Sunit is a versatile leader with a passion for building high quality business tools and implementing processes that produce meaningful impact. Currently, Sunit is a Senior Manager, Business Consulting within Sapient Consulting in Boston (US, since 2011). In this role, Sunit leverage his proven skills in Business Analysis and Program Management to lead and manage delivery of investment business solutions to Wellington Management (investment management client) Decade long Business Consulting experience in driving multiple global systems implementations in investment / asset management Strong delivery experience including managing multiyear development, maintenance and reengineering of mission critical complex projects with Agile and SDLC methodologies Account lead with experience in Product ownership, Stakeholder and People management in global delivery model Business case development and creating strong relationships with Sponsors, Sr. Management & Business Users Driving efficiency by process improvements, business workflow automation and team collaboration An active participant and Senior leader within a community to provide thought leadership, coaching and best practices guidance to existing and new projects Master in International Business (finance) with deep expertise in business planning, analysis, process mapping, requirement management, validation and business user support Strong domain knowledge of Investment management and business life cycle for financial instruments such as Equities, ETFs, Derivatives, FX, Alternatives Key clients worked with are: Wellington llp, State Street, Standard Chartered bank, Development Bank of Singapore spanning Across North America and Asia Key Responsibilities Performed Develop overall program work plan by working with sponsors and senior business stakeholders to ensure business needs and goals are met. Responsible for communication, including status reporting to key stake holders, risk management thus ensuring project is delivered in budget, on schedule meeting quality standards. Responsible for securing spending authority and resources for the project Managing and leading the project team by establishes milestones/deliverables, manage scope of work and Interfaces with all roles. Reviewing or authoring Business Analysis documents including business/functional requirements, business process mapping, cases, test strategy and approach QA Management including functional, regression, integration, user acceptance and usability testing Review and providing sign-off on readiness of the business tool or functionality for user Go live and transition strategy including user training needs and devising and managing user training programs. Business user support and implementing production support processes Design and facilitate change management processes Identify all items that need to be coordinated, managed, scheduled, and planned across a release People/Career management by recruiting, training, coaching people and developing growth opportunities for them. Providing financial domain expertise & resolving cross-functional issues at Program level.
Program Manager / Principal Business Analyst07/2008 to CurrentA Sapient Corporation
Investment Management tool to support Portfolio Analysis, Construction and Order Managements activities for Portfolio Managers (PMs) across the different geographies - US, London & Asia supporting multi asset exposure including Equity, ETFs, FI, FX, Derivatives, Alternative Investment - Commodities.
Portfolio Managers are depended on this tool to execute their investment/hedging strategies by managing funds and trading different asset types in global markets on real time basis.
It assists PMs to validate their orders to ensure compliance with client guidelines, operational checks, and regulatory requirements and submit/track orders to Trading Desk (around 6 Billion $ a day).
PMs with powerful real time analytics encompassing risk and what-if analysis, performance attribution and decision making tools are enabled to be responsive to market movements.
Experience includes managing multiyear initiative of end to end implementation and migration to next generation version of PM tools.
This helped in improved investment management decision process by automating business processes and enabling users with powerful decision making tools to execute investment strategies globally.
The application is also continuously upgraded with business enhancements based on changing financial market needs and stake holder's requests example Support and trade of new asset types, Multi prime capabilities, New fund launch like UCIT, Pricing Migration (Reuters to Bloomberg), developing advance rebalance algorithms, open order management, close and roll, additional order / holding attributes for reporting.
Project: Asset Allocation business tools support for Wellington Management, US.
Program Manager / Principal Business Analyst08/2007 to 07/2008Agile Development
B NIIT Technologies
Portfolio Manager manages multiple commodity portfolios using a set of spreadsheets developed over the years.
These spreadsheets were very large and complex and cover everything from research and pre-trade analysis to order sizing and risk management.
Having the commodity exposure allocation functionality exist in spreadsheets represents a significant operational risk to the Firm.
Experience includes building the platform from the scratch and additional of new enhancements by developing and a highly intuitive commodity allocation tool which provides additional asset support with advanced algorithm capabilities with aggregation and grouping functionality.
Additionally, it enabled PMs to perform individual Security Trading across multiple portfolios with the ability to override quantities and positions in a number of ways, sizing via cash flows / cloning and Rebalancing (both benchmark relative and absolute, across multiple portfolios), future rolls and reporting capabilities Other initiatives: Expanding business support across India and Boston offices (global delivery model) Retiring legacy applications and recommending new enhancements Business workflows automation and Process improvements Setting up Automated Regression suite based on data driven concept and have it run on Cloud Emphasized focus on User Experience - guidelines, implementation and validation Project: - Re-engineering & Automation of Credit initiation & Approval processes in Wholesale Banking of Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore).
Business Analyst08/2006 to 07/2007
The project involved Re-engineering and automation of the credit approval process with the aim to increase the accuracy and efficiency of the current Wholesale Banking credit approval processes.
The project aims to Ensure data quality and build an assurance mechanism around implementation of bank's standards and credit policies as per Basel II.
This project was implemented globally in Wholesale Banking divisions of Standard Chartered bank C) i-flex Solutions (now Oracle Financial Services Project - Implementation of Record Keeping System (back office) supporting Investment Banking Processes, State Street U.S Role: Business Analyst Record Keeping System (RKS) is a Portfolio Asset Management system that records and accounts for all investments in an investment portfolio, communicate with other systems for data reception and data export.
It facilitates fund managers to valuate fund performance on real time basis.
Apparently it receives live data (trades, prices, corporate actions etc.) from various data sources, processes and provides the processed information to global fund managers.
The Project involved providing Business Analysis for RKS system as a whole serving back office record keeping functions for all the existing financial instruments.
The basic functions include setting up security information, posting of trades, Corporate Action transactions, Income Generation, Redemption, viewing and valuing position information, reconciling balances with the custodian and reporting based on various parameters D) Thinksoft Global Services (now SQS India.
Business Analyst05/2005 to 08/2006
Project: Implementation of Order Management Processes in Private Banking department of Development Bank of Singapore.
The Project involved implementing order management system supporting private bankers to perform Order Placement, Order Execution, Contracting and Post trade settlement for the trades submitted on behalf of their investors.
OMS system enabled private bankers to manage investors account by investing in Equity, Bond securities along with structured products and generating reports for analysis and performance evaluation.
# Master Program in International Business (Finance05Symbiosis Institute of International Business
Bachelors: Business Administration (Finance)03Amity Business SchoolBusiness Administration (Finance)
Post Graduate Summer Program in Hochschule Bremen University, Germany Certification in Derivatives, Capital Markets and Mutual Funds from National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) Training in Business Analysis skills as per IIBA BABOK principles Knowledge of MS-Office, Mercury Quality, JIRA, Rally, SQL Interests: Travel, Technology that expand the scope of human possibilities or efficiency, Adventure, swimming, badminton
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# Master Program in International Business (Finance 05 Bachelors : Business Administration (Finance) 03 Post Graduate Summer Program in Hochschule Bremen University, Germany Certification in Derivatives, Capital Markets and Mutual Funds from National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) Training in Business Analysis skills as per IIBA BABOK principles Knowledge of MS-Office, Mercury Quality, JIRA, Rally, SQL Interests: Travel, Technology that expand the scope of human possibilities or efficiency, Adventure, swimming, badminton
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