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Project Manager Team Lead

Lincolnton, North Carolina, 28092, United States
March 06, 2018

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Denver, NC. 28037


Professional Background

Experienced working with S/4 HANA 1610 On-Premise Edition

Worked with Fiori Web Base Applications

Configured Cash Application in S4 Hana

Worked with Business Partner in S4 HANA

Project Manager for complex delivery projects that involved software and hardware solutions.

Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant with experience in all phases of systems implementation, integration points, of SAP business solutions.

Over 15 years of SAP FI/CO Consulting experience, with hands-on involvement of 10 complete full lifecycle SAP implementations.

Project experience ranges from Project Management, Team Lead, Functional Configuration, Subject Matter expert and training, and working experience with ETL tools and Vertex software.

SAP experience includes sub processes: GL (new/classic), AP, AR, Fixed Assets, and controlling modules: CO-PA, CCA, PCA, PC, I/O.

Solid working knowledge of Master Data Conversions, Material Management, Procurement to Pay, and EDI.

Employment History

Independent - SAP Consultant April 2017 to February 2018

Technology Company

Senior SAP Consultant, implemented Cash Application in S/4 HANA 1610, using SAP FIORI web base applications (A/P, A/R, House Banks, Lockbox process). Master Data conversion (COA, Business Partners). Responsibilities included preparing functioanal spec, unit and integration testing and preparing cutover plan.

IBM - Managing Consultant September 2012 to March 2017

Railroad Transportation

Project Manager, supporting their Mid-Tier Services Division. Responsibilities included but were not limited to managing resources, budget, and project plan and schedule. I supported SAP and various infrastucture IT projects that included both hardware and software solutions. I was the single point of contact for members of the governance team, provided weekly status reports, and obtaining PCRs for any additional capital expenditures.

Oil & GAS

FI (AP/ MM) lead, reponsible for Accounts Payable data conversion, testing FI interfaces and migration from legacy to SAP. Develope Accounts Payable scenario test and integration test strategy.

Tested (Panagon Filenet software) developed scan routes, conducted invoice scanning testing. Utilized a customized SAP workflow solution to post vendor invoices into SAP.

Investment Banking

FI (SAP) Team lead, Implemented New GL, multiple ledgers and prepared baseline configuration. Conducted unit testing,user training workshops and loaded master data using LMSW tool.

Implemented new Operating Chart of Accounts and Group Chart of Accounts.

Served as FI/CO Integration Lead for technical design team, prepared technical design document that included (ETL) tool selection. Developed custom interface design to support the sourcing, processing and loading data into SAP.

Dell Computer - Principle Consultant June 2009 – August 2012

Internal Projects March 2012 to August 2012

Principle Consultant

Currently responsible for the research and development of SAP HANA template for pre-sales as well as doing internal/inhouse consulting and troubleshooting as business wraps up.

Manufacturing August, 2011 - February, 2012

SAP FICO Team Lead.

Team Lead for a end to end implementation of FI/CO. Responsibilities included but were not limited to gathering business requirements, configuration, testing and implementing the following modules: General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Profit Center Accounting and Product Costing. Responsible for preparing FI/CO month end close procedure, providing knowledge transfer to a business team and preparing training documentation on all finance and controlling modules.

Parks & Entertainment August, 2010 - June, 2011

SAP Lead Consultant.

Lead for a "carve-out" of FI moving it out of one companies system into another. Responsibilities included but were not limited to identifying SAP business gaps, due to a company divestiture, configuration, implementation, support of FI. All gaps were documented and tested, to ensure that the business requirements were met and would not negatively impact the business. Provide knowledge transfer to the business users on new ECC 6.0 functionality. Provided support to the business users on an EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) project. I worked closely with EDI provider and business team; to ensure that business requirements were identified, documented and tested.

Discrete Manufacturer May, 2010 - August, 2010

SAP Finance Consultant.

Responsibilities included but were not limited to revaluating capital assets after an acquisition. The assets impacted had to be retired and added back to the Balance Sheet with new valuation cost, useful lives and new depreciation methods. The revaluated assets were on an ECC 6.0 platform; included both GAAP and Tax assets. I was responsible for all testing, configurations and cutover conversion activities. Worked with development team, to create end user book and tax fixed asset reports.

Global Manufacturer January, 2010 - May, 2010


Lead on a full lifecycle implementation of FI modules. Responsibilities included but were not limited to implementing a new cash manager; functions included issuing of new accounts payable checks, modifying positive pay file and check encashment file, paying vendors with new ACH file format and implementing new accounts receivable lockbox procedures. The transition to a new cash manager included modifying dunning notices, SAP Script and customer statements. Provided FI/CO post go - live support, training and developed customized A/R report.

Software Provider November, 2009 - January, 2010

SAP Finance Consultant

Responsibilities included but were not limited to developing customized actual and planning revenue reports; by profit centers and business segments in an ECC 6.0 environment. Responsibilities included developing functional specifications and providing end user training.

Consumer Product July, 2009 - September, 2009

FI/Costing Team Lead.

Responsibilities included but were not limited to Finance and Costing team lead on an ERP 2005 project. Responsibilities included gathering business requirements, conducting workshops, unit testing and configuration.

Independent - FI/CO Consultant 2007 - 2008

Industry Projects included were:

Healthcare April, 2008 - November, 2008

SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities included but were not limited to providing FI/CO production support for Healthcare provider. Implemented and configured new finance & controlling functionality; provided support for vertex; responsible for all design, testing for FI/CO customize development and documentation. Performed all month end close activities; including CO/PA reconciliations and analysis.

Public Utility July, 2007 - April, 2008

Project Manager.

Responsibilities included but were not limited to project manager on a Loans Management implementation. Managed a team of three consultants and was responsible for configuration, testing and master data conversion. Reviewing and approving functional specifications for third party interfaces. Also conducted FI/CO training at customer sites and performed pre-sales activities.

SAP America –FI/CO Consultant 1997 - 2007

Industry projects included:

Real Estate June, 2006 - July, 2007


Lead for a full lifecycle implementation. Responsibilities included but were not limited to Finance and Controlling lead on an ERP 2005 project. Implemented the New G/L including document splitting, Profit Center Segment reporting configuration. Designed intercompany (AP/AR) solution for over 100 company codes. Served as a trusted advisor to senior members of client and provided team leadership and mentored junior members of the project team; developed a white paper on pros and cons of multiple controlling areas.

Automobile Manufacturer January, 2006 - June, 2006

SAP Finance Lead Consultant.

Finance team lead on a global design project. Responsibilities included designing a business template that would support their North America and European operations. Supported and advised the business team of 5 members; in designing a chart of accounts and fixed assets design that would support their business practice.

Electrical Distribution Company January, 2005 - December, 2005

SAP Finance Lead Consultant.

Finance team lead, responsible for configuring Accounts Payable, Asset Management and Travel Management modules in a 4.6C environment. Responsibilities included unit testing, developing integration test scripts, provided knowledge transfer and end user training.

Pharmaceutical Retail June, 2004 - December, 2004

SAP FICO Consultant.

Finance & Controlling team lead, for an upgrade project from SAP release 4.0 to 4.7. Utilized the reverse business engineering tool to perform analysis and develop scope of the project. Responsible for all FI/CO testing, configuration, reports and training on all new functionality.

Audit and Assurance February, 2003 - April, 2004

SAP FICO Consultant.

Team lead for a capital investment (fixed asset) project, successfully replaced the client’s legacy system, with asset management module during the middle of the year. Developed customized reports for the tax department and configured depreciation keys for bonus depreciation for the tax department. I was responsible for all FI/CO data conversion from client’s legacy system into SAP.

Consumer Product February, 2002 - December, 2002

SAP Finance Consultant.

Functional team lead on a Fixed Asset & Project System implementation.

Responsibilities included facilitating client workshops, conducting functional demonstrations and

End user training. Obtained a working knowledge of the project systems module, investment measure and settlement rule. Responsibilities included preparation of functional specifications, conducting knowledge transfer to client and data conversion utilizing LMSW tool.

Global Supplier of Mobile Electronics February, 2001 - January, 2002

SAP FICO Team Lead.

Finance and Controlling team lead with responsibilities that included configuration of General Ledger, Account Payable, Fixed Assets and Cost Center Accounting. Responsibilities also included unit testing, design integration test scripts and develop FI/CO interfaces for over 25 legacy systems.

Beverage Brewing Company March, 2000 - December, 2000

SAP FICO Team Lead.

Finance and Controlling team lead; on an upgrade project from release 4.0 to 4.6C; Responsible for all of the FI/CO modules (G/L, AP, AR, AA, PC, CC and IO) testing and training; Converted over 200 customized reports. Responsible for configuration of all new functionality and end user training.

Education and Certifications

M.B.A Business

Robert Morris University Pittsburgh, PA USA

Bachelor of Arts Accounting

Robert Morris University Pittsburgh, PA USA

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