Current Openings

The Legislative Audit Bureau supports the Legislature in its oversight of Wisconsin government and its promotion of efficient and effective state operations by providing nonpartisan, independent, accurate, and timely audits and evaluations of public finances and the management of public programs.

We are seeking candidates who are legally authorized to work in the United States and will not require employer visa sponsorship now or in the future. A background check will be conducted on all finalists prior to an offer of employment.

The Bureau is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

Financial Auditor

The nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau is seeking financial auditors to join our team. Working under the guidance of experienced audit managers, you will have the opportunity work within a collaborative team setting on a variety of diverse and challenging audit assignments, including financial, compliance, and management audits of state agencies and programs. LAB gives you the opportunity to further develop your skills as an effective auditor through training, coaching, and mentoring. As you gain more experience, you will have the opportunity for more responsibility and leadership.

Candidate Qualifications

An ideal candidate will have the following minimum qualifications: 

  • bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting;
  • a minimum of one year of recent professional auditing experience in financial statement, federal compliance, or governmental auditing;
  • CPA preferred or willingness to pursue;
  • demonstrated success working both independently and within a team setting;
  • strong analytical and critical-thinking skills;
  • excellent written and oral communication skills; and
  • ability to maintain strict nonpartisanship at all times.

Successful candidates will be highly motivated, take initiative, and excel in meeting challenges.


More about the Legislative Audit Bureau

The Legislative Audit Bureau supports the Legislature in its oversight of Wisconsin government and its promotion of efficient and effective state operations by providing nonpartisan, independent, accurate, and timely audits and evaluations of public finances and the management of public programs. The results of these evaluations are provided to the Legislature, along with recommendations for improvements in agency operations. For more information, visit http://legis.wisconsin.gov/LAB/.


Why work at the Legislative Audit Bureau

Working at the Bureau provides an opportunity to make a difference. Your work will contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of state government operations. In addition, professional development is a focal point at the Bureau. We strive to foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement. We also promote a healthy balance between your personal and professional life and offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.


How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest addressing their experience and qualifications as it relates to the qualifications of the position, unofficial transcripts, and a resume to LAB-Employment@legis.wisconsin.gov. Applications will be considered as they are received, and the deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021.

We are seeking candidates who are legally authorized to work in the United States and will not require employer visa sponsorship now or in the future. A background check will be conducted on all finalists prior to an offer of employment.

The Legislative Audit Bureau is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. 

 

 

 

Compliance Auditor

The nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau is seeking compliance auditors to join our team. Working under the guidance of experienced leaders, you will have the opportunity work within a collaborative team setting on compliance audits of state agencies and programs. You will be provided challenging compliance audit assignments, participate in our audit process, and acquire important skills that will help you grow in your career. This position will provide you the opportunity to further develop your skills through training, coaching, and mentoring.

Candidate Qualifications

An ideal candidate will have the following minimum qualifications: 

  • bachelor’s degree, preferably in business-related field;
  • a minimum of one year of recent professional compliance, accounting, or financial work or similar work experience, preferably in a government setting;
  • demonstrated success working both independently and within a team setting;
  • strong analytical and critical-thinking skills;
  • excellent written and oral communication skills; and
  • ability to maintain strict nonpartisanship at all times.

Successful candidates will be highly motivated, take initiative, and excel in meeting challenges.


More about the Legislative Audit Bureau

The Legislative Audit Bureau supports the Legislature in its oversight of Wisconsin government and its promotion of efficient and effective state operations by providing nonpartisan, independent, accurate, and timely audits and evaluations of public finances and the management of public programs. The results of these evaluations are provided to the Legislature, along with recommendations for improvements in agency operations. For more information, visit http://legis.wisconsin.gov/LAB/.


Why work at the Legislative Audit Bureau

Working at the Bureau provides an opportunity to make a difference. Your work will contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of state government operations. In addition, professional development is a focal point at the Bureau. We strive to foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement. We also promote a healthy balance between your personal and professional life and offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.


How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest addressing their experience and qualifications as it relates to the qualifications of the position, unofficial transcripts, and a resume to LAB-Employment@legis.wisconsin.gov. Applications will be considered as they are received, and the deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021.

We are seeking candidates who are legally authorized to work in the United States and will not require employer visa sponsorship now or in the future. A background check will be conducted on all finalists prior to an offer of employment.

The Legislative Audit Bureau is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

Financial Audit Team Leader

The nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau is seeking a motivated and experienced financial audit team leader to join our team. Working under the guidance of experienced audit managers, you will have the opportunity work within a collaborative team setting to lead a variety of diverse and challenging audit assignments, including financial and federal compliance audits of state agencies and programs. LAB gives you the opportunity to further develop your skills as an effective leader through training, coaching, and mentoring. As you gain more experience, you will have the opportunity for increasing responsibility and leadership.

Candidate Qualifications

A successful candidate will have the following minimum qualifications: 

  • bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting;
  • CPA;
  • a minimum of four years of recent leadership experience in a professional auditing environment that includes the development of audit plans and strategies;
  • experience performing and leading audits of governmental financial statements and federal compliance audits, including assessing internal controls and making recommendations for improvement;
  • demonstrated success working both independently and within a collaborative team setting;
  • demonstrated success leading others, including coaching and developing team members through a mix of inspiration and accountability;
  • demonstrated success in receiving and giving meaningful feedback to promote continuous improvement;
  • effective conflict management skills;
  • strong analytical and critical-thinking skills;
  • excellent written and oral communication skills; and
  • the ability to maintain strict nonpartisanship at all times.

In addition to demonstrated success as a leader, a successful candidate will be highly motivated, take initiative, and excel in meeting challenges.


More about the Legislative Audit Bureau

The Legislative Audit Bureau supports the Legislature in its oversight of Wisconsin government and its promotion of efficient and effective state operations by providing nonpartisan, independent, accurate, and timely audits and evaluations of public finances and the management of public programs. The results of these evaluations are provided to the Legislature, along with recommendations for improvements in agency operations. For more information, visit http://legis.wisconsin.gov/LAB/.


Why work at the Legislative Audit Bureau

Working at the Bureau provides an opportunity to make a difference. Your work will contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of state government operations. In addition, professional development is a focal point at the Bureau. We strive to foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement. We also promote a healthy balance between your personal and professional life and offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.


How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest addressing their experience and qualifications as it relates to the qualifications of the position and a resume to LAB-Employment@legis.wisconsin.gov. Applications will be considered as they are received, and the deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021.

We are seeking candidates who are legally authorized to work in the United States and will not require employer visa sponsorship now or in the future. A background check will be conducted on all finalists prior to an offer of employment.

The Legislative Audit Bureau is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.