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King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States
November 07, 2019

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Muhammad Zahid

Cell: 404-***-**** * E-Mail: (US Citizen)


SAP HR, Payroll, Time and Benefits functional, implementation & support experience for over 10 years

Expertise in Implementation, Maintenance and Support of Payroll, Time and Benefits modules

Performed setup of Benefits Administration, OM, PA, PD and ECM

Involved in Successfactor Employee Central implementation, requirements gathering and setup

Worked with multiple full life cycles, ASAP methodology, Solution Manager & Project Management

Worked with custom rules, schemas for SAP Payroll & TM to fulfill business requirements

Developed various SAP HR reports with SAP Query, Ad hoc Query and Query Manager

Working knowledge of HR ABAP, FI/CO, HANA, BO 4.2, BW 7.5 and NetWeaver 7.4

Experience in Data Analysis, problem solving, testing, Functional Specs & Test Script creation in HPQC


SAP Certified Application Associate – HCM with SAP ERP 6.0 EHP6

SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

SAP Certified Technology Associate – System Administration (Oracle DB) with NW 7.31


SAP Modules: Success Factor EC, SAP HCM, Payroll, Time, Benefits, OM, PA, ESS/MSS

Database/Tools: Oracle 11g, SQL Server, SQL,PL/SQL SQL*Loader, Import/Export, LSMW, BI/BO

OS: Windows 2003/2008/2012, Linux, Red Hat/Suse, AIX 5.2, 5L, 6.3/Solaris 8, 9, 10 /HP-UX


American Airlines, Tempe, AZ

SAP HCM Senior Consultant

Aug 2019-Present

Providing in writing FDS, assisting technical team and developers in Auto Time and Attendance project

Coordinated with business team, analyzed requirements, performed gap analysis

Created Functional Design Specification (FDS) Document for Inbound interface of Auto Time and Attendance to populate IT2010 Wage Types

Developed FDS for Incentive Cash for Advantage Credit Card Inbound Interface from Dynamic Marketing System (DMS) to SAP and developed FDS for outbound interface for monthly acknowledgement file from SAP to DMS

Developed FDS for Child support Garnishment inbound interface to process order

Coordination with team, discussed business processes, and translated into SAP solutions

Helped technical team to prepare Technical Design document based on the FDS

Prioritized task and coordinated with business team and clarified business requirements

Provided support to data migration of time and attendance legacy to SAP HCM

Worked with the business users and facilitated User Acceptance testing

Provided inputs to maximize utilization of SAP HR best practices

Nike, Hillsboro, OR

SAP HCM Senior Consultant

May 2018-July 2019

Providing L1 Production support to SAP HCM modules, helping and coordinating security, ABAP, rewards and integration team to resolve issues on top priority to avoid SLA

Production Support of SAP HCM Modules (Payroll, Time, Benefits, OM, PA, SAP ECC Integration with ADP Global View, ESS/MSS Portal)

Used Service Now tool to maintain all Tasks, Incidents and resolved in time to avoid SLA’s

Coordained with end users thru Screen Share, Cisco Jabber, Email to understand and resolve issues

Interacted with Abapers, Security, Rewards and Integration team if issues required their help in resolution

Reviewed Technical and Functional design document to follow business process

Worked on DoU (Document of Understating) for SAP HCM Modules

Resoled inbound/outbound interface issues for various reasons like bad data of missing email address

Reviewed Org Structure and resolved their objects relationship

Resolved issues with WTs Permissibility, their Processing Class, Cumulation Class and Evaluation Class

Coordinated with security team to provide required roles for ESS/MSS Portal

Worked with team and added IT532 to ADP GV for China Payroll.

Coca Cola, Atlanta, GA

SAP HCM Senior Consultant

Jun 2017-Dec 2017

Responsible to configure, maintain and resolved issues for US/Canada Payroll, Time and Benefits modules

Payroll/Benefits Administration

Wrote payroll rules to resolve Medical after tax deduction issue for one cent different due to split by cost center in the middle of payroll period

Used LSMW to mask SSN for US and SIN for Canada in Quality after refresh from Production

Configured system to map WT to T4, T4A and Releve1forms for Retiree Voluntary Benefits for Canada

Reviewed, applied BSI regulatory bulletins till 118, cyclic Q and performed synchronization with SAP

Coordinated with Basis, reviewed, archive/delete audit log, spool log, trace and output files to spare space

Configured system to add new company code and assigned new FEIN number and tested system

Managed and uploaded custom messages to be displayed on paystub for US and Canada employees

Resolved Benefits pension plan by changing Parameter to ‘PER’ to consider prorate amount

Used Tax update utility RPUTXUK0 to update Provincial (IT462) and Federal (IT463) Tax credit for Canada Employees for 2018

Personnel Administration

Configured Personnel Area, Personnel Sub-Area, Employee Group and Employee Sub-Group

Created and configured Wage Types, customized Processing Classes, Evaluation Classes and Cumulation Classes

Defined primary wage types and wage types permissibility for PSA and ESG in Basic Pay.

Created payroll areas, payroll periods, date modifiers and assigned control record to each payroll accounting area

Maintained Pay Scale Structure using Pay Scale Type, Pay Scale Area, Pay Scale Group, Pay Scale Level

Configured Info types, Infogroup for PA30, PA40 as per the client requirements

Created Dynamic Actions and modified personal actions

Configured wage types for direct and indirect valuations for yearly employee’s merit review

Maintained integration between Organizational Management and Personnel Administration

Organizational Management

Created Org Units, Jobs, Tasks, and Positions, Cost Center, maintained Org Structure and defined their relationship

Maintained Integration between OM and PA using different reports (RHINTE00, RHINTE10, RHINTE20, RHINTE30)

Defined hierarchy of different Org Units and maintained relationship of different objects.

Maintained number ranges for Organizational units

JetBlue Airways, Long Island City NY

SAP HCM Senior Analyst

Jan 2016 – May2017

Responsible to maintain Payroll, Time and Benefits modules, Configuration and setup for Union and Non-Union Crewmembers

Payroll Administration

Managed semimonthly and weekly payrolls for union and non-union crewmembers

Setup new WT for extra pay for union crewmembers based on certain extra hours

Setup evaluation class for imputed income not to display on paystub

Applied BSI regulatory bulletins (Tubs) till 80 and applied cyclic L to keep tax factory current

Maintained wage type permissibility for certain wage Types to allow for IT14 and IT15

Time Management

Performed time evaluation for union and non-union crewmembers

Worked with HR Team and resolved CATS profile issues of crewmembers

Reviewed and configured work schedules, absences, attendances and quotas

Setup feature VTART to define default values of substitution types

Benefits Administration

Configured medical, dental, vision and FSA plans for union and non-union crewmembers

Ran participation monitoring report and fixed configuration setting

Reviewed and fixed compensation model for ESPP

Configured limit on deduction to include profit sharing contribution towards 401K

Maintained HSA contribution limit for coverage of family and Individual

NPL, Phoenix, AZ

SAP HCM Functional Consultant

Apr 2014-Dec 2015

The job objectives are to analyze business requirements, maintain, configure and resolve issues of BSI Tax Factory 9.0, 10.0d, PY, BN, TM, OM and PA. Also fulfill the user requirements of SAP query

Successfactor Employee Central

Involved in workshops and gather requirements for Successfactor EC to setup employees profile

Managed and coordinated with implementation partners to ensure project is on time and in budget

Explored, discussed, interviewed, provided suggestions and maintained configuration workbook

Configured and tested foundation and employee data objects as per the workbook requirements

Worked on Roles Based Permissions and security setup for different department

Involved and coordinated with integration team to move data from SAP HCM to Successfactor

Payroll Administration

Configured system for credit reduction States to print form 940 Schedule A and updated rates

Upgraded BSI TF 9.0 to 10.0d and applied regulatory bulletins

Configured BSI TF 10.0d and SAP system for Nexus Reciprocity States and override taxes in IT0234

Defined Tax Model for PA local service tax and school district tax

Fixed GL expense account in posting to finance, configured CATS profile for weekly payroll

Wrote rule to avoid double deduction in ER contribution in off-cycle payroll for HSA plan, ER deduction should take place only in regular payroll run

Downloaded SAP notes for new updates and changes for HRSP up to 82 and tested system

Benefits Administration

Configured new union 401K catch up plans and created new wage types and assigned

Configured HSA catch up plan for employees age greater than 55 years in current year

Changed Benefits schema Param1 value to PER to calculate prorate amount who join/leave in the middle of week for health, savings and insurance plans

Updated union rates in benefits and also maintain payroll data

Change PCL 78 for HSA catch up plan to fix third party remittance

Personal Administration

Added new PA and PSA for California State

Configured dynamic actions to call IT207, 208, 209 and 210 if there is change in address

Corptoolkit, Warrenville, IL

SAP HR Functional Consultant

Jan 2013–Mar 2014

The job objectives are to analyze business needs, maintain, configure and resolve issues of BSI Tax Factory 9.0, PY and TM

Payroll Administration

As a Functional Lead interacted with business and IT users to understand AS-IS process based on which the new TO-BE process needs to be modeled

Configured garnishment and resolved GL posting issues

Involved in creating cut-over plan and check list for End to End Payroll process

Provided functional support for payroll, time and Benefits modules

Maintained MS Project Plan with different tasks and completion schedule

Time Management

Configured basic settings to include public holidays and early closures (half day) in holiday calendar

Defined break schedules, daily work schedules and assigned to period work schedules

Used features SCHKZ, TMSTA, LLREP, and QUOMO to default configuration values on to master data

Configured absence and attendance quotas, defined base entitlements (T559E), and Generated rules for quota selection (T559L)

Defined attendance, absence, overtime to be used specifically on Time Statement Form

Comcast, Philadelphia, PA SAP HR Functional Consultant Sep 2012 – Dec 2012

The project objectives are to automate the process of compensation to include the recovery of overpaid bonus. Involved in review, analyze requirements and configuration of system. Perform unit, integration testing using HPALM.

Payroll Administration

Wrote rules to make sure that employee is not paid below State minimum wages after deduction

Maintained constant values for State min wages and recovery percentage of over payment for 50 states

Developed functional design document and delimit IT0014 after overpaid bonus amount is recovered

Created defects in HPALM for auto recovery of overpayments and delimiting IT0014-WT4570

Unit testing with different scenarios to include high/low percentage and high/low flat amount.

American Water, Cherry Hill, NJ SAP HR Functional Consultant Jan 2012 – Jun 2012

The project objectives are to implement HTR Benefits and Payroll modules. My responsibilities are to gather and analyze requirements, configure system, unit and integration testing, execute test scripts in HPALM and develop SAP queries.

Benefits and Payroll Administration

Configured Health plans to include medical, dental and vision for regular, dependent and retirees for union and non-unions employees

Configured Insurance plans to include basic life, dependent life, optional life, supplemental life, voluntary life, spouse life, short term disability, long term disability and defined different age group for union and non-union employees

Defined savings plans to include 401k catch-up, 401k military leave, deferred comp, DCA and regular 401k plans with different employer and employee contribution

Defined employee stock purchase, flexible spending account and COBRA plans

Defined benefits adjustment reasons, first and second program grouping with BENGR and BSTAT features to default required plans to IT0171

Configured dependent/beneficiary eligibility rules, defined automatic and default plan selection

Responsible for outbound and inbound interfaces to included Medical for Aetna, 401k for Merrill Lynch, ESPP for E*Trade and Pension Benefits for Tower Watson Vendors

Involved in payroll configuration and executed with different payroll areas and verified payroll result

Verified different employee and employer contribution for different benefits plans

Developed SAP query to list all COBRA term employees and ad-hoc queries as needed by business

Executed test scripts and logged defects to HPALM for different employee ‘s action and payroll

Defined and used LSMW to load Tax Authorities data to table v_t5uti and verified result

Read and understand ABAP code for user exits used in benefit plan selection

Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Deerfield, IL SAP HR Functional Consultant Jan 2011 – Dec 2011

SAP HR Functional Consultant

The project objectives were to expand SAP HCM globally to six countries. My responsibilities were to analyze requirements, work as liaison between on site and off shore teams, complete unit and integration testing of the Personnel Administration module

Personnel Administration

Analyzed scope and involved in user requirements for global implementation of PA in six countries and maintained template across all countries in order to support the same look and feel

Organized meetings and worked as liaison between on-site and off-shore teams

Participated and analyzed in defining different wage types and infotypes for each country

Reviewed, analyzed and provided advice on dynamic action for each country

Analyzed impact of interfaces and reports for HR and LSO due to the global implementation

Updated and maintained different RICEF objects, tasks on company share point and lotus notes

Interacted with business users and developed functional design documents for data conversion, vendor information, retirement and employee incentive percentage

Performed unit, integration testing across all countries, reviewed and completed tests on outbound interfaces and reports, documented defects found during testing

Documented and maintained go-live cutover tasks

SunGard, Devon, PA SAP HR Functional Consultant July 2005 - Dec 2010

The objectives of this project are to review, analyze, design and implement Payroll and TM. My responsibilities were working with key Business users to gather requirements to design, develop and implement business processes

Payroll Administration

Defined semi-monthly period, date modifiers, created Payroll area and generated Payroll periods

Created wage type catalog, checked and assigned to wage type group for Basic pay

Configured features to include LGMST, TARIF and ABKRS to default values for Basic Pay wage type, Pay Scale Type and Area, and Payroll Area respectively.

Worked with US Payroll schemas, sub-schemas U000, UTX0,UT00 and Payroll driver RPCALCUO

Define tax companies, processed quarterly & annual filings for 941, 940 and W-2 thru tax reporter

Generated quarterly, annual reports based on Federal & State Tax Authorities, reviewed & fixed data

Configured Absences valuation rules for paid leave, defined valuation classes and assigned wage type

Worked in retroactive accounting, wage type valuation, absence valuation factoring and accruals

Configured cumulation periods, cumulation wage types, and deduction wage types

Defined symbolic accounts, wage types posting attributes, mapped to GL accounts

Executed DME Preliminary Program to extract payment data from BT table to be used in subsequent check printing program (RFFOUS_C) and ACH file generation program (RFFOUS_T)

Developed test scripts and procedures for parallel testing, assisted in testing business processes

Provided production support to business users and resolved issues

Time Management

Configured holidays, holiday calendar, daily work, break, period work and work schedule rule

Created absence type, attendance types, quota deduction, counting rules & absence counting rules

Defined base entitlements (T559E), generated rules for quota selection (T559L)

Defined time Quota Compensation methods & assigned wage types for quotas to be compensated

Generated absence quota and evaluated time data by report RPTIME00

Organizational Management

Participated in creating Org units, Jobs, Positions, Tasks, Work Centers in Simple & Expert Mode

Involved in assigning cost centers to Organizational Units to integrate with controlling module

Participated to define objects relationship to support Organizational Plan and reporting structure

Involved in creating Dynamic Actions for org units, positions and jobs, defined number ranges for org

Activated integration between OM and PA with PLOGI ORGA and synchronized with reports RHINTE00, RHINTE10, RHINTE 20, and RHINTE 30

Personnel Administration

Involved in defining Enterprise Structure, Personnel Structure and Pay scale Structure

Participated in configuring user parameters and number range intervals for personnel numbers

Customized Infogroups and menus for various personnel actions as per requirements

Used feature LGMST, TARIF, ABKRS to default Basic Pay WT, Pay Scale type/area & PR Area

Defined administrators for personnel areas and defaulted to master data using PINCH Feature

Ciena Corporation - Linthicum, MD Sr. Software Engineer Jan 2001 – June 2005

Projects scope to include conversion of HR employee data from acquired companies and outbound Interface from HR to ADP

Oracle HRMS Application Conversion

Gathered required data from key business users and mapped fields to HR system

Performed conversion of employee from acquired companies and loaded merit review data

Developed interface program in PL/SQL for employees benefits, 401k plan to run every Payroll cycle

Oracle HR to ADP Integration

Mapped fields from Oracle HR application tables to ADP Payroll data fields for integration

Modified ADP connection views to add additional fields required by ADP PCPW application

Created ADP translation table to manipulate data as per requirements


MS in Management Information System

Accenture in-house training in various SAP HTR modules and diploma in Oracle RDBMS.

In-house and Oracle Corporation training in HRMS, Workflow, GL, AP and AR

Corporate Training in Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Essbase multi-dimensional database

Various web base trainings in self-development like, leadership, project management and MS products

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