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Fund Accountant, Buy-side

  • Location:

    Singapore, Liquid error: internal

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    sgfinbank@cobaltrecrutment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -102020-71726_1602738314

  • Published:

    15 October 2020

  • Expiry date:

    14 December 2020

Reporting to the finance manager, the Fund Accountant will be responsible for managing all the day-to-day accounting of the assigned funds.

This is an exciting role for a mid-level fund accountant to join an investment manager and grow with the business. To be successful in this role you will need to have Luxembourg GAAP and valuations experience.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare timely and accurate Net Assets Values, yields, distributions, and other fund accounting output for subsequent review.

  • Research, as assigned, certain securities in Fund portfolios for the purpose of ensuring proper accounting treatment (such as the nature of distributions, original issue discounts, and international valuations) and compliance with SEC, tax, and prospectus restrictions and limitations.

  • Reconcile various accounts, or reviewing reconciliations prepared by others, and promptly researching and correcting any variances.

  • Assist, as assigned, in preparing audit schedules, compliance reports, tax returns, financial statements, or other reports.

  • Write reports periodically to management on Fund activities and other related issues.

  • Analyse fund requests and manage fund distributions.

Requirements

  • Bachelors agree with at least 4 years of fund accounting experience preferably in the fund of funds, hedge funds or private equity

  • Expert in preparation and review of financial statements (IFRS, US/UK GAAP), consolidation, journal entries and reconciliations

  • Experience working on Luxembourg GAAP and interactions with the Luxembourg fund administrators

  • Proficient in fund structuring, valuations and tax calculations.

  • Self-driven and excellent communication skills

License No. 12C6031

EA Reg. ID R1442158

Cobalt Consulting (Asia) Pte Limited | License No. 12C6031