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  1. 1. SRIKANTH MUVVALASRIKANTH MUVVALA NO.13,G2 Kechareddy lay out, | Channa sandra l Whitefield,Bangalore – 560 067. Call: +91 8152009600 Email: Performance Driven Professional with 10.8 years of experience in International Trade Finance Proven ability in driving trade finance operations and People Management. Effective communicator, possessing sound interpersonal and team leading skills. Focus on customer and stake holder’s satisfaction. A positive individual who excels in demanding situations. Seeking to harness experience and skills to achieve organizational objectives. Proficient in developing & streamlining systems with proven ability to enhance operational effectiveness and meet operational goals within the cost, time & quality parameters. Proven track record of managing processes and streamlining workflow & creating team work environment to enhance productivity innovatively. Deft at managing various Trade Finance Product & Systems and adhering to UCP600 & ISBP STRENGTHS  Reviewing existing and proposing new credit facilities for clients.  Reviewing process and transactional alerts for further escalation or disposition  Managing ML escalation procedures within respective Trade teams  Training teams wrt Red flags and Money laundering requirements as embedded in internal policies and procedures  Monitoring the overall functioning of processes, identifying improvement areas and implementing adequate measures to maximize customer satisfaction level.  Maintaining excellent relationships with customers to ascertain their requirements, expectations and market trends.  Preparing and presenting all related documentation to comply with Bank’s credit and risk policies.  Strong analytical and problem resolution skills, generating MIS to facilitate informed decision making.  Sound knowledge of banking procedures and guidelines wrt trade  Expertise in handling L/c settlements, financings and all trade products  Proven Expertise in handling trade finance for both Inland and Foreign Trade  Impart necessary training to processing staff with regard to product and process changes, ensuring resolution on all complaints and requests pertaining to the unit within agreed SLA.  Highly skilled in use of MS Office programs on Windows 95/98/200 operating systems. Blend of expertise in handling operations both in Indian and Multinational Bank trade operations  Having an expertise of handling both Front and Back office operations of Trade finance and Forex operations  Blend of expertise in handling operations both in Indian and Multinational bank Trade finance operations  Managing team functions viz. manpower planning, recruitment & selection, induction, performance appraisal, training, etc. Personally,  Natural at team building and inter personal skills combined with effective communication skills.  A professional with analytical bent of mind and willingness to learn and upgrade on knowledge and new systems, besides having effective time management skills.  An energetic and confident leader with positive attitude, having flexibility in approach and ability to manage work related pressures, also delivery conscious.
  2. 2. AREAS OF DOMAIN EXPERTISE 1. Trade Finance and Trade based ML Exposure to UCP, URC, URR, and ISBP.  Export-Import LC and Collection Bill booking.  Discounting/financing of Bills under L/Cs,Collections  Export and Import LC Payments and remitting funds by swifts and all trade products  Reimbursement claim, TLX booking  Handling/checking swift messages and correspondence.  Reimbursement Fiancing, Forfeting, AACBs  CAAML (Client Acceptance and Anti- Money Laundering) Certification.  FATF (Financial Action Task Force). 3. Forex Operations  Transactions involving Foreign exchange under FEMA 2000. BANKING APPLICATION EXPERTISE 1. Global Trade Finance (GTF) 2. Global Trade Platform (GTP) 3. AS400 4. SWIFT/SWIFT ALLIANCE 5. Trade Limit Exposure 6. Smooth / Smooth PC 7. Kapiti 8. Central Trade Finance System 9. Finacle 10. Intellect PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Senior Manager, Scope International Pvt ltd Dec2012 to till date Significant Responsibilities  Managing a team of 12 members carrying out operations of all Trade products  Manage teams to ensure inconsistencies and red flags are highlighted at a transactional screening level  Reviewing red flags to opine on disposition or further escalation  Training teams wrt Money laundering procedures and guidelines  Responsible for team members performance management and ensuring team was rightly rewarded according to teams productivity and accuracy as per QIP program  Ensuring compliance with regulatory and internal guidelines  Ensuring all control activities like Nostro, RPR, Suspense reports are clean and zero ageing  Responsible for Better WLB for team members  Ensuring transactions are processed as per product GDOI,PPG and CA  Responsible for overall team management i.e Leave management, Performance track record  Constantly mentoring and guiding team members towards efficient and error free processing
  3. 3.  Oversaw Smooth functioning of the operations for departments, formulated and implemented a staff succession plan to ascertain apposite and timely job rotation  Responsible for end-end aspects of trade products and payment services operations, protecting bank from operational/credit losses and reputational risk and ascertaining that operations meet group guidelines and import and export control regulations  Played active Role in smooth migration of Africa operations to GSSC India and ensured team was rightly trained in new country practices and regulations to handle operations according to local and group regulations Receipt of Various Appreciations like oo Appreciation from Head Gssc, for attaining success in CDCS Examination oo Appreciation from Donor location for consistent performance for achieving BAU for the newly migrated process Manager, IndusInd Bank Ltd, Chennai Sep2010 to Nov2012 Manager, AXIS BANK Sep2009 to Sep2010 Significant Responsibilities  Managing a team of 5 members carrying out operations of all Trade And NonTrade Products including swift - MT103, MT202, MT700 Etc  Training New members to make them comfortable to handle the transactions  Having an expertise in Handling all Trade products (like direct imports, Advance Payment, LC and Collection Payments , Inward remittances and Export negotiations ) INDUSIND BANK, Hyderabad (June2008 to Sep2009) Significant Responsibilities  Responsibility of Handling Forex operations as per FEMA1999 for both Inward and Outward remittance in foreign currencies  Dealing with NRE, NRO and FCNR Deposits  Handle domestic and Foreign exchange operations  Responsibility of handling Remittance – Inward remittances – Trade related and Non Trade related Outward remittances – Trade related and Non Trade related  Coordinating with Nostro, Fx Back office, Fxdeal room on a continuous basis for getting betting rates for effective completion transaction in agreed TAT Executive, ABN AMRO BANK (ACES), Chennai (April 2005 to June2008) Significant Responsibilities:  Complete responsibility of Verifications of LC settlements, Financing, Reimbursement, Forfeiting and Risk Participation for Corporate and FI clients.  Act as Moderator for ensuring strict compliance of OFAC, US and EU regulations and sanctions.  Total responsibility for 100% accuracy and delivery within TAT as per the SLA for all types of transactions processed for the region.  Generating various reports for the region for supporting Marketing, Finance and Operations functions viz. Month End Report, Special Customers Report, SLA & Accuracy Report, Pending Report, WIP Report, TLX Reconciliation report and Sundry Account Reconciliation Report.  Augment performance of team members through training and support.  Identifying areas of improvement for optimum process and system utilization.
  4. 4.  Co-ordinate functional understanding to Banking Transaction Group & Software support teams for system migration Significant Accomplishments:  Recognized as ‘CGMO STAR OF QUARTER FOR OCT-DEC2011’ for taken exceptional responsibility of checking all inward swift messages on a/c of clarification /queries and forwarding the same to concerned branch and follow up.  Recognized as ‘ASPAC Star’ for quick uptake of processing for China and Hong Kong and delivering with 100% accuracy.  Recognized for dedication to role and responsibilities assigned during Chennai floods that seriously hampered business activities.  Absorbed into the ABN AMRO fold after a short probation period of six months on the basis efficient undertaking of assigned responsibilities, followed by quick promotion to the Executive cadre.  Awarded Scholarship in Post graduation for maintaining 8CGPA and Gold medal in Graduation for securing Distinction  Promoted to Deputy Manager within one year services in INDUSIND Bank for restricting the trade process PROJECTS EXECUTED  Project #1: Process Re-Engineering for Offshore Payments. Role: Team Leader Objective: To identify changes in process to reduce time delay in crediting Export Customer when both Beneficiary and Applicant are ABN Amro Bank (Hong Kong) customers. Description: Payments, which are received from Import side, are directly passed on to export side immediately without waiting for the top sheet to be scanned from the other side to enable the export leg to credit immediately. Value: Customer gets the funds immediately without delay at the same when received from imports side.  Project# 2: Elimination of redundant scans at the time of Nostro settlements Role: Team Leader Objective: To minimize the waiting time required for confirmation of Top Sheets from local office and thereby initiating transaction from GSC end. Description: Top sheet confirmations procedure was completely stopped thereby reducing the waiting time and it enabled speedy processing and early release of payments to customers. Identified and eliminated redundant scans during the process of settlements through NOSTRO, thereby effecting savings of upto Euro 5500 per annum. PROFESSIONAL TRAINING / CERTIFICATION  Cleared Trade Skill Assessment test (TSA I and TSA II)with 95%  Industry & Market Study-HDFC CHUBB General Insurance Company, Hyderabad PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS  CDCS ,IFS 2014 with 80pct  JAIIB (Banking), IIBF, 2006 with 65%  M.B.A. (Finance), ICFAI, 2005 with 8.20 CGPA  B.Com (Accounts and Commerce), S.V. University, 2003 with 76.40 %
  5. 5. PERSONAL DOSSIER  Date of birth: 30th August 1982.  Fluent in Telugu and English. Excellent references shall be provided on request
  6. 6. PERSONAL DOSSIER  Date of birth: 30th August 1982.  Fluent in Telugu and English. Excellent references shall be provided on request