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Project Manager

Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Posted:
October 21, 2018

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Summary:

A distinguished senior level Business Technology Manager with Extensive experienced in Program Management,

Project Management and process Re-Engineering. Expertise in managing IT projects, Oracle EBS and related technologies Sarbanes Oxley.

Provides user support and troubleshooting, input on business requirements, system and process enhancement support and documentation, system maintenance, and partner training.

Over 15 years of IT consulting, financial and accounting experience. Deep knowledge of Oracle Financial Applications 10.7, 11.03, 11x and R-12 with multiple R12 upgrade and implementation projects.

Led cross-functional / technical and business teams that have worked with clients on business solutions across the Americas and Europe. Functional responsibilities include business process analysis, requirement analysis; upgrade analysis, system design and testing, customer support, and conducting user training for the client.

Experiences include Oracle projects using Oracle’s UAM /AIM and project management methodologies at both the local and international levels.

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Oracle E-Business Suite

Functional experience in Oracle Payment, E-Business Tax, GL, AP, AR, FA, PO, PA costing and Billing, I-Expense, -Procurement, and Public Sector Budgeting.

Skill Highlights:

Project management Leadership/communication skills Vendor Management Budgeting expertise Self-motivated Management Consulting Business operations organization New product delivery Product development Client account management Employee relations Digital Asset Management (DAM) Content Management Systems (CMS) Field Force Automation Jira Service Delivery Forecasting & replenishment warehouse management solutions cloud solution E-commerce Sarbanes Oxley Agilean Trello Plan box MS Office tools MS SharePoint CA Clarity Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Oracle E-Business Suite GXP ERP Implementations Data Integration Enterprise Software Customer Service Organizational Development Lean Manufacturing Global Change

Professional Training:

Oracle Financials (GL, FA, AR AP, Purchasing, AIM Methodology) Oracle Database Administration Oracle Financials Technical, Oracle Corporation Oracle Fusion Financials Oracle Cloud GL, AP, AR, FA, Cash Management Microsoft Office Project, Visio, PowerPoint, Excel, word Toad for Oracle HP ALM 11.x Performance Center 11.x Load Runner VuGen PMP (PMI) Training PMIR Agile Certified Practitioner MS Office tools MS SharePoint CA Clarity Control M Robotic Process Automation Microsoft Dynamic GXP Stat dash

Education:

University of New Haven, CT MBA with Concentration in Finance - 1988

Member of National Association of Distinguished Professionals

Professional Experience:

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base DEAMS PMO R-12 Support March 2017 - Present

Dayton OH

Key Accomplishments:

DEAMS Technical Upgrade and sustainment from EBS 11.5.10 to version 12.2 of EBS

Advised DEAMS PMO on R-12 upgrade

Gather requirements, create project plans, identify risk actions/issues, schedule meetings with Cross Functional team members

Weekly Communicates and tracks regularly on the status of project goals by ensuring project results meet requirements regarding quality, reliability, schedule, and cost.

Project objective: To upgrade DEAMS Oracle ERP System

Role on the project: Involved developing Project Stakeholder register, Preparing WBS, Developing Schedule, Preparing Cost Estimates, Resources Assignment, Monitoring Progress, Preparing Weekly status Reports and Monthly Steering Committee updates, closing by preparing Final report.

Finalizing Lessons Learnt register

Outcome: Successful Go live and production support

Project Manager-Application Development

Completed review and compare 11i custom menus to upgrades R12 Custom menus to determine new Functionality

Completed Segration of Duties and Roles and Responsibilities (RBAC)

Resolved Open Oracle Support tickets and SRs

Completed Mapping and Analyze 11i custom Menus with links to Multiple Modules

Feb 2016 – February 2017

Insmed USA Bridgewater NJ

Project Manager

Is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the needs of patients with rare diseases?

Oracle R12.2.4 global Implémentation

Key Accomplissements:

Project objective: Planning, Execution and designing, implementing global Oracle EBS R-12.2.4

Role on the project: project deliverables, development of stakeholder materials and management, Update Project Stakeholder register, Preparing WBS, Developing Schedule, Preparing Cost Estimates, Resources Assignment, and Monitoring Progress, Preparing Weekly status Reports and Monthly Steering Committee updates, closing by preparing Final report.

Finalizing Lessons Learnt register

Outcome: Successful Go live and production support

• Update EBTax setups including various tax codes, rates for France, UK, Germany and Ireland OU

• Assist VP and Controller senior Finance team members on Global chart of account design by conducting Business process workshops

• Completed GL mapping from legacy system to EBS GL to support Financial reporting

• Assisting Insmed team by Developing WebAdi Templates PA/GL/ FA and load data into new system

• Provided recommendations and Clean-up of Old Supplier master and mapping to new EBS Payables vendor master and ensure data conversions for Business users

• Enable ACH wire transfers/positive pay file from Bank of America

• Upload supplier /employee data into HR /Purchasing and define approval Hierarchy

• Lead project for Oracle learning Management /Hyperion Planning implementation

Nucor Steel Mills - Charlotte, NC Mar 2015 – Jan 2016

Senior Principle Manager

Nucor Corporation is the largest steel producer in the United States and is the largest "mini-mill" steelmaker. Nucor is North America's largest recycler of any material and recycled 16.9 million tons of scrap in 2015.

Key Accomplishments:

Involved in production support of Nucor Steel Mills for EBS Financials Applications /Account Receivables After go live

Resolved open AR production tickets items by assisting Nucor mills end users

Written Solution and AR functional design documents

Worked and resolved AR issue with Oracle support on patches and Service Request

Performed advisory role to Nucor SPS team on EBS Financials applications

Aerojet Rocketdyne - Sacramento, CA Feb 2014 – Feb 2015

Senior Principle Manager

Project One Maestro Financial Functional Support

Led functional analysis of projects and business process

Involved in Patch Management Scenario Testing and development of Scripts

Supported new Ticket items after patch applications

Actively participated in Oracle R12 upgrade analysis

Updated and wrote AN100 documents.

Responsible for the design, configuration and validation of key Oracle R12 features applicable such as Project costing and Billing, GL, AR, AP, Cash Management, and SLA.

Analyzed requirements, setting customers’ expectations, collaborating with technical teams, performing configurations, carrying out testing activities and assisting with data conversions.

Involved in project Management of post-production support for Oracle R12.1.3 ERP Re- implementation including support for the Projects, Financials, and Contracts modules.

BHP Billiton - Houston, TX Feb 2013 - Jan 2014

Project Manager

Project objective: To upgrade Oracle ERP System to SAP

Role on the project: Involved developing Project Stakeholder register, Preparing WBS, Developing Schedule, Preparing Cost Estimates, Resources Assignment, Monitoring Progress, Preparing Weekly status Reports and Monthly Steering Committee updates, closing by preparing Final report.

Finalizing Lessons Learnt register

Outcome: Successful Go live and production support

Project Manager-Application Development

Provided functional SME Order2 cash Oracle AR operation Support

Assisted in customer going live in Oracle R-12.1. EBS suite.

Responsible for Account receivables, Cash Management production support by closing open issues and providing SME operation support.

Cobham – Marlow, UK

Global Financial Lead - Design and manufacture of equipment, specialised systems and components supplied to the aerospace, defence, industrial and communications markets

Communicates and tracks regularly on the status of project goals by ensuring project results meet requirements regarding quality, reliability, schedule, and cost.

Provides direction and support to project team to ensure accomplishment of agreed upon goals, objectives, and deadlines.

Assembles and coordinates project staff while managing resource availability and allocation.

Reports on progress of project to all stakeholders by presenting reports defining project progress, problems and solutions.

Supported solution delivery for all technology projects in the enterprise managing up to 30 projects and over $25MM annually. Directed eleven team members and 120 in solutions delivery; established policy, process, and organizational direction. Including ERP, web, SaaS, firewall and security upgrades, Data Masking, CRM, Marketing, upgrades, COTS, LMS, custom software, and infrastructure projects targeted at improving costs, automation of processes, and workforce optimization.

Involved in project Management of post-production support for Oracle R12.1.3 ERP implementation including support for the Projects, Financials, and Contracts modules. Lead completion of SOX Audit for Oracle R12 data validation

As a Financial lead responsible for Solution Architecture requirement and for USA, Euro zone for plan implementation of R-12 EBS Suite. Conducted Global Chart of Accounts Design working session

Configured SEPA format for payment based on predefined requirements Preparation of RD020 document (As-Is process document) and get sign-off from client Mapping the requirements to Application process

Prepared BP080 Document (Mapping of as-Is process to To-Be Process) and get sign-off from client.

Involved in Business Process Re-Engineering (BPR) completed for various Cobham companies in Eurozone and USA

Coordinated in Identification of GAP between Legacy and Oracle Application.

McGraw Hill Companies - Hightstown, NJ May 2012 – Jan 2013

Project Accounting Functional Lead

Led completion of SOX Audit for Oracle R12 data validation

Developed and improved multiple business processes

Worked with R12 implementation team in PA, GL, AR, AP, PO, and EB Tax, advanced Collections modules in Multi-Org Environment.

Involved with study of existing system, preparing the Functional design to extract data from legacy system into Oracle Applications open interface tables.

Created functional specification documents for customized interfaces, reports and extensions.

Reviewed existing interface designs and made modifications to fit R 12 specifications.

Created AIM based documents like PA - BR100, MD050, TE020 and CV40’s etc. for legacy conversions to Oracle applications.

Prepared documents for PA Setup configuration, Training Manuals for all the modules as per AIM methodologies.

Involved in PA- CRP, SIT, UAT, Conversion and Go- Live and Post Production Support as part of project deliverables.

Created test scripts, defects/change requests in HP Quality Control.

Performed functional testing and working with offshore teams to resolve the issues.

Worked with Oracle Technical Support in follow up and conduct Web conferences for speedy resolution of High Priority issues with keep tracking through SEV1 and SEV2 SRs.

New York City Javits Convention center, New York Jan 2012 – April 2012

Functional Lead Oracle R-12.1

AP, Cash Management, Payment and E-Business Tax

Provided Functional SME Expertise for Accounts Payables, E-Business Tax, Cash Management and Payment

Completed Requirement and Fit gap analysis for Javits Unique Business requirements by conducting Workshop with Key stake holders.

Conducted workshop for Solution design and over view of Feature and functionality of R-12

Documented MD .50 for interfaces and Customs processes

Involved in configuration and setup for CRP-1, CRP-2, UAT and resolved issue and resolution.

Oracle USA Sept 2011 – Dec 2011

DOT R-12 Upgrade Assessment Project

Acted as Functional Lead for Oracle Project Management (Project costing and Billing), Assets and System Administrator.

Assessed impact of new R12 functionality on existing business processes

Assessed impact on the existing customizations (CEMLIs) when upgrading to R12

Identified potential data issues when migrating into the R12 structure

Assessed time to upgrade production instance and migrate data.

Determined the cost and timeline of the overall process of upgrading to R12 (multiple iterations)

Completed high level Functional Analysis DOT documents for PA, FA and system administrator.

Led workshop with FAA and other agencies and documented finding by updated MU.025 deliverables

Michelin - Greenville, SC Jan 2011 – Aug 2011

Sr. Project Manager

ERP Backbone

Functional Team Lead for Oracle Project costing and AR for Global Implementation of R-12.1 – SME Businesses for process improvement mapping with standard Oracle R-12 functionality.

Performed BR 100 Update Setup and Configuration Document from Beginning for AR.

Setup CRP1/ CRP-II configuration and setup and successful testing by Businesses

Fixed CRP issues and Resolutions working with Oracle support and Technical Team

Involved in Direct Debit, AP/AR Netting setup and configuration for Euro Zone Localizations

Updated issues in JIRA project defect tracking systems

Aspect Software - Boston, MA Aug 2010 – Dec 2010

Sr. Financial Lead

Supply Chain Management modules – OM, Inventory

Provided Functional Support for planned Global Implementation of Oracle Revenue Recognition integration to Project Management, Account receivables, Order Management and Inventory.

Engaged in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, sales and support of their unified communications products and services.

Derived Aspect Software’s revenues from the sale of their products and related support and professional services.

World Fuel Services – Miami, FL Apr 2010 – Aug 2010

Team Lead Oracle Project Management suite of Application

Provided Functional SME expertise for the Global Implementation of Oracle 11.5.10 Project Costing and Billing with integration to Account receivables, Fixed Assets, Payables and General Ledger accounting for a global Aviation and Fuel distribution company.

Developed and setup new Project Template for Contract, Cost Plus, Fixed Cost and CIP

Configured New Instance for Project and Sub ledger and completed End to End Transactions testing

Involved in requirement gathering, gap analysis, Multi-currency and GL consolidation support.

Provided AIM Documentation (BR100) for the configuration of Project Accounting and Billing

Developed Test scripts and Business scenarios for CRP and UAT testing

Federal Reserve Board – Washington, DC Apr 2009 – Mar 2010

Information system specialist

Provided operational support for the Oracle Financials Application.

Involved in business requirement analysis to address current issues and future enhancements

Developed the Oracle -R-12 Upgrade project plan, by highlights key Financials architectural and process changes since Release 11i, and explains the concepts underlying the setup and use of: Organization Models, Reporting, Accounting, Worldwide Operations, Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance.

Setup Invoice Distribution Sets to create distributions with set percentage amounts or Skeleton Distribution Sets to create distributions with no set distribution amounts to meet enhancement requirements

Setup AP Invoice Approval Workflow for Invoice approval. System administration,

Conducted new User Training on Business flows : P2P, I2C, B2R, and Asset2Retire

Merrimack Pharmaceutical - Cambridge, MA June 2008 – Mar 2009

Oracle Financial R-12 Project Manager

Provided Functional support for General Ledger and Accounts Payables, for Bio Pharmaceutical Research Company

Involved in Oracle Financial R-12 Implementation of General Ledger and Accounts Payables. Setup Bank Accounts and Local State and county Tax.

Designed and developed WEB ADI template to upload Budget and Journal entry

Setup Invoice Distribution Sets to create distributions with set percentage amounts or Skeleton Distribution Sets to create distributions with no set distribution amounts

Provided AIM Documentation for BR100, CV040, BP080, RD020, RD030, MD050, BP080, MD020, Chart of Accounts, and Period Close Process.

Developed data loader script and load five year of accounting data into Oracle. Updated document – BR-100 for GL/AP

Helix Energy Solution – Houston, TX Jan 2008 - May 2008

Team Lead for Oracle Project Costing and Account Receivables

Supply Chain Management modules – OM, Inventory

Provided Functional SME expertise to implement

Oracle 11.5.10 Project Costing and Account receivables to Energy Research Company who provides subsea construction, inspection, maintenance, repair and salvage services to offshore natural gas and oil industry

Involved in requirements gathering and gap analysis on global perspective for Helix Company Energy Research Technology –ERT.

Provided AIM Document for BR100 for Project Accounting and Account Receivables.

Developed Test scripts and Business scenario for CRP and UAT.

Managed Oracle Service Requests and testing of Patches

Duquesne Light, PA June 2007 - Dec 2007

Sr. Financial Lead

SME for Planning and Scoping Team Phase -1 for Utility Company plans upgrade from Oracle 10.7 to Oracle R-12

Initiative Business requirements for Oracle Rel. 12 E-Business suite Project Costing, Fixed Assets and Accounts Payables,

Setup AP Invoice Approval Workflow for Invoice approval, setup and configure new Bank account.

Setup Australian tax reporting in GL Report based on Localization business need for reporting purpose.

Setup different Payment template

Completed Gap Analysis

Conducted workshop by given details over to Client on new application functionality.

Conducted CRP for implementation of Project Costing, Fixed assets and Payables for on-site staff by developing test scripts and user manual for testing

Oracle USA Mar 2005 -May 2007

HAEMONETICS – Boston, MA

Senior Principal Consultant

Involved in Global Implementation of Oracle Financials 11.5.10 BR100 Document set up prior to go live Updated BR100 for countries in Euro Zone and Asia Pac to reflect production setup. BR100 update for core applications and Accounting and Reporting.

City of Atlanta – CoA

Active member of IProcurement and iSupplier Implementation Team.

Worked with Offshore development team (NAIO) on data conversion by providing assistance, validating data correction and walk through City of Atlanta end user team how to do the data testing.

Setup Customs responsibilities for IProcurement CoA departments

Setup position Hierarchy for PO Approval and Requisitions Approval

Involved in SIT (System Integration Testing) for IProcurement application

Managed the defects by opening and Tracking to resolution

Federal Agency: IFF SSA SSOARS

Provided support to the Oracle Production Support to COTS based implementation

Requirement Analysis for SSA internal process, Third Party Payment System Document Sign off and approved by Client.

Provided functional support to portal development team for TPPS integration.

Requirements Analysis for SSA internal Process 273 portal to enter transaction adjustments by Field offices all over the USA

Developed test plan for 273 Process and provide functional support to Portal development team In addition analyze processes, design and configure Oracle Application GL, AP, PO and AR modules. Develop test scenarios Testing Defect creating different scenarios.

Involved in requirement Analysis of Dunning letter and Billing statements, and provide support to development testing of XML Publishing statements in AR module. Worked with developer for testing and implementation electronic signature and Setup HP Quality Center software Mercury QC test scripts to verify configuration for defect and update.

Merrill Lynch:

Provided support and assistance on Merrill planned upgrade from 11.5.9/11.5.10 Specific job responsibilities include:

Worked with team in the areas of Fin Applications. Project Planning, Patch Analysis, Knowledge Transfers, and Research etc. Reactive Issues: Assisting the remote engineers on the SRs they are working on. The assistance could be in the areas of tracing, debugging, collecting diagnostic data, problem reproduction etc.

RI-Department of Transportation Account Payable team Lead:

Developed template for Recurring journals/ Recurring Invoices based on Payables Manager instructions.

Setup Invoice Distribution Sets to create distributions with set percentage amounts or Skeleton Distribution Sets to create distributions with no set distribution amounts.

Setup AP Invoice Approval Workflow for Invoice approval and tested ACH/Wire transfer.

US Army GFEB

Oracle Project Billing and Receivables Management provide assistance and support to IBM Oracle team on AR- PA Setup and Configuration by creating test scripts and scenarios.

Federal Agencies US. Department of Labor

Responsible for Requirement and Process flow analysis of Project Accounting Billing, Fit/gap determination, Report on the critical transactions and business functions, Report on business process assessment, Traceability Matrix, Comprehensive Capability Demonstration, Oracle Application design and configuration, Gap Matrix, Oracle Application Demonstration participation- Project Billing and Accounts Receivables.

PSB: Public school districts at MD and VA.

Involved in requirement analysis, training and mentoring at various school districts of Prince George County and Hampton school district - VA

NY State Agency, New York Mar 2004 - Feb 2005

Team Lead

Acted as team lead to implement Account Payables and iExpense Oracle (11i) NY State Agency- Configured, developed, maintained and supported Oracle Accounts Payables and iExpense.

Provided users support and resolved issues during CRP testing of AP and iExpense

Configured system using a non-invasive approach that can change rapidly with the rapidly changing business objectives and missions Training of End-users Documented various processes for operations team, user training and month end processes

British Telecom - London, UK Jan 2003 - Feb 2004

Team Lead

Team Lead PA, AP, i Expense for global upgrade:

Performed requirement Analysis for existing British Telecom, UK Business processes

Gap Analysis to present Management what need to be upgrade from earlier Releases of Oracle Financials application to Rel.11i?

Assisted Delphi Project on Testing of General Ledger, Project Accounting, and I-Expense Testing of Global Financial Roll out.

Developed and design documentation and testing scripts for global users.

Office of Naval Research (ONR) - Arlington, VA Oct 2002 Dec 2002

Oracle Financial Rel.11i Public Sector Budget

Supported ONR Systems with the implementation of COTS based solution to improve the budget formulation process, with the emphasis on the budget planning activities. Analysis of the solution includes integrating the resulting system with the existing proprietary budget execution tool at ONR.

Chicago Park District - Chicago, IL Aug 2002 Sept 2002

Involved in Implementation and Setup of Oracle PSB.

Provided Assistance to Budget director to Setup Fiscal 2003 Budget preparation for Chicago Park District. Setup and Implementation of Oracle Public Sector Budget

Setup Elements, Elements Position, Setup Budget Group, Create Work sheet

Run GL Extract.

Prepared and documented user guide for end-users using Oracle AIM

Reviewed and trouble shoot HRMS, GL, and Public Sector Budget Setups.

Previous experience is available upon request.



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