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To work in a stimulating environment that explores my potential and provides me with the opportunity to enhance my talent, with an intention to be an asset to the company.

Work History

Apr '15Present

Team Lead, Fund Accounting    

  • Fund Accounting
    • As part of the Fund Accounting referral team, responsible for ensuring that Custody and Internal Accounting are in line for Stock and Cash.
    • Responsible for investigating issues when there is a mismatch between the Custody and Ledger, causing exceptions.
    • Responsible for ensuring that the breaks assigned to the Trades team have been actioned upon.
    • Liaise with the middle office, settlements and external custodian to resolve breaks.
    • Review of tasks performed by the team to ensure all breaks have been queried and adequate follow ups done. Adhere to the timelines and provide sign offs on time so that the NAV is released on time which thereby does not affect trading.
    • Review the monthly recertification process performed by the team for breaks assigned to source codes other than the ones reported by the Trades team.
    • Process and Review the Futures trades are accurately booked on the firm’s accounting system and ensure they are in line with the broker statements.
    • Consistently evaluate and update documented procedures to ensure they are complete, accurate and current.
    • Ensure procedures are in place to effectively deal with exceptions and that they are reviewed, researched, documented and resolved in a timely manner.
    • Identify and communicate issues/risks/conflicts in a timely manner to the senior stakeholders.
    • Regularly update the daily, weekly and monthly metrics metrics accurately and report the data and its analysis to senior management.
    • Handle escalations and resolve issues faced by team members.

Jan '13Apr '15

Advanced Finance Analyst

  • Reporting and Analytics – Centre of Excellence
    • EY’s global web-based Client Relationship Management (CRM) system enables the account teams and professionals to identify new business opportunities, build client knowledge and maximize account revenues through a single access point.
    • Preparation of daily reports based on typical incorrect data inputs.
    • Comprehensive data correction.
    • Data cleansing of Duplicate GFIS Clients, DUNS and Invalid Company Names.
    • Reporting information with respect to Former employees.
    • Reporting of new users seeking licenses to the various tools.
    • Preparation of monthly reports.

  • Global Engagement Management
    • Application of financial concepts with regards to KPI’s within Business Unit Financial environment.
    • Client and Engagement, Setup and Maintenance.
    • The activities involved right from the setting up the new project including pulling up of work-in- progress report, Parameter Driven Report and also calculation of realization percentage.
    • Billing the client based on the time and expenses charged by the employee & the partners.
    • Preparation of Invoices – both internal and external - accurately maintaining strict turn around time
    • Checking the AR Aging report and following up on the payments for the outstanding invoices as per payment terms.

Jul '07Feb '11

Technical Specialist (Sr. Financial Analyst)

  • Global Control
    • Reconcile General Ledger accounts falling under the Standard Consolidated Reconciliation package (US GAAP) that forms a part of the various categories of the balance sheet of the Goldman entities.
    • Identify exceptions between the ledgers of Goldman entities and research the cause of the same.
    • Actively analyze these exceptions by performing RCA (Root Cause Analysis), proposing solutions and liaising with Controllers, Operations & IT to implement the same.
    • Identify risk areas and propose solutions to automate the processes to achieve greater efficiency and control.
    • Provide training/presentations on various systems and processes to the team/division members/controllers.
    • Identify process blocks and work towards proposing strategic solutions.
    • Respond to audit requests of clients’ auditors by providing statements for various financial product lines (swap, futures, equities etc.)
    • Actively manage heavy volumes during the peak season and ensure timely response in order to effectively manage client expectations.
  • Key Highlights
    • Responsible for resolving inherent pre-go live breaks in the process and therefore was included in the part-time projects team to assist with any such issues across the department.
    • As a part of the projects team, tested scripts of a new strategic checklist tool that is currently used by the department.
    • Conducted “Back to Basics” sessions for the team, initiated brainstorming sessions at team meetings and ensured the regular review of reconciliations which brought about process improvements.
    • Participated in project check outs - Entity Completeness project and GLO Reengineering checkouts.
    • Took ownership of complex, non-standard transactions independently, including those escalated by other team members.
    • Contributed and supported the implementation of various tasks and activities of the organization- wide affinity networks and received appreciation for the same from the network heads.
    • Actively involved in the Global Control Focus Groups and firm wide networks.




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Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, English and French.