Gaurang Paranji

Resume

Gaurang Paranji
MFin Candidate at Rotman School of Management
Education
Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
2019-2021
Masters in Finance
  • Entrance Scholarship
  • Elected MFin Director, Graduate Business Council
  • Elected VP Diversity and Inclusion, Graduate Business Council
  • Member RRMA, RBAC
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
2013-2017
BA Mathematics and Economics
  • International Academic Scholarship
  • Dean's List, Fall 2013
Experience
Commercial Real Estate | HSBC Buffalo
Jan 2019 - May 2019
Business Analyst
  • Analyzed the effectiveness of past strategies and identified areas for improvement through document review, workflow analysis, and by creating process maps and Gantt charts
  • Negotiated with outside software vendors to introduce automation solutions resulting in long-term cost savings
  • Engaged with internal stakeholders and external vendors to ensure deliverables were aligned with business requirements
  • Wrote and implemented VBA Excel Macros in order to streamline business processes and reporting
  • Implemented process improvements saving $60,000 annually
Commercial Banking | HSBC Buffalo
Aug 2017 - Jan 2019
Customer Due Diligence Analyst
  • Completed extensive due diligence investigations using public and private databases to assist business unit decisions in initiating, maintaining, or closing business relationships
  • Worked in conjunction with attorneys, clients, compliance officers, and financial advisors, building and maintaining positive and productive relationships internally and externally
  • Ensured compliance with all Anti-Money Laundering laws including the Bank Secrecy Act, Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctions, and the USA PATRIOT Act
  • Analyzed client data and financial documentation for a wide range of entity types (Trusts, LLCs, Partnerships, and Corporations) with the goal of preventing operational and reputational risks
Recreational & Intramural Services | University at Buffalo
May 2016 - May 2017
Student Manager
  • Supervised a four-person team within the Recreation Department; managed building in the absence of senior personnel
  • Served as the first point of contact for member issues and worked with the Office of Informal Recreation to speedily resolve issues
  • Tracked and monitored employee performance; generated reports to support high productivity
  • Optimized data collection procedures for logging interactions with patrons to identify areas for improvements
Volante Technologies
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
Intern
  • Analyzed the cost effectiveness of past strategies to assess strengths and weaknesses
  • Directed social media marketing initiatives to crease a social media strategy to be integrated with CRM software
  • Worked with the FP&A Manager to consolidate financial data and materials for key leadership meetings to report on the viability of social media marketing strategies
  • Presented oral and written reports on general economic trends and individual corporations in the fintech space
Skills
Python
Java
R
SQL
Microsoft Office
Tableau
@Risk
SAS Viya