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FINANCE AND HR MANAGER 

Job description
Under the direct responsibility of the Executive Director, and in charge of one accountant assistant, the Finance and HR Manager will take full ownership over the association’s accounting, administrative and finance processes, from development of processes/systems, maintaining books, budgeting and forecasting, to providing business support to the rest of the team on financial and HR/administrative tasks.

Support and advise the Management on financial matter:

· Analyse financial health of Alliance Française and pro-actively propose ideas/solutions
· Report and audit (monthly closing and reporting, Board meeting and Finance Sub-committee attendance and contribution, relations with the Treasurer, coordination and discussion with the auditors…)
· Prepare the budget and forecasts in close collaboration with the Management
· Conduct financial reconciliations and gap analyses between forecasts and actuals, and perform variance and profitability analysis
· Ensure treasury and cash flow control and produce regular cash updates
· Follow-up on banking & administrative matters (Investments, Signatories, Insurers, Banks …)

In charge of the financial department & activities:

· Establish and review of financial and operating procedures and controls on an ongoing basis to identify and resolve accounting and reporting risks
· Prepare payroll (admin staff and teachers, extra hours, CPF contribution)
· Handle the governmental matters – GST, filing individual income declaration (IR8 under AIS Scheme), income tax (Form P1), government surveys, claims for maternity, child care, NS Man, Tax clearance IR21
· Deal with accounting activities (invoicing in coordination with the other departments, follow-up receivables and ensure accurate allocation of income and expenses)
· Follow and manage the Accounts Payables and Accounts Receivables (tracking, GIRO…)
· Follow the inventory books in collaboration with the French Language Centre
· Ensure accuracy and cost effectiveness of auditing processes

Handle human resources and administrative responsibilities:

· In collaboration with the Management, establish internal policy and practices for the staff
· Timely provide written communication to the employees (existing and future), intention letter, contract, letter of termination, confirmation letter…
· Handle with MOM necessary requirements (Visa application and renewal)
· Contribute to decisions as and when required, and advise management and Board members of the legal, governance, accounting and tax implications of proposed business decisions

Personal characteristics

· Candidate must possess Master Degree in Finance/Accountancy or equivalent
· Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
· Resourceful, self-driven
· Ability to take ownership and work independently under light supervision
· Ability to multi-task under pressure
· Hard and fast worker
· Team player who works well across departments
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Your application should be sent to: finance-HR@alliancefrancaise.org.sg and include a short letter of application (in English) indicating your reasons for applying for the position, your resume, salary expectation and a recent photograph.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 







POSTE DE PROFESSEUR DE FRANCAIS LANGUE ETRANGERE

L’ Alliance Française de Singapour recherche des enseignants de français langue étrangère (date de début: dès que possible).

Conditions :

– être disponible la semaine en journée et soirée, et impérativement le samedi
– être capable d' animer une classe et d’enseigner à un public varié: très jeunes enfants (âgés entre 1 et 5 ans) + cours enfants (6 -9 ans), adolescents et adultes à l'     AF ainsi que des cours en entreprise et des cours privés
– être titulaire d’un diplôme de FLE – professeurs des écoles bienvenus également
– de langue maternelle française avec une très bonne maîtrise de l'anglais
– expérience d’enseignement à l’étranger fortement souhaitée
– rémunération : variable selon le niveau d’études et l’expérience (grille d’échelons)

– être titulaire d'un DP ou PR de préférence. Possibilité de faire un EP ou Spass en fonction des profils.

Pour candidater : envoyer par mail CV + lettre de motivation (en français) ainsi qu’une ou 2 lettre(s) de recommandation à Madame Cécile Le Breton, Directrice adjointe de l’Alliance Française de Singapour : clebreton@alliancefrancaise.org.sg – Tel : +65 6817 8169

COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT (INTERNSHIP) |   12 JULY 2021 - 14 JANUARY 2022

Assist the Communication Manager.

1/ Social media
• Being the voice of AF online & engage the fans
• Manage daily the editorial content on social media platforms
• Strategize and plan content for events and Language Centre, prepare and manage monthly content calendar
• Proactively interact with online communities across all platforms
• Monitor and analyze social performance and prepare recommendations
2/ Newsletter & emailing
• Collect content for newsletters and mailings, prepare and distribute them on Odoo
3/ Website
• Update regularly the website
• Liaise with website agency for any technical issue
• Suggest improvement in current website architecture
• Monitor and analyze key metrics
4/ Press relations & events
• Provide support for ongoing PR activities
• Provide logistical support for events whenever needed
5/ Print
Create print collaterals (posters, etc.) to promote language and cultural activities. 

REQUIREMENTS
• Excellent level of English (written and spoken)
• Previous experiences in social media and community management
• Ability to work in a multicultural environment
• Independent and creative
• Ability to understand and speak French is preferred (but not mandatory)

CONDITIONS & COMPENSATION
• 40 hours per week
•  Working hours: Monday to Friday: 9.30 am to 6.30 pm
•  Monthly allowance: S$1,000
• Compensation time-off for extra working hours but no extra hours paid
•  Benefits:  All AF membership benefits

Please email your cover letter and CV to communication@alliancefrancaise.org.sg


CULTURAL ASSISTANT |   NO CURRENT OFFER

 Assist the Cultural Programming Manager in ensuring smooth running of the cultural events 

1/ Participate in organizing cultural and social events (French Film Festival, French Friday, Francophonie Festival etc.): 
• develop and monitor budgets 
• coordinate logistics 
• welcome guests 
• manage volunteer team 
2/ Contribute to strengthen the position of Alliance Française as a cornerstone centre in Singapore of cultural excellence focusing on cinema  
•Identify the films and follow up with local and French distributors for regular screenings and festivals 
•use of the Institut Francais platform 
•negotiate films’ rights 
• send material     
•create information sheets 
3/ Be proactive in proposing cultural and social events that are likely to promote French and francophone culture in Singapore 
4/ Participate in forging relationships with international, local, institutional, and private partners .

REQUIREMENTS
• Excellent level of English (written and spoken)
• Able to understand and speak French
• Previous experiences with arts organizations or events, will be an advantage
• Deep knowledge in French cinema, passionate about keeping abreast of latest market trends
• Able to work in a multicultural environment, multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and to collaborate with multiple stakeholders
• Independent and creative

CONDITIONS & COMPENSATION
• 40h/week, imperative flexible working hours
• Monthly allowance: S$1,000
• Compensation time-off for extra working hours but no extra hours paid
• Benefits: All AF membership benefits

Please email your cover letter and CV to culturalaffairs@alliancefrancaise.org.sg

We thank you in advance for your interest in being part of the AF team. 



GALLERY AND EVENTS ASSISTANT |
NO CURRENT OFFER

Assist the Cultural Programming Manager in ensuring smooth running of the events and exhibitions under her charge.

1/ Gallery 
• Assist in the installation, opening and dismantling of exhibition
• Welcome and guide the audience during the operating hours
• Prepare audience report and manage database
• Assist in updating the gallery's webpage and social media platforms 
2/ Other events    
Assist in the organization of social and cultural events (French Friday, Francophonie Festival, French Film Festival and other events)

REQUIREMENTS
• Excellent level of English (written and spoken)
• Previous experiences with arts organizations or events, will be an advantage
• Deep knowledge in visual art (specially photography), passionate about keeping abreast of latest market trends
• Able to work in a multicultural environment, multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and to collaborate with multiple stakeholders
• Independent and creative

CONDITIONS & COMPENSATION
• 40 hours per week
• Working hours: Tuesday to Friday: 10.00 am – 7.30 pm,  Saturday: 9.00am – 5:30pm
• Monthly allowance: $800/month + French classe
• Compensation time-off for extra working hours but no extra hours paid• Benefits:
  - Saturday lunch is on Alliance Française’s expense
  - Free French class on Mondays or during morning working hours on weekdays

Please email your cover letter and CV to  culturalaffairs@alliancefrancaise.org.sg

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Volunteer with us – L’Alliance Française a besoin de vous!

L’Alliance Française de Singapour organizes many very exciting events all year long, and has an irresistible desire to welcome anyone who wants to get involved with us.

What does volunteering with us mean?
Volunteers are essential to the smooth running of our major events:
–     Set-up before the event
–     Welcoming our the spectators and VIP guests
–     Welcoming of our special guests (movie directors, actors, artists…)
–     Waiting at the bar during cocktails

Who can be involved?
–     Passionate people (about France, the arts, cinema, photography…)
–     French-speakers… and non-French- speakers as well! No need to parler français with us!

What do we offer you in exchange of your time and energy?
–    Occasions to meet with actors of the Singaporean and French cultural world
–    Opportunities to be involved in ambitious cultural projects
–    Opportunity to gain experience in the organisation of cultural events
–    Regular updates and invitations to our special events

When and on what occasion we need you?
-   Festivals : Francophonie Festival (March), French Animation Film Festival (May), French Film Festival (November)
–   French Fridays' workshops and events (every two months)
–   Special screenings and events (all year long)

What to do if you are interested in being involved further with us?
Answer this short questionnaire for more info and we will get back to you soon!

If you would like to express your interest in being part of the AF Team, please email a cover letter stating your area of interest and your CV to irenechew@alliancefrancaise.org.sg
We thank you for your interest in Alliance Française!