The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation, and talent. We undertake investment promotion and industry development, and work with international businesses, both foreign and local, by providing information, connection to partners and access to government incentives for their investments. Our mission is to create sustainable economic growth, with vibrant business and good job opportunities for Singapore.

Lead/ Senior Lead, Finance

About Finance Division

As part of EDB’s continuous efforts to develop the suite of industry clusters in Singapore, our finance division is an imperative business partner to our officers in the industry clusters and policy groups.

This role requires extensive cross-functional partnership with various teams within and outside EDB. The candidate will be primarily responsible for providing timely analysis, review and data insights to the Board; in areas of management information, financial incentives and budgetary control.
 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and administering financial incentives.
  • Ensuring service delivery in accordance with pre-defined service level agreements.
  • Compilation and variance analysis of reports, budgets, and financial statements.
  • Engaging with relevant internal and external stakeholders on financial matters, policy review and to benchmark initiatives.
  • Reviewing and processing financial transactions to ensure compliance to relevant regulations and guidelines
  • Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement, while keeping abreast of policies, processes and key risks.

Experienced candidates, who are considered at the Senior Lead level, will take on additional responsibilities in leading process and change management initiatives.
 


To meet the challenges of this role, you must have/be:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy, Finance or Business Administration; or equivalent.
  • Applicants to the Senior Lead position should have at least 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in the areas of risk advisory, audit, and/or accounting.
  • Good knowledge in systems implementation, data analytics and enterprise risk management would be useful.
  • Effective at multi-tasking, with ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal and project management skills.
  • Keen to learn with strong drive for operational excellence.
  • Singaporean

We regret to inform that only shortlisted applicants will be notified. 


  

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