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Ravi Kumar

Summary: Certified SAP FICO functional consultant (consultant Id: 0003775577) Over 8 years of experience including 6 plus years as SAP R/3 FI/CO consultant Expertise in configuration and customization of FI (GL, A/P, A/R, AA,SPL) Strong working knowledge in Controlling (CCA, OM, IO, PCA, PC) and B/W modules. Extensive experience Two Full life cycle large implementations in SAP Configuration. Strong Post Implementation support 24/7 Excellent communication and inter personnel skills. Proven ability to work independently and team environments. 2 global complete implementation lifecycles and 2 small scale implementation lifecycles Had worked in Pharma , Auto ,Retail and Communications industries SAP Expertise Worked in Full life cycle implementations, Rollouts, Support and Upgrade projects. Extensive experience in configuration and testing of FI/CO modules -GL, AR, AP, Fixed Assets, Treasury , Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA), Internal Orders and Profitability Analysis (CO-PA). Product costing (CO-PC) and Special purpose Ledger Integration of FI with MM and SD with Procure to Pay and Order to cash Cycles Reporting tools like Report Painter, Report Writer Through understanding of a customized SAP system Through understanding of SAP system from business process, cross functional and integration view points In-depth knowledge in configuration, implementation, ASAP methodology, system design and development and gathering user requirements Experience in Blueprint, Configuration, Unit, Stress, Volume, Regression, User Acceptance and Integration Testing, Training, Documentation and Production support. Special emphasis on Data Migration specifications with BDC, Legacy System Migration workbench (LSMW) for data uploads for various SAP Projects Extensive experience in developing specifications for Interfaces and Custom Reports Good knowledge in ABAP debugging techniques to work with user-exits and cross applications Excellent in working with posting validations, substitution rules, forms, interfaces (ALE & EDI), user-exits, and reporting tools Active member in conducting the team meetings, Customer feedback meetings & self-assimilation programs. Knowledge in identifying, testing and documenting of SAP application controls in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX). Technical Skills ERP: Operating systems SAP R/3 FI/CO, 3.0F, 4.6,4.7,ECC 6.0, BW 3.1 Unix, Sun Solaris, Window 95/98/XP, Server 2000/2003

RDBMS: Oracle /, MS-SQL Server 2000 / 2005, MS Access 2000., Tools & Utilities Developer 2000, ASP, V B Script, MS Project Management SAP R/3 Tools SAP-FICO,SAP-SD,SAP-MM,ABAP/4, Report Painter and Report Writer Software Languages SQL, PL/SQL JAVA, Visual Basic 6.0 Work Experience Confidential, Wilmington, DE Sr.SAP FI/CO Consultant Subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. acquired Invista from DuPont and combined it with KoSa, a Koch affiliate since 1998. Invista is the world's largest integrated fiber, resin and intermediates company, serving the Apparel, Interiors, Intermediates, Performance Fibers, and Polymer and Resins industries. Invista is the creator of leading consumer brands such as LYCRA fiber and COOLMAX fabric. Scope of this project includes supporting Invista SAP system & users across the globe covering the regions of North America (USA and Canada), South America (Brazil, Argentina and Columbia), Germany & Mexico. Satyam's consultants need to participate in the meetings to discuss and understand the SAP Application and maintenance support, processes, tools & methodologies for 5 of Invista's clusters namely, T Cluster in Americas, Y Cluster in EU, KOSA in EU, KOSA in NA and KOSA in Mexico. This support involves the different application areas like FI, CO, PM, SD, MM, QM and WM. Modules in SAP. Responsibilities: Ticket resolution and answering how-to questions Responsible for detailed problem determination of issues escalated from Level-1. Problem determination includes re-creating the issues, determining the point of failure by stepping through the ABAP Code and identifying the problem resolution. If the resolution is a major development or configuration fix, provide the necessary change detail to Level 3. To have the deepest level of application or product understanding. Able to understand both the standard application features (i.e. out of the box functionality) as well as the detailed components of the customized features. Responsible for making changes, migrating them, completing the ticket and communicating the change to the level 2 support person, who can then resolve and close the call. Determine problems found by the proactive application monitoring being done on a regular basis by the level 2 support person. Therefore, the level 3 person may also have to apply patches, complete performance tuning, recreate tables or indices, etc. Co-ordination of problem tickets with offshore resources (functional as well as technical) to ensure that the tickets are resolved within the stipulated SLAs. Ensuring that offshore team resources are properly loaded, help them in solving tickets where required and ascertain that the tickets are resolved well within the stipulated SLA timelines set. June 08 till

Corning cable systems. Hickory, NC Feb08- May 08 Sr.SAP FI/CO Consultant Corning Cable Systems offers the broadest range of end-to-end fiber optic and copper product solutions for customers' telecommunications networks. Its focused solutions include cables, connectors, and related hardware, and network services that include network design, project management. Project SCORE implementing for NAFTA Region Responsibilities: SAP FI CO Consultant for Pre and Post Go live and stabilization phase Preparing the config rationales for FI and CO and validating the configuration Reconciliation of COPA,FI and PCA reports Substitutions for Profit center derivations Developing the SOP and BPP Month end closing activities End user training Business Signoff for the development changes

Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. July 07 Feb 08 SAP FI/CO Consultant Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. designs, sources and markets a range of fashion footwear and handbags .Through license agreements, the company designs and markets apparel and accessories under its Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc operates in three segments: Wholesale, Consumer Direct and Licensing. SAP's End-to-End Retail Solution include SAP's integration services and solutions for retail merchandise management, workforce deployment, financials, business warehouse, POS data management and SAP Triversity POS solutions. Responsibilities: SAP FI Consultant for Post Go live and stabilization phase Resolved issues relating to Payment program Substitutions for Profit center derivations Changes to the POS configuration with respect to financial transactions happening at stores Building up the program for reconciliation of Retail business and wholesale business Intercompany reconciliation Month end closing activities GR/IR clearing, Automatic clearing Issues Issues related Invoice verification (MIRO) Issues related to ERS (MRRL), for the intercompany invoices Failed idocs Processing Issues related to taxes with respect to VERTEX Physical Inventory postings Solving Integration issues

Changes to conditions type and pricing additional posting for the intercompany transactions End user training Creation of BPP and other user manuals Business Signoff for the development changes




Bombardier Transportation, Derby, UK Aug 06 Mar 07 SAP FI/CO Functional Consultant ___________________________________________________________________________ ______ Bombardier Transportation is the global leader in the rail equipment manufacturing and servicing industry. Its wide range of products includes passenger rail vehicles and total transit systems. It also manufactures locomotives, bogies, propulsion & controls and provides rail control solutions. International Project SAP VCM driven to achieve a strategic turnaround of its entire group, as well as integrate diverse legacy systems into one common SAP/R3-based ERP system Responsibilities: Responsible for FI-GL, AA, CO-CCA, IO, and PS. Lead the Team in Business Blue Print Phase Configured and customized Chart of accounts, Company code Global Parameters, Fiscal year Variants, Posting Period Variants, Account Groups, Field Status Groups, and Tolerance Groups. Implemented New GL, Activated new Ledger , Performed document splitting , Parallel Accounting and periodic processing Automatic Account Determination, GR/IR, Down Payments. Extensively exposed to integration issues of FI with MM and SD Preparation of Revenue Accounts and Assignment of GL accounts. Configuration of Asset Accounting Module Integrating with PS Module In Project Systems defined the Project coding mask, created the project file and status profile Maintained the Budget Profiles and set the tolerance limit for the availability control Defining Settlement Rules and creating Selection Variants Configured Controlling Area Settings, Number ranges, and Maintained Versions. Configured and Customized CO General Controlling, Cost and Revenue Element Accounting, Overhead Cost Controlling, Cost Center Accounting; and Internal Orders In Internal Orders setup status profile for order type, maintained settlement rules, internal order planning, and budget profile and also set up tolerances for budget cost. Configured settlements distribution cycles for actual cost distribution Created primary and secondary cost elements, Cost Center Hierarchies, cost element groups, cost centers. Solved the Post Production issues related to SD,MM ,FI,CO,and PP Johnson Controls Inc, MI, USA SAP FI/CO Functional Consultant Feb 04 to July

___________________________________________________________________________ ______ Johnson Controls Inc (JCI) is a $26.6 billion Fortune 500 global market leader in automotive systems, facility management and control. The Project Genesis is to Implement SAP ERP software for communizing Finance and Purchasing Systems into a single Global Shared Finance and purchasing system. This enables global visibility of data & business intelligence, establish common business processes, reduce cost of Finance and Purchasing operations and enable global organizations pilot projects successfully delivered in European and North American regions and the rollout across 167 sites spanning North America, Europe and Africa Responsibilities General Ledger Analyzed the existing legacy system; gathered functional requirements through user meetings, gap analysis, and participation in process improvement teams; produced the functional requirements document Designing business processes and identified areas to streamline processes in multiple functional areas. The scope of the work and responsibilities involved relating to SAP Finance (FI)) and controlling (CO) modules Optimized integration of business process within FI, TR, CO, MM, SD, and PS modules. Developed complex business design for all FI/TR/CO process incorporating gaps, interfaces, reports, enhancements and data conversions from the legacy system Configured General Ledger Created Master records, accounts groups, number ranges and G/L accounts for each company code, accounts maintenance and preparation to master files Customized screen layouts for document entry at account/document levels. Defined fiscal year variant, posting period variant, customized field status variant, customized line layout, sort variant, and total variant Involved in designing the tax solution for the client involving 16 European countries and 3 North American countries Defining the Tax procedures and integrating it with the accounting system. The scenarios covers INTRASTAT / EXTRASTAT processes, triangulation, inter / intra-EU business transactions, US tax jurisdictions that involves integration with external tax computing systems(Taxware) Configured and customized validations and substitution rules for documents, recurring entries, correspondence, taxes, and currencies Configured interest calculation on account balances and line items Customized bank related accounting, bank master data, house banks and G/L accounts in different currencies for each bank account and Electronic Bank Statement(EBS) Configured Lockbox Application conforming to BAI2 format Configured and Customized Cash Management including Bank statements, Payment Programming, Payment Advises, Liquidity Forecasts, Bills of Exchanges Configured and Customized Cash Budget Management including commitment management Configured and customized Asset Accounting Module Copied country specific chart of Depreciation and configured depreciation areas, defined assets classes, account determinations, screen layout key, allocate number ranges to assets classes , Down Payment configuration for Assets, and uploading of assets from Oracle Financials (Legacy) to SAP Defining the classes of assets, capitalization procedures and depreciation calculations. The actual procurement of assets, inter / intra-

company transfer of assets, asset retirements, asset shutdowns and asset capitalizations are also designed to include all the possible business scenarios. The accounting and legal aspect of the asset management is also in-built while designing the system Created work list for different user groups Used LSMW for master data transfers, created reports using the report writer and report painter in CO-PA Helped in month end and year closing activities Accounts Payable / Receivable Configured for vendors subject to withholding tax, interest calculations on item \ balance interest calculation, number ranges for forms, interest on arrears, account balance calculation on account balances / line items Defined expense accounts, revenue accounts for realized exchange rate difference, differentiated the accounts by currency, exchange rate gains, exchange rate losses and then posted to separate accounts for the individual currencies and foreign currency valuations Created and defined credit control areas to company code including pre-defined credit limits for customers Configured dunning program, dunning levels, dunning areas and dunning forms for each company at company code level. Configured payment terms for dunning, for over-due interest calculations, for down payments and automatic clearing of line items. Report specifications to ABAP programmers regarding report format objects of the report, technical information i.e. tables fields and then testing Involved in the basic implementation and development of Blue Prints for the entire project lifecycle related to MM module covering the full Procure to Pay business process. Transaction Data Configuration & Processing Invoice Verification (MIRO LIV): Maintained Invoice Receipt Tolerance Limits, Reductions in invoice, credit memos and Evaluated receipt settlements (ERS). Configured and customized integration links between FI/CO/SD/MM/PP to optimize transaction processing Developed a training plan and communicated with the client team on a regular basis to ensure successful execution of the plan Controlling Module: Configuring and Customizing Primary and Secondary Cost Element in Cost Element Accounting, Creation Cost Centers in Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Profitability Analysis and Profit Center Accounting submodules Maintained Controlling area settings and made hierarchy and other assignments In Cost Element Accounting created Primary and secondary Cost elements, created Cost Element Groups, Configured the reconciliation ledgers In Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA) created the cost centers and maintained the Standard hierarchy, assigned cost centers to cost elements. Configured Activities, Statistical Key Figures Developed cost sheet, cycles, segments for cost center distributions and assessment to allocate manufacturing overhead cost to cost objects. Configured settlements, cost splits for Activity Price calculations. Setup internal orders and cost collector configuration Customized order classification establishing a sophisticated system of order settlements and cost center assessment cycles. Set-up planning profile for cost center, activities, statistical key figures and cost element planning

In Internal Orders configured various internal order types, setup status profile for order type, maintained settlement rules, internal order planning, and budget profile and also set up tolerances for budget cost. defined the settlement rules , and used internal order with AUC /Capital investment projects , In Profit Center Accounting maintained the basic setting, created hierarchy, dummy profit centers, Profit center master data, profit center groups, activity types, etc and extracted reports using PCA Siemens, Inc, USA SAP FI/CO Functional Consultant ___________________________________________________________________________ ______ Siemens Information and Communications Networks Inc is the leader in converged communication solutions with over 1 million customers globally and with world wide presence in over 160 countries The Project involved customization of SAP R/3 4.6B and implementation across all plants in US. The application included SAP R/3 FI, CO, SD, MM, SM, PP and WM Modules. As a team member involved in the implementation of FI/CO applications especially in realization and final preparation for go-live phases of the project Responsibilities Customized General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Asset Accounting and Special Purpose Ledger Sub Modules in FI Module. Maintained Automatic Account Determination for MM & SD Modules & Revenue Recognition Maintained Controlling areas and made assignments Configuring and Customizing Cost Element Accounting, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Profitability Analysis and Profit Center Accounting sub-modules in CO In Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA) configured and customized the Standard Hierarchy for cost centers, maintained Activities, Statistical Key Figures, developed cost sheet, cycles, segments for cost center distributions and assessment of overhead costs. Configured and customized the settlement structures, cost splits for activity price calculations Used LSMW tool for data conversion, field mapping and uploading data In Profitability Analysis (CO-PA), created the Operating concern, configured costing based profitability analysis. Defined and configured the reporting characteristics, value field, profitability segments used in profitability analysis Configured the derivative structures and rule for characteristics. Defined both basic reports and form reports for the business units by profit centers to analyze the profit at customer and product levels. Developed multiple reports for the reporting of profitability. Configured the flow of information from SD/CO-CCA/CO-PC/CO-IO/FI and MM, and carried out extraction of data from copa to SAP BW system Developed Report Writer and Report Painter Reports by Customer/Profit Center/Product/Period. Involved in FI/CO Data loads. Resolved the issues in Unit testing and Integration testing. Documentation and training on procedures for Finance (AR,AP,GL) Verified the Test Scripts executed including the Month End Closing Scripts Aug 03-

Tested the settings on the development server and transported the settings onto the testing server for user testing and confirmation, and transported into the production server after user confirmation. Creating custom Reports on AR and AP by giving functional specifications to the ABAP team for development. Data-up load, by using ABAP designed BDC programs, Account assignment modules & LSMW. Documented the processes using standard templates. Textport Syndicate, Mumbai, India Feb 03 July 03 SAP FI/CO Implementation Team Member ___________________________________________________________________________ ______ A Textile Powerhouse and a World Leader in Garments Export that came into existence in 1978 with a Turnover of more than 50 Million USD. Having esteemed clientele like NAUTICA, GAP, WALMART and many more. SAP implementation in Texport Syndicate Pvt. Ltd. is the first implementation in Garment Exports industry in India. The Organization is having 14 Company codes, 28 Plants, based in Bombay, Bangalore & Tirpur, India. Responsibilities: SAP FI Consultant for implementing SAP FI/CO Module. Colluded with the Key users to study and understand the existing business procedures and documented the As-is processes Mapped the processes onto the SAP system and also prepared the Tobe processes document. Configured the FI and CO settings on the development server and transported onto the testing and ultimately to the production server after successful testing by users. 1. Configured Financial Accounting Global settings: Key settings being Company Code, Business Areas, Fiscal Year Variant, Document Types, and Document No. Ranges, Validations, Tax on Sales and Purchases. 2. Configured Extended Withholding Tax Settings. 3. G/L: Masters, and in business transactions-open item clearing, integration, Validations, etc. 4. FI-AR, FI-AP: Masters, Open Item processing settings. Transactions Incoming Invoices/Credit Memos (terms of payment), Outgoing Payment, Incoming Payment, Dunning, Open item Clearing, Down-payment received, Down-payment made, Bill of Exchange Special G/L accounts (other reconciliation accounts). Configuration of Interest Calculation 5. Credit Management settings - Key areas being Credit Control Areas, Risk Categories. 6. Bank Accounting: House Banks. Transactions- Check Deposit, Payment Transactions (manual bank statement) 7. Controlling: a. General Controlling Controlling Area. b. Configured Cost Element Accounting c. Cost Center Accounting Enterprise organization, Master data Cost Centers, Activity types, etc. d. Internal Orders Order master data Order types, Settlement, Settlement profile, etc. e. Product Costing: Performed material costing with cost estimate using quantity structure. Costing runs with bifurcation into variable and fixed cost. Analyzed costing runs. Analyzed BOM and materials type. Inventory valuation.

Tested the settings on the development server and transported the settings onto the testing server for user testing and confirmation, and transported into the production server after user confirmation. Creating custom Reports on AR and AP by giving functional specifications to the ABAP team for development. Data-up load, by using ABAP designed BDC programs, Account assignment modules & LSMW. Documented the processes using standard templates. Imparted User-training on AR and AP processes.

Functional Experience (2.5 YEARS) AUROBINDO PHARMA LIMITED, Hyderabad, India Aug 00- Feb03 ___________________________________________________________________________ ______ Aurobindo Pharma Limited based at Hyderabad, India manufactures generic pharmaceuticals and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients. One of the world's top 5 manufacturers of semi synthetic penicillins, Has Asia's largest sterile API facility, One of Indias top 5 pharma companies ranked in terms of turnover , Estimated sales volume of US$270 million in the present financial year Reporting to Managers of Accounts and Distributions Departments. Preparing and maintaining books of accounts and statutory requirements. Preparations of age wise reports of Debtors and creditors preparations of MIS Reports. Reconciliations of stock and inventory Preparation of costing reports and meeting the requirements of external an internal auditors Education: Master in Business Administration with specialization in Finance Bachelor degree in Commerce and Accounting Diploma in Computer Applications.

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