Accountant (two posts) (Ref. 16112801-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
Accounting > Audit
Accounting > Others
Published On 28/11/2016


Accountant (two posts) (Ref. 16112801-IE) 


The appointees will be assigned to the Financial Management Section or the Self-financed Programmes Section and be responsible for duties among the following operations of the Finance Office:

(a)   general accounting duties including financial accounting, management accounting and budgeting;

(b)  development and administration of accounting and financial management information systems;

(c)   supporting the financial management of non-government-funded academic programmes and activities organized by the University and its subsidiaries;

(d)   general office administration; and

(e)   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)  a professional accounting qualification or equivalent;

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

(d)  proficiency in Microsoft Office software including Access, Excel, Word and Powerpoint, with technical knowledge of Excel/Access VBA being an advantage;

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

(f)   good communication and interpersonal skills.

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 appointments 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, 9 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