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The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.
Vacancy Notice No: HQ/14/GSC/FT139
Title: Payroll Functional Analyst
Grade: NO-B
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract:  2 years (initially)
Date: 21 March 2014
Application Deadline: 11 April 2014 Vacancy Filled
Duty Station:  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Organization unit: HQ/GSC Global Service Centre (HQ/GSC) /
HQ/GFI Global Finance (HQ/GFI)
GFI/Payroll (PAY)
The WHO Global Service Centre (GSC), Malaysia, provides specialized services to all staff and all WHO offices worldwide in respect of human resources, procurement, finance and support of corporate IT applications and infrastructure. The aim of the GSC is to provide the swift and reliable delivery of a comprehensive array of products and services covering all these fields. The Global Finance team (GFI) within the GSC provides processing and accounting services for payroll, pension, accounts payable, travel and expenses and awards transactions as set out in the Service Catalogue.
Description of duties:
1. Responsible for performing all the necessary system steps and configurations whenever any new element is introduced in Global Management System (GSM).
2. Prior to release of any new modules/functionality to wider audience ensures that sanity checks are carried out in clone environments.
3. Prepares ad-hoc reports using SQL developer, TOAD software etc. and verifies the output before handing over to management/users.
4. Prepares first action report for job/process failures and notifies payroll functional/business analyst of the system breakdown.
5. Collaborates with ITT support team and prepares generalized templates to streamline the testing activities.
6. Responsible for raising/ prioritizing service requests.
7. Co-ordinates the testing of payroll, cross functional issues and keep various stakeholders informed on the progress.
8. Assist in the identification and planning of configuration and development activities.
9. Assist payroll functional/business analyst during execution of special projects to perform data analysis, testing, conversion etc.
10. Assist payroll functional/business analyst in enhancing the discoverer reporting solution.
11. Ensure monthly Payroll Reconciliations and compliance procedures are systematically followed
12. Other duties as required.
University degree in IT or computer science.

A degree in Finance or Accounting.
Work requires keeping up-to-date with new/changing procedures and regulations through the study of software tools and automated GSM-Oracle systems, Information circulars, WHO Manual updates, Standard Operating Procedures.
Demonstrated skill and proficiency in the use of computers and information technology. Expertise in the use of MS Office and Web-based software.

WHO Competencies:
1. Producing results
2. Communicating in a credible and effective way
3. Creating an empowering and motivating environment
4. Moving forward in a changing environment
1. At least 2 years of experience of Oracle based Payroll and/or HR.
2. Should have at least 1 full life cycle implementation project experience on Oracle Human Resources/ Payroll module.
3. Should have worked on at least 1 support engagement.
4. In depth knowledge of the underlying database record structures and competent with writing SQL queries.

1. A good understanding of the Oracle Application Technical Architecture would be an advantage
Excellent knowledge of English both written and spoken.
Additional Information:
1. This vacancy is open to Malaysian nationals living in the local commuting area.
2. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
3. Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this Vacancy Notice.
4. A written test may be used for screening purposes.
5. The following priority order will be observed in the screening of candidates: 1. WHO staff members (Continuing, Fixed-Term and Temporary appointments), 2. External candidates.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
MYR 100,600 at single rate

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

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