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Assistant Director/Senior Assistant Director, Sector Capability & Transformation Group

Apply now Agency: National Council of Social Service
Job no.: 563176
Work type: Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories: Accounting, Audit, Finance, Economics/Statistics, Marketing/Business Development, Statistics

Job Purpose/Job Summary (General Objectives of Job)

This role is to oversee and put in place the financial governance and controls which includes the designing of structures and processes for different portfolios under SCTG including the Social Service Institute (SSI). The controls should ensure that the required level of assurance is achieved while meeting ground and business needs. In addition, the role will also develop and implement central reporting mechanism for the various portfolios and projects.

The role will also oversee the management of budget for the Group by reviewing the annual budget requirements, working with Finance to track and monitor the commitment and utilisation of approved budgets and managing the deployment of budget within the Group during the course of Financial Year with Finance.

Key Responsibilities and Activities

  1. Work with teams in SCTG including SSI to design the structures and processes for different portfolios.
  2. Review the proposed structures and processes to ensure that governance assurance and controls are sufficiently in place.
  3. Develop and implement central reporting within SCTG including SSI for various portfolios including what to report and how it should be reported.
  4. Co-ordinate the report submission to Group Director/SCTG through all Directors in SCTG
  5. Review the reports submitted by various teams in SCTG and highlight any potential issues for Senior Management’s attention.
  6. Collate budget requirements from various teams within SCTG including SSI during annual budget exercises.
  7. Work with Finance Division to review the reasonableness month-on-month / year-to-date actual against budget and same periods of last financial year; update periodic NCSS KPI reporting.
  8. Perform monthly variance analysis on the Group’s budget to explain shortfall or surplus and provide the justifications to Finance Division for overall reporting.    
  9. Establish partnership with internal teams like Finance to provide financial support to SCTG.
  10. Any other duties as and when assigned by supervisor.

Behaviours Needed to Succeed

Personal Competencies:

  1. Team player
  2. Ability to work with minimum guidance and under tight timeline
  3. Meticulous with strong analytical, execution and problem-solving skills
  4. Good presentation and writing skills

Skills & Knowledge:

  1. MS office
  2. Good knowledge of SAP
  3. Good with data analytics


  1. Related discipline in Sociology, Finance, Mathematics & Business Development
  2. 5 years of relevant experience with at least 1 year in supervisory position

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