Finance VP - Largest Asset Manager

International Permanent SG$15,000 - SG$15,100 per month (SG$180,000 - SG$181,200 per year)
  • One of the largest asset manager with strong reputation for success
  • An environment that values diversity, teamwork and innovation

About Our Client

  • Top Multinational asset manager with sizeable AUM
  • The firm has a reputation for delivering strong returns to its investors, and it has been involved in some of the largest and most complex deals in the financial industry.

Job Description

  • Providing leadership and direction to the corporate team members ensuring that work priorities are organised efficiently and that the teams are actively coached, trained and developed.
  • Being the key contact for in managing the financial close process and the provision of associated disclosure templates, completed accurately and timely in accordance with US GAAP and local GAAP
  • Ensuring a robust control environment for all financial processes, to ensure compliance with all relevant statutory obligations
  • Working with multiple stakeholders to ensure a smooth year-end audit, financial statements are accurate and in accordance with local GAAP, and are approved by the Board of Directors and filed by the deadline
  • Take lead in the Firm's periodical closing and reporting procedures, while responding to ad-hoc inquiries from management or other business teams. Responsible for preparing any Financial, Tax or Regulatory reports & surveys, and internal forecasts and analysis.
  • Manage, train and develop Center of Excellence (COE) staff with accounting and operational work
  • Coordinate with independent auditors for audits and tax accountants for tax filing procedures
  • Actively participate in regional / domestic projects to enhance controls, processes and/or system efficiency
  • Collaborate on a daily basis with Accounts Payable, Treasury, Compensation Accounting and other Finance teams in different offices across the region
  • Collaborate with the Legal and Compliance team to ensure compliance with various policies and procedures
  • Understand, manage, and review specific revenue/ investment process flows and associated accounting, including Treasury Management and foreign exchange analysis
  • Understand and manage legal entity's corporate tax, GST, transfer pricing reporting
  • Understand and manage routine regulatory compliance reporting and ad-hoc regulatory surveys
  • Involvement in management of Fund Accounting and Fund Operations
  • Communicate effectively with international teams to troubleshoot issues and resolve matters and participate in technology and process improvement initiatives
  • Assisting the broader business teams who are looking to set up new businesses in APAC region
  • Participating and contributing towards global and regional initiatives to support strategy as relevant

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate would have a commitment to excellence in their work product, strong time management skills, and a desire to learn.

  • Possesses strong work ethic, sense of accountability and genuine passion for excellence
  • Possesses the desire and ability to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment with a positive attitude.
    • Highly self-motivated and thinks thoroughly. Owns the matter - takes the extra step to voluntarily investigate.
    • Capable of communicating succinctly and can solve issues with limited guidance from seniors
    • Quick learner and able to quickly turnaround ad-hoc requests
    • Strong analytical skills and highly organized
    • Able to "see the bigger picture" and get to the heart of issues rapidly, yet detail oriented, and able to work effectively under pressure
    • Interest in process optimization & identifying opportunities for efficiency gains.
    • Capable of operating under pressure. Handle multiple projects while prioritizing deliverables and meeting demanding deadlines
    • Capable of multi-tasking
    • Independent learner
    • Able to provide oversight to overseas COE team
    • Investments or treasury experience a plus, but not necessary
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment;
    • Possess personal and professional integrity
    • Escalate / communicate issues or efficiency gain opportunities timely
    • Possesses relationship building skills with internal and external counterparties
    • Excellent interpersonal influencing skills and communication skills
    • Ability to work seamlessly across borders
  • Minimum 10 years of public and/or private accounting experience in the private equity industry, fund management or treasury industry
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting. CPA or graduate degree preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge in Oracle is a plus

What's on Offer

  • One of the largest asset manager with strong reputation for success
  • An environment that values diversity, teamwork and innovation
  • Competitive salaries and benefits packages
Wei Kher Wong
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Phone number
+65 6541 9967

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Banking & Financial Services
Accountancy & Finance
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Wei Kher Wong
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+65 6541 9967
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Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.