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Project Manager Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Five (5) Years experience as a Project Manager/Business Analyst in finance compliance projects for retail banking/corporate/capital markets using Agile/SDLC methodology in Enterprise Project delivery and implementation role.
  • Two (2) years management consulting experience for financial and management reporting (e.g. IFRS and US GAAP) and regulatory reporting for FTRB, CFTC, AML, Dodd Frank/Volcker rule and FINRA.
  • Experienced in preparing workflow diagrams, use cases, activity diagrams, documenting business requirements, test plan, training materials with strong understanding of, gap analysis, functional vs technical specifications to identify relevant key risk indicators
  • One (1) year experience in Agile development and creation of project artifacts such as product backlogs, sprint backlogs in JIRA/Confluence and tracking of issues and assist the project team in drafting of proposed delivery model for agile process.
  • Basic knowledge of OTC Derivative confirmation, Settlement and Regulatory Reporting
  • Three (3) Years’ Experience with Macros/lookup/Macros in MS Excel and writing queries in SQL, SaaS and performed data analysis, data validations, data integration/standardization and business analysis for consolidated audit trail and experienced in working with internal audit team in preparing list of observations and recommendations reports after compliance testing is completed.
  • Five (5) years of experience in setting up PMO from scratch and arranging meeting/workshop with various stakeholders and handle project dashboarding, burn down charts and vendor management and review program/project risks and issues and project schedules and proficient in MS Project, MS SharePoint, MS PowerPoint, Change PPM, MS Visio and MS Access
  • ITIL Foundation certified and working towards PMP/Agile certification.
  • Two (2) years in MS Clarity for Project Financials in review of invoices, compare to carpe, reconciliation and documentation and experience working with regulatory project and basic administrative duties including budget management and forecasting

TECHNICAL SKILLS

PM TOOLS: MS Project, MS Access, SharePoint, Visio, Replicon, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint

Expense report: ClarityERP SAP, PeopleSoft

Datamining: SQL, SaS

Dashboards: Clarence

Web Development: HTML, CSS

Programming Languages: JSP, C, C++

Other Skills: JIRA, Confluence, Sugar CRM, Super Office

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Project Manager

Confidential

  • Create project plan with client’s business, technology (dev, config, qa and operations) and compliance teams and estimate duration and assign activities to workstream owners, identify interdependencies, create milestones with end dates
  • Prepare project artifacts such as product backlog, sprint backlogs, increments in Confluence/JIRA with list of features that need to be delivered after discussing with business and tech teams
  • Utilize burn down chart to establish tracking of time vs work remaining and track JIRA issue types such as epic, improvement, story, sub - task, request, task and categorize them by purpose
  • Establish meeting cadence with the working group on a daily/weekly basis to update on the status of the project by creating status decks
  • Set up an SharePoint site on client webportal, assign permissions to project team members, upload all client documents as per assigned workstream structure
  • Request client data from the database server and create data request tracker and review regulatory disclosures and client marketing material to identify key operational functionalities and associated controls that should be reviewed as part of the assessment
  • Assist and drive the assessment across identified disclosures and functionalities through a combination of transaction-based testing and qualitative procedural reviews on BRD, FRD documentation.
  • Create implementation checklist by coordinating with various business and technology teams for the sequence of operations and obtain proper signoff and also create GO/NO GO criteria
  • Run daily production run meetings with technology teams to identify issues and discuss with relevant stakeholders for issue resolution.
  • Conduct service quality sessions with the client to get feedback on the various work products and implemented objectives for the engagement and provide ongoing support and maintenance
  • Facilitate lesson learned sessions with other senior managers and stakeholders on ensuring objectivity of the engagement.

Project Manager/Business Analyst

Confidential

  • Engage, identify and track program delivery milestones, inter-dependencies (budget, project, resources, technical, and system infrastructure) and risks, and facilitate the mitigation for the successful delivery of the IT Roadmap projects working collaboratively with IT and business teams
  • Create project plan with EY and client’s business, technology and compliance teams and estimate duration and assign activities to workstream owners, identify interdependencies, create milestones with end dates
  • Prepare project artifacts such as product backlog, sprint backlogs, increments in Confluence/JIRA with list of features that need to be delivered after discussing with business and tech teams
  • Utilize burn down chart to establish tracking of time vs work remaining and track issue types such as epic, improvement, story, sub-task, request, task and categorize them by purpose
  • Assist and drive the assessment across identified disclosures and functionalities through a combination of transaction-based testing and qualitative procedural reviews on BRD, FRD documentation.
  • Use JIRA for tracking project schedule and list of activities, create release plan and manage list of issues, key decisions and actions related to the project and Contribute to the backlog creation, sprint planning and stream estimates with partners as per Agile process
  • Work with the technology team when discrepancies in the values for historical and current positions related to accounts and various transaction types are observed
  • Document and validate identified gaps, develop recommendations and finalize report and document the steps as per IA methodology
  • Using recommendations prioritization document, draft implementation roadmap for the impacted workstreams and establish timelines to achieve the objective
  • Update risk and control matrix and process flow map for middle office operations with enhanced reporting needs for OTC derivatives pertaining to fixed income securities
  • Assist the team in preparing the revised derivative risk statement document policy document for the business to confirm the enhanced policies are in place for the use and control of derivatives and new processes and procedures and with first, second and third line of defense
  • Use JIRA for tracking overall project schedule and adopt agile methodology by building individual sprint assemblies from backlog, establish sprint review meetings with the business and create a spring backlog and track individual sprint assemblies against duration
  • Drive daily scrum meetings with cross functional technology team for track the delivery of the sprint assemblies against established deadlines and conduct sprint retrospective meetings with the business to get feedback on the enhancements made by iterative approach

Project Consultant

Confidential

  • Perform extensive follow-up with individuals and teams to ensure deliverables, including project plans, RAID logs and SharePoint repositories are prepared and tracked
  • Use MS Visio to create process flow maps for current business process and future business process by working with technology and business teams and Collaborate in areas of potential process improvement with extended team members and organizational leadership
  • Interact with all levels of the organization, including executive-level presentations and interface with regional teams on developing/executing program plans and driving any cross-program topics as needed
  • Support PMO activities related to helping draft presentation material for the Board, Transformation Office Internal Strategic Meetings and workshop planning, Financials Management etc. and proactively identify any risks associated to program delivery
  • Ensure that project plans and forecasts, risk mitigation and status reports are prepared during the software development life-cycle
  • Support the delivery of mini-projects within the Transformation Off Support status report generation and keep other team members informed and up-to-date about the status/progress of initiatives, and all relevant or useful information related to day-to-day activities.
  • Conduct project completion reviews, resource and vendor assessments and creates recommendations reports in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements and drive planning and implementation of project requirements to ensure successful and timely delivery
  • Organize and facilitate of meetings with expanded teams and organizational leadership to reach consensus on program priorities and trade-offs

Project Manager/Business Analyst

Confidential

  • Define IT project scope, goals and deliverables in support of business goals and create and maintain project documentation
  • Use MS Visio to create process flow maps for current business process and future business process by working with technology and business teams and monitor and control execution phase to ensure that projects are completed on time and meet business and system requirements
  • Develop standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation required by the PMO which would include detailed project management plans, schedules and status reports and store them in MS SharePoint
  • Report on the status of the overall project. Identify and communicate resource conflicts and provide presentations on project updates, project cycle, and expected results.
  • Create project budgets; estimate resources needed and work effort for project activities and negotiate with resource managers to ensure that the appropriate resources are assigned to achieve project goals.
  • Participate in the evaluation, selection, maintenance and continuous enhancements of project management methodology, tools and templates, and contributes to the overall improvement of the PMO.
  • Facilitate meetings with expanded teams and organizational leadership to reach consensus on program priorities and trade-offs

Project Consultant

Confidential

  • Respond to various internal inquiries or assist the Compliance Department in responding to external regulatory inquiries.
  • Develop robust knowledge of existing market rules and regulation
  • Escalate issues to managers to ensure timely resolution and maintain up to date procedures and other management documents
  • Work closely with Risk, IT, Operations, Legal & Compliance and oversee execution of regulatory priorities and conduct testing of controls and support risk assessments and build strong relationship with all support functions.
  • Drive technical program / project management responsibilities within the scope of transformation office and coordinate with various workgroups related to process improvement in support of assigned projects and identify and develops reports and analysis in support of assigned projects, project team and functional area using SDLC process.
  • Engage, identify and track program delivery milestones, inter-dependencies (budget, project, resources, technical, and system infrastructure) and risks, and facilitate the mitigation for the successful delivery of the IT Roadmap projects working collaboratively with IT and business teams
  • Support and drive shared services activities within PMO Office which include but are not limited to integrated program planning, dependency and milestone linking management, cross-program integrated reporting, communications, financials, metrics & reporting, and tools & methods

Project Consultant

Confidential

  • Created process flow diagrams using MS Visio and exercised discretion in managing correspondence, information and all matters of confidentiality and escalates issues where appropriate
  • Coordinated activities to enable vendor and contractor resource management, plans, and schedules and supported the communication and updating of risk and issue mitigation and escalation strategies with projects
  • Managed the projects financials inclusive of validating resource usage, reviewing timesheets and validating invoices using MS Clarity and tracking all submissions and ensuring appropriate updates to project financials are completed.

Project Consultant

Confidential

  • Created executive level presentations and setup meeting schedules, and published minutes.
  • Developed business blue print, BRD document and conducted AS-IS analysis & GAP analysis as per business requirements and made recommendations on response plans for risks, resolution plans for issues and results on action items and made decisions on required escalation.
  • Involved in preparation of documents for various recurring meetings including minutes, issue logs and record action items and Managed planning of activities and deliverables of specialized project team with project management software tools and PMP methodology.

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