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Political Accounting Apprentice

Department: Political Action
Location:Washington, D.C.
Salary:Starts at $3,600 per month
Posting Date:January 08, 2019

DUTIES: Under the direction of the Political Finance and Compliance Coordinator, assists the Department, affiliates and staff with calculating, maintaining and disbursing program budget.  Assists with the maintenance and preparation of disbursement and compliance forms, reports, filings, and contribution/grant letters.  Provides research on campaign finance and lobbying regulations/interpretations and assists with political finance and compliance issues.  Works closely with staff on the development and maintenance of the political program budgets.
 
REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and 1-3 years of related work experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience and provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities (Accounting background preferred): knowledge of the political and legislative process; knowledge of campaign compliance and reporting processes; leadership and motivational skills; and excellent oral and written communications skills.  Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize assignments, work independently and meet rigorous deadlines.  A high degree of organizational skills and attention to detail desired.  Advanced knowledge of the MS Office Suite – Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.  Variable work schedules and temporary assignments may be necessary.

Salary: $3,600 per month

Benefits: Single health coverage (medical only).

**This is a temporary, at-will assignment with a projected duration of up to 24 months.**


Interested parties should send resume and cover letter to Chung Hui at chui@afscme.org.

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