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Fico Consultant Resume

Columbus, OH

SUMMARY

  • Over 8 years of progressive experience with three full lifecycle SAP enterprise implementations.
  • Implemented SAP projects in various industries like Food, Utilities, Pharmaceutical, Marketing and automotives.
  • Experience includes involvement in all aspects of the implementation process, from proof of concept through configuration, business process analysis, complete system configuration, and project - team training, and production support.
  • Proficient in designing and redesigning, customization and handling new business process in Finance and Controlling Module as well as integration aspects of other logistic modules such as Materials Management, Sales and Distribution, Project Systems and Production Planning.
  • Financial Accounting expertise includes General Ledger (G/L), Accounts Payable (A/P), and Accounts Receivable (A/R), Bank Accounting, Credit Management, Dispute management, Fixed Asset Accounting.
  • Controlling expertise includes Cost Center Accounting (CCA), Profit Center Accounting (PCA), Internal Orders (IO), Product Costing (CO-PC), Material Ledger, and Profitability Analysis (CO-PA).
  • Empowered to evaluate profitability of projects and ensure financial aspects of business are properly handled.
  • Strong understanding of business workflow, technology, project planning (duration of project, budget estimates, resources, tasks and change management issues etc) and translation of business requirements into SAP solutions.
  • Expertise in Accounts in domain such as Construction and automobile industry.
  • Experience in maintained of accounts department means Accounts receivable, Accounts Payables, Bank & Cash Management, taxation.
  • Excellent skills in preparing Documents and Presentations.
  • Capable of working independently and team with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Financial Accounting (FI) Enterprise Structure: Company code, Business Areas, Functional Areas, Fiscal year Variant.
  • General Ledger: Account groups, GL master records, sample accounts, field status groups, posting keys, automatic account determination, inter-company automatic account posting, sales/use tax assignment, account display, number ranges, document types, tolerance groups.
  • Accounts Payables: Vendor groups, vendor master data, house banks, bank accounts, check lots, reason codes, automatic payments, invoices, credit memos, AP information system
  • Accounts Receivables: Customer groups, customer master data, payment terms and interest calculation, incoming payments, AR information system, customer tolerance, customer credit management, closing operations.
  • Asset Accounting: Configuration of asset master data, asset classes, asset acquisition, retirement, capitalization chart of depreciation, depreciation areas, depreciation postings, account assignment in cost accounting, number ranges, creating reconciliation accounts for asset.
  • Cost Element Accounting: Cost element types, creation of cost elements, overhead costing sheet, Reconciliation Ledger, configured automatic posting for reconciliation ledger.
  • Cost Center Accounting: Configuring and customizing the cost centers, standard hierarchy, cost center planning, statistical key figures, activity types, master data groups, assessments, and distributions and reposting, allocation cycle and segment.
  • Profit Center Accounting: Configuring the basic settings, maintaining profit center hierarchy, dummy profit center, balances carry forward, assignments, distribution and assessment of costs, development of Reports.
  • Profitability Analysis: Configuring and Customizing Costing-based and Account-based CO-PA including setting up of the operating concern, characteristics, value fields, summarization levels for reporting and assessments, forms, planning, maintaining the derivation rules and structures.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

SAP Financial: General Ledger/New General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, Banking, Lockbox, Special Purpose Ledger, Funds Management, and material ledger.

Controlling: Cost Element/Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Product Costing (CO-PC), Profit Center Accounting (CO-PCA) and Profitability Analysis (CO-PA).

Applications: MS Access, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Columbus,OH

FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed and analyzed Business Requirements and Business Processes and mapped them with SAP.
  • Regularly interacted with users to ensure proper understanding of the Business Requirements and Functional specifications.
  • Conducted GAP analysis, document findings, evaluated scope of studies & suggested solutions through SAP for implementation and customization.
  • Maintained Configured Account Assignments standard hierarchy, cost element groups, cost element categories like primary cost element group and secondary cost element groups, activity type groups and statistical key figures. Maintaining settlement structures, configuration of assessment, distribution and reposting and also segments and cycles. Cost center planning, manual and automatic planning of SKF, activity types, accrual calculations, setting planner profiles, planning areas, and creation of planning layout using report writer/painter.
  • AR-customer transactions, Master data, credit management credit limits for customers, processing sales documents, automatic credit control checks, settings for risk management check for receivables, payment terms, Cash application, Incoming Payments, Dunning, Interest Calculation, Open item clearing, Credit Management Lockbox processing, Mapping Bank Lockbox format with Sap lockbox format, Customizing payment advice notes. Classifying deductions with reason codes and reason code conversion program. Processing unidentified, on-account and partial payments and Clearing customer accounts through various transactions.
  • Developed and configured the Electronic bank statement, Cash management and Lock box procedure in TR-CM module.
  • Identified one-time Vendors and Customers and defined a separate screen layout for them according to the requirement of the client.
  • Made necessary settings for the account assignment model for Recurring and Periodic entries, Bank master data, and House Banks for the payment program.
  • Managed multiple ledgers within the general ledger according to the client Created integrated asset acquisition and defined account assignment type for Asset Account, Account Assignment Objects for the Depreciation Areas.
  • Made settings for the Dunning procedure and configured the dunning procedure.
  • Configured the system to deduct a cash discount for payment of fixed asset invoice automatically and in real time, to the corresponding asset.
  • Configured setting for revaluation of fixed assets, normal depreciation run and posting of asset acquisition.
  • Configured Cost center accounting (CCA), Profit center Accounting (PCA), Internal Orders (IO), Profitability Analysis (PA), and Product Costing (PC).
  • Configured electronic bank statement for cash reconciliation, retail store deposits, credit card settlement, payroll, vendor disbursements, etc.
  • Configuration Accounts Receivable and Billing. Configured and tested revenue recognition at the time of billing. Account determination for revenue recognition and material movement requirements, worked on parallel accounting model following the rules of New GL.
  • Assigned new scenarios to the leading ledger like Cost center update, Preparations for Consolidation, Profit Center Update and Segmentation.
  • Created additional ledger and Special Purpose Ledger to work with the New GL.
  • Defined Planning Groups in Treasury (FI-TR).
  • Worked on EBS, Positive pay, ACH payments and Wire Transfer, liquidity forecast and configuring and customizing multiple payment methods and automatic clearing.
  • Fixed Errors related Asset depreciation, Asset postings, and changed the life of existing assets.
  • Using LSMW changed Asset useful life, Added Personal number to Vendor master data, and functional area in sales order. Moved Assets from one Company code to other using LSMW.

Confidential, Boston, MA

SAP FICO Functional Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Defined tolerance groups, tolerances for employees, customers and vendors and maintained initial settings for Recurring Entries.
  • Defined customer account groups and created customer master data for accounts receivable.
  • Configured Automatic Payment Program for outgoing payments for company codes in Accounts Payable (AP).
  • Defined the Operating Concern and maintained the controlling versions.
  • Created the standard hierarchy, cost centers, configured activities, and statistical key figures, developed assessment, distribution periodic reposting cycles and segment in Cost Center Accounting.
  • Configured and tested General Ledger (GL) Accounts, AP, AR and assigning different process keys as required.
  • Interacted with client to define General Ledger (GL) account groups and assigned number ranges to these account groups.
  • In Asset Accounting, defined chart of depreciation, various depreciation areas and depreciation keys, Asset Classes, number ranges, revaluation settings etc. Also, defined transaction types for various business transactions like acquisition, retirement, transfers and account determination.
  • Involved in SD and MM integration with Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable modules.
  • Configured controlling area, operating concern and maintained versions.
  • Created primary and secondary cost elements, created cost element groups and assigned number ranges to groups.
  • Created cost center standard hierarchy, configured the reconciliation ledgers, activity types and statistical key figures. Created assessment cost elements. Responsible for the reposting cost center distribution and cost center assessment.
  • Responsible for full production support of CCA, PCA, GL, FI-CO, AP, AR modules.

Confidential, Culver City, CA

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed and modified the existing chart of accounts as per CO requirements.
  • Studied cost origination, accumulation and allocation, and methods of absorption.
  • Identified the cost objects and centers, and finalized the costing hierarchies and reporting structure, including cost-sheet, drill-down to basic cost elements.
  • Customized settings for controlling areas activated the components/ indicators, assigned the company codes to controlling areas, and assigned number ranges.
  • In Cost Element Accounting created Primary and Secondary Cost elements, created Cost Element Groups, maintained Cost Element Attributes.
  • To configure delivery cost functionally using condition types to calculate purchased material cost.
  • To implement base planning object functionality for new product.
  • In Profitability Analysis created the operating concern, configured the Costing based Profitability Analysis. Defined and configured the reporting characteristics, value field, profitability segments used in profitability analysis. Configured the derivative structures and rule for characteristics.
  • Configured G/L Master records, document number ranges, posting period variants, reversal of documents, opening and closing of posting periods, field status variants, document types, posting keys.
  • Configured Vendor and Customer Master Records, tolerance limits for over payments and under payments, Payment terms, and Payment methods.
  • In Asset Accounting, defined chart of depreciation, various depreciation areas and depreciation keys, Asset Classes, number ranges, revaluation settings etc. Also, defined transaction types for various business transactions like acquisition, retirement, transfers and account determination.
  • Involved in SD and MM integration with Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable modules.
  • Configured controlling area, operating concern and maintained versions.
  • Created primary and secondary cost elements, created cost element groups and assigned number ranges to groups.
  • Created cost center standard hierarchy, configured the reconciliation ledgers, activity types and statistical key figures. Created assessment cost elements. Responsible for the reposting cost center distribution and cost center assessment.

Confidential, Hanover,MD

Junior Accountant

Responsibilities:

  • Performing daily reconciliation
  • Reconciling daily payment files and new loan files sent between the systems of record, AS400, and loan servicing system(s), Fiserv.
  • Preparing monthly general ledger/portfolio reconciliations to ensure accuracy of financial reporting.
  • Processing daily journal entries by utilizing Microsoft Excel upload templates to transfer data to Lawson.
  • Downloading daily Credit Memo transactions from invoices and exporting information to Excel in order to record transactions to General Ledger.
  • A/R: Receive payments and prepare deposits, accounts analysis.
  • A/P: Input invoices, process checks, maintain files, accounts analysis, answer vendors inquires
  • A/R: Process payments, aging reports, and accounts analysis.
  • A/P: Process invoices, process checks, aging reports, and accounts analysis.
  • Recorded cash deposits, transactions of checks and credit cards.
  • Coordinate with freight forwarders to arrange for the pickup of outbound domestic and international shipments. Verify all documentation and labeling meet customers’ requirements.