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Job Details

Location
Salary
Perm role/ Leading Firm
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
BH-168510
Contact
Jermaine Ng
Posted
15 days ago
  • Perm Role
  • Private Equity/ Hedge Fund
  • Good Career Preogression, Mon-Fri
The Fund Accountant is responsible for managing the accounting books of an assigned fund. Also ensuring that the balance sheet and profit and loss account are accurately reported on a timely basis within tight deadlines, and makes certain strong internal controls are maintained in accordance with financial policies.
  • Principle Accountabilities:
  • Daily Accounting
  • Handle accounting for assigned simple to moderate complex 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.
  • 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
  • Fully reconcile the month end trial balance to independent support for the assigned simple to moderate complex funds.
  • Prepare month end balance sheet reconciliation (“ME pack”) fully supported with source documentation.
  • Provide insightful commentary for balance sheet and P&L movements.
  • Ensure balance sheet is reported in accordance with relevant accounting standards, Investment Company Audit Guide and accounting policies as appropriate.
  • Price Products
  • Daily and monthly product pricing for assigned funds.
  • Understanding the pricing methodology and valuation models for applicable products in sufficient detail to be able to ensure absolute accuracy.
  • Other responsibilities
  • Prepare yearend audit packs
  • Answer ad hoc questions from various groups including auditors (internal and external), and the global peer group.
  • Work with portfolio manager and traders for the assigned fund to improve knowledge of financial products and trading strategies.
  • Work with team members in Operations, Investor Services function as necessary.
Job Requirements: 
  • University degree in finance/accounting or commensurate experience
  • 0-2 years of relevant experience in the financial industry
  • 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
  • Audit/Control Minded
  • Ability to work in changing, fast-paced work environment
  • Experience with hedge fund and private equity accounting preferred
Interested candidates please send your updated CV in MS Word format to jermaine.ng@connect-ebc.com
EA Personnel No. R2094801
EBC Connect Pte Ltd
License No. 17C8975