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Senior Internal Auditor and IT Auditor – Internal Controls Review, for provincial government ministry client, downtown Toronto

Marberg Job Number: 2408.
Job Type: Temporary, initial term October 2, 2023 to March 28, 2024.
Compensation: $50 per hour.
Work Hours: Regular Business Hours (36.25 hours per week), with possibility of occasional, pre-scheduled overtime as required.
Work Location: Combination of 2 days per week remote-based and 3 days per week onsite at client’s downtown Toronto office, near TTC station.

Responsibilities Summary:
To review and complete internal and IT audit working papers, to support conclusions on design and effectiveness of tested controls.

Senior Internal Audit
To provide risk management, business consulting and assurance services to assist ministry clients in development, use and evaluation of risk management and control strategies.

  • Evaluate client needs and provide advisory services on risk management and control strategies, using appropriate risk assessment and management methodologies.  
  • Design and implement risk assessment and quality assurance tools for complex audit projects including value-for-money audits, special investigations, financial management and compliance audits. 
  • Ensure adherence to relevant, established auditing and accounting principles, professional standards, directives and codes of conduct.

IT Audit:
To provide strategic advice on IT governance and risk and control frameworks for effective risk management, regulatory and legislative compliance, procedural efficiencies and industry best-practices.

  • Provide technical and project management advice and quality assurance functions on technology solutions and system developments, including security, e-commerce, telecommunications and networks, computer operations, and other business and IT applications and systems as assigned.
  • Research, identify and implement IT risk management methodologies and best practices to enhance audit process, and ensure alignment between IT and business strategies.

Education:  Post Secondary Degree in related discipline.
Professional Credentials: CPA and/or CIA Designation preferred.
Preferred Experience: At least 5+ years’ of relevant Internal Audit and/or IT Audit Experience, including expertise with Audit Working Papers and IT Internal Controls.

Technical Skills Requirements: 

  • Proficiency with specialized audit software, e.g. IDEA, Audit Command Language (ACL), Sharpe Decisions, to facilitate evaluation of large volumes of data, and risks associated with IT systems.
  • Proficiency with MSOffice Suite, especially Excel and Word.  

Task -Based Qualifications and Additional Attributes:     

  • Expertise in generally accepted auditing standards, accounting principles, and current audit practices and methodologies, including IT control frameworks and specialized auditing techniques to conduct IT and business audit engagements and special investigation assignments.
  • Proficiency with Government/Public Sector specific financial and accounting principles (e.g. GAAP, PSAB) to audit financial reporting and accountability.
  • Proficiency with Information Management principles, methodologies and tools such as records management, e-discovery techniques, and relevant legislation (e.g. FIPPA, PIPEDA, Archives and Recordkeeping Act). 
  • Experience working with senior leadership to provide advice and negotiate solutions and proposed strategies.  
  • Strong presentation skills to explain complex risk and prevention issues and present audit findings.
  • Strong project and time management skills to balance multiple projects and audit engagements.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to discuss and prepare audit reports and other documentation.
  • Proven ability to respond to sensitive matters with tact, discretion, and excellent judgement.  Demonstrated commitment to client service and professional representation of the organization.
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and engage with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders, at all levels of seniority.
  • Strong relationship management skills including client and vendor relations management, business networking, negotiation, change management and consulting/advisory skills.  
  • Demonstrated successful experience of prioritizing work, making decisions and communicating with others within a values framework of respect, equity, anti-racism, diversity and inclusivity.

Additional Requirements:    

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada, providing satisfactory documentation upon request.
  • Ability to work both remotely and onsite as required, abiding by organization health and safety policies.
  • Ability to declare personal Non-Conflict of Interest in execution of assignment responsibilities.
  • Ability to complete a satisfactory Provincial Government security check prior to assignment start. Please note that Marberg will reimburse for the cost of the security checks upon confirmation of Assignment Start and submission of approved Expense Receipts.
  • Provision of certification of AODA and OHSA online training course completion prior to assignment start.
  • Additional satisfactory Background Checks and Employment References as required.

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Marberg is committed to supporting workplace diversity and inclusivity, to reflect the demographic profile of all Ontarians.  Applications are encouraged from equity seeking groups including people of colour, Indigenous people, individuals with disabilities, and people from the LGBTQ2S community.

Job ID: 2048

Location: Canada Ontario Toronto

Category: Accounting and Payroll, Government, Systems and IT

Salary: Competitive



Number Of Positions 5

Pay Rate 50

Date Updated 04/08/2023

Status New

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