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Field Examiner 4

Date Posted:  Sep 16, 2022
Requisition ID:  369882

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.



About the Indiana State Board of Accounts (SBOA):

The Indiana State Board of Accounts is dedicated to providing the citizens of the State of Indiana with complete confidence in the integrity and financial accountability of state and local government. The Indiana State Board of Accounts is committed to providing the legislature and other interested parties with accurate and reliable information, and the key factors in achieving this commitment are the competency and professionalism of our staff. The Board of Accounts, for more than 100 years, has been holding government officials accountable to their constituents for financial reporting and following the Indiana Code when making any type of decision that relates to taxpayer dollars.


Work Location:

Field Examiners work from home as well as in field offices close to their home.



This position is filled with a starting salary of $46,332.


Please attach your resume and copy of transcript with your application.


About the Job:

The Field Examiner 4 applies professional accounting and auditing knowledge and techniques to complete audit tests for routine or special audits of the local agencies and state and federal programs for the State Board of Accounts. In this position you will verify compliance with state, federal and local laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations in terms of consistency and adherence to accepted accounting principles and management practices.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Travel to and conduct audit procedures and tests of governmental units’ financial statements on annual schedule.
  • Conduct audit tests of the accounts and financial statements of local agencies and governmental units on annual or biennial schedule to ensure compliance.
  • Consult with personnel of participating organizations to determine adequacy of recording.
  • Advise on proper accounting procedures.
  • Complete assigned training.
  • Communicate verbally and in writing with parties such as attorneys, public officials, and other personnel in response to specific auditing concerns and audit results


The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You'll Need for Success:

This person must satisfy the following requirements to continue employment:

  • Knowledge and skill typically acquired through at least two or more years of college/university in Accounting, Finance, Business or related academic training plus comparable work experience or comparable experience alone may substitute for an education where appropriate.
  • Working knowledge of basic accounting principles and procedures and auditing standards.
  • Working knowledge of procedural and legislative control governing the activity being audited.
  • Ability to apply mathematical skills relevant to auditing and accounting procedures utilized in performance of duties.
  • Ability to interpret, analyze and record data and fiscal information to reach logical conclusions.
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to gain the cooperation of the personnel in the organizations being audited.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:


The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans;
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards);
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution; 
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities;
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match; 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options; 
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave;
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave;
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off; 
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years; 
  • Education Reimbursement Program;
  • Group life insurance; 
  • Referral Bonus program;
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits; 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program;
  • Free Parking for most positions;
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access;


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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