Parag Soni

SAP FICO Web Resume


Introduction

· Immediately available · SAP FI certified · Overall 11 years of experience & 6+ years of experience in SAP FICO. · 2 Implementation, 2 Support, 1 roll out and 1 template project experience. · SAP FI S4HANA. · Chartered accountant student. · Japanese language knowledge. · Cross functional experience in SD,MM,PP,HR. · Expertise in all SAP FICO sub module GL, AA, AP, AR, CASH, BANK, Profit Center, Cost center, Product Costing, Profitability analysis.

Experience

PARAG SONI+971 55 924 6500 / +91 74052 75379 Paragsoni.sapfico@gmail.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/parag-soniObjective:Intent to seek a position that enables me to take up challenging task which utilizes my skill and knowledge to achieve the corporate goals and personal growth by value addition and more proficiency.Summary: Having total around 10 years of experience and more than 6 years of experience as SAP FICO Consultant.  Involved in FI as well as CO Project preparation, Business Blueprint, Implementation, Configuration, Customization, Integration, Testing, Go-Live & Support, Roll out & Template project.  Strong Financial Accounting & controlling expertise in understanding business process and mapping same in SAP.  Configuring & solving issues related to New General Ledger Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, Cost centre Accounting, Profit centre accounting, Product costing and profitability analysis.  Cross functional expertise in SD,PP,MM & HR  SAP S/4 HANA Finance release 1610 Skill: General Ledger (New): Excellent knowledge of Chart of Accounts, Company code, G/L account Master records including Field Status groups, Number range, Document types and Posting keys, Tolerance groups, and Financial Statement versions etc. Good knowledge of New GL functionality in ECC 6.0 including Document splitting, Parallel Accounting and FI-CO automatic reconciliation.  Accounts Payable: Extensive knowledge of Account groups, and Partner Functions, Checks Management, Payment program and Payment methods, Account Assignment Model, Invoice creation, Logistics Invoice verification including Invoice Blocking, Reversals and GR/IR Account maintenance.  Accounts Receivables: Extensive knowledge of AR related configuration, Customer Master data, Payment method and Payment terms, Screen Layouts, Customer Tolerances, Remittance and Payment Advices, Deductions and Residuals, Document Reversals, Correspondence, and Dunning.  Banking: Proficient in Automatic payment program, payment request, Manual bank reconciliation, Automatic bank reconciliation using MT940, post-processing, House banks, Bank accounts, Bank clearing and main account.  Fixed Assets: Asset class, Asset master data, Depreciation, depreciation keys, account assignment in cost accounting, number ranges, creating reconciliation accounts for assets, integration with GL, acquisitions, retirements, transfer of Assets and Asset data transfer.  Financial Closing: Pursued course for balance confirmation, foreign currency valuation, Regrouping, Accruals and Deferrals.  Cost centre Accounting: Cost centre creation, cost centre group, Cost centre hierarchy, Automatic account assignment, and Default account assignment. Internal Orders (IO): Configured Internal Order process, Order types, Order groups, Planning, Settlement, and Status Mgmt. 1 Profit Centre Accounting: Configuring and customizing basic settings, maintaining profit centre hierarchy, assignments, CO-objects to profit centres, allocation cycles (distribution and assessment)  Product Costing: Defining Cost sheet, valuation variant, Quantity structure control, Product cost by order, Product cost by period, WIP, Variance, Settlement.  Profitability Analysis: Defining Structure, Master data, Planning, Flow of actual values and reporting.  Reporting: Acquired skill in Corresponding, Drilldown reporting, Information System, List viewer.  Others: Acquired knowledge in SAP Netweaver TERP 01, 02 and Solution Manager SM 001 Education: Bachelors of Commerce. – March 2008  Chartered Accountants (Inter) – December 2006  Proficient in Japanese Language up to JLPT N4 Level. – December 2012  Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation Practice. – April 2010  Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management. – May 2009 Certification: SAP FI C_TFIN52_64- Certification ID 7834099 - May 2011SAP Professional Experience:MODERN TOBACCO CORPORATION FZEProject #6:Client : Modern Tobacco Corporation FZE (Fujairah, UAE)Duration : Oct 2015 to till dateProject : SAP Support ProjectRole : SAP FICO Consultant / ERP analystResponsibilities: Business process analysis and improvement with defined business line.  Day to day business support for General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Asset Accounting, Bank Accounting, Cost Centre accounting, Profit Centre accounting and Product costing.  New functional development handling.  For customized functionality and reports requirement gathering, mapping, Documentation and testing.  Costing related process monitoring, GAP analysis, documentation, corrective measures and optimization.  HR payroll simulation and impact analysis on finance and business process improvement documents for HR department.  Controlling related production process analysis and user training for corrective measures.  Change management training and support for users.  Management reporting and views for decision making.  Configuration related issues resolution for General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Asset Accounting, Bank Accounting, Cost Centre accounting, Profit Centre accounting and Product costing.  Finance impacting logistic support.  User training and user manual for all new finance as well as controlling process.2People Tech IT Consultancy Private LimitedProject #5:Client : Modern Tobacco Corporation FZE (Fujairah, UAE)Duration : June 2015 to Sep 2015.Project : SAP Implementation ProjectRole : SAP Senior FICO ConsultantResponsibilities: Project planning preparation.  User training & user manual preparation.  Data massaging, upload format, test upload and production upload.  For customized functionality and reports requirement gathering, mapping, Documentation and testing.  Process understanding and mapping same in SAP for product costing.  Cross functional testing wit MM, SD, PP and HR.  Controlling related production process analysis and user training for corrective measures.  Change management training and user acceptance for each process.  Management reporting requirement.  AS IS mapping with TO BE for each process flow.  RICEF object preparation.  Hyper call support as per contract . VC-ERP CONSULTING PVT. LTD.Project #4:Client : Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd.Duration : Dec 2014 to June 2015.Project : SAP Implementation ProjectRole : Lead SAP FICO ConsultantResponsibilities: Working as SAP FICO Lead for the SAP Implementation project for Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Limited.  Attending meeting with clients.  Information Gathering of client’s current business process and prepared AS-IS documents.  Gathered client’s business requirements and prepared To-Be documents which enable to improve the client’s business operation by reducing cost.  Mapping the gap between As-Is and To-Be which is nothing but a Gap Analysis  Prepared Business Blueprint Document based on gathered information during workshop.  Based on final business blueprint implement the FICO Business Processes and FI integration processes with other modules.  Involved in Functional testing and integration testing  Configured General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Asset Accounting, Bank Accounting, Funds Management, Cost Centre, Profit Centre and Internal Order  Prepared End User Training documents  Preparing Work flow which is nothing but sequence of business process flow to complete the project within defined scope, budget and time. This provide settings and guidelines to other consultants based on that they can do further changes.  Go Live activities and production support after go live. 3FUJITSU CONSULTING (I) PVT. LTD.Project #3:Client : Mercedes Benz India Ltd.Duration : Apr 2013 to Nov 2014Project Scope : SupportRole : SAP FICO ConsultantResponsibilities:- Daily check for Dropping sequence and intimate to Controlling team if SCE and PCC not done.  If GIN not done for MV than Intimate to DC-stores for GIN issue  Ensure that at Month end no SCE and PCC will remain in SMQ2 (Queue).  Cost Comp structure addition of new cost element, configuration, testing  UAT, signoff  New Class Creation of Document type for each class  New tax code creation as per Business requirement  New Model creation including testing signoff  CISM ticket monitoring and updating the TR number.  Preparing test data for testing CRs (Change Requests) and preparing test results.  Involved with fast close activities.  Extended support for year-end activity.  Year-end Activity new number range for Billing document and excise.  Extend Costing version to new fiscal year, Cost sheet rate, Cost centre accounting  Develop new report as per user requirement of user and any modification required existing report providing logic to ABAPER.  Giving Functional specification and logic to Qlik View team for FICO related new report  Prepared User manual for New Development Project #2:Client : Fujitsu JapanDuration : July 2012 to Mar 2013Project Scope : TemplateRole : SAP FICO ConsultantResponsibilities: Implementation of 11 countries baselines as per SAP best practices on to a single server.  Analysing the differences in the processes, configuration for the different country baselines and performing the required configuration changes for resolution of conflicts and inconsistencies in the system.  Build up the test scenarios in system as per the standard business process in SAP along with some change request development as requested by client.  Preparing Business Process document and configuration document for different countries as per local requirement of country.  E-CATTS preparation and uploading data through E-CATTS.  Manual testing and testing through E-CATTS.  Tested the configuration 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. 4DELTA SYS (I) PVT. LTD.Project #1:Client : American Wood MouldingsDuration : Nov 2011 to Mar 2012Project Scope : RolloutRole : SAP FI ConsultantResponsibilities: Configured company code, chart of accounts, defined posting keys, maintained field status variants and assigned to company code, screen variants for document entry as per business specifications.  Involved in design, configuration, testing and re-engineering of various functionalities in FI and CO modules.  Involved in defining requirements, configuration, integration, testing and training.  Configured and tested General Ledger Accounts and assigned different processing keys as required.  Created General Ledger master records using SAP LSMW and Batch Input Session, which loads master record data from Excel Sheet to G/L master record structure in SAP.  Configured Vendor/Customer Master Data and defined tolerance groups, tolerance for employees, customers and vendors and maintained initial settings and recurring entries. Defined various Payment terms related to AR and AP.  Configured automatic payment program for outgoing payments for company codes in Accounts Payable (AP).  Created customer master data, customer groups, customer field status, terms of payment and assigned credit control area to the company code.  Involved in the Integration of SAP FI-MM and SAP FI-SD Modules  Prepared functional specs for master data upload programs, development objects like interface, enhancement, reports, smart forms etc.  Prepared User manual documents for transaction code used by key and super users.  Prepared configuration documents for all sub modules of SAP- FI/CO implemented for company.  Involved actively with Cross-Functional team members to solve some production issues. Functional Experience:Client : KanchanBhai. M. PatelRole : Account / Tax Consultant.Duration : May 2006 to June 2010Responsibilities: Preparing and handling books of accounts and finalization of accounts for companies as well as proprietary firm.  I have handled books of account for Chemical Company, Manufacturing Concern, Construction Organization, Education Institute and Trusts. Having turnover more than 100 million and having Customs duty, Excise duty, Sales tax.  I have also handled preparation of income tax returns, e- filling of Income Tax, Sales Tax, Service Tax returns. As well as attending Income Tax, Service Tax and Sales Tax office for various purpose Personnel Detail Date of Birth: 12th January 1987  Marital Status: Married  Hobby: Reading, Travelling and music  Passport No.: P1735014  Expiry Date: 06/06/2026 5

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