Highly motivated individual with ••••• years of heavy SAP functional (configuration) experience. My background is in accounting and finance in the manufacturing environment with discrete and repetitive.
I have had the unusual opportunity to be able to work in FI and CO working for a small manufacturing company which grew into an extremely large automotive parts World Class Leader. I was the only FI/CO IT Applications employee. My background in Accounting was a strong asset to configuration. Since I worked on both sides user/IT, I was able to do all of the CO cost center planning, setting up the product costing and balancing the material estimates. I have worked with activities fixed/variable and assessment & distribution cycles. My product costing experience is mostly repetitive manufacturing and make to order costing methods. Strong background in setting up costing methods and cost of goods sold in fixed/variable concept. Strong background in COPA and setting up operating concern from variable costs down to EBT. As the FI/CO project lead I have taken multiple projects from design through realization using SAP ASAP methodology. I have senior level experience with SAP ••••• •••••, ••••• implementation projects working primarily in FI/CO/MM/PP/HR/SD. This includes design, blueprinting (BPP), configuration, testing, writing training material and training users. I have a strong understanding of other modules as they integrate with financial/controlling module. The manufacturing environment that I was in was a small company at first and I was able to do the complete implementation from blueprinting to configuration to preparation of training material to implementation from development to production. Stabilized system while enforcing the training all of the users received.
I have over ••••• years of accounting and Financial Management experience. I am a US natural citizen. I am calm, sincere, hard working and a commitment to excel in a given field. Ability to deal with people diplomatically and the willingness to learn.
Configuration/Development/Implementation/User Training User (FI,CO,MM,PP,SD,HR):
Responsible for gathering business requirements, participating in system design, configuring and testing existing system and providing post implementation support for enhancements to the current system.
Designed foreign and US currency company codes consolidated into controlling into one area. Multiple company codes to one controlling area and one to one relationships.
System configuration and testing in the areas of FI-GL transactions, configuring adjustment accounts for GL, AP, AR. Load new general ledger accounts.
Configured settings for Company code, posting period variant, assigned document number ranges, tolerance groups for customers, G/L accounts and users.
Maintained required settings in Accounts Payable - Configuration for payment program (wire transfer/checks, payment terms. Configure and assist with GR/IR document postings, clearings and analysis.
Configured End to End AP and AR modules including the Vendor/Customer Groups / Number Ranges, Automatic Payment Program, Configured Withholding Taxes-US, Canadian, Mexican, Check Settings Configured AP integrations to MM for various material movements (Automatic Account Assignments), Worked on LIV (Logistics Invoice verification). Created & Maintained Customer Master data along with, Customer Groups, Payment Terms, Reporting, AR Aging. Load clean up A/P and A/R master data and load into SAP system for start up.
Responsible for Configurations in Assets like, Copying reference Chart of Depreciation, made required settings for account determination, asset classes, screen layout rules, defining number ranges, valuation of assets in different depreciation areas, external asset acquisition, in-house asset acquisition, cross company code transfers, settings for depreciation runs, Asset Explorer, Settings for automatic account assignment ( FI-AA Integration). Changeover to mid-quarter. Loading assets and takeover amounts. Prepared queries for taxes/book. Configured End to End. Configure new transaction types including new tax depreciation keys.
Configured the controlling area, cost elements & load master data, Cost centers (CO-CCA) & load master data, Number ranges, Cost center hierarchy. Designed allocation, assessment system for cost centers. Configured all of the allocations and planning, rates for product costing. Designed benefit structure utilizing accrual calculations. Set up distributions and assessment cycles. Set up direct/indirect activity allocations; cost splitting and price calculations. Configured month end processes. Set up target cost versions and variances.
Used Report painter/writer to generate reports of CCA/PCA.
Configured Product Cost Planning utilizing cost center rates and/or costing sheets. Assisted in designing planning and activity allocations, distributions and assessments to reach variable and fixed product statements.
Preparation of Blue Print Processes Requirements Analysis and User Requirement Specifications for FI/CO.
Design with management and configure COPA and define operating concern. Design characteristics and value fields. Map fields to GL/Cost elements. Set up valuations for product costing. Design input screens for planning. Configure flows of data from MM, SD, GL, CCA, internal order settlement, production orders/product cost collectors variance settlement. Analyze and setup summarization levels to increase system performance.
Interaction with Client Business Users for Requirements Gathering and Analysis.
Maintain account assignments for integration of MM.
Maintain cost element table for PPV and cost collector postings.
Participate in Super User meetings, preparation of meeting materials and delivering of presentations as required. Supported users on an on-going basis.
Banking Configured wire payment for AP. Configured and prepared cash journal.
HR Postings to Accounting Configuration and maintaining of accounts for wage types. Configuration of third party postings to Accounts Payable.
Assist MM with integration into Accounting. Loading inventory units for MRO and production parts at start up and balance G/L with MM.
Full testing as a super user and work with super user to test system. Transport all configuration for FI/CO to production system.
Environment: FI/CO Sr. Business Applications/Project Leads Manufacturing Environment - SAP R/2 (•••••) & SAP R/3 (•••••) •••••, •••••, •••••b and •••••
5 year consultant and project lead
FI/CO consultant 3 SAP R/3 implementations AP/AR/TR/GL/AM/CCA/PCA/PA
FI/CO Project manager/lead on 5 implementations (All configuration)
Responsible for researching OSS Notes and transporting to Production
SAP Training Classes:
Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
Profit Center Accounting
Cost Center Accounting
SD, HR, MM Interface experience
1) Office Manager/Accountant March, ••••• to Present - ••••• Furnace Service Corp.; W••••• State Highway •••••; Marinette, WI •••••
2) QuickBooks Proadvisor June, ••••• to Present
3) Consultant for FI/CO March ••••• to Present
Four full implementation of Mexican and US company codes. Implemented profit center accounting and repaired profitability analysis. Setup month end processes. Integrated new company in existing company code through COPA and profit center accounting. Ongoing support of US and Mexican companies on an as needed basis. Two full company code implementations.
4) FI/CO SAP IT Business Applications June ••••• to March ••••• Karl Schmidt Unisia, Inc., ••••• Industrial Parkway, Marinette, WI •••••
5) FI/CO Business Applications/Finance Manger March, ••••• to May, ••••• - Karl Schmidt Unisia, Inc., ••••• Industrial Parkway, Marinette, WI •••••
6) Accounting Manager Managed 3 people Sales reporting, month end, A/R & A/P, General Ledger, Payroll Sept. ••••• to October, ••••• Aerial Co., ••••• Aerial Drive, Marinette, WI •••••
7) Accounting Manager (General Ledger & Accounts Payable) Managed a A/R & A/P team of 7 people May, ••••• to March, ••••• - Karl Schmidt Unisia, Inc., ••••• Industrial Parkway, Marinette, WI •••••
Design flow charts for transactions (Accounting background)
Prepared BPPs for user training for FI/CO modules and assisted with MM, SD and PP preparation of training material and training of super-users and users and follow-up.
Assisted with user problems
Designed month-end processes
Microsoft products (Excel, Word)
REFERENCES: Upon Request
Gary McSorleySAP Consultant, Mississippi
Tom Tickler Karl Schmidt Unisia, Inc•••••Marinette, WI
Mike Gallagher SAP Consultant; Chicago Area
Anne Gerten KS Gleitlager USA, Inc., North Carolina
Quick Books Proadvisor
Associates Degree+ in Accounting Northeast Wisconsin Technical College; Marinette, WI
SAP (Training in Pennsylvania, Canada, California, Louisiana as indicated above)
Teaching Sunday School/Youth Group
Assisting with Boy Scout Troop •••••