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Sr. Sap Fico Consultant Resume

Springfield, IL

SUMMARY

  • 9+ years of experience in implementing, customizing and configuring SAP R/3 4.7 - ECC 5.0 and ECC6.0 in both FI and CO modules. Excellent skill set in integrating, testing, documenting, user training and support encompassing different work environment including Industrial Manufacturing, Service, pharmaceuticals and Consumer Product/Wholesale Distribution.
  • 3 full life cycle implementation experience with ASAP methodology, proficient in interacting with business users to identify information need and initiate process change.
  • Solid experience in gathering business requirements and analysis, blueprinting, mapping business requirements to SAP environment, realization, final preparation, go live and supporting.
  • Expert in configuring and implementing SAP Financial and Controlling modules (FICO) included GL, AP, AR, FA, TM, SL, PS, CEA, CCA, PCA, IO, PC and COPA and FI integration with CO, MM, SD and HR.
  • Excellent understanding of Ascendant / ASAP methodologies and gathering business process procedures (BPP) documentation for preparing Test Plan.
  • Integration of FI with MM and SD with Procure to Pay (P2P) and Order to cash (OTC) Cycles
  • Expert in creation of BPP and other user manuals and updating of BPP’s for new ECC 6.0 functionality, created FICO reports using queries
  • Expert in configuring Automatic payment program for outgoing/incoming invoices, dunning, validation and substitution, lockbox file format and lockbox processing, manual bank statement and EBS processing.
  • Proficient in planning, gap analysis, design implementation, trouble shooting, performing tuning support, unit testing, integration testing, user acceptance testing and user training.
  • Good understanding about enhancements in new functionality of General Ledger Accounting in ECC 5.0 & onward including parallel accounting, leading/non leading ledger, document splitting and segment reporting.
  • Good understanding and expertise in EDI iDoc, VIM, FSCM, eCATT, LSMW, FTXP and LIV.
  • Expert in solution builder installation, BC sets and eCATT activation and trouble shoot, preparation of scenario documentation, configuration guide, variant files and master lists.
  • Solid foundation in Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting and Cost Accounting; Knowledge of the compliance of SOX, GAAP and IFRS for external/internal reporting.
  • Expert in Microsoft products including WORD, Excel and proficiency in handling Powerplan.
  • Proactive, identify the business problems, trouble shooter, formulate strategic plans, initiate changes, implement new process to the challenging and diverse environment.
  • High learning curve with the ability to embrace new tools and technologies with demonstrated leadership, ability to resolve issues, drive projects and meet deadlines.
  • Self motivated, goal oriented, communicating, problem solving skills, capable to make balanced and independent decision, always think outside the box.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • SAP ECC 6.0
  • SAP BI
  • MM
  • SD
  • SRM
  • COPA
  • FA
  • OTC
  • P2P
  • EBS
  • LSMW
  • Vertex
  • PS
  • ACH
  • BPP
  • PDD
  • New GL
  • RICEFW
  • HP Quality Center
  • Solution Manager
  • Remedy
  • Visio

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Springfield, IL

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, SAP FI, New GL, AP, AR, SD, FA, CO, OTC, P2P, EBS, FSCM, VIM, RICEFW, iDoc, and LSMW

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on ticket resolution and answering how-to questions was responsible for detailed problem determination of issues
  • Problem determination includes re-creating the issues, determining the point of failure by stepping through the ABAP Code and identifying the problem resolution.
  • Analyzed existing business processes, analyzed gaps and suggested an improvised business process model.
  • Wrote Functional Specs for allRICEFW (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, Forms, Workflow) objects.
  • Analyzed and identified issues in regards to SAP functionality for all finance related processes as well as cross-functional points in the areas of SD and MM.
  • Resolved Dispute Management cases that didn’t close by setting up a weekly batch job
  • Resolved issue VIM workflow, VIM Parking and block reason enhancement, Invoice approval process design and implementation, preparation of Functional design documents, configuration EDI/IDOC for Open Text, Enhancing the VIM approval classes, Design and write the test cases and Training the end-user and IT resources.
  • Responsible for month end and year end closing activities
  • Worked with basis and development team regarding file permission levels in AL11 for out going files
  • Configured document splitting to enable customer payments between two company codes
  • Resolved issues regarding duplication of order value against credit availability
  • Created and maintained payment terms for customers and vendors
  • ConfiguredManualandElectronicBank Statements (EBS) like defining the account symbols, assigning the account symbols to the GL accounts, defining the posting key, assigning the posting key to external transaction.
  • Determined GL accounts, customers and vendors that do not extended to the new company code and assigned posting period variants and added missing GL accounts, customers and vendors to the new company code.
  • Configured automatic payment program, which included creation of house banks, company code payment methods, employee tolerances, terms of payment, and reason codes
  • Configured settings for Company code, posting period variant, assigned document number ranges, tolerance groups for customers, G/L accounts and users

Confidential, Salt Lake City, UT

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, SAP FI, New GL, AP, AR, SD, FA, CO, OTC, P2P, FSCM, FICA, RICEFW, PS, COPA, iDoc, GetPaid and LSMW

Responsibilities:

  • Carried out a thorough target organization assessment and risk analysis, interacted with business/technical users and subject matter experts for new requirements and enhancements for the upcoming releases.
  • Involved in creation of FI-AP vendor groups, and Tolerance Groups, configuring payment program, which includes creation of bank account, G/L structure, company code payment methods.
  • Configured automatic payment program (FBZP) for outgoing payments, which included payment methods, bank accounts and ranking order of bank accounts, and automatic account determination using FBKP.
  • Gathered requirements and created blueprints for FSCM collection and dispute management implementation. Worked with developers to identify and activate various BADI’s required for collection and dispute management
  • Configured Master Data Synchronization, SAP Business partner setting and other Cross-Application Components. Used LSMW to update mass master data changes
  • Worked with developer to set up various batch jobs to feed data into FSCM
  • Configured Dunning in AR and integrated it into FCSM collection management through collection strategies. Designed basic rules and assigned them to collection rules based on business requirements
  • Worked with developers to configure custom dunning letters and processing it through Smart Serve
  • Defined RMS ID’s and configured them for Promise To Pay functionality and Dispute Management
  • Defined end-user roles in FSCM for BASIS authorization with documentation to various T-Codes to access
  • Created SQVI queries to map customers to business partners
  • Trained end-users and prepared documentation for post Go-Live support

Confidential, Plymouth, MI

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, SAP FI, New GL, AP, AR, FA, MM, SD, CO, OTC, GL, P2P, EBS, Vertex, PS, COPA, ACH, iDoc, BPP, RICEFW, HP-ALM and LSMW

Responsibilities:

  • Involved with all phases of implementation from GAP Analysis, business blueprinting, and configured the system for implementation of Cost Center Accounting, Profit center Accounting, Profitability Analysis.
  • Designed functional specs based on business requirements for development objects.
  • Customized interfaces to generate files compatible with oracle platform and monitored system integration.
  • Worked on month end activities like Foreign Currency Revaluation, balance interest calculation, Automatic GR/IR clearing as well as Automatic Account assignment.
  • Worked on MM FI integration and configured consumption accounts and accounts against inventory postings in OBYC under different account keys.
  • Customized bank related accounting, bank master data, house banks and G/L accounts in different currencies for each bank account and Electronic Bank Statement(EBS)
  • Created VKOA account determination by working closely with SD FI integration.
  • Prepared risk assessment report based on technology, technical issue, development environment, experience staff, available tools and prepared feasibility study report.
  • Responsible for configuration of Tax on sales and purchases, Withholding tax, Tax jurisdiction codes, tax Procedures, Cross Company code configuration.
  • Worked on PTP (Procure to Pay) processes which included Vendor Master Maintenance, Procurement, Invoice Processing and Payment Processing.
  • Worked on OTC (Order to cash) processes which customer master data, delivery and billing transactions.
  • Removed data redundancies, cleansed the available data, mapped, verified and validated it as a part of Data Conversion activities in LSMW.
  • Worked on key deliverables like Test cases, test scripts and ensuring the adherence to test schedule and test plan.
  • Manually performed integration end-to-end testing based on BPP requirements
  • Worked on Remedy, Solution Manager, Microsoft Visio as well as PPM.

Confidential, Southfield, MI

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, SAP FI, GL, AP, AR, FA, MM, SD, CO, OTC, P2P, EBS, LSMW, Vertex, PS, ACH, BPP, COPA, iDoc, RICEFW, HP ALM and New GL

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on existing business processes, analyzed sources of revenue leakage and suggested the improvised business process model.
  • Carried out a thorough target organization assessment and risk analysis, interacted with business/technical users and subject matter experts for new requirements and enhancements for the upcoming releases.
  • Worked on creation of Functional specifications for different functional requirements.
  • Worked extensively on RICEFW customizing ABAP object, especially on inbound and outbound interfaces, iDocs and EBS.
  • Worked on EBS (BAI), Lockbox (BAI2), Positive pay, ACH payments using NACHA file formats, and Wire Transfer and iDoc’s
  • Worked in Onsite/Offshore co-ordination and people management.
  • Worked in PS (Creation of Project profile and different profiles associated with Project profile).
  • Extensively worked in application testing, such as system, unit, regression, load, and acceptance testing.
  • Worked on Test plan, Test scripts, Test data and different test progress reports.
  • Worked closely on issues and implemented OSS notes.
  • Opened legacy company code profit centers and changed the cost centers to the new company code.
  • Created LSMW to migrate GL postings, asset master data, vendor master, customer master etc. onto the new company code.
  • Worked on data migration activities (Data cleansing, data validations and data loading scripts) along with LSMW scripts.
  • Worked on check management (Creation of check logs, voiding check process, check form printing etc.,).
  • Created variants and layout to extract data in accordance with the template for payment processes.
  • Validated restricted access of former company code that is going to close, Loaded open receivables, open payables and un-cashed checks.
  • Customized AP/AR sub-module in FI and configured automated payment program and lockbox file format and processing electronic bank statement.

Confidential, Montvale, NJ

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, SAP BI, MM, SD, SRM, COPA, FA, OTC, P2P, EBS, LSMW, Vertex, PS, ACH, BPP, PDD, New GL, RICEFW, HP Quality Center, Solution Manager, Remedy and Visio.

Responsibilities:

  • The project involved detailed study of the entire accounting operations, studying the current business process, organization structure finalizing and mapping & configuring of to-be Business process and providing necessary support.
  • Worked on functional specs for different RICEFW objects.
  • Worked on ABAP debugging of RICEFW objects.
  • Worked on data migration activities along with cut-over issues.
  • Analyzed Business Process Procedures(BPP) Document and Prepared Test Scenarios, Test scripts
  • Wrote (BPP’s) Business Process Procedures and (PDD) Process Definition Documents, and wrote functional specifications for AR.
  • Performed testing Screen formats, navigation and functionality of Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable and Treasury modules as per BPP.
  • Worked on FI-MM-SD-PP integration with account determination.
  • Involved in Go- live and responsible for managing post implementation hyper care issues related to Master Data and part of OTC process.
  • Involved in the basic implementation and development of Blue Prints for the entire project lifecycle related to MM module covering the full “Procure to Pay” business process.
  • Created tax setting for third party tool (tax on sales and Purchase), set tolerance limit for employees, invoices and customers and customer credit management.
  • Configured all OTC Master Data and Order Management relatedConfiguration.
  • Configured Asset classes, Chart of Depreciation and period control for regulating the depreciation run.
  • Made settings for GL accounts forAUC, Loss/gain on asset disposal/retirement, and posting depreciation under different Depreciation Areas.
  • Maintained number ranges for settlement and controlling documents, and for variance documents, used report painter and report writer.
  • Expertise in LSMW for data migration from Legacy system to SAP system.
  • Designed and configured Asset Management to carry out business transactions like acquisitions, retirement, transfers, depreciation calculation, write-offs and post capitalization.
  • Prepared the Cutover plan and carried out cutover tasks as per schedule and frequent meetings for discussion of issues, new requirement and fixing bugs.

Confidential, Covington, KY

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, HPQC, EBS, PCA, STO, OTC, P2P, BPP, Solution Manager, Taxes, EBS, Lockbox, BADI

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Blue Print by reengineering the system to fill the GAP between the existing system and to the TO-BE system, gathering business requirement, mapping processes to SAP R/3 functionality, and collecting master data.
  • Executed Business Process Procedures (BPP) for the FICO team
  • Manually tested G/L master records, retained earnings, line items layouts, data transfer rules, field status groups, and posting keys and it functionality is as per BPPs
  • Preparation of Project Plan, Implementation approach and road map for study and define phases for OTCprocesses
  • Responsible for Resource Management and Identifying System Design based on the business requirement forOTCMaster Data.
  • Worked on Foreign Currency Translation according to FASB 52 standards.
  • Maintained Controlling Area settings and Configured settings for Controlling Area and Operating Concern, maintained Versions.
  • CreatedPrimary and Secondary Cost elements, created Cost Element Groups, maintained Cost Element Attributes, Costing Sheet etc.
  • Configured multiple costing variants for period dependent sales data and involved in testing Bill of Material and Routing Data.
  • Worked on FTXP for creating input and output tax codes.
  • Worked on different costing scenarios like Sales orders with processing, Sales orders without processing, Back to Back orders, consignment issue, consignment fill up, subcontracting, Intra company STO.
  • Made changes to reconcile PCA to CO-PA for P&L accounts which also include modification of CO-PA user exits and creation of new field status groups.
  • Configured the automatic write-off process, which included implementing the BADI for getting cost center to the correct reason code.
  • Customized settlement profiles, allocation structures and PA transfer structures to facilitate order settlement to COPA.

Confidential, Bloomington, MN

SAP Support Consultant

Environment: AR, AP, GL, OTC, P2P, Cost Centers,Asset Accounting, Bank Accounting, Cash Management, Internal Orders, Cost Center Accounting, Cost Element Accounting, Inter Company, Procure to Pay, Order to Cash, CO-PA

Responsibilities:

  • Tested GL, AR and AA modules for 2 divisional SAP implementations. Developed and delivered associated User Acceptance testing, training, workshops and go-live support, and conversion of legacy Fixed Asset data. Also involved heavily in SD integration and configuration of MM account determinations.
  • Tested automated credit card processing functionality through SAP. Included standard credit card processing from SAP to outbound interface.
  • Test the new implementation of OSS notes different month end issues.
  • Worked on ticket resolution, bug fixes and enhancements, ticketing tools, Incident resolution SLAs, Change Management & Problem Management process
  • Production support duties included CO-PA configuration changes to facilitate an outbound interface to an external data mart, creating a prototype for Credit Monitoring / Collections tracking within standard A/R, and several process enhancements.
  • Used LSMW to upload data into SAP for GL, AR, AP.
  • Worked on Logistic Invoice Verification (LIV) and Material Valuation, MM-FI integration, OBYC, consumption accounts.
  • Provided technical and functional FICO expertise as required as well as business financial expertise as required
  • CreatedPrimary and Secondary Cost elements, created Cost Element Groups, maintained Cost Element Attributes, Costing Sheet etc.
  • Configured credit control area, cost elements, cost centers, profit centers, costing based COPA, account based COPA, created characteristic and value fields, and configured valuation.
  • Executed unit test and integration test scenarios
  • Developed and implemented SAP security profile design for FICO modules
  • Provide Financial subject matter expertise and SAP FI/CO software expertise as required

Confidential, Houston, TX

SAP Support Consultant

Environment: AP, OTC, P2P, MM, AR, SL, ECC 5.0, HP-QC

Responsibilities:

  • Studied the integration of various departments and focused key areas and tasks of each area, supported the areas of FI integration with logistics and sales and distribution for proper FI reporting.
  • Independently worked in configuring FI sub-areas including GL, AP, AR, SL and Cost Center, Internal Order and Profit Center in CO area.
  • Created tax code, jurisdiction code, tax calculation procedure in sales and purchase, confirmed the output and tax report for sales and purchase.
  • Tested and verified FI period end closing procedures, automatic account assignment of FI with CO, MM and SD, automatic payment program for incoming/outgoing invoices and validated FI master data.
  • Manually Tested Functionality of Credit Sales Order, Display Sales Order, and Sales Order from existing Sales Order.
  • Monitor testing progress and influence the timely completion of testing and analyze and report testing results.
  • Conducted training and developed documentation for end-users for UAT testing.
  • Prepared risk assessment report based on technology, technical issue, development environment, experience staff, available tools and prepared feasibility study report.
  • Assisted in developing functional, conceptual and logical design specification document, worked in creating test plan, use cases and test cases, documented the bugs and bug fixes.
  • Persistently overseeing the change request process along with facilitating weekly meeting with business and technology team to assist in timely and quality project completion.
  • Worked with project management to establish deadline of each test phase and for the completion of project deliverables, tested various test cases to ensure the quality of product and cover business requirements.
  • Actively participated during the UAT phase to understand feature enhancement and demonstrated the core module of the system to the client team.

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