PE/ RE/ Hedge Fund accountant (Associate to Supervisor)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 22 Apr 19

Our clients are leading providers of alternative investment services. As part of their rapid expansion, they are currently looking to hire junior to supervisor level candidates with experience in Private Equity/ Real Estate / Hedge Fund industry to join their team. - Excellent career progression - Opportunity to work with diverse, international team - Strong support for employee's continuous learning and development

Candidates are responsible for providing clients with accurate and timely accounting services in line with clients’ business needs, applicable accounting standards and compliance with relevant regulatory authorities, to meet the client service agreements, as well as mentoring the Fund Accountants.

Job Duties in Brief:

  • Accounting & analysis
    • Maintain and control the general ledger and various sub-ledgers
    • Prepare financial statements, footnotes and partner capital statements
    • Prepare trial balances and work paper product
    • Process standard and complex bookkeeping entries
    • Involved within a full scope of transaction activities including full cycle accounting
    • Prepare financial data analysis
    • Monitor the timing and quality of client deliverables
    • Interact with Management and Clients
    • Review private equity/real estate/hedge fund client’s partnership agreements, PPM’s and other materials
    • Participate in the implementation of fund structures onto the accounting system
    • Monitor compliance of various agreements with clients, including the Service Level Agreement
    • Operate as a contact point for clients; able to respond to and resolve queries or escalate where necessary
    • Act as a liaison with various internal /external parties – i.e. auditors, legal counsel
    • Assist in client audit procedures
    • Process wire transfer payments on behalf of clients
    • Maintain complex Excel spreadsheets

Qualification/ Skill set required:

  • ​Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or any related discipline or a professional qualification (ie. ACCA, CA, CIMA)
  • Experience in accounting for the financial services sector, particulary Private Equity or public/private Real Estate, Hedge, Asset Management or Fund Administration
  • Knowledge of IFRS and/or US GAAP
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)