VP, Valuations Operations


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Investment Services Private Markets
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15590

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.


The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing the valuation process design, implementation, and monitoring within the Finance & Accounting team. The individual will partner with the valuation specialist team to ensure that all valuations are accurate and timely. The role requires a deep understanding of valuation methodologies and valuation operations/processes.


What will you do as an VP in Valuations?

  • Work closely with the valuation specialist team to ensure valuation policy and guidelines are implemented consistently, timely, and accurately within the Finance & Accounting team
  • Develop, implement, and maintain effective controls and oversight over key valuation controls and processes
  • Establish key valuation metrics to facilitate oversight of adherence to key MV controls and highlight potential operational risk areas that need to be addressed
  • Lead and coordinate independent valuation reviews to ensure accurate and reliable valuations before official month-end reporting
  • Organize and conduct training requirements for the Finance & Accounting team for changes in valuation processes as well as for refresher purposes
  • Provide inputs to the design of the valuation module of our in-house system
  • Stay up-to-date with market trends, regulatory requirements, and best practices related to valuation


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field
  • At least 7 years of experience in a related valuation control / valuation operation function
  • Self-starter who takes initiative to learn, identify valuation control issues and work towards resolving them with the stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage a team and work collaboratively with other stakeholders
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel


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.