Tilak V

Software Engineer - 20 Years of Experience


Software Engineer

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Summary 19+ years of professional experience in IT and Finance, 14+ years exclusively as Sr. IBM Cognos Enterprise Planning (TM1) Analyst, Reporting, Architect and Production Support. Strong in understanding and working with IBM Cognos Enterprise Planning Series & BI Reporting. Expert in modeling, Reporting & Production Support. My other expert areas are Implementation, installation, bug fixing, Automation, configuration, Production support, Migration to newer versions and reporting with the necessary business skills in the areas of Finance. I have hands of experience in building models and creating Inbound and Outbound of historical and current data. Implemented, migrated to newer versions and Production support IBM Cognos Enterprise planning (TM1) & BI Reporting at the following clients Philips Healthcare, Pfizer, Limited Brands, DIAGEO, FreightLiner LLC, Kyphon, CV Therapeutics, Silicon Storage Technology Inc, Kaiser, C.R.BARD, AIG Insurance, Merck & Co and Lucent Technologies. AIG IBM Cognos Planning Project May 2013 - Till Date The Finance E-planning system is based on 3 different modeling. They are Segmentation Underwriter and Expense models. These models are based on Chart of accounts departments Line Of Business and Time Scale. Actuals are segmented using Segmentation models and Underwrite models are updated with segmented actual. Forecast and Budget are planned by users globally (EMEA APAC Latin America and North America) using UW and Expense models by region. Forecast and Budget are consolidated centrally using ETL and reporting. This project is to support FP&A team to plan their Forecast and Budget globally by region. My role is to manage the e-planning project in providing support to FP&A team by being a member of Finance Operations team using Cognos Planning tools based upon the schedule and calendar provided by FP&A team. FGEN is the source for collecting Inbound into E-planning and outbound to gather data from E-Planning.