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5 Year
High School Diploma

Short Information:

  • Organization: WHO
  • Location: Malaysia
  • Type: Full Time
  • Job Title: Finance Assistant
  • Close on: 16 Mar 2023

About Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is responsible for global public health. It was established on April 7, 1948, with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

The WHO’s primary goal is to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable by coordinating international efforts to address health issues, including disease outbreaks, emergencies, and pandemics. It also sets global health standards, develops policies, and monitors and assesses health trends and risks worldwide.

The organization works with governments and partners worldwide to help countries build and maintain strong health systems, improve access to essential health services, and promote health equity. The WHO focuses on a range of health issues, including infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases, mental health, environmental health, and health systems strengthening.

The WHO is governed by the World Health Assembly, which is composed of representatives from its 194 member states. The organization is led by the Director-General, currently, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the WHO’s activities.

About UN jobs in Malaysia-Finance Assistant

The WHO Global Service Centre (GSC), located in Malaysia, offers specialized services in the areas of human resources, procurement, finance, and support for corporate IT applications and infrastructure to all staff members, all WHO offices around the world, and Partner Entities. The GSC’s mission is to supply a wide range of goods and services that span all these industries in a prompt, dependable manner. In accordance with the Service Catalogue, the Global Finance team (GFI) and Global Payroll team (PAY) of the GSC process and account for payroll, pension, accounts payable, travel and expense, and awards transactions.

UN jobs in Malaysia-Finance Assistant Requirments


  • Completion of secondary school education or its equivalent, complemented by training in accounting or bookkeeping.


  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in accounting, finance, payroll and/or financial management, preferably in an international setting or;


  •  Expert knowledge of English.

How to Apply?

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  4. Follow up on your application: Once you have submitted your application, you can track its status on the UN careers website. If you are selected for an interview or further consideration, you will be contacted directly by the hiring manager or recruitment team.

It’s important to note that the UN receives a large number of applications for each job posting, so it can take several weeks or even months to hear back about your application. Keep applying for other jobs that match your skills and experience in the meantime.


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