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Sap Fico Consultant Resume

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Morris Plains, NJ

SUMMARY

  • Overall 11+ years of strong experience in financial domain especially as a SAP FICO consultant with over 8+ years of consulting experience in SAP Finance and Controlling (FICO) modules.
  • Strong functional experience in implementing, customizing, integrating, testing, user training and support in SAP R/3 4.6C/4.7, ECC 6.0 in FI/CO.
  • Two Full life cycle implementation experience using Accelerated SAP (ASAP) methodology.
  • Successfully implemented 2 Full life cycle projects, one up - gradation and one production support project with various clients for industries like Manufacturing, Food, Distribution and Telecommunication industries.
  • Expertise in FI (GL, A/P, AR), Bank Accounting and interfacing between FI, TR and SD, MM modules.
  • Strong knowledge in International Financial Reporting Standers IFRS & US GAAP.
  • Involved in studying, analyzing the business processes, and documenting “As-Is” & “To-Be” processes.
  • Diverse experience in staff accounting, general ledger accounting (GL), accounts payable (AP), accounts receivable (AR), Fixed Assets (FA), auditing, payroll, financial analysis and preparation of financial statements.
  • Worked with high profile clients, both domestic and international, on successful accounting projects by providing internal and external relationships.
  • Confident in proposing solutions to complex accounting issues for enhanced accuracy and control.
  • Perform payroll processing, timesheet collection/update, maintained employee records, register and accounts.
  • Financial accounting expertise in configuring, testing and reporting in SAP FI-CO (AR,AP,AA GL,CCA,PCA and New GL),SD, and MM in highly Complex Business environment.
  • Proficient in SAP FICO, Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics and MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.)
  • Involved in Requirements gathering, Re-engineering processes, Fit/gap analysis, Workshops, Blue print preparation, Configuration, Testing and Training.
  • Expertise and experienced in Classic General Ledger (FI-GL), New GL (FI-New G/L), Accounts Payable (FI-AP), Accounts Receivable (FI-AR), Asset Accounting (FI-AA), Banking with automatic payment and lock box.
  • Expertise and experienced in controlling area settings, Cost Element accounting (CO-CEA), Cost center Accounting (CO-CCA), Profit Center Accounting (PCA), Internal Orders (IO), Profitability Analysis (COPA).
  • Production Support in Generating the FI-GL Standard Reports for Year-end Reporting purposes and Generated Customized Reports for Managerial requirements by using Report Painter and Report Writer.
  • Configuration, testing and support experience with different SAP Versions 4.6 B, 4.6C, ECC 5.0 and ECC 6.0.
  • Workable Knowledge in PS.
  • Experienced in tools like data conversion tools LSMW and BDC to load master data and well versed with INFOPAK for super user and end-user training.
  • Good working knowledge with ABAP routines for enhancements, closely worked with ABAP team members.
  • Created the Month-End Closing process.
  • Provided functional support by being the liaison between users and technical support teams.
  • General Ledger (FI-GL): Configuring Account groups, GL master records, Posting Period Variants, field status variants, sample accounts, field status groups, posting keys, Financial Statement Versions, Automatic account determination, sales/use tax assignment, and document number ranges, document types, tolerance groups, recurring entries, Account assignment model and closing procedure.
  • Accounts Payable (FI-AP): Configuring and customizing vendor groups, vendor master data, house banks, Bank accounts, check lots, reason codes, Automatic payment Program, recurring entries, invoices, credit memos, integration with MM.
  • Accounts Receivable (FI-AR): Configuring and customizing customer groups, customer master data, payment terms and interest calculation program, dunning, credit management and integration with SD.
  • Fixed Assets (FI-AA): including chart of depreciation, asset classes, depreciation areas, depreciation keys, account assignment in cost accounting, number ranges, creating reconciliation accounts for assets, integration with GL, acquisitions, retirements, transfer of Assets and Asset data transfer.
  • Cost Center Accounting: Configuring and customizing the Primary cost elements, Secondary Cost elements, Cost centers, Cost Center Standard Hierarchy, Cost Center Groups, alternative groups, reconciliation ledger, assessments, distributions, and allocation cycles.
  • Profit Center Accounting: Maintaining the basic settings, creating master data for profit centers, profit center groups, dummy profit centers, profit center Standard hierarchy. Assigning cost centers to the respective profit centers, Assigning profit centers in the material master, transferring revenue accounts and balance sheet accounts to profit centers in profit center hierarchy.
  • Internal Orders: Internal order configuration, order settlement configuration, PA settlement structure, Order Planning and Budgeting.
  • Product Costing: Product cost planning with and without quantity structures, costing run, and price update Cost object controlling - product cost by period, product cost by order, product cost collector, Actual costing/Material ledger

TECHNICAL SKILLS

ERP Package: SAP R/3 (FI, CO) 4.6C and 4.7 / Easy Access 5.00 and 6.00, SAP R/3 4.6B, 4.6C, 4.7EE, ECC 5.0, ECC 6.0; SAP BI/BW; SAP BPC

Databases/RDBMS: MS SQL Server 6.5/7.0/2000, Oracle 8i/9i, MySQL, MS Access, DB2

Operating System: Windows 9X/NT/2000/XP, UNIX, MS-DOS

General Tools: LSMW, CATT, Mercury Test Director.

Other: MS Office suites, Visio.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Morris Plains, NJ

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • The Fiserv2.0 team developed an extensive external evaluation and feedback with regards to the company’s current practices and defined leading practices that could be adopted to address the challenges presented
  • Helped the client to identify for Specific departmental needs and priorities.
  • As team lead, responsible for handling technical activities and solving issues raised by the team members.
  • Participated in workshops involving detailed analysis of existing Systems and business processes related to GL, AP, AR and FM.
  • Principles followed in financial accounting were according to US GAAP.
  • Configured the settings for Outgoing Payments including Automatic Payment Program.
  • Test Company Code, which includes creating Chart of Accounts, PPV and FSV
  • Defining specifications for preparing balance sheets at periodic intervals, for valuation of stocks and account balances, for creation of reserve for bad debts and other provisions
  • Created Vendor master, Customer master and specified number ranges and screen layouts Ensured that Bank and Correspondence data is created for each vendor and Customer
  • Created forms for dunning balance list and confirmation of balances for period closing Grouping the company’s vendors and customers to define credit control areas and dunning areas
  • Configured the settings for Outgoing Payments including Automatic Payment Program(APP)
  • Worked on Manual Check Numbers, Payment Method, Payment Interface file, multiple Currencies and Exchange Rates.
  • Lockbox configuration for Treasury module and cash management for house banks
  • Handled estimation, scheduling and planning for the team to ensure optimum usage of resources.
  • Allocation of resources, coordinating and handling client requirements, and ramp-up training for new team members.
  • Involved in corporate discussions and increasing the awareness levels of the benefits that the proposed improved processes and system could bring to the company by establishing an integrated planning process.
  • Responsible for every deliverable from this group and also responsible for ensuring that all KPIs set for the team was consistently met.
  • Analyzed all the problems raised by the customer to SAP.

Confidential, Peoria, IL

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Check material master and ensure Standard, Planed and actual cost for COGM and COGS.
  • Testing and review of the programs for the upload of the master and transaction data from the existing legacy systems using LSMW, for Controlling area and Operating Concern.
  • Made assignments Cost Element Accounting, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Profitability Analysis and Profit Center Accounting sub-modules in CO
  • Coordinated the integration of FICO with MM and PC based on functional requirements, automatic account assignment.
  • Valuate inventory based on BOM, Routing and WIP.
  • Calculate cost of inventory based on actual output units produced.

Confidential - Tampa FL

SAP R/3 4.6C FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Capturing business process requirements
  • Assessing the Information needs of Functional and Business owners
  • Providing appropriate solutions to the clients.
  • Maintain GL Account, Fiscal Year, Open-Close Posting Period, Vendor Master, Bank Master, Check Master.
  • Conducting user training.
  • Preparing user/system manuals
  • Providing the technical consultants with the specifications for ABAP development.
  • Resolving problems that are encountered while performing an SAP transaction (may be data related or configuration related).
  • Documenting all required information to keep track of the progress of the project.
  • Regular meetings are scheduled to keep customers informed on the latest issues or problems concerning the project.

Confidential, Anaheim, CA

SAP R/3 4.6C FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Define project scope and identify clear objectives.
  • Customized and implemented SAP R/3 4.6C FI/CO module. Configuration of General ledger, cost element accounting, cost centers accounting.
  • Defined chart of accounts, performed basic configuration of system in areas of global settings, organizational structure, company code definition, taxes with jurisdiction code levels, pricing procedures, validation and substitution, account groups, field status groups, line layouts, open item clearing and generating reports
  • Defined fiscal year variants and assigned fiscal year variants to various company codes, Maintain Open and close posting period.
  • Customized Document types, posting keys, posting periods and document number ranges.
  • Working on various business scenarios, support and defect solutions for FI-GL and Cost centers.
  • Configured the house banks, G/L accounts for Bank accounts and bank account reconciliation program.

Confidential

SAP FICO Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully promoted from accounting assistant position to senior accountant position within two years for outstanding results.
  • Managed daily cash, fund flow and working capital; reconciled and audited inter-company and bank transactions.
  • Prepared aging accounts payables and receivables (AP, AR); processed monthly payroll and prepared financial statements with high attention to detail and deadlines.
  • Maintained fixed asset register, charge depreciation and secured insurance coverage for assets.
  • Managed annual inventory count of fixed asset and stock.
  • Preparing quarterly and annual cost inventory reports and analyzing the same as per the instructions of the seniors and the management.
  • Managed annual and monthly closing procedure, charge annual and monthly Journal Entries, set-up, maintain and generate recurring entries, monthly and annual accrual preparation.
  • Performed analysis of interest income/expenses, monthly expenses, overheads and ROI.
  • Managed daily cash turnover of AED 350000 to AED 500000; collaborated with employees from four divisions dealing with domestic and international trading.
  • Defining specifications for preparing balance sheets at periodic intervals, for valuation of stocks and account balances, for creation of reserve for bad debts and other provisions
  • Created Vendor master, Customer master and specified number ranges and screen layouts Ensured that Bank and Correspondence data is created for each vendor and Customer
  • Configured credit control area for customers and defined risk categories and reason codes for disputes and configured the settings for Outgoing Payments including Automatic Payment Program.
  • Configured for posting Bills of Exchange Payable, for Security Deposits Configured Lockboxes for the customer Payments
  • Extensively interacted with cross functional teams to understand the impacts on finance.
  • Coordinated the integration of FICO with SD, MM and PP based on functional requirements, automatic account assignment, maintaining the revenue account determinations
  • Configured credit control area for customers and defined risk categories and reason codes for disputes
  • Run Asset Accounting module chart of depreciation, depreciation areas, asset types, period control, Calculation keys, account determination, assigning GL accounts for posting

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Received promotion from administration assistant position to accountant/administrator position within two years because of exceptional results.
  • Diligently prepared employment offer letters and evaluated employee performance to maximize operational effectiveness.
  • Prepared profit/loss statements, cost of production internal reports and sales tax deeds documentation for exports and imports.
  • Secured adequate insurance coverage for assets, workers’ compensation, product trends, utilization capacity, labor turnover and materials.
  • Suggesting ways to minimize the production cost of the company and maximize the revenue coming from various streams.
  • Post manual Journal entries to post transactions to the General Ledger for WIP and Inventory

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