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Employment Opportunities | State of Illinois Office of the Illinois Courts

Internal Audit Professional

Vacancy Announcement

  • Location
  • Posted Date
  • Closing Date
    Applicant's information must be received by Friday, October 14, 2022.
  • Division
    Supreme Court Internal Audit
  • Benefits
    An attractive judicial branch benefits package is offered, including pension, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as deferred compensation and generous leave time.
  • Salary
    $58,221 per year; salary commensurate with experience

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Internal Audit Professional serves as a contributing member of an audit team by conducting audits of judicial branch programs including financial, operational, compliance, and assisting with EDP audits in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors' International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Supreme Court Internal Audit's Audit Guide.

As part of conducting audits, the Internal Audit Professional will be responsible for collecting, compiling, analyzing and interpreting data of state funded judicial branch operations; preparing audit workpapers and reporting conclusions to the Chief Internal Auditor for inclusion in audit reports, findings and other correspondence to judicial and non-judicial branch managers; traveling to audit site locations to gather audit evidence and performing fieldwork in order to complete audits and projects; conducting consulting type engagements at the direction of the Chief Internal Auditor; and performing other duties as assigned.


Minimum: Bachelor's degree in accounting, economics, finance, business administration, management information systems or another closely related degree.

Preferred: Preference given to candidates with skills relevant to the position. Work experience with Illinois State government, an advanced degree in one of the fields listed above or credentials such as Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, or other related professional designation preferred. Knowledge of operations of the judicial branch is desired.

SELECTION FACTORS: Attention to detail and ability to use analytical skills to create written documents based on analysis performed; strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work in an independent or team environment; strong skills in utilizing word processing and spreadsheet software, with database, software preferred. Ability to exercise initiative for self-development by actively seeking increased awareness of the field of governmental auditing and actively participating in on-the-job training and outside professional development activities appropriate to this field of expertise; must be able to obtain a valid Illinois driver's license and demonstrate proof of automobile insurance to operate a personal vehicle on state business, as well as maintain a safe driving record.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires the ability to sit for extended time periods and travel within Illinois, including some overnight stays. This is a professional office working environment requiring the ability to use a telephone, retrieve files, and process written and electronic documents.

Interested individuals should submit – via email – a letter of interest, resume and completed Judicial Branch Employment Application to:

            Applicant's information must be received by Friday, October 14, 2022.


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