Accountant (Systems Development & Support Unit) (Ref. 16112405-IE)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Hunghom
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Accounting > Accounting / Finance Manager
Administration > Others
Information Technology > Product Management / Development
Published On 24/11/2016


Accountant (Systems Development & Support Unit) (Ref. 16112405-IE) 


The appointee will be responsible for duties among the following operations of the Finance Office: 

(a)   assisting in system project management, including feasibility study, user requirement analysis, acceptance testing and documentation; 

(b)  developing and supporting desktop tools / systems for office automation; 

(c)   performing general accounting duties, including financial accounting, management accounting, budgeting, and accounting operations; 

(d)   supporting general office administration; and 

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


Applicants should have: 

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

(b)  preferably a professional accounting qualification (CPA, ACCA or equivalent); 

(c)  at least five years of relevant post-qualification experience in accounting or related fields; 

(d)  solid knowledge and hands-on experience in management information system implementation; 

(e)  good understanding of budget management, payroll, purchasing, financial reporting, PRC accounting and business operations; 

(f)   strong technical knowledge of Excel / Access VBA, MS SQL Server and Oracle Financials; 

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

(h)  good communication and interpersonal skills. 

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written language proficiency test and a job-related written test.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service 

A highly competitive remuneration package wiall 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 submit application form via email to; by fax at 2764 3374; in person to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon; or by mail to the above address.  If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from closing date for application is Thursday, 8 December 2016.  Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at