Jan 13, 2017
Peoria County Board Chairman Andrew A. Rand invites interested individuals to apply for the position of Peoria County Auditor. The appointed individual will serve through November 30, 2018.
The vacancy was created after the resignation of Carol VanWinkle on December 31, 2016. Per statute, the Chairman, with the consent of the County Board, has 60 days from the date the County Board accepted Ms. VanWinkle's resignation to fill the vacant position. The resignation was accepted at the Peoria County Board meeting on January 12, 2017. The seat must be filled by March 13, 2017.
Also per statue, Ms. VanWinkle's replacement must be a Democrat, having voted Democrat in the most recent primary election in which he or she voted, and must reside within Peoria County.
"We are looking for an individual with an appropriate financial background to lead this department through transition in 2017," says County Board Chairman Andrew A. Rand. "I invite those interested in serving their fellow Peoria County residents to apply."
The Auditor position includes performing an audit on all claims against the County, verifying accuracy of the claim and recommending payment or rejection of all invoices. In addition, the office is responsible for a continuous internal audit of operations, determining vendor compliance with regulations, and verifying the adherence of appropriate County/State ordinances and statues.
Applications are being accepted through February 3, 2017. Interested parties should submit a resume, references, and a County Board Appointment Application found at www.peoriacounty.org/countyboard/county-board-appointments to the attention of Chairman Andrew Rand, Peoria County Courthouse, 324 Main Street, Room 502, Peoria, IL 61602.
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