Assistant Head (Research) - Finance Department (3-Year Contract) [NIE]

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Accountancy | Financial Accounting | Finance Manager
Job Type:
Contract or Project Basis
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Benefits:

flexible work hours

health & wellness benefits

free food & beverages

training opportunities

personal development benefits

No. of Vacancies:

1

Job Description
ABOUT THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION (NIE)
The National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore, is Singapore’s national teacher education institute and we are proud to be an integral part of the nation’s education service. We play a key role in the preparation of teachers and in the provision of teacher professional and school leadership development programmes. We are committed to our vision of being An Institute of Distinction: Leading the Future of Education and our mission to Inspire Learning, Transform Teaching and Advance Research.

NIE invites applicants for the position of Assistant Head (Research) in the Finance Department. This is a 3-year contract position.

Assistant Head (Research) - Finance Department (3-Year Contract) [NIE]

Responsibilities
Reporting to Head/Finance, you will be responsible for the following functions:
• Administration of Research grant and projects of NIE.
• Administration of the financial project (WBS) modules in SAP and Research management system.
• Collaborate with internal stakeholders and management on budgets, reporting, outlook and cashflow.
• Collaborate with external funders and external auditors on grant matters.
• Identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvements to enhance the financial management processes and procedures; through streamlining and automation.
• Provide financial advice to internal stakeholders.
• Supervision of staff.

Requirements
• A University Degree in Accountancy or in Accounting major.
• At least 5 years of accounting and managerial experience.
• Must be a member of the ISCA (The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants).
• Strong interpersonal, organizational, communication and writing skills.
• Strong conceptualization and analytical skills.
• Highly Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.
• Self-motivated, able to work independently and as a team player.
• Knowledge of SAP Hana S4 and SAP Concur would be an advantage.

Closing Date
The closing date of the advertisement is 8 December 2023.
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Other Information
NIE staff can take chartered buses at their own expense from or near their homes to NIE campus. This is subject to the availability of seats.
Job Criteria/Requirements
Qualifications:

Degree

Must-have skills:

Must be a member of the ISCA (The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants)

Nice to Have Skills:

At least 5 years of accounting and managerial experience

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National Institute of Education

The National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore, is Singapore’s national teacher education institute and we are proud to be an integral part of the nation’s education service. We play a key role in the preparation of teachers and in the provision of teacher professional and school leadership development programmes. We are committed to our vision of being An Institute of Distinction: Leading the Future of Education and our mission to Inspire Learning, Transform Teaching and Advance Research. Read more about NIE here: https://www.ntu.edu.sg/nie/about-us.