Full Time

Finance Associate

Corporate Profile

Helicap is one of Asia's fastest-growing FinTech firms specialising in the private investments and alternative lending space in Asia Pacific. Powered by our proprietary credit analytics engine, we analyse and evaluate millions of data points from non-bank financial institutions and high-growth startups to extract meaningful investment insights and address a $740 billion market opportunity. We provide curated private debt and private equity investments with attractive risk-adjusted returns to a wide network of investors, including Family Offices, HNWIs, Impact Funds, and Institutional Investors. Through these investments, we aim to fill a financing gap and enable financial access for over 300 million underbanked companies and people in the region.

Helicap is based out of Singapore with subsidiaries licensed or registered with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS): - Helicap Investments; RFMC registered with MAS - Helicap Securities; CMS License for Dealing in Securities by MAS. We have raised over $30 million and our investors include Temasek-backed Tikehau, Phillip Capital, Credit Saison, East Ventures, as well as senior executives from Temasek, GIC, Morgan Stanley, and Blackrock.

Read more about us:

- $5M strategic funding from Tikehau Capital and PhillipCapital

- Not just a lender, Helicap crunches credit data

- Helicap $10M Series A


Job Description

We are looking for a Finance Associate to groom to management. This candidate will work closely with the Finance Team to prepare the entity and group-level accounts as well as the Group CFO and COO to grow the Helicap business.

  • Manage full set of accounts independently, including preparing of relevant listings and schedules, determining net asset values, and calculating fund performance
  • Responsible for regular accounting functions, including payroll, cash management and purchases
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for use by management
  • Manage relationships with professional service vendors, e.g. fund administrators, banks and auditors
  • Prepare quarterly GST submission and handle local tax matters, ensuring timely submission to local authorities
  • Assist with corporate secretarial work and compliance requirements, ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Assist in the preparation of surveys, reports and forms as required by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
  • Be involved in distribution of returns to existing investors, including drafting of required documents
  • Perform any other ad-hoc assignments by management
  • Motivating and guiding junior staff in their day-to-day task

Skill Sets and Requirements

  • Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent
  • 1 - 3 years of accounting work experience, preferably with an external audit background in fund accounting / capital calls / private equity / fund management firms
  • Strong technical foundation in Singapore FRS and IRAS regulations
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills, and an attention to details
  • Able to multi-task, prioritise and work within short timelines with minimal supervision
  • Forward-looking and proactive, with a passion for problem-solving, improving and/or implementing processes
  • Team player with strong organisational skills, low level politics
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in using accounting software such as Xero is a bonus

How to apply

We are looking for candidates who are ambitious, entrepreneurial, enjoy startup culture, do multiple tasks, and are willing to learn. Helicap is a fast-growing startup where every hire counts - Candidates must be willing to be flexible on job scope and take a long-term view. We want to hear from you if you've built a successful track record and enjoy working in a startup culture.

To apply, send a resume to hiring@heli-cap.com with the following details:

  • Email subject: Finance_Associate_FirstName_LastName
  • Attach your CV and Cover letter