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Senior Business System Analyst| Project Manager Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Extensive experience in Business System/Business Analysis, Project Management, strategic planning, Business Development and program management with leading public, government and private enterprises.
  • A Subject Matter Expert of Fund and Investment Accounting. In - depth knowledge of Capital Market domain. Well adept at Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives, Mutual funds, Hedge funds, Trade management, Asset management, Asset wealth management, Cash management, and Equity Research.
  • Specialties- Business System Analysis/Project Management, IT Consultant, Business Process Modeler, Financial/Equity/Fund administration analyst.
  • Financial Sectors- Got good opportunities to work for wide range of financial sectors including Investment Banking, Banking, Prime Broker, Custodian, Mutual fund, and Hedge fund, Merger & Acquisition Firm, Stock Exchange and financial Advisory.
  • Capital Market Domain- Possesses rich experience in Capital Market domain from Order Management, Trade Management, Clearing and Settlement, Pricing, Corporate Action, Collateral Management, Fund and Investment Accounting, Performance and Attribution, Portfolio, Risk and compliance, wealth and Asset Management to Valuation in financial and Business applications in Functional and technological integrated environments.
  • Domain Expert- Subject Matter Expert (SMAE) of Fund and Investment Accounting, Equity, Fixed Income and Derivatives (Bilateral and Central Counter Party). SME of Dodd- Frank, EMIA, BASEL III, FINRA norms.
  • Exposure to other Asset Class- Exposure to the various asset classes such as Foreign Currencies, Forwards, Futures, Options, OTC and Listed Derivatives, CCPs and other Money Market Instruments.
  • Project Manager and Program manager-Possess excellent skills in leadership, management, communication, interpersonal, intuitive, and analysis. Energetic and self-motivated team leader handled a team of 12 consultants, BAs at several occasion in fast-paced environments with emerging and multiple responsibilities.
  • Due Diligence Analysis- Participated in several Due Diligence Analysis for many custodian Banks/Asset Management Companies at Germany, Luxembourg, India, Ireland, Poland and USA. Participated in RFP responses and sales pitch as an SME for many IT company.
  • Practice lead- Created CM strategy, Headed Capital Market COE, POC of global service modeling, Resource pool handling, responding to RFI and creation of RFP for Capital market projects, Business Development and Sales pitch as an SME for Syntel Consulting inc and HCL.
  • Business/Business System Analyst- Focus on customer's business processes and requirements and in corporate those processes and requirements in designs, product development, and quality assurance.
  • Strong hands-on experience in performing business analyst activities in areas such as identifying Business Objects and prioritizing business requirements, analyzing and designing application functions and features, mapping System functions.
  • Worked with a diverse strength in all phases of the SDLC. Proficiency in designing Software applications using RAD, RUP, using RUP component such as UML and Sequence diagrams, Activity Diagrams, Class Diagrams.
  • Extensive experience in documenting Use Case Specifications, Functional Specifications, Systems Requirements Specification (SRS), Workflows and Unified Modeling Language (UML) diagrams (use case, Activity, sequence) Business Continuity Plan BCP, Process analysis Documents PAD.
  • Expertise in developing QA Test Plan, Test Conditions, and Test Cases, ensuring adequate testing of software both before and after completion; conducting and documenting UAT.
  • Project Management acumen to clearly understand the customers’ business as well as their long-term business objectives.
  • Business Process Modeling (BPM) - Successfully completed Business Process Modeling using Provision modelers like: Process modeler, Workflow modeler, and Requirement modeler, Navigator Models.
  • Equity Research Analyst- Responsible for producing research analysis of industry specific companies and their stock/equity to determine fair value. Made recommendations to institutional investment management clients (and internal partners) based on the analysis of operations, financial performance and general industry and equity market conditions.
  • Green field projects - Migration of Bank Loan to WSO, Implementation of Dodd-Frank compliances, on boarding of bilateral Derivative trades to an Exchange (CCP), Multi Delivery Locations and Cross Border Settlement for Confidential, Business Process Modeling of fund accounting and Investment Accounting for JP Chase Morgan, end to end enhancements of an Order management for an exchange on FIX messaging tool, transition of Fund Accounting and Investment Accounting process to near shore (Poland).
  • Prominent Clients/Engagements - PIMCO, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Confidential, Marco polo partners (Marco polo Network), NASDAQ OMAX, Global Trust Bank, Industrial Development Bank of India, Stock Holding Corporation India Ltd, GlobeOp Financial Ltd (Hedge Fund), HCL, Syntel Consulting Inc.
  • Onsite projects- Successfully completed onsite projects at UK, USA, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, India, Poland, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Applications: InvestOne, SMARTS, Geneva, Kondor, MCH, RKS, Quartz, Murex, WSO, Bloomberg, Reuters, SWIFT and FIX.

Methodologies: Agile, Scrum, RUP, RAD, UML, Six Sigma, CMM.

Business Processing Tools: - Rational Rose, MS Visio, Provisions (Metastrom) BPM, PEGA, Appain, development tools Teleological SA.

Project Management Tools: - MS Project, MS office, MS Excel.

Testing Tools: - Rational Enterprise Suite, Test Director, Win Runner, and Load Runner.

Change management Tools: - Rational Clear quest, Test Director. Rational Doors.

Version Control System: - Rational Clear Case.

Programming Languages: - Java, Java-Script, Sybase, COBOL, UNIX, XML, HTML, Objective-C.

Data Base: - Oracle, MS SQL, Server 7.x-2008, MS Access, My SQL, (SPSS) Data Analysis.

Mathematical Packages: - Mat lab, MathCAD, Symphony SimulatorWeb Technologies- MS front page, Adobe Dreamweaver, Web Sphere.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Business System Analyst| Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Identifications and documentations of business requirements including the applications capable of supporting those requirements such as the trade feeds to Bloomberg, the trade processor(OTC), the straight through process (STP), the trade management system (TMS), the accounting system (SMARTS), the cash management system (Cash Desk), the security master, and the reconciliations.
  • Comprehensive analysis and Elaborative design and managed the enhancements.
  • Setting up connectivity between WSO and Confidential using message Queue, SFTP, RTE Server and Web sphere.
  • Mapping of an end to end trade life cycle of Bank loan and TRSs, analyzing the current and to-be processes, development of a trade processor that can send and receive data from WSO.
  • Consumptions of the transactional data, the Security Master Data, positional data, syncing up the two accounting applications and the book of records.
  • Conversion of all the contractual level bank loan positions to facility level positions.
  • The effect of changes to the processes such as accounting entries, tax lots, inventory management, the cash projections, Market value, Unit value, the retroactive accounting, the positional changes, and the Model Accounts.
  • Managed the scope and prepared daily and weekly status of the projects identified for each releases.
  • Provided technical analysis and gave solutions and addressed all the queries posted on the application inquiry manager sites to enable the user to become more adept at processes.
  • Collected and documented business processes as well as business rules, involved in development of User Requirements Documents and Application Support Request Documentations (ASRD).
  • Reviewed and analyzed the business requirements document to drive the functional specifications document and assisted in the preparation of System Requirement Specifications.
  • Facilitated business requirements gathering sessions with the client, and overlooked the creation of Use Cases/Activity Diagrams, Functional Specifications using UML/Visio.
  • Wrote various SQL queries to analyze the as-is data and to come up with To-be model.
  • Queried and profiled data utilizing strong SQL skills,Data validation to support requirements and utilized for testing

Environment: Windows, Java, Sybase, Cobol, Unix, SQL, Web Sphere, XML, Message Hub, MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint), Rational Document.

Confidential, IRVINE

Senior Business System Analyst | Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Captured end to end requirements, analyzed, designed, documented and implemented the development of the codes related to the Trade Execution, Trade Allocation, STP Workflow, Confidential Trade Processing, Margin (Initial and Daily) Pricing, Asset Set Up & Compliance, Analytics, ‘DCM’ (Derivatives Clearing Member) participants Set Up and Exchange Set Ups.
  • Evaluation of Clearing Solution, Segregation, Collateral Management, Pricing Methodologies, Credit Event Management, Default Scenario Analysis, Clearing Portability, Open Position Transition Plan, Bilateral trade migration to clearing platforms, Index vs. Single Name, CME vs. ICE vs. Eurex compare and contrast analysis.
  • Finalized all Business Requirements and attained International Stake Holders and Senior Executive Signoffs for approach, concept, development and delivery calendars for the projects.
  • Conducted JAD sessions for communicating with stakeholders and project directors; and provided key information to corporate decision makers for vital planning and program development.
  • Integrated RequisitePro with Rational ClearQuest and Rational Rose to provide all teams visibility and maintain traceability among requirements, use case and change request.
  • Derived Functional Requirements Specifications (FRS) based on User requirement Specification URS. Understand and articulate business requirements from user interviews and then convert requirements into technical specification.
  • Interacted extensively with SMEs and stakeholders to identify client business process and to design the high level flow and granular level subsets.
  • Documented and prepared the use case test scripts application workflows GUI Screen and Interface design activity and deployment diagrams using MS Visio for a clear understanding of the requirements by the development team.
  • Involved in development of User Requirements Documents (URD) and Functional Requirements Document (FRD).
  • Assisted in reviewing test plan based on requirements and Conducted Defect Validation using Test Director to Screen the illegitimate defects raised by the QA and UAT teams before hitting Developments.
  • Interacted with various members at the management level to understand business decision and analysis needs in order to generate appropriate and relevant data analysis reports.
  • Built SQL for selection criteria and business rules, Prepared Source to Target data mapping documentation for developers, Defined and documented data quality checks, Queried and Data validation to support requirements.

Environment: Java, Sybase, COBOL, UNIX, SQL, Web Sphere, XML, Message Hub, MS Office, OTC Hub, Oasis

Confidential

Sr. Business System Analyst /Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented all phases of SDLC to enhance the following features to Pricing Application (Back office) that loads the prices of securities from different vendors.
  • Implemented the process of requesting and receiving pricing files to and from different vendors including Reuters, PDI, IDC and FRI.
  • Enhanced a hierarchical model based on different product type, enhancements to price upload file for derivatives, non-derivatives, bonds, equities and money market.
  • Enhanced the data enrichment, data acquisition, data transfer process using different environment with different file transfer program (FTP, SFTP) and file management (XML file, CSVfile)
  • Different kinds of reports required identifying outliers, daily movement in price of securities, stale prices, proxy prices and the securities which breach the variance above a pre-defined tolerance level.
  • Implemented the functionalities for activities like uploading historical prices.
  • Mapped database table with the variance, tolerance data to be loaded into pricing portal at the Client Side (PIMCO).
  • Facilitated and coordinated Daily scrum meetings with team members, maintained and prepared backlogs.
  • Lead team of developers and business analysts to implement new reporting feature in Pricing Hub to be used by portfolio managers.
  • Queried and profiled data utilizing strong SQL skills, Data validation, Data mapping to support requirements.

Environment: Windows, Java, Sybase, SQL, MS Office, Rational Document, SFTP.

Confidential

Senior business System Analyst /Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Security Master set up of fictitious identifier, updating positions for Domestic and Foreign futures, CCP.
  • Enabling Excess Cash functionalities to the book of accounts with a retrospective effect.
  • Setting up new transactions, maintain and update balances for defined set of products. changes to the Interest Accruals and Rates and Directives sent to the broker and Custodian
  • Changes to Regulatory and Compliance Requirements, Reports to the broker custodian and Investment Manager.
  • GUI design and validations, and analysis of Reconciliations.
  • Queried and profiled data utilizing strong SQL skills, Data validation, Data mapping to support requirements.

Confidential

Business Process Analyst /Business Process Modeler

Responsibilities:

  • Redesign Entire Business process model of JP Morgan Chase Investment Service’s Global Operating model, mostly responsible for the modeling of Fund and Investment Accounting.
  • Created As-is process model and To-be process model with drill down up to procedural level (workflows level).
  • Transitioned As-Is process to To-Be process models to enable a differentiated support experience fitting the customer and business needs in the different regions.
  • Defined process documentation standards The Framework to follow during the project.
  • Process Analysis and Face to face meetings with Business/regional process leads located at London, Netherlands, US and Luxembourg to map the current process.
  • Provided design, programming, and support with help of PEGA Systems based application.
  • Provided comprehensive consultation to business unit and Data Processing management and staffs at the highest technical level on all phases of the project development cycle.
  • Analyzed workflow, KPI, SLA and set up different control point on the model.
  • Set the performance measure standards and Supported Change management.
  • Reviewed processes with subject matter expert, regional & global process leads and gave presentations.
  • Re-engineered current ‘IT & business processes’ and establish a new IT solution approach to support the customer interaction model.
  • Worked as ‘facilitator’ for meeting of process mapping & requirement gathering with program stakeholders and global & regional process heads.

Environment: MS Office (PowerPoint, Project Professional, Visio) Provision Metastorm and PEGAsystems.

Confidential

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding and defining functional business requirements.
  • Gathered requirement of an exchange gateway for Chilean Stock exchange.
  • Translated requirements to functional design and functional specifications.
  • Prepared Functional design document on FIX Protocol, functional specification documents.
  • Unraveled the code written by other vendor and did reverse engineering to understand the source code and gathered requirements written FSD to complete the development of the Order management on FIX protocol.
  • Assisted developers in decoding the patches, Written SRS documents based on those coding.
  • Communication with customer's on business processes and mapping those processes with requirements in RFP.
  • Gathered requirements for Communication with customers on business processes and mapping those processes with requirements in RFP.

Environment: MS Office (PowerPoint, Visio), Eclipse, Java, FIX message queue.

Confidential

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze business requirement document provided by client
  • Captured and understood the business drivers behind the business requirements.
  • Translated requirements to a functional design and functional specifications.
  • Prepared functional requirement document, using RUP component such as UML.
  • Functional design has application with SWIFT connection (format ISO15022) for OTC settlement.

Environment: MS Office (MS PowerPoint, Project Professional, Visio), Adonis Teleology System Architect.

Confidential

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Primarily worked with the production of global equity indexes as well as assisting with the production of commodity, currency and fixed income indexes.
  • Monitored, analyzed and actively managed adjustments of NASDAQ OMX indexes resulting from corporate actions and other events and testing of the index calculation systems.
  • Ensured data quality within indexes according to index methodologies.
  • Interacting with buy- and sell-side clients, data vendors, co-operating exchanges as well as internal parties.
  • Write index announcements to inform the market on events, corporate actions and adjustments of indexes.
  • Cooperate with the R&D department in gathering research data and other relevant information.

Confidential

Transition Manager, Appian Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implementation of BPM based solutions using Appian BPM software.
  • Created Appian Application Architecture Document, The Process requirements to Prototypes and screen flows.
  • Managed the integration of internal and external system interfaces with the new system.
  • Provide demonstrations to clients throughout the entire project life-cycle.
  • Support data migration, loading and conversion between data stores.
  • Drive BPM adoption within client organizations by empowering client resources to become self-sufficient with building process applications on their own.
  • Assist clients in identifying other business process opportunities and supervised a team of 12 consultants.
  • Business Process Analysis, Requirements Analysis and Supervision.
  • Designing and Project Planning, Daily/Weekly project status reporting and Resource allocation.
  • Documentation of Transition Plan, SOP, SLA, KPI, CP and other process document.
  • Responsible for system, Functionality Application - Scheduling project meetings.
  • Single Point of Contact for client, supervised a team of 12 resources at offshore.
  • Due diligence analysis of Valuation of funds for special Funds and Fund of Funds.
  • Prepared documentation of due diligence of transition of fund accounting to offshore location Poland.
  • Led a team for DDA (due diligence analysis) Traveled to Ireland, Luxemburg, Germany and Poland.
  • Prepared SLA (Service Level Agreement), KPI Knowledge process Integration.
  • Implemented ABM Activity based management tool at client site.

Confidential

Senior Business Analyst (Hedge Fund), Asset Management

Responsibilities:

  • Reconciliation of trades and opens positions in assets, derivatives, fixed income, equities & foreign exchange.
  • Confirmation of trades with Prime Broker and counterparties, fail investigation, reporting and resolution.
  • Investigation of pre settlement mismatches Resolution of breaks and outstanding issues.
  • Calculation of mark to market repo-margin/exposure and Processing Corporate Actions.
  • Agreeing net settlement amounts and producing necessary wires to transfer funds.
  • Calculation and monitor the futures commissions, Address client/ Prime Broker /counterparty queries.
  • Answer client queries and develop a strong understanding of trade entry system
  • Pricing the fund portfolios and Daily Revaluation of clients' portfolio
  • Researching internal differences between the accounting and trade entry systems.
  • Analyzing funds’ performance on a daily and monthly basis
  • Issuing profit and loss statements on a daily basis.
  • Responsible for accurate calculation of fund net asset values and investment accounting.
  • Performing month end close processes/financial statement preparation.
  • Cash Reconciliation, Projection of weekly currency balance, Production of payment / receipt wires

Confidential

Consultant (Equity Research)

Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing the Information from Investment magazines, Internet in order to develop understanding of the key drivers.
  • Interaction with the fund managers and writing a report on their views on key indicators.
  • Conducting financial feasibility analysis and equity valuations.
  • Establishing overweight, equal and underweight recommendations for covered stocks and communicate investment ideas and market updates to the internal institutional sales and trading forces,
  • Prepared report on the subjects such as rate of return, investment performance, investment opportunities/risks, and overview of the market.
  • Collected relevant information and research various competitor trends both international and locally.
  • Assessed corporate strategy and implementation by interviewing management teams, competitors, customers and suppliers.
  • Co-ordinate multiple, concurrent research projects and produce reports.
  • Research feedback and evaluations.
  • Obtained feedback from the relevant stakeholders on the research report received/used.
  • Identified potential areas of improvement with respect to the research process and structure and make recommendations on improvements or alternative approaches.

Confidential

Assistant Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Calculation of entitlements, reconciling with companies/registrars prior to due date,
  • Collection of monetary Corporate Actions (Cash dividend, interests, Dividend)
  • Non-monetary Corporate Actions (Bonus share, Right issue, Share split, etc.) from the company/registrar and transfer of the same to clients.
  • Handling custodial business of clients with proper inventory mechanism.
  • Timely forecasting of all corporate actions & benefits accruing on client holdings.
  • Customized reporting to clients on the status of Corporate Actions.
  • Research for information by tracking Company, Exchange & Depository announcements, using live feeds.
  • Handled all type of instruments listed on exchanges (BSE & NSE), money market instruments (CPs & CDs), and debt instruments PTC’s (Pass through certificates) and even unlisted securities.
  • Handling of Settlement (BSE & NSE) related to Sales and purchases made by clients.
  • Handling various instruments like physical shares/Transfer Deeds of clients.
  • Seamless monitoring and constant updates on failed trades and status (T+2 basis)
  • Daily verification of settlements (Normal/Auction), thus mitigating systemic risks.
  • Verification of fund transfer with wide panel of banks having RTGS (Real Time Gross Settlement) capabilities.
  • Clearing: Computing obligations of trading Members i.e. determining positions to settle.
  • Settlement: Performing actual settlement
  • Collateral Management: Strictly adheres to specifications with efficient mechanisms for total collateral management.
  • Risk Management: Total confidentiality of client’s trading operations; monitoring positions on a continuous basis.

Confidential

Discretionary Portfolio Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Handled all type of Discretionary DPM accounts of SMEs/Corporates and Individuals.
  • Posting subscription issues, execution of documents and disbursement unit as per terms of the subscriptions.
  • Creation of portfolio for the clients, creation of universe.
  • Monitoring and review of existing DPM accounts and follow up for covenant compliances etc.
  • Conducting appraisal/Analyze Financial Statement/Industry analysis of the sector/company.
  • Placing of DPM Trades, Money Market Transactions on the instruction of fund manager, Verification of Trades Processing, Tracking of Post Trade processing.
  • Computation, Creation, Posting and Waiver of Management Fees.
  • Valuation of Benchmark, Valuation of DPM Accounts.
  • Online re-valuation (including unrealized and realized gain/loss)
  • Interaction with Concurrent/Statutory Auditors and compliance of the reports made by them.

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