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Technical Manager, Accounting Standards Council

Agency: Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority
Job no.: 538585
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Accounting, Audit, Finance, Policy Formulation

At ACRA, we make Singapore a trusted and best place for business. Our people are proactive self-starters, empowered to create value and grow their careers in an environment that fosters trust and respect. Join us to make a difference! We now have the following exciting career opportunity available. You may also visit our career page at to find out more about other career opportunities.

The Accounting Standards Council (ASC) is the independent accounting standards setting body that is entrusted by the Singapore Government with the statutory responsibility of prescribing accounting standards that promote investor, market and public confidence in the financial reporting of companies, charities, cooperatives societies and societies in Singapore.

We are looking for candidates with an aspiration of shaping developments in accounting standards setting to join the ASC Secretariat as Technical Managers.


As a key position in the ASC Secretariat, this role provides technical accounting specialist support to the ASC and contributes to the overall achievement of the ASC's statutory objectives. Your responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage technical accounting projects. This includes obtaining stakeholder feedback, performing research and analysis, and developing comments on accounting standards consultation documents.
  • Organise and provide technical accounting input to focus group discussions and stakeholder outreaches of the ASC.
  • Monitor emerging issues in accounting standards, support the ASC in formulating a Singapore position, and contribute to the effective engagement with the staff of International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) on the Singapore position.
  • Provide technical accounting support to the ASC delegation in the meetings of the IASB, international and regional accounting standards setting bodies, and other accounting bodies.
  • Participate in joint proactive accounting research work with international, regional and local stakeholders.

  • Professional training in Accountancy.
  • Approximately 8 - 10 years of working experience, inclusive of managerial role, in the application, interpretation and analysis of accounting standards.
  • Able to support the ASC engagement with various stakeholder groups in the financial reporting and accounting standards setting community.
  • Good technical accounting knowledge and writing skills are essential.

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

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