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Oakland, California, United States
August 02, 2019

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Julia Gu, FRM

Email: Add: 622 Montclair Ave, Oakland, CA 94610 Mobile: +(1-510-***-**** Professional Experience

Credit Suisse (Hong Kong) Ltd. – Shared Services, Settlement, Senior Analyst Hong Kong, 2014 – 2017

● Picked up all tasks in 3 months and handled 1.5 headcount’s work for the following 4 months

● Proactively matched and settled trades with counterparts, resolved potential buy-in daily and reduced penalty fees by 70%

● Lead process improvement/compliance projects, ran monthly recon reports, drafted SOP for BAU, trained new joiners

● Liaised with Hong Kong Inland Revenue Dept regarding Standard Borrowing Agreement and slashed penalty fees by 80% Nomura Singapore Limited – Shared Services, Senior Operations Analyst Singapore, 2013 – 2014

● Started with contract role in settlement, picked up all tasks within 1 month and was signed on as a perm after 2 months

● Liaised with counterparty custodians to match and settle trades in Singapore government/IPO bonds

● Processed ledger payment for option trade margin calls of premium clients; apply for custodian accounts for premium clients

● Set up derivative products in system and handled coupon payments/early exercise Barclays Capital PLC Singapore – Shared Services, Global Reference Data Team, Analyst Singapore, 2010 – 2013

● Specialized in static and time series data for equities, in charge of daily time-critical reports for price check, corporate actions

● Conducted regulatory checking including short sell check/ & transaction reporting, spotted control gaps & input control points

● Worked closely with Risk, Research, Trade Support, Finance and IT in BAU and ad-hoc requests, performed well under stress and provided timely service to internal clients, received praises for outstanding service and quick turnaround

● Coordinated procedure documentation of SOP and participated in remote training of Pune office colleagues

● Conducted periodic meetings with Bloomberg and Reuters to improve data services Barclays Capital PLC Singapore – Operations Graduate Trainee Program, Graduate Singapore, 2008 – 2010

● Achieved outstanding results for London Initial Training Program and subsequent graduate training courses

● Adapted to steep learning curve, lead process improvement projects, assisted in Internal Mobility/KPI preparation Education

National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore 2004 – 2008

● Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Finance (2nd Upper Honors, 4.2/5), Dean’s list 2 times (2005 and 2007) Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), France 2006 – 2007

● NUS Student Exchange Program, 1 of 5 winners of NUS-France Exchange Award(NUS, French Embassy) Hwa Chong Junior College, Singapore: 2 SP Distinction, 4 A, B3 in GP in GCE A Level, full MOE-PRC scholarship 2002 – 2003 Nanyang Girls’ High School, Singapore: 8 A1, A2 in English in GCE O Level, full MOE-PRC scholarship 1999 – 2001 Professional Skills

● Qualification: FRM(Financial Risk Management), DELF B2 (French equivalent of TOFEL)

● Computer Proficiency: Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point; Adobe Acrobat; Bloomberg; Reuters; Matlab; Python; Java

● Project Management: attending project management courses from UC Berkeley Extension, studying for PMP

● Language: Proficient in English and Mandarin, fluent in French, elementary in Cantonese, Shanghainese, Spanish, beginner in Latin Additional Information

● Scored full marks in MENSA entry test (top 1%); won various awards in Olympic Mathematics competitions

● Certified as PADI Open Water Scuba Diving Instructor in 2014, scuba club publication rep in Barclays, learning diving and freediving

● Lead Barclays Future Village Volunteer Teaching Trip of Apr 2012 team in remote village, Nepal; joined many other volunteer work

● Other loves: family & friends, food & wine, movies & books, travel, animals, golf, BJJ, airsoft, hiking, arts, meditation

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