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Senior Manager - Fund Services (Private Equity)

Funds Partnership Asia Hong Kong
Posted 1 day ago Permanent Competitive
Posted by
Lyn Thum
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Our client is a leading provider of alternative fund services and is one of the largest fund administration businesses globally. As part of their rapid expansion, they are seeking to hire a seasoned manager for its private equity funds team with a key focus on fund administration and accounting, fund operations & client management

You will be in charge of Accounting, Investor Services, Operation, and Team Management.

You must have proven leadership capability in leading the team, to guide the conversation, and be able to guide your Senior Fund Accountants and Accountants in completing their work and to be the final reviewer.

Ideally, the candidate would hold strong hands-on fund administration experience with an in-depth understanding of operational & accounting requirements for private equity funds. You would be actively involved in the preparation of monthly reporting, quarterly reporting, and annual financial statements for the clients along with cash flow projections and cash management of the fund.

Supporting business on ad hoc reporting requirements. You would be playing a key role in setting up and taking-on of new client structures.


Job Responsibilities:

Client Management

  • Overall responsibility for client relationship, inquiries, and meetings
  • Negotiate Service Level Agreements (SLA) with clients
  • Review procedures and recommend solutions to improve efficiencies
  • Review of constitutional documents and preparation of client SLA and budgeting

Fund Accounting and Operations

  • Assist in the coordination of new business on-boarding
  • Review fund launch documents 
  • Propose and implement fund structure set up on the system platform(s)
  • Oversee the preparation Quarterly reporting NAV pack, which include:Capital activity of the funds ( Capital calls and Distribution), Limited Partner and General Partners/Shareholder Allocation, calculations/schedules-includes review of Admin/Management fees/Waterfall/Clawback calculations
  • Trial balance and general ledgers
  • Financial statements and Partner Capital Statements
  • Review of investor onboarding documents to ensure AML/KYC compliance
  • Ensure adherence to all internal and external audit standards

Team Management

  • Oversees a team of 5 - 8 team members
  • Review the work of team members and provide feedback for improvement
  • Monitor and track team performance and profitability to meet the client service level agreements and achieve financial targets
  • Plan resources in line with business demands, participate in the recruitment and selection process, lead, coach, develop and appraise employees within the team
  • Establish plan for new client setup and transitions
  • Implement training initiatives


Qualification/ Skillset required:

  • Bachelor or Master level degree in accounting
  • At least 7-9 years relevant experience working in fund administration, accounting or audit, with at least 4 years in team leading supervisory experience
  • With at least 4 years of private equity or real estate accounting work experience
  • Knowledge of IFS and/ or US GAAP
  • Experience in reviewing and preparing financial statements
  • Knowledge and prior experience on eFront or Investran system a plus
  • Very strong organizational skills, attention to details
  • Strong communication skills, ability to deliver message in a very professional, timely and concise manner both internally and externally
  • Be able to work under tight deadlines

Please contact Lyn at for a confidential discussion. Thank you

**All information will be treated with the strictest confidence. We regret to inform you that only short-listed applicants would be notified. Thank you for your understanding **


EA License No.: 15C7420
EA Reg No.: R1328173

15 Employees Asset Management

Funds Partnership is a global boutique executive search firm specialising in the investment management industry. Due to our clients’ location and language-specific needs, Funds Partnership focuses on 6 core markets: Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Japan, India and Australia – all which have thriving fund ecosystems.

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