Senior Internal Auditor - Inventory
Correctional Service Canada
Ottawa, ON
Correctional Service Canada - Internal Audit
Ottawa (Ontario)
$80,274 to $86,788

For further information on the organization, please visit Correctional Service Canada

Closing date: 8 August 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

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Update: Candidate's referal date has been modified.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request special accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Information on accommodation for persons with disabilities

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

As we have an immediate vacancy, a referral of candidates will be completed on Monday, April 15, 2019. If you wish to have your application included in this referral, please ensure your application is submitted prior to the aforementioned date. Subsequent referral of candidates will be done based on needs. Please note that you can be assessed only once to this inventory.

As asset qualifications could be used for referral of candidates, please ensure you complete the screening questions if you meet these qualifications. A person may be appointed even though he/she does not meet any or all of the asset qualifications. However, it may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

We may use both the information you provide in your cover letter and the screening questions in your application to assess your ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Intent of the process

The immediate need is to fill vacancies within Correctional Service Canada. However, the results of this process may also be used to fill similar positions by various departments on a permanent or temporary basis.

Positions to be filled: 3

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A covering letter in 800 words (maximum) "Explain why you are interested in obtaining a job with Correctional Services Canada and what you could bring to the position of a Senior Internal Auditor."

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)


Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in a field relevant to the position (such as but not limited to business, public administration, commerce, or economics).

Degree equivalency


Experience in the conduct of audits (internal or external).

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)



A professional internal auditing designation (CIA, CGAP, CISA), or a recognized Canadian professional accounting designation (CPA: CA, CMA or CGA).


Successful completion of at least one of the three CIA exams.

Degree equivalency


Experience in contributing to the development of audit plans or audit programs or tools.

Experience in using data analytic programs such as IDEA and ACL software.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements
BBB/BBB; English Essential

Information on language requirements


Knowledge of audit methodologies and procedures.


Ability to synthesize information and identify key issues and messages.
Ability to adapt to rapidly evolving priorities/requirements.
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.


Effective interpersonal relationships

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Placement of Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) employees affected by workforce adjustment.

Conditions of employment

Secret security clearance

Willingness and ability to travel.

Willingness and ability to work overtime.

While the work is normally carried out within an office environment, an incumbent also needs to be willing and able to conduct field visits to correctional facilities and remote sites.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the targeted groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Reference checks may be sought.

An interview may be administered.

A test may be administered.

You must provide proof of your education credentials.

A random and/or top down selection of candidates may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process.

Your résumé will NOT BE USED for screening purposes and may only be used as a secondary source of validation. Failure to clearly demonstrate HOW you meet the screening criteria in your responses to the screening questions may result in the rejection of your application.

Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts emails from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). Should your email address change during the process, it is your responsibility to inform us and to regularly verify your e-mails.

Only applications received online will be accepted. Please communicate with the contact person to discuss alternative methods if online application is impossible.

The Correctional Service of Canada is dedicated to supporting inclusive, barrier-free selection processes for all candidates. At any time during a selection process, candidates may request an accommodation to facilitate their assessment in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. Please visit for additional information on accommodation in a selection process. Alternatively, you may direct any specific enquiries to the departmental contact identified on this advertisement.
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Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.