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Sr. Sap Fico Consultant Resume

Lancaster, PA

SUMMARY

  • SAP FICO and S4HANA certified consultant with over 10 years of hands on SAP experience encompassing eight projects, two of which are Full Life Cycle Implementations from Blue Printing to Realization and Go Live, one in implementation, one in upgrade and four in Production Support.
  • Expertise in implementation of SAP R/3 Financials which includes General Ledger (GL), Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR), Asset Accounting (AA).
  • Hands on experience in Cost Center Accounting (CCA), Internal Orders, Profit Center Accounting (PCA), Profitability Analysis (COPA), Product Costing (CO - PC).
  • Experience working with SAP RE-FX.
  • Extensively worked on Procure to Pay and Order to Cash end to end implementations.
  • Extensive experience in Open Text VIM and an expert in SAP IM 'SAP Invoice Management Solution' (VIM), and 'Accounts Payable for SAP' by Open Text solution.
  • Expertise in ASAP methodology, that includes Vision and Planning, Design, Blue print, Configuration, Unit testing, Integration testing, End User training, Data Migration, Cut-Over, Go-live and Post Go-live.
  • A results-driven expert who analyzes and implements SAP ERP solutions to ensure optimal integration and information access.
  • Experience implementing Concur Travel and Expense Management System.
  • Experienced at combining expertise in Project Planning and Design with strong technical qualifications.
  • Exposure to US GAAP, Order to Cash (OTC) and Procurement to Pay process (PTP), Automatic Payment Program, Lockbox, LSMW, eCATT, EDI and IDOCS.
  • Exceptional problem solver and decision maker with diverse experience in finance, accounting, and all aspects of office operation, as well as expertise in general accounting, analysis, management, budgeting, cash management, cost accounting, management reporting, inventory, accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Motivated achiever who guides organizations in applying technology to business settings, provides added value, and creates project deliverables in a timely manner.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

ERP System: SAP R/3 4.6c, 4.7, ECC 5.0 & ECC 6.0

Reporting tools: Report Writer, Report Painter, Solution Manager, eCATT, LSMW

Other Tools: Autosys, HPQC

Methodologies: Accelerated SAP (ASAP), SAP Best Practices Professional

Modules Implemented: General Ledger(GL), Accounts Payable(AP), Accounts Receivable(AR)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Lancaster, PA

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted the client in building a roadmap for SAP S4HANA.
  • Lead the configuration of Concur Travel and Expense System.
  • Worked as a liaison between IT and th Business to resolve most of the incidents.
  • As part of the SAP Core team, I was mainly responsible for configuring the financial modules in SAP which includes GL, AP, AR, AA and Credit Management.
  • Reviewed the design documents and also analyzed the data that SAP SLO needs to split.
  • Configured multiple company codes from the scratch and also maintained cross company configurations to allow smooth flow of transactions.
  • Configured AP and AR modules along with setting up new house banks and lockboxes with Confidential .
  • Configured credit management module which involves setting up new credit control areas and also establishing the automatic credit check process.
  • Worked extensively with the Banks in order to design checks as per their specification. Also made sure that the new check printers were setup correctly at the corporate and plant locations.
  • Maintained asset and tax configurations for the new company codes.
  • Was responsible for spearheading the UAT sessions for AP and AR modules and successfully dealt with resolving the issues in a timely manner.
  • As part of the cutover activities, had to extend some vendors and customers to the new company codes. Also used LSMW and Quadrate to transfers FI documents to the new company codes.
  • Reviewed the data that was converted by SLO and made a lot of quick fixes post go-live.
  • During our post go-live hyper-care sessions, made some really quick decisions to resolve the high priority tickets in a timely fashion.

Confidential

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: ECC 6.0 (IS-Auto)

Responsibilities:

  • Configured A/R & A/P account groups, interest calculation types, interest indicators, accounts for item interest calculations, check lots, payment terms, and bank determination for all payment transactions, tolerance groups and credit limits for customers.
  • VIM workflow trigger implementation, 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.
  • Used LSMW for uploading of G/L, customer and vendor master data.
  • Defined credit control areas and dunning Areas, configured country/company code specific payment methods, manual incoming/outgoing payments, open item clearing, credit memos, partial payments, installment payments, residual payments, claims and disputed payments, reason codes and discounts, account assignment model for recurring entries.
  • Defined Automatic Payment Program for outgoing payments for company codes in A/P with check printing and ageing analysis. Maintained exchange rate gain/loss accounts for the respective keys
  • Included configuration and business processes for Cross Company Payments, Lockbox, ACH Payments and Bank Statements.
  • Worked on down payment processing.
  • Worked on integration between MM and FI. Configured automatic account assignments for GR/IR clearing accounts.
  • Real estate contracts and condition type creation with FI integration.
  • Defining different types of Rental Contract like, Rental, Internal Contracts Mapping of different types of Revenue relating to BP Rhine real-estate Industry into RE.
  • Experience in handling Incidents and Enhancements in production maintenance related to RE-FX.
  • Configured Asset Accounting module, including Fixed Asset classes based on client requirements. Configured Chart of Depreciation, depreciation areas, Asset Classes, asset class account determination, calculation keys, depreciation keys, transaction types, acquisitions, and retirement. Settings for G/L accounts for Assets under construction.
  • Performed the configurations required for Inter-Company transactions of the Assets and customized interfaces, transactions involving the deprecation area, retirement of assets, scrapping of assets using ALE.
  • Configured document splitting for special purpose ledger, and developed reports using report painter.
  • Configuration of Product Cost Planning and Cost Object Controlling, Material Cost estimate with Quantity Structure which included costing variant, valuation variant, cost component split, costing sheets, cost component structure, BOM and routing settings, origin groups, overhead keys, and overhead groups. Configured Actual Costing/Material ledger.
  • Created data structure (value fields and characteristics) in CO-PA. Configured derivation rules and PA settlement structures for population of characteristics and value fields respectively.
  • Configured direct transfer postings from SD, MM and FI to CO-PA and Customized drill down reports.
  • Worked with the Logistics Consultants to develop a mapping of all Logistic objects such as Sales Offices, Service groups and Plant Codes into CO-PA Characteristics and value fields.
  • Worked in uploading of plan data from External data system into CO-PA
  • Training programs for end-users, supervisors, and managers on the client site.

Confidential

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: ECC 6.0 (IS-Retail)

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible in preparation of Blueprint of Global Template for the Organization Structure.
  • Analyzed the business requirements and mapped them to SAP processes, solutions and products that were being implemented.
  • Configured the settings in General Ledger area, Parallel ledger, and Cross-Company Code transactions and for business processes such as fast-entry screens, posting, parking, reversals and month end closings.
  • 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 partial, full, residual payments, Open Item Clearing in Accounts Payable.
  • Configured Internal Order by maintaining Order Types, Screen Layouts, Order Groups, Status Management, Settlement Rules, Settlement Profile and Planning Profile.
  • Maintained Overhead Cost Elements, defined Costing Sheets, Credits, and Overhead Keys in Product Costing.
  • Defined distribution and assessment cycles based on cost elements.
  • Generated reports through ABAP Query for Vendors and Customers.
  • Configured Standard Cost estimates in Product Cost Planning for the production orders with quantity structure and configured WIP Calculations and Variance Calculations.
  • Responsible for unit testing, integration testing, and regression testing.
  • Worked on Data conversion from Excel Database using SAP LSMW functionality.
  • Configured Report Painter and Report writer reports

Confidential, Houston, TX

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 4.7

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the full life-cycle implementation beginning from Business process review, design, Configuration, testing, documentation and end-user training.
  • Conducted meetings with the users to understand the AS IS business processes and documented Business process flow charts using Microsoft Visio. Identified the requirements and modeled TO-BE Process.
  • Interacted with the client to understand Open Text and FICO requirement, functional design, finalize solutions and approach going into realization phase.
  • Configured and Customized FICO modules including GL, AR, AP, AA, CCA and PCA.
  • Customized the Account Groups, Field Status Groups, Posting Keys, Document Types, Posting Periods and Creation of G/L Account Master Records
  • Extensively worked on Vendor/Customer Master Records, Client Specific Payment Terms, Lockbox, Dunning and Payment Methods.
  • Worked with accounts payable and purchasing users to provide a better understanding of business processes related to PO related invoice processing, invoice discrepancy research and invoice block removal.
  • Worked on Vendor/Customer Analysis including Days in Arrears, Payment History, Cash Discount Overview and Credit Limit Display.
  • Worked on LSMW for Data Uploads of Master Data.
  • Configuring VIM document types, enhance indexing screen, configure, enhancement and maintaining chart of authority (COA), PO & Non-PO Vendor Invoice Workflow design and development.
  • Configured the settings for Sales and Use Tax.
  • Worked with Purchasing and Sales consultants to design a global Vendor / Customer Master Record Structure.
  • Worked on Order to Cash Process (OTC) involving Sales order, Delivery, Billing documents.
  • Configuring FI-MM account determination, assigning valuation areas to valuation grouping codes, defining valuation classes, account grouping and account determination extensively for GBB, BSX and PRD transaction keys.
  • Configured lock box according to the business requirements.
  • Resolving all issues relating to internal order settlement, Asset Accounting issues and Accounts Payable issues.
  • Created new Asset class for AUC, included complete process from creation of internal order, settlement of periodic charges to Asset under Construction (AUC) to settlement to final fixed asset.
  • Worked on Asset procurement and Acquisition via a real Internal Order via an AUC.
  • Experience in SAP BPC planning: Created Basic and Multi Planning Areas, Planning Levels, Planning Functions, Global Planning Sequences, Planning Profiles.
  • Customizing the SAP BPC reports, Input Schedules, Logic to meet the specific needs of the client using supported functions with BPC
  • In Cost Element Accounting created Primary and Secondary Cost Elements, Cost Element Groups, Cost Element Attributes.
  • Configured Report Painter and Report writer reports.
  • In Cost Center Accounting, created Cost Centers, Cost Center Groups, maintained Cost Center Standard Hierarchy, assigned Cost Centers to respective Profit Centers. Configured Activity Types, Assessment and Distribution Cycles.
  • Internal Orders maintained order types, screen layouts, maintained order groups, status management, overhead costing sheets, maintained settlement rules, settlement profile, planning profile, budget profile, availability control etc. Configured activity types, and statistical key figures, developed Assessment, Distributions and Reposting periodic cycles and segment in Cost Center Accounting.
  • In Profitability Analysis (CO-PA), created the Operating concern, configured costing based profitability analysis. Defined and configured the reporting characteristics, value field, profitability segments used in profitability analysis.
  • Configured CO-PA functionality for cost-based and account-based methods. Configured Derivation procedures and valuation rules used to supplement CO-PA obtained from source modules FI, CO, SD and MM.
  • Configured Standard Cost estimates in Product Cost Planning for the production orders with quantity structure and configured WIP Calculations and Variance Calculations.
  • Product costing (make- to- order and make- to-stock) configuration, planning, cost object controlling, material ledger configuration, customize settings in transaction key OBYC.
  • For Cost Object Controlling part, worked on Product Cost by Order. Also worked on master data such as BOMs, Routings, Work centers, Info records, activity types.
  • Supported post go-live production issues on a day-to-day basis.
  • Worked as a Production Support and also resolved the Production tickets at the Service Center.

Confidential, Cleveland, OH

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 4.7

Responsibilities:

  • Provided support in the area of testing and prepared training documents for end-users.
  • Created testing strategy for unit testing and integration testing.
  • Analyzed and reviewed all business processes, user procedures, and system requirements.
  • Lockbox configuration, treasury groupings, bank statement processing, posting rules, exchange rates and planning.
  • Defined operating concerns based on characteristics and value fields.
  • Maintained transfer structures to post data from FI, CO and PCA to COPA.
  • Scheduled batch jobs for all FI and CO programs on the 4.7 environment.
  • Tested the FI/CO transactions for field errors and missing data in SAP standard programs. And tested all the custom programs, modified the field changes and enhanced the customized programs.
  • Written functional and technical specifications for the new custom developments which included forms, reports and enhancements.
  • Interacted with SAP service team in applying relevant OSS notes to the system to resolve issues.
  • Budgeting Corrected entry errors and reposted transactions.
  • Actively participated in go live activities like master data preparation, data migration, cutover and post production support.

Confidential, Houston, TX

SAP CO Consultant

Environment: ECC 6.0 (IS-Oil)

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for blueprint, realization, and go-live support of Finance, Controlling.
  • Responsible in the implementation, go live in CCA, COPA, Product costing.
  • Configured Overhead cost elements, Product Cost planning, Cost object controlling to make order.
  • Defined Cost component structure for different cost components.
  • Worked Extensively on BOM and Routing rework, cost estimate updates and costing run.
  • Configured Costing run for various finished materials across various plants.
  • Configured Cost element accounting with primary and secondary cost elements, cost element groups and maintained cost element attributes.
  • Created Cost Element, Cost Center, Internal Order and Project Systems account assignments.
  • Designed and implemented the configuration relating to project systems with controlling.
  • Planned output activity for a cost center to determine the volume of costs and created primary and secondary cost planning methods.
  • Defined assessment, distribution cycles and reposting rules amongst cost centers.
  • Tested all Finance custom programs, reports, forms and inbound and outbound interfaces.
  • Configured material cost estimate with quantity structure, cost variant and cost component structure like BOM and routing for costing the product provided by PP.
  • Trained key users as well as end users on the business processes.
  • Performed extensive unit tests and integration tests.
  • Prepared the cut-over plan.
  • Provided post go-live support.

Confidential

SAP FICO Functional Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 4.7

Responsibilities:

  • Define Company Codes and Chart of Accounts.
  • Configure master data for GL accounts, Vendors and Customers.
  • Created and changed Document Types; Configured Automatic Postings for P&L; Maintained Fiscal Year Variant; Set up Inter-company Transactions. Worked with Global, Local Chart of Accounts.
  • Customized reports for open items, credit overview and account analysis.
  • Set up Reason codes to charge off differences/grant additional cash discounts and account for collection.
  • Setup and assign the accounts for MM and SD integration.
  • Configured Outgoing payments- Manual Payments, configuration, Payment differences, Exchange rate differences, Payment advices, Payment Proposal, Payment Run, Payment media Involved in the unit testing and integration testing phases of the project.
  • Configured house bank and bank accounts, automatic interest calculations on account balances/line items, Customer Master Records, account groups, tolerance groups for Account receivable.
  • Controlling module - comprising of General Controlling, Cost Center Accounting (CCA)- developing the Cost Center Hierarchy, creation of Cost Elements- Primary & Secondary, Assessment and Distribution of costs, developing necessary reports for Cost Center Analysis, budgeting.
  • Configured Internal Order by maintaining Order Types, Screen Layouts, Order Groups, Status Management, Settlement Rules, Settlement Profile and Planning Profile.
  • Appreciating the intricacies of Plant Maintenance (PM- Module) with Controlling and ensuring the accuracy of costing for Maintenance Order.

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