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Below is the resume of David Gosnell, managing Director of Alphaflag Limited. If you wish to review any other resume's that are available, please contact us using the emial address on our Contact us page.


 
David Gosnell
 
 
 
Professional Qualifications:

Prince II Accredited Project Manager
PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor (647893)
BSAC Open Water SCUBA Instructor (6745)
Emergency First Responce First Aid Instructor including use of AED’s
Emergency First Response First Aid instructor for Infant and Children
Hoskyns Business Systems Annalyst

Courses attended:-
 
Prince II Project Management Jan 05 
Business Consultancy Nov 02
SQL August 01
Unix July 00
Business Focus Workshop March 97
European Employment Law January 95
Performance Management November 92
Production Management February 89
Managing People February 87
 
Hoskyns Business Systems Analyst January 83
 
 
Employment History:
 
 

May 08 to Date
Alphaflag Limited, Managing Director – IT and Business consultancy


UBS London - TLM Consultancy June 12 to Sept 13
Responsibilities:
  • Complete review and document any redevelopment of existing reconciliations designed and delivered in 2008/9. Review the book of work adding as many new reconcilations into the existing model as possible within strict and documented time lines. Ensure that quality deliverables are delivered on time on budget and ongoing support costs are held at existing levels
 
HSBC London – TLM Consultancy June 09 to Oct 11
Responsibilities:
  • Formation of generic “roll out” model for replacement and delta reconciliations for FOBO, FOFO and external exchanges. Creation of standard reusable models that were easily maintained
  • Creation of documentation to support general use of the standard models using template on line configuration builds for use by offshore staff
  • Establishment and training on SmartSchema “Product specific” branch creation with associated “kb’s” allowing re use of on line configuration on multiple projects
  • Complete review and redevelopment of “Governance and Control” section, stipulating and implementing standard processes and controls using documentation to ensure that quality deliverables were delivered in time on budget and ongoing support costs were reduced
  • Transition of all Intellimatch reconciliation onto TLM for the GB&M division 2009/10
UBS London - TLM Consultancy May 08 to May 09 
Responsibilities:
  • Interface with multiple project managers, managing release phases/plans for migration of legacy systems onto TLM
  • Implementing generic functionality TLM 2.5 using WebConnect
  • Design, build and implement formal ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) documentation and procedures
  • Business Design Lead with interface to ETL Technical design
  • User Training and full documentation of procedures
  • Design, build and implement an Generic schema(s) for future use within all Inter-system reconciliations
  • Developed a reporting tool interface into Access for MIS to senior management
 
 
May 99 – May 08
SmartStream Technologies Limited -
Managing Consultant/ Project Manager
 
 
Responsibilities:
  •  On site support for STL customers whilst implementing TLM (Transaction Lifecycle Management)
  •  Manage the workflow and process flow of existing and new business streams completing hand over documentation
  • Set up the user profiles and access rights within the application to ensure adhered to client working practices
  •  Set up of matching rules, financial limits, screen displays, the management of exceptions via TLM dashboards and the referral mediums to be used, concluding with any audit and control issues
  •  Analysis of incoming feeds from internal ledger systems and the SWIFT network
  • Giving advice on SWIFT rules and regulations, analysing message types and their system offsets. Construction of bespoke Schema and Knowledge Base relating to new lines of business requiring reconciliation
  • Completing online GUI user training (Classroom and One on One), upgrade training for new releases of software, data dictionary and SQL relating to third party report writing tools
  •  Documentation of functional and/or program specifications for sign off by the customer
  •  Project managing whilst on site when budget constraints do not allow full time PM
  • Involvement with interfacing departments, analysing their process flows, documenting business re engineering that could be implemented to ensure smooth running of these departments and better STP of all processes
 June 97 – May 99 
Cantor Fitzgerald International, London - Manager, Financial Processing, Accounts Division
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for management of a head count of 29 over 5 different departments. Credit Control (17), Nostro Reconciliation (3), Accounts Payable (5), Static Data (2) Cash Management (2) 
  • Completed the transition from manual to automated Bought ledger within six weeks
  • Controlled the transition from manual reconciliation to a SWIFT based automated global system within six months
  •  Redesigned the Credit Control process and reduced the unpaid brokerage by USD 12 Million within 4 months
  • Increased the monthly receipts from USD 2 Million through the USD 5 Million barrier within 4 months
  •  Implemented new Credit Control procedures reducing customer complaints by 65% 
  • Initialised & staffed a centralised control group responsible for Static Data held in all systems used By Cantor Fitzgerald London, Paris & Frankfurt across 14 legal entities
 
 
Jan 92 – April 19 Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, London
 
 
Oct 96 – May 97 Associate Director, Manager Pre & Post settlement Treasury
 
 
Jan 92 – Oct 96 Associate Director, Manager Operations Control
 
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the management of the Treasury Back office, comprising of 16 personnel, covering pre and post settlement. Working closely with the Cash Manager in predicting Nostro balances
  • Central controller of Operations system enhancement requests ensuring cost benefits documented, and changes implemented within strict time frames
  • Instigated new initiatives in FX Netting and Bi Lateral agreements, which resulted in a reduction of headcount (2)
  •  Responsible for the management of a departmental budget of GBP 979K
  •  Responsible for the management of Cash Control, Nostro Reconciliation, Centralised Investigations, Compensation and Centralised Documentation including Anti Money Laundering controls
  • Managed a complete review of all customer Static data recorded in CIBC systems resulting in the construction of a centralised customer static data system used for central bank and Head Office reporting (CAD)
  • Implemented Reconciliation system in CIBC Singapore 
  • Responsible for all aspects of group management, including departmental budgeting GBP462K, Service level agreements and performance management
 
 
 
Oct 90 – Sept 91           
National Commercial Bank, Jeddah Saudi Arabia

Project Lead – FX System Roll out
 
Responsibilities:
  •  Provided guidance on international banking philosophy.
  • Responsible for the documentation of the existing transaction processes, user manual, test plans, procedures and rationalisation of a newly specified Chart of Accounts
  •  Managed user training/testing including functional testing of a FX/MM and financial software package
 
Apr  77 - Sep  90 Chase Manhattan Bank, London
 
Jun  88 - Sep  90 Assistant Treasurer, European Operations
Jan  85 - May 88 Assistant Treasurer, Manager Cash Mgmt
Jun  82 - Dec  84 Assistant Manager, Money Transfer Division
Aug 79 - Jun   82 Supervisor, Inquiry Control Department
Apr  77 - Jul   79 Clerk/Senior clerk Nostro Reconciliations 
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for ensuring all European locations were consulted on system strategy and development decisions, regarding Payment Processing and Nostro Reconciliation products
  • In conjunction with the European Branch Management, responsible for documenting the user specifications for any system upgrade or implementation
  •   A member of a team of six people responsible for the implementation of a Single Currency Interest Rate SWAP system in five European Locations
  • Part of a permanent team of 2 managing the redeployment of processes from European branches to Bournemouth UK
  •   Managed the Nostro balance prediction area of fifteen personnel who timely predicted the banks future Nostro balances, enabling Treasury to utilise funds to the optimum performance 
  •  Responsible for all aspects of departmental management, including budgeting and performance appraisals
  • User/system coordinator responsible for the automation and implementation of all payment processing business products including interfaces with the SWIFT and CHAPS networks. Documented the Standard Operational procedures and User Manuals
  • Managed and completed all user training and testing for Operational groups comprising of 150 personnel
  • Supervisor of an area of eight people coordinating and completing all incoming inquiries an all banking products
 
 
Aug 73 – Mar 77
Barclays Bank International, London
Investigations clerk in Outward Mail Payments and Money Market Operations
 
Responsibilities:
  • Provided telephonic support for all Barclays Branches regarding their payments abroad via mail and investigations on  Money Market exceptions 
 
 

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