Global Treasury Senior Assistant

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ABOUT THE ORGANIZATIONS  

About WorldFish   

“WorldFish is a leading international research organization working to transform aquatic food systems to reduce hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. It collaborates with international, regional, and national partners to co-develop and deliver scientific innovations, evidence for policy, and knowledge to enable equitable and inclusive impact for millions who depend on fish for their livelihoods. As a member of CGIAR, WorldFish contributes to building a food- and nutrition-secure future and restoring natural resources. Headquartered in Penang, Malaysia, with country offices across Africa, Asia, and the Pacific, WorldFish strives to create resilient and inclusive food systems for shared prosperity. 

For more information, visit: www.worldfishcenter.org” 

About Alliance

The Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) delivers research-based solutions that harness agricultural biodiversity and sustainably transform food systems to improve people’s lives. Alliance solutions address the global crises of malnutrition, climate change, biodiversity loss, and environmental degradation. With novel partnerships, the Alliance generates evidence and mainstreams innovations to transform food systems and landscapes so that they sustain the planet, drive prosperity, and nourish people. 

WorldFish and the Alliance are part of CGIAR, the world’s largest agricultural innovation network, whose mission is to “end hunger by 2030 through science to transform food, land and water systems under threat of climate change.” 

About the Position  

Global Treasury Senior Assistant, reporting to Global Treasury Manager and assisting the Regional Operations and Finance Senior Manager, is responsible to support regional reporting to Global Treasury unit, will be based in Penang, Malaysia 

The successful candidate has key responsibilities in the following areas: 

  • Lead the uploading of payments (including partner disbursements) on bank platform upon confirmation that all documentation is duly processed, and balances maintained for seamless office requirements; 
  • Ensure timely updating of bank databases including signatories while maintaining efficient follow ups for all Asia region office banks; 
  • Assist in Asia Region ticketing payment process monitoring by ensuring staff requests are in accordance with the ABC travel policies and directives; 
  • Monitor and ensure timely monthly replenishment of the Asia Credit Card; 
  • Maintain and update a summary of bank details for Asia region; 
  • Assist in the process of opening a new bank account and application of other bank services; 
  • Maintain payment schedules and all related unpaid files & bank files; 
  • Assist to consolidate all the country office information related to Monthly Cashflow, Rolling Forecast, Petty Cash and Bank status report to GTU; 
  • Support the GTU in developing documents for the region such as SLA and Regional Guidelines; 
  • Support the Credit card program and the Credit card analyst for the SAP Concur Unit in all activities related to the Asia region.
  • Support in Audit documentation related to bank confirmations and any other audit related activities; 
  • Updating, maintaining and follow up the imprest levels and fund requests for all Asia region offices; 
  • Other duties assigned by the Global Treasury Unit from time to time. 

Requirements

This job might be for you if you have the below skills and qualifications:  

  • Possess a university degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or any other related field; 
  • At least Two (2) years of relevant work experience in a closely related field such as accounting, banking, finance, economics; 
  • Basic knowledge in cashflow, foreign currency and forecasting are added advantage; 
  • Proficiency in English language both written and spoken is essential to work effectively with other national and cultural backgrounds; 
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office in Excel, Power Point, Words; 
  • Ability to work independently while collaborating in a fast-paced agile team.

Benefits

This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position and WorldFish offers a competitive remuneration package including comprehensive benefits (but not limited to) insurance coverage for staff and eligible dependents, employer provident fund contribution, paid leave, and others. The duration of the contract will initially be for a one-year period with possibility for extension, depending on funding and performance. 

Your application must include: 

  • A copy of your curriculum vitae, 
  • A cover letter which addresses key requirements stated above; and 
  • Contact information of three professional referees who may be contacted if you are short-listed for the position. 

To be considered, applications must be submitted by no later than 24:00 (MYT), 02 June 2024

Location: The post holder will be based in Penang, Malaysia. This position will involve international travel. 

The screening will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Due to the high volume of applicants for WorldFish positions, we appreciate all interest, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  

Our Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment  

WorldFish has seven offices across Asia, Africa and the Pacific, with more than 400 staff and 27 nationalities who contribute to a dynamic multicultural work environment.  

WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity and inclusion is valued and we seek to have gender balance in the organization. We aim to also seek balance across other diversity dimensions.  

People in WorldFish are treated equally irrespective of gender, ethnicity/race, national or social origin, disability, religion, political affiliation, age, family size, marital status or any other form of personal identity.  

We are an equal opportunities employer and strongly encourage qualified women and men from developing nations to apply.  

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