Assistant Accountant (Accounts Payable) (2 - 4 Months)

Batu Maung, Penang, Malaysia · National · 29 June 2018


Accounts Payable (AP) is an integral part of the WorldFish’ Financial Services Unit. The function is responsible for issuing payments to WorldFish’s commercial suppliers, consultants, partners and collaborators. It is also responsible for ensuring that system controls and financial policies are fulfilled before payments are made, and expenses/liabilities are booked. Therefore, this function is immensely important and the incumbent will be exposed to multiple front-end processes such as Procurement, Grants & Contracts and Treasury/Banking.

Key Responsibilities

The incumbent will provide support to WorldFish’ AP Team in HQ and his/her key roles and responsibilities are as follows:


This job is open to Malaysian nationals with the following essential skills and qualifications:


Salary and benefits

This is a temporary position with salary ranging in between MYR 1,500 – MYR 2,000 per month. WorldFish's temporary staff shall receive comprehensive benefits including (but not limited to) paid annual leave, insurance coverage for staff, and pension/provident fund contribution.

Time frame and location

This position will be based in Penang, Malaysia. The employment contract will only be for 2 to 4 months period. Interviews are expected to be held by early July 2018, and shortlisted candidate will be expected to attend the interview session.

The successful candidate should be available to commence latest by 1 August 2018. Due to the high volume of applicants for WorldFish positions, we appreciate all interest, but only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Our commitment

WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity of thought, style, culture and experience is valued. We support individual performance and potential in achieving our organizational goals and mission. We are an equal opportunities employer and strongly encourage women and nationals from developing countries to apply.

How to apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit the following information by 29 June 2018:

Screening will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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