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SAP S4 HANA FICO

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Katy, Texas, United States
Posted:
May 24, 2018

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Mallikarjuna Prasad M

Email:ac5lk1@r.postjobfree.com

M: 203-***-****

•SAP Certified Consultant having overall experience of 10 years in SAP S4 HANA Central Finance FICO, Onesource (Sabrix), VIM Open Text Implementation, Configuration, Support in SAP R/3 version ECC 6.0 and Accounts & Finance Domain.

•Knowledge in the areas of a Fixed Assets, General Ledger with Universal Journal, Document Splitting.Involved in the integration of Credit Card processing for Customer Incoming payment.

Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Asset management,Cost Centre Accounting & Internal orders,Controlling,COPA,PCA, Taxation

•Have worked on Company code consolidation and integration of FICO with: MM,SD modules

•Knowledge of S4 HANA Finance Enterprise Management 1610 and Central Finance.

•Expertise knowledge in integrating FICO with various modules SD, MM

Experience in Pricing procedures analysis - tax condition types

Experience in Architecting the complete ERP Business Solution, based on the Dataflow and Business Processes.

Three full life cycle implementations experience using ASAP and SDM methodology.

•Expertise skills in Record to Report for the end to end financial process cycle. By recording financial transaction in the book of accounts and carrying it to its logical end by reporting to the appropriate authorities(external).

Experience in IT project management and Software Development Life Cycle management.

•Strong experience in analysis, design development, blue printing, detailed configuration, testing, documentation, training, data uploading, preparing the cutover strategy, Go- live and post implementation support.

•Effectively interacted with the clients to understand the business process for GAP analysis and proposed long term and short-term strategic solutions.

Worked with ABAP consultants and designed functional specifications for various interfaces.

•Perform analysis and diagnosis of system issues and tracking defects using HPQC and SAP Solution Manager.

•Experience with various domain like Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Telecom and Finance

•Effectively interacted with the clients to understand business process for GAP analysis and proposed long term and short-term strategic solutions.

Professional Expertise

Client: SBC USA, Denver, CO, Jan 2017 – Present

Role: Senior SAP S4 HANA FICO Consultant

• Led the various phases of SAP S4 HANA 1610 Enterprise Management

Implementation using ASAP methodology

• Deployed Central Finance to implement SAP S/4HANA Finance

harmonized and standardized the data through SAP Landscape Transformation

• Drive, Coordinate and facilitate the development of all aspects needed in the

GL,AP,AR,Fixed Assets and Controlling modules.

• Configured Fixed Assets module and have done data migration of Legacy fixed Asset

Master Data and Transaction data.

• Have used Fiori apps to configure settings and customize reports.

• Gather business requirements that drive new or enhanced application or process

solutions in billing, accounts receivable, (i.e. Finance – Order to Cash, Procure to Pay) .

Possess good knowledge about FI-SD, FI-MM integrations

• Have implemented Sabrix one source indirect tax third party tax engine.

• Financial process using both configurations & ABAP development;

• Resolve Production defects, gather requirement for new change request, do Impact

analysis.

• Develop documentation for processes and procedures .

• Participate in special Projects and process improvement initiatives

• Support audit efforts by leveraging technology to provide reports and analysis – working

with the indirect tax audit team to provide accurate, reconcilable transactional data for

audits.

Client: Harley Davidson, Milwaukee,WI Jan 2016 – December 2016

Role:SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

•Lead implementation project team from Blueprint to Go-Live. Implemented AR, AP and

COPA modules in ECC 6.0.

• Utilize business, functional, and SAP FI and tax solution expertise to define business

processes, analyze and solve business problems and process defects in a large scale

and complex environment

•Resolve Production defects, gather requirement for new change request, do Impact analysis.

•Leads SAP FI system configuration, design of testing, and implementation approach

Worked on credit payment process for the customers incoming payments.

•Configured and implemented global tax related functionality within the SAP ERP system,

Withholding Tax, and integration with the Vertex

• Configured and implemented Sales and Use Tax for US.

• Develop documentation for processes and procedures used in the tax technology group

• Assist with the preparation of responses to various jurisdictional tax audits and notices

which may or may not be limited to extracting data from source systems

• Support audit efforts by leveraging technology to provide reports and analysis – working

with the indirect tax audit team to provide accurate, reconcilable transactional data for

audits.

Client: Sysco Corporation, Houston, TX Sep 2014 – Dec 2015

Environment: SAP R/3 FI,CO,SD,HR,MM

Client Profile: Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. The company operates 193 distribution facilities serving approximately 425,000 customers. For Fiscal Year 2013 that ended June 29, 2013, the company generated record sales of more than $44 billion.

Role:SAP FICO /Tax Consultant

Responsibilities:

• Gather business requirements that drive new or enhanced application or process

solutions in SAP FI,AP, AR ( Finance – Order to Cash, Procure to Pay)

• Partner with Shared Service regarding tax compliance processes and technology

includes supporting the indirect tax compliance teams to analyze, design and implement

reporting and process efficiencies.

Hands on Config/Coding experience in GST, Sales,use tax in Sabrix

• Expertise knowledge on integration from SD and MM.

• Experience in setting up company codes, custom rates, custom cascading rules,

material groups/product codes, custom commodity codes, reference list, product

mappings

• Configured credit card payment process in Biller direct module in FSCM.

• Functional expertise in the SAP Financial Accounting and controlling module with the

ability to configure and troubleshoot, design and recommend enhancement

• Executes change management tasks in systems projects including communication to

key user communities, providing subject matter expertise, providing training and

documentation where appropriate.

• Analyze, design and implement reporting and process efficiencies.

• Write functional specifications for change requests, create test plans, process

documentation, and conduct user training

• Perform analysis and diagnosis of system issues and tracking defects using HPQC and

SAP Solution Manager.

Position: SAP FICO Consultant

Client: T-Mobile, Frisco, TX Feb 2014 – September 2014

Environment: SAP R/3 FI,CO,SD,HR,MM

Role: SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

• Utilize business, functional, and SAP FICO solution expertise to define business

processes, analyze and solve business problems and process defects in a large scale

and complex environment

• Help client tax departments operate at peak efficiency and productivity and better

position them to take advantage of tax saving opportunities that might otherwise go

undetected

• Have worked on enhancements in Travel and expense module.

• Synthesize business requirements into solution documents

• Gather business process redesign requirements, preparing gap analysis and business

cases, blueprinting solution, writing functional specifications, and working with the users

to complete unit and integration testing

• Configured Tax Code configuration, Integration for Use Tax and Sales Tax,

• Perform initial testing of problem fixes, change request, enhancements, and new

functionality

• Work with BASIS and ABAP personnel to define custom program specifications and

trouble shooting.

• Collaborate with other teams to design solutions that meet business requirements

• Design and develop solutions as per the business need

SAP FICO

Client : Bendix Commercial Vehicle systems LLC,Elyria, OH Oct 2013 – Feb 2014

Environment : SAP R/3 FI,CO,SD,HR,MM,PS,PPM

Client Profile: Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC,a member of the Knorr-Bremse Group, develops and supplies leading-edge active safety technologies, air brake charging, and control systems and components under the Bendix® brand name for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, tractors, trailers, buses, and other commercial vehicles throughout North America.

Role: SAP FICO Consultant

Responsibilities:

Conceptualize, articulate and implement SAP FICO business solutions including FI, CO modules in performing implementation, configurations within FI/CO application systems (planning activities, providing work estimates, developing functional design specifications, configuring FI/CO module, testing, implement into production, and support production). Also, participate with multiple SAP teams in defining and integrating other ERP modules.

Gather business requirements that drive new or enhanced application or process solutions in billing, accounts receivable, credit and collections (i.e. Finance – Order to Cash)

Have set up custom attributes and integration with SAP and experience in troubleshooting tax issues: reviewing Integration logs, debugging Sabrix transactions in SAP.

Experience in data migration: importing and exporting, plus keeping systems in synch (config and master data)

Set up VAT registration numbers, country of origin, destination country, tax classification of the customer, tax classification of the material, condition records

Have created and transported tax codes, EU Code Indicators, EU triangular deals

Defining tax procedures in SAP, and tax relevancy of master records: customers and material Tax Classification

Leads SAP FICO system configuration, design of testing, and implementation approach

Effectively manages large-scale projects, creates detailed project plans, ensures projects are completed on-time, on-budget, and on-quality, regularly reports project status; ensures solutions are developed per approved specifications

Expertise skills in Record to Report for the end to end financial process cycle. By recording financial transaction in the book of accounts and carrying it to its logical end by reporting to the appropriate authorities(external).

Work closely with internal and external customers and suppliers, and other IT personnel to identify process gaps and define potential SAP & non-SAP solutions.

Participate as a member of the Global Template team to approve and coordinate all system changes.

Design, develop and support data migration, technical interfaces, all reporting requirements

Organization: IBM

Sr. SAP FICO, NC Feb 2012 – Sep 2013

Client : IBM Blue Harmony –Germany,US,CAN,BR,UKI

Environment : SAP R/3 ECC 6.0 FI,CO,SD,MM,PM

Project description:

Blue Harmony is IBM's biggest business transformation program in the history to radically simplify the design and operation of three Globally Integrated Support Processes - Finance, OTO, and OTC.

Responsibilities:

Involved in the implementation of Roll out project, including defining the additional business requirements, analyzing the gap, configuration and testing.

Analysed the existing system for AS-IS study, gathered functional requirements through user workshops.

Propose conversion strategy with Data Stage ETL and SAP tools like BAPI (Business Application Programming Interface) and IDOC (intermediate Document) to SAP.

Drive, Coordinate and facilitate the development of all aspects needed in the migration of Finance Master and Transactional Data from Legacy Source Systems to SAP ECC 6.0. Which includes Data Extraction, Transformation, Load and Design, Build, Test of Data Migration Programs and Processes, Data Preparation and Cleansing

Support the design and development of SAP financial configuration and business process procedures

Expertise skills in Record to Report for the end to end financial process cycle. By recording financial transaction in the book of accounts and carrying it to its logical end by reporting to the appropriate authorities(external).

Identified the source systems available and analyzed the data being pulled from these systems and developed the scope and detailed process design for the conversion of the data from the legacy systems.

Perform break/fix analysis and recommend solutions for finance related processes

Provide financial expertise into the definition and resolution of key integration areas

Organization: IBM

Sr. SAP FICO, CT July 2010 -- Jan 2012

Client : IBM Blue Harmony- China

Environment : SAP R/3 ECC 6.0 FI,CO,SD,MM,PS

key contributions/Accomplishments

• Involved in the implementation phase, including defining the business requirements,

analyzing the gap, configuration and testing.

• Analysed the existing system for, AS-IS study, gathered functional requirements through

user workshops.

• Engage with the business partners to understand functional requirements to design best

possible global technical solutions

• Carry out the design and development of SAP financial configuration in Accounts

Payable,Accounts Receivable and General Ledger business process procedures

• Experience in data migration: importing and exporting, plus keeping systems in synch

(config and master data)

• Integration experience between SAP FI and Sabrix

• Configured Rules, Transeditors and other capabilities of the tool

• Subject matter expert for US sales/use tax with respect to SAP/OneSource Indirect

Determination (formerly Sabrix) analysis, testing and training

• Partner with Global IT,businesses, Shared Services and Strategic Sourcing to monitor

and govern designed processes via the use of technology

• Liaise with Shared Service regarding sales/use tax compliance processes

• Support production configuration and assist in functional change requests

• Coordinate with the users in developing design requirements, problem resolution, and

process modelling

• Perform initial testing of problem fixes, change request, enhancements, and new

functionality.

• Expertise skills in Record to Report for the end to end financial process cycle. By

recording financial transaction in the book of accounts and carrying it to its logical end by

reporting to the appropriate authorities(external).

• Assist with training activities

• Work with ABAP personnel to define custom program specifications and trouble shooting

• Keep abreast of SAP releases, enhancements/new functionality and perform application

research

• Participate in release upgrade or new functionality / enhancement assessments and

make recommendations

• Perform break/fix analysis and recommend solutions for finance related processes

• Provide financial expertise into the definition and resolution of key integration areas

Organization : IBM

SAP FICO Consultant August 09 -- Dec 2009

Client : Vodafone Portugal

Environment : R/3 4.6C FI,CO,SD,MM,PM

IBM Hellas S.A is executing major IT Project for Vodafone S.A in Greece, and is being supported by IBM india in execution of the Project.This Project is parting accordance with the contract signed between IBM and Vodafone to Provide IT Services.

key contributions/Accomplishments

• Have worked on the SAP Upgrade project from version SAP 4.6c to ECC 6.0.

• Identify, analyze, define,develop in upgrade implement changes.

• Customizing the respective business area and making sure the system reacts in the

manner according to the constraints of the requested use case.

• Prepare training materials, test documents and program documentation

• Execute change management tasks in systems projects including communication to key

user communities, providing subject matter expertise, providing training an

documentation where appropriate.

• Hands on Config/Coding experience tax integration with SAP

• Create and manipulate complex data in SAP

• Analyze the actual situation, clearly defined the objectives

• Created the project plan and carried out organizational preparation.

• Testing the core business functionality after the upgrade.

• Solved typical problems during Production Cutover and Support

• Have done modification, adjustments and customer developments impacted by the

upgrade also need to be tested in the new release.

• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with Business

• Create system acceptance test documents (SAT) and delivered to the client.

• Prepare training materials, test documents and program documentation

Organization : IBM

SAP FICO Consultant August 07 -- June 2010

Client : Vodafone Greece

Environment : R/3 4.6C FI,CO,SD,MM,PM

IBM Hellas S.A is executing major IT Project for Vodafone S.A in Greece, and is being supported by IBM india in execution of the Project.This Project is parting accordance with the contract signed between IBM and Vodafone to Provide IT Services.

key contributions/Accomplishments

Involved in transition of SAP FICO application from Greece to India.

Conduct knowledge transfer session to the finance team in India.

Evaluate Business Processes, determine impact, and recommend solutions and changes in SAP FICO/FM/Purchasing area

Build configurations in FI modules, Funds Management (FM) according to business requirements

Expertise knowledge on integration from SD and MM.

Assist in fully, clearly and accurately documenting new configurations and processes for client

Assist in gap analysis between business process requirement and SAP functionality, review and adopt new functionality in SAP

Review Business process requirements and suggest further enhancements and improvements where possible

Identify needs for application configuration, specify requirements and review data requirements with Development team

Prepare and present clear and logical report, project task feedback, training materials, test documents and program documentation

Create and manipulate complex data in SAP

Solve problems in a collaborative manner

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with Busines

Support multiple projects involving personnel from several departments, as well as consultants and vendors

Independently perform the full array of activities assigned

Identify, analyze, define, develop and implement changes in SAP FICO area

Coordinate with the business users in delivering and supporting in SAP FI GL, AR, AP,

Asset Accounting, Funds Management (FM) and Travel Management and Controlling modules.

Delivered all quality work products in all the phases of project life cycle such as Feasibility,Design,Build and UTR phase

Responsible to use all new technology tools like RPM,Clear Case, Clear Quest and Metrics tool in the quality process

Responsible to submit the project metrics in the Metrics tool and review the project deliverable of all modules and store in Clear Case repository.

Domain Experience

Organization : IMTU Oct 2006 – Feb 2007

IMTU is an international Medical and technological and research university, with world-renowned programs in engineering, the sciences.

I was holding the position as Assistant Manager in Finance department.

Responsibilities:

Overall monitoring of Funds, handling petty cash, Maintaining Ledgers, Book keeping,

Bank Reconciliation.

Voucher entries, Daily Reporting. Preparation and submission of daily operational Reports

Preparation of Monthly Trial balance, Funds flow & Cash Flow finalization of accounts.

Organization : HSBC,India Jan 2004 – Sept 2006

HSBC, one of the largest banking and financial services institutions in the world, serves around 58 million customers through four Global Businesses.

I was holding the position as Executive Finance in Global finance operations.

Responsibilities:

Assisting the Purchasing team in choosing viable vendors, by preparing a report

which highlights the financial of the vendor and also tracks its previous performances.

Providing continuous financial analysis of vendors to make sure they remain financially

sound, Handling special requests of the business area.

The business services PO process includes processing of purchasing orders (PO) of business products (excluding IT products).

Organization : Hewlett Packard,India Nov 02 – Jan 2004

Hewlett-Packard Company is an American multinational information technology corporation headquarterd in Palo Atlo, California,United States.It provides products, technologies,software solutions and services to consumers,small-and medium-sized business and large enterprises,including customers in the government health and education sectors.

I was holding the position as Process Associate in Accounts Payable department.

Responsibilities:

Processing of all invoices in SAP.Follow ups for credit notes and approvals, receive and resolve Vendor queries.Monthly reconciliation of accounts.

Was part of SAP FI (AP) Accounts payable implementation and configured Vendor Master, configured Automatic payment program.

Responsible for managing related tasks like debt balance management,Follow up Goods in Transit and Returned but not booked.

Assisting the TL in providing and analyzing Business Fundamental tables `data.

EDUCATION

Masters in Business Administration, Nagarjuna University, India, 2000

Bachelor of Commerce, Accounts,Taxation, Nagarjuna University, India, 1997

OneSource Indirect Tax tool (Formerly Sabrix) from Thomson Reuters, New York, USA, 2013.

CERTIFICATION : SAP Certified Solution Consultant Financials – Financial Accounting

in ECC 6.0 from SAP A.G Germany.

Led the various phases of SAP S4 HANA 1610 Enterprise Management Implementation using ASAP methodology.

Deployed Central Finance to implement SAP S/4HANA Finance

Harmonized and standardized the data through SAP Landscape Transformation

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