Fund Accountant, Private Equity

  • Competitive salary
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • SS&C Technologies
  • 16 Jul 18 2018-07-16

The successful incumbent will be responsible for 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, operational and accounting matters affecting our private equity clients.

Responsibilities:

·       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 Manager and other team members

·       Review/prepare 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

·       Review/prepare work paper files for accuracy and completeness, including capital activity, investment activity, income and expense accruals, valuation adjustments, etc.

·       Review/prepare management fee calculations and supporting schedules

·       Review/prepare investor allocations and capital account statements

·       Review/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

·       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

·       At least 2+ years of relevant experience working within fund accounting, preferably within Private Equity or Big 4 Audit Firm. 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