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Sap Fico Consultant Resume

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North Wilmington, DelawarE

SUMMARY

  • SAPFI/CO Functional consultant with 7 plus 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, Data migration and support of R/3 with different versions including ECC 6.0 and in phases like Cut - Over, Deliver, Go-live and Post Go-live.
  • Worked in 3 Full Life cycle implementations using ASAP (Accelerated SAP) methodology with experience in all project phases - Requirements, Business blue print, Realization(Configuration and Customization), Final preparation, Go-live and Support and post live production support with documentation.
  • Finance experience includes General Ledger (GL), Accounts Receivable (AR), Accounts Payable (AP), Fixed Asset (FA), New GL, Bank Accounting and Treasury(TR)
  • Controlling experience includes Cost Center Accounting(CCA), Internal Orders(IO), Product Costing (PC), Profitability Analysis (PA), and Profit Center Accounting (PCA)
  • Responsibilities include enhancement, design, configuration, understanding client needs, documenting teh project processes and re-engineering of various functionalities in FI and CO modules.
  • Experience in configuration of Automatic Payment Program (APP), Lockbox configuration, Electronic Bank Statement (EBS) and Check management.
  • Great knowledge of Treasury(TR), Cash Management, and extensive knowledge of In-HouseCash management (IHC).
  • Worked on different aspects of FI Transactions such as Procure To Pay (P2P) and Order To Cash (OTC).
  • Worked on Logistics Invoice Verification (LIV) in FI/MM integration and configured account determination for FI/SD cycles.
  • Worked on foreign currency valuation (FCV) and calculated gain and loss on foreign currency payments.
  • Worked on migrating General Ledger accounts, Customers and Vendors master data from legacy system into SAP through LSMW.
  • Worked with ABAP personnel on providing teh functional specifications and also defined teh test scenarios for development of Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, Forms and Workflow (RICEFW).
  • Configured settings for EDI for incoming invoices and IDOCS for Payment Program.
  • Asset Management: Worked on configuring chart of depreciation, asset classes, depreciation areas, asset class account determination and depreciation keys.
  • Performed Regression Testing, Unit testing, and coordinated with technical and functional people from other modules in Integration Testing.
  • Strong technical, analytical skills combined with outstanding leadership ability, creative problem solving skills in both strategic and tactical areas.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, North Wilmington, Delaware

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in gathering business requirement, Preparation of Blue Print by reengineering teh system to fill teh GAP between teh existing system and to teh TO-BE system.
  • Proficiency in writing Functional Specs for all (RICEFW) Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, Forms and Workflow objects.
  • Develop business requirements & functional design for ABAP programmers and debug technical issues.
  • Worked on migrating General Ledger accounts, Customers and Vendors master data from legacy system into SAP through LSMW.
  • In General Ledger (FI-GL), configured account groups, posting period, fiscal year variants, and document number ranges & field status groups.
  • Created General Ledger (FI-GL) master records and reconciliation accounts for Vendors, Customers and Assets.
  • Configured Accounts Payable (FI-AP) including vendor account groups, number ranges and tolerance groups.
  • Configured teh creation of customer account groups, number ranges for Accounts Receivable (FI-AR), tolerance groups, credit control area, customer credit limits and credit limit groups.
  • Uploaded Accounts Payable (FI-AP) master data and configured Automatic Payment Program (APP) for checks, ACH, wire transfer and created check lots.
  • Configured AP module for vendors subject to withholding tax, interest calculations on item/ balance interest calculation.
  • Worked on New GL, on teh activation of New GL accounting, definition of ledger for GL Accounting, integrating teh GL with subcomponents, document splitting, segmentation and parallel Accounting.
  • Configured settings for FI-MM integration for teh work flow of Procure to Pay Cycle and worked closely with SD Consultants for integration of FI-SD Accounts Receivable (AR) for teh Order to Cash cycle.
  • Maintained Lockbox configuration with BAI2 format and cash management in treasury and worked on Electronic bank statements (EBS). Managed multiple ledgers within teh general ledger according to teh client requirements.
  • Worked on designing teh customizing teh EDI 823 Outbound/Inbound IDoc’s.
  • IDoc extensions were created and implemented in order to handle teh exchange of customer required data dat was not available in teh SAP delivered IDoc’s.
  • Created fixed asset master data and specified depreciation terms for each depreciation area in teh chart of accounts. Also made entries for deactivation, deletion, and blocking of an asset from teh asset portfolio.
  • Involved as a team member in configuring controlling area, operating concern, Profitability Analysis, Cost Element Analysis, Cost Center Accounting and Product Costing. Customized appropriate settlement profiles to facilitate settlement to COPA and to CCA.
  • Responsible for Profit Center Accounting (PCA), created Standard Hierarchy, Profit Centers, Dummy Profit Center, defined Document Types, Number Range Assignment.

Confidential, Santa Clara, CA

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all teh phases of implementation from development of business blueprint to end user training and Go Live.
  • Provided functional assistance in teh development of RICEFW (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, Forms and Workflow).
  • Develop business requirements & functional design for ABAP programmers, debug technical issues and Pre-implementation survey of teh current business functions
  • Created customer/vendor master data, edited field status for master records, payment terms, payment methods, arrangements for residual/partial payments, risk categories, different number ranges for domestic/global/one time customers/vendors, credit memo’s, down payments and set credit & tolerance limits for customers & vendors.
  • Customized General Ledger Accounting, Accounts Receivables, Accounts payable and Asset Accounting.
  • Configured company code which includes creating of chart of accounts, posting period variant, document types, tolerance groups and financial statement versions.
  • Created FI/AR number ranges, incoming payments, reconciliation accounts, overall receivables management and terms of payment.
  • Responsible for AR customer transactions, check printing, payment terms, cash applications, clearing and month end and year end activities.
  • Analyzed all open items, foreign currency revaluation, re-classification of payable/receivables, clearing of goods receipt/invoice, clearing GR/IR accounts and performed reconciliations on these accounts.
  • Configured Automatic Payment Program for Check and ACH payments.
  • Worked on Lockbox processing, Mapping Bank Lockbox format with SAP Lockbox format.
  • Worked on Logistics Invoice Verification in FI/MM integration and configured account determination for FI/SD cycles.
  • Configured new general ledger which included basic configuration, document splitting, document splitting characteristics, leading ledger currencies, exchange rates, closing cockpit, and global settings
  • Created Bank Master Data, House Banks, EDI, ERS, GL accounts for each bank account and Reconciliation accounts for vendors, customers and assets.
  • Managed fixed assets and their values; acquisitions, transfers, depreciation, settling of assets under construction and retirement/disposal.
  • Configured Cash Budget Management in Treasury for allocation of Funds, Created LSMW for GL account uploads, vendor master data and cost center uploads.
  • Treasury (TR) configuration was mainly on Lockbox Processing, Liquidity Forecast, Cash Management Position, Cash Concentration, Bank Statement Processing and Exchange Rates.
  • Worked on month and year-end closing activities for FI and CO activities.
  • Configured teh controlling area, cost elements, Cost centers and internal orders (CO-CCA), Number ranges, and Cost center hierarchy.
  • Involved in preparing test scripts, training material and formulated a team involving business users to participate in unit testing, integration testing and user acceptance testing.

Confidential, Pullman, WA

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Followed ASAP implementation methodology to design teh business processes, performed GAP analysis, wrote blue print phase documentation and completed configuration during realization phase.
  • Documented Blueprints for new company code and configured teh system for implementation of CCA, PCA, COPA, and COPC.
  • Involved in teh year-end closing operations for FI and CO and also responsible for opening and closing for FI monthly period for postings.
  • Created reconciliation accounts for AP, AR and AA and also configured AP including vendor account groups, number ranges and tolerance groups.
  • Configured AR including creation of customer account groups, number ranges for AR, and control area.
  • Worked on teh Derived depreciation area, screen layouts of Fixed assets
  • Uploaded AP master data and configured Automatic Payment Program (APP), ACH and created check lots.
  • Worked on Lockbox processing, setting up house banks, defining House banks accounts defining lockbox parameters, posting data and testing teh lockbox functionality.
  • Made global settings for electronic bank statements, created and assigned business transactions for manual bank statements. Defined variants for manual bank statements.
  • Configured additional Reconciliation account based on teh client requirements.
  • Configured settings for Company code, Fiscal year variant, Chart of accounts, Posting Period Variant, Field Status Variant, Account groups, Document Number Ranges, Posting Keys and Field Status Groups.
  • Configured and customized Treasury module including Cash Management, Bank statements, Payment Programming, Payment Advises, Liquidity Forecasts and cash budgeting
  • System configuration and testing in teh areas of FI-GL-transactions, Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss for inter-company transactions.
  • Integrated AP and AR modules in FI with MM and SD respectively.
  • Created several validations and substitutions to meet teh user requirements.
  • Monitored day-to-day activities and fixed incorrect postings as they occur.
  • Checked assignments of relevant cost objects and in particular materials to profit centers.
  • Created all types of Functional Specs using RICEFW (Reports, Interface, conversion Enhancement, Forms and Workflow).
  • Configured ERS based invoices, Logistic invoice verification (LIV) and wrote teh functional specification of different RICEF objects.
  • Configured dunning payment processes in AR as per client requirements.
  • Involved in Data conversions from old legacy system to SAP system with teh halp of LSMW module.
  • Carried out all teh baseline configurations in CO area after obtaining a sign off from teh business.
  • Configured Controlling area for teh company and set currency for controlling area same as company code.
  • Created primary and secondary cost elements in CO and worked on Month end/Year end closing procedures

Confidential, Baltimore, Maryland

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on modifications of existing Functional Specifications for any field changes, new field and enhancing teh customer objects to make them compatible with new version.
  • Made necessary settings for teh account assignment model for Recurring and Periodic entries, Bank master data, and House Banks for teh payment program.
  • Made settings for teh Dunning procedure and configured teh dunning procedure.
  • Developed specification documentation for customizing automatic payment program and changes in IDOC segments according to teh bank requirements, SAP bank payment related interfaces.
  • Worked on customization of teh company code, Fiscal year variant, Chart of Accounts, Account Groups, Field status variant, and assignments.
  • Tested teh Lock Box program for Accounts Receivables payments in BAI2 Format and EDI setup for inbound and outbound IDOC's.
  • Resolved day to day issues related to GL, AP, AR, AA and Controlling and integration issues and assisted in month end issues.
  • Designed, and implemented accounts payable check printing, periodic Sales and US tax reporting, and related month end financial reports.
  • Interacted with teh end users, consulting team and infrastructure team to prepare and update Business Process Requirements and implementation requirements.
  • Worked on teh rectification of sub-ledger balances with correct GL control accounts.
  • Generated credit/debit memos when purchase order differs with invoice and compensated them when there are any previous balances to be cleared.
  • Thorough understanding of teh relationship between various SAP modules (FICO, SD, MM, and PP) and of overall business processes such as Order to Cash (OTC) and Procure to Pay (P2P).
  • Customized screen layouts for asset master data, asset sub ledgers and asset depreciation areas.
  • Resolved issues relating to new upgrade in teh modules like GL Accounting, Cost Center Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Profit Center Accounting.
  • Helped teh training team to develop training material.
  • Customized Settings for controlling areas, activating teh components/indicators and assigning teh company codes and number ranges to controlling areas.

Confidential, Phoenix, AZ

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked in Quality Assurance team for validation process
  • Involved in testing various SOX requirements.
  • Developed testing scenarios and conducted integration testing in all areas of SAP HR, FI/CO, SD and MM modules
  • Involved in testing Invoice Processing.
  • Tested internal orders for R & D projects.
  • Interacted with teh infrastructure group to set up proper test environments.
  • Worked closely with teh test team lead to perform load and stress testing.
  • Generated test scripts and test data for functional and regression testing.
  • Used QTP and Load runner for test automation
  • Performed testing during Posting to Financial Accounting, Testing employee grouping/account assignment, defining symbolic accounts, testing wage type posting attributes and account assignment.
  • Generated Invoice Verifications by entering invoices with order references.
  • Involved in setting up teh Testing Methodology for teh QA department and generated various documents to enable uniformity in recording teh test process and results.
  • Integration Testing - Complete business cycles across sub-modules were tested, in conjunction with teh users and Core Team representatives from teh client side.
  • Creation of User Scenarios, which defined wat action users can take and wat result are expected and to test whether teh desired results are achieved.
  • Testing and Training: Troubleshoot issues during integration testing. Trained users in creating master data for customer, vendors and cost centers, automatic payment program for vendors, dunning procedures and distribution cycle. Designed process flow Visio diagrams for teh user training.

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