Audit Professional Project Leader, Intermediate - Permanent - 12396

City: Ottawa

Salary: N/A

Added: March 27, 2020

Audit Professional Project Leader, Intermediate - Permanent - 12396

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About the Opportunity

Our Public Sector client is in need of an Intermediate Audit Project Leader to join their team on a permanent basis.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leading audits of federal government departments and agencies; Crown corporations; the governments of Nunavut, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories; and territorial corporations and agencies. These entities mostly follow Public Sector Accounting Standards or International Financial Reporting Standards accounting frameworks
  • Conducting or leading special examinations of federal Crown corporations according to the scope set by the Financial Administration Act
  • Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with the clients
  • Developing and communicating appropriate and clear recommendations that address identified key weaknesses. Advising, training and mentoring audit staff
  • Participating and leading IT general control audits, including scoping, planning and executing audit procedures, reviewing and analyzing evidence and documenting processes and procedures
  • Identifying, analyzing and documenting IT control risks
  • Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with both financial audit team members and financial audit entities. Developing and communicating appropriate and clear recommendations that address identified key risks
  • Advising, training and mentoring IT audit staff
  • Providing key services to the audit teams and provincial audit offices such as: Accounting and assurance advisory services
  • Technical reviews of draft financial statements and auditor’s reports
  • Contributions to standard setting activities including assessing and responding to documents issued for comment by standard setting bodies
  • Audit methodology development and maintenance
  • Development, review and delivery of training activities and materials
  • Participating and leading controls assurance engagements, including:
    • Obtaining and documenting the understanding of business processes
    • Identifying risks and relevant controls
    • Assessing the design and implementation of relevant controls
    • Recommending testing strategies for assessing the operating efficiency of relevant controls
    • Reviewing audit strategies and recommending change to increase their effectiveness and efficiencies; and Developing and communicating appropriate and clear recommendations that address identified risk
    • Provide controls assurance related advice to audit teams
    • Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with both financial audit team members and financial audit entities
    • Advising, training and mentoring controls assurance staff
    • Provide support to audit methodology development and maintenance as it relates to controls assurance. Development, review and delivery of training activities and materials as they relate to controls assurance

 

About You

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree from a recognized university and a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • Minimum of two (2) years at the AP-02 level (or equivalent) and/or at least four (4) years of experience post-qualification working in audit, special examination, or providing financial management services in the area of accounting operations, or in performing financial statement reviews and providing accounting technical advices as at appointment date
  • Recent experience (within the past 5 years) with all phases of financial statement audits or special examinations or internal audits; or in the internal controls division; or in performing financial statement reviews and providing accounting technical advices
  • Recent experience (within the past 5 years) in presenting analysis and finding both in writing and verbally
  • Recent experience (within the past 5 years) in supervising others
  • In addition, for the position of leading financial IT audits only, a minimum of 1-year experience in performing the assessment of information technology systems from a financial audit perspective
  • Bilingual (English and French) at a BBB level
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime, as required
  • Eligibility to be cleared at a level of Secret Level II
  • Willingness and ability to travel on short notice

 

About the Job

  • Permanent role
  • Salary between $92,313 to $107,699
  • Location: Ottawa

 

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking the “Apply Now” button below and follow the instructions to submit your résumé. You can also apply by submitting your résumé directly to govcontracts@lrostaffing.com. If you are already registered with us, please contact your Senior Recruiter. Please quote job 12396.

Thank you for your interest in this role. One of our Recruiters will be in touch with you if your profile meets the requirements for the role and the expectations of our clients. Please note that all candidates must be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. 

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