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 - Entry Level and Experienced

We are seeking well-qualified individuals to join our team full-time as:

  • Entry-level Financial Auditors.
  • Experienced Financial Auditors. Individuals who have at least one year of recent professional auditing experience.

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 currently a Certified Public Accountant or 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 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 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 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, May 29, 2022.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Administrative Division

 

Application Developer


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 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?

As a member of the IT Team, you will provide primary support for an object-oriented document management system, which supports the Bureau’s auditing activity. You will also use your business analysis skills to work with other Bureau staff to analyze, develop, test, and implement enhancements to existing applications and to support future development. Additionally, you will work with the IT Team to provide support for all LAB internal applications as well as tasks related to:

  • developing, documenting and maintaining policies, procedures and associated training plans for system administration and appropriate use;
  • reviewing governing regulations to ensure proper program support; and
  • maintaining current knowledge of relevant technologies and business processes while providing advice and training to end-users.

Who Are You?
  • You are able to maintain strict nonpartisanship.
  • You have a minimum of three years of experience in the following:
    • configuring and supporting packaged applications, including M-Files, Jira, and Confluence, based on business requirements;
    • working with object-oriented programming concepts and applications;
    • setting up ODBC connections, writing SQL queries, and handling DB application integrations;
    • working with Visual Basic and web applications; and
    • working with source code control and supporting change management and testing processes for modifications to application systems.
  • You have demonstrated experience applying business analysis skills to application development.
  • You have a Bachelor's degree in a computer science- or information technology-related field, or you have a minimum of three years of experience in addition to the experience required above.
  • You are able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • 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.

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 one- to two-page letter of interest addressing your experience and qualifications; and
  2. resume.

The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2022.

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

 

IT Support Specialist


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 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?

As a member of the IT Team, the IT Support Specialist must possess excellent customer service and comprehensive troubleshooting skills, and demonstrate past success working independently to resolve customer issues. This includes a focus on quick critical thinking in a technical environment, while also demonstrating exceptional written and verbal communication skills. The IT Support Specialist takes significant responsibility for ensuring the security of the Bureau’s IT environment and its data. The IT Support Specialist also works closely with members of the Bureau’s IT team and with staff from the Legislative Technology Services Bureau (LTSB), which supports the legislative network. This position works under the general supervision of the Bureau’s IT Team Leader.


Who Are You?
  • You are able to maintain strict nonpartisanship.
  • You exhibit great attention to detail and show a proactive approach to both team duties and independent projects.
  • You possess general knowledge of networking, remote access, security, Active Directory, and group policy.
  • Ideal skills include, but are not limited to, an expert level of knowledge with:
    • Microsoft Windows 10, Office 2016+
    • Desktop and laptop configuration, installation, and support
    • Printer and scanner configuration, installation, and support
    • HTML/Web Publishing/CMS services
    • ITSM utilization
  • Additionally, some desired areas of knowledge and ability include:
    • Mobile-device support
    • Presentation and instruction skills
    • Data manipulation (parsing/concatenation/etc.)
    • A+, NET+, MCP certification
  • You have a bachelor’s degree with major coursework in information technology security, computer information systems, computer science, management information systems, or a related field
  • You can communicate technical information clearly and understandably to others, with diplomacy and discretion to work with all levels of the Bureau;
  • 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.

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 one- to two-page cover letter that specifically addresses your qualifications and uses detailed examples to describe your past experience in providing IT support to a professional organization; and
  2. resume.

The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2022.

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