Fund Services.FR Team Lead
The Citco Group Limited
Ayala Ave, Manila , Philippines
4d ago

Company Overview

The CITCO Group of Companies is a worldwide group of independent financial service providers serving the world’s elite hedge funds, private equity and real estate firms, institutional banks, global companies and high net worth individuals.

CITCO companies service these sectors around the world by offering hedge fund administration, custody and fund trading, financial products and corporate and trust planning solutions.

Citco Fund Services is a division of the Citco Group of Companies and is the largest independent administrator of hedge funds in the world.

CITCO offer a complete range of accounting, middle office administration, shareholder and corporate services to hedge funds and collective investment schemes.

Citco International Support Services Limited Philippine ROHQ has been operating successfully since January 2013. The Funds division is tasked with supporting Citco Fund Services in maintaining market leadership in hedge fund administration through supporting CFS’s Investor Relations Teams and Fund Accounting Teams globally.

We offer

A challenging job in an international company. There is the opportunity to expand your business knowledge with excellent prospects for a further international career in one of our worldwide offices.

We also offer a competitive benefits package, a minimum of 3 weeks’ vacation and a generous compensation package.

The person will completely have a freedom to speak out and contribute and get acknowledged new ideas for. It could be with the work process, improvement, team collaboration, etc.

Opportunity to work with global systems, customers from throughout the Philippines and colleagues from different sites / regions / countries.

Purpose

Manage the preparation and coordination of financial statement reporting in compliance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Effectively manage client and auditor relationships throughout engagements.

Main Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Under limited supervision, prepare and review annual, semi-annual and quarterly financial statements in accordance with GAAP or IFRS, as required.
  • Lead assigned engagements including planning, budgeting, client relationship management and delegating to staff. Monitor and report out-of-scope time.
  • Ensure accuracy of footnote disclosures in accordance with accounting, reporting, and regulatory standards. Review legal documents governing the fund to ensure appropriate financial statement disclosure structure.
  • Present to or exchange information internally, with clients and outside auditors. Coordinate year-end financial statement process.
  • Contribute to identifying, researching, and communicating recent authoritative pronouncements to CFS offices globally.

  • Identify errors or problems and independently investigate; recommend solutions to team members or managers.
  • Writing and / or reviewing various reports related to engagements. Prepare adhoc reports for the client upon request. Troubleshoot Fund Accounting issues.
  • Attend meetings and training to enhance knowledge to be passed down to the Financial Reporting Staff and Senior Accountants.

  • Recognize and communicate potential opportunities for new clients as well as value added service enhancements for existing clients and management.
  • Assist manager in preparing Request for Proposals for prospective clients.

  • Provide guidance to team members to motivate and help strengthen specific knowledge areas needed to accomplish team goals.
  • Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • Must be CPA.
  • Concrete experience on US GAAP, IFRS, Asset Management, Hedge Fund, Financial Reporting in a Supervisory / Assistant Manager capacity
  • At least 7 year(s) of working experience in either an Audit Firm, Hedge Fund, Hedge Fund Administrator or other financial institution where the accountant has gained financial products knowledge.
  • Previous Financial Statement review and / or preparation experience
  • Advanced knowledge in complex derivatives
  • Ability to travel as necessary
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products such as Excel and Word
  • Proficient in navigating Bloomberg is a plus
  • Key Competencies

  • Business, Technical & Commercial Acumen Awareness
  • Quality & Risk Control
  • Problem Solving
  • Client Service
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Drive for Results
  • Attention to Detail
  • LI-GD1
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