Associate Accountant (Treasury Section) (Ref. 16111808-IE)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 2 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Location Hunghom
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Accounting > Accounting / Finance Manager
Accounting > Others
Accounting > Audit
Published On 18/11/2016


Associate Accountant (Treasury Section) (Ref. 16111808-IE) 


The appointee will be responsible for the following duties: 

(a)     accounting operations for the administration of the University Working Capital Fund, including handling of cash flow projections, receipts, payments and bank reconciliations, as well as investment income distribution; 

(b)     daily cash flow monitoring and operational support in placing fixed deposits or purchasing fixed income instruments with banks / brokers; 

(c)     support to the University treasury functions, including preparation of regulatory returns and liaison with service providers (e.g. investment managers and custodians); 

(d)    financial management and treasury accounting duties, and development of various committee meeting papers; 

(e)    general office administration; and 

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


Applicants should: 

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

(b)     have at least two years of 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 Excel, Word and PowerPoint, with knowledge of Oracle Financials 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.  

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

Shortlisted candidates may be invited to sit for a written 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 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, 1 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