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Sap R/3 Team Lead Resume

Minneapolis, MN

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • 8+ Years of total experience out of which 6+ years of SAP FICO International Implementation Experience with extensive working knowledge domain experience and 2+ years of experience in accounting department in preparing trail balance, ledger, P&L and Balance sheets.
  • SAP Certified Solution Consultant - my SAP Financials (Managerial and Financial Accounting) SAP R/3 Enterprise core 4.70 from Sapient College at Siemens Information Systems Limited.
  • Implemented Five full life cycle from Blue Printing to realization and GO-LIVE, system upgrades for ECC 6.0, production support and rollout using ASAP methodology.
  • Extensive experience and working knowledge in Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Cost Accounting and Taxation.
  • Extensive experience in reading ABAP code and debugging the code.
  • Extensive experience in Sarbanes Oxley (SOX), U.S. GAAP, Canadian GAAP and Indian GAAP IFRS/IAS by the use of multiple ledgers (New GL Functionality) .
  • Trained on SAP IS-Banking and FI-CA from Sapient College.
  • Extensive experience in Gathering Requi rements, Gap Analysis, Business Process Re-engineering, Blueprinting, Configuration, Unit & Integration Testing, Training, Documentation & Production Support.
  • Gained decent exposure with SAP FSCM module - Dispute Management and Collection Management process and configuration.
  • Have 2 years of FICO Functional Lead experience and 3+ years of Team Lead experience .
  • Extensive experience in configuring FI - General Ledger, New GL, Accounts Receivable & Collections, Accounts Payable, Banking and Asset Accounting.
  • Extensive experience in configuring CO - Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Product Costing (Product Cost Planning and Cost Object Controlling) and Profitability Analysis.
  • Extensive experience in integration of FICO with SD, MM, PS and PP modules.
  • Proficient in the development of drill down reports using Report Painter, Report Writer and SAP Query.
  • Extensive experience in integration of SAP with Vertex Tax application and EUROPEAN VAT.
  • Extensive experience in Travel Management, Investment Management and Funds Management.
  • Proficient in using production support ticketing tools like Footprints, Clarify and SDM.
  • Demonstrated the ability to work both independent and in team oriented environments with well-developed organizational skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills with problem solving ability.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP Packages: SAP R/3 FI, CO - 3.1I, 4.6B, 4.6C, 4.7, 5.0 and ECC 6.0

Programming Languages: ABAP/4 Programming, C, COBOL and MSDOS

Databases: MS SQL Server 7/2000, Oracle 9i

Operating Systems: Windows 95, 98, 2000, NT & XP and UNIX

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

SAP R/3 Team Lead

Modules Used: FI, CO, MM, WM

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Production Support to the client which has 18 legal entities for FI ( GL, AP, Banking and Asset Accounting) and CO (CEA, CCA, PCA, Internal Orders, and CO-PA).
  • Managing resource, prepared Opex and Governance reports to the management.
  • Conducted meetings with the team to discuss and allocate the tasks on daily basis.
  • Handled and Developed multiple interface like EBS (BAI), ACH, Positive Pay, premiums, comissions, P Cards and BTA cards by using sFTP and Informatica.
  • Fixed Check Printing issues for the Accounts Payable department by identifying Counter related problems in their Correspondence Programs.
  • Payment Program Configuration: Company Code Data, Paying Company Code, Country Payment Methods, Creating proposal for Check Printing, Wire Transfer settings, ACH payments etc.
  • Translated high-level Business requirements into detailed Functional Specifications to initiate and support developers’ work on Custom Programs, Reports, Forms, Interfaces and Enhancements.
  • Provided training to Business Users on optimal utilization of SAP FI/CO tools for their Business Processes as well as for any requested Enhancements.
  • Helped client in SOX Assessment /Audit on interface controls and change managements.

Confidential, Cincinnati, Ohio

SAP R/3 Sr. Consultant

Modules Used: FI, CO, SD, MM, PP, QM, PM, WM

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the As-Is Legacy system i.e. QuickBooks’ structure of Accounts and proposed the To-Be solution.
  • Gathered requirements by meeting with the Users and designed the Finance and Controlling structure for its subsidaries had to be set up in SAP.
  • Designed the structure and content of Master Data which included setting up GL Account Groups, Vendor Account Groups, Customer Account Groups, Asset Classes, Cost Elements Groups, Cost Center Groups and Profit Center Groups as per Client’s Business requirements.
  • Configured entire FICO sub-modules GL, AR, AP, AA, CEA, CCA, PCA, with emphasis on Asset Accounting and integration with MM, SD and PS.
  • In Financial Accounting Global Settings, configured Field Status Groups, Posting Keys, Fiscal Year, Document Types, Number Ranges, Posting Periods, Tolerance Groups, Recurring Entries, created Withholding Tax codes and created Input Tax codes & Tax accounts for all Purchases.
  • Configured Input and Output VAT codes to handle Domestic, European and Non European transactions.
  • In Accounts Payable, configured Payment Terms, Payment Methods, House Banks for Automatic Payment Program and prepared Functional Specifications for the ABAPer’s to develop Checks and Payment Advice based on the format required.
  • Developed Advance return for VAT on Purchase report for Romania to handle statutory requirement.
  • In Accounts Receivable, configured Credit Management, Dispute Management, Dunning, Incoming Payment Terms and Tolerance Groups.
  • In Controlling, configured Controlling Area, Number Ranges and Versions in General Controlling, and set up Primary & Secondary Cost Elements in Cost Element Accounting.
  • In Cost Center Accounting, configured Planning by defining Versions, Planner Profiles and Layouts, Budget Management by defining Budget Planning Profile, Commitments and Actual Postings besides setting up master data i.e. Cost Centers and Activity Types.
  • In Profit Center Accounting, configured Plan Versions, Planning, Actual Postings and Sales Order Substitutions besides setting up Profit Center master data.
  • Worked with PM and MM consultants in implementation of the whole cycle of creation of Work Orders, Planning and Budgeting Project Cost, creation of Purchase Requisitions and Orders, Goods Receipt, Creation of AUC, Settlement of Orderes to AUC, Settlement of AUC to Assets, Logistics Invoice Verification and final Payment to Vendor.
  • Prepared Functional Specification Documents for all the programs that were developed to ensure automated flow across Purchase Requisitions, Purchase Orders, Goods Receipt, Invoice Receipt, SD delivery and Asset creation and capitalization besides core Finance functionalities.
  • Worked through complex SAP process problems, documented the Business Processes as configured in SAP & ensured proper integration with other modules.
  • Documented End-User Manuals and Training Material.
  • Trained Business Process Owners and End-Users in all the Business Transactions of FICO.
  • Configured Profitability Analysis (COPA) Structures and developed custom report to meet the business requirements.
  • Mapped Profitability Analysis (COPA) value feilds with external system SAP BW.
  • Configured Electronic Bank Statement (EBS) in BAI & MT940 format to post entries into different GL accounts.
  • Created reports by using Report Painter to generate process cost report and profit center balance sheets.
  • Responsible for the setup of the P-Cards/Credit card process .
  • Loaded Group and local chart of account GL accounts master data using LSMW.

Confidential, Houston, Tx

SAP R/3 Team Lead

Modules Used: FI, CO, SD, MM, PP, WM

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Production Support to the client which has 15 legal entities throughout the world (North America, Europe, Asia etc.,) for FI ( GL, AR, AP, Banking, Asset Accounting and SPL) and CO (CEA, CCA, PCA, Internal Orders, PC and CO-PA).
  • Managing resource, prepared Opex and Governance reports to the management.
  • Conducted meetings with the team to discuss and allocate the tasks on daily basis.
  • Developed multiple interface like Lockbox, check payments (Poorman Douglas, BOA, JPMC & RBC), GECARS, MONEXA and Hyperion by using PGP, FTP, sFTP and Middleware.
  • Fixed Check Printing issues for the Accounts Payable department by identifying Counter related problems in their Correspondence Programs.
  • Tested all the configuration, reports and interfaces while cleint did SAP upgradation from 3.1I to ECC 6.
  • In the upgradation process tested GL, AP, AR, Fixed Assets, CCA, PCA, WBS and COPA test case.
  • Configured and Tested the Lock Box program for Accounts Receivables payments in BAI2 Format.
  • Fixed Withholding Tax (1099) Reporting problems by figuring and getting the suitable OSS notes applied to the existing systems besides setting up Custom 1099 Form Layout.
  • Configured Canadian input and output taxes (Goods and Sercies Tax, Provinical Sales Tax & Harmonized Sales Tax).
  • Payment Program Configuration: Company Code Data, Paying Company Code, Country Payment Methods, Creating proposal for Check Printing, Wire Transfer settings, ACH payments etc.
  • Defined the Tax Jurisdiction Codes and Configured the Sales and Use Tax.
  • Provided recommendation on how SAP product can best support and enhance existing Business Processes and ensured that functional Business requests are consistent with the technological and strategical model of SAP.
  • Translated high-level Business requirements into detailed Functional Specifications to initiate and support developers’ work on Custom Programs, Reports, Forms, Interfaces and Enhancements.
  • Provided training to Business Users on optimal utilization of SAP FI/CO tools for their Business Processes as well as for any requested Enhancements.
  • Responsible for configuration of Credit Management organization structure, credit exposure check, credit scoring and comparison of functionality.
  • Responsible for setup for dispute cases and role assignment, processing the dispute case and integration with account receivable.
  • Collection Management setup for collection strategies, collection work lists, collection Management activities and integration of the collection management with dispute Management & account receivable.
  • Helped client in SOX Assessment /Audit on interface controls and change managements.

Confidential, Houston TX

SAP R/3 FICO Consultant

Modules Used: FI, CO, SD, MM, PP

Responsibilities:

  • Held meetings with Users to gather requirements and to understand the Workflow of the As-Is System.
  • Analyzed Workflow to design solutions and designed the To-Be Solution by reviewing all Processes, User procedures, and System requirements.
  • Migrating from 4.7 to ECC 6.0 for existing entity set up in Classic GL and incorporating New GL features by migrating from Business Areas to Profit Centers and Segments as per the requirement.
  • Configured and Customized FI sub-modules Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.
  • Worked on Vendor/Customer Analysis including Days in Arrears, Payment History, Cash Discount Overview and Credit Limit Display.
  • Interacted with Client to Update and Group Customer and Vendor Master Data to define Credit Control Areas and Dunning Areas.
  • Designed and Configured the Vendor Master Data, Vendor Group, Vendor Field Status, Vendor and Customer Master Data and Risk Categories.
  • Set up the Credit Management Configuration.
  • Redefined and Configured Payment Methods, Payments Terms, House Bank, Bank Accounts for AP, AR - Dunning process, Interest calculation, and Credit Management.
  • Clearing Inter-Company Vendor/Customer open items, manually processing Incoming Payments, running/editing Dunning proposals, Reconciliation Accounts in the GL and creating functional specifications for Custom Interfaces.
  • Configured Outgoing Payments, Open Item Clearing in Accounts Payable, and Cost Center Accounting Master data, Planning and Cost allocations in Cost Center Accounting.
  • Configured the Automatic Payment Program for AP including Partial Payment Configuration, Check Management and Check Printing.
  • Configured One-time Vendors/Customers with Separate Screen Layouts.
  • Customized Lockbox, Payment Requests and Interest Calculation on Account Balances and Line Items.
  • Integrated FI with Vertex by assigning VERTEX tax procedure TAXUSX to country.
  • Used VERTEX as the Physical Destination for Vertex external tax system.
  • Activated external system Vertex by entering ‘V’ for Vertex in configuration.
  • Assigned VERTEX as the Logical Destination to determine Jurisdictions, Tax Calculation and Tax Update by availing the suitable Business Events and assigning suitable Functional Modules.
  • Trained End users in updating Vertex database based on the requirement of the client.
  • Activation of operating concern and assigned Characteristics and Value Fields to operating concern.
  • Interface of CO-PA with other modules like FI, MM, SD and sub modules of CO-PA.
  • Capturing Reporting Requirements and Development of reports with help of tools like Report Painter / Drill Down Reporting.

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