SAP BO - BPC/BCS/BI/ FICO Lead

London

- 12 years of SAP experience which includes 6 years in SAP Financial Accounting, Controlling, SD and 6 years in Business Consolidation, Business Planning & Consolidation, Business Intelligence. - Worked in Full Cycle SAP Implementations, SAP Upgrades, Post-implementation Support and Training - Expertise in configuring New GL, Organization Structure, Master Data, Sample account variants - Trained end-users in FI (GL, AA, AR and AP) and CO (CCA and PCA), BCS, BI Reporting, BO - BPC 10, EPM Reporting in preparation for implementation projects - Good understanding of the Asset Accounting and Profitability Analysis, Product Costing - Configuration knowledge Asset accounting specializing in Master data, Depreciation postings, Year-end closing, Asset fiscal year change and Retirements - Training focused on both the IMG and creation of Master data, entailing documentation work and custom training manuals - Good understanding of testing life cycles - Worked on special purpose ledger and business area consolidation - Ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently as well as in team - Excellent communication, written, interpersonal, analysis, and leadership skills - Excellent knowledge of accounting, financial analysis, and general management - Strong leadership skills, excellent verbal and written skills, especially with regards to presenting findings to both technical and non-technical audiences SAP BO - BPC 10 & 10.1 CONFIGURATION SKILLS - Data Modelling Concepts: Environment, Models & Dimensions - Security features: Task Profiles, Data access profiles - Relationship between Objects in BI and BO - BPC - Business process flow: Templates & Instances - Master Data & Transaction Data loading in BO - BPC using: Data manager, flat files, Info cubes and info objects - Data Manager Packages: Configuration and usage - Creation of Input forms and EPM Reports – designing Annual Reports and Input forms for OFF SAP Data - Journals, Dimension logic - Script Logic coding MDX Programs - Consolidation Functions and their corresponding Business Rules, Validation and Controls - BW Integration with ECC and other source systems: Data source, PSA, DSO, DTP, Process Chain. - EPM Installation for Reporting, Creation of EPM Excel Add on Reports. SAP BUSINESS OBJECTS CONFIGURATION SKILLS - SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence - Web-Intelligence Rich Client (Client based tool) - Information Design Tool (IDT) - Universe Designer Tool (UDT) - SAP BW Integration with BO - SAP HANA with BO - Lifecycle Management & Upgrade Management Tool - BO Project Migration - Report Conversion Tool (Deski to Webi Reporting) - BO Administration / Security (CMC) - SAP Business Objects Dashboard (Xcelsius) - Crystal Reports - BO Deployment and Report Scheduling - New features of SAP Business Objects 4.1 - SAP Designer Studio - SAP Visual Intelligence

Key Skills
  • SAP BO
  • BPC
  • BCS
  • BI
  • FICO

Work Experience

SAP FICO / BO - BPC / Data Migration Consultant

SPA1.5 Years

Reviewing, approving and training team members on BPC on Hana, Business Objects Reporting, BI, FICO, data migration (LSMW, BDC and BADI tools), implementation, configuration and customization. Error resolution and Training document preparation.

SAP FICO / BO - BPC Consultant

Manchester Airport3 months

BO - BPC/BI/ECC implementation BO - BPC 10.1 version on HANA - requirement gathering from Business, mapping the legacy systems to the SAP System, Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Process - Legacy master and transaction data download, transformation and monitoring the upload into SAP System, support and training: Reviewing and identifying the gaps in the configuration, Business Objects Reports, reviewing the System Integration Test Scripts for sign off and designing the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) scripts. Reviewing and approving the Training material for Planning, Reporting and Consolidation processes. Reviewing and testing the Business Objects Reports and Data Services.

SAP BO - BPC/BI Consultant

British Council9 months

BO - BPC Architecture: Managing CPMB Namespace in the BW server, Data Loads from ECC to BI and Data loading into BO - BPC from BI, Data Modelling Concepts: Environment, Models & Dimensions, Security features: Task Profiles, Data access profiles, Relationship between Objects in BI and BO - BPC, Business process flow: Templates & Instances, Master Data & Transaction Data loading in BO - BPC using: Data manager, flat files, Info cubes and info objects. Creation of Input forms and EPM Reports, Designing Annual Reports, and Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Process - Legacy master and transaction data download, transformation and monitoring the upload into SAP System, Input forms for OFF SAP and ON SAP Entities Data Submission into BO - BPC, Journals, Dimension logic and script logic, Consolidation Functions and their corresponding Business Rules, Validation and Controls, BW Integration with ECC and other source systems: Data source, PSA, DSO, Info Package, DTP, Process Chain. End to End Planning Cycle, End to End Consolidation Cycle. SIT, UAT, Regression Testing, mapping other data sources for Data Migration for OFF SAP Entities, and prior year data.

SAP BCS/BO - BPC/BI Consultant

UK Power Networks6 months

BCS/BO - BPC/BI Implementation, support and training, Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Process - Legacy master and transaction data download, transformation and monitoring the upload into SAP System, mapping various legacy systems to migrate the legacy data.

SAP FICO Consultant

G4S3 months

Monitoring the ETL – Extract, Transform and Load activities for Asset Data from Legacy System for BO - BPC. Performing Checks & Balances for post-Extraction, post-Transformation and pre Load & post Load, Quality Check on SAP FICO Data Migration using LSMW, BDC and BADI tools, on Asset Accounting, GL Balances Sheet Balances, GL Profit & Loss Balances, Chart of Accounts, Profit Centre, Cost Centre, Internal Orders, GL Open Items and Reconciliation. Designing LSMWs for Asset Loads, interacting with the Offshore Team to load data, reconcile and confirm to the business, and get sign off from business. Resolving complicated issues pertaining to Deactivated assets, Assets under construction, Current year acquired assets, updating various values for different Depreciation Areas – 01(Book Depreciation), 20 (Cost) and 51 (BO - BPC).

SAP FICO Functional Analyst

Birds Eye Iglo Group12 months

Involved in Gathering the requirements in Finance and controlling modules, interacting with Stakeholders and key business users and service providers for Change Requests. Created Business blue prints. Mapped the business change into Implementation Guide (IMG). Designed the SAP FI organization structure after taking into consideration the new Change requests raised as per the business needs. Configuration of SAP New GL, AP and AR modules as per Change Requests from Realization, test scripts, Integration testing, User acceptance testing. Bank Reconciliation Statement processing using Idocs, monitoring and error resolution. Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Process - master and transaction data GL, Vendor and Customer master data upload using LSMW/ BDC. Configuring Fiscal year variant, Posting periods and Field status variant. Document splitting for zero balancing in each fund. Setting up House Banks. Configuration of Payment terms, Payment methods. Configuration of Automatic Payment for Vendors for Check payment. Dunning Procedure configuration for Accounts Receivable. Cash Journal for check receipts and payments. Integration of MM to Accounts Payable. GL TB, Vendor open invoices, Customer open items upload using Conversion accounts. Clearing of On Account postings, GR/IR clearing, Closing & Opening Vendor posting periods, GL Month end recurring entries. Support via Incident Management, Month-end closing (F110 automatic payments, Manual other adjustments, Closing and Opening GL posting periods, Financial statements for the month using Report Painter). E2E data field mapping of all the legacy systems used, data transformation and migration into SAP System. BCS Implementation-Customisation and configuring the BCS System for consolidation of 25 Company codes. BI Reporting-designed Consolidated Balance Sheet, Consolidated Profit and Loss and consolidated trial balance sheet.

SAP Test Manager – FICO/ BCS/ BI

Philips6 months

Defining the Test Plan and Strategy, UAT Scripts – Planning, Execution, Resource Allocation, Defects Tracking in HP ALM, Representing the Scrum Meeting as Test Manager, Reviewing System Integration Testing Results, User Acceptance Test Scripts, Tracking defect in HP-QC system, Approving Test Scripts for FI, CO, MM, SD, Security and Authorisation, BI, BCS. Testing Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Process - master and transaction data

SAP Business Operations Manager

HP12 months

Managing the IDOC activities/errors, between the manufacturer’s non-SAP system and HP’s SAP Systems. Involved in FI – SD Integration, BI Activities and conducted various scenarios & coordinated with the SD Consultant for testing complete integration cycle and documenting the same. Designed BI Reports. Provided training on Finance and Sales and Distribution (end user and configuration level) for 400+ HP employees.

SAP Asst. Manager FI/CO/ BCS / BI

Maersk Global Services12 months

Managed a team of 32 team members, responsible for Service Level Agreement compliance for approximately 250 to 400 tickets per day, for FI, CO, BI, BCS & BO - BPC implementation and incidents resolution. Planned and executed complete review of assigned organizational and functional activities in accordance with approved work plan and accepted professional standards. Documented the configurations and prepared functional/technical specifications. Configured organization elements in finance, Master Data, Document Entry and change, GL Period End processing, GL Reporting, Asset Accounting, Vendor master records, configured payment transactions, Process payment runs, and Customer master data. Configured various components in the SAP FI/CO like Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and General Ledger Accounts. Created fixed asset class during AC creation, Configured/activated periodic allocations activated the fixed assets module to track assets, depreciation, and asset lives. Configured special purpose ledger for the purpose of consolidation. Created chart of depreciation, Depreciation areas, Depreciation keys, Asset class for group of assets, define number range interval, and created screen layout, posted depreciation to GL accounts. Created activity type in cost centre accounting, created profit centre/cost centre, Dummy profit centres, and standard hierarchy. Created COPA Drill-Down reports and reports from CO Module-Profitability analysis. Created/changed form screen using report painter FI/CO PCA &CS Global rollout and ongoing production support. Defined vendor master data configured the Automatic payment program, Check management, Open Item clearing, and Down payments. Configured the Automatic interest calculations on the account balances, line items, payment terms for Dunning, for Over-due interest calculations for down payments and automatic clearing of line items. Integrated FI with SD and MM modules and analysed GR/IR clearing accounts. Provided daily support for customizing issues and retraining the new end users for the various functions, prepared the documentation, developed of R/3 training programs, and End-User training manuals. Involved in rigorous testing of all SAP modules and components in the staging and production phase. The scope of the project includes End to End Implementation of FI, CO, MM, & SD. Configured the GL mapping with the primary cost elements and configured the secondary cost elements. Created number interval groups for actual and plan business transactions and CO documents in controlling. Designed and configured the cost centres and assigned them to the hierarchy according to their functional areas. Configured the cost centre list variants and group variants for the ease of distribution and allocation of costs to the cost centres. Made settings for default account assignment in the cost elements master records. Created the tracing factors to measures all the business services provided to all the cost centres through the SAP direct activity allocation. Made settings to calculate the accrued costs with the help of cost element controlling. Configured the statistical key figures for periodic cost allocations. Configured the distribution and assessment cycles with segments for periodic allocation of primary and secondary cost elements. Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Process - master and transaction data.

SAP BCS / BI Functional Consultant

Unilever,12 months

Studied and analysed the existing business scenario and processes. Business Consolidation configuration and customisation of Data loads from BI, Support & Training for topics like Validation, Currency Translation, Retained Earnings Calculation, Interunit Elimination, Consolidation of Investments, Reclassification. Training and Material preparation. Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Process - Legacy master and transaction data

SAP BCS / BI Application Lead

British Petroleum12 months

Studied and analysed the existing business scenario and processes. Application Lead consultant with a primary focus on the Oil industries – (BP). Leading the Team on BI and ECCS Applications. Responsible for managing support activities, directly reporting to the client. Business Consolidation configuration and customisation of Data loads from BI, Support & Training for topics like Validation, Currency Translation, Retained Earnings Calculation, Interunit Elimination, Consolidation of Investments, Reclassification. Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Process - Legacy master and transaction data

SAP FI Consultant

Shell2 months

Studied and analysed the existing business scenario and processes. Application consultant with a primary focus on the Oil industries – (Shell). Training End Users and Power Users. Preparation of Training Materials, and provided Virtual Training to Trainees at five different locations, namely Houston, Glasgow, Krakow, London, and Manila, for LSMW, BDC, BADI Data Migration Tools. Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Process - Legacy master and transaction data

SAP BCS/BI Consultant

Vodafone1 month

Studied and analysed the existing business scenario and processes. Application consultant with a primary focus on the process industries – telecom (Vodafone). Analysis and Study of the requirement phase. Implementation of BI for generation of reports from pre and post consolidation data to / from Hyperion consolidation system. Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) Process - Legacy master and transaction data

SAP BCS/BI Consultant

British Petroleum10 months

Studied and analysed the existing business scenario and processes. Application consultant with a primary focus on the process industries – telecom (British Petroleum). BCS Support Project based on incidents. Regression and system integration testing carried out.

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