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Project Assistant

Woburn, Massachusetts, United States
April 30, 2019

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Strong organization, planning, and analytical skills

Good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal

Knowledge of financial statement analysis, financial models, accounting principles (US GAAP), corporate budgeting, forecasting, accounts payable/receivable, journal entries and cash reconciliation

Familiarity with Agile, Scrum, MS Project, Visio, SharePoint, and SQL

Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Business Requirement Document (BRD), System Requirement Specification (SRS)

Adept at UML Modeling, Use Cases, State Chart Diagram, Deployment Diagram, Class Diagram, and Component Diagram.

Experienced in creating Narrative Use Cases, User Stories, Story Boards, Use Case Diagrams, Activity Diagrams using UML Tools like MS Visio

Experienced in creating Test Cases, Test Plan, Test Data and performed User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

Proficient in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SPSS, StatTools, QuickBooks, @Risk

Ability to learn and apply new concepts and technologies quickly and efficiently EDUCATION

Pace University, Lubin School of Business, New York, NY (September 2012- December 2015) Masters of Business Administration (MBA), GPA: 3.66 Major: Financial Management Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), New Delhi, India (July 2008- May 2009) Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism Major: Journalism Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), New Delhi, India (July 2005- May 2008) Bachelor of Science Major: Hospitality Management, Minor: Accounting EXPERIENCE

Pace University, Lubin School of Business, New York, NY Graduate Research Assistant - Management Department (September 2014-December 2015)

Worked as an assistant to the Director of Technology, Pace University

Used SQL to query and extract data regarding evaluations provided by 8000 students for their respective Professors and analyzed reports at the end

Prepared various PowerPoints and data driven excel spreadsheets using Pivot tables and macros for the Director of Technology to be presented in front of faculty and board members

Assisted faculty in software installation, troubleshooting, customization and upgradation

Responded quickly and accurately to IT service requests and helped in the Bloomberg Lab

Owned and worked on a project involving requirement gathering, cost analysis and budget creation for ordering coffee machine, pods, refrigerator, oatmeal, fruit bar, crudities tray to be placed per semester in Lubin School

Digitized the paper records of all the Faculty of the Pace University- their work experience records and their hiring contract with the Organization

Graduate Research Assistant - Economics and Marketing Department (September 2012-May 2013)

Received acknowledgement for assistance with editing three books related to Economics- Eminent Economists II: Their Life and Work Philosophies, Shared Secrets of Economics Editors, The Great Recession: Major Religious and Far Eastern Perspectives on the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Did market research analysis by using SPSS and Qualtrics extensively to convert large data sets into information Business Standard Limited, Mumbai, India

Sub-Editor (April 2009 – August 2010)

Updated the newspaper's website by editing copies of Reuters, Press Trust of India and Business Standard’s reporters and wrote articles on breaking news and daily stories in a fast paced environment

Wrote reports on stock movements covering the Indian equity market for both the website as well as newspaper; such as the article Low overseas demand dents barley prices

Trained colleagues on news management techniques The Lalit, New Delhi, India

Industrial Summer Trainee (January 2007-June 2007)

Worked as an industrial trainee in all the major departments of the 5 star hotel

Out of six months, chose to spend three months in the accounting department and two months in the front office and revenue department

Prepared general ledger, made journal entries, helped in balance sheet preparation and assisted in month-end reconciliations

Helped in inventory analysis, reporting and invoice processing PROJECTS

Mercury Athletic Footwear

Analyzed and used financial statements-income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement to determine whether it is an appropriate target

Presented financial models and provided cash flow projections relevant to it

Estimated enterprise value, cost of capital and performed sensitivity analysis How to manage IT project risks

Presented a term paper on how project management improves information technology projects

Wrote a paper about the project life cycle and tools and techniques of project management- the triple constraint of project management, process groups, project selection methods, work breakdown structures, network diagrams, critical path analysis, cost estimates, and earned value management

Used Microsoft Project to help plan and manage a small project; analyzed business situations and created processes in investment lifecycle

Did project planning, project design, work flows for SDLC and Agile

Used MS Visio to create various business models like Use Cases and Activity Diagrams Risk Management: Value at Risk of the Option Portfolio Project

Built a portfolio of synthetic financial instruments including European call/put options to mitigate risk exposure

Applied academic knowledge of delta-gamma model and Monte Carlo simulation to calculate one-day VaR Retirement Investment Planning

Performed financial analysis of Traditional 401K, Roth 401K, and Taxable Investment along with seven other team members to determine the best investment alternative ACTIVITIES

New York Cares - Associated with the Computer Literacy and Dog Care Initiatives, Volunteer (April 2011-2015)

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