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Vacancy Notice No: HQ/13/GSC/TASR22
Title: Finance Clerk - Payroll
Grade: G4
Contract type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Duration of contract:  Six months initially with a possiblity of extension
Date: 17 April 2013
Application Deadline: 3 May 2013 Vacancy Filled
Duty Station:  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Organization unit: HQ/GSC Global Service Centre (HQ/GSC) /
HQ/GFI Global Finance (HQ/GFI)
The Global Finance team (GFI) within the GSC provides processing and accounting for all payroll, supplier and staff expense payments for the Organization. Payments are prepared on the basis of approved information with the integrated Global Management System (GSM) system, originating from other parts of WHO, and from multiple applications (e.g.Procurement, HR, Travel etc). Payment processing requires a number of high volume tasks, which nevertheless require attention to detail. Processing errors could lead to large-scale financial loss to the Organization, and severe inconvenience to staff and/or suppliers, globally.
A number of specific functions relating to payroll, supplier and staff expense processing must be met by administrative staff and the specific duties are as given below.
Description of duties:
The duties are not intended to be all-inclusive nor are all duties carried out by all incumbents. However, staff may be rotated and assigned to perform other duties within GFI including ad hoc assignments as determined by the Coordinator, GFI including reinforcing other teams or replacing other staff members as required.

The incumbent will assist colleagues in the following areas:
- Checking and processing entitlements in the Payroll system;
- Updating of bank information;
- Producing pay slips;
- Process verification of payroll results;
- Responding to enquiries and providing support, to clients in Headquarters, Regional Offices, Country offices;
- Participating in the preparation of financial tables, special reports, and other ad-hoc internal reports;
- Other duties as required.
- Completion of secondary school education or its equivalent.
- Training in accounting or book-keeping.
- Demonstrated skill and proficiency in the use of computers and information technology;
- Expertise in the use of MS Office application, particularly Excel and Web-based software;
- Expertise in the use of finance modules of ERP systems.

WHO Core competencies:
1. Producing results.
2. Communicating in a credible and effective way.
3. Fostering integration and teamwork.
- 2 to 3 years of administrative experience, preferably in the field of Payroll.

- Experience with an ERP system such as Oracle would be an advantage.
- Good working knowledge of English both written and spoken.

- Working knowledge of French would be an added advantage.
Additional Information:
- Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
- This vacancy is open to candidates living in the local commuting area.
- Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this Vacancy Notice.
- A written test may be used for screening purposes.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
MYR34,733 per annum exempt of tax at single rate

This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.

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WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

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