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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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January 30, 2018

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SundaraRamaiahCheerla

Lead SAP FI-CO Consultant

Mobile:571-***-**** Email:ac39ry@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Summary

Having 16 years of experience End-to-End Implementation in which at includes 3 years and Support and Roll out experience in SAP FICO module in US, Denmark, India, UAE, KSA with GL/IM/AP/AR/AA/FSCM Treasury-Cash and Collection Management and New GL functionality Treasury modules and Simple Finance in Finance modules and COPA, CCA IO and PCAin controlling modules with hands on project experience.

In House Cash Implementation and Support activity done for 2 projects with EBS Functionality, Lock Box scenario and Cash Collection Scenario

A technology-driven professional with cumulative experience of 12 years in Finance and Controlling, business development projects.

Comprehensive understanding of the entire scope of SAP FICO Module Implementation with US GAAP and IAS standards right from requirement analysis up to implementation.

Experience on SAP FICO integration areas with MM& SCM, PP, SD, PS, and HR.

Have excelled at business process redesign and understanding complex business requirements and RTR process in the GL AR AP and AA Modules

Done 6 full End-to-End implementations and doing various offshore supports.

Good experience in Simple Finance (Sfin) functionality in the implementation and supporting to Nestle Project since 1 year in Asia, South Africa, Europe and USA Regions.

8 Years SAP experience implementing SAP FICO with RTR preparing and reporting the overall accounts which are typically stored in a general or nominal ledger and managed

Excellent exposure in writing & reviewing functional specifications.

Closing Cockpit configuration and execution process steps at Finance at GL level.

Creating template and organization hierarchy in the closing process step by step process in the closing cockpit procedure.

The detail steps involved in RTR Process are Data extraction, data collection data transformation, voucher posting and data validation.

We used RTR in all those implementation projects for GL, AR, AP, AA reports are used to record the transaction or data flow in SAP FI RTR.

Competencies:

Customer Engagement: Engaging external customers and internal resources to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes in a way that provides an optimal experience for the customer.

Decision Making: Making high quality decisions in a timely manner, usually with less data and analysis than might be desired.

Flexibility: Adapting to changing demands and circumstances without difficulty. Maintaining composure and effectiveness under demanding circumstances.

Leading Others: Behaves in a manner consistent with values and ethics espoused and is honest and transparent in dealings with employees and co-workers. Knows the skills and capabilities of team members and encourages good decision-making through open discussion and information sharing. Communicates what success looks like and how it will be measured. Converts organizational vision and strategy into action-oriented goals for the department and individual team members. Results Focused: Creates visibility for management and other stakeholders around progress toward key milestones. Contingency plans to anticipate barriers or problems.

Education: MBA Finance & Management Accounting-Mumbai University

TE Connectivity Harrisburg-USA from Feb 2017 till continue Sr. FICO Business Analyst Support & Implementation

Responsibilities: Implementation Expertise

Worked in Full life cycle implementations, Rollouts, Support and Upgrade projects.

Extensive experience in configuration and testing of FI/CO modules -GL, AR, AP, Fixed Assets, Treasury, Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA), PS with WBS Projects.

Integration of FI with MM and SD with Procure to Pay and Order to cash Cycles and with Capital Projects.

Responsible for ISC (Inter-Company Service Center) roll out at Belgium and USA and align with IBDX and Shadow ledger process

Involved with Vertex and Consignment supply chain process activities

Lock Box and EBS support issues resolved and involved customization task and required enhancements

Creganna Medical Project implementation started and I am responsible for FI Asset module with Investment management integration with internal orders and WBS.

Nestle Project St. Louis, MO Aug 2014 - Jan 2017 Implementation Lead FI/AOA L2 Sustain Project

Roles &Responsibilities: Implementation/Support Expertise

Nestle implements simple finance as add on function in SAP to replace an existing classical accounting system to new GL and new asset accounting and CO-PA building and integrates with FI Module.

I understand the functionality to set-up add on new tasks in the Asset Accounting and the integrated tasks and the corresponding FI set up and provide the solutions to the business users and the end users who involve the support of the issues.

Responsibilities:

To understand the as-is process set up and map/develop those processes to-be process and inform Regional Business Source Team of the Nestle Project to work with those changes and discuss design business requirement to implement the simple finance in the existing set up.

I also involved the configure the required functions in the FI side and discuss any immediate conversions of the data and provide test plans in the FI area users to execute/plan the cutover task

With SAP Enhancement Package 7 (EHP 7 & 8), a new functionality is available in Asset Accounting to manage Parallel Valuations.

SAP S/4HANA,on-premise edition 1511 FPS02 streamlined in Core Finance accounting and closing operations and accounting in the sense GL AP AR Inventory accounting AA, Revenue and Costing accounting during the simple finance implementation.

In house Cash (IHS) support and migration activity along with Lock Box S/fin simple finance with Treasury Accounting.

Prior to implement Simple Finance we migrate classical GL to New GL activation in the system and then we activated New Asset Accounting and COPA functionality as required

We used to adopt in Nestle project the New GL concept and as well new asset accounting process while implementing S/4 Hana 2.0 simple finance module.

With the new solution, it is now possible to post actual values to different depreciation areas in real time. There’s no need for delta postings and delta depreciation areas in simple finance module.

The implementation of New AA, take a stock of Global Settings related to General Ledger, particularly Ledgers and Currencies. This will help you ascertain the Chart of Depreciation settings required in Asset Accounting in simple finance implementation.

To enable parallel postings to different ledgers system uses a technical clearing account for Asset acquisition and Investment support postings. This is required from a technical purpose and the balance of this account is always zero after each posting in simple finance set up.

SFin (Simple Finance) we implemented simple fiancé and we incorporated and supporting the add on functions like New GL, New Asset Accounting and the changes

Arcelor Mittal Germany From Jan 2013 to Sep 2014

Sr. FICO Team Lead Implementation & Roll Out Project

Responsibilities: Implementation Expertise

Worked in Full life cycle implementations, Rollouts, Support and Upgrade projects.

Extensive experience in configuration and testing of FI/CO modules -GL, AR, AP, Fixed Assets, Treasury, Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA), PS with WBS Projects.

Integration of FI with MM and SD with Procure to Pay and Order to cash Cycles and with Capital Projects.

Reporting tools like Report Painter, Report Writer

Through understanding of a customized SAP system

Through understanding of SAP system from business process, cross functional and integration view points

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

Project Requirement is to rollout and implement all FI and CO modules and integrates with Controlling COPA and Product Costing.

Its Canada country specific Roll-out and implementation.

We are considering 2 rollout company codes and Document Splitting activity implementing. Contribution: As a team lead I was responsible for,

KMD A/S, Copenhagen Denmark from Mar 2011 to May

2012 Sr. FICO Lead

Responsibilities:

We implemented here Fund Management module for the Sweden State and Federal Government projects and introduced Asset Accounting with Investment Management for Capital Project investment purpose. And, we implemented Cash Management task in for budgeting cash investment cash etc.

Project Requirement is to implement all FI and CO modules and integrates with P2P O2C and HR modules. Its country specific End to End implementation which it relevant to Sweden.

We are considering more than 1 company code which will be treated as ESV govt. organization and individual municipalities set up.

It will be applicable as Government organizations and treated as large End to End implementation.

Birds Eye Igloo UK Sr. FICO Project Lead Dec 2010 to Feb 2011

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

Responsibilities and Production support:

Responsible for FI-GL, AA, CO-CCA, IO, and PS.

Configured and customized Chart of accounts, Company code Global Parameters, Fiscal year Variants, Posting Period Variants, Account Groups, Field Status Groups, and Tolerance Groups.

Implemented New GL, activated new Ledger, performed document splitting, Parallel Accounting and periodic processing

SanDisk Milpitas, CA From Apr 2008 to Nov 2010

Sr. FICO Consultant Implementation Project

Responsibilities: Implementation Expertise

Worked in Full life cycle implementations, Rollouts, Support and Upgrade projects.

Extensive experience in configuration and testing of FI/CO modules -GL, AR, AP, Fixed Assets, FSCM (Cash & Collection Management) Treasury, Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA), PS with WBS Projects.

Integration of FI with MM and SD with Procure to Pay and Order to cash Cycles and with Capital Projects.

Reporting tools like Report Painter, Report Writer

Through understanding of a customized SAP system

Through understanding of SAP system from business process, cross functional and integration view points

In-depth knowledge in configuration, implementation of FSCM (Collection and Cash Management), ASAP methodology, system design and development and gathering user requirements

Experience in the Blueprint Configuration Unit Stress Volume and regression.

User Acceptance and Integration Testing, Training, Documentation and Production support.

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

Production support

Analysis of the specifications provided by the clients Design and Development of Asset Accounting Functionality Budget Check with CAR acquisition Process Worked on different configurations in sales processes of client and creating new determinations per client requirements.

Preparing the configuration rationales for FI and CO and validating the configuration

Reconciliation of COPA,FI and PCA reports

Financial And Funds Management implementation

Vertex-VAT Implementation

Soltius California From Jul 2006 to Mar 2008 Sr. FICO Consultant Implementation& Roll Out Project

The basic Objective of this Project is to set up new implementation with 4 Company Codes at the time of Acquisition of retail and manufacturing business in Sri Lanka Saudi Arabia. Thus, below are some of the modules that were identified for this implementation.

Modules that were configured for Company Code Processing Team Projects

General Ledger

Accounts Payable-Accounts Receivable

Asset Module

Material Management

SD Module

Cost Center Accounting

Profit Center Accounting

HR Module-with Travel Management

Responsibilities Handled:

Involved in Configuration activities for all the mentioned above modules

Defining Company Code global data, Tolerance groups, configuring withholding Tax and additional currencies in General ledger to name a few.

Involved in Configuration of new Non-Leading Ledgers and assigning it to Company Code’s

Involved in configuration of Depreciation Areas for Ancillary Currencies.

Worked Exclusively on Automatic Payment Program

Worked on Integration of FI-AA component

Worked on Setting up PO module for New Company code’s

Involved in Attending blue printing sessions to understand the requirements

Involved in preparing System Requirement Specification and Configuration Design Specification

Involved in support activities relating to GL, AP, AM modules

Preparing K.T documents and giving training to end users.

SABIC Saudi Arabia From July 2002 to Jun 2006 Sr. FICO. Consultant Implementation & Support Project

Responsibilities: Implementation Expertise

Lead the Team in Business Blue Print Phase

Implemented New GL, Activated new Ledger, Performed document splitting, Parallel Accounting and periodic processing

Automatic Account Determination, GR/IR, Down Payments.

Extensively exposed to integration issues of FI with MM and SD

Preparation of Revenue Accounts and Assignment of GL accounts.

Support Expertise:

Responsible for detailed problem determination of issues escalated from Level-1.

Problem determination includes re-creating the issues, determining the point of failure by stepping through the ABAP Code and identifying the problem resolution.

If the resolution is a major development or configuration fix, provide the necessary change detail to Level 3.



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