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Deputy Director of Auditing & Accounting

New York City Campaign Finance Board


Description
The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks an experienced audit manager to serve as Deputy Director of its Auditing and Accounting Unit. The Unit's core function is to perform detailed, timely audits of campaigns' financial disclosure statements and supporting documentation in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS). This position reports to the Director of Auditing and Accounting. We offer a dynamic work environment, training, and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities:

•Manage the unit’s workflow. This includes assigning caseloads to audit staff, ensuring deadlines are met, and re-assigning work as needed to ensure balance and timeliness.
•Train, supervise, direct, and evaluate senior auditors on audit assignments and ensure quality of work. Ensure that all audit staff receives appropriate training and supervision from senior auditors.
•Review work performed by staff; approve work papers, audit findings, and audit reports.
•Edit draft and final audit reports and other correspondence.
•Communicate with management and other CFB units on various audit and compliance issues and assist other units in investigations and enforcement actions.
•Make oral and written presentations to CFB staff members and the Board.
•Assist the Director in the overall management of the unit and perform Director’s duties in Director’s absence.

Essential Skills:
•Audit management and supervisory experience.
•A demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines, coordinate multiple projects and manage shifting priorities.
•Excellent writing skills; experience editing and preparing audit communications.
•Strong analytical, problem solving, communication, and organizational skills.
•A strong work ethic.
•Meticulous attention to detail.

Qualifications:

•A master’s degree or pursuing a graduate degree from an accredited university and at least six years of experience in one or a combination of the following: financial administration, accounting, compliance or investigative auditing, fraud reviews, forensic accounting, budget administration, economics, finance, fiscal or economic research, fiscal management, personnel or public administration, program evaluation; or a related area; OR a satisfactory combination of education and experience in the areas described above. At least three years of experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
•Previous experience in performing audits in accordance with the Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.
•Background or interest in politics and government.
•New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.

How TO APPLY:
While we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. Salary will be based on salary history and experience.

TO APPLY FOR CONSIDERATION, Please email, fax or mail your resume and cover letter including salary history to:

Ms. Elizabeth A. Bauer NYC Campaign Finance Board 40 Rector Street, 7th Floor New York, New York 10006 Fax #212-306-7143 resume@nyccfb.info

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About Organization:
The Campaign Finance Board is a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections. The CFB’s mission is to increase voter participation and awareness, provide campaign finance information to the public, enable more citizens to run for office, strengthen the role of small contributors, and reduce the potential for actual or perceived corruption.


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