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Consultant Resume

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Jersey City New, JerseY

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Consultant

Confidential, Jersey City, New Jersey

Responsibilities:

  • Review transactions for potential sanctions violations
  • Manage queues within our filtering systems in order to ensure our deadlines are being met
  • Conduct investigation on payments that need to be held for regulatory reasons pending additional information
  • Conduct investigation on payments that are held by the next bank in chain for regulatory reasons
  • Ensure adherence to all external regulatory and internal policy guidelines as dictated by the position
  • Perform other support operations functions to other areas within the bank as required
  • Review and analyze wire transfers, ACH payments and non - payment SWIFT messages for potential sanctions violations
  • Ensure that all transactions processed by the bank are compliant to all external and internal regulations and policies
  • Investigate and collect required information on payments that are held by the bank in adherence to various policies and regulations
  • Analyze information obtained from case investigations to make a clear determination on the proper course of action to be taken on the payment
  • Ensure that payments held are affected properly in accordance to the outcome of the investigation

Consultant

Confidential, Jersey City, New Jersey

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare daily and monthly reports for Foreign Exchange and Money Market outstanding confirmations
  • Possess sound analytical skills necessary for confirming, tracing, reporting and filing all Money Market and Foreign Exchange related transactions using City Networks automated confirmation matching system, and Mainframe (IMMS) generated confirmations via mail, facsimile or e-mail
  • Setting up accounts for CLS and ensuring trades match off
  • Setting up clients to confirm in Misys/FXALL/GTSS
  • Ensuring accounts are mapped and SSI’s are correct
  • Work closely with the payments department to ensure payments are made once the trade has matached
  • Quality Control - Ensure the tracking of outstanding confirmations is properly documented and reported daily MOD management
  • Ensure that all transactions processed by the bank are in compliant to all external and internal regulations and policies
  • Ensure payments are conducted in the most safe and efficient manner
  • Timely tracking and reporting of outstanding confirmations
  • Miscellaneous administrative support functions
  • Effectively time manage multiple priorities
  • Customer Support - Respond to internal and external inquiries with professionalism, and ensure timely and accurate resolutions
  • Display strong customer service skills

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

Business System Consultant/QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Gather BRD requirements, match to FSD requirements and export date from excel to QC
  • Creation of Test Scripts/Cases for various projects
  • Liaison between the Business, Funds Transfer users and Functional System Developers
  • Participate in various project lifecycle phases for SWIFT, Fed, Chips Enhancement projects, including creation of maintenance of documentation such as: PDD, BRD, FSD
  • Plan/Release, Standard Process and procedure designs and flows
  • Inject payment message, validate end of day processing and report defects.
  • UAT SIT, Regression and End to End testing of various interface systems

Consultant

Confidential, Jersey City, New Jersey

Responsibilities:

  • Unapplied funds (Both USD and Foreign Currency) MT103 andMT202
  • Responsible for returned payments
  • Inquiries related to wire payments received from our correspondent banks
  • Requests for additional information on wire payments Chips and Fed
  • Recall of outgoing payments
  • Reconciliation of breaks resulting from funds transfer activity in house book transfer payments
  • Investigate and collect required information on payments that are held for regulator reasons
  • Monitor case investigations ensuring proper follow ups are being made and addressed in a timely manner
  • Ensure payments held are effected properly in accordance to the outcome of the investigation
  • Ensure all transactions processed are in compliant to external and internal regulations and policies

Consultant

Confidential, New York

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the processing of payments transactions through the Montran GPS system
  • General payment processing including: Entering, repairing or verifying of outgoing payment MT103,MT202 messages via Chips, Fed wire, Book Transfer or official Check
  • Qualifying, Verifying, OFAC, and mapping incoming funds received via Fed wire and Chips MT103 and MT202 into the appropriate accounts
  • Prepare and file the OFAC Report of Blocked Transactions or OFAC Report of Rejected Transactions
  • Validate file uploads to filtering systems to ensure that list changes, additions and deletions are updated to the system
  • Review and analyze wire transfer payments and non-payment Swift messages for potential sanctions violations
  • Support the daily start-up procedures including opening of Swift System

Consultant

Confidential, New York

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible OFAC for wire transfer operations and other electronic payments SWIFT Chips and Fed MT103 and MT202
  • Prepare and file the OFAC Report of blocked Transactions or OFAC Report of Rejected Transactions
  • Validate file uploads to the filtering system to ensure that list changes, additions and deletions are updated to the systems
  • Responsible for settling payments on Bank of New York Payment Blotter system
  • Reports cash flow activity on a daily basis
  • Receives monitors and deposits all incoming funds (cash, checks, electronic transfer)
  • Properly records all receipts of funds, electronic transfers, and other miscellaneous financial transactions in general ledger system
  • Review and analyze wire transfer payments and non payments Swift messages for potential sections violations
  • Investigate and collect required information on payments that are held due to regulatory reasons
  • Maintains professional working relationship with official from various financial institutions
  • Responsible for input and print checks through on line banking system
  • Prepare daily band reconciliations

Consultant

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily paying and receiving operational processing of funds transfer via SWIFT Chips and Fed Funds (e.g. MT103, MT202, MT300)
  • Prepare outgoing confirmations via Swift
  • Confirm Deals via Telephone, Reuters, Perfect Match and Fax
  • Process and settle foreign exchange trades
  • Investigate any discrepancies and pending items
  • Daily trade follow up and settlement
  • Review and monitor all failed trade and attempt to expedite settlement
  • Review and monitor all Swift messages for potential sections violations
  • Ensure all Swift messages are in compliance with regulations and policies
  • Daily interfacing with various back offices groups both internal and external

Consultant

Confidential, White Plains, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Daily trade follow up and settlement
  • Reconciliation and resolution of all trade & settlement issues between street brokers and banks
  • Review and monitor all failed trades and attempt to expedite settlement
  • Daily interfacing with various back offices groups both internal and external
  • Ensure that all trades, dividends and reorganization items are settled appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Responsible for tracking and reporting all aged failed trades
  • Verified DTC confirms and trade letters daily
  • Reviewed broker data to verify deal entry
  • Coordinated the Start- of- day functions and ensured all systems were operating within prescribed limits prior to commencing the day's processing activities
  • Coordinated the End-of -day functions prior to shutting down the system for batch processing
  • Monitored all trades flowing through Swift Alliance, and corrected trades when flagged
  • Faxed server account activation and termination
  • PMS function for the Global Desk
  • Notified responsible parties concerning errors that appeared in the Errors Box - these are errors found by the SWIFT system.
  • These errors are to be addressed as soon as they are detected

Consultant

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Track wire payments domestic and international Swift Chips and Fed MT103 and MT202
  • Recall payments sent out in error
  • Heavy client contact via telephone
  • Investigate all exceptions on report
  • Liaison with bank and customers

Confidential, New York, NY

Foreign Exchange Supervisor

Responsibilities:

  • Supported London and Tokyo trading desks in all facets of post-trade execution.
  • Ensured accurate confirmation and/or settlement of FX trades executed through the various trading desks and platforms
  • Maintained bank's money position by monitoring incoming and outgoing funds
  • Reconciled quarterly settlement figures for forward contracts; researched and resolved discrepancies
  • Review of broker data to verify deal entry
  • Assisting in dispute resolution for settlement issues that occur
  • Escalation and resolution of confirmation issues with traders, operations, and legal personnel to minimize risk
  • Handle 40-50 telephones and swift inquires daily, heavy client contact via telephone
  • OFAC Sent and released swift messages to banks (e.g.MT199,MT299,MT799,MT999)
  • Performed daily paying and receiving operational processing of funds transfer via SWIFT Chips and Fed Funds (e.g. MT103, MT202, MT300)
  • Input and verifying of LC reimbursement claims
  • Investigated queries concerning non-receipt, duplicate payments, recalled funds and reversed trades
  • Conducted confirmations via telephone, Swift, Reuters and Match System
  • Carried out Domestic and International Settlements Instructions
  • Prepared outgoing confirmations via Swift
  • Processed purchase of Securities, Certificate of Deposits and Placement of funds with domestic and foreign banks

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Software/Skills: MS Word/Excel. Midas System, CD/TD/CIF/GL, Swift Alliance, Prime OFAC Filtering & Telex System, Optical Disk (SER Microsoft) Montran VT 420, ST 400 Lane 9000 and 89000, Confidential &T PC Based Communications Package, OPICS, Raid, GPS Payment Blotter V2.09, Apex Payment System, EGIFTS, Keystone, Bank of New York Payment System, ADP, Gloss, Pro Check Plus, Check Book and Margin Release, Money Market Deal Search, Prime ComplianceBess and CPS. Release, Quality Center 10.0, MQ Explorer, Win runner, Visa DispoMedical Terminology, ICD-9CM Coding, CPT-4 Coding, Medical Manager, MediSoft Advanced and Health Insurance NHA Certificate. Typing 60 wpm, and Keyboarding 45 wpm.

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