American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees

American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees

Accounting Clerk II
Accounting Department

Based in Washington, DC


Accounting Clerk II
Accounting Department
Location:  Washington, DC
OPEIU Local 2 Grade A4
Starting Salary: $46,675

This position processes, inputs, reconciles and analyzes a variety of financial and accounting transactions and information ranging from simple to complex according to Union and department policies and procedures.  Additional duties will include:


  • Use accounting software systems, spreadsheets and word processing software to perform a variety of accounting related tasks.  
  • Prepares and works with complex worksheets that are developed from source documents and accounting data systems for analysis and reporting.  
  • Creates schedules, reports and analyses for review by supervisory staff.  
  • Creates invoices for affiliates and customers.
  • Communicates with vendors and staff by telephone, email and memos. 
  • Maintains records, logs, and files of transactions and activities. 
  • Input affiliate data into the PerCap database.
  • Perform reconciliations of bank accounts as assigned.
  • Process affiliate rebate payments. 
  • Prepare end of month schedules as needed.
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • High school graduate or equivalent and one year of bookkeeping or accounting coursework at the college level with a minimum of one year experience in an automated accounting environment.  Accounting Degree preferred. 


  • Up to three years of experience in an accounting environment performing a variety tasks.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while working with minimal supervision; manage time effectively to meet deadlines and be self-motivated to learn and take on new tasks and responsibilities.  
  • Demonstrate a high degree of organizational skills, accuracy, attention to detail and workflow output. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with co-workers, management and others external to AFSCME.  
  • Proficiency with a personal computer, 10-key calculator and in the use of Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Excel, Word and Access.  
  • Experience using PC accounting software.  
  • Experience with the use of Microsoft Dynamics GP accounting software and ADP software is desirable. 
  • Occasional overtime may be required.            

To Apply
Please submit résumé and cover letter to recruiting@afscme.org

**A Skills Assessment may be required of all candidates.**

Posting Date:  October 7, 2021

AFSCME is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate against an employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

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