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Trading Assistant - Trade Support - Middle Office Operations

Location:
New York City, New York, United States
Salary:
70000
Posted:
April 23, 2019

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Denise R. Fairley

929-***-**** (Cell) / ac86pn@r.postjobfree.com linkedin.com/in/denise-fairley-6b083417

TRADING ASSISTANT – MIDDLE OFFICE OPERATIONS

PROFILE:

Investment Banking and Hedge Fund professional with a detailed work ethic and a propensity to meet deadlines. Highly motivated and result driven team-player with solid communication and assessment skills. Recognized decision-making with a broad- based competencies to include, but not limited to:

Fixed Income Settlements Program Trading Trade Breaks

Risk Analysis Hedge Fund Operations Middle Office Ops Bonds

Trading Desk Liaison Commission Monitoring P&L Maintenance Spreadsheet Creation

COMPUTER SKILLS: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Bloomberg Open Bloomberg, Bloomberg Trading System BLOT, Bloomberg Portfolio Trading System CORE/MBS, BOND HUB, DTC PTS Terminal, Passport, Bond Express, Portia, ISIS, BOS, Net Exchange Pro, Geneva, Advent 5.2 & 6.0, DTC, GSCC, ALERT, BONDAC

NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Designed and created a Profit & Loss spreadsheet which led to the ability to immediately assess the firm’s overall financial status at any point in time.

Developed and implemented a “position” spreadsheet that allowed traders and portfolio managers to review what was held in inventory as well as the amount of expenditure of the firm’s capital.

Created and implemented a broker dealer/hedge fund program in which potential trades could be easily generated. This led to profitable results and the CEO acknowledging its sustainability.

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT:

MTA BSC - HRIS Operations Analyst 02/12 – 12/12

Metropolitan Transit Authority Business Service Center (Consultant)

Responsible for maintaining employee data and processing updates for all agencies: NYCTA, MTAHQ, MTA Bus, SI Bus, LIRR, MNCRR, CAPCO, LI Bus and Bridges and Tunnels.

Morgan Stanley - Trading Assistant 10/07 – 09/08

Private Wealth Management - Fixed Income, Settlements / Operations (Consultant)

Responsible for the input of all trade tickets into the Morgan Stanley accounting system.

Resolved Trade Issues, Trade Breaks and Open Items and Failed trades.

Monitored subject factors for principal adjustments on FHR, FNR GNR, CDO, CLO, CMO, ABS, MBS, CMBS, RMBS.

BNY Brokerage ConverGex - Trading Assistant 03/06 - 10/07

Program Trading - Fixed Income, Trading & Settlements/ Operations

Responsible for the input of all trade tickets into the in-house accounting system – BNY’s SIAC.

Monitored NASD & MSRB reporting and intra-day activity on DTC and GSCC.

Trade Problem, Trade Break, also Open Items resolution and Daily Position Proof.

Opened new accounts in Pershing System. Created Daily Fail Report.

Monitored subject factors for principal adjustments: FHR, FNR, GNR, CDO, CLO, CMO, ABS, MBS, CMBS, RMBS.

Fund Accountant Associate, GlobeOp Financial Services 01/06 - 03/06

Hedge Fund – Operations (Consultant)

Provided team support for back and middle office services to various Hedge Funds.

Generated daily profit and loss statements and portfolio valuations for multiple strategies.

Reconciled Cash, Positions and Prices through communication with trading desk and prime broker.

Researched and resolved internal differences between the accounting and trade entry system.

Performed ‘Month-End’ processes to accurately calculate Fund NAV.

Worked with various products including Fixed Income Bonds, FX Forwards and Futures.

Senior Trading Assistant –VP, Further Lane Securities, LP 02/02 – 07/05

Fixed Income – Trading, Settlements / Operations

Responsible for, and supported, administrative and operations for Fixed Income portfolios.

Daily reconciliation of 3 trading accounts with clearing firm accounting system, including the reconciliation of all security positions between the Trading Desk and clearing firm.

Maintained Profit & Loss Microsoft Excel spreadsheets on a daily basis.

Prepared all trade tickets, and responsible for the input of all trade tickets into the Bloomberg Portfolio Trading System and the Pershing System.

Resolved trade issues with other broker dealers and firm accounts. Liaison between desk and clearing firm.

Monitored all subject factors for principal adjustments on Mortgage Securities -FHR, FNR, GNR, CDO, CLO, CMO, ABS, MBS, CMBS, RMBS.

Liaison between Trading Desk and Operations, Accounting at Pershing Clearing. Maintained the Offering sheets for all products. Sales Assistant duties as required for some house accounts.

MBS Trading Assistant - Officer, J. P. Morgan Chase

Middle Office Operations / Settlements 06/01 – 01/02

Provided daily position proof of five Primary and Secondary trading accounts.

Input trade tickets into Bloomberg Trading system which then downloads into the Proprietary Trading System.

Reviewed, confirmed and verified all trades. Rectified related trade issues.

Daily Profit & Loss, Verified Principal & Interest payments. Coordinated P&L issues with accounting department.

Assisted in settlement of Residual Trades. Updated all factors.

Maintained and supported the JP Morgan Chase and Bond Hub Offering spreadsheets.

Reviewed, maintained and entered closing marks daily into the in-house system.

Trading Assistant, Imperial Capital, L.L.C. 10/98 – 05/01

Fixed Income Trading – NY Operations / Settlements

Responsible for the administrative and operations support for two Fixed Income traders.

Daily reconciliation of 3 trading accounts with clearing firm accounting system, including the reconciliation of all security positions between the Trading Desk and clearing firm.

Maintained Profit & Loss spreadsheets on a daily basis and managed running totals.

Prepared all trade tickets. Responsible for the input of all trade tickets into BOS System.

Solved trade problems with other broker dealers and firm accounts.

Liaison between desk and clearing firm. Monitored subject factors for principal adjustments on all FHR, FNR, GNR, CDO, CLO, CMO, ABS, MBS, CMBS, RMBS securities and commissions.

Liaison between Trading Desk and Main Office (Beverly Hills), which includes Operations and Accounting.

Maintained desk inventory and Offering sheets for all products. Sales Assistant duties as required.

Trading Desk and Portfolio Managers.

EDUCATION:

Queensborough Community College, New York

American Institute of Banking



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