IT Business Advisor (Internal Audit)
Just Energy
Mississauga, ON, CA
6d ago

Description

Just Energy is a retail energy provider specializing in electricity and natural gas commodities and bringing energy efficient solutions and renewable energy options to customers.

Currently operating in the United States and Canada , Just Energy serves residential and commercial customers.

Just Energy is the parent company of Amigo Energy, Filter Group Inc., Hudson Energy, Interactive Energy Group, Tara Energy, and terrapass.

Visit www.justenergy.com to learn more about us.

Overview

This IT Advisor, Business Advisory and Assurance Services assists our internal audit function in sustaining our SOX compliance activities, building operational capability related to developing, deploying and exploiting embedded and emerging best practices across Just Energy,

This role is also a potential launch pad, building required skills to rotate into a business function with our company over the next three years if so desired.

Responsibilities

  • Exhibits a strong understanding of business risks, controls, testing methodologies as they relate to financial reporting assurance and Bill198 / SOX controls.
  • Further demonstrates an ability to learn operational risks as they apply to the execution of business strategies.
  • Assist or lead in advisory and assurance activities related to IT process, infrastructure, ITGC (Information Technology General Controls), and pre and post implementation reviews in accordance with accepted professional standards.
  • Duties include initial planning, setting objectives, coordination with stakeholders, workpaper review, evaluation and reporting including, but not limited to, understanding the requirements of the control suite and financial statements obtaining adequate and relevant documentation to substantiate control conclusions interpret supporting documentation, and adequately documenting design and operating effectiveness reviews including SOC1 evaluations.
  • Identifies and documents internal control deficiencies and remediation plans, including monitoring progress and status of remediation plans.
  • Prepares clear and concise work papers to applicable professional standards.
  • Works independently with limited coaching.
  • Interacts with external auditors and business partners on resolution of identified control failures.
  • Participates in walkthroughs and update business process flows.
  • Provides input into the annual IT risk assessment and development of the annual plan.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of Bill198 / SOX Compliance in an international environment.
  • Ensures our SOX risks, controls and other documentation remains current while initiating and executing continuous improvement activities as needed.
  • Partners with IT business staff to ensure full understanding of data flow, security policies and procedures, data integrity, physical and logical system security .
  • Gathers ad-hoc information requests and participates in strategic initiatives for business process improvement activities.
  • Assists with learning and development material creation for cross-functional risk and control initiatives.
  • Requirements

  • 5+ years related work experience, with Big-Four, nationally-recognized accounting firms or Fortune 500 Company internal audit function.
  • Post-secondary degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Finance, Accounting or related (MA preferred).
  • Professional certificate / designation i.e. CISA, CISSP, CISM, CFE, CIA etc.
  • Strong computer skills and IT experiencewith multiple operational ERP and reporting systems.
  • Applied knowledge of current IT frameworks (i.e. COBIT, IS27001, NIST, and COSO).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with all levels of leadership.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to present findings to multiple levels within our organization.
  • Bias to listen, understand and suggest actions, even when findings may not be positive.
  • Ability to lead multifunctional, multilocational teams and coach more overall experienced team members in areas they may have less specific experience than the candidate.
  • Ability to travel up to 20%, including short-term international assignments.
  • We offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • Performance based bonuses
  • Comprehensive benefits package from day 1 of employment
  • Employee Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)
  • Work from home (WFH) Model *During pandemic
  • Health and wellbeing tools and resources and more
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