Industry Guide
Industry Guide


The finance sector in Singapore continues to thrive as the country retains its position as one of the world’s leading financial hubs. With a well-established reputation for stability, efficiency, and innovation, Singapore remains an attractive destination for global investors and financial institutions. Robust regulatory frameworks and advanced technological integration have propelled the growth of fintech and digital banking, making us a hotbed for financial innovation. The city-state’s commitment to sustainability and green finance has also been a significant driving force, encouraging investments in environmentally responsible projects and promoting sustainable financial practices.
Industry Guide: Finance
Fast Facts
The financial sector has had a huge uptick in specialist job vacancies in the last year, with a 76% increase between the years 2020 and 2022
The industry is projected to grow by 4-5% a year between 2021-2025
Singapore aims to create 3,000-4,000 net jobs in the financial industry annually
Industry Guide: Finance
Industry Outlook
This year, companies in the financial sector are searching for people in possession of the necessary soft skills – some of which include flexibility, communication, creativity, collaboration, and time management capabilities. Due to the ongoing fluctuations in the global economy, prospective employees should anticipate the possibility of seeking more contracted roles.
Relevant Jobs


  • Mid-Level
  • $4,500-7,000
  • A Finance Controller leads the finance team and helps to develop and implement financial strategies


  • Senior-Level (5-7 years of experience)
  • $7,000-10,000
  • A Finance manager ensures the organisation complies with relevant laws and policies, contributes to the company’s profitability by implementing efficient cost control measures, and is in charge of accounting functions


  • Entry-Level (1 year of experience)
  • $4,000-6,000
  • A Business Analyst works with stakeholders to define and report business and functional requirements, liaises between business units and support teams, translates business requirements into functional specifications, and manages projects


  • Mid-Level (3 years of experience)
  • $4,500-8,000
  • A Data Scientist creates data science solutions in order to solve business problems present in an organisation