Job Posting

Associate/VP, Fund Operation

Location: Singapore

Deadline: 2024-12-31


Koru Partners is a thematically driven alternative investment firm identifying attractive investment opportunities that are backed by macro-holistic themes encompassing forward-looking social, economic, demographic, and technological changes.

We are inspired to be the world’s leading business partner for unique insights, understanding and decision making. It is our mission to understand the challenges facing humanity and to empower people and companies, working to transform such challenges into opportunities through allocation of capital.

We are looking for an experienced Fund Operations headcount who is looking to grow with us. In line with our vision, we are building a Fund Operations system that will integrate information and technology to provide world-class customer service and insights to all relevant stakeholders. If you are up for the challenge, we can promise a great journey and an opportunity to learn the various parts of our business.

What You Can Expect

Salary: SGD 6,000 to SGD 12,000 + Performance-based bonus


  • Group Insurance
  • Medical Reimbursement
  • Health Screening Reimbursement
  • Vision Care and Health Reimbursement

Company Culture:

  • Strong emphasis on company core values to guide you in your day-to-day work and life
  • Dynamic and fun team who will challenge and support you
  • Flexible and transparent work culture
  • Training to allow you to grow and improve your knowledge and skills


  • Work closely with the Technology team as a product manager in the building of new platforms and technologies, e.g. internal position bookkeeping system.
  • Take responsibility for financial reporting and portfolio reporting, e.g. perform review and oversight of quarterly management reports and annual financial statements.
  • Liaise with the fund administrator for capital calls, management fee calculations, distributions, and financial statement reporting.
  • Work with various stakeholders to support audits, tax procedures, and investor information requests.
  • Foster fund industry relationships and stay abreast of relevant regulations and best practices.
  • Knowledge of trade operations processes and ensure an accurate fund accounting book and records.
  • Participate in UAT system testing of new platforms for internal teams and external partners.
  • Oversee quality, accuracy, and timeliness of deliverables.
  • Build and maintain relevant policies and procedures.
  • Develop and implement process improvements, effectively manage change to ensure departmental objectives are met.

Ideal Requirements

  • Experience in middle office or fund operations at a fund manager, fund administrator, or financial institution with a preference for hedge fund/liquid fund operations.
  • Familiarity with principles of fund valuation, financial statements, and accounting standards (e.g. US GAAP, IFRS).
  • Strong quantitative and analytical capabilities.
  • Interest and familiarity with technology as product development will constitute a substantial part of the work scope.
  • Excellent communication, decision-making, problem-solving and conflict-solving skills.

About You

We are a firm expecting collaborators to be highly aligned with our core values. Therefore, you should be:
  • Dedicated and Driven. You are a self-starter who is able to work effectively with low levels of supervision or minimum direction while under pressure in a fast-paced environment. You are energetic, resourceful, and a hands-on individual who pursues goals with sense of urgency. You readily cope with changing priorities, take initiative, and able to follow through with assigned tasks.
  • Integrity and Ethics. You have a strong, ingrained sense of professional integrity and ethics.
  • Entrepreneurial and Effective Team Member. You have the ability to see the commercial angle, while being mindful of associated risks. You have strong leadership qualities and can assume responsibilities, while being a team player within a high-performance group.
  • Agile Thinker. You enjoy solving complex problems and able to see the big picture while mapping out the details to achieve your goals. You are creative about providing innovative solutions (new processes, technologies, and approaches).

To Apply

Please kindly prepare the following information:
  • Resume
  • 1-page or less response to "What matters to you the most? And why?" (An email will be sent to you requesting this essay the next working day after the job application is submitted)
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and all applications with missing information and no justifiable reason will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

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