Senior Manager/ AVP/ VP - Private Equity/ Real Estate - Fund Adminstration Senior Manager/ AVP/ VP - Private Equity/ Real  …

Funds Partnership Asia
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 10 Aug 20
Funds Partnership Asia
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 10 Aug 20
Funds Partnership Asia
Our client is a leading provider of alternative investment services, and is one of the largest fund administration businesses globally. As part of their rapid expansion,, they are seeking to hire a seasoned manager for its private equity funds team with key focus on fund administration, fund operations & client management.

You will be in charge for the Accounting, Investor Services, Operation and Team Management.

You must have proven leadership capability in leading the team, to guide the conversation, and be able to guide your Senior Fund Accountants and Accountants in completing their work and to be the final reviewer.

Ideally, the candidate would hold strong hands-on fund administration experience with in-depth understanding of operational & accounting requirements for a private equity unds. You would be actively involved in the preparation of monthly reporting, quarterly reporting and annual financial statements for the clients along with cash flow projections and cash management of the fund.

Supporting business on ad hoc reporting requirements. You would be playing a key role in setting up and taking-on of new client structures;


Job Responsibilities:

Client Management

  • Overall responsibility for client relationship, inquiries and meetings
  • Negotiate Service Level Agreements (SLA) with clients
  • Review procedures and recommend solutions in order to improve efficiencies
  • Review of constitutional documents and preparation of client SLA and budgeting


  • Assist in the coordination of new business on-boarding
  • Review fund launch documents 
  • Propose and implement fund structure setup on the system platform(s)
  • Oversee the preparation Monthly/Quarterly reporting pack, which include:
  • Capital activity pertaining to the funds ( Capital calls and Distribution)
  • imited Partner and General Partners/Shareholder Allocation, calculations/schedules-includes review of Admin/Management fees/Waterfall/Claw back calculations etc
  • Trial balance and general ledgers
  • Financial statements and Partner Capital Statements
  • Review of investor on boarding documents to ensure AML/KYC compliance
  • Ensure adherence to all internal and external audit standards

Team Management

  • Oversees a team of 8 - 12 team members
  • Review the work of team members and provide feedback for improvement
  • Monitor and track team performance and profitability in order to meet the client service level agreements and achieve financial targets
  • Plan resources in line with business demands, participate in the recruitment and selection process, lead, coach, develop and appraise employees within the team
  • Establish plan for new client setup and transitions
  • Implement training initiatives


Qualification/ Skill set required:

  • Bachelor or Master level degree in accounting
  • At least 7-9 years relevant experience working in fund administration, accounting or audit, with at least 4 years in team leading supervisory experience
  • With at least 4 years of private equity or real estate accounting work experience
  • Knowledge of IFS and/ or US GAAP
  • Experience in reviewing and preparing financial statements
  • Knowledge and prior experience on eFront or Investran system a plus
  • Very strong organizational skills, attention to details
  • Strong communication skills, ability to deliver message in a very professional, timely and concise manner both internally and externally
  • Be able to work under tight deadlines
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.