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22 Jan 2018

Contract Senior Auditor

The City of Calgary  Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Job Description

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.

This opportunity will challenge a seasoned auditor who values ongoing learning, varied work responsibilities, and conducting operational audits in a complex organization of 62 unique lines of service supported by more than 15,000 employees. As a Senior Auditor, you will serve as a key member of the City Auditor’s Office. Reporting to the Deputy City Auditor, you will successfully lead complex assignments independently or with an assigned project team of professional auditors. Primary duties include:

  • Project planning – develop a risk-based plan which provides value to the organization.
  • Analysis and Evaluation – utilize data analytics, benchmarks, internal and external criteria to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the area/activity under review.
  • Project management – assign, monitor and assess the work of individual team members to ensure the audit work complies with professional audit standards and is delivered within quality time and budget parameters.
  • Communication – prepare clear and concise verbal and written reports that articulate to a broad range of stakeholders the benefit of the activity and support effective risk management and cost effective continuous improvement.
  • Recommendation follow-up – work effectively with Administration to support and monitor timely implementation of cost effective action plans.

Qualifications

  • A degree in Business Administration, Commerce or a related field plus a minimum 5 years audit experience.
  • A Certified Internal Auditor designation (CIA) is required or must be obtained within 2 years from date of hire.
  • Thorough knowledge of auditing standards and techniques, Committee of Sponsoring Organization (COSO) and Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT) control frameworks and risk management concepts.
  • Designations in Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) are considered assets.
  • Knowledge of municipal government, audit software specifically TeamMate and Audit Command Language (ACL), project management standards and Finance/Human Resources/Information Technology systems would all be considered assets.
  • Success in this position requires the following: superior communication skills, technical competence and confidence, team collaboration and cooperation, initiative, professional/ethical standards, efficiency, analytical and problem solving skills, and critical thinking.

Pre-employment Requirements

  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
  • There are no long distance or overnight travel requirements for this position.
  • Relocation assistance may be available.

Job Categories: Accounting. Job Types: Contract.

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