Work experience

OFFICE ASSISTANT (from December 2009 to September 2018)


• Minh Ly is a highly capable SAP consultant at IBM. She has ten years’ experiences in Finance Accounting Operations, and Finance Systems design and implementation. She is a highly motivated, oriented business analyst with comprehensive experience in many industries including manufacturing, real estate, trading, oil refinery, Machine tools industry.

• She is proficient in pre-sales activities and end-to-end SAP implementation from requirement analysis to system study, designing, testing, documentation, implementation, and delivery management. Her value to a client lies in her ability to understand complex business scenarios in different accounting standards and product costing.

• She has worked on some global initiatives in systems implementations across multiple industries in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and China. Over the last ten years, she has specialized in SAP solutions, working with well-known companies like Deloitte and IBM.

• Ten full-cycle implementations – Project blueprint through post go-live support
• SAP pre-sales support for many projects
o Ability to understand and capture technical as well as business requirements to complete project scoping
o Understand clients’ requirements and pain points to propose specific solution
o Prepare a presentation related to FICO module and integration points as localization to show the comprehensive solution of SAP and adaptable.
o Demonstrated SAP ECC 6 and S/4 HANA
• ASAP implementation methodology expertise: Project Preparation, Blueprint Business, Realization, Finance Preparation, Go-live and Support.
• Finance Module: New General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting (Multiple GAAP reporting), Bank Accounting (Electronic Bank Statement and Bank interface), Validation and Substitution FICO.
• S/4 HANA data model change in Finance: tables was removed, compatibility view, ACDOCA, ACDOCP
• S/4 HANA – Finance: Appendix Ledger, Business Partner, Cost Elements, New Asset Accounting, FI-CO Integrations.
• S/4 HANA – Finance: Profitability Analysis Accelerator including Profitability Analysis in Universal Journal, Comparison of Profitability Analysis Solutions
• S/4 HANA – Finance: Material Ledger in S/4 HANA
• S/4 HANA – Finance: Finance Migration to S/4 HANA including Finance Functional Preparation Tasks, Configuration, Check, Processing, downtime.
• Bank interface (DMEE) and Electronic Bank Statement (MT940) with DBS Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, HSBC, and Mizuho (Japanese bank).
• Public Sector Management - Fund Management: Budget Control System (BCS), Actual and Commitment Update/Integration, Closing Operations
• Public Sector Management - Grant Management: Grantee Management, Budgeting and Availability Control, Indirect Costs, Cost Sharing, Billing, Actual and Commitment Update, Integration
• Cash Management including cash flow forecasting including vendor scheduling, Cash balances, and weekly Cash reporting.
• New features of ECC New GL i.e. Parallel Ledger, Segment Reporting, Integrated Profit Centre, Document Splitting, New GL Migration.
• Controlling Module - Cost Centre Accounting, Internal Orders, Profit Centre Accounting, Product Costing for both make to order and make to stock scenario, Actual Costing / Material Ledger, Costing Based Profitability Analysis, Report Painter
• Integration aspect - General Ledger, FI-MM integration, FI-SD integration, CO-PP integration, FI-PS (Asset) integration, FI-PM (Asset and CO) integration
• Hand on experience with product costing analyst, COPA analysis, and reconciliation with FI.
• Trained end-users on FICO and various integration aspects across modules
• Working knowledge of Material Management, Production Planning, Plant Maintenance, Sales and Distribution.
• FICO authorization set up.
• Cutover and Data Migration experience of manufacturing or services industries.

• Best of IBM 2016
• Service excellent award IBM 2015
• Hundred Percent Club 2015

Requirement gathering and analysis
• Worked with business owners, delivery teams in gathering the requirements & documents; it included identification high level business needs. Set up the meeting with the business team to understand the common page level requirements.
• Participated and conducted blueprint workshops. Leading FICO team in requirement gathering for finance department including Account Receivable, Account Payable, Asset Accounting, General Ledger, Product Costing, Internal Controlling.
• Worked with development teams in the identification of Interfaces, capture the Interface Requirements and map the same requirements with functional requirement specifications.
• Worked with other functional consultants including MM, SD, PM, PP, PS to gather requirements and design an integrated solution for the whole processes from purchasing, production, and sales.
• Utilized MS Visio to draw process flow, workflow/sequence diagram.
• Documented Blueprint documents and presented SAP solution to the management team.
• Understood local accounting standards from different countries such as Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, China, and map local gaps with IFRS accounting standard
• Performed project analysis including Impact Analysis and undergoes Gap analysis against requirements.
• Undergoes the Risk analysis, preparation of Risk Tracker and manage it regularly

Testing SIT/ UAT
• Planned and defined a testing approach for finance –Test Plan and Test Strategy, providing advice on prioritization of testing activity in support of identified risks in project schedules or test scenarios.
• Created test scripts for different scenarios to cover the whole business process in finance.
• Performed and tracked regression and retesting whenever required.
• Provided consultancy to business users in preparing test scenarios/cases and undertook reviews of test plans to ensure quality delivery.
• Prepared training materials and provided on-site training, assistance with testing for multiple countries, issue resolution, and support.
• Coordinated with the Client team in UAT phase and get the entire defect resolved if any.
• Reviewed development estimates from development teams and actively seeks clarification/verification as appropriate.
• Prepared issue logs and followed up frequently with process owner and management.
• Worked closely with Project Management, providing inputs during project planning (resource requirements, development estimates, etc.) and throughout the implementation to ensure business objectives are met.

Authorization and Security
• Knowledge of User Administration, Role Administration.
• Worked with business owners to determine necessary authorizations to match business requirements.
• Created and maintained Authorization and Roles including Single role, Composite role and derived role.
• Provided guidance regarding single, composite, reference, and derived roles via PFCG
• Created and released transports.

Data Migration
• Migrated data for SAP FICO, Fund Management, Grant Management module objects such as vendors, customers, bank master, cost center, profit center, internal order, and transactional data such as AR, AP, GL.
• Created migration strategy to migrate inventory with product costing and material ledger.
• Worked closely with users to follow data submission status, data cleansing, data mapping from legacy system to SAP.

Project Managing Skill
• Takes full ownership of tasks and decisions in a timely manner
• Takes equal responsibility for successes for failure
• Demonstrates flexibility in dealing with others to achieve win-win solutions and good long-term relationship
• Consistently priorities, organizes, and manages work of self and others.

Related Knowledge/ Skills
• Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, MS Visio
• Excellent knowledge of presentation, spreadsheet, word processing applications
• Quick learner, flexible, and a team player with emphasis on deliverables
• Pleasant personality with exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills
• Very good analytical skills. She analyzes all the product cost in a complete way to each table and logic linkage. She could explain to decimal place for the differences and give analysis result to finance controllers and accountants.
• Not give up, although the users are very challenging, not reasonable, and the pressure from the project timeline is extreme.

Work experience

SAP FICO Senior Consultant (from November 2012
PROJECT: High-Tech Lubricant (MOTUL) Minh Ly joined the pre-sales team, prepared a presentation for Finance solution and presented them to Motul’s CFO. After IBM had won Motul project, Minh Ly was the SAP Finance team leader. Her role was to design and map business processes and business solutions for Motul Group in Asia. Leading a team with three members in different countries, Minh Ly received the “Service Excellent Award” from IBM for her excellent performance ------------------------------------- PROJECT: Home Control Singapore Pte. Ltd. Minh Ly joined pre-sales team, and was in charge of Home Control finance processes, analyzed existing systems as well as proposal new solution to CFO to manage on-going operational cost as well as improve profitability. After IBM had won Home Control project, Minh Ly was the SAP Finance team leader. Home Control has companies in different countries including Singapore, China, USA, Belgium. It is a big-bang project; all companies went live at the same time. Leading a team with another two FI consultants, she covered all local tax/ accounting requirement from different countries, also complex requirements for electronic product costing. Minh Ly received the “Service Excellent Award” from IBM for her excellent performance. ------------------------------------------- PROJECT: SingHealth Group Minh Ly was in-charged for pre-sales activities to complete the functional requirements from SingHealth, identified fit-gaps and development effort required. Subsequently, she was FM/GM consultant of the implementation team. She conducted blueprint workshops with arounds 50 process owners (from 11 hospitals/ specialty centers/ polyclinics), demonstrated SAP FM/GM, and completed blueprint documents. -------------------------------------- PROJECT: GMG Global Ltd Minh Ly was FICO team leader, implemented SAP in different countries including Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand. She designed product costing with material ledger for rubber products. All her projects have gone live on time, and clients and IBM manager highly appreciated her efforts. ---------------------------------- PROJECT: Makino Asia Pte Ltd Minh Ly was in-charge for both FI and CO in this project. With her knowledge of product costing, she worked well with users to analyze standard/ actual cost of each product. Production variance, WIP value were clearer to users to make a decision on production cost. Project manager gave the best rate in annually “Project Assessment.” ----------------------------------- PROJECT: Jurong Aromatics Corporation (JAC) Minh Ly acted as FI team leader, took responsibly for implementing FI module in two months. JAC finance manager wanted to migrate their three months’ financial transactions into SAP. She then advised Finance Department executives on the formulation of a Data Cleanse policy and helped them drive it through the business.
SAP FICO Senior Consultant (from August 2009 to October 2012)
PROJECT: Thien Long Minh Ly was a FICO consultant in this project. The client was very challenging because this was the second time they implemented SAP, their first implementation was unsuccessful as the local consulting firm was a lack of experience. Handling both FI and CO at the same time, she took ownership of tasks and decisions in a timely manner. Get client’s trust the “Deloitte Brand” through accurate, consistent communication. She received the best rate in annually “Project Assessment”, and was promoted to SAP Senior Consultant after this project. --------------------------- PROJECT: Mapletree Group Minh Ly was a finance consultant, in-charge for Account Payable in Mapletree project. She conducted workshops with more than twenty process owners from different companies, different countries. The project timeline was very tight; she worked 12 hours per day to complete the wok on time. She implemented bank interface with DBS Bank and electronic bank statement. The project manager has highly appreciated her commitment. ----------------------------------- PROJECT: Sime Darby Group Minh Ly was FI and CO consultant in this project. She was in-charge of FICO in Vietnam including finance local requirements and product costing with material ledger. CO module, she worked not only on basic overhead cost and budget control but she also has very strong understanding of product costing, material ledger, plant maintenance order settlement. In FI, she worked on all sub-modules GL, AR, AP, AA. Her performance in this project was “Performance Exceeded Expectations.”
SAP FICO Consultant (from March 2008 to July 2009)
PROJECT: Thep Viet Group Minh Ly was Controlling consultant in this project. She worked on overhead Costing, Profitability Analysis and Product Costing with Material Ledger. She did all the documentation for Controlling including training materials, configuration, Functional Spec., Fit Gap list. The project manager was highly appreciated her commitment and effort in this project.


S/4 Hana from IBM (from February 2017 to February 2017)
- Simplification List for SAP S/4HANA, on-premise edition 1511 - S4 HANA 1511 Conversion Process - S4 HANA Finance - Business Partner - S4 HANA Finance - CO-FI Integrations - S4 HANA Finance - profitability analysis - S4 HANA Finance - New Asset Accounting - S4 HANA_New GL Migration - S4 HANA Finance - Material Ledger
Management Information System - from University of Economic of Ho Chi Minh City (from September 2002 to June 2006)
- Accounting - Programming Techniques - Database Management System - Object Oriented Programming - Artificial Intelligence - Database - Decision Support System - System Analysis
Seeking a position in company’s management where I can use my varied technological,
commercial and managerial problem-solving skills to help a company improve its operations.

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