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Teaneck, New Jersey, 07666, United States
Posted:
January 12, 2018

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JUDAH E. KAPLAN, CPA, CFA

*** ********* ****, *******, ** 07666

ac30hr@r.postjobfree.com; 646-***-****

Executive Summary: Senior Finance, Risk Management and Operational turnaround executive with progressive experience and success. Designed, drafted and implemented new policies and procedures across business functions. Drive creative solutions to complex business problems through novel use of analytics and a “fresh lens” perspective, leading to more informative reporting and management metrics and improved pricing models, among other accomplishments. Excel at building relationships across large, complicated organizations with senior management, clients, regulators, and key investors.

Experience:

PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS, LLC New York, NY 2015 – 2017

Director, Advisory Services

Drafted living will “playbook” for major banking client as part of its Dodd-Frank Act recovery and resolution planning process to describe how to manage an unwind of a $300+ B business and its effect on the bank’s capital and liquidity.

Evaluated internal audit approach, procedures and controls testing for large, domestic banking client’s treasury, and risk management functions. Helped client identify operational risk issues and ensured proper response to regulatory issues.

Led data analysis projects to evaluate impact of new regulations on large financial institutions. Designed comprehensive data surveys. Led conference calls with banks and trade associations to discuss findings that capital requirements of regulations were 3x what regulators estimated ($360 B in total). Met with regulators to explain methodology and results to help trade association further issue advocacy. Efforts resulted in regulators modifying proposed rule to reduce cost.

Performed forensic analysis of client activity related to cash, collateral and liquidity management.

CUZCO CAPITAL INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, LLC Great Neck, NY 2011 – 2015

Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operating Officer

Built an investment fund from ground up that invested over $30 MM of investor funds in over 160 portfolios over a six year period, generating returns of approximately 20% per annum. Wrote and updated all financial policies, procedures and controls, and had responsibility for all financial, operating and administrative fuctions.

Produced monthly and annual budgets and forecasts and managed relationships with fund auditor and tax advisor.

Calculated expected liquidation rates on portfolios of delinquent consumer receivables to determine appropriateness of investment opportunities and valuation for purposes of financial and investor reporting.

Analyzed investment performance to identify monetization strategies and opportunities for higher returns.

Managed investor relations, including reporting and communication with limited partners, and distributions.

Targeted and raised capital from high net worth and family office investors. Responsible for raising about 70% of firm’s capital from 50% of its investors.

FANNIE MAE Washington, DC 2009 – 2011

Director, Liquidity Risk Oversight and Operational Risk Team Lead

Interacted closely with executive team, external regulators and colleagues across the organization, to lead process improvements in a highly distressed, high profile, mortgage finance company.

Designed and implemented new liquidity risk management framework to comply with changing regulations. Wrote policy and developed and monitored risk management metrics. Increased liquidity buffer by approximately 100%.

Redesigned daily, weekly and monthly reporting to quickly summarize liquidity position for senior management, Board.

Created and implemented liquidity stress testing model to evaluate company’s liquidity position in 15 different scenarios. Communicated results to executive management to drive policy and funding strategy.

Assessed operational risk in multiple business processes and reported and tracked operational incidents.

Hired and trained two junior liquidity risk associates and set strategy for the team.

GREENWOOD WALSH INVESTMENTS, LLC Teaneck, NJ 2008 – 2009, 2017 - Present

Independent Consultant

Analyzed order history, product mix, and insurance company reimbursements for medical device distributor to identify areas for improved cash flow, strategic efficiencies, and negotiating leverage.

Developed business plan to enable real estate management company with unique strategy to target potential investors.

Built 5-year financial model and drafted business plan to help start-up SaaS recruiting firm raise outside capital.

Created income and cash flow projection model for start-up consumer credit company to help managers identify ideal growth rate. Client used model and other materials I generated to sell project to investors.

Calculated historical performance and projected future cash flows for legal settlement financing company. Presented findings to senior management and developed materials for presentation to key investors.

JUDAH E. KAPLAN, CPA, CFA

963 Greenwood Road, Teaneck, NJ 07666

ac30hr@r.postjobfree.com; 646-***-****

iQOR, Inc. New York, NY 2004 – 2008

Senior Vice President, Treasurer (2005 – 2008)

Senior financial manager helping lead corporate turnaround for a PE-owned, highly-levered company with over $300 MM in sales. Company is premier business process outsourcer with global call center network of 6,700 employees.

Developed system to determine internal cost of customized services provided to clients. System used to identify candidates for process streamlining, facilitate client onboarding and reduce credit risk.

Devised comprehensive new process for purchasing, vendor onboarding and expense approval. Identified over $2.1 MM (over 10% of EBITDA) in expected Y-o-Y cost savings and presented findings to Board.

Managed team of three responsible for corporate accounts receivable. Efforts reduced past-due receivables by over $2.5 MM (83%), as a percent of total receivables from 23% to 4% and DSO by 25% (from 50 to 37 days).

Analyzed firm-wide insurance coverage for technology. Process resulted in right-sizing coverage and 25% cost savings.

Managed two professionals in Treasury function. Linked cash management model to G/L and financial forecasts.

Initiated hedging strategy to mitigate currency exposure. Resulted in savings of $1.3 MM from unhedged position.

Rewrote Corporate Code of Conduct and implemented use of corporate Compliance Hotline to reduce operational risk.

Vice President, Strategy and Pricing Analytics (2004 – 2005)

Developed and implemented strategy, process and policy for pricing all projects. Built macros in Excel and Visual Basic to calculate necessary fees. Communicated policy to senior management, sales professionals and operational managers. New process contributed to $30 MM in annualized net income and approximately 80% win rate for all bids.

Created statistical model in Excel, based on principles of Black-Scholes option pricing model, to evaluate the economic cost to the company of providing clients with performance guarantees.

Forecasted recovery rates on receivables portfolios to project estimated revenues and profitability.

Coordinated among Operations, Finance, Sales and Technology to optimize operational strategy for each client and evaluate reasonableness of assumptions in order to identify opportunities to enhance margins.

JPMORGANCHASE New York, NY 1997 – 2004

Vice President, Counterparty Credit Risk Management (2001 – 2004)

Managed team of 6 professionals who analyzed the counterparty credit risk of all fixed income trading floor products.

Led effort to resize 13,000 foreign exchange and derivatives credit risk limits in conjunction with firm-wide initiative.

Negotiated ISDA terms to mitigate the firm’s credit exposure while accomplishing clients’ objectives.

Determined systems modifications to more accurately monitor credit exposure. Tested results to ensure effectiveness.

Reviewed trading activity to ensure compliance with credit risk limits exceeding $1.6 B in aggregate.

Vice President, Structured Credit Products (1997 – 2001)

DELOITTE & TOUCHE LLP New York, NY 1992 – 1995

Senior Auditor/CPA - Investment Companies Business Unit

Education:

MIT SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, Cambridge, MA Financial Engineering, MBA June 1997

YESHIVA UNIVERSITY, New York, NY Accounting, BS, cum laude June 1992

Publications:

Contributing Author, “First Take: Ten Key Points from the Fed’s Final TLAC Rule,” PWC Financial Services Regulatory Practice, December 20, 2016.

Contributing Author, “First Take: Five Key Points from Basel’s Enhanced Disclosure Proposal,” PWC Financial Services Regulatory Practice, March 18, 2016.

Author, “Please Don’t Squeeze the Charmin: Managing Liquidity Risk in the Age of Basel III”, RiskJournal: A Quarterly Publication of PRMIA DC, Winter/January 2012.

Contributor, The Handbook of Credit Derivatives, McGraw Hill (1999).

Licenses:

Certified Public Accountant, State of New York, Lic # 073008.

Awarded Chartered Financial Analyst designation by CFA Institute, 2005.

National Association of Securities Dealers: Series 7, 63 (lapsed).



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