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 Audit Division

 

Financial Auditor


Who Are We?

The Legislative Audit Bureau is a nonpartisan legislative service agency whose objective analysis and recommendations help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state government operations. The Bureau’s work helps legislators fulfill their responsibility to provide effective oversight of Wisconsin state government.


Why Should You Join Us?
  • You want to make a difference and contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of state government operations.
  • You are interested in becoming a Certified Public Accountant and are seeking relevant experience, financial support, and a professional network.
  • You want to work in a professional environment and be part of a team of intelligent colleagues doing meaningful work.
  • You are interested in financial auditing and analysis.
  • You value professional development and continuous learning and improvement.
  • You are interested in a healthy balance between your personal and professional life, including a flexible work schedule.
  • You are seeking a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including paid leave, insurance, and retirement. More information about State of Wisconsin benefits can be found at https://etf.wi.gov/career-benefits-state-employees.

What Will You Do?

As a member of the Financial Audit Division, you will be assigned to a variety of diverse and challenging audit assignments, including the audit of Wisconsin’s financial statements and the audit of the State’s compliance with federal grant program requirements. Our financial auditors work with audit professionals to systematically examine the accounting records and financial statements of entities that receive public funds and perform reviews of government operations that promote good fiscal and management practices.


Who Are You?
  • You are able to maintain strict nonpartisanship.
  • You communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • You are highly motivated, take initiative, and excel in meeting challenges.
  • You possess a strong attention to detail.
  • You are able to effectively balance multiple tasks.
  • You are able to develop positive working relationships with teammates and other colleagues.
  • You are able to self-reflect and respond to feedback in a positive and constructive manner.
  • You have a Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting, with solid academic performance with a GPA of 3.2 or higher, and are eligible to sit for the CPA exam (registered college seniors can apply, but must graduate before starting).

How Do You Join?

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.

To be considered, interested candidates must submit the following materials to LAB-Employment@legis.wisconsin.gov:

  1. a cover letter addressing your experience and qualifications as it relates to the qualifications of the position;
  2. resume; and
  3. unofficial transcripts.

 

The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 16, 2022.

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

 

 

Financial Auditor Intern


Who Are We?

The Legislative Audit Bureau is a nonpartisan legislative service agency whose objective analysis and recommendations help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state government operations. The Bureau’s work helps legislators fulfill their responsibility to provide effective oversight of Wisconsin state government.


Why Should You Join Us?
  • You are looking for an internship in Spring or Summer of 2023.
  • You want to make a difference and contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of state government operations.
  • You want to work in a professional environment and be part of a team of intelligent colleagues doing meaningful work.
  • You are interested in financial auditing and analysis.
  • You value professional development and continuous learning and improvement.
  • You are in learning important skills that will help you grow in your career.

What Will You Do?

As a member of the Financial Audit Division, you will be assigned to a variety of diverse and challenging audit assignments, including the audit of Wisconsin’s financial statements and the audit of the State’s compliance with federal grant program requirements. Our financial auditor interns work closely with an experienced audit team leader to systematically examine the accounting records and financial statements of entities that receive public funds and perform reviews of government operations that promote good fiscal and management practices.


Who Are You?
  • You are able to maintain strict nonpartisanship.
  • You are able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • You are highly motivated, take initiative, and excel in meeting challenges.
  • You possess strong attention to detail.
  • You are able to effectively balance multiple tasks.
  • You are able to develop positive working relationships with teammates and other colleagues.
  • You are able to self-reflect and respond to feedback in a positive and constructive manner.
  • You are working towards a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting, with solid academic performance with a GPA of 3.2 or higher.

How Do I Join?

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.

To be considered, interested candidates must submit the following materials to LAB-Employment@legis.wisconsin.gov:

  1. a cover letter addressing your experience and qualifications as it relates to the qualifications of the position;
  2. resume; and
  3. unofficial transcripts.

The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on October 16, 2022, 2022.

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

 

Information Technology Auditor


Who Are We?

The Legislative Audit Bureau is a nonpartisan legislative service agency whose objective analysis and recommendations help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state government operations. The Bureau’s work helps legislators fulfill their responsibility to provide effective oversight of Wisconsin state government.


Why Should You Join Us?
  • You want to make a difference and contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of state government operations.
  • You are interested in pursuing the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation and are seeking relevant experience, financial support, and a professional network.
  • You want to work in a professional environment and be part of a team of intelligent colleagues doing meaningful work.
  • You are interested in reviewing computer applications and testing IT general controls.
  • You value professional development and continuous learning and improvement.
  • You are interested in a healthy balance between your personal and professional life, including a flexible work schedule.
  • You are seeking a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including paid leave, insurance, and retirement. More information about State of Wisconsin benefits can be found at https://etf.wi.gov/career-benefits-state-employees.

What Will You Do?

As an Information Technology (IT) Auditor, you will be assigned to a variety of diverse and challenging audit assignments in regards to the State’s data centers. Our IT Auditors complete reviews of computer applications and test IT general controls for financial and federal compliance audits at state agencies. Working closely with a team leader, you will learn the skills to be an effective auditor and will have the opportunity to gain more experience, more responsibility and a greater opportunity to advance.


Who Are You?
  • You are able to maintain strict nonpartisanship.
  • You are able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • You are highly motivated, take initiative, and excel in meeting challenges.
  • You possess strong attention to detail.
  • You are able to effectively balance multiple tasks.
  • You are able to develop positive working relationships with teammates and other colleagues.
  • You are able to self-reflect and respond to feedback in a positive and constructive manner.
  • You have a bachelor's or related coursework in information technology; with solid academic performance with a GPA of 3.2 or higher (registered college seniors can apply, but must graduate before starting).

How Do I Join?

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.

To be considered, interested candidates must submit the following materials to LAB-Employment@legis.wisconsin.gov:

  1. a cover letter addressing your experience and qualifications as it relates to the qualifications of the position;
  2. resume; and
  3. unofficial transcripts.

The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 16, 2022.

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

 

Information Technology Auditor Intern


Who Are We?

The Legislative Audit Bureau is a nonpartisan legislative service agency whose objective analysis and recommendations help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state government operations. The Bureau’s work helps legislators fulfill their responsibility to provide effective oversight of Wisconsin state government.


Why Should You Join Us?
    • You are looking for an internship in Spring or Summer of 2023.
    • You want to make a difference and contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of state government operations.
    • You want to work in a professional environment and be part of a team of intelligent colleagues doing meaningful work.
    • You are interested in reviewing computer applications and testing IT general controls.
    • You value professional development and continuous learning and improvement.
    • You are interested in learning important skills that will help you grow in your career.

What Will You Do?

As an Information Technology (IT) Audit Intern, you will be assigned to a variety of diverse and challenging audit assignments in regards to the State’s data centers. Our IT audit interns work closely with an experienced team leader to complete reviews of computer applications and test IT general controls for financial and federal compliance audits at state agencies.


Who Are You?
      • You are able to maintain strict nonpartisanship.
      • You are able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
      • You are highly motivated, take initiative, and excel in meeting challenges.
      • You possess strong attention to detail.
      • You are able to effectively balance multiple tasks.
      • You are able to develop positive working relationships with teammates and other colleagues.
      • You are able to self-reflect and respond to feedback in a positive and constructive manner.
      • You are working towards a bachelor's degree or have related coursework in information technology, with solid academic performance with a GPA of 3.2 or higher.

How Do I Join?

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.

To be considered, interested candidates must submit the following materials to LAB-Employment@legis.wisconsin.gov:

      1. a cover letter addressing your experience and qualifications as it relates to the qualifications of the position;
      2. resume; and
      3. unofficial transcripts.

The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 16, 2022.

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

 

Compliance Evaluator

The Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau, located in Madison, is seeking compliance auditors to join our team.


Who Are We?

The Legislative Audit Bureau is a nonpartisan service agency of the Wisconsin Legislature. We support 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 have broad audit authority over state government activities, which provides diverse opportunities for professional development and growth.


Why Should You Join Us?
  • You want to make a difference and contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of state government operations.
  • You want to work in a professional environment and be part of a team of intelligent colleagues doing meaningful work.
  • You value professional development and continuous learning and improvement.
  • You are interested in a healthy balance between your personal and professional life, including a flexible work schedule.
  • You are seeking a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including paid leave, insurance, and retirement. More information about State of Wisconsin benefits can be found at https://etf.wi.gov/career-benefits-state-employees.

What Will You Do?

Under the working title of compliance auditor, this position is assigned to audits of federal grant programs and is responsible for assessing agency procedures and compliance with federal requirements. Compliance auditors collect information through interviews of state agency staff and analysis of data and transactions to draw conclusions on an agency’s compliance with federal grant requirements. Compliance auditors work collaboratively within a team setting.

Audits are conducted in accordance with AICPA generally accepted auditing standards, the U.S. GAO’s Government Auditing Standards, and other federal requirements. Successful candidates are provided training to develop the appropriate skills to conduct audits in accordance with these standards.


Who Are You?
  • You are able to maintain strict nonpartisanship.
  • You are analytical and inquisitive and possess a strong attention to detail.
  • You communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • You are highly motivated, take initiative, and excel in meeting challenges.
  • You develop positive working relationships with colleagues.
  • You self-reflect and respond to feedback in a positive and constructive manner.
  • You have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in business-related or evaluation-related field, with a minimum GPA of 3.2

How Do You Join?

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.

To be considered, interested candidates must submit the following materials to LAB-Employment@legis.wisconsin.gov:

  1. a cover letter addressing your experience and qualifications as it relates to the qualifications of the position;
  2. resume; and
  3. unofficial transcripts.

 

The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 16, 2022.

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