Archive for the ‘Industry Solution’ Category

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Apparel/Footwear company

June 1, 2009

6/09 -11/10 – Business Process Lead / SAP Project Manager

Partnered with the CIO of a $1.4 billion global enterprise in the evaluation and selection of software. Established the initial business process and project scope through internal interviews and SAP Consulting; this step was crucial to the negotiation strategy employed and the business case. Worked with SAP Value Engineering and the Supply Chain and Finance departments to build a business case supporting the multi-year project. In the end, very favorable terms were gained in the negotiation with SAP, and Columbia took its first step toward improved processes and profitability.

Developed a number of ERP rollout alternatives, with a focus on reducing risk and cost. Then, developed and received approval for a 60+ FTE program organizational structure, including senior project leadership, business analysts, and technical staff. Established processes and standards for project tool usage, including SAP Solution Manager. Negotiated and managed external consultants for various project planning activities. Managed the installation of an ECC 6.0 Sandbox with IS-AFS and Solution Manager 7.0 system, including selection of and negotiation with an installation consultancy. Helped with the significant organizational change aspects during the earliest phases of the project by developing project communication for senior executives, the Columbia business community, and the Information Technology group.

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Public Sector / Government client

January 2, 2007

01/07-1/09 – SAP ECC Billing/Accounts Receivable Team Lead

For a public sector/local government organization, designed and implemented SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) and Accounts Receivable (FI-AR) modules to support the billing and A/R processes of 18 City bureaus. Streamlined over 50 billing business processes to 7 core process and system designs. Performed requirements analysis, business process and software design, development, testing, and implementation of an ERP software package. Responsible for design and implementation of functionality for contracts, customer invoicing, cash sales, resource-related billing (RRB), accounts receivable, and collections. Worked extensively with organizational change management and training teams to identify employee roles, organizational impacts, and training curricula. Scope of project included general ledger, purchasing, accounts payable, customer billing, accounts receivable, project accounting, asset management, funds management, fixed assets, cost controlling, grants management, SAP Portals and human capital management.


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High-Tech client

November 2, 2004

11/04-05/05 – Senior SAP SD Configuration Consultant

For an application developer of medical ERP software and consulting services, performed a conversion of an existing product line to a new legal entity. Scope of conversion included: customers, vendors, sales orders, contracts, materials, sales BOMs, projects/WBS elements/networks, purchasing, iBase, and unbilled and deferred revenue G/L account balances in conjunction with complex Revenue Recognition, using the IS-HT industry solution.

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High-Tech client

December 2, 2000

12/00-7/02 – Senior SAP SD Configuration Consultant/Lead

For an application developer of medical ERP software and consulting services, performed SD configuration for an ASAP implementation of release 4.6B, including the R/3 software industry solution IS-HT. Scope of project included SD, LE, MM, VC, PS, FI, CO, and PA, with four company codes and two countries. Mid-project business reorganization required redesign and merger of the established company codes.  Responsible for configuration of the SD module including: contracts, billing plans, PS resource related and percentage of completion billing/revenue recognition, 3rd party purchasing/billing, KMATs and BOMs for software sales, maintenance contracts and renewals, deliveries, freight billing, and various methods of complex Revenue Recognition. Wrote several userexits and routines/requirements for pricing, output, and copy control. Developed specifications for print programs and custom programs. Developed reports using ABAP/Query. Remained on project to implement several hotpacks, and test newly-developed revenue recognition functionality from OSS.