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Job Title:

Accountant- Advanced

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:



$3,969 - $6,184/ Monthly


Sheridan, Joliet, Pontiac


1st Shift


Full Time


Finance / Insurance

Job Description:

Under general direction of the PSA, Reporting Supervisor, independently performs a variety of complex professional accounting functions in monitoring complex departmental budgetary reports and statements; establishes and
maintains financial records and ledgers following established procedures, federal and state rules and regulations and generally accepted accounting principles; performs external auditing work of a complex nature.

Job Requirements:

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, with courses in business administration and accounting; requires two years of professional experience in accounting, external auditing, budgetary planning and control or public accounting; requires extensive knowledge of accounting and
auditing theory, principles, methods and procedures; requires extensive knowledge of laws, rules and regulations relating to state or non-state accounting or auditing procedures.


• Thirty-five statewide locations.
• Structured career advancement opportunities.
• 37.5 hour workweek.
The State of Illinois provides employees with Health, Vision, and Dental insurance with a small co-payment from employees. Life insurance is provided at 100% your annual salary. These positions include a pension plan.
Benefit time for new employees includes three (3) personal business days, ten (10) vacation days starting, and twelve (12) sick days per year.

Company Information

The Illinois Department of Corrections is a multicultural agency deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion. This commitment is at the forefront of our operations, hiring, policies and procedures, and training. We recognize the benefit of workplace empowerment, the importance of diversity and fully support an environment where ALL employees are treated fairly, respectfully, and have equal access to opportunities and resources necessary to thrive and contribute to the agency’s success. IDOC genuinely values the differences of individuals in our custody and is committed to ensuring a healthy living environment where they feel valued, respected, and included.

Through our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we shall establish and uphold agency policies and practices conducive to eliminating all forms of exclusion including, but not limited to, racism, ageism, ableism, sexism, discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender and gender identity, and religious oppression.

The Illinois Department of Corrections is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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