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Project Manager Sap

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Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
Posted:
October 10, 2013

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CURRICULUM VITAE

NATIONALITY

South African

EXPERIENCE

Months

SAP Project Manager

56

SAP Integration Manager

47

SAP Business Manager

12

SAP Team Lead

24

SAP Consultant

67

Financial Manager

18

Accountant

65

IT EXPERIENCE

16 Years

CV Date

June 2013

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Tony has more than fifteen years SAP Consulting experience focusing on

Service Delivery, Project Management, Integration Management, FI, CO and

SEM (BPS/CPM) solutions. He has been utilized in Customer Management,

Project Management, Integration Management, Management Consulting and Team

Leader roles on a number of occasions where his extensive business

experience has been applied to make solid business recommendations. With

his SAP Project/Integration Management, Team Lead and configuration

experience, and numerous implementations behind him, he is sure to

complement any SAP Implementation project team.

QUALIFICATIONS

QUALIFICATION INSTITUTION YEAR

Grade 12 Woodlands Indian High School 1980

Diploma in Purchasing Management Damelin 1983

SAP R/3 FI 3.0 Certification SAP SA 1998

CIMA Chartered Institute of 1996

Management Accountants

SAP R/3 ASAP Certification SAP SA 1998

COURSES

COURSE INSTITUTION YEAR

SAP R/3 EC-Profit Centre SAP SA 1998

Accounting

SAP R/3 SEM-BPS SAP SA 2001

SAP R/3 SEM-CPM SAP SA 2001

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY

SAP

MODULE MONTHS

Core Modules BW (Business Warehouse) 6

Controlling Rel 3.x 36

Controlling Rel 4.x 30

Financials Rel 3.x 26

Financials Rel 4.x 30

Financials Rel 3.x 30

Financials Rel 4.x 30

SEM [Strategic Enterprise Management] 12

General IT

TYPE MONTHS

Business Solutions Impact 71

Packages

JD Edwards 65

Methodology/CASE Tools ASAP 48

INDUSTRY PROFICIENCY

CATEGORY MONTHS

Business Area Agriculture 2

Food and Beverages 2

Banking 24

IT Consulting Services 15

Manufacturing 102

Mining 15

Paper, Pulp, Wood and Forestry 10

Petroleum and Oil Industry 20

Postal Services 10

Retail 6

Utilities 2

CAREER SUMMARY

COMPANY EMPLOYMENT DATES POSITION TECHNOLOGY

EOH Abantu July 2010 - Current Project/Integration SAP ECC6, SAP Best

Management, Finance Practices Packages

Stream Lead, FI/CO & SAP All-In-One.

Consultant

Collaborit May 2009 - June Project/Integration SAP ECC6, SAP Best

2010 Management, Finance Practices Packages

Stream Lead & SAP All-In-One.

Bytes Systems May 2008 - May 2009 SME Business SAP ECC6, SAP Best

Integration Manager / SAP Practices Packages

Project Manager / & SAP All-In-One.

Integration

Manager/ CO, FI

Consultant

GijimaAst ERP Feb 1999 - May 2008 SAP FI/CO/SEM SAP R/3 (FI, CO,

Solutions Consultant/SAP HR, SEM, BPS, CPM)

Project Manager/SAP B.W, ASAP, 3.0D,

Integration Manager 4.5B, 4.6C, 4.7

Q-SAPCON Oct 1998 - Jan 1999 SAP CO/FI SAP R/3 FI, CO 3.x,

Consultant 4.x

Spearhead Dec 1997 - Sep 1998 SAP CO Consultant SAP R/3 CO 3.1H

Scaw Metals Dec 1996 - Nov 1997 SAP CO Consultant SAP R/3 (FI, CO)

3.0I

Valmetex Expanded Jun 1995 - Nov 1996 Financial Manager Impact

Metals

SC Johnson Wax Jan 1990 - May 1995 Cost/Management JD Edwards, Impact

Accountant

CAREER DETAILS

COMPANY

EOH

EMPLOYMENT DATES

June 2010 - Current

POSITION HELD

Project/Integration Manager, Senior FI/CO Consultant

INDUSTRY/BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

Business Consulting Services, Public Sector, Banking

Standard Bank

FI/CO Consultant focusing on developments for Funding and Centralisation of

Reserves for the ECC 6 New GL Implementation to ensure bank compliance to Basel

II requirements. Replacement of Special Purpose Ledger functionality with Flex

GL Non-Leading Ledger functionality.

Shoprite

FI/CO Team Lead on Blueprint Phase for Shoprite Furniture Division implementing

GL, AP, AR, AA, Banking and CO.

Standard Bank

General Ledger Team Lead - responsible for team delivery covering SAP GL, AP,

AR, AA, CO and MM. Standard Bank have upgraded to ECC6 and are currently

enhancing their use of functionality before migrating to the FlexGL in 2013.

Business Unit Integration - Upgrade from SAP R3 4.7 to ECC6 with new GL and

Implementation of SAP Bank Analyzer

Integration between SAP ECC6 functional team, SAP Bank Analyzer Team and

Standard Bank Personal and Business Banking business unit in the design of the

following areas:

Chart of Accounts, Organisation Structure, Funding, Centralisation of Reserves,

Multi Currency Accounting,

Average Balances (Ehp5), Parallel Ledgers, Inter-Company/Inter-Divisional

Transacting, Transfer Pricing and Allocations, Document Splitting, Accounts

Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, Investment Management/Project

Systems and SAP Bank Analyzer.

SABMiller

Data Migration Stream Lead FI

Leading the data migration FI team for the full extract, transform and load

process for General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Assets for

Phase 1 which includes Ecuador and Poland. Using a product called Cransoft for

the extraction and transformation of data using SQL and development of LSMW's in

SAP for the loading of the data.

BHP Billiton - Hotazel Mine

FI/CO consultant on migration project, consolidation of Hotazel company codes.

Re-design and configuration of CO Production Order costing and settlement rules,

allocation cycles in SAP.

Liberty

FI/CO support

COMPANY Collaborit

EMPLOYMENT DATES May 2009 - June 2010

POSITION HELD SAP Project Manager / Integration

Manager, Finance Stream Lead

INDUSTRY/BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT Business Consulting Services, Public

Sector

Pan African Parliament (November 2009 to June 2010)

Project/Integration management and Senior FI/CO consultant on SAP Best

Practices implementation of SAP Financials, Human Capital Management and

Materials Management.

Set up of cost centre structures for HR and Payroll integration with

Accounting.

Set up of symbolic accounts for Wage Type mapping.

Travel Expense Management and integration with Accounting.

PRASA (Passenger Rail Association South Africa (May 2009 to November 2009)

Public Sector

Integration Manager

Responsible at Collaborit for managing the Financial Business Stream

focusing on SAP All-In-One Best Practice Solutions.

Integration Manager on the PRASA implementation of SAP ECC6 including SAP

Financials, Materials Management, Human Capital Management and Plant

Maintenance.

COMPANY Bytes Systems Integration

EMPLOYMENT DATES May 2008 - May 2009

POSITION HELD SME Business Manager / SAP Project

Manager / Integration Manager

INDUSTRY/BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT Business Consulting Services, Postal

Services, Manufacturing, Petroleum, Oil

and Gas

Powertech Batteries (May 2008 to current)

Manufacturing/Batteries

Project Manager

Responsible at Bytes for managing the SME Business Stream focusing on SAP

All-In-One Best Practice Solutions.

Managing the Willard Batteries implementation of SAP ECC6 using the SAP

Best Practices Baseline Solution and including SAP Financials, Materials

Management, Sales & Distribution, Production Planning & Control and Plant

Maintenance.

COMPANY GijimaAst ERP Solutions

EMPLOYMENT DATES Feb 1999 - May 2008

POSITION HELD SAP Project Manager / Integration

Manager/SEM, CO, FI Consultant

INDUSTRY/BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT Business Consulting Services, Postal

Services, Manufacturing, Petroleum, Oil

and Gas

Highveld Steel (April 2008 to May 2008)

Manufacturing/Steel

Project Manager

Managed initial contract negotiations and Project Preparation Phase for

Highveld Steel who are implementing SAP ECC6. Resigned from GijimaAst in

May 2008 to join Bytes Integration Systems.

De Beers (October 2007 - 29 February 2008)

Resource/Mining

Program Manager

Tony is responsible for managing a De Beers program for an Interface

Development Project for Debswana, a BW Upgrade from BW 3.5 to BI 7.0, a SAP

Authorisations Project, an Archiving Project and an Audit Controls Project.

Tony also provided ERP Service Delivery Management services as part of the

current outsourcing of De Beers Support to GijimaAst.

Rio Tinto Management Services (March 2007 - September 2007)

Resource/Mining

Team Lead/ Global PAM Lead/ PAM Functional Specialist

Responsible for managing the relationship between Rio Tinto and GijimaAst

and managing GijimaAst support team members providing support globally

together with teams from Australia and the United States of America. Tony

was also responsible as Global Team Lead for PAM and for providing support

in SAP FI/CO.

BHP Billiton, Ingwe Collieries (July 06 - February 2007)

Mining

Project/Integration Manager

SAP R/3 4.7

This was a 12 month value realisation project with an option to upgrade to

ECC 5. Ingwe have been on SAP for three years already and have started a

continuous improvement initiative focussing on FI, CO, PS, PM, MM, HR and

BW. I am managing this team.

Ster Kinekor (July 06)

Entertainment

Senior FI CO Consultant

SAP ECC 5

Configuration of CO Profitability Analysis with integration to BPS and BW.

Unicoil, Saudi Arabia (May/June 06)

Manufacturing - Steel

Project/Integration Management and Senior FI/CO Consultant

SAP ECC 5

Unicoil utilised an in-house team for development of the blueprint and

initial realisation of the configuration. GijimaAst were asked to provide a

Project/Integration Manager with FI/CO skills for the Final Preparation and

Go-Live of the project.

ALBA, Bahrain (March 06)

Manufacturing - Steel

Senior FI CO Consultant

SAP R/3 4.7

Assist with Go-Live of Product Costing and integration with Honeywell MES.

PP was implemented with full Product Costing and Planning using the

Material Ledger/Actual costing functionality.

De Beers (December 05 - May 06)

Mining - Diamonds

SAP Project/Integration Manager/SME FI CO

SAP R/3 4.7

Senior CO consultant on Product Costing implementation for Aries Project.

We did not implement PP, BOM's etc but set up costing for CO Production

Orders with cost flow through order settlement and allocation cycles.

Managing the Cullinan site from the Realisation phase onwards and

responsible for Integration, Testing, Training, Change Management, Process

Controls, Data Migration and Infrastructure. Subject Matter Expert for

FI/CO on site and managing site support teams and transition to De Beers

CCC support.

ISPAT CIL (Caribbean Islands) (Jan 05 - Nov 05)

Manufacturing - Steel

SAP Project/Integration Manager/SME FI CO

SAP R/3 4.7

Project and Integration Manager responsible for the project planning and

realisation of this joint venture project. Subject Matter Expert for FI/CO

providing guidance to 2 junior consultants on General Ledger, Accounts

Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, Bank Accounting, Cost Centre

Accounting, Profit Centre Accounting and Profitability Analysis.

AST ERP SOLUTIONS (Nov 04 - Dec 04)

IT Business Consulting

SAP Project Manager

Responsible for project proposals and investigations for future SAP and

related projects, including:

- RUSAL - SAP R/3 MES

- AFGRI

- Rand Water

DE BEERS & DEBSWANA (Jun 03 - Oct 04)

Mining - Diamonds

SAP R/3 4.7 (Implementation)

SAP Integration Manager/Senior FI CO Consultant (Oct 03 - Oct 04) SAP R/3

HR 4.7

- Responsible for handling all integration aspects for the Naledi SAP HR

Implementation Project for De Beers and Debswana

- Implemented General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable,

Bank Accounting and Cost Centre Accounting.

- Set up of symbolic accounts for wage type account determination.

- Set up of Travel Expenses with Wage Type interfaces and integration

with Accounting.

SAP PAM Team Lead (Jun 03 - Sep 03) SAP R/3 FI, CO 4.7

- Responsible for compiling Business Blueprint for the Plan and Manage

Stream (FI/CO/SEM) for planned SAP Implementation

AST ERP SOLUTIONS (Dec 02 - May 03)

IT Business Consulting

New Business Development Manager

SAP Cross Industry Applications

- Responsible for business area covering SEM, SCM, SRM, CRM, BW, Portals,

other new SAP technologies, along with SAP Industry Solutions

- Participated in tender/proposal process at a management level

SASOL SSF (Apr 01 - Nov 02)

Petroleum, Oil & Gas

SAP Team Lead SEM/FI/CO

SAP SEM (BPS, CPM), SAP BW, SAP R/3 4.6C (Implementation)

Responsibilties includes:

- Involved in pre-sales cycle for SASOL SSF and Mining

- Part of initial 'core' team for high-level scoping exercise of 'Manage

and Lead the Enterprise' stream

- Team leader of FI team - responsible for business processes, sub-

processes and activity level definition and optimisation and implementation

of General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets,

Bank Accounting, Cost Centre Accounting, Profit Centre Accounting, Product

Costing and Profitability Analysis.

- Implementation of Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) and Product Cost

Planning with flow of costs from planned quantities in CO-PA through Sales

and Operations Planning (SOP), MRP and planned product cost calculation.

- PP was implemented and I was involved in the Cost Object Controlling

(actual product costing) implementation of CO Product Cost by Order,

costing BOM's, results analysis for WIP and set up of costing and valuation

variants.

- Team lead of SEM for business processes, sub-processes and activity level

definition and optimisation and implementation of BPS, CPM and BW.-

AST ERP SOLUTIONS (Apr 00 - Mar 01)

IT Business Consulting

SAP Management Consultant

Acting Manager of SAP Support area within AST ERP Solutions

Responsible for:

- Four Portfolio Managers, approximately 70 SAP consultants, as well as

secretarial/administrative staff Client Management at the following

clients:

* Iscor,

* SA Post Office,

* AST Group,

* LHDA (Lesotho Highlands Development Authority) and other key accounts

- Support strategy and proposal development for various clients

New Technology Business Consultant

- Responsible for Financials/Controlling and Project Systems, development

of new initiatives, system audits, project methodologies and high level

consulting

- Participation in the development of proposals for prospective clients

Portfolio Manager Kumba Resources (previously Iscor Mining)

- Responsible for management of the Iscor Mining support account and joint

AST/Iscor initiatives within the Iscor Corporate Competency Centre

- Project Management on various DMS projects and jointly responsible with

Deloitte Consulting for various second wave SAP stabilisation and value

adding projects

BARLOWORLD EQUIPMENT (Apr 00 - Mar 01)

Retail - Equipment Distribution

Independent Management Advisor

Responsibility:

- Independent advisor to Barloworld Strategic and Financial Directors on

the SAP Africa SAP implementation and integration with their business case

SOUTH AFRICAN POST OFFICE (Jun 99 - Mar 00)

Postal Services

SAP R/3 FI/CO Consultant

SAP R/3 FI, CO 3.0D, 4.5B, ASAP (Implementation, Upgrade)

Responsibilities:

- Implementation of upgrade from 3.0D to 4.5B in Overhead Cost Controlling,

Profit Centre Accounting, Project Systems and Investment Management using

the ASAP Methodology

- Support on version 3.0D

-Responsible for handling all integration aspects for the SAP HR upgrade

including Payroll and Travel Management integration with Finance.

-Set up of symbolic accounts for wage type account determination.

-Set up of cost centres for the Organisational Structure and Payroll

integration.

LESOTHO HIGHLANDS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITIES

- Support of Cost/Profit Centre Accounting

COMPANY Q-SAPCON

EMPLOYMENT DATES Oct 1998 - Jan 1999

POSITION HELD SAP CO/PS/IM Consultant

INDUSTRY/BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT Manufacturing, Food & Beverages,

Agricultural

NAMIBIA BREWERIES

- Implementation and support of Overhead Cost Controlling, Cost/Profit

Centre Accounting and Profitability Analysis at Namibia Breweries

NAMWATER

- Implementation and support of Overhead Cost Controlling and Profit Centre

Accounting at Namwater

OHLTHAVER & LUST

- Implementation of Overhead Cost Controlling and Profit Centre Accounting

at O & L Trust Company using the ASAP Methodology

SENWES

- Support of Cost/Profit Centre Accounting

COMPANY Spearhead

EMPLOYMENT DATES Dec 1997 - Sep 1998

POSITION HELD SAP CO Consultant

INDUSTRY/BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT Paper and Pulp

SAP Implementation team at SAPPI

Responsibilities:

- Implementation of Cost Centre Accounting, Profit Centre Accounting,

Product Costing and Profitability Analysis at SAPPI Kraft

-Implementation of Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) and Product Cost Planning

with flow of costs from planned quantities in CO-PA through Sales and

Operations Planning (SOP), MRP and planned product cost calculation.

- PP was implemented and I was involved in the Cost Object Controlling

(actual product costing) implementation of CO Product Cost by Order,

costing BOM's with delivery charges for internal plant to plant delivery,

results analysis for WIP and set up of costing and valuation variants.

- Support of Phase 2 implementation of Overhead Cost Controlling

- Leader of SAPPI Fine Papers CO team implementation of Cost Centre

Accounting, Profit Centre Accounting, Product Costing and Profitability

Analysis

- Support of Phase 2 implementation of Overhead Cost Controlling

COMPANY Scaw Metals

EMPLOYMENT DATES Dec 1996 - Nov 1997

POSITION HELD SAP CO Consultant

INDUSTRY/BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT Manufacturing-Metals

SAP Implementation team at Scaw Metals

- Implementation of Overhead Cost Controlling, Profit Centre Accounting and

Product Costing using SAP R/3 FI, CO 3.0I

COMPANY Valmetex Expanded Metals

EMPLOYMENT DATES Jun 1995 - Nov 1996

POSITION HELD Financial Manager

INDUSTRY/BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT Manufacturing-Metals

- Not SAP related

COMPANY SC Johnson Wax

EMPLOYMENT DATES Jan 1990 - May 1995

POSITION HELD Cost/Management Accountant

INDUSTRY/BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT Manufacturing

- Not SAP related



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