Assistant Finance Manager (Payroll and Benefit disbursements Section) - #910158

Hong Kong Baptist University

Date: Aug 10, 2022
District: Cheung Chau, HK
Contract type: Full time
Hong Kong Baptist University
Assistant Finance Manager (Payroll and Benefit disbursements Section) (PR0093/22-23)

The appointee is expected to assist the Finance Manager in supervising a team of eight accounting staff to carry out the following duties:

  • supervise the timely and accurate processing of monthly payroll for full-time, part-time staff and helpers including the calculation of MPF and ORSO contributions, preparation of tax returns and related matters;

  • review individual staff costs and liaise with user departments on budget coverage for the staff costs;

  • ensure timely and accurate staff benefit disbursements;

  • monitor the accurate calculation and provision of monthly and year-end staff cost commitment;

  • handle PRC IIT tax filing and review tax calculation (including hypothetical tax) prepared by tax consultant;

  • liaise with the Human Resources Office on payroll and related matters;

  • work with medical consultants, actuaries, underwriters, tax agents, legal advisors, trustees, auditors and regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with the University’s policies, relevant laws, rules and regulations;

  • coordinate with academic departments or administrative offices on the provision of regular reports and meeting requirements of sponsoring/funding bodies or regulatory authorities;

  • handle system enhancement and development requirements including the preparation of function specifications, enhancement items and performance of user acceptance tests;

  • answer staff enquiries or complaints in relation to payroll and staff benefits;

  • coordinate the year-end audit of the ORSO Scheme; and

  • perform ad hoc tasks as assigned.

Applicants should have/be:

  • a bachelor’s degree in Accounting with a minimum of seven years of experience, including three years of supervisory experience, gained from sizeable companies;

  • a qualified accountant with the membership of a recognised professional accounting body;

  • competent knowledge of Employment Ordinance, MPFSO, ORSO and Inland Revenue Ordinance;

  • self-motivation, strong analytical mind, good interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills and willingness to accept new challenges;

  • relevant work experience in handling payroll and disbursement matters and knowledge of using Oracle Financial System will be an advantage;

  • good numerical sense and meticulousness in planning/execution;

  • capable of analysing and processing large data in excel with Pivot Table, vlookup and formulae, etc.;

  • strong leadership and organisational skills in coaching, motivating and retaining talents;

  • the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines; and

  • a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, including Putonghua.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a proficiency test

Work location:
Tsuen Wan Campus (Address: Riviera Gardens, No. 2-12 Yi Lok Street, Tsuen Wan, NT)

The initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of two years. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( Those who are 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

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 applicable at the time of offer

Closing date: 23 August 2022 (or until the position is filled)

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