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SAP FICO Consultant

Chicago, Illinois, United States
February 24, 2018

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Syed Musheeruddin


SAP FI/CO consultant, about 8 years of strong functional experience in SAP FI/CO with expertise in GL, New GL, AR/ AP and AA.

Actively participated in 3 full lifecycle implementations.

Designing, Business Process Re-engineering, Implementing, Customizing, Configuring, Integrating, Go-Live & Supporting with2Full Life Cycle Implementations.

Excellent Financial Accounting expertise in Configuring & Testing General Ledger Accounting FI-G/L, Accounts Payable FI-A/P, Accounts Receivable FI-A/R, Bank Accounting FI-BA& Asset Accounting FI-AA especially in highly Complex Business Environment.

Conversions, Enhancements, Interfaces and Forms in the areas of General Ledger Accounting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Bank Accounting, Asset Accounting, Cost Center Accounting and Profit Center Accounting.

Achievement-oriented Finance Professional with more than 10 years of progressive experience in Financial Statement Preparation, Financial Analysis, Costing, Management, Accounting & Reporting, Budgeting, Forecasting, Cash Flow, and Gain-Loss.

Strong Implementation experience in FI includes General Ledger (FI-GL), New GL Preparation & Configuration Enterprise Structure and Chart of Accounts, Vertex, Fiscal Year Variant, Posting Period Variant, Field Status Variant, Tolerance Groups and Document Postings, Parallel Currencies and Dual Currency, Accounts Payable (FI-AP), Accounts Receivable (FI-AR), Credit Management, Dunning and third party tax procedure.

Expertise in Bank Accounting configuration and Created Bank Master Data, House Banks, Foreign currency, Bank Accounts GL accounts for bank accounts and creation of reconciliation accounts for vendors, customers and Assets.

Strong understanding and experience of ASAP methodology and its implementation phases - Project Preparation, Business Blueprint, Realization, Final Preparation, and Go Live & Support.

Integration of Material ledger (MM) and SD with FICO.

Strong Implementation experience in Controlling CO includes Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA), Profit Center Accounting (CO-PCA), Internal Orders Accounting (CO-IOA) Product Costing Accounting (CO-PC) and CO-Profitability Analysis (CO-PA).

Created and define Primary and Secondary Cost Element with Internal Order, Distribution and Assessment.


ERP System: ECC 6.0, SAP R/3 4.6C/4.7

Database: SQL, Access, Excel,

Operating Systems: MS DOS, Windows […] XP/ Vista/7. UNIX, LINUX

Applications: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, MS Visio

Others: Quality Center, Test Directory


Yokohama Tire Corporation, Santa Ana, CA Aug 2015-Jan2018

SAP FICO Consultant

Yokohama Tire Corporation is the North American manufacturing and marketing arm of Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., a global manufacturing and sales company of premium tires since 1917. Servicing an extensive sales network throughout the U.S., Yokohama Tire Corporation is a leader in technology and innovation


Involved in Role Mapping and Role Redesign process for Users to assess IS Policies & Processes to ensure client is compliant to the Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002

Reviewed existing IS policies, processes and governance to identify gaps and remediate them to achieve compliance

Remediation areas included SAP SOD violations clean-up and SAP Role Re- Design with enhancement to Change Management Processes and to User Access Management Processes

Performed Unit Testing and Integration testing of Roles containing different transactions based on different business and SAP processes

Involved in Role Mapping of users based on their execution history and team designations

Performed SOD checks and cleanups in Quality Assurance environment for each user access using Security Weaver

Identified SOD violations and gaps and coordinated with Business leads and managers to remediate/mitigate risk

Calculated new SKUs in SAP for each plant and uploaded them in SAP as part of Product Costing

Worked on Data conversion from Excel Database using SAP LSMW functionality, also created LSMW recordings for different transactions

Performed Account Payable activities by defining Automatic Payment Program (APP) parameters and bank interfaces (IDOCs and EBS)

Prepared informative End User Manuals and provided end user training to process owners in GL, AR, AP as well as Core Team members

Provided Post Go-Live production support to remediate missing user access and debug authorization errors

Bug/Issue reporting and tracking using Test management tools

Involved in testing various z transactions and reports as well as testing FI-AP payment run program, FI-AR and Billing document creation.


Deloitte Support Services India Pvt Ltd Oct 2013-Aug 2015

SAP FICO Consultant


Worked on Business blueprints including functional specifications and configuration documents and post go-live support

Responsible for conducting workshops with business users, designing, configuring, testing and providing post implementation support

Responsible for configuration of G/L Account Groups as well as creating and assigning number ranges to G/L Accounts and Document Types

Managed revenue and expenditure budgets using the FM module

Worked on BL to manage Bank master data and processing of incoming and outgoing payments

In Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA) performed corrections by reposting line items, also checked the results of reposting for particular cost centers in the current periods through Actual/Plan/Variance reports, and by displaying actual line items for the cost centers in report rows for the cost elements

Configured Account assignment categories and requirements classes' in product cost planning

Worked on Procure to Pay and Order to Cash processes

Configured Posting Period Variants, Field Status Groups, Field Status Variants as well as Posting Keys based on client requirements for different G/L Account transaction

Provided support for all issues regarding Electronic Bank Statements processing in Multicash as well as SWIFT MT940 format

Developed a GRC implementation strategy and plan for entire suite

Worked with LSMW and eCATT's, created scripts for mass vendor, customer master upload, cost center upload, asset master upload

Worked on Customer and Vendor Down payments as well as Advance Payments

Worked on Void Reason Codes for checks, reversed Payment Documents related to the checks and re-processed transactions

Generated test scripts and test scenarios

Assisted in User Acceptance Testing and System Integration Testing

Generated reports using Report Writer and Report Printer during data migration processes.

Skill Set: SAP ECC 6.0, Role Mapping, SOD Cleanups, Security Weaver, Unit Testing, UAT, FI-GL, FI-AP, FI-AR, Product Costing and LSMW

Genpact India Pvt Ltd Nov 2009-Oct 2013

Associate FICO Consultant


Interacted with business partners and end users to identify the business requirements, determined the impact to various business areas and documented the findings

Prepared business requirement document, functional requirement document, project scoping document, work flow diagrams and business process flow diagrams

Assisted in End-to-End Retail Solution which include SAP's integration services and solutions for retail merchandise management and workforce deployment

Built the program for reconciliation of Retail business and wholesale business

Worked extensively on Check Management issues; created check lots, voided checks for payment blockage, lengthening check numbers, reprinted and reissued voided checks etc.

Involved in Month End Closing and Year End Closing activities such as Foreign Currency Revaluation, Recurring Entries, Balance Interest Calculation, Automatic Clearing GR/IR Accounts etc.

Created tax code, jurisdiction code, tax calculation procedure in sales and purchase, confirmed the output and tax report for sales and purchase

Tested and verified FI period end closing procedures, automatic account assignment of FI with CO and MM, automatic payment program for incoming/outgoing invoices and validated FI master data

Prepared risk assessment report based on technology, technical issue, development environment, experience staff, available tools and prepared feasibility study report

Assisted in developing functional, conceptual and logical design specification documents, worked in creating test plan, used cases and test cases, documented the bugs and bug fixes

Worked with project management to establish deadline of each test phase and for the completion of project deliverables, tested various test cases to ensure the quality of product and cover business requirements.



2015 - 2017: Master in Sciences (IT)

University of Cumberland, Kentucky, USA

2007 - 2009: Masters in Business Management (MBA - Finance)

Osmania University, Hyderabad India

2005 - 2007: Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com)

St Joseph’s Degree College, Osmania University, Hyderabad India


DOB : 04th Oct 1986

Languages Known : English, Urdu, Hindi& Telugu

Address : 2131 W Highland Ave, Chicago, IL.60659

Passport Number : G4986253 Old, New R8144585

Visa Details : F1 (OPT)

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