Work History

Work History
Apr 2007 - Present

SAP Technical and Data Migration Consultant

G3 Global consultancy at Sony Music Entertainment (USA, UK, France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland) - Music Entertainment

During my time with G3 Global (accredited SAP VAR Chanel Partner for SAP Media solution) I have completed several life cycle projects for Sony Music Entertainment (previously Sony BMG Music Entertainment), as follows:

SAP Instance consolidation project – Data migration - 9 months (Germany, Austria and Switzerland)

  • SAP instance consolidation for three European sites, Germany, Austria and Switzerland into one central system
  • Data migration of FICO objects (master and transactional data) using LSMW, ALE/IDOCs
  • Developed bespoke programs for data extraction and upload using BAPI and BDC
  • Design and development of SMARTFORMs for Financial AP and AR statement outputs
  • Liaising with business key users providing on site go-live support 

SAP Financials implementation project- 9 months (UK and France)

  • Developing over 35 financial inbound and outbound interfaces, which involved AP, AR, GL and COPA areas
  • Fully automated system for FTP interface monitoring based on SAP job scheduler and IDOC mechanism
  • Worked closely with business users to collect requirements and delivered SAPSCRIPT outputs such as - Customer Invoice, Customer Statement, Payment advice, Pre-stationary Cheque, Customer Dunning statements, Bills of Exchange statement, Withholding tax annual summary statement
  • Designed and developed several bespoke financial reporting programs - FI AR/AP age analysis report, FI Customer invoice, CO Assessment Cycle rules calculation and update
  • Built custom dialog processing application for mass clearing of FI documents - Cheque deposit, using SAP Dialog screen flow techniques and Object Oriented ABAP ALV handling
  • Implemented business specific enchantments to standard SAP functionality such as Bills of exchange presentation and output process, Extended Withholding tax reporting
  • Developed and customised BTE and BADI enhancements 

SAP Technical Objects Maintenance project - 3+ months (UK, France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland)

  • Lead technical consultant responsible for the business impact analysis and planning of the maintenance approach for converting the company’s Financial output forms after recent buyout
  • Carried out intensive developmental change requests on over 100 SAPSCRIPT, SAP Standard text and SMARTFORM objects including updating of standard FI configuration
  • Lead liaison person with business management and key users managing unit and user acceptance testing phases
  • Prepared technical project and sign off documentation
  • Met project scope on time and under budget liaising with senior business management personnel and key users to ensure smooth transition 

SAP IS-Media All-in-One solution - 1+ month (London, UK)

  • SAP SD User-exit implementation for Sales order process
  • SAP SD BADI enhancement for Invoice process
  • Developed a batch process interface for handling Customer back orders
  • SAP SD and MM SMARTFORMs development
  • SAP Authorisation objects and user profiles management

SAP IPL (Intellectual property Ledger) solution - 3+ months (UK and USA)

  • Developed an Object Oriented IPL application with advanced user interactive compatibilities using ALV Grid, ALV Tree, Custom Containers and Dialog screen flow programming
  • Intensive Object Oriented ABAP programming for screen handling
  • Coordinated Financial AP and AR master data maintenance
  • Developed interfaces for Financial transaction postings using BDC, BAPI and IDOCs
  • Financial data migration and loadings using LSMW
  • Developed and customised Financial Validation and Substitution rules, User-Exits, BADI and BTE enchantments
  • Large amount of SMARTFORM developments
  • Delivered and designedDatabase optimisation and report performance enhancements
  • Worked with SAP Office distribution list for internal and external emailing
  • SAP Document maintenance, SAP Authorisation development, Events and Background job scheduling
  • Provided intensive Transport management for production live support
  • Designed and prepared fusibility study report documents, user guides and testing documentation
  • Worked with SAP Business Objects Data integrator and consolidating data for BI reporting using SAP Best Practices 
Sep 2005 - Mar 2007

SAP Technical and Data Conversion Consultant

Sanofi Aventis (UK, France) - Pharmaceutical

SAP Data extraction and conversion for Inventory and Supply Chain Management rollout project

  • Designed and developed a bespoke Object Oriented solution for extracting and converting SAP MM and SD data and interfacing to SAP BW
  • Programmed a complex Object Oriented class environment for handling generic data mapping process between SAP and non-SAP data
  • Technologies: Object Oriented ABAP, ALV and Tree GUI objects, DB Clusters, Open SQL, Dynamic OSQL,
  • Deployment in 20 sites on four continents - South and North America, Europe and Asia
  • Extensive SAP Transport management
  • Prepared client presentation and training documents

Education

Education
2004 - 1998

B.Sc. Informatics

Burgas University
1994 - 1998

Diploma in Communication Engineering

Technical school of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

Skills (key words)

ABAP Workbench - Data dictionary, Clusters, Open SQL, Dynamic OSQL, Database Optimisation

ABAP Object Oriented programming, ABAP Fictional programming, ABAP Dialog programming, SAP DYNPRO

SAP Screen painter, SAP Menu painter, ALV Grid, ALV Tree, ALV Containers, ALV Controls

SAP Inbound and Outbound interfacing - RFC, ALE, IDOCs, BAPI, and Batch Data Communication (BDC)

SAP Data migration, SAP Data extraction, Data conversion, Data Mapping, LSMW programming

SAP Background Jobs management, FTP monitoring, SAP Office, SAP Distribution list, SAP Document maintenance

SAP USER EXITs, BADI, BTE, Enchantments, SAPSCRIPT, SMARTFORMs, HTML/JAVA Script

SAP Authorisation management, SAP Transport management, SAP OSS notes

SAP Business Objects Data Services, SAP Business Objects Data Integrator, SAP Xcelsius

Microsoft Office - Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Access

Languages

English (fluent)                              Russian (fluent)                              Bulgarian (mother tongue)

Certifications

SAP Certified Development Consultant

SAP Qualified Business All-in-One Associate Consultant 

References

References available upon request 

SAP Training

SAP ABAP Academy – TAW10, TAW12

Profile Summary

SAP Project experience since 2005 (MM, SD, PS and FI/CO modules)

  • SAP ABAP Object Oriented Programming
  • SAP Data migration using LSMW
  • SAP ABAP Dialog Screen Flow Programming
  • SAP Business Objects Data Services and Data Integrator
  • SAP SAPSCRIPT, SMARTFORMs
  • SAP Interfacing using ALE, BAPI, IDOCs
  • SAP USER EXITs, BADI, BTE, Enchantments
  • SAP R/3 versions to ECC 7.0

Personal Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work productively and harmoniously within a team; sustaining excellent working relationships
  • Experience of working off own initiative
  • Working remotely whilst meeting strict deadlines
  • Extensive travel within Europe, support on site, UA testing
  • Significant input into preparation of client presentations
  • Experience of dealing with business key users and site basis team members
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and produce results
  • First rate problem solving skills
  • Trustworthy and loyal