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Cook County Government FIELD AUDITOR IV (COUNTY AUDITOR) in Chicago, Illinois

Cook County*Offices*

Under The President

  • Administrative Hearings

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  • Auditor

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  • Bureau of Administration

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  • Bureau of Economic Development

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  • Bureau of Finance

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  • Bureau of Human Resources

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  • Bureau of Technology

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  • Facilities

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  • *Office of the President *

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Audit Supervisor performs financial, compliance and operational audits of County agencies or businesses. Responsible for gathering and analyzing data for internal audits. Research laws, regulations and County ordinances. Establishes and implements audit programs. Collaborates with Audit Supervisor(s) during all phases of the audit process including developing and documenting a plan for each audit, developing auditing objectives, audit scope, budget and resources needed. Prepares work programs to achieve audit objectives. Completes audits within budget and time deadlines. Communicates results of internal audit to the Audit Supervisor and County Auditor. Prepares audit reports and management letters. Assists in the implementation of recommendations from internal audit. Assigned to special assignments as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Computer Science or relevant field is required. (Must provide original college/university transcript at time of interview)*
  • Three (3) or more years’ full-time work experience assessing risks, controls and processes for compliance, efficiency and/or effectiveness is required.
  • In good standing as: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Government Audit Professional (CGAP), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) *is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview) **
  • Valid driver’s license is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)*

Preferred Qualifications

  • In the process of a obtaining a second credential, such as: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Government Audit Professional (CGAP), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC). (Must provide proof at time of interview)
  • Master’s in Business Administration or Public Administration.(Must provide original college/university transcript at time of interview)*
  • Six-12 months of supervisory experience in a professional work environment.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards.

Knowledge of basic management practices and procedures.

Ability to comprehend an agency's accounting system.

Thorough knowledge of internal control concepts and procedures.

Ability to identify possible errors, irregularities and illegal acts.

Ability to ascertain compliance with laws, ordinances and regulations.

Skill in observing an entity's operations and documenting those observations with narratives or flowcharts.

Ability to objectively and tactfully communicate with others.

Ability to communicate in writing in a concise and grammatically correct manner.

Skill in evaluating information for problem solving.

Skill in organizing information in a logical manner to support audit results.

Ability to maintain an attitude of professional skepticism throughout an audit.

Ability to direct the analytical review process.

Working knowledge of applicable software programs, such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word SharePoint, Teams, and Office 365 .

Ability to interact with client in resolving difficult audit issues.

The duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee's normal line of work.

*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States’ territories and Canada, must be credentialed by either the World Education Services (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE

When applying for employment with Cook County Government, preference is given in the application process to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for more than 180 consecutive days, or during War Time. To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:

  • MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION.

  • IDENTIFY THEMSELVES AS A VETERAN ON THEIR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BY ANSWERING YES TO THE QUESTION “Are you a military veteran?”

  • ATTACH A COPY OF THEIR DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (NOTICE OF SEPARATION) AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING. IF YOU HAVE MULTIPLE DD 214S, 215S, OR NGB 22S, PLEASE SUBMIT THE ONE WITH THE LATEST DATE. COAST GUARD MUST SUBMIT A CERTIFIED COPY OF THE MILITARY SEPARATION FROM EITHER THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (BEFORE 911) OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (AFTER 911).

The Cook County Department of Veterans Affairs can assist you with obtaining a certified DD214 and having it recorded for you at no charge. Please contact veterans.affairs@cookcountyil.gov

VETERAN MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.

Benefits Package

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
  • You May Qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link:

http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

*Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

*This position requires successful completion of post-offer tests, which may include a background check, drug screen and medical examination.

Falsification of any information in the application process will result in disqualification, dismissal after hire, and/or placement on the County’s Ineligible for Rehire List for a period of two (2) or five (5) years. For current County employees, such falsification may result in discipline, up to and including termination, and placement on the County’s Ineligible for Rehire List for a period of two (2) or five (5) years. See Cook County Code of Ordinances, Article II, Sections 44-54 Unlawful Practices Relating to Employees and Employment - Penalty, 44-56 Political Discrimination; Cook County Employment Plan, Section V.N. Pre-Interview License and Certification Verification; Supplemental Policy No. 2014-2.13 Ineligible for Rehire List; and Cook County Personnel Rules 3.3(b) (7) (8) (18).

COOK COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

NOTE: As an internal candidate, should you be offered the position, salary allocations shall abide by the Cook County Personnel Rules.


Job Posting: Feb 22, 2021, 7:47:53 AM

Closing Date: Mar 24, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

Organization: Offices Under the President

Req ID: 00125277

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