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Bi lingual Senior Internal Auditor - Toronto

Job Field:
Financial Jobs
Accounting & Control Jobs, Economics & Risk Jobs
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
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Role Purpose

Responsible for planning, executing, and reporting on financial, operational, regulatory and other internal audits and advisory services, leveraging an agile internal audit methodology. Conduct audits to assess the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the operations including internal controls and procedures. Perform audit procedures including documenting processes and procedures, reviewing and analyzing evidence, identifying and defining issues. The Senior Internal Auditor will also have the responsibility of executing the assessment of Internal Control over Financial Reporting including entity level controls, IT General and Application controls and process controls in scope for CEO/CFO Certification.

Key Areas of Responsibility & Duties

Key Area: Leverage agile audit methodology to perform internal audit engagement:

Providing input in the audit planning process to identify areas and processes that maximize the use of audit resource to enhance efficiency and effectiveness
Liaising with enterprise risk management in the identification and prioritization of audit engagements
Assisting in setting the audit scope and plan; and taking responsibility for the overall execution of the audit engagement through wrap-up and final report delivery
Conducting and leading audits of the financial, operational and compliance activities of operating mines, exploration sites and other business units
Providing value-add recommendations to senior management to help mitigate the Company's business risk and enhance operational efficiencies
Using advanced professional knowledge and technology such as data analytics, data mining and real time monitoring
Becoming a trusted advisor on internal and / or external requests such as audit request and provides information on corporate controls; acting as an advisor that adds value to the business
Monitoring costs related to compliance and implements recommendations to maximize operational efficiencies
Conducting follow-ups to ensure that proposed recommendations have been implemented
Delivering high quality work that is on time and in compliance with the leading practices and IIA quality standards
Engaging with cross functional and technical engagement teams comprised of diverse backgrounds and skill sets
Applying knowledge of best practices both observed in engagements and leading practice studies
Proposing new work approaches, methods, and policies to optimize performance and to ensure adherence to industry regulations and organizational standards
Key Area: Monitor and evaluate the Company’s internal controls structure by:


Making recommendations for improvements and assuring that the Company’s internal controls are effective and working as intended by working with the management team, site level management and liaising with finance and operating staff
Reviewing and rationalizing internal controls to assess efficiency of design and operating effectiveness of process controls, entity level controls, IT General and Application Controls
Maintaining an appropriate independent mind-set while evaluating the Company’s internal control structure, more specifically effectiveness and efficiency of operations, reliability and integrity of financial and operational information, safeguarding assets and compliance with laws, regulations and contracts
Coordinating with external auditors regarding internal controls
Safety & Sustainability Expectations

Maintain a cooperative interest in the health and safety of yourself, your fellow workers and local communities. Wear PPEs at all times if in production environments. Be alert and observe, correct and report unsafe conditions. Follow operating procedures and comply with all regulatory requirements. Ensure that work areas are in compliance with all of IAMGOLD’s Health and Safety policies and the Occupational Health and Safety Acts in the applicable jurisdiction. Intervene as necessary, to ensure the safety of others in the workplace. Provide safety leadership by always setting a good example.

Scope of Responsibility & Complexity

Work is advanced in its complexity involving new methodologies or approaches, requiring interpretation and making recommendations. Problem resolution involves a high degree of independent judgment. Applies theoretical concepts or original approaches to complete projects or assignments. Work is performed under limited direction. Ensures projects in the unit or area are completed on-time, on-budget, and to required standards. Initiates, implements, evaluates and modifies own projects and plans in response to needs. Supervises and directs the work of a technical or professional work unit.


Qualifications & Skill Requirements

University degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
A recognized designation (CPA / CIA / CISA / MBA)
5-6 years directly related experience in external and internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley activity or risk management
Bilingual (English and French); required
Additional Competencies

Organized and self-motivated
Good interpersonal and communication skill in English and French
Knowledge of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards and practices is preferable
Ability to interact with senior business leaders and corporate management
Demonstrated skills in client relationships, advisory and change management
Solid analytical and problem solving skills, ability to prioritize and manage deadlines and high level of personal and professional ethics
Proficient to work in an automated work environment
Knowledge of audit analytics tools (such as ACL) and Sharepoint is an asset
Flexibility and willingness to perform travel 60 – 70% to operations (Canada, Africa, South America)

Primary Location: Canada
Work Locations: 19 - Toronto Head Office 401 Bay Street Suite 3200 Toronto M5H 2Y4
Job: Finance
Organization: Finance CFO
Job Posting: Oct 14, 2020, 8:53:34 PM

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