Associate Accountant (Self-financed Programmes Section) (Ref. 19091302-E2)

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 2 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Accounting > Accountant
Accounting > Audit
Accounting > Others
Published On 13/09/2019


Associate Accountant (Self-financed Programmes Section) (Ref. 19091302-E2)


The appointee will be responsible for the following duties:

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

(b) developing and administering the financial management information systems;

(c) liaising with and providing support to departments/subsidiaries of the University on accounting-related matters, such as financial management of self-financed programmes, courses and/or activities;

(d) handling general office administration; and

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


Applicants should:

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

(b) have at least two years of post-qualification experience in accounting, auditing or other related fields;

(c) have preferably passed a professional accounting examination or equivalent;

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

(e) be able to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English and Chinese; and

(f) have good communication and interpersonal skills.

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

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.]

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 Thursday, 26 September 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.