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Accounting Associate, Private Markets (Contract)

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Investment Services
Job Type:  Contract
Req ID:  8161

 

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 an Accounting Associate to join the Finance & Accounting Division for our Private Markets (i.e. Real Estate, Private Equity and Infrastructure Investments).

 

Responsibilities  

 

  • Process transactions and funding requirements, updating relevant data and transactions in the accounting and management system
  • Manage key accounting processes as a centralized function in a timely manner including:

 

                      - Ensure that reconciliation for accounts are completed in a timely and accurate manner including cash and intercompany balances.

                      - Review investment holding company accounts and liaise with external auditors.

                      - Perform corporate secretarial work relating to investment holding companies

                      - Monitor GL closing processes in the new accounting system.

 

  • Support accounting system projects in terms of data cleanup and data migration

 

Requirements

 

  • With a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant disciplines.
  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience in reconciliation and intercompany balancing.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and practical working experience with accounting software systems.
  • Prior experience in using SAP for financial closing is an added advantage for this role.
  • Committed and motivated individuals who are meticulous and enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment. 
  • Strong analysis, evaluation and problem-solving skills.
  • Keen to excel as a team and strive to achieve objectives.

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.