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Job Title: Manager, Operations

Company: Multinational Investment Firm

Corporate Title: Flexible Salary Range: Generous Package
Location: Singapore Date Open: Dec 2020

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Investment Support - Work closely with Investment Team to provide financial and operational support on new investments and ongoing monitoring of existing investments including assessing any accounting, valuations, tax and compliance implications. Experience in fund documentation and fund structures is beneficial.
  • Operational Support - Oversee transaction accounts, and cash management, including liaising with banks on funding requirements.
  • Business Initiatives - Work closely with the Investment Team and other stakeholders on new business initiatives, such as new fund launches. Review and provide inputs from a financial and operational perspective.
  • Reporting - Review and prepare accounting, finance and management reports for funds and associated holding companies. Participate and present at Board and Investment Committee meetings as operations representative.
  • Tax / information reporting - Manage processes covering tax form validation, FATCA and CRS compliance and reporting across businesses and to manage the service delivery of the businesses.
  • Stakeholder Management - Liaise with and manage requests from relevant parties to ensure smooth running of operational and financial activities.
  • Compliance / Audit - Hands-on approach in terms of reviewing relevant documentation of funds and investments with a view to ensure proper settlement and accounting treatment for both internal and service provider records where relevant. Identify and implement controls to mitigate operational risks, ensuring compliance with relevant controls to mitigate operational risks, ensuring compliance with relevant policies and procedures. Participate in any audits and regulatory reviews to support alternatives operations.
  • Process improvement and other projects - Review & recommend potential changes to workflow processes, in order to achieve efficiency, cost control and relevant with current requirements. Provide support in ad hoc projects

Requirements / Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Accountancy, Business or Finance
  • Chartered Accountant or Chartered Financial Analyst preferable but not mandatory.
  • Minimum 6 years of working experience in a financial institution or asset management industry. Some experience in an Audit Firm (Financial Services), Fund Administrator and/or Fund Accounting role in a Buy-Side Private / Alternatives Asset Manager with specific experience in either Private Equity, Fund of Funds, Infrastructure and/or Real Estate operations is preferred.
  • Experience with Private / Alternatives Assets investment execution, on-boarding, ongoing and legal documents, new fund launches, negotiation and reviewing of engagement letters/contracts with fund administrators, auditors, corporate secretary, legal counsel and other relevant services.
  • Experience with relevant systems preferred, e.g. Investran, Aladdin etc.
  • Experience in tax / information reporting to execute FATCA & CRS
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in both written and oral English. Strong Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills are essential.