Accountant – Corporate Finance

Company: LaSalle Investment Management
Job Title: Accountant
Location: Singapore
Department: Corporate Finance
Reporting to: Senior Vice President, Finance
Employment Type: Full-Time

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Role Summary

LaSalle Investment Management is one of the world’s leading real estate investment managers. With presence in 16 countries worldwide, we manage approximately US$60 billion of private and public property equity investments. Our diverse client base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, endowments and private individuals from across the globe.

Unlike many investment management firms, we invest only in real estate and therefore have a unique focus and depth of expertise in the sector. Our primary objective is to deliver competitive performance while striving to achieve the highest levels of client service.
 

 

Position Goals

To support the firm in providing the accounting, financial and management information in Singapore, Hong Kong and China
To provide support in finance & accounting matters generally and contribute towards the growth of the firm’s busines

 

 

Reporting

Based in Singapore, the position reports to Senior Vice President, Finance

 

 

Accountabilities

  • Liaise with India and Dalian shared service team and JLL Local Finance who handle bookkeeping of the Singapore, Hong Kong and China entities

  • Oversee monthly accounting records, including bank reconciliations and any sub ledger reconciliations

  • Assist in annual external & internal audit

  • Assist with tax, regulatory compliance and corporate governance matters

  • Implement and ensure compliance with internal controls

  • Assist with regional reporting for Asia Pacific

 

 

Desired Qualifications & Skills

  • Qualified CA (Singapore) or equivalent globally recognized qualification

  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience

  • Experience in real estate/private equity/asset management industry preferred, with prior experience in large accounting and audit firms

  • Experience in PeopleSoft system preferred

  • Technically strong in financial reporting and accounting standards

  • Client focused, confident and a high level of integrity

  • Organized, meticulous, inquisitive and adaptable

  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds in the Asia Pacific region including liaising with JV partners, asset managers, outsource agents, bankers, auditors and consultants

 

 
Company website: www.lasalle.com