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Kashife Smith

Hi, I'm Kashife Smith. I'm a an emerging business & financial services professional in the Greater New York City Area.

Kashife Smith has experience working on team based and individual projects, both in a professional and academic setting. He's knowledgeable about many topics in Finance, including reading & interpreting financial statements, forecasting business growth, analyzing financial markets, and  observing economic trends.  Kashife Smith would like to hone his skills in finance and management to be creatively and effectively used to enhance business results

Kashife Smith's Background

Kashife Smith's Experience

Operations Analyst at BNP Paribas

2015 - Present

Operations Analyst for Cash ManAgement Operations CMOSEE

Operations analyst at UBS

2013 - 2014

Responsible for the creation and approvals of wire instructions for credit/derivative products, filling in process gaps to ensure compliance with audit and risk management controls for OTC Settlements Control Management Team • Verify evidence of proper trade booking & agreement on cash flows, using internal systems and ClearPar • Adhere to various currency payment cut-off times, with timely processing of payments according to SLAs • Compile End of Day report documenting payment details & volume. Process book transfers and journal entries using various macros and SharePoint. Responsible for shared inbox management. • Update standard operating procedures for support of BPS Agency Closings, Secondary Commercial Loans, Whole Loans, RMBS payments and other non-systemic trade settlements. Trained new staff on procedures

Client Resolution Specialist at UBS

2013 - 2014

Resolved client inquiries and requests for Equity Plan Advisory Services group in relation to Company Sponsored Stock Plans. Leveraged sound judgment and reasoning skills, with ability to act beyond established guidelines. o Skillfully assisted corporate employees with issues related to tax reporting, trade settlements, ACH transfers, US and Non-US Wires, as well as proper documentation of routing/ABA numbers, SWIFT codes, and IBAN numbers. Made cash disbursements providing ETA. Entered stop payments and reissued checks. o Rapidly became familiarized with various software packages and requisite procedures for client onboarding, escalations, and process modifications / controls related to new regulatory requirements and plan changes.

Technical Support Specialist at Custom Computer Specialists

2013 - 2013

Facilitated "back to school" projects for academic clients, providing technical support and helping new users activate operating system software, create user profiles, connect to the network, and troubleshoot problems. o Assisted in laptop distribution project for academic client with incoming freshman and transfers, scanning laptop barcodes and documenting required student information within the student cataloguing system.

Financial Services Representative Intern at New York Life Insurance Company

2012 - 2012

Learned about the duties of a Life Insurance, Annuities, and Investments Representative. Trained in products and solutions for asset accumulation, protection, and distribution, business continuity, and employee benefits. Became well versed in the principles of Financial Planning & Analysis. o Analyzed case studies involving clients' cash flow, liquidity needs, and expected investment portfolio returns in order to recommend solutions that manage risks and meet financial goals. o Successfully obtained New York State Life, Accident and Health License.

Teller at Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

2011 - 2011

Worked directly with banking customers to complete financial transactions; provided attentive service and built strong customer relationships. Analyzed accounts, recommended additional account options, and cross-sold financial advisory, insurance, real estate and account services. Communicated current promotions. Tracked conversations and customer interests on CRM system. Managed high volumes of cash. o Promoted from seasonal teller to part-time staff members with additional responsibility for cross selling products and contributing to branch sales goals. o Recognized by branch and regional managers for creating a friendly and comfortable environment for customers.

Software Development Intern at UBS Investment Bank

2010 - 2010

Charged with developing a crisis management application for the Trade and Asset Servicing team at a major investment bank. Interviewed software teams regarding project scope and requirements. Delivered presentations to manager and co-workers, providing manager with project updates. o Dramatically decreased time required for Level 3 technical support to respond to a crisis that interfered with trade settlement / reporting. o Suggested and implemented a module to report status of individual jobs and detect failures. o Quickly and independently learned to set up environment with Tomcat and Oracle as well as new aspects of JavaScript and Java database connectivity in order to complete project.

Software Testing Intern at IBM

2009 - 2010

Tested weekly updates for a course management system (Sakai) in conjunction with a geographically dispersed team and three other interns for a joint project between IBM and Marist College; provided a list of identified system issues. Contributed to community forum discussions. o Designed and implemented website for a pilot program allowing teachers to use Sakai system for courses.

Kashife Smith's Education

Marist College

Business Administration

Concentration: Finance

Kashife Smith's Interests & Activities

Finance, Management, Technology, Social Media

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