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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
November 08, 2018

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MICHELLE M. LIN

Jersey City, NJ

732-***-****

ac7m3z@r.postjobfree.com

linkedin.com/in/michellemlin

Financial/Accounting/Investment Professional

Versatile, results-driven, and accomplished financial, accounting, and investment professional with a proven track record of success in business analysis, budgeting, forecasting, modeling, and investing.

Business Analysis: Experience supporting operations through analysis of business indicators. Able to evaluate operations and develop solutions to resolve complex business problems.

Accounting: Able to support budgeting, maintain transaction records, and analyze financial statements and data to support organization financial and accounting functions. Capable of managing accounting system designed for financial reporting for various sources under GAAP and IFRS Regulations, while conducting credit risk analysis.

Investment: Adept at investment modeling to facilitate investor decision making. Background in investment analysis and portfolio analysis, as well as company valuation analysis using Monte Carlo simulation and discounted cash flow model, including running operational and capital structure sensitivities within models. Proficient in diversification, capital asset pricing, Arbitrage pricing theory, factors model, and bond prices and yields.

Team Commitment & Communications: Proven team member with significant contributions toward achieving team goals. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills used to interact and collaborate with investors, senior leaders, associates, and vendors. Proficient in English and Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin).

AREAS OF STRENGTH AND EXPERTISE

Asset Management

Financial Modeling

Investment Management

Fund Accounting

Market Analysis

Relationship Building

Budgeting & Forecasting

Data Analysis

Team Leadership

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS

Master of Science, Public Accounting (CPA Candidate), 2014,

Master of Science, Investment Management, 2017,

Pace University, New York, NY

Master of Business Administration, Finance, 2008

Rutgers University, Camden, NJ

GPA: 3.4

Bachelor of Economics, International Business & Economics, 2005

Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China

Technical Skills

Advanced MS Excel (Visual Basic- VBA, Macros, Vlookup, Pivot Tables, Data Mining),

PowerPoint, Access; SQL (Oracle DBA), Bloomberg Certified

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lazard Asset Management, New York, NY Feb 2018 – Present

Alternative Investment Operation Analyst

Assist with cash management (reviewing currency balances on a daily basis, and alerting Portfolio Managers of need to buy /sell currencies), Manage the cash flow and oversee the movement and its frequency

Maintain close relationships with key support functions between Investor operations, trading desk, Legal and Compliance, Risk, and IT departments

Closely monitor the trading activities of Options and Forwards, ensure the fund’s trading Margin in compliance with UCITS (“Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities”) and GIPS (Global Investment Performance Standard) internally

Process all asset types traded in Equity & Fixed Income Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds, and other alternative products including derivatives.

Reconciliation of internal portfolio accounting system information (Portia, Bloomberg & Kynex) to Prime Brokers, custodian, external accounting agents, and to client records.

Review Prime Brokers records for accuracy, including margin, leverage, interest, rebates, etc.

Hedge Fund Portfolios’ Diversification, Distribution and Profitability system update, data integration and business solution support

PricewaterhouseCoopers, New York, NY Jan 2016-Jun 2016

Intern, Market Information & Data Analytics

Conducted ad-hoc research, analytics, and support for operation project teams, obtaining historical price of securities from multiple vendors, including Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Markit, IDC Vantage, S&P 500, JPM price direct, and other pricing third parties.

Supported financial portfolio valuation teams, providing daily valuation results from third-party vendors, mostly related to illiquid debt and equity securities held by hedge funds(NAV), private equity funds, and business development companies for fair value reporting of funds’ assets to investors

Handled fund accounting and custody data collection and price comparison.

Contributed to department financial budgeting, including forecasting/budgeting, management, run scenario testing for future income projection, and projects fee evaluation.

Built data dictionary for SQL system, helping implement system and testing GSP (Trinity) Platform.

Qtech Solutions Inc., Somerset, NJ Mar 2013-May 2014

Business Analyst

Proposed creative digital marketing campaigns for social media and other digital channels.

Increased company’s sales and profit margin by establishing new marketing campaign.

Conducted pharmaceutical industry research and business analysis, building internal and external processes for potential partnerships.

Assisted in preparing memoranda, proposals, and other written materials.

China Securities Co. Ltd., Shenzhen, China May 2012-Feb 2013

Associate, Institutional Investor

Offered primary analytical support for institutional investors and senior managers.

Conducted proprietary research and industry surveys, while completing financial and valuation analysis and developing financial models/forecast for private equity investors.

Built portfolio yielding 39% annually since 2012 with China A and H share markets stocks and focus on healthcare and green energy sectors in China.

Assisted in issuance of private debt, conducted due diligence, and analyzed credit risk for SME by collaborating with project team.

Led and promoted new strategy, working with sales force to increases investment funds in new sectors to $1.06B.

AFFILIATIONS

New York Society of Security Analyst, Pace Chapter, Executive Board, 2015-Present

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, Volunteer, 2015-Present

Food Pantry, Volunteer, Highland Park, NJ, 2010-2011

Compassion International, Member, 2006-2010



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