Starting a Career as a SAP FICO Consultant

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SAP Fico consultant is needed widely in all over the world.

Fico consultant career tips
Fico consultant career tips

 

What is the basic requirements?

  • Know about finance and accounting basis
  • Know about SAP Erp
  • Learn SAP Fi & CO module
  • Develop communication skills
  • Get in touch with new updates in sap / erp industry and career specific news.

Some news for you given in the links below to thing about the career.

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So what is sap and how to study, just see the link below.

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For me, it is not only a career path it is a passion. I am more interested in configure, systems, costing modules. So, SAP is good source for me to learn about that.

Salary is not constraint for good candidates. All companies will give good package.

Top 10 (in India) out of these are :

1.TCS.
2.IBM India
3.Accenture India
4.HCL Technologies Ltd.
5.NIIT Limited
6.Wipro
7.Deloitte
8.Hewlett-Packard(HP)- India
9.L&T Infotech
10.NIIT Limited

Othes like CGI,Mindtree Consulting,Intelligroup Asia Pvt. Ltd. are also good.

Lot of travels expected for the job. It may be onsite (outside India) for some support. One of my friend in this field, going to different places in India and sometimes to other countries.

Be ready and make yourself comfort for this type of work assignment.

Salary

Average Annual Salaries

Post Salary (Lakhs)
Business Analyst 7-8
Project Manager 18-19
SAP Consultant 10-11
Senior Business Analyst 7-8
SAP Basis Consultant 4-5
Senior SAP Consultant 14-15
SAP ABAP Consultant 4-5

Source:Highest paid companies by stechies.com

Functions of a consultant

There are two functions for a consultant

  • Implementation
  • Support

In this implementation is hard some work and need of people at the beginning stage.

 

Implementation

When a company starts to use SAP, lot of initial works  to be done. Just read project implementation or blue print in SAP etc by google it. It is better to know about it in your initial stage. See what it is in the presentation

Support function

Support is the function in which existing companies use of the consultants for upgrade or monitor their monthly or yearly requirements. It is more with interaction with all other module people.

Work as fico consultant
Having doubt in fico consultant career

You have many doubts means keep on search and learn the new things. Mail me if you want to get some ideas in this field.

Cheerup and best of luck for your career.