Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Analytical and accomplished Investment accountant/finance professional with 6 years of corporate accounting and mutual fund experience. Derivatives Analyst with broad range of skills for evaluating financial data, investment trends and the best ways to strategize asset selection. Comfortable ensuring employees comply with risk control protocols in financial transactions, working directly with proprietary traders, corporate portfolio managers and risk managers

Areas of Expertise
  • •Financial Reporting (SEC)
  • •Bloomberg, interactive data services (IDC) Reuters
  • •Derivative Product Knowledge
  • •System automation and improvement ( Oracle, macros for cash recon)
  • Knowledgeable in practices, principles, terminology and calculation resources for analyzing derivatives
  • Monitoring of interest rates, FX and credit derivatives, currency hedges and the best ways to utilize them
  • Familiarity with standard tools of mathematical finance such as Monte Carlo simulation and stochastic calculus
  • Result and customer service driven with emphasis on detail, accuracy and excellence
  • NAV calculation
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and word
  • Derivative Product Knowledge
  • Monthly and year end closing
  • System automation and improvement ( Oracle, macros for cash recon)
  • Database configuration, work flow management (Maximo) PL/SQL, Data modeling & migration
Work Experience
Sr. derivatives Manager, 2012 to Current
AflacSanta Ana, CA,
  • NSAR report N-Q report.
  • Determined and confirmed derivative trade regulations and terms, handling operational process
  • Managed operational and analytical elements of OTC derivatives
  • Advised on options, market behavior, interest rates, FX derivatives and currency hedges
  • Reviewed and monitored documentation process
  • Confirmed accuracy of derivatives contracts
  • Advised on and designed investment plans
  • Annual Reports Capital and risk management strategies Worked closely with the senior manager to replace manual dividend listing with a simple ias report to save time.
  • Participated in the consolidation of 4 tax-free funds into one main fund.
  • Assisted in creating macros for pricing and booking sweep accruals Trained maximo consultant asset based management tool.
  • Analyzed all internal control processes to detect areas that need improvement.
  • Worked closely with senior manager to eliminate manual pricing by devising away to automatically price securities held under dummy cusips.
  • Received recognition for reconciling the entire year of collateral margin account discrepancies.
  • Reconcile all the derivatives in the system and research the discrepancies.
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate processing of exchange traded (ETD) and over the counter (OTC) swaps, Futures, Options, Cash Forward FX and respective collateral.
  • Offer professional support for both internal and external end clients including investment managers, brokers and outsourcing accounting teams.
  • Experience with mark to market and financial statements analysis Trade settlement and confirmation Building and updating credit models incorporating comprehensive financial statement analysis and will include both historical and forecasted information.
  • Manage the team.
Derivatives analyst II, 03/2006 to 02/2012
BNY Mellon, Inc PNC Global Investment Servicing, IncCity, STATE,
  • Responsible for daily calculation of Net Asset Value under limited supervision.
  • Ensured derivative transactions always adhered to terms monitored by regulatory bodies and organizational guidelines
  • Lead on research and analysis of derivatives using various computer applications and software
  • Supervised team of junior analysts that maintained records of investments, returns, communications and related transaction items
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for assigned funds, maintain audit analysis schedules during the year, and finalize at year end.
  • Communicate with fund advisors, transfer agents and custodian administrators to resolve issues.
  • Fund responsibilities included multi-class fixed income and international equities.
  • Processed various corporate actions including spin-offs, mergers and splits.
  • Review market quotes for acceptable fluctuation, reasonableness and accuracy Processed and booked Bond trades, futures, Options, Spot trades and fund share.
  • Prepare monthly/ semi-annual/annual audit packets for review Completed futures reconciliations with broker confirms and verified variation margins, positions and prices.
  • Evaluated swaps, interest calculations and verified contract terms with client.
  • Prepared Daily and monthly cash projections, cash reconciliations, cash-flow statements, fund share YTD reports and expense analysis.
  • Automate tasks, improve efficiency within the team, learn and maintain in-depth knowledge in multiple systems, ensuring production stability across application and interfaces.
Investment Accountant I, 03/2005 to 02/2006
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  • Completed daily par and cash reconciliations to custody statements.
  • Verified and adjusted daily income and expense accruals.
  • Provided accurate daily cash availability to client.
  • Obtained prices from various sources to price bond and equity funds.
  • Process cooperate actions in the system (IAS) Calculated analyzed and reconciled interest receivables on fixed income securities.
  • Acted as a liaison to various clients to resolve any problems and discrepancies with transfer agents, traders and custodians.
  • Generated weekly reports in order to comply with SEC regulations.
  • Completed monthly audit package which included cost roll-forward and expense analysis.
Bachelor of Science: Finance, Expected in May 2005
Lincoln university - Oxford, PA.
Professional Affiliations

Society for Derivatives (SFD)

Investment Banking Group


accounting, Accounts Receivable, accruals, Automate, automation, Bloomberg, Budgeting, cash-flow, closing, consultant, credit, client, clients, Data modeling, Database, derivatives, equities, Equity, Financial Reporting, financial statements, financial statement analysis, Fixed income, Foreign exchange, Fund accounting, funds, Futures, Geneva, GL, macros, mark, market, mergers, Microsoft Excel, exchange, Money, word, migration, Oracle, PL/SQL, organization skills, pricing, processes, reconciling, research, Reuters, risk management, securities, supervision, swaps, tax, Annual Reports

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  • Lincoln university

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