Manager Internal Audit ABOUT US
STRIVE is a Vancouver-based recruitment firm offering recruitment solutions in the specialist areas of Accounting & Finance, Corporate Administration and Operations & Manufacturing. We are passionate about recruitment at STRIVE and commit to offering an upfront, genuine and consultative approach to everything we do - which is a big reason why we have been successful. THE ROLE
Our client is one of the largest publicly traded companies in BC and has operations across Canada and the US. Due to the continued growth of the company, a strong internal audit function is considered an integral part of the company's long-term plans. Internal audit will independently plan, execute and oversee value-added audits and special projects requested by the company's senior management and provide advisory service to the company and its businesses. RESPONSIBILITIES:
The key responsibility of this role is to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls for the company and its businesses and ensure that the company is meeting its corporate governance requirements. This role is an integral part of the company's long-term plans!
•Provide leadership and develop a high performing team by providing hands-on guidance and direction, including but not limited to hiring, training and mentoring the auditors
•Plan and perform financial and operational reviews of the Company's businesses (in a collaborative and partnering manner) from start to finish, including planning, performing risk assessment, selecting samples, reviewing supporting documentation, conducting onsite interviews with process owners, and closing meetings with Senior Management of the businesses, and reporting results to Company Senior Management and the Audit Committee.
•Evaluate operational processes and identify opportunities for improvement across the organization. Build support for and implement recommendations and business strategies, plans, and best practices.
•Mitigate business risks by providing advice and guidance as and when appropriate.
•Develop and present recommendations for improvements in operational and financial systems and controls, both verbally and in writing.
•Report results of inadequate internal control and provide input into policy and procedure development.
•Documenting policies and procedures, and identifying and assessing best practices for distribution to the Company's businesses as applicable.
•Review adequacy of controls for IT management systems to ensure validity and security of information, as well as adherence to established policies and procedures.
•Assist with drafting the annual internal audit plan and compiling the quarterly internal audit updates to the Audit Committee (including compliance with Nl 52-109 corporate governance regulations).
•Monitor and evaluate relevant updates provided by Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) and Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and provide recommendations and guidance to the Company Finance team to enhance continuous disclosure of publicly filed documents. REQUIREMENTS:
•Recognized university degree and a recognized accounting designation (CPA, CPA, CA/CGA/CMA).
•6+ years of progressive experience from a public practice firm or performing a similar role in industry
•Previous leadership experience
•Knowledge of formalized internal control frameworks and risk assessment methodologies (COSO
•Understanding and interpretation of Canadian Corporate Governance Regulations (NI 52-109).
•Demonstrated experience in performing operational, financial and/or information technology audits.
•Demonstrated experience in business process documentation, analysis, and reengineering.
•Advanced proficiency in the use of standard Microsoft Office desktop applications and familiarity with auditing and data analytical tools is an advantage.
•Specific industry knowledge and experience in manufacturing and distribution is an asset. In particular, product costing and related variance analyses.
•Experience in internal audit activities pertaining to mergers and acquisitions.