Manager, Accounting, Reporting and Budgeting

Job Description


The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was founded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness through applied research. ASTRI’s core R&D competence in various areas is grouped under five Technology Divisions: AI and Big Data Analytics; Communications; Cybersecurity, Cryptography and Trusted Technologies; Integrated Circuits and Systems; and IoT and Sensors. It is applied across five core areas which are Smart City, Financial Technologies, Intelligent Manufacturing, Digital Health, and Application Specific Integrated Circuits.

Over the years, ASTRI has nurtured a pool of research, I&T talents and received numerous international awards for its pioneering innovations as well as outstanding business and community contributions. To date, ASTRI has transferred over 800 technologies to the industries and been granted more than 900 patents in the Mainland, the US, and other countries.

To support our constant endeavour to position Hong Kong as a world-class smart city and an international hub of innovation and technology, we are seeking qualified professionals to fill the following position(s):

Job Responsibilities

We are looking for a reliable accounting manager to join our team.
  •  Handle financial accounting, management reporting, budgeting and various reporting functions in support of the CFO office
  • Supervise, monitor and evaluate all day-to-day accounting activities
  • Monitor and analyse accounting data and produce financial reports or statements
  • Adhere to proper accounting methods, policies and principles
  • Perform budgetary control, resources planning and financial analysis
  • Formulate and implement internal control policies and procedures in accordance with both statutory and Government funding requirements
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors, tax advisors
  • Maintain the key financial systems


  • Qualified Accountant with a Degree in Accounting or related discipline.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience, preferably in public sector or sizable organizations, Big 4 managerial experience is a definite advantage.
  • Good understanding of government funding policies and procedures, attentive to meticulous rules and regulations.
  • Strong attention to detail, demonstrated integrity and professionalism.
  • A self-motivator and team player to handle job duties with tight deadlines and ad hoc requests.
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Ability to multi tasks with good time-management skills
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Knowledge in FLEX accounting system is an advantage.
  • Hands-on experience with Cognos TM1 is preferred
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
  • Live the ASTRI values


The appointment will be on renewable contract terms with a competitive salary and performance-linked variable pay. Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, insurance coverage and contribution to MPF. The incumbent will normally work a five-day week.

For Application, please email [email protected] quoting the Ref. No. with an updated detailed resume. You are suggested NOT to include sensitive personal information such as HKID or passport number, photo, etc.

Position offer is subject to the applicant’s experience and academic qualification. The application will be open until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. ASTRI reserves the right not to fill the position.

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