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Michael Page
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Nov 20
Michael Page
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Nov 20
• Market leader in its industry, strong value and culture • Collaborative and dynamic working environment
About Our Client
Affiliate of the world's largest investment firm.

They provide a highly skilled employee base and state-of-the-art technology to further their key focus on providing best in class Corporate Services to multiple it's affiliate's portfolio companies.

Job Description
Financial Accounting & Reporting
  • Assist external administrators / affiliated accountants with preparation of accounting entries, such as acquisitions, disposals and distributions;
  • Quarterly review of accounting records and reporting packages;
  • Review / preparation of local GAAP (and/or IFRS as required) financial statements;
  • Manage the process of preparation of financial statements by an external service provider for the various top holding companies;
  • Work in a team to co-ordinate the (interim) audit process, liaising with local, group and global auditors to ensure that information is provided on a timely basis and that deadlines are met.
  • Manage and review the reporting from JV partners/Operating partners/Asset Managers Review of property accounting for investments in Asia Pacific including China, Australia, Japan, India, Korea
  • Coordinate and review US tax reporting, and consolidate reporting packages per investment;
  • Intercompany reconciliations and regular intercompany settlements where applicable;
  • Deliver quarterly NAV, Debt and cash analysis and coordination of sign off from team
Investor & Bank Reporting
  • Coordinate and prepare external debt financial covenants and information packages for lending banks;
  • Liaise with lenders to request approval under waterfall requirements for distribution
  • Collate and provide any investor reporting as required
Team Management
  • Responsible for onboarding of new team members and application of the operating processes
  • Monitors appropriateness of team structure and workload
  • Assess training requirements to keep team members up to date with relevant requirements
Cash Management
  • Monitor liquidity and cash management for investments;
  • Preparation of quarterly cash flow reporting and summary per investment;
  • Manage quarterly distributions coming from propcos to offshore SPVs, and coordinate sign off
  • Manage FX conversion process for distributions, acquisitions and disposals of an investment.
  • Approve and execute expenses/payments/inter-company funding
Asset Management & Sales Support
  • Support asset management team with ad hoc financial information / analysis as required;
  • Manage relationship with property managers;
  • Prepare and monitor operating budgets for investments;
  • Support acquisitions team with financial information as required;
  • Ensure the calculation of capitalization structure/amounts, the issue of shares, and preparation of loan documents for each investment is in accordance with structuring advice
  • Support asset management team with financial information in connection with disposals as required;
  • Liaise with external advisors, such as tax advisors, auditors and legal advisors in relation to ongoing matters and structuring issues related to additions and disposals
  • Prepare closing statements for dispositions
Tax Structuring and Compliance
  • Work with tax advisors to ensure that tax structuring for investments is complied with and that tax opinion is updated where relevant;
  • Ensure that all tax filings are kept up to date for the SPVs;
  • Ensure legal and statutory compliance through liaison with legal advisors.
  • Coordination with co-sec to set up the entities within the investment structure, and bank accounts, ensuring deadlines are strictly adhered to
Other Responsibilities
  • Assist with continuous improvement initiatives for all financial reporting processes;
  • Liaison with 3rd party administrators and finance teams ;
  • Ad hoc project work.

The Successful Applicant
  • 7 years and more experience in a relevant industry
  • Chartered Accountant or equivalent
  • Bachelors (or equivalent) in Finance/Economics
  • Private Equity Real Estate, Fund Administration experience desirable
  • Tax Structuring knowledge beneficial
  • Master's Degree a plus

What's on Offer
- learning from market leader, best in the world

- collaborative working environment

- supportive team and colleagues

- attractive benefits
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