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ALPFA FIU Newsletter ISSUE 07 February 24, 2012 This Issue: Meeting Notes P. 2 Dates to
ALPFA FIU Newsletter
ISSUE 07 February 24, 2012
This Issue:
Meeting Notes P. 2
Dates to Remember P. 3
ALPFA Miami P. 4
Finance Summit P. 5
Upcoming Events P. 6
Next Meeting P. 7
Company Profiles P. 8
Job Opportunities P. 9
Above: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universi-
ties representative, Andres Jaime.
A representative from BDO
conducts an informative presenta-
tion to members
Stanislav Jansta of BDO, gives a
presentation to students
ALPFA members asking
questions.

Meeting Notes

Meeting Notes The guest speaker for the fourth general meeting was Andres Jaime, representing the Hispanic

The guest speaker for the fourth general meeting was Andres Jaime, representing the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universi- ties. He gave a very informative presentation on the various internship and scholarship programs HACU provides. The deadline to apply for the internship program is March 30. The accounting firm presentation was BDO. Various representatives showed why BDO is the 5th largest accounting firm and the various opportunities to grow within the firm.

The next general meeting will be on March 2 at RB 120 (Ryder Building). KPMG will be the firm presentation.

Dates to Remember

Dates to Remember February 29  ALPFA Miami Speed Networking Event 6:30pm - 9:30pm The Westin

February 29

ALPFA Miami Speed Networking Event

6:30pm-9:30pm

The Westin Colonnade 180 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables FL

March 1

Finance Summit

7:00pm

CBC Special Events Room

Firms Attending: Microsoft, BNY Mellon, Totalbank, Georgia Pacific

Dates to Remember February 29  ALPFA Miami Speed Networking Event 6:30pm - 9:30pm The Westin

RSVP:

www.ALPFAFIU.org/finance-summit

March 2

Relay for Life

6:00pm-7:00am

Contact Information:

Anais Perez

apere018@fiu.edu

Dates to Remember February 29  ALPFA Miami Speed Networking Event 6:30pm - 9:30pm The Westin

ALPFA Miami

ALPFA Miami
ALPFA Miami

Finance Summit

Finance Summit Finance Summit  When? - Thursday, March 1 - 7:00pm  Where? - CBC
Finance Summit Finance Summit  When? - Thursday, March 1 - 7:00pm  Where? - CBC

Finance Summit

When?

  • - Thursday, March 1

  • - 7:00pm

Where?

  • - CBC Special Events Room

Panel discussion of 4 firms including Georgia Pacific, Totalbank, BNY Mellon, and Microsoft.

Excellent way to learn about the finance industry and job opportunities available to enhance your career!

RSVP:

www.ALPFAFIU.org/finance-summit

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

Next Meeting

Next Meeting Date : February 24, 2012 Firm Presentations : Accounting: KPMG Time : Networking: 5:30

Date:

February 24, 2012

Next Meeting Date : February 24, 2012 Firm Presentations : Accounting: KPMG Time : Networking: 5:30

Firm Presentations:

Accounting:

KPMG

Time:

Networking: 5:30-6:00pm Meeting: 6:00-8:00pm

Location:

RB 120 (Ryder Building)

Company Profiles

Company Profiles “Cutting through Complexity”  Headquarters located in New York City, New York.  Member
Company Profiles “Cutting through Complexity”  Headquarters located in New York City, New York.  Member

“Cutting through Complexity”

Headquarters located in New York City, New York.

Member firm of the “Big Four”.

Main service lines are audit, tax, and advisory.

Ranks #94 on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, 2012.

Number of employees worldwide: 145,000+

Operates in more than 152 countries with 87 offices in the U.S.

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities NextGen Leaders National Conference Deloitte is excited to announce our second annual NextGen Leaders
Job Opportunities NextGen Leaders National Conference Deloitte is excited to announce our second annual NextGen Leaders

NextGen Leaders National Conference

Deloitte is excited to announce our second annual NextGen Leaders National Conference for freshman that are interested in a career in professional ser-

vices. Applicants must complete their freshman year by July 2012 and be availa- ble for travel to Deloitte University in Dallas, TX from July 22nd to July 25th,

  • 2012. The NextGen Leaders Program is designed to get you ready to lead. With

extensive multi-year training, internships, scholarships, and mentor guidance, we might even help you land the job of your dreams! In fact, all participants will receive an all-expense paid trip to the conference and a $1000 scholarship! You can submit an application through CBA Career Link today! Apply today as the application deadline approaching on Tuesday, February 14 th .

Sophomore Leadership Development Workshop

Apply to attend the Sophomore Leadership Development Workshop, where you’ll learn about life in professional services, meet Deloitte profession- als from different backgrounds and participate in fun and interactive leader- ship assessments. The Deloitte Sophomore Leadership Development Workshop for FIU students will be held on the afternoon of Friday, March 23rd in the Deloitte Miami office. The application deadline is Friday, March 9th. Apply through the CBA Career Link today!

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities
Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities
Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities
Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

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Job Opportunities (continued)

Job Opportunities (continued)
Job Opportunities (continued)

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities About JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial
Job Opportunities About JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial

About JPMorgan Chase

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small-business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands.

Business Area

The firm’s Finance division provides an ideal opportunity to increase your understanding of global finance. Our Finance teams play an essential role in every aspect of their business, combining a well-developed performance measurement pro- cess with sophisticated economic capital measurement. The result is exceptional financial discipline throughout the firm. As a member of our team, you will participate in a wide range of learning experiences and take the first steps toward building a dynamic career at the firm.

Program Overview

The Finance Analyst Development Program is a leadership program designed to attract, develop, and retain entry-level pro- fessionals who share our passion for instituting meaningful change and delivering powerful financial results for our firm. Ana- lysts will support corporate and line of business functions, working closely with experienced professionals and making real contributions to business results. The broad spectrum of hands-on learning experiences offered throughout this two-year pro- gram provides an ideal springboard for you to cultivate your skills and expand your knowledge of internal finance.

Analysts participate in rotations across the firm’s business lines – Asset Management, Commercial Banking, Investment Bank, Retail Financial Services and Treasury & Securities Services- or in a corporate function, such as Corporate Planning and Analysis, Treasury, Corporate Finance Analytics, Investor Relations, or Corporate Controllers. Positions in this program are available in the following locations:

New York Metro area, includes Jersey City, NJ Columbus, OH Newark/Wilmington, DE Chicago, IL

Roles and Responsibilities

There are various opportunities available within the Finance Analyst Development Program:

Reporting, Planning and Analysis: Internally report monthly or quarterly financial results, including presentations to senior management; analyze business reasons for results; forecast financial results for future periods; prepare future years’ budgets.

Controllers: Request, consolidate, analyze, validate and report financial data while adhering to internal control stand- ards; ensure overall integrity and validity of the financial statements and controls over the transaction cycle; work to enhance the efficiency and control of the financial reporting process; work on external filings and press releases.

Project Management: Assist in project documentation; perform PMO (project management office) functions; develop operating models, procedures and standards; support and/or lead small and large scale business initiatives; support BAU (business as usual) activities.

Risk: Analyze and report, internally and externally, composition of risks across the firm, including the preparation of peri- odic overviews for the firm’s Board of Directors, and daily, weekly and monthly risk and financial reports for the firm's senior management to monitor overall risk profiles.

Job Opportunities (continued)

Job Opportunities (continued) Strategy and Business Development : Analyze client information, market data and competitor positioning
Job Opportunities (continued) Strategy and Business Development : Analyze client information, market data and competitor positioning

Strategy and Business Development: Analyze client information, market data and competitor positioning for senior management intelligence; work on project execution; conduct strategic analysis by leveraging business knowledge, technical analysis, and modeling skills to provide incisive strategic insights.

Investor Relations: Assist in preparation of quarterly earnings documents, including the drafting of the press release and the preparation of support documents; prepare presentations used by senior management at investor conferences; work with line of business finance teams to understand business drivers and help communicate the firm’s story.

Treasury / balance sheet: Work on managing the firm's liquidity and capital positions, establishing funds transfer pricing policy, analyzing the firm's line of business and consolidated earnings at risk, executing the firm's securitization pro- grams and managing the firm's relationships with rating agencies and fixed income investors.

Training and Development

The training program is designed to develop analytical talents, problem-solving skills, interpersonal and communication skills. It begins with two weeks of intensive training that includes a comprehensive overview of our firm and the finance division. Your training will focus on accounting and financial statement analysis, including other skills essential for success in your divi- sion. Throughout these informative two weeks, you will also meet senior finance managers, who will share their personal ex- periences at the firm and discuss our industry’s immediate and future strategic challenges.

Qualifications

We seek highly motivated candidates, interested in a career in Finance. Other qualifications include:

Expected graduation date ranging from December 2011 to June 2012 GPA of 3.5 or above Preferred majors include Finance, Accounting and MIS/CIS; however, all majors are considered Excellent verbal and written communication skills and analytical skills Basic understanding of financial statements, accounting procedures, internal and external reporting and variance analysis Intermediate to advanced proficiency with MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access

All candidates must have the eligibility to work permanently in the U.S.

For more information on how to apply, visit jpmorgan.com/careers.

Any Questions, Comments, or Concerns?

Please feel free to contact the Executive Board:

Kevin Zamora

kzamo002@fiu.edu

Yegor Nadvornyy

write2yegor@yahoo.com

Oriana Boxer

Oriana.ocampo@gmail.com

Natalia Marco

nmarc007@fiu.edu

Katrina Radzko

kradz002@fiu.edu

Anais Perez

apere018@fiu.edu

Arianna Monserrat

amonserrat4541@gmail.com

Any Questions, Comments, or Concerns? Please feel free to contact the Executive Board: Kevin Zamora kzamo002@fiu.edu

Daniel Ghanem

danghanem@gmail.com

Edward Delgado

edelg011@fiu.edu

Daniel Zamora

dzamo002@fiu.edu

Any Questions, Comments, or Concerns? Please feel free to contact the Executive Board: Kevin Zamora kzamo002@fiu.edu
Any Questions, Comments, or Concerns? Please feel free to contact the Executive Board: Kevin Zamora kzamo002@fiu.edu

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