Vice President, Internal Audit
Job ID: 25152

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Job location: Greater Toronto Area
Job type: Accounting – Perm
Salary range: 150K +
Job posting date: December 21, 2018

Job Description

Are you a senior level finance professional with a background in internal audit?

 

Our client, a growing international organization is currently recruiting a VP, Internal Audit.  Reporting to both the Audit Committee Chair and the CFO, the successful candidate will oversee a small team and will be responsible for designing, preparing and implementing a risk-based audit plan to assess, report on and make suggestions for improving the company’s operations, finance activities and internal controls.  Additionally, this role includes building out a loss prevention capability and ERM in conjunction with other cross functional teams.  With prior experience in publicly traded companies, the right candidate will be held accountable for:

 

  • Developing methodologies and test plans for the audit of compliance with internal control policies.
  • Designing solid audit plans as well as ensuring modifications are made as business processes and procedures change in the financial operating environment.
  • Overseeing and conducting an annual internal audit plan.
  • Providing recommendations for strengthening internal controls.
  • Review and implementation of new internal controls as necessary.
  • Co-ordination and liaising with external auditors;
  • Remain current with all significant trends in internal controls and finance processes.
  • Overseeing Company’s Enterprise Risk Management Program.
  • Overseeing Company’s Loss Prevention Plan
  • Ensuring the Company understands and is in compliance with SOX and NI 52-109
  • Monitoring compliance and reviewing ongoing effectiveness of Company’s Risk Management Policy.
  • Ongoing monitoring and assessment of risks including reviewing business models and contracts for risk issues on an ongoing basis.

Requirements

  • University degree in Business/Accounting/ Finance
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified Internal Audit (CIA) designations required
  • 10+ years of progressive risk/audit industry experience in publicly traded companies.
  • Track record as a leader in internal audit and corporate risk management