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Manager, Finance Shared Services


Job Purpose


This role will lead and manage a team size of under 15 to optimise financial performance and drive continuous improvements in the implementation of accounting policies, procedures, business processes and internal controls. He/She will partner other functional stakeholders to ensure effective delivery of FSS operations according to business needs.



  • Daily operational oversight of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable areas
  • Direct the implementation of the Group’s accounting and financial control policies and practices
  • Manage financial processes to plan for adequate cash and funding requirements across the Group
  • Ensure good internal controls & segregation of duties are in place including compliance to the Group’s manuals, policies & local tax regulations
  • Lead the transition of pilot change processes through Go-Live and stabilisation within a 6 to 12-month period
  • Lead the continual review, improvement and streamlining of financial and management controls including new systems implementations and upgrades
  • Manage information requests for annual statutory audits, group internal audits and respond to internal control issues arising
  • Oversee and review quarterly GST reporting and facilitates ACAP and post ACAP reviews
  • Provides support, training, mentoring, and development to reporting staff on an ongoing basis to address more complex issues/ exceptions/ continuous improvement initiatives/ leadership skills
  • Liaise with stakeholders as necessary in operational issues
  • Any other advocate matters

Qualifications & Work Experience


  • Chartered Accountant (CA) with minimum 5 years of relevant working experience
  • Experience in streamlining processes and workflows, working with senior management and management of accounting teams, preferably with full end-to-end accounting and corporate reporting experience
  • Experience delivering process change and process improvement projects



Technical skills include:

  • Strong working knowledge of Singapore and International Financial Reporting Standards, GST guidelines and other regulatory requirements
  • Working proficiency in SAP, Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint


Generic skills include:

  • Strong managerial and organisational skills; accurate and detail-oriented 
  • Driven and proactive individual with strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to research and resolve inquiries and respond in a timely manner

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

About SMRT Corporation

SMRT Corporation Ltd (SMRT) is a public transport services provider. Our primary business is to manage and operate train services on the North-South Line, the East-West Line, the Circle Line, the new Thomson East-Coast Line and the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit. This is complemented by our bus, taxi and private hire vehicle services. 

An exciting and rewarding career is waiting for you at SMRT. Join us and embark on a journey that matters. You Matter – we take care of you and your well-being. Your Work Matters – your ideas and contributions work towards building the future of our transport system and create positive impacts to the community. Your Development Matters – we offer diverse careers and learning opportunities for our people to grow you to the fullest of your potential.

Come onboard the SMRT journey today.

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Core Values
Respect, Integrity, Service & Safety, Excellence


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