Every month we recognise a K2 consultant who has received outstanding client feedback on their recent project. This month the K2 Consultant of the Month is Carolina Cordaro, a SAP FI/CO specialist based in Mexico City, Mexico. Congratulations Carolina! Read our interview with Carolina Cordero below.
Can you tell us a little bit about yourself?
I am a Senior SAP Consultant in Finance and Controlling, submodules COPA and COPC. I have experience in the Pharmaceutical, Publishing, Communication, Banking and Healthcare industries. I am a Systems Engineer with more than 19 years of experience in software development and international exposure gained from working in global technology companies. I am able to understand customer needs and provide maintenance, support and solutions. I also have experience in full life-cycle projects and process improvement in software engineering and IT operations.
What was your most recent K2 project?
Farmasa in Mexico.
What do you enjoy most about your job?
Being a SAP consultant has helped me to develop my communication skills, which has allowed me to adapt to different teams and work environments, while maintaining a dynamic and proactive personality.
Which technical development do you think will have the biggest impact on your field over the next few years?
Nowadays mobile application development is one of the fastest-growing areas. About 34% of the active population uses mobile technology in the performance of their duties and to organize, manage tasks and make decisions in real-time, no matter where they are.
What advice would you give to someone who is starting out as a freelance IT consultant?
My advice to a person who wants to start in the SAP World can be summed up in five points: 1) Awaken your curiosity, be willing to learn constantly 2) You must be diplomatic, be able to deal with issues 3) Be clever, have skill to play it by ear 4) Develop your passion for travel, become an adventurer and discover new places 5) Adaptability, be able to promptly accept new process and upgrades inside SAP
Carolina Cordero is a SAP FI/CO specialist based in Mexico City, Mexico.