Korean Translator – Seung Yong


Seung Yong


QUALIFICIATIONS:

-   More than 4 years of successful career as a freelance translator

-   Diverse background of experiences that support precise translation in the areas of my specialty:

-          Fifteen years of working experience in accounting, securities investment, life insurance, and banking;

-          Competitive ability in financial analysis and cost control;

-          Comfortable knowledge of GAAP (Korea & US); business law (Korea & US); and governmental regulations on securities investment, foreign exchange, insurance, venture capital, and indirect investment;

-          In-depth knowledge of capital & money markets

EXPERIENCES:

 

TRANSLATION BETWEEN KOREAN & ENGLISH:

Freelancing Translation                                                  Jan., 2006 – Present

-   Translated wide variety of documents with more weight positioned in business correspondence, business agreement, and financial reports

 

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT OF A VENTURE:

Icure Pharmaceutical Corp.                                             Jan., 2005 – Dec., 2005

-   Responsible for all facets of financial reporting and financial management for the firm including: planning and implementation of accounting policies, preparation and review of financial statements, budgeting, cost control, and tax reporting

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT OF A VENTURE CAPITAL:

Korea Biotech Investment Capital                                        Feb., 2002 – Jan., 2005

-   Financial management and general administration of both the venture capital and its funds;

-   Other duties: review of terms and conditions of investment agreements in coordination with lawyers; regulatory reporting; and valuation of existing and prospective investments

INVESTMENT SUPPORT:

Asset Management Division of Samsung Life                           1991-1992, 1994, 2000-2001

-    Financial accounting & tax report;

-    Safe keeping of all the domestic/foreign securities while checking income from coupon & dividend payment;

-    Regulatory reporting to governmental agencies regarding securities investment and derivative transactions;

-    Settlement of securities/derivatives transactions while monitoring compliance with regulations;

-    Valuation of the entire securities and derivatives positions;

-    Monitoring forward/future/option/swap positions against underlying assets to ensure all the assets are appropriately hedged against inherent risks

SALES MANAGER OF GROUP LIFE INSURANCE:

Group Life Insurance Division of Samsung Life                                        1998-1999

-    Marketing of group life insurance policies, mainly retirement plans, and corporate loans to about 120 companies

LAUNCHING OF A SUBSIDIARY COMPANY OF SAMSUNG LIFE:

Samsung Futures Inc.                                                                 1997

-    Filing of the application for the license of financial futures brokerage business with the Ministry of Finance and Economy while establishing a long-term business plan and marketing selective foreign managed futures funds to Korean financial institutions

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT:

Securities Investment Department of Samsung Life                                     1995-1996

-    Investment planning: planning of annual investment on the basis of market expectations and investment strategies;

-    Analysis of investment performance and portfolios;

-    Varied ad hoc analyses to support the decision of top management

TRAINING UNDER GLOBALIZATION PROGRAM:

Participation in Globalization Program                                     Nov., 1992-Oct., 1993

-    Extensive travel throughout the USA for the purpose of experiencing many aspects of the nation, sponsored by Samsung Life under Samsung Group’s human resources development program

SALES ASSOCIATE OF INDIVIDUAL LIFE INSURANCE:

Eunpyung branch of Samsung Life Insurance Co., Ltd                                       1990

-    Assisting branch office managers in hiring, training and motivating agents while extending every effort to increase persistency and net income of the offices

-    Applied in 2000 the most advanced accounting principle of the time for the transactions of financial derivatives. Samsung Life was the first in applying the complicated principle in practice among insurance companies in Korea

-    Successfully launched Samsung Futures Inc. as a subsidiary of Samsung Life in 1997

EDUCATIONS

Bachelor of Science in Textile Engineering, Inha University in Incheon, Korea                    1990

Earned all the necessary prerequisite credits at International School of Accountancy              2004 to take the US CPA examination

Certified Securities Investment Consultant of Korea                                         2006

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