5-7 years
60000 - 72000 SGD
Job Description

The Finance Manager plans the organization's financial strategy, analyzes its financial performance and risk profile. He/she must be well-versed in the relevant aspects of financial management ranging from basic and fundamental accounting principles to broad investment and banking operations. He/she will be expected to assume a leadership role with the ability to influence relative departments of the organization towards supporting its financial objectives.


  • Assume a leadership role in the organisation's financial analysis and planning.
  • Perform risk management by analysing the organization's liabilities and assets, including investments.
  • Decide on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks and recommend actions ensuring cash flow is adequate and secured for the organization's operation.
  • Ensure POP and other ECDA and Govermental grants / financial support are applied for and obtained.
  • Be familiar with and be able to explain ECDA's financial schemes and subsidies to both CPES as well as to parents of potential CPES students.
  • To obtain and maintain IPC status for CPES.
  • Supervise and motivate all finance personnel.
  • Manage vendor relationships.
  • Ensure reliable and timely financials reports - Balance Sheet, Income and Expenditure and Cash Flow statements are made available.
  • Establish and oversee the company's finance IT system.
  • Ensure compliance with the law and company's policies, especially in the area of charity accounting.

Pre Requisites

  • Proven experience as a Finance Manager or relevant role.
  • Prior experience and knowledge of financial matters relating to the Preschool Sector, especially in ECDA's AOP or POP is a distinct advantage.
  • Good knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices.
  • Good knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software (e.g. QBO).
  • Ability to analyse, strategise and solve problems able to read into numbers to provide financial insights.
  • Strong leadership, organisational, communication and people skills
  • Chartered Accountant / CPA is a strong advantage
  • BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
  • MSc/MBA is a plus.

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