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Manager Management

Location:
Burr Ridge, Illinois, 60527, United States
Salary:
negotiable
Posted:
March 08, 2011

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**** ***** ******** ******, **** Ridge, IL ***** U.S.A.

Private: (+1-630) ***-**** - Mobile: (+1-312) ***-****

E-mail: f1noaj@r.postjobfree.com

EXPERIENCE:

**** - ****: BANK OF AMERICA - US TRUST (ex. ABN AMRO - LaSALLE BANK), Chicago, IL

AVP – Manager: Investment Performance and Portfolio Analytics, Global Wealth Management

Primary responsibilities:

• Direct a team of four associates in the Performance Measurement and Analytics Division. Analyze investment performance using Advent AXYS for c. 7,000 domestic and international accounts, holding c. $14 billion in assets.

• Calculate, evaluate and report individual and group investment returns by asset class and sector; construct investment strategy and portfolio manager composites following GIPS guidelines. Diagnose returns that deviate from expected benchmarks through modeling and variance analysis.

• Collaborate with investment managers, High Net Worth and Institutional clients on all performance related matters, including customized reporting, query resolution and system maintenance.

• Manage performance, composite and benchmark databases, investigating discrepancies and ensuring data integrity.

• Streamline processing and implement efficiencies: reduced error rate by 70%, improved monthly deliverables by 40%.

• Validate data flow and integration between Advent AXYS portfolio management and MOXY trading systems. Work with IT to test and implement changes and upgrades to platforms. Manage Advent and other business partner relationships.

• Provide leadership role for department; training, mentoring and developing the Performance & Analytics team.

Projects:

• Evaluated 2004 post-conversion issues and re-engineered workflow for unit through the implementation of new procedures. Reconciled all AXYS and MOXY databases with GLOBAL PLUS through MS Access, Excel and Business Objects SQL.

• Acted as business lead and subject matter expert (SME) on Global Wealth Management projects; including full cycle technology transition from ABN AMRO / LaSALLE’s Sungard GLOBAL PLUS to BANK OF AMERICA’s PACE platform, and investment portfolio management and performance system conversion from AXYS to FIRST RATE. Project successfully delivered by deadline.

2002 - 2004: MESIROW FINANCIAL, Inc., Chicago, IL

Investment Performance Analyst - Asset Management

• Analyzed and monitored investment returns for 1,700 accounts, computing individual and group performance, and constructing composites in compliance with GIPS procedures.

2001 - 2002: ABN AMRO ASSET MANAGEMENT, Chicago, IL

Investment Consultant - Project Support and Analysis

• Administered and maintained institutional, trust and retirement fund accounts for six Asset Managers.

• Analyzed custodian data, reconciled daily cash positions, reviewed asset allocation and re-balanced investment portfolios.

• Prepared quarterly investment reviews and ad hoc reporting.

• Collaborated with performance, trading, settlement, and compliance sectors to resolve discrepancies.

• Supported special projects, evaluating and testing portfolios for conversion from GIM II and upgrade to PORTIA portfolio management and accounting software system.

2000 - 2004: CAPITAL MANAGEMENT SELECT FUND, Ltd.

Investment Consultant - Hedge Fund (part time)

• Assisted principals in the set-up and operations of a $700+ million offshore hedge fund focusing on Eastern European emerging markets and energy sectors.

• Reviewed trades and monitored accuracy of all activity and positions from the Prime Broker. Examined and verified NAV calculations and performance reports from the administrator. Consolidated all reporting data from service providers.

1994 - 1999: BANCA DI ROMA S.p.A., Rome, Italy

Assistant Fund Manager / Investment Analyst, Global Equities - Rominvest International Fund

Primary responsibilities:

• Supervised international equity portfolios for a Luxembourg-based global investment fund concentrating on primary European (U.K., German, French and Italian), North American and East Asian markets.

• Monitored global financial markets, and executed international equity trades.

• Maintained global equity positions for Italian High Net Worth and Institutional clients.

• Measured fund performance, tracked index changes and benchmarks and re-balanced portfolios.

• Prepared monthly investment briefs and quarterly reports.

• Assisted in Fund’s treasury operations, including foreign exchange transactions, cash flow monitoring and liquidity maintenance in over 15 currencies.

• Managed relationships with market information providers (Bloomberg, Reuters, Dow Jones, BRIDGE), evaluating the trading needs and data support requirements of the Fund.

Projects:

• Increased the global diversification of the Fund through the introduction of individual equity index funds covering the British, Italian, Pacific and North American markets.

• Constructed portfolios and launched equity fund operations into the Australian, New Zealand, Dutch, Scandinavian, Spanish and Swiss markets in expanding the Global Equity Index Fund.

• Coordinated an international network of brokers to support the Fund’s trading and analytical requirements.

EDUCATION:

BOSTON UNIVERSITY - VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL, Brussels, Belgium

Master of Science in Management, specialization in International Economics & Finance.

IESE - UNIVERSIDAD DE NAVARRA, Barcelona, Spain

Graduate international MBA and Spanish courses.

ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Science in Economics, minor in Psychology.

CERTIFICATIONS:

CFA - Level I candidate

LIFA - Licensed International Financial Analyst

PROFESSIONAL COURSEWORK:

BANCA DI ROMA, S.p.A., Rome, Italy

Participated in an executive training program for future financial managers. A combination of internships in Milan, Ravenna, Rome and Turin, with relevant coursework, covered Commercial Banking, International Finance, Equity, Fixed Income and FOREX trading, and Credit Analysis. Internships: Milan Stock Exchange; Foreign Exchange and Securities trading floors.

J.P. MORGAN CHASE , New York, NY

Executive Credit and Banking Program; Executive Operations Management Program.

CHUBB PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES, Chicago, IL

Graduate of Chubb Computer “TOP GUN” Training Program - Client / Server Programming. Introduction to basic programming and relational databases.

AFFILIATIONS and OTHER ACTIVITIES:

CFA INSTITUTE and CFA SOCIETY OF CHICAGO, Chicago, IL

Regular Member.

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, Cambridge, MA

LIFA - Licensed International Financial Analyst charter holder.

LITHUANIAN CRAFTSMEN CLUB, Chicago, IL

Treasurer.

LITHUANIAN NATIONAL FOUNDATION Inc., New York, NY

Board of Directors. Finance and Investment, and Funds Allocation committees.

MENSA INTERNATIONAL, Ltd.

Member of American MENSA - Chicago chapter.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:

Computer literacy:

Software: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook), MS Project, Visio, Lotus Notes, Business Objects, Hyperion, Clarity. Basic experience using Visual Basic, JAVA Visual J++ 6.0 and SQL.

Market Data: Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s, First Call, I/B/E/S, Dun & Bradstreet, Telerate, Interactive Data IDC, Datastream, Morningstar Principia, Lipper, Value Line, BankWatch.

Investment Management: Advent Axys, APX, Breu, Geneva, Report Writer, Fiserve, GIM II, GIM 2000, Checkfree APL, Pershing DBS, Net Ex Pro, SunGard, Omni Trust, Global Plus, Thomson Reuters, Portia, Beta, Baseline, PACE, Portview, First Rate, StatPro, Factset, CAPS, MSCI Barra, BearPrime, Polar.

Trading: Bloomberg, Reuters, BridgeStation, Advent Moxy, ILX.

Languages: English, Italian and Lithuanian; working knowledge of Spanish.



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