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Sap Fico Consultant Resume

KentuckY

SUMMARY:

  • Over 10 years of experience including 6 years as SAP R/3 FI/CO Consultant and 4 Years SAP User
  • Extensive experience in configuration and customization within FICO and large Full Life Cycle implementations in SAP Customization with strong Post Implementation 24/7 Support.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and other MS Office Applications. Hands - on experience in using Reporting tools like SAP Query, Report Painter/ Report Writer and Drill Down Reports which used for analysis, performance, accounts history, and day to day business processes.
  • In-depth knowledge in configuration, implementation, ASAP methodology, system design and development and gathering user requirements.
  • Experienced in Blueprint, Configuration, Unit, Stress, Volume, Regression, User Acceptance, Integration Testing, Training, Documentation and Production support.
  • Extensively worked on configuration and testing of FI/CO modules - GL, AR, AP, AA, Fixed Assets, Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA), Profit Center Accounting (PCA), Internal Orders and Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) and Special Purpose Ledger.
  • Rich experience in Integration of FI/CO with MM, SD and Lease accounting modules and in overall business processes such as invoice verification, material valuation, order-to-cash, procure-to-pay and make-to-Order and Automatic account determination.
  • Worked extensively on Bank implementation and migration from creation of DME tree for the payment file to EBS bank reconciliation.
  • Special emphasis on Data Migration and ETL Techniques specifications with BDC, Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW) for data uploads for various SAP Projects.
  • Experienced in guiding/training end users through Period-End closing activities for the application areas.
  • Experience in handling tickets for production support as per SLAs along with ticket monitoring and reporting with SAP solution manager.
  • Knowledge in identifying, testing and documenting SAP application controls in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX).
  • Active member in conducting team meetings, customer feedback meetings & self-assimilation programs.
  • Knowledgeable in ITIL, Incident, Change and Problem Management Process

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP Package: SAP (ECC 6.0) FI/CO

Operating Systems: Windows 95/98/NT/2000/Millennium/XP, VISTA

MS Office Tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Note

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Kentucky

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Strong Project Experience in implementing SAP FICO from Legacy System
  • Member of SAP ERP Team performing business requirement analysis, configuration, testing, and end user adoption related activities within finance and controlling space
  • Collaborates with other SAP Team members and Staff towards defining, enhancing and integrating SAP FICO Solutions across the ERP platform and related business process.
  • Understands end to end processes such as Order to Cash, procure to Pay
  • Experienced in integrating SAP with external platforms such as Concur, Paymetrics, Vertex, and Pitieco
  • Experienced in supporting business users in month end close processes, resolving day to day end user issues
  • Experienced in test planning and end user training
  • Experienced in preparing and reviewing of functional specifications for reports, Interfaces and validations, creating and reviewing technical specifications.
  • Experienced in Data migration/Conversions related activities and development.
  • Knowledgeable in SAP PS- Project System
  • Designed and worked on RICEFW that utilize SAP ABAP, PI, iDoc and integration with other modules.
  • Expertise in guiding the DM (Data Migration) team for loading the legacy data.
  • Expertise in preparing user training documentation, unit test scripts and Integration test scripts .
  • Strong configuration hands on experience in implementing New GL, Document splitting, Asset Accounting (Fixed Asset/ Intangible Assets), Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable & Bank.
Confidential

Project Manager/Project Technical Lead/Subject Matter Expert/SAP FICO Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Led the entire project for a top quality result.
  • Point person for functional and technical concerns.
  • Ensured that all test cases are closed for Unit Testing and Integration Testing.
  • Responsible for creating estimates on the enhancement workload.
  • Provided detailed estimates for projects for design and development. Validate estimates from consultants.
  • Weekly development meeting with the team to monitor progress
  • In-charge of communicating with 4 interface (all related modules) owner to integrate the interfaces to testing.
  • Configured FI-AP and FI-AR account groups, Customer/Vendor master records, tolerance groups, document number ranges, maintaining payment terms, payment methods and bank determination for automatic outgoing payments.
  • Maintained Vendor Invoice process for Accounts payable to improve visibility, efficiency, control, and compliance.
  • Providing functional specifications for validation rules to avoid posting of duplicate invoices and restrict posting payments more than the tolerance limit
  • Worked on integration of FI and MM processes like Logistic Invoice Verification, maintaining Material master data, material groups, purchasing groups
  • Preformed the check list for Year-End closing activities as in executing report for intercompany activity, Review open items in AP and AR,
  • Involved in developing test scenarios/test cases, executing and error correction for integration testing in FI/CO area with SD.
  • Integrated FI with MM to configure automatic posting of credit memos and subsequent debit, clearing the existing credit memos against multiple line items and foreign currency translation using the Logistic invoice verification for the Logistics.
  • Supports and participates in the entire project development life cycle, from requirements gathering to development and implementation.
  • Helped other team members understand an issue, explore the options, and determine solutions.
  • Supported productions issues and worked on the issued ticket and performed the end user training
  • Provided warranty support.
Confidential

Project Manager/Project Technical Lead/SME/SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Led the entire project for a top-quality result.
  • Point person for functional and technical concerns.
  • Responsible for creating estimates on the enhancement workload.
  • Responsible for creation functional specification document.
  • Developed the test plans/scenarios, created test data, and documented the results of the testing.
  • In-charge in handover to maintenance team.
  • Post-merge support.
  • Ensured that all test cases are closed for Unit Testing and Integration Testing.
  • Provided support during User Acceptance Testing.
  • Provided warranty support
Confidential

SAP FI Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Customized General Ledger and Special Purpose Ledger Sub Modules in FI Module.
  • Created custom Reports on Special Purpose Ledger by giving functional specifications to the ABAP team for development.
  • Created FI-SL master data, populating the data base, Determining the characters and key figures to be used in maintaining the coding block and activity groups, activating the Validation/Substitution for each organizational unit and call up point.
  • Defined functional requirements, process improvement, and project scope definition, blue printing, gap analysis, configuration, testing, documentation, full life cycle implementation and support.
  • Created various daily and monthly reports with developers based on the user specifications.
  • Point person for functional and technical concerns.
  • Provided support during the different testing phases.
  • Provided input on how to better optimize the flow of program.
  • Support in solving issues encountered during Cutover.
Confidential, Harmonia CE

SAP FICO Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Technical Area lead for the MSA SRAP.
  • Resolved issues related to My Approval Payment Program, Account Assignment, and interest calculation on open items, foreign currency valuation, regrouping of line items, and void reason codes.
  • Created primary and secondary cost elements, Cost Center Hierarchies, cost element groups, cost centers.
  • In Internal Orders setup status profile for order type, maintained settlement rules, internal order planning, and budget profile and also set up tolerances for budget cost. Configured settlements distribution cycles for actual cost distribution
  • Maintained the Budget Profiles and set the tolerance limit for the availability control
  • Defining Settlement Rules and creating Selection Variants
  • Configured Controlling Area Settings, Number ranges, and Maintained Versions.
  • Configured and Customized CO - General Controlling, Cost and Revenue Element Accounting, Overhead Cost Controlling, Cost Center Accounting; and Internal Orders
  • Ensure that all test steps are completed for all test phase (unit testing, integration system testing)
  • Involved in providing technical support.
  • In-charge of communicating with the interfaces (MSA modules) owner to integrate the interfaces to testing.
Confidential

SAP FICO Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Point person for functional and technical concerns.
  • Ensures that all test cases are closed for Unit Testing and Integration Testing
  • Provided support during User Acceptance Testing.
  • Worked as a functional consultant to provide IDOC extensions working along with ABAP team. Implemented the exchange of customer required data that was not available in SAP delivered IDOCs.
  • Configured I/O settings created master data and settlements and created ABAP query reports.
  • Designed, developed and maintained reports with support from ABAP Team
  • Generated reports using Report Painter; coordinated overall testing and worked in corporate month-end and Year-end activities.
  • Maintained Enterprise Structure Legal entities and configuring Company Codes & global Parameters, posting keys, number ranges, document types, FSV.
  • Configured tax jurisdiction codes and input/output tax keys and made changes to current input/output tax keys T-code FTXP (tax calculations) .
  • Configured automatic Withholding tax calculation by configuring various tax codes for different vendors in different locations. Efficiently changed the withholding tax base amount or withholding tax code of a cleared invoice.
Confidential

Project Manager/FI Functional

Responsibilities:

  • Led the entire project for a top quality result.
  • Managing internal resources and external (offshore) consultants and resolving support tickets in a timely manner.
  • Provided detailed estimates for projects for design and development. Validate estimates from consultants.
  • Weekly development meeting with the team to monitor progress
  • Conducted As-Is study interacting with the core team members and developed a To-Be process to suit the company’s objectives using ASAP methodology. Involved in Business Blueprint Phase and worked on field mapping to study the GAP Analysis.
  • Point person for functional and technical concerns.
  • Responsible for designing the logic of the new file conversion program - the flow is to read a pipe delimited file from external system, transfer to UNIX directory, and the program will read from UNIX to convert the file.
  • Handles the communication to other external team
  • Prepared various Test Cases
  • Performed End to End Testing and ensured all test cases are closed for Unit Testing and Integration Testing
  • Prepared Impact analysis and conflict management documents prepared for the change request.
  • Provided support during User Acceptance Testing.
  • Resolved numerous Job Monitoring and Bach Input Processing Issues
  • Provided warranty support.
  • SAP FICO Support Consultant for Post Go live and stabilization phase. 24/7 On call support
  • FI-AR, FI-AP: Masters, Open Item processing settings.
  • Deep level of application or product understanding.
  • Extensively exposed to integration issues of FI with MM and SD.
  • Responsible for FI-GL, AR, AP, AA
  • Intercompany reconciliation.
  • Understood both the standard application features (i.e. out of the box functionality) as well as the detailed components of the customized features.
  • Documentation and training on procedures for Finance (AR, AP, GL)
  • Maintained the information and conditions of the leasing agreement in the master records of the leased assets.
  • Creating custom Reports on AR and AP by giving functional specifications to the ABAP team for development.
  • Defined leasing types, created special asset classes and account allocations leased assets.
  • Automatic Account Determination, GR/IR, Down Payments.
  • Transactions - Incoming Invoices/Credit Memos (terms of payment), Outgoing Payment, Incoming Payment, Dunning, Open item Clearing, Down-payment received, Down-payment made, Bill of Exchange Special G/L accounts (other reconciliation accounts).
  • Business signoff for the development changes.
  • Bank Accounting: House Banks. Transactions - Check Deposit, Payment Transactions (manual bank statements), Month end, Quarter end and Year end closing activities
  • Fixed assets account configuration and maintenance of long/short term leased assets.
  • Credit Management settings - Key areas being Credit Control Areas and Risk Categories.
  • Configured Extended Withholding Tax Settings.
  • Configuration of Interest Calculation.
  • Configured and customized Chart of Accounts, Company Code Global Parameters, Fiscal Year Variants, Posting Period Variants, Account Groups, Field Status Groups, and Tolerance Groups.
  • Configuration of Asset Accounting Modules.
  • Support issues related to taxes with respect to VERTEX.
  • Configured SAP TAX interface for Vertex with respect to, configuring communication, testing the Tax retrieval data, activating Tax interface system, configured external tax document, tax jurisdiction code structure, customizing SD&MM master data Tax indicators, setting MM&SD master data, tax codes, setting condition records SD, configuring Tax per document.
  • Performed tax interface configuration for Vertex US sales and use tax.
  • Worked on integration issues with Vertex.
  • Wrote functional specification TAX interfaces with VERTEX
  • Resolved issues relating to Payment program.
  • Addressed issues related to Invoice verification (MIRO).
  • Addressed issues related to ERS (MRRL), for the intercompany invoices.
  • Addressed failed idocs processing.
  • Activated the depreciation areas, in which the leased assets will be capitalized and depreciated, in the asset classes.
  • Changes to conditions type and pricing procedure for the additional posting for the intercompany transactions
  • Used LSMW tool for data conversion, field mapping and uploading data.
  • Verification of Test Scripts executed including the Month End Closing Scripts.
  • Ticket resolution and answering how-to questions
  • Responsible for detailed problem determination of issues escalated from Level-1.
  • Problem determination includes re-creating the issues, determining the point of failure by stepping through the ABAP Code and identifying the problem resolution.
  • If the resolution required major development or configuration fix, provide the necessary change detail to Level 3.
  • Responsible for making changes, migrating them, completing the ticket and communicating the change to level 2 support, who can then resolve and close.
  • Determine problems found by proactive application monitoring done on a regular basis by level 2 support and engage level 3 support to apply patches, complete performance tuning, re-create tables or indices, etc..
  • Co-ordination of problem tickets with offshore resources (functional as well as technical) to ensure that the tickets are resolved within the stipulated SLAs.
  • Ensuring that offshore team resources are properly loaded, helping them in solving tickets where required and ascertain that the tickets are resolved well within the stipulated SLA timelines.
Confidential

Associate

Responsibilities:

  • Supported Monthly Close Processes.
  • Managed Standard Cost System.
  • Conducted Product Line Analysis for Management Review.
Confidential

Accounts Payable Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Processed Vendor Invoices.
  • Verified vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Paid vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase orders, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments.

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