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Luis Marion - Consultant Profile

I have over 12 years of experience in HCM, Payroll, and Financial Applications. Having worked as senior consultant at several clients enables me to bring a unique perspective to designing enhancements and integrated customizations that can be easily retrofitted into future ERP upgrades. I use my training in General Accounting Principles to effectively analyze business transactions during requirements gathering and fit/gap analysis.

Technical Skills: PeopleSoft PeopleTools 8.5, App Designer, SQR, PS Query, Process Scheduler, Crystal Reports, SQL Server, Oracle, AS/400 RPG/ILE, EDI, XML, Java, FTP, Encryption, TCP/IP.

Project Leader - eCommerce

UniFirst Corporation, Wilmington, MA, July 2011 - Present

  • Performing SDLC tasks, gathering business requirements, doing fit/gap analysis, creating HTML prototypes, modifying SQL tables, assigning tasks to developers, and coordinating UAT. This is a Java web application that captures B2C/B2B Internet orders, and allows buyers to use Procurement PunchOut for sending Purchase Orders through cXML documents.

Consultant - Peoplesoft HCM 9, Financials GL, AM, AP

UniFirst Corporation, Wilmington, MA, July 2004 - June 2011

  • Worked as a technical resource developing and implementing several functionalities that had been detected during Fit/Gap Analysis for Peoplesoft HCM 9 and Financials implementation. These included: Data migration of ADP Payroll’s Earnings/Deductions/Taxes; calculation of Profit Sharing/Forfeiture and transmission to Merrill Lynch; generation of Interface Files and transmission to benefit carriers (e.g. Cigna, MetLife, Liberty Mutual, Talx); estimation of Quarterly Vacation/Sick Accrual Journal Entry; calculation of Actual Vacation/Sick based on company’s policy and posting to employee paychecks; calculation of ABBR for employees who have variable earnings; parameterized queries for Financial and Internal Audit Departments; generation of Circulating Inventory Assets based on AS/400-based costing system and posting to PeopleSoft AM interface files; generation of Journal Entries based on AS/400 distribution system and posting to PeopleSoft GL interface files.

Consultant - AS/400-iSeries Financial Applications

UniFirst Corporation, Wilmington, MA, Feb 2008 - June 2004

  • Worked as a technical resource reengineering the Shipping Costing System. This application captures order shipments from 200+ locations, calculates cost of each line item, generates Assets into PeopleSoft AM, and posts Journal Entries to Peoplesoft GL. It includes several custom PeopleSoft Asset Management reports created using SQR, and Crystal Reports. The new application was designed to receive and process interface feeds asynchronously, thus shortening the time required to produce Financial Statements after month end. It provides reports and inquiry panels comparing costs against revenues, a mission critical tool for Route Accounting and Location Management.

Consultant - HCM, Order Management, Intranet

Carpenter and Paterson, Woburn, MA, June 2000 - August 2003

  • Enhanced iSeries HR and Distribution Applications.
  • Implemented Intranet for a company with subsidiaries across USA, using their iSeries server. Configured a second NIC on the AS/400 for balancing TCP/IP traffic, and set up Apache HTTP Server on the DMZ for handling multiple websites. Installed Domino Server on the iSeries, and configured eMail to use AT&T SMTP secure gateway in order to filter out spam. Connected Apache to Domino, so that users could access their Notes email from the Internet through a browser. This intranet also included Websense for preventing users from accessing unwanted sites.

Consultant - Inventory Available to Sale

Saucony (Stride Rite), Peabody, MA, April 2001 - June 2001

  • Enhanced the Inventory availability reporting application, using RPG/ILE, iSeries.
  • Optimized night jobs, reducing running time from several hours to over an hour.

Consultant - Trading Applications

Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder, Manhattan, NY, Feb 1998 - Nov 1999

  • Modified a financial application for Y2K compliance, and documented a module to be reengineered.

Consultant - Petroleum Trading, P&L Positions

Cargill, Minneapolis, MN, January 1996 - December 1997

  • Enhanced a Petroleum Trading and P&L Positions Application, using RPG/ILE, CLP, AS/400, and MQ-Series. Supported team in Geneva, Switzerland during implementation.

Programmer/Analyst - Distribution

Cardinal Health Pharmaceutical, Dublin, OH, 1992 - 1994

  • Developed interactive programs for mapping EDI files transmissions, and enhanced programs for maintaining group contract pricing, as well as pricing routines for automatically substituting on-stock generic drugs that had the best group pricing.

Programmer/Analyst - HCM, Financial

Pararesearch, Gloucester, MA, 1989 - 1991

  • Enhanced GL, HR, and Payroll applications.


Boston University, USA, 2009

Master's degree, Computer Science

UNPHU University, D.R.

BSc. Math and Computer Programming


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Luis Marion - Consultant Profile