Our Internal Audit Department is continuously working towards enhancing audit services in support of new strategic initiatives. These initiatives have led to rapid company growth and the creation of new roles within the Internal Audit Department at our Executive Office. We are seeking experienced candidates who are interested in joining a team of motivated and skilled audit professionals. If you want to be challenged and offered opportunities to grow, consider this the next exciting and challenging step in your career
Under general guidance and minimal supervision of the Vice President, Internal Audit, the Manager, Audit Analytics is responsible for developing and implementing the function’s audit analytics strategy related to the enterprise-wide execution of operational, financial, information technology, consulting, and regulatory compliance audits, in support of the organization’s strategic goals and initiatives.
Provides leadership, mentorship and development to the Internal Audit analytics team.
Manages and conducts complex and detailed audit analytic programs in support of operational, financial, information technology, consulting, and regulatory compliance audits.
Manages and oversees the work of the audit analytics team and partners closely with the Internal Audit leadership team to provide technical insight in the execution of audit engagements.
Manages a team of audit professionals inclusive of hiring, training and evaluating direct reports.
Plans, prioritizes, and manages audit analytic projects and adapts to address resource challenges.
Develops, evaluates, reviews, and recommends audit analytic processes, procedures and standards.
Performs complex audit analytic procedures and approves final work programs and results.
Identifies, develops, and recommends improvements to audit analytic capabilities, including the implementation of continuous auditing procedures.
Communicates the results of audit analytics using written reports and dashboards to the Internal Audit leadership team and external stakeholders.
Develops and maintains strong working relationships with senior leaders and key internal stakeholders.
Participates in the annual risk assessment and provides input into the development of the audit plan.
Pursues professional development and identifies development opportunities for the audit analytics team.
Leads Internal Audit analytics representation on project teams and at management meetings.
Performs or delegates other duties as assigned by the Vice President, Internal Audit.
Minimum 7 years practical experience performing data analysis and/or developing analytical processes, including 3 years in a leadership role.
Post-secondary degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, engineering, physics or other related field.
Insurance related experience, or commitment to obtaining the CIP designation.
Proficiency with advanced functions in Microsoft Excel is required.
Proficiency with SQL query development is required.
Experience with Oracle SQL, PL/SQL, SQL*Plus, and SQL Developer is considered an asset.
Proficiency with data processing using VBA or R is considered an asset.
Proficiency with ACL or Idea software is considered an asset.
Professional audit designation (CIA, CISA, or CFE) is considered an asset.
Excellent leadership skills, including the ability to motivate and engage high performing teams.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to prepare clear and concise reports with a tone and style appropriate for senior leaders.
Excellent organizational and time management skills, including the ability to manage and execute multiple complex projects within require timelines and expectations.
Strong analytical/problem solving skills and attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to work independently with latitude for initiative and judgement.
Demonstrated ability to work with highly sensitive and confidential information.
Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful, challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals. Our employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, goal achievement plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan). Wawanesa provides a stable and rewarding environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.
Accommodations are available as needed for all applicants.
Wawanesa Mutual Insurance is one of the largest property and casualty insurers in Canada with $3 billion in annual revenues and assets of more than $9 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, founded in 1896 with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon, and Wawanesa Life, which distributes life insurance products and services throughout Canada. With over 3,500 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves over two million policyholders through nine regional offices and 41 service offices in Canada and the United States. Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy.