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Assistant Director

Washington, D.C.
Management Grade 7
Salary Range:
$113,068 - $152,221
Posting Date:
April 01, 2022

The Assistant Director provides assistance with financial and auditing services to all affiliates as well as assistance to field auditors and management at AFSCME's headquarters offices. Manages the financial and auditing services function for the union and provides advisory and audit services to affiliates.


  • Directs professional staff in carrying out financial services and audits of affiliates. Ensures that findings from audits are reported accurately and promptly to management.
  • Develops recommendations for fiscal and fiduciary issues observed in affiliate audits and implements recommendation with affiliates.
  • Manages the annual mailing and compilation of the Local Union Annual Financial Report (LUAFR) depicting the financial status of each local.
  • Manages the annual mailing and compilation of the surety bond reports used to determine bonding coverage.
  • Manages the annual informational mailing to affiliates apprising them of current IRS filing requirements of IRS Forms 990/990-EZ/990-N.
  • Manages other mailings as needed such as delinquency listings of affiliates that have not submitted required reports to the International of government agencies.
  • Supervises the investigation of potential bonding claims and processing claims on behalf of affiliates that have experience covered losses.
  • Participates in training courses to instruct affiliate officers in how to set up, maintain and monitor financial records and systems in accordance with the International Constitution, the Financial Standards Code, and government regulations.
  • Confer with personnel concerned to assure smooth functioning of newly implemented automated systems and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration.
  • A CPA certificate, advanced degree or extensive graduate studies desirable.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years related experience in an auditing, finance or accounting environment. Administrative and supervisory experience with the ability to plan, organize, direct and supervise the work of supervisory and professional staff required or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience which provides the needed knowledge, skills and abilities.


  • 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.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient use of grammar, spelling and punctuation to proofread and compose correspondence needed.

Travel and work hours:

  • Extended work hours and travel may be required.

Please submit resume and cover letter to

Posting Date: April 1, 2022