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  1. 1. S. RENUKA Contact No.: +91 7506002916 ~ E-Mail: renuka.sridar@gmail.com/ s.renuka@hotmail.com Seeking senior level assignments in BFSI /Capital Markets / Investment Banking/ Operations / with an organization of high repute PROFILE SUMMARY An established business manager with extensive (including Project Management) experience of over 15 years in BFSI/Investment Banking/Hedge Funds /PE/VCF/AMC/BPO/IT/ITeS with world-wide operations. AREAS OF EXPERTISE Project Management, scoping, pre-sales, bid management Business /Financial Analysis, Financial reporting Communications and Fund raising support Capital Markets, Prime Brokerage, Private Equity Customer Relationship Management / Customer service Investment Banking and Treasury Operations Macro interest rate, currency, forex trading principles Risk Management, Basel, Operational Risk, Credit Risk, Equity, debt, derivatives market operations and research Market Risk, Liquidity Risk, Concentration Risk, etc. SKILLS • Good working knowledge of the full spectrum of products from vanilla to exotic and excellent track record of corporate governance • Understanding of risk and excellent technical product knowledge including IPV methods and sources, preferably across all asset classes (Rates, Credit, FX, Commodities and Equities) • Gained hands-on expertise on various hedge fund & private equity fund structures and operational concepts– Master- Feeder, Segregated Portfolio Company, Unit Trusts, UCITS, QIF, Fund of Funds, Umbrella Platforms, Managed Accounts, LBOs, Mezzanine capital, REITs, etc. as well as accounting methodologies – Series Accounting, Equalisation, Partnership, Private Equity and Investment vehicle valuations, NPV, IRR and NAV, Funds Transfer Pricing - Asset Liability Management, Profitability Management, Balance Sheet Management, US GAAP, SAS and IFRS Principles. • Hands-on knowledge of global regulatory framework including KYC/AML/CDD/ EDD principles stipulated by OFAC, BSA, FSA, SEC, US Patriot Act, FATF recommendations, FATCA, SOX, etc. as well as regulatory reporting principles stipulated under Basel accords. • Hands-on with with OFSAA applications (OFSOR, CRM, MRM, ALM, FTP, Derivatives), eFront, Investran, Advent Geneva, Advent Partner, NTAS, Multi-Fonds and SQL • Techno-functional knowledge of ERM (Enterprise Risk Management), EPM (Enterprise Performance Management constituting, Asset Liability Management, Funds Transfer Pricing, Profitability Management and Balance Sheet Management), FCCM (Financial Crime and Compliance Management) and Basel Concepts. • TAT and SLA Management - ability to organise resources to meet TAT and SLA requirements CURRENT WORK EXPERIENCE From September 2016 with Syntel Services Ltd- Mumbai Senior Manager PreSales & Solutions – BNFS Capital Markets KPO Highlights: Driving and supporting global and regional initiatives of the Company through efficient and effective project management • Head Presales & Solutions for Capital Markets vertical; mainly responsible for KPO Solution Designing, Solution Presentation, Deal Closure and Handover Stage deliverables. • Conceptualizing and designing solutions for F&A pursuits, meeting unique requirements as stated in RFI/RFP document, enabling customers to derive value propositions from proposed solution • Content Management: Preparing collaterals, case-studies and presentations for solution walkthroughs and sales pitches • Defining To-Be operating models that can deliver operational efficiency and transformational effectiveness using technology and business levers • Working with IT solution providers to design and develop solutions enabling customers to derive value propositions from proposed solution • Co-ordinating with Finance, Legal, Service Delivery, Transition and Technology teams for content development on pricing, transition plan, tools and technology proposals and effort estimates • Participating in client workshops and presentations • Business Process Excellence: Conducting periodic reviews & toll gates to ascertain if project is on schedule and identifying phases that seem to be slipping • Working with Front-end Sales Lead to respond to Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Requests for Information (RFI) • Providing Solution Consulting and advisory services to customers in the F&A Technology space
  2. 2. • Creation of commercial proposals for F&A Technology solutions for international clients, after interacting with operations SME to finalize the solution PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE July 2015 to September 2016 with Sundaram BNP Paribas Fund Services - Mumbai Senior Manager reporting to Head – Private Equity Highlights: Driving and supporting global and regional initiatives of the Company through efficient and effective project management • Responsible for smooth functioning of Fund Administration for offshore & domestic Private Equity, Mutual funds, Hedge Funds, AIFs • Overseeing Cash and Capital Management, NAV Calculations, Settlements process for various products (including FX/ MM/ NDF products), Stakeholder Management and the functioning and monitoring of the Client data migration and integration, PE operations, fund accounting and transfer agency team across Mumbai, Chennai and Madurai locations. • Tracking and carrying out valuations of Portfolio investments through IPV process - comparing internal prices and parameters used to mark positions to obtain position valuations to a corresponding set of independently verifiable external prices and parameters and accessing multiple evaluated price feeds from various external sources in order to analyze, compare and determine their own price • Carrying out fundamental/technical analysis using various ratios and charts using stock valuation models (built with the technical team) to help fund managers in their equity investment decisions • Rendition of support for financial reporting, year-end audit and periodical MIS management • Identifying inefficiencies and efficacies in the workflow and implementing improvement initiatives • Planning and executing various governance projects related to the Private equity, hedge funds and venture capital space • Initiating and participating business review meetings, identifying issues and facilitating resolution of issues • Independently identifying and reviewing of issues, and facilitate resolution – onshore and offshore • Being a point of escalation • Designing, developing and maintaining standard documentation for senior management meetings • Ensuring delivery of all assigned projects and tasks in timely and accurate manner • Building awareness of work levels and business needs by taking prompt actions wherever needed • Maintaining ongoing and cordial relationship with existing Clients – acting as Single point of contact, being point of escalation in Mumbai, scheduling client calls and meetings and carrying out gap analysis • Rendition of support to sales and Business Development team, initiating Pre-sales process – making presentations to prospective clients, initiating meetings, carrying out follow ups for client onboarding, requirements gathering, preparation of proposals, responding to RFI’s, participating in the pricing and bid management process, account management • People management – leading the team to ensure timeliness and excellence in service delivery, carrying out new recruitments, drafting and implementation of relevant training plan for new recruits, carrying out periodical performance appraisals and making suitable recommendations for employee growth and retention, implementation of a team building and employee motivational activities Achievements • Won 2 deals worth more than $100 bn through successful data migration. • Secured a monumental deal with a large PE / VC Fund house for a follow up assignment worth than $290 bn. From June 2014 to July 2015 with eClerx Services Ltd - Mumbai Senior Process Manager reporting to Program Manager – Financial Services Vertical Highlights: • Provision of project management support for onboarding of solutions and Initiatives in capital markets domain in the following manner o Preparing pre-sales communications: Preparation of proposals, RFI’s, RFP’s, BRD’s and making presentations to prospective clients o Project Manager: Defining the project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with the senior management and stakeholders. Developing full-scale project plans and the associated documentations, ad hoc reports and presentations. Effectively communicating project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion. Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate PM tools. o Liaising with Global technology teams in their discussions and requirements. • Lead prospecting in co-ordination with off shore India inside sales team for Financial operations assignments, deals – pertaining to KYC, AML, Compliance, ISDA, Treasury operations, Securities lending, etc. • Help the sales/pre-sales process for consulting projects – rendition of support for pricing, bid management, response to RFI’s • Identifying best practices and implement continuous process improvements and proactively provide inputs and suggestions to improve processes.
  3. 3. Achievements • Successfully devised and implemented an efficient and effective KYC Remediation Process with around 50 FTEs for a large global Banking Institution. • Presently in-charge of the entire KYC Renewals process for a Leading Investment Bank with around 250+ FTEs. From June 2013 to May 2014 with JMR Infotech Pvt Ltd - Bangalore Project Manager (Functional) reporting to Director - OFSAA) Highlights: Communication and Goal Setting, Project Delivery and Financial Management & Leadership • Acted as SME for imparting training to technical staff on ALM (Asset Liability Management), Funds Transfer Pricing (FTP), PFT (Enterprise Profitability Management, ERM (Enterprise Risk Management – Credit Risk, Liquidity Risk, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Strategic Risk, Reputation Risk, etc), FCCM (Financial Crime and Compliance Management) AML, KYC, Fraud Management, FATCA, to facilitate effective and efficient implementation of compliance frameworks and solutions. • Initiated and implemented training and motivational programs for consultants, senior consultants and leads for functional training on financial and capital markets, corporate and investment banking and core and commercial banking • Optimization of productivity by setting clear expectations and proactively communicating objectives, project status, issues, tasks and risks to internal stakeholders and top management • Carrying out gap analysis of existing framework during onboarding/implementation stage. • Pre-sales communications: Preparation of proposals, RFI’s, RFP’s, BRD’s and making presentations to prospective clients • Formulation of relevant Procedure Manuals and reference material for implementation of compliance frameworks and solutions in accordance with industry best practices and regulatory norms and guidelines worldwide. • Ensuring integrity and delivery of multiple projects with respect to time, budget, scope, change, risk and resources. • Managing resource allocation across multiple projects including tracking resource bandwidth and forecasting future availability for scheduling new projects. • Ensuring the attainment of key milestones by proactively tracking metrics and project outputs. • Application of effective project management methodologies and control techniques. • Mitigating risk by identifying, escalating and resolving issues across multiple delivery groups and/or projects. • Facilitation for the development of a Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) • Preparation of roadmaps, schedule maps, project plan for guidance to development support to ensure meeting of client requirements and optimal performance • Synchronizing the efforts of major initiatives involving multiple groups and departments. • Escalating issues and concerns appropriately. • Offering input and feedback on growth and development opportunities for team members, consultants and sr consultants. Achievements • Essayed a pivotal role in the successful implementation of Operational Risk Framework for Guaranty Trust Bank PLC – Nigeria (Africa). • Drafted, proposed and recommended a robust system for establishment and implementation of Financial Intelligence Unit for Central Bank of Libya to assist the central bank in streamlining all operational processes of banks, regulatory reporting and combating financial crimes, fraud and money laundering. • Prepared and presented specifications and Proposals on Enterprise Risk Management, Financial Crime and Compliance Management, Asset Liability Management, Fund Transfer Pricing to various Leading Banks in Saudi Arabia, Mauritius, Kuwait and Egypt and played an significant role in securing strategic deals and projects for the company. Aug’11 to Feb’13 with Indiareit Fund Advisors Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai Analyst (Manager) Highlights: • Eassayed a key role in managing business portfolio of the (Private Equity) Company with AUM of over 3000 Crores spread across 5 Domestic PE Funds with a database of over 5000 investors all over India • Implementing client onboarding process in order to meet company's goals for compliance, retention, growth and profitability. • Rendition of support in building and managing key relationships for onboarding of institutional and prime brokerage clients, and assisting in the coordination of issuance of new financial products • Acting as immediate escalation point for processing of all transactions (subscription, withdrawals, transfers and switches, movement of funds) including capital call activity, and responding to investor queries as well as resolving routine / escalated issues identified by peers and other departments • Establishing processes and workflows that adhere to agreed IPV controls. Working with technical teams to build stock- valuation models and carrying out back testing of various models, final reports/analysis/blogs.
  4. 4. • Involvement in the Operational Process Management, ability to identify Process gaps and recommend actions for Operational excellence including identification of system enhancements, reducing the operational risk, creating operational efficiencies and improving Customer Service. • Initiation and implementation of a communications process for circulation of periodical and ad-hoc communications to Clients, Distributors, internal and external stakeholders. Updating PWG Clients on the status of the investments. • Maintenance and development corporate image and reputation as well as protect and development company's brands using suitable public relation activities management. • Analysing business logic including workflow, interview of clients, requirements gathering, conference calls and simultaneously handled business needs & customized the package • Performing a number of control functions, ensuring the integrity of processes and adherence to company policy. • Liaisioning with Legal counsel for documentation, preparation of documentation for fund raising such as the PPM, Subscription and related documents, Distribution and collateral agreements and service provider agreements. Achievements • Successfully raised INR 500 Crores for Mumbai Redevelopment Fund in collaboration with various distribution channels, lead generation through referencing as well as through direct sourcing • Successfully managed the key-person event for the company – including dissemination of corporate / strategic communications and retained investor-base of over INR 100 crores • Instrumental in providing timely, accurate responses / advice to investors on regular basis and secured appreciation/ acknowledgement from senior management as well as investors • Effective and efficient preparation and circulation of quarterly newsletters, valuation reports and other communication to investors on q-o-q basis. • Successfully initiated and implemented programs and processes for Risk Management through RCSA, change/improvement programs, identification of Key Indicators, and provided recommendations for efficient and effective Business Continuity Planning. • Sourced secondary deals as well as generated leads for secondary deals from various alternate channels as well as through references from existing investors Aug’05 to Aug’11 with Globeop Financial Services (India) Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai Associate Manager - Corporate – Financial Services/ Hedge Funds Highlights: • Responsible for establishing, implementing, maintaining client relations and rendering services to leading Hedge Funds, Fund Managers & HNI Clients, Investors Worldwide - US & North America, UK & Europe and Asia • Responsible for initiating, establishing and implementing fund administration, middle-back-office services, operations for OTC derivatives products, data aggregation, bank loan operations, cash management services, regulatory services, managed services, risk management, etc. • Key contact person for onboarding process of a new fund or an account into Administrator & MBO, Risk Services Provider’s Platform and initiated the launch process of a Fund with Fund/ Investment Manager • Performing a number of control functions, ensuring the integrity of processes and adherence to best practices and organisational policy. • Overseeing Transaction processing operations for Subscriptions, Redemptions, Transfers and Switches • Preparation and circulation of periodical and ad-hoc reports to various internal and external groups, clients, investors and auditors, including audited and unaudited financial statements, NAV reports, valuation reports, fund performance and analytical reports, etc. • Ensuring compliance to risk and control guidelines. Active engagement in Continuous Improvement change initiatives. • Annual Review of operational processes - to identify Process gaps and recommend actions for Operational excellence. • Functioned as Partner with Risk Team for periodic assessment of risk associated with process and accordingly tested the effectiveness of controls • Efficiently ensured that all User Developed Tools and Macros were in line with risk policies and guidelines • Handled annual review of operational processes to identify process gaps and accordingly recommend actions for operational excellence Achievements • Key Business Manager /single-point contact for successful On-Boarding of UBS, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, MAN Group, BlueCrest, Polygon, Lyxor (subsidiary of Societe Generale), Lighthouse, Guggenheim, BlueMountain, Natixis, Capula, etc. onto Administrator’s Platform • Devised and implemented a On-boarding Compliance as well as Customer Due Diligence and KYC / Recertification / Reverification module and gained firm-wide appreciation for the same • Successfully initiated and implemented programs and processes for Enterprise Risk Management through RCSA, change/improvement programs, identification of Key Indicators, and provided recommendations for efficient and effective Business Continuity Planning. • Initiated and implemented the process for quarterly KYC/AML reverification
  5. 5. Feb’01 to Aug’05 with Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Limited, Mumbai Associate Manager • Active participation in process Improvement for Accounts Receivable – Collections and Recovery, Risk Management (Credit Analysis & New Business Development – through participation in the credit appraisal of prospective clients. • Rendered assistance, support and recommendations for formulation and implementation of framework for Liquidity Risk, Credit Risk and Operational Risk Management by providing assistance in profiling of customers, performing of financial analysis utilizing corporate tax returns as well as (internally prepared and accountant prepared) financial statements and reports. • Made approval or denial recommendations to the Loan Disbursement department. • Rendered assistance to loan officers with loan structure and portfolio maintenance. • Played a pivotal role in legal compliance and recovery through litigation and non-litigation including Collections / Recovery of Moneys from Defaulters (through Legal Recourse), all legal matters including correspondence and documentation, N.P.A (Non Performing Assets) Contracts, bad debts recovery, disposal of assets. • Participated in initiating, supervising and monitoring the follow- up with defaulters and Negotiate Settlement by company personnel and external agencies for the recovery/collection receivables. • Key role in the designing, formulation and assessing of Modules. • Essayed a key role in liaising with Legal counsel in the preparation of various legal correspondence including drafting of various Agreements, MOUs, Consent terms, application etc. • Essayed a key role in liaising with Legal advisers for espousing legal proceedings – u/s 138 of NI Act, Arbitration, matters filed against the company in the consumer forums and civil suits Dec’00 to Jan’01 with National Association of Computer Trainers (NACT), Mumbai Executive Assistant • Administration, Marketing support. • Event Management and business development – Assist with Marketing & Branding activities via conceptualizing as well as participating in seminars, trade shows, conferences etc. • Relationship Management - Plan and manage internal communications and awareness of corporate direction, mission aims and activities; Manage relevant reporting of management and financial information. ACADEMIC DETAILS September 2012 Executive MBA (Finance) from Wellingkars/ United Business Institute April 1998 B.Com. from Sathaye College, Mumbai, Mumbai University Pursuing CFA from the CFA Institute. PERSONAL DETAILS Date of Birth: 8th December, 1976 Contact Address: Flat No. 1403, Goodwill Harmony CHS Ltd., Plot No. 76, Sector 19, Navi Mumbai 400708. Languages Known: English, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil and Gujarati. Marital Status: Married Hobbies: Reading, Travelling, Gardening, maintaining bibliotheque.
  6. 6. Feb’01 to Aug’05 with Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Limited, Mumbai Associate Manager • Active participation in process Improvement for Accounts Receivable – Collections and Recovery, Risk Management (Credit Analysis & New Business Development – through participation in the credit appraisal of prospective clients. • Rendered assistance, support and recommendations for formulation and implementation of framework for Liquidity Risk, Credit Risk and Operational Risk Management by providing assistance in profiling of customers, performing of financial analysis utilizing corporate tax returns as well as (internally prepared and accountant prepared) financial statements and reports. • Made approval or denial recommendations to the Loan Disbursement department. • Rendered assistance to loan officers with loan structure and portfolio maintenance. • Played a pivotal role in legal compliance and recovery through litigation and non-litigation including Collections / Recovery of Moneys from Defaulters (through Legal Recourse), all legal matters including correspondence and documentation, N.P.A (Non Performing Assets) Contracts, bad debts recovery, disposal of assets. • Participated in initiating, supervising and monitoring the follow- up with defaulters and Negotiate Settlement by company personnel and external agencies for the recovery/collection receivables. • Key role in the designing, formulation and assessing of Modules. • Essayed a key role in liaising with Legal counsel in the preparation of various legal correspondence including drafting of various Agreements, MOUs, Consent terms, application etc. • Essayed a key role in liaising with Legal advisers for espousing legal proceedings – u/s 138 of NI Act, Arbitration, matters filed against the company in the consumer forums and civil suits Dec’00 to Jan’01 with National Association of Computer Trainers (NACT), Mumbai Executive Assistant • Administration, Marketing support. • Event Management and business development – Assist with Marketing & Branding activities via conceptualizing as well as participating in seminars, trade shows, conferences etc. • Relationship Management - Plan and manage internal communications and awareness of corporate direction, mission aims and activities; Manage relevant reporting of management and financial information. ACADEMIC DETAILS September 2012 Executive MBA (Finance) from Wellingkars/ United Business Institute April 1998 B.Com. from Sathaye College, Mumbai, Mumbai University Pursuing CFA from the CFA Institute. PERSONAL DETAILS Date of Birth: 8th December, 1976 Contact Address: Flat No. 1403, Goodwill Harmony CHS Ltd., Plot No. 76, Sector 19, Navi Mumbai 400708. Languages Known: English, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil and Gujarati. Marital Status: Married Hobbies: Reading, Travelling, Gardening, maintaining bibliotheque.

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