Senior/Principal Inspector, Practice Monitoring Department

Singapore (SG)
28 Dec 2018
28 Jan 2019
Contract type
Contract, Permanent
Full time


As a member of the Practice Monitoring Department, your responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

• Engaging public accountants in an open and constructive manner so as to understand their business processes and contribute to improvements in audit quality by:
-    Performing a review of audit engagements to assess for compliance with current auditing standards and practices
-    Performing a review of the public accountancy firm's system of quality control for audit engagements to assess for compliance with Singapore Standard on Quality Control 1. (i.e.SSQC 1)
-    Preparing reports to highlight issues noted in the inspection and assessing their impact on audit quality
-    Sharing best practice initiatives in efforts to assist firms in strengthening their quality controls framework
•  Articulate viewpoints in a clear, concise and impactful manner at various platforms and committee meetings
•  Be part of a team of officers that assist in initiatives to uplift the standards of the audit profession by conducting workshops and conferences
•  Having the opportunity to interact with foreign regulatory agencies at international workshops/conferences and keep abreast with developments in the profession globally
•  Supporting committees through preparation of agendas, reports and recording of minutes
•  Working with stakeholders within and outside ACRA on various projects to help improve the quality of audit in Singapore


•  Minimum 10 years of experience in the audit profession, preferably with financial institutions' experience
•  Technically competent and conversant with both the requirements of the auditing and accounting standards
•  Strong written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on engagement and interaction with public accountants in Singapore
•  Able to engage and manage stakeholders within and external to the organisation
•  Good project management skills and the ability to work within stipulated timelines
•  Able to work independently as well as in a team

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