1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 5S5
President’s Choice Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Loblaw Companies Limited (LCL) and was established to promote President’s Choice Financial services offered by strategic partners in all regions of Canada.
PCF has grown to over 3 million customers earning millions in better interest rates, free groceries and other rewards. It operates in the following segments :
Mastercard : The President’s Choice Financial MasterCard is offered and operated by President’s Choice Bank.
Insurance : Home and auto insurance, travel and pet insurance are offered through affiliates and relationships with several insurance companies.
PC Services, which includes PC Financial Insurance, PC Mobile, The Mobile Shop, Prepaid Cell Phones Express and gift card businesses, is a new business in growth mode.
PC Optimum : All PCF customers have the opportunity to earn PC Optimum Points that can be redeemed in a LCL and SDM stores.
Loblaws Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Loblaw Companies Limited (LCL). LCL is Canada’s largest food distributor and has expanded into certain non-
food categories, with operations across the country. LCL concentrates on food retailing with the objective of providing consumers with the best in one-
stop shopping for everyday household needs.
PCF is an important business unit within LCL that manages and develops the products and service programs in order to improve the customer experience, maximize value, and provide a platform to enhance customer insights and relationships.
PCF’s vision is to provide superior value financial products to consumers.
Internal Control Compliance’s (ICC) mandate is to manage a controls program that ensures regulatory compliance to CEO / CFO Certification (NI 52-
109) for controls over financial reporting. This is achieved through the continuous monitoring and evaluation of internal controls, from both a design effectiveness and operating effectiveness perspective and working with Management to ensure appropriate internal controls are in place.
Key Accountabilities / Activities :
Reporting into the Senior Manager, IT Compliance, this position is responsible for leading the effective execution and evaluation of all IT controls as part of NI 52-
109 compliance across Loblaw and CP REIT. As a successful candidate you will be exposed to several business units helping strengthen the existing control environment.
Specifically, this role will be responsible to :
Develop, implement, and execute an efficient and effective IT risk management compliance program to evaluate the design and operational effectiveness of IT controls
Lead efforts to analyze technology, business, and control environment impact based on emerging IT issues, risks and regulations
Proactively build and manage working relationships with all levels of management to ensure key IT risks and associated controls are identified and documented in up-to-date narratives
Ensure that IT risk management compliance program addresses applicable laws, regulations, rules, and business risks
Work to ensure that professional standards are maintained in the execution of annual compliance testing of IT controls for in-scope entities
Collaborate with process owners to develop remediation plans to address any identified IT control deficiencies, effectively monitor the status, and validate completion by the due date
Work with business partners on improving IT processes and controls, and create proper review and monitoring cycles
Partner with IT business stakeholders and SAP teams to automate Business Automated IT Controls (BAITs)
Look for opportunities to utilize data analytics to assist in monitoring controls and / or trend analysis
Work with IT and the business to assess Segregation for Duties (SOD) issues
Perform any ad-hoc requests by Management as necessary
Ideal Candidate Profile
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business, computer science, information systems, or related field
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is required
Other qualifications, such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or Certified in Risk and Information systems Control (CRISC) will be considered strong assets
At least 5 years of progressive experience in IT compliance or audit
Excellent knowledge of COBIT, COSO, risk based audit methodology, internal auditing, and control standards
Prior experience in developing control frameworks for companies that are required to comply with SOX or NI 52-109 would be an asset
Knowledge and experience with SAP preferred
Knowledge and experience with data analytics, and tools, such as ACL or Microstrategy, is a plus
Highly developed judgment and problem solving skills to analyze risk issues and assist with formulating solutions
Well-developed analytical and research skills
Excellent communication skills (written, oral and presentation), excellent interpersonal and people management skills
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously and proven ability to deliver in a fast paced environment
Experience in retail, wholesale, real estate industry an asset
Ability to travel nationally for approximately 1 week every quarter
Come and join a winning team who demonstrates innovation, energy, creativity and vision. We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and we therefor encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Number of Openings :
PC Financial 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.
At PC Financial, 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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