AVP, Investment Book of Record

GIC Private Limited
Singapore, Singapore
18 May 2023
17 Jun 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
GIC is one of the world's largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 locations around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world's industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore's financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.

Investment Services Public Markets

We strive to support business groups with digital capabilities and deliver environmental, social and governance focused capabilities, and market expertise.

Data Solutions & Services

You will help to design and lead strategic data solutions build-out to support our public markets investment capabilities. You will also conduct research and manage the implementation of data services for all investment strategies and new product lines, through the establishment of strategic partnerships and foster best practices in operating and service models.

What impact can you make in this role?

You will be part of a team that is an integrated investment service team that partners the business in providing services to support public markets investment.

Within the Data Solutions & Services division, the investment book of record team is responsible for design and leading of strategic data solutions build-out to support our public markets investment capabilities. The team is also responsible for researching & the management of the implementation of IBOR related data services for all investment strategies & new product lines, leveraging a range of expertise and through the establishment of strategic partnerships across the firm and in the market, to embed and foster best practices in operating and service models.

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated and technically competent individual with an interest in investment transaction, position, valuation and exposure to data services to join us as an Assistant Vice President. The individual will be part of a team to provide business-focused investment data services to enable sharper investment execution.

What will you do as an AVP, Investment Book of Record?

  • Manage and perform daily end to end data operations activities for the book of records and provide data advisory to users
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams or vendors to analyze and resolve data quality issues and enquiries proactively
  • Oversee and ensure timely and efficient execution of new initiatives and contribute to the successful delivery of the product roadmap
  • Identify opportunities for process optimization and leverage a range of technologies to drive continuous process and efficiency improvements for databases/systems maintained by the team
  • Contribute to and incorporate data management best practices into daily workflow
  • Evaluate new business requests and implement sustainable data solutions

What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Financial Engineering, Business/Finance, Statistics, Operations Research, etc.
  • SQL and Python knowledge is a plus
  • Minimum 4-6 years of working experience in funds management, banking industry or large-scale data operations fields
  • Strong experience in one or more of these areas: Data Analytics, Visualization, Acquisition, Creation, Cleansing and Quality Assurance
  • Working knowledge of financial instruments, markets, and valuation methods
  • Preferred to have prior working experience in book of records domain
  • Driven to capitalize on opportunities to leverage market utilities, services, and technologies to advance departmental capabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, stakeholder management
  • Business analysis and data operations expertise
  • Self-starter who is keen to learn and with strong learning agility
  • Independent and ownership mindset

Work at the Point of Impact
We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact.

Flexibility at GIC
At GIC, our offices are vibrant hubs for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection. At the same time, we believe that flexibility allows us to do our best work and be our best selves. Thus, our teams come into the office four days per week to harness the benefits of in-person collaboration, but have the flexibility to choose which days they work from home and adjust this arrangement as situational needs arise.

GIC is an equal opportunity employer
As an employer, we passionately believe every individual brings with them unique diversity of thought and perspectives to meaningfully enrich perspectives of GIC teams to drive competitive performance. An inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution.

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