Finance Manager (Job ID: 6398)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Clearwater Bay
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Dental plan, Gratuity, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Accounting > Accounting / Finance Manager
Administration > Administration / Operation Manager
Education / Training > Others
Published On 28/07/2021

Job Title:          Finance Manager
Department:     Finance Office
Job ID:              6398

Job Posting Details

The Finance Office is one of the crucial administrative departments providing best-practice financial management services to support the University’s mission in teaching, research and social-economic development of Hong Kong.

The appointee will report to and assist the Senior Finance Manager to lead and supervise the payroll operation.  He/She will contribute to the development of high-quality financial support services and adoption of best practice processes. His/Her responsibilities include: 

  1. review payroll and payment of staff-related benefits;
  2. ensure compliance to the University's policies and external regulatory requirements;
  3. set up budgeting tools for management accounting functions of the University;
  4. lead projects on process re-engineering;
  5. work on system development and enhancement to improve operational efficiency and strengthen internal control; and
  6. perform other duties as assigned.

Applicants should have a bachelor's degree, a professional qualification in accounting, and with substantial accounting experience, at least 5 years of which should be at a managerial level.  He/She should possess strong hands-on analytical skill, technical and management experience, with a strong track record in management accounting, business planning and project management. Proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese, good communication skills and a detail-oriented, responsible and self-motivated mindset are required.  Experience in ERP System and analytics reporting tools will be an advantage.  Relevant working experience in payroll functions and/or large organizations is preferred. (Duration: 2 years, renewable)

(Applicants who have applied earlier need not re-apply.)

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.  A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Application Procedure
In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only.  To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website ( and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Tuesday, 10 August 2021.  Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission.  We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.

HKUST is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to our core values of inclusiveness, diversity, and respect.

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