Project Management and Support
In today's highly competitive financial industry, projects are continuously being re-prioritized, and scrutinized by companies to leverage cost savings to their bottom line. The key to success is to find experienced and effective project & program managers who can deliver these projects and programs. We provide individuals who have the industry and product knowledge as well as the practical insight in areas such as communications, IT, governance, and more. Our resources have broad-based, cross-functional knowledge to see the "bigger" picture , and are capable of analyzing project data to ensure desired results.
Customized Payroll Solutions
For situations in which individuals have already been identified and chosen for a particular task or project we provide a customized payroll solution. By definition, in these instances no recruiting or search fees are charged. We add a minusule markup over the actual direct costs per employee and offer comprehensive payroll processing for the employee, record keeping services as well as complete indemnity and insurance coverage to the client.
This provides an ideal solution to clients for adding talent without adding additional vendors or incurring the additional burden of payroll processing and ensuring costs are reduced to a bare minimum. While our technology tools assist in this process, we provide superior customer service, live access to our HR personnel and complete transparency to both clients and employees.
We provide accounting services and industry expertise to help organizations identify risks and perform optimally in the dynamic and challenging environments in which they do business . Our resources can provide able assistance with several accounting functions including but not limited to;
Reduction of Operational Risk
Distinguishing between market-based risk management and operational risk management issues is critical. Companies need to be proactive in managing operational risk, from inflated cost structures to loose operating controls and procedures. Reducing Operational risk requires a focus on managing information assets, streamlining operational processes, standardizing operational offerings and carfeuly managing complex financial transactions.
Business Process Management and Reconciliations
Enforcement and leveraging standard business processes between regions and across product/asset classes is difficult due to separate systems for each product and entity. Front end systems do not enforce standard business rules. Incomplete applied business rules cause trade booking errors. Growth in application functionality driven by specific business needs is hard to leverage across regions or asset classes.
We are able to assist with the automation of a business process, in whole or part, during which documents, information or tasks are passed from one participant to another. We are able to develop key metrics associated with critical stages of a process. We are able to provide transparency into process status and rules to support controls and regulatory/compliance reporting.
Assist with strategic and interim solutions that reduce cost and increase efficiency of a wide range of corporate services from functional allocation, procurement, headcount and other administrative functions. Recommend solutions that provide transparency and increase corporate accountability. In these times of increased regulatory oversight, shareholder accountability, and risk management, we provide the skills that help our clients make critical decisions based on sound business principles, proven processes, and the insightful and innovative thinking that comes from decades of real world experience managing critical cost sensitive functions.
Systems Implementation and Process Integration
We can provide assistance with the overall implementation of your new valuation system or experienced resources to work on specific phases of the project. Our services include;
Global Process Standardization
Review procedures and process across geographic locations, identify location specific nuances and regulations. Standardize rules and workflows across regions to ensure uniform data assimilation and management reporting.
Reengineering Organizational Structure & Procedures
Analyze workflow within and between departments, in an effort to streamline tasks. Interact and liaise with the stakeholders of the current process and recommends a revised workflow, process and procedure to produce an effective, efficient and responsive business environment. We would perform steps including but not limited to;
Collateral Management, Client Service and Prime Brokerage
Collateral management has evolved rapidly in the last decade, with increasing use of new technologies, competitive pressures in the institutional finance industry and heightened counter party risk from the wide use of derivatives, securitization of asset pools and leverage. Inefficient internal collateral management produces unnecessary costs and lowers profits. Our resources can assist with;