SAP FICO Sample Resume For Experienced

Mahesh Reddy    SAP Certified FI/CO PS Consultant                                        Chartered Fellow, British Computer Societ...

Mahesh Reddy   SAP Certified FI/CO PS Consultant
                                       Chartered Fellow, British Computer Society (CITP)


Education:                                                           SAP FI CO Certification
                                                                              MBA (UNW New York)
                                                                              MA in Business Mgt & Strategy (Liverpool)
                                                                              B.Sc (Hons) in Economics (Ibadan)

Professional Affiliations:                                   
                                                                              British Computer Society (Chartered Fellow)
                                                                              ACCA (Intermediate)

Courses attended:                                              
                                                                              Systems Validation, Testing & Quality Assurance
                                                                              FI-CA Contract Accounting Training                                                                             
                                                                              ECC6 New GL Implementation Training
                                                                              SAP IS Oil & Gas – JVA PSA Training
                                                                              Credit Analysis & Risk Management
                                                                              Banking – Assets & Liability Management
                                                                              Effective Team and Relationship Management
                                                                              Basic Business Ethics
                                                                              EPI-USE DSM (Data Sync Manager) Version 3.0 Training
                                                                              Sarbanes-Oxley Professional Training
                                                                              Accenture “Train the Trainer” training

SAP modules expertise and versions              FI-GL, AP, AR AA/AM, TR, TAX. FM, CO-CCA, PCA, PC, OPA
                                                                             (Internal Orders). PS, INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, CO-PA, FUNDS MANAGEMENT                                             
                                                                             SERVICE/WORKS MANAGEMENT, MM-PUR and know-how       
                                                                             for versions 4.6c and 4.7. and upgrades from Version 4.6c to  
                                                                             ECC6 , Data Migration, LSMW
                                                                             ASAP Methodology, PASS Methodology
                                                                             Expertise covers development and post go-live support  
                                                                             Exposure to BW-BCS & BPS
                                                                             Experience in FICO Team Lead capacities

Years of SAP experience                                   10                                                                                                                    

Detail SAP R/3 Experience
IBM / Germanischer Lloyd (GL) Group (GL Noble Denton/ Garrad Hassan & Co/ GL Ind Services) Dec 10 to date

Snr FICO PS Consultant
·          Data Migration
 Coordination of master and transactional data for Assets, Customers, Vendors, Purchase Orders, Sales Orders,   
-       Formulation of data migration strategies for Projects
-       Provisional of functional support for error resolutions on Finance and Projects
-       Creation of data templates for data loading
·          Testing

-       Planning of testing – resources, timing, approaches & strategy
-       UAT coordination
-       Scoping for UAT & Integration testing
-       Testing KPI Analyses
-       Creation of test scripts
-       Functional support for testers
·          Review of functional & technical specifications
·          Business blueprinting
·          Design of the Financial Enterprise Structure
·          Review of Business Process documents
·          Local Business requirements for banking, taxes, reporting
·          Fit gap analyses & resolutions
·          End User Training
·          Design of the Project structure, Result Analyses etc
·          Client/Stakeholders liaison
·          Interpretation of Technical functionalities to business

Accenture/ Baker Hughes Inc                                          Global Implementation                                                        Apr 10 to Dec 10

Snr FICO Consultant

Part of the Accenture team implementing Global SAP ERP for Baker Hughes Inc with role covering SAP Implementation, deployment,  roll-out & loopback to the Sub-Sahara African (Ghana, Nigeria & Gabon) & Northern African Region (Tunisia, Mauritania, Morocco, & Libya), training, system walkthrough and mentoring. Modules covering GL, AP, AR Asset, CO – CCA, PCA, PC, IO COPA with business processes covering the P2P, OTC and RTR cycles

·          Requirements gathering and discovery workshops facilitation for Tunisia, Morocco and Mauritania
·          Business blueprinting. Documentation of the AS-IS processes and design of TO-BE business processes
·          Preparation of configuration templates & Finance focal point to the offshore config team – encompassing GL, AP, AR, Assets, CCA, PCA, IOA & COPA
·          CO-PC – Migration of materials from legacy systems to SAP ECC6, creation of Material master, maintenance of the standard pricing for material, analyses of moving average pricing, reconciliation of material data loads 
·          Multi-Currency forex business process design, build and deployment
·          Tax (Extended witholding tax, input & output taxes) configuration, design and deployment.
·          Data Migration- Preparation of Trial conversion files, maintenance of mapping tables from Legacy systems to SAP, Resolution of errors from data load. Cutover activities for Financials. Cutover planning and preparation for Vendor & Customer master data, open items and balances.
·          Integration Analyses between FICO  to MM, SD/CRM, PM
·          Unit Testing, System Testing, Integration Testing & UAT
·          Training – Planning of finance training, Development and publishing of training materials, classroom training & system walkthrough training and mentoring covering P2P & OTC cycles, GL, AP, Assets, AR, CCA & PCA

EOH Consulting Ltd South Africa / Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation  Abuja Nigeria                               Feb 10 to Apr 10

Lead SAP FICO JVA Consultant/ Finance Solution Architect

Project preparation phase for the Implementation of SAP ECC for client involving;

·          Providing direction for the implementation of the finance and controlling module
·          Facilitation of business requirements gathering
·          Development of the Financial and Controlling Enterprise structure
·          BPML tailoring to soothe the client’s business processes
·          Definition of generic and specific Order to Cash (OTC) and Purchase/Requisition to Pay (P2P) Cycles
·          Definition of JVA structure, Joint Venture Agreements, JVA Equity Groups, JV Partners assignments
·          Facilitation of workshops on JV Business BAU and Period-End processes – Payments, Operated & Non-operated accounting, Cutbacks

Thames Water (via Wipro Technologies)      Reading  Berkshire                                                     Nov 09 to Feb 10

SAP FICO & PS Consultant

Implementation of Change Requests and Enhancements, Day to day supports and business process advisory in SAP Project System module covering;

·          Implementation of Finance change requests (CRs) in GL, AP & AR functionalities
·          Carrying out Unit Test, System Test for Finance, Controlling & PS design changes
·          Facilitation of User Acceptance Testing
·          Design of PS profiles, WBS structures and hierarchy for CAPEX and OPEX projects
·          Progress analyses – Automation of Percentage of Completion calculation configuration
·          Project execution and Periodic process processing
·          Data Migration using LSMW functionality
·          Integration of PS to FICO, SRM/MM  and HR business processes – CATS functionality
·          Cost and Revenue Planning (Manual and Automatic)
·          Reporting

Circum Technology/InfoSystem Consulting       Banjul, The Gambia                                                                Aug09 to Oct 09

SAP FI Trainer

Academy Solution training for the Financial Modules AC200 & AC280 covering the following sub-modules

·          General Ledger
·          Accounts Payable
·          Accounts Receivables
·          Banking
·          Idoc Management
·          FI Integration to SD MM & HR modules
·          Financial Reporting

CapGemini Aspire/ HM Revenue & Customs Worthing  West Sussex                                       Nov 2008 – June 2009

Snr SAP FICO Consultant

Summary of role descriptions

·          Patch upgrade of the SAP EEC5 version
·          QA (Test) Team Lead for the patching upgrade project (System testing, Regression Testing, UAT Test)
·          Provision of functional support for the upgrade implementation
·          Implementation of new UK Tax regulation (VAT)
·          Day-to-day support for the live system
·          Implementation of various change requests in the FI, CO – CCA PCA and Funds Mgt modules
·          Facilitation of Business Confidence Test and Go-Live
·          SAP ERP à XI Validation and testing
·          Testing of FICO modules and integration to HR, SD & CRM clients
·          Testing and support for ABAP bespoke developments in FI, HR and BW
·          End of year activities

·          Provision of support in the IS-Public Sector Mgt/Funds Management Module including the following
-       Maintenance of FM Global Parameters
-       Assignment of budget profiles, funds profile and FI year variant
-       Creation and maintenance of commitment items, fund centers, funds, functional areas, funded program, BCS ( budget address & posting address)
-       Creation of various budget version
-       BCS  - Budget entry & Updates
            Budget Release
            Status Management
            BCS Closing operations
            Budget Availability
-       FM Reporting

SAP UK/ UBS Investment Bank London                                          October 2008

Prototype design and build of the Investment Management (IM) Module
Design of HR CATS Integration to Project System/Investment Management/Controlling

·          Design of the IM module as per business requirements
·          Configuration settings for IM Structure/hierarchy, Appropriation requests and PS (WBS) as Investment measure
·          Configuration for budgeting and planning
·          Development work on user fields to serve business requirements
·          Unit Testing for proposed design
·          Functional support for the development of bespoke IM/Appropriation requests/WBS report
·          Business process development of HR Timesheet entry and Management and CATS transfer to PS/CO
·          Training and knowledge transfer

T Mobile UK Hatfield UK                                                                 April 2008 to October 2008

Summary of role

·          QA (Test) Lead, SAP IS-Insurance ICM (Incentive & Commission Management) Implementation – Development of test strategy document, test planning, test design, test execution and estimation. Liaison with the development and functional team on the build and design. Liaison with the business team on the business processes for preparation of the test scripts. Coordination of the Unit Test, Solution & Interface tests, System tests, Regression tests, UAT and Parallel Run tests. Project preparation for the Implementation of the SAP IS-ICM (Incentives & Commission module)

·          Senior Functional SAP FICO Consultant & Test Team Lead, Godiva, Swordfish & One System (IS Retail) Projects

      Godiva Project- Configuration, Testing and deployment  work on the Godiva Project mainly around    
             New GL, AP, CCA, PCA Assets & Project Systems.

             Real Estate configuration works encompassing creation of
             business entity, creation of contracts, assignment of business entity to contract, conditions,          
             settlement of contracts, accruals and post-processing.
            Swordfish Project - Configuration, QA, Troubleshooting, deployment and support works on the
            Swordfish Project mainly around the Treasury, Electronic Banking and AP modules
            Review of technical and creation of functional specifications on the AP/e-Banking and Interface         

            One System (IS Retail) Project
      Regression Testing of end to end FICO processes due to activation of the IS-Retail functionalities
      Test planning, design, execution and estimation using the Mercury Quality Center test tools
      Defect management

Centrica PLC  (British Gas)     Windsor Berkshire                                                                              Jan 2008 to April 2008

Snr SAP FICO & PS Consultant/ SME

Working as part of the 3rd level support team with roles including day-to-day ECC5 system support, Change request implementation and patch upgrade project

FI – GL, - AP AR, Assets, BANKING/TREASURY Configuration for new company code and sub ledgers, Configuration and maintenance of the Electronic Bank Statement, Configuration work around Special GL (down payments), troubleshooting on AP and Payments, Contract Accounting Change request Implementations – Configuration of the Dunning Program, Instalment Plans and referrals., Dispute management, Investigations around discount earned, Maintenance of dep keys and depreciations, Asset fiscal year end operations. FI & CO documents Number range analyses. Day to day support error logs solution

FI=CA Fixes around Contract Accounting sub-module; business partner master data creation and assignment to contracts, payment program maintenance, configuration of the dunning program, Collections & Disbursements check lots configuration. Processing of batch payments

CO-CCA,PCA – Cost Center hierarchy creation and maintenance, Profit Center Hierarchy creation and maintenance, creation of cost centre groups and profit centre groups. Allocation cycles and settlement rule creations. Support work on SKFs, Activity prices and rates , cost centre formula planning  (template) and various Controlling month end processes

PS – Configuration of settlement profiles and allocation structures, maintenance of Project and WBS coding masks, Project System Reporting, Integration of  the Project system module to other modules, user training on WBS settlements

COPA – Maintenance of the COPA Transfer Structure, COPA Month-end activities such as allocation, building and maintaining COPA assessment cycles, maintenances of characteristic values

TESTING - UAT & Integration Testing, Creation of test scripts and test schedule

UPGRADE: Project preparation, Investigation and documentation of the delta functionalities of ECC6 version in the areas of PS, IS Oil & Gas

INTERFACE MANAGEMENT & REVIEW – Review and management of Interface and interface documentations, daily processing of Finance interfaces and Idocs management

SOLUTION MANAGER– Review of implementation documents in Solution manager

Morse Group working on the project for Transport for London                       Oct 2007 to Nov 2007

ECC6 Environment
Review and amendment of the business blueprint document
Creating Functional Specifications on FI and PS business processes
FI-FM Funds Management BPP document creation
Creating Functional Specification for Workflow in the Portal
Review of the Investment Program module/structure as it relates to other organizational units
Solution architecture of selected business processes

Highstreeters Ltd /Cable & Wireless Plc  Bracknell & Milton Keynes                                                     August 2007 to Oct 2007

Investment Management
Design and the end-to-end implementation of the entire IM module to include blueprinting, design, test an QA and provision of post go-live support. Configuration roles including Creation of the Investment Program hierarchy, Creation of the Program Type, Creation of Budget Profiles, maintenance of Budget Distribution functionality, Assignment of IM to IM measure (Project System)/ Integration to the Project System and Fixed Asset Module. Definition of the Investment profile and Investment Budget Profile. Maintenance of IM Program budgets. Report building for the BW systems (CAPEX & OPEX). Commitment management

Project System
The redesigning of the Project System module to be able the achieve best practice and optimal system value, creation of Project profiles, project types, Project Coding masks, Activation of User-defined fields. Creation of settlement structure and profiles. Provision of technical requirements for the creation of Project reports (CAPEX and OPEX) in BW. Support for the month end activities. Commitment Management

Cost Centre Accounting
Restructuring of the Cost Center hierarchy and building of alternative hierarchies. Cost Centre activity planning. User training and support on month end activities

Provision of support on GL AP AR and Assets Modules

IBM UK/SHELL INTERNATIONAL PETROLEUM CO LTD      London                                             Jan 2007 to August 2007

SAP Integration Consultant

Role as SAP Consultant & Integration Analyst and member of the GSAP team responsible for the full life cycle implementation of SIPC/SDSI through design, QA (UAT, Integration Test Cycles, Confirmation Acceptance Tests, Cutover/Data Migration, Training and Post Go-Live Support), working on a global rollout.

Project System
Design and architecture of the PS settlement process, maintenance of bespoke and SAP standard tables, mass maintenance of projects and WBS elements, Integration analysis of PS to MM (purchase requisitioning) and other modules such as CCA and PCA, coding mask configuration, budget planning for projects and WBS, Assignment of projects/WBS to Investment Programs. Mapping of legacy objects (JDEdwards Activities) to SAP objects (WBS elements). Preparation and validation of templates (project/WBS master and transactional data) in readiness for the LSMW mass load into SAP. Load master and transactional data validation. Project and WBS Reporting. IDOC Management, Provision of functional and business support in Live Simulation Environment/Scenarios. Creation of Functional Specification documents for the Projects and WBS elements migration. Training and mentoring new SAP users. Provision of functional support for Quality Assurance, Cutover and post go-live support.

Creation and designing of Cost Center groups and alternative hierarchies based on the business organization structures, Creation of ABAP variant reports, Definition of Assessment and Distribution Allocation Cycles, Creation and maintenance of Activity Types and Price Planning against Cost Centers, Formula Planning template configuration, Creation and maintenance of Statistical Key Figures master data and values against cost centers, Cost Center budget planning, Functional support of period-end closing. Assignment of Profit Centers to Company codes, assignment of cost centers to profit centers. Creation of Functional Specification documents for Cost Centers and Cost Center Groups Migration. Preparation of templates for the LSMW load of Cost Center and Cost Center Groups, Activity Prices/Rates, Statistical Key Figures (SKF), Load data validation. Time maintenance for cost center and profit center master data. CCA and PCA Reporting

Maintenance of Investment Program Structures, Investment Program definition and change applications, Creation and maintenances of the Investment Program Positions, Program Planning and Budgeting (budget distribution). Investment data validation. IM Reporting

Data cleansing of bank master from the legacy system, Preparation of template for LSMW data migration of bank master data into SAP, IBAN code verification. Configuration and Support of the Electronic Bank Statements and the Payment Media Workbench (PMW).

Vendor master data download from legacy system, preparation of templates for the LSMW Vendor Master & Transactional Data migration into SAP, Functional Support for Account Payables. Data Validation of Vendor Master data and Vendor balances files. Vendor Classification Purchase Order training. Provision of support for Live Environment Simulation and Post Go-Live

Customer master data download from legacy system, customer master data cleansing. Preparation of template for the LSMW Customer master & transactional data load into SAP. Provision of functional support for Live Simulation Environment and Post Go-Live supports

Provision of functional support in GL- Master data maintenance, report generation, extension of GL to company codes. User training. Preparation of Asset master data and asset balances files through trial conversions and cutover

Use of CAT functions. Time Entering for Personnel, Time Reporting, Transfer of time cost into CO and Project System (PS). User training on timesheet management and reporting

Data Migration

SEM & BW Reporting

Functional facilitation of Live Environment Simulation workshops

Test and Defects Management with use of Mercury Test tools

Analyses of business integration between FI, CO, PS, HR, MM & PP

Change Management  facilitation

EDF Energy PLC London                                                                                         Feb 2006 to Dec 2006

Snr SAP FICO Consultant

New GL Implementation
Part of the team delivering the system upgrade from version 4.6c to ECC5 with functions around the following; Activation of New GL Accounting, Deactivation of Classic GL Accounting, Ledger definition for New GL, Currency definition for Leading Ledger, Assignment of Variants to Company codes, Definition of Parallel Accounting Principle and assignment to Ledger Groups, Configuration of Real-time Integration of Controlling to Financial Accounting and account determination for Automatic postings, Definition of Foreign VAT numbers, Document type and number ranges definitions. Configurations around PCA for New GL, Classification of GL accounts & Document types for Document Splitting, Definition of Zero-balance clearing account, Definition of Splitting Characteristics for GL and Controlling and Activation of Document splitting for Company codes. Automatic account determination clearing differences, Tolerance groups etc

Configuration work around Dunning, referrals, Instalment plans and Payments (payment lots, clarification account, payment program etc) Automatic returns processing, Charging of bank fees. Collections & Disbursement
Integration of FI-CA to GL, Cash Management, Controlling, Biller Direct, Dispute Management; Business Partner master data creation and assignment to contracts
Processing of batch payment lots

Data Migration & Support

Provision of functional support in the data migration phase of the upgrade project with functions covering data mapping, data cleansing, extensive master and transactional data validation in Trial Conversion and Cutover stages . Also part of the team that delivered day-to-day support for the FI CO and Project systems  sub-modules with roles covering configurations, change request implementation and development of functional specifications Also direct involvement in the testing phase with included, UAT, Integration and Regression testing for the implementation for the other part of the client’s business that were not previously running on SAP R/3

Provision of day-today support work cutting across the sub-modules within the FI CO which include, but not restricted to the following tasks
·          Configuration works for the Change requests to the system design
·          Gap Identification and resolution
·          Master data authorisation maintenance
·          Use of EPI USE DSM moving Master data and transactional data between clients
·          SAP Optimisation
·          Cash Management position analysis and Liquidity forecast
·          Creation and maintenance of SAP Quickview reports (SQVI)
·          Configuration of the payment program
·          Cheque Management/Configuration- Cheque Lots configuration, Void reason codes configuration, Support for Cheque Register management, cheque voids/cancellation, cheque dynamic reporting
·          Configuration works in the Banking/Treasury modules (House Banks, Electronic Bank Statements, Bank Accounts etc)
·          AP Vendor payments and interface file management (BACS, CHAPS, CHEQUE)
·          Daily Interfaces management
·          Provision of support work on the financial part of the P2P (Purchase to pay) process
·          Creation of bespoke reports for business’s special needs
·          Creation and maintenance of activity codes and budget uploads
·          Delivering trainings and workshops on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
·          Spool Management and maintenance
·          CO Reporting on CCA, PCA, PC, PCA & PS
·          Report Painter
·          Creation of ABAP Queries ( SQ01, SQ02 & SQ03)
·          Creation and maintenances of master records in the areas of Banking, GL, AP, AR, CCA, PCA, Internal Orders
·          Maintenance of Number Ranges
·          User logon Id maintenance
Month end activities – Closing/opening of FI and MM periods, back-posting, depreciation run, settlements, batch job scheduling, Processing GR/IR Accounts, Transfer AP/AR balance sheet items, Transferring AR/AP debtor/creditor to Profit Centre, Running Aged debtors report, Reversal of Accruals,  FI-CO Reconciliation, Review of Costs and Revenues within Dummy Profit Centre, Outbound Hyperion Interface, Reconciliation between BCS – R/3 etc

Knowledge transfers, end-user training and workshop facilitations

Advantech Europe Services Eindhoven. Holland                                                                              Feb 06
Provision of immediate post go live support and also support for the first month end processes for the company covering modules such as FI- GL, AR, AP, Assets, CO CCA PCA PC.

Carried out configuration works in the areas of FI and CO and helped in creation of SQ01 special reports especially in the MM and Purchasing sub-modules.

Carrying out of UAT and Regression Testing for the FICO sub-modules and Integration testing within SAP modules FICO, SD, MM and various interfaces

TOTAL UK (TotalFina) Watford FICO Implementation, Roll out  & Support                                        Oct 05 – Feb 06

Snr SAP FICO Consultant & Subject Matter Expert

Part of the team implementing SAP for the UK Roll out of the European Template for TotalFinaElf

Leading/Management of the FICO sub-modules in UAT and Business Simulation phase
Managed the rounding up of the Acceptance stage of the implementation.
Creation of test cases and scripts for the preparation for the Business Simulation phase. Managing the GL AP AR(+CREDIT MANAGEMENT, Invoice Scanning, Collections & Disbursements, DISPUTE MGT) TAX TR (EBS), JVA, INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, STOCK CO sub-modules in the Business Simulation stage of the implementation as a preparation for the Go-Live phase.

Creation of the simulation cases and detailed plans for the FI CO sub modules.

Creation of test scripts and evaluation of Test progress

Testing of FICO, MM HR & CRM business processes

Data Migration
Functional support of the data migration phase from the legacy JDEdwards system to SAR R/3 across GL, AP (Vendors master and transactional data), AR (customer master and transactional data), Fixed Assets, Cost Centres, Profit Centres and Bank master data, WBS elements (Project systems)

Integration flows management
Managing Integration flows from/to other MM, PP, PS and IS-Oil functionalities such as JVA, RETAIL, LOGISTICS, MARINE, AVIATION, COMMERCIAL SALESS, BITUMEN, SUPPLY, SPECIAL FLUIDS, LPG and various INTERFACES

Creation and analyses of KPI Reports to manage the progress of the testing and simulation.

Timely communication to the Project Leader on the updates, requirements and issues concerning the entire simulation.

Presentation and attendance in various test management meeting.

Configuration and Support
Error resolution on the R/3 system as a result of fallouts and anomalies from the simulations actions by the testers. Maintenance of interfaces and bespoke tables

Month-end processes
Preparation and actions on the month end schedule and procedures – Accrual postings, closing and opening of FI sub-ledgers and MM posting periods & CO period locks, Foreign Currency Revaluations, Distribution and Assessments Allocations, Preparation of Financial and Management Reports, Stocks Reports etc…..
Joint Venture Accounting on businesses jointly owned by TotalFinalElf & other companies – e.g Oil terminals & storage facilities (co-ownership with Shell, Texaco etc)

Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
Part of the team defining the self-assessment process, sub-process and control objectives for the Sales, Fixed Assets (Asset verification) and Stocks for the UK businesses, according to the requirements of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in SAP R/3.
Training, Mentoring & Coaching
Provision of end user training and mentoring for users and Business Analyst in the GL AP AR & CO modules. Knowledge transfer to the incoming consultants.

Amey Group Plc Oxfordshire FI CO Upgrade Support                                                       Aug 05 – Oct 05
Part of the team delivering on site support for roll out for the upgrade of  FI CO modules from Version 4.6c to ECC5

Upgrade activities
Coordination of Release notes from OSS
Extraction of relevant release notes the company
Preparation of upgrade config rationale documents
Organisation of workshops

Day-to-day support for the general FI GL, FA & AP including creation of new Financial Statement Versions and maintenance of the existing ones, Foreign currency valuation, payment terms, Bank Master record creation and maintenance, Capitalisation of asset under construction, Asset transfer, Depreciation run, Asset revaluations, End of moth processes support. Funds Mgt master data creation to include Fund Center Commitment items etc

Service Management
Day-to-day support for the SM sub module involving the creation and maintenances of service orders

Creation of HR costs in CO, Setting up of WBS elements, Mapping of CC costs to WBS elements, Application of changes to cost centres. CCA, PC, PCA reporting

Universal Pictures International London                                                                                                       Jan 05 - June05

SAP Consultant

Part of the team that provided functional support for the Renaissance project and post go-live functional support for Spain & Portugal SBUs of the client’s business processes in a highly bespoke system environment.

Provision of day-to-day support for the Purchasing, Procurement and Inventory Management sub modules. Maintenance of Purchase Orders and maintenance of the stock upload program and stock interfaces with R/3. Stock Reconciliation & difference resolution. Maintain ace of MM tables on assignment of materials to CO objects. Documentation on error fixing procedures. Month end processes.

FI GL, Banking & AP
Support for the FI GL, Banking (Cash Management and Liquidity forecast) and AP sub modules. Support Data Migration from Legacy Systems via middleware Informatica, support for the invoice payment files upload program. SQ01/ SAP Queries. Processing of DME files Month end activities. Report generation. Use of Report Painter. Documentation for knowledge transfer.

Day-to-day support work on CCA, PCA and PS sub modules.

Functional Integration to other modules such as MM & PP

Month end processes to include creation and maintenance statistical key figures SKF files and activity types. Actual Project/WBS settlement and definition of settlement rules.

Barclays Private Clients & International, London & Poole                                                   July 04- Jan 05

FI-GL Development, Support (IAS Conversion)
Creation and maintenances of the FI GL enterprise structure global parameters – posting period, fiscal year variant, chart of accounts and assignment to FI organisational units. Definition and setting applications to the GL master records as required by business in line with IAS and EU regulations. Specification of automatic account determination – retained earnings, tax accounts, payment differences etc. Foreign currency valuations. Creation of Variants of different reports.

UAT Testing (Test Manager)
UAT Testing, Regression testing and Integration/Interface (end to end) testing. Comprehensive master data checks/tests involving all the GL accounts in the chart of accounts. Creation of test scripts cases and schedules. Use of the Mercury Interactive (Test director) Testing tools to manage test cases and monitor test progress as outlined in the test schedule. Presentation of Weekly Test progress reports to the Finance Change Manager, Program Manager Workstream Leaders and the SBU Leaders
Risk assessment on test execution/ Formal sign-off

Provisions of post go-live support to resolve errors as logged by the users.

Involved in the development and realisation stage of the Account Payable sub module, which includes the configuration of house bank master data, bank accounts payment terms, and payment program. Creation of vendor groups and vendor master records, various reports for the Account Payable sub module. Support for users in carrying out payment run. Lockbox and Electronic Bank Statement configuration. Documentation of various business processes.

Maintenance of the CO Enterprise Structure and settings application of the global parameters of the controlling area for Cost Center Accounting & operating concern for Profit Center Accounting and Profitability Analysis.

Activation and creation of Cost Centers, Profit Centers, Activity types, Statistical Key Figures and the mapping of these objects (also to FI organisational units).

Provision of support after post go-live of the project on month end processes including assessment, distribution and reposting.

NEC Corporation                                                                                                                    Apr 04 – July 04
Part of the team providing post go-live support and day-to-day SAP error management and resolution. Also Carried out testing for some organisational objects.

Provision of day-to-day support on the entire AP sub module including payment program and payment run, payment methods, foreign currency valuation. Setting application for AP parameters such as exchange rate differences, reason codes. Creation and changes to the Vendors Master record and Vendor Groups, changes to the bank details. Mapping of payment terms to vendors. Assist users in the generation of various AP reports, Configuration of the payment program, review of payment terms

Provision of support on the AR sub module issues such as customer invoice dispute  management & resolutions, the dunning program, assignment of dunning procedure to customer master record, dunning run and editing dunning proposals. Periodic/Month-end processing. User Training and Knowledge Transfer

Credit Management
Development work around configuration of Credit Control Area, definition of Credit Risk categories, credit representative groups and days in arrears calculation

Creation and maintenance of various Financial Statement versions as required by different business units and copying across to Controlling. Configuration of validation and substitution rules, definition of tax codes and maintenance of the automatic account assignments. Setting up GL accounts and mass maintenances. Specifications for ABAP programming for bespoke reports.

Provision of support on queries involving FI documents and business transactions. Month-end processes.

Treasury/Electronic Banking
Development work on the Treasury sub module including the definition of source symbols for cash management, planning levels & groups and assignment to MM & SD transactions. Cash Management, Liquidity Forecast and Cash Concentration, Creation of Treasury Groups and headers maintenance. Development and support work in the area of electronic bank statement processing, creation of transaction types and assignment to house banks, keys for posting rules and mapping external transactions codes to posting rules and to automatic account assignment. Processing of DME files. Also involved in the specification of translation ratios for multi-currency scenarios.

Change Management & Training facilitation
Facilitating training workshops for users to be able to carry out day-to-day and periodic business transactions. Knowledge transfer to other associates coming on board the project.

Maintenance of the Cost Center hierarchy and creation and application of changes to cost objects. Carrying out support to users on activity types and statistical key figures. Cost Centre Assessments and Distribution. Mapping of profit centres to cost centres and FI organisational units.

Operating concern development, Maintenance of the Operating Concern Attributes, Creation of characteristics and value-fields for the Operating Concern. Assignment of values to value fields, Mapping of SD Condition Types to Value fields. Maintenance of the PA Settlement Structure, Cost Centre to COPA Assessments. COPA Reporting

Creation and change of Cost estimate with qty, Creation and change of Additive costs, Marking and releasing of cost estimate, edit costing runs, PC reports

Creation of single level and multi-level WBS elements and assignment to CO objects. Creation of settlement rules for the purpose of periodic reposting. Mapping of WBS elements to Materials, and interfaces. WBS Settlements.

Month-end processes
Closing of FI sub-ledger posting periods, CO period locks, Material Balance reports, MMPV & MMRV, Creation of special tailor-made reports using SQ01
UAT Testing, \integration/Interface testing and Regression Testing

Maxis                                                  Version 4.6c Full Implementation lifecycle    Aug 03 – Mar 04
Involved in the full implementation lifecycle from the project preparation, business blueprinting, realization, Final preparation and post go-live & Support for the entire FI CO module and integration to MM & SD

Finance Team's functional designs and ensuring the development of global template for the Financial Accounting module is properly set-up in a way that supports integration with MM, SD. Setting up of the entire FI organisation units and global parameters. Number range set-up, creation and testing of GL Accounts and the other organisational units. Works involving definition automatic account determination and Financial Statement Versions. Running SAP Queries. Mapping of FI units to CCA

Data Clean up and Migration across the FI/CO area using LSMW and Upload Programs

Carrying out development work on the banking/treasury sub module. Mapping of Internal to External Transaction Types and the Manual and Automatic clearing and processing of Electronic Bank Statements. Creation of treasury groups, posting rules and headers maintenance.

Development work on the terms of payment for customers, creation of tax codes, tolerance groups, reason codes, correspondents, dunning program, payment program, and assignments to the created customer master record and account groups.

Credit Management works involving the configuration of the credit control area, credit representative groups and credit risk categories and days in arrears.

Provision of post go-live support for the AR sub module in the arrears of dunning, open item clearing, payments and payments differences, exchange rate differences, month end closing.
Assisted in the creation of the payment program, vendor master records and account group. Involved in the provision of support expertise for the sub module.

Configuration of the CO Enterprise structure and setting the global parameters for the controlling area and operating concern. Maintenance of the CCA & PCA standard hierarchies, time based-fields activity types and statistical key figures, creation of cost and profit centers. Creation and changes to cost estimates and additive costs, edit costing run and application of price changes. PC Reporting

Carrying out support work on assessments and distributions.

UAT Management
Writing detailed Test Scripts for Unit testing, Scenario/ Integration Testing, Regression Testing

End user training and knowledge transfer.

NamPower       Version 4.6c      Full Implementation and Support                Aug 02 – June 03

Involved in the design and the Configuration of the Organisational Structure in Line with the Business Processes of Client,
·          Configuration and testing of General Ledger Accounts (G/L) and assigning the different process keys as required.
·          Assisted in managing the integration of SAP Financial and other modules and Identifying
areas of potential process improvement and coordinate/implement the appropriate system changes.
·          Configuration of AP, AR and sample ledger accounts defined Customer/Vendor account groups and created Vendor/Customer master data.
·          Defined General Ledger (G/L) account groups and assigned number ranges to these accounts.
·          Configured the different parameters and variants and assigned them to the applicable company code.
·          Defined tolerance groups, tolerances for employees, customers and vendors.
·          Defined and configured automatic posting / automatic payment program and assigned required General Ledger (G/L) accounts to their required posting keys.
·          Defined and assigned User Profiles, Authorisations, and Sensitive Fields for multiple controls, Validation and Substitution Rules.
·          Creation of Cost Centres and definition of CO hierarchy
·          Assignment of Cost Centres in PCA
·          Definition of Cycles (Assessment, Distribution and Periodic Reposting) Sender-Receiver relationships, Activity types, Statistical key figures e.t.c
·          Assisted in the Derivation of Characteristics and Key Figures relevant to Data tables and design of relevant Rows and Columns to accommodate the Characteristics and Key Figures.
·          Assisted in the Testing consistency of reports using Report Writer/ Report Painter Functionality
·          End User training for Client’s staff, support.

DMA Consulting                                                                                                           Feb 01 – July 02
Outsourcing for the Implementation of R/3 System for Siemens Medical, Atlanta. GA
·          Team member FI (GL/AP/AR) implementation team
·          Provided Implementation support, created, managed and maintained SAP systems and clients also providing end user training and support.
·          Reconfigured and Processed request for changes to master data and enhancement development to Quality Assurance client (QAL) and to SAP production.
·          Reconciliation of Vendor/Customer accounts. Preparation of scripts for Accounts Payable. Invoice verification and invoice processing, payment verification,
·          Configuration of Lockbox and Electronic Bank Statement.
·          In-house trouble shooting/ helpdesk role for FI (GL/AP/AR), including identification of problem areas and proposing of relevant solutions

Non - SAP Experience

STANDARD TRUST BANK PLC                                                Feb 1999 – Feb 2001
Ag. Profit Centre Manager, Oil & Energy (Downstream) Banking Group
Team Leader, Consumer/Retail Banking Group
My team included 4 staff and responsible and supporting more than 500 of the bank’s clients from up-stream, middle and down stream in the oil sector.
§  Balance Sheet (Asset and Liability management)
§  Market analysis and strategic planning
§  Credit Packaging and Risk Management
§  Investment Banking
§  Corporate Banking
§  Public Sector  & Government relations
§  Oil and Energy banking
§  Relationship management
§  Team and role management
§  Budget and target preparations and presentation & reporting

References available on request.

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