Finance Director, Environmental Impact Fund, Singapore

Outlier Placements
Singapore, Singapore
$150k - $220k
15 Nov 2022
15 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We're working with a brand new and well backed Environmental Impact Investment Fund in Singapore looking for an experienced Finance professional from the fund industry. Anchored by a leading global Asset Manager and working in partnership with an internationally recognised and world leading conservation group, they are focusing on Environmental Projects across South East Asia generating high quality Carbon Credits and working closely with local communities and governments across South East Asia.

Based in Singapore and working closely with the Senior Leadership team, you will be responsible for leading the financial management of the fund, sourcing and effectively managing third party providers, along with effectively communicating with Investors. As a high profile role in the fund you will also have key strategic input in the direction and structure of the Fund moving forward. Experience working with regulators, specifically the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is strongly preferred.

In this role you will be expected to:
  • Work to build and deliver the finance, compliance, and operational strategy.
  • Identify opportunities for innovation and increase the firms value proposition for its shareholders and for investors in its funds.
  • Oversee all financial planning, analysis, forecasting, and budgeting.
  • Present financial and operational analysis to provide visibility on performance or support future business decisions internally.
  • Create and maintain fund management accounts (working with third party fund administrators) and oversee the preparation of funds audited accounts.
  • Supervise outsourced services providers including compliance, taxation, audit, and the internal and outsourced teams responsible for fund manager services and fund services, to ensure teams meet or exceed expectations.
  • Ensure end to end finance support for fund life and underlying portfolio deal life.
  • Supervise tax operations to determine tax strategies and ensure the timely and accurate filing.
  • Support valuations, portfolio analytics and project performance reporting.
  • Work with other members of the Senior Executive Team to attract highly motivated talent, ensure succession planning, and contribute to building our brand in the market.

What you'll bring to the role:
  • More than 10 years of relevant investment fund financial experience, preferably relating to private equity or infrastructure.
  • Prior experience working with regulators, specifically the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
  • Strong competencies in business analytics, financial forecasting and modelling, budget management, risk management, taxation, controllership, financial reporting, and financial analysis.
  • A high level of ethical, professional, and personal values.
  • A strong strategic, commercial, and operational mindset with the ability to be a strategic advisor to the Senior Executive Team.
  • Outstanding leadership and interpersonal qualities.
  • Transparent communicator with a well-developed emotional intelligence and a high impact can-do attitude.
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant/CPA/ACCA.
  • Experience of Impact Investing or fund management in a senior management role is desirable.

So if you're interested in this new, exciting and fast growing area of environmental impact investing in South East Asia and want to build a career in something that will make a real difference, please reach out to to discuss your options and next steps.