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Microsoft Office Administrative Assistant

Brooklyn, New York, 11209, United States
October 14, 2016

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Daniel Fernández Abarno

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Brooklyn, NY 11209 Uruguayan/American Dual Citizen



Universidad ORT

Bachelor of Economics; Minor in Finance

Montevideo, Uruguay

Mar 2010 – Jul 2014

Placed within the top 10% of the graduating class

Relevant coursework: Accounting, Micro-/Macro-Economics, Statistics, Corporate Finance, Financial Engineering

CFA Institute

2017 Level III Candidate in the CFA Program

Charlottesville, VA

Jun 2015 – Present


Horizon Capital Management S.A.

Fundamental Analyst

A $130mln Value-Oriented Hedge Fund with a 20% CAGR 15-year return.

Montevideo, Uruguay

Oct 2014 – July 2016

Issued several long-term equity recommendations with a minimum upside potential of 50% over a three-year time horizon by conducting a combination of fundamental, technical, and relative valuation analysis

Developed a watch-list of 80 geographically diverse and financially attractive stocks by implementing a fundamental screening methodology and building comprehensive financial models to evaluate future performance

Prepared macroeconomic reports on seven key economies to aid in the development of hedging strategies by applying economic theory and analysis on a variety of relevant metrics (FX pricing, equity index valuation, etc.)

Built an automated and comprehensive back-testing tool to evaluate the 15-year performance of the firm’s investment screening strategy, which selected 100 relevant stocks and incorporated annual rebalancing

Reduced the amount of time dedicated to administrative tasks by over 4 hours daily by automating manual tasks through advanced Excel macros that gathered and compiled important portfolio and financial data into a single file

CPA Ferrere

Risk Management Analyst

Montevideo, Uruguay

Apr 2012 – Aug 2013

CPA Ferrere is one of the region's largest accounting and consulting firm with over 600 employees in 4 countries.

Decreased risk management processing time by over 85% at two large banking institutions, by helping the team to build a macro that automatically calculated relevant risk metrics using interest rate and FX inputs

Tripled the firm’s product offering for local capital market authorities by co-creating new products to serve the specific needs of the stock market (i.e. prospectus editing, periodic activity reports, publishing of key economic data, etc.)

Delivered insightful recommendations, solutions and presentations under tight deadlines to over 15 clients, including multiple blue-chip financial and multi-national corporations

Christophersen S.A.

Administrative Assistant

Montevideo, Uruguay

Dec 2007 – Feb 2008

Christophersen S.A. the leading supplier of shipping and marine services with operations spread across the country.

Translated important documentation for over 20 clients; Reorganized over seven years of supplier data by creating an indexing solution; taught the accounting staff how to quickly and efficiently find the documents under this newly implemented system


Un Techo para mi Pais (UTPMP)

Home Builder

Montevideo, Uruguay

May 2008 – Jun 2009

UTPMP is a nonprofit organization that mobilizes youth volunteers to fight extreme poverty in Latin America.

Built three homes for underprivileged, homeless families by participating in two separate tours of construction work





Spanish (native), Portuguese (fluent), English (native)

Bloomberg Terminal, VBA, Advanced Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Cooking (especially Asado), biking, weight-lifting, reading investment-related books, travelling (especially through road trips with friends), kayaking, camping, and other adventurous outdoor activities

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