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AVP, Financial Controller, Private Markets

Location: 

London, GB

Job Function:  Investment Services Private Markets
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  14414

Investment Services Private Markets

The Investment Services Private Markets Department is responsible for investment services for the private market across the GIC group. It is responsible for providing deal structuring and closing, portfolio monitoring, valuation, finance, operations, tax, data management and analytics services, in the execution of private market investments in Real Estate, Private Equity, Private Credits and Infrastructure.  It is involved in financial reporting and accounting of investment holding companies, as well as operations and financial due diligence for asset operations.

 

Finance & Accounting

We are looking for a suitable candidate to join the Finance & Accounting (“F&A”) team, in an Investment Support role. The role will support European Private Markets (predominantly Real Estate & Infrastructure) as an Assistant Vice President.

This role covers primarily the finance and valuations aspects of deal support and on-going monitoring of the investment structure and valuations across the Europe private market business units and is expected to work closely with various internal and external stakeholders. The role is also expected to support the Team Lead in various finance transformation initiatives related to the global finance team.

 

Responsibilities

  • Works closely with Investment Teams, Deal Closers, Tax, Legal and external advisors to provide finance expertise on deal closing and on-going monitoring

  • Provide financial and operational inputs on; holding structures, funding mechanics, assess other accounting / valuations implications and manage various work streams with internal stakeholders and external advisors during investment / divestment processes

  • Review monthly market value updates, prepare variance and returns analysis, work with the internal Valuations team and deal team where internal valuations are utilised

  • Partner with the operations team to fulfil all operational requirements

  • Work closely with the Team Lead to design and implement various finance improvement initiatives and analytics as part of Finance Transformation

  • Assist in coaching junior team members

  • Investment support to Europe Infrastructure/Real Estate

 

Requirements

  • Qualified Accountant, ideally big 4 trained

  • At least 5 years relevant working experience (ideally within either Real Estate or Infrastructure and in supporting direct transactions)

  • Good understanding of deal closing mechanics

  • Experience using BI tools and financial software is advantageous

  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and deliver to deadlines

  • Proven teamwork abilities with an interest in developing new skills and knowledge

 

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All applicants who qualify for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, socio economic background or disabilities.  GIC (Europe) is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Please email grphrod_ldo@gic.com.sg at any point of the application or interview process if adjustments need to be made due to a disability. 

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.