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Posting Date:  07-Apr-2021
Location: 

Raffles Place, Singapore, SG

Company:  UOB Venture Management Pte Ltd

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

UOB Venture Management is a leading private equity firm that manages a family of funds in excess of S$1 billion. Through our headquarters in Singapore, and our offices in Shanghai and Jakarta, we provide financing to unlisted companies via direct equity investments. These cover early-stage, expansion and pre-IPO companies in China and the ASEAN region. We also invest in socially responsible high-growth companies that play a part in helping to improve the living standards of communities in Southeast Asia and China.

Job Responsibilities

Candidate will join a fund administration team and be expected to support our Principal Fund Managers, who are administratively responsible for the operations and investment portfolio of funds managed by UOBVM. The support expected will involve fund-related administration, fund accounting, valuation and investor relations, as necessary. 

 

Fund-related administration would range from fund establishment, onboarding investors and KYC checks, to capital calls, distribution of capital, cash management, tax and regulatory filings, convening investors and board meetings, preparing and distributing reports. Where external service providers such as fund administrators are appointed, the candidate will liaise and coordinate with the external service providers to ensure that service standards are met and reporting requirements are done in a timely fashion.  The candidate will also need to prepare or provide the necessary portfolio information to UOBVM Finance & Admin team to meet statutory, regulatory, and group reporting requirements, as appropriate.

 

Fund accounting would entail maintaining fund portfolio schedules, prepare or review management accounts of funds, and facilitate internal audit and year-end external audit.

 

Valuation work involves the initiation of quarterly valuation exercise, in which input from the investment teams on each investment asset is collected, and valuation schedule reviewed.

 

The candidate may also be required to assist the Principal Fund Manager in investor relations matter as and when they arise.

Job Requirements

  • Chartered Accountant, CPA or equivalent qualifications, or accounting degree
  • 8 to 10 years of experience in administration or operations for the financial services sector, particularly Private Equity, Asset Management or Fund Administration
  • Attention to detail, meticulous in reviewing documents and is well organised
  • A self-starter and fast learner who is able to multi-task, is resourceful and is focused on delivery
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to work independently or as a team leader or as part of a team
  • Good verbal and written communication skills (in English & Chinese to handle Chinese speaking market if needed)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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