Hedge Fund Accountant Hedge Fund Accountant …

Funds Partnership Asia
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Jan 20
Competitive
Funds Partnership Asia
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Jan 20
Competitive
Funds Partnership Asia
Exciting opportunity to enter the funds industry! Our client is a leading, international fund administration firm who are expanding and looking to bring on board a bright, talented individual into their hedge fund accounting team.

The Fund Accountant is responsible for managing the accounting books of a portfolio of hedge funds.

 

Responsibilities:

·         Daily Accounting 

o    Handle accounting for assigned hedge funds, including review of daily price control checks, P&L reasonableness, inter system reconciliations, ensuring that reconciling items are investigated and resolved, or escalated in a timely manner.

o    Ensure controls are in place and accounts are accurate on a daily basis, providing clear and accurate management information to support decision-making. 

·         Month End Tasks

o    Fully reconcile the month end trial balance to independent support for the assigned funds.

o    Prepare month end balance sheet reconciliation, fully supported with source documentation.

o    Provide insightful commentary for balance sheet and P&L movements.

o    Ensure balance sheet is reported in accordance with relevant accounting standards, Investment Company Audit Guide and accounting policies as appropriate.

·         Price Products

o    Daily and monthly product pricing for assigned funds.

o    Understanding the pricing methodology and valuation models for applicable products in sufficient detail to be able to ensure absolute accuracy.

·         Other responsibilities

o    Prepare year-end audit packs

o    Answer ad hoc questions from various groups including auditors (internal and external), and the global peer group.

o    Work with portfolio manager and traders for the assigned fund to improve knowledge of financial products and trading strategies.

o    Work with team members in Operations, Investor Services function as necessary.

 

Requirements: 

·         Min 1-2 years of relevant experience in the financial services industry

·         University degree in finance/accounting or commensurate experience

·         Strong analytical skills and business acumen

·         Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills

·         Strong dispute resolution and effective problem solving skills

·         Proven team work skills; able to recognize where you can help the team complete all daily and monthly tasks.

·         Demonstrated customer service and continuous improvement focus

·         Knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS would be beneficial

·         Audit/Control Minded

·         Ability to work in changing, fast-paced work environment

·         Experience with Advent Geneva would be beneficial

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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