CERTIFIED SAP R/* (FI/CO) FUNCTIONAL
●Certified SAP FICO Consultant with 14+ years of SAP implementation/Support experience with Big 4 Consulting and Fortune 500 companies
●Experience working with global business users in gathering Business requirements for Local GAAP Reporting.
●Sound SAP Financial Knowledge and configuration with excellent expertise of SAP FICO versions from 4.6 to ECC 6.0 and S/4HANA.
●Experience in full life cycle implementation of P2P and O2C SAP Applications using ASAP methodology, Understanding of “As Is” Business processes, Blue Print, Realization - Configuration, Final Preparation-Unit Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Preparation of Test Scripts, Authorization design for Roles with Security team and developing BPP's, End Users User Training Pre and Post Go Live Support.
●Experience in Project Management and Agile methodologies based on ERP implementation phase.
●Cross Functional Knowledge of Overall Business Processes in Entertainment, Telecom, Healthcare, Finance and Manufacturing Companies.
●Strong functional and testing experience in Implementation, Customization, Integration Testing, User Training and Support.
●Hands on Experience in developing testing strategy, Test Plan and Execution of QA testing involving FI (GL/AP/AR) and CO modules involving integration with SD and MM modules.
●Expertise in Analysis, Design and testing development Objects of Reports, Interfaces and Enhancements involving SAP Order To Cash and Procure To Pay Applications.
●Involved in SAP integration with Third Party using EAI Tools (XML, EDI, Files)
●Cross Functional testing with SD, MM and PP involving development and execution of test scripts using HP Quality Center.
●Experience in Vertex, POS and GRC Integration
●Used BDC, LSMW and BAPI in various projects for data upload.
●Good knowledge in SOX and SOD compliance.
●Excellent communication skills, exceptional ability to perform individually, good interpersonal relations, motivated & hard working individual.
Her major clients include Apple, Warner Brothers, Warner Home Video, Kaiser Permanente, The Limited, Toyota Motors, Honda of America, PeopleSoft, AT&T wireless and Nike.
Sr. Business Analyst V
ERP Finance, Supply Chain, Sales
FICO Lead /Consultant
SAP Retail, FICO, SD, MM
FI Integration Test Lead
Financials Integration with Health Care Vendors
Cap Gemini Ernst&Young
Full Time Employee
Sr. Management Consultant
Warner Brothers – Home Video
SAP Finance (FI/CO/PA) Integration, OTC, SCM
SAP Finance (GL/AR/AP)
PeopleSoft Finance (AR/AP) and SCM
Honda of America
Honda of Canada
FI Team Lead
PeopleSoft Finance and SCM
Product Development for Health Care Sector
PeopleSoft Financials (AP/AR/PO)
Oracle-SAP AFS Integration
Client: Apple Inc., Cupertino CA 02/2012 – 03/2017
Role: Sr. SAP FI Consultant/Lead
Environment: SAP Retail ECC6.0, FI, GL, AP, AR, SD, MM, COPA, GRC, POS, Vertex, EAI
●Responsible for full life cycle implementation of SAP FICO for Retail expansion to new country (Brazil) Roll-Out involving Local GAAP Requirements
●Responsible for Requirements Gathering through Go-Live deliverables for SAP FICO processes involving SD/MM and Local GAAP Reporting.
●Participated in SAP HANA transformation project
●Involved in Simple Finance (S/4HANA) migration project.
●Involved in SAP integration/setup of Vertex for Taxes and GRC systems
●Responsible for Point Of Sale Systems integration and Bank Refund processing with SAP FICO using EAI as middleware.
●Involved in development of Business Requirement Documents with key Business Users.
●Designed RICEF objects and documented technical design for off-site development team.
●Responsible for Configuration of New Company Code and GL Account Determination besides pricing procedures
●Assisted in Tax Configuration setup for Vertex Integration
●Worked with Integration of interfaces with Third Party OEM Vendors (Fox Conn China and Local Manufacturers)
●Responsible for Unit testing and Integration testing of these RICEF objects
●Responsible for Interfaces involving Point of Sale Systems SAP, Bank Transfer Files, Credit Card Reconciliation, Reporting systems and Tax Integration using Vertex.
●Responsible for Scheduling Jobs needed for FI Month End Close and Reports (GL, Invoice, Sales and Returns)
●Responsible for Regression testing and UAT Sign-Off from Business Users
●Supported Production Validation Tests involving verification of GL postings and Credit Card reconciliation
●Provided Knowledge Transfer Documentation and sessions for Support Teams
●Supported EMEA, APAC and AMR regions roll-outs
Client: Kaiser Permanente Emeryville CA March 2009 - November 2010
Role: Management Consultant /Integration Test Lead
Environment: FI, GL, AP, Inventory and Purchasing, Integration
●Responsible for work effort estimation along with daily, weekly PMO status reporting to Executive management for tracking and Decision making purposes. Used MS Project extensively for tracking and generating status reports.
●Responsible for testing and coordinating of all EDI interfaces with Kaiser Pharmaceutical Vendors for SCM go-Live.
●Led end-to-end implementation of integration with thirty pharmacy vendors and coordinated effort with multiple teams.
●Prototype designed and tested with top Volume vendors Bergen, Owens & Minor, Fisher for P2P process involving Purchase Order (EDI 855), ASN (EDI 856), Invoice (EDI 810) processing.
●Phase 1 involved integration Test coordination with twenty Seven Pharmaceutical Vendors like Medtronics, McKesson, Steris, Stryker, Mallinckrodt Medical etc.,
●Phase 2 Boston Scientific, Cooper Surgical, Johnson & Johnson, and Kendall to name a few.
●Involved in resolution of defects and coordinating retesting of the defects with KP IT – National EDI team, EDI Vendors, procurement and financial teams.
●Worked with user training group in developing training materials and online help material. Involved in generating reports from test director and resolution and tracking of defects using HP Quality Center.
Client: Warner Brothers Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA April 2006 - June 2008
Role: SAP FICO Management Consultant
Environment: SAP R/3 4.6, 4.7, FI, GL, AP, AR, CO, PS, PA
●Worked on end-to-end test scenarios for CANADA and US that comprised RICEF objects for Accounts Payable P2P and Account Receivable for O2C Applications
●Tested defects in payment terms, creating new banks and payment programs. Also tested interfaces for printing checks from third party application.
●Documented the testing meeting minutes and stored these documents in the Solution Manager 4.0
●Configured down payment functionally and payment medium workbench and also worked extensively on bank specific payment files to automate check and electronic payments to meet client's specific requirements.
●Involved in Requirements collection and interacted with the end users collecting business requirements, analyzed and documented them for various business processes involving Order To Cash Applications.
●Configuration and customization: Configuration of Treasury Bank Set Up and Lock Box, AP/AR Taxes, automatic account determination, FI/SD, FI/CO-PC, FI / MM Integration
●Provide Management team with regular status reports, weekly meeting with on-site managers to update the status.
●Involved in development of functional requirement documents for various business scenarios.
●System Integration testing: Prepared System Integration testing plans to cover various scenarios and conducted all test cases including exception cases, testing plans also covered different custom developments like enhancements, reports, forms and system changes
●Trained business users on various business processes like applying lockbox, running payment run and recurring entries for periodic transactions.
●Created various new (fixed asset) asset master data and tested them thoroughly in the testing client and transported them into the production.
●Performed unit testing and regression testing for different accounts payable and accounts receivable functionalities.
Client: The Limited, Columbus, OH August 2004 - March 2006
Role: SAP FI Analyst
Environment: SAP GL, FI, AP, AR, SD and MM
●Participated in SAP financial requirements gathering, configuration and customization for a large Apparel manufacturer for USA rollout.
●Involved in complete life cycle implementation of SAP R/3 for a retailer and manufacturer of apparel.
●Responsible for development and execution of test scripts SAP’s FI GL, AR and AP modules using HP Test Director.
●Go-live support and Post implementation support: Proactively resolved various production issues by prioritizing based on criticality. Provided post implementation support in FI Module and troubleshooting.
Client: Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Georgetown, KY April 2003 - June 2004
Role: Management Consultant
Environment: PeopleSoft FSCM, AP, AR
●Requirements Gathering: Interacted with the end user to understand business requirements, analyzed and documented them for various business processes in PeopleSoft Inventory, Order Management, Financials, and Purchasing, Receivables, and Payables modules.
●Fit Gap Analysis: Mapped the requirements with PeopleSoft functionality with legacy system and analyzed the gaps and suggested various custom developments like enhancements to fill the gaps. Also prepared functional specifications documents for various reports, conversions, interfaces, enhancements and customizations.
●Configuration and customization: Configured PeopleSoft inventory and purchasing module settings for all business cases including P2P. Designed several interfaces involving File layouts and Application Engine Programs.
●System Integration testing: Prepared System Integration testing plans to cover various scenarios and conducted all test cases including exception cases, testing plans also covered different custom developments like enhancements, reports, forms and system changes.
●Performed Unit Testing and Integration Testing and user Acceptance testing, Integrations testing and parallel testing.
●Go-live support and Post implementation support: Proactively resolved various production issues by prioritizing based on criticality.
Client: Honda of America Manufacturing (HAM) Marysville, OH and
Honda of Canada Manufacturing (HCM) Toronto CANADA August 2001 – March 2003
Role: Management Consultant
Environment: ERP FSCM implementation for USA and Canada
●PeopleSoft ERP global implementation involving US and Canada.
●Managed and coordinated several teams of client and developers in US and Canada. Defined the Solution Architecture for the integration of several software packages, namely Ariba, i2 with PeopleSoft. Specifically, with team of developers was responsible for configuration, design and development of several Enterprise Integration Points (EIP’s) with PeopleSoft and Third Party Applications.
●Involved in full implementation cycle of PeopleSoft8.0 /8.4 applications integration with i2 and Ariba software using middleware. Configured purchasing, financials and Inventory modules.
●Involved in Functional requirements sessions in providing inputs for developing various Enterprise Integration Points Also, involved in estimation of level of effort and resources for the same.
●Responsible for temporal scope management, level of effort estimation, issue resolution, Process Change Request estimations and capturing status from CGEY and client team members to provide input to project management. Coordinated and managed client IS teams at different locations. Also, led Knowledge Transfer sessions for the same. Involved in project planning and was responsible for deliverables involving integration of PeopleSoft system.
●Involved in Process Change Request sessions and development and Level of Effort estimations for the same. Supported Post Go-Live and Performance Tuning of the applications.
Client: PeopleSoft Inc., Pleasanton, CA December 2000 - June 2001
Role: Management Consultant
Environment: PeopleSoft FSCM (ERP Product Development)
●Involved in ERP Product Development addressing specific needs to Health Care Vendors.
●Involved in refining the functional requirement designs for the EDI Workflows, Purchase Order Activity and enhanced Vendor Information. The FRDs are developed after further analysis of the business requirements and refining initial business design. Developed Technical Design documents for the same. Also, developed design for customizing Purchase Order Activity report and Vendor details.
●Involved in development of unit test scripts, peer review check list and conducting unit test to test for variety of test inputs and outputs and validate the functionality required for the enhancements related to Purchase Order Activity Report, Vendor Information pages and EDI Workflows.
●Developed objects have been thoroughly tested in SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, Informix and Sybase databases.
Client: Nike Inc., Beaverton, OR September 1999 - October 2000
Environment: SAP Integration with Oracle
●Responsible for SAP/Oracle/e-commerce integration for footwear, apparel and equipment lines of business.
●Project included detailed process design and the use of an enterprise application integration tool to transfer and load files across systems
●Responsible for mapping of data files needed by target system
●Worked with multi-cultural teams in multiple geographic locations throughout US, Canada and some parts of Asia.
Client: AT&T Wireless, Redmond, WA March 1999 - August 1999
Environment: Cold Fusion, Web Design
●Developed and deployed Web Design for the corporation using CFML language
Report Tools Middleware
MS Project, Visio
MS Word, MS Excel
Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Informix Cobol, Unix, C, PL/SQL, ABAP, Application Packages
SQL, Todd, SQR Reports, PS Query, n Vision, Crystal reports, BW
EAI, MQ, MQSI, Web Sphere, Cross Worlds
Mercury Tools, Test Director, HP Quality Center
Ariba, i2 Item integration, EDI, Vertex, High Jump, RFID, Bar Code
Diploma in Advanced Computing 1996 CDAC, India
Bachelor of Engineering 1995 Kakatiya University, India
Certification in Accounting (UCLA-WIP)
SAP FICO Certification 2005
PeopleSoft Certification 2000