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Houston, Texas, United States
January 06, 2017

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Anjan Sinha

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Cypress, TX 77433

Phone: - 713-***-****


Professional Summary

** ***** ** *** **/CO Implementation and Production Support for 5 full cycle Go-live with project lead experience (fit gap analysis, realization, integration test, unit test, training, go-live support) in pharmaceutical, chemical, automotive paper and valve manufacturing for Oil and Gas industries, Oil and Gas.

SAP R/3 FI/CO functional analyst with 18 years of experience in GAP analysis, Business Process Reengineering, General Ledger (including New GL), AR, AP, Fixed Asset, Bank (EBS, Lock Box), Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, Profitability Analysis, Product costing, data archiving, and Month End Closing, Intercompany reconciliation, S/4 HANA Simple Finance certified.

Worked on 3.1H, 4.0B, 4.6C, 4.7, ECC 5 and ECC 6 versions of SAP.

Independent thinker and excellent skills working with people with different backgrounds. Ability to translating between business process requirements and technical procedures, think outside of the box while following the industry best practices.

Provided expert advice on SAP R/3 Functionality (FI/CO Module), gathering client’s requirements, suggesting solutions to client based on best business practice

Assisted in the development of business process descriptions and configuring the system based on client’s requirements.

Lead three projects with up to 10 persons reporting to me.

Provided guidance on end user training documentation and test plan.

Over 10 years of professional experience in cost/finance/ project management, business/system analysis and design.

Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication, teamwork and consulting skills

Academic Qualification: Masters of commerce (Major: Advance Accounting); Certified Cost Accountant.

SAP Project Experience

IBM – SAP Managing Consultant (April 2014 to December 2016)

Project 6:-

Internal Project: Evaluation of FICO aspect of HANA 1610 September 01, 2016 till December 20, 2016.

Project :- 5

Position: FI/CO lead for Divestment from April 20, 2015 till August 31, 2016

Client: ExxonMobil / PBF Energy, Houston, TX

Leading the FI/CO design for “Divestment Project”, 8 person is directly reporting to me

Configured Intercompany reconciliation

Configure Electronic Bank Statement and lock box

Configure Asset Module

Developed and executed test plan and test scripts

Developed KT plan

Planned, Designed, Implemented the Month End Schedule for the carved out system

Project: - 4

Position: SAP Managing Consultant November 10, 2014 till April 10, 2015

Client: Schlumberger- Houston, TX

Leading the design and implementation of Product Costing, COPA and Cost Center accounting

Worked on HANA 1503 Platform

Project: - 3

Position: SAP Managing Consultant September 19 through October 31, 2014

Client: Honda Motors- Torrance, CA

Validated all the Controlling configuration and proposed corrective actions

Realized the actual activity price calculations using splitting structure

Project: - 2

Position: SAP Managing Consultant from June 23 till July 25, 2014

Client: Marathon Petroleum- Texas City, TX

Responsibility: Lead the FI Team

It was a backfill position. Lead a team of two persons

Validated all the business requirements and made sure it is meeting the best business practice

Helped and advised security matrix for the end users

Project 1:-

Position: Managing Consultant from April 21 till June 20, 2014

Client: GMCR- Burlington, VT

Responsibility: Lead the Records to Report Team

Managed a team of 4 people for the Records to Report team.

Resolved the gaps that evolved due to change in design in COPA planning

Evaluated the risks of different new pricing conditions that were posting to FI and COPA with different signs.

Offered pragmatic solutions to all reporting needs for FI, CO and BI

SPX Corp. Houston, TX

Position: Sr. SAP Analyst, from March 2008 till January 2014

Responsibility: - Configuration and go live support of Product Costing, COPA, Cost Center accounting and FI (GL, AR, AP).

CO Lead for all three implementations. A team of 4 people was reporting to me.

Understanding and gathering the business requirement of Valve (Houston), Pump (Delevan) and Dehydration machines (Ocala)

Performed “Fit-Gap analysis”

Translated business requirements into SAP solutions

Onsite go-live support for international locations like UK, Germany and Canada

Created training documents (EUPs), and trained end and power users on the SAP CO functionality

Implemented and supported the Month End Closing Cockpit.

Created costing variant to cater the needs of the company

Configured Automatic Payment Program, cash discount, payment difference for AP

Realized payment terms, dunning for AR

Standardized documentation process and batch job names

Resolved all issues relating to Result Analysis keys. Made sure that the Warranty orders are correctly posted to warranty account in FI and COPA.

Realigned already posted COPA characteristics in co-ordination with BW

Configured settlement profile with source structure so that the material consumption posts to a GL and the activities to a cost center at the time of settlement.

Worked with cross-functional SAP team members on project and reported application issues

Implemented and supported New GL.

Configured and support Fixed Assets

Derived different characteristics to COPA

Configured SD, FI, and CO application components to Profitability Analysis.

Realized new allocation and distribution rules for cost centers

Owned and managed costing and settlement batch jobs

Communicated with SAP AG through OSS

Created LSMW Script to upload data

Realized new substitution and validation rules

Realized report painter and report writer reports

Created functional spec of various custom reports

Resolved the issue double posting to COGS in FI for PO’s with account assignment category “E” and double posting to COPA for drop shipment by changing the CE category.

Configured new Financial Statement version for European BU’s

Resolved various issues on sales order costing and settlement of service orders

Trained Cost managers as to different aspects of production order and costing of materials.

Organized KT session for new team members

International Paper, Tennessee

Position: Sr. IT Business Analyst SAP, from April 2004 till February 2008

Responsibility: - Configuration and go live support of Product Costing, COPA, CCA and Material ledger.

Involved in Blue printing, fit gap analysis, Proto typing, Realization and Go-Live support

Collaborate with different business units to identify requirements

Lead the Archiving project for CO Team (two people were reporting to me). Checked the table growth, identified the objects that need to be archived along with the tables that will be affected, laid down the archiving rules, created the test scenario and laid down user procedure to validated data. Report and t-codes that needs to be archived enabled.

Proto-typed different configurations in COPA, Product costing, CCA, PCA and Material Ledger

Configured various aspects of Product costing like valuation variant, costing variant, costing sheet, cost component structure, WIP & settlement structure

Realized and supported the Month End closing process.

End to end configuration of Material Ledger Activities with support after go-live.

Created allocation cycles to flow data from Cost centers to Business process and then from Business process to COPA.

In COPA created characteristics, value fields, defined valuation strategies, assigned it to material type, created planning lay outs, maintained different planning versions and created lots of COPA reports using report painter.

Communicated with SAP AG through OSS, got New OSS Notes created by the Developers of SAP AG, and applied it to solve the issue.

Served as a financial and controlling coordinator for BW, outlining requirements, helping data modeling, testing queries including security.

Realized info set and created quick viewer query.

Created CATT Script and LSMW Script to upload data

Configured various aspects of Cost center (Cost center, Stat. key Figure, Activity types), Splitting structure and splitting rules and Profit center master data, created groups

Configured the Schedule Manager for systematic month end closing

Created Workflow that reduced the month-end closing time substantially

Carried out the conversion for building standard cost

Tested new support packs, resolved integration issues before applying to production environment.

Created functional spec for BW reports

Defined steps in hot pack testing

Develop and unit-test the solution components

Created functional specs for very complex ABAP reports and conducted unit test to verify they are working correctly

Design and develop test plans unit, integration, system or acceptance testing

Perform system and integration testing for the data flow from MM, SD & PP

Delphi Automotive. Michigan

Position: Sr. Analyst SAP, from June 2002 to March 2004

Responsibility:- Configuration and go live support of Product Costing, COPA, CCA, Internal orders.

Project lead for implementation in China (a team of 4 people was reporting to me), gathering country specific information, involved in the Blue printing, fit gap analysis, Proto typing, Realization and Go-Live support

Analyze business processes and recommend SAP FI/CO’s best practices

Configured multiple company code with multiple currency

Configured Cost centers with multiple currency (USD, CAD, EURO & Mexican PESO)

Solved problems of Cash application

Configured new substitution and validation rules

Created new field status variants

Responsible for archiving data (CO tables)

Secured the PCA Report painter reports by company code

Modified COPA & PCA reports to reduce the execution time and minimize resource usage

Configured new COPA, CCA, PCA and special purpose ledger reports through Report Painter and Report Writer for new business and company codes going live.

Configured new variable, created new Library, report for new Special Purpose Ledger

Communicated with SAP AG through OSS, got New OSS Notes created by the Developers of SAP AG, and applied it to solve the issue.

Assisted the Security People in changing the “Authorization Profile” as per the needs of the users

Develop functional specifications for development and training activities

Trained Super users

Created BW queries on 3.0 Versions and did production support for 4 months

Modified Info Cube in BW 3.0 to add new value field and Characteristics

Carried out integration testing for BW with R/3

Perform system and integrated unit test for new functionality

Created new value field and Characteristics in COPA

Maintained Costing sheet, cost component structure

Configured costing and valuation variant for product costing

Realized Settlement Structure, Allocation structure and PA transfer structure

Supported war room

Created costing run for year-end new standards for different business and plants

Realized new characteristics group and used it in reporting

Configured new allocation cycles for new divisions went live

Created ABAP Queries for the Super users

Wrote development specs for the ABAP programmers, and conducted unit test

Ongoing production support for COPA, PCA, CCA & Product Costing issues to over 500 global users

Bayer Inc. Toronto, Canada

Position: FI Analyst, from August 2000 till June 2002.

Responsibility: -

Made various Planning versions

Uploaded Budget of the different divisions of the company

Created user useful Variants

Created ABAP Queries for the Divisional Managers

Wrote functional specs for the ABAP programmers

Realized new characteristics

Configured new derivation structure and rule

Adjusted the cost center assessment cycle as per the current needs based on the changed product hierarchy

Realized month over month income statement report through report painter

Configured new summarization level for efficient use of the system

Designed test plan and created documentation for the end user

Create Costing run for over 30000 products and updated the material master

Provided user support for all product costing, profitability analysis, Cost center accounting

Configured new validation & substitution rules

Trained users to make maximum use of the reports

Trained the Executives with down loading techniques as well as formatting Sap reports into Excel for the Top Executives of the company

Assisted in mapping the new Product hierarchy with the with the old one for about 3000 products of three divisions

Assisted the Basis People in changing the Authorization profile as per the needs of the users

Solved the end user day to day problems

ERP Solutions, Toronto, Canada

Position: SAP FI/CO Consultant

Period: April 1998 – February 2000

Designed and configured prototypes for FI /CO, in the process evolved the implementation strategies with specialization in G/L in FI, and Profitability Analysis, Profit Center Accounting and Cost Center Accounting, Overhead Management (Internal orders), Product Costing.

Participated in the feasibility study, as-is study and business process engineering

The analysis of company's nature of business and studying the business process existing systems and external relationships

Implemented the settings of enterprise structure, global settings of the organization including setting up fiscal year, business calendar (holidays)

Maintained Master Data and other basic structures for Profitability Analysis requirements and Profit Center Accounting

Configured Operating concern, derivation structures and rules in COPA

Defined Valuation strategies for Profitability Analysis.

Coordinated with other team members to integrate the settings of FI (GL) with CO, MM and SD modules for account determination for automatic postings

Eliminating post-configuration obstacles in other modules-for release of documents

Responsible for configuring automatic postings (GL)- foreign currency valuation settings, GR/IR clearing adjustment accounts, readjustment of tax and accounts for exchange rate difference, accounts for bad debts and reversals

Configure payment terms for accounts receivable

Programmed the system for Automatic Payments (AP)

Defined planning versions for specific purposes

Configured screen layouts for account group, assigning document types, number ranges to documents after analyzing the requirements, assigning of GL accounts, preparation of periodical entries for expenses (Recurring entries)

Configured company codes, controlling area, business areas, chart of accounts, operating & income statements

Involved in creation of standard hierarchy for cost centers, cost groups, cost element groups, primary and secondary cost elements, statistical keys, activity types

Created Internal Orders and used for statistical purpose

Involved in generation of various reports using Report Painter and Report Writer in COPA, EC-PCA and CCA

Defined costing sheet (the calculation base), cost components, overhead keys in Product Costing

Configured the costing and valuation variants

Created settlement structure & profile, defined settlement cost elements for settlement of actual cost collected on and order to another object in the R/3 system

End user training

Tested the accuracy of data flow from MM, SD to FI/CO Module

Academic and Professional

Masters of Commerce Major Advance Accounting

Certified Cost Accountant from the Institute of Cost and Works (Management) Accountants

Bachelors of Commerce Major in Accounting

Residential Status

Citizen of USA

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