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Internal Auditor II - Springfield

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

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Jun 21, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62701-1222

Job Requisition ID:  16526

Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services  
Closing Date/Time:  07/05/2022 
Salary:  $5,326 - $7,964/month (Anticipated starting salary: $5,326/month) 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY ONLINE BUTTON**

 

CMS-100 / CMS-100B Employment application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #2201002-010534

Job Responsibilities

Under direction, independently conducts 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; serves as a senior auditor to an internal auditing team by preparing comprehensive audit programs, recommending and detailing the duration, scope, and purpose of an audit, and monitoring the progress of all staff audits; facilitates audit entrance and exit conferences, meetings, and briefings; serves as technical advisor to agency staff; researches and identifies all applicable state laws, administrative rules, statutory mandates, regulations, policies, and procedures for each audit; conducts a preliminary review of agency functions, technology, and programs; analyzes complex data to pull samples for analytical reviews; prepares reports; conducts special projects; performs technical audits to develop knowledge as a subject matter expert. 

1. Independently conducts 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; serves as a senior auditor to an internal auditing team by preparing comprehensive audit programs, recommending and detailing the duration, scope, and purpose of an audit, and monitoring the progress of all staff audits; plans and develops audit programs and procedures for all assigned audits that consider previous work documents and current policies, procedures, laws, rules, and regulations; explains overall objectives, including the following functional areas:  revenues, receivables, expenditures, grants, locally held funds, personnel, payroll, contracts, leases, property, equipment, inventory, federal and state statutory mandates, JCAR rules, and agency policies and procedures; serves as technical advisor to other agency staff regarding the audit process; coordinates and facilitates audit entrance and exit conferences, meetings, and briefings with other agency staff to discuss internal audit results and compliance issues; coordinates requests and responses of external auditors and provides guidance as needed; drives or travels to various locations to perform duties.

2. Researches and identifies all applicable state laws, administrative rules, statutory mandates, regulations, policies, and procedures for each audit; conducts a preliminary review of agency functions, technology, and programs; analyzes complex data to pull samples for analytical reviews; examines and evaluates complex systems of accounting, technology, and management controls to prevent or detect deficiencies, identify needed improvements in procedures and techniques, and determine the reliability and adequacy of the fiscal and operational controls and existing policies and whether all laws, rules, regulations, statutory mandates, policies, procedures, and program requirements are being effectively implemented; determines the objectives, goals, scope, test, and procedures necessary to perform an audit; provides explanations and information from work documents, including electronic documents.

Job Responsibilities continued

3. Consults with supervisor during audits regarding changes to the audit program, problems that have occurred, and the progress of the audit; provides input into follow-up activities for assigned or staff audits that involve significant findings from previous audits to determine whether corrective actions have been implemented and whether the implementation has achieved the intent of the recommendations.

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; reviews comments and incorporates those comments into the report.

5. Conducts special projects for supervisor, such as conducting research regarding applicable laws, statutory mandates, administrative rules, regulations, and policies and procedures; performs technical audits to develop knowledge as a subject matter expert; collaborates with other staff to develop new concepts to standardize audits and/or reviews and to increase the agency’s auditing efficiency and effectiveness.

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.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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

Employment Conditions

  • Requires the ability to pass a background check.
  • Requires possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to travel.

Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Work Location: 4 W. Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701  
Agency Contact:

Samantha Haynes

Email: samantha.j.haynes@illinois.gov (Preferred)

Phone #:217-558-7775

Supervisor: Nesar Uddin

Job Family:  Legal and Compliance  

BID ID #: 2201002-010534

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY ONLINE BUTTON.

PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATION VIA EMAIL TO SAMANTHA.J.HAYNES@ILLINOIS.GOV. 

SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100 / CMS-100B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR.

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.