Provat Deb

Provat Deb

Institutional Portfolio Accountant /Fund Accountant/ Financial Analyst

Highlights of Qualifications

  • Seven years Fund accounting experience at Franklin Templeton, Citi, RBC Dexia CIBC Mellon.
  • Three years Sr. Financial Analyst experience specialized in SEC filing and mapping financial
  • Experience in budgeting, financial analysis, financial reporting in accordance with US, Canada GAAP
  • Experience in Canadian GAAP and National Instrument 81-106 Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure

Work History

Work History


2013 - 2015

Institutional Portfolio Accountant                                                

  • Reconciled all FMC accounts and match with mirror with life accounts worked on transition account
  • Reconciled broker and client Collateral on daily basis and calculate interest payable to broker.
  • Reconciled all Holdings with IO accounts on daily basis by TLM, NXG, Cagerec, Baycom.
  • Reconciled trades transactions, interest payments, maturities, pay down and Bank recon
  • Completed accounting process through PAM [M power] for PAM funds and prepared AUM report
  • Compared all the collateral security on real time using Excel Macro, Pivot Table.
  • Reviewed accrual of real return bond through Bloomberg       and daily Cash projection on real time basis
  • Reviewed OTC Trade settlements (CDS, equity swaps OTC option) with break resolution.
  • Administrated collateral and margin calls from counterparties
  • Reconciled cash position and created real time cash position report on daily basis
  • Prepared and checked accrual schedule for monthly closing with profile check up with Bloomberg.
  • Performed monthly global testing on pricing, interest, dividends, stock-loan & pay-to-hold fees
  • Performed all the activities for four big hedge fund accounting
  • Reviewed accounting for Forwards, Futures, Option , swap and MBS accounting
  • Administrated and reviewed all daily tax adjusted portfolio aging reports and resolved any discrepancy.
  • Developed and maintain relationships with investors, investment advisors, banks, brokers and auditors.


Fund Accountant  

    • Funds handled -Money market, Bond, Equity, FOF (Fund of Fund), Top bottom fund, Offshore Fund, Institutional, Pooled Fund, Trust Fund, Private investment Fund.
    • Reconciled trades transactions, interest payments, maturities, and corporate actions as identified
    • Reviewed Fund Financial Statements and Management Report on Fund Performance (MRFP)
    • Performed daily & monthly reconciliations for hedge funds and set up of new funds
    • Assisted in preparation of additional information as requested as well as providing various adhoc reports
    • Completed all scheduled reports for US and Canadian domicile funds using defined procedures
    • Reviewed management fees, crystallized incentive allocations and third party invoices
    • Reviewed year end distribution with capital distributions and subscriptions
    • Prepared and review financial statements, performance data       accordance with local GAAP requirements
    • Communicated all outstanding issues / resolutions with the client and the auditors
    • Developed a comprehensive understanding of unique characteristics of the client and their funds
    • Prepared monthly, annual reports including Fund of Fund reinvestment, financial statement, working paper files, audit files for auditor, the client and other internal customer.
    • Tie all numbers to support documents from audit package and review all drafts prior to release.
    • Assisted Manager of Fund Financial Reporting in implementing reports in accordance with IFRS

    Accomplishments   ---- Most Efficient way presenting financial reports for Auditors and for client


CITI Group

2010 - 2010

Fund Accountant   

  • Number and types of Funds handled- Total 8 Funds that includes FOF, Trust, Hedge Fund, Pooled fund.
  • Completed full conversion of new client within timeframe and verify all auto entry with Bloomberg.
  • Coordinate production of Fund Financial Reports between outsourced vendor and in-house
  • Complete all scheduled reports for US and Canadian domicile funds using defined procedures
  • Prepare required schedules necessary for the calculation of fund distributions and fund tax returns
  • Preparing year-end file and liaising with auditors.

Accomplishments - Successfully completed the conversion for the new client with given time frame.


  • Funds handled-Money market, Bond, Equity, FOF (Fund of Fund), Offshore Fund, Institutional, Pooled Fund, Trust Fund, Private investment Fund, hedge fund.
  • Team Lead for 7 staff –accurately present NAV reports for all funds on daily basis as a team
    • Completed all scheduled reports for US and Canadian domicile funds including ad hoc reports
    • Prepared and/or review financial statements, performance data, and other reporting documents
    • Trained new Fund Accounting staff and reviewed their performance on regular basis
    • Performed all the administrative services pursuant to agreements in respect of a portfolio of hedge funds
    • Prepared required schedules necessary for the calculation of fund distributions and fund tax returns
    • Compiled and analyze MER and provide monthly summary of expense analysis explaining variances
    • Run various reports using Accounting Software (CODA), (TIS) (Global Max) for month-end process
    • Completed additional schedules as needed for the fund’s financial statements
  • Prepared financial statements, performance data, and other reports in accordance with local GAAP
  • Prepared and review fund level and investor level tax estimates for all funds within the team.

 SeniorFinancial Analyst

    • Mapped 20 companies daily relating to different industries like manufacturing, Real estate, financial industries, Real estate, Service industries, Mines, Health, Technology sector.
    • Worked as team leader to motivate the entire 10 financial analyst and created a common goal.
    • Checked the mapped financials and corrected the same based on US GAAP specifications
    • Prepared financial statement for 10K, 10Q , 8F form to ensure accuracy of statements


  • Most efficient employee - recognized by Director and promoted to Sr. Financial analyst



Calcutta University

MBA  Specialist in project finance

(affiliated with University of London)

Indian Institute of Cost& works Accountant, India


Membership # M 18590]

Certified General Accountant, Canada

CPA (CGA) Pace Level



Software Skills

M power, People Soft, Quick Books, Edgar Pro, Coda, G max, Onetis, Bloomberg, Investment one , Workbench, Baycom, NXG. TLM , Excel Macro-Pivot table etc., MS access.

Acquired Behavioral Skills 

Experience of high level of professionalism in communicating client, flexible and able to deal with change effectively. Excellent organizational and prioritization skills, lead to work at 100% accuracy and in deadline. Time management skills with ability to work effectively and independently.Quick learner having experience to learn new software quickly. Ability to work under pressure and complete multiple tasks simultaneously


Worked for Missionary of charity with           MOTHER TERESA at Kolkata, India.



Indian Institute of Cost & works Accountant, India,

1994 - 1998


Membership # M 18590

University of Calcutta, India

Apr 1991 - Dec 1991


Master of Business Administration with First class


Certificate Copy


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