Finance Assistant at WHO, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Deadline: 29 March 2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Finance Assistant (Payroll) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The duration of this post is 2 years.

The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Finance Assistant will perform the following functions:

  • Deliver responsive services to customers and stakeholders in alignment with the GSC Service Catalogue.
  • Follow up closely on the pending tasks to resolve within response times set out in the Service Catalogue.
  • Seek advice or guidance from team members or Supervisors as and when necessary.
  • Take initiative to communicate with colleagues within or across departments to seek confirmation or clarification on issues when necessary.
  • Respond to enquiries and provides support, advice and guidance to clients in Headquarters, Regional Offices, Country offices.
  • Assist with identification of system issues or enhancements, and in testing fixes and solutions.
  • Reconcile General Ledger accounts; and prepare journal vouchers and accounting entries as required.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Completion of secondary school education or its equivalent, complemented by training in accounting or book-keeping.
  • Training in financial accounting, managing financial transaction processing, payroll processing and/or income management, in an international environment, and using integrated financial management and reporting systems.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in administration of which at least 2 years working in the field of accounting, finance or payroll.
  • 4 years with a first level university degree.
  • 3 years with an advanced university degree.
  • Demonstrated skill and proficiency in the use of computers and information technology.
  • Expertise in the use of MS Office and Web-based software.
  • Expert knowledge of English.
  • Nationality of Malaysia.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.