Markku Puolimatka is an Senior ICT Consultant with more than 20 years of experience in SAP solutions specializing in Finance and Controlling. He has been involved in financial administration from the year 1997. He has very comprehensive knowledge of the different financial systems from the system point of view and from the point of view of integrations to other IT-solutions like logistics systems. Markku Puolimatka has excellent expertise in consulting, project managing, services and support to many companies in Europe and in South America and also for public sector organizations including full-life cycle implementation project responsibilities. 

ICT / SAP Expertise:

  • Strong experience in managing and developing and running IT services, especially in SAP based ERP environment.

  • Advanced competence in SAP solutions.: Special expertise in FICO area.

  • Excellent Experience in Blueprint; Implementation & Data Migration; Testing; Training; Cut-over planning; Post go-live support; further development, Customer support etc.

  • Excellent knowledge about following technical / functional areas:  

    • SAP ERP Versions from 3.1 to S/4 HANA 

    • SAP submodules: FI-AA, FI-AP, FI-AR, FI-GL, CO-CCA/PCA, CO-IO, CO-PA, IM, CO-PC, Workflow. 

    • SAP Intecration: SD / MM / PP / PM / HR to FI-CO integration

    • SAP tools: LSMW; Interface design and some ABAP programming including Badis and exits; report painter, queries, drilldown reports, Solution Manager functionality. 

    • SAP Archiving and working with several counterparties like OpenText, Canon/Therefore and Basware.  

  • Specialties/Industry: Paper & Wood; Telecommunication; IT-Services; Chemicals; State Authorities; Retail, Oil & Energy. 

  • Working experience in various responsibilities like ICT and SAP senior consultant, Lead consultant, ICT Manager, Solution Architect, Concept owner, Project manager, Service Manager.   

  • Certifications: 

    • Certified FICO Consultant, SAP Finland Oy

    • Certified Solution Associate (MCSA) / Cloud Platform (Microsoft Azure)