Finance and Accounting Salary Guide

Hong Kong 2017 Salary Guide Download

Finance and Accounting Salary Guide

Whether you’re researching the latest accountant salary or financial analyst salary, the Robert Half Salary Guide offers the latest hiring trends and Hong Kong salary averages for the accounting and finance sector.

Combined with our Salary Calculator, find the Hong Kong salary information you’re looking for to make the best remuneration decisions. Download your complimentary copy today.

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Salary trends in accounting and finance today

Companies will need to adjust their Hong Kong salary packages to remain competitive for attracting and retaining staff. In a market that is experiencing skills shortages, top candidates know they are in high demand and can negotiate accordingly.

Soft skills remain important to develop in 2017

To remain competitive, finance professionals will need to continuously develop their soft skills and look for new opportunities to expand them. Equally, managers should invest in training to ensure employees’ skills meet today’s business needs.

Top technical skills in demand

The finance and accounting industry sees continuing skills shortages that are driven by a lack of technical expertise. With many financial processing systems either automated or run by new technology, companies are seeking candidates with not just finance skills, but also system implementation experience to manage such systems.

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What's impacting your industry in 2017?

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Financial services

There is currently a positive outlook for financial services in Hong Kong with local banks and SMEs driving the hiring boom. Rapid digitisation combined with companies actively poaching employees from competing organisations have increased the talent shortage. Read more in the Financial Services Salary Guide.



Technology is booming. With significant skills shortages in many functional areas, companies will need to adjust their salary packages to remain competitive. As the industry becomes more customer-centric, and concern over persistent cyber-security threats increases, demand for specialist IT skillsets is rising. Find out more in the Technology Salary Guide.