Director, Internal Audit

J.D. Irving
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Competitive salary
02 Dec 2020
04 Dec 2020
Experience level

The Director, Internal Audit is responsible for providing leadership and oversight tothe Internal Audit team, who provides independent, objective assurance andconsulting services to the JDI businesses. Working closely with the business, theDirector will gain an understanding of their objectives, diverse needs andregulatory environments to help them manage risk and improve the quality ofinternal controls.

TheDirector, Internal Audit must demonstrate:

  • High degree of proactivity and collaboration to provide leadership andoversight to drive the assessment and enhancement of governance, riskmanagement and internal controls.
  • Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to articulate a clear point of view on issues and clearly conveying thoughts, ideas and suggestions through reports and during meetings, presentations, interviews, and negotiations with the business and executives.
  • Experience building a high performing audit team and developing talent for the organization that can be measured by the advancement and success of team members.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical capabilities through the analysis and evaluation of data and facts to produce actionable insights.
  • Strong capability to assess risks, understand root causes and take appropriate action to drive results with a focus on the business by providing insights and value-added recommendations.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a concentration in business administration,accounting or finance.
  • CPA (Chartered Professional Accountant)
  • CISA (Certified Information System Auditor) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor)
  • Minimum of 12-15 years of progressively increased accounting / audit responsibility, with at least 5 years in a role leading audit teams.
  • Proven experience with analyzing business processes, identifying deficiencies and implementing process improvements.
  • Experience building a high performing audit team and developing talent for the organization that can be measured by the advancement and success of team members.
  • Strong foundational understanding of relevant frameworks such as, COSO, COBIT, and the IIA Standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the annual internal audit plan with input from functional areas and the business
  • Oversee internal audits and advisory services related to governance, risk management and control.
  • Evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls and provide input and support to the business to drive an effective, consistent control environment organization wide.
  • Evaluate programs, projects and initiatives to ascertain whether they are being carried out as planned and identify if the underlying objectives are being achieved and results are consistent with business plans and best practices.
  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with leadership across the organization, instilling trust and building a reputation as a business partner and solutions-provider.
  • Build a high-performing internal audit team with the capabilities and leadership to meet the diverse requirements of the businesses.

What We Offer:
At JDI you will be rewarded with a competitive benefit and salary package as well as the opportunity to take part in job related training and development. You will be given the opportunity to grow and develop in your current role as well as being able to progress within the division and entire company.

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