Internal Audit Leader Job in Canada

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Job title: Internal Audit Leader

Company: PwC

Expected salary:

Location: Toronto, ON

Internal Audit Leader Job Details:

Line of Service Internal Firm Services

Industry/Sector Not Applicable

Specialism IFS – Network Management

Management Level Director

Job Description & Summary A career in National Risk & Quality will provide you with the opportunity to support service, sector, and market leaders deliver the unique PwC client experience to our clients. You’ll play an important part in continuously innovating and improving Firm operations so that we can continue to provide the highest quality of services to our current and prospective clients.

This role will design and lead the in-house Internal Audit team of PwC Canada to drive, develop, and communicate plans that enable our people to execute and embrace lasting transformation. This is an internal facing role focused on PwC Canada itself, as opposed to a client facing role within our Risk Assurance practice.

Meaningful work you’ll be part of

As Internal Audit Leader, you’ll lead a team of problem solvers to design and execute PwC Canada’s Internal Audit Plan that aligns with the firm’s overall strategy. This is a key position to empower our firm. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Lead the Internal Audit function guided by a philosophy of adding value, minimizing risk, and improving operations of PwC Canada

Act as a champion to reinforce the culture of transparency, accountability, compliance, risk management, and strong governance

Report to Chief Risk & Resilience Officer, Enterprise Risk Management Committee and Partnership Board or designated committee

Responsible for creation and execution of PwC Canada annual Internal Audit plan

Implement strategic risk-based audits including conducting risk assessments and overseeing engagements for high risk, strategic areas which could include: pre-implementation system reviews, reviews of operational models, controls and processes to regulatory or compliance reviews. Examples of work underway range from talent risk management, review of ESG [economic, social and governance metrics] and trust KPIs, data protection and cyber security reviews.

Review of transformational initiatives and projects

Make insightful value-added recommendations to leaders to improve policies, processes, controls and management of risks to enable PwC Canada to meet it’s strategic objectives

Reimagine the possible to implement market leading innovative solutions and Internal audit industry best practices

Experiences and skills you’ll use to solve

CPA or equivalent (required), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) certification (preferred)

Extensive experience in audit, internal audit, compliance and/or risk management

Superior working knowledge of the application of data analytics through the IA delivery cycle (use of Workbench, PowerBI or Alteryx considered an asset)

Exceptional commitment to providing great client service and a demonstrated ability to produce high quality results

Advanced knowledge of Canadian auditing standards

Advanced knowledge of Institute of Internal Auditors standards and methodologies

Excellent judgement, professional skepticism and strong problem-solving skills, including a proactive approach to working with staff and management at all levels

A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences, developing and coaching diverse teams, and ensuring diverse perspectives are heard

Why you’ll love PwC

We’re inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you’ll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at .

Your Application to PwC

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The most connected firm through activity based working

With connectivity being a key enabler of our strategy, our objective is to become the most connected firm – connected to our clients, our communities and to each other. PwC follows an Activity Based Work model, where our PwC professionals engage in a diverse range of meaningful activities from our offices, from client sites, or our homes.

Putting the safety of our people and clients first

At this time, PwC does not require, but strongly encourages, full vaccination in order to access its offices. Some of our clients may require vaccination and other restrictions to be in place to access their premises. You may, therefore, be required to be vaccinated and comply with all other restrictions where applicable.

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Travel Requirements Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship? No

Government Clearance Required? No

Job Posting End Date

At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We’re committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.

We’re committed to providing accommodations throughout the application, interview, and employment process. If you require an accommodation to be at your best, please let us know during the application process.

To learn more about inclusion and diversity at PwC Canada: Be a part of The New Equation.

Chez PwC Canada, notre atout le plus précieux, c’est notre personnel. Et c’est en apprenant les uns des autres que nous devenons plus forts. Nous avons à cœur de créer une communauté équitable et inclusive de professionnels de la résolution de problèmes, dans laquelle chacun se sent vraiment à sa place. Nous savons que l’expérience peut prendre diverses formes et, pour nous, donner confiance au public et résoudre des problèmes importants n’est possible que si notre milieu de travail reflète la diversité de la société dans laquelle nous vivons.

Nous tenons à répondre à vos besoins tout au long du processus de demande d’emploi, d’entrevue et d’embauche. Si vous avez besoin de mesures d’adaptation pour être parfaitement à l’aise, faites-le-nous savoir à l’étape de la demande d’emploi.

Pour en savoir plus sur l’inclusion et la diversité chez PwC Canada: Faites partie de La Nouvelle équation.
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