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PROFESSIONAL OVERVIEW

  • 11 years experience in HR/HCM including two SAP life cycle implementations.
  • Exposure to full life cycle implementations involving requirement gathering and analysis, designing business blueprint, configuration and in-depth realization of the project.
  • Strong implementation experience in the functional configuration of SAP HR accelerated projects including Payroll Administration, Personnel Management, Organizational Management, Benefits Administration, Time Management and Taxes to meet various business process requirements.
  • Possess working experience in creating wage types and knowledge of configuring tax types and tax authorities.
  • Possess good understanding of the Human resources business process, comprising the life cycle of an employee including recruiting, hiring, employee maintenance and payroll.
  • Worked on various versions of SAP 4.5B, 4.6B, 4.6C, 4.7, ECC 5.0 and ECC 6.0.
  • Experience in US specific Payroll and Schemas.
  • Good knowledge of W2 form and tax info types.
  • Experience in Time Structures, Work Schedules, period work schedules, time quotas, daily work schedules, creating public holiday calendar for the enterprise structure, time evaluation processing using time schema.
  • Applied knowledge of ASAP methodology with phases like Project Management, Business Blue Printing, Realization, Testing, Go-Live and Post Go-Live support.
  • Experienced in maintaining the balance between Technical and Functional teams.
  • Strengths include strong understanding of business processes, translation of business requirements into SAP solutions, problem solving, decision making, excellent teamwork, good communication and interpersonal skills.

Technical Skills

  • ERP: SAP R/3 4.5B, 4.6B, 4.6C, 4.7, ECC 5.0, ECC 6.0.
  • Programming Languages: C, C , HTML, ABAP/4
  • Databases: MS SQL Server, MS Access
  • Operating systems: Windows 2000/NT/XP/98/95, MS-DOS
  • Other packages: MS Office

Professional Experience

Miami-Dade County Public Schools is the fourth largest school district in the United States, comprised of 392 schools, 345,000 students and over 40,000 employees. Located at the southern end of the Florida peninsula, the school district stretches over 2,000 square miles of diverse and vibrant communities ranging from rural and suburban to urban cities and municipalities. A truly global community, district students speak 56 different languages and represent 160 countries.

Role: SAP Time and Payroll Consultant

Environment: ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on configuration of garnishments related to IT0194, IT0195 and IT0216.
  • Currently working on enhancing the time solution to incorporate the ACA Affordable Care Act changes.
  • Worked on manual extraction reporting and writing of functional specification for uniform allowance stipend paid once every fiscal year for various bargaining units.
  • Worked with the development team on enhancing the standard splitter program for time evaluation. The standard splitter program has a bug that it drops pernrs during the split.
  • Worked on a PCR in time management that truncates payment wage types entered as A/A types by locations after the threshold of 40 hours.
  • Worked on a time PCR that identifies the inconsistencies between IT0001 and IT0007 so employees are not overpaid . The time schema auto generates pay for full time employees if they have no deviations.
  • Worked on time schema related changes to generate auto pay premium for a group of employees if they have perfect attendance throughout the fiscal year.
  • Worked on writing functional specification for a custom time statement and later enhancements to the same.
  • Worked on reporting of employees who are ineligible for holiday pay based on the 10 day rule client specific requirement .
  • Worked on interfaces related to TIME management inbound interface to SAP for time entered in third party system for a group of employees outbound interface of time related data from SAP to legacy data base for screen reporting.
  • Worked on a custom report TIME that tells the district region time administrators of all unapproved transactions broken down by full time, part time, substitutes and overtime entries. Also broken down to the level of the work date, hours etc pulled in from the CATS data base.
  • Worked on security related issues impacting time management time entry, time approval .
  • Worked on the security design with the security team for TIME MANAGEMENT.
  • Worked on extending public holiday calendars and re-generation of work schedules.
  • Worked on a custom object that does the reconciliation of sick leave bank donations/withdrawals.
  • Worked on enhancements related to sick leave donation between employees and the leave bank, employee-to-employee within and outside of unions and withdrawal from the bank.
  • Worked on enhancement of custom time sheets to generate a premium for the substitute employees when they substitute for teachers from ESE locations/job codes.
  • Worked on writing functional specifications for custom reports in the areas of time management, garnishments, third party remittance, payroll and personnel administration.
  • Worked on writing new PCRs and fix issues related to existing PCRs in time management schema time evaluation without clock times .
  • Worked on supporting end users in the day to-day TIME and PAYROLL issues.
  • Worked on writing functional specifications for developing customized time approval screens for time administrators.
  • Worked on writing functional specifications for developing customized time entry screens for time specialists and enhancements for the approval process.
  • Worked on conversion of YTD data for payroll results. This includes conversion of fiscal year balances and calendar year balances for select wages.
  • Worked on conversion of master data for the time info types like sick leave bank enrollment IT 0696 , IT 0007 etc.
  • Worked on gathering business requirements to develop functional specifications for various enhancements, reports and conversions.
  • Working as a key functional resource in the implementation through production support phase of the project in the areas of Time Management and Payroll.

Confidential

Merck is an innovative, global healthcare leader that is committed to improving health and well-being around the world. They have a wide variety of product offerings with about 82000 employees worldwide.

Role: SAP HR Functional Consultant

Environment: ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a HR functional consultant in the implementation of custom portal solution personal management.
  • Worked as a business analyst in gathering requirements to be converted to functional requirement documents for the custom workflow development.
  • Worked on developing test strategies and scripts using Quality Center for testing the custom workflows used in the Personal Administration module.

Confidential

  • JnJ is one of the world's premier consumer health companies operating around the globe. It is the world's fourth largest biologics company and stands seventh in the list of pharma companies.
  • With about 117,000 employees operating in 57 countries, JnJ is in the process of implementing SAP as its ERP system.

Role: Global Delivery Lead for T A and Leaves

Environment: ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a global delivery lead in the area of Time Management and Leaves. This was the support phase of the project with 13 countries LIVE on SAP TIME/PAYROLL.
  • Responsible for issue resolution in the areas of T A and Leaves main focus on North America .
  • Working on enhancements in the area of Leaves.
  • Leaves is a complete custom module implemented for JnJ. It is a very robust solution accommodating the leaves policies at a global and country level.
  • Interact with the global solution leads in the area of solution enhancements and delivery.
  • Working on the year end activities involving T A and Leaves modules.

Confidential

Confidential is currently the seventh largest school district in California with 65 schools in operation and a student enrollment of approximately 57,000 students. SBCUSD is located in the heart of the Inland Empire area of Southern California. The district has approximately 5000 employees, full time and part time included.

Role: SAP HR Functional Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 4.6C

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a functional support consultant in the areas of Time Management, Payroll and Benefits Administration.
  • Worked on production issues related to time quota generation for the existing configuration, setting up of new quota calculation rules for a specific group of school employees'.
  • Worked on day day issue resolution in the areas of Payroll and Time.

Confidential

MedImmune strives to provide better medicines to patients, new medical options for physicians, and rewarding careers to employees. Dedicated to advancing science and medicine to help people live better lives, the company is focused on infection, oncology, respiratory disease and inflammation, cardiovascular/gastrointestinal disease and neuroscience. With approximately 3,000 employees worldwide, MedImmune is headquartered in Maryland with facilities in Pennsylvania, California, Kentucky, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.

Role: SAP HR Functional Consultant Support and Enhancements

Environment: ECC 5.0

Responsibilities:

  • Working as a functional support consultant in the areas of Time Management, Payroll and Benefits Administration.
  • Worked as a team member in the implementation of new savings plan Deferred Compensation that involved Payroll and Benefits Administration. Deferred Compensation plan is an executive savings plan that offers a tax-deferred vehicle for personal and retirement savings to a select group of highly compensated Executives. .
  • Worked with the technical team in modifying the BAPI used in the IT0169 for custom calculation of the deferred compensation savings.
  • Worked on Benefits year end activities.
  • Involved in writing FDDS for new Benefits interfaces for the health and savings plans.
  • Worked with the technical team in the development and testing of Benefits interfaces.
  • Worked on issues related to integration of Benefits with Payroll.
  • Configured tax models and the tax combinations for the taxability of the wage types used in the new savings plan.
  • Worked on creating PCR's in TIME Management for overtime and double time calculation.
  • Created new absence types, wage types that facilitate the entry of new leave types.
  • Worked with integration of OPEN AIR with SAP CATS.
  • Solved issues with the integration of ADP and SAP Payroll.
  • Handled tickets in the area of HR Security including modification/testing of HR roles.
  • Worked as a member of the team implementing TIME EXPENSE.
  • Worked on requirement gathering, design and testing of couple of HR interfaces involving various third party vendors.
  • Worked with enhancement of various custom Payroll and Time programs.
  • Worked on HRSP upgrade and BSI cyclic upgrade from 8.0.g to 8.0.i.
  • Handled issues related to Payroll taxes and tax configuration.
  • Resolved issues with month end Payroll accruals.
  • Handled issues related to integration of Payroll to FI.
  • Solved issues related to various custom programs.
  • Involved in HR and Payroll year end activities like BSI TUB updates, configuration and interface changes for various Benefit plans, creating and extending holiday calendars, Payroll calendars, posting and accrual calendars.
  • Worked with the year end updates of the custom ADP programs.
  • Worked on PA and OM for the UK SAP implementation.
  • Involved in the configuration activities of Personnel Administration and Organizational Management.
  • Worked with the ALE scenarios of transferring data from HR to the SRM system.
  • Worked with LSMW for uploading data into IT0210 for a group of employees'.

Confidential

LiveOps provides best-in-class on-demand call center technology, as well as virtual call center services through a network of over 20,000 independent home agents, to hundreds of companies in both direct response and enterprise markets. LiveOps has over 200 customers, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.

Role: SAP HR Functional Consultant Implementation

Environment: ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted requirement gathering sessions in the areas of Personnel Administration, Organizational Management and Benefits.
  • Requirement gathering for Travel Expense management.
  • Conducted workshops detailing the Benefits Administration process in SAP.
  • Review and mapping of the client's business processes.
  • Participated in the gap analysis sessions in the areas of Benefits and PA/OM.

Confidential

EA is a strategic IT outsourcing partner to fortune 1000 companies and public sector entities in North America. The company has well-established presence in U.S with over 17 years of historical success in managing global IT services including Enterprise Resource Planning ERP applications such as SAP.

Role: SAP HR Functional Consultant Support Lead Implementation

Environment: SAP R/3 4.6C and ECC 6.0

Responsibilities:

  • Handled various production related issues in the areas of Payroll, Taxes, Time Management, Personnel Administration/Organizational Management, Benefits and ESS.
  • Creation of Personnel Calculation Rules in Payroll to accommodate new business rules.
  • Modified existing time schema to accommodate new time scenarios.
  • Handled various issues related to absence quotas.
  • Worked with ESS time sheet recording changes.
  • Created new work schedules to accommodate the new business scenarios.
  • Modified existing Personnel Structure and created all new grouping for the new elements.
  • Accommodated changes to the remuneration statement involving additional wage types.
  • Solved issue related to deduction of benefit plans.
  • Involved in the creation of new health plans and the wage types associated.
  • Worked with the customization of CATS time sheet involving defaulting of activity types and activity numbers.
  • Worked on CATS testing with PS integration.
  • Worked with the customization of report RPTEXTPT.
  • Handled HRSP implementation including successful testing of the support packs.
  • Handled BSI version upgrade from BSI 7.0 to BSI 8.0.
  • Assisted the end users in fixing retro-activity issue which was due to changes in master data in the past.
  • Handled issues related to integration of Payroll to FI.
  • Rectified an issue related to the BW data load that resulted due to inconsistent position related data.
  • Was responsible to gather requirements related to TIME management.
  • Was involved with FI, Payroll and Benefits in the requirement gathering sessions and blue print documentation.
  • Handled the configuration of Personnel Administration and Organizational Management.
  • Conducted requirement gathering sessions and prepared Blue Print document concerning TIME.
  • Created tax combinations that can be assigned to tax models.

Confidential

Confidential is currently the seventh largest school district in California with 65 schools in operation and a student enrollment of approximately 57,000 students. SBCUSD is located in the heart of the Inland Empire area of Southern California. The district has approximately 5000 employees, full time and part time included.

Role: SAP HR Functional Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 4.6C

Responsibilities:

  • Handled various production issues involving Time management, Personnel Administration, Organizational Management, Benefits Administration and Payroll.
  • Modified CATS time entry profiles per customer need to lock time entry after approval by the time administrators.
  • Configured absence types and assigned counting rules.
  • Provided solution to various issues related to time quotas in scenarios like promotion, change of personnel area etc.
  • Modified configuration rules for absence quotas for a specific group of employees.
  • Generated holiday calendars to be assigned to multiple personnel sub areas per client requirements.
  • Worked with time schema TM04 customized .
  • Accomplished Pay Scale Re-classification for the entire district for new fiscal year including a retro scenario for the year 2006.
  • Handled issues related to incorrect mapping of BSI and SAP tax tables.
  • Rectified various master data related issues.
  • Handled issues related to position control and the bumping process.
  • Worked on setting up config related to open enrollment for the client.
  • Accomplished Benefits rate uploads for different health and insurance plans.
  • Configured ROTH 401K and ROTH catch up benefit plans for the client.
  • Worked on issues related to COBRA plans.
  • Modified open enrollment screen per customer request.
  • Modified benefit enrollment form printing option per customer request.
  • Modified various custom programs to facilitate extraction of Benefit data.
  • Handled various issues related to benefit plan configuration.
  • Handled various HR Security issues involving new role creation, modifying existing authorizations.
  • Modified wage type characteristics to suit customer requirement.
  • Prepared Functional Specifications for various custom programs to be developed for the client.
  • Prepared BPP's for the client for new programs and procedures.
  • Configured personnel actions per customer requirement.
  • Was the prime resource to the client for any HR related issues.
  • Analyzed the possibility of implementing Concurrent Employment to the existing processes.
  • Ran several queries to provide critical information to the client when needed.
  • Maintained balance between technical and functional team and resolving issues in time.
  • Prepared end user documentation for various processes.
  • Provided knowledge transfer to the end users.

Confidential

Rhein Chemie is a leading, global supplier of products and services for the polymer and chemical processing industries. Rhein Chemie has approximately 1000 employees across the globe. It has sales worldwide with an overall range of 4000 products.

Role: SAP HCM Functional Consultant

Environment: ECC 5.0

Responsibilities:

  • Mapped the business processes of the client to the R/3 processes and produced Business Blueprint document.
  • Analyzing the AS-IS condition of the existing system, TO-BE analysis, gap analysis, configuration and modifications to suit the client's requirements.
  • Created Payroll areas, payroll periods and payroll date modifiers.
  • Configured pay scale types, pay scale groups and Levels, wage types for different employee groups and subgroups.
  • Maintained infotypes 0008, 0009, 0207, 0208 and 0210.
  • Configured features LGMST, TARIF and ABKRS to default the basic pay wage type, pay scale type and payroll area respectively while creating the basic pay infotypes.
  • Creation of various customer specific wage types from the model wage types for paying out basic pay and effecting deductions and additional payments to the employees. Assignment of wage types to the relevant wage type groups and assigning different payroll areas, pay scale types and levels for different employee groups and sub-groups.
  • Maintained infotypes 194 and 195 for processing the garnishments.
  • Worked with processing classes 68, 69 and 71, evaluation classes and their specifications for maintaining wage type.
  • Worked with US Payroll schema U000 and payroll driver RPCALCU0.
  • Involved in the configuration and setup of Benefits sub-module in areas like health plans, 401K savings plan.
  • Maintained tax authorities, Tax areas and Tax Types.
  • Defined Tax Company and assigned to each personnel area/sub area of the enterprise.
  • Maintained tax relevant employee master data such as infotype 0207, 0209, 0210, 0234 and 0235.
  • Worked with BSI Business Software Inc in testing and verification of taxes and importing TUB files.
  • Defined tax forms like W2, etc for configuring Tax Reporter.
  • Analyzed and designed work schedules, period work schedules, daily work schedules and planned working time.
  • Configured the IMG settings for absences, attendances and quotas required for time management.
  • Managed absence counting and entitlements for the quota.
  • Defined Leave quotas based on EE group and EE sub-group by using IT 2006 Absence quota .
  • Worked on CATS configuration.
  • Defined and maintained the planned working times for the organizational unit, position and work center.
  • Created and configured the enterprise structure and personnel structure.
  • Created organizational units, jobs, tasks and positions. Assigned tasks to positions.
  • Maintained infotypes as per the customer requirements.
  • Defined pay scale types, areas, groups, levels and generated payroll periods.
  • Maintained internal and external number range allocation for the employees.
  • Organizational management component was used for comprehensive human resource planning to create Organizational structure.
  • Customized personnel actions and reason for change in personnel actions.
  • Defined and maintained the objects and relationships that comprise an organizational plan.
  • Assisted the QA team in developing the test plans and test cases for unit and integration testing.
  • Supported the testing of Personnel Administration, Organizational Management and Payroll.
  • Provided knowledge transfer to the end-users via training.

Confidential

Torrent Pharmaceuticals is a leading player in Indian Pharmaceutical industry. It is a dominant player in the therapeutic areas of Cardiovascular CV and Central Nervous System CNS areas. Torrent exports to more than 50 countries around the world with over 1000 product registrations.

Role: SAP HR Functional Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 4.7

Responsibilities:

  • Defined Pay Scale structure according to the enterprise specifications.
  • Defined employee sub group and personnel sub area for the primary wage types.
  • Defined payroll periods and pay dates for each payroll accounting area and maintained control record PA03 for each payroll accounting area.
  • Integrated employee groups and sub groups with Payroll modules in various groupings Employee sub group grouping for PCR/CAP .
  • Maintained processing classes 68, 69, and 71 , evaluation classes and their specifications for maintaining wage types through logical values.
  • Have a good understanding of running US Payroll driver - RPCALCU0.
  • Worked with Payroll schema U000.
  • Defined work schedules, period work schedules PWS , daily work schedules DWS and planned working time PWT .
  • Configured the quotas for absences and attendances as per the requirements.
  • Worked with schema TM00 time evaluation using time events.
  • Monthly payroll cycle support including trouble shooting for time evaluation and payroll problems.
  • Evaluated time using Time evaluation report RPTIME00.
  • Configured the absence quotas based on EE group and EE sub group by using Absence quota info type IT2001 .
  • Maintained tax relevant employee master data such as info types 0207, 0208 and 0209.
  • Worked with BSI Business Software Inc in testing and verification of taxes and importing TUB files.
  • Worked with tax forms W-2 etc. for configuring Tax Reporter.

Confidential

Laramie County School District is the largest school district in the state of Wyoming with 37 schools serving 13,000 students. The project dealt with providing support in the areas of Payroll and Personnel Administration.

Role: SAP HR Functional Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 4.5B

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with different info types related to payroll.
  • Created payroll area, generated payroll periods using payroll date modifiers, and assigned a control record to each payroll accounting area.
  • Defined and maintained date modifiers to change payment dates as per requirement.
  • Configured and maintained the features such as ABKRS for default payroll area, LGMST for default wage types, TARIF for default pay scale type.
  • Worked with US payroll schemas and payroll driver RPCALCU0.
  • Configured enterprise structure by defining Personnel area, personnel sub-area.
  • Configured personnel structure by defining Employee groups and Employee sub-groups.
  • Maintained employee master data.
  • Customized and created various subtypes for the standard infotypes.
  • Maintained internal and external number range allocation for the employees.
  • Used the feature ABKRS to assign default values for payroll area.

Confidential

Suguna Motors and Pumps is part of the pioneering and trendsetting group of companies, Suguna Industries. Suguna specializes in all types of pumps and motors acclaimed internationally.

Role: HR Generalist

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted in the recruitment of software professionals for various IT positions.
  • Worked in the Payroll cycle of the company.
  • Worked as a group in scheduling vacations, vacation calculations and taxable benefits.
  • Assisted as a team member in HR Management system in assigning training schedules for all the executives and employees.
  • Assisted in the conduction of performance appraisals and other activities related to Human Resources and general Administration.

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