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Date:  Nov 9, 2022

Springfield, IL, US, 62701-1222

Job Requisition ID:  18444

Agency :  Department of Children and Family Services 
Closing Date/Time: 12/15/2022
Salary:   $5,536 - $8279/Month (Anticipating Starting Salary is $5,536/Month)  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Sangamon  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC062  

DIVPIN: 010534

REQ ID: 18444


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.

While not required, a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for any degrees earned and a copy of any applicable professional licenses is recommended and should be uploaded to the Additional Documents section of your application.

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



Position Overview

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is seeking an organized, professional, and results oriented individual to serve as Senior Internal Auditor. Under administrative direction, this position will independently conduct complex, non-routine risk-based audits in all areas, including operational, financial, administrative, compliance, and technology programs by assessing the effectiveness of controls, accuracy of financial records, and efficiency of operations.  The position will plan and develop audit programs and procedures for all assigned audits that consider work documents and current policies, procedures, laws, rules, and regulations.  This position will also research and identify all applicable state laws, administrative rules, statutory mandates, regulations, policies, and procedures for each audit.  This position provides a great opportunity for a motivated individual who is interested in playing a role in ensuring the effective implementation of internal audits. DCFS offers a competitive compensation plan, excellent benefits, and a pension program. The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent communication, organizational, and 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 Senior Internal Auditor

2.  Researches and identifies all applicable state laws, administrative rules, statutory mandates, regulations, policies, and procedures for each audit

3.  Consults with supervisor during audits regarding changes to the audit program, problems that have occurred, and the progress of the audit

4.  Prepares reports for assigned audits to present at exit conferences that detail the audit’s findings, compliance with state laws, administrative rules, statutory mandates, policies and procedures, and any internal controls, accounting methods, or procedure recommendations needed to explain the report’s contents

5.  Conducts special projects for supervisor, such as conducting research regarding applicable laws, statutory mandates, administrative rules, regulations, and policies and procedures

6.  Attends formal and in-house training to meet continuing professional education requirements

7.  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 accounting, auditing, business management, computer science, economics, public administration, or other related subjects

2. Requires four years of professional auditing experience; or three years of professional auditing experience plus completion of one of the following certifications:  Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant, or Certified Information Systems Auditor

Preferred Qualification (In Order of Significance)

  1. 3 years of professional experience utilizing extensive knowledge of professional auditing procedures in procedures in a public or business organization
  2. 3 years of professional experience utilizing extensive knowledge of management principles and techniques, including organization, program accountability, governmental operations, and systems analysis in a public or business organization
  3. 3 years of professional experience in a public or business organization utilizing extensive knowledge of current auditing and various other technology and computer applications that are utilized in the auditing profession
  4. Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, or Certified Information Systems Auditor certifications
  5. 3 years of professional experience in a public or business organization exercising the ability to analyze computer data, computations, and comprehensive reports

Conditions of Employment

1. Requires the ability to pass a background check

2. Requires possession of a valid driver’s license and the 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. 


Work Hours:  M-F 08:30am to 5:00pm  
Work Location: 4 W Old State Capitol Plz Springfield, IL 62701-1222  
Agency Contact:
Fisayo Oyadeyi


Phone #:217-524-1423

Job Family:  Legal and Compliance  


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



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