Ambitious [Job Title] who creates strategic alliances with organization leaders to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. Builds and retains high performance teams by hiring, developing and motivating skilled professionals.Visionary Operations Executive with solid experience managing all levels of multiple projects including budgeting and administration.Accomplished Executive with demonstrated ability to deliver mission-critical results.
Key Skills: Taking the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credentials in December. Direct experience in credit, with particular emphasis on high yield / leveraged loans skills. MS Office programmers. C#, C++. Experienced with quantitative analysis technical tools, techniques such as Bloomberg, VBA, SQL, STATA, SAS, S+, R.
Invest and manage IBYTS financial assets in Emerging and frontier Market equities to produce the optimal investment return that avoids undue risk, balancing long-term strategies to achieve results superior to the MSCI benchmarks by constructing and monitoring the internally-managed portfolio through dedicated research while complying with risk control parameters as delineated in IBYTS Investment Manual. Conduct research of investments including regular investment visits and ongoing communications with brokerage houses and other financial institutions and frontier market hedge funds. Recommend and execute specific purchases or sales of securities on a daily basis or as appropriate in order to achieve results superior to the benchmark ensuring that investment transactions are executed by brokers in accordance with instructions and market conditions at the time. Integrate Principles of Responsible Investments into investment analysis. Prepare reports on investment returns and strategy for review and discussion in regularly scheduled Investment and Portfolio Review meetings. Contribute to the decision-making related to asset allocation by providing regional outlook for asset class by contributing experience and knowledge gained in investment management of regional portfolio. Participate in quarterly Investment Committee meetings. Implement asset class and regional allocation strategies. Supervise investment-related work by ensuring that investment transactions are executed by brokers in accordance with instructions and market conditions at the time. Evaluate the quality of the advice and recommendations submitted by research providers, appraising performance of external managers employed in the region. Promote a high standard of transparency and accountability in all aspects of the management of the assets through accurate recordkeeping. Direct production of investment data that is accurate and timely. Interact effectively with internal and external auditors to ensure that assets are fully protected. Ensure that the Investment Management team maintains a high level of professional investment expertise and knowledge by exploring published economic and investment material provided by investment brokers, banks, government sources and financial analysts. Lead regular meetings/discussions with the designated investment advisors and other sources of information. Participate in seminars on investment topics; planning and conducting meetings with top management of companies of interest or potential interest. Exchange views and provision of advice and guidance to colleagues within the Investment Management Team. Supervise and training of staff to improve skills and expand experience in order to increase motivation and promote superior performance by all staff members. Recruit staff. ➢ Drafted IBYTS West Africa, Inc. Global Strategic Analytics Plan for 2014-2015 and its 150 pages Organizational Process Assets (operation), detailing the company's entire Import/Export and commodities trading. ➢ Evaluated multiple opportunities and determine which investment provides the best return relative to the risks assumed. Responsible in all aspects of the investment process, from due diligence to execution. Strategizing the company's high-level quantitative and strategic analysis for its Global Restructuring initiatives, accurately providing strategic recommendations to its various business lines. Thereby, worked on several valuation and pricing model, projects and IPOs models like "Alibaba Initial Public Offering", "the Facebook Initial Public Offering", an eventual "Apple / China Mobile" merger or acquisition, analyzed and mimicked "the Four Asian Tigers Highly Developed Economies"/Flying Geese Model, which were used as benchmarks/models for projects in IBYTS West Africa pipeline. Evaluated project proposals to assess their feasibility.
2004 to 2009. Capitalized on buyer's market for Remax. Generated $5M + yearly in new real estate services for investors and businesses. Arranged financing and orchestrated closings. Valuated and Forecast returns Models and ensured investments leverages. ➢ Expanded client base into foreign market, significantly increasing revenue while at REMAX. Seized opportunity to diversify client base. Combined language skills and banking experiences, attracting foreign investors. Served as the subject matter expert on behalf of the Global Strategic Team relative to complex investment analysis. Responsible for all aspects of the investment process, from due diligence to execution, quantitative analytics as well as operations design and implications (metrics and reporting). Evaluated Real Estate Investments project proposals to assess their feasibility, spotting valuable opportunities via fact-finding missions and appraisals for investors joint-financing. Translated and explain all loan documentation, financial statements, investor agreements, USA banks compliance, zoning, policies and procedures. Increased confidence in US market, closing $5M+ in new business yearly.
Providing accurate, complete and timely investment recommendations for multiple, Strategic, High Yield performing portfolio. Specialized in $1.5M SBA 504 and Construction commercial real estate loans. Assessed new market opportunities to grow bank portfolios. Provided quarterly Balance Sheet management analysis. Provided financial modeling for long-term strategic planning, short-term targets. Enhanced and maintain strategic metrics tracking and reporting. Drove loan financial performance, provided earnings estimate and suggested operational actions to achieve targets. Educated commercial loan applicants in regards to modeling process and analysis and answer questions. Input, audit and reconcile data into model. Prepared charts and diagrams showing current and prior income and expense and analyzes results. Provided data reporting and analysis. Determined model financial accuracy by comparing and analyzing plans with actual results. Effectively lea quarterly conference call to discuss model inputs. Provided written assessment of financial institutions risk position. Interpreted model results and risk assessments. Attended quarterly meeting as needed. ➢ Decreased loan charge-offs from .1% to .03% for Eaglebank. Improved quality control for management of loan portfolios with strong analytic skills to complete detailed fundamental analysis, thorough understanding of accounting, finance and diligence. ➢ Increased Eaglebank loan portfolio by 25% introducing SBA government guaranteed loans. With Good understanding of business and economic models, built focused on high-performing portfolios in a total return environment. Introduced new loan program with potential of 100% funding geared towards start-up businesses, targeting companies and determine potentially profitable investments. Streamlined output process, eliminating nonperforming loans. Increasing bank portfolio in one year, a 25% growth. ➢ Grew loan administration quality control and processing at Eaglebank more than 100%, aiding bank growth. Impacted Bank productivity and efficiency exceeding established company goals. ➢ Implemented first-ever training manual and program for consumer and commercial loan process at Eaglebank. Multi-tasking in a demanding and fast moving environment to service multiple roles (portfolio teams, marketing, and compliance/legal). Erudite 90% of loan operations timely. Streamlined loan process and increased department efficiency. Actively coached and mentored new and more junior team members.
➢ MS, AS Graduate - Master of Science in Administration Science in Financial Economics at Boston University MA with a 3.66 GPA.
➢ Earned BA, in Financial Accounting at Groupe Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales - Abidjan with a 3.59 GPA.
Steps towards CFA Chartered Financial Analyst
French, English, Some German
Due Diligence, Feasibility, Proposals, Quantitative, Metrics, Operations, Real Estate, Training, Closing, Closings, Documentation, Fact, Fact Erp, Financial Statements, Loan Documentation, Subject Matter Expert, Translated, Zoning, Basis, Brokerage, Class, Commodities, Comprehensive Large Array Data Stewardship System, Equities, Exchange, Import/export, Increase, Initial Public Offering, Investment Analysis, Ipo, Its, Or Sales, Outlook, Pipeline, Pricing, Restructuring, Sales, Sales Of, Securities, Trading, Accounting, Audit, Balance Sheet, Banking Loan, Commercial Loan, Commercial Real Estate, Data Reporting, Finance, Financial Modeling, Loan Operations, Loan Portfolio, Loans, Marketing, Quality Control, Real Estate Lending, Risk Assessments, Strategic Planning, C#, C++, Credit, Financial Analyst, Ms Office, Quantitative Analysis, Sas, Serial Attached Scsi, Sql, Cfa, Financial Accounting
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