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Associate (Finance Capability Development)

Agency: Accountant-General's Department
Job no.: 544547
Work type: Contract, Permanent
Location: Singapore
Categories:Human Resources, Organisation Development, Training and Development

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 part of the Government Finance Function Office in the Ministry of Finance to help drive efforts in transforming finance function across the public sector.  You will assist in building workforce capabilities by uplifting skills through learning and development and building a sense of professional community.  You will also assist in driving outreach and engagement programmes.  Your primary job functions will include the following:

  • Uplift capabilities of finance officers’ skills through training and development in a practitioner-led model;
  • Articulate skills and competencies required to perform finance job functions;
  • Establish and operationalise competency framework for finance function;
  • Create learning and development roadmaps for finance, including cross-training between finance and procurement;
  • Introduce structured training with mandatory courses for the finance community;
  • Work with agencies to surface finance officers through milestone programmes;
  • Build a sense of professional community in finance;
  • Lead and nurture Communities of Practice and Centres of Excellence in finance;
  • Able to handle and administer Learning Management Systems; and
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects


  • Background in HR/OD related discipline required;
  • Has prior working experience in HR/organisation development/learning & development;  
  • Motivated, organised, meticulous and people-oriented;  
  • Good communication and writing skills; and  
  • Able to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

You will be notified on whether you are shortlisted or not within 4 weeks of the closing date of this job posting.

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