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The English Schools Foundation

Accounting Officer

The English Schools Foundation
Salary negotiable
Posted on 24 Jan 2020

Accounting Officer

The English Schools Foundation

Job Highlights

  • Matriculate with LCC higher level or above,
  • Diploma in Accounting preferred,
  • 5 years' working experience in accounting

Job Description

English Schools Foundation      Website:

The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is a modern, well-managed educational organisation, committed to offering an international education to students drawn from over 70 countries. We are proud to be at the forefront of the educational hub in Hong Kong. We actively take advantage of the opportunities that Hong Kong offers as Asia’s world city and the principal gate-way to China.

The curriculum, leading to the International Baccalaureate, is adapted to Hong Kong, and the Asia Pacific region. ESF’s 1,100 teachers are highly qualified bringing with them experience from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States, the UK and many other international school systems. All schools offer a broad range of out-of-school activities in Hong Kong and overseas.

ESF has over 18,000 students. Our culture is one of joy in learning and pride in achievement. The great majority of our students study for the IB Diploma and gain entry to universities all over the world. ESF has a long-standing commitment to children with additional needs and is the principal provider for English-speaking children with special educational needs in Hong Kong. For further details about ESF, please visit our website at

  • Assist supervisor to maintain full set of accounts,
  • Coordinate with schools regarding operating and accounting issues,
  • Support management to perform financial analyses and budgetary control,
  • Maintain proper records for capital expenditure,
  • Handle day-to-day accounting operations (including AP, AR, bank reconciliation, GL),
  • Handle miscellaneous ad hoc assignments.


  • Matriculate with LCC higher level or above,
  • Diploma in Accounting preferred,
  • At least 5 years' working experience in accounting and/or auditing,
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Fluency in oral and written English and Cantonese; and
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.

Applicants must be a permanent Hong Kong resident or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong.

Closing Date: 07 Feb 2020

For enquiries, please contact Stanley Ho.

Applications must be submitted online through
Step 1: Go to the Registration tab and register. You will then receive an email with an activation link.
Step 2: When your account has been activated, login to the system and click "Job Listing"
Step 3: Check the box next to the job(s) that you wish to apply for and click "Apply & Continue".

ESF is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the ESF's Personal Data Policy, a copy of which will be provided upon request.

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
5 years
Employment Type
Contract, Full Time
Company Website

Company Overview

The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is the largest provider of English-medium international education in Hong Kong. We have five secondary schools, nine primary schools and a school for students with special educational needs across Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories. Two “all through” Private Independent Schools and four kindergartens are operated by ESF’s affiliated company, ESF Educational Services Limited (ESL), which also offers English language classes and sports activities. The fifth kindergarten is due to open in August 2016.

There are 17,000 students from more than 50 different nationalities in ESF schools, PIS and kindergartens. About 70% of our students have parents who are permanent residents of Hong Kong.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Medical insurance

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