Senior Manager, Fund Services

Requisition ID:  6755

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution.That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable.Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities.At the heart of everything we do are our core values:Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.

Why Vistra


At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency.


We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines:


  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Advisory and Transaction Support
  • Finance, Accounting and Administration


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.


You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.


So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.   


Our opportunity for you:


We have an exciting opportunity for the role of Senior Manager, Fund Accounting on a full-time basis.


Purpose of the role


This role will be reporting to Associate Director, Fund Services.                                                                                                                


Key Responsibilities:


  • Main point of contact on a day-to-day basis for operational matters and critical issues that need to be addressed before work get disseminated to the other team member
  • Reviewing financial statements, management accounts and accounting packages
  • Reviewing consolidation workings
  • Proficient in drafting wordings for disclosure wordings for IFRS/US GAAP accounting conventions
  • Reviewing Capital Account Statements and Net Asset Values
  • Reading/understanding Fund documents like Subscription documents, partnership agreements, and shareholder agreements for existing/new clients and explaining the key terms to team members
  • Reviewing capital call and distribution notices
  • Preparing/Reviewing waterfall and equalization workings
  • Coordinating and dealing with Fund investors on meeting investor’s specific reporting requirements
  • Reviewing investor requests
  • Dealing with staff issues like leaves, sickness and other issues on a daily basis and ensuring staff are happy and motivated in their jobs
  • Assessing/planning the volume/level of work against timelines and disseminating daily work flows to other team members
  • Conducting formal staff evaluations
  • Conducting interviews for the fund accounting team
  • Providing formal/informal training to staff on both accounting and private equity/industry aspects
  • Undertake general administration and other special projects as assigned.
  • Maintains detailed knowledge of the Standard Operational Procedures (SOP) and regularly review and update to ensure that they continue to remain relevant and consistently applied.
  • Ensures operational efficiency and effectiveness by improving overall processes through automation, continuous process improvement, reinforced controls, etc.
  • Actively review operational performance, identify trends, and assess opportunities for improvement and adoption of best practices.
  • Undertakes detailed planning to ensure that operational capacity matches demand.
  • Monitors SLA delivery to ensure that all agreed service levels are met or exceeded.
  • Flags anticipated SLA issues in a timely manner to the Associate Director of Fund Accounting, Head of SSC, and Stakeholders in Donor Country so that a resolution can be agreed.


Attributes/Technical Skills


  • Able to manage full set of accounts
  • Good understanding of Singapore FRS or IFRS
  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate to clients,senior management, direct reports and across other business units and support functions
  • Have strong team management experience
  • Organised and independent individual
  • Meticulous
  • Able to meet tight and multiple deadlines
  • Able to adapt to a dynamic work environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Strong work ethic; professional and approachable
  • Inquisitive, self-motivated and able to inspire others to a high level of achievement



Relevant Experience


  • Possess at least 8-10 years of accounting experience
  • Experience in Fund Accounting either with another Fund Administrator or Fund Manager will be an advantage





  • Degree in Accounting or equivalent qualifications
  • ACCA or other accounting bodies’ qualification will be an advantage



Computer Skills


  • Proficient user of Microsoft, Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Knowledge of Investran, Yardi, and Xero would be an advantage







  • English proficient



Join US!


Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you.


Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!














Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra.We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company.This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.


Johor, MY

Department:  Global Service Centres Operations (D500203)

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