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Fund Accountant, AM

  • Location:

    Singapore

  • Sector:

    LMA Asia Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Anissa Sia

  • Job ref:

    BBBH435561_1706592939

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-04-29

  • Client:

    LMA

Fund Accountant, Assistant Manager

Key responsibilities:

  • Be the primary client service contact for assigned portfolio. Monitor and respond promptly to client requests. Strengthen client relationships.
  • Main point of contact on a day-to-day basis for operational matters and critical issues that need to be addressed before work get disseminated to the other team member
  • Reviewing financial statements, management accounts and accounting packages
  • Proficient in drafting wordings for disclosure wordings for IFRS/US GAAP accounting conventions
  • Reviewing Capital Account Statements and Net Asset Values
  • Reading/understanding Fund documents like Subscription documents, partnership agreements, and shareholder agreements for existing/new fund and explaining the key terms to team members
  • Reviewing capital call and distribution notices
  • Preparing/Reviewing waterfall and equalization workings
  • Coordinating and dealing with Fund investors on meeting investor's specific reporting requirements
  • Reviewing investor requests and any ad hoc requests from client.
  • Working closely with other teams (i.e. Cash Management, Investor Services and Corporate Secretarial) to ensure overall operations are running smoothly.
  • Providing formal/informal training to staff on both accounting and private equity/industry aspects
  • Undertake general administration and other special projects as assigned by the Management.
  • Dealing with staff issues like leaves, sickness and other issues on a daily basis and ensuring staff are happy and motivated in their jobs
  • Conducting formal staff evaluations on a six monthly and annual basis
  • Be a main coordinator within the team for certain tasks assigned.

Attributes & Skills:

  • Effective client-handling skills
  • Strong prioritizing ability and organizational skills
  • Analytical, meticulous and systematic in approach to work
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work under pressure and multi-task
  • Independent and resourceful
  • Self-motivated, diligent, positive working attitude and a good team player
  • Demonstrate computer proficiency and working knowledge of various software

Relevant experience:

  • Overall 6 - 8 years of work experience in audit / accounting fields with at least 4 years in Private Equity Fund industry.
  • Prior experience either with another Fund Administrator or Fund Manager is preferred, part of which must have been in management or supervisory capacity
  • Sound knowledge of Singapore FRS/IFRS and US GAAP
  • Solid understanding of operational functions including Fund Structures, Fund Accounting, Equalisations, Calls/Distributions and Waterfall models

Company Reg No.: 201131609D | License No.: 11C4684 | Reg No: R1986850, Anissa Sia