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SAP FICO consultant

Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Posted:
January 16, 2017

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MANJULA PANDURANGAN

SAP FICO Consultant

E-mail: acyaxa@r.postjobfree.com

Cell.No: (346)***-****

Professional Summary

Having more than 12 years of total work experience in SAP including 7 years in SAP (FI/CO)

Expertise includes GL, New GL, AR, AP, Asset Accounting, Bank Accounting, EBS.

Worked in CO modules in Cost element accounting, cost centre accounting and Internal orders Profit Centre Accounting.

Involved in One Real-Time End To End Implementation Project & two Support Projects.

Implemented Bank communication management (BCM)

Excellent understanding of business processes.

Co-ordination with team members, front office and client for giving acceptable solutions to problems, queries raised by client within predefined stringent time limit.

Involved in Requirement Gathering, Business Blue Print, Documentation, Customization and Configuration, with an in-depth understanding of business processes relating to SAP Finance, Controlling and integration with SD & MM.

Strong organizational skills, in particular, an attention to detail and the ability to prepare reports in a timely and effective manner.

Ability to examine and verify financial documents and reports and skill in analyzing and interpreting financial data.

Ability to prepare a variety of financial statements, reports and analyses as well as accuracy in working with large amounts of data.

Ability to prepare business cases as needed to support a growing technology business.

Experienced in Post Implementation Production Support and training to the end-users.

Trained in the new S/4 Hana Simple Finance covering General Accounting, Asset Accounting. Migration and configuration activities for General accounting, Asset Accounting and FSCM (Collection, Cash and Dispute and Credit management)

SKILL PROFILE

FI SKILL :

SAP Financial Accounting

General Ledger / New GL / Parallel Ledgers

Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivables

Asset Accounting, Bank Accounting

Configuration of Tax/Withholding Tax

SAP BCM

Bank Communication via SWIFT / BCM

Bank Accounting and Electronic Banking Interfaces

ISO 20022, XML Standards

Bank Statements / Bank Reconciliations (EBS) – CAMT 053 with DMEE XML format

CO SKILLS:

Maintain number ranges for controlling Document and Versions

Creation of Primary and Secondary Cost Elements with appropriate Cost Element Category

Creation of cost centre and cost centre groups

Creation of Profit center, Distribution and assessment

Definition of Internal Orders Types, Order Masters and Settlement Profiles

Educational Qualifications:

MBA (Finance) from Udaipur University

BCOM from Bangalore University

Professional Work Experience:

Company : IBM

Position : SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP HANA

Client: Ericsson Feb 2015 – Till date

Ericsson (Telefonaktiebolaget L. M. Ericsson) (OMX: ERIC B, NASDAQ: ERIC), one of Sweden's largest companies, is a provider of telecommunication and data communication systems, and related services, covering a range of technologies, including especially mobile networks. Ericsson was also the inventor of Bluetooth. Directly and through subsidiaries, it also has a major role in mobile devices and cable TV and IPTV systems.

Background :

Ericsson is currently using different payment methods and different interfaces to make the payments to across the world.

They are using EDIFACT and SAP in different platforms. Now they want to bring everything into SAP as a centralised payment processing method.

Ericsson has been using EDIFACT (Idoc) and FINSTA format. Now they want to use message acknowledgement (Pain 002 XML) and CAMT 053 with the XML format.

Ericsson has currently work with 5 banks and 500 bank accounts for changing the ISO 20022 CAMT 053 XML format, I have been coordinating with major banks RBS, SEB, HSBC, SCB, CITI BANK for implementing the CGI standards for ISO 20022 (Pain.002 XML) and CAMT 0053.

I did DMEE configuration for all the banks and created test XML files and testing is being in the bank website.

Roles & Responsibilities

Positioned myself in Sweden Ericson office for a new module implementation for short term.

Responsible for End to End configuration and testing for all the Ericsson company codes

Providing KT to the newcomers about the Entire process

Analyzing the existing payment process and suggestions on areas of improvement

Successfully Implemented the Tax requirement for the complex countries like Thailand and Philippines for the client deliverable

Finalizing the payment methods and bank accounts with business coordination

Communicating with banks POC ( RBS, Citi and SEB) on the country specific requirement and the test results verification and analysis of the errors obtained

Monitored the payments made and FINSTA received by bank and updated the same to manager after the changes are gone live.

Preparing build review, Master data impact, SOD & SDD documents and presenting the same to business.

Preparation of End user documentation for training.

Interacting with Bank to design the XML file as per the bank & Country Specific requirement.

Coordinating with On Site & off shore team to complete the work on team and helping them on technical issues where and when required.

Responsible to work on post go live issues.

Coordinating with ABAP team to make required changes in DMEE tree and exit modules.

Attending regular client meetings, and submit status reports to higher management.

Company : IBM

Position: SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP R3 Version / ECC 6.0

Client: Shell (Oil & Gas Industry) Dec 2013 to Jan 2015

Roles and Responsibilities:

Tracking the tickets that arise from the customers and solving them on severity basis.

Giving day-to-day support for any FI/CO issues relating to Reports required by users through Service requests.

Configured the Automatic Payment Program, which included creation of house banks, company code payment methods, employee tolerances, terms of payment.

Sales, VAT & Use Tax Accounting: Tax Accounting Design, Configuration, Tax procedures, assignment, tax codes, tax jurisdictions, GL assignment to keys

Number ranges creation in development, test and Production system.

Create/Change of Batch Job in Development and Test system.

Responsible for coordination with ABAP programmers and providing functional specifications for the development of various projects.

Resolved issues on: GL Accounting, Accounts Receivables and Payables, Automatic Payment Program.

Providing day-to-day operational and process support to users

Resolving the tickets based on priority levels as per SLA

Company : IBM

Position: SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: SAP R3 Version / ECC 6.0

Client: Ericsson Apr 2012 to Nov 2013

Roles and Responsibilities:

Supporting the existing implementation and answering the queries of users.

Tracking the tickets that arise from the customers and solving them on severity basis.

Giving day-to-day support for any FI/CO issues relating to Reports required by users through Service requests.

Configured the Automatic Payment Program, which included creation of house banks, company code payment methods, employee tolerances, terms of payment.

Responsible for coordination with ABAP programmers and providing functional specifications for the development of various projects.

Monitoring work history for all the tickets until it is closed down.

Ensuring smooth process of the project at the client side.

Resolved issues on: GL Accounting, Accounts Receivables and Payables, Automatic Payment Program.

Providing day-to-day operational and process support to users

Resolving the tickets based on priority levels as per SLA

Conduct problem analysis and communication the solution to the user.

Coordinating with development team for the new development going in production system. Extensive testing for the new developments along with development team, before promoting to production system.

Executing tests relating to FI module for the new enhancements and developments

Support for month end and year-end financial activities.

Company : IBM

Designation : SAP FICO Consultant

Environment: ECC 6.0

Client: TI Cycle of India Oct 2010 to Mar 2012

TI CYCLES OF INDIA is one of the largest Integrated bicycles Manufactures in Asia. Its products include manufactures high quality of bicycle for both domestic and international market. TI CYCLE is part of the Muragappa Group.

Responsibilities

Responsible for the Full Life Cycle Delivery of the SAP General ledger, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable and Tax configuration.

General Ledger:

Chart of account creation, Company code and company, Fiscal Year Variant, Posting period variant, Number range creation, Field status group, setting up account group, Clearing process, like open item clearing and

Cash journal configuration and different FSV

Accounts Receivable:

Defined Customer Master data, Customer account group, number ranges, Created tolerance groups etc

Tax code for Sales tax / Purchase

In Accounts Receivable, Configured Customer Accounts Groups, Tolerances and configured the system for customized A/R customer statement. Configured special G/L indicator for down payments

Accounts Payable:

Defined Vendor master data

Vendor account group, number rang creation,

Screen layout rules

APP- Automatic payment program

Configured special G/L indicator for down payments.

Involved in FI- MM and FI- SD integration

Asset Accounting

Asset master data, Organization structure, Chart of Depreciation, Depreciation area and key, Depreciation key, Depreciation Run, Asset acquisition, write-off. Asset Creation, Asset Class

-Bank Accounting: Created house banks and configured manual bank statement and Cash journal configuration

-Involved in creating Financial statement version – FSV for India location company code as per the country specific requirement.

Controlling:

Maintain Controlling Area, Basic Settings Assign Company Code to controlling area, Maintain Versions, Maintain Number Ranges for CO Documents, Maintain Allocation Structures, Maintain Allocation Structures Assignments, Maintain Allocation Structures.

Automatic creation of primary and secondary cost element.

Created cost center, profit center, cost center hierarchy and profit center hierarchy, Internal order and internal order settlement, AUC and settlement process to the asset Accounting.

Profitability Analysis (COPA): Creating Operating Concern, Maintaining Characteristics, and Maintaining User-Defined Characteristics and value fields.

SAP END USER EXPERIENCE

Designation: Office Associate

Environment: ECC 4.7

Company: ITC Ltd (Foods Division) June 2007 to Sept 2010

ITC Ltd is a company having interests in FMCG & Tobacco, Hotels, Paper Board & Packaging and Agri Business. Foods Division of ITC Ltd manufactures various food products under Brands like ‘Sunfeast’, ‘Aashirwaad’, ‘Kitchens of India’ & ‘Candyman’.

Job Roles & Responsibilities

Participated in the implementation of E-Payment Structure & Processing the payments.

Ensuring payment document creation & Extracting transactions from SAP after the Digital signatures and uploading the payments file in bank portal.

Handling of Reconciliation of Bank account Statement on day to day basis in SAP

Checking and processing Revenue bills and Service bills from Admin, Human Resource and Research and development departments

Accounting the Pay In Slip (PIS) and cheque Encashment in SAP,

Handling Travel and expenses payment of the employees and posting the JV in SAP.

Handling Cash payments and Reconciliation of Cash Statement in SAP.

Drafting letters to the bank and advising the banker on any issues such as stop payment advice, issue of ratification letters, pay order cancellation etc

Ensuring proper documents of undertaking & bill of exchange to the bank for Export Documents.

Accounting the Pay In Slip (PIS) and cheque Encashment in SAP.

Non-SAP Accounting Experience

Designation : Accounts Executive

Environment: Tally

Company Yatra Exhibits Pvt. Ltd. Dec 2005 to May 2007

Job Roles & Responsibilities

Maintaining office Accounts by using Tally Software Package.

Handling of Cashbook, Bankbook and Bank Reconciliation.

Handling of Bills Receivables and Bills Payables.

Coordinating the functional & administrative activities of the company.

Scheduling of appointments for the sales staff in C.E.O

Preparation of invoices/receipts/letters & work order etc.

Handling office expenditure, Purchases & maintaining records.

Follow up of payments by sending payment reminders.

Designation : Accounts Executive

Environment: Tally

Company: T.S RAJAN & CO May 2004 to Nov 2005

Job Roles & Responsibilities

Maintaining clients Accounts by using Tally Software Package.

Handling of Cashbook, Bankbook and Bank Reconciliation.

TDS Filing. Income Tax filing. Handling bank transactions.

Preparation of Balance sheet & profit and loss a/c.

Handling of Bills Receivables and Bills Payables.



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