Manager, Risk and Controls (IT Audit)

  • Category: Accounting / Finance
  • Location: Calgary, AB
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time


Posted On: Apr 21, 2022

Manager, Risk and Controls (IT Audit)  
Recruitment Partners is on the search for a Manager, Risk & Controls (IT Audit) to join our esteemed client’s team. The role will report to the Director, Risk and Controls and will oversee the IT compliance activities across the company’s various businesses and operations, including IT, business transformation, and integration initiatives. The successful candidate will bring a commercially focused, value-add, risk management mindset and demonstrate a track record of ‘thinking outside of the box’ and driving significant innovation in the delivery of compliance audits.  
Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining the IT Risk Assessment and scoping for the company; including identifying areas where compliance audits should focus.
  • Plan, lead and execute Parkland’s IT compliance (C-SOX and SOX) program including leading walkthroughs and overseeing tests of design and operational effectiveness of IT controls. These include:
    • Prepare clear, concise, appropriately referenced work papers to document test procedures performed and conclusion drawn.
    • Coordinate compliance program testing IT controls with external audit IT team members, control owners, managers and executive Management.
    • Pre- and post- implementation reviews of system implementations or enhancements.
    • Evaluate IT control deficiencies for impact and perform root cause analysis to determine appropriate Management actions.
    • Collaborate with and influence business leaders to create, sustain, and strengthen the control framework through control identification, design, testing, and implementation.
    • Lead benchmarking and other initiatives to improve controls, make processes more efficient, effective, and/or reduce cycle time for IT compliance.
    • Perform various other reviews of IT management policies and procedures such as change management, business continuity planning/ disaster recovery and information security to ensure that controls surrounding these processes are adequate.
  • Develop, build & implement data analytical tools to perform sampling, analyze data to improve audit and business efficiency and effectiveness, (including for risk assessments).
  • The team is to be regarded as a business partner when reviewing and developing procedures for the business. Policy and procedure research and development is required as well as review and recommending refinements.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • 5 to 8 years of relevant C-SOX/SOX IT controls experience.
  • Solid knowledge and experience of IT General Controls across domains such as access, change management, operations, application controls and reports testing.
  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) with Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is considered an asset.
  • Experience with application of data analytics and visualization (preferred).
  • Previous experience managing staff and leading projects at the managerial level.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills are required to mentor and coach direct reports and establish strong relationships with business customers.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up.
  • Project management skills including the ability to work on various projects and prioritize accordingly.
If you are interested in this role and meet the above criteria, please click the “Apply” button to send your resume directly to Esmond Desilva or Rylie Dobson. 

Recruitment Partners Inc. is an Alberta-based, Alberta-focused recruitment firm. We are dedicated to building long-term relationships while securing top talent for Alberta’s best employers. At the heart of our efforts is a collaborative, consultative approach. We are proud of our team of consultants, who come with practical business experience, a strong network of professional contacts, and are focused on what is best for both clients and candidates. We will facilitate the best fit between client and candidate. This means reduced turnover, enhanced employee engagement, increased productivity and customer satisfaction, and more.  
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