigning GL accounts in the asset classes.
  • Conducted training programs for end users. Also developed training concept decks, end user documentation and process narratives.
  • Worked through every aspect of analysis, design and development of business intelligence solutions.
  • Provided leadership role for the development teams to deliver flawless solutions.
  • Provided technical direction to make best use of the Business Intelligence (BI) tools in company's environment.
  • Developed complex reports in BI for Fixed Assets end users, such as Book and Tax areas.
  • Post GO-Live Suport as SAP FI/CO Support specialist to hanlde SAP FI/CO tickets and provdie solutions to issue.

Confidential, Auburn, IN

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in ECC6 New GL project with Document Splitting, Creation of Design template, Configuration, Implementation and Testing.
  • Production Support FI/CO
  • Worked on End to End plan, scheduling and configuration of General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Account Receivable.
  • Defined leading and non leading ledgers, defined different segments for segment reporting
  • Configured document splitting characteristics for finance and controlling both,
  • Classified G/L accounts for document splitting.
  • Defined and assigned different accounting principles to ledger groups
  • Worked on special purpose ledger for the quarterly reporting.
  • Worked on Info Pack to create Training materials and successfully trained Users.
  • Worked on importing data from legacy systems to SAP R/3 via Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
  • Worked on FI-SD integration, RRB Resource Related Billing processes and expertise in analyzing and fixing issues with RRB process.
  • Worked on Intercompany Billing, WIP, Inventory in transit and intracompany stock transfers.
  • Worked on G/L accounts to record the Gain/Loss from the foreign currency valuation and one Balance sheet adjustment account
  • Creation of Files with Test Data from the Conversion
  • Created Company codes, Operating Chart of accounts, Country chart of accounts, Financial Statement Versions
  • Created G/L accounts, customer master data, Vendor Master data, House banks
  • Configured Automatic Payment Program, Configured payment terms, Employee tolerance, Vendor tolerance, Customer tolerance.
  • Responsible for requirement gathering, complete design, configuration and GL, AP, AR, AA integration with Project System, Internal Orders, Plant Maintenance, configuration of some part of controlling.
  • Configured Automatic Payment for Account Payables, configured Vendor/Customer Master Data, Payment Terms, and also configured different payment methods - ACH payments, Wire Transfer, and checks.
  • Worked on Order to Cash Process, performed AR-SD integration: Worked with SD team to configure condition type, pricing procedure. Automatic account assignment of revenues through VKOA.
  • Worked with ABAP people to create different z-reports.
  • Worked on different treasury processes for different countries in North America and Europe for corporate treasury.
  • Configured Depreciation areas, Defined Asset Classes, created Screen layout rules, created financial statement version for Asset Reports.
  • Configured Integration of Assets with General Ledger, Created different type of Depreciation terms, created Screen layout for depreciation areas, created depreciation area for different currencies, Special depreciation.
  • Defined and configured different depreciation keys declining-Balance method, Multi-level Methods, Period Control methods.
  • Configured Screen layout for Asset Master Data, created asset classes for Group Assets, created Allocation structures and settlement profiles.

Confidential, Northridge, CA

Sr. SAP FI/CO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participated studying existing business process and deciding to be process to map it in SAP system.
  • Involved in analyzing and gathering business requirements. Involved in preparation of business requirement document and functional design document.
  • 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, and assigned lockbox number to certain customer master records.
  • 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.
  • Define validation Rules to validate that Trading Partner field is captured in all Intercompany transactions
  • Standardized and organized the report structure, developed the reports as per the user requirement.
  • Provided supports to BI team regarding the sources of reports, tables names, fields and characteristics constantly throughout the report automation project.
  • Prepared Business Blue Print, Process Work Flow Documents, Configuration Rationale Documents, Test Scripts etc., and upload them in Solution Manager.
  • Performed User-Acceptance Test for the same reports in the QA environment.
  • Assisted in the creation of end user training documents, writing curriculum for training purpose, configuration details.
  • Conducted one on one key user training.
  • Conducted in-class/group training sessions for end users.

Confidential, IL

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant & Configurator

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on New General Ledger and Profit Center Accounting with reduced total cost of ownership (Faster Close etc.)
  • Also worked on System configuration (activating the new general ledger, defining segments, assigning scenarios, defining customer-specific fields)
  • Configured Leading & Non Leading Ledgers: Assigned Scenarios To Ledgers, Assigned accounting principles, Created Ledger Groups
  • Involved in configuring Document Splitting
  • Worked on Integration with Financial Accounting subsidiary ledgers and with Controlling (real-time integration of Controlling into Financial Accounting)
  • Developed design specification for system enhancements, reports and interfaces
  • Asset Accounting - Defined chart of depreciation, various depreciation areas and depreciation keys, required asset classes, number ranges, and revaluation settings.
  • Created new asset classes, documented the configuration process, tested new asset class by creating new assets. Designed test plans and testing scenarios and tested the same in Development client and had the user test the same in QA.
  • Worked on importing data from legacy systems to SAP R/3 via Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
  • Defined validation and substitution rules for different scenarios in Asset accounting.
  • Configured Asset financial statement version, Configured asset sub numbers and group asset and Defined Organizational Structure required for Fixed Assets.
  • Successfully completed capitalization of assets of through integration between Project Systems and Assets accounting modules.
  • Responsible for creating Asset balance list and asset master record.
  • Configured the system to post the Acquisitions and Scrapping.
  • Configured the system for creating, posting and settling an asset under construction
  • Define document types for real time updates
  • Configured Automatic payments for Account Payable and dunning for Account Receivable and settings for Outgoing/Incoming payments including Automatic Payment Program, payment advices, payment proposal/payment schedule, payment run, payment media, interest calculation, Credit management, running/editing dunning proposal and printing dunning notices, carrying forward.
  • Worked on MM FI (OBYC) and SD FI (VKOA) integration.
  • Coordinated the integration efforts of FI/CO with SD, MM, based on functional requirements, automatic account assignment, maintaining the revenue account determinations & revenue recognition which is useful in integrating AR-SD.
  • Defined Credit control area, risk categories and specified credit limits for customers and generated various reports for customer credit management.
  • Worked on different kinds of purchase orders according to the client requirements
  • Interacted with different banks on deciding the destination and origin as being the part of lockbox files formatting that will equivalence the standard SAP environment.
  • Defined Adjustment Accounts for GR/IR & worked on GR/IR mismatch issues
  • Defined Ranking Order, Bank Accounts, Available Amounts, Value Date & House Banks
  • Resolved various issues related to Partial payments and deductions created in A/R
  • Configured areas of AP, House Banks, Automatic Payment program, optimizing bank by bank group for wire payments, check lots and void reason codes, clearing inter-company vendor/customer open items
  • Worked with report painter/writer for creating multiple reports. Also worked upon documenting business process requirements.
  • 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.
  • Created Internal Orders for various project implementations, assigned the costs incurred by internal orders from different cost centers, distributed the costs incurred by Internal Orders to the respective cost centers
  • Post Go-Live Support and created SAP Training documentation for SAP Users.

Confidential, Milwaukee, WI

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Actively involved in all phases in the life cycle implementation of the project.
  • Reviewed and evaluated the business blue-print to identify the requirements.
  • Involved extensively in the configuration of company code, sales and use tax, chart of accounts, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Controlling Area, CCA, and PCA.
  • Analyzed and Configured account groups, field status group, posting keys, document types, and number ranges in GL.
  • Configured special purpose ledger for US GAAP, and statutory reporting.
  • Created Customers and Vendors Account Groups with screen layout.
  • Configured Automatic payments for Account Payable and dunning for Account Receivable and settings for Outgoing/Incoming payments including Automatic Payment Program, exchange rate differences, payment advices, payment proposal/payment schedule, payment run, interest calculation, Credit management, running/editing dunning proposal and printing dunning notices, carrying forward.
  • Created new asset classes, documented the configuration process, tested new asset class by creating new assets. Designed test plans and testing scenarios and tested the same in Development client and had the user test the same in QA.
  • Assigned G/L account to asset classes, Screen layout for master data, depreciation Areas and number range.
  • Created validation rules at asset master data level to allow business user to choose equipment types which are only valid to the combination of a given company code and asset class.
  • Created a custom table for the maintenance of asset master record validation and substitution.
  • Maintained different depreciation areas for US GAAP and Canada GAAP, such as configured US TAX Books and Canada Tax Books as per the client requirements.
  • Configured Tax Depreciation Areas for US GAAP such as Federal ACRS/MACRS, Alternative Minimum Tax, Earnings & Profits (ACE), State ACRS/MACRS and California tax.
  • California Tax: Fixed Asset calculated the accumulative values based on the key and useful life at the time of conversion.
  • Configured Tax Books for Canada GAAP such as, Canadian Federal Tax and Quebec Provincial Tax where Fixed Assets calculated the values automatically at the time of conversion.
  • Created Asset Classes, Depreciation Areas and configured them in business processes.
  • Configured Special Depreciation (Bonus depreciation) keys for US company codes as per the law requirement for tax depreciation areas.
  • Actively participated in the configuration of controlling areas, CEA, CCA, and PCA.
  • Defined primary and secondary cost element as per the client’s requirement.
  • Created cost center and profit center hierarchy.
  • Performed integration of profit center with FI, MM, and SD through material master assignment, and sales order substitution.
  • Configured and tested assessment, distribution cycle in Cost Center Accounting.
  • Configured Cost Component structure as per the business requirement.
  • Used reporting tools report painter to create forms as per the client’s requirement for managerial reporting.
  • Provided production support as well as enhancement support to the IT and different business user groups in Finance and controlling area.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP Package: SAP R/3 Enterprise ECC 6.0/4.7/4.6C. FI/CO, MM, SD Modules

Database: Oracle 11g, Excel.

General Tools: Vista Visio, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Operating Systems: Windows 98/2000/NT/XP, MS-Dos.

Others: Vertex Accelerator, MS Office, MS Project, MS Visio, LSMW, HP ALM, Report Painter.

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