Ahmed S. Quadri, MBA
SAP Consultant with over 14 years of total work experience. 9 years of IT in addition to 9 years of SAP FICO with integrations to SD, S/4HANA. Experienced in SAP Business Analyst, Implementation, Integration, Testing, UAT/Training, Go-Live & Hyper-Care Support using ASAP Methodologies and Industry Best Practices.
Four Full Life Cycle Implementations and Seven Rollouts of SAP R/3 system enveloping Business Process Development, Blueprinting, Configuration, Documentation, Functional Testing and Training.
Financial Accounting: Emphasis on General Ledger FI-G/L, Accounts Receivable FI-A/R, Accounts Payable FI-A/P, with focus on Customer/Vendor Master Data, Contracts, Pricing Condition Records, Statement Program, Material/Plant Master Data, Payroll/Commissions, Domestic and Foreign Bank Master Data, EDI Interfaces, Lockbox, and Vertex Taxation.
Sales & Distribution: Emphasis on Sales Order Processing (OTC), Master Data configuration, Revenue mapping with GL accounts, Sales Promotion and Sales Deals, Contracts & Rebate agreements, Free goods, Purchase Orders, Purchase Requisitions, Stock Transport Orders, Outbound and Inbound Deliveries, Picking, Packing, Transfer Order, Goods Issues, Goods Receipts, Billing, Batch Management, Variant Configuration, Inventory Management, and Warehouse Management,
Reporting: ECC, BI BEx Queries, Business Objects, and BW S4/HANA.
Functional Development: Creating Functional Specification Documents, System Configuration, Troubleshooting, Testing, Training, Defect Resolution and Hyper-Care Support.
Experienced in Data Validations and Legacy Data Cleansing. Creating Master Data in SAP by generating specialized LSMWs and utilizing various conversion programs and tools.
Experienced in performing Unit Testing and Integrated Systems Testing, Resolving Critical Defects, providing Hyper-Care Support, developing Training Documentation and performing Training Seminars for Change Management.
Business Analyst: Excellent in Business/Client Communication, Accountability and Reporting. Performing Variance/GAP Analysis, Business Process Design, Process Testing, UAT/Training and Knowledge Transfer/ Change Management. Well versed in Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
Project Management & Implementation: Strong understanding of developing SAP application and functional design solutions that tie to business requirements. Clear understanding of detailed business process designs and associated documentation with the ability to developed detailed configuration rationales. Specialization within Planning, Execution and Presentations.
SAP R/3 4.5B / 4.6C / 4.7 ECC 5.0 / ECC 6.03 & ECC 7.03 / S/4 HANA 1709
MS Office Tools:
MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point, Access), Visio and Project
Windows (98/NT/XP,7,10), UNIX (IBM-AIX 4.x, HP-UX 11.0/10.2), Linux (RH 8.0/9.0)
LSMW, HP Quality Center ALM, Vertex, BI, BW/4HANA, Cash Application, Audit Management, Business One, Biller Direct, Master Data Governance, Data Migration Cockpit for HANA, WinShuttle, Project Systems, BI-Integrated Planning, Statement Program, SalesForce
Interior Logic Group – California, Florida, Seattle, Nevada April 2019 – Current
Sr. SAP FI/SD Business Analyst/Project Manager
Interior Logic Group is in the process of purchasing many competitors in the world of home décor products such as flooring, tile, cabinets and counter-tops. They were recently purchased by Interior Specialists Incorporated and are growing to incorporate new locations all over the United States onto their growing SAP Landscape.
Four Full Life Cycle Implementations completed at various national locations.
Lead SAP FI and SD teams on requirement gathering sessions with business SME’s on capturing as is process to determine GAP analysis
Providing Project Management direction to Implementation Team, Training Team, Data Analyst Team.
Creating Project Tracking Documentation, Process Gap Analysis Documentation and Maintenance of Reporting Matrix for each conversion location
Assisted client team in leading the technical effort for Integration testing, UAT, Data Migration, Super-user and End-user training in PS, SD and FI, Documentation, and Hyper-Care Suppor
Creating Bringing newly purchased acquisitions onto ILG’s CORE SAP Landscape.
Utilized data migration cockpit for newly designed S4/HANA database.
Developed Transactional Cockpits for specified business processes and reporting.
Determined reporting needs with management and supervisors in SAP BI on HANA
Duracell – Chicago, IL October 2017 – April 2019
Sr. SAP FI/SD Business Analyst/Project Manager
Duracell Inc. is an American manufacturing company owned by Berkshire Hathaway that produces batteries and smart power systems. Duracell manufactures alkaline batteries in many common sizes, such as AAA, AA, C, D, and 9V. Duracell has more than 2,700 employees.
Worked with global teams (South America, Middle East, Asia, Europe and UK) on change request and projects.
Project Manager Under direction of the PMO, Served as primary Conversion Project Manager between stakeholders, business development teams and other functional consultants. Utilized SAP PS (Project Systems) and Jira for project tracking.
Liaison between business and technical teams, created Business Requirement Document (BRD) format, and presented it to Technical team (TCS) for build. Conducted daily follow-ups with business and technical team on progress of projects.
Monitored the process of projects going through Development, Quality and Production environments. UI Path Robotics certified analyst.
Lead SAP FI team on gathering requirements and assisted with configuration of Pricing Maintenance
Lead SAP FI/SD team on gathering requirements and creation of Condition Types and Pricing Condition for posting trade.
Lead SAP SD team on requirement gathering and assisted with configuration of Order Types for Latin American Sales Organization (Panama, Chile, Mexico, and Brazil).
Lead SAP SD team on requirement gathering and assisted with configuration of proforma order (F5 document) which is sent to sales rep when Sales Order is created for Barcelona/Italy/Germany/France every time a sales order via EDI, WOM, and manual is created, changed, repriced and saved.
Lead an implementation team on a project for Germany (DACH) New Order Combo rule for Back Order, business wanted to combine back orders with new Sales Order, which saved cost by stopping second delivery’s on orders.
Currently lead 3 projects on automation of creating invoices/email generation to vendors and automation of tax jurisdiction update in SAP using Ui Path Robotics
Worked with directors on making decision for Vendors/Suppliers on SAP S4/HANA, Business Partner created application road map, timeline, and rate of return on investment in 4 years
Reyes Coca Cola Bottling – Chicago, IL June 2017 – October 2017 SR. SAP FI/SD Business Analyst
Reyes Holdings is one of the largest privately held companies in the world. With annual sales above $27B. Employees over 30,000 people and distribute over 900 million cases of product annually to more than 120,000 customers worldwide. Reyes Holdings is a global leader in the distribution of food and beverage product. The company is comprised of four business units: Reyes Beverage Group, the largest beer distributor in the US; The Martin-Brower Company, the largest worldwide distributor of McDonald's; Great Lakes Coca-Cola Bottling, a bottler and distributor of Coca-Cola products throughout Chicagoland and the Midwest, and Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling, a West Coast bottler and distributor of Coca-Cola products
Sr. SAP Business Analyst for Reyes Coca Cola Bottling company on the implementation of beverage tax for California, Nevada, and Illinois
Liaison between business and technical team (CONA), created business requirement document after meeting with the business subject matter experts, gathered business needs, created documents in Business Requirement Document (BRD) format and presented it to Technical team (CONA) for build.
Conducted daily follow-ups with business and technical team on progress of projects. Monitored the process of projects going through Development, Quality and Production environments.
Lead SAP FI/SD team on a project for installation of Beverage Tax in Illinois, California, and Nevada gathered requirements from business
Worked with Coca Cola SME on creation of multiple FI/SD related reports, with extracted data modeled in S4/HANA.
Worked with Project Managers, SMEs, and End users on training material for daily functionality.
Created job aids and conducted multiple training sessions for all 31 plants in California and Nevada.
Dart – Mason, MI April 2016 – June 2017
Sr. SAP FI/SD Business Analyst
Dart Container Corporation, sets the Industry Standard of Excellence in the development, manufacture and distribution of innovative foodservice packaging solutions. Dart manufactures cups, plates, containers, lids and straws made from such materials as expanded polystyrene foam, solid polystyrene, polypropylene, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), paper and sugar cane. Dart has expanded across the globe to include more than 40 locations in six countries. Dart has about 15,000 employees worldwide.
Gathered business requirements and documented new integrations by meeting with business analyst and business stakeholder to draft As-is/To-be process.
Performed GAP Analysis documentation and prototyping current business practices and SAP capabilities.
Studied Dart Container’s current business document flow to create an SAP process flow while contributing to recommendations for suitable validation procedures for document header, line item & whole document levels.
Supported HPQC consultants and developed business process and system integration testing scenarios within test (Quality) and developed technical test scripts in HPQC
Created materials in MM01 with exact details including selection of the procurement type, price control, moving price, and standard price with assignment to profit centers.
Lead SAP SD team on project creation of SFI certification on invoices and Order acknowledgements for all paper and foam products across the globe (USA, Canada, UK, Brazil, and Mexico), DART saved $3.5 million by not having to retest the environmental SFI certification for all paper and foam products, conducted requirement gatherings, assisted with functional specifications, and after go live (hyper care) support.
Lead SAP FI/SD team on project for manual invoicing for Miscellaneous Billing by conducted requirement gatherings, facilitated UAT, and after go live support.
Assisted BI team on creation of new report on BW/HANA to view sales representatives tied to region district territory. This report helped the management understand which sales representative is responsible for which territory, met with management to understand requirements, facilitated UAT, and go live support.
Lead BI and FSCM team on creation of new BI report on BW/HANA about over aged dependents. This assisted the HR team to remove dependents from coverage in a timely manner, this saved DART Container $2 million dollars in the first 7 months by removing ineligible dependents incurring claims and premium payment fees.
Sysco – Houston, TX November 2014 - April 2016 SAP FI/SD Business Analyst
Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food and non-food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers around the world. Employs over 69,000 across worldwide.
Led weekly follow ups with client and technical team on progress of change request and determined high priority of projects which are in pipeline.
Monitored projects, observed and updated charms in Solution Manager and Salesforce.
Lead SAP FI team on Auto Cash of AR ACH, gathered requirements in BRD format, facilitated UAT with business and technical team
Lead SAP SD team on change request for UKM_BP and XD02 are not synched, met with the business to gather requirement, assisted with configuration, facilitated UAT, and followed up business after moved into production.
Lead SAP SD team on creation of new document type, gathered requirements with business and facilitated UAT with business and technical team for the netting project invoice, this helped clear 55,000 lines of clutter from customer accounts.
Lead SAP SD team on automation of Disputes, gathered requirements with business SME’s, conducted Functional Acceptance Testing (FAT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Integrated Salesforce and SAP, Customer satisfaction rate is at 92%.
Defined Security roles for users with business and SAP Security team.
Worked with BI team on development of BI reporting in Bex Queries.
Mizkan America – Chicago, IL September 2014 - November 2014
SAP FI Business Analyst
Mizkan America is one of the leading makers of condiments and sauces in the United States, Mizkan America maintains 17 manufacturing facilities that serve the retail, foodservice, specialty-Asian and food-ingredient trade channels.
Assisted Mizkan employees understand SAP process and best practices. Explained business process and blue prints to the R&B Foods Management.
Conducted meetings with business to gather requirements and presented to developers
Examined test scripts given by SAP America (implementing partner)
Coordinated in overall testing and QA activities required to meet system validation requirements
Defined Security roles for users.
United States Army – Virginia, Arizona, Massachusetts November 2011 - September 2014
SAP FI/SD Business Analyst
General Fund Enterprise Business Systems (GFEBS) is a web-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution to integrate financial, real property and other asset, cost and performance data. GFEBS standardizes business processes and transactions across the active Army, the Army National Guard (ARNG) and the United States Army Reserve (USAR) at over 200 locations. GFEBS provides real-time visibility of transactions, as well as historical data, to provide an integrated, analytic foundation for decision-making. GFEBS implementation is designed to standardize financial management and accounting functions and real property inventory and management
SAP ARMY ERP System implementation team, worked as a liaison with project stakeholders to elicit requirements, document current process, responsible for configuration, production support, go live and hyper care support
Developed training documentation and trained power and end users on how to create WBS, Sales Order, Transfer of Funds (FMBB), Purchase Order and showed how to track funds in BI & ECC reporting.
Monitored background jobs and fixed production issues and defects when required.
Capital One – Plano, TX November 2006 - August 2011
Jr. Business Analyst
Capital One Financial Corporation is an American bank holding company specializing in credit cards, auto loans, banking, and savings accounts. It has developed a reputation for being a technology focused bank. Capital One has 755 branches and 2,000 ATMs. It employs 48,800 across the United States.
Acted as a main point of contact and served as a liaison between clients and IT personnel.
Coordinating efforts with different workgroup Business Analyst, Project Managers, Architecture, Business SME’s and other consultants with estimation and timelines.
MBA University of Phoenix 2008 - 2010
Bachelor in Business University of Bangalore 1999 - 2003