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Manager Management

Location:
Woburn, Massachusetts, United States
Posted:
January 25, 2017

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MICHAEL J. SANDERSON

** ***** ******, **********, ** 01803

781-***-**** (Home); 781-***-**** (Cell); acyhal@r.postjobfree.com

Summary of Qualifications

Strong financial background which includes extensive knowledge of business practices of performance measurements, trade settlements, fund accounting, corporate actions, cash management and financial reconciliation.

Professional Experience

State Street Boston, MA December 2008 – March 2016

Sr. Performance Analyst

Calculate performance and provide timely delivery of monthly, quarterly, attribution and custom reports to the clients.

Worked with clients to set up composites and fund placement.

Managed our joint venture to ensure integrity of data.

Audit and verify accuracy of portfolio accounting data and reports.

Reconcile and explain performance variations and differences against benchmarks and asset managers.

Construct and maintain custom benchmarks and composites.

Work closely with the client to construct and develop reporting for complex investment strategies.

Analyze portfolio structure and component returns; explain changes between portfolio and benchmark returns.

Participate in testing of developments and rollout of new functionality.

Adhered with GIPS Standards including any clarifications, updates, reports and questions.

Pillar Financial Advisors Waltham, MA June 2005 - November 2008

Client Reporting Associate

Maintain Advent Axys portfolio reporting system, which includes the upholding and the reconciliation of client investment portfolios

Onboard new clients by setting up new accounts for trading and performance to our software.

Manage Performance function

Run performance and ensure portfolio reporting is accurate

Help financial advisors set up allocation implementation models for qualified and non qualified accounts

Manage the quarterly process for over one hundred clients

Involved with interviewing office candidates

Mentor staff on reporting software

Implement Packman software in conjunction with Advent Axys to prepare timely and precise quarterly reports for our clients

Provide solutions to streamline the quarterly process

Implement Zephyr software to produce in-depth performance reports for upper management

Ensure trade settlements of mutual funds on the Schwab Institutional platform are accurate

Maintain money manager composites and generate monthly reporting for Investment Committee

Preserve the integrity of client files and daily price files. Ensure the accuracy of manual accounts

Ropes and Gray LLP Boston, MA 2003 - 2005

Income and Corporate Actions Coordinator

Processed all foreign and domestic income for equities, bonds, and mutual funds

Reconciled positions for outside advisors on a monthly basis

Involved in the interviewing process as well as training new employees

Resolved problems with custodian bank with issues involving income settlements

Processed all voluntary and mandatory corporate actions in a timely fashion

Participated in departmental projects and initiatives

Harvard Management Company, Boston, MA 1997 - 2003

Portfolio Controller 2000 - 2002

Reviewed and affirmed trading activity and coordinated settlements with internal operations and outside custodians and prime brokers

Reconciled positions with outside custodian banks

Maintained and facilitated strong working relationships with internal operations, brokers and outside custodians.

Senior Corporate Actions Coordinator 1998- 2000

Ensured corporate actions were processed in a timely, accurate manner

Researched Internet and collected critical data for portfolio managers

Logged transactions to reflect corporate actions such as tenders, mergers, election options, dutch auctions, exchanges, stock splits and stock dividends

Created Excel spreadsheets monitoring upcoming and pending corporate actions

Cash Management Coordinator 1997 - 1998

Coordinated daily cash requirements with trading

Balanced all of the daily activity with custodian bank in order to invest the funds in a short-term investment

The Boston Company, Boston MA 1989 - 1997

Supervisor Trust Specialist 1994 - 1997

Coordinated and supervised the activities of a group of trust specialists

Conducted performance reviews

Trained trust specialists

Worked with the Unit Manager to coordinate responsibilities and streamline processes

Served as an experienced liaison between the institutional trust division, trust clients and investment managers.

Computers and Software

Advent Axys, Schwab Institutional, Zephyr, Packman, Morningstar, Frontier Allocation Master, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Education

Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH 1989

B.S. - Management with a concentration in Finance

Bridgton Academy, Bridgton, ME 1985

College Preparatory

References

Furnished upon request



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