Deputy Director, FP&A

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime

PaCE@NTU plays a crucial coordinating role between SkillsFuture Singapore, the Ministry of Education and various NTU’s entities in promoting CET and lifelong learning. The centre offers a wide range of programmes and courses for working professionals that are curated from various disciplines and conducted via different learning platforms.

Reporting to Director, Administration, this Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) DD manages a small team to support the overall financial reporting function of PaCE. Job function includes preparing budget, forecast and perform long-term and mid-term projections, management reporting to Central, identifying opportunities for process improvement and to provide financial inputs (e.g. financial simulation, accounting advisory) for stakeholders' operational decision-making.

Responsibilities

1. Perform budgeting, forecast and financial projections in order to evaluate current and future financial positions of PaCE & Continuing Education (CE) units:

  • To aid and shape immediate, mid-term and long-term PaCE and CE units’ strategic goals

  • To improve decision-making in maintaining fiscal discipline

  • To monitor PaCE’s budgeted expenditure and ensure that it is in line with directives from the management

2. Perform financial modelling and data analytics to enable NTU2025 CE goal

3. Perform analysis of revenue performance and growth, profit and loss reports, operating variances, revenue and margin reports and key performance indicators

4. Provide financial evaluation to support new investment/capex/project, strategic and other business decisions

5. Perform fund planning

  • Plan and review resource allocation to support operating and capital budget requirements

6. Perform Financial and Management Reporting

  • Prepare management reports to inform stakeholders to help them make better-informed decisions of operational expenditure

  • Liaise with Central OFIN and NSS Finance on the accounting and quarterly reporting of revenue, expenditures and balance sheet reports, as well as cash management

7. Financial Governance, Financial Risk Management and Control

  • Drive risk management around financial processes, ensuring that the financial processes are well-controlled and efficient

  • Follow up on internal and external audits for appropriate remediation by different teams.

Requirements

  • Degree or Masters in Accountancy, Finance or Business related

  • Minimum 10 years of working experience, preferably with FP&A and Finance business partnering experience

  • Working experience with Institute of Higher Learning/education/government sectors is an advantage

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to set priorities, complete work with minimal supervision, and meet deadlines

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Proven track record in building strong relationships with colleagues and stakeholders at various level

  • Team player who demonstrates flexibility and embraces collaboration

  • Good working knowledge of SAP Hana

Hiring Institution: NTU

In line with Singapore’s nationwide Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS), employees must be fully vaccinated to return to the workplace, unless certified to be medically ineligible. For Information on VDS, please click here .



PaCE@NTU plays a crucial coordinating role between SkillsFuture Singapore, the Ministry of Education and various NTU’s entities in promoting CET and lifelong learning. The centre offers a wide range of programmes and courses for working professionals that are curated from various disciplines and conducted via different learning platforms.

Reporting to Director, Administration, this Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) DD manages a small team to support the overall financial reporting function of PaCE. Job function includes preparing budget, forecast and perform long-term and mid-term projections, management reporting to Central, identifying opportunities for process improvement and to provide financial inputs (e.g. financial simulation, accounting advisory) for stakeholders' operational decision-making.

Responsibilities

1. Perform budgeting, forecast and financial projections in order to evaluate current and future financial positions of PaCE & Continuing Education (CE) units:

  • To aid and shape immediate, mid-term and long-term PaCE and CE units’ strategic goals

  • To improve decision-making in maintaining fiscal discipline

  • To monitor PaCE’s budgeted expenditure and ensure that it is in line with directives from the management

2. Perform financial modelling and data analytics to enable NTU2025 CE goal

3. Perform analysis of revenue performance and growth, profit and loss reports, operating variances, revenue and margin reports and key performance indicators

4. Provide financial evaluation to support new investment/capex/project, strategic and other business decisions

5. Perform fund planning

  • Plan and review resource allocation to support operating and capital budget requirements

6. Perform Financial and Management Reporting

  • Prepare management reports to inform stakeholders to help them make better-informed decisions of operational expenditure

  • Liaise with Central OFIN and NSS Finance on the accounting and quarterly reporting of revenue, expenditures and balance sheet reports, as well as cash management

7. Financial Governance, Financial Risk Management and Control

  • Drive risk management around financial processes, ensuring that the financial processes are well-controlled and efficient

  • Follow up on internal and external audits for appropriate remediation by different teams.

Requirements

  • Degree or Masters in Accountancy, Finance or Business related

  • Minimum 10 years of working experience, preferably with FP&A and Finance business partnering experience

  • Working experience with Institute of Higher Learning/education/government sectors is an advantage

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to set priorities, complete work with minimal supervision, and meet deadlines

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Proven track record in building strong relationships with colleagues and stakeholders at various level

  • Team player who demonstrates flexibility and embraces collaboration

  • Good working knowledge of SAP Hana

Hiring Institution: NTU

In line with Singapore’s nationwide Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS), employees must be fully vaccinated to return to the workplace, unless certified to be medically ineligible. For Information on VDS, please click here .


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