SAP FICO CONSULTANT

London

Expert in SAP- FICO modules: FI-GL: General Ledger & New GL, FI-AR: Account Receivable, FI-AP: Accounts Payable, FI-Banking, FI-AA: Asset Accounting, CO-CEL Cost elements, CO-CCA Cost Centre Accounting, COPA, Project System, FI-FM Fund Management. • SAP FICO Consultant with over 10 years’ experience in Accounting/Finance out of which 6 years are in SAP Finance Design, Realization, BPR, Implementation, Customization, Configuration, Integration, Testing, Go-Live & Support with 2 Full Life Cycle Implementations & 2 sap Rollouts . • Customization experience in various areas of IMG activities of FI & CO modules. • Expertise in understanding client specification & reengineering according to their requirements and in providing end user training on the modules customized. • Expert in preparing Proof of concept and supporting Presales team to create documentation for training end-users • Performed Entire baseline configuration in FICO, which includes the following areas GL, AR, AP, AA, Banking and Fund Management. • Involved in Unit testing, Integration testing and regression testing. • Handling of training for key users and end users on SAP FI-CO • Worked as key point of contact for building relationships with the system and reporting accountants within the UK businesses to assist them with their use of SAP in their day to day duties • Excellent client facing, presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written • Expert in demonstrating in the workshop and interpreting functional and technical information

Key Skills
  • SAP- FICO
  • FI-GL
  • FI-AR
  • FI-AP
  • FI-Banking
  • FI-AA
  • Project System

Work Experience

SAP FICO Consultant

Capgemini UK PLC5 Years

Role description My duties are: Resolving live services tickets, Managing and impacting Change Requests ahead of SLA's. Facilitating, impacting Workshops to ensure fast turnaround of Change Requests. Implementing. Organizing and leading Joint Boards with Client to discuss delivery schedules. Maintaining delivery road maps. Carrying out pre-study, design & build, integration testing specifically HR to Finance integration as well as MM integration, acceptance testing support and providing go live and post go live support of requirements related to Finance and Controlling modules of SAP. Responsibilities • Resolving day to day issues; interfacing with clients for confidence building on integration between MM-FI and HR-FI by tallying data belongs to material management, Sales and distribution, and Financial accounting modules. • Configuring Payment Program and Recurring entries as well as resolved Master Data issues. • Training super users in financial accounting modules. • Assisting the training team members for the preparation of training materials and exercise • Involve in support solving the tickets of the end users and helping them to understand the SAP environment according to their nature of business. • mapping and Implement Electronic Bank Statement • implemented in supporting Fund Management system • Production support service includes customization and configuration settings. • Live system performance analysis • Early Watch report analysis • I am in charge of General ledger, Accounts Payable, Bank Accounts, Asset Accounting, Cost Centre Accounting and Internal Order management functions. • Activities include master data maintenance invoice processing, setting of closing operations for the month end and year end. Settings for automating payment processing. • Reviewing Business Requirements and the Functional Specifications • Documenting test cases corresponding to business rules and other operating conditions. • Preparation of Organizational mapping Document to have new company codes settings and sending it for BPO (Business process Owners) for approval. • Creating Dunning Procedure in AR • working on HR to FI integration process • MM to FI integration process • Go-Live and Post Go-Live Support & Maintenance Finance lead for ERP Upgrade for 4 consecutive years. As well a supporting the Live Services I have been leading all ERP Finance upgrade for the last 4 years. My responsibilities covers: • Attending all the patching preparation meetings for impact analysis, planning and deployment • Scoping the patching test as well as well as leading the test preparation and execution • Producing documentation required for the identification of process steps and test points within numerous business processes. • Part of my responsibilities within the testing team was: reporting of development faults as testing documentation developed, enabling the delivery of a robust system to the system test phase of the project cycle. I also went on to then perform part in the System test as an intermediate between project manager an test team. • Fixing all the defects as well as liaising with SAP for those which will require an SAP action. • The highlight of this role for me was running the User Acceptance phase of the delivery. I was required to provide training and assistance to the business users completing the testing. I wrote the user test cases they would perform and designed this phase to also enable training of the core business users in this new system. I was commented on that was a particularly successful part of the project with excellent feedback from the customer.


SAP FICO Consultant

UBM1.5 Years

Onsite Consultant of implementation and support Project. My duties are : Carrying out pre-study, design & build, integration testing, acceptance testing, business testing and providing go live and post go live support of requirements related to Finance and Controlling modules of SAP. • Implementation of SAP FI & CO Modules using ASAP methodology • ‘As is’ Business Processes are studied and the Business Blue Print of the Business Processes and Functional Specifications were prepared • Involved in GAP Analysis • Customization (IMG) Settings to Configure Enterprise Structure, Financial Accounting Global Settings, FI (GL, AR and Bank Accounting) • Reviewing Business Requirements and the Functional Specifications. • Documenting test cases corresponding to business rules and other operating conditions. • Producing and maintain test plans, test coverage and detailed test scripts • Preparation of Organizational mapping Document to have new company codes settings and sending it for BPO (Business process Owners) for approval. • Configurations done to have a new company codes Settings Which includes all the settings like Country specific settings • Defining organization structure like defining Company, company codes, and Controlling area and assignment. • Configuring the Financial Accounting Global Settings like Fiscal variant, Posting period variant and Field status variant and assignment to company codes. • Define document type and Number ranges. • Define validations and Substitutions in Accounting Documents. • Configuring maximum Exchange rate differences. • Defining master data setup from Master Data Client to Quality and production system through ALE. (Application Linking and Enabling. Changes to calendar type and Interest rates. • Created Dunning Procedure in AR • Worked on MM to FI integration process • Part of team for Training Key Users • Go-Live and Post Go-Live Support & Maintenance.


SAP FICO Consultant

MoneyCorp1.5 Years

• Involved in requirement gathering & project kick off meeting • Worked with the business analyst to ensure all the Business requirements are being covered with respect to the Finance business process • Worked as Subject matter expert in SAP Finance with Reference to SAP Finance, AP, AR and New GL functionality • Identified Gaps & advised on fit gap solution to align the business process in SAP environment • Configured FI integration with P2P and OTC functionality • Worked on creating Interfaces and bespoke report for Nonstandard requirement in Project • Created enterprise structure with reference to Automatic payment media • Executed unit test and system integrated test with reference to payment media workbench • Customized Automatic payment system for UK payment procedure • Created Electronic bank system for UK • Worked as subject Matter Expert for FI and customized Realization phase for • Articulated end to end business process guidance and solution definition, focussing on FICO related modules SAP FI_AP, FI_AR, New GL, A, CO-PA • Created training documents with reference to configuration. • Created training documents with reference to Asset accounting module • Provided second and third line of support and fixed the bugs


Account Payable Manager

RH Hall Microwave LTD 2 Years

• I have managed overall activities encompassing preparation and following up of Accounts Payable as preparation and follow up of purchase orders for Accounts Payable. • Matched, batched and inputted high volume invoices. • Processed foreign currency payments. • Activated Electronic remittance advices to suppliers. • Resolved supplier queries. • Processed and administrated BACS and cheques payments. • Prepared bank reconciliation statements and drafted the supplier reconciliation reports. • Maintained the petty cash impress


Financial Manager

ADESCA 3 Years

• Responsible for improving the company's cash flow and reducing its arrears by keeping accurate records and ensuring founding research politics are accurately defined In charge of managing and supporting the Manager • Provided accurate financial information to colleagues and senior managers • Identified areas for cost cutting and improvement. • Ensured that all financial controls for the organisation are met and adhered to at all time. • Give advice, guidance and support on all financial matter to the company directors. • Prepared and reviewed financial statements, cash flow and budget forecasts, management reports and other managerial activities. Communicated effectively with founding firms regarding amount and structure.


SAP ERP version 4.6 D implementation Technical Support

USINOR 3 Years

• I started in this division for Master Degree final project preparation on the implementation of SAP as a trainee technical support but then quickly progressed to Contract. I was charged with assisting Management account and the technical team throughout the whole implementation of the project. • Liaised with consultants for the SAP system implementation Assisted in the Full Live Cycle implementation from Project definition to Go-live and Post Go-Live Support. • Contributed to requirement gathering and analysis of existing business processes and prepared business Blueprint document and functional design document • Involved in Data conversion and migration from an external system using SAP LSMW functionality, Direct Input and Batch Input. • Responsible for ensuring that financial procedure is completed correctly and data input is of a high level with zero errors on the SAP system. I have facilitated the provision of accurate reports to the Management team. • As a super user I have Handled Account receivable Maintenance, clearing and Reconciliation in SAP. • Assessed customer’s ability to repay by checking information from banks, credit reference agencies (COFACE) and other sources (comparing turnovers over the years), checking countries currency stability. • Set up the terms of credit and monitored repayments to make sure that the customer pays on time. • Chasing late payments and debts, negotiating repayment plans, stopping supplies of goods to late- paying business customers or starting legal action to recover debts.


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