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Deputy Director (Internal Audit)

Agency: Accountant-General's Department
Job no.: 535530
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 be appointed by the Accountant-General’s Department and posted to a public healthcare sector agency in the first instance, where you will manage its internal audit function as well as planning and implementation of audit reviews. Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Determine and review strategic goals and objectives for the internal audit function and develop its overall internal audit work plan
  • Identify financial as well as business processes with the potential to be streamlined for greater operational effectiveness and efficiency
  • Formulate and implement Enterprise Risk Management framework and perform risk-based reviews based on the framework
  • Review audit fieldwork and plans prepared by staff and discuss audit recommendations with the Audit Committee
  • Conduct administrative audits and provide audit advisory to its related agencies


  • Tertiary qualifications, preferably in Accountancy
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification is preferred
  • At least 8 years of experience in internal audit
  • Experience in public healthcare sector will be advantageous
  • Proficient in internal control policies & processes
  • Meticulous with strong analytical skills
  • Good leadership and interpersonal skills

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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