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Accounting, Auditing, Compliannce

Location:
Pennsylvania, 19041, United States
Posted:
September 16, 2011
Email:
iezldc@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
***********@*****.***,***-***-****


GARY R. SMOLEN
*** ********** ***., *********, ** 19041 267.***.**** iezldc@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Expertise in: Options Trading ~ Equities ~ NASDAQ

Savvy and skilled Registered Options Trader with over 25 years of comprehensive investment expertise. Maintains a record of successfully developing customized financial strategies. Manages multiple portfolios with diligent attention and continual analysis of economic trends to determine appropriate actions. Successful in evaluating “buy and sell” opportunities, quickly understanding markets. Deals with all compliance and reporting requirenents.

CORE COMPETENCIES
Market-Making | Option Buy & Sell | Equities | Long & Short Options & Stocks | Hedge Buy & Sell | Technology
Strategic Planning | Revenue & Profit Growth | Seizing Market Opportunity |Risk Management | Compliance

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

GARY R. SMOLEN & CO., INC., 1984 - 2010
Registered Options Trader (Market-Maker)

Leveraged broad competencies in options trading while maintaining the highest legal and regulatory standards. Entered and executed a wide range of trades.

Fully responsible for making “buy” and “sell” markets in several equity option classes.
Established and maintained open positions composed of “long” and “short” options and “long” and “short” stocks.
Positions created to hedge “buy” and “sell” transactions made while making markets.
Fully responsible for analyzing investment/trading alternatives in terms of risk, potential return, and appropriateness.
Fully responsible for compliance with SEC and FINRA regulations.
Fully responsible for personnel decisions.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

OAKLEY, SUTTON SECURITIES CORPORATION, Princeton, New Jersey
Registered Options Trader (Market-Maker)

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, Norristown, PA
Quality Control Supervisor
Quality Control Reviewer
Income Maintenance Supervisor
Applications (Intake) Caseworker

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

B.A. in Economics, Concentration in Industrial Organization, Cum Laude
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Additional hours (30) in Accounting and Business Law
Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

CPA – passed all parts of the Uniform CPA Examination

Member: Philadelphia Stock Exchange Options Committee
Chairman: Philadelphia Stock Exchange Allocations, Evaluation and Securities Committee, 1991-1993