Career Opportunities

February 11, 2015 in Featured, Recruitment by Singapore Canoe Federation


At the Singapore Canoe Federation, we offer opportunities that will help you to realize your true potential whilst making a difference to our local canoeing fraternity.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

–          Sports Development Executive

–          Finance Executive

–          Part Timer

If you are passionate and is committed to making a positive difference in every undertaking, a rewarding career awaits you at SCF!

Interested candidates, please email CV to Ms Goh at by 28 February 2015.

Sports Development Executive

Job Description

  • Create internal and external awareness of SCF through online and offline channels
  • Responsible for maintenance of SCF website and facebook account
  • Identify and seek corporate sponsors for SCF
  • End to end event management for all SCF events including annual national championships
  • Management of SCF members/affiliates including acting as the point of contact for members and affiliates
  • Volunteer Management
  • Assist with office administration matters and processing of certificates issued by the Singapore Canoe Federation


  • Diploma in Business with a specialization in Marketing
  • IT capable and comfortable with PowerPoint and other presentation tools
  • Basic knowledge of website maintenance
  • A team player who strives in a challenging and fast moving environment
  • Ability to engage and influence people to deliver outcomes
  • Ability to use information to identify opportunities for improvement and to drive positive change within the business
  • Able to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks whilst achieving deadlines
  • Self-starter, proactive and motivated
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills

Finance Executive

Job Description

  • Be responsible for the preparation and reporting of monthly, quarterly and annual financial results including
  • Processing payment to supplier
  • Raising  invoices for SCF sales
  • Update on daily bank transactions
  • Responsible for cash collection and deposit
  • Preparation of monthly bank reconciliation
  • Inventory management
  • Maintain healthy AR and AP ageing
  • Take the lead in the analysis and explanations of variances for reporting to the SCF Council
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual Statement of Accounts to Sport Singapore
  • Preparation of annual financial report
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors for all audits
  • Preparation of minutes for monthly council meetings and annual general meeting
  • Ensure compliance with Financial Regulations
  • Work cross functionally with other departments and proactively provide business insights and recommendations to management to drive business performance


  • Degree in Accountancy or ACCA and have at least 1 year of relevant working experience, preferably in sports related industry.
  • An independent, self-driven and analytical individual who enjoys working in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong communicator with business partnering experience as well as the ability to within a team.
  • Strong working knowledge with spreadsheets and presentation software and advantageous to have experience working with accounting software.
  • Good time management skills with ability to manage and balance multiple demands and competing priorities.

Part Timer

We are looking for a part timer to join us in the preparation of local canoeing championships including SEA Games 2015 and to provide daily administrative support to the office.


• Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Able to multi-task, independent and meticulous to details
• Previous administrative work experience a plus
• Minimum commitment till July 2015