Michael Duffy's Resume
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Location: Chicago, IL, USA
School: Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Field of Study: MBA

Michael Duffy's Resume

Michael Duffy
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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign - BS in Finance & Accountancy • Dean’s List • 2010
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management MBA • Dean’s List • 2018

Northern Trust – Front Office Solutions - Chicago, IL
Vice President October 2020 - Present
Specialist April 2020 – October 2020

● Created, implemented, and oversee a private equity fund of funds administration service
● Coordinate with software developers to prioritize, design, and implement software enhancements
● Interface daily with clients to coordinate solutions for one of the world’s largest global family offices
● Oversee a team of analysts to process and index client portfolio activity utilizing Parilux and AWS
● Onboard and maintain portfolio activity, reporting, and reconciliations for 100+ client portfolios

PPM America - Chicago, IL
Assistant Vice President - Private Equity April 2019 – April 2020
Private Equity Fund of Funds Senior Portfolio Analyst February 2016 – April 2019
Private Equity Fund of Funds Portfolio Analyst September 2011- February 2016

● Designed investment models to project client market values, exposure, and cash activity
● Built and maintained modified public market equivalent (mPME) benchmark calculation templates
● Employed the Investran product suite to produce financial reporting and analysis
● Increased efficiencies and reduced errors by automating reports and improving procedures
● Designed an e-signature authorization process which streamlined operations and eliminated waste
● Oversaw client custodial transition from Bank of New York Mellon to HSBC
● Coordinated with IT to improve database management and refine reporting processes
● Utilized Microsoft Dynamics GP to process financials, cash activity, and monthly reconciliations
● Processed bank account cash reconciliations and daily wire transfers

Allstate Insurance Company- Northbrook, IL
Allstate Technology and Operations (ATO) Senior Financial Analyst May 2011 – September 2011
Allstate Technology and Operations (ATO) Financial Analyst June 2010 – May 2011

● Prepared expense reports and accompanying memos utilized by the CEO and company officers
● Aided technology expense analysis by creating financial models and standardized reporting templates
● Coordinated with expense managers to forecast and analyze software capitalization and amortization
● Performed budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting for ATO Finance division
● Managed vendor relationships and the multi-million-dollar vendor invoice payment process
● Utilized SAP Business Warehouse to handle ad-hoc requests

Activities & Interests
● Attended Kellogg Tech Treks to Austin and San Francisco to visit and learn about tech startups
● Airbnb super host who owns and manages long-term and short-term rental properties
● My hobbies include researching and discovering new technology, comedy, exercise, and travel
● Graduated Second City Chicago’s writing and improvisation programs