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Recruit Ref: G15657
Posting Date: 2024-04-12
Summer Intern
Job Description
Summer intern is mainly deployed – (a) to assist in daily operations and compilation of annual cash-based accounts / accrual-based accounts of the government; (b) to assist in the daily operations, reconciliation and compilation of statistics of special projects; (c) to assist in system development ground work, including preparation of user acceptance tests and setting up a database for past records; (d) to assist in conducting compliance checking on accounting operations in government bureaux/departments; (e) to assist in management accounting related duties; (f) to assist in research work on accounting standards and policies; and (g) to handle other clerical and administrative support duties.
Applicants should- (a) be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; (b) be students studying full-time programmes offered by post-secondary institutions; (c) be a full-time Year 2 student under 3-year curriculum or a fulltime Year 3 student under 4-year curriculum of an undergraduate programme, studying in the stream of Accountancy or Finance; (d) have not yet completed their final year of study before the internship period commences; (e) have good accounting knowledge; (f) have good communication skills and good command of written Chinese and English; and (g) be proficient in using MS Office, MS Excel and search engines and preferably have knowledge of database programming.
Terms of Appointment: Summer interns are engaged under non-civil service appointment. Employment period is from June to August 2024 (about 3 months). They are normally required to work 44 hours per week. They are eligible for rest days, statutory holidays, general holidays, and sickness days. They are subject to the Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme Ordinance (Cap. 485).
General Notes: (a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise. (b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirements irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race. (c) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service. (d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made. (e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates. (f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the interview without being subject to any further shortlisting. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”. (g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. (h) Non-civil service vacancies information contained in this column is also available on the Homepage of the Treasury at
HK$11,200 per month
Apply Method
(a) Hong Kong students studying in local post-secondary institutions should apply through the Student Affairs Offices/Career Centres of their respective institutions. They are advised to note the deadlines set by the respective institutions. Direct applications from local students will not be considered. (b) Students studying in non-local institutions should download application forms from Treasury Website ( Completed application form, together with copies of certificates of their student status and academic transcripts should be forwarded by post (the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application) to the enquiry address below on or before the closing date for application. Please mark “Application for Summer Intern” on the envelope. Applicants who do not possess the entry requirements, applications which are late, incomplete or without the required supporting documents and applications submitted by fax or e-mail will NOT be considered. All eligible applicants MUST attend a selection interview in May 2024. NO alternative arrangements will be made for those who fail to attend the interview and their applications will NOT be further processed. Applicants who have not received a reply from the Treasury by 5 July 2024 may assume their applications are unsuccessful.

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