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File #: 20-3366    Version: 1 Name: AUDITOR ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 7/20/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 7/30/2020 Final action: 7/30/2020
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AUDITOR ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS BE IT ORDAINED, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, Article IV, Officers and Employees, Division 6, Auditor, Sec. 2-311.2, 2-311.6 and 2-311.9 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 2-311.2. - Qualifications. The County Auditor must be hold at least be one (1) of the following credentials and be in good standing in the profession (a) Certified Public Accountant certified public accountant, licensed by the State of Illinois; and be in good standing in the profession. (b) Certified Internal Auditor; (c) Certified Information System Audit Professional; or (d) Certified Government Finance Manager. **** Sec. 2-311.6. - Professional development Sufficient resources shall be made available to the Auditor and staff to ensure appropriate professional development, continuing professional education and compliance with applicable certification and professio...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), BRIDGET DEGNEN

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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

 

AUDITOR ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS

 

BE IT ORDAINED, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, Article IV, Officers and Employees, Division 6, Auditor, Sec. 2-311.2, 2-311.6 and 2-311.9 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows:

 

Sec. 2-311.2. - Qualifications.

 

The County Auditor must be hold at least be one (1) of the following credentials and be in good standing in the profession

 

                     (a) Certified Public Accountant certified public accountant, licensed by the State of Illinois; and be in good standing in the profession.

 

                     (b) Certified Internal Auditor;

 

                     (c) Certified Information System Audit Professional; or

 

                     (d) Certified Government Finance Manager.

 

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Sec. 2-311.6. - Professional development

 

Sufficient resources shall be made available to the Auditor and staff to ensure appropriate professional development, continuing professional education and compliance with applicable certification and professional requirements.

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Sec. 2-311.9. - Audit schedule.

 

At the beginning of each fiscal year least 45 days prior to the start of the fiscal year, the Auditor shall submit an audit schedule to the County Board for referral to the audit committee for review and comment. The schedule shall include the proposed plan, and the rationale for the selections, for auditing departments, offices, boards, activities, subcontractors and agencies for the audit period. This schedule may be amended after review with the audit committee, but the Auditor shall have final authority to select the audits planned and executed as well as adjust the plan, as deemed necessary by the Auditor.

 

                     

                     Effective date:  This ordinance shall be in effect immediately upon adoption.

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