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Political Finance and Compliance Coordinator

Department:
Political Action
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Grade:
USU Grade 8
Salary Range:
$79,190-$118,778
Benefits:
Posting Date:
December 20, 2022

Duties:

  • Coordinates internal financial procedures and campaign finance compliance reporting.
  • Works with departmental managers, accounting and human resources departments and senior staff to ensure full and accurate accounting for contributions and staff time.
  • Completes timely reporting of said contributions to appropriate departments and agencies and full compliance with all applicable internal and external procedures and reporting requirements.
  • Directs departmental clerical staff in preparing paperwork, transmittal letters, compliance forms and other required documents.
  • Research contribution levels for candidates and determine the scope of on-site campaign assistance.
  • Manages the filing of campaign contribution reports to appropriate government agencies.
  • Coordinates components of the budget process, including gathering information from state reports, identifying compliance, and reporting needs and supervising the filing of said reports.
  • Works within and outside the department to inform staff of campaign finance and compliance needs.
  • Works with affiliates on campaign finance and contribution related requests.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with course work in political science or other related degree program.

Skills Requirements:

  • A minimum of three (3) years of related experience in labor relations and political campaign issues; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Knowledge of labor unions and their role in political campaigns.
  • Knowledge of relevant computer software packages.
  • Familiarity with basic campaign finance rules.
  • Extensive experience with accounting practices and financial management procedures.
  • Effective skills in analysis and interpretation of campaign finance rules and processes.
  • Ability to conduct sound research and make logical conclusions.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Travel & Work hours 

  • Travel and extended work hours may be required.