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Accounting Manager

Location:
Brooklyn, New York, 11204, United States
Posted:
May 29, 2010

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**** ** ******, ***. #**, Brooklyn, New York 11204

(917) ***-**** ● Email: ********@*****.***

SUMMARY

Well-qualified and results-oriented professional with successful experience in accounting and finance in the

position of increasing responsibilities and duties; top performer and good team player with excellent

communication skills.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Transamerica Financial Life Insurance Company, Harrison, NY 10/2009 – Present

Fund Administration Specialist/Financial Reporting

Preparing financial statements, schedule of investments, footnotes and highlights on a quarterly basis

for funds of funds, master/feeder funds, collective trust and separate account portfolios (balance

sheet, statement of operations and changes in net assets)

Calculating each portfolio’s total return, portfolio turnover, cost and share rolls

Analyzing daily unit value report and resolving any variances

Preparing income projections, expense analyzes, liquidity

Preparing dividend calculations for Custodian to book on a quarterly basis

Preparing monthly Asset Charges summary of administration and advisory fees charged to the funds

(reviewed calculation of management fees)

Preparing and tracking monthly general ledger entries for 12b-1 fees, advisory fees and

reimbursement for mutual funds in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley

Monitoring the expense reimbursement file and allocating fees across Master and Feeders

Performing monthly calculation to ensure proper master-feeders accounting allocation

Preparing portfolio compliance testing to ensure compliance with SEC, IRS and state regulations on a

monthly basis and filed financials with the SEC bi-annually (NSAR)

Production of quarterly financial reporting, internal, and for the Board of Directors including 17e-1

affiliated brokerage transactions

Analyze, validate data received from outside fund accountants and perform necessary adjustments.

Investigate and resolve discrepancies that deal with non-routine, complex situation

Assist with the financial statements disclosure (FAS 157, FAS 161, FAS 133)

Interacted with external auditors in the process of auditing annual reports

Implementing automated solutions using Excel (including Vlookup, Hlookup, PivotTables and

Macros), Access and Crystal reports

AllianceBernstein, New York City, NY 11/2007 – 12/2008

Account Manager

Overseen financial accounting and administration of domestic and international equity, fixed income,

closed-end mutual funds, separate accounts, as well as College funds and 401K customer retirement

strategy funds

Prepared and analyzed prospectus limitation and RIC tests in compliance with SEC and IRS

regulations based on quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reporting periods

Reviewed and analyzed budgeted and forecasted monthly expense accruals on various funds

Performed complex monthly advisory fee and 12B-1 fee calculations

Reviewed financial statements and fund prospectus during reporting periods including: Portfolio of

Investments, Statement of Assets and Liabilities, Income Statement, Statement of Changes in Net

Assets & Financial Highlights within GAAP, FAS and SEC guidelines

Interacted with external auditors in the process of auditing annual reports

Assisted to financial reporting group in preparation of NSARs for semi-annual and annual reports

Daily analyzed and reviewed distribution rates and NAV calculations from different banks

In the course of daily activities, dealt with various products including MBS, CMBS, Corporate Bonds

and Notes, CMOs, IO, PO, CDS, interest rate swaps, FX and others

Morgan Stanley, Jersey City, NJ 01/1998 – 11/2007

Associate / Section Head – Investment Management

Reviewed and approved daily, monthly accounting work performed by staff accountants

Prepared and analyzed quarterly, semi-annual, and annual financial statements

Reviewed and analyzed expense data to set up accrual accordingly

Communicated group policies to accounting staff and ensured that the procedures are followed

Prepared and assisted accounting supervisors in performance reviews for the team

Assured mutual funds’ adherence to the guidelines set forth in the prospectus

Worked closely and assisted auditors in answering their questions and issues they might have

Analyst – Investment Management

Reconciled bank statements and determined accurate cash availability of portfolios for appropriate

trading activities

Updated applicable assets and liability accounts and followed-up on past due dividends and interest

receivables and unsettled securities transactions

Processed security trading activities, ensured transactions are executed in accordance with investment

restrictions and objectives of the funds and followed-up on the timely receipt of trade confirmations

Reconciled and recorded capital stock activities received from the transfer agent ensuring accurate

update of the fund’s change in capital position

Calculated, verified, and processed income and expense accruals ensuring accuracy for NAV and

dividend distribution computations

Syrit College, Brooklyn, NY 10/1994 – 01/1998

Bookkeeper

Assisted in preparation and calculation of payroll

Analyzed and prepared financial statements

Assisted in processing student financial aid applications

Processed accounts payable and accounts receivable

COMPUTER SKILLS

Microsoft Office, State Street PAS, FundStation, Bloomberg, Adobe Reader, Camra, Confluence

EDUCATION

Syrit College, Brooklyn, NY

Intensive Accounting and Computer Curriculum – 09/1994

Trade and Economics Institute, Lvov, Ukraine

BS in Accounting – 06/1983

REFERENCES

Available upon request



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