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Sap Finance Production Support/delivery Lead/manager Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Fourteen years of SAP FI/CO experience managing SAP COE Practice.
  • Total 19 years of IT experience.
  • Committed to Deliver Quality Product and on time.
  • Knowledge in BW/BI & BPC - income statement and balance sheet reports
  • Financial Accounting expertise in Configuring & Testing General Ledger Accounting FI-G/L, Accounts Payable FI-A/P, Accounts Receivable FI-A/R, HCM, Asset Account, Project Systems, Materials Management, Sales and Distribution.
  • User Training on the processes, material creation and assistance in Developing End User Document, experience in HP Quality Center

SAP CONFIGURATION SKILLS:

FI Enterprise Structure: Chart of accounts, fiscal year, posting period, company code and tax.

General Ledger: Account groups, GL master records, sample accounts, field status groups, posting keys, automatic account determination, number ranges, document types, tolerance groups.

Accounts Payable: Vendor master data, house banks, check lots, automatic payments, invoices.

Accounts Receivable: Customer master data, payment terms and incoming payments.

Bank Accounting: Bank master records, mapping bank accounts to GL accounts

CO Enterprise Structure: Controlling area configuration and assignment to company codes Cost Center Accounting (CCA): Cost center hierarchy, cost elements, assessment, distribution.

Expertise in Sarbanes: Oxley ( SOX ) compliances

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

SAP Finance Production Support/Delivery Lead/Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Working on SAP BRIM ( Hybris Billing ) project; understand key business goals and complete Blueprint document.
  • Experience on Solution Components such as Subscription Order Management (SOM), Convergent Charging (CC), Convergent Invoicing (CI) and Contract Accounting (FI-CA) ; leading technical development efforts and off-shore development resources;
  • Work with Business for UAT of all FI modules using ALM/HPQC, enter test plan, test scripts, approval
  • Experience in design, blueprint, develop, test and Go-live phases
  • Ten years managing Enhancement and Upgrade projects and Production Support Team
  • Manage the production support team in US & India, coordinate with different vendors in India, management and supervision including issue prioritization and resolution, collaborate with vendors and delivery team to deliver on SAP projects, coordinate with FICO, ABAP & HCM, BW, BPC teams. Has lead several SAP project concurrently - ( 1 ) SAP Portal for GL using WebDynpro (2) Support Release Projects (3) GTS Billing using SAP Portal WebDynpro. (4) Implementation of S4HANA for US, UK & CA
  • Integration with Successfactors for Payroll and Expense processing for employees.
  • Upgrade to new General Ledger and various Enhancement Package ( EHP 5, 6, 7 & 8 ) in the past several years.
  • Hands on Experience in Unit Testing, UAT with Business Stakeholders.
  • Good experience in RICEFW - ( custom Reports, Interfaces with legacy,HR and other applications, Data conversion, Enhancement projects, Forms for Invoices and Workflow approval for AP & GL )
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the business need and related business processes.
  • Document and confirm business requirements with the Business.
  • Effectively communicate the business requirements to technical staff.
  • Coordinate development of technical solutions:
  • Document the proposed user interface in accordance with functional specifications documentation standards and confirm with the Business.
  • Answer questions and resolve ambiguities for the developers during development.
  • Assist with user acceptance testing as necessary and appropriate.
  • Implementation and roll out of the application:
  • Define and document required changes in business processes.
  • Create application documentation for end - users and technical staff as needed.
  • Conduct workshops, training sessions, testing etc.
  • Provide documentation, knowledge transfer, and transition to support staff.
  • Monitor Helpdesk tickets, prioritize and resolve effectively meeting SLA, automate manual tasks.

SAP FICO Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Customized and Configured financial accounting global settings.
  • Provided training and application assistance to end-users in FI
  • Resolve production support tickets, ensure deliverables are completed on time with high quality
  • Write functional & technical specifications for customization through ABAP development, test plans and user documentation.
  • Determining root causes of application issues. Provide answers, investigating problems, documenting solutions and providing training to system users as required.
  • Perform QA Testing, Transport to Production
  • SAP Upgrade and Patch testing
  • Created substitution for Asset Accounting posting, created worklist using Tcodes OA02, AR01, AR31 etc
  • Excel Upload for journal entry posting using custom Tcode
  • Implemented custom GL Portal for parking, approval and posting of Journal Entries
  • Conduct weekly team meetings with Business Customers.
  • Configuring and customizing the G/L Account Master record, Chart of Accounts, bank accounts, Validations and substitutions, Foreign currency valuation.
  • Setup inbound and outbound interface via secure FTP connection from bank to a secure directory on the application server.
  • Month end and year end closing activities
  • Facilitated onsite-offshore coordination of the FI team in enhancement activities.
  • Integration with HR/Successfactors

Confidential

SAP FICO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Tested custom functionality for AP Validation using FIORI
  • Configuring and customizing Vendor/customer Master records, Account groups, Company code specific payment methods, Dunning for Customers.
  • Configured automatic payment program. Defined ranking order, house banks, bank accounts, Payment methods, and payment terms.
  • Tested AP scenarios: - Vendor master maintenance, vendor invoice and credit memo postings, park and posting parked invoices, automatic payment program for check payments, ACH payments, wire payments, manual outgoing payments, defining check lots, display, print, cancel, void checks.
  • Customization of customer account statement using F.27
  • Customization for A/R excel upload to post invoices with line items up to 925 using FB70 screen.
  • Customization for G/L excel upload to post invoices with line items up to 925 using FB50 screen.
  • SAP Business Workflow - Design the workflow approval procedure, setup workflow table by profit center for level 1 and level 2 approvers for approving parked documents and table to store valid users permitted to create a parked document.
  • Customization to send email to cost center responsible person when a parked document is blocked for tax review by using function module.
  • Electronic Bank Statement - Configured DMEE - create outgoing DME files to bank for ACH and WIRE payments, assign selection variants. Process outgoing and incoming Bank files.
  • Setup form to print A/P remittance advice for ACH and wire payments and email to the vendor.
  • Configured exit function module for DMEE for changing value date of ACH payment.
  • Customization for FV60 & FV65 for parked document
  • Train users for setting up bank master data, import BAI2 file, intermediary bank payment, for further credit, check deposit.
  • Customization of FB70 screen for customer invoice
  • Create functional specs for ABAP resource to create sapscripts for invoices.
  • Used LSMW to update vendor master data
  • Automate Vendor invoice processing using OpenText
  • Profit Center Accounting - setup control parameters
  • Cost Center Accounting: loaded master data using program; setup standard hierarchy
  • Internal Order - Configuring internal orders, maintain allocation structure, setup number range, settlement rule
  • Assign tax procedure for 12 European countries.
  • Create G/L accounts lined to tax codes
  • Setup tax code for 12 countries using the matrix provided and entered VAT registration numbers
  • Assign countries to calculation procedure
  • Activate plants abroad
  • Create new user profiles when needed according to the role.
  • Temporarily transfer role to other users when a user goes on vacation
  • Assign composite or single role to a user as per approval
  • Work with security team to create new roles when new reports are created.

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