Investment and Financial Analyst / October 2016 - Present / Freelancer
Financial Advisor at UBS / May 2014 - March 2016 (1 year 11 months)
Role: Facilitate, assist and advise in the investment process and management of team book portfolio.
Responsibility: Managing the investment allocation of our book portfolio; searching for innovative investments, and presenting to Advisers and clients the best opportunities available and suitable for their investment and risk profile. Participating in a Portfolio Management Program where we created customized portfolios for our clients’ fee-based and discretionary accounts using a combination of Mutual Funds, ETFs and individual stocks and bonds, which gave our team a new approach to asset allocation and portfolio management service. Supervisory responsibility of our team account administrator assistants.
Client Associate / Financial Analysis at Merrill Lynch / July 2010 - March 2013 (2 years 9 months)
Role: Commercial backup for a team of Financial Advisors
Responsibility: Trading financial assets for individual and institutional clients’ accounts; market and product research and analysis according to customers’ profiles and needs in the seek for investment opportunities. Although some of these tasks were part of my previous job, I got a better expertise in them and more freedom to make an in-depth analysis of products suitability and recommendations according to clients’ risk and investment profile. Supervisory responsibility of our team account administrator assistants.
Account Administrator at Wells Fargo Advisors / August 2007 - April 2010 (2 years 9 months)
Role: Assist the Financial Advisor in the Complete Administration of their clients’ accounts and book portfolio.
Responsibility: Financial assets trading for customers’ accounts; individual, local brokers and institutional clients’ accounts administration (account opening and assets transfers among others), market and product analysis according to customers’ investment objectives and risk tolerance. Customized service and direct and permanent contact with clients, and actively involved in client´s account management. This was my first working experience in the investment banking sector, and This experience was crucial for my career in finance given it was the stepping stone for all the knowledge I have acquired in the last years. This was a very enriching experience and the company was like a school to all the junior administrators like me that wanted to learn and grow in the industry. There were a great group of qualified financial professionals in the company due to the great amount of training and expertise the company provided to its employees.