Functional Consultant –Business Analyst : FI, FM, CO, MM, PI, SFIS GTAS @ U.S. Army Logistics Modernization Project (LMP) – Contractor to Computer Science Corporation (CSC)
Functional Analyst @ United States Department of Agriculture National Finance Center
Contracted Analyst to Conduct Analysis of Alternatives for Share Service Provider @ Washington Headquarters Services (WHS)
Summary: Nineteen years SAP functional experience:
Functional Consultant : FI, FM, CO, MM, PI, SFIS GTAS. Task Owner for new implementations, maintenance, and production support break-fix activities: Basis of estimate; requirements including GRC and App Security, etc.; change design; test script; functional specifications and Solution Manager documentation (with FFMIA and FMR regulation compliances); perform configuration including derivation
Summary: Nineteen years SAP functional experience:
Functional Consultant : FI, FM, CO, MM, PI, SFIS GTAS. Task Owner for new implementations, maintenance, and production support break-fix activities: Basis of estimate; requirements including GRC and App Security, etc.; change design; test script; functional specifications and Solution Manager documentation (with FFMIA and FMR regulation compliances); perform configuration including derivation rules, field movements, classifications, validations and substitutions, etc.; design custom logic / user exit designs; investigating/analyzing of program code with program debugger; data mapping; unit, string, partner, and integration testing and documentation; cut-over lead and execute; mass table data update program development and batch execution/tracking; training documentation and delivery; and post roll out functional/technical support. Issue resolution and production support for batch job processing, program extensions, daily interface monitoring,
and urgent break-fix resolutions. Lead and managed cross-team tasks among functional, ABAP, middleware, finance and logistics/operational teams.
Additional functional/technical work across multiple Finance and Logistics modules such as P2P processes and configuration, master data construction, release strategy configuration and Work Flow review paths, pricing (SD), product costing/manufacturing-hierarchy (PC and PP), and ALE/EDI-Interface (PI) design, mapping, development, and support.
Security Level: Posses ADPI access (Public Trust). SSBI investigation for IT1 favorably completed.
Functional Consultant –Business Analyst : FI, FM, CO, MM, PI, SFIS GTAS @ Modernized Sustainment Team for Budget and Finance (Finance, Control, and Funds Management trouble ticket resolution, configuration, interface maintenance and system changes with cross-functional work in Materials Management and Project System. Performed changes and maintained interface/SAP processing for Defense Travel System (DTS) and for auto-posting of interfund/non-interfund disbursement and collection.
Also configured and maintained automatic population of SFIS accounting data including auto-population for live transactions posting via interfaces and historical data update programs. Implemented new work flow routing for exception processing. Designed and implemented new budget and finance processes to meet FFMIA and FMR regulations. From September 2010 to Present (5 years 4 months) Functional Analyst @ Operations and maintenance support to on site users in Controller Operations Division Office, N.O and also support to remote users at various USDA agency offices.
Work Change Requirements (CRs) for various processes – Configuration through QA testing
• Resolution of trouble tickets for all end to end processes:
• Areas of support:
Finance and Budgeting, Smartpay (credit Card interface), Govtrip (travel interfaces and automatic posting to/from trading partner), iPac (intragovernmental reimbursables for sales, collection, purchasing and A/P). Non intragovernmental transactional processing and interfaces for A/P, A/R, payment proposal and treasury certification, MINC (1099 interfacing), and others. From January 2010 to September 2010 (9 months) Contracted Analyst to Conduct Analysis of Alternatives for Share Service Provider @ Conduct Analysis for interim solution before future migration to Defense Agency Initiative (DAI).
Conducted study and worked on preparation of the final analysis report deliverable to government. Performed data collection, constructed analysis matrixes, designed functional and technical criteria sets, conducted market research initiatives, and designed scoring models. In the down select process, analyzed various levels of selection criteria along with costing of migration of WHS to various federal, DoD, and commercial host providers. Interacted with alternative system POCs and with WHS. Analyzed SAP, Oracle, and Momentum configurations. Analyzed process data flows and interfaces to and from supporting DoD systems. Leveraged several years of experience working in DoD systems to conduct studies of candidate systems’ end to end business process, DoD interfaces in place, various levels of compliance, functionality, COTS used, fund types, supportability, time to deployment, migration, and other criteria. Provided detailed analysis of the following systems’ end to end business processes and interfaces: Enterprise Business System (EBS), Defense Agency Initiative (DAI), ENOVA - Armament Research and Development and Engineering (ARDE), Financial Information System (FMIS), DFAS- EBIZ, General Fund enterprise Business System (GFEBS), Logistics Modernization Program (LMP), Standard Operational and Maintenance Army Research and Development Systems (SOMARDS), Standard Accounting Budget and Reporting System (SABRS), Core of engineers Financial Management system (CEFMS), Defense Working Capital Fund Accounting system (DWAS), Defense Enterprise Accounting and Management system (DEAMS), Comptroller Accounting and Budget System (CABS), Administrative Resource Center (ARC), Enterprise Service Center (ESC), National Business Center (NBC), and Federal Integrated Solutions Center (FISC). Conducted workshops and supported presentations during briefings to government. From October 2009 to December 2009 (3 months) Business Analyst-Solution Delivery Implementer – new functionality, ERP roll out, and SAP upgrade @ U.S. Army Logistics Modernization Project (LMP) – Contractor to Computer Science Corporation
October 2007 – present
Functional Consultant –Business Analyst : FI, FM, CO, PS, MM, EDI
Solution Delivery Implementer – new functionality, ERP roll out, and SAP upgrade
Implemented new functionality to fulfill various U S Army initiatives related to logistical, financial, and funding transactions as well as integration with service depots and governmental trading partners. Delivered end-to-end SAP/ERP interface solutions (including data mapping, custom idoc processing, and hands-on SAP configuration) for interfacing to Federal Government systems DAASC, DLA e-Procurement, GEX, ODS, SRD-1, CDS, BEIS, DCAS, DTS, SOMARDS, MOCAS, CARE, FAS, and others. Heavy interaction with DFAS and with DoD Command ERP representatives. Created test scripts and executed end to end testing/analysis. Responsible for leading development teams and site support teams on specific functional roll outs. Leadership included task accomplishments within critical work plans while delivering solutions successfully for government concurrence. Provided end user and DFAS personnel training.
. From October 2007 to June 2009 (1 year 9 months) Business analyst @ From 2007 to 2009 (2 years) Business Analsyt-Solution Delivery/Sustainment-Functional: FI, CO, FM, MM-Procrmnt, SD-pricing @ Custom logic design, configuration, data mapping, tests design, conversion, post go-live sustainment, and gap resolution. Requirements analysis and solution designs to fulfill DLA’s initiatives in dealing with governmental and non-governmental partners in a customer facing approach. The primary focuses of this position were 1) FI, FM, CO (Nov. ’04 – Jan. ‘07), and 2) MM and Procurement (Jan/07-September07). Worked with functionality at integration points in adjacent module Sales/Distribution such as condition pricing, automated PR-PO creation from Sales Order, and kitting solutions (Bill of Material). Worked closely with DLA process owners and partners in all phases of conversions and functional rollouts, and provided knowledge transfers. Trouble ticket resolution. Kitting designs for MM team and kitting and assembly pricing for FI team. Government funded material, equipment (GFM, GFE) solutions. From November 2004 to September 2007 (2 years 11 months) SAP implementation process lead-FICO/Product Costing, PP, and PS @ Designed costing model,mapped data, costing variant configuration, conducted tests and cutover. Converted special order (job-shop) style structure to standardized hierarchies of intermediate products and implemented activity based costing. Partnered closely with MOE team to establish effective configuration standards for costing at desired valuation points--established production version phase separation points, proper resource grouping, cost drivers, and material master settings. Assigned activity types to resources for capturing required levels of costs rollup-up. Resources included labor pools and critical customizing equipment including furnaces and optical lens generators. Perfromed volume planning with intermediate and bulk level back-explosion, utilizing resource masters and cost center/element budgeting. Set up assessment cycles, cost splitting, order settlement, account determinations, mapped activity types and resources. Performed cost estimate/ cost rollup for standard pricing. Troubleshot and resolved costing run errors related to data issues with Recipes, BOMs, Purchasing Information Records, and Material Master Records. Provided system sustainment during month end close activities of: Material revaluation through estimate-mark-release, execution of assessments and splitting, actual activity rate calculation and distribution/absorption, settlement execution, Work in Process calculation, operating costs validation, manufacturing variance analysis, operations statistical analyses, and profitability analyses at material, plant, and company code levels. Provided management and system sustainment for procurement cycle transactions and MM/MOE transactions dealing with movements and order confirmation.
Lead in project planning and management. PS process lead for: WBS structure, project approval in workflow, and funding through Investment Management module, release, execution, and settlement. From April 2003 to October 2004 (1 year 7 months)
BS, Accounting @ Nicholls State University Jerome Gros is skilled in: Integration, SAP, SAP R/3, ERP, SAP ERP, Requirements Analysis, Business Process, Analysis, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Project Planning, Program Management, ABAP, Budgets, SAP Implementation, CO
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