Mohammed Shabbir Quraishi
Senior Business and Trade Analyst
Trading Settlement Securities Settlement Process Fund Accounting Financial Stewardship
Dynamic and experienced financial professional specializing in Trade processing and Investment Trade operations. Adept in establishing new client accounts in a myriad of systems and acting as a client liaison with custodians and counterparts to ensure timely settlement for different securities. Extensive experience in asset and cash reconciliation, settlements, controls, cash management and listed products. Also skilled in reconciliations of funds cash and funds positions to outside sources and NSCC/DTC End-of-Day Reconciliations. Knowledgeable in creating Post Titan Manual Cash entries for NSCC/DTC participates. Excel in report writing and able to develop long term working relationships with colleagues, bosses and clients.
Wall Street Suite
Financial and People Skills
Strategic / Tactical Execution
Education & Credentials
Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance, University of North Texas - Denton, TX
Security Benefit Company Topeka, Kansas January 2017- Present
Investment Operations Associate
Confirmed CLO, CP, PE, Fedbook, and Bank Debt Settlements. Resolved all discrepancies daily basis.
Track client Settled & Unsettled Bank Debt positions and Interest Accruals via agent.
Contributes to the development and implementation of standardized procedures for supporting the lifecycle of an investment in addition to methods needed to process and access trade specific information and documents according to best practices and industry standards.
Collaborates with clients, custodians, brokers, industry contacts and internal service partners such as Front Office, Investment Accounting, Treasury and outsource providers to ensure efficient and timely transmission of trades and cash/position breaks.
Facilitates settlement with custodians and brokers for securities including Treasury, Bond, Mutual Fund, equity, CLO, and private placements securities to ensure accuracy of processed portfolio trades and or holdings which will include complex and non-traditional settlements.
Produces reports such as trade blotters, wire reports, payment notification, and Corporate Action report for internal and external service partners as well as senior management.
Performs daily processes across various investment operations areas including trade confirmation and settlements, onboarding, cash forecasting, corporate action processing and validation, cash and position reconciliations and resolution, payment validation, monthly valuations, reporting and review of differences to internal/external providers.
Provide Investment voluntary corporate actions responses to specific custodians or other interested parties in a timely and accurate manner.
Collect, and analyze corporate actions information from multiple data sources and report to management daily.
ENVESTNET PLACEMARK, Addison, TX April 2015 – December 2016
Performing daily accounting duties including tracking positions/securities, researching and reconciling discrepancies between accounting systems and trade entry systems.
Pricing the fund portfolios and calculating fund NAV.
Design, implement and maintain pricing infrastructures. Evaluate effectiveness of pricing strategies and modify pricing structures as needed.
Onboard all Treasury products and services for new clients.
Collaborate with Advisors to identify a prospect’s need for new Treasury service set-up in the system.
Improved corporate decision making by producing P&Ls for funding, analyzing and reconciling daily Trade booking, liquidity snapshots, client funding activities and external market conditions.
Initiated corrective actions through collaboration with the investigate staff, brokers and stakeholders by investigating non-matched and failed trades.
Working with various products including equities, ETF, Option, Index, and futures.
Expanded the reporting capabilities and improved the support for operating systems by managing the accounting and reporting functions using Advent’s Axys System.
Provide reporting and documentation of pricing structures and serves as the point-of-contact for pricing inquiries.
Addressed and corrected trade discrepancies between Envestnet Placemark databases and client records to ensure accurate record keeping and positive audit results.
Posting general ledger entries and performing all monthly close duties including account level reconciliation.
Create and maintain the pricing life cycle process including: analysis, modeling, updating/publishing within sales system, reporting, and price integrity oversight.
MOHAMMED SHABBIR QURAISHI
JPMORGAN CHASE, Dallas, TX January 2012 – March 2015
Trade Settlement Analyst (DTC / Option Settlement), 2013-2015
Ensured the efficacy of trade processing, including all Option Desk trades and JP Morgan Broker Depository Trust and Clearing (DTC) transactions by thoroughly evaluating the trading performance.
Monitor and respond to market information, trading activities, and corporate announcements in order to effectively manage operational and firm risk.
Improved the manual settlement process and communications to the brokers and clients through system upgrades and developing new procedures for DTC.
Oversee the processing of the mandatory corporate action events for all domestic and international accounts (dividends, splits, mergers, etc.), ensuring that all events are processed in a timely and accurate fashion.
Finalized a proposal to eliminate a manual Option trade processing for risk prospective and bringing the efficiency in Option desk.
Collaborated in the development and maintenance of policies, procedures and training guides resulting in improved operations.
Managed the accuracy of 15 daily administrative, auditing and accounting functions.
Generated ITA and Intra-fund tickets for NSCC/DTC 902 participants and ITA net balance tickets for specific DTC participants.
Processed DTC trades including Foreign Exchange, Money Markets, and Fixed Income and updated OCC Collateral for INDEX.
Ensured the retention of all daily control work in approved physical and electronic repositories.
Verified Wall Street figures and wire transfers and prepared and posted Fed Fund Wires using intense scrutiny.
JPMORGAN CHASE, Dallas, TX
Trade Analyst (ETF), 2012 - 2013
Ensured accurate and timely trade processing and position reconciliations for ETF Trades (Create, Redeem and DWAC) activities.
Created effective trade processing through ongoing monitoring of client directives, reconciliation of the Transfer Agency system and depository, and communicating with the trading desk, brokers and operations team.
Generated daily reviews of cash or securities brakes, balancing day's settlements, preparing future settlements, resolving and trade discrepancies between ETF client shares and DTCC shares.
Coordinate client activity reporting to Fund Accounting, both as preliminary orders for PRV calculation and as final cap-stock for posting to each fund account.
Process manual transactions to all client accounts, including fees, transfers, compensation claims, cash write-offs, FX trades, and wires.
Increased efficiencies by creating automated end-of-day Proof for all spending.
Expedited payments and reduced labor by evaluating dividend payments from EFT-TA and creating a dividend checklist.
Slashed end-of-day reconciliation time from 1 hour to 45-minutes by evaluating the manual reconciliation process for ETF trades, and developed an electronic system using MS Access and MS Excel.
Project at JPMorgan (TIC SLT)
Ensure regulatory compliance under the Treasury International Capital guidelines (TIC SLT) for a portfolio of 2664 assets and responsible for gathering information on long-term U.S and foreign securities that held by U.S and foreign residents.
Selected to assist in the development of project estimates, schedules and plans.
Utilize the Bloomberg terminal, enterprise databases, APS and SEC Edgar.
Work along with the Pension Utility group as a Trade Analyst in Treasury Worldwide Security Services.