Citco Group

Assistant Vice President (Fund Accounting - Real Estate Funds)

Citco Group
Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
About Citco

Citco is a privately owned organisation providing specialised services to Private Equity and Real Estate firms, hedge funds, international financial institutions and high-net worth individuals. We are the leading administrator in the alternative funds space worldwide (with over US$900 billion of assets under administration) and one of the largest corporate fiduciary and administrative services companies.

We have over 75 years' experience in providing administration services to a diverse group of organisations, including those in the Real Assets and Private Equity sectors. Through our global network of 60 offices in 40 countries we assist clients with their administration and reporting requirements; we set-up and (co)manage holdings, administer corporate activities, and maintain the good legal standing of their companies.

About the Role:

Your role will encompass the administration of and any services pursuant to Administration Agreements in respect of a portfolio of Real Estate 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 and investor allocations for capital calls and distributions;
  • Coordinate and review 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, auditors and other fund participants;
  • Assisting auditors, 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:
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, business-related area and/or studying for a professional accounting qualification (ie. CA, CPA, or ACCA equivalent)
  • Minimum of 5-7 years' experience in accounting for the financial services sector, particularly Real Estate, 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).
  • Working knowledge of Yardi highly desirable (or other Real Estate system e.g. MRI).
  • Real estate fund administration experience

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