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Financial Analyst Manager

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
April 23, 2019

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Shehrevar K. Mody

**** ******** **. ****, *******, ON, M4A 2X4

416-***-****; Summary

• Versatile finance professional with 5 years of experience in Financial Products, Capital Markets, Risk Reporting, Client Service, Fund Accounting, Software Testing, Project Management, Payables/Receivables, Accounting and Reconciliations

• CFA Level II completed (2018) Master of Business Administration with specialization in Finance

• Worked on systems and tools like Calypso, Impact, Bloomberg, Sharepoint, Peoplesoft, ILPS, Jira, HFServer, Jenkins, DTCC and Euroclear

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

• Engaged with clients and stakeholders across geographies and multi-cultural environments

• Skills: Communication skills, Leadership, Team-worker, Analytical and Problem-Solving Professional Experience

Associate Business Analyst - Derivatives 2017 – 2019 Calypso Technology India PVT. LTD, India

• Engaged in client interaction to understand their business needs and develop test cases and test plans as per

(BRD) Business Requirement Documents with PM and financial engineering team, which helped me understand Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC)

• Conducted front office UAT, pricing and valuations of Equities, Equity Derivatives, Exotic Derivatives and Portfolio Swaps with products like Exchange Traded Options, Option on Futures, OTC Options (Vanilla, Barrier, Asian, Lookback), Futures and Forwards

• Tested and validated the Daily Live P&L tool for linear and non-linear products using Taylor Expansion and Ladder PL Methodologies, to analyze live market risk, VaR on existing portfolio and change in risk due to addition of new positions and verified results by running sensitivity analysis based on industry best practices

• Executed and monitored daily P&L report along with risk management reports like Sensitivity and Simulation and validated various measures like Realized MTM (mark to market), Unrealized MTM, VaR, Asset Value, Settled Cash, Unsettled Cash, Unrealized ITD (inception to date)

• Performed trading activities like trade booking, trade pricing/valuation, trade amending, running corporate actions, and forecasting market date. Executed trade life cycle actions like dividends, option exercise, future expiry, partial termination, novation, notional increase etc., and validated the impact of the same on P&L report

• Analyzed requirements, prepared test plans, created test cases and executed them by performing functional, sanity, regression and system tests to report bugs, improve the quality of the software, deliver high quality enhancements, execute SQL queries to maintain database and eliminate process redundancy

• Automated test results, reconciled P&L and pricing results across versions, analyzed failures and took corrective measures by raising issues, providing solutions or re-benchmarking results Assistant Manager – Credit Risk Management, Mortgages 2016 - 2017 HDFC LTD, Head Office, India

• Worked independently to understand customers mortgage financing requirements, provided appropriate solutions and recommended appropriate products and services thereby providing best customer service

• Obtained and analyzed credit information such as income proof, down payments, existing obligation and liabilities and conducted appropriate due diligence thereon in order to meet the credit and quality standards, and maintain the desired reputation with the public and regulators

• Performed end to end underwriting and condition fulfillment for mortgage applications, along with gaining thorough knowledge of our retail products, policies and procedures

• Updated data supplied by HFAs, inputted data to underwriting program and analyzed, reviewed and approved or rejected mortgage applications in accordance with authorized limits. Recommended approved mortgage transactions to sanction officer for further review considering company risk appetite and risk culture

• Disbursed loans partially or fully and checked on overdue or delinquent accounts with tight deadlines Financial Analyst 2014 - 2016

Nomura Services India PVT.LTD, India

• Verified stock record as of record date and pay date. Created payable and receivable claims of Capital Markets instruments for coupon (interest on bonds) and principal on Government Bonds, Municipal Bonds, Corporate Bonds and Provincial bonds, and sent them to clients with wire instructions

• Liaised with the clients and chased them for quick recovery of outstanding claims thereby reducing financial risk and credit risk. Paid out received claims within deadlines and ensured that there are no miss outs resulting in no late payment interest and maintaining client service excellence, along with record keeping of documents for internal and external audit

• Collected and researched all payments associated with the distribution via DTC/Euroclear/Clearstream/Bony and reversed all invalid tracking by DTC. Also resolved firm cash and stock breaks, reconciled debit/credit balances in Nostro account with ledger entries in Impact

• Interacted with internal clients (like traders/middle offices/operations & settlement team) and external counterparties, and agents/custodians/to investigate/highlight/resolve any claim/position discrepancies and meet client requirements

• Highlighted various operational risk areas in the process and suggested measures and controls to mitigate them

Accomplishment: Entrusted with the responsibility of independently migrating the entire Fixed Income coupon and principal payments process (BAU activities) by developing a training plan, providing training, monitoring performance and helping the documentation team in documenting policies and procedures Educational Qualification

Chartered Financial Analyst Level 2 completed 2018 from CFA Institute Master of Business Administration (Major: Finance) from University of Mumbai (Rizvi Institute of Management Studies) – Equivalent to Canadian Master’s, assessed by WES Bachelor of Commerce (Major: Accounting) from University of Mumbai (R.D National College) – Equivalent to Canadian Bachelor’s, assessed by WES

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