Internal Auditor
Western Forest Products
Vancouver, BC
POSITION OVERVIEW

With the overarching objective of Defining a Higher Standard in compliance, the Risk & Control Analyst is responsible for the execution of the Internal Controls Compliance Program to support compliance with NI 52-109. The Risk & Control Analyst is responsible for designing and performing tests relating to Financial Reporting (“ICFR”) and Disclosure Controls & Procedures (“DC&P”) as well as assessing the impact of any deficiencies and required remediation work. Working closely with the Manager, Internal Controls, the Risk & Control Analyst assists in the planning and execution of internal control projects with an aim to assist management with identifying and managing risks related to the achievement of corporate objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Financial Performance

Testing of the company’s systems of internal control to support compliance with NI 52-109;
Preparation and maintenance of the internal controls documentation to ensure conclusions of testing are adequately supported;
Evaluation, in consultation with supervisor, of any identified control deficiencies for their impact on the overall control environment;
Assisting with identifying best practices and implementing resulting standardized processes across the company;
Monitoring of company compliance with key controls around disbursements;
Training and educating employees company wide on the importance of standard processes and controls compliance;
Liaise with external auditors to support the completion of their independent audits, as needed;
Assist in systems and financial projects as required;
Assist in the planning and execution of internal control review projects;
Perform ad-hoc investigations into risk and control issues as directed by the Manager, Internal Controls;
Stays abreast of changes in regulations to ensure timely compliance; and
Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Professional accounting designation or working towards designation (CPA);
CIA or CISA designation would be considered an asset; and
3 years of experience in internal or external audit, preferably with a focus on the evaluation of internal controls.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills, and experience with Microsoft Visio;
Experience with Microsoft D365 would be considered an asset;
Ability to work independently including independent travel to Operation locations;
Strong decision-making and communication skills. Ability to communicate clear and concise information in an accurate and persuasive manner;
Strong customer service orientation;
Public company internal or external audit experience is preferred;
High level of integrity and accountability;
Experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating internal controls and related processes;
Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, including IFRS; and
Knowledge of General IT Computer Controls would be considered an asset.

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