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DISHA MERLIN DSOUZA

DISHA MERLIN DSOUZA

Castletroy, Limerick

Summary

Resourceful Technical Coordinator with 4.1 years providing complex technology planning, implementation and consulting services. Diligently documented research, procedures and processes to manage complete deployment lifecycle. Compiled and distributed informational resources and training, recommending system revisions to bolster staff technology employment.

Previously worked in Collateral Management, OTC derivatives. Contributed to the agile team on multiple projects that focuses on process improvements. Additionally, I have experience in OTC and REPO margin, bookings, reconciliations and settlements which completed the whole cycle of collateral management.

Overview

4
4
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Technical Coordinator

Northern Trust
Bangalore
2019.07 - 2023.08
  • I have always been a high achiever at work and have participated in and lead high performance teams
  • Working with the Collateral team of Derivatives on the ISDA and CSA documents received from the clients
  • Understanding the collateral eligibility, haircut and terms of trade and setting it up in the internal system for multiple portfolios
  • On-boarding new clients working with client services and transition teams
  • Checking on trade feeds to verify the MTM calculations are valid and issuing margin calls based on the exposure faced by either party to facilitate collateral movements between clients and brokers
  • Ensuring that failed trades are replaced, and collateral balances are matched from both sides (client and broker)
  • Reconciling the interest rates from Bloomberg, validating the interest accrued on different currencies
  • Monitoring and reconciling all collateral outstanding disputes
  • Managing and clearing settlements of collateral movements (cash and securities) of various OTC products such as Forwards, interest rate swaps, currency swaps and CDS of the EMEA region
  • Resolving valuation discrepancies, OTC trade discrepancy in a portfolio, margin discrepancies, collateral balance discrepancies and haircut issues Working with tri-optima about OTC trades matching and putting control measures to mitigate the occurrence of error in the process line
  • Preparation of portfolio reports and settlement reports for the IM, performing reconciliations of trade settlements and cash settlements, rectifying cash and stock breaks and ensuring currency cut offs are maintained for settlements
  • Preparing data as per the audit request and submitting it before the deadline.

Education

MSc in financial services -

University of Limerick
09.2024

Bachelor of Commerce -

St Aloysius College
India
04.2019

PUC - Commerce (EBAC)

St Michael's College
India
04.2016

SSLC -

St Mary's Highschool
India
05.2014

Skills

  • Client Relations
  • Change Management
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Technology Implementation
  • Data Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Testing and Troubleshooting
  • Project Team Coordination
  • Staff Training
  • Team Leadership

Certification

  • Matlab onramp certification
  • Bloomberg certification

Accomplishments

  • Volunteered the commerce fest 'ACME' in college for the inter-college competition.
  • Was part of college association 'Sahodaya' in which all students helped the needy and visited the old age homes.
  • Received multiple rewards and awards in previous organization for excellence for the project management and also leading the team when in need.
  • Have been part of multiple projects that led to process improvements for the ease of BAU.

Technical skills

  • TLM PLC
  • Margin manager - Acadia soft
  • Trio-ptima
  • Crest settlment management
  • Colline collateral management support

Reference

Name: Linta Gee varghese 

Designation: Sr Regulatory officer 

Company : Fundrock Management , Limerick

Ph No : +353894983367

Email : lintavarghese25@gmail.com

Timeline

Technical Coordinator

Northern Trust
2019.07 - 2023.08

MSc in financial services -

University of Limerick

Bachelor of Commerce -

St Aloysius College

PUC - Commerce (EBAC)

St Michael's College

SSLC -

St Mary's Highschool
  • Matlab onramp certification
  • Bloomberg certification
DISHA MERLIN DSOUZA