Manager - Alternative Operations (Contract)

RGF Executive, EA Licence No: 10C2978
Singapore, Singapore
03 Apr 2021
13 Apr 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Our Client:

Our client is one of the global asset manager. This role will support their Alternatives business capability.

The Responsibilities:
  • Investment Support - Work closely with Investment Team to provide financial and operational support on new investments and ongoing monitoring of existing investments including assessing any accounting, valuations, tax and compliance implications. Experience in fund documentation and fund structures is beneficial
  • Operational Support - Oversee transaction accounts, and cash management, including liaising with banks on funding requirements
  • Business Initiatives - Work closely with the Investment Team and other stakeholders on new business initiatives, such as new fund launches. Review and provide inputs from a financial and operational perspective
  • Reporting - Review and prepare accounting, finance and management reports for funds and associated holding companies. Participate and present at Board and Investment Committee meetings as operations representative
  • Tax / information reporting - Manage processes covering tax form validation, FATCA and CRS compliance and reporting across businesses and to manage the service delivery of the businesses
  • Stakeholder Management - Liaise with and manage requests from relevant parties to ensure smooth running of operational and financial activities
  • Compliance / Audit - Hands-on approach in terms of reviewing relevant documentation of funds and investments with a view to ensure proper settlement and accounting treatment for both internal and service provider records where relevant. Identify and implement controls to mitigate operational risks, ensuring compliance with relevant controls to mitigate operational risks, ensuring compliance with relevant policies and procedures. Participate in any audits and regulatory reviews to support alternatives operations
  • Process improvement and other projects - Review & recommend potential changes to workflow processes, in order to achieve efficiency, cost control and relevant with current requirements. Provide support in ad hoc projects

The Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in Accountancy, Business or Finance
  • Chartered Accountant or Chartered Financial Analyst preferable but not mandatory
  • Minimum 6 years of working experience in a financial institution or asset management industry. Some experience in an Audit Firm (Financial Services), Fund Administrator and/or Fund Accounting role in a Buy-Side Private / Alternatives Asset Manager with specific experience in either Private Equity, Fund of Funds, Infrastructure and/or Real Estate operations is preferred
  • Experience with Private / Alternatives Assets investment execution, on-boarding, ongoing and legal documents, new fund launches, negotiation and reviewing of engagement letters/contracts with fund administrators, auditors, corporate secretary, legal counsel and other relevant services
  • Experience in tax / information reporting to execute FATCA & CRS
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills are essential

Disclaimer: The Company complies with the Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices (TGFEP), including the prevailing guidelines on recruitment. All qualified applicants will be considered for the position regardless of their age, race, religion, nationality, marital status, or family responsibilities. A more detailed discussion of the TGFEP is available on the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP) website at

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