Internal Review Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
Lake County Government
Location of position: 
Waukegan, IL
$85,719.29 – $111,781.32
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 13, 2019
Job Description: 

Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in internal reviews, operational improvement, and compliance? If so, this position could very well be for you:

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for reviewing and analyzing the operations and functioning of Lake County departments, not only in the typical areas of ensuring compliance with established policies and procedures, minimizing risk and improving efficiency, but also with the goal of operational excellence.

As Lake County’s Internal Review Manager, a newly created position, you would develop and execute the County’s internal review and financial risk plan and take the lead role in the execution of the reviews. The Internal Review Manager will work collaboratively with County departments to proactively identify business risks and evaluate the controls in place to mitigate those risks. The Internal Review Manager will also provide value-added advice and support to departments on the creation or modification of policies, procedures, processes, products or services to ensure an appropriate level of internal control and compliance is maintained. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to influence operational efficiency in collaboration with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

In order to be successful in this role you should have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or a related field and eight years of experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of ERP systems and their application to administrative processes; possess experience coordinating, leading and managing internal reviews; be an effective communicator; and have a passion for strategic thinking and continuous improvement.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program.

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Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.