Head of Operations, Sydney Australia
Ryan-Elner Melliza joins Lazarus Capital Partners with over a decade of experience in back-office operations within the Australian financial services industry. He started off at NAB’s mortgage lending support unit, followed by 10 years at a reputable financial services company, with hands-on experience in banking, payroll, reconciliations, and cash operations.
Currently as Head of Operations at Lazarus, Ryan-Elner is responsible for managing cash transactions, monthly revenue processes, counterparty reconciliations, portfolio management systems, accounting functions, and KYC documentation. His attention to detail ensures that the company’s day-to-day back-office operations run efficiently whilst complying with regulations and internal control policies.
Ryan-Elner also has 9 years banking experience from reputable banks in the Philippines and United Arab Emirates with roles in branch operations, systems control, risk management, and regulatory reporting. He has completed a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy with honours. He holds full qualifications for CPA Australia and CPA Philippines, and he has also passed the American CPA examinations. He began his professional career working as an auditor at Ernst & Young Manila.