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Project Manager Management

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
October 13, 2016

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Kingshuk Chaudhari: - MBA & Certified Scrum Master

Project Manager

480-***-**** (C)


+9 years of experience in Project Management, Business Analysis, Financial Analysis.

Extensive Project Management & Business System Analyst experience with an emphasis in

Financial PMO

Spend Tracking

Budget Preparation, Analysis and Finalization

Senior Leadership Report Preparation and Finalization

Co-ordination and Prioritization

Managing Implementation Activities and Documentation

Strong experience in Communication, Issue/ Risk & Budget Management.

Extensive experience in financial analysis with the ability to apply analysis results into meaningful leadership reporting

Solid understanding of the American Express business systems, SDLC 2.0, Clarity, SDLC reporting tool.

Able to quickly adapt to new business initiatives, and develop financial and project reporting for said initiatives

Good analytical and communication skills

Experience Summary

9 plus years business and technology experience

Syntel Ltd (CMMI Level 5) (Aug 2010 till date):- Customer - American Express: Project Manager working for a Large Scale Data Center Migration Project, Application portfolio Management team, Secure file transfer Team and Global Network Business PMO team with experience in both the Technology as well as Business side doing Project Co-ordination, Financial tracking, leadership level reporting, handling implementation Activities.

KPIT Cummins Jun 2008 – Aug 2010: Sr. Associate/ Consultant - Interaction with subject matter experts to understand unique Accounts Payable requirements to ensure the Quality and implementation of an efficient and common Accounts Payable process. Active participant in the creation of Standard Operating Procedures and subsequent customer presentation for signoff.

InfoTech Netalia May 2006 – Dec 2006: Team Lead with responsibilities including, but not limited to: Financial Reporting, Client Management, Technical Training and mentoring new team members

Chaitanya Accountancy Pune India July 2005 to May 2006:- Jr. Professor and was teaching the 11th and 12th Grade students Banking & Finance (Vocational Subjects) & Accounts.

Care Principium Nov 2003 – July 2005: Senior Executive with responsibilities including, but not limited to Quality Assurance norms and protocols, high complexity reporting and mentoring team members.


•Masters in Business Administration, Pune University, October 2008

•Bachelors in Commerce specialized in Banking & Finance, Pune University, June 2006

Professional IT Experience:

Syntel INC, Phoenix, AZ

Aug 2010 to Present

Customer: American Express: Project Manager

June 2015 to Present


•Participate and Coordinate the Budget and forecast preparation including forecasting analysis, long range planning. Partner with the GNB stake holders to make financial adjustments, re baseline and tradeoff decisions and actively seek opportunities to reduce the cost of Portfolio.

•Establish financial reporting for business team to aid forecasting activities and detailed analysis in estimating project financial risk and opportunities. The report helped various portfolio teams to efficiently manage the Project Budget and serve as early warning indicator for cost risk.

•Coordinating the Project Risk & Issues, and addressing them to Sr Leadership. Assisting the team to resolve and close the risks & Issues.

•Supervise and lead the India team to create and present accurate, timely, relevant and clear reporting on cost, variations and forecasts along with the Scorecard reporting, metrics, Dashboard to the stake holders


•Have automated the financial process for the Status reports, which saved 3- 4 hours of work efforts.

•Successfully implemented a Sharepoint Automated sheet which helped combined data from several markets into one single sheet.

•Have restructured the Process for the Long Range planning to roll up financials, which helped accurately calculate financials even at a Complex Level.


•Advanced Excel, Microsoft Presentation, VB, QC

Syntel INC, Phoenix, AZ

Project Manager, February 2014 to June 2015

File Services, American Express


•Have Managed the Implementation team for File Services Team and was responsible for escalations handling and walk through of the Secure File Transfer process to internal and external customers.

•Have handled the finance at a Portfolio Level which involved engagement of many interfacing teams and applications.

•Managed the Budget with flawless Burn and Forecast Ratio. Leadership level reporting showing the Percentage Burn to its Forecast.

•Leading the Change Review call and co-ordinate the communications on the same.

•Walk through to the Users on the Secure File Transfer Process and provide consulting on ways and means the profiles can be configured.

•Involved with the Risk Assessment team in identifying the different risks and with help of Development team, design controls to mitigate the risk.

•Instrumental in reporting & maintaining the Server Capacity within the required range, by raising alerts and have the Purging activities performed before reaching the Max capacity %.


•Advanced Excel, Clarity, Service Now, Mainframes, Transmitter Profile

Syntel INC., Phoenix, AZ

Project Manager, November 2013 to February 2014

Application Infrastructure Uplift, American Express


•Provide the Application Infrastructure Uplift Planning Team support to defining and structure submission processes and procedures

•In conjunction with the AIU Planning Team, prioritize applications for all American Express Lines of Business

•Provided the automation for financial reporting and subsequent detailed analysis of reporting results.

•Developed a SharePoint datasheet tool which provided significant time savings to the AIU Planning Team and ensured the submissions process was error free.


•Advanced Excel, Microsoft Presentation

Syntel INC, Phoenix, AZ

Project Manager, August 2010 to September 2013

Data Migration, American Express


•Monitored and analyzed Business Team’s financials for Data Center migrations 2015 to ensure teams were within scope and within budget.

•Ensured projects were set-up per guidelines and in compliance for migrating applications and platforms in the SDLC (Clarity tool)

•Developed and finalized Senior Leadership reporting for Data center migration status and financials (Sr. VP Scorecards/ Budget Tracking)

•Collaborated with application teams and DC2015 Core team to ensure all issues were resolved and teams were aligned for smooth and successful migrations

•Provided migration support during Move Group Events (Real time Migrations)

•Coordinated and mentored the Offshore team ensuring one hundred percent quality was maintained on all the deliverables

•Tracked funding, forecasting and all project risks, issues, change requests, engaging teams and overall project management activities

•Coordinating and facilitating meetings with all impacted applications

•Worked with Application teams to determine and document migration requirements

•Provided team Status Reporting for review for Senor Leadership Reporting

•Provided high-end financial analysis

•In-depth Clarity experience and solid understanding of SDLC processes and reporting


•SDLC Clarity, MPP, Advanced Excel

KPIT Cummins, Pune, India

Sr. Associate/ Consultant, June 2008 to August 2010


•Responsible for identification and documentation of functional requirements, workflows, information resources and system specifications

•Collaborated with systems developers to create web based credit memo prototype database application

•Created Project Variance Reporting

•Developed time esteems for process schedules, monitored progress and provided accurate and timely reporting

•Responsible for Client Weekly Status Call/Meeting for the US Client.

•Exceptional Excel skills coupled with excellent problem solving and presentation skills

•Collaborated closely partnered with the customer and management to improve Process Quality

•Responsible for preparing and maintaining reporting for the client. Additional responsibilities included maintaining internal trackers for the team

•Collaborated with Clients in requirement gathering and documentation

•Managed project cost, schedule, scope and tasks

•Prepared project progress and status reports for the Senior Leadership Team

Environment: Oracle 11i, Advanced Excel, MPP, Load Runner

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