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Lead Sap Fico Fica & Fscm Consultant Resume

Piscataway, NJ

SUMMARY:

  • Certified S4 HANA FINANCE and SAP FICO Consultant with 11+ years of Total SAP experience, with 3 full Life Cycle Implementations as SAP Functional consultant including SAP support, and 4 years domain experience.
  • Recently provided 19 innovation ideas in FI and FSCM and was awarded by client and Cognizant .
  • Master's in commerce by qualification and a dynamic professional with 4 years of domain experience in manufacturing.
  • Sound understanding of Business & Manufacturing Processes and SAP processes with cross module knowledge.
  • Good communicator with strong interpersonal and leadership skills with strong analytical mind
  • Has strong trouble shooting and problem - solving skills.
  • Certified in SAP S/4HANA Finance 1709 and 1809
  • Have significant expertise in SAP S/4HANA Finance 1709 and 1809
  • 5+years experience Hands on experience in ticketing tool BMC Remedy and testing tool HPQC ALM12.5
  • Reviewed and analyzed Business Requirements and Business Processes and mapped them with SAP.
  • Regularly interacted with users to ensure proper understanding of the Business Requirements and Functional specifications.
  • Configured chart of accounts, account groups, field status groups, and posting keys, assigned these variants to company codes, created GL Master records, reconciliation accounts for sub-ledgers, document types, number ranges, invoices and payments, tolerance groups, automatic account assignments, GL display (line item layouts, special fields, sort variants, totals variants) and financial statement version.
  • Configured areas of AP, House Banks and Automatic Payment program (APP). Involved in optimizing bank details for wire payments, check lots, void reason codes and clearing inter-company vendor/customer open items.
  • Worked with MM processes like Logistics Invoice Verification (LIV), credit debit memos, maintaining Material master data, material groups, purchasing groups, purchasing info records, MM Pricing procedures, etc.
  • Involved in designing SAP Simple Finance solution for client on SAP S/4HANA platform and implementing the S4Hana 1709 (SFin 2.0) on premises edition.
  • Successfully configured and tested GL, AP, AR, Controlling/Planning as part of SAP Accounting powered by HANA Add-on, Cash Management S/4 HANA Add-on, and Fixed Assets modules in SFIN2.0 - S/4HANA Finance and SAP HANA specific Fiori apps.
  • Configured the system to deduct a cash discount for payment of fixed asset invoice automatically and in real time, to the corresponding asset.
  • Configured setting for revaluation of fixed assets, normal depreciation run and posting of asset acquisition.
  • Handed SAP finance related tickets to find the possible solution of problems.
  • Prepared Month End activities for managerial reporting purposes.
  • Interaction with client business users for gathering and analysis of requirements, written functional specifications.
  • Design and configured Company Code for USA/Mexico, Cost Center Hierarchy, Profit Center Hierarchy, Inventory Process from procurement to production and dispatch from Mexico Plant.
  • Design and Configure SAP FI- GL, AP (Procurement-to-pay), AR (Order-to-Cash Process), Banking, Integration for SAP FI/CO with MM/IM, SD, PP as per business process.
  • Configured and changes Fiscal Year Variant for client as per business requirement and checked for integration with SAP MM/SD/PP Module for Fiscal Year Variant change.
  • HPQC testing Manual, Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, accrual, Go-Live, GO live, AP, A/P, Application Development, AR, as set, trial Balance, Balance, Bank Reconciliation, Billing, Blueprint, Book, business processes, business solutions, CMM, Cash Management, concept, consultant, Consulting, Credit, Client, clients, data transfer, Data Migration, debit, designing, direction, Dutch, edit, EDI, ERP, senior management, XML, Finance, financial, financial analysis, focus, forms, Functional, GL, Government, drawing, innovation, insurance, Internal audit, Investments, Invoice Processing, Invoicing, ISO, ledger, logic, Notes, managing, meetings, MS Excel, Exchange, MS Power Point, Microsoft Project, middleware, month end closing, Enterprise, network, on S, Organizing, Payment Processing, personnel, processes, coding, Project management, proposal, Quality, recording, reporting, requirement, Sales, SAP, SAP R/3, SD, Scripts, script, specification, SWIFT, Tax, user training, user manuals, TIBCO, Treasury, type, Validation, Variance analysis, Workshops
  • Conflict resolution
  • Inspection reviews
  • Project Management
  • Process implementation
  • User interface understanding
  • Powerful negotiator
  • Team liaison
  • Data entry
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Budgeting and finance
  • Methodology implementation
  • Data analysis
  • Report writing
  • Product testing
  • Team leadership
  • Strong verbal communication
  • Code validation skills
  • Client assessment and analysis
  • Public speaking
  • Self-motivated
  • Risk management processes and analysis
  • Skilled in Software

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Lead SAP FICO FICA & FSCM Consultant

Confidential - Piscataway, NJ

  • Support & development for SAP FICO ECC6.0, Specific focus is on S/4 HANA as applied to Finance (FI) and Controlling(CO), Simple Finance S/4 HANA Finance(Versions 1709,1809), and Process Integration areas of SAP.
  • Provide innovation and generate business value for customers on the latest SAP HANA platform.
  • Experience in Procure to Pay (P2P), Record to Report (RTR) and Order to Cash (OTC) processes.
  • Project management experience with Microsoft Project includes managing timelines, resources, prioritizing activities, monitoring milestones, Gantt chart analysis, and Critical factors and reworking the project to changing project scope, timelines and resources availability.
  • Other project management skills include managing team issue logs, Conducting Blueprint Workshops, using MS Power Point, MS Excel.
  • Involved in designing SAP Simple Finance solution for client on SAP S/4HANA platform and implementing the S4Hana.
  • Worked solely on an entire projects for Mexico E payments interface with SAP.
  • This involved Pegaso Interface and then Mexican Government server interface which had to be updated with e payments.
  • Data mapping was done in such a way with ABAP help that after F-28(recording incoming payment) data was sent through EDOC COCKPIT to Pegaso and further Mexican Government server.
  • Testing ALL AR and FSCM scenarios for SAP S4 HANA and SOH HANA.
  • Preparing user manuals, end user training, resolving tickets.
  • Testing all SAP ECC FI, FSCM scenarios in Simple Finance.
  • Setting up Bank Client and help in setting up DMEE file structure as well as review reporting functionality to client.
  • Processing Credit Card payments with paymetric interfaces.
  • Configuration of Bank Interfaces with FF 5 for auto posting.
  • HANA testing for all AR scenarios with interfaces.
  • Lead and analyses current XML template and review against current version of ERP system for its accuracy.
  • Experience with interface with CMM (Cash Management Module).
  • SAP Treasury, AP and AR Payments: Payment Processing (Inbound/Outbound) - ACH, Domestic Wire and Cross-Border Wires.
  • Free-Form, Repetitive, Vendor, Customer, Investments and Debts payments and Lockbox files.
  • Electronic Bank Statements - Prior day and Current Day EBS statements from multiple domestic and international banks (BOA, JPM, CITI, Wells Fargo, HSBC, Scotia, RBS, Lloyd, Barclay, HSBC, Standard Charter, Dutch Bank) in BAI2 and MT940 formats through SWIFT network.
  • Responsible for Data Migration, Cut over task, integration and UAT testing.
  • Have performed as a Super User and prepared users for GO live and supported them into day to day issue as well as month end closing issue.
  • Have worked with Treasury on CMM implementation to SAP interfaces.
  • Lead implementation of Treasury integration end to end for North America, Asia and Europe.
  • Review Bank BAI2, MT940 bank template and provide recommendation.
  • Understand SAP client issue and provide guidance in building XML or ISO 20022 as per Banks requirement.
  • Work with client on AP and AR Payments: Payment Processing (Inbound/Outbound) - ACH, Domestic Wire and Cross-Border Wires.
  • Free-Form, Repetitive, Vendor, Customer, Investments and Debts payments and Lockbox files.
  • Help Bank in building BAI2 or MT940 files for SAP customer and communicate with SAP client to resolve issue related to reporting.
  • Lead and provide recommendation on third-party middleware bank want to use to communicate to ERP system.
  • Design Customer/Vendor verification xml format and provide feedback on interfaces between and bank and ERP.
  • Goal of project is to receive most available and accurate data from ERP system to process without error and provide status messages back to clients.
  • Review current payment status messages template and provide recommendation.
  • Understanding business needs and leading thoughtful design discussions around meeting those business needs in a standard manner fully leveraging SAP product capabilities.
  • Developing and maintaining architectural and design direction and leading teams to develop creative business solutions within it.
  • Working with Customer Solutions analysts and business personnel to understand Finance business processes (particularly Treasury processes) and provide the technology to support these processes.
  • Based on requirements submitted by the business, develop detailed functional and technical specifications for changes to the.
  • Consulting with other custom code developers and provide technical specs for interfaced solutions.
  • Performing unit / integration testing of changes (configuration, custom development, etc.) in development and staging environments, including regression testing of functionality that may be impacted by change/.
  • Providing support for other activities that impact the system, such as configuration changes to support changing business.
  • Worked on Customer statements, Vendor Invoices and invoices management including dunning.
  • Configured SEPA tree custom by providing logic to ABAP for coding.
  • Configured A/R & A/P accounts including Vendor/customer master records, Account groups, Tax Calculation, Tolerance groups, Credit limit for customers, Country/company code specific payment methods, Manual incoming/outgoing payments, Credit memos, Partial payments, Installment payments, Residual payments, Claims and Disputed payments, Discounts, Vat tax configurations.
  • Organizing a recovery system and initiate collection efforts.
  • Configured end to end Solution for BAD(Bank Acceptance Drafts) China through Bill of Exchange presentation.
  • Hands on experience in Bill of Exchange processing.
  • Handling SAP FSCM, FICA and Billing (SD) and AR developments, tickets.
  • Collect requirements from customer according to their business needs in dunning area.
  • Prepare detail design documents according to the requirements.
  • Check and get final approval from the customer regarding design documents.
  • Manage dunning process when there is unpaid receivables with due date that have been reached and exceeded.
  • Configure dunning variant in the new system.
  • Create dunning variant and dunning procedure.
  • Create different dunning level for a dunning procedure.
  • Configure dunning activities for different dunning level.
  • Created a document for user group how to create business partner, insurance object and contract account.
  • Developed a detailed step by step process what to do when a user want to change a business partner.
  • Checked document header and G/L line items by running TCODE FPE1 - make sure all the information is populated accordingly.
  • Executed the write off program to avoid double counting of receivables for the policyholder direct debit scenario by writing off the individual full amount price components to the clearing account.
  • Execute the Write off mass program (FP04M) with the assigned parameters.
  • Run dunning proposal and dunning activities.
  • Put dunning block according to requirements.
  • Configure correspondence category, type and variant.
  • Handling SAP FSCM tickets and developments: Critical development related to business partner hierarchy, udm specialists, AR data transfer to collection management, assigning specialists for collection, business partner errors, generating worklists for specialists, etc.
  • Taking care of all areas of AR and FSCM globally.
  • Working on Interfaces like Netsend for Dunning, FINKIT and TIBCO for Bank Reconciliation and generating xml invoices.
  • Implemented proof of concept for BPC planning.
  • Designed/modeled a data flow from ECC to BPC and be.
  • Defined script logics, calculations, business rules, input schedules and reports in sap BPC.
  • Detailed communication with Basis and Security teams and getting the problems resolved.
  • Taking care of AR tickets and complex developments: This involved mainly Dunning issues and developments, Bank Reconciliation errors, Credit card collection posting issues, batch jobs, special G/L posting, SEPA processing and rejection, SEPA Mandate queries, Lockbox, Incoming payments, Automatic payments, clearing, BAD china, Bills of Exchange etc.
  • Work arounds to be given in case of complex tickets where development is getting delayed: - Provided workarounds to client at several instances.
  • Prepare user manuals wherever necessary and share the same by explaining in WebEx.
  • Explain detailed investigations and analysis on tickets.
  • Day to day discussion with Onshore Manager on several critical tickets and planning for Change Requests Deployment and Releases Deployment.
  • Updating Functional Specifications for change requests and releases developments.
  • Creating internal reference in Demand Tracker against Remedy Tickets after cross verifying with ABAP as well checking functionally.
  • Provided innovations for Portugal country on Tax regulations.
  • Provided Japan country Support from 10th October to 11th November 16 to support go live activities.
  • Received several client appreciation mails and won spot awards in FSCM and AR.
  • Preparation of Pre-UAT Test Scripts for FICO through tool Workforce Performance Builder.
  • Authorization testing for pre- go live activities.
  • System Integrated Testing across countries.
  • Profile involved resolving FICO tickets and provide input and support for new FICO developments.
  • Accounts Receivable implementation with Sales and Distribution Module: - Profile involves end to end implementation using ASAP methodology till continuous support, Execution of complicated Dunning Scenarios made successful, development of Z tcodes with ABAP to in corporate the client requirement in SAP.
  • Attending Daily meetings and resolving issues.
  • Support: - Provide end to end support of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.
  • Instant Webex with business to discuss and resolve critical problems
  • Identified gaps, issues and worked around solutions.

Audit And Accounting

Confidential

  • Support & development for SAP FICO v4.7 Location: Mumbai, India Project Role: FICO consultant About Client: Client was into lease accounting of heavy vehicles and four wheeler loans.
  • Project Responsibilities:.
  • Responsible to interact with client, senior management to understand business requirements & provide the feasible solution as well as set right expectations for project.
  • Responsible to Co-ordinate and perform Global configurations requests in Development server for FICO module till quality server.
  • Develop functional specification document for Application Development Requests.
  • Performing Unit testing and system testing.
  • Perform regression testing in Quality server for key transactions before changes are transported to production server.
  • Co-ordinate and perform Global configurations requests in Development server for FI.
  • Perform estimation of minor and major enhancements., Maintenance of Petty Cashbook form the payment vouchers and Receipt Book Maintained Vendor and customer ledgers form the Invoices.
  • Maintained General Ledgers and drawing trial Balance.
  • Conducted Audits at small scale Industries.
  • Internal audit and resolving the queries thereby.
  • Preparing reports in MS Excel as per required standard norms and performing various types of audits.

SAP FICO Functional Consultant

Confidential

  • Project Role: All FI activities right form Kick off meeting to GO live as well as 2 months' support.
  • My profile involved preparation of end user training manuals, end user training, FI-SD-MM integration, resolve FI queries I have taken care of entire FI which included mapping of business processes in AS IS format, blueprint preparation etc.
  • Project Responsibilities:.
  • Following ASAP methodology.
  • Preparation of configuration document.
  • Business Blueprint preparation.
  • Preparing end user training manuals.
  • Providing end user training.
  • Resolving configuration errors Setting up Enterprise Structure for Finance.
  • Creation of Company code and its assignments.
  • Creation of Fiscal year & Posting periods variants, its assignment to company codes Creation of GL accounts in Chart of Accounts and assignment to Company Code Defined Document Types and assigned number Range Knowledge of creation of vendor and Customer Master Data Definition of Account Group and assigned Document Number range to account group Creation of Bank Master Data and configuration of House Bank, connect the Bank Account to GL accounts.
  • Configuration of Automatic payment program and payments methods for Company and Country.
  • Knowledge about payment parameters, payment proposal edit, payments run and printing.
  • Configuration of Automatic Dunning program, Dunning levels, Dunning Process, dunning charges.
  • Defined Substitution and Validations for transactions using application area and call up point.
  • Knowledge of creation of single axis with key figure and without key figure forms in drilldown reporting in financial analysis and GL Account Balance report.
  • Knowledge of configuration and customizing in Asset Accounting.
  • Creation of Asset classes, Depreciation areas, account determinations Configuration of Asset accounting transaction i.e. posting Asset acquisition, Inter-company and Intra-company, retirement of asset.
  • Configuration of revaluation asset planned depreciation and unplanned depreciation run.
  • Creation of Asset master record using asset classes and assigning number ranges to the asset.
  • Cash journal configuration, defining Doc types for cash journal doc.
  • Creation of Business transaction for cash journal.
  • Activation and configuration of New G, L assigning scenarios to leading ledger.
  • Master Data - GL Accounts Master Data - Customers Master Data - Vendors Master Data - Fixed Asset.

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