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Sap Fico Lead Consultant Resume

SUMMARY:

  • SAP FI consultant with 8 years of experience in Implementation & support projects
  • 2 End to end implementations, multiple rollouts & support projects while working with Deloitte, Confidential & IBM
  • Strong Techno - Functional knowledge in writing Function specification documents, Basis experience
  • Managed team of 2 to 10 across projects in a global delivery model & have experience with highly customized SAP Environment and Business processes
  • Achieved successful tasks & project closures by collaborating with Key Users, Process owners, Internal IT and Users from Shared service centers from different geographies
  • Extensive experience on SD integration with FI module (OTC Process)
  • Have experience in all phases of the System Development life cycle - Design, Analysis, Configuration, Testing, and Production Support in SAP R/3 4.7, SAP IS Public Sector and SAP ECC 6.0.
  • Worked on ASAP methodology, understanding of “As Is “Business processes. Worked on Requirement Gathering, Blue printing, Design, Build, Test, and Cutover Activity. Data and System validation for pre-Go-live and post Go-live.
  • Strong Techno-Functional knowledge in writing Function specification documents; Working on interface files and setting validation and substitution rules, IDOC processing etc.
  • Worked in Multiple SAP Roll Outs in various regions as per the Global Template.
  • SAP AMS engagements-Worked in all stages of AMS engagements from transition to steady state
  • Worked extensively on various RICEF objects and build various custom reports and queries to meet various internal management reporting requirements
  • Experiences with Unit Testing (UTR), User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Regression Testing, Integration Testing, Performance Testing.
  • Experience with global IT/business projects and programs through all phases of the project life cycle.
  • Strong negotiation, decision-making and issue resolution skills having business/company-wide impact.
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to present complex information in a clear and structured way; ability to work with all levels in the organization (end users to senior management in IT and the business).
  • Extensive project management experience
  • Configuration of organization structure, master data, Accounts Payable processes, invoicing and payment scenarios, SAP Correspondence with business partners, Accounts Receivable Processes with sales scenarios and integration with finance, Profit center reporting, goods receipt, valuation & account determination, Internal order settlement, Cost center Accounting, profitability Analysis etc.
  • Requirement Gathering, Preparing blueprints, functional specification, test scenarios and lead unit and integration testing teams. Conduct UAT workshops with client,
  • Conduct master & transaction data migration workshops for financial data
  • Planning roles & authorizations for SAP Finance & Controlling modules

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Tools: Remedy, HP Quality Center, SharePoint, JIRA, MS Visio Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

SAP FICO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Part of the implementation team for FI-GL, FI-AP, FI-AR Product Costing, Profitability Analysis, Cost center Accounting and Profit Center accounting modules
  • Facilitated strategic partnership with key stakeholders across Illinois departments to gather requirements, define scope & business use cases
  • Conducted GAP analysis, provided recommendations to improve AR processes and efficiency across various Illinois departments
  • Collaborated with cross functional teams, developers and PMO on designing AR, AP, GL integration and O2C solutions
  • Customizing and ConfiguringChart of Accounts, Account Groups, Assigning Chart of Accounts to Company Codes, Templates for Configuring Recurring Entries in GL Postings, Document Types, Number Ranges, Posting Keys, Document Reversals, Invoices and Payments,Defining Account assignment models, Dunning
  • Assisted in gathering and prioritizing requirements by working with business users; partnered with developers, product managers and resolved integration issue between General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Account Receivables business process for client
  • Worked on multiple RICEFWs, updated & managed AR BRD(s) & FSD(s) for multiple phases of implementation; presented implementation roadmap to stakeholders
  • Project liaison for data conversion, validated data & ensured defect free conversion during implementation
  • Functional owner for system configuring and customizing in FICO module to meet client’s business requirements
  • Worked closely developers for functional testing; managed test case planning, and interacted with business users for approval of scenarios
  • Delivered solutions that integrated multiple rebate systems for healthcare departments, enhanced AR forms and reports to meet business needs
  • Led SCRUM meetings, handled risks/issues, presented mitigation plan on critical roadblocks to leadership
  • Managed functional and business requirement documents and presented implementation roadmap to clients
  • Led functional testing by identify test cases, provided on-site, assistance with UAT issue resolution and support which is maintained through HPQC (Mercury Quality Centre).
  • Worked closely with senior management to ensure quality results for the business
  • Involved in planning of resources, scope and timelines for the informal and formal testing.
  • Participation in Weekly status review meetings and submitting weekly status reports to the management.
  • Mentoring the new team members and monitoring daily status of testing.

Confidential

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Technical expert in design, configuration, testing, and debugging of SAP FI/AR.
  • Worked on integration points between the FI/CO modules and their inter-dependencies around Sales & Distribution
  • Led and manage teams composed of internal and external on-site and offshore resources, including application of project management methodologies and tracking of actual costs throughout project lifecycles
  • Developed solutions and complete detailed designs, data mapping and system configuration
  • Experienced with global IT/business projects and programs through all phases of the project life cycle.
  • Strong negotiation, decision-making and issue resolution skills having business/company-wide impact.
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to present complex information in a clear and structured way; ability to work with all levels in the organization (end users to senior management in IT and the business).
  • Extensive project management experience

Confidential

SAP Consultant/System Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, upgraded and updated various SAP servers, enhancements including SAP 4.6 C, ERP 6.0, SAP Business Suite (ERP, CRM, SCM, SRM) and Business Suite on HANA
  • Collaborated with cross functional teams, product team to forecast & plan test cases for business suite validation on HANA
  • Developed product roadmap and release strategy for Advance Planning & Optimization feature, add-on for ERP
  • Orchestrated planning and execution of cost-reduction initiative for cloud infrastructure, reducing server count to 40 & costs by 25M Euros
  • Implemented DB backup/restore to build systems for Business Suite on HANA validation, reducing system preparation time from 4 days to 2 days
  • Contributed towards strategy planning to focus on cloud, UX for mobile & in-memory analytics; crafted vision and quarterly goals
  • Supported and led Proof of Concepts like one-step installation & multiple applications on one server

Confidential

SAP Basis Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Extensively involved in gathering requirement for product enhancements, and documenting business and technical changes
  • Promoted to Workload Manager within 6 months, increased productivity and efficiency by managing workload for 3 accounts of 25 members
  • Managed SLAs, worked with technical teams on change request and resolved problems with focus on root cause analysis
  • Delivered SAP Basis Administration for 30 SAP systems with over 20 terabytes of production data.
  • Supervised teams on new technical developments and documented issues for quarterly analysis.
  • Implemented changes and resolved problems with focus on root cause analysis.
  • Developed technical documentation protocols for documenting and maintaining new processes.
  • Successfully created more than 150 SAP jobs in 2 days in response to short notice customer requirements.

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