22 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4T 2S7
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George Weston Limited’s (GWL) Risk Advisory group is focused on delivering innovative, valuable and effective Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Consulting, Assurance and Compliance solutions designed to support George Weston Limited Corporate Centre, Weston Foods & Choice Properties. In addition to the risk management activities at the GWL Corporate Centre the Risk Advisory group also performs and leads risk management activities at Weston Foods and Choice Properties.
GWL’s Risk Advisory group’s mission is to be a strategic partner, solution oriented and value-add change agent supporting management in achieving their business priorities, through advisory and assurance services and facilitating the identification, mitigation and reporting of risks appropriately in an ever-evolving business environment.
We are looking for an exceptional Senior Analyst, Risk Advisory . The Senior Analyst, Risk Advisory will collaborate with the Risk Advisory group and business teams to lead execution of Assurance and Consulting projects and initiatives across GWL Corporate Centre, Weston Foods and Choice Properties.
GWL is looking for an individual with entrepreneurial and business-oriented mindset , who is self-driven and possesses the interpersonal skills to proactively engage with stakeholders and senior leadership in risk discussions that affect the achievement of strategic objectives.
We are passionate about proactively collaborating with the business to offer new perspectives and insights with a risk-based approach. Leveraging advanced audit techniques and cutting-edge analytics, we work to identify areas for continuous improvement and value-add opportunities to optimize and streamline business processes and systems.
Play an active role in the planning, execution and reporting of Assurance and Consulting engagements
Support the team in providing independent assurance, aiming to improve internal control, reduce risk exposures, verify compliance with policies & procedures, and validate the efficient use of resources
Provide consulting support, including partnering and working with cross-functional teams across the GWL network and corporate functions agenda forward, to improve existing management processes, or to build new processes or thinking around the businesses
Collaborate with the Risk Advisory group to support ERM, Corporate Compliance and Fraud Risk Management quarterly activities, in addition to leading delivery of advisory and assurance engagements
Champion client specific initiatives to enhance the quality of our service delivery including benchmarking, internal / external research, industry events, thought leadership, relationship building, training & competency development
Regularly perform analysis using large volumes of data to derive observations, insights and courses of action, and maintain a “big picture” mindset
Create and present highly visual, creative, client-focused deliverables
A bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or a related field
CPA, CA, or CMA are preferred, and CIA certification is an asset
2+ years of experience in enterprise operations management and/or operational internal auditing and/or external audit. (Big 4 firms experience is preferred)
Strong business acumen, with an ability connect the dots between the business strategy, tactics, risks, and control environment
Superior communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels
A dynamic and collaborative team player who thrives in a multi-priority environment
Proven report writing and presentation skills with attention to detail
Passion and exceptional desire to make an impact on the business and community
Proven problem-solver, with an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset
Self-starter with a strong work ethic and ‘no-excuses’ mentality
Highly proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
Unique opportunity to join a progressive and dynamic team with a proven industry leader
Ability to make an immediate impact on projects and clients
Ongoing opportunities for learning and career development
Continuous learning through tuition reimbursement and scholarships
A competitive compensation and benefits package
Employee share ownership program and group RRSP
Subsidized fitness membership and on-site gym
Business-casual attire / Dress for your day
Diversity and inclusivity
Commitment to community support and volunteerism
Recognition and social events
George Weston Limited recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
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