Manager, Internal Audit
Gateway Casinos Corporate Office
Burnaby, BC
Position at Gateway Casinos Corporate Office, Burnaby

Job Type: Full-Time

The Gateway to Your Future
The Manager, Internal Audit ensures effective planning and execution of compliance, financial, and operational audits and related projects while providing direction and leadership to Internal Audit staff. This position oversees audits to assess adherence to internal controls over regulatory requirements, accuracy of financial records, and efficiency of operations. This role assesses audit irregularities and areas for improvement and works with senior management by recommending improved business practices.

We Provide

Full benefits package for full-time employees
Retirement savings plan
Exciting, supportive and fun work environment
Family and friends discounts on travel, tech, food, beverage, and fitness
Development and training opportunities

Key Responsibilities

Develops and maintains the internal casino audit strategy for the business to add value and improve Gateway operations.
Proactively plans, coordinates, and oversees risk-based audits and takes responsibility for the delivery of the audit results.
Reviews and appraises the soundness, adequacy, and effectiveness of compliance, financial, and operational controls, and promotes effective controls.
Ascertains the reliability of information systems examined (input, processing, and output) and ensures that all systems examined comply with relevant regulations, accounting principles, internal controls, and established company policies and procedures.
Evaluates data compiled during audit projects and reviews reports of conditions found.
Through audit reviews, identifies areas where risk is outside of acceptable levels and makes recommendations to senior management to address concerns. Monitors to ensure approved action plans are implemented.
Reviews and recommends improvements and initiatives in developing systems that will generate reports of irregularities to management.
Leads the Internal Audit staff by coaching, developing, training, and managing the job performance of audit team members.
Assists the Director with preparation status reports for the Board, management, and external auditors.
Supports and provides input to an annual ongoing risk assessment process.
Provides regulatory interpretations and applies accounting, auditing, and regulatory requirements in the casino and corporate environments.
Leads, manages, and/or performs ad hoc reviews for senior management such as those required to discover mechanics of detected fraud to develop controls for fraud prevention.
Delivers value added consultancy work to the business (such as due diligence work).

What You Bring

5 to 7 years of auditing experience; internal audit and/or casino audit experience a requirement.
Professional accounting designation (CPA, CA) (CPA, CGA) (CPA, CMA) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation.
The ability to obtain provincial gaming registration in the province they reside in. For example, GPEB in British Columbia, AGLC in Alberta, and Category 1 Gaming Assistant with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.
Advanced knowledge of financial/managerial control systems, processes, and risk-based internal audit procedures. This includes planning, testing, and sampling methods and an understanding of internal audit requirements.
Excellent knowledge of casino accounting and auditing principles/standards, regulatory requirements and policies.
Strong knowledge of risk management frameworks.
Highly self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Excellent leadership, project management, and time management skills.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex information into plain language, for reports and presentations.
Superior analytical and problem-solving skills to develop solutions for resolving complex problems.
Ability to provide advice, consult, persuade, negotiate, and influence in order to build consensus and support for recommendations and promote organizational change.
Ability to demonstrate integrity in the conduct of audits and protect the confidentiality of privileged information.
Ability to establish, maintain, and manage effective working relationships with staff at all levels of the business, while continuing to maintain independence and objectivity.
Ability to act with tact, diplomacy, integrity, and professionalism in sensitive situations.
Ability to understand, interpret, and analyze complex financial and statistical reports and models.
Proficiency in using computer software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) in a Windows environment.

Why Work with Us?

Gateway celebrates and empowers our team members, who make it all possible. A career at Gateway means working with great people, being recognized for your unique contribution and career advancement opportunities across our 27 locations. Our employees thrive with ongoing training and leadership programs while working in a dynamic and fun environment. See for yourself what it's like to be on a team that values your vision, skill and energy.

Get to Know Gateway
Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (Gateway) is one of the largest and most diversified gaming and entertainment companies in Canada. Across its 27 gaming properties in British Columbia, Ontario and Edmonton, Alberta, Gateway currently employs approximately 8,648 people and boasts approximately 448 table games (including 49 poker tables), 13,887 slots, 85 restaurants and bars and 561 hotel rooms. Gateway is the service provider for the Central, Southwest and North gaming Bundles in Ontario, which includes 11 properties in their portfolio. A multi-pronged growth strategy has seen Gateway diversify and expand its product offering, including developing proprietary casino and restaurant brands, dramatically improving the gaming customer experience while attracting new customers. Some of Gateway's proprietary brands include Match Eatery & Public House, Atlas Steak + Fish and the new Halley's Club. In 2017, Gateway celebrated 25 years in the business of gaming and entertainment in Canada. Further information is available at www.gatewaycasinos.com.

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Gateway is a proud equal opportunity employer and dedicates itself to Respect, Integrity, Team-Work and Exceptional Customer Service. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free candidate experience and work environment. If you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know.