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Hedge Fund Accounting – Manager

SS&C Fund Services (Asia) Pte Ltd
Sydney, Australia
Posted 2 days ago Hybrid Permanent SR100k - SR140k
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Victor Koh
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SS&C Fund Services is the worlds largest Hedge Fund Administrator & provider of outsourcing & software solutions to Investment Managers & Financial Institutions. The candidate will lead a team of staff to deliver hedge fund accounting services to all clients optimising effectiveness and efficiency. A successful candidate will be responsible for managing the delivery of NAVs for funds serviced by SS&C Fund Services Asia, ensuring that the NAVs are accurately reported on a timely basis within tight deadlines, and ensuring compliance with internal policies and procedures.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • In-depth understanding of complex investment products, performance fee calculations, fund structures, side pockets and distributions etc.
  • Serve as main contact for client escalation and respond to various requests from clients, their investors or auditors 
  •  Develop solid relationship with clients through regular client service review and monitoring of KPIs to ensure client expectation are exceed at all times 
  • Ensure highest standard of service is delivered consistently to clients through pro-active client management 
  • Supervise a team locally and provide leadership, training, and coaching to the fund accountants in the team 
  • Manage performance of direct reports. Provide feedback in appraisal and guidance to staff career development 
  • Manage offshore team in India through regular governance call to ensure SLAs are met and conduct regular training sessions onsite, as required 
  • Liaison with business partners such as Product and Sales team on marketing tactics, product development and sales pitches 
  • Take lead in new business onboarding by offering advisory to client on fund setup, trade interface development, system setup and legal fund documentation review 
  • Participate in Client’s Board of Director’s meeting and present administrator report to the Board, where required 
  • Keep abreast of all alternative investment industry developments and drive any procedural or technology enhancements accordingly 
  • Be actively involved in projects and process improvements and a key stakeholder in ad hoc projects 

 

CREDENTIALS 

  • Minimum 6+ years’ experience in alternative investments, preferably in hedge fund accounting
  • 2+ years management experience 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or commensurate experience 
  • An accountancy qualification will be an advantage 
  • CPA or CFA preferred 
  • Experience with Advent Geneva is an advantage 
  • Experience with financial statements preparation and disclosures preferred 
  • Proficient in Bloomberg and Microsoft Office (eg. Excel, Word and PowerPoint) 
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills 
  • Ability to work in changing, fast-paced work environment 
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills- able to communicate effectively with team, peers and management 
  • Strong dispute resolution and effective problem solving skills 
  • Solid people management skills with the ability to provide direction and coaching to peers 
  • Proven team work skills; able to recognize where you can help the team complete all daily and monthly tasks. 
  •  Demonstrated customer service and continuous improvement focus 
  • Ability to lead projects and conduct client presentations 
  • Able to handle multiple client relationships to ensure client expectations are exceeded at all times 
  •  Ability to work over time during month end peak operation
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