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Field Auditor II

Department: Auditing
Location:Washington, D.C.
Grade:USU Grade 9
Salary:Starts at $78,421
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.

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.
  • As requested, conducts training courses to instruct affiliate secretary-treasurers in 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 to the International, along prescribed checklists, and notifying supervisor of items of interest.
  • 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 Financial Services’ departmental 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 International sponsored accounting and administrative programs which convert manual systems to automated systems.
  • 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.
  • Five to seven years of work experience in an auditing or accounting environment or 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 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:

  • Extensive travel, extended work hours and a valid driver’s license required.

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

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