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Lead Consultant- Sap Resume

PROFILE:

  • Over 14 years of work experience in Finance functions which includes 8.8+ years in IT Industry in SAP S/4 HANA Finance, Central Finance and SAP FICO as a Functional Consultant
  • Strong functional experience in Implementation, Configuration, Customization, Integration, Testing, User Training and Support
  • Proficient in analyzing and translating business requirements to technical requirements and architecture.
  • Strong database skills, Object Oriented development knowledge and extensive domain experience in finance processes
  • Experience in Implementations, Rollouts, and Support projects
  • Have worked in projects in Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Oil and Gas, Entertainment and Manufacturing Process industry
  • Good communication skills, interpersonal skills, self - motivated, quick learner, team player

SAP EXPERTISE:

  • Worked in Full life cycle implementations, Rollouts, Support and Upgrade projects.
  • Extensive experience in configuration and testing of FI/CO modules -GL, AR, AP, Fixed Assets, Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA), Profit Center Accounting (CO-PCA), Internal Orders and Profitability Analysis (CO-PA)
  • Extensive experience in the areas of Central Finance- RFPs, Migration Strategy, GAP Analysis, Scenarios mappings and solutioning, Performance improvements, Release wise New functionalities implementation, POC, Demo Sessions, SLT, AIF,
  • Integration of FI with MM and SD with Procure to Pay and Order to cash Cycles, LSMW for data uploads
  • Through understanding of SAP system from business process, cross functional and integration viewpoints
  • Experience Unit, Stress, Volume, Regression, User Acceptance and Integration Testing, Training, Documentation, Hypercare Support and Post go live support
  • Excellent in working with posting validations, substitution rules, forms, interfaces (ALE & EDI), IDOCS, user-exits, and reporting tools

TECHNICAL SKILL:

ERP: SAP S/4 HANA 1909,2020, CFIN 1709, 1909, 2020, SAP ECC 6.0

OS: Windows 10/8/7, Windows XP

SAP Submodules and tools: SAP FICO, Central Finance (CFIN), FM, SAP- SD, SAP- MM, Report Painter, Instant Producer, SOLMAN

Testing and Ticketing tools: Service Now, Azure Dev-Ops, Confidential - ALM, JIRA

Processes: SCRUM methodology, ASAP methodology, IBM quality management

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Lead Consultant- SAP

Responsibilities:

  • Leading discussion with the stake holders, explaining the CFIN offerings as per the Business Scenarios, GAP Analysis, KDD approach and WRICEF finalizations
  • Working on the Data migration strategy, Tax Design and mappings considering different regions, Plants Abroad across the globe
  • Leading the Scrum call from the Confidential side, Sharing the necessary updates to the stakeholders/PMO w.r.t day to day developments, challenges if any
  • Planning of user stories, effective delegation of work to the team members considering the Sprint time lines, guidance to the team members, ensuring timely delivery
  • Working with technical team, Providing inputs on the CFIN system connectivity requirements, SLT middleware requirements, Table updates etc.
  • Delivering the solutions on the critical WRICEF objects, Analyzing, and reviewing RTR, PTP reporting requirements
  • Contribution:
  • Data migration, data harmonization strategy, CFIN system alignment with the source systems and related setup, SAP notes analysis and deployment on the source and the target system
  • Data harmonization for 5 source systems, Data analysis, Sign off from the key stake holders
  • CFIN system setup and mappings finalization
  • POC and Demo sessions to the key Stake holders, Business leads for the new functionalities in CFIN and critical custom enhancements related to business processes
  • Configuration consistency check, Smoke test, Mock load planning
  • Logic building for the critical WRICEF objects, Creating FS, leading walkthrough sessions and providing necessary inputs to the development team
  • Tax and WHT setup in the S4 system

Confidential

Lead Consultant- SAP

Responsibilities:

  • Effective delegation of work to the team members and ensuring timely delivery
  • As a Core Team member responsible for Analysis, design, development, implementation and testing of SAP solutions for new implementations and upgrades on SAP S/4 HANA and Central Finance
  • Leading discussions for Central Finance and Country specific localization solutions
  • Delivering solutions in the areas of Central Finance and New GL accounting, Month end close activities
  • Interacting with Client for Business Requirements, Information’s and issue discussion, resolutions, Workarounds, Demo and POC sessions
  • KDD design, WRICEFs objects, feasibility check, design, and delivery
  • Leading Cutover activities, Hyper Care, complex issue analysis & documentation
  • Data validation with legacy system and Validation of IDOCs posted through interfaces
  • Contribution:
  • Configuration in Central Finance 1709, 1909 Finalizing initial load strategy, Key and Value mappings, Enhancements and Custom developments
  • Led and delivered a CFIN / CPAY solution. This was also delivered with extensive Filters in SLT and CFIN BADI enhancements
  • Delivered a custom BODS solution to ensure migrated data also has the drill back functionality in line with CFIN initial load
  • AIF fallouts analysis, Custom report building for AIF, Performance monitoring, Functional support to Basis for the SLT activities
  • GL solution design for all regions across the globe, with New GL, Multiple Ledger, MEC / YEC process definition. Worked on custom interfaces to ensure source system continues to be the System of Record
  • Cutover activities for New GL, CFIN and Hypercare Support, Change requests, its feasibility and impact analysis on the existing process and deployment during hyper care
  • Validations and substitutions for New GL and Central Finance

Advisory Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • As a Core Team member responsible for Analysis, design, development, implementation and testing of SAP solutions for new implementations and upgrades on SAP S/4 HANA
  • Responsible for delivering solutions in the areas of Asset management and GL
  • Interacting with Client for Business Requirements, Information’s and issue discussion, resolutions, Workarounds
  • Responsible for automation of process in Assets, WRICEFs objects
  • Responsible for Cutover activities, Data validation with legacy system
  • Contribution:
  • Configuration in New Asset accounting and GL, Configuration in GL
  • Testing of the configuration in development, quality, and pre-production environment
  • Functional specification documents for various WRICEFs in Asset Management
  • Cutover activities for Assets- Batch Job, Sets, variants and other master data validation for assets, Pre-and Post-load data validation with legacy system
  • Preparation of test scripts as per business scenarios, in-depth analysis of the results, detailed regression testing with impact analysis on existing process and documentation
  • Conducted walkthrough sessions of asset accounting scenarios in SAP system with client
  • Mock data upload of assets, correction of IDOCS, Pre-and Post-load data validation, Negative asset values check and depreciation calculation check for future period
  • Support during FUT, UAT, SIT, Cutover activities, Hypercare, Change requests etc.

Confidential

Associate FICO Consultant- Projects

Responsibilities:

  • Core team member from Implementation Team from Cognizant
  • Responsible for configuration and testing of AP and AR - Creation of vendor/customer account groups, no. ranges and assignments, vendor payment types. WH TAX for Latin American Countries in SAP ECC 6.0
  • Mapping of Statutory Reports for Latin American Countries- Ecuador, Colombia, Mexico in SAP
  • Configuration of DIAN Reporting for Colombia, Configuration of E- Accounting for Mexico, Generating xml output files and validation of the same on the govt. website
  • Handled FSV Creation, Report Painter Reports, Configuration of house banks and APP for vendors
  • Interface Testing, Variant Creation, Jobs Creation, I Docs monitoring, correction, and re processing
  • Handled Cutover activates and Hypercare support, Support during FUT, UAT, SIT and issue resolution
  • Creation of functional specs for various RICEFs related to Statutory Reports

Confidential

FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Global template ISAC (Importer Solution for Accounting and controlling) implementation and mapping on SAP ECC 6.0 and Post Go-live support
  • BPC tool implementation (Business Planning and Consolidation) on IBM Cognos- TM1 System
  • Responsible for Configurations in GL, AR, AP, and Implementation of Funds Management module for budgetary control of operational expenses
  • Responsible for ensuring Integration and user acceptance testing completion on time and closure of issue log
  • Responsible for creation of functional specs for various RICEFs including complex customized reports
  • Finalizing Master data migration strategy- Data mapping with legacy system and data loading through LSMW tools followed by Reconciliation, Replication check of data and error analysis, and Data Validation and sign off from the customer
  • Responsible for Demo sessions for custom developments, standard reports for user understating
  • Integration of SAP with Q-lik Dashboard (Reporting Tool) for reports related to Budget, COPA and Funds management
  • Logic Building for BPC reports, data extraction from SAP system
  • Ticket resolution for L1, L2 and L3 for local configurations and for L2, L3 for global configurations, answering how-to questions
  • Issue Resolution related to Interfaces - IDOCs monitoring w.r.t. failure, its analysis and corrective action
  • Resolution on day to day issues related to AP/AR/AA and banking, Extensive support on Month end and Year end closing activities
  • Monitoring auto process and batch input sessions, Analysis of cases for failure sessions and its resolution.
  • Handled Issues related to CO - Profit Center and Cost Center Accounting, Funds Management, Budget, Commitments, Reservations, Earmarked Fund, Project Systems-WBS (capital Expenditure budget control)
  • Cross module support - Support to SD Module for After Sales Services, Warranty and claims processing
  • Logic building and Functional specs preparation for actual data extraction from SAP system (ISAC-II)