The University currently employs over 3,000 full-time and part-time staff. In addition to monthly salary, staff may enjoy other benefit entitlements according to their appointment terms. The Finance Office is responsible for processing the payment of payroll and disbursement of relevant benefit payments. To ensure the accountability of public funds, appropriate control and accounting systems are implemented by the Finance Office for the assurance of overall remuneration and payments of benefit allowances.
By law, all qualified employees of the University will be provided with retirement benefits. The University operates a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Scheme for new joiners and a Superannuation Fund under trust for full-time staff employed before the Mandatory Provident Schemes Ordinance came to effect or full-time staff who are subsequently invited to join the Fund.
The Finance Office is responsible to liaise with the appointed MPF service provider and it also provides secretarial and administrative support to the Superannuation Fund Supervisory Board which is responsible for the management of the Superannuation Fund via a corporate trustee cum fund administrator.