Accountant (Student Accounts Unit) (Ref. 16101405-E2)

Intermediate (3-6 years)

Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Relational Databases

Job Description

Accountant (Student Accounts Unit) (Ref. 16101405-E2)

Location: Hunghom


Accountant (Student Accounts Unit) (Ref. 16101405-E2) 


The appointee will be responsible for: 

(a)  supporting the administration of fee collection from and payments to applicants/students/graduates; 

(b)  liaising with departments on issues related to fee collection and payments; 

(c)  supervising the daily operation of the Unit; 

(d)  participating in enhancement of the Student Accounts System and user acceptance tests; 

(e) handling enquires from departments, applicants, students and graduates; 

(f)  performing general office administration; and 

(g)  any other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance and her delegates. 


Applicants should have: 

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

(b) preferably a professional accounting qualification (CPA, ACCA or equivalent); 

(c) at least five years of relevant post-qualification experience in accounting or related area, including two or more years in a team leader role, with experience in student accounts related business domain being an advantage; 

(d)  preferably solid knowledge and experience in system development; 

(e)  proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and relational database design; 

(f)  a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese; and 

(g) good communication and interpersonal skills. 

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written language proficiency test and a job-related written test. 

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement(s) need not re-apply.

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 [email redacted, apply via Jobable]; 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  The closing date for application is Friday, 28 October 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

Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelBachelor
QualificationCertified Public Accountant (HKICPA), Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA)
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

directions_walk6 mins walk from Hung Hom Station