Supervisor, Fund Accounting (Private Equity) Supervisor, Fund Accounting (Private Equity) …

Funds Partnership Asia
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Funds Partnership Asia
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Posted by:
Daryl Emmanuelle Ong • Headhunter
Funds Partnership Asia
Posted by:
Daryl Emmanuelle Ong
Headhunter
Our client is an industry-leading international fund services provider. As part of their expansion, they are looking to hire a Fund Accounting Supervisor in their Private Equity team in Hong Kong. The Fund Accounting Supervisor will be responsible for client liaison and the day-to-day accounting and administration for several private equity funds.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Client Engagement
    • Manage and maintain day-to-day communications with the clients
    • Manage communications with investment professionals, other client personnel, investors, attorneys, auditors, bankers etc.
    • Engage in the thorough review and understanding of investment fund legal documents, including complete understanding of partnership allocations and distribution waterfalls
  • Service Delivery
    • Adhere to internal control procedures
    • Ensure monthly and quarterly client deliverables are met
    • Display ability to analyse performance variances and explain significant movements from quarter to quarter
    • Review quarterly and annual financial work papers including portfolio schedules, accruals, partner capital allocations and tax work paper packages
    • Identify any unusual or potentially suspicious transaction activity and report and/or escalate in accordance with corporate policy and guidelines detailed in relevant operating procedures
    • Review limited partnership agreements and offering memorandums and ensure compliance with operational and accounting procedures
    • Coordinate annual audit and tax return preparations with external accounting firms
  • Service Quality
    • Undertake full review of calculation and verbiage on Limited Partner capital calls and distributions.
    • Undertake full review of accounting work paper packages, fees calculations, financial statements and other reports and communications to Limited Partners
    • Review quarterly management fee, waterfall, capital account calculations
    • Manage internal workflow to ensure internal processing and client deadlines are met
  • People Management
    • Demonstrate good management skills and the ability to work well with others, individually and within a group
    • Assist with development and implementation of training all levels of accounting staff
    • Supervision of subordinate staff 
  • Other Responsibilities
    • Integrate new business/client onboarding
    • Coordinate and manage special client and corporate projects

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, Mathematics or equivalent
  • Accounting qualification is preferred
  • At least 4 years of private equity fund accounting experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills, positive, can-do attitude, meticulous
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly advanced MS Excel skills.
Company Overview

Funds Partnership is a global boutique executive search firm specialising in the investment management industry. Due to our clients’ location and language-specific needs, Funds Partnership focuses on 6 core markets: Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Japan, India and Australia – all which have thriving fund ecosystems.

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