National Professional Officer (Finance) – Payroll at WHO, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Deadline: 26 June 2019

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

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The National Professional Officer (Finance) 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 Supervisors as and when necessary.
  • Provide advice or guidance to other staff in the team.
  • 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 (HQs), Regional Offices (ROs), Country offices (COs).
  • 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.
  • Analyze financial records and produce accurate management reports.
  • Maintenance of staff member’s financial records.
  • Respond to payslip queries from staff.
  • Perform ad hoc assignments, special projects, and all other related duties when required.
  • Process award distributions and workplan funding.
  • Maintain Customers (Donors).
  • Follow up on Receivables with HQ and ROs.
  • Perform ad hoc assignments, special projects, and all other related duties when required.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have:

  • First level University Degree in Business Administration or equivalent academic qualification with specialization in finance or accounting.
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience in accounting/finance administration and payroll.
  • Complete and in depth grasp of financial principles and practices in a large organizational entity.
  • Use of at least one ERP system.
  • Demonstrated financial accounting skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to prioritize the workload.
  • Ability to brief and train staff.
  • Expert knowledge of English.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.

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