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AVP, Investment Support, Private Markets

Location: 

New York, US

Job Function:  Investment Services
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  9763

AVP, INVESTMENT SUPPORT, PRIVATE MARKETS

 

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 the Finance & Accounting (“F&A”) team, in an Investment Support role. The role will support the Americas Private Markets 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 Americas private market business units (which is composed of private equity, venture capital, infrastructure and real estate, both debt and equity investments) 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 process.
  • Review monthly market value updates, prepare variance and returns analysis, work with the internal Valuations team and deal team where internal valuation is used.
  • Partner with operation team to fulfil all operational requirements
  • Works closely with 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 Americas Infrastructure/Real Estate as per business needs

 

Requirements

 

  • Certified Public Accountant preferred, ideally big 4 trained
  • At least 4 years relevant working experience (ideally within either Private Equity or Infrastructure and in supporting direct transactions)
  • Good understanding of deal structuring and closing mechanics
  • Exposure to M&A, financial due diligence and restructuring
  • Excellent MS Office skills; experience in other business intelligence (“BI”) tools and PE/Infra financial software a strong plus
  • Comfortable working under pressure, including ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • A strong team player who is keen to learn and pick up new challenges in a dynamic and fast paced environment

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.