Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor

Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis - St. Albert, AB (30+ days ago)

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Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis (AGLC) is a dynamic organization leading Alberta’s gaming, liquor and cannabis industries. Our team of high performers is driven to provide our customers with outstanding service and Albertans with choices they can trust.

This Corporate Services Division provides corporate business support services for AGLC. It consists of the Office of the CFO, Corporate Operations, Finance, Procurement, Properties, Strategy, Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Audit.


Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor
Job Req: 685
Location: St. Albert Office
Division/Branch: Corporate Services / Internal Audit
Classification: Auditor 3 (562)
Status: Excluded
Employment Status: Permanent Full Time
Salary: $76,977.00 - $101,434.00
Closing Date: June 26, 2021


The Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor assists in the provision of independent, objective assurance and consulting services to the executive team, management and the Board to help ensure that the AGLC’s IT related risk management, internal controls, and governance processes are adequate and functioning such that risks are appropriately identified and managed.

The Senior IT Auditor will plan and carry out complex audits designed to add value and to improve the internal operations of the AGLC as defined in the annual Internal Audit Plan and assigned by the Manager, IT Audit. Such audits may include assessment of entity level, general and application IT controls across the organization. The primary focus will be on IT and as required the incumbent may perform non-IT related internal audit engagements.

The incumbent will assist with the development of the Internal Audit Plan by identifying and assessing IT risks, updating the IT audit universe, and recommending audits for inclusion in the plan. They will complete risk and control assessments for IT and non-IT related functions, projects or emerging issues as defined in the Internal Audit Plan, work with other areas of the AGLC in detecting, investigating, and reporting on suspected illegal or fraudulent activities within the AGLC and represent the Internal Audit Branch on internal Committees.

In order to be successful in this role the incumbent will possess superior communication and interpersonal skills; proficiency in applying internal auditing standards, risk management practices and industry best practices; advanced knowledge of desktop tools and the ability to learn and to use specialized audit software. As a seasoned professional the incumbent would be required to explain complex concepts to non-technical staff, maintain good relationships with clients and act with diplomacy to resolve conflicts constructively. The incumbent will maintain technical competence through continuing professional development.


University Degree in a related discipline
Minimum of four years related experience in IT auditing, systems development and/or project management
Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate experience with and an understanding of gaming, liquor and cannabis related legislation, policies, procedures, and practices.
Preference will be given to candidates who hold one or more of the following:
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation
Certified Information Security Management designation (CISM) designation
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) designation

The following are considered an asset:
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation
Prince2 or Project Management Professional (PMP) designation
CPA designation (Chartered Professional Accountant)
Information Systems Professional (ISP) designation
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) certification
Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT) certification

To be eligible to work for AGLC, you must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or eligible to work in Canada.
While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to obtain a satisfactory security clearance and clean drivers abstract (if necessary) prior to employment.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.
AGLC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.