Finance Assistant

UNDP Global Shared Service Centre (GSSC)

Based: Malaysia(Selangor)

Posted on 14 Jun 2018

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:
The Finance Assistant supports the provision of accounting services ensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of work in line with the Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Assists in undertaking general accounting transactions including preparation of account reconciliations and journal entries with supporting documentation
  • Assists in performing treasury accounting transactions based on the supporting documentation
  • Contact clients in order to resolve accounting queries/problem and discrepancies
  • Assists the Lead in fulfilling responsibilities and escalate to next level of authority when necessary
  • Provides assistance to ensure financial records are in compliance with SOPs, IPSAS and other UNDP Financial Rules and Regulations
  • Provides assistance to ensure proper recording of key performance indicators (KPIs) and the establishment of a continuous improvement culture
  • University degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration with minimum 2 years of relevant experience in accounting and/or financial management OR High School/Diploma education with 5 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of IPSAS and/or IFRS required 
  • Experience in handling of web-based management systems & ERP financials, preferably PeopleSoft
  • Fluent in English and Bahasa Malaysia

Company Details

UNDP Global Shared Service Centre (GSSC)

1st Floor, SkyTech Tower 1, MKN Embassy Techzone, No. 3200 Jalan Teknokrat 2, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia


63000 Selangor


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Established in 2012, the UNDP Global Shared Services Centre in Cyberjaya, Malaysia provides UNDP offices worldwide with International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) transactional recording in the areas of revenue, expenses, and fixed assets, along with training, advisory and support services when needed.

Our vision is to be a centre of excellence in financial services supporting United Nations programmes. We've made it our mission to deliver quality, efficient and professional financial services in line with UN standards; surpass customer service expectations; continuously improve our knowledge and competency; pursue an innovative solutions-driven environment across processes and tools; as well as attract and retain people who are passionate and engaged in a balanced work environment.

We use our skills in finance, accounting and other areas to support programs in various countries around the world. UNDP works in more than 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We support countries in developing policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.

Why join us?
UNDP GSSC is hiring! Join us now to enjoy the employment benefits below:
- 30 days Annual Leave
- 16 weeks Maternity Leave
- 4 weeks Paternity Leave
- International Medical Insurance
- Attractive Pension Scheme
- Career Development Opportunities
- Language allowances (French/Spanish)
- Covers Professional Qualification Subscription Fees
- Work-life Balance (Flexible working hours/5 working days)
- International Work Exposure
- Contribution to Humanitarian Cause