(David) Adedayo Akande
Looking for a responsible position as an Oracle Consultant or Business Analyst or Project Manager.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Directed, Managed, Implemented, Resolved, Trained and Supported Oracle Business Applications for multi-billion and multi-national corporations over twenty-three (23) years from Oracle 10.5 to Oracle 12. (series) and Oracle Business Suite 12.2.4. General Ledger (GL), Payments and Payables (AP), Receivables (AR), Fixed Asset (FA), Order Management (OM), Inventory (INV), iProcurement, purchasing (PO), Cash Management, EBTAX and Vertex, Sub- Ledger Accounting (SLA), Oracle Procure to Pay (P2P), and Oracle Projects.
Oracle Business Processes for Supply Chain Management (SCM), Acquire to Retire (A2R), Procure to Pay (P2P), Order to Cash (O2C) FRED, AGIS, GRC, Web ADI.
Industrial experiences including Manufacturing process management of raw materials, WIP, Finished Goods for ATO (Assemble to Order) and CTO (Configure to Order) such as Inventory, BOM, WIP modules of Oracle Financials Applications with functional and technical understanding).
Over Twenty-five (25) years of consulting experience in Information Technology, business and financial analysis.
Over Twenty-eight (28) years’ experience in accounting and business with multiple set of books and financial management.
Industries: Information Technology, Manufacturing, Financial Services, Healthcare, Communication, Pharmaceutical, Automobile, Retail, with International business operations.
IT focused, hardworking, resourceful, highly analytical, friendly, achiever, goals and result driven
Good communication and presentation skills. Work well with others.
Mercer University, Atlanta, GA. 1994 - 1997
MBA Finance & Marketing
(With emphasis on International Business)
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA. 1990 - 1992
Accounting & Finance
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. 1980 - 1984
Bachelor of Science
EMPLOYMENT August 2015 – Present
Lead Oracle Quality Analyst & Business Consultant
●Cox Communication Inc. – Migration & Testing of Oracle 12.2.4 from Oracle 11i with the following modules (GL, SLA, AP, AR, Fixed Asset, Order Management, Inventory & Projects, iExpenses etc) and different accompanied business processes. Supply Chain Management SCM including iStore, iSupplier and iProcurement.
●Cox Enterprises Inc. - Migration & Testing of Oracle 12.2.4 from Oracle 12.0.2 with all the Financial Modules, with Advance Global Intercompany System and Business Intelligence (BI)/
●Cox Media Group - New or fresh implementation Configuration 12.2.4 from old legacy system
Oracle (GL, SLA, AP, AR, Fixed Asset & Projects, iExpenses etc) and different business processes.
Reviewed the requirements gathering and analysis by implementation consulting team and advised on business process re-engineering.
Reviewed the process of changing setup configuration to a multi-org structure with Advance Global Intercompany System AGIS and Master Data Management (MDM).
Prepared test cases and business scenarios for User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
Provided support for the execution of various tests and scenarios for CRP’s and UAT.
Identified and reported defects to team members and update HP ALM Quality Center.
Tracked and followed up on defects with the developers and technical team until they were resolved
Assisted with the Setup, configuration and integration of Supply Chain Management (SCM)
Assisted with the Setup, configuration and integration of Procure to Pay (P2P) System
Assisted with the Setup, configuration and integration of Acquire to Retire (A2R) System
Integration and customization of third-party applications such as AOL, Image Now, Vertex, Oracle EBTax applications.
CRP and UAT Testing.
National Cash Register (NCR), Peachtree City, GA August 2010 – June 2015
Oracle Application Functional- Project Manager
Payable setup and upgrade for different set of books: payment terms, Purchase Order / Invoice matching (2, 3, or 4 way), payment options, and Invoice Distribution.
Define payment terms, purchase order matching tolerance, tax names, distribution sets, quick codes, financials and payable options and programs
Payment Processing such as Invoice Validation, Payment Process Requests, AP Trial Balance, Aging Report and interface issues
Support Payable and resolve complex issues related to Invoice and Batch processing.
Support and track Payable transactions from across different ledgers / modules and interfaces
Track transactions or data flow from different modules (Asset, Inventory, Account Payable and Account Receivable) to the Sub Ledger Accounting (SLA) and into the General Ledger.
Organized and worked with team of people worldwide to setup EBTAX for different Operating Units across Multi-Org Structure.
Provide cross functional knowledge and information and compare Oracle EBTAX and Vertex and help both IT and User and executives make decision between the two systems.
Document the production processes, procedures, and interfaces, which enabled the development of a series of recommendations to stabilize and/or improve the monthly closing process.
Open or filed Service Requests with Oracle to resolve problems with bugs, patches or data fix; and worked with Oracle Analysts or/ and Development to resolve complex problems with the Oracle Applications (E-Business Suite).
Download, review, test and apply patches or data-fix supplied by Oracle in different instances before applying them to Production.
Run and test scripts on the backend to resolve some processing or functional issues.
Resolve problems or resolve corrupted data and clean all the interfaces to improve performance.
Pacific Systems Inc., Atlanta, GA. Jun.2003 – Aug 2010
Oracle Application Consultant – Practice Manager
Upgrade of Oracle Business Suite (EBS) 12.0.2 to 12.2.4
oDocumented business procedure and gather business requirements for the upgrade.
oIdentified reporting and information access requirements.
oAnalyzed, prepared and mapped business requirements with data.
oDefined application setup and security profiles.
oPrepared and reviewed functional and technical designs.
oDefined and prepared data conversion.
oDefined documentation requirements and strategy
oDefined testing requirements and strategy.
oDefined, prepared and conduct performance testing.
oConducted on-line or video training.
Responsible for managing the financials track on client engagements
Interviewed client personnel to determine requirements to create business process models based on the requirements
Gather business requirements, prepare, review and update functional and technical specifications.
Worked extensively to implement Oracle applications specifically related to the Procurement and Payables, Accounts Receivable, FA, iExpense, iSupplier modules.
Worked with a wide variety of clients and industries, from start-ups to multinational Fortune 100 companies
The engagement included developing business and system requirements for re-engineering the financial consolidation processes to meet the needs of the newly merged entities.
Identified and helped to gather data for the implementation. Setup concurrent requests for customized programs.
Set up and tested Oracle GL – Journal Import, AP – Invoice Import, PO Purchase Order Import & CE – Bank Statements. Used TOAD for investigating errors generated from file transfers to Oracle apps, update Apps tables.
Update PL/SQL procedures and packages to extract, validate and insert data into interface tables
Documented the production processes, procedures, and interfaces, which enabled the development of a series of recommendations to stabilize and/or improve the monthly reporting process.
Managed a comprehensive training and education curriculum on Oracle, which covers sales, service, technology product for new hires as well as tenured employees
Organize the work effort by developing project plans including tasks, deliverables, and due dates.
Work closely with Marketing, IT, Operations, Risk, and Legal to identify and resolve issues related to introduction of Oracle
WMC, Atlanta, GA Apr 2002 – Jun 2003
Managed, designed and implemented of Oracle Fixed Asset.
Gathered business requirements, and prepared, functional and technical specifications.
Setup and implementation of Oracle Fixed Asset.
Reconciled all balances from legacy system with Oracle.
Organized work effort by developing project plans including tasks, deliverables, and due dates.
Created Test scripts from functional specifications and assisted users with testing.
Defect resolution change requests, review and revise test scripts.
Tracked documents/deliverables for client signoff
KPMG / BEARING POINT Sept.2000 – Apr.2002
(Oracle 11.03, 11.05, 11i)
●VISA INTERNATIONAL, SAN MATEO, CA.
●LAND LEASE, ATLANTA, GA.
●RED HAT, SUNNYVALE, CA.
Conducted business requirement analysis and compared clients’ requirements with the available Oracle functions available with the module (Oracle AP, AR, FA, GL, OM and PO).
Prepared Chart of Accounts and Set of Books for Single and Multi-organization structures.
Prepared set-up document and carried out set-ups. Prepared module conversion design specification.
Documented requirement analysis and worked with programmers on technical details.
Mapped and gapped requirements and specifications; and advised on customization
Prepared module test scripts and participated in CRP testing. Assisted with transfer, conversion and customization of legacy data to Oracle Database.
Supported Production migration. Carried out integration and performance testing.
Prepared training manuals and conducted presentations.
Project leader: setup and configuration of Oracle Fixed Asset with MRC set of books for VISA International.
Assisted with the transfer of Fixed Asset data from different legacy systems into Oracle. Prepared and run test scripts for Fixed Asset module and the integrated systems.
Worked with DBA's and technical groups to apply patches and help to resolve technical issues.
Prepared FA documentation and trained Fixed Asset managers and heavy users.
Held meetings to reconcile Oracle FA balances with different legacy systems.
Assisted with the implementation of SSP 5.
Provided support and expert opinion for global implementation of Oracle 11.03 and transfer from 11.03 to 11i.
LIVING.COM, HIGH POINT, NC Feb.2000 – Aug. 2000
Oracle Application Support Specialist
Provided System Administration function for different application modules (OE/OM, PO, INV., AP, and AR) in Oracle.
Assigned and modified responsibilities based on job descriptions and trained users on Oracle navigation.
Reviewed business processes (especially in Order Entry / Order Management) for improvement and efficient business operations.
Documented new business requirements and worked with programmers on technical details and customizations.
Resolved processing errors; including review of bugs, patches and technical reference manuals to resolve different issues.
Resolved technical and procedural problems on Oracle applications and when necessary log TAR (Technical Assistance Request now SR – Service Request) with Oracle Corporation.
Collected patches from Oracle Corporation Technical Group to fix bugs in the system.
Resolved processing and data import errors during processing between modules.
Worked with DBA on system maintenance issues performance tuning, different application and concurrent managers scheduling for OE/OM.
Assisted different groups (Sales, Accounting and Management) within the organization with issues such as Order entries, scheduling, pick releases, reservations, and departures on Oracle.
GE CAPITAL, ATLANTA, GA Jan.2000 – Feb. 2000
Oracle Financial Consultant
Setup parent – child relationships for ABC (Activity Based Costing) in GL and ADI.
Reviewed and analyzed accounts of subsidiaries in foreign countries.
Reconciled foreign subsidiaries account with the consolidated GL balances and multi-currency reconciliation.
Prepared custom reports on Oracle for different business segments and trained employees to use them for making business decisions.
Prepared monthly activity reports for different business segment with ADI.
Compared reports with database information. Front and back end analysis.
Trained staff on how to use Oracle Financial Analyzer (OFA) to report analyzes and create budget, forecast and run financial models.
ALLIED READYMIX, ATLANTA, GA Feb.1999 – Dec 1999
Oracle Application Consultant Oracle 10.8
Smartech Consulting Company Atlanta, GA Jan. 1997 - Feb.1999
Oracle Implementation Consultant 10.5
ACSYS Atlanta, GA Aug. 1996 – Feb.1997
@ BellSouth Mobility / (now AT&T),
@ BellSouth International / (now AT&T),
@ Kaiser Permanente,
@Southern (Energy )Company,
Business and Financial Analyst
Oracle: (10.5, 10.7, 11.0, 11i 12R
GL, SLA, FA, A/P, A/R, PO, OM / OE, Inv, iProcurement, WebCenter, Web ADI
Toad, html, Oracle SQL
Oracle 7/8, 8i, 10, 11g, 12c, Access
ORACLE BUSINESS PROCESSES
Procure to Pay, Acquire to Retire, MDM, AGIS, Business Intelligence and GRC
MS Excel, Quattro,
MS Word, WordPerfect,
MS PowerPoint, Freelance, Harvard Graphics
MS Project, Visio, Internet, Email
General Ledger, Account Payable, Account Receivable, Fixed Asset.
Purchasing and Order Entry /Order Management
Oracle Membership: Oracle Applications User Group
●Saved companies from $500,000 to $10 Million in setup and implementation.
●Increased productivity and profitability in accounting department A/R, A/P.
●Introduced programs and policies that support and promote cooperation during implementations.