PROJECT MANAGER, INTERNAL AUDIT (PERMANENT FULL TIME)

Northern Health - Prince George, BC (30+ days ago)

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The Project Manager, Internal Audit assists the Regional Director, Internal Audit in providing a comprehensive internal audit service through managing and performing various types of risk-based operational and assurance engagements across the organization. Provides guidance to management on risk, internal control and governance issues in order to facilitate achievement of the goals and objectives of NH. Participates in organizational risk assessments and departmental planning and performs and/or assists in special reviews, projects and/or investigations as required.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree plus a professional accounting designation (CPA);
  • A minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of recent progressive audit experience in a large complex organization;
  • A minimum of three (3) to five (5) years in a management role;
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or willingness to obtain within one (1) year from start date;
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation and previous public sector experience an asset;
  • Or, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid Class V BC Driver’s License and possession of a personal vehicle.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain independence and objectivity in all aspects of the role.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and to assist in planning and managing a comprehensive internal audit function in a large publicly funded health care setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, perform and report on complex audits, reviews, advisory services and investigations.
  • Ability to work independently, set priorities and function effectively with a high degree of initiative and self-motivation and with little supervision in an environment subject to constantly changing priorities.
  • Superior communication, report writing and presentation skills, tailoring verbal and written communication to the audience and with appropriate sensitivity.
  • Customer focused with the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships and employ effective communication, negotiation and conflict resolution strategies at all levels of the organization and with external parties.
  • Ability to think critically, challenge current practices and evaluate opportunities for improvement.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to challenge current practices, evaluate opportunities for improvement and identify and implement creative solutions to challenges.
  • Broad knowledge of change management, policy and process development principles.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, reach team decisions and follow decisions through to completion.
  • Fully conversant with auditing concepts and standards including the International Professional Practices Framework of the Institute of Internal Auditing.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply auditing techniques, approaches, methods and practices.
  • Strong computer skills, including demonstrated ability to productively use computer-based business systems, spreadsheets, word processing and database applications.
  • Knowledge of computer auditing techniques and systems, applications, databases and appropriate data analysis techniques used in the auditing function.
  • Familiarity with laws, acts, regulations and provincial policies and other environmental factors impacting the organization.
  • Strong work and professional ethics and high degree of professionalism reflecting the standards of the Internal Audit department.
  • Physical abilities to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout the region on short notice by the most appropriate travel mode.
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