Senior Finance Manager (Job ID: 6417)

Job level Senior
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
Published On 29/07/2021

Job Title:           Senior Finance Manager
Department:      Finance Office
Job ID:               6417

Job Posting Details

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

The Role
Reporting directly to the Director of Finance, the Senior Finance Manager is expected to be a hands-on seasoned finance professional with strong technical, managerial and inter-personal skills to work very effectively with all colleagues across the whole University.

The appointee will lead the payroll team and contribute to the development of high quality financial support services and adoption of best practice processes in supporting the efficiency and value-for-money initiatives. The appointee will play a key role in team development, setting up budgeting tools for management accounting and financial business planning functions of the University, and re-engineering work processes. In addition, the appointee will support the Director of Finance in developing, enhancing payroll system and Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) financial systems; and undertaking other duties as required.

Key Requirements
The ideal candidate should possess a bachelor's degree and a professional qualification in accounting. He/She should have substantial accounting experience of which at least 5 years should be at a managerial level, comprising strong hands-on technical and management experience, with a sound track record in payroll, management accounting, business planning and project management. Excellent and demonstrable leadership, management, technical, analytical, decision-making, communication, inter-personal and negotiation skills are required. Proficiency in both English and Chinese is desirable. Relevant work experience in Hong Kong will be a definite advantage. (Duration: 2 years, renewable)

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided. Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable. 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 Thursday, 12 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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