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Project Manager Resume

Eugene, OR

QUALIFICATIONS

Experienced information technology professional with proven record of delivering quality solutions to complex business problems. SAP FI/CO Platinum level consultant with over 27 years of work experience. SAP consulting experience of over 14 years. Excellent business and analytical skills, proficient in managing simultaneous projects, meeting deadlines while minimizing costs. Proven ability to interact effectively at all levels within an organization and have excellent communication skills. International consulting experience with exposure to various country specific requirements. Client base includes small, medium and large companies.

Over 14 years of SAP implementation, configuration, development and management consulting experience. The consulting experience spans 8 implementations, 4 upgrades and several sub-module implementations.
Experience in a variety of roles: FI/CO architect, project manager, team lead, configuration expert and trainer, account manager. Extensive experience in business process design, documenting As-Is and To-Be, workflow analysis, data modeling, develop/deliver training materials and conducting workshops. Project experience has covered several functional areas including financial/management accounting, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service management and materials management. Detailed experience in the development, testing and documentation of RICEF objects. Industries experience includes; high tech electronics manufacturing, defense/government contracting, utility (transmission/generation), heavy equipment manufacturing, process manufacturing, chemicals, mining, wood products, sales and service, engineering, construction and software development.

Consulting career includes 3 plus years with large multi-national consulting firms and 11 as an independent. Non-SAP general professional experience of 13 years includes several roles: corporate accounting manager, financial analyst, cost accountant, system implementations and IS support roles.

SKILL SUMMARY

  • Product Cost Planning (MTO, MTS, REP, SO-BOM, Batch)
  • Solution Manager
  • Profitability Analysis
  • Account Determination (MM,SD)
  • Accounts Payable
  • Integration to Vertex
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Schedule Manager
  • General Ledger
  • Cost Center Accounting
  • Asset Accounting
  • Activity Based Costing
  • Bank Accounting
  • Cost Object Controlling
  • Profit Center accounting
  • Development of User exits
  • Controlling Order Accounting
  • Development, Documentation, Testing of RICEF objects
  • Report Painter/Writer
  • MM, PP, SD, SM, PS, PM support
  • FERC Module
  • Testing/Load tools ECATT/Winrunner/LSMW
  • Business Warehouse reporting
  • Material Ledger

ERP IMPLEMENTATION EXPERIENCE

Confidential - High Tech Manufacturer, Machine Tools
2/09 - Current

Confidential - Forest products company
3/08 - 2/09

Confidential - Mining, metallurgical and chemical manufacturing
11/07 - 3/08

Confidential - Forest products company
11/06 - 11/07

Confidential - High Tech/Manufacturer, Entertainment Industry
6/06-10/06

Confidential - High Tech/Manufacturer, Bar Code Scanners, Data Capture
07/04-6/06

Confidential - Software, enterprise change management, configuration management, web content
04/03-07/04

Confidential - Automotive Manufacturer, Sales, Service and Engineering
12/02-04/03

Confidential - Manufacturer, Starch Based Sweeteners
10/02-12/02

Confidential - Manufacturer of LCD's, Micro-Controllers, System-on-chip components
6/02-10/02

Confidential - High Tech/Manufacturer, Digital Imaging Equipment
4/02- 6/02

Confidential - High Tech/Manufacturer, Elevator Control systems
1/02- 3/02

Confidential - Engineering, Consulting, Project Management, Construction
1/02-1/02

Confidential - High Tech/Manufacturer, Digital Imaging Equipment
10/01-12/01

Confidential - High Tech/Manufacturer, Bar Code Scanners
6/01-10/01

Confidential - Engineering, Consulting, Project Management, Construction
10/00- 6/01

Confidential - High Tech/Manufacturer, Bar Code Scanners
5/00-10/00

Confidential - Printing Equipment Sales, Service and MFG
2/99- 5/00

Confidential - Printing Equipment Sales and Service
9/98- 2/99

Confidential - Power Generation/Transmission & Distribution
7/97- 9/98

Confidential - Explosives Manufacturer
5/97- 7/97

Confidential - Power Generation/Transmission & Distribution, Telecom, Mining
2/97- 5/97

Confidential - High Tech/Manufacturer, Bar Code Scanners
8/95- 2/97

PROFESSIONAL SAP EXPERIENCE

Confidential - Oxnard CA (February 2009 - Current)

  • Full cycle implementation at new sales and service subsidiary in Mumbai, India.
  • Led blue print and design workshops capturing local legal requirements.
  • Configure FI/CO to support business model and local legal requirements.
  • Developed inventory valuation process that supports Haas management reporting, India Accounting Standard 2 and 1956 Companies Act Schedule VI.
  • Re-designed product costing process providing an accurate enterprise wide view to product costs.
  • General FI/CO production support and training closing several long standing old open problem tickets.
  • Worked with the HR team to resolve numerous HR/Payroll to FI issues. Created ABAP queries to assist with reconciliation.
  • Configured results analysis keys and valuation methods to support service resource related billing business process.
  • Deliver end user training in areas of reporting, analysis and product costing.
  • Configured production cost reporting and variance calculation for production orders and repetitive manufacturing.
  • Worked on a custom solution for cash flow reporting
  • COPA report/form definition, derivation configuration, profitability segment re-alignment.

Confidential - Federal Way WA (March 2008 - February 2009)

  • Project management and lead consultant on new fixed asset implementation from design to go live.
  • Configuration of organizational structures, transactions types, integration with other modules and account determination.
  • Configuration of AUC process, order types, settlement, and investment profiles.
  • Configuration of insurance functionality.
  • Asset transaction types.
  • Developed documentation for design, configuration, BPP's and test scripts.
  • Created loads using LSMW for master data and configuration.

Confidential - Phoenix AZ, Rotterdam NL, Ipswich, UK, Ft. Madison IA (November 2007 - March 2008)

  • Re-implement COPC and COPA.
  • Configure/blue print product costing with proportional unit of measure batch valuation, IS-OIL.
  • Validate and document batch valuation process - end to end.
  • Blue print and configure production variance calculation and posting.
  • Research and testing of OSS notes to support product costing flows.
  • Re-configure product cost and production variance flows to account and cost based COPA.
  • Develop COPA blue print to support contribution margin reporting.
  • Conduct end user training at various sites in North America and Europe.

Confidential - Federal Way WA (November 2006 - November 2007)

  • Configuration and project management support for large divesture project.
  • Upgrade project, FI/CO configuration analyst 4.6C to ECC6.0.
  • BI reporting design and maintenance.
  • Requirements' gathering and project planning.
  • Configuration of various FI, CO and PCA objects.
  • Development of PCA/CO validations substitution user exits.
  • Documentation and system testing.
  • Configuration or process orders.
  • Post implementation support for FI and CO business processes.

Confidential - Nevada City CA (June 2006 - October 2006)

  • SAP FI and CO configuration support for 4.7 implementation global roll out.
  • Configured AP check processing and bank statement processing.
  • Product Costing, Profitability Analysis and Profit Center Accounting configuration.
  • Material ledger configuration.
  • Configure settlement profiles and structures.
  • Write CATT's to assist with master data repair.
  • Product costing configuration in MTO/MTS environment with production orders.
  • Configured cost flow for overhead allocations in product costing and cost center accounting.
  • Develop custom reports for COPA, CCA.
  • End user training.
  • Post implementation support for FI and CO business processes.

Confidential - Eugene, OR, Sydney Au, Tokyo JP (July 2004 - June 2006)

  • Project manager, FI/CO architect. FI and CO support analyst
  • Implementation project manager, FI/CO configuration analyst for Australian subsidiary.
  • Implementation project manager, FI/CO configuration analyst for Japan subsidiary.
  • Upgrade project manager, FI/CO configuration analyst, 4.6B to 4.7 Enterprise.
  • Development and tracking of RICEF objects
  • COPC in make-to-order, assemble-to-order environment.
  • Configure FI/CO to support implementation, upgrade, performance tuning and production support.
  • Re-define value flows in FI/CO to support management reporting goals in COPA.
  • Configured product costing to support management reporting goals
  • Configured material ledger prototype.
  • Implement schedule manager for use in Month-end close and various daily, weekly and monthly background jobs.

Confidential - Hillsboro, OR (April 2003 - July 2004)

  • Project manager, FI/CO configuration resource.
  • Plan/execute various SAP support projects.
  • Bank accounting & payment program configuration.
  • Development of project tracking system using internal orders.
  • Manage offshore/onshore support team.
  • Business analyst team lead, general FI/CO consulting and configuration.
  • Post implementation support for global company.
  • COPA configuration report development.

Confidential - Gardena, CA (December 2002 - April 2003)

  • Project manager for large data conversion project in a global SAP implementation.
  • Project plan development, develop resource plan and project execution.
  • Manage large team of resources spread over North America.
  • FI/CO configuration to support project.

Confidential - Lille, France, Keokuk IA (November 2002 - December 2002)

  • Blue print project, FI/CO team lead for global SAP implementation.
  • As-is and To-be documentation.
  • Lead design workshops, master data design.
  • Develop conversion approach.

Confidential - Camas, WA (June 2002 - October 2002)

  • Blue print project, FI/CO team lead on ASAP implementation.
  • Financial/Management accounting system design.
  • Implementation includes G/L, AP, AR, Overhead costing, Product costing and Profitability analysis.
  • Plan project for team.
  • Configure FI/CO for conference room pilot.
  • Conduct workshops for requirements gathering.
  • Develop business process documentation.
  • Develop master data naming standards.

Confidential - Vancouver, BC, (April 2002 - June 2002)

  • Implementation for merged Creo/Scitex company, FI/CO resource for global roll-out.
  • COPC, make-to-order, repetitive, COPA and general CO configuration.
  • Development of custom programs.
  • Special configuration for cost and revenue recognition.
  • Development and configuration of product costing and COPA.
  • General cost accounting configuration, including unit testing and integration testing.
  • Testing and data load using CATT.

Confidential - Rancho Cordova, CA (January 2002 - March 2002)

  • Variant configuration deployment project, COPC, sales order BOM costing, make-to-order processing.
  • Configure new pricing procedure, variant configuration interface to finance and COPA.
  • Configure product costing to support variant configuration and sales order BOM.
  • Performance tuning for month-end close.
  • Integration testing and development of reports.
  • Provide support for finance month-end close.

Confidential - Aliso Viejo, CA (January 2002 - January 2002(two weeks))

  • Client requested help with finance year-end close.
  • Troubleshoot and debug custom programs.
  • Correct problems with various business processes.

Confidential - Vancouver, BC, (October 2001 - December 2001)

  • Upgrade project, finance team lead for upgrade of central SAP system from 3.1H to 4.6C.
  • Finance team lead for implementation of SAP in production, sales and service facilities worldwide.
  • Developed all project planning documentation for upgrade and implementation project.
  • Developed and configured value flow for cost and revenue recognition.
  • Developed configuration template for cost accounting and profitability analysis EIS.
  • Developed cost flow model in management accounting system to support profitability analysis and business warehouse reporting.

Confidential - Eugene, OR (June 2001 - October 2001)

  • Implementation FI/CO team lead for SAP implementation for Italian subsidiary.
  • Configure Italy legal and localization settings, sequential document numbering.
  • FI/CO configuration, COPC, COPA and overhead allocations.
  • Configuration of general FI settings, bill of exchange, taxes and implemented process to shorten month-end close cycle.

Confidential - Aliso Viejo, CA (October 2000 - June2001)

  • Implementation, CO resource for global SAP roll out.
  • CO configuration of actual and plan value flows, integration with PS.
  • Configure PS settlement, results analysis, CCA planning, allocations and order settlement.
  • Master data load, master data change using Mercury Winrunner.
  • Developed enhancements for project settlement, cost center assessment and extraction of project system data to COPA.
  • Responsible for BW income statement cube and reporting.
  • Configuration of COPA to support management reporting requirements.
  • Post implementation support for management accounting system and report development.
  • Developed tools and processes to monitor consistency and integrity of master data to ensure error free cost flow.

Confidential - Eugene, OR (May 2000 - October 2000)

  • Upgrade project, Finance team lead for upgrade of SAP-R3 from 3.0D to 4.6B for worldwide operations.
  • Implemented new sales tax functionality, tax by document with Vertex.
  • Created configuration, testing and business process scripts for G/L, A/R, A/P, product costing and profitability analysis.
  • Created custom reports, including supporting configuration.
  • Test upgraded system to identify/resolve business process gaps created by upgrade.
  • Configuration to support new 4.6B functionality.
  • Removed custom programs by using new SAP functionality.
  • Implemented cross-company materials management stock transport order for logistics team.
  • Resolved various issues in COPC and COPA.

Confidential - Atlanta, GA (February 1999 - May 2000)

  • Finance team lead for global SAP implementation.
  • Highly visible position, worked daily with executive level management.
  • Resolved multiple configuration problems and custom code problems.
  • Recruited/supervised SAP consultants.
  • Recruited and trained business analyst for client.
  • Main Fi/CO configuration resource - COPA, Orders, COPC, CCA planning, COPA cycles.
  • Conducted end user training.
  • Corrected severe business process design issues, reconfigured most of the cost and revenue value flows in CO.
  • Created report painter reports in profitability analysis EIS and management accounting system.
  • Developed a process for profitability analysis reconciliation to the G/L.
  • Developed month-end close process and schedule.

Confidential - Singapore (September 1998 - February 1999)

  • Implementation, team lead for implementation in multiple South East Asian countries using ASAP methodology.
  • Responsible for full configuration of G/L, A/P, A/R, CCA, COPC and COPA.
  • Project planning, process workshops, documentation of configuration and business processes.
  • Responsible for all accounting process that interface with the various SAP logistics systems.
  • Developed business processes that address local country issues, tax, multi-currency and regulatory.
  • Developed financial operations and managerial/financial reporting business model for the South East Asian sales/service units. Template implemented in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Taiwan.

Confidential - Seattle, WA (July 1997 - September 1998)

  • Implementation, CO team lead, development of project plan and project scope.
  • Configuration - FERC module, internal orders, cost centers, settlement processes for I/O's and PM orders, account determination in MM and SD. Overall configuration of CO.
  • Design cost/revenue flow to support organizational costing, work costing, regulatory reporting and profitability reporting. Includes design and development of system attributes to support structure.
  • Configured prototype system for use in design validation and knowledge transfer.
  • Facilitated process workshops for AS-IS/TO-BE, performed fit gap analysis, guide client on finance organizational structures and overall design.
  • Documentation of business process design/flow to support FERC reporting, legacy system interface, test case development, transaction documentation and testing strategy.

Confidential - Salt Lake City, UT (May 1997 - July 1997)

  • Training resource, FI/CO, configured SAP instance used for training and knowledge transfer.
  • Developed training materials and documentation.
  • Delivered SAP overview training to project team, class room based.
  • Delivered detailed FI and CO training to project team, class room based.

Confidential - Portland, OR (February 1997 - May 1997)

  • Blue print project - responsible for Controlling, management accounting portion of blue print and business case development.
  • Led business process design workshops performed fit/gap analysis, guided client on system structures.
  • Researched and documented AS-IS and developed TO-BE models.
  • Participated in workshops to document FERC requirements and value flows.

Confidential - Eugene, OR (August 1995 - February 1997)

  • Implementation global rollout, FI/CO team lead, project planning, test plan development, master data conversion plan.
  • Configuration Product costing, Make-to-Order, Repetitive, Production Orders.
  • Configuration account and cost based COPA, AR, AP, COPC and CCA.
  • Full cycle implementation starting with software selection, business case to go-live.
  • Configured sales tax interface to Vertex including development of custom programs.
  • Development of business model for multi-national company.
  • Configured finance/management accounting portion of system.
  • Configured related logistics settings.
  • Developed management reports.

General Employment Experience

SAP Functional Consultant/IT Project Manager (August 1995 - Current)

  • SAP Project Manager/SAP configuration Confidential 8/95 to 2/97.
  • Senior SAP Consultant with Confidential - 2/97 to 9/98.
  • SAP Consultant/Project Manager Confidential - 9/98 to 8/03.
  • Senior Principal with Confidential - 8/03 to 7/04.
  • SAP Project Manager/SAP configuration Confidential 7/04 to 6/06.
  • SAP Consultant/Project Manager Confidential - 6/06 to Current.

Financial Analyst, Cost Accountant, Accounting Manager - various employers (December 1982 - August 1995

  • Various financial accounting/management accounting related positions.
  • Industries experience; high technology, defense/government contracting, health care, heavy equipment manufacturing and recreation equipment manufacturing
  • Financial planning, cost accounting, fixed assets, management reporting and business case development.
  • Development of actual costing system.
  • Created financial models and reports using SyBase, Access and Excel.
  • ERP system upgrades.
  • Responsible for cost accounting, management reporting and accounts payable functions.
  • Management of professional staff.
  • Developed annual budgeting system.
  • Accounts payable, supervision of accounting personnel.
  • Responsible for IS function, PC support, Novell network and Libra ERP system.
  • Creation of sales, production and financial models using Lotus and MS Quick Basic.
  • Developed financial reporting tools using data extraction tool and Lotus.

PROJECT METHODOLOGY

  • Confidential - Project Management
  • Confidential - Project Management - Finances
  • Deloitte & and Touche Consulting Group/ICS - Fast Track for ASAP SAP Certification.
  • Deloitte & and Touche Consulting Group/ICS - Project Management course.
  • Deloitte & and Touche Consulting Group/ICS - Consulting Skills Workshop.

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