Fund Operations Analyst

Fund Operations Analyst

Koru Partners Pte. Ltd.
0-2 years
48000 - 60000 SGD

Job Description

Overview

We are Koru Partners, a thematically driven alternative investment firm identifying attractive investment opportunities that are backed by macro-holistic themes encompassing forward-looking social, economic, demographic, and technological changes. As a multi-asset investment manager, we manage funds ranging from real asset funds in shipping to venture capital. In addition, we also provide investment advice to established companies on their strategic opportunities.

We are looking for an Fund Operations Analyst who is looking to grow with us. If you are up for the challenge, we can promise a great journey and an opportunity to learn the various parts of our business.

Responsibilities

  • Support the management in all tasks related to the fund operations for our funds, plus serve as the primary point of contact for daily fund operations matters.
  • Maintain robust operations, controls and compliance frameworks and policies.
  • Manage daily fund operations (including trade booking, settlement and reconciliation, collateral management, P&L attribution, reporting) for liquid funds, and investor onboarding, capital calls, reporting, and distributions in the case of illiquid funds.
  • Assist in setting up entities for new funds which include incorporation, bank account opening, engagement with company secretary, fund administrative, tax agent, auditor and legal counsel.
  • Ensure accurate fund accounting books and records (e.g. NAV, internal position bookkeeping system).
  • Build, maintain and manage relationships with counterparties, sub-advisors, banks, fund administrators, auditors, corporate secretaries and service providers.
  • Support client lifecycle processes such as onboarding, KYC, account setup, CRM setup, investor reports, capital accounts, distribution notices, funding of new deals and attending to investor queries/requests.
  • Ensure all relevant documentation is filed properly and communicated across the relevant teams.
  • Participate in UAT system testing of new platforms and technologies for both internal teams and external partners/investors

Qualifications

  • At least 1 to 3 years of experience in middle office or fund operations at an asset manager, fund administrator, or buy/sell side financial institution.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (English) and a strong desire to learn and succeed.
  • Familiar with principles of fund valuation, financial statements, and accounting practices (e.g. US GAAP, IFRS).
  • Meticulous and detail oriented.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English).
  • Relevant degree from an internationally recognized university.

About You

We are a firm expecting collaborators to be highly aligned with our core values. Therefore, you should be:

  • A Visionary: You are someone who dreams big and unconventionally, possessing strong mental maps of how things should be done to realize audacious goals.
  • A PracticalThinker: You have a wide range of vision, able to see and synergise from the macro-to-micro perspective. You are open-minded and able to hold conflicting thoughts simultaneously and look at them from different angles to achieve the best results.
  • Dedicated and Driven: You are passionate about what you are doing and is willing to push through any and every obstacle to go from visualization to actualization. You are undaunted by failure.
  • Ethical and Principled: You have a strong, ingrained sense of professional integrity and ethics.

What You Can Expect

  • Competitive salary package
  • Health insurance and medical benefits
  • Clear career growth opportunities
  • Results, not face time, driven work environment
  • Dynamic, fun and supportive team

Koru Partners is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that a team which is representative and inclusive of the talent, clients and communities empowers and gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace. We support employee wellbeing and a balanced life, providing avenues for employees to voice their concerns alongside inclusive employment policies.

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