• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Funds Partnership Asia
  • 17 Aug 18

Assistant Vice President, Hedge Funds

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 currently looking to hire an AVP (Account Manager), Hedge Funds. The role will encompass assisting with the Management of the “Account” and working closely with the Senior Account Manager (VP), and include all facets of the calculation of net asset values on a variety of hedge funds.

Job Duties:

  • Performing the administration of and any services pursuant to administration agreements inrespect of a portfolio of hedge funds;
  • Preparation of Net Asset Value calculations, financial statements and associated reports for larger, complex clients, or as required, within deadlines;
  • Reviewing Net Asset Value calculations, financial statements and associated reports, as required, within deadlines;
  • Reviewing/Authorising payments and other transactions;
  • Supervising staff in an “Account”, reviewing and signing off on work performed by staff in the Account;
  • Assisting Senior Account Manager to coordinate workflow within the account to meet SLA’s and reviewing efficiencies with strong focus on standardization, automation and connectivity;
  • Meeting client expectation by monitoring timely delivery of daily, weekly and monthly deliverables;
  • Escalating all material issues effecting the NAV production process, client relationship, the account in general, to the Senior Account Manager in a timely manner;
  • Liaising closely with the Supervisor to identify and implement on the job training initiatives for staff within account;
  • Working closely with the Senior Account Manager on the launch and set up of new or transferring in funds;
  • Building relationships & working closely with investor relations group and liaising with other departments within Citco as required;
  • Training & Coaching staff;
  • Assist Senior Account Manager with performance evaluations of (Senior)/Fund Accountants and Supervisors;
  • Performing informal one-on-one performance updates with (Senior)/Fund Accountants and Supervisors bi-monthly
  • Managing & Meeting expectations of clients & fund participants, adhering to deadlines;
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with investors, investment advisors/managers, banks, brokers and auditors and other fund participants;
  • Position one-self to be the first escalation point for client & fund participant queries;
  • Managing & coordinating the Year end process with respect to audit timelines, Financial Statement Preparation, Regulatory filings, Tax services etc;
  • Assist the Senior Account Manager where required & become involved in special projects as needed (eg conversions etc);

Requirements:

  • Bachelor or master level degree in accounting, finance, economics or professional accounting designation (ACA, CIMA, ACCA);
  • Min 4-5 years’ experience in Financial Services, preferably with exposure to Product Control, Operations or Fund Accounting environments, covering Hedge Funds
  • Strong technical knowledge of Hedge Fund Accounting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc)

Competencies:

  • Business, Technical & Commercial Acumen
  • Quality & Risk Management
  • Decision Making & Problem Solving
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Communication
  • Developing Working Relationships
  • Leadership
  • Coaching & Developing Others
  • Organisation & Resource Management
  • Drive for results
  • Adaptability
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