Auditor I (Financial and Compliance Audit Operations)
State of Illinois - Sangamon County, IL

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The Auditor I:

Develops working knowledge of auditing techniques, Illinois State government, professional auditing standards, and State fiscal practices.

Serves as a contributing member of an audit team, completing assigned duties of limited scope and communicating with the team leader concerning proper methods to be applied in the audit context.

Receives controlled assignments of increasing difficulty and responsibility.

Conducts background research of agencies being audited, including examination of relevant statutes, rules and regulations.

Travels to audit site locations and obtains audit evidence. Performs audit fieldwork which includes visual examination of records and other items and preparation and organization of workpapers showing the results of audit examinations.

Learns to gather, interpret, compile, and analyze data pertinent to audits performed by the office. Reviews data and other information pertinent to the audit.

Participates in interviews of agency staff to elicit factual information.

Helps draft audit reports.

Prepares preliminary drafts of audit findings.

Responsible for gaining professional experience and ability primarily through on-the-job training.

Performs other assigned or required duties.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree or master's degree in accounting.

Strong conceptual, reading, communication, comprehension, interpersonal, and analytical skills.

Must be able to work as part of a team, take initiative, and meet deadlines.

Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact:

Work Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

Illinois Office of the Auditor General
740 E. Ash
Springfield, IL 62703-3154

Jim Dahlquist
Senior Administrative Manager

How to Apply:

Interested applicants must submit a completed Illinois Auditor General employment application to:
Jim Dahlquist
Senior Administrative Manager
Office of the Auditor General
740 E. Ash Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703-3154

To obtain an application, individuals may call (217) 782-6046 or TTY (888) 261-2887, e-mail us at, write to the above address, or download our application form online at Assistance in completing the application is available for applicants with disabilities.

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