Candidates should be Hong Kong students who are studying degree programme in the field of accountancy offered by local or non-local accredited post-secondary institutions, and proficient in using MS Word and Excel.
(a) Preference will be given to students who have knowledge of taxation, including stamp duty;
(b) Final year students, i.e. to be graduated in 2015 will not be considered; and
(c) Interns are required to make themselves available for duty in early June 2015 and to serve out the whole period of internship until 31 August 2015.
(a) To handle taxpayers’ enquiries on simple tax matters;
(b) To assist in screening and processing of tax returns and applications; and
(c) To assist in preparing assessments including but not limited to handling e-Stamping cases for property transfer, conducting ad hoc research in relation to property and stock market, and preliminary vetting of adjudication cases.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be offered appointment for about three months (June to August 2015) on non-civil service contract terms. Candidates who have not been notified by the Inland Revenue Department by late May 2015 may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. (Selection interviews are not required.)
(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.
How to apply:
(a) Hong Kong students studying in local accredited post-secondary institutions should apply through the Student Affairs Offices / Career Centres of their respective institutions. (Direct applications from students are not accepted.); or
(b) Hong Kong students studying in non-local accredited post-secondary institutions should download the application form from the website of the Inland Revenue Department (http://www.ird.gov.hk) (under the “About us: Career Opportunities” Section). The completed application form with copies of certificates and academic transcripts should be submitted to the Inland Revenue Department by (i) post to the address specified below (Please specify on the envelope “Application for Intern”) or (ii) e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Appointments Section, Personnel Registry, Inland Revenue Department, 37/F., Revenue Tower, 5 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.