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Global Wealth And Asset Management Operations Consultant Resume

Boston, MA

SUMMARY:

  • Accomplished investment professional with 15+ years of leadership experience in all asset categories, including both private and public markets
  • Demonstrated ability to help senior leadership leverage the knowledge and skills of staff, while reducing redundant work
  • History of building and implementing internal processes that reduce work time and save money, in one instance reducing the month end approval process by three days

TECHNOLOGY PROFICIENCIES:

SAS v3, PerTrac, Bloomberg Terminal, Reserve Trading System, Reuters, FactSet, Confidential DimensionMorningstar Interactive, iLEVEL, SunGard, QuickBooks, PIMS, Portia, Interactive Data, Code Red (CRM)SAP Streamworks, RediPlus, Advent Geneva, Advent Partner, Caissa, and SQL (Decision Tools Suite), Eze - Castle

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Boston, MA

Global Wealth and Asset Management Operations Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Helped establish the Enhanced Services team, responsible for overseeing the daily operations for the firm’s most important institutional relationships
  • Developed an executive scorecard tracking the health of the department’s relationships
  • Established processes identifying and resolving both cash and trading issues on a T+0 basis
  • Created department metrics for monthly internal reporting
  • Led efforts to systematize processes and wrote corresponding procedures
  • Responsible for data migration project from Portia to Confidential Corp Dimension
  • Provided guidance on processing complex issues related to cash and positions (Fixed Income and Equities)
  • Managed data quality control processes between internal systems and external service providers
  • Liaised with counterparties to confirm activity provided ad hoc instructions for FX transactions

Confidential, Boston, MA

Corporate Strategy and Operations Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with executive team to streamline and document operational processes for internal and external reporting
  • Created competitive landscape analysis for the private wealth management industry
  • Analyzed potential strategic business opportunity and developed a recommendation
  • Wrote procedure manuals for internal meetings and decision making
  • Coordinated 2019 reporting cadence and deliverables schedule

Confidential, Detroit, MI/Ann Arbor, MI

Director of Investment Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Expanded the role of the Investment Operations team through enhancements to on - boarding and monitoring practices
  • Increased engagement of the Operations team by holding weekly meetings with each asset class
  • Streamlined Trust on-boarding process, while deepening the level of responsibility for the Operations team
  • Worked with the IT team to create new processes for data compliance
  • Headed four projects to scrub Trust investment data and reviewed all data protocols for investment systems
  • Developed all the KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and metrics for the Investment Operations team
  • Established support functions for the Trust’s ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) and legal teams
  • Formalized team structure; defined roles and responsibilities for each member; twelve team members

Senior Manager of Investment Operations

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Recruited, hired, and trained team of four Portfolio Assistants, each of whom supported specific asset categories
  • Developed and documented investment support processes across seven asset classes; supporting $60 Billion Confidential
  • Provided approval for movement of funds, including the establishment of internal processes for Treasury team
  • Tracked Capital Call/Distribution activity and provided reports to the investment and internal risk teams
  • Monitored investment guidelines to ensure ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act) compliance
  • Created tracking process for monitoring management and performance fees paid to external managers, by asset type

Senior Investment Specialist (Performance Analyst)

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Developed an automated review process for verifying NAV (Net Asset Value) changes for Trust investments by plan and benchmarks; streamlined processing time from three days to three hours
  • Worked with investment office and management teams to provide financial data analysis and key messaging
  • Tracked and verified complex fee calculations for alternative investment vehicles
  • Coordinated with Senior Management to collate and assemble sensitive information
  • Interacted with the Trust’s custodian to resolve issues related to monthly and annual deliverables
  • Monitored vendors - SLA negotiations, Custodian Trustee, Risk Management Systems

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Officer - NAV Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Processed investor capital activity and allocated gains and losses per investor, at tax lot level
  • Presented daily accounting reports for global equity Long/Short investment manager
  • Created ad hoc portfolio, performance and fee reports as requested by hedge fund managers
  • Provided data for annual audits including the schedule of investment, transaction summary, and tax lot reports
  • Managed complex hybrid funds, including public investments and private equity
  • Monitored foreign currency balances and created FX deals to eliminate exposure
  • Managed foreign participation process (P-Notes) for South-Asian market
  • Monitored daily cash, calculated dividend withholding tax estimates, and reviewed position reconciliations
  • Helped clients identify and resolve trade errors and cash discrepancies
  • Provided third party trade confirms for trading groups, along with cash flow and FX details
  • Communicated with Confidential group to confirm completion of complex transactions

Confidential, Wilton, CT

Controller/Operations Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Oversaw daily operations and developed a manual detailing all operations and reporting activities
  • Worked proactively with third-party administrators to complete monthly NAV process
  • Prepared monthly financial statements of managed accounts for 42 partners
  • Calculated and processed payments for redemptions, fees, and expenses
  • Supervised annual review of fund expenses and monitored firm’s accruals
  • Managed and maintained relationships with fund managers, traders, and prime brokers
  • Reconciled daily counterparty reports and addressed all issues related to holdings and cash
  • Prepared weighting comparison against major indices and monthly valuation checks for SAS-70 compliance
  • Established the process for 13F filings and approved K-1 statement for partner tax filings
  • Processed $30-50M in cash transactions related to private equity deals

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