senior fund accountant in Singapore

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job details

posted
location
singapore
specialism
banking & financial services
job type
permanent
salary
S$ 4,000 - S$ 5,000 per month
reference number
90M0328404_1523511614
contact
ignatius d'cruz, randstad
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job description

Mandated by our business partner, an established Fund Services provider with a renowned global presence, we are presently seeking a Senior Fund Accountant (Hedge Funds) to join its ranks.

about the company
Our business partner is a globally established Fund Services provider with expertise in handling both traditional and alternative funds.

about the job
You will be responsible for the overall production of the NAV for single manager, fund of hedge fund & private equity clients. The team is independently reconcile, review and report on trades, positions, cash and prices and control GL postings as well as the final NAV review sign off process.

skills and experience required

  • Handle accounting for assigned moderate to moderate complex funds, including review of daily price control checks, P&L reasonableness, inter system reconciliations, ensuring that reconciling items are investigated and resolved, or escalated in a timely manner.
  • Ensure controls are in place and accounts are accurate on a daily basis, providing clear and accurate management information to support decision-making.

Month End Tasks

  • Fully reconcile the month end trial balance to independent support for the assigned moderate to moderate complex funds.
  • Prepare month end balance sheet reconciliation (“ME pack”) fully supported with source documentation.
  • Provide insightful commentary for balance sheet and P&L movements.
  • Ensure balance sheet is reported in accordance with relevant accounting standards, Investment Company Audit Guide and accounting policies as appropriate.

Price Products

  • Daily and monthly product pricing for assigned funds.
  • Understanding the pricing methodology and valuation models for applicable products in sufficient detail to be able to ensure absolute accuracy.

Other responsibilities

  • Prepare year end audit packs
  • Answer ad hoc questions from various groups including auditors (internal and external), and the global peer group.
  • Work with portfolio manager and traders for the assigned fund to improve knowledge of financial products and trading strategies.
  • Work with team members in Operations, Investor Services function as necessary.

Skills And Qualifications

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in the financial industry
  • University degree in finance/accounting or commensurate experience
  • Demonstrated customer service and continuous improvement focus
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS
  • Audit/Control Minded
  • Ability to work in changing, fast-paced work environment
  • Experience with hedge fund and private equity accounting preferred
  • Experience with Geneva preferred

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may contact Ignatius D'Cruz at 65106516.
(EA: 94C3609/ R1762883 )