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Senior Project Manager & Business Analyst Resume

Livingston, NJ

SUMMARY:

  • A dynamic professional with 17 plus years of experience in managing and analyzing projects in Capital Markets, Regulatory, Financial Service domains
  • Managing medium and large scale, multi - year initiatives with multi-million dollar budget (up to $15Mn.)
  • Research & Development, Enhancement, Re-design and Maintenance projects
  • Building consensus amongst executive leadership, leading execution of strategic initiatives, Business and Strategy Planning, Break-even point forecasting
  • Client engagement and on-boarding
  • Performing proof of concept, budget determination, cost-benefit analysis, opportunity cost analysis, Return on investment forecasting for new and ongoing initiatives
  • Building collaboration and synergy amongst cross-functional (Business - Front, Middle and Back Office, Dev and QA) and cross-cultural teams spread globally
  • Resource Management including coordination with vendors for contracts
  • Solutioning after accounting for operational dependencies across various functions
  • Risk and Issue identification, prioritization and mitigation
  • Issue escalation, short-term and long-term resolution determination
  • Leading direction amongst changing priorities, intense pressure, timelines and stakeholders involving ambiguity
  • Communication planning and management across multiple teams, levels and geographies. Vendor procurement and management
  • SDLC - Agile, Iterative and Waterfall
  • UAT Planning and management, Defect management and resolution
  • Delivery planning, management and post go-live support, application production support
  • Transition to production along with re-engineering of operational processes
  • Product management, Change management, User and transition
  • Business, Market & Industry Analysis, Cost Benefit Analysis, Return on Investment estimation, Net Present Value calculation
  • Program Vision, Project Proposal and Initiation, Project Plan
  • Requirements Traceability Matrix, Work Breakdown Structure, RACI development, Gantt Chart, Resource Allocation Plan, Steering Committee Dashboards, Change Requests
  • Business Requirements, Functional Specifications, System specifications, Fully Dressed Use Cases, Standard Operating Procedures, Process Flows, System Flows
  • Communication and Operating plan and flows
  • Meeting minutes, Action items and owner determination, assignment and follow-up
  • Metrics Production - Volume, Distribution, Profitability, Score, Liquidity
  • Data Analysis using SQL, Data Mapping, Data Dictionary
  • Test Plan, Test Scripts, Test Execution Plan

EXPERTISE AREA:

  • CCAR - Capital Assessment, Liquidity and Stress Testing, Asset Liability Management, Operational Risk, Dodd
  • Frank EPS (Reg YY) Trading Life Cycle, Asset-backed Securities, Mortgage-backed securities, Collateralized
  • Mortgage Obligations, Anti-Money Laundering, Accounting (IFRS,USGAAP), Cash management, OperationsPayments, Deposits OFAC, Sanctions, Securities Financing, OTC and Exchange Traded Derivatives (Equity- linked and Credit linked Derivatives - Structured Notes, Duration, Convexity, Option Greeks, VaR), Private Equity Corporate Actions, Risk management

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

CONTROLS: AML - OFAC, BASEL, SOX, CCAR, Dodd Frank, FAS133, 13F, 13D/G, Disclosure of Interest, Takeover Panel, Research 1%, Short Selling, Federal reserve filings (FRY-9C, FR 2052c, FFIEC 102, FRY-14Q and FR Y-14A)

SDLC: Agile, RUP and Waterfall methodologies

TOOLS: MS Visio, MS Project 2000, UML, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), HP ALM (Quality Center)

ERPs: JD Edwards Financial (One World, World Soft), SAP FICO

MESSAGING: SWIFT - MT101, 103, 202, Markitwire, FIX messaging, ISO20022, ACH, FedWire

OTHER PRODUCTS: MySQL, SQL Server, FINDUR V8.1 (Open Link Product), Asset Management ControlPPM, Share Point, QlikView, Total Screening, Actimize, PeopleSoft, FIS IBS Core, Beb(Business e-banking), Ceb (Consumer e-banking), PEP+, Quantum, GFX

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Livingston, NJ

Senior Project Manager & Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Develop Business Case, Project Proposal, Project Plan
  • Design new Project Management dashboard to report project and portfolio status
  • Business analysis and requirements documentation
  • Client engagement and onboarding
  • Stakeholder engagement, negotiation and expectation setting, vendor engagement
  • Functional requirement review and clarification, prioritization and development execution
  • Liaise with Compliance, Treasury, Technology, Internal Audit and OCC for successful resolution of MRA.
  • Project tracking, risk assessment and mitigation and communication to the senior management
  • Post go-live production support for the new payments gateway
  • User walkthrough and demonstration

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Project Manager & Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performing business analysis, business specification and functional specification documentation
  • Managing and coordinating with the Development, Quality Assurance and Business Resources
  • Review and analysis of current system workflows and desirable business processes and perform a gap analysis
  • Documentation of current system workflows manual
  • Tracking and updating the progress of various enhancements through JIRA
  • User walkthroughs and
  • Production support for all the regulatory reporting applications
  • UAT management and coordination

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Project Manager & Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performing business analysis, business specification, data analysis and functional specification documentation
  • Managing Report development, testing and report production resources
  • Coordinating and interfacing between the business, technology and report production teams for requirements gathering, clarification, specification, automation and successful transition of reports into BAU
  • Designing the Risk Metric and Executive dashboards for implementation on QlikView for various types of RC metrics - Volumetric, Distribution, Profitability, Plan Vs Actual, Survey score etc.
  • Reviewing the test scripts
  • Determining the key success criteria for UAT during various phases of project
  • Managing the Automation, UAT and QA testing
  • Production support for the regulatory reporting applications
  • Documenting the Standard Operating Procedures and performing the user .

Confidential, New York, NY

VP - Regulatory reporting PMO - UAT Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, management and coordination for UAT preparation and execution activities
  • Partnering with business functions, technology and quality assurance teams for UAT activities
  • Determining defect management and UAT execution processes based on agreement amongst all the Stakeholders
  • Determining and negotiating with partners for an UAT Support model
  • Conducting and monitoring user for new system functionality
  • Defect management and overall UAT processes
  • Scope identification and communication of it to the users prior to every phase of UAT
  • Test scripts review, scoping and tracking
  • UAT planning to ensure the in corporation of all the test scenarios in scope, execution of various test Cycles
  • UAT environment requirements determination and coordination with Technology team for preparation of same
  • Enabling access for all the users to the UAT environment
  • Monitoring the test execution progress
  • Compilation of Test Execution metrics
  • Conducting Global and Regional UAT status calls
  • Defect management using Quality center - Defect tracking, assignment of priority, resources, Scope definition of various releases
  • Conducting and monitoring defect triage calls
  • Defining the priority of various defects for resolution by technology in that order
  • Publishing daily UAT progress and execution updates to the 100+ global users, technology and support partners

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Defining the scope of each sprint based on the overall scope of the project.
  • Leading weekly business requirements gathering sessions.
  • Gathering and documenting business requirements.
  • Conducting analysis of Instrument, Account and Legal Entity Data and Transaction and Position data to perform to produce functional requirements and data sourcing requirements.
  • Investigating, Analyzing and Documenting requirements for various Capital Market products like Common Stock, Preferred Stocks, Convertible Bonds, Exchangeable Bonds, Warrants, Rights, Depositary Receipts, Exchange Traded and Over the Counter Derivatives, Various types of Baskets - Indices, Funds - Open-Ended, Close-Ended, ETFs etc.
  • Investigating, Analyzing and Documenting requirements for the above stated products for various types Regulatory and Monitoring reporting - Disclosure of Interest, Short Selling, Research 1%, Takeover Panel, Restricted List, Open-Ended Fun Percentage calculation.
  • Investigating, Analyzing and Documenting requirements for various types of Securities Financing Transactions like - Stock Borrow, Stock Loan, Repo, Reverse-repo, Collateral-In, Collateral- Out, Pledge- In, Pledge-Out.
  • Investigating, Analyzing and Documenting requirements considering various Lines of Business- Private Equity, Global Wealth Management, Asset Management, and Investment Banking.
  • Investigating, Analyzing and Documenting requirements for various types of calculations- Equivalent Shares, Equivalent Voting Rights, Multi-class Securities, Percentage ownership, Netting and Aggregation logic, Delta-adjustment.
  • Communicating the detailed requirements to the application development teams.
  • Coordinating with various development and Quality assurance team member, providing clarifications to them and redefining requirements if needed.
  • Conducting UAT sessions.

Confidential, NY

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting weekly business requirements gathering sessions
  • Translating business requirements to functional requirements and documenting them in FRD
  • Further defining various functional requirements into various sprints and user stories based on the priority given by business users
  • Communicating the detailed requirements to the application development teams
  • Getting updates from various team members during daily SCRUM meetings
  • Coordinating with various development and Quality assurance team member, providing clarifications to them and redefining requirements if needed
  • Conducting weekly UAT sessions prior to every release

Confidential, BOSTON, MA

Global Derivatives Business Control Group, PMO

Responsibilities:

  • Overseen execution and management of BAIS re-design project from Business perspective, meant for re-engineering the Basis adjustment and inventory system and enhancing its functionality by automating the processing of various basis adjustments belonging to Micro and Macro hedged liabilities; Cash flow hedged assets and liabilities. These liabilities included asset-backed and mortgage-backed loans
  • Documented Project Charter, Dashboards, Business Requirements, Change requests, UAT narrative for BAIS re-design project
  • Performed GAP analysis and reviewed and approved functional specifications, use cases, business rules, test plan for BAIS re-design project
  • Conducted preliminary data analysis by extracting sample data from the database using SQL and doing further calculations/modifications using PIVOT tables, produced mock-up reports for business user sign-off
  • Conducted Steering Committee Meetings and made presentations to stakeholders and senior management for regular status updates on the BAIS re-design project
  • Gathered and documenting business requirements and configured pre-trade and post-trade operations, pricing, hedging, risk management, accounting, settlements, reporting of Equity OTC Options and Spreads, Flex Options, Variance Swaps in FINDUR V9.0
  • Automated Termination Accounting and settlements for various derivatives like Interest Rate Swaps, Equity Swaps, Credit Default Swaps, Asian floors, Equity OTC Options in FINDUR
  • Gathered business requirements for automation of Trade, Money and Position Reconciliations with various Futures brokers, enhancements to Collateral management and call notice processes
  • Prioritized and managed various ad hoc projects and maintenance requests for Derivatives accounting and operations groups
  • Gathered requirements for automation of Marketwire, initial and variation margin calculations for OTC IRS to comply with Dodd Frank regulations.
  • Mentoring junior team members
  • Production support for all derivatives applications

Confidential, NORTH QUINCY, MA

Senior Business Analyst, Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered data requirements for various Investment options like Stock, P stock, Municipal investments, Bonds, MBS, ABS, CMO, Term-deposits and Repos, Futures, Options, Rights and Warrants for configuration of centralized vendor data management system called Asset Control to manage data received from Bloomberg and Reuters
  • Conducted meetings with various Business groups for gathering data requirements for various investment instruments

Confidential, BOSTON, MA

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed and documented functional specifications for migrating trades from IBT's trading application to Confidential 's trading applications.
  • Updated application support documents for all the teams.
  • Verified the test scripts for decommissioning IBT's securities lending application.
  • Documented system requirements for transitioning IBT Legacy's corporate actions application's infrastructure to IBM to comply with State Streets' requirements.
  • Converted customized DTC and FED messages to MT54x SWIFT format for securities lending confirmations and affirmations.
  • Participated in project planning, tracking and management.
  • Post go-live application support

Confidential, BOSTON, MA

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered requirements, data using SQL and created models in excel for automation of various Fixed Income reports - like Bonds and Loans Master reports giving investment percentage breakup across various yield classes and spread levels resp., Liquidity, Cyclically, Moody's and S&P credit ratings to support credit risk monitoring, percentage break-up, Credit score/Liquidity matrix, watch list spread, price comparison, trade blotter.
  • Analyzed the database structure using SQL to identify various tables and created technical and functional requirement documents.

Team Lead

Confidential, WA

Responsibilities:

  • Documented 'AS IS' and 'TO BE' business setup and process mapping for G/L, AR, P, FA modules.
  • Conducted Joint Requirement Planning (JRP) sessions, Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions and Rapid Application Development (RAD) sessions with committee of SME's, business groups, senior management and IT groups spread across 15 locations
  • Conducted GAP Analysis in understanding how the new system carries out the business functions and assists in ensuring the timely and effective implementation and conducted feasibility study and performed impact analysis for proposed enhancements.
  • Documented functional specifications for report generation pertaining to all the financial modules.

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