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Senior SAP FI/CO, S4 HANA Finance Consultant

Company: SGAG INC
Graduation: Master of commerce (MCOM)
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Full Professional)




  • 16 years of experience including 6 years in Finance domain & 8 years total IT experience in development, implementation and support of financial systems.
  • 14 years of experience in SAP FICO, Worked on 2 support, 4 implementations(end to end), 2 upgrade, 1 post implementation support ,1 enhancement and 1 end user training project as Consultant/ Team Lead
  • 6 years of domain experience in the areas of Financial Services as Accounts Executive.
  • Worked in top notch companies like TCS, Cap Gemini, HP, Accenture, and Lafargeholcim.
  • Extensive experience in all project phases - Project Preparation, Design/Blueprint, Build/Realization, Final   Preparation, Testing, Cutover, Go-live and Support, End user training and Sustainment
  • Experience includes business process analysis and mapping, conducting workshops, gap analysis, establishing process SLAs, effort estimations, developing workarounds, customer facing and documentations at all levels
  • Worked for cross industry global clients including North American clients;  Client list includes     Hiranandani  constructions in to real estate, BHP Billiton in to Mining, Ducati Motors in to manufacturing , HP in to manufacturing & consulting, Lafargeholcim in to construction & manufacturing, CN (Canadian National Railway) a railway company.
  • Worked on client locations in India, Canada.
Strong communication, interpersonal and client management skills; Ability to manage multiple tasks in a pressured environment; Proficient in evaluating end-user requirements and custom designing solutions.

Project history

CN (Canadian National Railway)      SAP FICO   Senior Functional designer   August 2018 – Present
Currently working on project on implementing new lease accounting standard in SAP. Main responsibility includes preparation of functional design documents. Working on unit testing & Integration testing in HPALM, Main SAP modules involved are Project system, Plant maintenance, FI-Asset accounting, FI- GL, FI-AP & Interface with Power plan. Also working on defect investigation & resolution.
Lafargeholcim Canada                           SAP FICO  (R2R Application Management)         April 2012 – June 2018
(FICO consultant for Development & Production Support)
 Job responsibility included requirement gathering on development projects. Preparation of Functional design documents, Implementation experience in SAP FICO & SD modules , FI-GL, FI-AP, FI-AR, FI-AA,CO-CE, CO-PA, CO-CC,  FI-SD integration & FI-MM integration, System integration testing. UAT support & Post go live support.
Worked on production support on daily and monthly incidents, enhancements, change Requests in SAP FICO modules, provide Month end support for Lockbox, month-end closing process. Provided support to the business team for extracting audit data from SAP using ACL tool. Work on COPA-Related Incidents. System Integration Testing on HR support pack projects on half yearly basis. Also worked on SAP interface with vertex. SAP issues related to vertex update, Vertex O monthly update in SAP.
Accenture Canada               SAP FICO Consultant            Aug 2011 – Feb2012
Project for University Health Network cGTA
Role as FICO consultant:  Successful transition of support to Accenture for FICO module; took proactive KT from key users and created quality AID documents for the same; Interacted with business users to document the business process flows as prior documentation didn’t exist; provided efficient support for FICO(GL,AP,AR,AA,BANK, CCA,PCA,IO) issues.
Cap Gemini Consulting India Pvt Ltd        SAP FICO Senior consultant   May 2010 – June2011
Project details:
Kenobi Retirement Project for client Hewlett Packard (HP) (FICO consultant and Team Lead for upgrade project) Jan 2011 – June-2011
Objective of the project was to Migrating GSSC TS Software Update business (USB) onto HPS-SAP platform with system Kenobi retirement. Responsibility involved requirement gathering, Preparation of the Functional Design document, working on the development activities, main modules involved in were FICO & FI- MM, FI-SD integration Points.
MPU 3.1 Retirement Project for client Hewlett Packard (HP) (FICO consultant for upgrade project)
Oct 2010 – Dec2010
Objective of the project was SAP 3.1 MPU is slated for retirement in September, 2010.  SAP 4.7 is the “adopt n go” platform for iGSO to provide go forward Procurement functionality for the Non-Stop business in Hewlett Packard, USA. Main responsibility involved requirement gathering, Preparation of the ADD document for the to be process design, worked on the development activities on development, quality & production environment, testing the business functionality in SAP ECC 4.7,worked on full procure to pay cycles on different purchase orders.
Main modules configured were FI-AP, FI-GL, and FI MM integration.
 Brazil Deployment Project for client Hewlett Packard (HP) (FICO consultant & Team lead for support project)
May 2010 – Sep2010
Project involved providing post Implementation support of FICO module for HP Brazil.
Job responsibility involved interacting with users for resolving functionality and process related queries and identifying need for additional developments. Optimizing production support activities by streamlining processes and managing QA related activities. Assisting Project Manager with project management responsibilities like ensuring appropriate time booking and billing of resources, adherence to SLA; monitoring and tracking activities handled by team. Arranging for cross-module trainings and knowledge transfer activities within project team and with End, Super and Core users
Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai         SAP FICO consultant, May 2007 – May2010.
Project details:
Ducati Motor Holding SPA, Italy - Team Lead for implementation project
Jan 2009 – Dec 2009
Was part of the implementation team from the realization phase of the project, Phases involved were Planning, Blueprinting, Realization, Final Preparation, go-Live & Support. Responsibilities included System implementation for the four Affiliates of Ducati Motor Holding SPA based in Germany, France, UK & Netherlands. The Main FI Modules configured were GL; AP & AR. Constantly has to interact with the client & onsite team for Legacy Data Mapping with SAP system for the purpose of data migration from legacy to SAP System. Involved in Unit Testing, preparation of test cases, & Configuration of the SAP system for New GL, Accounts Payable & Accounts receivable.
Western Australian Iron Ore BPS Implementation for BHP Billiton, Australia - SAP FICO consultant, Jan 2008 – Dec2008.
BPS Business Consultant. This was a full end-to-end lifecycle implementation project. Was part of the implementation team from beginning of the project, Phases involved were Planning, Blueprinting, Realization, Final Preparation, Go-Live & Support. Responsibilities included Requirement gathering for cost allocation planning in BPS, study of the cost allocation process in GSAP, participated in the GAP Analysis & presented it to the client, interacted with the client & onsite team for sign-off of cost allocation functional design document, explaining the GSAP cost allocation process & client expectations regarding the planning of cost allocation process in BPS to the technical consultants. Main modules worked on was Cost center accounting, Cost element accounting, BW- BPS.
Hiranandani Constructions, Mumbai, SAP FICO consultant for Implementation project, May 2007 - Dec 2007
This was full end-to-end lifecycle implementation project. Worked on Functional design document.
Configuration of FICO sub modules (FI-GL,FI-AP, FI-AR, FI-AA, CO-CE, CO-PA,CO-PCA,CO-CC). SIT & UAT support Post go live support.
SAPZEN Consulting Pvt Ltd, Mumbai (FICO Functional Training & Simulation Project)
November 2006 – March 2007
FICO consultant: Underwent the in-house training in SAP FI/CO module. FI – Introduction, implementation guide, organization Structure, GL, Chart of accounts, creation of GL, AR, AP- Creation of master data, customer & vendor, dunning, automatic payment, exercises on GL, AR, AP, Asset accounting, Chart of depreciation, Asset class, depreciation run program, bank accounting, creation of house bank, bank posting, controlling, internal order, FI-closing, integration MM, SD & HR.
On successful completion of SAP program, was exposed to one full life cycle implementation project, including customization & day-to-day operations & reporting in FI.
Domain Experience:
Account executive - General Electric & Trading Co LLC, Muscat
April 2006 – October 2006
End-User. Worked as a freelancer. Billing of purchases, Accounting of receipts from sales, Preparation of bank reconciliation statements, drafting the supplier reconciliation reports, Processing of the payments, Verification of the credit sales documents, preparation of the MIS Reports. 
Account executive - Pride Home LLC, Muscat
July 2004 – March 2006
End-User. Preparing of bank reconciliation statement, Preparing the funds position report, Handled sales accounting and preparation of sales reports, Payroll processing, Payments Processing, Booking of Expenses and Utility Payments, Maintained the petty cash, Booking of expenses like advertisements, utilities and maintenance costs, . 
M/S Patel Kalantri & Associates (Article ship)
July 1998 – July 2001
Assistant to CA. Income Tax, Sales Tax, Auditing and Accounting, Project for Godhara Alcohols Pvt. Ltd, Preparation of Cash Flow and Fund Flow Statements, Sources and Application of Funds and Projection of Debt-Equity Ratio, Computation of Taxable Income, Liability and Actual Tax Payable, Audit of companies like Electronica, Zenith, Ahmednagar Forgings, Bank of Baroda and Unit Trust of India, Preparation of final statements like Profit and Loss Accounts, Balance Sheets, Bank Summary, Journalisation, Ledger Posting and Bank Reconciliation Statements.
Education ,Training & Certification :
  • Masters of Commerce (Specialized in Financial accounting , Cost & works accounting & Taxation)
  • SAP-FICO Module (Education & training from SAPZEN consulting)
    • Sub module - FI-GL, FI-AP, FI-AR, FI-AA
    • Sub module - CO-CE, CO-PA, CO-PCA, CO-CC , CO-ABC,
    • SAP FI-SD integration
    • SAP FI-MM integration
    • SAP-BW-BPS
  • SAP S/4 Hana Finance
  • ITIL certified.
  • Vertex
  • ACL
AC200     Financial Accounting Customizing
AC010     Financial Accounting and Reporting
SAPFIN   my SAP Financials Solution Overview

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