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EXPERIENCE

GOLDMAN SACHS NEW

YORK, NY

Synthetic Products Group (SPG) Consultant

Nov. 2009 - Present

. Contract for a project to streamline synthetic products trade booking

and trend analysis regarding amendments. This includes analyzing

various synthetic products in order to create initiatives to increase

efficiency, correctly account for risk, and reduce post-trade

amendments.

. Started a possible industry wide initiative to hit Fed target of

confirming equity derivative trades T+0 with underlyers of MSCI

Indexes.

. Analyzed over 5,000 amendments in order to gain understanding of

trends and/or inefficiencies with trade bookings.

. Worked closely with front office, middle office, back office, and IT

in order to create enhancements to trade booking systems which will

save an estimated 250 hours a year in time spent manually amending

trades.

. Presented analysis to over 20 top executives/analysts that was

broadcasted to multiple offices throughout the world through dial-in

calls.

. Hold a weekly call on Friday with Middle Office/Confirms/Settlements

from NY/London/Salt Lake city to go over amendment trends for that

week and what can be done to increase efficiency and effectiveness.

Call participants include MDs, VPs, Associates, and Analysts.

. Consulting contract for Goldman Sachs has been extended multiple times

due to the job role evolving and commendable work done.

BLOOMBERG L.P.

SKILLMAN, NJ

Credit Analyst Consultant

March 2009 - May 2009

. Contracted for 3-month project to perform Corporate

Structure/Liability Analysis for over 1,300 companies. Project

consisted of company/SEC filings analysis along with direct corporate

contact in order to verify and accurately depict corporate structure

and outstanding liabilities to be viewed through Bloomberg Terminals

to end users world wide.

LEHMAN BROTHERS/BARCLAYS CAPITAL NEW

YORK, NY

Structured Credit Trading, Trading Assistant

April 2008 - March 2009

. Booked/Amended trillions of dollars worth of CDS/CDX trades,

calculated net exposure to each underlying credit, and occasionally

recommended hedge strategies in order to flatten risk associated with

certain underlying reference firms.

. Analyzed credit trading systems and processes due to the Lehman

Brothers/Barclays Capital integration. Tasks included coordinating

with tech and enhancing existing processes by using the most efficient

methods contained in both systems and moving trades to new structure.

. Calculated upfront fees using points upfront, effective dates, and

curve spreads. Valued novation fees for "step in's" and "step out's."

. Oversaw trader Excel trade blotters then tied out trade blotter to

downstream systems in order to ensure proper bookings of trades and to

verify that all the risk and exposure is correctly accounted for.

Coordinated with MarkIt to update red codes and MarkIt preferred ref

obs.

. Calculated MTM of trades using Bloomberg curves or flat spreads to

estimate P&L for the booked trades and verified with Product Control

that values of the trades flowed correctly downstream and properly to

end of day trader P&L.

. Triggered trades affected by credit events to ensure proper accrual.

After auction, settled trades based on auction recovery.

. Primary contact for counterparties/back office/brokers/sales for any

and all trade inquiries and resolved all trade breaks.

BEAR STEARNS FINANCIAL PRODUCTS (BSFP) NEW

YORK, NY

BSFP Junior Analyst

Sept. 2007 - April 2008.

. Worked within a team of 10 which housed all AAA functions including

trading and reporting for outside counterparties.

. Evaluated current market prices of all the collateral holdings to more

efficiently gauge collateral necessary to receive as dictated by BSFP

by laws and AAA guidelines set by S&P and Moody's.

. Generated proper ratings and rating adjustments from S&P and Moody's

to verify that the underlying security was suitable for investment.

. Allocated trades into proper BSFP portfolio by analyzing type of trade

and counterparty trading requirements.

. Reported earnings, potential profits, and current risk to Deloitte &

Touch auditors daily in order to keep AAA rating.

MTV NETWORKS NEW

YORK, NY

Corporate Finance, Finance Intern

July 2006 - Jan. 2007

. Generated finance and budget estimates using Khalix finance software

to create forecasts regarding individual departments and programs

profitability within all of Viacom.

. Participated in the creation of a new financial proprietary reporting

software Business Objects.

. Created Business Objects Power Point and User Guide tutorial to teach

software to Viacom employees.

EDUCATION

RUTGERS BUSINESS SCHOOL

MAY 2007

Bachelor of Science - Finance, Minor - Economics

CANDIDATE IN THE CFA PROGRAM

SKILLS

HOBBIES: Manage 50K in personal account that invests in stocks, options,

and bonds

OPERATING SYSTEMS: Windows 98/XP/ME/NT/Vista/X Leopard

SOFTWARE: Bloomberg, DTCC, Microsoft Office

(PowerPoint/Access/Word/Outlook), Microsoft Excel (Pivot

Tables/Vlookups), SecDB

CURRENT READING: When Genius Failed: Rise and Fall of LTCM, Never Eat

Alone, The Way of the Turtle: The Secret Methods that Turned

Ordinary People Into Legendary Traders, Come Into My Trading

Room: A Complete Guide to Trading, The Predictors

References Available Upon Request



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