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ERP/Process Improvement Consultant 1992-present

February 27, 2014

Lee Ann Moldovanyi of Ace Applications LLC (Ace App) has more than 20 years of experience as a senior-level ERP and business process consultant and project manager. Business process specialty is Supply Chain processes with strong experience in sales order management, distribution, logistics, billing, inventory management, project management systems. Has successfully implemented ERP systems globally and domestically in companies ranging from <$80 million to Fortune 100. A comfortable, customer-oriented team leader, she can fully manage and support implementation project activities from project strategy, project management, business analysis and design, implementation, testing, training, and go-live.

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Educational Testing Software Client

April 9, 2018

Senior Delivery Manager and Product Owner for 4 software development scrum teams. Managed full-stack engineers focused on Java, Angular, React technologies, as well as two Artificial Intelligence/AI tools (Gurobi and a proprietary AI solution).

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Public Sector / Government client

September 1, 2015

Led a complex, $30M, 200+ person strategic IT program to establish a new virtualized data center to host over 150 migrated software applications, services and databases. Lee Ann was selected to fill in for the 3-year program manager while he was on a 2 month sabbatical. Technology implemented included new blade servers, Netscaler, Citrix XEN workstations, data masking, and vastly improved role-based security and firewalls.

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Apparel/Footwear Company

May 18, 2015

Led a $1m, 25-person team to implement advanced supply chain functionality to 60 end users in customer service, distribution center, and 3PL teams in China. Project consistently trended 100% on track with budget, schedule, scope and quality. Developed project operating standards in alignment with other major supply chain programs and projects for improved project health assessment, metrics reporting, and communication to senior leadership.

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Semiconductor Client

May 18, 2015

Led the development of an Information Governance model to manage requests for changes to processes, software, and data; focus on lowering risk and cost, while increasing quality, communication, and standardization for a $1B global semiconductor firm. Deliverables included documented governance processes, templates, tool requirements, communication plans, and resource structures. These models are being implemented as part of a large ERP implementation and feeds into a 2-year Enterprise Data Architecture program.

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Claims Administration client

February 1, 2014

3/2013-2/2014 – Operations Process Improvement Project Manager

For a legal services administration organization, led three concurrent project teams focused on: Operations/billing process improvement; Time management process and system improvements; Management reporting design and development. Achieved the following project objectives:
• Standardized operations processes and streamlined business rules regarding billable services, resulting in a 30% reduction in the amount of time needed by operations staff to perform reporting.
• Implemented billing interfaces, which removed manual intervention, improved accuracy and ensured completeness of customer invoicing.
• Designed and implemented improvements to time approval processes and system functionality in an intranet Portal, resulting in: elimination of blind mass approvals of hourly time; streamlined time entry and approval processes to align with payroll, billing and financial reporting cycles; audibility and integrity of time, payroll, invoicing, and financial statements.
• Managed design and development efforts of management reports geared toward identifying and quantifying process problems, training needs, integration holes and employee utilization.

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Claims Administration client

March 20, 2012

2/2012-9/2013 – Senior SAP Order to Cash Consultant

For a legal services administration and print/mail organization, performed an SD/FI rollout to two domestic companies. SD Scope includes contract management, release orders, billing, inventory and intercompany processing. Integration with PS, A/P, MM and FI/CO.

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Pulp Mill client

June 29, 2011

5/2011-9/2011 – Senior SAP Sales/Logistics Consultant/Lead

For a startup pulp mill, performed an SD design assessment, then designed and implemented process and system changes. SD Scope included order-to-cash process design, twelve printed forms for export logistics, extensive handling unit and inventory management. Integration with QM, PP-PI, FI/CO and MM.

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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.

(employment position)

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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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Automotive Parts Distribution client

March 2, 2006

03/06-1/07 – Senior SAP SD Configuration Consultant

For an aftermarket automotive parts distribution organization, provided senior-level troubleshooting and design revisions to an implemented 4.6C SAP system. Heavy emphasis on direct ship and dropship programs, material determination, and IDoc processing for EDI and external systems. Client’s highly customized system required expert technical object knowledge in addition to SD and MM functional expertise.


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SAP Value Added Reseller

November 2, 2004

11/04-12/05 – SAP Solutions Engineer (contract)

For an SAP reseller in the SMB (small-medium business) market, performed requirements analysis, gap assessment, and demo development for SAP customers on the west coast.

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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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Not-for-Profit organization

July 2, 2004

7/04-3/08 – President/Member Board of Directors, de-facto Executive Director

Led a 7-9 member board of directors, 4 employees, and 5-10 volunteers of a 501c(3) organization which provides educational and recreational opportunities for people of all ages and nationalities through low-cost, high-quality accommodations and activities. Led the team in an update of a 3 year strategic plan; created an award-winning volunteer management organization and volunteer base; managed development and delivery of educational programs; created marketing plans; launched a comprehensive website aimed at travelers, volunteers, financial donors, and members; developed budgets; managed employees and affiliate relations.

(volunteer)

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Heavy Equipment Manufacturing client

June 2, 2004

6/04-07/04 – Senior LE Configuration Consultant

Performed remote troubleshooting for issues related to serial number status profiles on deliveries and returns; release 4.6C.


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Chemical client

October 2, 2002

10/02-12/06 – Senior SAP OTC/SD Configuration Consultant/Lead

For a world leader in chemical manufacturing, performed SD configuration for a global implementation of release 4.6C, modules SD, MM, LE, WM, PP-PI, PM, QM, FI, CO, PA, TR, AM, CRM and BW. Scope included 9 company codes, 10 countries, 6 languages, 5 currencies, and 11 plants. Responsible for the design and configuration of Order-to-Cash functionality including consignment (SOI-Supplier Owned Inventory and SOMI-Supplier Owned and Managed Inventory), toll manufacturing, ATP, rebates, 3rd party purchasing, inter-company and intra-company sales, stock transport orders (STOs). Designed and implemented functionality specific to the Precious Metals industry, such as customer pool accounts and daily pricing per the LME (London Metal Exchange). Supported production system as part of cutover activities and post go-live. Developed and delivered high-level design presentations, training materials, program specifications, master data maps, and authorization requirements.

Additional 6-month rollout to implement release 4.6C for chemical sales offices, plants, and warehouses across Latin and South America. Lead SD consultant for localization configuration to conform to the legal and fiscal requirements of Brazil and Argentina. Scope of countries included Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico. Role also included ATP lead for 63 sites across North and Latin/South America, and cutover site co-lead.

Designed solutions for new software functionality: led migration to new legal invoicing requirements for a Mexican subsidiary, designed and implemented intercompany financial posting functionality, performed troubleshooting of complex pricing design.

Continued development of new business-requested functionality and senior-level production support as needed.

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Pharmaceutical client

January 2, 2002

1/02-5/02 – Senior SAP SD Configuration Consultant

Designed and implemented six interfaces to automate sales order entry (volume approx. 5,000 orders per day), customer creation, customer maintenance, and audit reporting. Performed configuration of invoice lists and output.

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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.

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Chemical client

March 1, 2000

3/00-12/00 – Senior SAP LE Configuration Consultant/Lead

For a global chemical manufacturer, SD/LE specialist on a 2.2G –> 4.6B upgrade project. Responsible for migration of all Shipping functionality, as well as new configuration of availability checking, transfer of requirements, MRP, stock transport processing, batch management, returns, 3rd party purchasing/billing, text, and output. Developed SAPScript layout sets and developed/modified ABAP programs. Scope of project included SD, MM, VC, PP, QM, FI, PA, and TR.

Performed process design and configuration of the SAP Transportation module to interface to OPTUM TMS for freight cost estimating/calculation, load planning, and load execution.

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Steel Products Manufacturer

February 1, 1998

2/98-10/99 – Senior SAP SD/Order-to-Cash Configuration Consultant/Lead

For a steel products manufacturer, performed all configuration and testing of Sales and Distribution order entry, shipping, and billing functionality (document types, item categories, material requirements transfer, pricing, availability checking, picking, multi-level packing, shipping, credit, billing, purchasing, returns, Vertex tax interface) in a make-to-order environment utilizing variant configuration, planned/production/purchase orders, and bills of materials. Developed data conversion maps and strategies for sales orders and material masters. Scope of project included SD, VC, PP, MM, FI, CO, and PA.

Customized order acknowledgements, picking, packing, bill of lading, carton/pallet labels, and invoice output documents using SAPScript and ABAP/4. Designed and coded enhancements within user exits. Trained all levels of end users in all plants.

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Technology Research client

May 1, 1997

5/97-2/98 – SAP R/3 Course Development Team Lead

Led a team of seven consultants for development of six configuration and two end-user SAP R/3 training courses for Computer Based Training learning for a Technology Research client. Developed detailed, tested course material for shipping, inventory management, pricing, order management, credit management, batch management.

(subcontracted through Big-5 consulting firm)

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High-Tech client

December 1, 1996

12/96-3/97 – SAP Coursewear Development Consultant

Developed executive overview ALE course “SAP90 – Distributing Enterprise Systems for R/3”. Enhanced SAP’s Accelerated SAP (ASAP) program with production system landscape design steps.

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Big-5 Management Consulting Firm

January 1, 1996

1/96-11/96 – SAP Methodology Developer and Trainer

Redefined Deloitte & Touche/ICS’ proprietary R/3 implementation and project management methodology. Delivered executive, management, and consultant training for the methodology and modeling tools.

(employment position with a Big-5 consultancy)

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Consumer Packaged Goods client

January 1, 1994

1/94-12/95 – Senior SAP SD Consultant

Performed as an SAP SD functional analyst on a sales and distribution implementation project for one of the world’s largest tobacco products manufacturers.  Performed a detailed requirements definition, gap analysis, process/data mapping, scripting, customization, and development effort of the company’s order processing, shipping, billing, and credit management requirements.  Designed gap solutions and coordinated enhancement developments.  Conducted training and end-user testing sessions. Scope of project included SD, MM, and FI.

(employment position with a Big-5 consultancy)

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Pharmaceutical client

April 1, 1992
4/92-2/94 – SAP R/2 Programmer/Analyst

Responsible for implementation, enhancement and support projects of an SAP R/2 Order Processing and Billing system for a major pharmaceutical company, utilizing RV, RM-MAT, and tax calculation software (Vertex), credit card processing and EDI technology. Developed interfaces, data conversion programs and reports in ABAP/4 and COBOL. Led development of end user and support documentation. Scope of project included RV and RM. Implemented a new company code as an enhancement to the production system as a result of a post go-live business acquisition.
(employment position with IT consultancy)