Accountant (Retirement Benefits Unit) (Ref. 19110409-IE)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Accounting > Accountant
Accounting > Financial Analyst
Banking / Finance > Fund Management / Hedge Fund
Published On 04/11/2019


Accountant (Retirement Benefits Unit) (Ref. 19110409-IE)


The appointee will be responsible for the following duties:

(a) handling daily accounting operations for administration of the retirement schemes (both ORSO and MPF schemes) of the University and its subsidiaries, including handling monthly contributions, benefit payments, new member enrolments and staff enquires, as well as dealing with the service providers of the retirement schemes;

(b) preparing annual financial reports of the PolyU Superannuation Fund and providing support to the Staff Loan Scheme;

(c) preparing various committee meeting papers;

(d) assisting in the enhancement and maintenance of the financial system;

(e) handling general office administration; and

(f) performing any other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance or her delegates.


Applicants should have:

(a) a recognised degree in Accounting, Finance or related disciplines;

(b) a professional accounting qualification and preferably Level 1 of the Chartered Financial Analyst examination or equivalent;

(c) at least five years of post-qualification experience in accounting, auditing or financial management fields, including two or more years in a supervisory role;

(d) proficiency in Microsoft Office software including Access, Excel, Word and Powerpoint, with working knowledge of Oracle Financials being an advantage;

(e) a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese; and

(f) strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Applicants with less experience will be considered for the post of Associate Accountant.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written language proficiency test.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or by clicking . Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. The closing date for application is Monday, 18 November 2019. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.