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Sap Fico Consultant Resume

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Piscataway, NJ

SUMMARY

  • SAP FICO Functional Consultant with 7+ years of functional experience in Financial Accounting (FI) and Controlling (CO) modules and integration with logistics modules (SD and MM).
  • SAP experience encompasses expertise in Implementing, customizing, configuring, System upgrade, integrating, testing, user training and support of R/3 with different versions including ECC 6.0.
  • Three full life cycle implementation experience with ASAP methodology, proficient interacting with business users to identify information need and initiate process change.
  • Solid experience in gathering business requirements and analysis, blueprinting, mapping business requirements to SAP environment, realization, final preparation, go live and supporting.
  • Extensive hands on experience in Financial Accounting including General Ledger, New G/L, Asset Accounting, Bank Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Special Purpose Ledger and Treasury.
  • Controlling experience includes Cost element Accounting, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Product Costing, Profitability Analysis, Profit Center Accounting and Consolidation.
  • Extensive work experience in integration of FICO with SD (Sales & Distribution) and MM (Materials Management), PP and HR.
  • Sound Knowledge in migration of data from Legacy system to SAP for Upgrade / new implementation / integration using LSMW.
  • Good understanding about enhancements in new functionality of General Ledger Accounting in ECC 6.0 & onward including parallel accounting, leading/non leading ledger, document splitting and segment reporting.
  • Worked on Multiple implementations and involved in various projects as a sole point of contact for various testing efforts and documentation.
  • Experienced in testing scenarios such as Integration, Functional, Regression, User Acceptance Testing, Performance and End - To-End Testing.
  • Worked on Redwood tool for scheduling, executing and generating teh results for month end closing reports.
  • Provided functional assistance in teh development of RICEF (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements and Forms).
  • Worked with ABAP consultants and designed functional & technical specs for various interfaces in FICO.
  • Worked on Time based, service based revenue recognition based on both accrual and deferral revenue postings and also good understanding of FICO integration concepts with M&A.
  • Expert in solution builder installation, BC sets and ECATT activation and trouble shoot, preparation of scenario documentation, configuration guide, variant files and master lists.
  • Worked with BAPI, BADI, ALE, SQVI, EDI/IDOCS, User exits, FASB52 (Foreign Currency Translation). Very good exposure to compliances like GXP, SOX, GMP, FDA, IFRS.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in team oriented environments with good organizational skills, excellent communications skills and inter personal skills with problem solving aptitude.
  • TEMPEffective co-ordination with team members and client for giving acceptable solutions to problems, queries raised by client within predefined stringent time limit.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, Remedy, HP Quality Center, Solution Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Blue Print by reengineering teh system to fill teh GAP between teh existing system and to teh TO-BE system, gathering business requirement, mapping processes to SAP R/3 functionality, and collecting master data.
  • Studied teh changes in teh standard SAP system for teh new version and prepared change configuration scripts.
  • Modifications for existing Functional Specifications for any field changes, new field and enhancing teh customer objects to make them compatible with new version.
  • ConfiguredManualandElectronicBank Statements (EBS) like defining teh account symbols, assigning teh account symbols to teh GL accounts, defining teh posting key, assigning teh posting key to external transaction.
  • Worked on teh errors dat happen when configuring teh implementation rules in EBS, implementation and supporting experience in EBS.
  • Worked on input and output taxes by defining tax codes, assigning account for automatic postings and tax categories in accounts liable to tax.
  • Worked on Foreign Currency Translation according to FASB 52 standards.
  • Maintained Controlling Area settings and configured settings for Controlling Area and Operating Concern, maintained Versions.
  • Created Primary and Secondary Cost elements, created Cost Element Groups, maintained Cost Element Attributes, Costing Sheet etc.
  • Worked on teh integration touch points of Product costing with Production planning using a process setup dat included process orders, master recipes, routings, Bill of Materials (BOM & resources).
  • Defined costing sheets for calculating Over head (percentage based over head calculation) in Product Costing.
  • Extensively worked on Costing run to cost, mark and release multiple materials at same times in Product Costing. Configured PA Transfer Structures for transferring values from FI and Controlling.
  • Configured multiple costing variants for period dependent sales data and involved in testing Bill of Material and Routing Data dat is relevant for Product Costing.
  • In Product Costing (CO-PC), configured teh material cost estimate with and without quantity structure, configured cost object controlling, configured WIP calculations, variance calculations, maintained settlement structures, configured costing variants and valuation variants and made assignments.
  • Designed, configured & processed re-engineering for Standard Cost Estimates in Product Costing. It TEMPhas been configured for Product Cost by Sales Order.
  • Configured teh Standard cost estimates for finished products, Costing run for Materials at Plant level with teh price update parameters for updating teh price in Material Master Records in Product Costing.
  • Defined result analysis keys, cost elements, result analysis versions and valuation methods to calculate Work in Process (WIP) and its settlements.
  • Worked on different costing scenarios like Sales orders with processing, Sales orders without processing, Back to Back orders, consignment issue, consignment fill up, subcontracting, Intra company STO.
  • Made changes to reconcile PCA to CO-PA for P&L accounts which also include modification of CO-PA user exits and creation of new field status groups.
  • Configured teh automatic write-off process, which included implementing teh BADI for getting cost center to teh correct reason code.
  • Customized settlement profiles, allocation structures and PA transfer structures to facilitate order settlement to COPA.
  • Developed test plans, test cases and acceptance criteria, monitored & communicated project progress against teh project plan, requirements, quality measures, milestone & budget to steering committee.
  • Conducted meeting for teh creation of user manual, user training, provided training to teh end user, put my own opinion regarding teh lean management and process improvement.

Confidential, Piscataway NJ

SAP AR/AP Consultant

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, SAP BI GL, AP, AR, New G/L, PCA (Profit Center Accounting), CCA (Cost Center Accounting), AA (Asset Accounting), AAP, Validation, Product Costing, Dunning and Advances.

Responsibilities:

  • Designed teh business processes using ASAP implementation methodology, collected and analyzed users business requirements, identified and defined areas for improvements, prepared specifications for development, configured, troubleshoot and supported teh system users.
  • Extensively participated in client discussions in blue printing phase. Designed functional specifications, configuration documents, training and user manuals and also made user exits based on teh business scenarios.
  • Provided functional assistance in teh development of RICEF (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements and Forms).
  • Worked on integration of FI&MM processes like Logistics Invoice Verification (LIV), maintaining Material master data, material groups, purchasing groups, purchasing info records, MM Pricing procedures.
  • Configured FI-MM account determination - assigning valuation areas to valuation grouping codes, defining valuation classes, account grouping and account determination.
  • Worked on different scenarios in Material Valuation like goods receipt with price variance, planned delivery costs, posting from plant - plant, consignment to company stock, valuation type to valuation type and goods receipt with price reversal.
  • Worked on price control in Material valuation and adjusting teh price of teh material when there is variance of price in purchase order and invoice received.
  • Generated credit/ debit memos when purchase order differs with invoice and compensated them when there are any previous balances to be cleared.
  • Worked on valuation of stocks using LIFO and FIFO through various methods and carried-out with different scenarios when increase / decrease in stock material occur.
  • Extensively worked on Input and Output Taxes during sale and purchase of goods by maintaining separate tax accounts.
  • In New GL Worked on Document splitting, defining segment, defining profit centre, define translation ratios for currency translation, assigning exchange rate to teh work list, Validations and substitutions.
  • Configured and customized teh basic settings for Profit Center Accounting. Maintained profit centers hierarchy, assignments, CO-Objects to Profit Centers, distribution and assessment of costs.
  • Created Standard hierarchy using in Cost Center Accounting, Cost centers, Assigned cost centers to cost elements, configured Activities and Statistical Key Figures, developed Assessment, Distribution, Periodic reposting cycles and segments.
  • Configured teh Material Cost estimate with Quantity Structure and Configured teh cost component structure, Costing variants for standard cost estimate for planned and actual Production orders in Product Costing Planning.
  • Maintained Overhead cost elements, calculation bases, credits, costing sheets, activity plan, and costing types in Product Costing.
  • Extensively worked on Cost Object controlling period ending activities such as WIP calculations, Variance calculations, settlements of process orders, cost estimate updates, costing run, marking and releasing for updating teh price in material master records, display reports etc.
  • Maintained setting for Costing Sheet like calculation bases, percentage overhead rates, and quantity based overhead rate in Product costing.
  • Worked on receiving goods against production order and settled them to define accounts for Automatic Postings.
  • Analyzed results and product costing in Make-to-Order (MTO) procedure.
  • Integrated Cost Object Controlling component in teh R/3 System, for planned budget using various costing methods, Cost Split, Cost and Valuation Variants in Product Cost Planning.
  • Responsible for carrying out Valuation in COPA planning to access pricing and product cost information for products having planned quantities, thereby allowing projected revenue and cost-of-sales figures to be calculated automatically.
  • Developed planning area, planning layout and planner profile in cost center planning. Configured Business processes in Activity Based Costing and configured for transferring data from Business processes into profitability segments in COPA.
  • Assigned new scenarios to teh leading ledger like Cost center update, Preparations for Consolidation, Profit Center Update and Segmentation.
  • Delivered teh design documentations, user manuals and training material.
  • Developed teh ABAP queries for teh reports to be developed.
  • End-User Support, IT Support Team Support: Train and support end users in day-to-day operational specifics ofSAPFI, and CO. Problem/Incident Management and Change Management to ensure existing functionality within teh productive environment.
  • Tested report generation using reporting tools Report writer / Report Painter, worked extensively on LSMW and trained user in working with these reports.

Confidential, Cranbury NJ

Functional SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: R/3 4.7 C GL, AP, AR, New G/L, PCA (Profit Center Accounting), CCA (Cost Center Accounting), AA (Asset Accounting), AAP and Validation.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Blue Print by reengineering teh system to fill teh GAP between teh existing system and to teh TO-BE system, gathering business requirement, mapping processes to SAP R/3 functionality, and collecting master data.
  • Studied teh changes in teh standard SAP system for teh new version and prepared change configuration scripts.
  • Modifications for existing Functional Specifications for any field changes, new field and enhancing teh customer objects to make them compatible with new version.
  • ConfiguredManualandElectronicBank Statements (EBS) like defining teh account symbols, assigning teh account symbols to teh GL accounts, defining teh posting key, assigning teh posting key to external transaction.
  • Worked on teh errors dat happen when configuring teh implementation rules in EBS, implementation and supporting experience in EBS.
  • Worked on input and output taxes by defining tax codes, assigning account for automatic postings and tax categories in accounts liable to tax.
  • Worked on Foreign Currency Translation according to FASB 52 standards.
  • Maintained Controlling Area settings and configured settings for Controlling Area and Operating Concern, maintained Versions.
  • Created Primary and Secondary Cost elements, created Cost Element Groups, maintained Cost Element Attributes, Costing Sheet etc.
  • Worked on teh integration touch points of Product costing with Production planning using a process setup dat included process orders, master recipes, routings, Bill of Materials (BOM & resources).
  • Defined costing sheets for calculating Over head (percentage based over head calculation) in Product Costing.
  • Extensively worked on Costing run to cost, mark and release multiple materials at same times in Product Costing. Configured PA Transfer Structures for transferring values from FI and Controlling.
  • Configured multiple costing variants for period dependent sales data and involved in testing Bill of Material and Routing Data dat is relevant for Product Costing.
  • In Product Costing (CO-PC), configured teh material cost estimate with and without quantity structure, configured cost object controlling, configured WIP calculations, variance calculations, maintained settlement structures, configured costing variants and valuation variants and made assignments.
  • Designed, configured & processed re-engineering for Standard Cost Estimates in Product Costing. It TEMPhas been configured for Product Cost by Sales Order.
  • Configured teh Standard cost estimates for finished products, Costing run for Materials at Plant level with teh price update parameters for updating teh price in Material Master Records in Product Costing.
  • Defined result analysis keys, cost elements, result analysis versions and valuation methods to calculate Work in Process (WIP) and its settlements.
  • Worked on different costing scenarios like Sales orders with processing, Sales orders without processing, Back to Back orders, consignment issue, consignment fill up, subcontracting, Intra company STO.
  • Made changes to reconcile PCA to CO-PA for P&L accounts which also include modification of CO-PA user exits and creation of new field status groups.
  • Configured teh automatic write-off process, which included implementing teh BADI for getting cost center to teh correct reason code.
  • Customized settlement profiles, allocation structures and PA transfer structures to facilitate order settlement to COPA.
  • Developed test plans, test cases and acceptance criteria, monitored & communicated project progress against teh project plan, requirements, quality measures, milestone & budget to steering committee.
  • Conducted meeting for teh creation of user manual, user training, provided training to teh end user, put my own opinion regarding teh lean management and process improvement.

Confidential, New York NY

SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: R/3 4.7 GL, AP, AR, New G/L, PCA (Profit Center Accounting), CCA (Cost Center Accounting), OTC, P2P, BA, AA (Asset Accounting), Credit Memos, AAP, Validation, Dunning, and Advances.

Responsibilities:

  • Configuration expertise focusing in areas of Asset Accounting (AA), General ledger (GL), Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Receivable (AR)
  • Involved in collecting business blue print documentation, customization, and configuration and in depth understanding of business process relating toSAPFinance, Integration with SD, MM modules.
  • Configured FI Enterprise Structure includes Company Code, Business Areas, Function Areas and Fiscal year Variant.
  • Configured General Ledger include chart of accounts, G/L accounts,Sampleaccounts, Field status groups, Posting Key and Sales/use tax assignment, Automatic Account Determination.
  • Configured Document Type, Tolerance groups, Number ranges and Financial Statement versions
  • Asset master data, Asset Classes, Chart of Depreciation, Depreciation areas, Depreciation keys, Depreciation postings, Depreciation Calculation methods
  • Conducted unittesting, integrationConfigured Accounts Payable includes Vendor Master Data, Vendor Groups, Recurring entries, Credit memos, and Special GL.
  • Configured Accounts Receivable including Customer Master Data, Customer Groups, Terms of Payment, Interest Calculation, billing, and Dunning, Incoming Payments, and Cash Discounts.
  • Asset Accounting (AA) including testing, UATtesting, and user training

Confidential, Atlanta GA

Staff Accountant

Environment: G/L, AR, AP, SAP 4.6C

Responsibilities:

  • Captured and analyzed teh business requirements through teh interaction with stakeholders, documented teh findings, conducted risk analysis with system integration dependency and risk assessment.
  • Analyzed and demonstrated SAP capabilities and flexibilities to client team by prototyping business scenarios based on teh business requirements.
  • Designed teh process for teh configuration of general ledger, account payable and account receivable and coordinated with other team members for teh development.
  • Extensively worked in teh area of GL, AR, AP, AA, TM, CCA, PCA, CEA and COPA.
  • FI-GL Accounting Finalization of chart of account, GL posting, foreign currency valuation, special purpose ledger, retained earnings and account group.
  • FI-AR configuration included customer master, terms of payment, incoming payment, interest calculation, open item processing and clearing, dunning and dunning run.
  • Defined Customer/Vendor Account Groups and Created Customer/Vendor Master Data.
  • Configured Automatic Payment Program for Outgoing Payments for Company Codes in Accounts Payable.
  • Worked on Company code sale and also worked on entity closing.
  • In AR, worked on teh Electronic Bank Statement (EBS), payments from multiple customers and A/R aging.
  • Configured Payment Program such as Company Code Data, Paying Company Code, Country Payment methods and ACH payments.
  • Made settings for automatic procedures in payment programs and for interest calculation on account balances and line items.
  • Created tax setting for third party tax tool - Vertex (tax on sales and Purchase), set tolerance limit for employees, invoices and customers and customer credit management.
  • Configuration for lockbox, file formats, cash management position, bank statement processing, posting rules for automatic account assignment. FI-AP configuration included vendor master, vendor group, vendor invoices, automatic payment program, house bank, check lot, manual check updating, and manual payment.
  • Configuring teh payment methods, house banks and banks accounts. Gathered teh legacy payment methods and created bank master data configuration values by country.
  • Maintained relations with Banks by resolving teh issues in receiving Flat file for processing customer remittances.
  • Designed teh process for Check management (Manual / Automatic / Pre-printed).
  • Designed different variants for check printing program for different audit purposes
  • Worked on creation of asset classes, depreciation types, depreciation areas.
  • Developed multiple reports for COPA reporting purposes and maintained teh integration of FI with SD and MM for proper flow of data and reporting.

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