The accounting industry is a vital part of Singapore’s economy and is experiencing strong growth opportunities. It is a thriving sector that caters to both local and regional demand and Singapore has now become the centre of southeast Asia’s accounting services and professionals.
As the industry expands, companies are increasing hiring incentives to attract the most valuable candidates and position themselves to benefit from Asia’s growth. As a result, there are a number of accounting job vacancies in Singapore.
Candidates with skills in business valuation, tax expertise, internal audit and risk management are in particular demand for Singapore accounting jobs. Other positions in the industry include accounting manager, accountant, financial analyst, finance manager, pricing/cost analyst, trade accountant, corporate finance manager and portfolio analyst.
According to the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, being technology savvy and possessing business skills are the top desired skills for Singapore accounting jobs. Technical skills and people and management skills were also strongly desired.
There are many companies to choose from for those wishing to work in the accounting industry, so to help you we’ve listed the best accounting jobs in Singapore below.
KPMG is a global network of member firms that offer audit, tax and advisory services. It was named one of the 100 best companies to work for in 2016 by Fortune and in 2014-15 it was named the best employer of the year by Peking University.
The company offers generous benefits, career development, personal and professional learning programs, international exposure and the chance to work with some of Singapore’s most innovative and successful companies.
To find out more about a career at KPMG, visit the company careers page https://home.kpmg.com/sg/en/home/careers/job-search.html.
Ernst and Young has a 128-year history in Singapore, working with over 140 partners and 2,900 people.
The company values people who demonstrate integrity, respect, energy, enthusiasm and leadership, and those who build relationships based on doing the right thing.
Ernst and Young employees enjoy the chance to develop cross-cultural skills and knowledge, freedom to define their own career, on the job counselling and mentoring, and EY alumni events.
For more information about the opportunities available, visit http://www.ey.com/sg/en/careers.
Deloitte is one of the ‘Big Four’ accounting firms in the world and is the biggest professional services network globally.
The culture at the company is all about inclusion, high performance and collaboration, with the company hiring the best talent and providing them with the opportunities to succeed.
Deloitte allows employees to customise and build the career and life they want, offering a number of benefit programs and competitive compensation. There are opportunities for both graduates, through a highly sought after graduate program, and experienced professionals.
To find out more about working at Deloitte, visit https://jobs2.deloitte.com/sg/en/.
PWC has a team of 17,000 highly qualified and experienced professionals to help companies solve their business issues and maximise opportunities.
The company prides itself on its commitment to people, offering employees both financial and non-financial benefits. These include recognition rewards, ongoing career support and development, sponsorship of professional qualifications and involvement in corporate responsibility activities. The company also has a Sports Club that organises activities for employees.
PWC was awarded the Best Practice Award at the 2016 Singapore Accountancy Awards and was named one of Singapore’s 100 leading graduate employers.
To start your career at PWC, visit the company careers page http://www.pwc.com/sg/en/jobpostings.html
RSM is an independent public accounting firm that serves internationally active businesses.
The company is always on the lookout for great people to join their team who are passionate, progressive, proactive, practical, personal and professional. For those who excel and are ambitious, RSM offers a fast-track career to the top.
Employees choose how far they want to go, with those who prefer a balanced lifestyle able to organise work arrangements that align with their interests, hours and expectations.
To find out what opportunities are available at RSM, visit http://www.rsmsingapore.sg/who-we-are/careers.
BDO Singapore has been able to leverage the new business environment to win a number of major global clients. The company has an innovative and entrepreneurial attitude that has lead to a unique culture combination of passion, people and results.
The company offers competitive pay and benefits, including happy hours and golf outings. The work environment is dynamic and fast-paced and employees will work with clients in industries ranging from oil and gas to retail.
For more information, please visit the company careers page http://www.bdo.com.sg/en-gb/careers.
Foo Kon Tan is one of Singapore’s most respected and established accounting firms and provides holistic business and advisory solutions to their clients.
Employees enjoy a career at Foo Kon Tan in a friendly team environment with an open management style. Mentorship, opportunities for continuous development and a strong coaching culture are what sets the company apart.
Foo Kon Tan offers opportunities at every level. To find out more, visit http://www.fookontan.com/careers.
Baker Tilly is a regional resource centre operating out of Singapore, providing the full range of accountancy and business advisory expertise. It is one of the ten biggest accountancy firms in the country and has a young, energetic team.
Baker Tilly looks for candidates who are motivated, committed, lead by example, communicate openly, act ethically and foster a community built around teamwork.
Employees enjoy a competitive salary, the chance to work on assignments across Asia, career advancement opportunities and work-life balance.
To find out more about job openings, visit the company careers page http://www.bakertillytfw.com/index.php?ch=careers
Crowe Horwath is a leader in the national business community but can draw on a global network of independent professionals.
The company invests in their employees by building talent internally and recruiting world-class professionals to add to their team of talented, dedicated and friendly people. Work-life balance is also important to Crowe Horwath and the company has a wellness portal to help employees lead an active and healthy lifestyle.
Crowe Horwath encourages employees to be involved in their communities and has two formal programs that support innovation.
If you’d like to join the team, please visit the company careers page http://www.crowehorwath.net/SG/careers/employment_opportunity/Career_Opportunities.aspx.
Grant Thornton Singapore is an award-winning, internationally recognised professional services company.
No matter what stage candidates are at in their career, Grant Thornton has opportunities to meet your skill set and experience.
The company prides itself on maintaining a personal approach while also giving employees access to the support and infrastructure of a global organisation. Employees work in an open, supportive and collaborative environment with a range of clients on varied assignments.
To find out more about careers at Grant Thornton, visit https://www.grantthornton.sg/en/careers/experience….
As the Asia-Pacific market continues to grow and an increasing number of corporations set up regional headquarters in Singapore, the demand for professional accountancy services and candidates will rise.
Singapore already has over 600 public accountancy firms that employ more than 11,000 people, a number that is set to grow with the economy.
For candidates now is the perfect time to leverage this immense potential for growth into a prosperous and long-term career in the accounting industry.