Professional Practice Officer / Internal Auditor
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Ottawa, ON
Your role:
Reporting to the Audit Principal, you will support the Departmental Audit Committee (DAC) and provide professional practice support to the internal audit division, including researching best practices, recommending improvements, coordinating the development and maintenance of a quality assurance and improvement program and liaising with external government agencies. You will participate in the planning, conduct and reporting on assigned internal audit projects.

Essential Qualifications:Education:
University degree (e.g. commerce, business administration, or economics) or equivalent combination of relevant education, experience and job knowledge as outlined in this job posting.

A designation in auditing/accounting such as: Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

Experience in:
  • Participating in the planning, conduct and reporting phases of internal or external audits or other assurance work (e.g. evaluation, review or inspection).
  • Preparing and coordinating materials and requirements for meetings such as managing logistical operations, drafting agenda, minutes and background notes
  • Acting as a liaison with internal or external counterpoints
  • Supporting a quality assurance and improvement program
  • Government of Canada policies, directives and guidance for internal audit.
  • The Institute of Internal Auditors Professional Practices Framework.
  • The application of project management principles, practices and techniques.
  • Federal acts and regulations affecting the CNSC such as but not limited to the Financial Administration Act, the Auditor General Act, Privacy Act and Access to Information Act, etc.
Ability to:
  • Communicate effectively orally and to write in a clear and concise manner (a written test may be administered in English)
Key Competencies:
The following "Key Behavioural Competencies" define the behaviours expected of all CNSC employees. These competencies serve as the basis for the selection, performance management, development and recognition of CNSC employees and will form part of the evaluation of this process.

  • Live it - Model the CNSC values
  • Own it - Be Accountable & Achieve Results
  • Build it - Collaborate Effectively with Others
  • Learn it - Commit to your Professional Growth & Personal Leadership
Asset Qualification:
  • Experience in government or government type organizations
Operational Needs:
All CNSC staff are subject to the Mobility Directive.