Certified SAP FICO consultant

sap FICO consultantAnna Adamecka – certified SAP FI-CO consultant, key super user and Agile PM practitioner

Versatile experienced SAP finance FI and CO consultant with 13 years’ financial systems experience acquired in a series of demanding finance roles within global corporate organizations. Process improvement focused, full cycle SAP implementation project knowledge including ASAP, Waterfall, Agile and Scrum methodologies. Currently progressing through acquiring the CIMA qualification while seeking next challenging and rewarding opportunity to make an effective contribution in a successful team of SAP professionals.

EXPERTISE

  • SAP FI-CO
  • SAP S/4HANA
  • Business Management and IT graduate
  • Proven process improvement and automation solutions in SAP ERP
  • Financial Accounting & Management Accounting
  • SAP implementation project lifecycle: configuration management and change management
  • Agile Project Management, Scrum, and iterative development
  • Track record of career development – certified for SAP FI module, certified Agile PM Practitioner, CIMA finalist
  • Fluent English, Swedish and Polish speaker

sapcert
Interprofis - SAP FICO
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ACHIEVMENTS

Payroll file posting improvementimproved efficiency, accuracy, achieved time saving, cost saving

This financial process improvement project involved a total transformation of an inefficient, complex process into a faster, accurate and automated journal posting task. The solution offered an excess of 8 hours time saving during the month-end close (4 days in total) to reconcile and clear suspense accounts while completely eliminating the need for overtime.

Read full details of this project in Bank posting case study

Bank posting automation in SAP ERP improved efficiency within AP, AR and RTR departments, introduced task precision, time saving, cost saving

Complete reengineering of an ineffective, time-consuming manual process which was prone to human errors and caused considerable amount of missed bank posting transactions. Before the change, the staff were spending 1 hour a day each (3 people, circa 50 bank transaction per day) to process the transactions. After the solution implementation the bank reconciliation is fully automatic and completes within a few seconds.

EDUCATION

Master’s degree: Business Management in Hospitality
Cracow University of Economics     2005 – 2008

Bachelor’s degree: Economics, specialism: Information Technology in Economics 
Jan Kochanowski University Poland     2002 – 2005

High School of Economics 
Economics and business management    1998 – 2002

CAREER HISTORY

Financial Accountant SAP Super User at WFEL Ltd
September 2020 – current

  • Active support of SAP implementation and liaising with the consultancy team for Finance and Controlling (FICO)
  • UAT testing, Integration testing
  • Design and Implementation of customised solution for automatic journal uploads and automation of bank processes in SAP
  • Analysis of accounting processes in the legacy system and their re-design for SAP purposes in the areas of Fixed Assets & Assets under Construction, Banking System, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Month-End-Close
  • Creation of Work Instructions/Procedures documenting end-to-end processes
  • Process Improvement, Automation
  • Introduction of paperless ways of working for archiving and day-to-day operations
  • Providing training and support to other members of the finance team

 

Financial Accountant at Lonza
September 2017 – September 2020

  • UAT tests on SAP S/4Hana in area of Fixed Assets, General Accounting and Intercompany transactions
  • Fixed Assets activities, creation, disposals, CAPEX shred reconciliation for various markets
  • Cost Centre review
  • WIP and SMOG journal preparation and posting in SAP
  • Resolving queries and answering customers questions in Service Now (SNOW) tool
  • Owner of clearing automation idea – set up automatic clearing for GR/IR accounts in SAP for all Lonza entities

 

RTR Accountant at Bristol-Myers Squibb
November 2014 – September 2017

  • Participation in work shadowing (knowledge transfer) of GA, closing & reporting processes and AP related tasks from BMS Sweden headquarters for Nordic market
  • Writing country-specific documentation detailing end-to-end processes (Work Instructions)
  • Post work shadowing improvement activities
  • Processing manual payments to local bank (VAT, Salaries, Social Fees, Customs fees, Income Tax, ad hoc payments, etc)
  • Account assignment for bank transactions and sending to SSC Manila for posting
  • Reviewing and reconciling accounts in ART system

 

GL Accountant at Bayer
January 2013 – October 2014

  • Participation in work shadowing (knowledge transfer) of GA, AA and closing & reporting processes transferred from Bayer Bulgaria
  • Participation in work shadowing of closing & reporting processes for Sweden transferred from Service Centre Leverkusen in Germany
  • Writing country-specific documentation detailing end-to-end processes (Work Instructions)
  • Implementation of SAP in one of Bayer entities in Norway – UAT
  • Post work shadowing improvement activities
  • Financial Statement Reporting (monthly, quarterly, yearly) – preparation, correctness checks and data delivery for consolidation purposes
  • Month End Close activities in SAP – Tasks Processing

 

Senior Accounting Associate at Universal Music AB (WMS Global Services)
August 2012 – December 2012

  • Participation in work shadowing (knowledge transfer) – AP, AR and T&E processes transfer from Sweden.
  • Booking incoming and outgoing payments
  • Creating payment proposals in SAP and sending to the bank
  • Registration of invoices in Uniport and coding in SAP
  • Contact with vendors by e-mail and phone and responding to their inquiries
  • Processing credit notes and payment reminders
  • Creating new vendors in SAP
  • Issuing inter-company invoices

 

AP Specialist at IKEA Business Service Centre
September 2011 – July 2012

  • Participation in work shadowing (knowledge transfer) – AP accounting processes transfer from Sweden.
  • Post work shadowing improvement activities.
  • Coding different types of invoices e.g.: representation, transport, rents for apartments, food, mobiles, trainings, computers, intercompany invoices in Basware, Coda and Ewin systems
  • Creating and posting recurring invoices
  • Processing credit notes and payment reminders
  • Contact with vendors by e-mail and phone and responding to their inquiries
  • Resolving invoice discrepancies
  • Requesting creation of new vendors

GL Clerk at Electrolux
December 2008 – September 2011

  • Reviewing and reconciling accounts
  • Bank transfers booking
  • Preparing cash flow prognosis
  • Creating and posting journal entries
  • Financial Statement Reporting (monthly, quarterly)
  • Providing customer service at the highest level
  • Month End Close duties in SAP – Tasks Processing
  • Preparing productivity and efficiency reports

TRAININGS AND CERTIFICATIONS

SAP CO certification – ongoing
SAP FI Certified Application Associate – Financial Accounting with SAP ERP 6.0 EhP7  C_TFIN52_67 – credential ID 0020794420
AgilePM Project Management Practitioner – certificate number 04332950-01-E21G
AgilePM Project Management Foundation – certificate number 04329674-01-11UY
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants – CIMA student (Dip MA) – ongoing
Independent Accountant and VAT Settlement Specialist – Polish Association of Professional Accountants
Swedish – level C and D SFI – Folkuniversitet and Komvux Södervärn in Malmö, Sweden