Reporting to the Associate Director of Finance, the appointee will be responsible for the daily management and supervision of the Payroll Team.
Main duties include to : Manage 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 Pension Committee in monitoring the performance of fund managers, Corporate Trustee, Scheme Administrator and Custodian;
Handle other payroll deductions and income sharing; Work with Insurer to ensure the smooth running of the Group Medical and Dental Scheme;
Administer the staff loan and salary advance; Prepare staff cost forecast, budget and other ad-hoc analysis; Supply information for the annual Common Date 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;
and Prepare other regular and ad-hoc mandatory reports.
Motivate the Team for success, as well as integrating collaboration and customer-service orientated behaviours, initiate best practices for efficient and effective workflow and process automation;
Provide system support on Banner HR / Payroll and Oracle Financials and lead the teams for payroll system replacement;
Prepare timely regular and ad-hoc reports and analyses to support management decisions; and
Perform any other ad-hoc duties as assigned.
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting / Finance / Human Resources / Business or related disciplines. At least 12 years’ relevant experience preferably in universities / NGOs / sizeable organizations with a minimum of 5 years at supervisory level.
A qualified accountant and / or member of recognized professional accounting bodies; sound knowledge of latest internet and cloud-based HR / Payroll solutions;
excellent communication skills; good command of English and Putonghua; being self-initiative with outstanding leadership skills;
ability to take a hands-on approach whenever required; strong analytical skills with out of the box thinking; being service-orientated, and a mentor to implement best practices for service level assurance;
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 re-engineering / improvement project would be an advantage.
Candidates with less experience may be considered for appointment as Finance Manager (Payroll).
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.