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Date:  May 15, 2023

Harvey, IL, US, 60426

Job Requisition ID:  27044

Agency :  Department of Children and Family Services 
Closing Date/Time: 06/12/2023
Salary:   $4,164 - $5,982 (Anticipated Starting Salary is $4,164 Step 1C)  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Cook  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC062  

DIVPIN: 203676


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.


All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

This Position is subject to the Upward Mobility Program


Posting Identification Number  27044

Position Overview

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is seeking an organized, professional, and results oriented individual to serve as Financial Review Worker. Under general supervision, this position will perform professional accounting and auditing work, utilizing accounting principles, methods, and techniques which are specifically related to the Department’s Financial Review Program. The position will conduct field audits, limited audits, and desk reviews of private agencies within assigned areas, reviewing financial statements to ensure accuracy and compliance with state and federal laws, rules, and procedures. This position will prepare comprehensive audit reports of results and will serve as liaison with private agencies within assigned areas. This position provides a great opportunity for a motivated individual who is interested in putting their professional accounting and auditing abilities to use in the Department’s Financial Review Program. DCFS offers a competitive compensation plan, excellent benefits, and a pension program. The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent organizational skills and strong accounting skills. We invite you to join our innovative team to help make a positive difference in the lives of the children and families of Illinois.

Job Responsibilities

1. Serves as Financial Review Worker

2. Prepares comprehensive audit reports of results from field audits, limited audits, and desk reviews of private agencies and communicates findings to supervisor and Department management

3. Serves as liaison with private agencies within assigned areas to resolve discrepancies and problem areas found in the course of the field audit/limited audit/desk review

4. Attends and provides input into staff meetings

5. Confers with management in the resolution of more difficult, complex private agency field audit findings

6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above



Minimum Qualification

1. Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, with courses in business administration and accounting OR four years of technical accounting experience

Preferred Qualification (In Order of Significance)

1. A minimum of nine semester hours in accounting
2. 2 years of experience in an office setting applying elementary knowledge of professional accounting and auditing theory, principles, methods, and procedures
3. 2 years of experience in an office setting applying elementary knowledge of the laws, rules, and regulations relating to state or non-state accounting or auditing procedures
4. 2 years of experience in an office setting performing detailed work involving the application of accounting theory to routine accounting or auditing problems
5. 2 years of experience in an office setting evaluating accounting problems of moderate difficulty and analyzing and interpreting less complex accounting records and reports
6. 2 years of experience in an office setting performing detailed work involving written or numerical data and making mathematical calculations rapidly and accurately

Conditions of Employment

1. Requires the ability to pass a background check

About the Agency

DCFS is deeply committed to the welfare and protection of children. Our goal is to protect children by strengthening and supporting families. In every effort, from receiving hotline calls to reaching family reunification or foster care and adoption, children and families are our focus. The Division of Budget and Finance plays a supporting role in the Department’s operations by working to ensure the agency’s financial stability and implementation of sound budgetary practices.

Work Hours:  M-F 08:30am to 5:00pm  
Work Location: 15115 Dixie Hwy Harvey, IL 60426-1423  
Agency Contact:
Fisayo Oyadeyi


Phone #:217-524-1423

Job Family:  Fiscal, Finance & Procurement  

Revolving Door:
Certain provisions of the revolving door restrictions contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 apply to this position. As a result, the employee should be aware that if offered non-State employment during State employment or within one year immediately after ending State employment, the employee shall, prior to accepting any such non-State employment offer, notify the Office of the Executive Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (“OEIG”) or may be subject to a fine.

This position [DOES/DOES NOT] contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).


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