VP, Valuation Controller - Fund Valuations

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Investment Services Private Markets
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15597

GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 offices around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.

 

Investment Services Private Markets

We manage deal structuring, due diligence and closing. We provide financial operations to GIC’s private equity, infrastructure, and real estate assets, as well as tax structuring, corporate holding structures, valuations, and financial reporting.

 

Finance & Accounting

You will help to provide financial deal due diligence, financial controllership, treasury and funding, valuation management, investment operations, accounting, financial reporting, and special purpose vehicle management for GIC’s investments.

 

What impact can you make in this role?

You will be part of a team that provides investment services on private equity, real estate, infrastructure, and cross-strategy investments.

 

What will you do as a Valuation Controller?

  • Primary focus on the oversight of valuations of private market funds and co-investments across Private Equity, Infrastructure, Real Estate and Private Debts strategies
  • Identify key risks and assist in establishing valuation risk monitoring frameworks for fund managers’ valuation process
  • Review fund managers’ valuation procedures to ensure alignment with the firm-wide valuation policy
  • Review and challenge methodologies, inputs and assumptions used in the valuations provided by fund managers
  • Work closely with the fund managers to ensure that all valuation methodologies, inputs and assumptions used are appropriate
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders on all valuation related matters for funds and co-investments, including financial control, risk and external auditors
  • Management and delivery of various items of project work

 

What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field
  • At least 8-10 years of experience in private market valuations at a valuation consulting firm, public accounting firm or a private market fund
  • Strong analytical skills in understanding the driving factors for valuation
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal, communications, analytical and IT skills
  • Keen to learn and take on new challenges in a fast-paced work environment
  • Being an independent and self-directed person, able to manage tasks effectively and complete tasks within agreed timelines

 

Work at the Point of Impact

We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact.

 

GIC is a Great Place to Work

At GIC, we believe sustainable high performance is driven by high expectations and a commitment to excellence, as well as empowerment and flexibility. As such, we currently operate under a hybrid model in which most employees spend 3-4 days in office and 1-2 days working from home each week. This balance allows us to preserve the ‘office as a hub’ for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection, while giving our employees the flexibility to do their best work and be their best selves.

 

GIC is an equal opportunity employer

GIC is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

 

Learn more about our Investment Services Private Markets Department here: https://gic.careers/group/investment-services-private-markets/

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.