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Manager, Corporate Risk & Compliance - 20 Month Contract (Closed)

Job Highlights

Our client is sourcing for a Manager, Corporate Risk & Compliance for 20 month contract.

About the Opportunity

Internal Audit & Compliance

  • Develop and manage the execution of the annual risk-based audit plan including divisional internal audit plans
  • Responsibility for conducting internal audits throughout the organization and preparation of the related audit findings reports
  • Participate in establishing the audit scope and objectives in areas under audit consideration
  • Manage and coach direct reports on internal audit projects and provide leadership over audit activities
  • Critically assess the validity of potential observations identified throughout the internal audit process
  • Collaborate with process owners to develop appropriate remediation action plans to address deficiencies
  • Follow-up to ensure internal audit findings are actioned and remediated by business-unit leaders
  • Together with the divisional Presidents and V.P. Finances, hold the divisional compliance managers (or equivalent) accountable for their responsibilities
  • Monitoring ongoing trends, risk factors, legislative changes to assess impact on the company’s current programs
  • Administrator for the whistleblower program including the communication, monitoring and reporting of incidents
  • Assist the VP with preparation of the quarterly reports to the Audit Committee as well as other reporting to Management as required
  • Coordination of senior management and audit committee communications and coordination and education of divisional compliance managers (or equivalent)
  • Manage overall department budget
  • Continuous evaluation of tools and training available to the organization

Enterprise Risk Management

  • Work closely with senior management and divisional unit leaders to facilitate the identification, assessment and management of critical risks as the organization works in achieving its strategic objectives
  • Assist with the ongoing review of the risk registers and the ongoing assessment of new risks
  • Maintain the consolidated corporate risk register
  • Assist with the preparation of the quarterly risk reports for delivery to the Audit Committee
  • Assist with the annual quantification of the organization's risk appetite
  • Develop trending charts, roadmaps for ongoing reports, facilitate data analytics and gather and maintain support for all reports being presented to management and the Audit Committee

Other Compliance Activities

  • Working with the company’s co-source service provider, manage the execution and success of the company’s compliance program with National Instrument 52-109 culminating with the quarterly and annual external financial statement certification by the CEO and CFO
  • Maintain compliance obligations of the company’s office processes and controls including Entity Wide and Disclosure Controls
  • Development of a standardized internal control testing framework for the divisions and corporate
  • Meet with business-units to understand changes to process, risks and control environment
  • Establish and maintain a coordinated and deliberate compliance program at the corporate and divisional levels and ultimately, a strong culture of control
  • Develop and/or improve policies and procedures related to compliance and controls
  • Provide expertise in compliance program management, process level controls and segregation of duties to support projects and other corporate initiatives

About You

  • Chartered Professional Accountant designation (CDN or US)
  • Minimum 5+ year’s prior business experience (Internal audit experience preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of the IIA standards and best practices, COSO 2013 and CSA 52-109 regulatory requirements for financial disclosures and internal controls
  • Well-developed ability to interact with a wide range of management levels throughout the enterprise coupled with a strong ability to influence others, raise and resolve business issues
  • Experience in managing and supervising direct reports preferred
  • Ability to work independently
  • A team player with a proven ability to build relationships within and outside of an organization
  • Experience working in a co-sourcing service delivery model
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, knowledge in business and financial process controls documentation and flow-charting
  • Ability to manage multiple projects as required
  • Experience in managing organization-wide internal audits programs, from planning to remediation monitoring, from department budgeting to team building
  • Experience with developing and executing enterprise risk management frameworks and initiatives

Pay Rate


How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #25505.

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.