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Career Opportunities

Put your skills to work at the agency that administers NYC’s landmark campaign finance program. A wide variety of positions may be available. Check back frequently for new opportunities!

Career opportunities currently available at the NYC Campaign Finance Board are described in detail below. New York City residency is required for most positions. We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits. Full-time positions offer a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience. If you would like to be considered for one of these opportunities, please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter to:

NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.


Director of Human Resources

Department: Administrative Services
Job Status: Full-Time

$110,00 – $115,000

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks a Director of Human Resources.  The Director of Human Resources oversees critical area of Human Resource operations and leads staff serving in the areas of Recruitment, Hiring and Staffing Management, Employee Relations, Training and Development, Timekeeping, Payroll, and Benefits.  The Director of Human Resources reports directly to the Chief of Staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the daily administration of Human Resources policies, programs, and practices.
    • Benefits administration and staff compensation, including timekeeping, payroll, and benefit processing
    • Counsel and advise staff on personal and work related issues including providing guidance and direction to management team and employees on human resource related topics, working with legal counsel and other relevant parties as necessary
    • Develop, manage and implement personnel policies; develop a Human Resource Information System (HRIS)
    • Communicate and ensure compliance and consistency with office practices and policies and compliance with all employment related laws, policies, standards and best practices related to NYC personnel management
  • Advise Executive Administration on organizational development and change management, staffing, recruitment and retention, and New York State civil service laws and regulations. Analyze and assess existing policies and processes and make recommendations for improvement on an ongoing basis.
  • Work collaboratively with the agency’s legal counsel in the interpretation and implementation of new or updated laws, local personnel bulletins, and citywide policies and procedures.
  • Ensure adherence to the CFB’s EEO policies and complaint procedures. Support and provide guidance to the agency EEO Officer and EEO Counselors by participating in trainings, investigations, and the development and updating of EEO procedures as needed.
  • Represent the CFB at various City agencies including the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), Office of Labor Relations, and Office of Payroll Administration to handle human resource related tasks and initiatives, and ensure compliance with laws, rules, directives, policies, protocols and standards.
  • Develop, implement, and oversee agency-wide training and professional development efforts including New Hire Orientations, Performance Evaluation Training, and computer based training; evaluate current training programs and implement new initiates; and collect, analyze, and disseminate employee feedback on training and development programming to increase employee engagement efforts.
  • Develop and maintain a team-based environment to motivate and inspire staff to work collaboratively toward agency and unit visions and goals by providing leadership, clearly communicating with staff, and implementing yearly staff development plans and mentoring opportunities.
  • Assist the Chief of Staff with all aspects of financial operations, including, but not limited to purchasing, vouchers, and reimbursements.

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to supervise staff and set/enforce deadlines.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and efficiently.
  • Ability to complete multifaceted projects along with day-to-day activities
  • Possess superior interpersonal and coaching skills including demonstrated ability to work well with staff at all levels.
  • Must have excellent analytical skills, reasoning abilities, and sound judgment.
  • Must have strong project management, problem solving, writing, and organizational skills.
  • Must be a team player, willing to build inter-departmental and inter-agency relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have at least 10 years of related work experience and a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college.
  • Knowledge of NYC personnel and administration required.
  • Supervisory experience required.
  • Human resources experience required.
  • Broad knowledge and previous experience in employment law, compensation, benefits administration, organizational planning and development, employee relations, safety, training and development, and office administration strongly preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully participate on senior management team that provides leadership and strategic direction.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.

Please email, mail or fax your resume and cover letter by Feb 11, 2019 to:

Ms. Kitty Chan 
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1800
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact Kitty Chan at (212) 409-1800.


Auditor

Department: Auditing & Accounting
Job Status: Full-Time

$46,000 - $53,000

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent agency that enhances the  role of New York City residents in elections, seeks an Auditor for its Auditing and Accounting Unit.  We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze financial records and disclosure statements for financial, compliance and investigative audits of political campaigns. Overtime will be required to complete work as needed.
  • Perform audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and following internally developed specialized programs.
  • Manage assigned audit caseload in team structure.
  • Provide assistance in planning activities of the audit team during the post-election period and coordinating the team’s activities with other CFB units.
  • Prepare written reports and correspondence that are clear, concise, accurate and timely.
  • Communicate with campaigns in a professional manner and assist in providing guidance to campaigns on various audit and compliance issues.

Essential Skills:

  • The ideal candidate will be a team player capable of meeting tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • A strong work ethic and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Background or interest in politics and government.

Qualifications:

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and three years of experience in one or a combination of the following: financial administration, accounting, compliance or investigative auditing, fraud reviews, working with a large public or private concern in 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. 
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.
  • Previous experience in performing audits in accordance with Generally Accepted (Government) Auditing Standards strongly preferred.
  • A master’s degree is not required but will be a plus.
  • Ability to work overtime when required.

Send a brief writing sample with your cover letter to the address above.


Supervisory Senior Auditor

Department: Auditing & Accounting
Job Status: Full-Time

$90,000 - $100,000

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 a Supervisory Senior Auditor in 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). We offer a dynamic work environment, training, and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise up to five Senior Auditors.
  • Supervise the management of up to five teams of auditors; supervise, train, and evaluate audit staff in performing audit work in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
  • Perform complex compliance, investigative, and financial audits of political campaigns. Overtime will be required to complete work as needed.
  • Coordinate team assignments for all teams.
  • Review the work performed by each team; preliminarily approve work papers, audit findings and audit reports.
  • Review and approve the statement reviews performed by each team of auditors.
  • Communicate with management and other CFB units on various audit and compliance issues.
  • Participate in planning activities of the audit teams during the pre and post-election periods and coordinating the team’s activities with other CFB units.
  • Assist other CFB units in compliance, investigation and enforcement actions.
  • Prepare and present trainings for audit staff.
  • Perform high level reviews of Senior Auditors (new Senior Auditors as well as Senior Auditors with performance issues).
  • Assist in hiring of Audit staff.

Essential Skills:

  • The ideal candidate will be a team player capable of managing multiple teams and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Effective management skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, communication (both verbal and written), and organizational skills.
  • A strong work ethic and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Background or interest in politics and government.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and at least three 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.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.
  • Previous experience in performing audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.
  • Previous supervisory experience required.
  • Ability to work overtime when required.

Please email, mail or fax your resume and cover letter by December 28, 2018 to:

Ms. Kitty Chan
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1800
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact Kitty Chan at (212) 409-1800.


Senior Auditor

Department: Auditing & Accounting
Job Status: Full-Time

$64,000 - $72,000

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 a Senior Auditor in 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). We offer a dynamic work environment, training, and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of auditors; supervise, train, and evaluate auditors in performing audit work in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
  • Perform complex compliance, investigative, and financial audits of political campaigns. Overtime will be required to complete work as needed.
  • Coordinate team assignments for auditors.
  • Review the work performed by auditors; approve work papers, audit findings and audit reports.
  • Communicate with management and other CFB units on various audit and compliance issues.
  • Participate in planning activities of the audit team during the post-election period and coordinating the team’s activities with other CFB units.
  • Assist other CFB units in compliance, investigation and enforcement actions.
  • Prepare and present trainings for staff.
  • Assist in hiring of Audit staff.

Essential Skills:

  • The ideal candidate will be a team player capable of managing a team and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, communication (both verbal and written), and organizational skills.
  • A strong work ethic and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Background or interest in politics and government.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and at least three 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.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.
  • Previous experience in performing audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.
  • Previous supervisory experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work overtime when required.

Please email, mail or fax your resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample by December 28, 2018 to:

Ms. Kitty Chan
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1800
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact Kitty Chan at (212) 409-1800.


Candidate Services Liaison

Department: Candidate Services
Job Status: Full-Time

$45,000 - $50,000

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks a Candidate Services Liaison. We offer a team-oriented work environment, professional development opportunities, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a primary liaison between the CFB and candidates running for New York City office.
  • Monitor and assist campaigns in preparing campaign finance disclosure reports.
  • Provide one-on-one guidance on matters of compliance with campaign finance regulations.
  • Assist candidates in the process of qualifying for public matching funds.
  • Prepare training and guidance materials on recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  • Conduct trainings for candidates, treasurers, campaign staff and the general public.
  • Teach and provide technical support for the Candidate Software for Managing and Reporting Transactions (C-SMART).
  • Test updates to C-SMART and other CFB systems applications.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Public speaking experience and ability to deliver effective presentations.
  • Customer-focused approach to answering questions and solving problems.
  • Strong computer and internet skills with a willingness to learn new software.

Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years’ work or equivalent internship experience.
  • Previous experience working on political campaigns or in a customer-focused environment preferred.
  • Background or interest in politics and government.
  • Proficiency in MS Office; familiarity with video editing or e-learning software a plus.
  • Foreign language skills a plus.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.


Senior Candidate Services Liaison

Department: Candidate Services
Job Status: Full-Time

$64,000 – $72,000

The CFB seeks a Senior Candidate Services Liaison.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a primary liaison between the CFB and candidates running for New York City office, and supervise a team of liaisons.
  • Provide one-on-one guidance on matters of compliance with campaign finance regulations.
  • Support the development of and upgrades to internal and external applications.
  • Develop and execute agency projects in collaboration with the Deputy Director of Candidate Services.
  • Lead projects related to upgrades to candidate software, trainings and online content, and candidate and community outreach. 
  • Ensure team coordination on assignments and project deliverables, and provide regular updates to internal stakeholders.
  • Conduct trainings for candidates, treasurers, campaign staff and the general public.

Essential Skills:

  • Superior time management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Public speaking experience and the ability to deliver effective presentations.
  • Customer-focused approach to answering questions and solving problems.
  • Ability to evaluate and recognize intuitive user interfaces and enhancements in technological systems.
  • Ability to motivate and develop employees.

Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of work experience.
  • Previous experience working on political campaigns or in a customer-focused environment preferred.
  • Background or interest in politics and government.
  • Proficiency in MS Office; familiarity with video editing or e-learning software a plus.
  • Foreign language skills a plus.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.


.NET Developer (Seasonal - 18 months)

Department: Systems Administration
Job Status: Full-Time

$90,000–$95,000

The New York City Campaign Finance Board seeks an experienced full stack .NET Web Developer.  We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

Under general supervision, with broad scope for the exercise of independent initiative and judgment, this developer is responsible for the system analysis, technical design, development, testing, enhancement, and maintenance of various applications that support the Agency’s business functions. The selected candidate will be required to perform tasks related to the development of software applications and data transformation activities for the Agency.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for full software development life cycle, including user interface design, database development, back-end architecture, deployment and maintenance of the defined solution based on business and functional requirements
  • Design, write, unit test, and document application code to successfully deliver secure, robust, transactional and service oriented architectures.
  • Understand the Agency’s strategic initiatives and develop technology solutions that deliver the required business value
  • Understand complex business processes/applications with intent to re-write/enhance using current tools/technology.
  • Provide supporting documentation for all phases of development/implementation.
  • Develop technical specifications, including data flow diagrams
  • Maintain data security and internal controls of environment to adequately protect Agency assets and records

Essential Skills:

  • Strong demonstrable experience in systems architecture and N-tier application development using Microsoft’s web technology stack (ASP.NET MVC, C#, IIS6/7/8, ADO.NET, Entity Framework, SOAP/REST Web Services including Web API and WCF, Http Handlers, Http Modules).
  • Strong experience implementing standards based front-end development (HTML5, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS).
  • Experience with scripting languages including JavaScript (intermediate to advanced level) jQuery and data exchange formats (XML, JSON, SOAP) in a service oriented or micro services architecture.
  • Experience with Responsive Web Design (RWD) patterns.
  • Ability to build/create/maintain application databases utilizing MS SQL Server (2008 and above), including SSIS, TSQL, stored procedures, functions & performance tuning.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, recognize and react to changing business needs and effectively prioritize tasks.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and in conjunction with team members and business units. Enthusiasm and flexibility to work on a variety of projects are necessary, as well as the ability to rapidly acquire new domain familiarity.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, identify issues and resolve with minimal direction.
  • Ability to analyze, document and validate software requirements.
  • Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle Methodology (SDLC) and Agile development methodologies.
  • Experience reverse engineering legacy monolithic client-server applications and reengineering and rewriting in segments in a loosely coupled service oriented architecture.
  • Ability to speak and write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles.
  • B.S. in Computer Science or related discipline.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of development experience.
  • 1 – 2 years of experience with ASP.NET MVC Core 2 or 1
  • 2 - 3 years of experience with ASP.NET MVC 4
  • 3 - 4 years of experience with C#, .NET, Visual Studio, ASP.NET, IIS.
  • 3 - 4 years of web application development including JavaScript, AJAX.
  • 4 + years of experience with MS SQL Server, T-SQL, Tables, Stored Procedures, Views.
  • 2+ years of Entity Framework (EF) experience with some experience in EF Core.
  • 2+ years of Web Services/Web API Core or 2/WCF experience.
  • 1 - 2 years of experience in designing rich dynamic web applications using HTML5 features along with Responsive Design using CSS3

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Umbraco CMS
  • Creating micro services using .NET Core.
  • ReactJS or ReactJS.NET
  • Angular
  • Vue JS
  • TypeScript
  • NodeJS
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Basic graphics editing using Photoshop.
  • General understanding of good UI/UX design principals.
  • Agile Scrum development methodology
  • Knowledge of performance tuning, security, scalability
  • Proficiency in writing unit tests and using unit testing frameworks
  • Experience with Dependency Injection frameworks (built-in .NET Core, Ninject, Unity)
  • Experience with VSTS or Team Foundation Server (TFS) or comparable Source Control tools including GIT
  • Experience with Bootstrap templates
  • Experience with Story Boarding tools such as Balsamiq or PowerPoint Story Boarding.


Software Quality Assurance Analyst (Seasonal 18 Months)

Department: Systems Administration
Job Status: Full-Time

Salary Range: $60,000 - $65,000

The New York City Campaign Finance Board seeks an experienced Software Quality Assurance Analyst. We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of validated deliverables.
  • Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
  • Develop, document, maintain, execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.
  • Facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members.
  • Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes.
  • Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to the assigned project team members, Senior BSA and Manager of Software Development
  • Perform backend database testing in Microsoft SQL environment
  • Conduct exploratory testing to evaluate robustness and functionality of products.
  • Work with IT management to design, develop, and implement automated testing solutions
  • Assist with the development of e-learning and training materials

Essential Skills:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Proven ability to meet strict deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Clear communicator (written and verbal) – to ensure ability to write test plans and test cases. To communicate bugs to developers and other stakeholders
  • Creative solving of technical problems – to ensure the ability to translate technical requirements to test plans
  • Business process understanding

Qualifications:

  • B.S. or B.A. in computer science, management information systems, or a related discipline
  • At least 1-2 years of relevant QA technical experience
  • Knowledge of T-SQL, Windows OS, MS Visio and automated testing tools (preferably Selenium)
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Agile methodologies are a plus
  • Expertise in database testing in Microsoft SQL Server environments including designing,  manipulating and validating test data
  • Ability to understand and create test plans from specifications or verbal communications.
  • Proven ability to liaise with development, project management, and customer support