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Assistant Fund Controller

Employer
TRI-CAP CONSULTING PTE. LTD.
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 13, 2024

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Job Function
Portfolio Management: Alternatives
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Responsibilities

The role of Assistant Fund Controller is first and foremost to ensure smooth day to day operations of the Funds in coordination with the fund administrator, accuracy and timely of financial reporting and effective oversight of service providers.

Fund accounting and reporting
  • Perform review and oversight of monthly accounts of SPVs, quarterly consolidated accounts of the Funds, quarterly investor's capital account statement and quarterly Fund's performance calculation that prepared by the service provider to ensure accuracy and timeliness of reporting deliverables
  • Perform the management fee calculations
  • Responsible for annual audit process, acting as a point of escalation for complex issues to the Fund Controller in order to ensure accurate and timely delivery of audited financial statements to the investors
  • Responsible for effective oversight of key service providers including monitoring the service provider's performance, addressing queries raised, stepping in in resolving issues and ensure smooth day to day delivery of work scope
  • Responsible for any internal reporting requirements such as AUM, debt information and etc

Tax Compliance
  • Managing and monitoring the tax compliance of SPVs
  • Liaise with tax agent and internal tax department on FATCA/CRS matters, entity classification for U.S. tax purposes, investor's tax return and etc

Cash management
  • Managing and monitoring compliance with loan covenants of property holding companies includes preparation of a forecast of financial covenants on rolling four quarters basis
  • Responsible for drawdown and repayment of the Fund's revolving credit facility and managing the compliance with information undertakings
  • Responsible for distribution and liquidity forecast of SPVs including conducting the solvency test calculation on each dividend declaration
  • Support fund controller in overseeing capital call and distribution process
  • Managing the invoice approval and payment process in coordination with the service providers to ensure the authorization is in compliance with the relevant Delegation of Authority matrix, timely payment and mitigate payment fraud risk
  • Coordinate with the service provider for opening and closing of bank accounts, change in bank signatories and KYC requirements for banks/FX counterparties
  • Responsible for the semi-annually/annual recertification of bank account and bank signatories and maintain the inventory list of bank accounts
  • Responsible for annual budgeting process of the Fund and SPVs to ensure the approved budget is implemented on timely manner
  • Perform review the quarterly cash flow forecast of SPVs prepared by the service provider, monitoring the liquidity and acting as a point of escalation of liquidity shortfall to the Fund Controller

Fund Administration & Corporate Governance
  • Work in coordination with the service provider to handle all SPVs corporate secretarial matters as well as opening and closing of bank accounts for SPVs
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with internal compliance policies, all applicable legislative and regulatory requirements. This also includes monitoring of compliance in accordance with the terms set out in fund's documents
  • Maintain and update the business information of SPVs in the inhouse system on timely manner
  • Managing the liquidation process

Other tasks
  • Participate in projects involving with system implementation, internal control, work processes and efficiency
  • Support Fund Controller in handling the closing deliverables, establishment of entities and any post-closing matters for acquisition and disposition of Fund's investments
  • Support Fund Controller with any ad-hoc reports as and when are assigned

Requirements

You are a qualified Accountant or possess relevant recognized qualification such as ACCA, CPA, with minimum 8-10 years of fund operation experience in real estate private equity industry or asset management industry, with at least 3 years in supervising outsourced functions like fund accounting services, transfer agency services, corporate secretarial services, and other relevant services.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Personal data provided will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Please apply with your CV in word document format. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. For other positions related to real estate, please go to https://careers.tri-cap.com.sg/.

EA Licence: 24S2282

EA Personnel: R21102223

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