Harps - SAP HR - Ponte Vedra, FL 32082, USA

Laquinta Harps

Ponte Vedra, FL 32082, USA



Work History

Personal Sabbactical


February 2013 - October 2013

Personal travel; updating skill set in new system; updating skill set for BPMN software; volunteer work

Freelance SAP Benefits Consultant

Schlumberger, Houston, TX

October 2012 - February 2013

Contracted to:
1) design, document and configure Deferred Benefits Plans
2) map applicable data interfaces

Successfully consolidated/harmonized five existing employee 401K Savings Plans and two 401K Catch Up plans in the Schlumberger HRIS for the purposes of payroll/GL system integration; worked closely with technical support resources to develop third party vendor data interfaces; conducted integration and parallel testing with the assistance of HR business users and third party vendors; provided KT (knowledge transfer) to the support and offshore teams.

Freelance SAP Benefits Consultant

Bridgestone USA, Akron, OH

April 2011 - March 2012

Contracted to:
1) design the Benefit plans wage type catalog to facilitate payroll processing
2) document and configure employee 401K Savings plans
3) document and configure employee Health Savings plans
4) document and configure employee Flexible Savings Accounts
5) map applicable Carrier/third party vendor data interfaces

Successfully mapped and cataloged twenty plus (20+) benefit wage types for health plans, insurance plans, and flexible spending accounts to support payroll/GL integration; configured eight (8) new 401K savings plans for union and non-union employee populations; worked closely with third party vendors and the ABAP Development team to map and support the development of all new Benefit interfaces. Created test scripts for the business users and Quality Assurance team; conducted Integration and parallel testing with business users and third party vendors. Provided knowledge transfer to the support team.

Principal SAP Consultant

Sparta Consulting

November 2010 - March 2011

Job duties included implementation of SAP Organizational Management, Personnel Administration and Benefit Administration modules within SAP ECC 6.0; providing input and reporting to PMO; collaborating with Client Subject Matter Experts with regard to blueprint and functional system design and working closely with cross-functional teams to develop Employee & Manager Self Service Portals, Organizational Management workflows as well as reporting.

Client(s): Lincoln Electric Systems, Lincoln, NE

Designed the organizational plan and developed all Organizational Management load files to successfully implement the organization structure that served as the backbone of Manager Self Service (MSS), workflow and security. Mapped/configured all employee health plans, insurance plans, flexible spending accounts and 401K savings plans to support Employee Self Service (ESS) processes. Setup integration between the Benefits Administration and Payroll modules via wage type configuration for of all employee benefit plans.
Created benefit administration test scripts for UAT (user acceptance testing) and prepared business process procedures for end user training.

Senior SAP Consultant


July 2007 - November 2010

Job duties included implementation of SAP HR modules via SAP ECC 6.0 and working with the project design team to collaborate on business process reengineering, configuration, system documentation, testing and maintenance/ support.

Client: Galderma Pharmaceuticals, Fort Worth, TX

[Lead SAP OM/PA Consultant]
Facilitated blueprint workshops for Organizational Management and Personnel Administration. Designed and implemented Galderma's organizational structure; mapped/configured the pay grade structure to provide functional integration between the OM, PA and Payroll Administration modules; created test scripts for User Acceptance and integration testing; prepared business process procedures for end user training.

Client: Allegheny Energy, Greensburg, PA

[Lead SAP OM/PD Consultant]
Facilitated blueprint workshops for Personnel Development and maintained the AspireHR project plan. Designed and configured Organizational Management objects, as well as Qualifications catalog to support data integration between SAP and the Virtual Edge e-Recruiting system. Mapped & converted all legacy data for table loads, prepared test scripts and created business process procedure guides for the HR business users.

Client: Manhattan Associates, Atlanta, GA

[Benefits Support Role]
Coordinated with Health vendors/carriers for enhancements to data interfaces; configured back-end system for 2009 Annual Enrollment.
Provided/proposed detailed analysis and design for future enhancements to streamline current functionality

Client: Alliance Bernstein, New York, NY

[Organizational Management Test Lead & Benefits Support Role]
Performed Quality Assurance testing resulting from a SAP system upgrade. Configured R/3 for Annual Enrollment; provided production support for Organizational Management, Personnel Administration and Benefits Administration modules. Also, provided detailed analysis and a proposal for future design enhancements.

Business Analyst/Project Manager - Employee Care Division

Convergys, Jacksonville, FL

[Global Business Analyst/Project Manager] - 2005 to 2007
Managed project scope for Benefits implementation ensuring the project stayed within documented parameters; provided senior level management with weekly updates; maintained the budget and documented change orders and to increase budget where needed; managed functional delivery team members to define the scope of configuration/design; assigned and tracked development tasks.

Project: DuPont Chemical

[Senior Systems Analyst] - 1998 to 2005
Worked with project team members to address client needs for system design, business process reengineering, configuration, testing and maintenance support for assigned call centers via the SAP Benefits module. Performed system configuration and documented functional requirements for various maintenance and implementation projects, in addition to performing unit testing of complex system interfaces prior to QA release.

Project(s): Sodexho, Convergys EMEA, Toys R Us, AT&T

Qualifications & Certifications

M.A., Computer Resources and Information Management

Webster University


Nova Southeastern University

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