Internal Audit Manager
Toronto, Ontario, CA
3d ago

Position Title : Internal Audit Manager

Position Type : Regular - Full-Time

Position Location : Toronto HQ

Requisition ID : 11184

The Internal Audit Manager is the primary audit plan and project coordinator. As such, he / she plays a leading role in developing, together with the VP, Global Internal Audit, the compliance and risk based annual audit plan, ensuring audit resources are effectively deployed and leading various projects through the different stages of the audit cycle.

The overall goal is to provide an independent and objective opinion on the overall effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls in mitigating business risks and ensuring compliance with key Company policies.

Responsibilities include but not limited to :

  • Identifying key areas of risk through discussions with management in order to develop the annual Internal Audit Plan.
  • Prioritizes and organizes work plans and procedures to ensure efficient use of staff time and resources.
  • Creates and / or tailors audit programs to encompass audit scopes and objectives.
  • Leads audit staff as the in-charge team member during audit assignments.
  • Appropriately and clearly delegates tasks to others and takes personal responsibility for making things happen and holds self and others accountable for achieving goals.
  • Provides direct reports and the team in general, with ongoing coaching and performance feedback in a manner that builds confidence and maintains self-esteem.
  • Ensures that deadlines for planning, documenting and reporting are met.
  • Reviews work papers to ensure proper execution of audits procedures and adequate documentation for findings.
  • Takes a lead in conducting audit entrance and exit conferences with all levels of management.
  • Coordinates audit completion activities, such as aligning key findings with management and preparing the draft audit report for review by the VP, Global Internal Audit.
  • Providing administrative support to the VP, Global Internal Audit.
  • Assists with the recruiting, developing, training and mentoring of staff members.
  • Builds strong, positive, relationships with management teams.
  • Available to travel globally 25 30% of the time.
  • Qualifications & Experience :


  • A CPA, ideally with a professional Auditing or Fraud examining designation.
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of post CPA qualification audit experience, including experience with manufacturing / processing companies.
  • Experience managing and supervising audit projects.
  • Experience leading, mentoring and developing others.
  • Good knowledge of IFRS, audit methodologies, control frameworks and risk management techniques.
  • Experience assisting and collaborating with IT Auditors regarding IT general controls and application controls.
  • Exposure to data analytics enabled audit, Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATs) such as IDEA or other relevant data tools (PowerBI, Microstrategy).
  • A dynamic leader who can work collaboratively, communicate effectively in both oral and written form and build relationships across teams and functions in a fast-changing environment.
  • Personal Characteristics

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • High level of objectivity and integrity.
  • Healthy degree of skepticism.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to identify underlying business issues, control concerns, challenges or risks in complex situations.
  • Strategic thinker able to identify opportunity and anticipate challenge.
  • Culturally aware and sensitive as a result of working on a multi-national projects.
  • Utilizes sound judgment and sensitivity in presenting issues and provides leadership and direction in determining appropriate courses of action.
  • Believes strongly that success is achieved through the efforts of the team rather than the individual.
  • Possesses an adaptable and flexible style. Keeps cool under duress and adapts to change.
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