The appointee is expected to assist the Finance Manager in supervising a team of five accounting staff to carry out the following duties:
(a) perform payment processing and manage the payment of invoices from suppliers/vendors; and oversee the accounts payable and related management reports;
(b) work with internal and external parties for monitoring the risks and returns of the University’s investment portfolios;
(c) handle treasury functions including cash management, fund management, bank administration etc;
(d) forecast cash flow positions, available funds and prepare business plans for new investments/projects of the University;
(e) liaise with tax agents, legal advisors, banks, master custodian, external auditors and regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with relevant laws, rules and regulations;
(f) work closely with user departments to enhance work processes;
(g) assist in accounting operation, financial management and budgeting; and
(h) perform ad-hoc tasks as assigned.
Applicants should have/be:
(a) a degree in Accounting or equivalent with minimum of seven years of experience, including five years of supervisory experience, gained from sizeable company (Big 4 experience is a plus);
(b) a qualified accountant with membership of a recognised professional accounting body;
(c) strong analytical mind, good interpersonal skills, versatile problem solving skills and willingness to accept new challenges;
(d) relevant work experience in handling payment processing, treasury functions and Oracle financial system will definitely be an advantage;
(e) good numerical sense and detailed-minded in planning/execution;
(f) strong leadership and organisational skills in coaching, motivating and retaining talent;
(g) ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines; and
(h) good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua).
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test.
The successful candidate will work on the Tsuen Wan Campus of the University.
Reference salary range: HK$38,000 - HK$60,000 per month
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.
Closing date: 27 April 2019