Sr. Auditor

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.

The Opportunity

Internal Audit contributes to the ongoing effectiveness of OpenText Corporation (the "Company") in the accomplishment of its mission and vision. In particular, Internal Audit provides independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the Company's operations and systems of internal controls. Internal Audit provides Management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors with an evaluation of the internal controls of the Company. Internal Audit activities will meet or exceed the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Your Are Great At

As the Senior Auditor, Internal Audit and Compliance Services, your responsibilities will include:
• Performing risk assessment interviews with management on an engagement basis.
• Translating high priority financial reporting, operational, regulatory and accounting risks into actionable audit programs.
• Performing analytics and preparing data visualization documentation to support each relevant audit.
• Leading specific audits of SOX, financial reporting, operational and regulatory audits, including planning individual audits, performing tests and reporting.
• Supervising or reviewing some tests prepared by analysts.
• Managing engagement performance in accordance with predefined deadlines. Independently developing tests for the most complex internal audit assignments.
• Performing and documenting tests, and for less complex tests, must be able to review tests.
• Full scope responsibility for delivery of a complete SOX or Internal audit unit (e.g. one full business cycle, one full location audit, one full functional department) with the guidance and direction of the Director, Audit.
• Planning, performing and reporting a low to medium risk financial reporting, operational, regulatory and accounting audit engagements with guidance from audit management.
• Assisting managers in assessment of requirements for staff and making recommendations for sourcing of audit resources, monitoring and supervision.
• Assisting managers in their objectives to interact with management to inform them and obtain their support for the Internal Audit Plan and objectives.
• Leading the Audit from the introductory to closing meeting. Ensuring management is kept abreast of audit activities/findings, presenting audit results and recommended actions to management, and determining if appropriate and timely action is being taken for all significant items reported.
• Preparing audit reports and preparing and reviewing working papers that support opinions and recommendations to improve process, system and control deficiencies.
• Documenting your work using Microsoft products as well as OpenText's SOX Tool (LiveLink™ based document database).
• Managing the update and integrity of the LiveLink tool (documentation of internal controls and tests) for a portion of internal controls.

What It Takes

• Preference will go to candidates with an accounting Designation such as CPA (Canada or US), and CIA (alternatively candidate could be working towards the designation)
• University Degree
• 5-8 years minimum overall related experience
• Internal Audit experience (ideally 2-4 years)
• Good familiarity with the COSO control framework
• Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP and SEC/SOX/CSA internal control and disclosure requirements
• Previous SOX/C-SOX experience preferred
• Report writing skills
• Strong communication skills
• Strong data analytics and data visualization skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills are essential
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Works with sense of urgency and efficiency, strong orientation towards integrity
• Developing supervisory or managerial skills
• Ability to maintain confidentiality surrounding items of a confidential/ sensitive nature
• Up to 20% travel may be required between Richmond Hill & Waterloo

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA) , Equal Employment Opportunity and Employee Polygraph Protection Act