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Sr. Sap Fico Consultant Resume

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St Louis, MO

SUMMARY

  • Over 8 years of SAP functional experience on Financial Accounting (FI) and Controlling (CO) with 2 full life cycle implementations (Releases, 4.6C through ECC 6.0).
  • Expertise in Implementing, configuring, customizing,, integrating, testing, user training and support in R/3 system 4.6C, 4.7 and ECC 6.0
  • Been part of a Team skilled in Project Evaluation, Information Gathering, Business Blue Print, Documentation, Customization and Configuration with an in depth Understanding of Business Processes relating to SAP Finance.
  • Conducted AS - IS, TO-BE and GAP Analysis for project customization.
  • Worked in 2 Full cycle implementations using ASAP methodology with experience in all project phases - Business blue print, Realization, Final preparation, Go-live and Support and post live production support.
  • Hands on experience in Financial Accounting (FI) including General Ledger (GL), New GL, Asset Accounting (AA), Bank Accounting (BA), Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Receivable (AR)
  • Controlling experience includes Cost Element Accounting (CEA), Cost Center Accounting (CCA), Profit Center Accounting (PCA), Internal Orders (IO), Profitability Analysis (COPA) and Product Costing.
  • Worked for Configurations in Assets like, copying reference Chart of Depreciation, made required configuration for account determination, asset classes, screen layout rules.
  • Worked on Leading and Non Leading Ledger according to US GAAP and IFRS in NEW GL
  • Proficient in configuration of Automatic Payment Run (APP), Lockbox configuration, Electronic Bank Statement (EBS) and Manual Bank Statement (MBS).
  • Worked on Lockbox Processing, electronic funds transfer and Bank statement processing, Exchange Rates, and Translation Ratios, Bank reconciliation and Cash journal.
  • Integrated Asset Accounting (FI-AA & AM) structured and valuated Fixed Assets, new Acquisitions, Alteration, Depreciation postings, Year-End closing and Fiscal Year Change.
  • Handled SAP Tickets related to NEW GL, Accounts Payables (AP), Accounts receivables (AR), Procure to Pay (PTP), Order To Cash (OTC) cycle and Product Costing (COPC)
  • Experienced in testing scenarios such as Record to Report (RTR), Unit, Integration, Functional, Regression, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Performance and End-To-End Testing
  • Master Data management related to FI/CO module with multiple currencies and multiple company codes
  • Excellent domain expertise and functional knowledge on Finance and Controlling with understanding of accounting concepts.
  • Configuring of Asset Accounting, Structuring Fixed asset design, integration with the GL, Defining asset classes, depreciation areas, Configure (Base, Balance and Multilevel) depreciation methods.
  • Experience in Asset migration from legacy system to Central SAP ERP.
  • Functional specification for Customized Reports and LSMW for conversion and transfer of master and transactional data from legacy to SAP system.
  • Responsible for the projects for Account Receivable and FSCM (Financial Supply Chain Management) and driving the blue print discussions for both Account Receivable, Cash application Dispute and collection modules.
  • Experienced on the issue involving wrong GL Account in Intercompany vendor payment.
  • Worked on Controlling which includes Cost Element Accounting (CEA), Cost Center Accounting CO-CCA and Profit Center Accounting CO-PCA, Internal Orders (IO), Profitability analysis CO-PA, Product costing CO-PC, WIP, WBS element, Multiple Currency, Recurring entries, Testing, Revenue and Tax management.
  • Worked on CO-PA (Profitability Analysis) reporting, forms, planning, derivation rules and structures, product and customer hierarchy, PA settlement, realignments, and integration issues with Sales & Distribution.
  • Extensive work experience in Integration of FI with SD (Sales & Distribution) and MM (Materials Management) in Procure-To-Pay (PTP) and Order-To-Cash (OTC) cycle.
  • Made necessary changes to reconcile Profit Center Accounting to CO-PA (Profitability Analysis) for P&L accounts including modification of CO-PA (Profitability Analysis) user exits, and creation of new field status groups.
  • Responsible for configuration of Tax on sales and purchases, Withholding tax, Tax jurisdiction codes, Tax Procedures, Cross Company code configuration. Worked on US taxes (Sales tax & use tax) and Tax ware.
  • Created & Maintained Customer Master Data along with, Customer Groups, Payment Terms, Reporting, Dunning, Down Payment, Discount, Over and Under Payment.
  • Configured settings for outbound and inbound IDocs.
  • Reprocess the failed IDocs after the error has been fixed, blocking of the ID docs,Archived IDocs.
  • Extensively worked on Report writer/ Report painter, CATT, ABAP queries.
  • Strong technical, analytical skills combined with outstanding leadership ability and an excellent team player, creative problem solving skills in both strategic, tactical areas.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in team oriented environments with good organizational skills, excellent communication, interpersonal skills and abilities to make Balanced & Independent Decisions.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Platforms: WINDOWS 95/98/ NT/2000/XP/Win 7 & Unix.

ERP Package: SAP R/3 4.6 C - ECC6.0

Office Tools: MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, and Access)

SAP: Financial General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, Treasury, Bank Accounting.

Controlling: Cost Element/Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Profitability Analysis, and Product Costing.

Integration: FI/CO integration with SD & MM

Other: Report Painter, Report Writer, CATTS, eCATTS, LSMW, ASAP Methodology.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, St louis Mo

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of all open items, foreign currency revaluation, reclassification of payable and receivable, clearing of goods receipt/invoice receipt GI/IR accounts, performing reconciliation s, profitability allocations by business area.
  • Followed ASAP Implementation methodology and designed the business processes, wrote blueprint phase documentation and completed Configuration during realization phase.
  • Configured SD Condition records in COPA by creating access sequence; tables, condition types and mapping of these value fields to SD condition types and assigned pricing procedure in COPA.
  • Made changes to reconcile PCA (Profit Center Accounting) to COPA (Profitability Analysis) for P&L accounts; also includes modification of COPA user exits and creation of new field status groups. Involved in year-end closing operations for FI, CO and Asset accounting; also responsible for opening and closing for MM and FI monthly periods for postings.
  • Configured CO-PA (Profitability Analysis) to facilitate complex price reporting requirements and profitability reporting.
  • Created cost component structure, future cost estimates by assigning costing keys in COPA (Profitability Analysis) and created custom user exit enhancement for reporting of planned price in COPA (Profitability Analysis).
  • Worked on customizing CO-PA both costing based (with value fields) operating concerns.
  • Designed the process of payment proposal approvals for different payment methods like ACH, Wire, Check and P-cards in Account Payable.
  • Involved in modeling of invoice processing, Disbursement run, check printing and bank reconciliation processes for Account Payable.
  • Eliminated Duplicated Inter-Company AR/AP Postings in Cross-Company Sales Orders, Ensured That SD Billing Document Invoices Are Posted in FI.
  • Worked on bill of exchange configuration and processing in FI-AR (Account Receivable) by configuring the reconciliation accounts in the special GL.
  • Worked on customer transactions, Master data, Payment terms, Cash application, Lockbox processing, Mapping Bank Lockbox format with Sap lockbox format, customizing payment advice notes on Accounts Receivable (A/R).
  • Worked on Correspondence types on A/R which means different outputs which can be printed and sent to your business partners based around customer G/L information.
  • Responsible for A/R (Account Receivable) customer transactions, credit management, check printing, payment terms, Cash application, Lockbox processing, Cash receipts, clearing and month end and Year-end activities.
  • Configured required settings for integration of SAP with Vertex (Q Series) system.
  • Configured tax determination procedures, tax codes for US and Canada as needed.
  • Authoring functional design/ field mapping design documentation for various interfaces.
  • Cleaned Legacy Customer Master Data. Reviewed customer address data, Credit limits, Dunning, Line item displays and carry forward balances.
  • Provided support for Configuration, Implementation and Testing of the customer master records and incoming payments, banking & Intercompany transactions.
  • Configured Automatic Payment Program for Check, Wire and ACH payments.
  • Worked on Logistics Invoice Verification (LIV or GR-IR verification) in FI-MM (Procure to Pay) integration and configured account determination for FI-SD (Order to Cash) cycles.
  • Created Bank Master data, House banks, EDI, ERS, G/L accounts for each bank account and Reconciliation accounts for vendors, customers and assets.
  • Provided functional assistance in the development of RICEF (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements and Forms).
  • Created custom KE31 reports for the management and users in CO-PA (Profitability Analysis).
  • Resolved end-user issues involved in cost roll, WIP calculation, variance calculation and period end settlement in different plants
  • Configured Cost component structure and roll ups, BOM. Set up material cost estimate with quantity structure.
  • Worked in PTP (Procure-To-Pay) business process.
  • Involved in year-end closing operations for FI, CO and Asset accounting; also responsible for opening and closing for MM and FI monthly periods for postings.
  • Extensively worked on LSMW, CATTS and ABAP Queries with the ability to act as a techno functional consultant.

Confidential, San Francisco CA

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Maintained profit center standard hierarchy, plan versions, planning layout, planning profile, periodic allocation functions involving assessment and distribution and defined account determination for internal goods movements.
  • Maintained segment level characteristics, characteristic groups, characteristic hierarchy, and derivation rules.
  • Defined and assigned valuation strategy, value field analysis, maintained plan versions, assigned quantity fields and value fields, automatic account assignment, defined and executed assessment cycles.
  • Created product cost collectors at production version level in repetitive manufacturing, defined order types, results analysis keys, configured costing and valuation variant for preliminary and simultaneous costing.
  • Created and analyzed costing runs, customized quota arrangements in determining the vendors, maintained repetitive manufacturing profile and created cost object hierarchies.
  • Configured valuation areas for material ledger, maintained number range for material ledger documents and assigned currency types to material ledger.
  • Configured operating concern attributes and COPA settlement structure with the settlement rules, to populate the value-to-value fields in COPA.
  • Configured CO-PA Planning with Plan versions, Planning Profiles and planning layouts.
  • Facilitated planning for Product Costing and Cost Object controlling by creating product cost by order, product cost by sales order and product cost by period.
  • Configured CO-PA planning, including creating planning levels plan package and planning methods and mapped SD condition types to value fields to have the system automatically transfer the sales revenues and deductions to CO-PA.
  • Prepared functional specifications for conversions and interfaces, performed post go live trouble shooting in FI and CO and documented various business process flows and produced end user procedures.
  • Worked on New GL in the areas of parallel accounting, document splitting and real-time integration between FI and CO.
  • New GL was configured and the current ledger being set as leading ledger and updated rules for the multiple ledgers for parallel accounting purposes.
  • Worked on asset classes, depreciation areas, assigned company codes to depreciation areas, created screen layouts and number ranges, configured depreciation keys, parallel valuation of assets, depreciation run, periodic depreciation posting and error handling, involved in uploading of asset data using LSMW.
  • Maintained asset master data for asset acquisitions, retirements, inter-company transfers, settlement of AUC to assets and configured leased assets.
  • Simulated asset reports, asset history sheets and depreciation to provide desired reports to the local accounting team.
  • Managed financial information dealing with Assets, liabilities, capital. And prepared B/S, P&L statements and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position for department managers.
  • Configured the process of foreign currency valuation to evaluate the A/R and A/P open line items and balances of GL accounts in foreign currency to calculate the foreign exchange gain/ loss.
  • Designed, configured, and implemented accounts payable (A/P) check printing, periodic Sales and Use tax reporting, and related month end financial reports.
  • A/P Payment Program configuration: Company code data, Paying company code, Country payment methods, wire transfer settings, ACH payments, Dunning Notices.
  • Designed and configured Automatic Write off, Clearing, Late Fee for Accounts Receivable A/R including Manual Clearing and Refund Process.
  • Customized ABAP Z-reports for displaying asset account balances and developed special reporting capability for monthly depreciation forecast for future years.
  • Designed specs for development of FI/CO reports and layouts. Generated reports using tools like Report Writer & Report Painter.

Confidential, Charlotte NC

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared questionnaire to collect information regarding business processes, interfaces and authorizations in the organization.
  • Involved in Preparation of AS-is and TO-be analysis.
  • Involved in test case preparation and performing unit configuration testing for positive and negative scenario.
  • Document reversals, Invoices, and Payments Created Account Assignment Models for Recurring Entries.
  • Worked on Customizing settings to maintain the Enterprise Structure, other relevant customization at the enterprise structure level and blueprint to the current SAP system.
  • Defined and Configured Chart of Accounts, Account Groups, Fiscal Year, Tolerance Groups, and Number Ranges, Posting Keys, Document Types, Fiscal Year Variants, and Field Status Groups.
  • Created G/L master data, account groups, retained earning account, Accounts for exchange rate difference, Accounts for clearing differences, Negative Posting and Reversal Reasons.
  • Configured Accounts Payable module, created customer master record, customer grouping, reason code, payment terms, handled partial/residual payments and interest calculation.
  • Configured Automatic Payment Program for Outgoing Payments for Company Codes in Accounts Payable.
  • Configured Accounts Receivable (AR), House Banks, Bank Accounts, Reason Codes, Check Lots.
  • Defined Customer/Vendor Account Groups and Created Customer/Vendor Master Data.
  • Responsible for configuration of Customer Account Groups, number ranges, Credit Control Area, Customer Credit Limits, Credit Limit groups, Incoming Payments and Dunning in Accounts Receivables (AR)
  • Configured Customer Master Data and master groups. Defined cash discounts based upon payment terms, Reason Codes in Customer Accounts, Lockbox Processing for incoming payments in Accounts Receivables (AR)
  • Developed a Customer Activity Report which includes open/close invoices, Payment received and associated information in Accounts Receivables (AR)
  • Worked on Dunning to create dunning procedure to automatically pick up past due in Accounts Receivables (AR)
  • Customized the FI-SD interface by preparing the Revenue account determination process in Orders to Cash (OTC)
  • Configured the controlling area settings and assigned it to the company code, cost centers, profit centers, operating concern, activity types, and cost allocation methods for COPA
  • Created Cost Centers, cost center categories, Cost Center Groups, Cost Center Planning, maintained Cost Center Standard Hierarchy assigned Cost Centers to respective Profit Centers. Configured Activity Types, Assessment and Distribution Cycles in Cost Center Accounting (CCA)
  • Extensive Working Experience with MM (Material Management) processes like Logistics Invoice Verification (LIV) in Procure to pay (PTP), maintaining Material master data and Material groups
  • Defined Payment Program Configuration - Company Code Data, Paying Company Code, Country Payment Methods, Creating proposal to Check Printing, Configured Incoming Payments.
  • Integrated AP and AR modules with MM and SD respectively with respect to Account determination for various Clearing and Adjustment Accounts and Automatic Postings.
  • Created Primary and Secondary cost element. Created cost centers as per requirement.
  • Created end user documentation.
  • Worked on Developing an Interface for Bank Previous Day Balances (for the purpose of confirming balances and Transactions in bank Accounts in EBS (Electronic Bank Statement)
  • Worked in Closing cockpit to monitor Month End Closing activities
  • Worked in various FI aspects relating to AR, AP issues, down payments and credit memos, recurring entries, APP, Dunning and performed reporting in Day-End Closing, Month-End closing and Year-End Closing.

Confidential, Chelmsford, MA

Sr. SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Configured and Customized organizational structure from an accounting perspective.
  • Set up company codes, chart of account, positing variants and fiscal year variants.
  • Assigned number ranges, document types and defined tolerance groups for employees.
  • Created G/L Accounts, screen layout rules, field status groups, posting keys, automatic account assignments, and financial statement version.
  • In AP and AR - Created Vendor Master, Customer Master and specified Number Range. Configured Payment Program, Vendor Groups, House Banks, Interest Calculation, Employee Tolerances and Customer Groups.
  • Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA) involved in Customization and configuration of the Standard Hierarchy for Cost Centers, Statistical key figures and maintained the activities.
  • Profit Center Accounting (CO-PCA) maintained the basic settings, created master data for Profit Centers, Profit Center Groups, Dummy Profit Center, Profit Center Hierarchy and Activity Types. Assigned Profit Center to the respective Cost Centers.
  • Tested transactions for GL, AR, AP, CCA and PCA for individual transactions.
  • Involved in implementation of all phases of ASAP Methodology to do a thorough study of Activity flow
  • Responsible in gathering business requirements and preparing Blue Prints for as- is and to-be process systems. Performed Gap Analysis to design To-Be system
  • Assisted in setup of Solution Manager (SOLMAN) for Project Preparation, Blueprint and Realization phase
  • Created Standard Hierarchy, Cost Centers, statistical key figures, distribution and assessment, indirect activity allocations in Cost Center Accounting (CCA)
  • Worked on both Orders to Cash (OTC) business in association with SD team and Procure to pay (PTP) process with the MM (Materials Management) and Manufacturing team
  • Derive characteristics; map the value fields by SD condition types, direct postings from FI and MM, cost center assessments and production order settlements in Profitability Analysis (COPA)
  • Involved in the Customization of settlement profiles, allocation structures and PA transfer structures to facilitate order settlement to COPA
  • Worked with the logistics consultants to develop a mapping of all logistic objects such as sales offices, sales groups and plant codes into COPA characteristics
  • As a team member involved in all phases of implementation from configuration and testing to cutover tasks and go-live support for one of their global rollouts.
  • Responsibilities include configuration of Asset Management. Performed requirements analysis and functional matching for asset accounting.
  • In Asset Accounting, configured asset classes, GL integration, chart of depreciation, group assets, depreciation areas, depreciation key, calculation key, valuation, acquisitions and retirements. Configuration of Assets under Construction.
  • Involved in the creation and conversion of assets from the legacy system using LSMW, posting asset acquisitions, asset transfers (Intra Company and Inter Company) and asset retirements (with revenue/without revenue).
  • Configured settings for normal depreciation run, manual and unplanned depreciation. Distribute, settle capital assets under construction and defined maximum amount for low value asset in depreciation areas.
  • Involved in testing issues relating to Asset Master Records, Depreciation, Acquisitions, postings and reports.
  • Responsible for Functional Trouble shooting of Go-Live issues and Post Production issues.

Confidential, San Jose, CA

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered Business process information from Business users.
  • Involved in preparation of Business Blueprint using questionnaire in interviews with senior management, functional, technical team members and users.
  • Configured and Customized the Assets Accounting
  • Created Company Code Specific Chart of Depreciation, defined assets classes, account determination, screen layouts, allocated number ranges to asset classes, created depreciation areas, defined depreciation keys, period controls, created new transaction types and transaction type groups
  • Created cross-system depreciation areas, configured transfer variants for automatic inter-company asset transfers for previous year’s acquisitions and/or current year acquisitions.
  • Activated New General Ledger (New GL), Leading Ledger and Parallel Ledger for compliance with Parallel Accounting according to the US GAAP
  • Involved in the Configuration of House Banks and Automatic Payment program (APP) and also worked in optimizing bank details for wire payments in Accounts Payables (AP)
  • Developed an Enhancement supports automatic matching and clearing of line items to be processed via Electronic bank statement using Custom program using FEBEP-KFMOD field for Electronic bank Statement
  • Configured Customer Master Data and customer account groups. Defined cash discounts based upon payment terms, Reason Codes in Customer Accounts, Lockbox Processing for incoming payments in Accounts Receivables (AR).
  • Developed unit and Integration test plans and prepared test scripts
  • Configured Fixed Asset Master Data - acquisitions, retirements, revaluation of fixed assets, customized depreciation keys for depreciation run - planned, special, unplanned depreciation.
  • Knowledge of integration of Fixed Asset accounting with internal orders, maintaining settlement profiles for internal orders, Configuring capitalization of assets under construction, assigning cost elements.
  • In Internal Orders maintained Order Types, allocation and settlement profiles, budgeting and planning profiles, Overhead costing sheets, Screen layouts
  • Generated reports using tools like Report Writer, Report Painter.
  • Prepared end user documentation.
  • Trained the business user to use applications.

Confidential

SAP FICO Team Member

Responsibilities:

  • Attended and gathered Business process information from initial project meeting from Business users.
  • Involved in preparation of Business Blueprint using questionnaire in interviews with senior management, functional, technical team members and users.
  • Configured account groups, G/L master records, field status groups, fiscal year and posting period variant, document types, posting keys, open item management and line item management.
  • Created House banks.
  • Involved in designing sales tax relevant system functions.
  • Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA) involved in Customization and configuration of Standard Hierarchy, Cost Centers maintained /created Cost center categories, Statistical key figures, Activity types and Allocation cost element. Configured allocation of cost using cycle segment method.
  • As a team member, I was involved in SAP FICO configuration and full life cycle implementation.
  • Worked in G/L, AP, and AR in FI Module and CO-CCA, CO-PCA, CO-I/O
  • Responsible to examine the company’s document flow, SAP process flow and recommending suitable validation procedures for documents at header, line item and whole document level
  • Configuration and Customization of Account groups, Number ranges, Fiscal year Variant,Field status groups, Posting period variant,Vendor/Customer Master Records, Client Specific Payment Terms and Payment Methods
  • Worked on the issue involving wrong GL Account in Intercompany vendor payment.
  • Utilized the New GL functionality to assign segments to Profit Centers, activated the leading and non-leading ledger according to US GAAP
  • Configured Bank Accounting: House Banks, Bank Accounts, Manual Bank Statement, Electronic Bank Statement (EBS), Lockbox Processing, Payment Media and Automatic Payment Program (APP).
  • Defined the General Ledger (GL) accounts for Materials Management and set up the Integration between FI and MM through Automatic Account Assignment
  • Tested AR scenarios involving partial and residual payment as an Order to Cash(OTC)
  • Created Cost Center and Profit Center Standard Hierarchy, cost centers, activity types, statistical key figures, distribution and assessment, indirect activity allocations in Cost Center Accounting (CCA) and Profit Center Accounting (PCA)
  • Defined Internal orders for different order types, Planning profile, settlement profile, settlement rules and month end settlements to various cost and profit centers
  • Configuration of A/R and A/P modules with Tolerance groups, Open item clearing, and line item display, terms of payment and payment methods. Configured direct deposits, interest calculations on open items.
  • Configured Vendors Automatic Payment Program.
  • Defined and maintained versions for Controlling Area and Operating Concern.
  • In Cost Element Accounting - Created primary, secondary cost elements and their respective groups.
  • Configuration in Cost Center Accounting included creation of Cost Center hierarchy, attaching work centers to Cost Centers, attaching Cost Centers to Profit Centers, distribution cycle as well as assessment cycle set up.
  • Maintained validations and substitutions, default account assignments and automatic account assignments.
  • In Profit Center Accounting, maintained standard hierarchy. Configured Planning layout, Planning profile, Plan allocations for Profit Center Accounting.
  • Generated reports using tools like Report Writer, Report Painter.
  • Prepared end user documentation.
  • Trained the business user to use applications.

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