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Quality Assurance Resume

New York, NY

SUMMARY
Senior Investment Accountant with an experience in financial services industry working for nonprofit, private wealth/home office, hedge fund, insurance and mutual fund institutions. Expertise includes back office operations and supervisory skills. Multi-faceted security settlement and accounting experience, mortgage-backed, equities and foreign bonds.Utilize interpersonal skills with peers to meet/exceed goals. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, Bloomberg and accounting systems: JD Edwards – AS400, SunGard Invest One, Solomon and MFact.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
CONSULTING ASSIGNMENTS 2009 - 2011
Confidential, New York, NY
Confidential, New York, NY
QUALITY ASSURANCE ANALYST/SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

  • Monthly analysis and prepared schedule of Net Investment Income and Realized Gains/Losses.
  • GAAP/STAT general ledger reconciliation and prepared entries to match Camera reports.
  • Prepared quarterly schedule for price check on randomly selected structured securities.
  • Par Value reconciliation and resolved/explained variances in break and prepared inter-company entries.
  • Calculated management fees and prepared invoices for payment.
  • Assisted manager on various ad hoc projects, like impairment memo, financial notes and SOX paperwork.
  • Prepared monthly and quarterly accounting reports for the client and investment team.
  • Monthly review of custodian and manager’s reconciliations and fee invoices.
  • Daily review of portfolio holdings and transactions to monitor for established key risk indicators.
  • Prepared Daily Market Value Portfolio for the investment team.
  • Tracked new investment funding and the payment of investment expenses.
  • Prepared monthly hedge fund estimates and final analysis.
  • Maintained private equity workbook updating the quarterly capital balance using capital statements from partnership to reflect correct multiples.
  • Recorded capital calls and distributions on private equity investments.
  • Performed quarterly private investments comparison analysis and income allocations.

Confidential, Hackensack, NJ 2008 - 2009
SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE ANALYST

  • Reviewed programming logic, tested transactions entry, reports and GUI forms to support organization’s MFACT software product.
  • Unit testing of existing code for modification and enhancements.
  • Worked with programmers on the maintenance of software and development of new functionality enhancements.
  • Developed and executed test plans for internal/external system development.

Confidential, New York, NY 2007–2008
SENIOR INVESTMENT ACCOUNTANT

  • Prepared and posted Securities Lending entries to SunGard Invest One system.
  • Prepared monthly Adjusted Trial Balance and Aging Schedule for the Treasury department.
  • Verified CREF Unit Value calculation and monthly adjustment posted to Invest One.
  • Updated daily NAV Recalculation Excel spreadsheet using trial balance and identify any significant variances.
  • Reviewed daily fund expense accruals.
  • Reviewed accrual journal entries made by other team member.

Confidential, Somerset, NJ 2006–2006
ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR

  • Prepared financials and assisted internal auditor with monthly schedules.
  • Reconciled monthly bank statements for various hedge fund portfolios.
  • Posted cash entries into Solomon General Ledger system.
  • Calculated Management and Incentive Fees.
  • Computed Net Asset Value for the Fund.
  • Managed and reviewed the work of an accountant.

Confidential, New York, NY 1993–2006
SENIOR INVESTMENT ACCOUNTANT

  • Prepared quarterly investment reports for Trustees and Management.
  • Computed month end MBS prices received from the brokers and sent to the custodian bank to update the portfolio.
  • Prepared month end journal entries/financial package in accordance with GAAP.
  • Accounting/settlement of bonds (domestic and foreign), stocks, foreign exchange and futures.
  • Prepared currency overlay schedule a hedge portfolio for international bond fund to analyze unrealized gains and losses on a monthly basis.
  • Assisted external auditors with general ledger issues during interim and year-end audit.
  • Liaison between investment department and custodian bank to resolve trade discrepancies.
  • Prepared daily Market Value Portfolio for investment department.
  • Prepared monthly schedule to track funded and unfunded commitments for Private Equity Portfolio.
  • Evaluated and price Private Equity portfolio on a monthly/annual basis and analyze partnerships’ Financial Statements to prepare valuations.
  • Reviewed contributions/distributions made into Private Equity portfolio for accuracy.
  • Coordinated funding, principle/income collection and maintained accounting reports of Program Related Investments.
  • Reconciled holdings of domestic and foreign managers with the custodian reports.
  • Prepared daily futures contract worksheet, cash projection report and assisted the manager on Special Projects.
  • Reviewed grants work papers to ensure proper amount is being disbursed.
  • Reviewed vendor invoices prior to payment.
  • Managed and reviewed the work of an accountant.

Confidential, Piscataway, NJ 1991–1992
Confidential, New York, NY 1990–1991

EDUCATION
Bachelors of Business Administration, Accounting
Bachelors of Commerce, Accounting

COMPUTER SKILLS
Software Packages: Microsoft Excel/Word/Access, VLookups, Pivot Table, and Bloomberg System
Accounting Packages: J.D. Edwards AS400, Solomon, SunGard Invest One, MFact

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