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COVID-19 Auditor/PSC 1

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

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Date:  Sep 10, 2021

Springfield, IL, US, 62701

Job Requisition ID:  7322

Agency:  Department of Public Health 

Office:  Internal Audit
Date Posted:  9/10/2021
Salary:  $45-$60/hour commensurate with experience 
Job Type:  Hourly Full Time 
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Number of Vacancies:  2 


The Illinois Department of Public Health is seeking a COVID-19 Internal Auditor within the Director's Office, Division of Internal Audit.  This temporary position will assist IDPH in responding to COVID-19 pandemic by performing the audits of areas impacted by COVID-19 under the Fiscal Control and Internal Auditing Act.  Contractual work allows the state and COVID-19 Internal Auditor sufficient flexibility to perform this  important work.  


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Job Responsibilities

  • Performs various complex routine and non-routine audits/reviews of areas impacted by COVID-19 as directed by the Chief Internal Auditor
  • Performs and/or reviews risk assessments to determine whether areas impacted by COVID-19 are operating effectively and efficiently; assigns audit segments to team members and explains the assignment's relationship to the overall audit objectives; receives, compiles and analyzes audit segment reports from team members; drafts final audit findings and develops audit reports.
  • Serves as an Auditor in Charge; conducts tests of areas impacted by COVID-19 and to ensure that internal controls exist and are sufficient to prevent the reporting or presenting of inaccurate financial and non-financial information and to ensure programs and activities are operating in accordance with laws, rules and requirements.  Reviews changes made to the financial and non-financial reporting process to ensure the adequacy of internal controls.  Reviews and interprets federal/state laws, rules, regulations accounting bulletins, departmental policies and procedures regarding financial and non-financial reporting.
  • Prepares for and attends various meetings with internal staff and with agency/department liaison and other agency personnel throughout the duration of the audit.  Conducts and/or attends entrance, implementation meetings and exit conferences.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires bachelor's degree with course work in auditing, business management, public administration, economics, accounting or related subjects.
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of audit theory and three years of experience in performing, supervising, and auditing governmental entities.
  • Requires registration as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or certifications as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
  • Requires ability to develop an internal audit program independently, including audit objectives, audit scope and necessary tests to be performed.  
  • Requires ability to prepare for, attend and conduct entrance conferences to outline audits finding prior to the issuance of the final audit report.
  • Requires ability to evaluate internal audit controls to determine strengths and weaknesses of the area under audit. 
  • Requires the ability to prepare clear, concise and complete internal audit reports including audit findings, supporting documentation and recommendations.

Conditions of Employment

  • Must have a certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or a Certified Public Accountant.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Work Location: Work may be performed in person on a hybrid schedule at the Springfield Office or remotely from any location.
Job Function: Fiscal/Finance/Business; Legal and Compliance 


Nearest Major Market: Springfield