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Field Auditor

Date Posted:  Sep 24, 2021
Requisition ID:  250821

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.



The starting salary for this position is $37,778 annually. 


About the Department of Child Services:

Mission:  The Indiana Department of Child Services leads the state’s response to allegations of child abuse and neglect and facilitates child support payments. We consider the needs and values of all we serve in our efforts to protect children while keeping families together whenever possible.

Vision: Children will live in safe, healthy and supportive families and communities.

Values: We at the Indiana Department of Child Services empower our team, in collaboration with state and local partners, to make decisions in the best interest of every child in our care by embracing:

  • Respect for all
  • Racial justice
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • A culture of safety
  • A commitment to continuous improvement

About the Job:

This position is an Auditor in the IV-D Audit Unit within the Financial Quality Assurance Division of the Department of Child Services. The employee is responsible for auditing and providing objective monitoring of expenditures of IV-D child support federal funds in the 92 Indiana counties. These federal funds are passed through the Child Support Bureau to the counties. The employee will be part of the agency’s Financial Quality Assurance Division and report to the Field Audit Supervisor and the Assistant Deputy Director.

A Day in the Life:

• Assist the Child Support Bureau in ensuring that the 320 county entities who receive federal IV-D
funds (1) understand the federal rules and regulations, (2) maintain compliance with appropriation
guidelines, and (3) maximize federal match associated with child support federal funding.
• Determine whether management's policies, procedures, and instructions and the federal regulations
are followed in a manner consistent with IV-D objectives.
• Identify anomalie and evaluate policies, procedures, and instructions to determine what changes
should occur to safeguard future federal IV-D funds.
• Report results of internal audit reviews and offer recommendations for required improvements.
• Generate reports for members of the Child Support Bureau management regarding recommended
• Educate county and internal agency staff on child support federal funding rules and processes,
including incentive funding rules and processes.
• Obtain and evaluate plans or actions taken to implement audit recommendations from internal or
external partners and recommend further plans or actions if appropriate.
• Review and document the adequacy of internal controls of areas under review.
• Communicate effectively with CSB Executive Staff as well as county officials who come from a variety
of backgrounds.

What We're Looking For:

  • At least four (4) years’ work experience required (eight (8) years’ work experience preferred) in
    accounting; auditing; or accredited college training in a related field.

What You'll Need for Success:

• Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and procedures.
• Knowledge of the laws, rules, and regulations related to child support federal funding.
• Ability to apply the standards outlined in OMB A-133 Circulars.
• Understanding of the Child Support Bureau role and function within the Department of Child Services.
• Understanding of the county’s role as it relates to child support federal funding.
• Understanding of the scope of work to be performed, as well as timelines, goals, and objectives.
• Advanced analytical, research, and critical thinking skills.
• Ability to prepare meaningful, accurate, and concise audit reports that include accurate and factbased recommendations to resolve or reduce deficiencies or non-compliance.
• Ability to communicate effectively with representatives from other state agencies and county entities
in a cooperative and respectful manner.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

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

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis