Executive / Senior Executive (Accounting & Finance)

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24 Feb 2023
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26 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance and Resource Planning  

Job Description

The Institute for Adult Learning (IAL) invites suitably qualified and experienced Accounts Executives / Accountants to apply for the position of Senior Executive / Manager. Successful applicant will focus mainly on Accounts Receivables and will be working closely and collaboratively with the Deputy Director, Finance and Resource Planning (DD/FRP) and other Senior Managers / Managers within the Department and across divisions within the Institute, the appointee will be responsible for the following job functions, and/or other duties and responsibilities which may be assigned by the Management to meet the needs of the organization. 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare accounting transactions relating to receivables and comply with the institution’s and corporate financial governance, policies and procedures, and relevant accounting standards. 
  • Responsible for the creation and updating of the fee scheme and funding matrix, and ensure its accuracies in the institute’s training management system.
  • Prepare, monitor, and update each accounts receivable status including generation of invoices, receipts and sending reminder letters, and performing timely account reconciliations.
  • Prepare the institute’s financial statements (balance sheet, profit & loss accounts) and other financial reports according to schedule and as required by relevant stakeholders.
  • Support month-end or year-end closing, and annual statutory audits.
  • Perform any other duties, including cross divisional project(s) that may be assigned from time to time by the management for staff capability development as well as to meet the organizational needs.

Job Requirements

  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in accounting, financial management, budgetary planning and control and management reporting.  Candidates must be able to prepare a full set of financial statements. Experiences gained from an established educational or training institution with CET programme offerings or services is preferred, but not mandatory
  • A good understanding of educational business operations and the roles of Continuing Education and Training (CET) or lifelong learning initiatives in the Singapore economic environment, and with some experiences in managing government grants, subsidies will be an advantage. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to details, and deadline oriented. 
  • Strong oral and written communication, and inter-personal skills and be able to work collaboratively as a team with other colleagues and stakeholders to achieve the organizational goals and objectives
  • Tertiary education - A bachelor university degree or a polytechnic diploma in accountancy is a mandatory requirement. Candidates with or pursuing a professional membership of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) will be an advantage.  Career prospect and advancement is good for successful candidate who possesses the right attitude, a team player, willing to learn / upskill, and performs well consistently. 

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