Finance Manager (PERE Buyside role) Finance Manager (PERE Buyside role) …

Funds Partnership Asia
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 05 Dec 20
Funds Partnership Asia
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 05 Dec 20
Funds Partnership Asia
Exciting opportunity to join a multi-billion dollar Investment Management firm specialising in real estate and infratructure deals! Our client has successfully raised new capital recently, and as such, are looking to expand their finance team in Singapore. Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Finance Manager will be required to support the overall finance, accounting and tax function.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare financial statements of the group entities according to applicable financial reporting standards 
  • Be involved in the annual audit process for multiple entities and act as one of the main points of liaison with auditors, especially on technical matters
  • Act as the in-house technical accounting expert and advise the local finance team on matters of financial reporting and tax compliance
  • Be involved in the monthly closing process in compliance with deadlines and internal controls
  • Review and submit quarterly GST filings and corporate income tax filings
  • Review regulatory submission information
  • Review accounting entries, ensuring clerical accuracy and appropriate support documentation
  • Work closely with outsourced accounting function in shared service centre on all accounting matters, including monthly financial close and reconciliations of entities
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly Board of Directors meeting materials, including unaudited financial statements, investment summaries etc.
  • Liaise with third-party fund administrator to ensure seamless provision of required information
  • Prepare and/or review other ad-hoc reports/schedules
  • Ensure work is performed in compliance with all financial policies and processes
  • Ad hoc project work and support to the CFO, Financial Controller and Senior Finance Manager as required


  • Qualified CPA / CA or equivalent
  • At least 6 years’ of work experience, including a minimum of 3 years’ commercial experience
  • Exposure to private equity, energy/infrastructure or funds management sectors
  • Audit experience, particularly from Big 4 will be highly looked upon
  • Strong technical accounting and financial reporting knowledge, in particular Singapore FRS and IFRS
  • Knowledge or experience of other accounting standards (e.g. Japanese GAAP) is an advantage
  • Sound grasp of Singapore GST and corporate income tax rules
  • Prior exposure to corporate tax structuring, tax planning, overseas tax issues (including WHT, DTAs etc.) is an advantage
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software, especially Excel and Powerpoint
  • Prior experience of working with Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Lucanet (consolidation software) and SAP Concur / SAP Analytics is desirable
  • Independent and critical thinker with strong analytical ability
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to confidently interact with senior management, external vendors and peers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (including report writing)
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Highly organised, methodical and efficient
  • History of working effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently to achieve optimal results
  • Demonstrated stable work history
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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