Graduate Recruitment - ACCA Associates Roles - Asset Management Industry

2,500 - 3,000 monthly + benefits
20 Sep 2021
20 Oct 2021
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level

We have an opening for a trainee accountant to join our team in Singapore. The candidate will be ambitious, highly motivated and seeking to fully recognise their potential. Successful candidates will be enrolled with the ACCA and will complete the ACCA qualification.

The role will provide the successful candidate with exposure to the firm’s various service lines to the investment funds industry such as financial reporting, audit, assurance, liquidations, and specialist taxation services.

The candidate’s responsibilities will include preparation and review of financial statements for investment funds while also gaining audit experience and other opportunities across the firm’s service lines.

Our trainees are an essential part of the team and the successful candidate will report directly to management.

About us

We are a boutique professional services firm headquartered in Ireland with offices in Europe, North America and Asia. Formed in 2007, the firm has in excess of 100 staff including 45 qualified accountants. Our Singapore office, established in 2014, currently consists of 15 staff including 7 qualified accountants.

We are focused on delivering specialist solutions to the investment funds industry globally. Our core service line is financial reporting for investment funds. Additional service lines include audit, assurance, liquidation, and specialist taxation services.

D+M is defined by the quality of our clients. We are a firm that that is trusted by financial institutions and multinational companies. We have a deep technical expertise, attention to detail and a practical mind-set that allows us to deliver a high-quality product, while our processes and organisation allow us to meet high volumes without compromising our standards. Our credibility in the market-place arises from the quality of our work and our transparent approach. Our clients across service lines include:

  • Four of the global top fifteen alternative investment managers;
  • Multiple regulated management companies;
  • Three of the top fifty European alternative investment managers;
  • Structures for three of the largest global pension fund managers;
  • A multitude of private equity and real estate funds;
  • Up to 90 Commodity Trading Advisor (“CTA”) Hedge Funds;
  • A number of banking institutions and a number of sovereign wealth funds;
  • A sizeable number of US and Cayman Master/Feeder structures;
  • A top ten global managed account structure; and
  • Two of the largest global funds of hedge funds.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Preparation of financial statements for investment funds, primarily under IFRS and US GAAP;
  • Operate as a contact point for clients; able to respond to and resolve queries or escalate where necessary;
  • Act as liaison with various internal /external parties;
  • Assisting management on financial reporting, audit, taxation and assurance projects;
  • Researching technical queries on IFRS and other accounting standards;

Requirements for the role

  • Commitment to achieving the ACCA qualification (3-4 year timescale to complete)
  • Sustained record of academic success including relevant undergraduate degree
  • Experience of the asset management industry a distinct advantage
  • ACCA part-qualified a distinct advantage
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle deadline pressures and flexible approach
  • Attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong logic skills with above average results in mathematics a distinct advantage 

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