Chief Internal Auditor
Canadian Pacific
Calgary, AB
Canadian Pacific Railway or CP 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. As a CP employee, you can expect to have a flexible and competitive benefits package, a Performance Incentive Program, Pension Plan and the ability to contribute to Employee Share Purchase Plan as well as an Annual Fitness Subsidy.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
The Chief Internal Auditor will lead CP’s Internal Audit team and will assist the company in achieving its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate the organization’s internal control processes. The department maintains a philosophy of adding value to the organization and adhering to Auditing standards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and execute a thorough risk-based audit plan that assesses key strategic financial, operational and system controls;
Provide regular and formal communication to the Audit and Finance Committee of the Board of Directors;
Assess controls and risks that matter to the organization in a thorough and professional manner;
Continually incorporate new auditing techniques and technologies including audit software and data analytics;
Provide leadership, guidance and mentoring to a dedicated group of Internal Audit professionals performing large and complex audits;
Build a cohesive team in a collaborative environment;
Maintain independence while also having an open and informative relationship with management;
Assess management action plans to ensure they address audit findings and related control risks;
Ensure the department adheres to the Institute of Internal Audit standards.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
5 -10 years of experience in leading an audit team in a complex organization;
University degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent is required;
Professional designation in Audit and CA/CPA or equivalent is required;
Demonstrated knowledge in risk evaluation as well as acumen in finance, accounting and IT security;
Ability to quickly build strong and lasting internal relationships by working collaboratively with stakeholders;
Good judgement when making recommendations to the business;
Proven ability to clearly communicate with all levels of the organization including the Executive and the Board of Directors;
Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to set priorities, meet deadlines; and lead in a multi-disciplinary team environment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.

Background Investigation:
The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:

Criminal history check
Reference 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").