Compliance Manager, Financial Reporting Surveillance Department Compliance Manager, Financial Reporting  …

Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 May 20
Competitive
Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 May 20
Competitive
Compliance Manager, Financial Reporting Surveillance Department
At ACRA, we make Singapore a trusted and the best place for business. Our people are proactive self-starters, empowered to create value, and grow our careers in an environment that engenders trust and respect. Join us to make a difference to Singapore!

Job Responsibilities

As a member of the Financial Reporting Surveillance Department, your responsibilities include the following:

  • Investigate potential non-compliance with accounting standards in the financial statements of mainly listed companies:
    • Monitor news relating to or announcements of listed companies;
    • Perform review of financial statements and together with more experienced officers, identify potential material non-compliance with the accounting standards and other laws;
    • Enquire with company directors (in writing and meeting) on the accounting treatments of major transactions and balances;
    • Evaluate directors' responses and form a view on whether there is a material non-compliance with accounting standards;
    • Together with valuation experts, identify major valuation issues during review of financial statements and form a view on whether there is a material non-compliance with accounting standards;
    • Prepare documents, present and facilitate discussion with accounting panel(s) and valuation panel; and
    • Together with legal officers and other enforcement agencies, perform investigation and prepare cases for court proceedings.


  • Develop policies and work with stakeholders to develop a progressive and forward-looking financial reporting ecosystem in Singapore:
    • Assist with the development of medium to long-term roadmap to improve the quality of financial reporting in Singapore;
    • Drive and/or provide inputs on the proposed changes to financial reporting requirements in Companies Act, Listing Rules and other regulations;
    • Review and develop policies to achieve high compliance with accounting standards in Singapore; and
    • Work with stakeholders and other regulatory bodies to advocate and achieve high compliance with accounting standards in Singapore.


  • Embrace design thinking, data analytics and digital solutions to monitor compliance with accounting standards, identify potential non-compliance, analyse common non-compliances and streamline our work processes. Training and support will be provided.


Job Requirements
  • Have the passion and drive to be part of the team responsible for improving the quality of financial reporting in Singapore.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience dealing with accounting or valuation. Investigation and/or forensic experience will be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of accounting or valuation standards, and a strong interest to deepen it. Training and support will be provided.
  • Reliable, independent and driven by challenges in a fast-paced environment.
  • Have an eye for detail, as well as a questioning and analytical mind.
  • Strong written and communication skills.

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Advertised: 05 Mar 2020
Applications close: 31 May 2020

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