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Reporting to the Internal Audit Officer, assists in performing audits of State Board of Education programs and activities for assessing risks and evaluating the adequacy of internal controls, and for reviewing the effectiveness and efficiency of operations.

  • Serves as a member of the Internal Audit team for assigned audits by determining risks and evaluating the control environment, developing audit objectives and scope, developing audit procedures, and performing tests of controls in accordance with professional standards, legislative requirements, and policies and procedures.
  • Periodically assigned to lead a less complex audit.
  • Compiles and writes detailed workpaper documentation of audit work performed, including conclusions, findings and recommendations.
  • Aids in providing assistance to obtain documentation to be given to external auditors of the agency (Office of the Auditor General, Federal auditors, State auditors) as needed based on complexity.
  • Performs follow-up on audit findings to determine status of corrective actions.
  • Assists in performing systems development audits as assigned.
  • Prepares agenda, information to be presented, and participates in meetings held with ISBE staff discussing audit processes and findings, including entrance and exit conferences.
  • Provides technical assistance/consulting to management.
  • Continues professional education.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Knowledge of accounting, auditing, and/or financial management procedures.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to utilize computer based systems.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • CPA, CIA, CISA or CFE certification or candidacy.
  • Auditing or accounting experience.


Internal Audit
$44,367 - $61,004
$44,367 - $77,642
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

How to Apply

To view full posting and apply electronically, please visit https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/CareerDisplayForm.aspx?ID=609.  Interested parties must submit the required application, cover letter, resume, and transcripts (unofficial until recommended for hire).  The subject line should include the position number(s) you are applying for.

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