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Summary

SME/Corporate Credit • Retail Banking • Mortgage • Financial Services

A result driven professional with 4+ years of experience in the areas of Credit and Customer Relationship Management performing various roles in banking like Branch Head, Assistant Branch Head, Credit/Advance Head, Branch Internal Auditor, etc. I possess in-depth experience of managing credit portfolio and implementing strategies towards enhancing market penetration, business volumes, growth and profitability. Highly effective communicator and team leader with proven ability to build long-term relationships with internal and external customers by establishing a high level of confidence and trust. 

Strengths: Team Building, Business Strategy, Resource Management, Effective Presentation and Negotiation skills, strong knowledge in Banking Operations and Credit Management

Specialties: Credit risk, Risk analysis, Team Management, Due diligence, Escalation management, Decision making, Problem solving, Audit and Compliance, Customer Relationship Management

University Rank Gold medalist for Academic Excellence (University First Rank) in MBA, Department of Management Studies, Pondicherry University

Work History

Mar 2016Present

Senior Manager 

UCO Bank
Jul 2012Feb 2016

Manager

UCO Bank

Experience Summary

  • Heading a dedicated team of ~10 employees including 3 officers managing effectively the day to day operations and branch administration
  • Analyzing the local business opportunities, framing marketing strategies and plans for penetrating in to unexplored markets, liaising with new and existing customers thereby selling of assets and liability products, providing financial services with the objective of maximizing branch profitability which contribute to the bank as a whole
  • Motivating the staff, providing required training and delegating the responsibilities there by achieving the targets and ensuring high level of customer satisfaction
  • Maintaining a cordial relationship with customers by providing clarifications to their queries on time and resolving grievances in an effective manner
  • Performing credit appraisal (Retail, SME & Commercial segments) credit sanction, documentation, disbursement, credit monitoring, NPA management and recovery functions of the branch
  • Maintaining trustworthy relationship with HNI customers and business clients
  • Implementing banking practices and policies as laid down by the bank to build trust and long standing relationship with customers

Credit management

As branch manager, one of the prime responsibility is to make credit decision which involves

  • Appraising and processing the loan application based on the income eligibility, credit history (generating CIBIL report), debt to income ratio and decision to approve/reject the credit proposal
  • Credit rating of the commercial/SME segment of loan is done on a regular basis and which impacts the interest rate of the loan
  • Maintaining stock register and deriving drawing power in the cash credit accounts on the basis of stock and sundry debtors statement. Verification of stock done on a quarterly basis
  • Documentation of the sanctioned loans and renewal of documents periodically to ensure that they are enforceable in the court of law
  • Disbursement of the funds and verification of the end use of funds for post disbursement compliance are closely monitored
  • Credit monitoring of the sanctioned loans and the repayment in the loan accounts as per sanction terms to be complied
  • Ensure bad debts of the branch are managed effectively by conducting recovery campaigns, allocation to the recovery team, suit filing wherever required and sale of assets through SARFASI as per banks NPA management policy
  • Liaising with the panel advocate for timely action on the suit filed accounts
  • Conducting retail asset melas/campaigns in the corporates and local area for promotion of bank products to improve market penetration
  • Cross selling various retail asset products to the existing customers of the bank
  • Creation of mortgages, hypothecation or any other charges in favor of bank as per the credit management guidelines of the bank

Banking Operations

  • Administering regular daily operations such as vault and teller operations, reconciliation of ATM and inter branch transactions, monitoring office accounts, RTGS, Electronic fund transfers, clearing functions etc.
  • Preparing job allocation, monthly income and expense report, credit monitoring report, cash and suspicious transaction reports, monthly compliance reports, export credit statements, quarterly and annual closing of accounts statements, BASEL II statements etc.
  • Generating and maintaining daily MIS reports on bank operations
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements laid by acts governing banking regulations, policies and guidelines set by bank from time to time
  • Maintaining vouchers, documents bills and all other important records as per audit requirement
  • Conducting campaigns in the local area for mobilizing savings, current accounts and deposits there by business growth of the branch
  • Maintaining vendor management and annual maintenance contract for the branch equipment’s
  • Working closely with the internal and external auditors of the branch to ensure compliance with RBI regulations and banks policies. Ensure on-time compliance through necessary rectification and closure of audit findings from various audits (Risk based internal audit, concurrent audit, Statutory audit, Monthly internal audit, Jewel loan purity check etc.)
  • Conducting internal inspections of branches, stock audit, pre and post disbursement verification of mortgages on a regular basis
  • Reviewing the documents related to account opening as per KYC norms
  • Risk scoring of the new and existing customers on a regular basis as per anti-money laundering (AML) requirements
  • Liaising with the new and existing customers for increasing the business volume, cross selling various bank products, insurance etc.
  • Stay connected with customers through various channels like customer meetings, telephonic conversations, emails, etc
  • Creating awareness among the frontline staff about the technology products, new developments in bank and thereby improving customer satisfaction
  • Improving the usage of alternate delivery channels among existing and new customers

Domain Exposure

Credit Risk Analysis and Management, SME/Small Business credit, Audit and Compliance, Customer Relationship Management, Retail Banking, e-Business

Education

Jun 2010May 2012

Masters In Business Administration (MBA) - 9.77 (Out of 10 CGPA)

Department of Management Studies, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry

Specialization: Finance and Human Resources

MBA Final Project: Axis Bank, Pondicherry (2 Months)
Project Title: A Study on the determinants of derivative usage by Indian Banking Industry

Summary Of the Project: Study done to understand the derivative market in India and to find the determinants of derivative usage (interest rate derivatives and currency derivatives) by Indian banks. Taking the banks that use derivatives for hedging analysis was carried out for two years (financial year 2009-10 and 2010-11). It was found that the determinants of interest rate derivative usage are interest rate risk, asset quality, credit risk, net interest margin and financial distress and the determinants of currency derivatives are financial distress, dividend paid, and asset quality, investments outside India and balances outside India.
Statistical Tools used: SPSS – ANOVA, Multiple Linear Regression, Pearson Correlation Matrix, MS-Excel.

MBA Summer Project: Indian Overseas Bank, Chennai (2 Months)
Project Title: A Study on the evaluation of credit appraisal process for home loans.

Summary Of the Project: Analysis was carried out to find the prime variables to be considered while appraising the home loan customers using correlation, chi- square and multiple Linear Regression. Proposed amount of loan, repayment period, income other than salary, type of property and net salary were found as the prime variables.

MBA Field HRM Project : Lucas – TVS, Pondicherry
Objective: To understand the HR Function in an organizational context and to seek the considered views of the HR Professional

Extracurricular Activities

  • Coordinator: Financia- Finance Club , DMS, Pondicherry University
  • Lead/ Coordinator : Synapse -Industry Institute Interface , Finance committee, DMS, Pondicherry University
  • Lead/ Coordinator : Milan- Alumni meet , Decoration committee, DMS, Pondicherry University
  • Student Representative: Purchase Committee, Synapse - Industry Institute Interface, DMS, Pondicherry University
  • Member: Placement Team, DMS, Pondicherry University.
Jul 2004Apr 2008

Bachelor of Science - 72.78%

Madras Medical College, Chennai
  • Judicial Committee Chairperson (MMC Chennai)
  • Organizer for World Health Day programme, Annual Day Celebration, Sports Day, Health Check up Camps in Schools, Basic Life Support programme
  • Organized community awareness programmes like Hepatitis B Control and Prevention, Dental care for Children, Safe Motherhood
Jun 2002May 2003

Higher Secondary Course - 95.08%

Good Shepherd Matriculation Hr. Sec. School, Nagercoil
Jun 2000May 2001

Matriculation - 90.27%

Good Shepherd Matriculation Hr. Sec. School, Nagercoil

Software Skills

Finacle, Loan Application Processing System (LAPS), SPSS, MS Excel, Office, PowerPoint, Windows Platforms

Languages

Tamil (native - RWS), English (fluent - RWS), Malayalam (basic - S), Hindi (basic – W)

Certifications

20132013

Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB)

Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF)
20132013

Junior Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (JAIIB)

Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF) 
20152015

Certified Life Insurance Agent

Life Insurance Corporation of India

Academic Achievements - Summary

  • Secured two University Rank Gold medal for Academic Excellence (University First Rank) in MBA, Department of Management Studies, Pondicherry University
  • Secured 10 out of 10 grade in MBA second semester (University First)
  • Secured an IBPS Score of 149 in CWE Probationary Officers / Management Trainees
  • Won First Price in the English Essay Competition conducted by Centre for Women’s Studies, Pondicherry University 0n International Women's Day 2011
  • Second Place at school level in the State Board Examination for matriculation as well as higher secondary level.
  • Won a cash award of Rs.8000 for scoring highest mark in 12th standard (district level) in Police Department and was honored by D.G.P Govinth
  • Scored centum (200/200) in Chemistry in higher secondary level, and won a cash award of Rs.1000 from Indian Institute of Professional Education, Chennai- 15
  • Won cash award of Rs. 500 in Chennai District level Essay writing competition conducted by Khadi and Village Industries Commission (Govt. of India) at Valluvar Kotam, Chennai
  • Secured first place in 4x 100 m Relay event conducted in Madras Medical College, Chennai – 03
  • Won First prize in the English Essay Competition Conducted at College of Nursing, Madras Medical College for the celebration of World Health Day
  • Won second prize in the elocution competition conducted at College of Nursing, Madras Medical College for the celebration of World Health Day
  • Certified as a Qualified Yoga Practitioner with single star by Chennai Yoga Mission

Declaration

I, Subha H S do hereby confirm that the information given above is true to the best of my knowledge and I will work with utmost sincerity if I am given a chance. Thank you

Place : Chennai                                                                                                                                                                             Yours Sincerely,

                                                                

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Subha H S