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Sap Management

Location:
Schaumburg, Illinois, United States
Salary:
100000
Posted:
January 19, 2018

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Overview:

** ***** ** **********; ** years’ experience in implementing SAP solutions including FI-CO integrated solution. Experience includes Planning, Analysis, Design, Development, Integration, Implementation and support of SAP from version 4.0 to 6.0.

One Full life cycle Implementation in Telecom and worked on Rollouts and Support functions for AFS and Retail Sector.

Expert knowledge in Finance and Controlling, Project Systems, SAP POS DM and integration with SD/MM/WM modules.

Expert knowledge in Product Costing, Material Ledger and Profitability Analysis in Retail Industries.

Expertise in implementing ASAP methodology on all stages of projects including Business Process Analysis, As-Is and To-Be designing, Business Blueprint Mapping, Gap analysis to customization, Realization, Go-live, post live production support, User training and documentation.

Expertise in configuration and customization of FI (GL, A/P, A/R, AA, NEW GL).

Strong working knowledge in Controlling and B/W modules.

Rich experience in Integration of SD/MM/IS Retail modules with FI/CO and in overall business processes such as, order-to-cash, purchase-to-pay and make-to-Order.

Worked on Report writer and Report Painter for designing various reports as per the client needs.

Special emphasis on Data Migration specifications with BDC, Legacy System Migration workbench (LSMW) for data uploads for various SAP Projects.

Extensive experience in developing specifications for Interfaces and Custom Reports.

Worked in designing security matrix, role designing composite roles, SoD and mitigation plan.

Worked on design and Configuration of Open Text, VIM and supported the system.

Experience in generating and delivering business process definitions, gap/fit analysis, pre-implementation workshops and blue printing.

Good knowledge in ABAP debugging techniques to work with user-exits and cross applications and also good Knowledge of configuring IDOC’s, ALE, EDI.

Excellent in working with posting validations, substitution rules, forms, user-exits, and reporting tools.

In-depth knowledge in configuration, implementation, ASAP methodology, system design and development and gathering user requirements.

Experience in Blueprint, Configuration, Unit, Stress, Volume, Regression, User Acceptance and Integration Testing, Training, Documentation and Production support.

Excellent Technical, Accounting and Finance knowledge with demonstrated competencies in Financial and Business Analysis.

Experience in development of Business Process Re-engineering, Blueprinting, Business process procedure, Unit & Integration testing, design/technical specification for ABAP programmers and Group User training.

Excellent Trainer in imparting complex technical knowledge with ease to the novice with good communication and writing skills. Proven abilities in End-User training, Courseware material preparation and documentation.

Managed Rollouts as transition lead and managed Service delivery as a manager and solution architect. Work involved project charter, project process design like workshop schedule, team/time management, leadership meetings to present dashboards.

Active member in conducting the team meetings, Customer feedback meetings & self-assimilation programs.

Good Team Player with high motivation, Strong Interpersonal, Organizational, planning and communication skills combined with Self-Motivation, Initiative and Project Management Attributes.

SAP Skill Synopsis :

Financial Accounting

Configured New General Ledger (ECC 5.0/6.0), Accounts Payables and Accounts Receivables, Asset Management, Bank Accounting, FSCM Credit Management, Funds Management and IS Retail.

Controlling:

Configured Cost Element / Cost Centre Accounting, Internal Order, Profit Centre Accounting and Project system

Product costing, Material Ledger, COPA

Cross Module:

Sound knowledge in Cross Module like SD, MM and IS Retail.

Worked in IDOC mappings, IDOC configuration, ABAP query and Report painter.

Good Knowledge in BW reporting.

Integration of FI with MM, SD and Retail Modules, Inventory Movement related account, Billing and Revenue Account determination, Interfaces design and testing

Migration to NEW GL

Apart from FI integration to these modules, can able to manage these cross modules process. Possess basic knowledge in HR-PA, Payroll USA.

New Dimension tools:

Thorough knowledge in PIPE functionality, configuration and development for Point of sales.

Understanding knowledge in BW query formation and execution, theoretical knowledge in data extraction and data mining in BW ODS/DSO.

Knowledge of FSCM Components Credit management, Dispute management and Collection Management.

Technical:

Thorough knowledge in ABAP programming

Knowledge in ABAP query, Report painter, Report writer, Tax ware system, ABAP Coding, Tally, Oracle PL/SQL.

Worked on integrating other systems like BizTalk, Tope net,

Education /Certification and Training:

Graduate (Economics)

Skills:

SAP ECC 6.0, ECC 5.0, SAP R/3 40B,4.6, 4.7,

S4 HANA Finance Course Completed

Report Painter, Report writer, LSMW,

MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint),

Mercury quickest (QTP),

HP Quality Centre Testing tool

Remedy Tool

Transport Expresso

Industry Experience

Telecommunications

Retail

Apparel and Footwear

Agency Business

Professional Experience:

Company – Capgemini America Inc

Client - TOPCO ASSOCIATES LLC Mar 2017 to till date

SAP FI Functional Consultant – Implementation and Support

Description: Topco Associated LLC is a privately held company that provides innovative business solutions for its food industry member-owners and customers.

Topco provides procurement, quality assurance, packaging and other services exclusively for its member owners, which include supermarket retailers, food wholesalers and foodservice companies.

Integration of EDI 880 for Invoices Inbound and Outbound through ADEPTIA

Worked on complete E2E supply chain process is discussed and planning to redesign wherever the current process is not standard process.

COPA top down distribution to allocate cost at customer/product level.

Worked on Integration of Vendor Portal Topenet

Implemented Profitability Analysis, Cost Element Accounting and Project system.

Developed reports using ABAP query with coding.

Burberry – US Region (USA/Mexico/Canada/Brazil Jan 2011 – Feb 2017

SAP FI Functional Consultant –Delivery Lead

Responsibilities:

Co-ordinate the design and delivery on building Integration with third Party Software EPICOR used for the Stores till system and having mapped the required coding for the financial flow in the Integrated ERP system.

Configured Costs of Goods Manufactured and Cost of Goods Sold in Product Costing.

Designed and tested the VERTEX tax reports to suit the US Tax reporting.

Co-ordinate the design and Delivery of the E-Commerce Scenarios mapping on the ERP system.

New Store Opening – Planning and execution.

Designed and configured Automatic account determination for client to ensure a very scalable and automated integration of SAP FI with SAP MM and SAP SD.

Ensure Optimum availability of all Management reports required for Audit and Management perspective. Designed New reports as required.

Provide Technical and professional advice as part of being a Region coordinator to ensure continuous improvements and to run the BAU activities smoothly.

Participate in handing over of the business Processes for the Change Request work Completed and of the Functional part of Rollout to the Other regions at US like Canada, Mexico and Brazil.

COPA redesign as currently no assessment or top down distribution is not done. During PoC demonstrated to do top down distribution based on shipped quantities for Brand and Territory reporting.

Data migration for uploading planned price, change in BoM and inventory upload

Designed the product costing for Materials which is manufactured partly in Castleford, UK and procured from China.

Implementing Product costing and Material Ledger to calculate the actual cost of the product including labor, FOH, VOH, Setup and Machine activity cost.

In Burberry there were operations which has to be done externally ie., finished product should go out and come back while the process order is still open. This complex requirement was solved by implementing WIP Batch functionality which came in SAP ECC 6.0 EHP4.

Integrating the supply chain process for Source (purchasing), Production, Sales and Delivery with FICO.

Advise and assist on design building and mapping of Brazil Localization.

Liaise with Client Management team to provide technical support on process issues.

Arranging regular meetings with the client for GAP analysis and new requirements.

Worked on additional Change Request based on the business requirements

Worked on CO Commitments Management for Purchase Order.

Worked on Electronic Bank Statement with Lockbox method BAI2 Format and automatic Payment Advice Notes.

Worked on integration between SD and CO/FI and MM and CO and successfully resolved.

Built on CCA and PCA hierarchy and assigned PC to CC. Customized CO-CEA, CO-CCA & CE-PCA.

Maintained Manual Planning and Periodic Allocations under Cost Center Planning.

Developed profitability margin report for retail industries. Quite complex COPA reporting including retail method of accounting.

Involved in the design and configuration of complicated intercompany goods movement process which is key challenge as the goods movements happened between stores.

Enhanced the Site Master and Article Master to add additional Burberry Brands specific store related attributes to the site which can be further distributed to other legacy systems.

Automated sales accrual postings from PIPE to SAP Retail for transactions pending in PIPE Workbench at the close of fiscal month

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0

Burberry – Korea Rollout Jan-10 – Dec-10

SAP FI Functional Consultant – Transition Lead

Worked on Korea Rollout for Implementation of End to End Solutions related to Supply chain Wholesale and Retail Integration to the Finance Module.

Involved in all phases of the project including requirements gathering, Blue Printing, Development, Testing Go Live and Post Production support.

Involved in developing process flow of the Implementation to convert existing system into new system including defining the roadmap.

Local TAX Solutions build and Implemented on the ERP Rollout.

Management Information system related reports build to Map with the UK Group Company

Inter / Intra Company scenarios Integrated for flow of transaction and Financial and Audit reporting perspective.

Developed test cases for Unit Tests, Integration test and User Acceptance Tests for various custom Interfaces.

Created functional documentation for Conversion of Vendor Master Data and AP Open items using LSMW.

Preparation of all Functional Documents related to all modules, arranging required Knowledge transfer sessions with the support team back offshore and handing over the end to end process and taking a sign off by passing through all Quality gate controls

Burberry Oct 06 – Dec-10

SAP FI Functional Consultant – Implementation, Rollout and Support

Description: Burberry is a UK based Outfitter, Manufacturing clothing and other apparels. The Company has branded stores and franchises around the world and also sells through concessions in third party stores. Burberry decided to Implement AFS and IS-Retail system for all its factories and outlets worldwide in 2006 and Capgemini was chosen as the Implementing partner. Capgemini UK and Capgemini India have been sharing resources on this project for various phases.

Responsibilities:

My responsibility was for Integration and providing Solution for Implementation of the ERP system for Client Burberry. Worked at Client Location UK and was part of the Build Phase to know the Business Process of the Client and accordingly MAP on the SAP FI-CO Module to be implemented.

Worked with the client to build the process flow, Record to Report, Order to Cash and Procure to pay for different business scenarios.

Highly involved in studying, analyzing the business processes Fit and Gap study, ASAP methodology, Business Blueprint and IMG Documentation, and documenting As-Is & To-Be processes.

Worked on mapping of New GL Functionality such as Classify GL Accounts for Document splitting, activation of New GL Accounting, activation of the Profit Center accounting for segment reporting, and activation of Parallel ledgers with leading Ledger, Configured ledger groups.

Effectively Manage GAP analysis and designing Functional Design (FD) documents for Reports, Interfaces, Conversion, Enhancement, and Forms as part of overall solution strategy in attaining overall business requirements. Excellent understanding of SAP table structure and relations.

Evaluate new technologies and provide technical leadership in developing EDI interface through IDOCS. Extensive knowledge of building Custom IDOCS, extending IDOC structure, Various EDI Mapping to accommodate the business requirement.

Provided development opportunities for creating of various Management Information reports and Audit related reports.

Identified and implemented several Functional Modules and User exits during the development of the interface and various solutions.

Created a solution to load files from other Legacy systems. Designed IDOCS and SAP custom tables for the process though extensive Field mapping for cash management and AP/AR transactions.

Develop and Implement Automated Payment Process to run the Payments and Banking smoothly from the Client perspective.

Mapping of the Legacy system (Protex) used for Supply chain / Wholesale Business and Merett used for Retail data flow for Client Burberry. The New System build was technically mapped with related Interfaces and mapping of all OLD Financial Data to the new ERP system.

Preparing of all the build Phase related documents, Testing on the Provided Tool and preparing for the User documentation.

Retails Stores setup. Burberry has more than 55 stores across the United Kingdom. I was responsible for setting up new stores and maintaining existing ones. Activities include setting up of the POS Integration and billing process for flow of data with Financial entries in the Finance Module

Worked on LSMW for transfer of data migration from Legacy System to SAP R/3 system for transactions relating to customer master data, open item transactions, Collections, G/L accounts transfer, vendor master data, vendor open items & asset master data.

Configured the system for electronic bank statement and manual bank statement including creating account symbols, create and define posting rules for G/L accounts, create transaction type, create variant for EBS program, and reconcile the bank statement

Configured Automatic Account Assignments (OKB9) for CO objects.

Configured Internal Order Types, Maintained IO settlement profiles, IO Planning and Budgetary Profiles, Administered IO Status management.

Conducted meetings and workshops with Business Users to clearly define requirements and Worked closely with ABAP to create a logic that accommodates the users requirements.

Also created custom reports for the users to be able to pull the numbers according to their requirements for financial analysis.

Performed unit testing, UAT and integration testing and resolved issues which rose during the course.

Full production support role post Go-Live live with business user community and technical community personnel to ensure that the system is functioning as designed and financial close activities are completed in line with financial close calendar.

Tata Communication, India Aug 2004 to Oct 2006

SAP FICO Functional Consultant – Implementation SAP 4.7EE

Description: Tata Communication is a Leading Telecom Provide in India

Responsibilities:

Worked as a functional lead for the design and implementing of the Finance Module.

His roles & responsibilities engaged him to a very competitive scenario of rapid & aggressive SAP Implementation for the company in combination with other business partners.

His primary focus has been of a Business Analyst as had a prior domain experience with the company. He worked as a lead in implementing the Finance Module and cross module functions at branch and country level.

He was a SPOC for gathering the required information from the related Business stake holders and worked on planning and designing the mapping across modules. He worked closely in implementing the same with the Business Partners.

He has done significant amount of data analysis for the above said projects where he was responsible to identify & analyze the complete business requirements of the business so as to be able to assist effectively in the Functional modeling on SAP.

Working knowledge of Development, QA & Production Servers with their utilities

Worked on tracking the Issues and working with the business partners in resolving tickets arising out of the Business Process scenario.

Part of re-designing the mappings as required for the cross module functions.

Working with handling Change Requests & transporting them from the Development to the Production Servers ( Transport Organizer & the Transport Management System )

Configuration: AP / AR / FIXED ASSETS / BANKING / CO-PA

Enterprise Structure configuration & working with various Master Data in Finance Module

Involved in gathering of As-is Business requirements in finance and materials management and mapping the To-be process for AP / AR / AM / MM

Creation and Maintenance of all Ledgers and Bank Accounts, reconciliation accounts. Creation of Alternative reconciliation account and mapping accounts to Chart of Accounts for Automatic posting.

Carried Data migration from Legacy system Tally to SAP

Environment: SAP 4.7 EE

Tata Communication, India Aug 2002 to June 2004

SAP FICO Functional Consultant – Implementation

Understanding business process requirements in Finance and Controlling modules.

Envisioning the To-Be processes relating to the above function. Mapping the To-Be processes for FICO module implementation.

Gap analysis and identification of enhancements through work around.

Configuration of FICO module as per requirements of client.

Implemented Funds management includes budget preparation, monitoring budget and allocation, analyses the variance if any, yearend process.

Development and demonstration of prototype for design approval and acceptance.

Coordination with Basis team for transport of objects across clients.

System testing and user acceptance.

Preparation of ABAP/4 specifications for development work, reports and non-standard SAP functionality.

Development of process flow diagrams, design documents

Training and support to key users and Post GO-Live Support. Post go live support and Stability/enhancement of SAP.

Environment: SAP 4.0B

Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd Sept 1992 – Aug 2002

Assistant Officer Finance

International Telecommunications Company now owned by Tata Telecommunications

Operation: Finance and Accounts.

Preparation of accounts, quarterly and annual accounts.

Complete knowledge of preparation of accounts under accounting standards viz. Indian GAAP, IAS and US GAAP.

Prepared full accounts under US GAAP and Form 20F for SEC filing.

Accounting of Fixed assets in SAP and consolidating for the Company.

Finalization and preparation of Accounts & Liaison with all auditors (Statutory, Internal & International auditors)

Worked in preparing prospectus and information provided to Road show of GDR I & II held in March 97 and Feb 99 respectively.

Preparation of Management discussion and Analysis for GDR and NYSE Listings.

Preparation of Management accounts and MIS along with presentation slides to the Board members.

Dealings in tax matters with the department and the tax consultants.

Handled Income tax working like preparation of working for Income tax and filing return, attending hearing with seniors.

In-house Developed Financial Accounting System in oracle with Developer 2000 in 1997. Lead the core team in implementation.



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