Senior Associate/Manager, Finance, Incentives Management
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Categories: Corporate Development
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.
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EDB’s Finance division is an imperative business partner to our officers in the accounts 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.
Candidate will be required to be familiar with incentive guidelines administered by the EDB.
Key responsibilities will include:
Meeting with senior executives and lead engineers to ascertain the status of financial incentives awarded to companies.
Assessing the achievement of incentives conditions with on-site visit and documents review
Reviewing claims submitted by companies, for compliance with guidelines and award letters
Ensuring service delivery in accordance with pre-defined service level agreements, from planning, fieldwork and reporting
Identifying gaps and shaping policy framework from issues identified
Preparing periodic report to senior management
Promoting organizational awareness on incentive governance, business continuity planning and risk management.
To meet the challenges of this role, you must have/be:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy, Finance or Business Administration; or equivalent
At least 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in the areas of governance, business continuity planning and execution, and enterprise risk management. (Applicable to Managerial level only)
Excellent communication, interpersonal and project management skills
Good problem solving and critical thinking skills, results oriented and able to work effectively under pressure or on multiple priorities and project
Strong attention to detail and excellent analytical skill
Knowledge and practices in Data Analytics, IT-background and experience with RPA and coding will be an advantage
We review applications and interview on a rolling basis. Applicants can expect to receive an application outcome within 8 weeks of application date.
Advertised: Singapore Standard Time 28 Apr 2022
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time
29 Jul 2022