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Sap Project

Location:
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Posted:
September 28, 2018

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Technical Skills

SAP

Configuration of organization structure, master data, Accounts Payable processes, invoicing and payment scenarios, SAP Correspondence with business partners, Accounts Receivable Processes with sales scenarios and integration with finance, Profit center reporting, goods receipt, valuation & account determination, Internal order settlement, Cost center Accounting, profitability Analysis etc.

Requirement Gathering, Preparing blueprints, functional specification, test scenarios and lead unit and integration testing teams. Conduct UAT workshops with client, training

Conduct master & transaction data migration workshops for financial data

Planning roles & authorizations for SAP Finance & Controlling modules

Tools

Remedy, HP Quality Center, SharePoint, JIRA, MS Visio

Management

Experience

Managed functional and development teams in previous engagements. Acted as single point of contact for a major system overhaul in few of the engagements and have been appreciated by the client on multiple occasions.

Professional Experience

Customer: Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology Feb 2017 – Present

Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology is implementing an industry leading solution that will deliver a modern, integrated ERP platform across finance, human capital management and procurement for all the agencies within the State of Illinois to drastically improve the efficiency of administrative and citizens services, consistently deliver financial statements in a timely manner and enable State operations to receive a clean audit from the Auditor General. Worked closely with major Illinois agencies like DHS, DCFS, HFS and AGING

Role: SAP FICO Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

Part of the implementation team for FI-GL, FI-AP, FI-AR Product Costing, Profitability Analysis, Cost center Accounting and Profit Center accounting modules

Facilitated strategic partnership with key stakeholders across Illinois departments to gather requirements, define scope & business use cases

Conducted GAP analysis, provided recommendations to improve AR processes and efficiency across various Illinois departments

Collaborated with cross functional teams, developers and PMO on designing AR, AP, GL integration and O2C solutions

Customizing and Configuring Chart of Accounts, Account Groups, Assigning Chart of Accounts to Company Codes, Templates for Configuring Recurring Entries in GL Postings, Document Types, Number Ranges, Posting Keys, Document Reversals, Invoices and Payments, Defining Account assignment models, Dunning

Assisted in gathering and prioritizing requirements by working with business users; partnered with developers, product managers and resolved integration issue between General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Account Receivables business process for client

Worked on multiple RICEFWs, updated & managed AR BRD(s) & FSD(s) for multiple phases of implementation; presented implementation roadmap to stakeholders

Project liaison for data conversion, validated data & ensured defect free conversion during implementation

Functional owner for system configuring and customizing in FICO module to meet client’s business requirements

Worked closely developers for functional testing; managed test case planning, and interacted with business users for approval of scenarios

Delivered solutions that integrated multiple rebate systems for healthcare departments, enhanced AR forms and reports to meet business needs

Led SCRUM meetings, handled risks/issues, presented mitigation plan on critical roadblocks to leadership

Managed functional and business requirement documents and presented implementation roadmap to clients

Led functional testing by identify test cases, provided on-site training, assistance with UAT issue resolution and support which is maintained through HPQC (Mercury Quality Centre).

Worked closely with senior management to ensure quality results for the business

Involved in planning of resources, scope and timelines for the informal and formal testing.

Participation in Weekly status review meetings and submitting weekly status reports to the management.

Mentoring the new team members and monitoring daily status of testing.

Customer: State of South Carolina Project, Columbia Dec 2014 – Dec 2016

The South Carolina Division of State information Technology (DSIT), a Division of SC State Budget and Control Board, is responsible for the operation and support of South Carolina’s SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.

Role: SAP FICO Analyst

Responsibilities:

Technical expert in design, configuration, testing, and debugging of SAP FI/AR.

Worked on integration points between the FI/CO modules and their inter-dependencies around Sales & Distribution

Led and manage teams composed of internal and external on-site and offshore resources, including application of project management methodologies and tracking of actual costs throughout project lifecycles

Developed solutions and complete detailed designs, data mapping and system configuration

Experienced with global IT/business projects and programs through all phases of the project life cycle.

Strong negotiation, decision-making and issue resolution skills having business/company-wide impact.

Excellent communication skills; ability to present complex information in a clear and structured way; ability to work with all levels in the organization (end users to senior management in IT and the business).

Extensive project management experience

Customer: SAP Labs Apr 2012 – Feb 2014

Provided technical and functional expertise in order to plan, analyze and define high-level software strategies and determine technical inadequacies and deficiencies affecting the functional areas and technical scope for the program. Designed the technical infrastructure framework, supervised configuration changes, and oversaw their implementation. Coordinated development of team strategic plans and annual objectives.

Role: SAP Consultant/System Architect

Responsibilities:

Installed, upgraded and updated various SAP servers, enhancements including SAP 4.6 C, ERP 6.0, SAP Business Suite (ERP, CRM, SCM, SRM) and Business Suite on HANA

Collaborated with cross functional teams, product team to forecast & plan test cases for business suite validation on HANA

Developed product roadmap and release strategy for Advance Planning & Optimization feature, add-on for ERP

Orchestrated planning and execution of cost-reduction initiative for cloud infrastructure, reducing server count to 40 & costs by 25M Euros

Implemented DB backup/restore to build systems for Business Suite on HANA validation, reducing system preparation time from 4 days to 2 days

Contributed towards strategy planning to focus on cloud, UX for mobile & in-memory analytics; crafted vision and quarterly goals

Supported and led Proof of Concepts like one-step installation & multiple applications on one server

Customer: ARLA Foods Jul 2010 – Apr 2012

Arla Foods is a major Scandinavian supplier of dairy products and one of the strongest players in the international dairy arena. The scope of the project envisaged deployment of standard modules such as Finance, Controlling, and Logistics (Inventory Management and Sales). Worked closely with business partners on a large range of SAP deployment environments

Role: SAP Basis Consultant

Responsibilities:

Extensively involved in gathering requirement for product enhancements, and documenting business and technical changes

Promoted to Workload Manager within 6 months, increased productivity and efficiency by managing workload for 3 accounts of 25 members

Managed SLAs, worked with technical teams on change request and resolved problems with focus on root cause analysis

Delivered SAP Basis Administration for 30 SAP systems with over 20 terabytes of production data.

Supervised teams on new technical developments and documented issues for quarterly analysis.

Implemented changes and resolved problems with focus on root cause analysis.

Developed technical documentation protocols for documenting and maintaining new processes.

Successfully created more than 150 SAP jobs in 2 days in response to short notice customer requirements.

Education

Master of Science in Management Information Systems – University of Illinois – Dec 2016

Bachelor of Technology in Electronics & Computer Engineering – JNTU – May 2010

Experience Summary

•SAP FI consultant with 8 years of experience in Implementation & support projects

2 End to end implementations, multiple rollouts & support projects while working with Deloitte, SAP Labs & IBM

Strong Techno-Functional knowledge in writing Function specification documents, Basis experience

Managed team of 2 to 10 across projects in a global delivery model & have experience with highly customized SAP Environment and Business processes

Achieved successful tasks & project closures by collaborating with Key Users, Process owners, Internal IT and Users from Shared service centers from different geographies

Extensive experience on SD integration with FI module (OTC Process)

Have experience in all phases of the System Development life cycle - Design, Analysis, Configuration, Testing, and Production Support in SAP R/3 4.7, SAP IS Public Sector and SAP ECC 6.0.

Worked on ASAP methodology, understanding of “As Is “Business processes. Worked on Requirement Gathering, Blue printing, Design, Build, Test, Training and Cutover Activity. Data and System validation for pre-Go-live and post Go-live.

Strong Techno-Functional knowledge in writing Function specification documents; Working on interface files and setting validation and substitution rules, IDOC processing etc.

Worked in Multiple SAP Roll Outs in various regions as per the Global Template.

SAP AMS engagements-Worked in all stages of AMS engagements from transition to steady state

Worked extensively on various RICEF objects and build various custom reports and queries to meet various internal management reporting requirements

Experiences with Unit Testing (UTR), User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Regression Testing, Integration Testing, Performance Testing.

Experience with global IT/business projects and programs through all phases of the project life cycle.

Strong negotiation, decision-making and issue resolution skills having business/company-wide impact.

Excellent communication skills; ability to present complex information in a clear and structured way; ability to work with all levels in the organization (end users to senior management in IT and the business).

Extensive project management experience



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