Graduate Trainee

Job description

Key initial responsibilities:

  • Work closely with your Senior Administrator, Manager and Lead Director/Associate Director;
  • Assist with preparation of quarterly management accounts for private equity/real estate funds including reconciliations of fund drawdowns and distributions, accruals and expenses etc.
  • Maintain the general ledger and ensure all bookkeeping entries are uploaded to the accounting system;
  • Assist in preparation of drawdown and distribution calculations and notices in accordance with the Fund documentation;
  • Prepare payment instructions accurately for approved invoices, FX transactions, distributions and any other ad hoc payments;
  • Perform bank reconciliations and follow up with the payments team to ensure all payments are settled in a timely manner;
  • Assist with preparation of quarterly investor capital statements;
  • Liaise with clients where deemed appropriate by your line manager or supervisor;
  • Support the team during year-end audit including preparation of financial statements and audit schedules;
  • Set-up new bank accounts;
  • Undertake routine administrative duties such as scanning and general data entry;
  • Any other duties in the scope of the role that the company requires.

Requirements

Skills / experience:

  • Entry requirements:
    • a 2021 graduate in accounting, finance or a related discipline
    • or a final year university student due to graduate in 2022
  • Interested in developing a career in the fund industry which is fast-paced and sometimes demanding;
  • Good communication skills. Fluent in both written and spoken English and Cantonese;
  • Team player;
  • Positive attitude, can-do attitude;
  • Good attention to detail.