Executive (Finance Department) [NIE]

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Accountancy | Financial Accounting | Accounts Executive / Accounts Assistant
Job Type:
Contract or Project Basis
Full Time
Job Suitable For:
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Benefits:

flexible work hours

health & wellness benefits

free food & beverages

training opportunities

personal development benefits

No. of Vacancies:

1

Job Description

ABOUT THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION (NIE) 

The National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore, is Singapore’s national teacher education institute and we are proud to be an integral part of the nation’s education service. We play a key role in the preparation of teachers and in the provision of teacher professional and school leadership development programmes. We are committed to our vision of being An Institute of Distinction: Leading the Future of Education and our mission to Inspire Learning, Transform Teaching and Advance Research. 

 

NIE invites applicants to join the Finance Department as an Executive. This is a 3-year contract position

 

Responsibilities 

You will be part of the team which handles research grant-related financial matters for the Institute. Your responsibilities will include: 

• Administer research grants and projects. 

• Payment processing of vendors’ invoices to ensure purchases are in accordance with rules and regulations of funding agencies. 

• Payment processing of transport and general staff claims. 

• Responding timely to enquiries pertaining to research grant financial matters. 

• Assisting in the design, implementation and review of financial processes, policies and guidelines for continuous improvements, through streamlining and automation. 

• Handling ad hoc duties as assigned. 

 

Requirements 

• A Polytechnic Diploma in Accountancy or its equivalent. 

• 2 or 3 years of working experience in accounting. 

• Organized and meticulous in handling numbers and data. 

• An effective team player with a positive working attitude and is willing to learn and adapt, with problem-solving skills. 

• Good organizational and communication skills, ability to prioritise, plan and multi-task and deliver assignments to adhere to timelines. 

• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel pivot tables and formulas. 

• Experience in SAP would be an added advantage. 

 

Closing Date 

The closing date of the advertisement is 20 July 2024

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

 

Other Information 

NIE staff can take chartered buses at their own expense from or near their homes to NIE campus. This is subject to the availability of seats. 

 

Req ID: R00013843

Job Criteria/Requirements
Qualifications:

Diploma

Must-have skills:

organized and meticulous in handling numbers and data

Nice to Have Skills:

experience in SAP would be an added advantage

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National Institute of Education

The National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore, is Singapore’s national teacher education institute and we are proud to be an integral part of the nation’s education service. We play a key role in the preparation of teachers and in the provision of teacher professional and school leadership development programmes. We are committed to our vision of being An Institute of Distinction: Leading the Future of Education and our mission to Inspire Learning, Transform Teaching and Advance Research. Read more about NIE here: https://www.ntu.edu.sg/nie/about-us.