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Dfw Texas Functional Lead Dfw, TexaS

PROFILE:

Qualified Chartered Accountant Business Solution - oriented, methodical and analytical,Problem-solver,Excellent team player as well as team leader,higly motivated individual with good interpersonal and 15 years of track record in PeopleSoft Financial Systems Implementation, Rollout, Application Upgrade, Support, Conversion of multi ERP systems and Integration projects in Finance, Treasury and HR systems in diversified businesses also has extensive domain experience in accounting /audit /HR/Tax/ General Management domains. Certified Project Management Professional (Valid PMP ) and Certified PeopleSoft Functional Consultant in General Ledger module. Played roles of seasoned Business Analyst and project Management skills. Also played roles of Business Analyst /Functional consultant/ Lead / PM / Auditor/Accounting Professional /Program/Solution Architect /Business Process Advisor roles for the successful delivery of various projects and operations.

SKILLS SUMMARY:

  • PeopleSoft Functional expertise (SME)
  • As Is - Current State Analysis
  • Change Management (To Be Process )
  • Extensive experience in design of chartfields/flexfields (COA)
  • Risk Assessments
  • Project Management
  • Business Analysis with problem solving aptitude
  • Operations and delivery management
  • Process refinements
  • Full lifecycle implementations of PeopleSoft ERP
  • Application Support and Maintenance of PeopleSoft ERP
  • Solution consulting including health checks, due diligence and scoping studies
  • Bid management and pre-sales (RFI/RFQ/response to client enquiries)
  • Experience in the Audit, Finance and Accounting
  • Design, Development and maintenance of management information systems
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Preparation, finalization and audit of financial statements
  • Excellent relationship-building, influencing, communication skills with a proven ability to interact effectively at the highest levels, establish collaborative partnerships, and to lead, mentor, inspire teams to achieve excellence
  • PS Query
  • Basic knowledge on n-Vision reporting
  • Strategic business analysis
  • Financial applications analysis and estimations
  • Project schedules, Reports and metrics
  • Disaster recovery plans and business continuity plans
  • PeopleSoft Financials GL,AP, PO, ePro, EX, SCM, AM and GL. Project Costing Contracts, Cost Management, Paybill management, Order Management, Inventory, Supplier Contract Management, Grants, Commitment Control and Strategic sourcing
  • PeopleSoft Treasury Management Suite-Cash Management, and Financials Gateway
  • Solution Consulting, Presales, Project Management, Bid Management, Application Outsourcing.
  • SharePoint
  • Knowledge on Oracle ebiz application
  • PS configuration manager, Change assistant
  • Tracking tools: Remedy
  • Microsoft products: Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, mpp etc.
  • Excellent Communication and Documentation skills
  • Process Reviewer
  • Coordinator for HRMS modules during project implementation
  • General Management
  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • SOX controls
  • UPK documentation documentation and rendering
  • PeopleSoft Security Functional Knowledge
  • Worked on Multi Currency and multi org structures

PROJECT MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE:

  • Project schedule and project plan
  • Project design and execution
  • Change management
  • Risk analysis and Risk mitigation
  • Process Improvements and planned phased implementations
  • Involved in Budgeting and estimations
  • Resource management
  • Operational excellence and schedule compression
  • Delivery management and Quality standards and staffing management
  • Strategic business analysis and financial application analysis
  • Presales experience
  • Customer delight and orientation
  • Project closure activities
  • Disaster recovery plan
  • Security administration
  • Reports and metrics

FUNCTIONAL PERSPECTIVE:

  • ERP - peoplesoft implementations, upgrades, conversion and integrations, supports
  • (Suit: FSCM) - Functional expertise (Worked in version 9.2,9.1,9.0 8.9 and 8.8,8.4,8.0)
  • Functional hands on experience on General Ledger, Asset Management, Commitment Control Banking, Expenses, eProcurement, Purchasing, Supplier Contracts Management, Billing, Accounts Payable, Asset Management and General Ledger, Accounts Receivable & Billing, Project Costing, Commitment Control, Strategic Sourcing, Grants, Inventory, Cost Management, Order Management, Order Management, eSettlements Pay bill management and Customer Contracts modules.
  • PeopleSoft Treasury Management- Cash Management and Financial Gateway which includes implementation of cash management module, financial gateway, cash positions and planning
  • Complete understanding of Procure to Pay, Plan to Retire, Order to Cash cycles
  • Functional knowledge on PeopleSoft HR modules and Integration between Finance and HR and other systems.
  • Currently providing support with respect to functional documentation on delta features on 9.2 application upgrade

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, DFW, Texas

Functional Lead

Environment: PeopleSoft Financials 9.1 and Oracle 11g, Windows 7 sp1, Unix AIX 6.1

Responsibilities:

  • Worked in Requirements gatherings, Data mappings and security matrices. Worked on configurations.
  • Created functional design documents and testing documents. Created Testing metrics and worked on Conference Room Pilot.
  • Involved right from the project initiation phases on the third party integrations and vendors.
  • Strategic business analysis and financial application analysis.
  • Involved in staffing and resource management activities. Developed Project schedule and project plan.
  • Project design and execution, designed the whole conversion strategy of the financial systems.
  • Worked on Change management procedures and project scope management, communication plan and escalation matrices and RACIs.Analyzed risks and implemented risk mitigation plans for smooth execution of the project.
  • Developed Testing methodology and strategy, Data extraction methods and storage procedures, cutover strategy, Yearend strategy, post conversion strategy, system lock out plans, back up plans, system migration plans, procurement team and Data center migrations.
  • Status reports, metrics, defect ratios, defect analysis, control measures.
  • Process Improvements and planned phased implementations. Delivery management and Quality standards.
  • Team building activities, Team member’s skills development, introspection meetings.
  • Provided the necessary s to the team on the tools used in the projects.
  • Worked on SOW, high level project schedule. Requirements gathered and documented specifications.
  • Involved in Budgeting and estimations, cost benefit analysis, contingency plans and risk analysis.

Confidential

Functional Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Created functional design documents and Business requirement documents.
  • Worked in Delta presentations, Requirements gatherings and Fit gap analysis.
  • Strategic business analysis and financial application analysis. Worked on conversion Sow, high level project schedule. Worked on the upgrade approach and methodologies.
  • Involved in Budgeting and estimations, cost benefit analysis, contingency plans and risk analysis.
  • Involved in staffing and resource management activities. Developed Project schedule and project plan.
  • Project design and execution, designed the whole upgrade strategy of the financial systems without disrupting ongoing BAU activities and normal productions support. Developed Testing methodology and strategy.
  • Worked on Change management procedures and project scope management.
  • Analyzed risks and implemented risk mitigation plans for smooth execution of the project.
  • Worked with Autosys integration team and tested whole batch processing cycles as part of the upgrading the PeopleSoft applications and Autosys upgrade as well.
  • Status reports, metrics, defect ratios, defect analysis, control measures.
  • Process Improvements and planned phased implementations. Delivery management and Quality standards.
  • Team building activities, Team members’ skills development, introspection meetings.
  • As entire system went for upgrade, analyzed and implemented disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
  • Provided the s to the team on the tools used in the projects.

Production Support

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Maintained the PSF systems.
  • Performed Change management and worked on Disaster recovery plans.
  • Suggested various Process Improvements during the tenure.
  • Coordinated with the team on incident requests and change requests and delivered many interfaces and mini projects.
  • Reduced Defect ratios and Iterations and maintained good Response times and on-time delivery with quality.
  • Worked on business requirements and designs and coordinated with the team regarding development, testing and delivery.
  • Provided the s to the team on the tools used in the projects. Worked on enhancements module-wise.
  • Created design documents and testing documents.
  • Documentation of the current state and the requirement gathering documentation
  • Preparing the to be state documentation (design documentation and providing solution as per the PeopleSoft delivered solutions
  • Configuring of the system
  • Understanding of the reporting requirements and providing inputs for the developments of the reports.
  • Preparing of the test cases, test scenarios and part of the testing team
  • Setting of the automatic processing in banking.
  • Cash position planning and scenario analysis

Confidential

PeopleSoft Financials Functional Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a Functional Lead Consultant and managed team members in the execution and development.
  • Worked on Designs and timeline estimations for FSCM modules
  • Prepared Functional design documents and Technical design documents and test plans, Review reports.
  • Worked on daily status reports. Worked as a Reviewer and Tester.
  • Assisted and coordinated the team with the issues and resolutions.
  • Provided the s to the team on the tools used in the project.

Confidential

PeopleSoft Group Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Working on multi currency, revaluation and average daily balances
  • Given basic on PeopleSoft nVision to the staff on UPK
  • Worked on Assets Management, AP, AM, GL and Commitment Control.
  • Created Functional design documents and testing documents.
  • Conducted requirement gathering and fit gap sessions
  • Prepared Test cases, Test Scripts. Created Test Plans.

Confidential

Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Comparing application functionality between 8.4 and 8.9 version
  • Preparation of functional document for new features in 8.9 and to the end user
  • Analysis of the pre and post upgrade instruction and guiding the team members on functional issues.
  • Reconciling pre and post upgrade financial data and interacting with the business lead for reports and ledger balances.
  • Pre & Post upgrade comparison of customization whether the same customization is moved and its compatibility with the new version with financial impact and discussion with technical team for the existing customization and its re-application
  • Creation of functional design document and testing of all the functionalities for the financial modules.
  • Liaising with business users for additional business requirement
  • Preparation of test cases for the user
  • Troubleshoot errors and Provide timely support to business critical processes and super users. running month end close process and reconciliation of financial data
  • Work with the user community and help desk to identify product issues or bugs and interface with PeopleSoft Global Support Center to obtain appropriate resolutions and apply them to the client system
  • Post up gradation support

Confidential

Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a Functional Lead Consultant and managed team members in the execution and development.
  • Worked on Designs and timeline estimations for FSCM modules
  • Prepared Functional design documents and Technical design documents and test plans, Review reports.

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