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Manager, Corporate Services-Finance (Financial Planning and Analysis)

Our client is a higher education institution.

Job No: 1818      |       Advertised on: 2019-01-04      |       CIC: Jaclyn Tan Ai Leng      |       Reg. No: R1104237
Job Location(s): South (eg: HarbourFront, Telok Blangah, Bukit Merah)

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  JOB DESCRIPTION Our client is actively searching for a Manager, Corporate Services-Finance (Financial Planning and Analysis) to join their team! If you are a dynamic individual seeking a new career opportunity, read further!

The responsibilities of this role are:

Job Purpose
This position will drive financial sustainability initiatives and act as a business partner to the various departments. He/she will also be in-charge of monthly preparation /analysis of financial statement, other financial simulation and drive the audit processes of the school.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Oversee a senior executive in the preparation and analysis of statutory financial statement other financial simulations
  • Monthly review of accounts and all financial data of the units, in order to identify key areas of improvement and deploy specific action plan
  • Prepare periodic Business Review
  • Prioritize and target under performance units, working closely with Operations Managers on improvement strategies.
  • Provide financial performance metrics for the units
  • Develop benchmarking and comparison between units
  • Monitor financial KPIs
  • Support Financial Excellence and follow-up of Financial Excellence action
  • Preparation of reports to analyze irregularities, deviation, and gaps
  • Drive and manage the audit process and review/prepare the statutory accounts of the school
  • Drive prepare/review ad-hoc financial simulation to support management decision, e.g. simulation for the master programmes, funding renewal or any other contracts
  • Able to identify the cause-and-effect relationship between different aspects of the situation
  • Improve on internal control, efficiency and effectiveness through process re-engineering or development/application of information systems
  • Design/prepare visually appealing financial reports/presentation/dashboard 
  • Improve Corporate Governance through streamlining and standardization of work processes
  • Liaise with other functional managers to put the finances in context
  • Drive/present to the Management Committee or other stakeholders to gain support in financial initiatives or proposal to promote long-term financial sustainability of the school
  • Maintain and facilitate co-operative working relationships across networks and campuses
  • Make self fully available, especially in difficult service situations
  • Define roles, sets priorities, focuses on objectives for the team and translates overall goals into tangible activities for individual and teams
  • Able to see patterns, trends when looking at information
  • Provide task-oriented instruction to demonstrate to others to get the job done
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as assigned from time to time

The ideal candidate will need to have the following qualities and experience:
  • Possess a Degree in Accounting with professional qualification (Chartered Accountant) preferred
  • Possess 10-15 years of relevant working experience, with at least 3 years of experience
  • in the external/statutory audit field preferred
  • Working experience or exposure to government linked organizations would be an advantage
  • Possess strong proficiency in business partnering and financial control
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess the ability to multi-task and work effectively with staff, internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Highly committed with good service-oriented attitude
  • Demonstrate strong planning, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrate good organizational capabilities with an eye for details
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and SAP
  • Possess knowledge of Singapore Financial Reporting Standards (SFRS)

An exciting career awaits the right candidate! Click "Quick Apply" to register your interest now.

All applicants' CV will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  SALARY S$5,000.00 - S$7,000.00 per Month


We will try our best to reply all candidates within 7 working days.

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