Finance & Accounting Salary Guide

Download the 2016 Salary Guide

The 2016 Robert Half Hong Kong Finance & Accounting Salary Guide provides you with unique insights into the latest average finance & accounting salaries, including anticipated year on year increases.

Are you a job seeker? Use the guide to measure your salary expectations against other finance & accounting professionals - perhaps it's time to ask for a pay rise or search for a new job.

Are you a hiring manager? Use this valuable resource to determine salary levels for new employees and stay up-to-date with emerging trends in today's recruitment market.

To request a print copy of the 2016 Hong Kong Finance & Accounting Salary Guide, contact your local branch or specialist recruitment consultant.

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Finance & Accounting salary trends
  • Demand for qualified finance professionals continues to grow, with 55% of large companies in Hong Kong planning to recruit professionals in this space in the first half of the year.
  • Key drivers of recruitment include new projects (49%), product/service expansion (47%), penetration of new markets (41%) and domestic business growth or expansion (39%).
  • Businesses need to be prepared for what is shaping up to be a battle to recruit the best finance and accounting talent, especially those with in-demand skills.
  • Staying abreast of market salaries is critical as we are seeing accounting professionals accept job offers on the basis of just a 5% salary increment.
  • Candidates are sought after for roles in financial planning and analysis plus internal audit and pricing.
  • Firms are gravitating towards candidates with 5 to 10 years of experience, and the CIA and CPA designations remain the gold standard requirements of the profession.
  • 40% of CFOs point to lack of technical skills as a key hurdle when recruiting for new finance and accounting staff.
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