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Toronto, ON, Canada
March 20, 2018

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Eric Madou

Engineering Consultant, MBA(USA)

SAP Fico/SAP Fixed Assets, SAP GTS(Global Trade Services, SAP Human Capital Management)

French English Spanish

Telephone 1-416-***-****

Telephone aux USA +1-312-***-****


Masters degree in Business Administration

Masters degree in Software Engineering

LLM Masters degree in Law (Geneva WTO International Trade Law)

(European Union Law, International Business Law, International Trade Law)


SAP FICO functional consultant years of experience including 6 plus years as SAP R/3 FI/CO consultant

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

Strong working knowledge in Controlling (CCA, OM, IO, PCA, PC) and B/W modules.

Extensive experience Two Full life cycle large implementations in SAP Configuration.

Strong Post Implementation support 24/7

Excellent communication and inter personnel skills. Proven ability to work independently and team environments.

2 global complete implementation lifecycles and 2 small scale implementation lifecycles

had worked in in a variety of industries such as Banking ( Bank of Commerce and Credit International in London United Kingdom, Barclays Bank United Kingdom, USA Chase Manhattan Bank, France Bank Credit Lyonnais) Banquet National de Paris Paris, France, Retail, Ports Management, Mining industries

SAP 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), Internal Orders and Profitability Analysis (CO-PA). Product costing (CO-PC) and Special purpose Ledger

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

Reporting tools like Report Painter, Report Writer

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

Experience in Blueprint, Configuration, Unit, Stress, Volume, 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

Extensive experience in developing specifications for Interfaces and Custom Reports

Excellent in working with posting validations, and reporting tools

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

Knowledge in identifying, testing and documenting of SAP application controls in compliance with USA Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX).

Technical Skills

ERP: SAP R/3 FI/CO, 3.0F, 4.6, 4.7, ECC 6.0, BW 3.1

Operating systems Window 95/98/XP, RDBMS: Oracle /, MS-SQL Server 2000 / 2005, MS Access 2000.,

Tools & Utilities Developer 2000, ASP, V B Script, MS Project Management

SAP R/3 Tools SAP-FICO, SAP-SD, SAP-MM,ABAP/4, Report Painter and Report Writer

Software Languages SAP ABAP4

Work Experience

Consulting opportunities in various sectors such as such as Major Industrial Company for many years

SAP FI/CO Consultant


Ticket resolution and answering how-to questions

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.

To have the deepest level of application or product understanding.

Able to understand both the standard application features (i.e. out of the box functionality) as well as the detailed components of the customized features.

Responsible for making changes, migrating them, completing the ticket and communicating the change to the level 2 support person, who can then resolve and close the call.

Determine problems found by the proactive application monitoring being done on a regular basis by the level 2 support person. Therefore, the level 3 person may also have to apply patches, complete performance tuning, re-create tables or indices, etc.

Co-ordination of problem tickets with offshore resources (functional as well as technical) to ensure that the tickets are resolved within the stipulated SLAs.

Ensuring that offshore team resources are properly loaded, help them in solving tickets where required and ascertain that the tickets are resolved well within the stipulated SLA timelines set.

Corporate industry systems. SC Feb08- May 08

SAP FI/CO Consultant

Corning Cable Systems offers the broadest range of end-to-end fiber optic and copper product solutions for customers' telecommunications networks. Its focused solutions include cables, connectors, and related hardware, and network services that include network design, project management. Project SCORE implementing for NAFTA Region


SAP FI CO Consultant for Pre and Post Go live and stabilization phase

and rationales for FI and CO and validating the configuration

Reconciliation of COPA, FI and PCA reports

Substitutions for Profit center derivations

Developing the SOP and BPP

Month end closing activities

. National company July 07 – Feb 08

SAP FI/CO Consultant


SAP FI Consultant for Post Go live and stabilization phase

Resolved issues relating to Payment program

Substitutions for Profit center derivations

Changes to the POS configuration with respect to financial transactions happening at stores

Building up the program for reconciliation of Retail business and wholesale business

Intercompany reconciliation

Month end closing activities

GR/IR clearing, Automatic clearing Issues

Issues related Invoice verification (MIRO)

Issues related to ERS (MRRL), for the intercompany invoices

Failed idols Processing

Issues related to taxes with respect to VERTEX

Physical Inventory postings

Solving Integration issues

Changes to conditions type and pricing procedure for the additional posting for the intercompany transactions

End user training

Creation of BPP and other user manuals

Business Signoff for the development changes

South Africa major industry Aug 06 – Mar 07

SAP FI/CO Functional Consultant


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

Lead the Team in Business Blue Print Phase

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

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.

Configuration of Asset Accounting Module Integrating with PS Module

In Project Systems defined the Project coding mask, created the project file and status profile

Maintained the Budget Profiles and set the tolerance limit for the availability control

Defining Settlement Rules and creating Selection Variants

Configured Controlling Area Settings, Number ranges, and Maintained Versions.

Configured and Customized CO – General Controlling, Cost and Revenue Element Accounting, Overhead Cost Controlling, Cost Center Accounting; and Internal Orders

In Internal Orders setup status profile for order type, maintained settlement rules, internal order planning, and budget profile and also set up tolerances for budget cost. Configured settlements distribution cycles for actual cost distribution

created primary and secondary cost elements, Cost Center Hierarchies, cost element groups, cost centers.

solved the Post Production issues related to SD, MM, FI, CO, and PP


General Ledger

analyzed the existing legacy system; gathered functional requirements through user meetings, gap analysis, and participation in process improvement teams; produced the functional requirements document

Designing business processes and identified areas to streamline processes in multiple functional areas. The scope of the work and responsibilities involved relating to SAP – Finance (FI)) and controlling (CO) modules

Optimized integration of business process within FI, TR, CO, MM, SD, and PS modules.

Developed complex business design for all FI/TR/CO process incorporating gaps, interfaces, reports, enhancements and data conversions from the legacy system

Configured General Ledger – Created Master records, accounts groups, number ranges and G/L accounts for each company code, accounts maintenance and preparation to master files

Customized screen layouts for document entry at account/document levels. Defined fiscal year variant, posting period variant, customized field status variant, customized line layout, sort variant, and total variant

Involved in designing the tax solution for the client involving 16 European countries and 3 North American countries

defining the Tax procedures and integrating it with the accounting system. The scenarios covers INTRASTAT / EXTRASTAT processes, triangulation, inter / intra-EU business transactions, US tax jurisdictions that involves integration with external tax computing systems (Tax ware)

Configured and customized validations and substitution rules for documents, recurring entries, correspondence, taxes, and currencies

Configured interest calculation on account balances and line items

Customized bank related accounting, bank master data, house banks and G/L accounts in different currencies for each bank account and Electronic Bank Statement (EBS)

Configured Lockbox Application conforming to BAI2 format

Configured and Customized Cash Management including Bank statements, Payment Programming, Payment Advises, Liquidity Forecasts, Bills of Exchanges

Configured and Customized Cash Budget Management including commitment management

Configured and customized Asset Accounting Module – Copied country specific chart of Depreciation and configured depreciation areas, defined assets classes, account determinations, screen layout key, allocate number ranges to assets classes, Down Payment configuration for Assets, and uploading of assets from Oracle Financials (Legacy) to SAP

defining the classes of assets, capitalization procedures and depreciation calculations. The actual procurement of assets, inter / intra-company transfer of assets, asset retirements, asset shutdowns and asset capitalizations are also designed to include all the possible business scenarios. The accounting and legal aspect of the asset management is also in-built while designing the system

Created work list for different user groups

Used LSMW for master data transfers, created reports using the report writer and report painter in CO-PA

Helped in month end and year closing activities

Accounts Payable / Receivable

Configured for vendors subject to withholding tax, interest calculations on item \ balance interest calculation, number ranges for forms, interest on arrears, account balance calculation on account balances / line items

Defined expense accounts, revenue accounts for realized exchange rate difference, differentiated the accounts by currency, exchange rate gains, and exchange rate losses and then posted to separate accounts for the individual currencies and foreign currency valuations

Created and defined credit control areas to company code including pre-defined credit limits for customers

Configured dunning program, dunning levels, dunning areas and dunning forms for each company at company code level. Configured payment terms for dunning, for over-due interest calculations, for down payments and automatic clearing of line items. Report specifications to ABAP programmers regarding report format objects of the report, technical information i.e. tables fields and then testing

Involved in the basic implementation and development of Blue Prints for the entire project lifecycle related to MM module covering the full “Procure to Pay” business process.

Transaction Data Configuration & Processing Invoice Verification (MIRO – LIV): Maintained Invoice Receipt Tolerance Limits, Reductions in invoice, credit memos and Evaluated receipt settlements (ERS).

Configured and customized integration links between FI/CO/SD/MM/PP to optimize transaction processing

developed a training plan and communicated with the client team on a regular basis to ensure successful execution of the plan

Controlling Module:

Configuring and Customizing Primary and Secondary Cost Element in Cost Element Accounting, Creation Cost Centers in Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Profitability Analysis and Profit Center Accounting sub-modules

Maintained Controlling area settings and made hierarchy and other assignments

In Cost Element Accounting created Primary and secondary Cost elements, created Cost Element Groups, Configured the reconciliation ledgers

In Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA) created the cost centers and maintained the Standard hierarchy, assigned cost centers to cost elements. Configured Activities, Statistical Key Figures

Developed cost sheet, cycles, segments for cost center distributions and assessment to allocate manufacturing overhead cost to cost objects. Configured settlements, cost splits for Activity Price calculations. Setup internal orders and cost collector configuration

Customized order classification establishing a sophisticated system of order settlements and cost center assessment cycles. Set-up planning profile for cost center, activities, statistical key figures and cost element planning

In Internal Orders configured various internal order types, setup status profile for order type, maintained settlement rules, internal order planning, and budget profile and also set up tolerances for budget cost. Defined the settlement rules, and used internal order with AUC /Capital investment projects,

In Profit Center Accounting maintained the basic setting, created hierarchy, dummy profit centers, Profit center master data, profit center groups, activity types, etc. and extracted reports using PCA

SAP FI/CO Functional Consultant


Customized General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Asset Accounting and Special Purpose Ledger Sub Modules in FI Module.

Maintained Automatic Account Determination for MM & SD Modules & Revenue Recognition

maintained Controlling areas and made assignments

Configuring and Customizing Cost Element Accounting, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Profitability Analysis and Profit Center Accounting sub-modules in CO

In Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA) configured and customized the Standard Hierarchy for cost centers, maintained Activities, Statistical Key Figures, developed cost sheet, cycles, segments for cost center distributions and assessment of overhead costs. Configured and customized the settlement structures, cost splits for activity price calculations

Used LSMW tool for data conversion, field mapping and uploading data

In Profitability Analysis (CO-PA), created the Operating concern, configured costing based profitability analysis. Defined and configured the reporting characteristics, value field, profitability segments used in profitability analysis

configured the derivative structures and rule for characteristics. Defined both basic reports and form reports for the business units by profit centers to analyze the profit at customer and product levels. Developed multiple reports for the reporting of profitability. Configured the flow of information from SD/CO-CCA/CO-PC/CO-IO/FI and MM, and carried out extraction of data from Copa to SAP BW system

Developed Report Writer and Report Painter Reports by Customer/Profit Center/Product/Period.

Involved in FI/CO Data loads.

resolved the issues in Unit testing and Integration testing.

Documentation and training on procedures for Finance (AR, AP, GL)

Verified the Test Scripts executed including the Month End Closing Scripts

tested the settings on the development server and transported the settings onto the testing server for user testing and confirmation, and transported into the production server after user confirmation.

Creating custom Reports on AR and AP by giving functional specifications to the ABAP team for development.

Data-up load, by using ABAP designed BDC programs, Account assignment modules & LSMW.

documented the processes using standard templates.

Pennsylvania, USA Feb 03 – July 03


SAP FI Consultant for implementing SAP FI/CO Module.

Colluded with the Key users to study and understand the existing business procedures and documented the “As-is processes”

mapped the processes onto the SAP system and also prepared the “To-be processes” document.

Configured the FI and CO settings on the development server and transported onto the testing and ultimately to the production server after successful testing by users.

1. Configured Financial Accounting Global settings: Key settings being Company Code, Business Areas, Fiscal Year Variant, Document Types, and Document No. Ranges, Validations, Tax on Sales and Purchases.

2. Configured Extended Withholding Tax Settings.

3. G/L: Masters, and in business transactions-open item clearing, integration, Validations, etc.

4. FI-AR, FI-AP: Masters, Open Item processing settings.

Transactions – Incoming Invoices/Credit Memos (terms of payment), Outgoing Payment, Incoming Payment, Dunning, Open item Clearing,

Down-payment received, Down-payment made, Bill of Exchange

Special G/L accounts (other reconciliation accounts).

Configuration of Interest Calculation

5. Credit Management settings - Key areas being Credit Control Areas, Risk Categories.

6. Bank Accounting: House Banks. Transactions- Check Deposit, Payment Transactions (manual bank statement)

7. Controlling:

a. General Controlling – Controlling Area.

b. Configured Cost Element Accounting

C. Cost Center Accounting – Enterprise organization, Master data – Cost Centers, Activity types, etc.

d. Internal Orders – Order master data – Order types, Settlement, Settlement profile, etc.

e. Product Costing: Performed material costing with cost estimate using quantity structure. Costing runs with bifurcation into variable and fixed cost. Analyzed costing runs. Analyzed BOM and materials type. Inventory valuation.

tested the settings on the development server and transported the settings onto the testing server for user testing and confirmation, and transported into the production server after user confirmation.

Creating custom Reports on AR and AP by giving functional specifications to the ABAP team for development.

Data-up load, by using ABAP designed BDC programs, Account assignment modules & LSMW.

documented the processes using standard templates.

Imparted User-training on AR and AP processes.

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