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Post Specification

Finance Office

Accountant (Accounting Operations Section)

(Ref. 240201011)


The appointee will be required to:

(a)    handle daily accounting operations, including processing payments and journals for payroll, staff claims, MPF and other payments, following up with various units on payment matters, handling staff enquiries and dealing with matters on tax filing and clearance of staff;

(b)    review subordinates’ work, including verifying payment and related tax filing and ensuring compliance with the relevant statutory requirements, policies, rules and regulations;

(c)    perform staff cost analysis and projection for the requirements of management and funding bodies;

(d)    assist in the enhancement of the payroll, staff claims and related payment systems;

(e)    handle general office administration; and

(f)    perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance and his/her delegates.


Applicants should possess:

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

(b)    preferably a professional accounting qualification or equivalent;

(c)    at least two years’ experience in accounting, auditing or other related fields, with experience in payroll operations and staff benefits being an advantage;

(d)    some supervisory experience;

(e)    proficiency in Microsoft Office software including Excel, Word and PowerPoint;

(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 test.

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

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.  

Consideration of applications will commence on 2 May 2024 until the position is filled. 

Posting date: 24 April 2024