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Financial Analyst Sap

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Posted:
March 01, 2019

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A Certified SAP Consultant with over ** years of overall business experience in Accounting, SAP FI and CO modules, Integration to other modules and user training. Practical experience with Accelerated SAP methodology. Extensive business background in accounting.

SAP Highlights

17+ years of SAP experience with multi full life cycle implementations.

Competencies: Financial Accounting, Asset Accounting and Controlling, Integration with MM and SD

Simple Finance, New GL & Financial reporting standards

Design & Configuration

Business Requirements & Documentation

Training

Engagement Delivery

Team Player

Toys “R” Us, Inc Assistant Accounting Manager 1981 – 1998

Over 17 years of Financial reporting analysis experience

Reviewed and coordinated the preparation of Consolidation of domestic and 16 foreign subsidiaries Financial statements

Coordinated the preparation of year-end audit, quarterly and annual reports, 10K & 10Q

Training, Mentorship

Business Process Re-engineering of the company’s financial system

Business & Professional Highlights

SAP Experience

Year

Company

Industry

Function

Place

2016-2017

Pregis LLC

Packaging

Consultant

Chicago, IL

2014-2015

KPIT

Consulting

Principal Consultant

Chicago, IL

2013-2014

Abbvie

Pharmaceutical

Consultant

Chicago, IL

2013-2013

Ciber Inc

Consulting

Sr. Analyst

Chicago, IL

2008-2012

Ulta Inc

Retail

Sr. Analyst

Chicago, IL

2005-2008

Bearing Point

Consulting

Sr. Consultant

Chicago, IL

2002-2005

Self Employed

Consulting

Consultant

Chicago, IL

2001-2002

UOP, LLC

Engineering

Consultant

Chicago, IL

2000-2001

Comark, Inc

Electronics

Sr. Financial Analyst

Chicago, IL

1999-2000

Powell Electronics

Electronics

FI/CO Consultant

Philadelphia, PA

1999-1999

Hunter Services Corp.

Tobacco, Hotel

FI/CO/AM Consultant

Limerick, PA

1998-1999

Guilford Mills

Apparel

FI/CO Consultant

Herkimer, NY

1997-1998

Radiant Systems

Consulting

FI/CO Trainee

North Plainfield, NJ

Pregis LLC October 2016 to February 2017

Consultant – RTR

Gathered requirement to develop reports relating Foreign Exchange Gains and Losses

Wrote Functional specification to develop the following reports

oRealized Foreign Exchange Gains/Losses

oRealized Foreign Exchange Gains/Losses that were unrealized in previous period

oConversion of Text file report to excel based reports

Enhanced Fixed Asset configuration to allow negative postings

Research and implement OSS notes as required for issues

KPIT Inc August 2014 to June 2015

Principal Consultant

Client

EnerSys, Inc

Conducted design workshop to develop as-is and to-be defined for Global roll out for EnerSys localization and developed blue print design for global roll out. Develop RICEFW objects for gaps both global and localization.

Conducted design workshops for General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable

Gathered requirements for

oCompany code

oAccounts Payable – Master Data and Payment Program

oAccount Receivable – Master Date and Lock Box Program

oCredit Management

Developed enterprise organization structure including global and local chart of accounts.

oLocal chart of accounts benefited EnerSys in meeting localization requirement

oGlobal chart of accounts benefited EnerSys in having one global chart of account and made consolidation easier

New GL configuration including Segments, document splitting, parallel ledger

oSegments and document splitting benefited EnerSys to get

Balanced Balance Sheets and P&L Statements by Division/Profit Center

Receivables and Payables by Division

oParallel ledgers benefited EnerSys in meeting various financial reporting needs, such as IFRS, GAAP and Local reporting requirements

Developed profit center and cost center hierarchies

oProfit center and cost center hierarchies benefited EnerSys in monitoring profitability of various lines of business within each division

oState reporting requirements

Gathered requirements for process relating to foreign currency.

oWrote functional specification for custom exchange rates usage.

oWrote functional specification for upload of foreign currency rates

Self Employed

Client

Abbvie Oct 2013 to July 2014

As a consultant for the RTR group,

Configured Company codes

Configured AP payment program

Designed bank interfaces and Lockbox. Configured intercompany postings

Designed and delivered reports on project costs (from project systems)

Trouble shoot and fix issues as they come up.

Ciber Inc Jan 2013 to July 2013

Sr. ERP Functional Analyst

Lead in supporting existing clients in resolving issues and on new projects. Participated in SOW and creating work estimates for new engagements

Client

Cutter and Buck – Seattle, WA Feb 2013 to June 2013

Configured Lock box

Configured payment terms

Setup new payment methods for automatic vendor payments

Worked with SD consultant in designing and configuring intercompany sales

Configured Credit Control Area and assigned to Company Code

Defined Risk Category and Credit Group

Assigned Risk Category to Customers

Set Credit Limits

Ulta Inc – Chicago, IL May 2008 to Aug 2012

Sr. Analyst

Lead FICO consultant

Fixed Asset and Cost Segregation

Detailed mapping, designing and documentation of AM module requirements

Configured Chart of Depreciation

Configured Asset Classes

Configure Lay outs for Asset Classes and Depreciation area

Configured layouts for Asset Classes

Configured automatic account assignment (Integration with General Ledger)

Configured various Depreciation Areas – Fed and States

Configured Special Depreciation Keys

Configured period controls

Wrote functional specification for a custom program to Mass Settle Assets under Construction

Trained End Users

Load Legacy Data

Support after Go-Live

Designed and delivered printing of checks to a file that was Outsourced to Bank of America for printing or ACH

Archiving – worked with Basis consultant in configuring objects that can be archived

Designed and configured Validation Rules for GL postings

Designed and developed functional specification for reports that were delivered to third party for cash audit

Participated in designing Merchandise Hierarchy

Lead Offshore FI team supporting existing installation

Designed and delivered Management and financial Reports

Developed various reports using ABAP Queries

Create Functional Specification for Custom programs and Reports

Bearing Point Inc – Chicago, IL Oct 2005 to April 2008

Senior Consultant

As a consultant for Bearing Point, I was responsible for implementation of FICO and Treasury module on a Client Engagements

Clients:

General Motors – Detroit, MI July 2007 to Dec 2007

Senior Consultant

As a senior consultant, I was responsible in gathering requirements and develop global design for their treasury platform

Documentation of Global Requirements

Developed a Global design for their Cash Management System

Volkswagen of America – Detroit, MI May 2006 to June 2007

Consultant

As Treasury consultant, I was responsible for many aspects of the Treasury implementation including:

Documentation of business process and user training material

Trained Business Process Owner and End Users

Configuration of Treasury module :

Set up House Banks

Lock Box

Electronic Bank Statements

Payment Program

Planning Levels and Groups

Support Configuration of Transaction Manger, which included Swaps, Money Market instruments, Mid-term and Medium- term Notes and Securities.

Developed end user training documentation related to Transaction Manger

Hospira – Chicago, IL Nov 2005 to April 2006

Consultant

At Hospira a Pharmaceutical Company, I was responsible for testing and correcting interfaces to their legacy systems

Self Employed – Chicago, IL Oct 2002 to Present

Financial Consultant

Maintain and support client Accounting records and Systems

Prepare Individual, Partnership and Corporate tax returns.

Tax Planning, Business Set Up, Compilations and Reviews

UOP, LLC – Chicago, IL May 2001 to Oct 2002

Sr. SAP Consultant

Document business process and train Power users and End users

Trained Business Process Owner and End Users

Configuration of FI /CO module along with global settings and organizational structure

Configuration of different parameters for the client such as company codes, Chart of accounts, fiscal year and credit control area.

Defined Master Records for GL, AR, and AP

Configuration of Special Ledger

Configuration of Payment program for automatic payment to Vendors

Set up clearing account for payment process to aid in reconciliation of disbursement accounts

Ensuring integration of MM and SD modules with GL

Customizing accounting transactions for GL, AR, AP such as account assignment models and recurring entries.

Configuration for cross company code transactions

Setting up Controlling area, Cost centers, Profit centers and primary and secondary cost elements.

Configure Lock box

Set up house banks and clearing account to aid in bank reconciliation

FICO integration to Project Systems

Identify, assess, and recommend business process changes and improvements in business areas

Create job aids for business process

Design data extraction for Management Reports

Liaison between business community and information systems

Lead, develop and refine team members in areas of client relationship and business analysis

Lead on implementing GetPaid (Collection system) Bolton

Production support including year-end closing activities

Comark, Inc (Insight) – Chicago, IL July 2000 to April 2001

Sr. SAP Financial Analyst

Document business process and train Power users and End users

Production support including year-end closing activities

Liaison between business community and information systems

Identify, assess, and recommend business process changes and improvements in business areas

Reconfigured GR/IR Accounts for clearing

Lead, develop and refine team members in areas of client relationship and business analysis

Trouble shoot

ABAP Queries

Report Painter

Trouble shoot and Help Desk Support

FutureNext Consulting, Inc. - VA May 1998 to June 2000

SAP Financial Analyst

As a consultant for FutureNext Consulting (Formerly Optimum Consulting America, Inc), I was responsible for implementation of FICO module on Client Engagements.

Clients:

Powell Electronics, Inc - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 1999 to June 2000

SAP Consultant

Implementation for Powell Electronics a manufacturer of electrical switches and conductors. Powell implemented Financial Accounting, Controlling, Sales and Distribution, Materials Management, Production Planning and EDI functionality.

As FI/CO consultant, I was responsible for many aspects of the implementation including:

Documentation of business process and user training material

Trained Business Process Owner and End Users

Configuration of FI /CO module along with global settings and organizational structure

Configuration of different parameters for the client such as company codes, Chart of accounts, fiscal year and credit control area.

Defined Master Records for GL, AR and AP

Configuration of Payment program for automatic payment to Vendors

Set up clearing account for payment process to aid in reconciliation of disbursement accounts

Ensuring integration of MM and SD modules with GL

Customizing accounting transactions for GL, AR, AP such as account assignment models and recurring entries.

Configuration for cross company code transactions

Setting up Operating concern, Value fields, Controlling area, Cost centers, Profit centers and primary and secondary cost elements.

Configure Lock box

Set up house banks and clearing account to aid in bank reconciliation

Hunter Services Corporation – Limerick, Pennsylvania Jan 1999 to June 1999

SAP Consultant

Implementation for Hunter Services Corporation, which consist of a Tobacco and a Hotel Division. Hunter implemented Financial Accounting, Controlling, Asset Management, Sales and Distribution, Materials Management, Production Planning, Human Resource and EDI functionality

As FI/CO Consultant, I was responsible for implementing the Asset Management and Accounts Payable Modules, which included:

Documentation of business process

Trained Business Process Owner and End Users

Detailed mapping, designing and documentation of AM and AP module requirements

Configure Chart of Depreciation

Configure Depreciation Area such as Book, Federal, AMT, SMARS

Configure Number range intervals

Configure Lay outs for Asset Classes and Depreciation area

Configure of the various Asset Classes

Developed new Depreciation and Calculation keys

Configured automatic account assignment (Integration with General Ledger)

Configured Period Controls for the start of depreciation expense

Created flat file for Legacy data for upload

Configured Payment Program for Accounts Payable including creating variant for print program

Set up clearing account for payment process to aid in reconciliation of disbursement accounts

Guilford Mills, Inc – Herkimer, New York May 1998 – December 1999

SAP Consultant

Implementation for Guilford Home Fashions, a subsidiary of Guilford Mills, Inc., manufacturers of window fashions, curtains and bed sheets. Guilford implemented FI/CO, Sales and distribution, Materials management and Production Planning to replace their existing accounting and logistics systems.

As FI/CO consultant, I was responsible for many aspects of the implementation including:

Documentation of business process

Trained Business Process Owner and End Users

Detailed mapping, designing and documentation of FI/CO module requirements.

Configuration of FI /CO module along with global settings and organizational structure.

Configuration of different parameters for the client such as company codes, Chart of accounts, fiscal year and credit control area.

Defined Master Records for GL, AR and AP

Configuration of Payment program for automatic payment to Vendors

Configuration of Dunning program

Ensuring integration of MM and SD modules with GL

Customizing accounting transactions for GL, AR, AP such as account assignment models and recurring entries.

Configuration for cross company code transactions

Setting up controlling area, cost centers, and primary and secondary cost elements.

Configuration of work in process and production variances

Defined statistical key figures

Defined cycles for distributions and assessment for periodic allocations

Other Professional Experience

Toys "R" Us, Inc. – Paramus, New Jersey Sept 1981 – April 1998

Assistant Accounting Manager

Review consolidated divisional and 16 foreign subsidiaries financial statements.

Review and coordinated the preparation of year-end audit schedules, annual and quarterly shareholders' report 10K, 10Q and other SEC reports.

Coordinated year-end audit with external auditors.

Review the weighted average shares outstanding calculations.

Oversee for Company's stock option program.

Prepare Federal income tax analysis including deferred taxes

Implemented FAS109 Accounting for income taxes.

Account for special projects such as corporate restructuring for tax advantages.

Responsible for financial analyses and reviews of corporate accounts, 8 international subsidiaries financial statements and two international joint ventures.

Translated foreign financial statements to US currency in accordance with FAS 52

Education

Certified in SAP Financial 2000

Radiant Systems / SAP Training Center 1998

Certified Public Accountant 1993

State of Illinois/New Jersey

Bachelor of Science – Accounting 1977

Kakatiya University – India

SAP Education

Year

Name

Institute

City

Country

2000

Treasury Management

SAP Academy

San Francisco

USA

2000

Product Costing Planning

SAP Academy

Boston

USA

2000

Profitability Analysis

SAP Academy

Boston

USA

2000

Special Purpose Ledgers

SAP Academy

Dallas

USA

1999

Asset Accounting

SAP Academy

Ottawa

Canada

1998

Accounts payable

SAP Academy

Toronto

Canada

1998

Accounts Receivable

SAP Academy

Toronto

Canada

1998

Overhead Controlling

SAP Academy

Atlanta

USA

1998

Profit Center Accounting

SAP Academy

Boston

USA

1998

Accelerated SAP

SAP Academy

Ottawa

Canada

1997

SAP R/3 – FI/CO module

Radiant Systems

Edison

USA



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