Fund Accounting Associate, Private Equity

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • SS&C Conifer Financial Services
  • 08 Sep 17

The successful incumbent will be responsible for transaction processing, the proper application of accounting principles to complex transactions, and financial reporting, for our private equity clients. They will be accountable for a broad spectrum of financial and accounting matters affecting our private equity clients.

•Contribute towards a team covering one or more client relationships
• Deliver accurate and timely work product within specified deliverables timelines, and in coordination with the Vice President and other team members
• Review all transaction documentation and supporting files, and understand the features of the investment transactions, accruals, etc.
• Perform bank reconciliations, process journal entries, and prepare supporting financial schedules
• Handle daily/routine client information requests
• Prepare work paper files for accuracy and completeness, including capital activity, investment activity, income and expense accruals, valuation adjustments, etc.
• Prepare management fee calculations and supporting schedules
• Prepare investor allocations and capital account statements
• Prepare capital call and distribution calculations, sources/uses of cash, allocations, and investor notices
• Update distribution waterfall (carried interest) models, in keeping with the applicable fund terms
• Assist in the preparation of financial statements, notes disclosures, and supporting schedules
• Support the year-end audit process, in collaboration with the team, client, and auditors
• Where applicable, support the tax team with information to prepare tax compliance/reports
• Support corporate goals and business/departmental initiatives

Job Requirements

• A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
• Minimum 2 years of relevant experience working within fund accounting, preferably within Private Equity. Experience in Mutual and/or Hedge fund accounting will be considered
• Deadline oriented with ability to complete assigned tasks independently
• Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, with emphasis on Excel skills
• Team player