Citco Group

Fund Accountant (Private Equity Funds) - Entry Level Role/ Graduate Opportunity/ Early Career

Recruiter
Citco Group
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Sep 2020
Closes
18 Sep 2020
Ref
1055094
Job role
Fund accountant
Experience level
Entry level
About the Role:
The Fund Accountant is responsible for providing clients with accurate and timely accounting services in line with clients' business needs, Citco procedures, applicable accounting standards and compliance with relevant regulatory authorities, to meet the client service agreements.

Job Duties in Brief:
  • Maintaining books and records and calculating fund Net Asset Values, including
    • Maintain and control the general ledger and various sub - ledgers
    • Prepare financial statements, footnotes and partner capital statements
    • Prepare limited partner and general partner allocations
    • Prepare trial balances and work paper product
    • Process standard and complex bookkeeping entries
    • Involved within a full scope of transaction activities including full cycle accounting
    • Prepare financial data analysis
  • Participate in the implementation of fund structures into the accounting system
  • Calculating carried interest/performance/incentive fees;
  • Processing payments and other transactions;
  • Acting as a day-to-day contact with clients and other fund participants;
  • Work closely with Supervisor/Assistant Vice President and the Investor Relations team to respond to investor queries and to disseminate capital activity and other investor notices;
  • Act as a liaison with various internal/external parties i.e. auditors, legal counsel
  • Participating in projects that may be defined from time to time in connection with the continuing expansion and evolution of the business;
  • Identifying and escalating any material issues effecting service delivery to the Assistant Vice President;
  • Any other functions required as part of the business of the Company, and reporting to the Assistant Vice President.

About You:
  • MINIMUM Bachelor Degree in Accounting and/or studying for a professional accounting qualification (ie. CA, CPA or ACCA or equivalent)
  • Min 1-2 years of accounting working experience
  • Knowledge of IFRS and / or USGAAP
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Candidates with Private Equity fund administration experience is at an added advantage
  • CANDIDATES WHO REQUIRE WORK SPONSORSHIP NEED NOT APPLY

Other information:
  • Working location: Changi Business Park
  • Working hours: 9am to 530pm (Monday to Friday)
  • Total team size: 35- 38 pax. Individual Contributor

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