Associate Accountant (three posts) (Ref. 16100603-E2)


Technical Skills

  • Accountancy
  • Audit
  • Budgets
  • Business Intelligence
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Payroll
  • SQL

Job Description

Associate Accountant (three posts) (Ref. 16100603-E2)

Location: Hunghom


Associate Accountant (three posts) (Ref. 16100603-E2) 


The appointees will mainly be responsible for some of the following specific duties: 

(a)  daily accounting operations for administration of the retirement schemes, and processing of staff claims, purchase payments and other payments; 

(b)  preparation of management and analytical reports; and 

(c)  development and enhancement of the payroll and payment systems. 

In addition, the appointees will also be required to perform the following general duties: 

(d)  general accounting duties including financial accounting, management accounting and budgeting; 

(e)  general office administration; and 

(f)   any other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance or her delegates. 


Applicants should: 

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

(b)  have at least two years of experience in accounting, auditing or other related fields;  

(c)  have preferably passed a professional accounting examination or equivalent; 

(d)  have proficiency in Microsoft Office software including Excel, Word and PowerPoint, with knowledge of SQL and Business Intelligence tools being an advantage; 

(e)  be able to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English and Chinese; and  

(f)   have good communication and interpersonal skills.  

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a 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 appointments 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 Thursday, 20 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
Education LevelBachelor
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese

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

directions_walk6 mins walk from Hung Hom Station