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Perrysburg, OH
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January 13, 2020

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Brief Experience Summary

Working as SAP Finance Lead with TATA Consultancy Services Limited.

I am Cost & Management Accountant and a Certified SAP Financials Professional with 14+ years of extensive experience in SAP Implementations (10), Upgrade (1) and Support Projects (4) across diverse industry and verticals Consumer Products (Pharmaceuticals, Forwarding & Logistics, Real Estate, Natural Gas, Insurance, Food & beverage, Chemicals, Service and Solar energy) for reputed and prestigious clients like Nestle, GSK, PepsiCo, Owens Corning, Panalpina, Spotless, AIA, GAIL, Flextronics, IEE, NOCIL, ISR, Godrej, Moser-bear etc.

Senior SAP R/3 Consultant with implementation experience, specializing in the functional area of Controlling (CO) especially in the area of Product Costing, Material Ledger, Profitability Analysis (COPA), Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, Internal Order Accounting & versed with Activity Based Costing and proven/demonstrated support skill in the finance (FI) areas like General Ledger, Accounts receivable, Account Payable, Bank Accounting, GST etc.

I have an experience on 8 End to End Implementations as a Project Lead, Track lead, Lead Consultant, and Functional consultant

Additionally do have more than twelve years of domain experience (Finance) with manufacturing, trading & services organizations.

Also experienced in Project management, Delivery management, Team management, Client management & escalation management specifically client facing roles.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified Cost & Works Accountant (ICWA) from The Institute of Cost and Works Accountant of India, Kolkata, INDIA.

B. Com, Delhi College of Arts & Commerce, Delhi University, Delhi, INDIA, 1992.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Consultant (Feb’2012 to till date)

HCL infosystems Limited:

Project Manager (Oct’2011 to Feb’2012)

Birlasoft India Limited:

SME, (Feb 2011 to Oct’2011)

Capgemini India:

Senior Consultant, (April 2010 to Feb 2011)

IBM Global Services:

Consultant (Advanced), (Nov 2006 to March 2010)

Tech Mahindra formally Satyam Computer Services Limited

Associate Consultant - 1, (June 2005 to Nov 2006)

T.W.Exports Pvt. Limited

Manager, Finance & Accounts (May 1995 to Jan 2005)

Skypak Couriers Limited

Internal Auditor, (Aug 1992 to May 1995)

SELECTED EXPERIENCES

SAP Work Experience

1.Owens Corning – (Aug’ 2015 to till date)

Role: SAP Finance Lead, Subject Matter Expert for CO module

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company's market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning sales revenue of $7.1 billion and employs about 20,000 people in 33countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years

Specific Responsibilities:

Experience in consulting environment as a Finance Lead

Conducting requirement gathering workshop and signoff

Proposing solution design and client signoff

Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.

Set and manage client expectations.

Develop lasting relationships with client personnel that foster client ties.

Co-ordinate with technical team for the developments required that are critical as part of the business processes and as per the Change request for the new developments

Sub-module supported for Finance:

Profitability Analysis

Product Costing

Material Ledger

Cost Center Accounting

Profit Center Accounting

Accounts Payable

Accounts Receivable

General Ledger

Bank Accounting

Internal Order Accounting

2. Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd. – (July’ 2013 to July 2015)

Role : SAP ERP Lead / Finance Lead

PANALPINA WORLD TRANSPORT (HOLDING) LTD. is headquartered in Switzerland, with offices throughout the world. Offering forwarding services, along with logistics support and supply chain management.

Specific Responsibilities:

Onsite & Offshore team management

Conducting requirement gathering workshop and signoff

Proposing solution design and client signoff

Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.

Manage day-to-day client interaction.

Set and manage client expectations.

Develop lasting relationships with client personnel that foster client ties.

Co-ordinate with technical team for the developments required that are critical as part of the business processes and as per the Change request for the new developments

Sub-module supported for Finance:

Cost Center Accounting

Profit Center Accounting

Accounts Payable

Accounts Receivable

General Ledger

Bank Accounting

Internal Order Accounting

3.SAP AOC Solutioning, presales and POC – (Dec’ 2012 to June’2013)

Role : SAP Finance Lead

ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS (AOC) an integral part of Indian Army, is responsible for the provisioning, receipt, accounting, warehousing, stocking and disposal of all types of stores, except rations, fuel, oil, lubricants, medicines and specialized engineering spares required by the army and certain stores by the allied services and other Government Departments.

Specific Responsibilities:

Requirement analysis and its Solutioning

Preparation of Technical Response document.

Solutioning & System design.

Integration with MM, S&D, PM, QM, HCM etc. modules

Co-ordinate with technical team for the developments required.

Verifying and testing Solutions as per POC requirements

Efforts Estimation

Project monitoring and periodic MIS reporting and coordination and cooperation with project stakeholders

Leading project delivery teams and providing deliverables.

4.Spotless Services Limited (Australia) - Springboard Project – (March’ 2012 to Dec’2012)

Role : Project Lead / SAP Finance Lead

SPOTLESS SERVICES LIMITED is an international services company specializing in outsourced facility management.

Specific Responsibilities:

Conducting requirement gathering workshop and signoff

Proposing solution design and client signoff

Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.

Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project.

Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.

Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.

Manage day-to-day client interaction.

Set and manage client expectations.

Develop lasting relationships with client personnel that foster client ties.

Incident management &, Problem management - deliver timely resolution for the defects and change requests

Tracking of ticket queues and assignment

Co-ordinate with technical team for the developments required that are critical as part of the business processes and as per the Change request for the new developments

Verifying and testing of the defects for the changes made as per the business requirement.

Consulting with the customer in case of conflicting specifications and scheduling deliveries for the new change requests

Enhancement Management including requirement gathering, effort estimation, solution design, UAT sign-off

Change Management, SLA Management, Escalation Management etc.

Sub-module supported for Finance:

Cost Center Accounting

Profit Center Accounting

Profitability Analysis (CO-PA)

Accounts Payable

Accounts Receivable

General Ledger

5.NOCIL- Catelyst Implementation Project – (Oct’ 2011 to Feb’2012)

Role : SAP CO Lead

NOCIL LIMITED is a part of the AMG (Arvind Mafatlal Group) of industries, a well-known Business House of India having diversified business interests.

NOCIL is largest Rubber Chemicals Manufacturer in India.

Sub-module implemented for CO:

Cost Centre Accounting CCA

Profit Centre Accounting PCA

Internal Order Accounting IO

Product Costing (Discrete Manufacturing-PP-PI)

Profitability Analysis – CO-PA

Responsible for:

Requirement gathering for CO.

Preparation & sign-off of Business Blueprint documents

Getting Unit Testing Document sign-off

Identification of GAPs

6. ISR Implementation Project – (Feb’ 2011 to September’2011)

Role : SAP CO Subject Matter Expert (SME)

The Indian Smelting and Refining Company Limited (ISR) is a part of C K Birla Group, which is one of the India's leading business houses with a turnover in excess of US $ 1.6 Billion.

Sub-module implemented for CO:

Cost Centre Accounting

Profit Centre Accounting.

Internal Order Accounting

Product Costing (Discrete Manufacturing)

Profitability Analysis

As a SME for CO, responsible for:

Building capability on Product Costing, Profitability Analysis etc in CO.

Setting-up acceptable performance levels, like BBP, testing etc

Providing solution on the critical issues in Controlling Module

Providing support like BBP template, testing template, Configuration etc

Reviewing solution as per business requirement during different project stages like BBP, realization etc

As SME responsible on how tasks, to include the order of performance steps & presented (e.g., demonstrate — practice — hands-on test).

7. IEE Standard Costing Project – (Feb’ 2011 to Oct’2011)

Role : SAP CO Subject Matter Expert (SME)

IEE S.A. is a world leading innovative developer of specialized sensing systems. Headquartered in Luxembourg, the company has operations in the United States, Europe and Asia.

As a SME for SAP CO, responsible for:

Product Costing

8. Gail Technical Upgrade Project – (Sept’ 2010 to Feb’ 2011)

Role : Lead Consultant for CO / Onsite Coordinator

GAIL (India) Limited, is India's flagship Natural Gas company, integrating all aspects of the Natural Gas value chain (including Exploration & Production, Processing, Transmission, Distribution and Marketing) and its related services.

Worked as a Lead Consultant for Controlling module:

Gail (India) gone for technical upgrade from 4.7 to ECC 6.0 and I worked for technical upgrade for Controlling (CO) module. Being part of entire package starting from preparation (understanding business and requirements), upgrade activities (SPDD, SPAU, Custom objects and all standard SAP business), various testing (development, quality, mock servers and in pre production servers), cutover activities and after Go Live support.

9. AIA LIFT Project – (April’ 2010 to June’ 2010)

Role : Lead Consultant for FICO

The American International Assurance (AIA) Group is a leading life insurance organization in Asia Pacific that traces its roots in the region back more than 90 years. It provides individuals and businesses with products and services for life insurance, retirement planning, accident and health insurance as well as wealth management solutions

As a Lead Consultant for CO, responsible for

Understanding Global (Group Hong Kong) design.

Knowledge transfer to in Country team.

Global Business Process Walk through with in Country Business Users.

Identification of GAPs.

Requirement gathering for country specific reporting - Localization

10. PepsiCo India – (Oct’ 2009 to Feb’ 2010)

Role : Lead Consultant for CO

PepsiCo, which ranks among the world’s five largest food and beverage companies with 16 brands, and now the 2nd biggest brand in the country.

My involvement on this project was to provide consulting on SAP Controlling Module

Covered following SAP Controlling Sub-Modules:-

Cost Centre Accounting

Profit Centre Accounting.

Internal Order Accounting

Product Costing

Profitability Analysis

11.Polyplex Corporation – Plant Rollout cum scenario implementation (June to Oct’2009)

Role : Project Lead / Lead Consultant for FICO

Polyplex is the world's 5th largest producer of thin polyester film, with manufacturing facilities in India as well as Thailand. Polyplex meets the PET film needs of its global customer base.

My involvement on this project was to provide on-site functional consultancy as CO Consultant.

The CO Module Scope includes:-

Product Costing

Cost Center Accounting

Profitability Analysis

Contribution

Responsible for

Requirement gathering

Preparation of Business Blueprints

Configuring and mapping the business scenarios in SAP

Getting Unit & System Integration Testing done

Training the core-team members.

Go-Live support

12.Moser Baer Photovoltaic Limited (Jan’ 09 to March’09)

Role : Lead Consultant for CO

Moser Baer India Limited, a global technology major, was the world's second largest manufacturer of Optical Storage media. The company has transformed itself into a multi-technology organization, diversifying into exciting areas of Solar Energy, Entertainment and IT Peripherals & Consumer Electronics. MoserBaer Photovoltaic Ltd. (MBPV) is a solar energy division of Moser Baer India Limited.

My involvement on this project was to provide on-site functional consultancy as CO lead consultant.

The CO Module Scope includes:-

Product Costing (Discrete Manufacturing)

Cost Center Accounting

Profit Center Accounting

Profitability analysis

Contribution

As a Lead Consultant for CO, responsible for

Requirement gathering for CO

Preparation of Business Blueprints

Preparation of Gap analysis document

Training the core-team members in the Controlling module.

13.Godrej Properties Project - (June’ 2008 to Dec’2008)

Role : Lead Consultant for CO

Project was end-to-end implementation of SAP R/3 ECC 6.0 of Godrej Properties Limited. Godrej Properties is part of Godrej group. Known name as a provider of services in a slew of categories: home appliances, consumer durables, and consumer products, industrial and agricultural products.

SAP Modules implementation during the project: FI/CO/MM/SD/DMS/REFX/PS

Contribution

As a Lead Consultant for CO, responsible for

Requirement gathering

Preparation of Business Blueprints

Giving training on conceptual and configuration areas of SAP.

Configuring and mapping the business scenarios in SAP, Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, Internal Order Accounting, and NEW GL functionality. This included:

oConfiguring Controlling area

oConfiguration of Cost Center Accounting, creation of standard hierarchy, Cost Center Category, Cost Center Expense planning, Commitment Management, Reposting of Cost & Revenue etc. & Period end activity like assessment cycle, distribution cycle.

oConfiguring Internal Order accounting for budget tracking of capital expenditure, revenue expenditure tracking for statistical purpose.

oConfiguration of allocation structure, Settlement Profile, Budget Profile, Assignment of Tolerance limit to Budget Profile etc.

oConfiguring Profit Center Accounting element such as standard Hierarchy, profit center planning, Assignment of Default Profit Centers to Accounts etc.

oConfiguring New G/L functionality.

Creation of CO master data e.g. Profit Center, cost center, and creation of standard hierarchy for the same, Primary and secondary cost element, SKF, assessment cycle, distribution cycle.

Integration of CO with other core modules like FI, PS, MM, SD

Preparation of Test scripts and conducting Unit and Integration Testing of the Business processes as lay above.

14. Flextronics Score Project - (Feb’ 2008 to May’2008)

Role : SAP FICO Team lead

Flextronics is a leading global provider of electronics manufacturing and integrated supply chain services.

My involvement in this project was as Support Lead for Finance (FI) and Controlling (CO) modules

Specific Responsibilities:

Gathering & Analyzing Business Requirements

Advise Package Solution Functionality

Adherence to SLA, quality, etc

I have resolved issues mainly in following areas:-

Profit Centre Accounting.

Cost Centre Accounting

Product Costing for discrete manufacturing

Helped in various ABAP reports development

15. Nestle Globe Project --- (Jan’ 2007 to Oct’2007)

Role : SAP CO Functional Consultant

Nestle GLOBE Project; this is one of the largest SAP projects ever undertaken.

Specific Responsibilities:

I have provided post-implementation support as part of Post Go-Live support for European Markets.

Have extensive SAP trouble-shooting experience.

I have accumulated a great deal of thorough knowledge and handled tickets of various priorities.

16. SAP R/3: GSK-MERPS Archiving Project SAP R/3 Implementation

Client : GlaxoSmithKline

Duration : September 2005 – June 2006

Role : Team Member for CO Module

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a major Pharma, headquartered in the UK.

Project Description:

Project was to implement archiving solution for GlaxoSmithKline, covering 20 archiving objects

Specific Responsibility:

Responsible for archiving object CO_ML_BEL.

Responsible for requirement gathering

Preparation of Design Specification (DS) document & getting it approved from the Business.

Mapping the business requirement for Archiving in Development system

Carried out testing for archiving in Quality environment.

Giving training on conceptual and configuration areas of SAP archiving solution.

Non-SAP Work Experience

T. W. Exports Pvt. Limited, Manager – Finance & Accounts (May'95 to Jan'05)

I have worked as Manager- Finance & Accounts with T. W. Exports Pvt. Limited for almost 10 years. In this capacity I was mainly responsible for leading Accounts & Finance team of 10 persons. I was responsible for Management of overall Finance & Accounts, Banking at Corporate Level, Funds planning, Budgeting, Controlling and Statutory Compliances. Co-ordination with Statutory Auditors, Quarterly Reporting on company performance to Senior Management, Co-ordination with banks for Credit Limit approval, other Banking Operations, manage working capital management at corporate level.

Skypak Couriers Limited, - Internal Audit Assistant (Aug'92 to May'95)

I was involved in internal Audit department of the Skypak; and was responsible for conducting internal audit & reporting to Senior Management.

TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES

Training

SAP Certified Managerial and Financial Accounting (FI/CO) from Siemens Information System Limited (SISL) in SAP R/3 4.7 Version.

Training on Leadership, Effective Personal Productivity Management from Leadership Management International (LMI) TX, USA.

Personal details

Reference available on request

Countries Worked in # United State (USA), Switzerland, Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, India

Address: Toledo, Ohio, USA



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