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Paoli, Pennsylvania, 19301, United States
February 07, 2018

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Bellevue, WA 98006

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Results oriented financial professional relocating back to PA from WA after a career hiatus to care for family. Deep experience in Fixed Income and Derivatives operations, Middle office, and Trading.


State Street, Berwyn April- May 2011


Support the Cash Equity / Equity Finance Front Office activities within a settlements capacity

Ensure transactions are correctly recorded in appropriate systems facilitating successful settlement

Investigation and resolution of failing transactions

Investigate & resolve cash and stock reconciliation issues

Address settlement discrepancies and engage appropriate desk/Manager for prompt resolution.

Adhere to rules, regulations and procedures that governs this role and organization

Be aware of Operational Risk and escalate to Manager at all time

Societe Generale, New York 2007-March 2011

Senior Operational Specialist (2008-2011)

Interest rate derivatives department while continue to contribute to migration project.

Worked in a team environment supporting a variety of other areas within the firm, Trading Desk, Documentation, Information Technology, Accounting, Risk, P & L and Client services.

Performed daily reconciliations identifying exceptions and mediate any failures.

Investigated trade/cash discrepancies, post general ledger entries when necessary.

Organized and prioritized workload while ensuring all daily deadlines are met.

Ensure client and sales queries are resolved and expectations are managed. Work with Front office, Client and Client Service Teams, escalating queries in a timely manner.

Trained new staff members, wrote procedures for daily work and created a manual of instructions to settle complicated trades.

Created securities within trading platform to price Credit Derivatives.

Confirmed, created and released multi-currency payments via Optics.

Supported IT off site testing and new functionality, signing off on release to production.

Societe Generale, New York. 2006-2007


Created default trading templates to mitigate future PV breaks. Project to centralize Derivative Operations, Risk and Reporting to Paris Office.

Middle Office- Data convergence/STP/Migration project.

Responsible for analysis of PV breaks between back and front office, research and recommend solutions.

Track Daily/Weekly progress and report to management. Recognize trends and recommend systematic changes to deal booking process.

Project to centralize Derivative Operations, Risk and Reporting to Paris Office. Products included Interest Rate Swaps, Credit Default Swaps, Swaptions, Caps and Floors.

Credit Suisse Asset Management, New York 2000-2005

Fixed Income SMA WRAP Trader

Managed Fixed Income WRAP Program with $1.5 Billion and 5,000 accounts.

Invested cash for new clients and execute liquidation of terminated accounts.

Rebalance Portfolios in accordance with guidelines.

Selected individual bonds within the mortgage portion of portfolio.

Invested excess cash for short term in Asset backed, T-Bills, Agencies.

Portfolios included Treasuries, Corporate bond, FNMA, FHLMC mortgage, Asset Backed securities and Agencies.

Managed interest rate risk exposure via duration buckets. Identify & resolve individual account discrepancies accurately and efficiently, to ensure systems are ready for trading.

Credit Suisse Asset Management, New York, NY

Portfolio Administrator

Oversee daily reconciliation with custodian banks.

Responsible for trade affirmation and settlement of equities, fixed income, options and international trades.

Reconcile accounting and custodial bank statements to ensure accuracy of client’s statements.

Trouble shoot P & L and accounting issues including security setup, valuation, pricing and general ledger reconciliations.

Cantor Fitzgerald, New York, NY 1993-2000

Institutional Bond Broker-Mortgage Trading Desk

Provided brokerage services between regional banks and primary dealer’s banks.

Analyze and price trader’s inventories and developed sales ideas to clients.

Executed hedge trades on behalf on clients.

Resolved trade discrepancies to ensure settlement.

Corporate Training Program

Comprehensive rotational six-month training program designed to familiarize the structure and products of various markets including Equities, Fixed-income, Futures, Options, Interest Rate Swaps and Foreign Exchange.

Securities Clerk – Investment Strategies Group

Trade capture and confirmation of trades and ensured timely settlement.

Arrange for the receipt and delivery of securities via Fed Wire/DTC.


B.S. in Economics with an emphasis in Finance, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY, 1991


Athletic scholarship to St. John’s University, New York, NY.

Represented Irelands twice at the World Cross-County Championships.


Bloomberg, Microsoft Office, Optics, APL

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