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SYED ALI N.
/II KhayabaneJanbaz Phase , D.H.A Karachi, Pakistan, PH + ,
Chartered Financial Analyst CFA Institute
Candidate for Level of the CFA Program
Institute of Bankers Pakistan
Cleared Stage of the Junior Associateship Program, with a distinction in Economics
Lahore University of Management Sciences LUMS, Lahore, Pakistan
BSc. Hons. Major: Economics, Minor: Mathematics
Standard Chartered Bank SCB Pakistan, Karachi Sep date
Relationship Manager Commercial Credit Sep date Oversee/manage an asset portfolio with a total exposure greater than Rs Billion, accounts comprising of a diverse range of industries from Textile, Advertising, Logistics & Commercial trading sectors Initiate new relationships within business unit&;s target market, within acceptable risk profile requirements, structuring facilities and securities tailored for new clients, based on the clients&; business, industry and unique requirements Markets to existing and potential clients the full complement of products and services offered by the Bank, including Treasury, Employee banking, Personal Banking and International Private Banking Conduct annual reviews of client performance in the view of the extended facilities, financial performance and industry developments Monitor and manage risk on an ongoing and proactive basis. Undertaking regular inspection of assets and documents which represent security for the Bank. Sep Sep
Commercial & SME Credit Analyst o Financial & Risk analysis of potential and existing customers through preparation of Business Credit Applications o Investigating financial statements, company background and structuring of required credit facilities keeping in view the clients&; needs. Commercial & SME Risk o Tracking of all New to Bank cases for that were approved after exception was given on the pre determined group criteria for SME Lending. o Developed a tracking system for any errors made by SME Business team when preparing the Business Credit Applications for approval for Group reporting, enabling the team to target and reduce repeated errors hence reducing delays in case approvals. o Prepared a step by step Business Credit Application guide for the SME Business team to enable them to prepare case applications as per the requirements of the SME Risk Managers. Commercial & SME Feasibility Analysis of Agriculture Financing o Studied and compared Agriculture credit disbursement by other banks in the market, comparing their market share, growth in agriculture financing and other trends NPLs, type of loans etc, studying their annual reports o Analyzed the affect of floods on the agriculture industry, the regions and crops affected, using the analysis to identify regions unaffected and having potential.
Proposed Business model for SCB, proposing region to enter, type of loan to offer, target market and eligibility criteria, mode of disbursement and monitoring of loans Wealth Management o Worked with the process development team to improve the channel between the Sales staff and the operations staff. o Wealth Management Certification day classroom course: Certified investment advisor for full range of SCB investment products. Process Development & Service Quality o Developed a tracking system for the Priority Segment for their `InstaKit&; product to monitor & improve the `turn around time&; at each level of the InstaKit account opening process. o Organized a month long campaign to embed SCB&;s customer charter within the organization with activities aiming to engage and motivate frontline staff branches across Pakistan to deliver on our brand promise. Distribution o Worked as a Relationship Associate at a Priority centre gaining firsthand experience of portfolio management. o
GlaxoSmithKline Pakistan Ltd, Karachi
Intern Treasury Department, Finance
Prepared Investment portfolio based on the company&;s current investments and future investment opportunities. Learned daily exchange rate negotiations with banks to make LC payments.
ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Karachi Now Faysal Bank
Intern Global Markets Treasury Department Dealt in financial market sales and worked on the Treasury Reporting System.
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
All Pakistan FNE Investomania
First prize All Pakistan FNE Investomania , a nationwide virtual stock portfolio management competition organized by First National Equities Group.
GCE Advance Levels High Achievement Award
Received a High Achievement award at The City School PAF Chapter for achieving highest score at GCE A Levels Mathematics %
Rationality in Economics
Senior Year Project on `The Assumption of Rationality in Economics and its Problems&;.
Capital Asset Pricing Model
Analysis to test veracity of various financial models such as the `Capital Asset Pricing Model&; and the `Fama & French ThreeFactor Model&; visavis stock market portfolios.
Analysis of Habib Bank Limited
Financial analysis, risk management analysis and review of policy framework of Habib Bank Limited Pakistan.
President of The Alpha Society, an event management society at LUMS. Organized events such as Rung carnivals, Basant carnivals, Movie Weeks, TShirt designing competitions, Treasure Hunts and Scavenger Hunts. Computer skills: Skilled in MS Office and basic STATA Linguistic Skills: Fluent in English and Urdu.