22 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4T 2S7
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The Internal Controls Compliance (ICC) team supports the CEO/CFO certification per the NI 52-109 regulatory requirements that evaluates the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR) and Disclosure Controls and Procedures for George Weston.
Reporting to the Senior Director, Internal Financial Reporting, this position will be responsible to manage and present on the core functions of the ICFR program that includes quarterly, annual, and on-going program cycle activities, as well as special projects. The successful candidate will have strong leadership and communication skills and will work with all levels of management and cross-functional teams within the group of companies.
The following activities will be conducted across the Weston Companies:
Oversee the annual process narrative updates including response review, provide support and challenge, correspondence with the business, and finalization
Oversee the quarterly controls self-assessment process to ensure all responses are received, and any potential issues or changes are addressed timely and appropriately
Oversee and perform annual operational effectiveness testing
Oversee the annual Fraud Risk Assessment
Lead a team of controls compliance professionals, ensuring their continued development and high performance
Build collaborative professional working relationships with all levels of management, including conducting control owner training and providing continuous support
Liaise with external and internal audit teams
Support maintaining master data integrity for the risk and controls framework details
Manage all changes made to the ICC control framework, including ensuring the appropriate levels of approvals are obtained
Prepare and present quarterly reporting to Senior Management and governance committees
Manage the design assessment of process changes to the control framework throughout the organization
Perform ad-hoc projects where required
The successful candidate will hold a CPA designation, with a minimum of 5-10 years progressive experience in compliance or audit, with focus on financial risks and controls
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) would be assets
Deep understanding of the NI 52-109 regulatory requirements and its application is required
People management experience and Project management skills
Meticulous attention to detail and highly organized with a proven ability to deliver on multiple simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment
In-depth knowledge of internal controls and auditing standards
Strong professional verbal and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills
Adaptive, resourceful and inquisitive.
An engaged, positive, proactive team player.
George Weston Limited recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
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