Shathees Loganathan

Professional Profile
Shathees Loganathan is a solutions architect at attune consulting. Prior to that, he was a senior
managing consultant at IBM, senior managing consultant at Axon solutions Inc., managing Consultant at
IBM and senior consultant at attune consulting. Before joining IBM, Shathees was with attune consulting
USA for 8 years in apparel and footwear industry. Shathees has experience in S4Hana finance,
Integrated planning, General ledger, AP, AR, Fixed assets, ECCS, Cost center accounting, Profit center
accounting, internal order accounting, Product cost planning, Profitability analysis, Dispute management
and ABAP. The combination of ACMA (Member of Charted management accountants UK), ABAP skills
and 12 years of SAP experience have given Shathees an understanding of how to find solutions to
specific business needs through analyzing processes and problem solving.

Website

Shathees is maintaining the website www.thesapconsultant.com from 2005.

Employer History

September 2016 – To date attune consulting USA
Solutions architect

May 2015 – September 2016 IBM Global Services-Global Business Services, New York
Senior Managing Consultant

August, 2014 – May 2015 Axon solutions Inc.
Senior Managing Consultant

November, 2011 – August, 2014 IBM Global Services-Global Business Services, New York
Managing Consultant

December, 2007 – October, 2011 Attune Consulting USA inc.
Senior Consultant
Shathees worked as a senior SAP FI/CO consultant and worked for clients such as Warnaco, Li & Fung
USA, VF corp, Maidenform and Timberland. Shathees has helped Warnaco to roll out their USA, Mexico
and Canada SAP implementations. Shathees lead three rollouts at Li & Fung where he implemented
dispute management module to manage the charge back process in addition to the standard FI/CO
modules. Shathees was also part of the team that implemented BPC at Li & Fung. At Timberland
Shathees lead a team that restructured the profit center structure in addition to the standard FI/CO
module implementation.

October, 2004 – November, 2007 Attune Consulting Sri Lanka (Private) Ltd
Consultant
In Sri Lanka Shathees worked on a 2 year rollout for a apparel manufacture where he implemented
Product costing module and Profitability analysis module in addition to other FI and CO modules.
Shathees started as a junior consultant but got promoted to consultant within the project and was
responsible for the project delivery towards the end of the project.
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Assignment History

Wiley Publishing US/Canada/International Rollout

05/2015 – 09/2016
Project Description: Mr. Shathees was part of the IBM team (RTR Lead) that implemented SAP at
Wiley (Suite on Hana). His responsibilities include the delivery of solutions related to RTR processes
such as General ledger (New GL including extension of coding block fields and multiple ledgers),
Cost center accounting, Profit center accounting, Product costing, profitability analysis, GL interfaces
from legacy systems, T&E interface from concur, BPC integration and Payroll interface from ADP and
other payroll providers. Domestic rollout for Canada and USA went live in November 2015 and the
international rollout (UK, Germany, France, Belgium, Singapore, China, and Australia) is set to go live
in August 2016. Shathees was brought back into IBM due to his contributions at Viacom. Shathees
won numerous awards during the project for his contributions.

GE Healthcare US/Canada Rollout
08/2014 – 05/2015
Project Description: Mr.Shathees was the FICO lead of GE healthcare US/Canada SAP rollout.
Shathees is responsible for the designs for General ledger, Accounts payable, Accounts receivable.
Fixed assets, Overhead cost controlling and Product cost planning. Shathees has designed the
Product cost planning and cost object controlling for the manufacturing and sourcing business of GE
which included the costing for co-products. Shathees has also designed the lockbox
Processing and electronic bank statements with intercompany cash applications.

Viacom media networks
02/2012 – 07/2014
Project Description: Mr. Shathees was part of the IBM team (GL and Controlling Lead) that
implemented SAP at Viacom media networks. His responsibilities include the delivery of solutions
related to RTR processes such as General ledger (New GL including extension of coding block fields
and multiple ledgers), Cost center accounting, Profit center accounting, ECCS consolidation, Payroll
interface from ADP and Peoplesoft, over 30 substitution and Validation rules, Development of inter
company matrix to give visibility to inter company balances, solution for Barter process, country
specific solutions ( SPED/DIPJ reporting in Brazil, Year end postings in Italy/France, Document
journal in Argentina etc.) , AP/AR reclass entries in European countries, and Revaluation/Translation
for US GAAP. Shathees has received numerous thank you awards from the client during this project
and was identified a business and technical talent by IBM. As well as Shathees has received the
services excellence award from IBM for the support he has provided for Viacom project. Shathees
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has also managed IBM team members in USA, Argentina, Brazil and Mexico and delivered solutions
on time.

Bio-Rad USA
11/2011 - 02/2012 AP Lead
Project Description: Mr. Shathees led the team that provided solutions related to accounts payable
processes that include XML payments, Bank communication management, LIV, Vendor tolerances,
EBS

Timberland USA
12/2010 - 09/2011 FICO Team lead
Project Description: Mr. Shathees was part of the team that executed the presales activities for
Attune USA Inc. Shathees has done the super user training for Timberland prior to the project start.
Shathees lead the team of three FICO consultants at Timberland that implemented General ledger,
Profit center accounting, AP, AR, Fixed assets, Cost center accounting, Internal order accounting,
Product costing (Split costing based on AFS sizes), Profitability analysis, Dispute management and
SD/MM integration.

Maidenform USA
07/2010 - 12/2010 FICO Team lead
Project Description: Mr. Shathees was part of Pre sales, Blueprint and Realization phases of the
Maidenform project. Shathees lead the team of two at Maidenform that implemented General ledger,
Profit center accounting, AP, AR, Electronic bank statement, fixed assets, Cost center accounting and
Dispute management.

Li & Fung USA
06/2008 - 10/2011 FICO Team lead
Project Description: Mr. Shathees was part of three implementations at LF. In addition to standard
FI/CO modules implementation, Shathees helped LF to build an interface with CIT (AR Factor
Company) to reconcile the daily cash balance. As well as Shathees helped LF to implement various
enhancements such as enhanced cost center selection on GL entries and Sub profit center logic
using Internal orders, with his ABAP skills. Due to his contributions to the project Shathees was
requested by LF to be part of the support team even after starting Maidenform and Timberland
projects. Shathees was also part of the team that implemented BPC at LF. Shathees helped LF to
derive the component level profitability for the pre pack materials using COPA.

VF Corp USA
09/2008 - 09/2008 AP workflow specialist
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Project Description: Shathees helped VF to study the standard SAP AP invoice workflow for
approvals.

Attune consulting USA (internal project)
09/2007 - 12/2007 FICO Team lead
Project Description: Mr. Shathees lead the internal FICO team at attune to obtain the SAP
certification for their pre configured AFS product. Shathees has helped attune to configure, Document
and demonstrate the process to SAP USA with regards to FI and CO modules.

Warnaco
10/2006 - 06/2008 Senior FICO consultant
Project Description: Shathees Mr. Shathees helped Warnaco to roll out FICO modules in USA,
Mexico and Canada. In addition to the General ledger, AP, AR, Fixed assets, Profit center accounting,
Cost center accounting, Electronic bank statements, Internal order accounting, Split product costing
and Profitability analysis, Shathees helped Warnaco to implement Differed taxes in Mexico and
GST/PST in Canada.

MAS intimates apparels Sri Lanka
11/2004 - 05/2006 Junior consultant, Consultant
Project Description: Shathees was part of the team that implemented General ledger, AP, AR, Fixed
assets, Electronic bank statements, Cost center accounting, Profit center accounting, Internal order
accounting, Product costing using BOM, Routing and overhead cost sheet and Profitability analysis.
Towards the end of the project, Shathees was promoted as consultant and was given the
responsibility to deliver the project successfully. In this project Shathees implemented the new GL
and document splitting functionality.

Training History
Certification (Sri Lanka): SAP FICO (January 2005)
 Successfully completed the SAP FI/CO certification. Course content included: How to execute the
main business processes in FI/CO; How to implement the main functions and Customizing settings
for General ledger, AP, AR, Fixed assets, Bank accounting, Cost center accounting, Profit center
accounting, Internal order accounting, Product costing, and Profitability analysis; How to map
enterprise structures, master data and business processes for an enterprise in the SAP system, and
execute the required system configurations.

Certification (California): SAP BPC (January 2009)
 Successfully completed the SAP BPC training and certification. Course content included: How to
configure the data cubes on BPC; How to load data into BPC, and Simple report creation. This
Course didn’t include legal consolidation using BPC.
Shathees Loganathan

Education and Background

 CGMA, Charted Global Management Accounts
 ACMA, Member of Charted Institute of Management Accountants UK
 DNIIT, Higher diploma in software engineering from NIIT India

Summary
Industries: Apparel and Footwear, Communications and Media, Life science, Health care
Project Domain: Primary: FICO/S4Hana finance
Secondary: SD, MM, ABAP
Hardware: PCs; Compatibles
Operating Systems: Windows NT; Windows 95; Windows 2000; Windows XP, Windows 8, Windows
10, Mac OSX
Applications: S4Hana, SAP r/3 and ECC6.0, FICO, SD, MM, ASAP; SAP Solution Manager,
Microsoft Office 97; Microsoft Office 2016 (including Microsoft Excel,
PowerPoint, Access and Outlook)
Training: SAP FICO, BPC