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Associate, Investment Services Private Markets and Finance

Location: 

London, GB

Job Function:  Finance
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  6128

The Investment Services Private Market and Finance Department is responsible for investment services for the private market and financial management across the GIC group. It is responsible for providing operations and reporting support to the private market business of GIC as well as budgeting, accounting, payment processing, cash management, tax and financial & management reporting services to all departments, corporate management companies and the global offices of the GIC group. It is involved in deal structuring and closing, transaction processing, administration and accounting of investment holding companies, review of financial controls for asset operations, cash & securities reconciliation, valuation and financial reporting for assets under management, and external debt financing.

 

We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our Finance & Accounting team as an Associate.

 

Responsibilities

  • Processing or reviewing transactions and funding requirements and updating relevant data and transactions in the accounting and management systems.
  • Preparing and checking data used for management reporting (eg. investment’s market values and cashflows).
  • Liaising with accounting & tax agents on the accounts and tax-related filings for our foreign subsidiaries, and assisting in reviewing financial reports.
  • Preparing accounting reconciliations, reviewing investment holding company accounts and liaising with external auditors.
  • Providing timely responses to ongoing information requests and/or queries from business units and Singapore Head Office.
  • Assisting in user acceptance testing for enhancements (where applicable) to our accounting system or assisting in automation and streamlining initiatives.
  • Assisting in corporate secretarial work relating to investment holding companies.

 

 

Requirements

  • Committed and motivated individuals who are meticulous and have an eye for details, and who enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Good communication, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • You should possess a good accounting degree or diploma with at least 4 - 5 years relevant accounting work experience in the finance, accounting or private market (such as real estate or private equity) industry.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and have practical working experience with accounting software systems.

 

 

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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.