Assistant Manager, Fund Accounting (Alternative Investments) Assistant Manager, Fund Accounting (Alternative  …

Funds Partnership Asia
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 May 20
Competitive
Funds Partnership Asia
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 May 20
Competitive
Funds Partnership Asia
Exciting opportunity to take on a portfolio of complex funds. Due to expansion and onboarding of new clients, our client, a leading, international fund administration firm are looking to bring on board an Assistant Manager to cover a portfolio of alternative investment funds.

Responsibilities:

  • Handle accounting for assigned funds, including review of daily price control checks, P&L reasonableness, inter-system reconciliations, ensuring that reconciling items are investigated and resolved, or escalated in a timely manner.
  • Ensure controls are in place and accounts are accurate on a daily basis, providing clear and accurate management information to support decision-making.
  • Fully reconcile the month end trial balance to independent support for the assigned funds.
  • Prepare month end balance sheet reconciliation fully supported with source documentation.
    Provide insightful commentary for balance sheet and P&L movements.
  • Ensure balance sheet is reported in accordance with relevant accounting standards, Investment Company Audit Guide and accounting policies as appropriate.
  • Review investors allocations and fees calculation
  • Daily and monthly product pricing for assigned funds.
  • Understanding the pricing methodology and valuation models for applicable products in sufficient detail to be able to ensure absolute accuracy.
  • Prepare year-end audit financial statements and audit packs
  • Answer ad hoc questions from various groups including auditors (internal and external)
  • Work with portfolio manager and traders for the assigned fund to improve knowledge of financial products and trading strategies.
  • New business onboarding such as fund documentation review, drafting of operating memorandum & pricing policy, trade interface development and systems setup
  • Provide adequate coaching and guidance to team members. Keep abreast of all alternative investment industry developments and drive any procedural or technology enhancements accordingly
  • Assist Managers on projects such as process improvement, query follow up and issue resolution

Requirements:

  • University degree in finance/accounting or commensurate experience
  • 4 - 6 years of hedge or private equity fund accounting/audit experience
  • Team supervision/managing experience is beneficial
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong dispute resolution and effective problem solving skills
  • Client facing experience and team player
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS
Company Overview

Funds Partnership is a global boutique executive search firm specialising in the investment management industry. Due to our clients’ location and language-specific needs, Funds Partnership focuses on 6 core markets: Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Japan, India and Australia – all which have thriving fund ecosystems.

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