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General Manager Singapore

Central, Central Singapore, SingaporeGeneral Management

Job description

Bolder Group is a global leading and privately owned fund services, corporate services and private wealth services provider. With offices around the globe and over decades of experiences, our fund services vertical is a dynamic and forward-thinking financial services firm that specializes in providing innovative solutions to our investment fund clients. We provide professional and tailor fund services to our asset managers, money managers, institutional clients and family offices. Our team of experienced professional brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge to every engagement, and Bolder Group is committed to helping our clients achieve their financial goals through customized and comprehensive fund services solutions.

Job Overview

As the highest-ranking manager in the Singapore operations, the Managing Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations, regulatory compliance and overall success of the business. The Managing Director is expected to deal with a full range of fund administration, corporate, fiduciary and accounting services through effective direction of staff and utilization of corporate resources. The Managing Director is directly involved with managing existing client relationships and with the identification and pursuit of new business. The Managing Director will be involved with marketing and through participating in business development activities to support the expansion of our client base.

Principal Duties:

  • Manage local office
  • Implement, manage and monitor: operations, business continuity, disaster recovery plan, governance, etc
  • Reviews financial reports of all local team leads and reports to RM-Finance
  • Implement local change initiatives
  • Run local office operations (HR, office building, etc)
  • Determine fte/resource requirements and co-sign all employee contracts (together with Team Lead)
  • Signs all contracts with local third parties (building lease, payroll, banks, etc.) Communication to local office employees
  • SWOT analysis and determines resource requirements with Team Leads, looks for efficiencies at the local level (overlap of resources, cross-selling opportunities, etc.) to be discussed with RM
  • Adopt DNA & team behaviors and specify locally
  • Ensure participation and engagement in global/virtual initiatives
  • Main contact for local regulator
  • Ensure local regulatory / labor laws / standards are met
  • Escalate local issues to management team

Job requirements

Desired skills and experience:

  • Thorough knowledge of market changes and forces that influence the company
  • Strong understanding of corporate finance and measures of performance
  • Familiarity with corporate law and management best practices
  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Effective relationship management, coaching, network and business development skills
  • Thorough knowledge of corporate entities including funds and fiduciary services
  • Thorough understanding of Singapore acts, regulations and services as they apply to the business
  • Previous experience acting as director to investment funds, SPVs and other entities
  • The suitable candidate should have proven experience with governance related matters, as this is key area of development and growth for the company.
  • Experience with Trust services and STEP qualified will be an advantage

Desired qualifications and accreditations:

  • Professional law degree from an accredited university or chartered accountant with professional designation;
  • Minimum of 5 years industry experience in a management role.