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September 24, 2019

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AMITABHA SENGUPTA

SAP (FI/CO) Consultant

Woodbridge, New Jersey

551-***-****

adaftk@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Summary

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About 12 years of strong functional experience in implementing, configuring, integrating, testing, customizing, document preparation, user training and post-production support SAP R/3 FICO version 4.7C, ECC 6.0 - EHP 7, S/4 Hana

Have done 3 Full life cycle projects in configuration, implementation & customization.

Expertise in FI-General Ledger (New GL), FI-Accounts Payable, FI-Accounts Receivable, FI-Asset Accounting, FI-Investment Management, FI-Project System, CO-Cost Center Accounting, CO-Profit Center Accounting, Internal Order, FSCM- Collection & Dispute Management.

Over 20 years of total domain experience in accounting, controlling, financial analysis and management. Passed the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam.

1-1/2 year experience in Migration to S/4 Hana- Simple Finance with G/L, Asset Accounting and Accounts based COPA and support / maintenance in various modules.

Exposure in Migration from ECC 6.0 to S/4 Hana, taking all precaution steps before migration and after migration.

Extensively worked on gathering Functional Business Requirements, analyzing business requirements, Mapping Business Process Requirements in SAP System, Implementation/ Customization/ Configuration, Integrating with other sub modules within SAP, Testing, Documentation and End User Training.

Experience in Electronic Banking Interfaces- Lockbox, EBS etc.

Experience in FI integration with SD & MM and AA integration with PS modules. Thorough understanding of relationship between various SAP modules and of overall business processes such as Order-to-Cash, Procure-to-Pay etc.

Experience with 3rd Party system like Vertex and Blackline.

Maintenance of various Master Data and Import from legacy systems to SAP R/3 using LSMW.

IDOC Management- identifying issues related to IDOC postings and resolution thereof.

Worked with SOX Compliance, Internal and External Audit Team.

Experience in leading Teams of 6-8 members..

Strong interpersonal and communication skills, systematic approach and ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment and ability to work within a team and strong organizational skills.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN SAP (FICO)

Infosys Ltd From Nov 2018 till Present

Infosys Ltd is a Leader in Global marketplace and among the top technology firms in the world

Project details:

Client – Dow Jones (Princeton, NJ) From Nov 2018 till Present

SAP S/4 Hana

Role- Lead SAP FICO Consultant

Leading a Team of 6 members for Support, Development, Configuration and testing in the area of GL, AP, AR, AA, Banking, Tax, PS, CO in S/4 Hana and various Interfaces with 3rd Party Systems, eg. Blackline for Account Reconciliation, Vertex for Taxation, Concur for Employee Expenses etc.

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Supporting and resolving various Tickets from Users in relation to SAP FICO and various Interfaces, Batch Jobs and Adobe Portal etc.

Handling various Change Requests for customization on various SAP FICO Functionalities. Created Functional Specifications for implementing new process/enhancement of existing functionality/modification of existing process.

Worked with developers to develop interfaces with Concur, Blackline and other 3rd party software.

Configured payment medium format, Note to payee, and payment medium format mapping setting in and Creation of variant for each company code and House bank combination. Worked with technical team to create new DMEE structures for XML, ACH file formats for payment methods and involved in DMEE files testing with Bank.

Configured Distribution Cycles for expense and revenue allocation and supporting allocation activities. with developers to develop programs for extending Profit Center Allocation Cycles from activities, upload Cost Centers to Cost Center Groups within the cycles.

Configured new Transfer variant for Asset transfer Intercompany and Intracompany, created Bonus Depreciation keys and other types, created LSMW for Asset Master Data Changes, defined asset class and integration with General Ledger etc.

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) From July 2014 to Nov 2018

TCS is a Leader in Global marketplace and among the top 10 technology firms in the world.

Project details:

Client- Duracell (Chicago, IL) From Feb 2017 to Nov 2018

ECC 6.0, S/4 Hana, EHP 7

Role- Lead SAP FICO Consultant

Support and Enhancement Project in the areas of GL, AP, AR, AA, IM, PS and FSCM, for this Manufacturing Co.

Lead a Team of 8 members for Support, Testing, Configuration, and Enhancements in relation to FI-General Ledger, FI-Accounts Payable, FI-Asset Accounting, FI-Accounts Receivable, FI- Project System, CO-Cost Center Accounting, CO-Profit Center Accounting, FSCM – Collection and Dispute Management.

Worked on Migration from ECC 6.0 to S/4 Hana- Simple Finance Version 1610, taking all precaution steps before migration and after migration. Prepared Pre cutover activities for system Migration and analysis for migration issues

Configured General Ledger, New Asset Accounting and CO-PA in S/4 Hana- Simple Finance

Analyzed all the custom reports and involved with technical team for enhancing the performance in S4/HANA. Ensured the reports in data are correctly extracted from new tables in HANA.

Worked with technical team for Fiori activation.

Handled various Change Requests for customization. Created Functional Specification Templates for implementing new process/enhancement and worked with developers to implement the same.

Involved in preparation of Business Blueprint using questionnaire and interviews with senior business users for new Company Code and related configuration set up in other country (China, Argentina).

Configured Electronic Bank Statement. Created Accounts Symbol, assigned Accounts to Account Symbols, Created Keys for Posting Rules, Defined Posting Rules, Created Transaction types and assigned External Transaction types to Posting Rules, assigned bank accounts to Transaction types.

Configured and designed Project System – created Project Profiles, Project Types, Settlement Profile, Allocation Structures, Settlement Rules, integration with Investment Management and Fixed Asset. Resolved various issues related to settlement of WBS to Asset.

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Worked on setting up of standard SAP functionality for FSCM- Collection and Dispute Management. Setup for collection strategies, collection work lists, and integration with Account Receivable. Defined Basic Rule and Collection Rule, Collection Segment, Collection Profile and Collection Group, Attribute Profile, Case Type, Maintained setting for Promise to Pay. Set up for Dispute cases and role assignment, processing the dispute case receivable. Created Attribute Profile, Attribute Value, Profile for Case Search, Status Profile, Case Type, Integration with Accounts Receivable.

In Cost Center and Profit Center Accounting, Configured and customized the basic settings, maintaining profit center hierarchy, assignments, CO-Objects to Profit Centers, distribution and assessment of costs, maintaining of default cost center and profit centers, settlement of Internal Orders etc.

Client- Johnson & Johnson (Piscataway, NJ) From May 2015 till Jan 2017

SAP R/3, ECC 6.0

Role- Lead SAP FICO Consultant

Johnson & Johnson is one of top medical devices, consumer health and pharmaceutical companies in the World.

Support, Testing, Configuration and Enhancement in the areas of areas FI-General Ledger, FI-Accounts Payable, FI-Asset Accounting, FI-Accounts Receivable, Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, Intercompany Accounting.

Supported and resolved various Tickets from Users in relation to GL, AP, AR, AA, CCA, PCA, Various Interfaces, Batch Jobs, and Adobe Portal etc.

Advised Client on various Process Improvement in Ticket Management and Month End, Quarter End and Year End Closing activities. Prepared various documents for Self Service by users.

Monitored Interfaces and Batch jobs and coordinated between technical teams and end users community.

Worked as a Team-Lead and good hands on experience in handling Offshore Team and helping the team in resolving production support issues.

In Profit Center Accounting, Configured and customized the basic settings, maintaining profit center hierarchy, assignments, CO-Objects to Profit Centers, distribution and assessment of costs

Configuration of FI-AA-Defined Asset Classes, Chart of Depreciation, Depreciation Areas, creation of screen layouts and no. ranges, creation of dep. Keys like ordinary depreciation, special depreciation, Configured Account Determination and posting rules, Integration with GL, Capitalization of Asset Under Construction, Configuration of transactions like acquisitions, retirements & transfers of assets.

Created and maintained various Master Data like GL Accounts, Cost Centers, Profit Centers, Fixed Assets, Vendors, Customers etc. using LSMW tool.

Monitored and resolved issues related to Month End, Quarter End and Year Closing activities.

Client - KPMG (Montvale, NJ) From July 2014 to April 2015

SAP R/3, ECC 6.0

Role- Sr SAP FICO Consultant

KPMG is a Global company for professional services and one of the top Big 4 Accounting / Audit firm.

Support, Testing, Configuration and Enhancement in the areas of areas FI-General Ledger, FI-Accounts Payable, FI-Asset Accounting, FI-Accounts Receivable.

Configured terms of payment, tolerances, incoming payment, payment advice, automatic payment. Set up House Banks, set up Lockbox accounts, defined Control Parameters for BAI2 file Import in Accounts

Receivable (A/R). Defined Parameters for partial payment clearing. Configured automatic payment program for outgoing payments for various company codes in Accounts Payable (A/P).

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Configured Electronic Bank Statement. Created Accounts Symbol, assigned Accounts to Account Symbols, Created Keys for Posting Rules, Defined Posting Rules, Created Transaction types and assigned External Transaction types to Posting Rules, assigned bank accounts to Transaction types. Also Configured Manual Bank Statement.

Configured and Customized CO – General Controlling, Cost and Revenue Element Accounting, Overhead Cost Controlling, Cost Center Accounting; and Internal Orders. In Cost Element Accounting created Primary and Secondary Cost elements, Cost Element Groups, Cost Element Attributes.

Successfully collaborated with technical team to develop Interface with various 3rd party Software.

Created different Validation Rules as per Business requirement.

Prepared Functional Specifications and Development of various enhancement and reports.

Wipro Ltd From Sep 2012 to Jun 2014

Wipro is a Global Company provider of comprehensive IT Solutions and services.

Project details:

Client- GE Lighting (Cleveland, OH) From Sep 2012 to Jun 2014

SAP R/3, ECC 6.0

Role- Sr SAP FICO Consultant

GE Lighting is a global leader in the lighting industry, offering professional and consumer lighting solution.

System configuration and testing & in the areas FI-General Ledger, FI-Accounts Payable, FI-Project System & Investment Management and FI-Asset Accounting .Participated in the preparation of Business Blue Print (AS-IS Analysis, TO-BE Analysis, Fit-Gap analysis)

Configured global settings and organization structure. Set up Company Codes, Chart of Accounts,, Positing variants, Fiscal year variants, Inter Company transactions, Foreign currencies, Configured New GL, Leading and Non Leading Ledgers, Document Splitting functionality.

Configuired Document Type, Number Ranges, Real Time Integration between FI and CO, Tolerance Group, Defined Functional Areas, Foreign Currency Valuation methods, Maintained Exchange rate quotations.

Configured Fixed Assets-Defined Chart of Depreciation, Depreciation Areas, Asset Class, Maintained Depreciation Keys, configured Account Determination, Integration with GL, Capitalization of Asset Under Construction, Integration with Project System for Settlement of Assets, Configuration for Advance Payment for Assets through Project System, Configuration of transactions like acquisitions, retirements & transfers of assets. Master Data transfer from Legacy System.

Configured various requirements for Investment Management and Project Systems, like Investment Profile, Program Type, Budget system, Budget Distribution, Planning Profile, Settlement Profile and Settlement Rule for Cost Allocation, Project System Structure, Project Profile, WBS Elements. Integration with Fixed Asset.

Configured integration of FI with SD and MM. Configured LIV (Logistics Invoice Verification) including automatic account assignment for MM by valuation class. Used various processing keys such as BSX, GBB, PRD and WRX for account determination.

Collaborated with technical developers in developing various RICEFWs related to various enhancement & interface requirement from Client.

Worked with Data Migration team in transition of legacy system to SAP, Involved in the Mapping and Migration of Historical data into SAP. Mapping involved mapping of Master Data, Receivables, G/L accounts balances, Asset balance, Project Balance.

Written Training Material and trained the Super Users on various transactions and functionality in the area of GL, PS, IM and AA.

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Luceo Inc (Subsidiary of Emtec Inc) From Jul 2007 to Aug 2012

Lueco Inc is a US based IT Solution provider Company which became a Subsidiary of Emtec Inc in 2008.

Project details:

Client –Emtec Inc. Springfield, NJ From Dec 2010 to Aug 2012

SAP R/3, ECC 6.0

Role- Sr SAP FICO Consultant

Emtec Inc is an Information Technology Company which delivers IT services and Solutions to major organizations in North America & abroad including Federal Government, Healthcare Sector, Education Sector, Retail business etc. Headquartered in New Jersey, it has several locations across US and subsidiaries in Canada and India.

System configuration, testing & support in the areas of FI-GL, FI AR, FI-AP & some CO-CCA. Participated in the preparation of Business Blue Print (AS-IS Analysis, TO-BE Analysis, Fit-Gap Analysis), prepared high-level design using questionnaires, user meetings and user workshops.

Work with developers to transition functional specs into technical design documents, gathering

Documents of new business requirements, creating functional design, executing related testing and training of the resulting solution.

Configured Enterprise Structure, company codes, chart of accounts, account groups, retained earnings account, fiscal year variant, posting period variant, field status variants, document types & number ranges, and tolerances groups.

Configured New General Ledger and assigned various scenarios to Leading and Non-Leading ledgers. Configured Document Splitting functionality.

Configured Special G/L transactions like Down Payment to vendors and from Customers, Created FI-AR customer groups, Receivables and employee tolerances, terms of payment, Configured dunning program. Developed and tested numerous report specifications for AR.

Configured House banks, G/L bank accounts and electronic back transfers.

Lockbox configuration and processing, defining lockbox accounts at house banks.

Creation of FI-AP vendor groups, creating number ranges and assigning, creation of tolerance groups, tolerance limit and payment block, creation of vendor master and document types., Configuring payment program which includes creation of bank account G/L structure, company code payment methods. Configured Duplicate Invoice Check and Unplanned Delivery Costs, setting for Sensitive fields for Dual Control in Vendor Master Record.

Configured Tax on Sales and Purchase- Defined Tax Procedures, Tax Codes, Tax accounts.

Actively participated in the CCA and PCA planning phase. Defined and configured controlling area, Assigned Company Code to Controlling Area. Defined Business Area, Functional Areas.

Configured Primary and Secondary Cost Elements, Cost Element Groups, Profit Centers etc.

In Cost Center Accounting created cost centers, activity types, statistical key figures, Standard Hierarchy.

Created FI/CO training documents and trained end users. Developed and documented accounting procedures needed during month end and year-end closing.

Supporting daily processes after Go Live - interfaces and custom enhancements, Depreciation posting, Month End Closing process, Running Assessment and Distribution Cycles, Revenue Recognition process, Post Recurring entries, Capitalize Asset Under Construction, Financial Reports Generation and Reconciliation etc. Assess problem tickets raised by users and drive to solution.

Coordinated with BI-BW team to develop various Report as per Management requirements.

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Client - Aricent Technologies Holding Ltd (East Brunswick) NJ From May 2009 to Nov 2010

SAP R/3 ECC 6.0

Role- Sr SAP FICO Consultant

Aricent Group is a global innovation and technology services company. The company develops software and provides technology services to application, infrastructure, and service providers like telecommunications etc. Headquartered in New Jersey, it has several locations across the Globe.

Configuration, testing and support in the areas of FI-GL, FI AP and some CO –CCA & PCA.

Mapped current state to future state, developed test scenarios, conversion/validation plans, cutover, end user training and post go-live production support.

Analyzed existing system for AS- IS study and prepared high-level design using questionnaires, user meetings to arrive at TO-BE process and anlyzed Gap.

Configured global settings and organization structure. Set up company codes,chart of account, positing variants, fiscal year variants, foreign currencies, configured New GL, Document Splitting functionality.

Configured Tax on Sales and Purchase- Defined Tax Procedures, Tax Codes, Tax accounts.

Configured LIV (Logistics Invoice Verification) including automatic account assignment for MM by valuation class. Used various processing keys such as BSX, GBB, PRD and WRX for account determination

Configured and Customized CO – General Controlling, Cost and Revenue Element Accounting, Overhead Cost Controlling, Cost Center Accounting; and Internal Orders. In Cost Element Accounting created Primary and Secondary Cost elements, created Cost Element Groups, maintained Cost Element Attributes.

Configuration in Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA) included Creation of cost center hierarchy and cost center groups, attaching work centers to cost centers.

Implementation of Internal Orders for research and development projects. Created Internal Order, Order Groups, Budgeting, Corrected Entry Errors and Reposted Transactions.

Fulfill assigned help desk tickets. Provide functional assistance and guidance to support problem resolution and staff knowledge transfer.

Master data maintenance. Fulfill assigned help desk tickets. Provide functional assistance and guidance to support problem resolution and staff knowledge transfer.

Client - Shure Inc ( Niles, IL) Aug 2008 to April 2009

Sap R/3 5.0

Role- Sr SAP FICO Consultant

Shure Inc is manufacturer of audio equipment /accessories.

System configuration, testing & support in the areas of FI-GL, FI AR, FI-AP, FI-Cash Management.

Configured New General Ledger and assigned various scenarios to Leading and Non-Leading ledgers. Configured Document Splitting functionality.Prepared questionnaires to gather requirements for business processes, conversions, reports, interfaces and authorizations.

Involved in preparation of Business Blueprint sing questionnaire in interviews with senior management, functional and technical team members and lead, and users.

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Configured financial accounting global settings like company code, company, fiscal year variant, posting period variant, document number ranges, field status variant, field status groups, tolerance limits for employees, validations, substitutions, recurring entries, fast entry screens.

Accounts Payable: Define interest calculation types, interest indicators, accounts for item interest calculations, Defining Check Lots, Payment Terms, Set Up bank determination for all payment transactions.

Ensured compliance with change control procedures for on-going changes/enhancements/projects.

Maintained document repository for business and IT processes.

Define posting keys and posting rules for check deposit and Configuration of Automatic Payment program with Check printing and Ageing Analysis.

Accounts Receivable: Defined Tolerances, Customer groups replicating the customer base for the client, Master records, Interest calculation procedures, Cross company code transactions, integration with SD, Configured Credit management and dunning procedures.

Involved in all Month end Close activities and supporting End users on how to run depreciation, settle Asset Under Construction. Created SAP Schedule Manager for closing activities.

Configured Cash Management and Liquidity Forecast Reports. Created various Reports as per Management requirement using SAP Reports Painter

Built Final Test Plans comprising of Test Cases and Test Data for Functional, System, Regression, Integration, Back End and Users Acceptance Testing (UAT)

Client - Koch Materials Company (Wichita, KS) July 2007 – July 2008

Sap R/3 4.7C

Koch Materials Company has been providing innovative, technologically advanced, and affordable asphalt solutions. The company's international facilities supply quality asphalt emulsions, polymer modified asphalts, technologies and services to our agency and contractor customers.

Configuration, testing & support in the areas of FI-GL, FI AR, FI-AP and CO-CCA.

Mapped current state to future state, developed test scenarios, conversion/validation plans, cutover, end user training and post go-live production support.

Gap Analysis & Configuration of General Settings which includes set country specific checks, Define Regions. Maintain Calendar, Define Company, Company Code, Business Area & Controlling

Area, Maintain global parameters and Maintaining Field Status variants.

Created Customer and Vendor master records, completed settings required for Automatic Payment

Program, House Banks, Automatic Clearing Program and Carry Forward Balances.

Configured terms of payment, tolerances, incoming payment, payment advice, automatic payment.

Set up House Banks, set up Lockbox accounts, defined Control Parameters for BAI2 file Import. Defined Parameters for partial payment clearing.

Created various Reports as per Client requirement using SAP Reports Painter

Configuration in Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA) included creation of cost center hierarchy and cost center groups, Distribution and Assessment cycle set up; Planned as well as Actuals.

Configuration of activity types and planning them on different cost centers.

In Internal orders maintained order types and the corresponding settlement profiles, design screen layouts, maintained Order groups, status management, costing sheets for Overhead management, settlement rules for individual internal orders, and configures planned and budgets profiles.

Created unit and integration test scenarios and resolved configuration and business process issues resulting from testing. Analyze the Business Process and Create Test data (data sheets) for testing.

Developed various LSMW to update Master Data as per Business Requirement.

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OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE :

Controller UCA Global/ Computer Systems Inc., NJ Apr 1999 to Jun 2007

Managed and Controlled all Finance and Accounting functions of this retailing & consulting company marketing computer hardware, software products and IT Consulting. Supervising General Ledger, Monthly Closing, Monitoring Cash Flow, Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, Purchasing, Warehouse Management, Payroll, Sales Tax, Preparation of Financial Statements & Reporting, Internal Auditing, E-Commerce etc., using Great Plains Dynamics (Microsoft) & QuickBooks.

Assisted management in obtaining Term Loan from Bank. Compiled various reporting requirement like Budgets, Cash flow projections, Working Capital Requirement etc. Filing of Sales Tax returns, Corporate Tax returns, Advance Tax and complying with other corporate legal requirements. Handled External and Internal Audit. Supervising E-Commerce Division.

Manager (Finance- Accts) Halliburton Geophysical Services Ltd, India Oct 1996-Apr 1999

& Corporate Secretary (Subsidiary of Halliburton Company, USA)

Managed the Finance & Accounting functions of this company manufacturing oil sector machinery & equipment, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Inventory, Purchasing, Internal Audit, Financial Reports and Analysis.

Responsible for convening Annual General Meeting, Board Meetings, preparation of company’s Annual Report, maintenance of Minute Books, Stock records, correspondence with stockholders, payment of dividend etc., as per requirement of Corporate Laws.

Assistant Manager UP Lime-Chem Ltd., New Delhi, India Dec 1993-Sep 1996

& Corporate Secretary

Managed General Accounting function like GL, AP, AR, Inventory, Internal Audit etc. of this Lime Manufacturing Company.

Responsible for preparation and filing of Income Tax and Sales Tax returns.

Worked extensively in connection with the IPO of this Corporation e.g. preparation of Prospectus, dealing with Merchant Banks, Underwriters, enlistment of Securities with Stock Exchange. Responsible for maintenance of stock records, correspondence with 1000 stockholders and resolve their problems.

Education:

Passed CPA Exam, May 2001.

Completed Training and Internal Certification on S/4 Hana – Simple Finance.

B.Sc. –Major in Mathematics, The University of Burdwan, WB, India.

ICWA- Cost and Works Accountants of India (Equivalent to CMA in US)

CS- Company Secretary from India



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