Natasha V. Clary
685 Stelle Ave. ♦ Plainfield, NJ 07060 ♦ (908) 966-1696 ♦ nvclary@gmail
 Project manager with o...
Bank of America, Pennington, NJ 06/12– 01/13
Project Manager (Consultant)
 Managed multiple medium to large enterprise im...
compensation process enhancements and provide training and ongoing support to the compensation teams.
Leverage CES Regiona...
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Published on: Mar 3, 2016

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  • 1. Natasha V. Clary 685 Stelle Ave. ♦ Plainfield, NJ 07060 ♦ (908) 966-1696 ♦ nvclary@gmail SUMMARY:  Project manager with over 7 years of experience providing global technology solutions management for industry leaders in financial services, pharmaceuticals, fashion retail and telecommunications.  Proven success with Enterprise wide implementations and conversions/migrations while exercising project management methodologies and SDLC methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Six Sigma, etc.). Successfully managed over 10 highly visible projects ranging from budgets of $7M to $159M. Expertise in business systems analysis, business requirements and functional specifications; data warehousing; process flows documentation; change management; Capital Management and Regulatory Mandates; SOPs; RFPs; training and training materials; Program Management Office (PMO) policies, and market trends.  Successful in building credibility and partnering with stakeholders, management, vendors, and teams to evaluate needs and issues, define effective solutions, and oversee appropriate and on-time rollout of systems, interfaces, products, reports, and tools to automate and integrate core business operations.  Excellent leadership, communication, analytical, interpersonal, team building and presentation skills with capability in dealing with a diversity of professionals at all levels (including C-level), expert at managing multiple projects simultaneously; team player; self-motivated professional with willingness to learn new concepts and technologies. FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCE:  Project Management, Business Analysis, Business Requirements, Functional Specifications, Process Flows, Testing (QA & UAT), Training, Gap Analysis, CCAR; Dodd Frank; Project Management Office (PMO), Project Portfolio Management, Metrics / KPI’s, Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC), Agile and Waterfall Methodologies, Budget & Resource Analysis, Change Management, Application Development Management, Release Management, Systems Implementation, Process Improvements, Supply Chain SYSTEM EXPERIENCE:  SAP APO Planning, PeopleSoft HR, MS Office (Excel, Project, Visio, Access, Word, PowerPoint), SQL Server, Axiom, Hadoop, SharePoint, Web services PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: TD Bank, Mt. Laurel, NJ 09/13 - Present Project Manager/Business Systems Analyst (Consultant)  Perform business and systems analysis for Dodd-Frank projects to automate Regulatory Reporting and CCAR (Comprehensive Capital Analysis & Review) initiatives consisting of application development and data warehousing. The regulatory reports consist of FRY14 reports (M’s, Q’s and A’s), FRY9C and FRY9LP.  Implemented software solution Axiom to help automate the Regulatory reports to submit to the Federal Reserve.  Implemented Hadoop to be used as the landing and staging area for the reports data  Develop detailed system requirement specifications including new design layouts, functions and features.  Worked with programmers to ensure understanding of business processes and user requirements.  Perform project management methodologies by working with cross-functional teams to resolve issues, and manage scope and timeline. Adhere to program management guidelines set forth by the PMO office. McGraw Hill Financial, Hightstown, NJ 04/13 – 09/13 Project Manager (Consultant)  Manage and support the implementation and delivery of McGraw Hill’s Global Payroll project, ensuring project milestones and deliverables are achieved. This project averaged $12 million.  Manage project scope and timeline through formal change management processes.  Work closely with cross functional teams and key regions to enable cohesive tracking, integration, and real-time coordination of project activities.  Attend global project meetings and local country project meetings for EMEA, APAC, NA and LATAM. Track issues and perform follow ups and escalations on issues to project stakeholders.  Employ program management processes (PMO), methodology and standards for project execution and delivery.  Prepare and update status reports and project documentation  Ensure all tactical plans developed are in line with key components of project strategy  Attend Workday project meetings to assist with input from a Payroll perspective in regards to the testing phase of the Workday project
  • 2. Bank of America, Pennington, NJ 06/12– 01/13 Project Manager (Consultant)  Managed multiple medium to large enterprise implementations of data warehousing/business intelligence initiatives, consisting of OBIEE and Informatica ETL changes, within HRIS and E-Commerce. Responsible for end to end planning, organizing, monitoring and controlling projects using the appropriate tools and techniques to ensure efficient and effective project completion. Involved in data migrations. Supports project negotiations by providing subject matter expertise around retail banking and project lifecycle methodologies. Managed to deliver projects and stay within the $700K budget  Managed multiple projects/initiatives that consisted of data conversions (from Merrill Lynch systems), concurrently for Compensation and Work Force Management (WFM) for applications that used Peoplesoft and Taleo as the main data source. Also managed initiatives for GWIM. Lead SIT and UAT testing efforts for the HR applications.  Excelled in leading cross functional project teams to deliver solutions addressing customer requirements; defines milestones, resources & schedules. Create project schedule, expense plan, communication plan, tracking & reporting variables. Lead in implementing/applying standard processes for scope/change management, risk management, issue management, quality assurance, estimate variances and project communications.  Employ program management processes (PMO), methodology and standards for project execution and delivery.  Establishes and achieves financial objectives by preparing a project budget, scheduling and approving expenditures, analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions. Provides status reports to senior project managers or other management to keep them apprised of progress and any anticipated issues.  Successful in ensuring projects closes effectively through production turnover, documentation of learning and provision of feedback on project resource performance Johnson & Johnson, Piscataway, NJ 11/11– 6/12 Project Manager (Consultant)  Responsible for coordinating, organizing, and managing the Crossroads SAP team activities for global APO planning to meet project needs, priorities and deadlines from development phase to final go-live. Led Site Readiness activities for D2 for change impacts, process education, stakeholder management and communications  Managed projects that stayed within a $2M budget and ensured compliance to PMO standards and guidelines  Developed and designed appropriate business processes, communication and education plans for Mitek and OCD. Documented changes in functional and business specifications that can be easily understood by end-users.  Managed the integrated Master project plan for the APO Planning team related activities using Microsoft Project. This would include identifying critical path and resource loading. Document issues noted through testing or other methods. Track defects through various testing cycles and attend defect management meetings.  Articulated project goals and scope, translated business needs into technical terms, prepared detailed work breakdown structures (WBS) and instilled shared accountability for achieving project milestones.  Acted as a liaison between process owners / end-users and SAP programming team in the analysis, design, functional configuration, testing and maintenance of various modules / project systems to ensure optimal system performance.  Partnered with the group planning manager to identify opportunities to improve business processes in partnership with process owners and management through information systems. Citigroup, New York, NY 01/11– 11/11 Project Manager/Senior Analyst, Assistant Vice President  Responsible for managing multiple projects supporting year round compensation processes for all Citi employees globally for HRIS applications (Peoplesoft, CitiComp). Manage client-facing projects and processes, working with a multidisciplinary group of comp analysts, functional analysts, and technology developers. Partner to develop process and systems solutions to support business and corporate compensation strategies; including end-to-end operations of data analysis (including data analysis from Smith Barney Systems), baseline, planning and payroll feeds processes.  Responsible for being the Relationship Manager and primary contact point for business sectors Global Functions and Global Operations and Technology within Citi, supporting all of their compensation cycles and system needs.  Managed the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) for projects, to ensure smooth transition for CitiComp functional and technical teams, and all business sectors. Among these components are requirements gathering, functional design (including screen mock ups and data flow diagrams), internal QA, user acceptance testing (UAT), and end user training. Create requirements documentation and test scripts.  Responsible for all release management. This included scheduling based on all project needs, approving tickets, providing justification, and managing checkout rotation and responsibilities.  Partnered with the technical development team with responsibility for system enhancements and support activities. Participate in the coordination of resources, budget and schedule. Partnered with businesses to facilitate
  • 3. compensation process enhancements and provide training and ongoing support to the compensation teams. Leverage CES Regional infrastructure, to enhance local support services.  Successful in seeing all project deliverables through completion in a timely manner. Polo Ralph Lauren, Lyndhurst, NJ 03/08– 1/11 Project Manager/Senior Business Analyst  Lead and managed global projects and UAT testing efforts for Wholesale IT and Marketing. Developed work plans and identified resources necessary to accomplish project tasks and the appropriate work effort required from those resources. Exercised SDLC methodologies (Waterfall, Agile) in both the implementation of Polo's ERP application Movex (used by the sales and marketing teams), as well as in support of evolving business initiatives.  Tracked and reported project actual expenditures as compared to the budget and effectively managed the project to successful completion within tolerances. Monitored the project direction, ensured the project scope is maintained and ensured appropriate change control procedures were followed, along with other PMO standards and guidelines.  Reviewed, analyzed, and evaluated user needs. Gathered and defined requirements, created business and functional requirements documentation (included screen mock ups and data flow diagrams), participated in the technical design, tested planning and user documentation processes, and developed training material for the business. Developed functional design specifications and impact analysis for system enhancements in support of gap analysis.  Drove impressive improvements across the business and made recommendations as a result of IT implementations. Various Companies (AT&T, Merck & Co., Morgan Stanley) 2003 - 2008 Business Analyst (Consultant) EDUCATION: Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 09/00 – 12/01 MBA, Management Information Systems B.S. in Business Administration Major: Management Information Systems 09/97 – 05/00

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