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Finance, Vice President

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 are excited to open our new office with you, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 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.

$5M strategic funding from Tikehau Capital and PhillipCapital
Not just a lender, Helicap crunches credit data
Helicap $10M Series A

Job Description

Helicap is looking for a Vice President, Finance that will be a key member of the finance and operations team. The individual will oversee financial and performance data management as well as assist in client and regulatory reporting.

The successful candidate will report directly to the CFO and COO of Helicap. The candidate will be groomed to be Deputy-CFO.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for group entities’ annual external audit and corporate tax submissions, ensuring that accounts and statutory filings are made in accordance with relevant accounting standards and tax rules
  • Ensure that funds and portfolios are accounted for in accordance with relevant policies & procedures
  • Manage the monthly closure of accounts for group entities, including the review of management accounts, analysis of variance, and monthly reporting to management
  • Responsible for the monthly and quarterly reporting of key financial and performance figures to investors
  • Oversee day-to-day operations, including the assisting of requests from both internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop and update group budgets/forecasts, including net asset value projections of managed funds
  • Support equity fundraising, deal acquisition and divestment, capital calls, and distributions
  • Liaise with bankers, auditors, tax agents, regulators, fund administrators, and corporate secretarial firms
  • Ensure timely completion and submission of quarterly, annual, and ad-hoc filing of surveys, reports, and submissions to the Monetary Authority of Singapore for the group’s regulated entities
  • Initiate and spearhead new financial and operational initiatives

Skill Sets and Requirements

  • Degree holder, with a major in accounting or finance, preferably with an audit background
  • Holder of Chartered Accountant, or equivalent, certification
  • Min 5 years of experience in finance / operations, preferably in a bank or financial institution
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Positive professional attitude
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment to lead and manage a team
  • Experience working in a compliance role or credit fund 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 [email protected] with the following details:

  • Email subject: [Role you are applying for][First Name][Last Name]
  • Attach your CV