Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit cpr.ca/en/about-cp.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
The Manager Engagement will lead and conduct assigned audit/advisory projects that could cover the following key areas; financial audits, compliance audits, information technology audits, forensic audits, supplier audits and governance engagements pursuant to the Audit and Finance Committee Mandate.
You will support the Chief Internal Auditor and the Internal Audit Directors in ensuring that the internal audit function adds value to the business by:
Assessing and providing reasonable assurance that risk management and internal control systems are functioning as intended;
Reporting risk management issues, internal controls deficiencies, material findings, activities and results achieved to Management;
Providing recommendations for improving the organization’s results;
Preparing materials/reports for discussion with the Director Internal Audit, the Chief Internal Auditor, the Audit Committee, and senior management.
Plan, execute, and supervise audits and advisory engagements including independently gathering and analyzing data, verifying the accuracy of financial records, performing investigative research, gathering proper evidence to support findings and presenting results in the form of written reports and/or oral presentations within specified timelines;
Coordinate and integrate audit activities across functions and departments and integrates planning, technical, and project management skills for assigned audits;
Counsel professional staff to achieve project objectives by providing guidance & direction in the scoping and conduct of audits;
Provide leadership including coaching and mentoring Auditors & Senior Auditors;
Provides control advice to CP Managers, Directors, and AVPs and staff as a trusted advisor;
Identify, design, and implement process improvements to the Internal Audit function;
Conduct risk based audit projects effectively within scope and budget parameters;
Communicate results through effective presentation, negotiation, and report writing skills and support an effective follow-up program that ensures management implements appropriate and timely corrective actions;
Support achievement of the corporation's business objectives through planning, execution, and supervision of staff on risk-focused audits and the identification of any significant control weaknesses;
Identify root causes and internal control improvements;
Ensure the audit is conducted in accordance with IIA standards which include obtaining sufficient appropriate audit evidence to support conclusions;
Ensure standards are developed and implemented across the engagement lifecycle.
Possess a University degree (Finance, Commerce, Accounting, Engineering, Information Technology) or related field;
Possess a professional designation of one or more of the following CIA, CPA, CA, CISA, P Eng., CFE;
Minimum 10 years of internal audit or equivalent experience;
Understanding of the rail business, transportation processes and related requirements considered an asset;
Strong analytic skills to include successful experience and expertise in the development and use of data mining tools;
Strong accounting technical knowledge in a combination of financial reporting, complex balance sheet accounting practices/FASB rules and SOX requirements for financial reporting & disclosure;
Strong operations knowledge or equivalent experience in a combination of audit, business/operations management, or management consulting;
Experience handling project or operations management and/or supervisory, team leader experience;
Information technology technical knowledge or equivalent experience in a combination of audit, information technology audit, data analytics, cyber security, or other information technology areas;
Understanding of COBIT, NIST and/or other information technology frameworks;
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deliver communications at the appropriate level for different audiences;
Demonstrate the ability to work effectively cross-functionally.
WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:
Flexible and competitive benefits package
Competitive company pension plan
Employee Share Purchase Plan
Performance Incentive Program
Annual Fitness Subsidy
As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.
The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:
Criminal history check
Management Conductor Program:
Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.
CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").