Junping Wang

Master Student at Columbia University

Location
New York, New York (Greater New York City Area)
Industry
Financial Services

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Junping Wang's Overview

Past
  • Quantitative Developer Internship at ZM Financial Systems
  • Investment Management at Aerospace Capital Holing Co, Ltd.
Education
  • Columbia University in the City of New York
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Connections

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Junping Wang's Summary

Enthusiastic and versatile young professional with wide knowledge in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics and Finance to support the General Insurance business through providing complex actuarial analyses, calculations and advice to manage profitability, growth and risk. Sophisticated understanding of advanced mathematics, statistical and actuarial methods/concepts, and insurance terminology and products. Exemplify strong interpersonal and rapport-building skills, with aptitude to effectively communicate with other team members and customers. Able to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines under pressure. Computer literate with proficiency in MS Office, SAS, R, Java, Mat Lab, Mathematica, and SQL.

Junping Wang's Experience

Quantitative Developer Internship

ZM Financial Systems

May 2012July 2012 (3 months) Chapel Hill, NC

Worked directly with CEO to prepare monthly reports and discuss weekly progress. Led the intern team on two projects including self-designed financial models and analysis of model results. Cooperated with customer support team to solve clients’ technical problems by taking initiative to run, analyze, explain, and deliver results to clients. Organized, prepared, and delivered massive instant financial data to 10 clients.

Assisted CEO to prepare new products development proposal.
Led intern team successfully designed pricing model.
Solved 4 different clients’ 5 different problems.
Rewarded as a Zero-Complaint analyst.

Investment Management

Aerospace Capital Holing Co, Ltd.

November 2010January 2011 (3 months) Beijing, China

Assisted CFO with investment management and analysis. Reviewed current vaulting projects’ background and financial statements, and conducted future cash flow analysis. Cooperated with Risk Control Management team to find approaching methods to control company’s risk. Analyzed and identified potential risks in 7 distinctive industrial fields.

Successfully identified three companies that are unacceptable for investing.
Innovated new methods to optimize company’s risk tolerance.

Junping Wang's Projects

  • Financial Mathematics Course Project

    • October 2012 to December 2012
    Team Members: Junping Wang, wenwei yu, Xinao Sun, Qiaochu Dong, Xiaosi Sun, Sijie Che

    The objective is to help implement an immunization strategy for the pension plan, reduce future risk and provide guidance on future issues that the CFO needs to be aware of.

    Data Source:
    Bloomberg
    High S&P Credit Rating Bonds
    Maturities date (2012-2041)
    Redemption Features: Bullet Bonds
    Annual-coupon bonds (70%-80%) & monthly-coupon bonds (20%-30%).

    Methodology:
    Immunization
    Present value of assets = Present value of liabilities
    Duration of assets = Duration of liabilities
    Convexity of assets > Convexity of liabilities
    Assumptions
    Liability cash flows paid at the end of year
    Monthly-coupon bonds cash flows paid at the end of year
    match cash flow liability

  • Stock Valuation Project of Tesla Motors, Columbia University

    • November 2013 to Present

    - Led a six-member team to create a concise and comprehensive valuation report for Tesla Motors
    - The report included: industry analysis and business strategy development, valuation assumptions, valuation, analysis and investment suggestions

Junping Wang's Certifications

  • P-Probability

    • SOA
    • March 2013
  • FM-Financial Mathematics

    • SOA
    • April 2013
  • MFE-Models for Financial Economics

    • SOA
    • July 2013
  • VEE* Economics

    • SOA
    • June 2013
  • VEE* Corporate Finance

    • SOA
    • June 2013
  • VEE* Applied Statistics

    • SOA
    • June 2013

Junping Wang's Languages

  • English

    (Professional working proficiency)
  • Mandarin

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Japanese

    (Elementary proficiency)

Junping Wang's Skills & Expertise

  1. Matlab
  2. Microsoft Excel
  3. C
  4. Microsoft Word
  5. SQL
  6. R
  7. Mathematica
  8. SAS
  9. Bloomberg Terminal

Junping Wang's Education

Columbia University in the City of New York

Master of Science (M.S.), Actuarial Science

20122013

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Double major in Mathematics concentration in Operations Research and Statistics

20082012

Grade: Distinction in Mathematics and Statistics

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