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Assistant Auditor I

Department: Auditing
Location:Washington, D.C.
Grade:USU Grade 6
Salary:Starts at $62,126
Benefits:List of benefits
Posting Date:January 23, 2019

This position provides assistance with financial and auditing services to all affiliates as well as assistance to field auditors and management at AFSCME's headquarters offices.


  • 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 inquires from affiliates requesting assistance or information on a number of accounting and financial matters and provides information on routine matters, whenever possible.
  • Assists with annual assembling and compilation of the Surety Bond Report and the Local Union Annual Financial Report.
  • Assists with desk audits of the Surety Bond Report and the Local Union Annual Financial Report and prepares delinquency listings for affiliates that have not submitted surety bond and affiliate financial reports and generates letters.
  • Assists with the annual informational mailing to affiliates apprising them of current governmental filing requirements.
  • Assists with desk audits of budgets, CPA audits and quarterly financial reports submitted by large affiliates to the International, along prescribed checklists.
  • Assists with the investigation of potential small to mid-size 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 with the review of records for locals that have merged with other locals, been decertified or have been deactivated.
  • May draft routine or simple correspondence or modify standard correspondence to meet specific needs within set parameters.
  • Assists in high priority projects related to accounting, pensions, conventions, organizing campaigns or others that further the mission of the International Union.
  • Occasionally assists field auditors in their review of affiliate financial records. This usually includes reviewing the accounting procedures and records noting discrepancies and summarizing these for the field auditor's review.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirement:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with course work in accounting and auditing.
  • Two to three years experience in an auditing or accounting environment performing a variety tasks and any equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Knowledge of forensic auditing and accounting practices and principles, and appropriate reporting requirements of financial statements.
  • 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 conclusion 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.  Knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation to proofread and compose correspondence.

Extended Hours and Travel:

  • Extended work hours, some travel and a valid driver’s license required.

 Please submit resume and cover letter to recruiting@afscme.org

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