WATIGA TRUST

CLIENT SERVICES ACCOUNTANT

WATIGA TRUST

| Singapore

Salary (SGD) Not specified

Full Time | 0 Applicant(s)

Posted: 14 Sep 2017


Skills required

Communications, analytical and time management skills

About Company

WATIGA TRUST is a licensed trust company regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), providing trust and fiduciary services to corporates, individuals and FinTech participants.

Job Description

CLIENT SERVICES ACCOUNTANT

Job Summary

• Salary: Undisclosed

• Location: Singapore - Central

• Work Type: Permanent - Full Time

• Min. Education Level: Degree

• Field of Study: Degree in Finance / Degree in Banking / Degree in Commerce

• Years of Experience: Minimum 3 years

• Skills: Communications and people skills, analytical skills, organisational and time management skills


Job Descriptions

WATIGA TRUST and its parent company WATIGA & CO. are boutique trust, agency and fund administration firms, with a focus on alternative investments in Southeast Asia.

We strive to be the preferred platform for investors, lenders and fund managers seeking an independent provider of corporate trust, fiduciary and fiscal and custodial agency services. We have a strong commitment to integrity, responsiveness and being commercial.

As technology permeates all aspects of financial services, we provide niche services for market entrants in FinTech, by modernising “old world” trust and custodian concepts into the FinTech context, and to bring credibility, compliance and transaction assurance to FinTech participants.

To support the growth of our business, we are looking for a motivated and competent Client Services Accountant seeking to be part of our team.


Roles and Responsibilities

• Managing the trust / fund administration service line including, but not limited to, production of investor reports, financial statements, NAV calculations, monthly reconciliations and liaising with external service providers

• Supporting client services in the development of finance operations and functions including with respect to trust and agency financial accounting and administration

• Providing Management with internal financial and management accounts for financial and risk monitoring, preparation of statutory financial statements, bank and financial accounts reconciliation

• Developing and maintaining internal financial controls and effective accounting system

• Onboarding of new clients, screening and verification of client KYC documents

• Reviewing of clients’ accounts periodically

• Assisting with FATCA / CRS reporting

• Participating effectively in ad-hoc projects assigned by the Management


Technical Requirements

• Candidates with experience in fund / trust administration software

• Strong awareness of AML / CFT regulations will have an advantage

• Minimum of 3 years of experience in the finance, trust or corporate services industry

• Experienced user of World-Check

• Advanced user of Microsoft Office suite of products

• Competence with other business software and the ability to adapt to new technology

• Professional understanding of the corporate landscape and practices in Singapore


Other Skills

• High level of attention to detail and accuracy of deliverables

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Strong ownership skills and willingness to make logical decisions independently

• Able to perform and deliver under short notice and deadline pressures

• Willing to work both independently and collectively as part of a dynamic team

• Able to manage internal and external stakeholders of all seniority levels effectively

• Strong analytical and organisational skills

• Meticulous and with an ability to multi-task effectively and efficiently

• Strong interpersonal skills, tact, diplomacy and professionalism are essential for this job


Individuals We Are Looking For

• Team-spirited individuals with high degree of integrity

• Adaptable to change, dynamic, driven and risk-taking individuals who have a strong interest in the trust and funds industries

• Individuals who can work independently and take ownership of responsibilities

• Calm, honest and humble individuals who love to learn, improve and be challenged

If you possess a can-do attitude, are enthusiastic and able to engage with clients, external service providers and team members, this is the role for you.


To apply for this position, please send your resume and a detailed cover letter with current and expected remuneration and your availability to recruit@watiga.com

Your resume must include the following information:

• Education background

• Work experience

• Reason(s) for leaving

• Language skills

• Two referees’ contacts

Our selection criteria:

• Applicants who possess relevant experience and qualifications for the above responsibilities are most welcome to apply

• Applicants who do not possess the above experience or qualifications may be considered on individual merits

• Applicants who are not shortlisted for this role may be matched and contacted for other suitable opportunities in future

• We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified