Job ref no.: A/280/03
City University of Hong Kong

Finance Manager (Payroll) in the Finance Office

City University of Hong Kong

  • Competitive pay
  • Dental plan
  • Gratuity
  • Medical plan

Duties : 

1.  Report to the Associate Director of Finance, and be responsible in the daily management and supervision of the Payroll Team with the following duties:

  • Process the monthly payroll for full-time and part-time staff timely and accurately
  • Administer the University Superannuation and MPF Schemes, and provide support to the Board of Trustees (Superannuation Scheme) in monitoring the performance of fund managers, Scheme Administrator and Custodian
  • Handle other payroll deductions and income sharing
  • Process staff claims reimbursement and medical payment
  • Administer staff loan and salary advance
  • Prepare staff cost forecast, budget and other ad-hoc analysis
  • Supply information for the annual Common Data Collection Exercise
  • Compile annual returns to UGC on salary of senior management and occupancy position of senior staff quarters
  • File tax returns for starters and leavers, and prepare annual filing of employer's return for full-time and part-time staff
  • Prepare other regular and ad-hoc mandatory reports.

2. Motivate the Team for success, as well as integrative collaboration and customer-service oriented behaviors, initiate best practices for efficient and effective workflow and process automation;
3. Provide system support on Banner HR/Payroll and Oracle Financials and lead the teams for system upgrade and migration;
4. Prepare timely regular and ad-hoc reports and analyses to support management decisions; and
5. Perform any other ad-hoc duties as assigned.

Requirements : 
A good honours degree in Accounting/Finance/Human Resources/Business or related disciplines, with substantial managerial experience preferably in universities/NGOs/sizable organizations.

A qualified accountant and/or member of recognized professional accounting bodies; sound knowledge of latest HR/Payroll solutions; excellent communication skills, with good command of English and Mandarin; being self-initiative with outstanding leadership skills, and able to take a hands-on approach whenever required; strong analytical skills with out of the box thinking; being service-oriented, and a mentor to assure best practices for service provision; ability to work independently and in a team, and build partnerships with various departments are required.

Proficiency in PC skills, experience in Oracle Financials/other ERP system and the implementation of large-scale restructuring/improvement project would be an advantage.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test.

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract; fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and housing benefits (where applicable).

Information and Application
Further information on the post and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an online application at The closing date is 9 June 2018.  Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 49th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2018); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).

More job information
Job ref no. A/280/03 (CT3111299-01#0224)
  • N/A
Job Function
  • Kowloon Tong
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree