Hiring partners are below, but we're here to help!

First, submit your resume to us directly so we can help make personal intros. We'll be able to vouch for your candidacy and can encourage partners to review your profile! From there, share this with any mission-driven job-seekers in your network; we'd be glad to support them, too.

Assistant Auditor I



Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023

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.


  • Responds to inquiries 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.
  • 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.
  • Assists with the investigation of potential small to mid-size bonding claims and processes 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, and organizing campaigns.
  • Occasionally assists field auditors in their review of affiliate financial records, which 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:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with course work in accounting or finance.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in an auditing or accounting environment performing a variety tasks, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • 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 make appropriate auditing judgments.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and complete assignments under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite with a concentration in Excel.
  • Ability to use databases and financial application software.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the 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 hours may be necessary.
  • Some travel may be required.