SAP Certified S* HANA Central /Cloud Finance Professional
US Permanent Resident (GC Holder)
18 Years of SAP FICO Experience with Large Multinational Companies in Project Implementations/Maintenance.
Proven & Awarded track record of successfully operating on SAP finance operations involving Global diverse Teams /Consulting firms
Collaborate/Partner with business users to develop most scalable best in class solution for complex business scenarios with high performance and efficiency.
Excellent written / presentation /documentation skill.
SAP S4 HANA Finance 1909 Associate
SAP S4 HANA Finance 1909Professional/Expert
SAP Management Accounting 1909 Associate
SAP Cloud Finance 2005 Certified Associate
S/4 HANA Central Finance Associate
S4 HANA FINANCE
1. Universal Journal (Table-ACDOCA) 2, Real time Integration of FICO.3. HANA Memory capability (OLTP/OLAP).4. New Asset Accounting 5. Multiple Cost of Sales Accounting 6. Accounting Principle for each Accounting rule7. Cost Elements as GL Accounts8. Single Source of Truth.9. Account Base COPA. 10. FIORI Transactional Apps.11. Integrated Business Planning 12. CFO Dashboard /Fiori Smart Business Cockpit.13. Data Aging 14. Partitioning15.Parallalisattion16. Multi core Architecture17.Data on the Fly 18. In memory Access19.Columnar Access20.Guided Configuration21. Minimal Data Footprint (600 GB Reduced to 8 GB) 22.7X Better Throughput23.1800X Faster Analysis24.ERP/CRM/SRM/PLM/SCM in One system25.No Locking for throughput26.64 Bit Address Space27.Unlimited Workload 28. Low Cost Operation 29. Low Cost Infrastructure30.No Index/Aggregate Tables.31. Transact/Report/Planning in one System 32.CentralFinance33.Dynamic/PredictivePlanning34.Inteligent/Fraud detection35.Cash/Working Capital
S4 HANA Finance (Central and Cloud) Skills
Worked on End to End 2 Projects for Practice - 1 Green Field Projects and 1 Brown Field Project. Thorough know ledge on Complete Hana Finance including Asset Accounting, Working Capital Management.
D. Data Migration
E. Post Processing
General Ledger Accounting
Major Configuration /Process Steps:
i)Migrate General Ledger Customizing-Define Setting for Journal Entry of Ledgers (Leading/Non-Leading)/Appendix Ledger/Exchange Rate Type/Source Currency (Local-Global)/Assigning Accounting Principles. Assign Valuation Area to Accounting Principles –Foreign Currency valuations, Check Adopt Fiscal year variants
ii)Assign CO version (0) to Leading Ledger
iii)Create Document Type for Controlling Posting/Assign to CO business Transaction Types/Doc Type Mapping Variant/Ledger (Now we can post controlling transactions to all ledgers if needed without specifying the ledger)
iv)Offsetting Account Set up (Client Level)
v)Create a Dep Area for Each currency
vi)Define Source and Target Ledger for Migration
vii)Settings for Accounts Based COPA
viii)Set up New Asset Accounting configuration to PREPARATION when start the configuration and ACTIVE after end.
ix)Create New ledger group for each Dep Area and Assign a Accounting Principle
x)Create and Assign Technical clearing account->Assignment to Co Code. Mark Quantity Update for Dep area 01/Set-Reset Reconciliation Account
xi)Bank Account Management/Cash Management /Liquidity Management Configuration
xii)Bank Account Hierarchy/Fuzzy Search/Connectivity Path/Bank Account Group/Bank Master Data/O D Facility/Payment Signatures/Attachment/Change History/Workflow for Bank Account/Cash pooling/Upload/Download
xiii)Bank Account Management-Basis Settings->Maintain Account ID Number range->Account Type Definition->Sensitive Fields for Modification->Define Import Methods-Define Signatory Groups-. Define Approval Pattern (Non-Sequential.)Assign Approval Pattern.
xiv) Cash Management –Define Flow Types-Assign Flow Types to Planning Levels-Assign Flow Type to GL Account.
xv)Liquidity Management –Liquidity Item Hierarchy->Derivation Rules for Liquidity Item Assign Derivation rule to company code
xvi)Partitioning Universal Journal Entry Item Table (If more than 500mln records)
xvii)Regenerate CDS Views (If any Custom Fields/Data)
xviii)Migrate Secondary Cost Elements to COA /Check consistency of GL Accounts and Cost Elements/Default Account Assignments
xix)Analyze/Reconcile Transaction Data
xx)Enrichment of Transactional Data (BKPF to BSEG etc.)
xxi)Migration of Line items to Universal Journal Entry Structure/Migrate GL Allocations
xxii)Migration of Balances/Complete Migration
xxiii)Transfer of Application Index (Cold and Hot –Data Aging)
xxiv)Filling Due dates in FI docs and Offsetting Accounts
xxv)Migration of House Bank Accounts
xxvi)Creation of Vendors/Customers as BP (Individual/Organization/Group) based on BP Role
Value Mapping/Key Mapping/Cost Object Mapping
Source/Target System Settings/LTRC
Application Interface Framework (AIF)-Error Handling
Mater Data Governance (MDG)
SAP Analytics Cloud
Professional Experience: Summary
Bartlesville, OK, USA
Senior SAP Finance Analyst
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Los Angeles -CA/Bentonville-AR, USA
Tata Consultancy Services
Troy, MI, USA
Senior Consultant-SAP Finance
Senior Consultant-SAP Finance
Indian Additives Ltd-A Chevron Corporation Company
S/4 HANA Finance, SAP ECC 6.0, SAP ECC 5.0, SAP R/3 4.5b/4.6C / 4.7,
, SAP Web Application Server 6.40.
Fiori,ABAP Workbench, Data Dictionary, Interfaces, Exits,
BAPI, BAdIs, EDI/ALE, RFC and IDOCs,
MBA. Webster University, USA
M.Com Utkal University, India
B. Com (Hons) Utkal University, India
Alexion Pharmaceuticals (Bio-Technology) Oct 2020 – Contd….
Associate Director Management Systems and Reporting
Responsible for Supporting the development and implementation of the multiyear road map to achieve company system strategy. Playing significant role in the management reporting
Plan Technology System Landscape Transformations within capital budget.
Strategic planning and risks identification and mitigation plan.
Work with sourcing team for Procurement on the negotiation and contract language for Technology deals.
Accelerate priorities by implementing quarterly prioritization for objectives and key results.
Deploy financial processes to support Technology strategies.
Owner of systems and tools that support Technology financial inputs, entries, and reports.
Collaborate with corporate accounting, tax, and internal and external auditors on accounting impacts.
Develop and maintain highly effective and inclusive team.
Responsible for Management Accounting Systems and Reporting
All Internal Management Dash Boards/Reports/KPIs
Performance Metrics /Comparisons/Decisions/Controls
Strategic Role in Implementing S4 HANA Finance
Collaboration with E&Y and Accenture the implantation partners
ConocoPhillips, Bartlesville, OK (Oil & Gas) 06/2013 –10/2020
Senior SAP Finance Analyst
SAP FICO Analyst (Advanced Level)
ConocoPhillips, the largest publicly traded Upstream international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing energy needs.
Coordinate Year End Close SAP FICO for NA region.
Hands on configuration Experience in SAP FI/CO
Production Support Activity in resolving day to day issues for all FICO Modules.
Month Closing FICO Activities like Settlement, Cutback/Billing etc.
Writing Functional Specification/Testing and implementations & Training end users
Interaction with Global Shared Services teams at Norway, Indonesia.
Manage Global Implementation Project for Bank Communication Management
Implemented Bank Communication Management /XML ISO20022 Payment File Process
Production Support Activity in resolving day to day issues for all FICO modules.
Hands on configuration Experience in SAP Finance (GL, AR, AP, BCM,Assets) Modules
Rollout and Implementation of New Countries/SAP Finance Support Production, Enhancements
Writing Functional Specification/Testing and implementations & Training end users
Implementation of Global SAP Finance Projects Initiatives
Interaction with Global Shared Services teams at Norway, Australia, Indonesia & Singapore
Applying/Testing New Enhancement Packages and resolving the related issues.
Initiates Debugging custom ABAP reports and providing solutions to correct calculation errors
OSS note research and analysis, implementation, unit testing, support UAT, and regression analysis
Provided Tax jurisdiction, fixed asset, and CO user exit integration analysis, troubleshooting, and debugging to resolve urgent year-end close incident
Delivers defect error analysis and provides resolution for on-going project implementations and audit re-performance
Replicated production issues in acceptance clients (test systems) for complex ABAP behavior and assists in providing sustainable solutions
Develops mass upload tools using SAP LSMW to provide a more efficient process for changing master data on a large population of data (also mitigates errors and saves time)
Delivers and recommends standard (Configuration) and custom (ABAP Development) SAP solutions to resolve issues, and enhance complex business process execution
Cognizant Technology Solutions,
Client: Walmart, Inc. Bentonville, AR (Retail) 04/2011 – 05/2013
Principal Consultant -SAP FICO
FICO Configuration and Production Support: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets,
Analyze system user requirements to define and design system configuration, enhancements, and modifications
Translate user’s requests into application system solutions.
Resolved business issues by working with various groups within and outside of the company (ie. system users, company management, consultants, software support staff)
Work in multidisciplinary teams to define and design complex processes and procedures for the configuration, upgrade, and maintenance of SAP and related application systems
Define requirements for specific forms/reports
Design test plans, execute test scenarios, validate test data, and document test results
Coordinate end-user training documentation and train end users as required.
Perform project management and detailed analysis of business practices, processes, and scenarios.
Redesign procedures to suggested best business practices in connection with sap functionality
Utilize query and reporting tools to provide flexible and timely information to system users determine the appropriate programming tools to supply information to system users.
Perform most of the project management functions of the user groups including coordinating, organizing, planning and scheduling, communicating, tracking accountability, ensuring documentation, monitoring and evaluating, problem solving and technical
Cognizant Technology Solutions 08/2008 – 04/2011
Client: Health Net Inc (Insurance)
Participate as part of the SAP FICO team supporting modules FI, CO,, AR, Asset Accounting
Create and maintain business process documentation, requirements specifications, test scripts and training materials associated with asset accounting and project systems as needed.
Perform analysis of business processes and identify improvement opportunities in the areas of support.
Participate in the SAP improvement design, documentation and testing of the interfaces between SAP and integrated applications.
Participate in testing activities by creating test plans, writing and performing test scripts; reviewing testing outcome with the business & obtaining appropriate business sign-off on new & upgraded functionality.
Provide second level support as required. Engage appropriate ESS & Anadarko outside experts, if necessary, to resolve issues.
Tata Consultancy Services, Troy, MI
Client: Delphi Automotive Systems (Auto) 02/2006 – 08/2008
SAP FICO Consultant
Configuration FICO – GL, AP, AR, AA, BL, PC, PCA, and CCA
Configuration VIM (vendor invoice management) to meet the country specific requirements for each location
Designed solutions that require configuration and ABAP development to automate business processes
Conducted unit and integrated testing regularly prior to Mock and Dress rehearsals
Assisted in Master Data set-up with various SAP integration projects that impact multiple functional areas (i.e. SD, MM, FI)
Managed SAP life cycle implementation projects along with domain specifications
Coordinated project with respect to documentation, deliverables and updates
Assisted in project planning by meeting with the business to assemble technical FICO requirements
Participated in blueprinting exercise as a business process analyst
Assisted in user training, unit testing, and cutover activities
Assisted in Rapid support FICO activities for go-live
Tata Technologies, Pune, 04/2004 - 02/2006
Client -Tata Motors, Pune & Jamshed pur
Senior SAP FICO Consultant
Customizing and Configuring Chart of Accounts, Account Groups, Assigning Chart of Accounts to Company Codes, Templates for Configuring Recurring Entries in GL Postings, Document Types, Number Ranges, Tolerance Groups, Field Status Groups, Posting Keys, Document Reversals, Invoices and Payments,
Processing incoming payments & applying it to account, with Types (full, partial or residual).
Maintained accounting clerks and generate account statements and other periodic correspondence. Defined payment terms and interest calculation.
Defined employee and customer tolerance groups Configuration of Bills of Exchange and down payment process. Created primary and secondary cost elements and cost element groups.
Configured Tolerance limits for customers and managed A/R reconciliation account for sub-ledgers for customers.
Imparted User-training on FI-GL, AR and AP processes
Accountable to the organization for the development and organization of all the matters related to FI (G/L, A/P, A/R, AM) and CO end users, including creation, editing and maintenance of documentation.
Development of Document Management Plan; including tracking database, policies, Procedures and ISO 9000 requirements for the maintenance of training documentation.
Assisting Project Leader in management of internal and external matters related to global implementation
Accountable for all tasks related to the creation and maintenance of training materials.
Also accountable for the delegation and completion of all tasks relating to training materials.
Prepared and coached functional team members in the instruction of SAP material.
Retrieved SAP authorization objects to assist in the development of security profiles.
Revised methodology pertaining to the final phase of end user training program.
Indian Additives Ltd. A Chevron Corporation Company (Chemicals) May1997 – Mar2004
Position: -SAP FI/CO Team Member
Conducting and Coordinating Business Blue print workshops for understanding requirements.
Understanding the business scenario in the Q/A database and generate issue log to track issues in the following areas
General Ledger/ Chart of Accounts
Preparation of business blueprint deliveries. The task involved identification of data conversions required, interfaces needed.
Collaborative work with the key users in the documentation of “As-is process”.
Finalizing the To-Be Process
Configuration, Unit Testing and Integration Testing
Preparation for Go-Live, Making Cutover Activities List
Go-Live and Post Go-Live Support Activities
Position Expected: Full Time Position only.