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alejandro garcia

SAP Finance Business Analyst & Project Manager

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  • Abschluss: Master Information Systems and Finance & Controlling
  • Stunden-/Tagessatz: nicht angegeben
  • Sprachkenntnisse: englisch (verhandlungssicher) | französisch (Muttersprache) | spanisch (Muttersprache)
  • Letztes Update: 26.04.2019
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Masters from University of HEC Lausanne in Management and Information Systems, I am a passionate Certified Business Analyst (CBAP, PBA) and Project Manager (PMP, Agile) with more than 16 years of experience in ERP systems.
Fluent in English, French and Spanish I have built my SAP Finance experience with the number 1 perfumery and flavors company in the world “FIRMENICH”, deploying FI/CO Modules (integrated with SD, MM, PP, HR) in > 25 countries, and leading several finance and non-finance strategical value-added projects.
Result oriented, positive, with a great team spirit, flexible for travelling and getting relocated, I am currently looking to join a company with human values culture, implementing SAP projects.
Freelance SAP Finance Business Analyst and Project Manager
  • Since 2019/03 - Nostra Terra Switzerland (Odoo ERP Implementation, Project ongoing)
  • Since 2019/04 - ToysRus France (Sap Finance Implementation Audit)

2019/01 - 2018/06

Academic Semester (Project Management and Business Analysis)
  • PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, CBAP Certifications

2018/05 - 2012/07

FIRMENICH – SAP Finance Project Manager
Activities: Implement “Value Up” SAP FICO projects
  • Analyze and prioritize business needs, build initiatives scope, planning and budget
  • Defend business cases in the Investment Committee and PMO sessions to kick off projects
  • Plan detailed project phases, and perform testing, training, cutover, go live and support
  • Keep ongoing communication and commitment from all stakeholders (Business, Functionals, Developers, Infrastructure, Security, Basis, Release Mgt, Offshore Support Teams, Service Desk)
  • Supervise creation of all functional, technical, testing, and training deliverable documents
  • Keep record and monitor all issues and change orders in ticketing system (service-now)
  • Report projects status, identify/mitigate risks, decide on actions with project steering committee
  • Support internal and external auditors to ensure adequate IFRS standards rules usage
  • Participate actively in the finance community of interest eLearning platform
 Main Projects:
  • Responsible of FI/CO in China and Indonesia new manufacturing plants (>200 users, >400 KUSD)
  • Responsible of SAP Project “Commitments” including BW/BO reporting (>500 users, >200 KUSD)
  • Responsible of VAT tax reporting upload to Spanish Authorities (>10 users, >200KUSD)
  • Responsible of SAP FI authorizations in the Segregation of Duties project (>7000 users, >300KUSD
  • Responsible of FA Non-Leading ledger (India) (>10 users, > 100KUSD))
  • Supported the SAP Treasury Mgt Project (Netting, Cash Pool, Haus Bank) (>100 users,>500KUSD)
  • Supported the SAP Material Ledger Project (Group Actual Cost) (>100 users, >400KUSD)

2012/06 - 2007/10

FIRMENICH – SAP Finance Process Leader (5 Continents Global Rollout)
Activities: As part of Global SAP Rollout Implementation (>7000 users, >25 countries, > 300MUSD Budget)
  • Onboard, motivate and lead more than 25 business representatives and finance managers
  • Analyze local needs, create functional documents to customize FI modules
  • Execute FI/CO unit tests, integration tests with the rest of stream leads (PP, MM, SD, HR)
  • Plan and perform trainings, cutover/migration from Oracle ERP Financials to SAP
  • Offshore the accounting activities to our shared services in Brno (Czech Republic) >20 accountants
  • Go Live and support first finance period end closings onsite

Affiliates implemented: Switzerland, France, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Belgium, United Kingdom, Argentina, Indonesia, Brazil, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Australia, Philippines, Dubai, Germany, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, India with relocation in Singapore, China, Colombia and USA hub plants.
Preference for projects in Switzerland (French Side), but open for relocation in Europe.