Finance Assistant at WHO, Lilongwe, Malawi

Deadline: 11 October 2018

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Finance Assistant in Lilongwe, Malawi. The duration of this post is 12 months.

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-

  • Maintain financial records and financial transactions relating to his/her area of work in the GSM environment.
  • Verify accuracy and compliance of transactions and returns to the WHO rules and regulations, manual provisions and operating procedures from the WHO country office.
  • Generate reports from the Global Management System.
  • Prepare recurring reports as scheduled and special reports as required to facilitate financial implementation analysis.
  • Advise and assist staff on various financial processes, controls and operations in the GSM environment in the areas of HR Plan operation and management, income and awards, and financial analysis and reporting.
  • Initiate and respond to queries and correspondences on accounts and financial transactions as required.
  • Liaise with MVIP staff and counterparts at WHO HQ for all financial planning support and expenditures.
  • Liaise with the Evaluation Partners, consolidating inputs and assisting with timely reporting.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned Achievement Activities Include: Timely and high-quality output and results to support the achievement of the objectives of the unit and of the MVIP, and enable effective program implementation in the region.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Completion of secondary education or equivalent technical training or comm commercial education with specialization in accounting, budgeting or finance.
  • 8 years of working experience with 3 to 5 years of responsible work in finance, Budgeting and/or accounting activities.
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and implement inputs from several sources.
  • Ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Conceptualize and carry out tasks with little supervision.
  • Provide financial analytical reports, using appropriate software.
  • Interpret financial rules and regulations.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Expert knowledge of English.
  • Nationality of Malawi.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.