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Chicago, Illinois, 60669, United States
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May 26, 2010

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OVERVIEW

. 14 years of experience in ERP (R/2, R/3 and ECC 5.0, ECC 6.4)

. Many successful Full Life Cycle implementation Projects with Lead

experience in integrating Logistics modules with FI and Controlling.

. Recent Project involved working on Variant Configuration in a Make to

Stock scenario for a mid size manufacturing company with settlement of

sales orders to Cost based Profitability Analysis.

. Involved in design and implementation of New G/L for upgrade projects.

. Consulting engagements include several Government projects, both State

and Federal.

. In-depth knowledge of Integrating FI, FM, and logistics modules with

Controlling.

. Hands-on configuration skills across Financials, Controlling and EC-

PCA.

. Excellent analytical, problem solving, communication, and

interpersonal skills, with the ability to deliver innovative and

profitable solutions well within timeframe and budgets

. Worked at the Center of Excellence and provided SLA based production

support using Remedy system for two major clients in their global

projects after Go-Live

. Heavily involved in Test planning and execution and use of testing

tools

. US Citizen.

SKILL SET

ERP: SAP R/2: Version 5.0D (FI, RK, SD, MM and ABAP/4), SAP R/3

3.1H/3 7x/ 4.6B/ 4.6C/ 4.7x (FI/CO, GL, AP, AR, SD, PP, MM, FA, MM, IS-

Oil, CO-PA, CCA, PCA, MTO, MTS, BOM, PS, CP, CFM, Treasury, Real

Estate, Product Costing, Cash Budget Mgmt), SAP Federal Solution EA-PS

1.1, ECC 6.0, ECC6.4( New G/L, EC-PCA, VC, Cost Objects, Internal

Orders, Costing based CO-PA)

LANG/ TECH: C++, Visual Basic, Java, ASP

TOOLS: Hyperion, CATT, eCATT, Mercury (WinRunner, Test Director,

LoadRunner), MS Office Suite (Excel), Report Writer, Report Painter,

Visio and MS Projects.

EXPERIENCE:

Midwest Tapes

FI/CO Team Lead

(December 2009 - Current)

. Designed, configured and tested New G/L, Cost of Sales Accounting and

EC-PCA.

. Involved in populating Costs in Sales Order line items using cost

Conditions in SD and CO-PA for Variant Configuration Sales Orders in a

Make to Order scenario.

. Worked along with SD and PP resources in configuring Requirement Class

for Configurable Process Materials

. Designed and tested SD Document flows starting with Sales Order

creation, Picking, WM Transport Order through Delivery, Billing and

analysis of Accounting documents and settlement of Sales Order to CO-PA

with Results Analysis.

. Created a new Operating Concern with custom characteristics and

value fields and tested the flows from SD and FI documents into CO-PA

. Cost Center Accounting assessments and Internal Orders

Vodafone Global (Project EVO)

FI/CO Team Lead

(March 2009 - October 2009)

. Provided expertise in SAP implementation, solution delivery and

support for the global Finance and Accounting organization that

guarantees SAP meets the Business Process requirements for Client.

. Collaboration with the finance team to identify opportunities for

system improvement, perform gap analysis, and create implementation

plan

. System validation processes for implementing system changes

. Worked with the finance team to acquire knowledge of their SAP

responsibilities and streamline processes

. Maintained communication with business partners, functional groups and

users to gain in-depth understanding of the month end closing as well

as other finance/accounting processes and made necessary changes.

. Worked closely with business users to define system gaps related to

master data setup and reporting tools

. Developed an understanding of financial reports and tools, which are

provided within SAP and utilize this knowledge in providing management

with this financial information on an ad-hoc basis.

. Evaluated alternate approaches as well as established a close working

relationship with global finance and logistics organizations in

Hungary and Germany.

. Involved in establishing quality in Test Case execution for Unit and

Integration Testing

. Training and Documentation

. Project Management

. Go Live and Post Production Support.

Insurance Company of the West

(ICW-Group) Del Mar, San Diego, CA

September 2008 - February 2009

. Designed and configured chart of accounts

. Created LSMW objects to support master data loads

. Worked with individual business units to create legacy to SAP GL

account mapping

. Created Report Painter financial reports

. Worked with Asset, MM and SD teams to configure integration points

. Trained users on GL, AP and AR modules

. Lead FI/CO Consultant responsible for new G/L, AA, CCA, IO and EC-

PCA

. Implemented Parallel ledger for US-GAAP and Statutory Ledgers for

Insurance.

. Created additional Dimensions to FAGFLEXT

. Implemented Document splitting with Zero Balancing on Profit Centers

and Segments

. Documented functional specification for initial data Uploads.

. Heavily involved in system and Integration test planning and

execution.

. Designed and tested a working model for EC-CS functionality in SAP

. Designed, configured and tested Asset Accounting.

. Investment Orders were created and settled to Asset under

Construction.

City of San Diego, San Diego CA

March 2008 -August 2008

. Was responsible for implementing new G/L, Treasury and Cash

Management

. Designed and authored the new Chart of Accounts for the City.

. Prepared Business blueprint and Business Process documents

. Created functional specifications for California State Financial

Reporting.

. Analyzed and created enhancements to payment program for checks and

warrants.

. Integrated Funds Management and Project systems with FI and

Controlling

. Worked on Lock Box Processing, Treasury, Cash Management and

Inhouse Cash.

. Configured Sales and Use Tax and tested 1099 Reporting.

City of Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA

(COPA)

October 2007 - February 2008

. FI/CO/FM Lead Consultant for the COPA's ERP Upgrade Project(ECC

6.0)

. Conducted workshop on new General Ledger Upgrade.

. Migrated FI/CO/FM Modules from 4.6C to ECC 6.0

. Created functional specifications for City's State Financial

Reporting.

. Integrated Funds Management, MM & HR Modules with New G/L

. Configured and tested Cost center and Internal Orders assessments.

. Conducted a workshop and demonstrated a Prototype for Actual Labor

cost solution

. Took a training class by SAP on IS Utilities and Collection and

Disbursements.

Colorado State Department of Transportation

(CDOT)

June 2007 - September 2007

. FI/CO/FM Consultant for the CDOT's ERP Project Production Support

. Reconciled COFORS with SAP ECC5.0 Accounts ( New G/L)

. Created Work Orders and settled to Projects

. Created functional specifications for State Financial Reporting.

. Analyzed and created enhancements to payment program for checks and

warrants.

. Simplified reporting of Fund-wise Trial Balance reporting.

. Worked on P Card procurement, payment clearing and reconciliation.

. 1099 Reporting and tax withholding configurations and Testing.

Toyota Industries Inc., Irvine, CA

January 2007 - May 2007

. Lead FI/CO Consultant for the Fleet Management System

Implementation

. Designed and Implemented Finance and Controlling Modules for the

Project.

. Integrated Service Management, SD and MM with FI and Controlling

. Reviewed the Portal requirements and Developed FI/CO functional

specifications.

. Analyzed and created Rules for settlement of Service Orders into CO-

PA.

. Created Internal Orders and allocated costs and revenues to Fleet

objects.

. Prepared a solution map for Dealer Invoicing and settlement using

AMEX Credit cards

. Integrated Equipment master and Asset Master

Carl Zeiss Vision, Petaluma, CA

June 2006 - December 2006

. Provided FI/CO Production Support for Carl Zeiss Vision Roll out

in Phase I

. Reviewed and reconfigured Product costing settings

. Designed and documented business process procedures in Controlling.

. Supported PP resource in fine tuning Production issues in Product

Costing

. Worked on Activity Pricing and Internal Order settlement.

. Imparted Training to FI/CO and PP Resources on CO-PC

Whirlpool North America, Benton Harbor, MI

December 2005 - May 2006

. Served as a SAP EC-PCA Consultant

. Reviewed and analyzed EC-PCA Configuration

. Carried out actual data transfer to PCA and regenerated the Tables.

. Worked on revisiting the table under transaction code 3KEH

. Worked on online, real time data transfers, 1KEF

. Resolved issues around intercompany asset transfers

. Reconciled FI and PCA ledgers (Transaction GCAC)

. Documented the above and obtained sign-off from the Consulting

Partners.

Grace Construction Products, W.R. Grace &Co. Cambridge, MA

SAP Development

September 2005 - November 2005

. SAP FI/CO Lead Consultant for Treasury/ Cash Management/ Lockbox

-Processing

. Designed and built lockbox process for construction division

. Worked on design and decision on file format for lockbox input

files including International Wire Transfers.

. Loaded lockbox input files and worked with pre-processing logic

. Designed rules for creation of automatic work list for customers

. Configured automatic account assignments for Profit centers, Cost

centers, and Business Area

. Tested in QA environment and transport to production instance

. Applied OSS Notes, substitution exits to increase the hit rate of

lockbox checks and invoices

. Reviewed field status groups, tolerances and other relevant

configuration

. Provided real time for support for Go-Live and post production

Sara Lee Bakery Group, St. Louis, MO

SAP Integration Project

May 2005 - August 2005

. SAP FI/CO Lead Consultant in Phase I FI Integration Project

. Designed and built company codes for Foods Division, Coffee and Tea

Division, and

Sara Lee Corporate

. Created GL accounts and cost elements for new companies

. Loaded Cost Center Groups into standard hierarchy

. Created Cost Centers (14000+) and loaded master data using CATT and

WinRunner

. Configured business areas, plants, and assignments thereof

. Transported all change requests to QA, training, and production

environments and verified.

. Worked on Controlling area specific plan version settings

. Provided real time Go-Live support

ULTA Salon, Spa, and Cosmetics

SAP R/3 Implementation

September 2004 - April 2005

. Functional Lead Consultant for Fixed Assets

. Integrated fixed assets functionality with other SAP modules

. implemented special depreciation, calculation methods and period

control

. Reconciled legacy data take over

. Performed system unit and integration testing in Asset Accounting

. Trained the trainers, documented business processes and created

test scripts.

CHEP, Orlando, FL

Legal and Management Consolidation Project

November 2003 - August 2004

. FI/CO Team Lead on the Legal and Management Consolidation project

. Interfaced SAP and other Legacy Financial Systems with Hyperion

. Mapped SAP Accounts with Hyperion Accounts and Sub-Accounts

. Created splitting rules for Fixed Assets and Inter-company

movements

. Developed inputs for BW Data files

Eli Lilly, Indianapolis, IA

Global Business Integration

January 2003 - October 2003

. Functional (FI/CO) Team Lead on Global Business Integration Project

provided on-going global production support for FI and CO modules

. Provided Go-Live support for Global Business Integration Project

Release 7.x

. Provided business analysis and recommendations to user requests

. Supported in instructional design and training of end users

. Provided SLA based resolution of Trouble Tickets for Zone 1

Customers

. Performed system configuration as per approved enhancements

. Responsible for application of OSS Notes and other fixes and

changes

. Created change requests and resolutions

. Created Tax jurisdiction codes for USA and Canada within the Global

Pricing Procedure

. Enhanced Brazilian Tax reports for 2003

. Acted as a Liaison with user community in Mexico and Brazil for Tax

Reporting enhancements

. Worked on mapping business processes and programming specifications

. Closely worked with the Onsite Development Team for incorporating

new functionalities

. Conducted integration testing for new Business processes before

transporting to QA and

Production

Metro Water Reclamation District, Greater Chicago, Chicago IL

SAP Implementation and Support

October 2002 - December 2002

. Played a key role as a Business Analyst and Design Consultant for

the project

. Provided on-going support in IS Public Sector FI/CO module

implementation

. Provided business analysis and recommendations in Funds Management

and Budgeting

. Performed system configuration as per approved enhancements

. Educated the client on how to create budgets, supplements, returns

and transfer postings

. Enhanced the budget profiles for value types and fund assignments

. Integrated Funds Management with MM Purchasing

. Worked on mapping business processes and programming specifications

. Engaged heavily into unit testing of programs and system

integration testing

. Worked on Special ledgers using special splitter programs for Fund

and Funds centers

. Enhanced funds and funds center visibility in Electronic Bank

Statements postings

Valeo Wiper Systems, Auburn Hills, MI

Issue Resolution in Asset Accounting in Depreciation

July 2002 - September 2002

. Served as a Lead SAP FI/CO Consultant

. Resolved issues in Asset Accounting in Depreciation for IT

Department and Finance and Tax

Teams

. Provided special reporting capability for monthly depreciation

forecast for future years

. Provided solution for errors in legacy data takeover in prior years

. Worked on alternative depreciation keys for double declining, half

year convention

. Worked on new calculation keys and unique period controls

. Provided new transaction types and Transaction Groups.

. Work around for write up of book values and value adjustments in

tax areas

. Fine tuned configuration issues related to parallel currency and

group currency areas

. Reconciled Asset Balances with GL for selected control accounts.

. Worked on partner functions

. Responsible for planning and plan versions

. Responsible for investment measures and programs

. Worked on various preliminary settlements

Miller Breweries, Milwaukee, WI

January 2002 - June 2002

. Provided consultancy in the area of Profitability Analysis of CO-PA

modules

. Served as a Lead SAP FI/CO Consultant, involved in the upgrade to

4.6C

. Created additional tables to support changed data structure in CO-

PA

. Defined new characteristics for product groups, product category

and product line

. Worked on derivation structure and rules

. Configured PA settlement structures

. Mapped SD Condition types to Value Fields

. Transferred costs from FI postings to CO-PA using FI settlement

structures

. Handled internal activity allocations from CO

Agilent Technologies

IT Cloning and EURO Conversion

March 2001 - December 2001

. Served as a Team Lead performed integrated testing of their cloned

Global SAP Systems

. Associated as a Functional Lead for EURO Conversion Project

. Provided ongoing support for the upgrade to SAP 4.6C, interface

development for SD and Billing

across USA, Europe and Asia Pacific

. Conducted integration testing of International Accounting and

worldwide Business Processes in

GL, AP, AR, SD, and FA

. Integrated MM and SD with Special Purpose Ledger and Reporting

. Conducted audit for local currencies into Euro for all European

currencies

. Conducted integration testing for Euro Conversion in GL and FA

. Conducted integration test for SD Billing and Pricing

. Responsible for interfacing with legacy systems for consolidation

of the Global Financial

Services

. Provided ongoing SAP support of Global Financial Services in GL,

AP, AR, SD and FA for

Americas and Europe

. Foreign currency valuation under FASB52 guidelines.

Coca-Cola, Atlanta, GA

SAP Support

July 2000 - February 2001

. Served as a SAP FI/CO Consultant in the upgrade of functionalities

such as Money Market,

Securities, Foreign exchange and Derivatives

. Conducted automated testing of Treasury Transactions Worldwide

(spots, swaps, forwards)

. Prepared and loaded test data (money market instruments)

. Created scripts for unit testing (securities and loans)

. Developed integration test scenarios (spot/ forward deals)

. Trained Consultants in use of WinRunner and TestDirector

. Used of LoadRunner for Testing

. Conducted volume and regression tests

Terra Industries, Sioux City, IO

Design of Product Costing Methodology

October 1999 - June 2000

. Served as a SAP FI/CO Consultant, lead a team of consultant and

client personnel to design a

common costing methodology across 5 manufacturing plants

. Lead an overall reporting initiative to deliver mission critical

financial and logistic operational

and strategic reporting

. Designed and configured CO-PA to analyze profitability to the

customer, material and retail

outlet level for business segment reporting

. Implemented FI-SL and CO-CCA and EC-PCA to support the P&L actual,

planning

Requirements by product line, operational segments and

geographic regions.

. Designed new Financial Statement versions

SB Power Tools, Chicago, IL

SAP Support

March 1999 - September 1999

. Served as a SAP FI Consultant for pre and post process for Auto-

Cash using Lockbox

. Reconfigured and customized Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable

and G/L

. Extensively worked on SD Billing and Documents (Copy Control and

pricing conditions)

. Developed functional specifications for new Lockbox processing

. Evolved solution for deduction management for the client

. Interfaced BAI2 with Data in X.12 820

. Responsible for design, testing, and training in the new process

. Consulting support for Go-Live and post Go-Live activities

Telinor, Monterrey, Mexico

SAP Support

December 1998 - February 1999

. Served as a SAP Treasury Consultant

. Configured Cash Management and Cash Budget Management

. Configured Cash Management and Cash Budget Management

. Responsible for cash concentration, generated bank advises and

account posting

. Conducted liquidity forecast for Purchase Requisitions/Orders and

Quantity Contracts

. Imported and processed electronic bank statements in multi-cash

format

. Created FM area and assigned company codes

. Defined the structure for commitment accounting, budget and

availability control

. Worked on funds, funds centers, and item- hierarchies

. Interfaced components from FI, MM and SD into Treasury

. Tested legacy data and migrated into live client

. Provided Go-Live and Post Go-Live support

Brother Industries, Memphis, TN

SAP Support

April 1998 - November 1998

. Worked on costing variants and valuation variants

. Prepared standard cost estimates

. Built and tested multiple costing runs

. Worked on unit costing for planning and setting prices

. Ran Cost Center assessments and settle to Profitability segments

. Involved in creating reports such as : Volume Reports, Distributor

Reports, Branded Package and

Variances Reports

AMOCO, Tulsa, OK

SAP R/3 Upgrade

February 1997 - March 1998

. Served as a SAP FI/CO Consultant in the SAP R/3 upgrade from 2.2I

to 3.1H in a multi-client

environment and a truly global instance of IS-Oil module

. Responsible for business process analysis, configuration, testing

and documentation for the UP

STREAM areas

. Documented cash management wire receipts and disbursements,

depository miscellaneous cash,

sundry lockbox receipts, escheatment, cash disbursement

outbound, disbursement outbound,

manual adjustments for credit cards

. Consolidated control report adjustment, interest, control report,

Moscow sector, reclassification of Receivable and Payable

. Worked inter-company transactions such as Home Branch Accounting,

Overseas Branch

Accounting and Profit Elimination for CO2

. Analyzed insurance such as Loss Of Production Income, Workmen

Compensation Claims

. Monitored investment in equity basis companies, investment in cost

basis companies, standard

long term debt processing, and reclassification of short term

debts into long term debt

. Reviewed Property Tax, AM - UCC Overhead, Advalorem Tax, and LIFO

Inventory Valuation

. Responsible for Batch Input Management activities such as recurring

documents, property tax

Payments and ad-valorem business process

. Created field movements and defined dimension to update SPL

. Determined which activities update SPL for posting from tables

. Worked extensively on both summary tables as well as line item

tables

. Tested business line reporting

. Created and processed table groups

. Maintained local/global ledgers

Hoechst Marion Russell

SAP FI/CO Support

May 1996 - December 1996

. Served as a SAP FI/CO Consultant, worked extensively in the FI

module

. Responsible for Financial accounting configuration; General Ledger

Accounts Assignments; and

creation of master records in GL, AP and AR

. Responsible for tax procedure settings, payment programs,

customizing balance sheet, and P&L

statements

. Created user profile and authorization, Cost Center Accounting,

Product Costing, and Activity

Pricing

HCL-Hewlett - Packard Ltd

Project Management

February 1996 - May 1996

. Served as a Project Manager in managing IT projects for customers

in Telecom, Banking and

Insurance Sectors

. Conducted an ISP study for Core Parenterals, a pharmaceutical

company

. Functioned as a FI Team Lead in SAP implementation at ACC

Refractories

Birla Consultancy and Software Services, India

SAP Support

April 1995 - January 1996

. Served as a SAP Specialist

. Worked on SAP R/2 (5.0D) for modules such as AR, AP, GL, and

Special G/L Transactions

. Extended General Ledger

. Prepared Financial statements

Hindustan Fluorocarbons Limited

Management Account and Finance

May 1992 - March 1995

. Served as a Finance Manager

. Managed accounts and finance functions of company

. Responsible for cost accounts, internal audit accounts payables,

banking, foreign exchange, New

York Branch Accounts and Management Information Systems

. Developed a Cost Accounting System for Instruments Group

. Handled Accounts for the Customers in Defense Sector

Ferro-Alloys Corporation

Audit and Finance

November 1991 - April 1992

. Served as a Finance Manager

. Responsible for accounting, audit and finance of the Charge-Chrome

Plant and a Captive Power Plant under construction

National Mineral Development Corp

Accounts and Finance Management

April 1990 - October 1991

. Senior Accounts Officer responsible for Payroll, Works Accounts,

Funds Management and Costing at Bailadilla Iron Ore Mines, largest

project of National Mineral Development Corporation in India.

EDUCATION

. MBA, India

. Bachelor of Law, with specialization in Tax and Commercial Laws

. B.Sc. (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry)

. Diploma in Computing, India

. Associate Member - Management Accountant, Institute of Cost and

Works Accountants, India

. Diploma in French, Central Institute of English and Foreign

Languages, India

. SAP Certified FI/CO Consultant (FI, FM, CO, SPL. Ledgers and New

G/L)



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