DPW Job Opening: Compliance Director

Aug 31, 2009

Job Description


Title: Compliance Director 
Reports to: Executive Director 
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience, generous benefits package 

Job Responsibilities: 
Responsible for the oversight and management of the DPW’s finances and for ensuring that the DPW is in compliance with the applicable state and federal reporting requirements. 

• Work closely with NGP and QuickBooks to ensure that all payables and receivables are efficiently and accurately reflected in financial and donor databases. 
• Compile and submit finance reports to the FEC and the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board. 
• Respond to requests for additional information from governing agencies. 
• Receive and deposit contributions for the DPW. 
• Serve as the point of contact for all operational vendors (phones, insurance, payroll etc). Assist in negotiating contracts and payments. 
• Prepare recommendations for payables based on contract guidelines, communications from vendors and past experience. 
• Reconcile all financial information; ensure that it is accurately reflected in NGP and QuickBooks.
• Invoice organizations and campaigns for services purchased from the DPW. 
• Ensure that staff members have correct paperwork and information completed as it relates to compliance and payroll issues. 
• Provide support to the County and Congressional District parties around the state in matters of compliance issues and reporting for state and federal accounts. 
• Work with Executive Director and other staff to create data to support the budget development process. Help to create, present and manage finances through fiscal periods as directed. 


• Background in accounting and financial management 
• In-depth understanding of federal and Wisconsin state campaign finance laws preferred. 
• Working knowledge of campaign finance reporting software required; experience with 
NGP and QuickBooks preferred. 
• Ability to work long days and irregular hours. 
• Positive, energetic attitude. 
• Strong interpersonal communication skills. 

How to Apply / Contact

Please email resume to Maggie Brick, DPW Executive Director, at maggieb@wisdems.org with “compliance director application” in the subject line. No phone calls please.