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Date:  Mar 13, 2023

Harvey, IL, US, 60426-1423

Job Requisition ID:  24119

Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 
Closing Date/Time:  03/27/2023 
Salary:  $3,116 - $11,079 monthly (Anticipated Starting Salary is $7,437 - $8,313 Monthly) 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Gubernatorial Exclusion 062 

REQ ID: 24119

DIVPIN: 209998


****************A RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTING****************

Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document that is not a Resume or CV.

Position Overview

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is seeking an organized, professional, and results oriented individual to serve as Financial Review Auditor.  Under administrative direction, this position will administer and conduct advanced level audits for all private agency operations as assigned throughout the state and will manage and conduct desk reviews of audit reports sent in by private agencies.  The position will compose complete and detailed audit reports and provide oversight of subordinate professional staff.  This position provides a great opportunity for a motivated individual who is interested in playing a role in ensuring that private agencies under contract with the Department meet DCFS requirements with regard to fiscal considerations.  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 leadership 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 Auditor

2. Manages and conducts desk reviews of audit reports sent in by all private agencies

3. Composes complete and detailed audit reports

4. Serves as full line supervisor

5. Maintains contact with private agency accountants and/or CPA’s for explanation and clarification of financial statement items

6. Prepares for audits by reviewing DCFS, state, and federal policies, procedures, rules and regulations, prior audit reports, notes, and other relevant materials

7. Provides training to new staff regarding the audit process and DCFS policies and procedures and takes part in management training

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

Minimum Qualifications

1. Requires a bachelor’s degree with coursework in auditing, business management, economics, computer science, accounting, or other related subjects.

2. Requires three years of progressively responsible administrative experience in auditing and certification as a Certified Internal Auditor or Certified Public Accountant OR four years of progressively responsible administrative experience in auditing


Preferred Qualifications (In Order of Significance)

1. 5 years of professional experience conducting or managing financial audits in a public or business organization

2. 3 years of experience supervising professional staff in a public or business organization

3. 3 years of professional experience in the analysis and review of financial documents in a public or business organization

4. 2 years of professional experience working with computerized auditing systems in a public or business organization

5. 3 years of professional experience serving in a liaison capacity for a public or business organization

Conditions of Employment

1. Requires the ability to pass a background check

2. Requires possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to travel

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: 
Job Family: Administration/Management; Fiscal/Finance/Business 


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.



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