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Accounting Officer/Accounting Executive

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 526716
Work type: Full-time
Department: Finance and Enterprises Office (60500)
Categories: Executive / Technical / Support
Hong Kong

Accounting Officer/Accounting Executive, Subsidiaries and Initiatives Team in the Finance and Enterprises Office (Ref.: 526716)


The Role


The appointee will work in the Subsidiaries and Initiatives Team and support the Assistant Finance Manager in the following areas:


  • supervision of team members in accomplishing the periodic financial reports including but not limited to quarterly reports, budget and interim/year end consolidation pack;
  • coordination with external auditor directly on the whole audit process of university owned subsidiaries;
  • preparation of financial statements/reports/schedules of university owned HK/non-HK subsidiaries and administrative units;
  • preparation of bookkeeping and journal vouchers for university owned subsidiaries and administration units;
  • general accounting duties relating to the subsidiaries’/administrative units’ daily operations such as payment checking/purchase acquisition;
  • administrative duties of the University/subsidiaries’ such as company secretarial work; and
  • any other ad hoc duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Qualities


  • a recognized Accounting or relevant degree or diploma, OR 5 passes in HKCEE including English (minimum Grade C if Syllabus A/Level 2 from 2007), Chinese (Level 2 from 2007) and Mathematics; OR minimum Level 2 or equivalent in HKDSEE in 5 subjects including English Language;
  • at least 5-year work experience preferably in accounting and auditing field;
  • hands-on knowledge of MS Office applications;
  • good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putonghua);
  • good communication skills, self-motivation and attention to details;
  • ability to work independently and as a team member in a fast-paced environment; and
  • experience in supervision of small finance team is preferred.


What We Offer


The appointment will be made on fixed-term full-time contract for 2 years, to commence as soon as possible with the possibility of renewal. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, together with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 10% of basic salary. Other benefits include annual leave and medical benefits. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test. Candidate with less experience may be considered for the position of Accounting Executive.


How to Apply


The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until June 13, 2024, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.


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