Lead/ Senior Lead, Finance

About EDB

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.

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.

As a Lead in the Finance division, you will provide business finance support to the Board in areas of management of finance information and cost control.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Compiling and presenting reports, budgets, analysis and commentaries, and financial statements
  • Managing and administering financial incentives
  • Analysing cost structures, budget forecasting and monitoring income and expenditure
  • Strengthening internal controls and systems implementation
  • Engaging with relevant internal and external stakeholders on financial matters and to benchmark initiatives
  • Reviewing and processing financial transactions to ensure compliance to relevant regulations and guidelines

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

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

  • Degree in Business Administration and/or Accountancy and/or Economics
  • Applicants to the Assistant Head position should have at least 3-5 years of work experience in Accounting, Finance, Audit or similar role with a corporate organisation.
  • Experience in systems and improvement projects would be useful
  • Effective communications and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn and strong drive for operational excellence
  • Singaporean


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