Contributions Associate, Vienna

Organization: IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency

Country: Austria

City: Vienna, Austria

Office: IAEA Vienna, Austria

Grade: P-2

Closing date: Tuesday, 3 September 2019

Organizational Setting

The Division of Budget and Finance manages the financial resources essential for full implementation of the IAEA’s scientific and technical programmes. The Division provides financial services and solutions for programme budgeting, treasury, payments, payroll, financial accounting and reporting to support the IAEA’s mandate.The Finance and Accounting Section maintains and monitors all accounts for the IAEA, monitors and reports on the receipts of assessed and voluntary contributions, and prepares the IAEA’s financial statements and other reports to the governing bodies and Member States.

Main Purpose

As the Unit’s focal point for reporting on all types of contributions in accordance with the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS), the Contributions Associate, under the general guidance of the Unit Head, collects and accounts for all contributions to the IAEA. She/he also ensures that contributions reports are complete, correct and in conformity with the financial regulations, rules and policies. She/he analyses financial transactions and prepares accounting, financial and management reports for departments and donors. The Contributions Associate is responsible for ensuring the IAEA’s annual financial statement amounts and disclosures relating to IPSAS non-exchange transactions are complete and accurate. He/she supports the Unit Head in documenting and analysing the business processes related to contributions and liaises with MTIT on IT solutions in support of the automation and maintenance of such business processes. In addition, the Contributions Associate contributes knowledge of best practices and background research to the development of policies and procedures, as well as follow-up on the status of implementation of audit recommendations.


The Contributions Associate is: (i) an analyst, providing advice on revenue cash management, accounting and financial matters; in accordance with IPSAS 23 (non-exchange); (ii) a focal point providing timely information to external and internal counterparts on the status of contributions; (iii) a team leader and a team member, working together with other members of the Unit and outside MTBF to ensure accurate and timely processing and recording of financial transactions, including the preparation of various reports and the Agency Financial Statements and in looking for ways to improve business processes with the use of new technology and best practices.