SEIU Washington State Council

SEIU Washington State Council

Finance, Compliance & Operations Director

Based in Seattle, WA

Do you want to use your financial and operations skills to support building a state that puts the needs of working families before big corporations and the very wealthy?

Do your talents include “sweating the small stuff” to ensure that organizations run smoothly? Would you like to put this ability to use to further the mission of a dynamic union in WA State?

The SEIU WA State Council coordinates efforts across unions representing health and long term care, education, property services, and other workers to make Washington a place where all families and communities can thrive.

Job Summary
The Finance, Compliance & Operations Director handles financial, compliance, and administrative duties in support of the SEIU Washington State Council, its Board of Directors, and the “Work Group” (local union political and legislative staff). Located in Seattle, WA.

Essential Duties:

FinancialMaintain sound financial planning and oversight for all State Council funds.

  1. Develop and monitor basic operations and political/legislative budgets.
  2. Manage all aspects of State Council finances, including contributions, payments, deposits, and reconciling bank accounts.
  3. Contract with and act as liaison with external sources (auditors and accountants) on financial policies, procedures, and functions.
  4. Initiate and oversee annual audit.
  5. Manage/oversee the filing of all required IRS & DOL reports, including:
    • IRS 990s for all State Council funds
    • IRS 1099s for contractors
    • DOL LM2
  6. Develop, plan, and implement filing and record keeping systems.
  7. Prepare & present regular monthly financial reports to the Board of Directors and the Work Group.
  8. Oversee and prepare all required input for twice-monthly payroll system.

Reporting and ComplianceEnsure that State Council political funds comply with all campaign finance requirements.

  1. Maintain and file all required WA State Public Disclosure Commission reports for PAC and Initiative Fund as well as lobbyist and lobbyist employer reports. File occasional FEC reports when required.
  2. Ensure that PAC transactions are carried out legally, with all required back-up information.
  3. Assist Local Unions as necessary with PDC rules and reporting, as well as providing regular alerts about filing deadlines & special requirements.

Board of Directors SupportKeep the State Council’s governing Board on schedule and informed about Board meetings, events, and minutes.

  1. Develop and circulate agendas, manage logistics, ensure accurate records, and meeting minutes.
  2. Prepare follow-up information for Board, Work Group, and staff.
  3. Invite and coordinate with participants in meetings.
  4. Circulate email votes to the Board as necessary between Board meetings at the direction of the Work Group, Board, or State Council Director.

Other Administrative & Human Resource Responsibilities and Special ProjectsOffice management.

  1. Manage special projects as directed by the Board and Work Group.
  2. Plan, coordinate, and implement human resources/staffing assignments as directed by the Board and Work Group.
  3. Maintain personnel records, track leave time, and provide benefit information to staff.
  4. Maintain office calendar, provide meeting reminders, and follow-up.
  5. Coordinate with outside contractors including technical support providers, accountants, attorneys, landlords, and facility managers.
  6. Maintain office equipment, supplies, and services.

Knowledge/Skills preferred:

  • Knowledge of QuickBooks software.
  • Experience with IRS, DOL, PDC reporting a major plus.
  • Knowledge of budgeting techniques and principles.
  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Knowledge of office management techniques and principles.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.

Salary Range
The salary range for this position is between $65,000 and $80,000, depending on experience. Benefits include fully paid health benefits including vision and dental, generous vacation time, and paid retirement.

Interested in applying?
Send a résumé and a cover letter highlighting what interests you specifically about this position. Indicate “Finance Director” in subject line and email to ana@seiuwa.org. This position is open until filled. No phone calls please.

The SEIU WA State Council is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. All interested individuals, including people of color, women, persons living with disabilities, and persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer are urged to apply.

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