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Lead Consultant (sap Fico Lead) Resume

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SUMMARY

  • Cost and management accountant with 14 years of experience in IT and domain which includes over 7 years of SAP experience in Implementation, Configuration, design, customization, documentation, testing, user training and support of SAP Financial Accounting (FI) and Controlling (CO) modules in SAP R/3 ECC 6.0.
  • 3 Full Life Cycle implementations / 1 Upgrade and 1 Application maintenance and production support.
  • Extensively involved in implementation of ASAP methodology on all stages of project including business process analysis, AS-IS to TO-BE designing, GAP analysis, Realization, Go-Live, warranty support, user training and documentation.
  • Expertise in configuration and testing of General Ledger (GL), New General Ledger (New GL), Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR), Assets Accounting (AA), Bank Accounting, Special Purpose Ledger.
  • Strong Knowledge and Expertise in Controlling - Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA), Cost Element Accounting (CO-CEA), Internal Orders (CO-IO), Profit Center Accounting (CO-PCA), Product Costing (CO-PC), Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) implementation.
  • Extensive experience in writing the functional specs for RICEF objects.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in team oriented environments with excellent communications and inter personal skills.
  • Ability to effectively coordinate and work in Onsite - Offshore model.
  • Rich experience in working at Client locations .

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, California

Lead consultant (SAP FICO Lead)

Environment: SAP R/3 6.0.

Responsibilities

  • Configuration of new payment terms, location codes, House banks, Setting up of ranking orders, Creation of new account ID’s, Definition of new tolerance groups, Definition of translation configuration for all the new GL accounts, Definition of Automatic account assignment settings, Addition or modification to the existing Financial statement versions, Addition or modification of existing SETS / Validations / Substitutions, Definition of posting rules and search string related to EBS settings, Assigning of factory calendar to determine the value dates, creating new partner profiles .
  • Addressing all the support issues in the area of Accounts receivables (AR) Accounts payables (AP), EBS, Fixed Assets (FA), Controlling (CO), Cost center accounting (CCA), Account based COPA (ABCOPA) and Cost based COPA (CBCOPA), Treasury Forex module and Revenue management and Contract accounting (RMCA).
  • Handling issues related to payment proposal, Payment runs, XML failures, Remittance advices sent to vendors etc.,
  • Setting of GL accounts in SD-FI integration tables to release the SD billing documents.
  • Automate the business process by setting up of Variants and Jobs in production environment. This will ensure that there will be a minimum manual intervention.
  • Implementation of VERTEX monthly patch updates in SAP in coordination with SAP Basis team.
  • Very good understanding on Order to Cash scenario (O2C) and procure to Pay (P2P) cycle.
  • Providing expert support and guidance to business for transactional errors in real time.
  • Supporting the business for smooth closure of month end / quarter end and year-end.
  • Working closely with ABAP team to fix the bugs in the custom program / reports.
  • Expertize in understanding and handling the custom interface issues and failures.
  • Expertize in understanding and handling the 810 I-doc failures of message type INVOIC.
  • Smooth transition of business process from development team to production support team.
  • Excellent knowledge in handling the change management process.
  • Preparation and presentation of module statistics to the client and business on a monthly basis.
  • Adhering to the Client SLA’s for ticket acknowledgement and closure.

Confidential

SAP FICO Functional Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 6.0.

Responsibilities

  • Detailed study of AS-IS and TO-BE business process.
  • Preparation of blue print document.
  • Preparation of functional specifications for all the customs programs and working with ABAP team for creation of new custom programs / tables.
  • Working with the third party (Buzon) to understand the country specific legal requirements and incorporate the logic’s in custom programs.
  • Coordination with all the middle ware teams to test the end-to-end document flow.
  • Performing unit testing and integration testing and coordinating with business for User acceptance testing and sign off (UAT) .
  • Performing cut over activities as per the cut over plan.
  • Setting up of variants and TDM Jobs as per the business requirement.
  • Post-go live warranty support and addressing all the issues post go live.
  • Preparation of KT document and handover the process to production support team.

Confidential

SAP FICO Functional Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 6.0.

Responsibilities

  • Working with the upgrade manager to define the execution plan and to define the systems in scope for upgrade.
  • Reviewing the existing test scripts, which are available and decide on the extent of usage of the test scripts.
  • Creation of new test scripts in case needed. Execution of all the test scripts before and after implementation of enhancement packs. Coordinating with all the development teams to include / exclude the scenarios for testing.
  • Working on the fixes for all the issues reported post implementation of support packs in test environment.
  • Coordinating with SAP team through OSS messages for fixing the EHP and SP upgrade issues.
  • Planning and implementation of cutover activities during system ramp up and ramp down time.
  • Supporting the production environment post implementation of enhancement packs in production.

Confidential

Consultant.

SAP FICO Functional Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 6.0.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of country specific roll out kit related to Inter company resource related billing (ICRRB)
  • Enabling the business discussion with BPR’s before the preparations of roll out kit and in corporate the country specific requirements in to the roll out kit.
  • Assign sales area to sales document types. Setting up of pricing procedure for ICRRB contract on supplying co code. Setting up of pricing procedures for ICRRB debit memo request for supplying sales org.
  • Assign GL accounts for revenue account determination after discussing with the regional business teams.
  • Maintenance of DIP profile and updating of all the custom tables related to DIP profile. Defining the Number range for Billing documents.
  • Definition of partner profiles (customer / vendor) in ordering and supplying co codes. Updating Posting keys and document types in ordering company. Definition of tax codes for partner type and definition of GL accounts for ordering and supplying co code . (OBCB, OBCD, OBCE).
  • Definition of default cost object maintained for mark up used in each of the sales org in OKB9.
  • Output type has to be maintained for all the different sales org in the supplying company for ICRRB billing doc type.
  • Perform the unit testing and integration testing.
  • Coordinate with the regional business teams for UAT and close all the issues logged in QC tool.

Confidential

SAP FICO Functional Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 6.0.

Responsibilities

  • Detailed study of AS-IS and TO-BE business process.
  • Preparation of blue print document.
  • Definition of Operating concern, controlling area and assigning of co codes to controlling area.
  • Definition of Automatic creation of cost elements, Creation of Cost center categories, Profit center categories, Cost center hierarchy and profit center hierarchy.
  • Definition of Costing type, valuation variant, Quantity structure, Costing sheet (Bases, OH rates, Credits), assigning of costing variant and valuation variant .
  • Definition of result analysis key for calculation of WIP and reserves. Definition of line id’s for settled costs material and OH costs.
  • Creation of work centers, configuration of Allocation structure, PA transfer structure, definition of Order types, creation of settlement rules and maintenance of receiving cost object in the settlement rules.
  • Definition of Allocation structure, Order types, settlement profile and creation of settlement rules.
  • Responsible to carry out the Unit testing and Integration testing. Follow up with business teams to carry out the Unit acceptance testing.
  • Responsible to fix the issues reported in the Unit acceptance testing.
  • Responsible to complete the cut over activities as per the cut over plan during the go-live phase.
  • Post-go live warranty support.
  • Preparation of user training manual.

Confidential

SAP FICO Functional Consultant

Environment: SAP R/3 6.0.

Responsibilities

  • Detailed study of AS-IS and TO-BE business process.
  • Preparation of business process master list (BPML)
  • Preparation of Key data structures (KDS)
  • Preparation of blue print document.
  • In Accounts Payable (FI-AP), Configured Vendor Account Groups, Vendor Master Records, House Banks, Bank accounts, Check lots, Reason codes, Automatic Payments Program (APP) .
  • In Accounts Receivable (FI-AR), worked on creation Customer Master Records, Billing, Payment terms, Incoming payments and Credit control area.
  • Defined, configured and tested Account Keys, Account assignment groups, customer master groups, and number ranges, and field status in GL and AR modules, and worked on revenue account determination.
  • Defined and configured Dunning process which included creation of dunning proposals to creating dunning notices, Interest calculation - open items/balance outstanding, correspondence and account statement process and financial statement versions.
  • Defined Operating concern, Controlling area, and Dummy profit center, Maintain CO number ranges.
  • Defined standard hierarchy for Cost center group and Profit center group.
  • Definition of primary cost element and secondary cost elements.
  • Definition of Cost centers and profit centers.
  • Usage of LSMW to update the Master data.
  • Responsible to perform unit testing and Integration testing.
  • Responsible to carry out the cutover activities as per the cutover plan during the go-live phase
  • Post-go live warranty support.
  • Preparation of user training manual.

Confidential

State Operations Manager.

  • Handling Retail branch operations for Karnataka.
  • Handling Customer service, Retail Loan disbursements and Banking of checks.
  • Appointment of operating agencies for depositing of checks with banks and analyzing the performance of OA.
  • Loan disbursements of two wheeler, Car loans, Personal loans, Small ticket personal loans and Home loans.
  • Responsible for maximum customer satisfaction with minimum service time.
  • Issuing of Foreclosure statements to customers.

Confidential

Area Operations Manager

  • Handling branch operations for North Karnataka.
  • Handling Customer service, Retail Loan disbursements and Banking of checks.
  • Appointment of operating agencies for depositing of checks with banks and analyzing the performance of OA.
  • Loan disbursements of two wheeler, Car loans, Personal loans, Small ticket personal loans and Home loans.
  • Responsible for maximum customer satisfaction with minimum service time.
  • Issuing of Foreclosure statements to customers.

Confidential

Cost Accountant.

  • Verifying and approving the vendor bills for payments.
  • Preparation and issuance of checks.
  • Performing BRS and follow up with Banks for any open recon items.
  • Preparation of Annual budgets.
  • Maintaining and verifying of standard costs in MFG Pro (ERP).
  • Preparation of Trial balance.
  • Analyzing the variances between budget Vs. actual and reporting to the management for reason for variances.
  • Maintenance of Asset register and periodic physical verification.
  • Preparation of Depreciation schedules as per the IT act and post the depreciation entries in FI books of accounts.

Confidential

Accounts Officer

  • Preparation of payment vouchers.
  • Dealing with Banks for withdrawal, deposits of cash and checks.
  • Making weekly payments for Contract labors.
  • Preparation of monthly Trial balance.
  • Preparation of cash flow statement.

Confidential

Audit Clerk

  • Performing Concurrent audit and Statutory audits for Public sector banks.
  • Performing audit for Sole proprietary and Partnership firms.
  • Preparation of Trial balance and balance sheets for Sole proprietary and Partnership firms.
  • Performing tax audits as per the IT Act.
  • Preparation and filing of tax returns for Salaried, Sole proprietary and Partnership firms.

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