New path for mid-career professionals to join the accounting industry

Local mid-career professionals with no accounting background can now enter the accounting profession through e2i’s Place-and-Train Accounts & Audit Professionals Programme Mid-career professionals in Singapore without accounting work experience or accounting-related qualifications can now be hired and trained as Accounts or Audit professionals. This has been made possible by a new pilot programme, a result of a partnership between NTUC’s e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) and professional accounting body CPA Australia. Under the new “Place-and-Train Accounts & Audit Professionals Programme”, e2i will provide participating employers training allowances and subsidise up to 70% of course fees for successful candidates who are recruited under this programme. This programme is part of the Labour Movement’s continuous outreach to professionals in the financial and busin ...