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Our client is a global financial institution with an expanding Fund Administration Services business in Asia.
Under the current growth strategies, the company is seeking a Regional Leader in the Fund Administration and Accounting business focusing on Private Equity clients.
Reporting to the Global Head of the Business, you will be the leader of a large and expanding unit across the APAC region focusing on Fund Administration and Integrated Accounting Services for the Private Equity funds segment.
You will manage the business in the APAC region, supporting the global business leaders on business development and marketing activities, managing the operations performed by the functional teams (fund administration, consolidation, reporting, cash management, SPV accounting services, Real Estate accounting services) and the quality of service delivery. In addition, you will be responsible for the governance and organisational development in the region for the Fund Administration function, managing costs, risks and compliance as well as to ensure the clients' funds and assets under the company's administration are compliant with regulations.
Working closely with the Regional and Global leaders, you will actively drive business development activities, developing new client mandates and client solutions in Asia, identifying opportunities and service improvement. You will be the key client contacts in the Asia region. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced leader in managing operational units to gain front-line exposure and be actively engaged with business development and client activities.
To qualify, the ideal individual should possess:
A bachelor degree in Accounting / Finance / Business Administration ideally with CPA / CA / CFA or MBA qualifications.
Minimum 15 - 20+ years relevant experience in Investment Administrations, Fund Administrations / Fund Accounting, gained from Fund Services providers, Asset Management and / or Private Equity
Experience in Property Accounting and SPV Accounting from Real Estate / Property Companies would also be considered
Experience gained from Real Estate Private Equity finance and accounting at senior regional levels (CFO / Finance Director) would be highly beneficial
Additional experience in Business Development, Marketing, Client Servicing and / or Relationship Management with good understanding of the various relevant fund administration / fund accounting services
Exposure to Private Equity and understanding of the fund structures and services required would be ideal, additional exposure to Real Estate Private Equity, Institutional Real Estate Investors, Real Estate Accounting would be advantageous
Solid team leadership and management experience of a sizable and operational function
Excellent communication skills with fluency in English, additional Asian language such as Mandarin, Korean or Japanese or would be beneficial but not required.
This is an urgent position and it is hoped that the person can start shortly of early New Year of 2020.
For immediate consideration, please send an updated resume to Edward or Chloe at Harbridge Partners Hong Kong on: CV (at) harbridgepartners (dot) com
You may also Whatsapp: Edward Chen on +852 67401169 for more information regarding this role, but please write the first sentence as confirming that you are not a recruitment consultant seeking leads:
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