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Main point of contact on a day-to-day basis for operational matters and critical issues that need to be addressed before work gets disseminated to the other team members
Review financial statements, management accounts and accounting packages
Review consolidation workings
Draft disclosure wordings for IFRS/US GAAP accounting conventions
Review Capital Account Statements and Net Asset Values
Understand and explain Fund documents like Subscription documents, partnership agreements, and shareholder agreements to team members
Review capital call and distribution notices
Prepare/Review waterfall and equalization workings
Coordinate and deal with Fund investors on meeting investor's specific reporting requirements
Review investor requests
Oversee junior team members in their daily cash management/payment responsibilities
Review and authorize Fund entities' payments
Be involved in all aspects of new client onboarding including coordination of opening of new bank accounts, dealing with lawyers, understanding legal documents, conducting investor and Fund KYC and supervising the data migration process for existing Fund take on
Deal with team issues like leave, sickness and other issues on a daily basis, ensuring team is happy and motivated
Assess/plann the volume/level of work against timelines and disseminate daily work flow to other team members
Conduct formal staff evaluations on a half yearly and annual basis
Conduct 1st or 2nd interviews for Associates/Senior Associates
Provide formal/informal training to team on both accounting and private equity/industry aspects
Undertake general administration and other special projects as assigned
Degree in accountancy (CPA/ACCA/ACA ) or finance or equivalent.
Sound knowledge of Singapore FRS/IFRS and US GAAP.
Minimum 5+ years of experience in Private Equity Fund Accounting with another Fund Administrator, Fund Manager or Big 4, part of which must have been in management or supervisory capacity
Solid understanding of operational functions including Fund Structures, Fund Accounting, Equalisations, Calls/Distributions and Waterfall models
Demonstrate computer proficiency and working knowledge of various software