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

Funds Partnership Asia
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 05 Jul 20
Competitive
Funds Partnership Asia
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 05 Jul 20
Competitive
Funds Partnership Asia
Our client is one of the leading alternative investments fund administration companies globally. They are currently in need of an Senior Manager in their Fund Accounting team in Singapore. The incumbent will be responsible for a broad spectrum of financial and accounting matters and exercising sound judgment regarding the proper application of accounting principles to complex transactions. He/she should have a strong background in accounting for alternative investment funds, proven client management skills, and the ability to manage and lead a team in monitoring client deliverables and meeting deadlines.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple fund relationships, including scheduling and meeting all client deliverables
  • Maintain/manage client expectations and coordinate deliverables timelines with staff
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of accounting, specifically with respect to alternative investment funds
  • Prepare and maintain goals and career development plans for all direct reports
  • Prepare semiannual performance appraisals and discussions for all direct reports
  • Provide guidance and direction to staff on all technical and client-service-related topics
  • Review fund governing documents, offering documents, subscription documents, side letters, and investment management agreements, in order to ensure proper application of fund terms
  • Review all transaction documentation and supporting files, and understand the features of the investment transactions, accruals, etc.
  • Review work paper files for accuracy and completeness, including NAV's, capital activity, investment activity, income and expense accruals, valuation adjustments, etc.
  • Prepare and/or review financial statements, notes disclosures, and supporting schedules
  • Review investor allocations including fee calculations and capital account statements
  • Develop/maintain robust review procedures around deliverables
  • Manage the year-end audit process, in collaboration with the client and auditors
  • Where applicable, support the tax team with information to prepare tax compliance/reports
  • Help develop and support targeted, continuing education for all direct reports
  • Support corporate goals and business/departmental initiatives

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or related field
  • Min 7 years’ experience in accounting, with a focus on alternative investments funds – hedge and private equity experience a plus
  • CPA designation a plus
  • 3+ years’ experience supervising two or more professional staff
  • Hands-on management style with strong leadership skills and ability to develop staff
  • Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, with advanced Excel skills
  • Team player
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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