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Project Manager Resume Profile

Summary

Project Manager, Technical Manager, Team Lead, and Team Member. Since 1996 he has concentrated on PeopleSoft, working on Implementations and providing Production support for numerous organizations. His experience in PeopleSoft includes: AR/Billing, Accounts Payable, Projects, Contracts, Order Management, and General Ledger. Prior experience includes GL GEAC , Assets GEAC , and Accounts Payable GEAC .

Professional Experience

Confidential

AR/Billing Functional SME providing Production Support on 9.1 and 9.2 PeopleSoft AR and Billing modules at Advance Auto Parts. Responsibilities included: fixing incorrect data in the AR Item, Item Activity, Group Control, Pending Item, and Pending DST tables adding additional functionality in the form of Billing Interface Uploads via Integration Broker and Customer Uploads via Excel to CI streamlining the Nightly Schedule to meet SLA requirements writing and streamlining queries, re-implementing Condition Monitor and developing, testing and implementing a custom Payment Predictor Algorithm to handle there custom Statement process. Currently working on the integration of a purchased company from Oracle AR, 9CI Payment application, and Dashboard built on Forseva.

PeopleSoft Contractor

Confidential

AR/eBill Functional SME on a project to implement PeopleSoft 9.1 AR and eBill for AutoZone.

AutoZone is re-implementing the AR and eBill modules to reduce customizations and take advantage of new functionality within the 9.1 modules. Responsibilities include Requirements verification, Design of new functionality, conversion, testing, and general troubleshooting. This is part of a 15 module implementation.

PeopleSoft Contractor Confidential

AR/Billing Functional Lead on a project for Northern Trust to implement up to 20 Legal Entities from Europe and Asia. Duties include configuration of the AR and Billing systems, interface and conversion design, training material development, and testing. Features include Workflow, VAT, Multicurrency, and custom reports.

PeopleSoft Contractor Confidential

AR/Billing Functional Lead on a project for the Administrative Office of the Courts to implement the PeopleSoft 9.1 AR/Billing modules. The Agency is moving from MSA based Software on an AS400 to PeopleSoft running on AIX servers. My responsibilities include all aspects of the implementation of the modules for multiple segments of the organization, replacing custom developed Accounting Software with PeopleSoft, and interfacing to Cash Registers to obtain Billing, Accounts Receivable, and Customer information

PeopleSoft Contractor Confidential

AR/Billing Functional Lead on a project for Northern Trust to convert AR/Billing from Version 8.9 to 9.1 due to the purchase of a Hedge Fund. Responsibilities included interface design from there pricing system to Billing, configuration, conversion of data, and testing. This was accomplished in less than three months.

PeopleSoft Contractor Confidential

AR/Billing Subject Matter Expert on an engagement with Freddie Mac to assess the current environment and develop an approach to consolidating three instances of 8.9 AR and Billing into a single instance, moving the platform from DB2 to Oracle, and moving to version 9.1. Work included analyzing the existing Configuration, Transactions, Interfaces, and customizations to produce a Strategy and Approach Document for moving to 9.1.

PeopleSoft Contractor Confidential

AR/Billing team member on an upgrade to 9.1 for WMATA. Responsibilities included: Re-engineering three Billing and one AR interface from custom third-party systems and bolt-on systems review and modification of configuration updating Customer configuration designing Jurisdictional Billing process for Contracts/Projects developed and delivered Billing training in UPK, developed User Procedures in UPK tested Contracts/Billing/AR integrations, Billing and AR processes and manned Help Desk, assigning tickets and solving issues.

PeopleSoft Contractor Confidential

AR/Billing Lead for an implementation of 9.1 for a Government Contractor at Savannah River Nuclear Site. Duties include: Fit/Gap, Conference Room Pilot, Design, and Build.

PeopleSoft Contractor Confidential

AR/Billing SME providing production support for billing and receivables for medical consulting contracting. Duties include troubleshooting problems in Projects, Contracts, Billing and AR updating Contracts and Customer data documenting the Business Process for Billing and AR, tutoring client employees in use of the system, and recommending business process changes

PeopleSoft Contractor Confidential

AR SME working with Health Spring to configure the AR system 8.9 to process Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Rebates. Duties included configuring the system to handle a data feed from a Medical Claims system ARGUS , performing a proof of concept, and walking through the configured system with the client.

PeopleSoft Contractor Confidential

AR/Billing SME working with Atria Senior Living on an upgrade from 8.9 to 9.0, fixing production problems, design of the Finance Charge process, and design of the Collection monitoring process. Duties included: testing all AR and Billing processes in 9.0 to ensure they worked as delivered, handling production problems in both modules, evaluating the existing processes and make recommendations for changes, configuring AR for finance charges, and configuring the system for Collection Monitoring.

PeopleSoft Contractor Confidential

AR SME developing an AR Design for Vanguard. Duties included holding Design sessions for each AR Process, configuring AR, and producing a Design document.

PeopleSoft Contractor Confidential

AR/Billing SME assisting Lockheed Martin with an upgrade from 8.1 to 8.9. Duties include resolving issues related to the Contracts to Billing Interface, Billing Plans, InterUnit Billing, GL Accounting Entries, and AR Processing.

PeopleSoft Contractor Confidential

Module Lead for an implementation of AR/Billing for Grants/Contracts, Pledges, and Trade Receivables for the Smithsonian Institution. Duties included System Demonstration, Requirements Definition, System Setup, writing decision papers for Business Unit Design and Customer Conversion, writing training material, and system testing. System setup included Billing, AR, Payment Predictor, Entry Events, and Banking. The Grants and Contracts piece was designed to use custom tables and panels to define Grant, Contract, and Billing values required for billing for Grants and Contracts. An extract of grant/contract information was taken from GL, run up against the custom tables, and an interface to Billing was created for invoicing and establishing receivables.

PeopleSoft Contractor Confidential

Module Lead for an implementation of 8.8 AR and Billing for six Divisions of Land America. My duties included System Demonstration Requirements Definition System Setup writing Customer and Item Conversion specifications writing the Billing Interface Specification writing a Statement Extract specification defining the steps for doing Credit Card processing in Billing testing functionality after Patch Applications, and developing Training Material.

PeopleSoft Contractor Confidential

Billing Support analyst for an 8.0 PeopleSoft Billing system at a Dow Jones. Duties include: Working with the users to understand current functionality develop and conduct end-user training act a liaison to IT for developing specifications for new functionality Multi-currency, Sales and Use Tax, VAT configuring Billing for a new Legal Entities, currencies, custom tables and panels, products, and taxes Testing new Billing configuration, Legal Entity configuration, use of Euro Currency, and custom Invoice presentation and writing queries to better enable end users to analyze data and perform their duties.

Sapient Corporation Confidential

Client Manager for a Testing engagement with Nextel. Responsibilities included managing group responsible for Test Development, QA Testing, and assisting with Production Testing for PeopleSoft HR and Financials.

Noblestar Systems Corporation Confidential

  • Financial Subject Matter Expert responsible for: reviewing detailed requirements creating a Scope Definition and building a Project Plan to implement Financials GL, AP, PO, Expenses, AR, Billing, Inventory, Order Management, Grants, Contracts, and Projects , HR HR, Base Benefits, Position Management, Payroll , and Student Administration for the Institute of Higher Education for the Republic of Lithuania. The project will last 3 -4 years and encompass the implementation and rollout of the above modules to Higher Education establishments throughout the Republic up to 67 Institutions .
  • Support Analyst responsible for creating new General Ledger, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable Business Units in 8.4 for a GTSI. Responsibilities included requirements definition, table setup, and transaction testing. This was accomplished in 5 days.

PeopleSoft Contractor Confidential

  • Support analyst for PeopleSoft 7.5 AR/Billing at AIMCO, a Real Estate Investment Trust. Work with the users to provide enhancements to the current functionality, act a liaison to IT for developing specifications for new functionality, and working with Financial Transformation Team in defining Future State for upgrade to 8.4.
  • Team Lead on an engagement to implement PeopleSoft 8.4 AR/Billing for GSI Commerce. Responsibilities included: System requirements for AR and Billing Conversion and Interface Design development of interface specifications and Customer conversion specifications Billing, AR, and Bank Setup Lockbox setup and processing Invoice design using Crystal, System Testing Training development and delivery and ongoing support.

Confidential

  • Responsible for practice staffing for 28 individuals
  • Business development experience includes assist in growing client team from 8 to 51 consultants, proposal team winning 20 million CRM/ERP contract, and additional 1.5 million account revenue
  • Engagement and Client Technical Manager on a PeopleSoft Financials version 7.5 support project for the California State Automobile Association CSAA , to fix problems with AP 1099. Responsibilities included: Obtaining resources, managing patch fixes and Vendor File changes and coordinating with Outsourcer personnel for delivery of 1099 file to a third party for printing.
  • Engagement and Client Technical Manager for the Marketing Department at CSAA on a project to port E.piphany from an NT/SQL Server to a Unix/Oracle platform. I worked with the CSAA PMO Manager to: perform Project Planning, perform day-to-day operational Management, obtain and manage Technical Resources from the Outsourcing Vendor, and work with the client to ensure a successful project.
  • Client Technical Manager on an engagement for CSAA to implement Version 7.5 PeopleSoft Financials General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Billing, Inventory, and Purchasing . Responsibilities included: Infrastructure Design and hardware procurement working with the CIO, Outsourcer, Implementation Partner, and Internal Resources to ensure the Infrastructure was in place working with the Legal Department on Service Level Agreements Managing the Outsourcer performance and progress reporting to the CIO.
  • Member of a Senior Level team assisting a large Electric Utility with development of a Business Case for replacement of existing financial systems with a new General Ledger, Project Costing, Asset Management, and Performance Measurement system. Responsibilities included: reviewing and developing the Business Case Matrix developing detailed implementation plans and costs and developing a presentation to the client concerning the Business Case and Implementation plans.

Confidential

  • Project Manager and Functional Specialist on an engagement to develop designs for PeopleSoft version 6 Accounts Receivable, Billing, and Project Costing for a small Government contractor. Responsibilities included: Project Planning and Budgeting Resource and Time Management Prototyping Accounts Receivable defining Set-up Table Values, Security, and Business Processes and data mapping of Open Items to PeopleSoft Accounts Receivable.
  • Project Manager on an engagement with Qualcomm to implement PeopleSoft HR, Financials, and Distribution. Duties included overall engagement management responsibility for the three projects HR, Financial, and Distribution Client Relationship Management Project Management, and Billing.

Confidential

  • Project Manager on an engagement to implement the PeopleSoft Accounts Receivable module version 6 for Stroehmann's Bakery. The client needed to replace their existing AR system to take advantage of the automated payment capabilities within PeopleSoft. Responsibilities included: Project Management, Project Planning, Prototyping, and Design Document Preparation.
  • Project Manger on an engagement with OSMOSE to implement nine PeopleSoft Financial/Distribution modules GL, AP, PO, AR, Asset Management, Billing, Inventory, Order Management, and Project Costing . They were looking to upgrade all their administrative systems for improved decision-making based on access to better information. Responsibilities included: Coordination of Consulting Services Project Planning Lead of the AR/Billing Implementation and providing input on overall project issues.
  • Developed Customized PeopleSoft General Ledger and Accounts Payable training material for multiple clients. Responsibilities included: defining training requirements, modifying training templates reviewing training material with the client training delivery, and making revisions based on testing.

Confidential

  • Developed Business Re-engineering Plan for the Accounts Payable Department who was looking to replace the existing DBS M-Series General Ledger and Accounts Payable systems with a Client Server processing model. Responsibilities included: interviewing Accounting personnel reviewing current manual and automated procedures reviewing computer system capabilities and documenting the information workflow recommending short-term and long-term changes to increase efficiency and meet organizational goals and development of a Requirements document for inclusion in an RFP.
  • Product Specialist on an engagement to develop and maintain the DBS M-Series version 2.3 General Ledger and Accounts Payable systems for T. Rowe Price, a major Mutual Fund company. I was engaged to fix problems the client was encountering with Allocations, Reporting and the Monthly Closing process. Responsibilities included: Correcting Allocation and Translator parameters converting Detail Report Writer and Auditor Reports to use of Keywords and Global Formulas developing a Journal Upload Screen installing PC Link 4.1 that allowed for the exchange of information between the PC and Mainframe system training Department personnel on use of PCLink managing the development of a Test System, and managing daily support of the Financial System Group. The problems were fixed and the Closing process went from 10 to 5 days. As a result, I was offered a full-time position.

Confidential

Project Team Leader on an engagement with Lawyer Cooperative Publishing and TPP Manufacturing, a large Legal Publishing company and it's manufacturing arm, to implement the DBS M-Series Version 2.3 General Ledger module. I was engaged to implement the system due to my experience implementing the system for other organizations. Responsibilities included: Project Plan Development and management definition of Corporate Reporting Requirements Chart Of Accounts Design Interface Analysis and Design Conversion Strategy Definition, Testing Strategy Definition, Control Table Definition, and development and delivery of User Training. The system was implemented in the defined timeframe and resulted in a more efficient consolidation of financial information.

Confidential

  • Project Manager on engagements with MBNA America Credit Card Issuer , Perpetual Real Estate Services Real Estate division of Regional Bank , and Crown Central Petroleum Oil Refiner and Service Station operator to implement the DBS M-Series General Ledger System and Fixed Asset Systems version 2.3 . I was engaged as Project Manager and Functional Resource due to my experience in successfully implementing financial systems. Responsibilities included: Project Planning and Management Definition of staffing requirements and project pricing Management of E Y and client personnel Budget management Requirements definition Conversion, interface, report, and panel and menu design Training design, development, and delivery Test Strategy design, development, and management of testing and management of Cut-over to Production. These systems replaced existing mainframe systems and allowed Finance personnel unfettered access to Financial information through reports or information downloads.
  • Project Manager on an engagement with Coca-Cola Enterprises North, the Mid-Atlantic region Bottler of Coca-Cola, to consolidate two existing Fixed Asset systems into the DBS E-Series Fixed Asset system. A colleague was managing the project, but had to move to another engagement, so he asked me to take over the project. Responsibilities included: management of client and sub-contractor personnel development and execution of strategies to convert five companies, one with a short tax year development of conversion specifications and conversion programs development and execution of a testing strategy and the simultaneous conversion of five companies. This project eliminated one system, reduced computer costs, and reduced manual effort required to consolidate information.
  • Team Member on an engagement with the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to implement the DBS M-Series General Ledger System. Responsibilities included: Project Plan Development and management design of conversion and interface programs and coding of the conversion program. As a result of my work, we were able to bring another resource to work on the Human Resource Implementation project.
  • Team member on various engagements to develop and deliver Training Material. Designed, developed, and delivered PeopleSoft User Training for GL and AP for Thomas Jefferson University. Designed, developed and delivered training for McCormack and Dodge GL for the following clients: T. Rowe Price, Crown Central Petroleum, MBNA America, Perpetual Real Estate Services, and Thomson Legal Publishing. Designed, developed and delivered McCormack and Dodge Asset Management training for MBNA America.

Product Experience

  • Operating Systems: Windows, Solaris, DEC VAX
  • Databases: Oracle, SQL Base
  • Software: PeopleSoft AR, AP, Billing, GL, Projects, OM, GEAC GL MS Office and Project

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