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Lean Six sigma, Finra certified, 5S

Location:
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted:
March 17, 2020

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C A R E E R P R O G R E S S I O N

Pershing LLC (Subsidiary of Bank of New York Mellon)

April 2011 – Oct 2018 Team Leader (Assistant Manager)

Managed a team of 7FTEs and is responsible for the accurate reconciliation of the Pershing bank accounts with various

banks, subsequently supporting the treasury operations

Methodically handled core Banking and Funds reconciliation and treasury operations including downloading Bai files,

importing into Recon frontier, reconciliation of inward and outward wires accounts, check deposits and disbursements

Executing ad hoc operations including reporting PLLC balance, Concentration account balance, suspense account balance,

Interest calculation and posting journals for syndicating loans, BNY balance reconciliation

Working with the necessary stakeholders in clearing outstanding queue, clearingsuspense accounts, handling service

center queries and cash registry queries

Accountable for preparing and reviewing reports including daily activity report, signoff sheet, monthly KPIs and resource

utilization charts for the perusal of the management

Leading the weekly Video Conference with the onsite team, sharing feedback and resolving concerns

Planning and implementing performance appraisals for the team members, conducting mid year and annual appraisal

review meetings, sharing performance feedback with the management through employee ratings

Supporting UAT efforts, through the implementation of the test plans and ensuring proper feedback is offered

Identifying risk areas in operations and recommending solutions to implement mitigative measures

Supporting efforts to improve the overall process by performing data analysis to discover trends, anomalies, and other

indicators to drive process improvement

Responsible for incident management& BCP implementation by providing support by analysing, escalating, communicating

and working to resolve production problems and operational issues when they occur

Assuring the implementation of process control measures and updation of the knowledge base, whenever there is a new

update/migration/automation

Efficiently handling administrative duties such as approving timesheets, transmitting associate shift schedules,

disseminating shift allowances, maintaining the adequacy of bank sites for the team and any other necessary access

Achievements:

Was trained on the TLM (Transaction lifecycle management, new recon application replaced frontier recon) and

had coordinated with the onsite team in migrating the reconciliation process from Frontier Recon to TLM

Managed the team with effective utilization. Handled the team during resource crunch without surrendering

any activities to onsite. The utilization data was provided in the past with close to 100 % utilization.

Completed FINRA Series 99 examination, Internal Certification Exam, and Pershing India Operational Certification

Developed over 80% skillset within the team through cross training on other activities.

Performed comprehensive risk analysis on bank sites and identified the extraneous bank access such as fund

transfer, payment options; submitted recommendations to the management to prevent such happenings

Migrated various onsite process such as Bank Custody reconciliation, suspense reconciliation& additional deposit

accounts

Worked with BNY auditors in performing Internal Control Regulatory Audits and completed the audits with no

comments

Wipro Technologies

Jan 2011 – Mar 2011 Best Buy Project

Involved in daily reconciliation of Bank books and General ledger.

Ford Business Services Centre (FBSC), Chennai.

Apr2009 – Dec 2010 Financial Risk Analyst

Was chiefly responsible for developing credit/risk reports, developing/monitoring dashboards and watch reports for

dealers and identifying high risk transactions associated with Dealer Financing based on the Financial Parameters

Identified, evaluated and recommended detailed risk limits based on dealer financial statement through the application of

Accounting Ratios and spreading the Financial statement in Global Lending Accounting System on a monthly basis

Constantly monitored Risk associated in Dealer Financing through Risk monitoring tools and preparation of Risk monitoring

summary reports on a monthly basis

Enabled the application of tools such as GLAS, Dealer Finance, VENIS Audit System, Web DA, Document Direct and Share

point to evaluate risks associated with dealer financing

Provided consolidated dealer financing risk reporting, connected with any identified deficiencies in risk management and

their remediation

Regularly revised and assessed the wholesale financing lending to dealers through measurement of creditworthiness and

associated risk factors

Handled financialanalyzing including P&L analysis, variance analysis, cost center analysis to abet management's strategic

and tactical decisions

Achievements:

Completed three weeks training on Ford Credit Operation and Dealer Risk Management

Achieved good quality audit result from the customers on all the activities

Holds reputation of planning and implementing several process improvement measures

SG 5–Ford Global Supplier Administration

(Accounts Payable)

Oct 2008 - April 2009 Team Leader

Responsible for leading the activities of a 10 – member team involving in Auditing vendor codes ~ Handling payment

rejections ~IBAN updates ~ Conversion of Suppliers from cheque to EFT payment mode ~ Updating standard payment

terms ~Audit Completion

Responsible for verifying all supplier invoices by footing and cross footing the purchase amounts

Minimize processing errors by communicating process changes, and ensuring company and department policies are

adhered to in the invoicing process

Ensure accounts payable invoices are paid promptly and A/P accounts are current by following up on any statement

discrepancies

Supported the timely completion and submission of MSCRP and SOX audits

Prepared and presented monthly metrics to the management within the 5th day of subsequent month

Constantly monitored the productivity matrix of the team and ensured that there was sufficient improvement in the

efficiency of the team

Achievements:

Completed Lean Six Sigma Green Belt project on Reduction of Defectives request in GSDB Process; implemented

a few additional projects including developed a new letterhead template, a newrequest form for internal and

external customers, mail template and simplified the process with the concurrence from the customer without

affecting the controls

Scheduled recurring CCAR meeting with an Italian customer and addressed their issues promptly

Achieved 5 rating twice from LRB and Ford of France customers

Acknowledged as a “Top – Achiever “during the performance assessment of Dec 2008

Supported BCP efforts by training the BCP coordinator in the UK through Video Conferencing

Scheduled meetings with FIL buyers and simplified the dealer code creation process in FIL market

SG 4 Ford Global Supplier Administration

Oct 2006 – Oct 2008 Accounts Payable

Achievements:

Completed a Kaizen Project aimed at eliminating various non value added activities in the team and improve the

productivity

Was acknowledged as “Top Achiever” during the interim performance assessment of 2007

Successfully centralized and transferred the supplier administration process of various FNCs from Accounts

payable to Audit

Created new desk procedures, work instructions for supplier administration process for various FNC’s as per

finance manual and quality guidelines

Bagged the Spot Recognition Awards five times

P R E V IO U S E X P E R I E N C E

2005 March – 2006 October Ford Check Audit (Accounts Payables) Senior Team Member

2004 March – 2005 March Ford North American Payables Accounts Assistant

2003 March – 2004 March Ford North American Payables Junior Executive

A C AD E M I A

M.Com, University of Madras, 2005, Aggregate: 58%

B. Com, Vivekananda college, 2000, Aggregate: 70%

Higher Secondary Certificate, Gill Adarsh Matriculation H.S.S, 2000, Aggregate: 85%

Completed: CMA Inter and pursuing CMA Final

P R O F E S S I O N A L D E V E L O PM EN T – T R A I N I N G & C E R T I F I C A T I ON

Accent neutralization

Effective communication

Leadership Training

Six Sigma Training

Brand U

Time Management

Fire & Safety

5S Training

Pershing India Operational

Certification

FINRA Series 99

A D D I T I O N A L D E T A I L S

Date of Birth: 17thNov 1981

Nationality: Indian

Languages: English, Tamil & Hindi



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