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Finance Executive/Senior Executive/ Assistant Manager for AI Singapore

Date: 06-Jan-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

AI Singapore (AISG) is a national AI programme launched by the National Research Foundation (NRF) to anchor deep national capabilities in Artificial Intelligence (AI). 

The programme office is hosted by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and brings together all Singapore-based research institutions and the vibrant ecosystem of AI start-ups and companies developing AI products to perform use-inspired research, grow the knowledge, create the tools, and develop the talent to power Singapore's AI efforts. 


We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated Finance Executive/Senior Executive/Assistant Manager to manage and improve our divisional operations and workflows. Duties and responsibilities of the role will include, but not limited to, payments, fixed assets, research grant expense reporting, monitoring budgets, generating statement of accounts for reconciliation.


The successful candidate should possess strong organisational skills, attention to detail, highly meticulous, have a talent for finance and budgets, ability to multi-task, superior communication & interpersonal skills and an excellent team player. 


Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Provide support in day-to-day financial operations for various pillars within AI Singapore, particularly in the area of payment processing.
  • Handle fixed assets including maintain asset records & performing fixed asset verification. 
  • Generate monthly statements for pillar heads, functional heads for reporting purposes.
  • Raise required Journal Workflows for adjustment entries. 
  • Communicating with various stakeholders, research teams, and coordinating responses. 
  • Assist in grant expense claim reporting by providing required data and information relating to transactions 
  • Ensure compliance to NUS and grantors’ financial policies.
  • Any other administrative tasks delegated by supervisor


  • Bachelor degree in accountancy, commerce, business administration, management, or other related field.
  • Around 2-3 years’ experience in accounting or finance. Fresh graduates will be considered.
  • Possess time, task, and resource management skills.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to multi-task
  • Strong problem solving, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent proficiency with standard office applications, especially MS Word & MS Excel.
  • Experience working with Universities and/or government agencies is a plus

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Office of the Deputy President(Res&Tech)

Department : AI Singapore

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 10420