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Analyst AML Officer SWIFT payment

Location:
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted:
January 13, 2020

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VINODHINI UMAMAHESWARAN

*** ******** ***. *.

Toronto, ON M4P 1M4

adbahd@r.postjobfree.com 647-***-****

CAREER OBJECTIVE

Driven, skilled and highly motivated Business Analysis and Financial Functions professional with progressively combined and proven experience in Banking, Financial Services, Anti-Money Laundering, SWIFT Payments, Fraud Investigation/Reporting, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management, Strategic Planning, Customer Service, Forecasting, Transaction Monitoring, Client & Stakeholder Management, Training, Project Operations, Process Planning, Sanction Screening, Coordination and related scenarios. Actively seeking a full-time position with your company in the realm of my expertise and broad experience. I aspire to help your organization attain its goals by using my robust organizational skills, genuine passion for professional excellence, highly refined time management abilities and dynamic results-driven work ethic in fast paced multidisciplinary independent or team client-centric environments

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

● Highly developed and proven creative, operational and results-driven abilities

● Refined leadership, negotiating and management skills empowered through years of experience

● Diligent and professionally cemented attention to detail in building client relationship skills, intricate ability to think outside the box

● Strong eye for identifying and resolving problems with viable solutions, inspiring leadership and building trust amongst fellow team members

● Meticulous and results-driven work ethic, whilst implementing strong developmental strategies at the workplace for cementing productivity and results

● Strong functional knowledge and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Project, PowerPoint, Windows OS, Data Entry

● Proficient in SWIFT messaging, Storqm, CERS, EBBS,TLM, Eops

● Well versed in various Banking Functions and Financial Operations, including Know Your Client (KYC), Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) methods

WORK EXPERIENCE

TIRE STOCK INC., TORONTO, ON

Business Analyst (Coop)

August 2019 - December 2019

● Attained high productivity while working within tight timelines whilst being highly flexible, organized and prioritizing workload effectively and efficiently in a timely manner

● Routinely researched and analyzed whilst documenting stakeholder needs and supported the development of business solutions that satisfy client needs with tact and diligence

● Spearheaded identification and communication of financial risks and opportunities to senior management in a timely and efficient manner

● Facilitated the annual planning cycle by forecasting, quantifying the impact of opportunities, and influencing business priorities/strategies

● Coordinated and managed multiple projects that support Operational Excellence

● Implemented and ensured compliance with all operating procedures, processes and policies

● Coordinated routine communications with clients, staff, internal departments, contractors in an empathetic, efficient and timely manner

● Resolved common and complex issues by determining the need of the clients and immediately offering favorable solutions

● Maintained contact and followed up on problems that required special handling

● Researched and responded to client inquiries and explained transactions to their satisfaction

Achievements Snapshot

● Successfully conducted a wide range of data collection, data entry, and data processing related tasks, while working with Finance and Operation Management to forecast and develop operational targets

● Established analysis support on Project, New Initiatives and Strategic Decisions with tact

● Maintained quality service by following company policy and procedures

● Assisted in effective development of policies and operating procedures to facilitate functional elements and ascertained goals

● Attended regular operational meetings to address any operating problems that arise, whilst formulating strategies and tasks to ensure effective resolution

STANDARD CHARTERED BANK, INDIA

Senior Officer - Payments and Operations (AML and SWIFT Payments)

August 2013 - August 2018

● Attained the organizational goals and expectations by continual learning, application of procedures and tasks, as well as meeting or exceeding company needs with genuine passion

● Spearheaded relevant research for all incoming & outgoing wire transfers and payments, while overseeing robust SWIFT payment processing and transaction analysis: Customer Payments and B2B Transfers (MT202, MT103, MT199)

● Routinely authorized and screened meticulously SWIFT payments ensuring they abide sanctions and AML regulations, while devising outstanding reports for cases over ten business days and studying them in-depth for a timely and effective resolution

● Successfully conducted reviews for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) alerts, Customer Due Diligence (CDD), sanction screening, screening and draft comprehensive judgments on AML alerts using Know Your Client (KYC) methods

● Ensured reviewing and screening of potential red flag alert matches to sanctioned high risk PEPs/entities/jurisdictions against OFAC Sanctions by conducting audit trail of investigations

● Established a strong premise for maintaining satisfactory throughput whilst ensuring that the unique needs of the department are met in a timely, diligent and empathetic fashion

● Evaluated and analyzed relevant work functions for various situations in a proactive manner, whilst ensuring adherence to compliance per company guidelines

● Increased quality and efficiency through the continual application of robust and strong work ethic

● Exceeded targets, team goals and overall organizational objectives with strong drive and focus

● Developed strong functional and operational knowledge throughout the process in a professional and conducive manner

Achievements Snapshot

● Duly prepared Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) narrative cases to be reviewed by Global Anti-Money Laundering Unit, adhering AML compliance guidelines in accordance to HMT and US sanctions regulations

● Escalated suspicious activity/ cases that required resolution by working with the team lead or a manager, as per guidelines

● Coordinated and monitored processes, tasks and functional procedures diligently by following organizational protocols as needed

● Utilized critical thinking and expert communication to solve problems during irregular situations

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

● George Brown College, Toronto, ON

Information Systems Business Analysis, January 2019 - December 2019

● University of Madras, Tamil Nadu, India

Bachelor of Commerce, July 2010 - May 2013

AWARDS, ACCOLADES & MILESTONES

● Recognized and awarded for optimization and automating a process within a short span of time

● Recipient, Sport Awards from department head under the category “Creative” and “Business Champ-risk”

● Assisted in project migrations and was awarded “Business Champ-Migration”

KEY PERSONAL STRENGTHS

● Highly developed and strong interpersonal skills, effective individualistic communication and coordination abilities within a dynamic and fast paced team environment

● Proven abilities in building and maintaining relationships with people in a proactive manner

● Successfully able to record, remember, and verbally communicate detailed information

● Robust and highly efficient problem solving, analytical and troubleshooting skills

● Meticulously organized and detail oriented, able to produce quality work under high pressure and time-sensitive scenarios or conditions

● Able to meet deadlines consistently through a proven track record of superb time management skills, cost effective approaches to operational functions and overall robust style of work

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