Senior Level Operational RIsk Manager
20+ years enterprise experience in a broad scope of business management responsibilities
Management of Trade Support for Fixed Income and Equity Products
Manager of Mortgage TBA Processing
Hedge Fund Due Diligence and Compliance Monitoring
New Product and New Instrument Reviews
Derivative Documentation and Collateral Management
IT Client Service for Portfolio Management and Business Operations
Strategic Project Manager through three large BlackRock Mergers
Developed Global Operational Risk policies, procedures and framework for $3trillion organization
Cultivate and foster an awareness on the criticality of Operational Risk Management to senior executives
Assess and Identify areas of operational risk with business management teams and implemented plans to prevent and mitigate future risk
Partner with Corporate Risk on key risk indicators and key risk scenarios
Coordinate and implement Risk and Control Self Assessments (RCSAs) throughout the organization
Managed the day-to-day tactical and long-term strategic activities within the business.
Leveraged knowledge of customers, market trends and principal to successfully market Aladdin, BlackRock proprietary trading system
Identified product problems and strengths and collected data on the customer experience.
Led a cross-functional team of developers, investment and compliance teams to improve trade function efficiencies
Managed 8 person service team, in three different locations, allocating resources to ongoing projects and enforcing deadlines.
Managed a 12 person multi-location trade support team that processed and confirmed over 20,000 fixed income and equity trades a month
Managed the day-to-day tactical and long-term strategic activities within the business operations and trading platform
Coordinated meetings with other department managers and served as main liaison between portfolio management and business operations
Provided detailed weekly and monthly trade volume reports and updates to senior management.
Boosted company efficiency through technology upgrades and process improvements in Aladdin, BlackRock's proprietary trading system.
Managed a five member derivative documentation team responsible for all aspects of client account for swaps, futures, repo, FX, revolver loan
Educated BlackRock clients on derivative products like futures and swaps; including margining and collateral processes
Responsible for all Prime Broker agreements and documentation for Hedge funds
Participated in all due diligence meetings for Prime Brokers
On behalf of our clients, coordinated with our Legal and Compliance team on regulatory requirements including Anti-Money Laundering and Patriot Act
Conducted daily trade confirmation with brokers for all fixed income trades for all products including treasuries, mortgages, loans, FX, cash, corporates, municipals and swaps
Coordinated settlement processing with 25+ custodian bank relationships for 300 client accounts
Day to day activities include variation margin processing, cash and derivative collateral movements, mortgage TBA pool information processing and daily valuations
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