Our national Finance team aspires to create, enhance, and protect value for our organization and its stakeholders. Our knowledgeable team educates and influences the organization to make well-informed, risk-based decisions. We think innovatively and strategically to solve business problems and strive to move our business forward with practical, integrated processes and tools that ensure organizational success. The Senior Internal Auditor promotes, supports and provides opinions on the state of the Company's control and governance processes used to manage business risks, opportunities and processes. The Senior Internal Auditor is also responsible for planning, leading and completing projects of all types (operational, compliance, fraud investigations and other special projects). The Senior Internal Auditor must be able to coach, supervise and delegate work to other members of the audit team and ensure the timely completion of the project. The Senior Internal Auditor must demonstrate his/her ability to develop risk-based audit programs for all projects. This position requires the ability to prepare draft audit reports and discuss audit findings with managers and VP’s within the organization. This position requires a high degree of responsibility, project management, internal control consulting and auditing skills.
What you’re responsible for:
Planning, leading and completing audits of various complexity as described in the annual audit plan.
Coaching, supervising and delegating work to audit team members assigned to assist with the audit project. Coordinate the audit fieldwork and keep the audit team informed about the progress of the project. Ensure the timely completion of the audit project in compliance with audit standards.
When necessary, design and conduct analysis of data using automated tools such as ACL.
Perform an initial review of the audit file to ensure the quality and completeness of work, prior to giving the audit file to the Manager for final review.
Prepare audit reports, drafting practical and value-added action plans. Ensure audit reports are clear, concise and well organized. Present or assist in presenting findings to senior management.
What to expect:
Extended work hours may be required.
You will travel occasionally.
You will be subject to a Criminal Record and Consumer History background check as a condition of employment, in the event you are the successful candidate.
To be successful:
You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change, with a primary focus on client needs.
You use critical thinking skills to recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, draw conclusions and proactively propose solutions.
You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view.
You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues.
To join our team:
Minimum 5 years of auditing experience (experience in insurance industry is an asset).
Completion of or working towards an audit designation or a relevant post-secondary program is also required.
Strong working knowledge of audit methodologies, control frameworks and risk management techniques.
Proven skills in communication, analysis, negotiation, risk assessment, multitasking, sound business judgement and evaluation.
Effective presentation skills.
What we offer:
Training and development opportunities to grow your career with one of Canada’s Best Employers.
Flexible work options and paid time off to support your personal and family needs.
A holistic approach to your well-being, with physical and mental health programs and a supportive workplace culture.
Paid volunteer days to give back to your community.
A comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive salary, bonus, pension and benefits.
Employer does not assist with relocation costs.
About The Cooperators
The Co-operators group of companies are committed to providing a work environment that is inclusive and free of employment barriers and discrimination. Accommodations will be made for qualified applicants with a disability throughout the recruitment process. If you receive a request for an interview which will require an accommodation to support your participation, please consult with the hiring manager as soon as practical so that suitable accommodations can be arranged.
The Co-operators Group Limited is a Canadian-owned co-operative. Through our group of companies, we offer home, auto, life, group, travel, commercial and farm insurance, as well as investment products. Our co-operative values make us a different kind of insurance company – one built on honesty, hard work and concern for the communities in which we live and work. We’ve received many accolades, including being ranked among the Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt, and the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada by Corporate Knights. As a member of our team, you’ll be part of a big organization with a small company feel, working alongside a highly engaged group of people who are passionate about what they do. And you’ll see why we believe The Co-operators truly is a better place to work.