Human Resources & Finance Assistant


The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) is in search of Human Resources & Finance Assistant. NACWA is a major non-profit environmental advocacy organization representing the views and perspectives of America’s publicly owned clean water utilities. The Association’s members are dedicated public servants and true environmental stewards. 

The Human Resources & Finance Assistant will perform administrative support duties for NACWA's human resource and finance team.

Position Responsibilities

  • Assist with the maintenance and preparation of HR attendance reports.
  • Review, track, and document compliance with human resource training including safety and anti-harassment training and other continuing education.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of internal company events.
  • Assist in the recruitment process.
  • Assist in facilitating new hire orientation and employee recognition program
  • Assist in conducting background checks.
  • Maintain the integrity and confidentiality of human resources files, records, and information.
  • Assist  with the performance review process, including goal setting and position description updates.
  • Assist in processing personnel actions, including preparing new employee files and processing terminations.
  • Conduct routine data entry management for accounting records.
  • Assist in the preparation of journal entries, general ledger, account reconciliations, and other necessary support for month-end close.
  • Assist in maintaining financial records and files.
  • Prepare weekly deposits for electronic submittal – occasionally traveling to the bank.
  • Act as a back-up for general front-desk duties.
  • Prepare staff-wide emails and letters according to written or verbal instructions; and assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly & year-end reports.

Position Qualifications

  • Minimum of Associates degree in Business Administration or related field required.
  • Two years of administrative experience required.
  • One year of human resources experience a plus.
  • One year of bookkeeping experience a plus.
  • Association experience a plus.

The salary is commensurate with experience. NACWA offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package. NACWA's offices are located within a short walking distance from the Farragut West and Farragut North metro stations. Our office also includes access to an in-building gym, parking garage, and bike storage facilities. For more about NACWA, visit

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter summarizing their interest and qualifications for the position, resume and salary requirements electronically to The application deadline is rolling with preference given to applications received before February 7, 2020. While we appreciate all applications, we will only follow-up with candidates who will move forward in the application process. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

NACWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, gender, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.