Finance Assistant

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Finance Assistant


We invite applications for a Finance Assistant to join the IIASA Finance and Budget (FAB) department.


  • Processing accounts payable, outgoing bank transfers, and petty cash transactions.
  • Processing reimbursements
  • Preparation and submission of tax reimbursements.
  • Assistance with audit preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of various clearing accounts, and internal reimbursement requests.
  • Maintain departmental filing systems.
  • Respond to queries from staff members and third parties.
  • Deputize for other staff in the department as needed.
  • In line with the team spirit that prevails at IIASA, the incumbent may occasionally work on other tasks assigned by their superiors, that might not be directly related to this appointment but where the post holder has relevant experience and skills, and/or a shortage of immediate personnel capabilities requires such.


  • A completed compulsory education combined with prior experience and/or training in accounting, and an affinity for numbers.
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken), and a good working-level of German.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good IT skills including use of MS Office products.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills on all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in close cooperation within a team, and maintain professional and productive relationships with colleagues from diverse nationalities and backgrounds.
  • Flexible working attitude and willingness to take on other tasks to benefit the department/institute.


Candidates should be available to take up the position as soon as possible (start date negotiable). We offer an initial fixed-term, full-time employment contract for six months, with the intention to extend to an open ended contract thereafter.

Eligible applicants wishing to work part-time hours may be considered.

Duties will be carried out at the IIASA premises in Laxenburg, Austria.


A full-time (40 hours per week), gross annual salary of EUR 34,000.00, which is exempt from income tax in Austria.

The advertised salary is:

  • Subject to deductions for health insurance and/or social security.
  • Not directly comparable with other employers in Austria, due to the unique legal status and privileges granted to IIASA.
  • Subject to the principle of income aggregation (Progressionsvorbehalt in German).

In addition:

  • Educational subsidies for children of school age enrolled in private schools in Austria.
  • A generous annual leave entitlement.

Further details here.

Please note: This position is classified as a "General Service" post (moving and settlement allowances will not apply).


IIASA is committed to a working environment that promotes equality, diversity, tolerance and inclusion within its workforce. This is reflected in our Core Values. We encourage qualified candidates from all religious, ethnic, and social backgrounds to apply. In the case that candidates are equally qualified, preference will be given to applicants from countries where IIASA has a National Member Organization(NMO).

Further Information

For further information about this opportunity, please contact:

Ms. Martina Wimmer, Manager, Finance and Budget (FAB) department.

For general information about working at IIASA, please contact:


To apply for this opportunity, you will need to provide the following documents in English:

  • A cover letter outlining your motivation for and fit to the position
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae

Deadline for receipt of applications: until filled



Int. Institut für angewandte Systemanalyse

Schloßplatz 1
2361 Laxenburg

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