SAP FICO CONSULTANT
MBA (Finance) with around 8 years of work experience as an SAP FICO consultant.
Handled and Developed Multiple interfaces like EBS (BAI), ACH,Positive pay, Premiums, P Cards and BTA cards by using SFTP and informatica
Hands on experience in Two Implementation, Support projects, Enhancement projects.
Working Experience in General settings: Basic currency settings, Exchange rate configuration settings.
Working Experience in New General Ledger Accounting: Defining Ledgers, Real-Time Integration of Controlling with Financial Accounting, Global Parameters for Company Code, Document splitting settings, Prepare Automatic Clearing.
Exposure to design and configuration of FI sub modules: General ledger (FI-GL), New GL Configuration, Accounts Receivable (FI-AR), Accounts Payable (FI-AP).
Good working Knowledge in Asset accounting (AA) defines Chart of depreciation, Asset Class, Asset Acquisition, Retirement and Depreciation calculation.
Good working Knowledge with CO sub modules: Cost Center accounting (CO-CCA), Profit Center accounting (CO-PCA) and Internal orders (CO-IO).
Excellent understanding of business processes & preparation of Business blue print (BBP).
Very Good in Account Payable: Configuration of Automatic payment program configuration, Account groups and its number ranges, Account determination for AP settings and special g/l transactions.
Good Knowledge on Bank Accounting: Defining House banks, Make Global Settings.
Very Good in Account Receivable: Building AR Business module, Configuring and Customizing Customer master data, Customer payments, Customer invoice processing, Oder to cash process, Finance documents Global settings (Posting Keys, payment terms),Dunning, Reporting.
Proficient in planning, gap analysis, design implementation, trouble shooting, performing tuning support, unit testing, integration testing, user acceptance testing and user training.
Good understanding and expertise in EDI iDoc, eCATT, LSMW, FTXP.
Expert in solution builder installation, BC sets and eCATT activation and trouble shoot, preparation of scenario documentation, configuration guide, variant files and master lists.
Expert in Microsoft products including WORD, Excel and proficiency in handling Powerplan.
Proactive, identify the business problems, trouble shooter, formulate strategic plans, initiate changes, implement new process to the challenging and diverse environment.
Duration: Feb 2016-Sep 2018
Location: Atlanta GA
Nature of the project: Support
Role: Sr. SAP FICO Consultant
Handling of tickets.
Complying with Service level agreement (SLA’s).
Developed customized reports as per the client requirements.
Supporting Month end and year end activities.
Creation and Changes in customer, vendor, GL and Asset Masters.
Attended KT sessions & updated knowledge with new issues.
Solving of maintenance Issues and tickets in the area of G/L, A/P and A/R.
Handled various issues raised by clients, which range from troubleshooting in transaction data, master data to SAP customization data in order to make necessary changes and upgrade
Involved in maintaining lot of documentation for all the support activities
Maintain work history for all the tickets until it is closed down
Prepared reports using report painter
Prepared training documents
Prepared report formats as required by the client
Attended meeting with the clients for the new developments
Co-ordination with ABAP team for resolution of technical issues
Preparation of functional specifications for ABAP modifications
Resolving the issues in SAP through tickets stored in solution manager
Solving of maintenance Issues and tickets in the area of G/L, A/P and A/R
Involved in creation of FI-AP vendor groups, and Tolerance Groups, configuring payment program, which includes creation of bank account, G/L structure, company code payment methods.
Client: American express
Location: Phoenix AZ
Duration: (Jan-2014– Sep 2015)
Nature of project: Support/Implementation
Role: Sr. SAP FICO Consultant (Global Full Life Cycle Implementation)
•Involved in the production support of SAP FI/CO module.
•Responsible for trouble shooting day to day problems.
•Responsible for solving tickets in GL, AP, AR, & AA.
•Worked on controlling requirements - CEA, CCA & IOA.
•Assisted in solving tickets in integration for Finished Goods Receipt, FI - Accounts payables Asset Accounting and Intercompany exp transfers.
•Interacted with Business users to understand business requirements for solving the assigned tickets.
•Solution provided for various issues on the priority bases.
•Configured and prepared CD documents for new customization changes.
•Prepared functional spec for various new business requirements.
•Performed unit testing and integration testing for all FI & CO sub module.
•Actively involved in BBP & Realization phases.
•Responsibilities include preparation of BBP process documentation for GL, AP, and AR & AA.
•Analyzed AS-IS business processes to design solutions and designed the TO-BE processes.
•Analyzed and reviewed all the existing business processes to accommodate and design the SAP system.
•Prepared business blue print document and got the business approval for the same (BBP Sign off).
•Involved in customization of SAP FI module implementation.
•Financial Accounting (FI) Enterprise Structure: Configuration and customizing Company code, Creating GL account codes and Chart of Accounts, Configuration of Global settings, Configuration of Foreign currency valuation, Sales Tax/Purchase Tax procedure.
•New General Ledger - Document splitting, Segment reporting, Online reconciliation ledger and Parallel Accounting, Intercompany transfer postings.
•Accounts Receivable: Building AR Business module, Configuring and Customizing Customer master data, Debtor management, Customer payments, Customer invoice processing, Oder to cash process, Finance documents Global settings (Posting Keys, payment terms),Dunning, Reporting.
•Accounts Payable: Building AR Business module, Configuring and Customizing vendor master data, vendor account groups, Define sensitive fields for dual control, House banks, Invoice processing,Document parking, Outgoing payment,Reporting.
•Asset Accounting: Configuration of Asset Accounting, Structuring Fixed asset design, integration with the GL, Defining asset classes, depreciation areas, Configure (Base, Period control and Multilevel) depreciation methods
Client: Barr Pharmaceuticals, Montvale, NJ
Duration: Jun 2012 – Aug 2013
Nature of the project: Implementation
Role: SAP FICO Consultant
•Study the existing business process of the client.
•AS-IS Process study and suggestions on areas of improvement.
•Determination of organization structure in SAP based on Functional Requirement Specifications
•Preparation of Blue print documentation and Configuration Documentation.
•Preparation of End-user manuals for users training.
•Responsible for FI-GL, AR, AP, AA and Bank Accounting.
•Defining Company global settings and accounting structure
•Configured Extended Withholding Tax, Document Splitting (New GL) and Cash Journal
•Configured settings for Automatic payment program & payment terms.
•House Banks basic configuration.
•Prepared financial statements version as per revised schedule VI
•Involved in configuration of basic settings in Asset Accounting like Asset classes, screen layout, Depreciation areas, Account Determinations and Depreciation Keys.
•Implemented New EHP5 Concept, Depreciation as per Income tax.
•Creation of Asset Master and Assignment of Cost Objects.
•Takeover of Legacy Asset data into SAP.
•Controlling-Creation of Cost Center Standard Hierarchy, Cost elements, Cost element group, Cost centers, Cost centre groups, Activity types and creation of assessment cycles for periodic cost allocation
•Defined costing variant, valuation variants and costing sheet for product cost estimate.
•Maintained cost Component Structure to meet the reporting requirements.
•Product cost planning related settings
•Configured the settlement profile, allocation structure to flow cost and variances at the time of settlements.
•Integration with SD,FI,MM & PP
•Finalization and creation of Profit center.
•Finalization and Creation of internal orders, budget, availability control and Asset capitalization through internal orders.
•Provide training to core team members and performed month end activities.
Title: SAP Support Consultant
Company: CMC Ltd., Hyderabad, India
Duration :( Apr-2010-Mar 2012)
•Studied the integration of various departments and focused key areas and tasks of each area, supported the areas of FI integration with logistics and sales and distribution for proper FI reporting.
•Independently worked in configuring FI sub-areas including GL, AP, AR, SL and Cost Center, Internal Order and Profit Center in CO area.
•Created tax code, jurisdiction code, tax calculation procedure in sales and purchase, confirmed the output and tax report for sales and purchase.
•Tested and verified FI period end closing procedures, automatic account assignment of FI with CO, MM and SD, automatic payment program for incoming/outgoing invoices and validated FI master data.
•Manually Tested Functionality of Credit Sales Order, Display Sales Order, and Sales
Order from existing Sales Order.
•Monitor testing progress and influence the timely completion of testing and analyze
and report testing results.
•Conducted training and developed documentation for end-users for UAT testing.
•Prepared risk assessment report based on technology, technical issue, development environment, experience staff, available tools and prepared feasibility study report.
•Assisted in developing functional, conceptual and logical design specification document, worked in creating test plan, use cases and test cases, documented the bugs and bug fixes.
•Persistently overseeing the change request process along with facilitating weekly meeting with business and technology team to assist in timely and quality project completion.
•Worked with project management to establish deadline of each test phase and for the completion of project deliverables, tested various test cases to ensure the quality of product and cover business requirements.
•Actively participated during the UAT phase to understand feature enhancement and demonstrated the core module of the system to the client team.
Available upon request