Finance Manager

Job Description

  • Maintain an effective accounting, finance and tax function, including preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial accounts, and management reports
  • Ensure compliance with all tax filing requirements and MAS regulatory reporting
  • Perform bank reconciliation, expense reimbursement, and other basic functions
  • Liaise and coordinate with Fund Administrators on fund accounting, external auditors on financial audit, and tax advisors on tax related issues, etc.
  • Review funds and managed accounts NAV’s, reconciliations, and work papers prepared by the funds’ administrators
  • Assisting with development of budgets and analysis on variances to budgets
  • Develop, execute, monitor, and adjust fund expense budgets and advisor reimbursements/waivers
  • Prepare information and data e.g. expense ratio based on IMAS' Guidelines for new fund launches and/or lodgment of existing funds
  • Maintain expense ledger, perform fees computations and make payment arrangements
  • Perform cost analysis and prepare recommendation report to top management
  • Perform ad-hoc reports requested by top management
  • Preparation of financial reports showing yields, net asset values, and distributions
  • Reconciling various accounts with data from other sources and correcting any variances
  • Identifying any issues or irregularities with accounting records or fund activities
  • Preparing detailed reports on fund activities and determining cash flow

Required qualifications and experience.

  • Strong academic background with a degree in accounting or similar
  • CPA/CA qualification is a plus
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in asset manager/hedge funds required
  • Have a good understanding of the regulatory requirements e.g. CIS, TRM, ORM and current accounting policies and standards (including RAP 7) and MAS regulations
  • Focused on high quality and accurate work; diligent and detail-oriented
  • High professional standards and integrity
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English and Mandarin
  • Experience in writing Chinese reports is a plus