New Mexico Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

New Mexico Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO
2300 Buena Vista Dr SE #126
Albuquerque, NM 87106


Based in Albuquerque, NM

Job title: Bookkeeper
Reports to: NMFL President and NMFL Secretary-Treasurer
Location: New Mexico
Application period ends: Until filled

NMFL Overview
NMFL is affiliated with the AFL-CIO. We are an umbrella organization of public and private sector unions in New Mexico. NMFL coordinates and supports the union affiliates within NMFL. NMFL is governed by an elected member governing body that meets multiple times a year, including an annual state convention.

We seek to generate the respect of workers by being a powerful advocate for professional life, salary rights, and working conditions of New Mexico’s workers.

Overview of responsibilities:
NMFL seeks to hire a Bookkeeper to handle the daily activities of the NMFL. Under the direction of the NMFL President and NMFL Secretary-Treasurer, the Bookkeeper will implement and assist with building power for workers in New Mexico.


  • Calculate and run payroll checks
  • Calculate monthly federal deposit and EFTPS
  • Calculate monthly NM Withholding and TAP
  • Calculate quarterly payroll reports
  • Calculate Year End W-2’s, W-3’s and 1099’s

Accounts Payable

  • Data Entry
  • Processing voucher payment requests
  • Processing reimbursement requests
  • Processing payments for recurring monthly bills
  • Check preparation for payouts on 15th and 30th of each month
  • Credit card statement reconciliation

Accounts Receivable

  • Data entry for all incoming per caps
  • Payment receipt entry for incoming per caps
  • Monthly billing statements
  • Preparation of the bank deposit of all received per caps

General Ledger

  • Monthly reconciliation of all bank accounts
  • Monthly Profit Loss statement (with details included)
  • Monthly Balance Sheet
  • Year-end tax preparation for CPA/Annual Audit


  • Financials for monthly Executive Board meeting
  • Annual payroll audit for General Liability insurance
  • NM Secretary of State PAC reporting

*May be assigned by President and/or Secretary-Treasurer to perform any other tasks relative to the goal/mission of NMFL.

A complete list of duties is available upon request to Ashley Long, NMFL Secretary-Treasurer at ashley@nmaft.org.

Experience, Skills, Aptitude and Commitment

  • Experience in unions.
  • Experience in payroll and bookkeeping duties.
  • Track record of working professionally, in a team and independently.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal competency in English (Spanish is also preferred).
  • Proficiency in widely used computer programs and technology a must.
  • College education preferred.
  • Willing and able to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Own a good working vehicle and have insurance on the vehicle as you may be required to attend events outside the office.

Please provide a cover letter, resume and writing sample and/or training you have designed. Only electronic applications will be accepted.

To Apply
Please submit to Ashley Long, NMFL Secretary-Treasurer, via email at ashley@nmaft.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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