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Deputy Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Ref. ID:  CFO/FPA/FPA/1734


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: Communications Technologies, Artificial Intelligence and Trust Technologies, Advanced Electronic Components and Systems, IoT Sensing and AI Technologies, and Innovative Mind.

It is applied across six core areas which are Smart City, Financial Technologies, New Industrialisation and Intelligent Manufacturing, Digital Health, Application Specific Integrated Circuits, and Metaverse.

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 almost 1400 technologies to the industries and been granted more than 1000 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:


  • Actively participate, coach, and lead managers to perform business reviews for technology licensing and contract research, including financial due diligence, risk assessment, project proposal budget review, and project cashflow review, etc.
  • Evaluate and propose the contract terms to optimize financial and non-financial benefits
  • Develop and implement procedures to streamline operations, enhance business processes, and ensure proper control and compliance
  • Provide value-added support to enhance team members' knowledge, skills, and competency
  • Work closely with various stakeholders to consolidate financial forecasts and operational performance trends
  • Provide advice and support to the management in strategic development, operational planning, and improvement
  • Proactively cultivate teamwork and spirit within the team
  • Perform ad hoc projects and assignments as required


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Accounting, Finance, or a related field with a recognized professional accounting qualification
  • At least eight years post-qualification solid experience in finance and/or accounting from the sizable organization, Big 4 managerial experience in advisory/consultancy and or assurance, PRC professional experience and exposure is a definite advantage
  • Candidate with less experience will also be considered
  • Self-initiative, well-organized, strong sense of business acumen and analytical mind, responsible leadership skills
  • A good team player and able to manage multiple tasks under pressure
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua)
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)
  • Live ASTRI value


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


For interested parties, please submit your application with detailed CV within two weeks of the post date. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. The review of applications will continue until the post is filled.


The resume should not include any sensitive personal information such as ID card no. or passport number, photo, etc.


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


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