We celebrate the talents
and passion of our people

At Ardent, we recognise employees for who they are and for what they contribute. We seek talented and energetic accounting professionals to join our young and fast-growing firm in various positions. We believe that professionals with the right mindset, right attitude, right philosophy, and are technically competent, can be developed to their full potential. Besides a career and development, Ardent has a strong commitment to healthy life-style and corporate social responsibility.

Essential Attributes

You must:

  • Have strong initiative
  • Be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Have an analytical mind that is able to interpret financial data
  • Have basic knowledge of accounting principles
  • Be able to work both independently and as part of a team

1. Senior Associate (Internal Audit)

Job description

Assignments relating to evaluation and documentation of business processes and internal controls, risk management and regulatory advisory work. This includes reviewing and formulating recommendations for processes and controls to comply with corporate and regulatory requirements and expectations.

  • Reviewing and providing advice and controls in business processes, applications and risk management frameworks.
  • Advisory services such as control self-assessment, corporate governance, and enterprise risk assessment projects.
  • Regulatory compliance advice, review and co-sourced solutions.

You shall:

  • have a strong understanding of internal controls.
  • have a good understanding of risk management frameworks and corporate governance.
  • have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • have good presentation and report writing skills.
  • be independent, resourceful, and inquisitive.
  • be able to assess the practical aspects of business operations and management to enable sound and practical recommendations to clients, work in a team environment, and have strong project and client management skills.
  • be willing to travel occasionally.

Essential Attributes You must:

  • possess a degree in Accountancy or equivalent (CPA/CIA preferred).
  • a minimum of 2 years’ experience in internal audit in an international or reputable public accounting firm (preferred) and/or business controls, commercial internal audit in a reputable multinational company.
  • have knowledge of enterprise risk management, leading industry practices and the Singapore regulatory environment.
  • have strong MS Excel skills.

Qualifications and experience: You must:

  • possess a degree in Accountancy or equivalent (CPA/CIA preferred).
  • a minimum of 2 years’ experience in internal audit in an international or reputable public accounting firm (preferred) and/or business controls, commercial internal audit in a reputable multinational company.
  • have knowledge of enterprise risk management, leading industry practices and the Singapore regulatory environment
  • have strong MS Excel skills.

Experience in Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) would be an added advantage.

2. Audit Managers (External Audit)

Job description

You shall:

  • be responsible for leading and/or managing a team of audit professionals.
  • manage a portfolio of audit clients from a variety of industry backgrounds.
  • be responsible for supervising and developing audit associates.
  • review audit workpapers.
  • report directly to the audit partners.

Essential Attributes You must:

  • have sound knowledge of Singapore Financial Reporting Standards and Singapore Standards on Auditing.
  • demonstrate an ability to lead and motivate others.
  • have strong initiative and self-motivation.
  • be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Excellent command of the English language (written and spoken) is an essential attribute.

Qualifications and experience: You must:

  • have a ACCA or Degree qualification which is recognised by the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, or have the Chartered Accountant of Singapore qualification.
  • have at least 5 years of relevant audit experience in a local firm.
  • proficiency in MS Excel.l
  • knowledge of CCH Prosystem FX software would be an added advantage.

3. Audit Associates / Senior Associates (External Audit)

Job description

You shall:

  • perform audits relating to a portfolio of companies across a broad spectrum of industries.
  • be responsible for the planning, execution and documentation of audit fieldwork.
  • follow up on audit findings independently. For senior associates, you shall be expected to lead and manage audit engagements, and perform first-level review of audit files.

Essential Attributes You must:

  • have sound knowledge of Singapore financial reporting standards.
  • have strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • be able to work under pressure.
  • be able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Qualifications and experience: You must:

  • you must have an ACCA or Degree qualification which is recognised by the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, or have the Chartered Accountant of Singapore qualification.
  • you must have at least 1 year of relevant audit experience for associate level or minimum of 3 years for senior associate level.
  • knowledge of CCH Prosystem FX software and proficiency in MS Excel would be added advantages.
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Ardent is conferred the Accredited Training Organisation(ATO) status by the Singapore Accountancy Commission(SAC)

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Ardent is granted ACCA Approved Employer - Trainee Development, Gold.

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Ardent is granted the Recognized Employer Partner by CPA Australia.

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Ardent is an Authorised Training Employer to train and nurture aspiring Chartered Accountants pursuing the prestigious ICAEW professional qualification.