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Senior Internal Auditor



Software Engineering
Ottawa, ON, Canada · Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023

Position Description:

Here is a great opportunity to be part of a team of CGI located in Montreal. Reporting to the Director, Internal Audit of Corporate Services, the successful candidate will act as auditor on several internal mandates.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

•Undertake business process and internal audits, risk assessments focusing on controls, processes and business systems to provide management value adding recommendations;
•Plan and manage internal audit mandates, including documentation of work performed, and management of costs and time for the mandates;
•Complete mandates in accordance with the internal audit procedures and the standards of the internal audit profession, and consistently apply and promote CGI frameworks;
•Present clearly and concisely to management in both written and verbal form, descriptions of controls, the operational deficiencies and provide remediating solutions during and at the end of each mandate;
•Perform follow-up reviews to verify that necessary correctives actions have been implemented to rectify previously identified control weaknesses;
•Conduct special projects including but not limited to fraud and corruption investigations, ethics cases and other adhoc requests
•Develop and maintain relationships with the various business units, to be considered a consultant or point of reference to influence good control practices;
•Assist in the coordination of delivering specific direct support to the external auditors.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

•Strong knowledge of business processes, acquired from business experience or from working in audit (internal/external)
•Five plus+ years of revelant business process experience, or internal/ external audit, and/ or an excellent knowledge of the industry;
•Ability to work with a minimum of supervision and demonstrate professional scepticism consistently
•Ability to lead audit mandates while supervising, coaching and collaborating with teams members;
•Capacity to manage many deliverables at the same time effectively;
•Working knowledge of accounting principles (IFRS, Canadian and US GAAP) and knowledge of the requirements of the Sarbanes Oxley Act;
•Good knowledge of risk assessment methodologies;
•Good interpersonal skills in order to efficiently manage business relationships with a wide range of individuals:
•Available to travel (Max. 20%).

•Professional demeanour, strong listener;
•Team spirit – Collaborate and influence effectively; building concensus and co-operation from stakeholders;
•Communication skills – delivers polished communications with broad reach both verbally and written;
•Demonstrates integrity and ethics, able to remain independent and objective at all times;
•Excellent writing skills predominantly in English – clear and concise (as this is a global role);
•Actively demonstrates CGI’s values and mentors members’ understanding.

•Professional Title (CPA is essential)
•University degree in accounting or equivalent
•The CIA designation is an asset but not obligatory


Bilingualism (French and English) is required for this position due to the nature of the role requiring interaction with national and global clients.

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.

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