Financial Controller

Website True House Partners

Recruitment specialists for single-family offices (& multi) and trust & corporate services providers worldwide.

About The Job:

  • Financial Controller (Single Family Office)
  • London initially and then based permanently in Singapore
  • A super opportunity to join this established single-family office that will appeal to an ambitious individual with a sense of adventure who wishes to avoid routine and work in a fast-paced and stimulating environment in which the progression of one’s career is encouraged.
  • It is intended that the successful individual will initially be based in the London office and then move permanently to the Singapore office.
  • The role will report to the Head of the Family Office and work very closely with the Principal.
  • Taking the lead in the delivery of the core reporting of the Principal’s wealth, this individual will liaise with the investment team who directly manage a range of financial assets as well as other financial professionals in the family office.
  • Fundamentally, this is a reporting role for a variety of activities within several family structures.
  • The eclectic mix of underlying assets consists of investments held personally, in trusts and controlled vehicles, including JVs, and across the main asset classes including shares, bonds, real estate, private equity, and hedge funds.
  • The individual will have the ability to develop clear, concise, and informative financial reporting in a form that meets the requirements of all the end-users primarily the Principal and the directors/trustees of the family wealth structure.

The Candidate Will Have (or Be):

  • A versatile, proactive, qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) and as a guide only, you will have a minimum of around 4-5 years’ post-qualification experience (candidates outside this range will be considered) acquired within a family office (single or multi), a firm of chartered accountants (or other professional services firm), an independent trust company, wealth manager, private bank, private equity firm or another closely aligned institution;
  • Good all round accounting and strong financial and management reporting skills with exposure to investment reporting or wealth reporting an advantage;
  • A keen sense of the high net worth mindset; and
  • A self-starter, highly organised who enjoys working as part of a team as well as autonomously with a strong sense of client confidentiality and impeccable ethical and professional values.

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