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American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees

American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees
 

Field Auditor I
Auditing Department

Based in Washington, DC

 

Field Auditor I
Auditing

Location: Washington, DC
USU Grade 8
Salary: $79,190 - $118,778

This position provides financial and auditing services to all affiliates and management at AFSCME's field and headquarters offices.

DUTIES:

  • Conducts field audits of affiliates which consist of a review of revenue and expenses to ensure financial activities are in compliance with the AFSCME Constitution and Financial Standards Code. Prepares financial reports on findings and recommendations.
  • Responds to inquiries from affiliates requesting assistance or information on a number of accounting and financial matters. Provides information on routine matters by phone wherever possible.
  • Conducts field audits of affiliates which consist of a review of revenue and expenses to ensure financial activities are in compliance with the AFSCME Constitution and Financial Standards Code. Prepares financial reports on findings and recommendations.
  • Responds to inquiries from affiliates requesting assistance or information on a number of accounting and financial matters. Provides information on routine matters by phone wherever possible.
  • As requested, conducts training courses to instruct affiliate secretary-treasurers on how to set-up, maintain and monitor local union financial record keeping. Makes slight modifications in course materials to provide appropriate examples and illustrations for target audience.
  • Assists affiliates with questions from the Internal Revenue Service and/or the Department of Labor.
  • Performs desk audits of budgets, CPA audits and quarterly financial reports submitted by large affiliates.
  • May assist affiliates in day-to-day accounting operations and in filling vacant positions in the financial and accounting areas.
  • Assists with special short-term projects dealing with Accounting Department operations. These may involve internal audits of various activities to ensure proper compliance with established procedures.
  • May coordinate the annual informational mailing to affiliates apprising them of current IRS filing requirements of IRS Forms 990/990-EZ/990-N.
  • Assists with the investigation of complex potential bonding claims and processing claims on behalf of affiliates that have experienced covered losses. Coordinates the claims with the affiliate and the bonding agent from initial notice until the claim is closed.
  • Assists in the implementation of accounting and administrative programs which convert manual systems to automated systems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Education and Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with course work in accounting or finance.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in an auditing or accounting environment performing a variety of tasks, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of forensic auditing and accounting practices and principles, and appropriate reporting requirements of financial statements.
  • Ability to collect, analyze and compare financial data and identify data anomalies.
  • Ability to conduct research and make logical, reliable, and sound financial conclusions and to make appropriate auditing judgments.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and complete assignments under pressure to meet tight schedules.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite with a concentration in Excel.
  • Ability to use databases and financial application software.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Extended Hours and Travel:

  • Extensive travel and extended work hours including weekends are required.

To Apply:
Please submit résumé and cover letter to recruiting@afscme.org.

Posting Date: October 17, 2022

AFSCME is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate against an employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

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