Citco Group

Assistant Vice President (Fund Accounting - Private Equity Funds)

Citco Group
Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
15 Sep 2020
19 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
About the Role:

Your role will encompass the administration of and any services pursuant to Administration Agreements in respect of a portfolio of Private Equity funds working closely with the Vice President and supervising a small team of accountants.

Job Duties in Brief:
  • Responsible for maintaining books and records and calculation of fund Net Asset Values;
  • Coordinating and reviewing financial statements and associated reports, including performance metrics for monthly/quarterly reporting;
  • Coordinate and review calculations of carried interest/performance/incentive fees;
  • Coordinate and review calculations and investor allocations for capital calls, distributions and equalisations;
  • Coordinate and review partner capital account statements;
  • Coordinate processing of payments and other transactions;
  • Supervise junior staff, reviewing and signing off on work performed;
  • Acting as a primary day-to-day contact with clients and other fund participants;
  • Work closely with the Investor Relations team to respond to investor queries and to disseminate capital activity and other investor notices;
  • Maintaining relationships with investors, investment advisors/managers, banks and auditors and other fund participants;
  • Assisting auditors and other fund participants and advisers;
  • Participating in presentations to existing and prospective clients;
  • Monitor compliance of various agreements with clients, including the Service Level Agreement;
  • Participating in projects that may be defined from time to time in connection with the continuing expansion and evolution of the business;
  • Any other functions required as part of the business of the Company, and reporting to the Vice President.

About You:
  • MINIMUM Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance and/or studying for a professional accounting qualification (ie. CA, CPA or ACCA or equivalent)
  • Minimum 6 years' experience in accounting for the financial services sector, particularly Private Equity, Asset Management or Fund Administration.
  • Knowledge of IFRS and / or USGAAP
  • Experienced in reviewing and preparing general ledger and financial statements.
  • Established knowledge in relation to accounting and consolidations under IFRS.
  • Excellent communication skills and proficiency in English (both verbal and written).
  • Motivated, bright and diligent individual who is driven to meet deadlines.
  • A team player who is able to manage individual responsibilities.
  • Supervisory skills with experience in managing and/or leading staff for 3-4 years.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Good client/ business relationship management
  • Sound judgment, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, Powerpoint etc).
  • User experience with enterprise accounting system(s).
  • Working knowledge of Investran highly desirable (or other Private Equity system e.g. E-Front)
  • Experience in Limited Partnership accounting
  • Private equity fund administration experience

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