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SAP PS Consultant

Midland, Michigan, United States
August 29, 2018

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Summary :

Lavanya Vasu, with over ** years of experience as a SAP Lead functional Consultant, has hands on consulting experience across Retail & Banking domains. With over 3 implementations, 1 rollout & 1 maintenance project for leading clients like HCL, ACNielsen and TARGET, Lavanya have an extensive knowledge in Configuration and Customization of SAP PS with working knowledge on SAP MM, SD and FICO modules. Proficient with the life-cycle of projects, Lavanya is familiar with Business Process Engineering, AS-IS study, Fit-GAP analysis & TO-BE process.



SAP ECC 5.0/6.0, 7.0


Control M, MFT

Testing & Reporting

Service Now, HPQC


Master of Science (Information Technology)

Bharathidasan University, India

Bachelor of Science – (Electronics)

University of Madras

Professional Experience:

Tata consultancy Services (TCS) ( Sep 2011 to Apr 2014)

Role: Lead Consultant – SAP Project Systems (PS & FICO) &Vertex

Client: TARGET Canada

Project scope involves Project Coding Masks, Project Types, WBS status, validation and substitution, project version profile, Commitment Management, cost planning, budgeting and settlement.


•Assisted Planners & Project Managers in Progress Analysis & Period-End Closing.

•Generic PS Report Generation

•Supporting Incident management, monitoring day to day workflows.

•Perform Impact and Root cause analysis of the incidents occurred.

•Worked closely with Finance team, triaging and troubleshooting Incidents.

Tata consultancy Services ( Apr 2008 to Aug 2011 )

Role: Senior Consultant – SAP Project Systems (PS)

Client: AC Nielsen

Global Roll Out.

•Rolled out SAP project systems for US, EU and APAC regions spanning around 44 countries.

•Have done project preparation and business blueprint for business changes required and customizing the same.

•Prepared functional specifications for all changes implemented and had performed Impact analysis.

•Worked on Investment projects, automatic settlement rules, project validation and substitution.

•Project Cost Planning, Budgeting and setting Tolerance limits.

•Configured Settlement profile, Source structures and allocation structures to enable CO-PA.

•Designed RICEFW programs for project creations, cost and revenue data upload.

•Familiar with configuration of settlement rule and Actual settlement.

•Knowledge on Investment projects with creation of AUC and settlement to Final Asset.

•Have created LSMW for migration of data from legacy systems into SAP.

•Multi Variants were created wherever necessary to facilitate easier month end runs.

•Developed Test plan and Test cases matching the Nielsen scenario.

•Using SOLMAN to record the documentations and testing in various stages of the project.

HCL Technologies ( Jan 2006 to Apr 2008 )

Role: Lead Consultant– SAP Project Systems (PS)

Client: HCL Northern Ireland.

Global Roll Out


•Familiarity with Assembly processing and Price Determination procedures.

•Managing the sustenance phase of implementations and rollout done at HCL.

HCL Technologies ( Sep 2005 to Dec 2005 )

Role: Senior Consultant – SAP Project Systems (PS)

Client: HCL Technologies Ltd.

Enterprise Solution Upgrade


•Preparation of Unit and Integration test plans for different case studies to check for existing functionalities.

•Exhaustive testing done in accordance with the test plans prepared.

HCL Technologies (May 2004 to Aug 2005 )

Role: Consultant – SAP Project Systems (PS)

Client: Deutsche Software- Deutsche Bank Group.


•Conducting Workshops to gather business needs, devise work plans & create blueprints.

•Set up WBS, Network scheduling, costing and budgeting, milestone billing.

•Cross Module Knowledge of SD.

•Inter-company billing and Placement projects were configured for this client.

•Configuring the DIP profile for Resource Related Billing.

•Preparation of Unit and Integration test plans.

•Thorough testing of individual elements in isolation at each stage of customization and final integration testing using realistic simulation of processing demands.

•Aided in User Acceptance Testing and created user manuals for every business process.

•Training of SAP Business users at DSL with transactions in PS and SD.

HCL Technologies (Mar 2002 to Apr 2004 )

Role: Associate Consultant – SAP Project Systems (PS)

Client: HCL Technologies Ltd.


Responsibilities: (In Both PS and SD Modules)

•Worked on Project WBS structuring, network scheduling, milestone recognition,

•Workforce planning, network scheduling, Intercompany billing, time confirmations.

•Integrating with HR module to do resource related time confirmations.

•Master Data Creation of Contracts, SOW, and resource- related billing, billing and raising final


•Maintenance and roll out of new enhancement in the existing system by introducing

New fields in reports, designing new reports, layout changes, adding validations,


•Business Model Restructuring and taking care of the entire change in process, re-

Engineering the same and also training the user on it.

•Writing functional specifications, user manuals and test cases for all new

Enhancements in the current business scenario.

•Enhanced the current business process by bringing in BDC’s for recurrent


•Data Migration and Cut over activities.

•Post live support.


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