Aferdita Nezaj is a principal and heads RLNUS LLP Financial Advisory. She has nearly 15 years of experience across a wide range of industries. Her expertise includes financial advisory, audit, risk management, accounting and finance.
Aferdita began her career at GE Capital in Risk Management. In this role, she managed lenders in financial distress. She restructured debt and operations of small businesses to improve efficiency and the overall business operations. She negotiated terms and conditions of leases and loan agreements to mitigate losses and assist lenders repay outstanding payments. She evaluated and prepared cases for trial by conducting independent examination and research of legal issues and served as expert witness.
After several years, Aferdita left GE Capital to pursue an MBA. While completing her MBA, Aferdita interned for Ernst & Young and KPMG. While at Ernst & Young, she audited hedge funds including planning the audits, performing testing, preparing the reports and assisting in presenting to clients. At KPMG, Aferdita audited financial statements and internal controls for various clients in different industries, including financial, manufacturing and healthcare. After completing her MBA, Aferdita joined Deloitte Financial Advisory.
At Deloitte, Aferdita led numerous engagements in business valuations, M&As, forensics and disputes, auditing, and risk management for major Wall Street firms. She then joined UBS Investment Bank, Risk Management, Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review. Aferdita developed pre-provision net revenue scope for UBS Intermediary Holding Company to be modeled and forecasted under different stress scenarios. Built qualitative models to forecast various revenue and expense areas under different stress scenarios for UBS IHC entities and documented according to regulatory standards. Researched complex business areas and determined modeling approach. Aggregated and reported UBS IHC financial statements in different views.
RLN US, LLP is a consulting firm helping clients navigate complex issues related to business operations.