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The American Federation of State, County and Municipal

Employees (AFSCME) is the country’s largest public employees’ union.  AFSCME is the largest affiliate of the

national AFL-CIO, with more than 1.3 million members and an overall

representation of more than 1.8 million public employees in 46 states the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.  AFSCME is the fastest growing union in the

United States and is committed to achieving employee dignity and improving the

working conditions for working men and women throughout this country.



 



AFSCME Local Unions in Southern

California are joined together in AFSCME District Council 36 to

provide professional field representation, coordinated contract campaigns,

political action and organizing.  The

Local Unions affiliated with AFSCME District Council 36 represent more than

25,000 public sector workers in 60+ Local Unions.  Members in affiliated Local Unions work for

county governments, cities, courts, school districts, special governmental

districts, and transportation agencies.



This position, assigned duties, and salary are geared towards

entry level an entry level accounting candidate.



Job Duties:



The employee will work under the title of Bookkeeper, with the

primary duties focused on accounts payable.




  • Keep accurate financial records
  • for the organization.

  • Pay all bills to approved vendors.

  • Deposit all monies in the name
  • of and to the credit of the organization into the banks and depositories
  • designated by the organization.

  • Disburse funds, issue checks
  • and drafts as ordered by the President and Secretary-Treasurer.

  • Provide an account of all
  • financial transactions.

  • Calculate and submit payroll,
  • which includes employer insurance and retirement contributions.

  • Assist the auditors with
  • preparation required reports. Assist with annual audits.

  • Work at the Direction of the
  • Business Manager, Executive Director, or Executive Board

  • Must maintain current knowledge
  • of all law and financial practices.

  • Performs other duties as
  • assigned by the Secretary-Treasurer and Office Manager.



Qualifications:




  • Associates Degree in accounting,
  • certificate in accounting, or equivalent experience.   

  • Experience with accounting
  • software products such as QuickBooks, Microsoft Office suite with emphasis
  • on Excel. 

  • Must be trustworthy, have strong
  • communication and customer service skills.

  • A keen attention to detail.

  • The ability to plan and
  • prioritize effectively, to manage multiple projects and to meet competing
  • demands and deadlines.

  • Strong organizational and
  • interpersonal skills are required.

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal

Employees (AFSCME) is the country’s largest public employees’ union.  AFSCME is the largest affiliate of the

national AFL-CIO, with more than 1.3 million members and an overall…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 13, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 2, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

$41,000 - $44,000We offer a salary range of $41,000 – $44,000 (commensurate with experience) and excellent benefits.

Location

On-site
3375 E Slauson Ave, Vernon, CA 90058, USA

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Instructions:

To Apply:


Send a résumé and references to Attn: AFSCME District Council 36 Personnel

Committee at HR@afscme36.org with BOOKKEEPER in the subject line

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