Read on for details on the Commercial Affairs Officers scheme of service.
The Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) is the principal agency that safeguards Singapore's integrity as a world-class financial and commercial centre through vigilant and professional enforcement of the laws. It investigates into a wide spectrum of commercial and financial crimes and is an outfit in the Singapore Police Force with its own investigative resources and intelligence.
We are always on the lookout for good people to join our team. Being part of CAD means you have the opportunity to contribute to and make a difference in the community, and play a key role in ensuring that Singapore maintains its status as a premier place for finance and businesses. The work that CAD officers handle is challenging and rewarding. Information regarding career opportunities within CAD are detailed on the site.
CAD harnesses every opportunity to provide the best training for our officers so that the department will continue to improve and progress. Customised workshops and training are organised regularly to enhance our officers' knowledge in law, computer forensics, corporate governance and financial products.
Officers are also sent for overseas conferences, seminars and workshops to share best practices and exchange information about global commercial crime trends and developments as well as the latest methods adopted to counter them.
If you are a highly motivated individual with a keen sense of justice, we would like to hear from you.
As Commercial Affairs Officers, you are required to conduct enquiries and investigations into major complaints of commercial fraud, securities market misconduct, large scale investment scams and money laundering, either independently or as part of a team. You would also
- Assist prosecutors in criminal legal proceedings resulting from the investigations;
- Analyse and enquire into reports on suspicious financial transactions received by the Suspicious Transaction Reporting Office to detect money laundering, terrorism financing and other criminal offences, and
- Work with regulators, including the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Singapore Exchange Limited, Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority, and with Ministries and Statutory Boards in the investigations.
You will attend a structured training programme for new Commercial Affairs Officers on economic crime, training on key legislation enforced by CAD and receive coaching and mentoring by experienced commercial crime investigators. Experienced officers receive continuous training based on a comprehensive learning framework, aimed at enhancing your competencies and developing your potential.
A challenging and exciting career awaits you at CAD if you have an inquisitive and probing mind, a keen eye for details and the passion to uphold justice. Do join us as a Commercial Affairs Officer and realise your dream of contributing towards Singapore's future. Details on the entry requirement, salary and benefits of the scheme are available here.
If you are keen to join CAD as a Commercial Affairs Officer, please submit your application online through Careers@Gov. Only short-listed candidates will be notified for interviews.