Finance Manager

  • Negotiable
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Michael Page , EA Licence No: 98C5473
  • 09 Oct 17 2017-10-09

Single contributor Finance Manager role taking care of full spectrum finance functions in a real estate fund.

Our client is one of the largest Asian alternative investment management firm with around US$18 billion in capital under management across a wide spectrum of investment products.



  • Prepare monthly payment request (include allocation of cost to each strategy, checking details of invoice, keeping track of the invoice to make sure no duplication, liaising with suppliers and affiliates etc) and cheque payment

  • Prepare monthly invoices to Singapore SPCs for advisory fee income

  • Prepare monthly debit notes for the management fee and recharge income, and reimbursement from funds

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual regulatory returns to MAS (include identifying inside / outside Singapore expenses) and respond to MAS queries

  • Responsible for month end closing and full set of accounts (P&L, B/S, actual and forecast cash flow, analysis schedules etc) and monitor cash position for cash management

  • Check details of quarterly GST return calculation provided by external bookkeeper.

  • Prepare and draft financial statements and relevant notes, audit schedules to auditors for statutory audit.

  • Prepare detailed schedules to tax agent for tax computation.

  • Prepare annual budget schedules

  • Prepare annual surveys to MAS and respond to MAS queries

  • Coordinate with service providers for company secretarial matters, e.g. AGM, annual return filing

  • Arrange signatories and document delivery

  • Assist in overseeing outsourcing company related to investment SPC's

  • Ensure financials/audit/taxes are prepared timely

  • Ensure proper filings are made

  • Ensure Certificate of Residency is obtained annually

  • Monitor Cash accounts and pay invoices

  • Assist with capital calls and distributions thru SPC's

Fund Administration

  • Liaising with different entities and service providers to ensure documents/reports are received within deadlines and are properly recorded and filed

  • Setting up of SPCs

  • Bank account opening for SPVs, experience in international cash transferring is preferred

  • Application for tax residency certificate of SPCs

  • Assist to liaise with outsource accounting/admin firm, tax, and audit to ensure investment SPC's books and records are properly maintained.


  • Minimum 8 years' experience in Accounting gained from the financial services industry. Some fund administration experience preferred.

  • Bachelor in Accounting or related degree.

  • Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Familiar with IFRS and MAS CMSL and ACRA regulatory reporting requirement is essential.

  • Good at Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Prior experience in Oracle is a plus.

Job Offer

Good remuneration package and upside for bonus in a buy side firm with an autonomous and independent working environment.

To apply online please click the Apply button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Gavin Teo (Lic No: R1328332) on +65 6416 9835