Associate


JOB PURPOSE:

  • Responsible for providing clients with accurate and timely accounting services in line with clients’ business needs, TMF procedures, applicable accounting standards and compliance with relevant regulatory authorities, to meet the client service agreements.
  • Your role will encompass all facets of the calculation of net asset values on a variety of funds. Working closely with senior accountants, supervisors and/or assistant managers, your responsibilities will include:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains relationship with daily client contact; being pro-active and following up on any outstanding issues with the client at an operational level
  • Gain a good understanding of the client business and keep senior staff updated on any potential issues identified during the processing of the information provided by the client
  • Accounting & analysis:
  • Maintain and control the general ledger and various sub-ledgers
  • Prepare financial statements, footnotes and partner capital statements
  • Prepare investor allocations
  • Prepare trial balances and work paper product
  • Process standard and complex bookkeeping entries
  • Involved within a full scope of transaction activities including full cycle accounting
  • Prepare financial data analysis
  • Coordination and preparation of monthly Instalment Activity Statements (“IAS”) and monthly or quarterly Business Activity Statements (“BAS”) for Senior review before sending these to the client for approval
  • Review funds’ partnership agreements, trust deeds and PPM’s and other documents
  • Participate in the implementation of fund structures onto the accounting system
  • Monitor compliance of various agreements with clients, including the Service Level Agreement
  • Operate as a contact point for clients; able to respond to and resolve queries or escalate where necessary
  • Act as a liaison with various internal /external parties – i.e. auditors, legal counsel
  • Assist in client audit procedures
  • Process wire transfer payments on behalf of clients
  • Prepare and analyze complex Excel spreadsheets
  • Liaise with property management companies
  • Keep accurate records by coding correctly timesheets in ViewPoint
  • Participate in performance appraisals
  • Ad hoc duties as and when required

JOB SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree holder with recognised accounting qualification or business related disciplines
  • Minimum 1 years relevant experience in professional firms or multinationals
  • Pursuing Professional qualifications in CA or CPA
  • Experience in accounting/tax/banking procedures
  • Sound knowledge of local accounting practices
  • Advanced Microsoft Office application
  • Prior knowledge of accounting system a plus
  • Good command of both spoken and written English