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Accounts Payable Accounting

Clementon, New Jersey, 08021, United States
October 19, 2016

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Lewis Nsah Sunjo George

Somerset NJ, *****


SAP FICO Functional consultant with 5 plus years of functional experience in Financial Accounting (FI) and Controlling (CO) modules and integration with logistics modules (SD and MM)

• SAP experience encompasses expertise in Implementing, Customizing, Configuring, System upgrade, Integrating, Testing, User training, Data migration and support of R/3 with different versions including ECC 6.0 and in phases like Cut-Over, Deliver, Go-live and Post Go-live.

• Worked in 2 Full Life cycle implementations using ASAP (Accelerated SAP) methodology with experience in all project phases - Requirements, Business blue print, Realization (Configuration and Customization), Final preparation, Go-live and Support and post live production support with documentation.

• Worked with ABAP personnel on providing the functional specifications and also defined the test scenarios for development of Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, Forms and Workflow (RICEFW)

• Finance experience includes General Ledger (GL), Accounts Receivable (AR), Accounts Payable (AP), Fixed Asset (FA), New GL, Bank Accounting and Treasury (TR)

• Controlling experience includes Cost Center Accounting (CCA), Internal Orders (IO), Product Costing (PC), Profitability Analysis (PA), and Profit Center Accounting (PCA)

• Responsibilities include enhancement, design, configuration, understanding client needs, documenting the project processes and re-engineering of various functionalities in FI and CO modules.

• Asset Management: Worked on configuring chart of depreciation, asset classes, depreciation areas, asset class account determination and depreciation keys.

• Experience in configuration of Automatic Payment Program (APP), Lockbox configuration, Electronic Bank Statement (EBS)

• Worked on different aspects of FI Transactions such as Procure to Pay (P2P) and Order to Cash (OTC)

• Worked on Logistics Invoice Verification (LIV) in FI/MM integration and configured account determination for FI/SD cycles.

• Worked on foreign currency valuation (FCV) and calculated gain and loss on foreign currency payments.

• Worked on migrating General Ledger accounts, Customers and Vendors master data from legacy system into SAP through LSMW.

• Performed Regression Testing, Unit testing, and coordinated with technical and functional people from other modules in Integration Testing.

• Strong technical, analytical skills combined with outstanding leadership ability, creative problem solving skills in both strategic and tactical areas.

Work Experience

SAP FICO Consultant-Astra Zeneca Pharma, North - Nov 2013 to Sep 2016

Wilmington, DE


• Involved in gathering business requirement, Preparation of Blue Print by reengineering the system to fill the GAP between the existing system and to the TO-BE system.

• Develop business requirements & functional design for ABAP programmers and debug technical issues.

• Proficiency in writing Functional Specs for all (RICEFW) Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, Forms and Workflow objects.

• Worked on migrating General Ledger accounts, Customers and Vendors master data from legacy system into SAP through LSMW.

• In General Ledger (FI-GL), configured account groups, posting period, fiscal year variants, and document number ranges & field status groups.

• Created General Ledger (FI-GL) master records and reconciliation accounts for Vendors, Customers and Assets.

• Configured Accounts Payable (FI-AP) including vendor account groups, number ranges and tolerance groups.

• Configured the creation of customer account groups, number ranges for Accounts Receivable (FI-AR), tolerance groups, credit control area, customer credit limits and credit limit groups.

• Uploaded Accounts Payable (FI-AP) master data and configured Automatic Payment Program (APP) for checks, ACH, wire transfer and created check lots.

• Configured AP module for vendors subject to withholding tax, interest calculations on item/ balance interest calculation.

• Worked on New GL, on the activation of New GL accounting, definition of ledger for GL Accounting, integrating the GL with subcomponents, document splitting, segmentation and parallel Accounting.

• Maintained Lockbox configuration with BAI2 format.

• Worked on designing the customizing the EDI 823 Outbound/Inbound IDoc's..

• Configured settings for FI-MM integration for the work flow of Procure to Pay Cycle and worked closely with SD Consultants for integration of FI-SD Accounts Receivable (AR) for the Order to Cash cycle.

• Created fixed asset master data and specified depreciation terms for each depreciation area in the chart of accounts. Also made entries for deactivation, deletion, and blocking of an asset from the asset portfolio.

• Involved as a team member in configuring controlling area, operating concern, Profitability Analysis, Cost Element Analysis, Cost Center Accounting and Product Costing. Customized appropriate settlement profiles to facilitate settlement to COPA and to CCA.

• Responsible for Profit Center Accounting (PCA), created Standard Hierarchy, Profit Centers, Dummy Profit Center, defined Document Types, Number Range Assignment.

SAP FICO Consultant -Global foundries – March 2012 to Oct 2013

Santa Clara, CA


• Responsible for all the phases of implementation from development of business blueprint to end user training and Go Live.

• Provided functional assistance in the development of RICEFW (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, Forms and Workflow)

• Develop business requirements & functional design for ABAP programmers, debug technical issues and Pre-implementation survey of the current business functions

• Created customer/vendor master data, edited field status for master records, payment terms, payment methods, arrangements for residual/partial payments, risk categories, different number ranges for domestic/global/one time customers/vendors, credit memo's, down payments and set credit & tolerance limits for customers & vendors.

• Customized General Ledger Accounting, Accounts Receivables, Accounts payable and Asset Accounting.

• Configured company code which includes creating of chart of accounts, posting period variant, document types, tolerance groups and financial statement versions.

• Created FI/AR number ranges, incoming payments, reconciliation accounts, overall receivables management and terms of payment.

SAP FICO Consultant DAP Products - Nov 2011 to Jan 2012

Baltimore, MD


• Worked on modifications of existing Functional Specifications for any field changes, new field and enhancing the customer objects to make them compatible with new version.

• Made necessary settings for the account assignment model for Recurring and Periodic entries, Bank master data, and House Banks for the payment program.

• Made settings for the Dunning procedure and configured the dunning procedure.

• Developed specification documentation for customizing automatic payment program and changes in IDOC segments according to the bank requirements, SAP bank payment related interfaces.

• Worked on customization of the company code, Fiscal year variant, Chart of Accounts, Account Groups, Field status variant, and assignments.

• Tested the Lock Box program for Accounts Receivables payments in BAI2 Format and EDI setup for inbound and outbound IDOC's.

• Resolved day to day issues related to GL, AP, AR, AA and Controlling and integration issues and assisted in month end issues.

• Designed, and implemented accounts payable check printing, periodic Sales and US tax reporting, and related month end financial reports.

• Interacted with the end users, consulting team and infrastructure team to prepare and update Business Process Requirements and implementation requirements.

• Worked on the rectification of sub-ledger balances with correct GL control accounts.

• Generated credit/debit memos when purchase order differs with invoice and compensated them when there are any previous balances to be cleared.

• Thorough understanding of the relationship between various SAP modules (FICO, SD, MM, and PP) and of overall business processes such as Order to Cash (OTC) and Procure to Pay (P2P)

• Customized screen layouts for asset master data, asset sub ledgers and asset depreciation areas.

• Resolved issues relating to new upgrade in the modules like GL Accounting, Cost Center Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Profit Center Accounting.

• Helped the training team to develop training material.

• Customized Settings for controlling areas, activating the components/indicators and assigning the company codes and number ranges to controlling areas.

SAP FI Business Analyst-Hilton Hotel - June 2010 to October 2011

Yaoundé, Cameroon


• Worked in Quality Assurance team for validation process

• Developed testing scenarios and conducted integration testing in all areas of SAP HR, FI/CO, SD and MM modules

• Involved in testing Invoice Processing.

• Tested internal orders for R & D projects.

• Interacted with the infrastructure group to set up proper test environments.

• Worked closely with the test team lead to perform load and stress testing.

• Generated test scripts and test data for functional and regression testing.

• Used QTP and Load runner for test automation

• Performed testing during Posting to Financial Accounting, Testing employee grouping/account assignment, defining symbolic accounts, testing wage type posting attributes and account assignment.

• Generated Invoice Verifications by entering invoices with order references.

• Involved in setting up the Testing Methodology for the QA department and generated various documents to enable uniformity in recording the test process and results.

• Integration Testing - Complete business cycles across sub-modules were tested, in conjunction with the users and Core Team representatives from the client side.

• Creation of User Scenarios, which defined what action users can take and what result are expected and to test whether the desired results are achieved.

• Testing and Training: Troubleshoot issues during integration testing. Trained users in creating master data for customer, vendors and cost centers, automatic payment program for vendors, dunning procedures and distribution cycle. Designed process flow Visio diagrams for the user training.


BSc. Computer Science-University of Buea, Cameroon

Currently studying Information Technology – Raritan Valley Community College





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