Consultant Fund Conversion Analyst Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Career Overview
Financial Software Consultant Implement optimal software solutions | Improve processes & operation efficiencies Diverse software consultant and business analyst who combines extensive financial industry knowledge and expertise with strong analytical skills and technical aptitude to deliver beneficial solutions. Recognized talent for navigating multiple clients through complex implementations and conversions with integrity and ease. Expertise in: Project Planning & Management | Business Analysis | Data Conversions | System Reconciliations Partnership Accounting | Securities Operations | Training | Quality Assurance Testing
  • Microsoft Windows XP, 7, 8
  • NetSuite OpenAir & QuickArrow PSA
  • Advent Partner & Geneva World Investor
  • SQL for relational databases
  • Charles River Trading System
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Eagle PACE Data Warehouse
  • CRM
  • Market Data services (Bloomberg, IDC, ADI)
  • VMWare Lab Manager
  • Ultimate Software UltiPro HR
  • Cisco WebEx & Citrix GoToMeeting
  • Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, IE, Outlook
  • Atlassian JIRA tracking software
Technical Skills
  • Prepared UAT test cases, executed test plans, and created trainings manuals for end users.
  • Ensured accurate financial data reporting organization-wide and to regulatory parties by reconciling test data, identifying processing and mapping errors, and implementing solutions.
  • Significantly reduced accountants and IT staff time spent on General Ledger fiscal year-end closing by developing efficient year-end GL process.
  • Enabled cost savings by supporting Securities Operations Process Improvement process as key contributor, analyzing workflows, conducting staff interviews, and proposing / implementing recommendations eliminating redundancies and streamlining functions.
  • Additional Roles Held: Senior Securities Systems Administrator and Securities Operations Analyst Additional Related Experience AETNA LIFE & CASUALTY, Hartford, CT Mutual Fund Accountant.
Work Experience
06/2014 to 02/2015
Consultant / Fund Conversion Analyst Cb Richard Ellis Princeton, NJ,
  • Converted private equity funds from Total Return and Excel spreadsheets to Geneva World Investor.
  • Provided system expertise and guidance to project team.
  • Trained fund accountants on monthly processing and reconciliation.
  • Created system loader templates in Excel and loaded large amounts of data into system, including: capital commitments, capital calls/drawdowns, distributions, transfers and waterfall/carried interest overrides.
  • Performed extensive testing of private equity functionality on new releases of Geneva World Investor.
  • Documented testing process and results, and communicated issues to Oaktree management & Advent support.
01/2006 to 05/2014
Professional Services Consultant / Geneva World Investor & Partner Data Conversion Analyst ADVENT SOFTWARE, INC City, STATE,
  • Implemented partnership accounting software in client environments including asset managers, fund administrators, and hedge funds.
  • Performed latest versions / build upgrades and conducted training sessions.
  • Performed 100+ fund conversions by extracting system-required data elements from client spreadsheets and statements, loading formatted data into system, and reconciling data to source documents.
  • Significantly reduced client manual data entry efforts.
  • Minimized keystroke error possibilities by automating manual processes, utilized built-in software reporting capabilities improving client communications to management and external investors.
  • Effectively customized and resourcefully created efficient workflows for clients, including: use of side pocket functionality to isolate fund capital in illiquid investments, and custom mapping of Profit & Loss.
  • Reduced manual tracking of data by actively listening to client requirements and creating / implementing customized solutions to fund requirements within software parameters, including performance incentive fee calculations utilizing hurdle rates and benchmark components.
01/2001 to 01/2006
  • Managed 4 Security Operations Analysts supporting $50B in assets under management.
  • Ensured accurate daily prices were received for 6K+ public securities.
  • Provided expertise and guidance ensuring all database administration and reconciliations were done on time and accurately.
  • Performed complex analyses of internal systems data.
  • Improved vendor (IDC) pricing coverage 35% of securities held and eliminated manual efforts to obtain daily broker prices by determining appropriate pricing source, effectively collaborating with analysts / traders / brokers / external vendors vetting source, and completing required price coverage documents for vendor.
  • Reduced failed transactions and errors 75% by establishing internal controls, analyzing result causes, and working.
Education and Training
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration Accounting
University of Connecticut - Storrs, CT
Business Administration Accounting
Professional Affiliations
Courses, workshops, and seminars on topics in: Project Planning & Management, various security types, Securities Operations, Technology Applications, Internal Controls, Diversity, Negotiating, Team-Building, Management Training, and Tax Preparation

accounting software, Bloomberg, Business Analyst, business analysis, Cisco, Citrix, client, clients, data entry, Data Warehouse, database administration, equity, financial, funds, General Ledger, Geneva, HR, IE, Investment Management System, investments, listening, Market, Excel spreadsheets, Excel, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Microsoft Windows XP, Word, Oracle, personnel, pricing, processes, Profit, project planning, reconciling, relational databases, reporting, requirement, CRM, securities, spreadsheets, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, Trading System, upgrades

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Job Titles Held:
  • Consultant / Fund Conversion Analyst
  • Professional Services Consultant / Geneva World Investor & Partner Data Conversion Analyst
  • Senior Business Analyst
  • Bachelor of Science

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