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Fund Accounting Analyst (Real Estate Investment Firm)

Funds Partnership Asia
Singapore
Posted 6 days ago Permanent Competitive
Daryl Emmanuelle
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Daryl Emmanuelle Ong
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Exciting opportunity to join a leading Property Investment firm with a global footprint! As part of their expansion, our client is looking to hire an Accounting professional in a newly created position as a Fund Accounting Analyst/Associate. The incumbent will support the firm's finance & accounting matters for the APAC region & report to the VP/SVP of Investor Accounting.

Responsibilities:

  • Transactions/deal related
    • Provide transactional and analytical support to acquisitions, fund managers and asset managers on real estate transactions (acquisitions, dispositions, restructuring, financing/refinancing) in the Asia Pacific region
    • Involve in capital structuring and tax planning for acquisitions & restructuring
    • Review and analyze financial results reported by property holding subsidiaries, including proper conversion from local GAAPs (e.g. Japan, Korea, Australia, China GAAPs) to IFRS)
    • Co-ordinate and liaise with JV partners, fund managers, asset managers, investors, outsource accounting & tax service providers on finance, reporting & tax matters, liquidity and cash-flow management, queries on portfolio’s performance & financial forecasts
    • Review and report monthly cash positions. Ensure optimal cash management by property holding subsidiaries
    • Assist in the annual external audit and tax, corporate secretarial compliance
    • Assist in loan administration and ensure adherence to loan covenants
  • Accounting & reporting
    • Maintain/oversee the maintenance of accounting records for investment holding entities on a monthly basis as assigned
    • Prepare/oversee the preparation of payments, wire transfers processing & daily cash flow management of the investment holding entities as assigned
    • Assist in fund operational matters & fund administration as assigned
    • Assist in the annual external & internal audit
    • Assist with tax, corporate secretarial compliance, fund compliance/corporate governance matters
    • Implement and ensure compliance with internal controls
  • Client reporting
    • Handle fund consolidation and reporting to investors on a quarterly basis as assigned
    • Assist client/Fund Managers with investors’ requests & inquiries on financial and accounting information

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy or equivalent
  • CA or ACCA qualified preferred
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years’ of real estate fund accounting experience, from a property investment firm, fund administrator or Big 4.
  • Technically strong in financial reporting and accounting standards (local GAAPs to IFRS)
  • Consolidation & group reporting experience a plus
  • Proficiency in written and spoken Business Chinese is beneficial as the there will be frequent communication with the team and stakeholders in China 
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds in the Asia Pacific region including liaising with JV partners, asset managers, outsource agents, bankers, auditors and consultants
  • Organized, meticulous, inquisitive and proactive
ABOUT COMPANY
Singapore
15 Employees Asset Management

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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