internal audit manager in montreal

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CA$ 80,000 per year
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montreal, québec
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Finance and Accounting
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CA$ 80,000 per year
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RAM – Risk & Audit Manager

Job description:
The risk & audit manager (RAM) supports the management team in securing the ‘in-control’ position of the company by conducting risk assessments, managing the overall internal control framework, providing the necessary tools and support and delivering assurance on selected areas. This function interfaces with all levels of the organization. In addition, the department will lead special assignments on request of the management team.

Responsibilities include:
• Conduct risk assessments and identifies and tests controls in place to mitigate identified risks and provide advice
for further improvement
• Give recommendations about the quality of existing policies, procedures, systems and internal controls in
relation to business processes and business risks
• Development and successful execution of audit plans and special assignments including fraud investigations
• Act as a business partner to the different lines of business which includes assistance with the Key Control
Assessment process, closure of action plans resulting from either audits or self-assessments and an
understanding of the enterprise and audit risks impacting the business
• Drive and initiate companywide projects to build the profile of audit in each of the company business lines
• Overall coordination of the risk and controls reporting cycle for the company
• Close cooperation with the senior management team for the company regarding the key risk areas
• Being a key contact person for the external auditors, including scoping and planning with the external auditors,
as well as for Group Business Risk & Audit (corporate auditors)

Being in this role you will report to the local CFO in day to day situations and functionally to the SVP, Audit and Assurance Services for North America.

This role will give you excellent exposure to the business leaders in the company. This role is business critical within the company, so it is important you have a solid background in the business risk & audit area, can lead from the front, have strong interpersonal skills and awareness of how to make impact. The role is pivotal to the growth of the business and in the future will lead to a key role in operations or finance. Your career progression and personal development are high on the agenda.

Qualifications / Experience:
• Chartered Accountant, Certified Internal Audit or Information Systems Audit qualification
• 6 – 10 years’ experience, preferably in a Big 4 or comparable environment or internal audit experience in a large
or multi-national company
• Experience managing the organization’s insurance programs is desirable
• Comfortable working with operational people and across functional areas outside of finance
• Previous international working experience or experience with an international company based in this country
would also be highly recommended
• Fluent French and English is a must

• Comfortable in self-directed, fast-paced environment
• Strong character, straight talking
• Strategic thinker and willing to “get hands dirty”
• Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Attention to details
• Able to preserve independence and be objective at all times
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to influence and work effectively with all levels within the organization including senior executives
• Provides support to improve controls and processes (not just writing a report highlighting problems)
• Results-driven with pro-active mindset


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Randstad Professionals Canada
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