Contract Part-time Training Officer (Tax Law and Practice)
$460 to $600 per hour (depending on qualification and experience)
Candidates should -
(a)(i) have a Hong Kong degree in accountancy, or related discipline with accountancy as one of the subjects studied, or equivalent; or (ii) be a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, or equivalent;
(b)(i) have at least 15 years’ work experience in Hong Kong tax law, of which 5 years should be in a management role; or (ii) have at least 15 years’ teaching experience in Hong Kong tax law at tertiary level; and
(c) be proficient in Chinese and English.
Preference will be given to those candidates with previous work experience in public tax administration.
To avoid conflict of interest, the successful candidate cannot work in a tax-related field (except academic teaching) during the period of employment.
(i) To develop and deliver in-house training courses on tax law and practice for Assistant Assessors in the department;
(ii) To develop and update training materials for professional officers in the department.
Terms of Appointment:
The successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service terms for a fixed period of 1 year. In the case of duty (i), for each hour of teaching, additional 2.5 hours for preparation work will be paid. In general, the total work hours will not exceed 15 hours per week throughout the contract period.
(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 requirement 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 for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview.
(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 selection interview/written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting criteria.
(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. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the below enquiry address.
How to apply:
Application forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service Centre of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centre of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Completed application forms, together with a resume showing detailed job descriptions of all current and previous employment and a copy of academic / professional qualifications, should be sent with the envelope clearly marked ‘Application for the post of Contract Part-time Training Officer (Tax Law and Practice)’ to the enquiry address below on or before the closing date for application. Online application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Candidates who apply online should submit copies of the supporting documents within one week after close of application period to the enquiry address below, and the online application number should be quoted on the envelope and the copies of documents. If candidates fail to provide the supporting documents as requested, their applications will not be considered. Candidates who are not invited for interview within 4 weeks from the closing date for application may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Appointments Section, Personnel Registry, Inland Revenue Department, 37/F Revenue Tower, 5 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. For enquiries, please call 2594 5076.
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News (7 August 2015) and South China Morning Post (8 August 2015)