Pankaj kumar Patidar available

Pankaj kumar Patidar

SAP ISU FICA Consultant

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  • Last update: 26.04.2018
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SKILLS
I am SAP ISU functional consultant, with FICA as primary skill.
I have 6 years of experience in same.
I have worked in 2 E2E implementation, 3 major release and 1 support project.
  • Have worked for 4 large Australian Energy clients( EA, AGL, Origin, PowerDirect), 1 New Zealand Client, 1 UK based client, currently working with Enmax Energy, a Canadian utility.
  • Have worked on client location in Industry wide workshops with market trail.
  •  Experience in writing BPDDs, functional specs and test cases,
  • Have E2E SAP configuration knowledge FICA and R/3.
  • Strong understanding of cross modules, integration with other modules and policies & procedures of IS-U – Billing & Invoicing
  • Have knowledge in all FICA related Functionalities like Postings ( Main and Sub Transaction mapping), Open Item Management, Payments, Direct Debit, PCIDSS, Invoicing, Clearing, Transfer to GL, Dunning by Collection Strategy and Dunning Procedure, Submit to Collection Agency, Write-Off, AFDA, Interest Calculations, Locks, Payment Lots, Returns, Promise To Pay, Installment Plan, Payment Scheme, Budget Billing, Average Monthly Billing, Partial Billing, Collective Account, Work Lists
  • Billing and invoicing configuration
  • Have been trained in FICA for PSCD and Convergent Invoicing
  • Creating data to perform end to end life cycle testing
  • Creation of business master data, technical master data, payment schemes, budget billing, scheduling master data, invoicing and bill printing.
  • Good knowledge of Billing master data E.g. rates, rate categories, operands, prices, schemas, rate determination
  • Currently working as FICA Functional, have worked previously in DM and Billing in parallel.
  • Have knowledge of SD to FICA Integration.
  • Functional and Testing experience in SAP IS-U. SAP expertise includes good knowledge of SAP IS-U FICA/Billing and Device management and integration with other modules.
  • Worked on payment plans, Payment schemes (Budget Billing and Average Monthly Billing) and its integration with FI/CA.
  • Collective Invoicing Configuration, Dunning by DP as well as Collection Strategy
  • Worked on BAU Process Oriented automated dialer for BRF and BRF plus.
  • Have basic knowledge of ABAP programming, enhancements, reports, bADIs
  • Proficient in debugging
  • 2 full cycle implementation experience in SAP ISU. Diverse experience includes all aspects of implementation process: System configuration, testing (FVT, SIT, Regression, Positive, Negative, Role Base Testing, Exception testing), documentation, end user training and post implementation support.
  • Have experience in Migration from Legacy to SAP ISU, EMIGALL, BDC and LSMW.
  • Have undergone three months of SAP R/3 functional configuration training in SAP SD.
  • Have undergone SAP IS-U FICA and Billing functional training.
  • Familiar with client complete business processes by grasping contents of relevant BPDDs (Business Process Design Document) and FS (Functional Specifications).
  • Ability to understand the customer business processes and landscape rapidly
  • Preparation of end user training documentation as per the processes mapped in Blueprints.
  • Proficient in manual Testing Tools such as, quality center for testing SAP ECC.
  • Experience on Preparation of test plan, test procedures, Manual Test scenarios, test scripts.
  • In Origin Energy, have contributed in SAP and Energy Market Release Testing in FICA/Billing team.
  • Great understanding and experience in cross modules and integration.


 
PROJECT HISTORY
Experience Summary
Role: SAP FICA Functional
Project Name: AGL(Major and Fast Track Releases)
Client: AGL Energy, AustraliaAGL is Australia’s largest Energy provider. TCS is single IT service provider including retail, corporate, infrastructure and security. Retail service include both AMO and Enhancement ( Quarterly, monthly and Adhoc). SAP FICA is being used for managing Customer Finance wich includes
  • Flexible and Dynamic Collections Platform with collections strategies/ BRF+
  • Payments via Direct Debit, SMS Pay, Paypal, Cash Desk, Payment Lot, online payment
  • Work List and Case Management
  • Consistent and Specialised Collection Processes
  • End-to-End Customer Visibility
  • External Platform Integration Capability
Contribution:
  • Working in FICA Functional team
  • Requirement gathering and analysis
  • Designed several custom process like Forward Flow, SMS Pay, Refund Work Flow.
  • Writing Functional Design Documents
  • SAP FICA configuration, handled Promise to Pay, Write-Offs, Sale of Debt processes.
Role: FICA Functional
Project Name:
ENMAX Energy,
CanadaEnmax Energy, is a leading Energy retailer in Canada having business in Albarta. TCS provides services for Enhancements and BAU Operations. It is default retailer in Calgary as well as a competitive retail in same territory and adjacent area. SAP was implemented by SAP AG in 2008, therefore it has lot of scope of enhancement specially in SAP FICA and digital platform including mobility.

Contribution:
  • Working in FICA Functional team mainly for Credit Card Payment Implementation
  • Analyzing impact and required change in Finance area.
  • Requirement gathering and analysis.
  • Writing Functional and Configuration Design Documents.
  • SIT and UAT Test Plan preparation, Testing Requirement mapping in Digital, Mobile and SAP Back End.
  • Worked for FPVV customers and SFDC integration
  • SAP FICA and Core Enterprise configuration
Role: Customer Finance Contract Accounts Receivables
Project Name:
PowerDirect Solution and Migration,
PowerDirect, AustraliaPowerDirect, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AGL targeting cost-conscious customers, has been operated as a relatively separate entity with its own brand, operations and IT systems
Recent market successes has seen a significant growth in customer numbers which has placed pressure on the IT systems and customer operations. Therefore AGL and PD has decided to migrate PowerDirect in AGL’s SAP system as a separate entity was created and Accenture is providing solutions for PowerDirect and its data migration.


Contribution:
  • Analyzing impact and required change for Migration in AGL system in Finance area.
  • Requirement gathering and analysis
  • Writing Functional and Configuration Design Documents
  • SAP FICA and Core Enterprise configuration
  • Data Conversion, Mapping and Migration
Role: SAP ISU FICA Functional
Project Name: AGL(Credit Health Improvement Program)
Client: AGL Energy, AustraliaThe CHIP Collections project in AGL will cover Credit Operations; and will focus on the cornerstones such as Credit Process Excellence and Integrity, Implement Leading Practice Platform & Customer Experience through the following implementations:
  • Flexible and Dynamic Collections Platform with collections strategies/ BRF+
  • Champion/Challenger Functionality
  • Work List and Case Management
  • Consistent and Specialised Collection Processes
  • End-to-End Customer Visibility
  • External Platform Integration Capability
Contribution:
  • Working in FICA Functional team
  • Requirement gathering and analysis
  • Writing Functional Design Documents
  • SAP FICA configuration, handled Promise to Pay, Write-Offs, Sale of Debt processes.

Role: SAP ISU Functional
Project Name: ActewAGL Exit
Client: AGL Energy, Australia

Project Description:ActewAGL is planning to implement their own billing system (Gentrack Velocity) and move ActewAGLnatural gas accounts from the AGL SAP ISU/CRM system to their new billing system. This initiative covers the AGL activities required to assist ActewAGL in this conversion and remediate the AGL systems following de-activation of those ActewAGL accounts.
High Level Estimates
1.ExtractActewAGL Gas data from SAP. Data will only be extracted from SAP systems. Other non-SAP systems data extraction has not been considered.
2. Deactivate all ActewAGL gas accounts in the SAP system.
3. Remediate SAP to prevent new ActewAGL accounts from being created.

Contribution:
As a Functional Team Member
  • Requirement Analysis
  • Feasibility Analysis
  • Preparation of ISU related ER Diagram to export data from SAP to non - SAP system.
  • Extraction of ActewAGL Gas data at the different phases of the program and delivered via flat file to ActewAGL.
  • Providing a data dictionary of extracted fields and ad-hoc assistance to ActewAGL regarding it.



Role: Associate Consultant SAP ISU L2.2
Team: SAP FICA
Project Name: Retail Transformation
Client: Origin Energy, AustraliaProject Description: Origin Energy is Australia based utility company which generates, distributes and retails Gas and Electricity and manages utility network in Australia.
The objectives of the Transformation Services are to enable Origin’s Retail
business to achieve the following outcomes:
Business growth enabled by more effective sales channels;
Reduced customer churn;
Improved customer service;
Improved margin management;
Improved cash flow management;
Reduced cost to serve;
Flexibility to introduce new products beyond electricity and gas;
Deep business intelligence;

Contribution:
  • Currently working in SAP FICA team.
  • Documenting Functional Specifications, SAP Configuration
  • Requirement Analysis
  • Debugging and unit testing.
  • Test Plan Preparation
  • Coordinating with the client.
  • Test Data Preparation for Test Case Execution of Billing/FICA process part
  • End to End Test Scripting
  • System Integration Testing (SIT 1 and SIT2)
  • FICA and Billing Functional Verification Testing
  • Roles and Authorization Testing
  • BPEM Testing
  • Coordinating with ABAPers to handle Defects in SIT and FVTs.




Role: Associate Consultant SAP ISU L2.1
Project Name: Enterprise Transformation – Retail
Client: Contact Energy, New Zealand

Project Description: ET Retail is wave 3 Enterprise Transformation project. It is and End to End SAP Utilities Implementation project for Retail Transformation. SAP IS-U will be introducing to replace 21 legacy systems, migrating 500000+ customer records into SAP. 450 people are working on Designing, building, testing, preparing and Implementing SAP.
Contribution:
As a Functional Team Member
  • Coordinating with the client.
  • Requirements Analysis.
  • Giving KT to New Test Team members for FICA
  • Test Data Preparation for Test Case Execution of FICA process part
  • Coordinating with Testing Team.
  • Preparing the System Test Plan.
  • Preparing the SIT Test cases.
  • Manage System Test Execution.
  • Managing Defects and Transport Requests from all Development Team Members


As a Test Team Member
  • End to End Test Scripting
  • System Integration Testing (SIT 1 and SIT2)
  • FICA/ Billing Functional Verification Testing
  • Roles and Authorization Testing
  • BPEM Testing
  • Coordinating with ABAPers to handle Defects in SIT and FVTs.




 
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