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Senior Manager / Manager (Compliance)

Agency: Vital
Job no.: 533036
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Accounting, Audit, Finance, Others

Vital Shared Services is a department under the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and is the fruition of the public sector’s efforts to aggregate common services within the public sector to leverage economies of scale, improve efficiency and effectiveness. We bring together selected human resource and finance processing activities of government agencies. Such functions include paying salaries and benefits, processing staff claims, making payments to suppliers, etc. By pooling together such functions, Vital Shared Services aims to bring costs down and achieve greater efficiency through economies of scale, standardization and streamlining of procedures. Government agencies served by the Vital Shared Services will enjoy lower costs over time.

Vital Shared Services also presents an opportunity for HR and finance staff to upgrade and apply their skills on a broader scale and adopt a customer-oriented culture. Instead of being seen as backroom support services, these staff will now be at the front end, focusing on providing value-added services to participating government agencies. Our Officers face a challenging business environment, where they will participate in streamlining and improving processes. Our Passion is change -where we embrace the opportunities change can bring.

Our Vision: A World Class Shared Services Partner. A Vital Catalyst for Change.

Our Mission: We deliver quality shared services solutions and create value as a trusted partner.

Our Values: Passion for Excellence, Professionalism with Integrity, Caring Team, Catalyst for Change

To find out more about Vital Shared Services, please visit

Senior Manager / Manager  (Compliance)

The Senior Manager / Manager, Compliance, provides independent oversight on the governance and control activities of the business units and propose improvements in such activities so as to ensure that VITAL complies with prevailing corporate service policies and regulations.


  • Implementation of  Compliance and Risk Management Framework
  • Work closely with the line managers to implement the organisation's enterprise risk management strategy
  • Lead or participate in compliance review covering key aspects of the organisation's operations and to ensure adherence to the organisation's operating procedures, policies and regulatory requirements
  • Conduct extensive risk review and testing of processes, flows and systems and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and governance processes
  • Analyse and evaluate compliance and risk management related issues and make practical value-added recommendations to the management and follow up on corrective actions
  • Perform IT system access rights management reviews
  • Assist in investigation on areas of specific concern, including possible initial fraud investigations
  • Present and report compliance and risk issue findings to the management
  • Participate in collaboration projects with functional units and/or policy/system owner on process improvement and streamlining
  • Provide guidance to other team members on governance, risk management and compliance
  • Provide advice on audit risks to other departments
  • Possess a Degree in Accountancy or equivalent
  • Advanced knowledge and proven ability in use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Relevant experience in managing compliance activities in a corporate or audit environment in the private and/or public sector is an advantage
  • Experience on data analytics and good knowledge of public sector practices is an advantage
  • Good analytical and critical thinking skills, able to consider the potential implications of issues at a detailed level and from a broad level perspective
  • Organised and meticulous with an attention to detail
  • Possess high integrity and high level of professional ethics, able to maintain confidentiality and only speak to the appropriate people about the appropriate subject
  • Self-motivated and committed with a strong sense of urgency and drive to follow-up proactively
  • Able to work in teams and independently at the same time
  • Good verbal and written communication and presentation skills, including crafting messages and communicating findings / practical recommendations to internal / external stakeholders
  • Good interpersonal skills to be able to connect and build a good working relationship with stakeholders at all levels
  • Good negotiation skills with ability to influence and be resourceful to think creatively for effective resolution of diverse issues

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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