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PMP Certified Project Manager

Location:
Huntington, New York, United States
Posted:
June 20, 2019

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RAND J. ZELEZNIK, PMP, MBA

* *** *****, **********,, ** 11743

C 516-***-**** H 516-***-****

https://www.linkedin.com/in/randzeleznik

ac9nor@r.postjobfree.com

PMP-CERTIFIED SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Extensive experience driving innovative, cost-saving, straight-through-processing solutions for several world-leading financial services firms. Proven track record running strategic and regulatory programs to ensure "best-in-class" securities processing, asset servicing, and anti-money laundering.

Product Development / Process Improvement / International Settlements (GLOSS and BR SME) Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) AML Compliance / SEC Financial Responsibility Rules Dodd Frank Resolution & Recovery / Strategic Planning / Systems Development Agile and Waterfall Methodologies / Procurement and Outsourcing PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

J.P. MORGAN CHASE, Asset and Wealth Management - New York, NY July 2018 - Present Project Manager, Contractor

Conducted Third Party Oversight of 67 Financial Market Utilities (Agent Banks, Clearing Brokers, Prime Brokers, Depositories and Clearinghouses)

● Combined Quantitative Analysis (Transaction Volume, Total Assets, Expenses & Fees, Service Scorecards, Credit Ratings) with Qualitative Analysis (Due Diligence, Cyber Security, AML / KYC Controls, Business Continuity, Alternative Strategies, Contract & Legal)

● Calculated multiple Risk Scores & Relationship Tiers; applied Sensitivity Analysis; baselined the results; and presented final "retain or exit" recommendations for senior directors approval

● Designed advanced real-time scorecards and heat maps to consolidate evidence collection, report status, and approval flows.

● Managed and upgraded the risk scoring and relationship tier models BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH, Global Technology and Operations – Jersey City, NJ 2017 - June 2018 Project Manager, Contractor

Work Stream Owner within an Enterprise-wide Legal Entity Broker / Dealer restructuring program. Responsibilities include:

● Managed and executed the go-live migration of stock record positions between new broker dealers.

● Designed advanced analytical tools to identify and remediate Stock Record and Trial Balance inter-company breaks.

● Built new forecasting models to ensure newly split legal entities can each meet their daily 15,c,3-3 safekeeping requirements

● Mentored staff and lead the team by example

J.P. MORGAN CHASE, Corporate & Investment Bank - Brooklyn, NY 2008– 2016 Vice President, Program Manager and Product Development Manager, International Settlements

● Budgeted and tracked the EMEA and APAC book of work: over 200 Prime Services, Institutional and Custody automation initiatives totaling $13 million. Chaired weekly prioritization & post-implementation calls,

● Deployed new OFAC / AML Reference Data and Reporting Controls across several settlement platforms.

● Drove successful RFI / RFP vendor selection programs for Asset Servicing and Electronic Delivery of customer statements and confirmations, forecasting significant productivity saves and 80% reduction in print & mail costs.

● Executed strategic merger between JPMorgan Securities and Chase Investment Services Corp, consolidating private wealth customer bases, and thereby improved cross-selling of products.

● Managed internal controls review program to ensure compliance with SEC Financial Responsibility Rules.

● Facilitated Resolution & Recovery program to ensure compliance with Dodd Frank regulations. Collated and published Fed-mandated schedules of critical action plans, vendor contracts, and dual-signatures.

● Directed staff to automate unit costs for 100+ operations services, ensuring more effective invoicing and cost recovery from our lines of business.

● Published Run Book for firm-wide Euro Exit Contingency Strategic Planning. Page 1

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BEAR STEARNS & CO. - Brooklyn, NY (acquired by JP Morgan in 2008) 2000 – 2008 Managing Director, International Settlements Special Projects (2000 –2008)

● Slashed expenses by automating key functions, and improving communication of policies and regulatory compliance. Liaise with selected business areas to identify, test and implement their requirements.

● Incorporated AML controls into our settlement system to ensure compliance with global industry regulations.

● Upgraded our Gloss securities settlement system to clear up to five hundred thousand trades per day in 82 global markets

● Invented an innovative, real-time global delivery management system which forecasts delivery obligations, and enables settlements managers to cross border securities at the click of a button.

● Created an Online Fail Reporting / Exposure Monitoring System, an Interest Claim system, and a Bank Fee / Ticket Charge system.

● Designed an Online Netting and Pair-Off System, as well as net settlements for HKSE CNS, Euro-next and Italian transactions. Executive Director, International Settlements Prior to 2000

● Increased system performance and reduced processing costs by reengineering the vendor Gloss-HV multi-currency settlement application, and turned it into proprietary Gloss, an efficient, real-time memory processing system to quadruple processing speed.

● Deployed over two hundred and fifty multi-architecture trade capture routines for both proprietary trading desks and client hedge funds.

● Implemented electronic links between 80 International markets and DTC, including a Workflow-based Automated ADR conversion system, and an ACATS and Balance Order settlement system.

● Facilitated the firm’s self-clearing memberships in the United Kingdom. Switzerland, Germany, Hong Kong and Euroclear via automation.

● Introduced wide array of trade, and journal entry “dual posting” routines, which facilitate inter-company accounting and multi-currency bookkeeping.

● Enabled the expansion of foreign exchange trading in the emerging markets and Russia, precious metals trading and ETFs via automation.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, New York, NY MASTERS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN FINANCE BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, Binghamton, NY BACHELORS OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING CERTIFICATIONS & LEADERSHIP

PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL (PMP)

SCRUM MASTER CERTIFIED (SMC) - EXPECTED JULY 2019

FINRA SERIES 99 - OPERATIONS PROFESSIONAL

CERTIFIED INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUDITOR (CISA)

CORPORATE MENTOR AND COLLEGE RECRUITER

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

GLOSS SWIFT EUROCLEAR DTCC NSCC CDS

CREST CCASS CLS CREATION CASCADE SEGA

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