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Business Analyst Resume

PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVE:

To be absolutely committed to the pursuit of excellence while I remain focused, proactive and prudent in a way that brings maximum value to my employer and me.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • 10 years’ experience in Business and Risk Analysis in the Financial Industry. Excels at researching financial risks, communicating with co - workers and clients. Experienced in corporate and Financial Institution settings. Expertise in defining scope of projects based on gathered business requirements including documentation of constraints, assumptions, business impacts, project risks & scope exclusions.
  • Skilled in performing Gap Analysis and Impact Analysis by identifying existing technologies, documenting the enhancements to meet the end - state requirements.
  • Knowledge of Financial Domain.
  • Experienced in writing Business Requirements Document (BRD)and Functional Requirements Document (FRD).
  • Proficient in UAT (User Acceptance Testing.
  • Proactive and proficient in crisis management, sound organizational skills, good communication skills, ability to work and develop on existing brand. Willingness to learn, and also a good team player.
  • Knowledge of Internal control and Audit (SOX Compliance), knowledge of Risk Management, Customer Relationship Management and Quality Control.
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant rules and regulations, code of conduct and knowledge of Financial Services Authority and the Anti Money Laundering Regulations.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, monitor and investigate accounts dealing with PEPs and AML procedures to ensure due diligence.
  • Ensuring that the appropriate risk ranking (as input by Relationship Manager) is correct and captured in the KYC database.
  • Identifying and reporting any unusual entity structures, identification of any anomalies or activities that arouse suspicion that a customer is engaging in a Money Laundering or Terrorism activity.
  • Highly skilled at handling multiple tasks with high ethical standards within stipulated deadlines.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, monitor and control projects whilst ensuring efficient utilization of all resources and adherence to the requirements of customers.

WORK HISTORY:

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing existing business units, business process, System / Application and their Interfaces through open-ended discussions, brainstorming sessions and prototyping. Prioritized them and converted them as system requirements that must be included while developing the software.
  • Serving as a liaison between the internal/external business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs.
  • Participated in design review meetings and translated the requirements to the developers and guided the team when issues related to business requirements arose.
  • Worked with Associates and understood the business rules, systems and integrated them into the requirements document and assisted in generation of test cases and test data.
  • Created workflows, data diagrams and other industry standard documents to represent client's business processes.
  • Defined business rules associated with pre-defined workflows according to business requirements.
  • Conducted Risk Analysis to identify the risks associated with developing the patches, and formulated a Mitigation Plan to eliminate or reduce risks of high severity and any major effects.
  • Played an active role in performing of Gap Analysis and its documentation.
  • Interacted with client to present future functionality of the application and gathered information from them to understand their need and send this information to test manager.
  • Worked closely with the application development team, design team and testing team to resolve technical issues and interacted with them to ensure overall quality of the software.
  • Responsible for creating & maintaining Requirement Traceability Matrix in order to track the development and QA process.
  • Developed and maintained User stories by continuous interaction with various stakeholders.
  • Maintained JIRA dashboards for product backlog and tracking
  • Conducted various Joint Application and Design (JAD) sessions with participants (including Business, Deployment and Support personnel)

Confidential

Business Analyst & Compliance Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Developing policies and procedures for work processes.
  • Ensuring implementation and compliance of company’s policies
  • Conducting regular internal audit and review of business units.
  • Liaising with external auditors to ensure compliance of regulatory rules.
  • Documentation, and feedback to management to ensure more effective work processes.
  • Liaising with clients to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Worked with Subject Matter Experts (SME) in Commercial and Personal banking to document existing business processes.
  • Performed Fit-Gap Analysis and gathered functional and non-functional requirements based on interactions with process owners & stakeholders.
  • Gathered requirements for software to be built in house for automation of business processes.
  • Facilitated Joint Requirements Planning (JRP) sessions between technical, business and regulatory teams to ensure that requirements were being met, and to resolve issues during the development phase.
  • Developed functional specifications to meet requirements.
  • Responsible for Requirements gathering, Scope Analysis, designing and reviewing BRD.
  • Conducted sessions for understanding business expectations and gathering requirements from various SMEs.
  • Followed Agile methodology for certain applications.
  • Facilitated and participated in Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions for communicating and managing expectations with the business users and end users.
  • Created Business Requirement Documents and Use cases and conducted walkthrough with the business owners and took sign-off.
  • Used SQL for some modules in the project.
  • Created Process Flows and UML diagrams using Visio.
  • Identified and documented the Business Rules that would affect the application.
  • Updated the requirement documents as per the Process Change Requests.
  • Participated in Defect Review meetings as required to clarify requirements.

Confidential

Resident Internal Controller

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that KYC/AML checks on new clients are undertaken in accordance with Central Bank laws and regulations, and corporate policy are appropriate.
  • Review of account opening documentations to ensure compliance.
  • Review of GL accounts to pick out anomalies.
  • Investigation of fraudulent transactions, both internal and external.
  • Responsible for developing and delivering management information on a scheduled basis.
  • Investigate ownership and control to identify all ultimate beneficiaries and possible PEPs for KYC and risk management purposes.
  • Assisting the business in obtaining updated information and documentation required to meet legal and regulatory money laundering identification obligations.
  • Undertaking desktop investigations of client background utilizing all available internal/external systems.
  • Liaising with client where necessary in order to provide a clearer understanding of our requirements needed to onboard new clients.
  • Ensuring that the KYC onboarding process runs smoothly and that adequate checks are being conducted on a timely basis, and that records are being updated and maintained in accordance with relevant EMEA laws, rules and regulations and the banks policies as appropriate.
  • Ensuring that the bank’s daily transactions are in line with the policy of the bank and regulatory authorities to avoid loss and process break
  • Review of branch expense in line with approved limits
  • Review & reconciliation of the General Ledger.
  • Review of all risk assets of the branch
  • Monitoring and ensuring AML/CFT policies and procedures of CBN and FATF are adhered to.
  • Ensure safety of assets and liability of the bank.
  • Follow up on inspection report.
  • General audit activities and also as assigned by head, Internal controls
  • Comprehensive review of Customer Service Unit. E.g. Account opening /closing procedures, cheque book requisitions etc. for compliance with internal policies and procedures and conduct regular spot checks on key areas of branch operations.
  • Comprehensive review of teller (both Cash and Fund Transfer) operations for compliance with internal procedures
  • Review of operating environment.
  • Monitoring of income recognition and branch expenses profile
  • Regular snap checks.
  • Monitoring and ensuring Customer satisfaction

Confidential

Quality Assurance Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of call center agents.
  • Monitoring and measuring the level of service that individual call center agents are providing to subscribers by conducting regular weekly quality assessments.
  • Providing feedback to individual agents and customer care management on evaluation outcome.
  • Tracking and compiling quality trends and using results to improve the quality of service delivery in the call/contact center.
  • Developing experiential case studies on service delivery for purposes.
  • Conducting researches on customer service affecting metrics and using findings for process improvement.

Confidential

Clients Services

Responsibilities:

  • Handles daily target of incoming complains and resolves customers’ queries via relevant system and application within agreed service level.
  • Up sells and Cross sells Company’s products and services and offers professional advice to prospective prepaid and postpaid customers on suitable products and services.
  • Conduct monthly customer satisfaction survey with the view of generating data for management decision-making.
  • Conduct daily follow up on customer queries to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Serves as support personnel for team management.
  • Generates, evaluates and implement ideas for team’s resource and strategy unit.

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