Financial Specialist


Financial Specialist


Zionsville, IN

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CAREER SUMMARY Accounting, finance, and consulting professional with over twenty years of progressive industry experience. Financial services experience within financial institution environment (JP Morgan Chase/First Chicago, Bank America/Continental Bank, Piper, Jaffray & Hopwood) working with institutional and retail clients. Experience in business plan development, capital raises, alternative funding, financial services development, general accounting /consolidations, budgeting, and forecasting. Proven success in staff and supervisory functions. QUALIFICATIONS 1/99 - Present Financial Consultant / Business Development * Business broker/transaction advisor with clients on acquisition and divestiture of small and mid-size business operations analyzed data and business opportunities for relative value and made recommendations to management * Worked and collaborated on seed and early stage companies, including detailed business plans, private placement memorandums, pro forma financial statements, alternative funders and capital raise * Promoted alternative energy companies and assisted with new fund capital raise 6/85- 1/99 Investment Management / Financial Services * Recommended, executed, and maintained investment portfolio for bank's Primary Dealer in long term treasury notes, bonds, futures, and options consistent with established guidelines * Assisted Managing Director of Primary Dealer in planning and execution of department strategies managed investment professionals and support staff as Area Head * Provided institutional fixed-income sales coverage for the three largest clients of the Primary Dealer consulted with sales force and clients to promote sales ideas, determine needs, and priorities of clients * Developed and maintained investment analysis software for strategies and risk control management 6/77 - 8/83 Accounting Supervisor/Staff Accountant * Assisted internal and external auditors on reporting, documentation, and disclosure for subsidiaries and branches, both foreign and domestic * Compiled and analyzed financial information to prepare entries, general ledger accounting and documenting business transactions 195 GOVERNORS LANE * ZIONSVILLE, IN 46077 * PHONE : (317) 341-2341 E-MAIL: SWBRACKEN55@GMAIL.COM STEVE BRACKEN QUALIFICATION (CONT'D) * Prepared balance sheet, profit and loss statement and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position * Audited contracts, orders and vouchers and prepared reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement * Established, modified, documented and coordinated implementation of accounting control procedures * Supervised, directed and coordinated activities of other staff accountants