Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, Internal Audit, the Senior Auditor, Internal Audit is responsible for the successful execution of all day-to-day internal audit activities. The incumbent will be responsible for planning, executing and reporting on operational, financial, compliance and information technology focused internal audit projects across a broad range of business functions and processes, as well as assisting with other internal audit related matters and projects, as required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops and maintains proactive and collaborative relationships with internal and external counterparts, anticipating the needs of clients.
Manages and prioritizes multiple engagements at any one time, delivering high quality work that meets deadlines and budgetary commitments.
Plans and conducts financial, compliance, operational or information technology audits in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing as prescribed by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
Develops engagement objectives, scopes and audit programs (based on an understanding of business conditions and a sound preliminary assessment of risks and controls).
Ensures that audits and other engagements are competently and efficiently performed and accurately interprets results against defined criteria.
Works with external consultants in the conduct of audits and consulting engagements, as required.
Drafts internal audit reports and other communications and coordinates with management to obtain their response to the audit recommendations.
Carries out a self-review of audit working papers to ensure compliance with Internal Audit policies and the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing as prescribed by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
Participates, with the Senior Program Manager Internal Audit, in the debriefing of management on the results of audit engagements.
Responsible for ensuring that audit recommendations are implemented as stated within the target deadlines.
Participates in the conduct of advisory projects and/or investigations, as required.
Participates in preparing the annual Risk-Based Audit Plan and assists in developing/maintaining internal audit procedures/practices.
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field from an accredited college/university.
Minimum of 5 - 7 years of experience in managing and conducting financial, operational, compliance and information technology audits.
Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset.
CPA (CA, CMA, CGA) designation. CIA and/or CISA designations are assets.
Experience with manufacturing organizations is an asset.
Knowledge of internal audit standards, practices and procedures.
Project management and leadership skills to ensure attention to detail and execute projects/ engagements to a successful conclusion.
Proven ability to multi-task, problem-solve and prioritize without compromising details of accuracy or work deadlines.
Knowledge of and experience in auditing financial, operational, compliance and information technology areas.
Strong analytical skills to identify issues, potential risks and root causes, in order to suggest effective improvements.
Effective relationship management skills.
Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
Excellent listening, writing and verbal communication skills that retains trust, gains buy-in and encourages ownership by relevant stakeholders to implement improvements.
Excellent business acumen and strategic thinking skills.