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Financial Analyst Accountant

Location:
Charlotte, NC
Posted:
October 10, 2018

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Nicholas Kahramanidis, CPA

**** ****** *****, *********, ** 28270

704-***-**** - ac7b86@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Experienced in accounting, operations, and security valuation for a wide variety of financial products including equities, options, futures, bonds, MBS, and swaps. Excel in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment, with beneficial results throughout my career. Produce deliverables in a timely, accurate, and well communicated manner.

EXPERIENCE

Bank of America, Charlotte, NC June 2018 to Present

Trade Settlement Specialist

Perform controls around Treasury asset portfolios including Outright Purchases and Reverse Repos

Validate details of new and outstanding trades in consolidation and reporting database

Responsible for preparation of reconciliations of economic data to general ledger and of trade attributes to systems of record

Wells Fargo, Charlotte, NC January 2018 to June 2018

Business Analyst

Analyze and document comprehensive reconciliation scripts for FACS data load and GL reconciliation processes for FX, Credit and Deposits

Support Enterprise and Wholesale line of business initiatives that require FACS integration

Develop functional design documents for subsystem data interfaces to FACS and maintain end user and internal references FACS documentation

Communicate reconciliation breaks, analysis and root causes & project/tactical request statuses to senior management

TIAA-CREF, Charlotte, NC May 2017 to January 2018

Senior Financial Analyst/Consultant

Perform internal and external financial reporting focused on the fixed income, equity, and derivative portfolios using extensive Excel skills

Prepare STAT and GAAP financial statements using Excel skillset

Moved systems for entire derivates portfolio while certifying accuracy with front office

Ensure user acceptance via testing for system upgrades and implementations with trade desk

Utilized technology and enterprise tools to streamline various reporting processes

Apex Fund Services (US) Inc, Charlotte, NC May 2015 to March 2017

Senior Fund Accountant

Responsible for ensuring timely and accurate NAV calculation on a daily, weekly or monthly for the IM based on investment accounting and transfer agency, using Paxus and Excel

For Trade Desk, processed and reconciled security and general ledger for portfolios via SQL database management and Excel

Ensure compliance with GAAP for financial statements and other requirements of the funds specifications including consolidation policies and procedures

Maintain a controlled operating environment in conjunction with SSAE16 controls

Led the migration of funds from MFACT to Paxus due to strong technical expertise and responsible for training employees on Paxus

Ikonic Fund Services USA, Inc, Charlotte, NC April 2010 to March 2015

Senior Fund Accountant

Responsible for calculating the NAV, via Trade Desk, on a monthly basis for multi-strategy hedge funds

Prepared cash, trade, and position reconciliations and month end valuations for equities, options, bonds, and commodity futures. Verified via extensive Excel spreadsheets.

Created investor level allocations, including management and incentive fee calculations, and generated investor statements via Paxus and Excel

Acted as the main point of contact for Trade Desk, stakeholders and brokers

Booked general ledger entries on a daily basis for expense, broker, dividend accruals and analyzed the balance sheet to ensure all payables and receivables were accurate on Excel

Prepared GAAP financial statements and consolidations, including financial highlights and notes

Participated in SAS70 audit

Ellington Management, LLC, Old Greenwich, CT January 2007 to October 2009

Fund Accountant

Responsible for several funds containing a wide variety of instruments with the Trade Desk and mid office, including mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, interest rate swaps, US treasuries, equities, and futures, shown through Ellin and Excel

Provided by Trade Desk with the opportunity to complete the month end process for the most innovative, complex fund after demonstrating a strong capability to close several funds successfully

Coordinated and reviewed outsourced tasks to our fund administrator

Liaison with various counterparties to attain marks for pricing securities to market for Trade Desk

Assisted with the year-end audit by substantiating the fair value calculation and provided necessary support

Trained new employees on daily and month end processes in order to assist them with grasping difficult concepts with our macro and system based calculations for Ellin, Excel, and SQL

GlobeOp Financial Services, Harrison, NY July 2005 to November 2006

Fund Accountant

Responsible for the daily cash, trade, and position reconciliation between our trade entry and accounting systems

Researched and resolved discrepancies such as principal paydowns, accrued interest, and interest payments for bonds, repos, and mortgage backed securities

Created, analyzed, and issued clients’ daily and monthly profit and loss statements

Completed the month end process including booking accruals, reconciling cash and positions to various prime brokers and counterparties, issuance of NAV, and creation of allocation schedules

Trained various new employees on systems and fund accountant daily/month end tasks

Converted the month end book and allocation schedule for an existing client from another group, lead weekly conference calls, and transition the fund over to our London office

EDUCATION

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Bachelor of Science in Finance – May 2005

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE

Microsoft Office, SQL, Geneva, Kondor, Paxus, Bloomberg, JPMorgan Access, BB&T Online, Bank of America Cash Manager Online, EPAM



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