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Head (Assurance)

Agency: Accountant-General's Department
Job no.: 521228
Work type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Categories:Accounting, Audit, Finance

Accountant-General’s Department (AGD) is the lead government agency which provides financial and accounting services to our Singapore Public Service. Our wide-ranging roles include:

  • Formulating Accounting, Financial and Reserves Policies
  • Setting Accounting Standards, Policies and Practices
  • Developing and Managing Government Accounting Systems
  • Preparing Government Financial Statements
  • Conducting Value-For-Money Reviews
  • Conducting Internal Audits
  • Monitoring Financial Returns and Borrowings
  • Managing Government’s Cashflows

The work we do at AGD is diverse, challenging and enriching. You will gain valuable insights and new perspectives through our inter-agency work as we promote innovation and transformation. We will also provide you with opportunities to grow professionally, stretch your potential and hone your leadership skills.

You will lead a team to complete audit engagements on a timely basis and with high audit quality, as well as to work on consulting services that will help audit clients improve its governance. You will also work with external stakeholders to implement whole-of-Government (WOG) initiatives with will strengthen WOG financial governance and public sector internal audit capabilities.


  • Tertiary qualifications, preferably in Accountancy
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification is preferred
  • More than 7 years of experience in the audit field and experience in leading audit teams
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of risk assessment, internal controls and adoption of data analytics
  • Strong analytical skills, resourceful, meticulous
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and able to interact with management at all levels

If you are shortlisted for the position, you should hear from us within 30 days of the closing date of the advertisement. 

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