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Lead Business Analyst/project Manager Resume

Parsippany, NJ

SUMMARY

  • A Senior Cash Management Business Analyst with rich combination of finance and technology experience backed by strong education background.
  • Successful implementation of 50+ Global Payments and Liquidity Management projects spanning over 12 years of expereince.
  • A Senior Business Analyst with expert level understanding of Cash Management Processes, functional and technical flows.
  • Exceptional ability to collaborate with cross functional teams across different geographic locations.
  • An individual with specific interest in Treasury Technology and Global Clearing Systems with excellent customer service skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Requirements Gathering
  • Specification Documents
  • MS Visio
  • SQL
  • JIRA
  • Project Management
  • Agile Methodology
  • Test Co - ordination
  • Issue Resolution
  • Change Management
  • Liquidity Management
  • Cash Forecasting
  • Clearing Systems
  • Reporting Formats
  • Payment Regulations

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Parsippany, NJ

Lead Business Analyst/Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Lead Business Analyst for the allocated clients (banks) for new clearing implementation and enhancements for previous implementations throughout the life cycle of the project using Waterfall/Agile Methodology.
  • Actively participating in stand-up calls with internal teams as well as the client team.
  • Ensuring requirements/functionalities are developed and implemented in line with the agreed scope and time-line.
  • Gathering clearing system specific requirements for low-value and high -value clearing systems for standard product development by direct interaction with the clearing houses. This includes documentation of payment and reporting message formats, clearing settlement times, holiday calendar and various other messages exchanged with the clearing.
  • Gathering client specific requirements for payments work-flow, regulatory reporting, accounting, liquidity management.
  • Creating client specific Business Requirement Document including mapping and interfaces. Updating documentation as required and maintaining the change log.
  • Developing test files in ISO, FED, SWIFT, BAI and MT940 for multiple clearings and liquidity management systems.
  • Point of contact for Development teams to create transforms and mapping. Participating in HLD reviews and QA test strategy development to ensure the technical development and testing is in line with the scope of the project.
  • Define BA test validations scenarios. Allocate tasks to business analysts on project team and provide inputs.
  • Track Project Progress with the milestones and report progress to stakeholders.
  • Ensuring training and post-production support has been established after Go-Live.
  • Current engagement involves implementation for TCH RTP clearing for Tier I and Tier II banks

Confidential, Montvale, NJ

Senior Treasury Management Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully coordinated 35+ Cash and Liquidity management projects for US and Canada Group entities as a member of the Treasury PMO. SME for Cash Management projects including global payments, cash forecasting & liquidity management. Advanced expertise for XML, Fed wire, NACHA, MT900s and BAI formats.
  • Project Implementations include Payment Automation (using XML schema and NACHA formats) for same-day Wires, EFT transactions and e-checks, SEPA, Treasury Work Station Implementation, SWIFT implementation and interfaces, account reconciliation reports, RDC, ECR, USD Cash Pool and CAD cash pool implementation, controlled disbursement, automation of cash positioning and short-term cash forecasting process for liquidity management by executing the following:
  • Point of Contact for the external banks, development groups and business SMES for treasury technology and processes throughout the SDLC process.
  • Documenting “As-Is Processes” and creating “To-Be” document via Business Requirement Documents for business functionalities involving interface documentation and payment format specifications (txt to XML, LVTS to XML, txt to NACHA, NACHA to XML, Credit Cards Payments Processing, Tax Payments)
  • Creation of easy to understand Functional Specification Document and detailed work-flows using MS Visio.
  • Responsible for timely issue identification and navigating the resolution with team across various Geographical locations.
  • Executing the manual test scenarios for various implementations on the TWS with external banks.
  • Tracking project status against the time line and milestones. Coordinating the UAT sign offs with the Project Sponsors and Business Users.
  • Providing effective project status updates to all the internal stakeholders.
  • Ensuring training and post-production support has been established after Go-Live.

Confidential

Treasury Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Project Co-ordinator/Business Analyst for the TWS implementation. SME for the Cash Management Module for the same.
  • Coordinating the implementation with SMEs, Treasura as well as the external banks for establishing the interfaces, testing and UAT signoffs.
  • System Administrator for the Treasury Workstation System (Treasura) and various other accounting/banking platforms. Development and generation of various treasury reports, setting up specific reporting templates for the SMES, creation of users and user rights update.
  • Managing the overall work-flow and postings for the cash management and accounting modules for TWS.
  • Ensuring the deals are settled correctly and generating the daily reports for the same.
  • Ensuring correct Cash Flows and postings are generated and reconcile it with accounting.
  • Setting up the daily interest rates for the intercompany and intra company loans/deposits in the TWS for interest calculation. Setting up the FX rates in the systems in collaborating with the central treasury team in Japan.
  • Point of contact for the banks and the financial institutions for upgrades and technical topics.
  • Ensuring the limits are maintained and investment policy is followed by generating and presenting various reports for management.

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