MAS offers unrivalled insights into the financial services sector for fresh graduates keen on making a tangible contribution to the growth of the nation.
By Prasana Ramachandran
For Tan Shi Min and Samantha Wong, accountancy graduates from the Nanyang Technological University, embarking on a career with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has opened their eyes to the inner workings of the financial world. Working with MAS has given them unrivalled insights into the financial industry and opportunities that few other institutions can offer.
As the central bank of Singapore, MAS’s mission is to promote economic growth and develop the nation as a sound and progressive financial centre. The Authority conducts monetary policy, issues currency, oversees the payment systems, manages the official foreign reserves, and serves as banker to and financial agent of the government. It also supervises the financial industry and monitors the financial stability of Singapore’s economy.