Citco Group

Vice President (Fund Accounting - Hedge Funds)

Recruiter
Citco Group
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
11 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
1055120
Job role
Accountant
About Citco

Since the 1940s Citco has provided specialist financial services to alternative investment funds, investors, multinationals and private clients worldwide. With over 6,000 employees in 45 countries we pioneer innovative solutions that meet our clients' evolving needs, and deliver exceptional service.

Our continuous investment in learning means our people are among the best in the industry. And our corporate social responsibility programs provide meaningful and fulfilling work in the community.

A career at Citco isn't just a job - it's an opportunity to excel in an environment that genuinely supports your personal and professional development.

About the Role

The role on offer comprises ownership of a large billion dollar Europrean client, with work hours revolving around the service we provide to this client and facing off with Ireland Colleagues.

In addition, your role will encompass all facets of the calculation of Net Asset Values on a variety of complex hedge funds, managing a grup of clients with your AVPs, your responsibilities will include the following:

Essential Responsibilities
  • Performing the administration of and any services pursuant to administration agreements in respect of a portfolio of hedge fund clients;
  • Review & sign-off of Net Asset Value calculations, financial statements and associated reports
  • Reviewing/Authorizing payments and other transactions;
  • Address and/or escalate all material issues affecting the NAV production process or client relationship in general to Senior Vice President in a detailed & timely manner
  • Primary point of contact and escalation for the Year end process with respect to audit timelines, Financial Statement Preparation, Regulatory filings, Tax services, etc
  • Primary point of contact and escalation for KPIs & KRIs on the client deliverables of the team
  • Coordination & oversight for all facets of SSC pipeline - includes New Business, migrations, organic changes including liquidations & resignations; monitor and escalate ingestion and progress of new clients, fund launches and on boarding of existing clients
  • Identify Staffing/Training needs to efficiently manage pipeline; monitor requirements against actual while proactively engaging stakeholders to facilitate hiring and training requirements
  • Work closely with SSC & LO stakeholders to maximize client profitability; monitor and report on SSC and LO resource management at client, individual and location level for Senior Management action
  • Review and action on Operational MIS Reporting - reporting on Fund Operational Metrics, adherence to risk and best practice guidelines, turnover, productivity/efficiencies to name a few
  • Acting as the senior representative, co-ordinate strategic and operational initiatives between SSC FA Management/SDG/Global project teams and the Local Project Coordinators (LPCs) within each locations to achieve successful execution
  • Develop & maintain strong relationships across CFS to effectively facilitate CFS SSC FA strategies and goals

Requirements
  • Degree qualified in Accounting or Finance related area and/or studying for a professional accounting qualification
  • 8-10 years of experience in Financial Services with high volume operational environment and/ or hedge fund industry
  • Managing and/or leading staff for 5-7 years
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving skills with high degree of attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc)

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