Auditor, Internal Audit

Alectra Utilities - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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The Opportunity

Job Posting Number:

Auditor, Internal Audit

Mississauga (Derry Rd); Remote

Reports to:
Manager, Internal Audit

Business Unit:
Internal Audit & Enterprise Risk Management

Internal Audit & Enterprise Risk Management

Hours per Week:

Rate of Pay:
Commensurate with range and candidate’s experience

Number of Openings:


July 8, 2020

July 17, 2020

Position Purpose:
The Auditor, Internal Audit is responsible to assist the Director, Internal Audit to obtain assurance that adequate controls are in place and operating effectively to manage the company from an operational, financial, compliance, reputation and strategic perspective. This includes, but is not limited to, executing the annual audits and preparing draft audit reports for management review and finalization.

Co-ordinates and executes internal audits, reviews or special engagements including preparation of final audit reports and recommendations
Implements work plans as established by the Board and Internal Audit Charter
Provides technical expertise in the planning, design and implementation of projects and key initiatives
Identifies and recommends opportunities to enhance internal controls, processes and risk mitigation plans
Identifies and recommends opportunities to streamline or automate processes to continuously improve service delivery
Liaises with staff and management in other departments, and representatives of outside organizations to share information and improve processes
Prepares quarterly reports and presentations for senior management review
Examines and evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of the enterprise’s internal controls and the quality of performance in carrying out assigned responsibilities
Reviews the systems and programs established to ensure compliance with those policies, procedures, laws, regulations and contracts which could have a significant impact on operations
Reviews the means of safeguarding assets and verifies the existence of such assets
As required, assists external audit with audits, reviews or special engagements
Ensures compliance to legislative, regulatory and Health & Safety policies, procedures and standards
Performs other duties as assigned

Education & Specialized Knowledge:
Post-secondary education in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting
CA/CPA/CMA/CGA designation
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation an asset
Advanced understanding of the CICA handbook, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and related auditing standards
Knowledge of emerging trends and industry best practices
Knowledge of the Ontario deregulated electricity market
Proficiency with MS Office applications, including a high level of competence in Excel
Knowledge of IT systems and computerized audit techniques
Must hold and maintain a valid class “G” driver’s license
Must have the ability to work in multiple locations

Minimum 5 years’ experience in an audit or risk management role
Experience in a senior accounting and financial capacity
Experience in a unionized utility environment an asset

Solid problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to provide practical and/or innovative solutions to complex technical issues
Strong written and presentation skills, with the ability to explain technical information in an organized and concise way
Ability to plan, prioritize and execute multiple projects and initiatives within established timelines
Ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Ability to communicate and secure the support and confidence of senior management
Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple duties

How to Apply

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