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Finance & Operations Specialist

Golden Gate Ventures LogoGolden Gate Ventures

Date Posted

07 Oct, 2021

Work Location


Salary Offered

S$2500 — S$5000 monthly

Job Type

Full Time

Experience Required

1+ years

Remote Work


Stock Options



1 available

Where do you come in?

Golden Gate Ventures is looking for a Finance & Operations Trainee that will be an integral support to the team and manage a broad range of responsibilities from financial management and accounting, compliance reporting. We’re looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented, numbers-loving person that can balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines. This person will be challenged to think, work creatively, and independently to adapt to the pace of the company.

There will be lots of tasks thrown at you and we want somebody that can roll with the punches, and learn along the way. We see this as a long-term relationship and want you to grow within the firm. This is an exciting opportunity at one of the top-tier Venture Capital funds in Southeast Asia.

What you’ll be doing:
Finance Operations

• Assist with operational matters with fund administrators/accountants for the monthly closing process, quarterly GST processes, and reconciliation of transactions.
• Assist with cash management (Handling payments; monitoring receivables/ payables) and tracking of expenses for the Fund Management company, Fund, and SPVs.
• Assist with budget variance reports.
• Assist with compliance reporting relating to MAS, DITC, FATCA, CRS, and any other regulations applicable to the fund.
• Maintain corporate information for all funds and entities managed by Golden Gate Ventures.
• Liaise with auditors, tax agents, and lawyers on all finance and operational matters.

Legal Execution

• Assist with execution of investment legal documentation; and fund manager financial and legal documents
• Manage to sign of documents and courier services required by the company


• Assist with KYC upkeep in the appropriate folders of the company and safeguarding important documents in the company

Portfolio Operations

• Maintain and update fund and portfolio transactions on internal systems
• Assist with quarterly valuation review
• Updating information in investment repository

Desired skills

• Open-minded and adaptable to new approaches for solving problems, while actively seeking out the optimal solution for each situation
• Great communication skills, both written and verbal
• A self-starter who works well in a diverse team
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced and demanding work environment
• Poised under pressure and possesses a sense of urgency to meet deadlines
• Detail-oriented with natural comfort around numbers
• Excellent reliability and timeliness
• Bachelor's degree or Diploma equivalent in fund administration preferred

Benefits for you

• Exciting – You’ll get to work with a firm that’s investing in endearing startups in Singapore and South East Asia
• Personal development – We want this role to align with your personal and professional goals
• Creative Freedom – You’ll have the freedom to suggest new projects or ideas that you think can benefit the firm or our portfolio (and have a hand in running it)
• Insight – You’ll get to sit alongside the partners in some startup meetings, from first pitches to monthly status updates
• Networking – You’ll build an amazing network, communicating with other high profile investors, CEO’s, and members of the press
• Health - You will be covered under the company’s medical insurance plan and get to enjoy team fitness programs
• Culture - We bond over weekly team lunches, occasional outings, and a yearly retreat
• Environment - Our office is fun, fast-paced, and informal, located at the top of a hip shophouse on Duxton Road. No cubicles, just flat open space :-)

GGV’s values:

We live and breathe our values and we want people that share our values to work with us. We also feel it’s important for anyone joining us to understand what our values are and what they mean to us, so we’ve summarised them here for you:

🚩 Pioneering

• We're pioneering, we thrive in new ideas and methods.
• We're willing to take surprisingly bold, yet calculated risks.
• We challenge the norms.
• We're audacious, fearless, and unconventional.
• We're not afraid to take smart risks for what we believe in and in order to achieve a goal.
• We're not afraid to experiment, speak our mind, and be progressive.
• We make decisions with the view of the long-term, not the short-term.
🤝 Respectful & Empowering

• We respect others. We're mindful of our role in the ecosystem. We place entrepreneurs first.
• We communicate and act with openness, transparency and accountability.
• We encourage people to grow, take control and represent their ideas in a responsible and self-determined way.
• We believe in a healthy atmosphere where we can equally prioritize the demands of our careers and the demands of our personal lives.
• We make sure to have each other's back in whatever we do. We accept that mistakes and failures are part of life and give each other room to learn and grow.
💻 Data Driven

• We value information, data and research to fuel our intuition and decision-making.
• We are efficient with our time, leveraging tech to scale the firm.
• We're agile, flexible and adaptable to challenges and adversity.
👫 Diversity

• We believe that innovation is sparked when people from different backgrounds see different solutions to the same problem.
• We believe in a sense of belonging, of being valued and seen for who we are.
• We believe in people coming together, having the opportunity to contribute their points of view in order to collectively do great work.
• We are inclusive to all
🔥 Self-motivated

• We have an internal fire within us that drives us to do things and keeps us going in order to achieve whatever we set out to do.
• We are passionate about the things we do and about each other.
• We encourage and reward self-direction
🕺 Fun

• We work hard, and it should bring enjoyment. We celebrate our wins.
• We make sure to have fun along the way and not take ourselves too seriously
• We're social, bring people together and build communities through our events and initiatives.

About Golden Gate Ventures

Golden Gate Ventures Logo

Venture Capital firm based in Singapore and San Francisco

Company Size: Not Specified
Year Founded: Not Specified
Country: Singapore
Company Status: Investing

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