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Sap Financial Analyst

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
June 02, 2019

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AMRUTA KALE Phone: 763-***-**** E-mail: –Only looking in MN


Over 4 years of IT work experience as SAP functional consultant in FI/CO modules, and over 7 years progressive experience in Finance and Accounting. Experience in design, configuration, testing, and documentation of FI/CO ECC 5.0 and ECC 6.0,SAP HAHA, General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable experience in a full life-cycle implementations of SAP FI/CO modules using all phases of ASAP methodology - Project preparation, Business blue print, Realization, Final preparation, Go-live Support. Master’s degree and prior domain experience in the field of Finance.


Over seven years of experience in Financial Accounting (FI) including General Ledger (GL), Bank Accounting (BA), Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR)

Rich knowledge of integrating SAP FI/CO with Materials Management (MM) and Sales & Distribution (SD) modules.

Experience in using ASAP methodology, As-Is and To-Be Business Processes, Blue Print preparation, Realization.

Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, systematic approach, and demonstrated ability to work very effectively in fast paced environments.

Experience with several interfaces like Concur, XM, Field glass, Randstad to write the FSDs on process flow in the organization.

Integration between SAP and CONCUR-EXPENSE AND TRAVEL Modules. Support the enhancements and production at the deployment stage.

Worked on Solution Manager,HPQC and Remedy for the ticketing procedure. Also maintain the processes and FSDs in these tools.

Supporting AR/AP process, Fixed Assets, multi-currency, intercompany, month-end close processes, financial reporting and business analysis

Tested and provided feedback for major software upgrades in SAP. Responsible for software testing activities including creating test cases, automating test scripts and executing system integration and regression testing.



The Global support on the complete FICO modules includes AR, AP, NEW GL, Master data Management.

Worked on interfaces like HCM, Concur and FieldGlass and resolved the issues related to it.

Involved in all types of configurations and per the system requirements.

Assisting in the support of critical data transfer, Batch jobs etc.

Involved in activities like month end, CPS jobs through third party.

Client: Briggs & Stratton-(Feb 2017 to Oct 2018)

Role-SAP Analyst-S4 Hana

Record To Report Accounting (RTR) is responsible for RTR process for dedicated Affiliate/s and coordination and oversight of accounting activities for this Affiliate as a first point of contact (FPOC). As a Lead driven and

co-ordinated the financial close process.

Configured AR,AP and New GL side on S4 Hana.

Drive and co-ordinate the financial close process for the affiliate or cluster of affiliates

Work closely with personnel in all departments to ensure compliance with company accounting and operational guidelines in accordance with local GAAP.

Used Agile-Scrum methodology to gather the requirements for sprint phases.

Prepared FIORI test scripts for IT1,IT2 and E2E scenarios.

SAP finance experience with Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, OpenText, Treasury, General Ledger, and FSCM Biller Direct, Dispute, Collections, and Credit Management.

Configured the OpenText VIM for managing invoices with an AP master data.

OpenText VIM used for the workflow of the invoices, pay correct amount to vendors, create various types of invoices, get the aging report, keep check and various validations.

Written the test scripts and used QTP software for going through the performance testing.

Fi-MM integration for the implementation.

Client: Boston Scientific, Minneapolis, MN (May 2016 –Feb 2017)

Role: IT Finance

Developed processes related to SAP-Concur (Travel & Expense module)

Experienced in defining systems strategy, developing systems requirements, designing and prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures.

Configured the Audit rules, Workflows, Exceptions as per the business need.

Worked on interfaces like Success Factors, My learning, and HCP Spend hub, MDM.

Created the FSDS and Field mapping document for SAP, Concur systems.

Gathered requirements for Expense and Travel Module to set up the payments in SAP.

Design and configured the Automatic Payment Program in SAP.

Configured the OpenText VIM for managing invoices with an AP master data. OpenText VIM used for the workflow of the invoices, pay correct amount to vendors, create various types of invoices, get the aging report, keep check and various validations.

Client: Newell Rubbermaid, Minneapolis, MN (with travel to Atlanta, GA) Nov 2015 – April 2016

Role: SAP Fico Configurator

Company Description: Newell Brands is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®, Sha rpie®, EXPO®, Parker®, Elmer’s®, Coleman®, K2®, Rawlings®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Oster®, Sunbeam®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, Aprica®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Goody®, First Alert®, FoodSaver®, Jostens®, NUK®, and Yankee Candle®.


Developed Business Process Requirement Document (BPRD) & Functional Specifications Document (FSDs) for new Interfaces between SAP & third party legacy System.

Developed field mapping document to run the inbound and outbound interfaces.

Completed Dunning area, Dunning procedure, Dunning clerk, Lockbox configuration at AR side.

Prepared documents for the End Users.

Created and Maintenance of Field Status Groups, Posting Keys, Document Types, Issues related to FI, Cash Journal, Automatic Payment Program, and Dunning Process, House Banks and Manual Bank Statements.

Worked on withholding tax configuration for Japan, Korea, and China with intercompany vendor creation.

Configured DMEE structure file for sending the payments to the bank. Created relevant FSDS for different countries, regions to maintain the field mapping.

Hands on experience with SAP Concur Travel & Expense modules. Involved in implemetation,configuration and customization of the product requirements.

FI-MM integration for this implementation.

Client: Gardner Feb 2013 – Oct 2015 Chicago

Role: SAP FI/CO Functional Consultant

Company Description: Gardner Denver, founded in 1859, is a global manufacturer of industrial compressors, blowers, pumps, loading arms and fuel systems. The Company has 40 manufacturing facilities located in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific with offices in 33 different countries.


ECC 6.0 New Implementation- Participated in full life cycle implementations of SAP FI/CO modules using ASAP methodology in all phases – Project preparation, Business blue print, Realization, Final preparation, Go-live and Support.

Responsible for gathering requirements on current company’s legacy systems, business processes and activities. Analyzed business requirements and determined organizational structure, business units, company codes, and profitability centers (AS IS – TO BE)

Extensively worked on Vendor/Customer Master Records, Payment Terms and Payment Methods.

Configured vendor groups, vendor master records, Tolerance limits, Payment Terms, payment methods and Maintained Initial settings for Recurring Entries in Accounts Payable (AP).

Configured the settings for House Bank, outgoing and incoming payments including Automatic payment program (APP), down payments, inter-company transaction in Accounts Payables (AP).

Configured customer account groups, number ranges, tolerance groups, credit control area, customer credit limits, credit limit groups, Interest Calculation, Incoming Payments, Dunning, AR Information System in Account Receivables(AR).

Client: Hemisphere - Jardín Mágico, Minneapolis, MN Feb 2009 – Jan 2013

Role: Staff Accountant/Financial Analyst

Company Description: The owners of Jardín Mágico were recipients of the 2008 Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Minority Business Award. Jardín Mágico has 5 different locations in Twin Cities and provides day care and preschool to over 800 children.

Primarily responsible for Accounts Payable and Receivable, Budgets, Forecasting, and Bank and Payroll reconciliation.

Maintained the General ledger by gathering and posting entries; reviewing; and reconciling accounts.

In-charge of customer billing and processing of up to 900 invoices for the organization. Assessed and closed A/P sub-ledger on a monthly basis, validated content and resolved various issues.

Prepared and analyzed Financial Statements on a monthly basis; met with bank officials and investors as needed to provide a walk-through of company’s Financial Statements.

Processed year-end closing of accounts, amortization and depreciation of assets; worked with consulting CPA to audit, adjust, and close accounts at the year-end.


Associate in Applied Science (Finance) Century college,MN

Master of Accounting, Pune University, India

Bachelor of Accounting, Pune University, India

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