The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy) has a deep commitment to Hong Kong, inspiring Pre-Primary to Grade 12 learners to act as empowered global stewards since our establishment in 2003. As an internationally accredited private independent school, our unique student-focused academic curriculum and experiential learning programs are deeply rooted in Chinese culture combined with a truly bi-lingual and intercultural learning environment. ISF’s exceptional IB DP performance has promoted graduates to the world’s most prestigious universities to continue their next stage of learning. The school currently has around 2000 students and 400 employees.


We are now seeking an energetic, qualified, and experienced candidate to fill the following position:

Head of Internal Audit (Ref: IA/HIA/20190711_scmpo)

Sponsored by the Independent Schools Foundation, the ISF Academy is an independent private school and currently offers K-12 classes to around 2,000 students. The Foundation also sponsors the operation of a small pre-school of around 200 students. Reporting functionally to the Audit Committee of the Board of the Foundation and administratively to the Chief Operations Officer, the Head of Internal Audit has the overall responsibility for the internal audit function of the Foundation and its wholly-owned subsidiaries (including the Academy and the pre-school).  



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or a related discipline, with at least 6 years of experience at the senior level gained in sizable organizations (some of which must be directly in the area of internal auditing);
  • Professional qualification from HKICPA or equivalent, preferably with a CIA;
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Mandarin);


We offer an attractive remuneration package including but not limited to: 26 days of Leave (annual and school holiday leave) per year, 80% ISF tuition fee remission and a Chinese New Year discretionary payment, etc.. A free parking space on campus will be provided. We also provide free shuttle buses for staff travelling between some pick up points in the Hong Kong Island side and the Academy.


For more details about the Academy and this job opportunity, you are encouraged to visit our website at :


The ISF Foundation, Academy & Pre-School are committed to ensuring safety and well-being of our students. We hold high standards of recruitment practices with the attention to child safeguarding. All applicants to us must be willing to undergo background checks and child protection screening. 

Application Deadline: 18 October 2019

Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please submit your application by completing the Application Form, Reference Check Statement which could be downloaded from our together with full Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter. Please quote with our “Ref: no.” by clicking

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Job level Senior
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Mandarin , English
Location Pokfulam
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Accounting (Accounting / Finance Manager)
Accounting (Audit)
Accounting (Others)
Published On 17/09/2019