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Solution Architect/ CO Team Lead, Senior Delivery Manager,

Company: Home
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Languages: English (Limited professional)


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S/4 HANA, SAP ECC, SAP, Digitization, EXIM, Vistex, CRM, SFDC, SAP FICO, Data Mapping, FI, Analytics, Big Data, Document management, GPS, Digital signatures, ecommerce, ITIL, Release Management, GFS, SDLC, IDoc, telecommunication, SAP Controlling, system configuration, integration testing, ABAP

Project history

03/2012 - 06/2014
Director - Delivery
iGate Global Solutions Limited
* Managed and delivered large transformational IT programs for a large multinational conglomerate with
operations in Oil & Gas, Energy, Power Conversion, Aviation, Healthcare and Lighting. Account size was in
excess of $30 mio and managed teams in excess of 150 nos covering Implementations, Roll-outs and AMS

* Responsibilities included Architecting Solutions and Delivery, Client/Stakeholder management, Customer
satisfaction & Account mgmt, large scale Recruitment/staffing, Practice building in Finance & Integration areas
* Setting up the ITIL framework across clients in processes that include Incident Management, Change
Management, Problem Management and Release Management
* Heading the Finance and Reporting practice along with thought leadership expertise in supply chain areas

06/2008 - 03/2012
Senior Delivery Manager
Johnson & Johnson (JnJ); IT Global Services division
IT Global Services division - New Jersey (USA)/Bangalore
* Delivered Business Value through delivery of large transformation programs in North America & APAC regions
which include Roll out of the Global Procurement and AP solution, Supply chain integration with GFS,
Transformation of HR processes, Architecting the Corporate solution adopting Global Financial Standards
* Played a pivotal role in building a world class finance shared services organization in the Asia pacific region
for Medical Devices & Diagnostics business with SLA based business governance and reporting
* Providing functional and technical expertise in areas that include Global AP and HR processes, Intercompany
billing within JnJ affiliates, New GL integration with Corporate accounting and reporting
* Architecting the Corporate solution for Crossroads adopting LYNX/GFS data standards and GAAP/IFRS
requirements using SAP platform
* Providing technical and business process expertise in building the supply chain solution for MD&D companies
* Contributed in SDLC deliverables and improving process compliance, integration,d project performance levels
* Integrating financial modules in Crossroads - GL, AP, AR, CCA and PCA modules with JnJ Corporate system
* Designing and building inbound/outbound interfaces to GL, AP & AR applications using ALE/IDoc functionality
* Providing functional and technical expertise in FI areas that include Vendor invoicing and payments,
Intercompany billing within JnJ affiliates, New GL integration with Corporate accounting and reporting
Project References:
* AsP2Pire Project - Deployment of Global procurement & Accounts Payable processes for the AsiaPac region
* ITGF - Crossroads project - Supply chain project for MD&D sector fully integrated with ITGF platform
* Global HR Transformation project -Transforming HR/Finance processes in a multi-landscape environment

04/2006 - 06/2008
Solution Architect/ CO Team Lead
Corning Cable Systems
Implementation Partner: Accenture
Solution Architect/CO Team Lead on a Global SAP project implemented by a telecommunication cables
manufacturing company
* Managing and directing a big team of consultants and developers to meet project deliverables
* Interacting with Process Owners in North America and EMEA to gather inputs related to global processes
* Managerial Responsibilities included project planning, developing risk mitigation plans, stakeholder
management, reporting to executive management and business development
* Conducted requirement workshops, process walkthroughs and design review sessions with the client team
* Building lasting Client relationships resulting in add-on sales
* Leading the Controlling (CO) team in designing and configuring CO modules across multiple manufacturing
locations encompassing Make-to-Stock, Make-to-Order and Variant Configuration processes
* Design and configuration of SAP Controlling modules that included CO-PC (Product Costing), CO-PA
(Profitability Analysis), Cost Center Accounting (CCA) and PCA (Profit Center accounting)
* Closely working with PP, SD and MM teams to address several integration aspects with FI/CO
* Provided technical and consulting expertise in Product Costing for the roll out of product costs for 9
manufacturing plants that included design and configuration, testing and training, guiding and managing a
team of plant controllers and core team members
* Configured multiple valuation strategies for roll up of standard cost estimates and current cost estimates
* Worked on several integration touch points of Product costing with critical master data elements like material
master, bill of materials (BOM), routings and work centers
* Configured costing sheets for overhead absorption on orders, maintained cost center assessment cycles to
assess direct and indirect costs and configured settlement rules for variances and WIP calculation

* Designed and configured the cost center planning process for production activity rates and budgeting
* Participated in extensive data mapping and correction efforts for the purpose of migrating data to SAP
* Provided technical consulting around complex business issues in Product costing, Inter-company and Intracompany
Transfer pricing, Multiple currencies and Reporting
* Designed and developed several cost and management reports in PCA and CO-PA

09/2004 - 05/2005
FI/CO Team Lead
Hubbell Inc.
Implementation Partner: Capgemini
FI/CO Lead on Project Hubbell 2006 implemented by an Electrical equipment manufacturing company
* Design and configuration of SAP Controlling modules that included CO-PC (Product Costing), CO-PA
(Profitability Analysis), Cost Center Accounting (CCA) and PCA (Profit Center accounting)
* In addition to leading a team of consultants and developers, directed and managed the client team consisting
of key business executives and controllers
* Responsibilities included Business process re-design, system configuration, gap analysis, competency team
member training, unit and integration testing, end-user training and post-production support
* Providing functional expertise and support to the Development Team
* Designed a solution for multiple valuation to support inter-company and intra-company transfer prices
* Worked on integration touch points of Product costing with Production planning and other logistics modules
* Configured cost center planning for maintaining activity rates and budgeting

04/2002 - 06/2003
Lead FI/CO consultant
Degussa AG
Implementation Partner: Capgemini Ernst & Young (CGEY)
Lead FI/CO consultant for global implementation of SAP for specialty chemicals manufacturing company
* Involved extensively in design, configuration and support of Profitability analysis (CO-PA) and Product costing
modules in SAP for NAFTA businesses spread across US, Europe and Canada
* Designed and configured the integration touch points in Product costing with COPA and other modules
* Maintained characteristics and value fields to facilitate reporting of EBIT in COPA for all the 7 business units
* Maintained multiple valuation strategies to facilitate flow of standard costs & actual costs to COPA
* Designed and configured multiple valuation strategies with multiple currencies using Material ledger
* Supported inter-company and intra-company transfer pricing through Material ledger configuration
* Developed multiple derivation strategies and table look ups based on business requirements for reporting
* Build reports to capture revaluation results in COPA post completion of actual costing process
* Developed user exits to meet global requirement of consolidating reports in standard unit of measure
* Configured transfer pricing settings to recognize internal profits within business units
* Designed and developed an integrated planning approach for the rolling sales forecasts integrating COPA
with Sales order planning (SOP), Cost center/Profit center accounting & Product costing
* Mapped SD conditions from pricing procedures & direct postings in FI/MM modules to value fields in CO-PA
* Developed EBIDTA reports & sales reports in PCA and COPA based on different dimensions

10/2000 - 03/2002
FI/CO Team Lead
Great Lakes Chemical Corporation (GLCC)
- Implementation Partner: Deloitte Consulting
FI/CO Team Lead for global roll out of SAP in US, Europe & Mexico for a Chemical manufacturing company

* Product costing - Configuring the settings for new plants that used process manufacturing and enabled
calculation of standard costs for valuation of manufactured products
* Facilitated the Cost center planning and budgeting process to calculate activity prices of various operations
* Mapped the Cost component layout for calculation of direct and indirect costs for product costing purposes
and created overhead cost sheet with relevant overhead groups to absorb overheads
* Worked on the integration touch points of Product costing with Production planning (PP-PI) using a process
setup that included process orders, master recipes, routings, bill of materials (BOM) and resources
* Configured the settlement rules for settlement of variances between target and actual costs
* Profitability analysis - Redesigning and configuring the CO-PA module
* Mapped the cost components in Product costing to value fields in CO-PA to facilitate flow of cost of sales
* Designed and configured multiple valuation strategies for semi-finished and traded products
* Designed and developed customized reports in CO-PA for management reporting purposes
* Profit Center accounting (EC-PCA) -Restructuring Profit centers to support the realignment of businesses
* Configured substitutions and validations in Profit Center accounting to facilitate diverse business situations
* GL/AP/AR - Configured validation rules in AP for accounting invoices under appropriate profit centers
* Set procedures for periodic revaluation of open items managed in foreign currencies
* Developed various credit management reports using Report painter/Report writer tools & ABAP query
* Provided detailed specifications for reports developed in ABAP by the development team
* Managed overall integration testing across various modules and provided periodic updates to management

04/1998 - 10/2000
Senior Consultant
CyberTech Systems Inc.
* Designed and Configured Profitability analysis, Profit center/Cost center accounting, AP, AR modules
* In CO-PA , generated Operating concern with relevant characteristics and value fields
* Build COPA segments like product groups, customer zip codes & product hierarchies to analyze profitability
* Mapped SD pricing procedure and direct postings from FI/MM modules to value fields in CO-PA
* Designed and developed contribution margin reports in CO-PA based on a combination of characteristics
* In EC-PCA , defined substitution rules to dynamically populate Profit centers based on routes (sales offices)
* GL/AP/AR- Configured the FI global settings such as Company Code currency, Tax procedure, Fiscal year
settings, exchange rate tolerances and Cash & Bank management, FI/CO interfaces with logistics modules
* Developing the business blue print, configuration & training on FI/CO modules and coordinating conversions
* Configured the tax interfaces for sales and use tax using Vertex with integration to the logistics modules
* Developed the specifications for Credit card and Bank reconciliation processes
* Configured AP/AR/GL in FI and Cost Center (CCA), Profit center accounting (EC-PCA) modules in CO
* Ensured the proper distribution and assessment of costs within cost centers and profit centers using cycles
* Customized Profit center reports for different business units using Report painter and Report writer tools
Client References: 1) Great Lakes Chemical Corp, IN 2) Adhesives Research 3) Fresh Direct, NY 4) Simon
Delivers, MN

08/1997 - 04/1998
Manager - Finance
Bayer Limited
Managing Trade Finance, Working Capital and Project Finance operations reporting to CFO & Sr VP

01/1994 - 07/1997
Deputy Manager - Finance
Essar Steel Limited
Arranging Working Capital in excess of Rs. 500 crs ($70 mio) and long term funds in excess of Rs. 700 crs ($100
mio) for meeting Capex plans for Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI) and Hot Rolled Coils (HRC) projects

02/1993 - 01/1994
Senior Auditor
A F Ferguson & Co.
Conducting Statutory audits for large Multi-National and publicly listed companies

Time and spatial flexibility

As and when needed


Expertise in following areas - 
  1. Business transformation and architecting business solutions enabled through IT
  2. Driving the finance transformation agenda for shaping finance of future in areas like Exports automation, Working capital and Trade Finance Automation, Treasury solutions, Business Planning and Consolidation, E-Invoicing, Audit and Internal Financial controls, Automation of third-party costs, Data Analytics and Dashboards etc 
  3. ERP implementations & Roll-outs, developing strategy roadmaps and Vendor collaboration to achieve business outcomes 
  4. Implementing Digital tools key for the office of CEO that includes Robotics Process Automation (RPA) for GBS and Corporate processes, Data Analytics, Automation of Shared Services operations in areas like Document management and Workflow management, Digitization of documents 
  5. Expertise in setting up Global Center of Excellence and Shared services operations covering Finance, HR, Marketing, Logistics and Supply chain operations. 
  6. Establishing Audit controls (ITGC and ICFR controls) related to Finance, Procurement, Sales & Marketing, HR, Manufacturing and Capex areas  
  7. Structuring GST operating models for computing GST on purchase and sales transactions, integration with ASP/GSP for GST reporting 
  8. Establishing compliance framework around areas like GST, TDS, TCS, E-invoicing, Eway bills etc 
  9. Conducting Statutory audits for large Multi-National and publicly listed companies  
  10. Trade Finance and working capital operations 
  11. Accounting, MIS and system controls 

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