Finance Administration Officer

In the download section below, please note both the job advertisement in German and English as well as the Terms of Reference in English for the position.

Finance Administration Officer

Your Tasks

  • Bookkeeping, recording of financial information, preparation of financial reports and assist in preparation of budgets; processing payments and transfers, payroll accounting, dealing with tax issues, maintaining financial records.
  • Ensuring that all financial transactions are in accordance with ICPDR financial regulations and rules.
  • Financial administrative support to the Executive Secretary.
  • Financial administrative support to the technical experts and the EGs as required.

Your Background

  • Knowledge of and experience in accounting and financial management.
  • Competency with financial data systems and spreadsheet processes.
  • Familiar with  the main features of the Austrian  tax and social and health insurance systems.
  • Ability to handle a large volume of work in an effective and timely manner.
  • Experience in working with an international/interdisciplinary team is an additional asset.
  • Interest and enthusiasm to work in a team
  • Perform well under stress and cope with deadlines
  • Conscientious, diligent and reliable, highly numerate
  • At least 5 years of experience in the field of accounting and financial management from private or public organization, preferably international.
  • Sufficient experience with booking system management; a relevant diploma course is an advantage.
  • He or she has to be fluent in English and German.
  • Knowledge of administrative procedures of an international agency such as EU or UN is an additional asset.

Our Offer

  • Full-time employment starting 1 February 2015
  • A tax free annual gross salary of 31,000 to 43,000 EUR
  • 6 weeks of vacation per annum, benefits and educational opportunities
  • A stimulating range of responsibilities and work place at the Vienna International Center
  • Work in a small, friendly, motivated and international team

Are you interested? If so, please look at all documents on this page. To apply, please submit a cover letter and a CV in English by e-mail or regular mail to:

ICPDR Secretariat
Attn. Executive Secretary Mr. Ivan Zavadsky
Vienna International Centre, Room D0412
Wagramer Strasse 5
A-1220 Vienna, Austria

The application deadline is the 28 November, interviews are preliminarily scheduled for 8 December 2014.


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