Lead, Internal Auditor
Pratt & Whitney
Longueuil, QC
Area of Expertise:
Conducting of financial and operational audits by examining and verifying accounting, statistical, or operational records and/or procedures of internal and/or external organizations to determine the reliability and effectiveness of financial and control systems.

This position is ideal for people wanting to take a first step within the Internal Audit team and try other roles in the organization afterwards.

Specific responsibilities of position :
  • Help plan and determine the audit strategy and take part in the internal audit mandates of significant scope and complexity.
  • Identify risks and adjust the audit plan and procedures accordingly.
  • Make value-added recommendations to Senior Management to help reduce the company’s business risks and increase the effectiveness of its operations as well as issue audit reports.
  • Follow up to ensure the proposed recommendations are implemented.
  • Perform internal audit mandates, in cooperation with business units, to review and appraise the soundness, adequacy and application of financial and other operational controls to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ascertain compliance with established policies, procedures, business practices as well as applicable laws and regulations.
  • Take an active role in the coordination and implementation of the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance activities.
  • Review and examine Sarbanes-Oxley documentation for completeness and accuracy.
  • Act as a person of contact, counsel and assist business units with internal control related matters.
  • Communicate guidelines pertaining to the documentation of new and existing processes and testing of key controls.
  • Identify opportunities for increasing operational efficiencies and strengthening management controls.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Perform other ad hoc mandates (e.g. royalty audits) with third party partners, suppliers, special mandates, etc.
Qualifications required :
  • Bachelor degree with 4 to 7 years experience or Master degree with 2 to 5 years experience
  • Has a CPA Auditor designation
  • Or has an expertise and experience internal and/or external auditing, risk management
  • Or has an CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) designation
Field of studies :
Administration/Commerce, Other related field, Accounting, Finance

Additional Information :
  • Emphasize on processes and results.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Team spirit and good interpersonal skills.
  • Autonomy, perseverance, versatility and flexibility, in addition to a solid business sense.
  • Sense of ethics and respect.
  • To be able to propose new and creative solutions.
  • Be able to offer superior customer service and exceed expectations.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment.
  • Bilingualism (English-French) spoken and written.
  • Polish and/ or Mandarin spoken and written, is considered an asset
  • Superior knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • International travel is required (potentially up to 25%).