Intertrust Group

#SGUnitedTraineeships - Accounting and Tax Trainee

Downtown Core, Singapore
SGD 2,500 - SGD 3,000
08 Jan 2021
08 Feb 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Internship, Placement

Role Description: 

Trainee will work closely with and reports to Fund Services manager, and is responsible for management and financial accounting and reporting of assigned client portfolios within the Fund Services, Accounting & Payroll and Tax Services Functions


I. Fund Services

  • Provide quality fund administration services for our clients; manage and maintain good and stable client relationships
  • Actively interact with clients and counter-parties including legal counsels, auditors and tax advisors to meet key deadlines
  • Preparation and/or review of management accounts, partners’ capital statements, capital call/ distribution notices and any other related deliverables
  • Facilitate the annual audit of the funds with communication with auditors
  • Maintaining and enforcing adherence the policies and procedures of the Fund’s business line operating model
  • Support the implementation of new process and procedure within the team

II. Accounting & Payroll

  • Prepare and maintain accounts and accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act and Singapore Financial Reporting Standards
  • Maintain up to date knowledge in statutory regulations by IRAS, SFRS, identify and adapt quickly to changes in those regulations

III. Tax Services

  • Prepare tax computations/tax returns, GST returns, and withholding tax returns
  • Verifying assessments raised by the IRAS and informing client on payment amount and associated timeline

IV. Other Duties

  • Assisting in the operational on-boarding of new clients including coordinating client acceptance / on-boarding process, agreement on services delivery which is laid down in an SLA
  • Prepare financial statements in accordance with the provisions of the Singapore Companies Act and Singapore Financial Reporting Standards / relevant accounting standards.
  • Initiate billing of service fees to clients on completion of assigned work and monitoring collection
  • Demonstrate ownership of assigned work and ensure timely completion
  • Pro-actively take on adhoc responsibilities and task from time to time as required for the three service lines


  • Demonstrate strong financial and/or accounting and analytical skills
  • How to engage clients and stakeholders professionally
  • Learn to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Gain experience with Fund Accounting Systems (Geneva/Investran/ Yardi) and understand fund accounting terminology and how to apply them For

Duration of Traineeship/Attachment Offered: 

9 months

Education Qualification Required for the Traineeship Role under SGUnited Traineeship: 

This position is for both entry level graduates and mid career individuals.

SGUnited Traineeship Program:

Only Singaporean/entry level candidates that graduate in 2019/2020 and possess a Degree in Accounting, Finance or related disciplines should consider.

SGUnited Mid career Pathway program:

Only Singaporean with a Degree in Accounting, Finance or related disciplines should consider. 

Additional Information

Career Level: Entry Level

Qualification: Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree


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