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Business Analyst/project Coordinator Resume

OH

SUMMARY:

  • I am seeking a challenging opportunity to apply my 7 plus years’ experience in Business Analysis in software development application for the continuous improvement of processes and workflow in a growth - oriented industry or institution in the
  • Financial, Banking and Healthcare domain.
  • Highly motivated team player with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, always willing to work in challenging and cross-platform environment.
  • Extensive experience in conducting Market Research, Feasibility Studies, Data Analyses, Data Mapping, Data Profiling Gap Analyses, Risk Identification, Risk Assessment, Risks Analyses, and Risk management.
  • Exposure to Strong Fixed income, Capital market and Financial Derivatives Acquaintance while working in top bulge bracket banks and financial firms.
  • Experience in Access Management for Investment Banking, Experience in regulatory control, regulatory reporting of OTC derivatives
  • Subject Matter Expertise (SME) in Investment Banking, Insurance and Fixed Income Products, Risk Analysis, Asset Management - Risks and Returns, Portfolio Analysis.
  • Capable and articulate leader in the financial services and mortgage banking industries, with proven business analysis, project management, vendor management, risk management
  • Experience in business process analysis/modeling, business requirements gathering, around Fraud, Trade Compliance and Surveillance.
  • Worked on variety of Business & Financial applications including Insurance, Digital Asset Management, Banking, BI & Data Warehouse, Brokerage, Mutual Funds, Asset & Wealth Management and OLTP applications.
  • Experience with healthcare system, Medicaid and with prime focus on claims adjudication, provider, eligibility and prior authorization.
  • Expertise in developing Software Test Plans, Test Case Design, Test Scripts based on User Requirements Specification (URS) System Requirements documents (SRS), Functional Requirement Specification Documents(FRS). Extensive experience in Business Requirements gathering and writing skills with expertise in developing and documenting Business Requirement document (BRD), Functional Requirement Document (FRD), Software Requirement Specification (SRS) and Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) across the deliverables of a project.
  • Have considerable expertise in Metadata Management, Data Analysis, Data Profiling & Quality, Data Governance and Master Data management (MDM).
  • Experience using MS Visio, Rational Unified Process (RUP), Rational Rose, Requisite Pro, Advanced MS Excel.
  • Experienced in SQL Server Reporting Service (SSRS), Executing Queries and Running Store Procedures.
  • Experience in using the guidelines and artifacts of the Rational Unified Process (RUP) to strategize the implementation of RUP effort in different phases of the project.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills and Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid team player with initiative, adept at building relationships with colleagues and customers.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating System: Windows, 2000, XP, Vista, 2007, 2008, UNIX, DOS|

Project Areas: Project Development Methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, Extreme) | Product Development | Change Management | Software Development Life-Cycle | Contract Negotiation | Program Management |

Business Skills: Business Definition Requirements| Business Process Analysis | Gap Analysis| Use Case Modelling & Analysis| Business Environment and Market Research Analysis |

Business Tools: Rational Suite (Requisite Pro, Rose, Clear Quest, Clear Case) | MS Project| MS Access | MS Office Suite | Visual Paradigm|

Languages: XML | SQL | Java | SAS | .NET | HTML |

Tools: MS Office | MS Project| TOAD| MS Visio| Rational Rose| Rational Requisite Pro| Clearquest | Clearcase |

Methodologies: RUP | OOAD | UML & Business/Data Modeling |

Databases: Oracle | MS SQL server | MS Access |

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, OH

Business Analyst/Project Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Various Corillian and Fidelity Upgrades - Corillian (acquired by Checkfree now FiServ) develops the frontend application for Fifth Third’s Online Banking Systems. Fidelity maintains the Mainframe regions for the bank. There were various upgrades on both Systems that required Design and Application changes
  • Various Regulatory and Compliance Upgrades - Was involved in various Reg. and Compliance Upgrades and changes as and when required for the Online Banking Application. Changes were made to the Frontend (on how balances are to be displayed to the customers), in the middleware (depending on requirements of the change or upgrade the code had to be changed accordingly), and lastly on the mainframe.
  • GL Upgrades - General Ledgers Accounts were restructured on the mainframe and it was required for Online Banking to change the way it interacted with these GL Accounts. The most impacted service being the BillPay Jobs, as for each BillPay the transactions are required to sweep the money from Customer’s BillPAy account tot a GL Account.
  • Conducted JAD and brainstorming sessions with the business users and stakeholders
  • Act as the liaison between the Marketing business users, I.T. Infrastructure and Integration, and outside vendors for needed software customizations. Participate in the evaluation and prioritization for process improvements.
  • Developing documentation for Open ‘Critical’ and ‘High’ IT Risk and Issues as well as project Dependencies and Change Requests.
  • Responsible for the integrity of the General Ledger and the month end close process and reconciliations.
  • Addressed all aspects of credit card business.
  • Reviewed Design Documents, Requirements Analysis Specifications with Project Lead, Business Owners and the Technical Lead. This module included Online Bill Payments, Transfers, Online Bank Statements & Check Images, eMail & Wireless Alerts.
  • Interacted as a liaison between Users and the different teams (including Enrollment, Deposit/Withdrawal, Consumer Service, Loan and Pension Payout) involved in the application development for better understanding of the business and IT processes.
  • Incorporated Automated Clearing House (ACH) functionality for the Private Label Credit Cards for Cash Advance abilities.
  • Liaise with Compliance, Legal, Operations, Technology, and other affiliate teams to represent the needs of regulatory reporting as well as assist in improving processes related to regulatory reporting
  • Problem solved a capital structure strategy that led to shareholder value creation
  • Ensures proper application of and compliance with internal and regulatory standards, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Wrote SQL queries to extract data from the tables to validate data flow.
  • Ensuring the preparation of Test Plan, Test Set, Test Package and Test Summary within the scheduled time frame.

Confidential, Denver, CO

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked closely with project managers and business users to gather, analyze, refine and formalize requirements
  • Worked with SMEs to understand various assets and security classes, exchange traded derivatives (such as futures, options on futures, equity options and index options), OTC derivatives (such as interest rate swaps, credit default swaps and total return swaps) and portfolio allocation in scope for each group
  • Conducted JAD and brainstorming sessions with the business users and stakeholders
  • Wrote Detailed Business requirements documents (BRD) and assessment of current OTC derivatives instruction trade management processes for front, middle and back office, data, data attributes and security master database.
  • Worked with the Equity Portfolio Managers, managements, and Trade-Ops to gather the manual entries and data points.
  • Applied sound knowledge of Operational Risk, Credit & Risk, Accounting Principles & Acts (GAAP & SOX), Financial Statement Analysis (Balance Sheets, P&L A/c), forunderstanding and implementing Basel II framework and compliance.
  • Involved in requirements gathering and development, in Financial Operations and Technology, Treasury, Front-office trading, clearing, product control, with emphasis on financial services, risk, capital markets, investment management and asset management domain.
  • Wrote detailed specifications for a wealth management application, including general ledger entries,
  • Interacted as a liaison between Users and the different teams (including Enrollment, Deposit/Withdrawal, Customer Service, Loan and Pension Payout) involved in the application development for better understanding of the business and IT processes.
  • Liaise with Compliance, Legal, Operations, Technology, and other affiliate teams to represent the needs of regulatory reporting as well as assist in improving processes related to regulatory reporting
  • Problem solved a capital structure strategy that led to shareholder value creation
  • Ensures proper application of and compliance with internal and regulatory standards, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Wrote SQL queries to extract data from the tables to validate data flow.
  • Ensuring the preparation of Test Plan, Test Set, Test Package and Test Summary within the scheduled time frame.
  • Representing the Team during End To End verification & UAT.
  • Developed detailed FRDs based on the BRD, incorporating business process flow diagram(s) and use cases
  • Used SQL extensively for extracting billing code data from various databases
  • Maintained a current, working knowledge of technical and quality requirements to ensure compliance with Quality Management System requirements.
  • Designed, developed and implemented test plans and test cases

Environment: Windows, Business Objects, MS Excel, EDI, Word, Visio, Rational Clear Quest, Rational Clear Case, BPM, ETL, SQL Server SSAS SSRS SSIS, Facets, power point, COTS, SQL, NASCO, DB2, SAS database.

Confidential, NY

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Directed the clinical trial data capture and worldwide data collection systems for various therapeutic areas.
  • Led JAD brainstorming sessions with business users and project managers to formalize ideas and gather preliminary requirements for a Business Valuation Assessment (BVA)
  • Gathered business requirements related with the mortgages portfolios as well as the risk evaluation criterion of the portfolios, which are used to issue Fixed Incomes & Bond
  • Knowledge of different asset classes, Asset Management, OTC Derivatives (Futures & Options), cost & competitive analysis, and pricing techniques.
  • Analyzed the requirements data, and created BRD/FRD for sign-off from both division supervisors and external clients
  • Wrote SQL queries to extract data from the tables to validate data flow.
  • Ensuring the preparation of Test Plan, Test Set, Test Package and Test Summary within the scheduled time frame.
  • Representing the Team during End To End verification & UAT.
  • Designed process flow diagrams using Visio
  • Presented BRD/FRD for sign-off by both division supervisors and external clients

Environment: Windows, Rational Enterprise suite, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project, MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, VB 6.0, Oracle, SQL, Crystal Reports, Web 2.0, Business Objects, XML, SDLC, RUP, UML, UAT.

Confidential, New York City

Analyst/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Participate actively in project planning and execution, with specific focus on analysis, requirement gathering and design and managing the requirements.
  • Attended meetings with SMEs from Asset Management, Mortgage Servicing, Collateral Management to define strategies.
  • Worked with Fixed Income, Bonds and Bond Trading Cycle, Bond Pricing, Equities, Trade Cycle, Derivatives (Options and Futures).
  • Responsible for gathering user requirements and specifications for designing a mortgage based loan system using and documenting the same in the Data Requirement Document (DRD).
  • Prepared Demo on SharePoint for various Business to get new approvals.
  • Worked closely with multiple Finance Directors and Product Leaders on Monthly/quarterly analysis of financial results and performance to targets.
  • Write Detailed Business requirements documents (BRD) and assessment of current OTC derivatives instruction trade management processes for front, middle and back office, data, data attributes and security master database.

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