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SAP HCM

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Redmond, Washington, United States
Posted:
February 01, 2018

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VIJAY R S

Certified SAP Consultant – Human Capital Management and Certified SAP Success factors employee central consultant.

#: 412-***-**** Email: ac4av3@r.postjobfree.com LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/vijayaratnam-sirangula-ba3173147

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

Overall 12 years of experience, certified SAP HR/ HCM Functional Consultant having 9 + years of experience in HCM, with 3 Full ASAP implementations, 3 Upgrades, 2 Rollouts, Migrations & many Support projects. Effectively demonstrated hands on experience in implementing different phases of the SAP HR module using the ASAP Methodology.

SAP functional experience in SAP HCM with expertise in sub modules like Personnel Administration, Organizational Management, Payroll Worked on 8 countries payrolls (US, Canada, South Africa, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Angola, Ghana, Nigeria and International) Expertise in US, Australia and South Africa payroll, Time Management and Benefits.

Possesses special skills and solutions in US Payroll, Time management, Time evaluation (positive and negative), Organizational Management, Personnel Development, e-Recruitment, Travel Management, Compensation Management, Benefits, Employee Self Service, Manager Self Service, and Workflows, PDF forms.

Business Process Re-engineering, Human Capital Management (HCM) Configuration, Success factors configuration, Maintenance and Support for the SAP HR/HCM Module in a Technical and Functional Capacity.

Ability to bridge the gap between technical and functional teams in IT / SAP HR Projects and have the ability to deliver from "As Is" to "To Be" state.

Knowledge of the software development life cycle from design through scoping, requirements gathering, analysis, development, testing, QA, user acceptance, deployment, maintenance/support and change management.

Having knowledge on success factors modules: Employee Central, Goals and recruiting.

Having knowledge on experience with DELL BOOMI success factors integration/connectors and API

SKILL SETS

Technologies:

ERP (SAP R/3 ECC6.0, EHP5, ECC5.0, 4.7, 4.6C), Success factors, cloud.

Tools:

ABAP Workbench, ABAP Dictionary.

Industries:

Mining, HR, Retail Industry.

FIORI Expertise:

ECC HCM Apps

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION/ CERTIFICATION

Master of Business Administration (Human resource management & Marketing) from Andhra University, India

SAP Certified Application Associate – Human Capital Management with SAP ERP 6.0 EhP5 in the year of 2012.

(C_THR81_1608) SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

Client: Starbucks, Seattle, WA. Sept 2017 to till date

SAP HCM System Analyst

Environment: ECC6

oPrepare functional specification documents; configure relevant requirements in SAP.

oWork on production support/priority user issues (Payroll, benefits).

oExcellent process knowledge on KRONOS, JDA (work force analytics)

oEnsure customizations are working as per the payroll solutions designed.

oResponsible for designing and executing HRSP (support packs) and BSI TUBS updates/cyclic updates that include but not limited to testing all org structures, payroll master data changes, parallel payroll, garnishment refund validations, off cycle payments, check printing, tax validations, variance monitor tool, payroll reports, process models, interfaces etc.

Client: Schlumberger, Sugar Land, Texas Jan 2017 to till date

SAP HCM Application development specialist

Environment: ECC6, Success factors

oResponsible for day to day support of SAP HR operations including USA Payroll, Time Management, E-Recruitment, Time evaluation, success factors, LMS Etc for USA, PR and geographical locations like EMEA, Asia Pacific countries.

oResponsible for SAP HCM Functional Delivery Lead.

oDefine the project management process to be applied to the project.

oPrepare project plan and obtain management approval of the project plan.

oApply project resources according to the approved project plan

oInvolve functional expertise in design reviews and key decisions as well as risk strategies.

oNegotiate the performance of activities with team members and their managers.

oEstablish and publish clear priorities among project activities.

oCoordinate management and technical decisions.

oArbitrate and resolve conflict and interface problems within the project.

oWorked on leave of absence (LOA) action type and reason codes project to configure payroll impact, benefits, access management, other processes and systems.

oWorked on service award and promotion enhancements for USA and PR. Local taxes configured in SAP HCM for USA.

oAttended day to day queries, worked on tickets to resolve the production bugs and payroll support during the payroll cycle etc.

Client: TOTAL, Paris, France Mar 2016 to Dec 2016

SAP HCM Lead Consultant

Environment: ECC6, Success factors

SAP HCM implementation: Gathered requirements from client, configured in EC and Goal and performance management module, Succession planning UAT and Go live & Support.

oAS-is process documentation, requirement gathering for employee central and succession planning.

oCurrently helping in benefits AS-is process documentation, and benefits related payroll sub-processes documentation to identify pain points for audit purpose.

oExisting payroll import sub processes Visio documents has been revised to add new control points in the existing payroll data sources Visio document.

oWage type Inventory: consolidated wage type characteristics document to understand how the wage types behave during the payroll processing including processing classes and cumulations etc.

oWorking with Benefits configuration in SAP, deduction wage type arrears processing, related configuration, rules to prorate.

oConfigured Time off and time sheet related configuration, Accrual rules configured using the standard functions. Prepared picklist CSV file and updated related configuration in the provisioning and instance to make the field’s picklist.

oConfigured provisioning and instance for various modules, integrated EC benefits with third party benefits vendors using the standard template.

oKnowledge on dell boomi to integrate HCM to success factors and EC to third party vendors, including updating LDAP servers upon employee hired in EC.

Client: SHELL, Huston, Texas Mar 2015 to Feb 2016

SAP HCM Small Projects Delivery Lead

Environment: ECC6, Ui5

oAttended to end user queries and requests and Service Request implementation as and when they arise.

oConfigured Time off and time sheet related configuration, Accrual rules configured using the standard functions. Prepared picklist CSV file and updated related configuration in the provisioning and instance to make the field’s picklist.

oConfigured Goal plan templates, rating scales and created routing maps to launch the performance forms.

oWorked with Adhoc reports, Performance potential matrix XML configuration, rating configuration.

oDefine the project management process to be applied to the project.

oSelect team members and, if cross-functional as the Core Team Leader, select Core Team Members.

oPrepare project plan and obtain management approval of the project plan.

oAssure that all team members understand their roles and accept their responsibilities

oApply project resources according to the approved project plan.

oAnalyse risk and instigate avoidance activities. Establish contingency plans and identify trigger events and responsibility for initiating corrective action.

oTrack and report on progress to plan.

oAnalyse the actual performance against the plan and make adjustments consistent with plan objectives.

oKeep all stakeholders informed of progress and issues.

oInvolve functional expertise in design reviews and key decisions as well as risk strategies.

oAssure timely adaptive action is taken.

oManage change to preserve business plan commitments. Initiate Phase Review if objectives must change.

oNegotiate the performance of activities with team members and their managers.

oEstablish and publish clear priorities among project activities.

oCoordinate management and technical decisions.

oArbitrate and resolve conflict and interface problems within the project.

Client: TOTAL, Huston, Texas Mar 2013 to Feb 2015

SAP HCM Lead Consultant

Environment: ECC6 with EHP6.

oImplemented best Business Processes in a SAP environment by designing and architecting appropriate solutions supporting the client's business processes as part of the Enhancements.

oParticipated in Business analysis, GAP analysis, Interfaces development, system functional testing, and user acceptance test script creation, post cut-over activities, User training and Post-mortem.

oMonitor overseas day-today support team, escalate urgent issues if required, close follow-up for top priority issues and update users.

oCreated new custom authorizations for custom tables to maintain hay points for each position.

oEnhanced payroll sub-schema to call ABAP function recover the prorated Medical lump sum when staff re-employed.

oEnhancements to the payroll basic pay and additional wages calculation from calendar day to working days for selected list of wage types.

oCreated new Employee group R for re-employed staff and Enhanced all benefits for re-employed staff example -pay scale structure, Quota generation, Benefits configuration, and time evaluation schema modifications for OT and meal allowances, entitlements which are to be generated in Time evaluation for shift and non-shift staff.

oRequirement gathering for employee central module.

oWorked security role preparation, data verification and testing and conducting UAT.

oCreated UAT Test plan and scenarios and documented test scenarios and results before moving to UAT / QA systems.

oConducted VA testing, penetration testing for various ESS / MSS web related changes.

oConfigured LMS, Configured Items, Creation AND Management, Scheduled Offerings – Create, edit, close and cancel and Instructors, Item Requests and Catalogs.

oSetting up roles and security management and workflow groups and IDs.

oCreated notifications, notification templates and triggers etc. Creation of reports, Import export reports from Success factors LMS.

oUpdated configuration guide and workbooks during the implementation.

oWorked with SAP to ADP Payroll integration, configuration of ADP related tables, IDocs etc.

Client: BHP Billiton, Huston, Texas Feb 2012 to Feb 2013

SAP HCM Consultant

Environment: ECC6 with EHP4.

oResponsible for SAP HCM, HRSP/CLC upgradation Functional Test Lead.

oLead the offshore Functional team in these upgradations.

oAnalysing and preparing testing cases for S Notes, Configuration of manual changes as per the client business requirement.

oPerformed Scheduling QTP training and providing system access, HRSP defects resolution strategy with off-shore team. Analysing regression testing results finding the out the root cause notes.

oPrepared FD and solution documents for OM, PA,TM & Payroll

oResponsible for day to day support of SAP operations for HR modules including Payroll, Time Management, Leave configuration, Time evaluation, manpower requisition, e-Recruitment, payroll, ESS/MSS.

oAttended to end user queries and requests and Service Request implementation as and when they arise.

Client: BHP Billiton, Malaysia (HRSP/CLC up gradation) Oct 2011 to Jan 2012

SAP HCM Test Lead

Environment: ECC6 with EHP4.

oClose working relationship with the identified stakeholders in BHP Billiton in business processes evaluation, human resource / change management activities.

oGathering requirements and fit analysis for new participating companies in BHP Billiton

oResponsible for UAT test coordinator.

oAnalysing sap notes which are related manual changes and preparing testing cases

oScheduling QTP training and providing system access

oResolving HRSP defects and coordinating team.

oPerforming UAT across the landscape.

oAnalysing regression testing results finding the out the root cause notes.

oDuring this period, I have handled four members team from onshore.

oResponsible for upgraded total eight countries legal changes.

Client: BHP Billiton, Australia & Malaysia April 2011 to Sept 2011

SAP HR Consultant

Environment: ECC6 with EHP4.

As per the duration involved in the Vendor alignment Project. This is one of the most critical projects for the client which involved synchronization between different production instances so that the Payroll documents triggers a single vendor and successful Payroll run document. This involved very tight deadlines and complexities due to multiple modules and multiple production instances. The modules involved are FI-HR and supply and another SAP finance instance and four SAP instances of one system.

oInvolved with HR and FI architects during re-design phase.

oRisk analysis each phase during the project.

oBack out plan preparation

oHCM configuration for payroll postings to FICO

oCo-ordination with Finance team for testing

oCo-ordination with FI team for another SAP system for HR Payroll postings

oCut-over checklist preparation

oPost go-live support

Client: BHP Billiton, Huston, Texas Oct 2008 to Mar 2011

SAP HR Consultant (US Payroll, benefits & other 7 countries payrolls)

Environment: ECC6.

BHP Billiton is among the world’s top producers of major commodities including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium. We also have substantial interests in oil, gas and energy coal.

oWorked with users to gather the requirements and translate into functional specifications and documentation for BHP Billiton related Time management implementation at DFS.

oParticipated in requirement gathering, analysis, creating functional specifications for implementing BHP Billiton Time tracking systems at DFS.

oConfigured BHP Billiton related time types & payroll integration for different leave and OT payments generation and deductions.

oDesigned Interface programs to capture the time data from BHP Billiton. MSS new Iview display the time data for his staff.

oPrepared and reported payroll information to third parties such as W-2’s, T-4, 1099’s and 941 quarterly payroll tax returns.

oDeveloped and sustained effective business relationships with outside benefit vendors and governmental agencies.

oInvestigated, analysed and recommended solutions regarding process errors within the Teachers Retirement Systems Plan.

oWorked in conjunction with the HR Support Desk to troubleshoot payroll, benefits and general HR related employee issues.

oWorked with SAP to ADP Payroll interface configuration.

oPre-upgrade activities like study the existing system landscape, work with users to understand current system issues.

oPrepare a landscape document (AS IS & TO BE), Identify the number of programs /schema/ rules etc, will be affected by this upgrade.

oPrepare technical / functional analysis document to which can be used to cross check after upgrade.

oPrepare a list of Post Upgrade activities & update the details along with Primary/Secondary Contact, Task details, System against which you can update whether the task is completed or pending. This tracker would help to monitor the status

oCoordinate tax reimbursements; monitor host country labour laws; administer allowances and premiums for expatriate employees.

oApply project management expertise to identify, develop and implement techniques to improve engagement productivity, increase efficiencies, and mitigate risks.

oResponsible for resolving issues and optimizing cost savings and ensure that all project deliverables are created on time and within budget.

oWork directly with HRIS, and IT to facilitate continual improvement of electronic timekeeping systems.

oAdvise staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.

oIdentify training and developmental needs and provide effective on the job training to payroll staff.

Client: Tecumseh, India July 2005 to Sept 2008

HR Executive (Manufacturing Industry experience)

Environment: Domain

oResponsible for all Human Resource activities which include Recruitment, Induction, Payroll, Statutory Compliances and Wage and Salary administration and Performance management.

oStatutory Compliances which associates Provident fund deduction and Professional tax deduction.

oGeneration of output statements of payroll such as Pay Sheets, consolidated statements, Payslips, PF statement etc.



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