Assistant Manager,Fund Services

Iskandor Puteri, Johor
RM 6500
19 Feb 2024
19 Mar 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Fund accountant
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Placement

A powerful combination

It’s never been a more exciting time to join our organisation. Tricor and Vistra have now merged to form one organisation, which means we’re now a powerhouse of over 9000 colleagues in 50+ jurisdictions across the globe. We’re seizing the opportunity to create a purpose-led organisation that will unlock significant value for our business, our clients, and our people.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as Assistant Manager, Fund Services. Reporting to the Manager/Senior Manager, Fund Services, this full-time and permanent position is based in Malaysia and offers regional coverage, allowing you to make a significant impact to our Fund Services and its’ growth.

Key responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Reviewing consolidation workings
  • Proficient in drafting wordings for disclosure wordings for IFRS/US GAAP accounting conventions
  • Reading/understanding Fund documents like Subscription documents, partnership agreements, and shareholder agreements for existing/new clients and explaining the key terms to team members
  • Overseeing client’s daily cash management/payment responsibilities
  • Reviewing and authorizing client entities payments, part of the client’s authorized signatories
  • Being involved in all aspects of new client onboarding including coordination of opening of new bank accounts, dealing with lawyers, understanding legal documents, and supervising the data migration process for existing client take on
  • Dealing with staff issues like leaves, sickness and other issues on a daily basis and ensuring staff are happy and motivated in their jobs
  • Assessing/planning the volume/level of work against timelines and disseminating daily work flows to other team members
  • Conducting formal staff evaluations on a six monthly and annual basis
  • Conducting 1st or 2nd interviews for Associates/Senior Associates
  • 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 Director/MD

Key requirements:

  • Private Equity/Real Estate or prior Fund Industry experience is preferred but not mandatory
  • Minimum 5 years relevant working experience.
  • Degree in accountancy (CPA/ACCA/ACA ) or finance or equivalent
  • Sound knowledge of Singapore FRS/IFRS and US GAAP.
  • Strong working knowledge of EXCEL and MS Word.
  • 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 strong desire to learn.

Company Benefits:

At our Malaysia office, we believe in putting our employees’ well-being first! We offer a flexible hybrid working arrangement and birthday leave.

Additionally, we provide comprehensive medical insurance and dental coverage, wellness allowance and competitive annual leave entitlement to support your well-being and time to recharge or explore your passions out of work.

As advocates of continuous learning and professional development, we provide an internal mentorship program and reimburse professional membership fees for certifications like CA, or ACCA, ensuring you stay ahead in your field.

If you are excited about working with us, we encourage you to apply or have a confidential chat with one of our Talent Acquisition team members. Our goal is to make this a great place to work where all our people can thrive. We hope you join us on this exciting journey!

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