Fund Accountant / Senior Fund Accountant (12 months contract/Central/Immediate)

Competitive salary
15 Sep 2020
22 Sep 2020
Job role
Fund accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Our client is one of the world's leading real estate investment management firms. The Fund Accountant is responsible to support the firm in providing the accounting, financial and management information throughout the Asia Pacific Region including Australia and China and to provide support in finance & accounting matters and towards the growth of the firm's business.

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 GAAP, China GAAP) to IFRS/US GAAP
  • Co-ordinate and liaise with JV partners, fund managers, asset managers, investors, outsource accounting & tax agents 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 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

  • Bachelor Degree in Accountancy, CA or ACCA qualified
  • Minimum 4 - 6 years of relevant working experience
  • Consolidation & group reporting experience a must
  • Audit experience and experience in real estate industry a preference, but not a must
  • Proficiency in written and spoken Business Chinese is a must as the incumbent partners closely with China business and stakeholders
  • Technically strong in financial reporting and accounting standards (local GAAPs to IFRS/US GAAP)

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