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Sap Hcm Functional Analyst/lead Interface Coordinator Resume

SUMMARY

  • 8+ years of experience as a SAP HCM functional consultant. x Certified SAP HCM Consultant, with expertise in Payroll (PY - US) and Time Management (TM). x Experience in many other functional areas like Personnel Administration, Organizational Management, Cross
  • Application Time Sheets, Solution Manager and Benefits. x Proven ability to accurately advise and implement HCM business decisions for all aspects of Payroll and Time
  • Management based on SAP best practices. xASAP methodology expert and highly proficient in analyzing 'AS IS' & 'TO BE' status of the client and suggesting the solutions best suited for the implementation. xHands on experience in full life cycle implementations and in Public Sector projects involving requirement analysis and gathering, designing Business Blue-print, Configuration, Testing and Production Support. xProven ability to accurately advise and estimate on technical efforts involving - interfaces, reports and other development objects. xVast experience in developing high quality and cost TEMPeffective functional specifications for interfaces, reports, custom objects and conversion activities.
  • in in SAP R/3 4.7/ ECC 5.0/ECC 6.0 Human Capital Management. x Proficient in system design and configuration to maintain compliance with collective bargaining agreements and HR guidelines. x Highly skilled in configured Personnel Calculation Rules and Schemas for both Payroll (US) and Time Management. x Experience in configuring public holiday/factory calendar; work schedules/planned working time. xExpertise in configuring absence and attendance quotas, deduction rules, counting rules, rounding rules and set up complex quota accrual rules. xProficient in configuring time wage types, generation of time wage types through table based selection or PCR based wage type generation for highly complex business requirements. xProven ability to advice on design of Time Reporting procedures, configuring work schedules for Positive and Negative time reporting and set up Attendance and Absence codes accordingly. x Expertise in configuring and maintaining Gross Pay, Net Pay, Wage Types, Taxes, Garnishments, Payments and
  • Deductions. xProven ability to accurately advise on and implement Off Cycle Activities, Post Payroll Activities, Month End Accruals and Bank Transfers. xExtensive experience in Processing Payroll, Benefits Integration, Integration to Accounting, Third Party Remittance, Payroll Reporting. x Expertise in efficient design of Dynamic Actions, Features, Master-data setup in Personnel Administration and
  • Organizational Management xExtensive experience in defining and maintaining organizational units, jobs, positions, objects, relations, reporting structure etc. x Experience in Configuring various Benefits plans and Integration of Benefits to Payroll

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

SAP HCM Functional Analyst/Lead Interface coordinator

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Steered project through the stabilization phase immediately following go-live x Quickly ramped up and provided HCM expertise to the client’s business operations team xResolved highly complex PY calculation issues pertaining to partial period factoring, mid period hires, terminations, transfers, disability, return from disability.
  • Lead the interface coordination team immediately following go-live xManaged the run book to ensure timely and successful execution of over ninety interfaces and enhancements xDeveloped the Interface Management Process from ground up to support day to day activities of business operations x Developed business processes for the client to halp manage interface execution xProvided Benefits expertise to troubleshoot and resolve data errors between client’s SAP and retirement systems xHelped with daily activities of business operations by providing support for core SAP HCM modules - PA/OM/TM/PY/BN Worked with functional and technical teams in troubleshooting and resolving variety of interface issues xDeveloped time lines, assigned resources, defined and advised on successful execution of critical tasks. xProvided functional and technical expertise to halp redesign multiple interfaces by better understanding the client’s business requirements
  • Demonstrated core noledge of integration points between Organizational Management, Personnel Administration, Time Management, Benefits, Payroll and Finance. xProvided detailed reports to management highlighting the team’s activities and success in efficient management of interfaces and resolving various issues x Supported payroll team in reconciling and auditing payroll results and postings to financial system
  • Worked with client partners to provide support for the newly integrated system x Developed and executed a plan to deal with the key challenge of - interface management. xProvided pay reconciliation details and analysis for a large number of employees justifying employee pays thereby increasing client confidence in the system’s accuracy and correctness xSupported and educated users to execute various interfaces, post payroll activities and month end activities and continue to maintain their confidence
  • Educated client on garnishment processing details, reconciled and explained all employee pays pertaining to garnishments

Confidential

SAP HCM Functional Analyst

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Quickly ramped up to a very demanding environment and halped achieve goals in time x Delivered conversion functional specification documents for all payroll infotypes in under a week’s time. x Provided functional support to the HCM team members x Held short and focused blue print sessions to fully detail the business requirements xIdentified true business requirements from a pool of current system processes which over the years had come to define the business requirements
  • Developed conversion functional specifications for payroll infotypes including - Bank Details, Basic Pay, Recurring Payments and
  • Deductions, Additional Payments, Work Tax Area, Residence Tax Area, Unemployment State, Withholding Info W4/W5, Garnishment Orders and Garnishment Documents. xManaged client expectations to deliver best possible solution in light of lean resource model and challenging project time-lines. x Wrote functional specifications for custom reports including Payroll Audit Report and Agency Control Record

Confidential

SAP HCM Functional Analyst

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0/ECC 5.0

Responsibilities:

  • Provided functional expertise in a global implementation of ECC 6.0 xQuickly developed functional specifications for loading master data records into SAP to jump start progress and create an environment of confidence and possibilities of success x Provided functional support to development team in creating interfaces. Held multiple blueprint sessions to clarify and document currently vaguely understood integration points, data flow and segregation of tasks amongst the different legacy systems. x Supported global implementation of Personnel Administration, Organizational Management and Personnel Cost
  • Planning sub-modules xConfigured Personnel Administration, Organizational Management, Payroll and Benefits to meet client requirements xWrote functional specifications for extracting Personnel Administration and Organizational Management Data using Ad-Hoc queries and ABAP xInvolved in data gathering of the business process flows, review and process development of the AS-IS and TO- BE models xInvolved in identification and maintenance of employee groups and subgroups to accurately reflect employee groupings for different administration purposes x Configured dynamic actions (T588Z) to accommodate changing business requirements x Created high level design documents for various inbound and outbound interfaces x Lead short and focused blue print sessions to fully detail the business requirements. x Substantiated the requirement with scenarios and achieved sing-offs from the client.
  • Devised a time line and configuration solution to integrate the new requirement with the ongoing parallel activities of the project. xTEMPEffectively planned, configured, tested and delivered a solution to the client in a short time frame and achieved sign-offs. x Achieved successful execution of first parallel cycle and ensured meeting the highly ambitious deliverables. x Support master data load activities specifically pertaining to Personnel Administration, Organizational
  • Management and Payroll infotypes x Demonstrated core noledge of integration points between Organizational Management, Personnel
  • Administration, Benefits, Payroll and Finance. x Develop time lines, assigned resources, defined and advised on successful execution of critical tasks. xLead multiple blueprint sessions along with business owners and technical leads to blueprint and develop interfaces amongst fragmented systems. x Create ad-hoc queries to get articulate reports on the necessary details. x Involved in integration with Personnel Administration using reports RHINTE10, RHINTE30 and RHINTE20. x Developed an understanding of client’s legacy Benefits and payroll systems. x Worked with off-shore development teams in creating various interfaces and reports

Confidential

SAP HCM Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Payroll xKey responsibility was to resolve intricate payroll issues like Minimum Pay Calculations, Variable pay period rate and Kentucky Retirement System reporting. x Lead a short and focused blue print session to fully detail the business requirements. x Substantiated the requirement with scenarios and achieved sing-offs from the client. xDevised a time line and configuration solution to integrate the new requirement with the ongoing parallel activities of the project. xConfigured both time management and payroll schemas with very simple PCRs to achieve an efficient, low risk yet TEMPeffective solution to the complex requirement. xDevised a testing plan to test the new configuration without the availability of a new client and with sparse availability of test subjects. xTEMPEffectively planned, configured, tested and delivered a solution to the client in a short time frame and achieved sign-offs. x Customized schemas and rules to accommodate companies gross pay and net pay calculations.
  • Created Wage types for basic pay, additional payments and deductions, gross up, imputed income, deductions. xCreated the symbolic accounts between payroll and finance department before posting the payroll results to the finance department. xConfigured garnishments. Created garnishment categories, remittance rules, service charges order types and rules for disposable net and non-exempt amount. x Managed development activities for WRICEF objects. x Integration with FICO for payroll results Posting xLead efforts for standardization, quality control and development of functional specification for interfaces to client legacy retirement systems, state financial system.
  • Time Management xKey responsibility was to ensure the successful execution of first parallel cycle and ensure the meeting highly ambitious deliverables. x
  • Configured schema to execute one time quota accruals only. xIdentified issues with wage type generation and updated multiple PCRs to correctly generate wage types from reported time. x Supported master data load activities specifically pertaining to time management infotypes. x Configured and corrected the multiple work schedules rules. x Advised on revision of master data loads and simplify the process by defaulting elements on infotypes 0007. x Corrected the specifications for reported-time load programs. x Lead effort for mock cut-over activities both for Payroll and Time modules. x Developed time lines, assigned resources, defined and advised on successful execution of critical tasks.
  • Benefits x Configured Benefit area, including benefit plan definition, eligibility, and coverage and contribution rules. x Configured health plans, insurance plans, saving plans (401K plan) and COBRA plans. x Created wage types for all benefits plans to enable Benefits-Payroll integration. x Defined different cost formulas and calculation rules for health plans and insurance plans. x Defined and configured eligibility rules for the employees based on their number of working hours. x Defined and configured vesting rules and schedules for 401K-employer contribution. x Worked with features BAREA, BENGR, BSTAT and ELIGR. x Defined and configured vesting rules and schedules for 401K-employer contribution. x Created and assigned the wage types to the respective benefit plans

Confidential, Sacramento, CA

SAP HCM Payroll Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Employment. Served as a Liaison between Time Team and Payroll Team for overall solution design and architecture. x Helped understand and divide responsibilities across two teams. x Distributed requirements and configuration items appropriate to each module. xConfigured wage types for basic pay, additional payments and recurring payments, deductions, gross and net payroll. xDefined and maintained processing classes, evaluation classes and their specifications for maintaining wage types through logical views. xAdvised PA team on identifying right structures for employee group-employee subgroup combinations and personnel area-personnel sub area combinations. x Worked with finance team in creating the symbolic accounts for transfer of wage types to G/L accounts. x Time Management x Prime responsibility was to halp achieve deliverables on time. x Developed a schedule to achieve linear progress and halp alleviate anxiety amongst team.
  • Developed configuration documents for quotas and schema PCRs. x Configured in multiple areas to support team members and achieve accelerated progress on configuration. x Configured work schedules as per the client’s requirements. xDefined the Absence quotas and Attendance quotas based on employee groups and employee subgroups by using the info type 2006 (Absence Quota) and 2007 (Attendance quota) and set up automatic accrual of absence quotas. x Configured multiple PCRs for complex requirements pertaining to time wage type generation rules. x Personnel Administration/ Organizational Management
  • Maintained Organizational Plan and Organizational Management specific Infotypes. x Configured relationships, tasks, objects, and matrix organizations as per the requirements of the client. xDeveloped enterprise structure to fit company needs including personnel area, personnel sub-area, employee group and employee sub-group. x Created personnel action reasons. x Maintained tables T588G, T777D, T582A and feature RETRO to control retroactive triggering. x Involved in integration with Personnel Administration using reports RHINTE10, RHINTE30 and RHINTE20. x Involved in setting up integration with cost accounting and integration for cost distribution x Customized account assignments for cost center at department level. x Configured the necessary steps to calculate the planning quota.

Confidential

SAP HCM Payroll Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 Version 4.7

Responsibilities:

  • Personnel Administration (PA) xMaintained the default features like LGMST, TARIF and ABKRS for basic wage type, pay scale type and payroll accounting area for Basic Pay IT 0008 x Linked the Pay Scale and Enterprise Structures according to client’s business requirements. x Customized Personnel Actions based on requirements. x Created Actions to perform the required checks and tasks. x Performed and documented Unit test plans to ensure delivery of a robust system.
  • Payroll (PY) x Defined Period parameters, date modifiers and Payroll Areas using tables T549R T549L and T549A. xCreated control record for each Payroll Area. Configured wage types, wage type catalogs and wage type characteristics. xCreated Personal Calculation Rules to support Payroll Run according to the enterprise specifications. Modified the payroll Schemas U000 to meet the enterprise specifications. xIntegrated payroll with FI by configuring GL and symbolic accounts. Worked on Off Cycle Workbench processing with process models, retroactive processing and problems with direct deposits. Customized feature PFREQ to determine the payment frequency in payroll accounting.
  • Time Management (TM) x Handled absence valuations, time wage type valuations and averaging issues. Worked on time evaluation report
  • RPTIME00 and time evaluation schemas TM04 and TM01. x Configured schemas and Personnel calculation rules as per the requirements. xConfigured Work Schedules Rules according to Client requirements using tables T550A T551C and T508A and maintained the feature SCHKZ. xConfigured and tested CATS activities. Implemented various user parameters for Time sheet, customized data entry screen and customized reports to display time sheet data. x Configured Absence Quotas and maintained the quota type selection group using the feature QUOMO.

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