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Lead Business Systems/project Manager Resume

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Shelton, CT


Software Advance user of: SAP modules BI/BPC, FI/CO & BW. Project Support for SAP Implementation & Testing. SAP upgrade to HANA. Super-User of Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management & Essbase.

Expert of: Ariba P2P & Ariba Connect. Data-Connect Admin & understanding of Middleware & Biztalk. Advanced Excel (Macros, Pivot Tables, V Look ups, linking data, working with raw sets of data).

Knowledge of: COGNOS, Access, Share-point, JD Edwards, Visio & VBA. Good SQL Query, Power BI dashboards.

Exposure to: SAP HCM, People-soft, Legal, Payroll & Corporate communications systems.


Lead Business Systems/Project Manager

Confidential, Shelton, CT


  • Reporting to Director of Global Business Systems
  • Leading the Credit Cards Acceptance & Standardization Project
  • Creation of Business Requirements Documents, User stories & Use cases
  • Creation of AS IS and TO BE Process Maps
  • Identification of changes in the current systems/interfaces landscape
  • Implementation of changes with internal PB IT team & Paymetric
  • Project lead to Shorten the Accounting Close Process from 8 to 4 days
  • Working with CFO & SVP to execute the Shorten the Accounting Close Project
  • Understanding the pain - points, limitations & dependencies of 8 Business Units
  • Capturing the Business Requirements & creation of AS IS & TO BE process maps
  • Detail analysis of JEs, Time consumption study
  • Development of Power BI dashboards presenting the JE Analysis & results
  • Identification of changes in Systems/Interfaces to enhance efficiency
  • Project Management, creation of project milestones & plan
  • Work on Agile methodology & Scrum principles
  • Leading the Project Testing & strategizing the Unit, SIT, Regression & UAT of projects
  • Project Management & Business Analysis of SaaS Billing & Accounting Operations projects
  • Lead the enhancement & change management of HCM, People-soft, ADP, Legal & Communication Systems

Lead Corporate Systems/Project Manager

Confidential, New Britain, CT


  • Reporting to Director of Global IT Corporate Systems
  • Lead the business Analysis for Central Finance Project
  • Creation of Business Requirements Documents & AS IS and TO BE Process Maps
  • Support for Hyperion upgrade & BA&R project
  • Enhancement of HFM Reporting & Consolidation tool
  • Project Lead for the SMS Divestiture Bill-Trust Project
  • Project Lead for the Blackline Journal Entries Module Implementation
  • Implementation of Ariba P2P solution in Europe
  • Business Analysis & Requirements gathering for European Ariba Implementation
  • Preparation of Formal Business Requirements & Test Plan Documents
  • Business Partnering for Unit, Regression, SIT & UAT Testing with Business & Technical Teams
  • Project management, Sizing & Budget Activities for the Project
  • Partnering with Project manager & IT Delivery Team to complete the Design, Build, Stabilize & Deploy Phases
  • Development & Improvement of End to End Data-Flows
  • Development, Improvement & Documentation of Middleware (Data-Connect & Biztalk)
  • Mapping of SQL Database (Data-Connect) Tables to Biztalk & Ariba
  • Implementation of Ariba Light Enablement Project
  • Lead the Ariba Commodity Codes Enhancement Project
  • Ariba Support for the Global Invoice Archiving Project
  • Lead the Ariba Incidents Tickets Resolution & Updating GSM Directors
  • Lead various Enhancements- PS Contractors Addition, functionalities in Middleware
  • Implementation of Ariba Ticketing System for Business

Global Finance/Business & Systems Partner

Confidential, New Haven, CT


  • Reporting to Director of Financial Systems
  • Driving the Global Change Management
  • Use Agile methodology & Project Management norms
  • Enhancement & maintenance of SAP BI/BC
  • Reports Development for Corporate FP&A
  • Development & Testing of Financial Dashboards
  • Responsible of Revenue, OPEX, AR & AP Dashboards
  • Responsible for Requirements Gathering & Development of Dashboards Wireframes
  • Providing Dashboards Demo to Pilot Users & Super-Users
  • Driving the Marketing Margin & AR Dashboard development.
  • Lead the R&D & CAPEX Dashboard design & development in Fusion Apps
  • Generated the Dashboards Global Users List as per the Data Security requirements
  • Key link between Business, IT, & Dashboard Visual BI Developers
  • Driving the Capital Spend Reporting Project- IO Groupings, Reporting, Setting up of Hierarchies & Master Data
  • Cleaning & Fixing the Hierarchy, Master data in SAP BI/BPC
  • Created the CC Geographical Mapping with Regional Directors
  • Responsible to create the Alternate Hierarchies in SAP BPC
  • Generation, Development, & Testing of R&D Forecast Tool - key link between R&D and ABS

Project Lead



  • Developing the Testing strategies for BI/BPC Reports, Transaction Scripts & Apps
  • Responsible of Resource planning for the Global Teams incl. 32 Groups & 125 Testers
  • Planning of Unit, Regression & Integration testing of 1500 Transaction Codes prior UAT
  • Development of Global Project Plan with Test Scripts & Dates
  • Giving Demos & Presentations to all the teams globally to engage in Cloud Project
  • Collection of Test Scripts & Scheduling the Prep testing & UAT
  • Ariba P2P Reports, Apps Testing & Move to Cloud
  • Leading Project Columbus- SAP migration to Cloud
  • Upgrade of SAP to HANA
  • Supporting Global Teams with Prep Testing & UAT
  • Executing UAT with 32 Groups, 125 Testers over 5 Continents
  • Assisting in Change of E-mail address, Telephone Numbers & Share-point move to Cloud
  • Monitoring Accenture team in T-codes testing
  • Key point of contact for Global Finance Teams, Senior Management & IT

Senior Business/MIS Analyst



  • Transition of Monthly Reporting Pack & Analysis
  • Lead implementation & Testing of Money Transfer Tool
  • Project Management & Resource Planning
  • Use Water-fall methodology & Project Management norms
  • Lead the enhancement of KYC, AML & Client Onboarding systems
  • Key point of contact between Confidential Business & offshore IT Teams
  • Controlling & Analysis of 32 Confidential Countries
  • Reporting, Consolidation & Analysis of P/L, Balance Sheet & Cash Flow
  • Responsible of Confidential Budget, Forecasts & Plan
  • Reconciliation & Analysis of Actuals v Budget v Forecasts
  • Analysis & Presentation of Monthly Financial/Business Results to Senior Management
  • Preparation of Management Reports, Analysis & Presentations
  • Transition of Preparation & Presentation of Monthly Confidential Client Services Results from London,UK
  • Creation of Capacity Model & Monthly Capacity Report for Confidential Region & Transition to Mumbai
  • Bi-Monthly Unauthorized Overdrafts Reporting, Campaign Load & Overdrafts Resolution
  • Weekly Account Opening Stats- Preparation & Analysis for Confidential Region
  • Missing Documents Reporting, Analysis & Resolution
  • New Money Transfer Tool Testing, Inactive Documents Reports & Error Alerts

Senior Business Planning Analyst



  • Implementation, Enhancement & maintenance of Hyperion Planning & Essbase
  • Business Systems analysis & Requirements gathering
  • Development of Web-forms to load the monthly forecast
  • Development of automated Finance Analysis Models
  • Enhancement of Global Budgeting System & Global Sales Forecasting System
  • Timely Communication & Coordination with 30 EURMEA Countries & Senior Management
  • Manage Monthly Forecasting Process- determining, analyzing & loading forecasts.
  • Leading & implementing the Challenges & recognizing the Cost-Cuts on Budget & Forecasts
  • Responsible for Yearly Budgeting Process- Zero based & Bottom-up budget
  • Develop realistic Spending Forecasts- Monthly Rolling Forecast, Spot landings & Latest estimates
  • Monitor Supplier Invoices for accurate processing & check requisitions to AP for payment via SSC in Fribourg
  • Support SSC in Monthly Financial Reporting Cycles- prepare Accruals, control Expenditures & Interco charges
  • Partner with Purchasing Team to ensure Process Adherence, reporting improvement & policy compliance
  • Develop & lead Training Sessions covering key Processes & Reporting Tools- GSFS, Essbase etc.
  • Ensure all Financial Processes comply with Novartis Standards & Policies

Senior Analyst



  • Responsible for Forecast Process for all the Back-Office Countries (35)
  • Project Lead in Testing, Implementation & Application of Hyperion Planning Project.
  • Requirements gathering & Analysis with 35 Confidential countries
  • Super-user of Hyperion Planning & Essbase
  • Lead the Hyperion Planning implementation & UAT
  • Implementation of automated reporting & financial analysis metrics
  • FX Analysis & Developing Bridges for Budget & Forecast
  • Supporting Transfer Pricing Director for Modelling, Reporting & Taxation
  • Responsible for Bottom-Up & Zero-Based Budget
  • Develop robust Financial Analysis Models & KPIs
  • Running & Analysis of Monthly Reports- Actual v Fcst, Current Fcst v Prior Fcst, Total Reports & Ad hoc reports
  • Responsible for Monthly Budget vs Spend File- Reporting to MD & VP FP&A, Mansfield (USA)
  • Responsible for Quarterly SAB104 file, Consolidation & Analysis of 35 Countries
  • Responsible for Cost Containment Initiative Project- Reporting to Director of Indirect Procurement, UK
  • Business Intelligence and Competitors Analysis
  • Close collaboration with Pricing, Distribution, Sales & Marketing
  • Pricing Analysis, KPIs Reconciliation against Budget & Forecast
  • Excellent relation building & interfacing between 35 Countries & Senior Management of Business Units.
  • People Management- Team Leader & Managed 2 Analyst

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