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This position will reside within the Audit Services group and will report directly to the Vice President Audit Services. The individual will be responsible for the day to day execution of audit and consulting engagements throughout the Enterprise, with the oversight of either the Director or Vice President of Audit Services. Frequently, but not always, additional resourcing will be provided by external consultants, whom the Manager will also be responsible for overseeing. The position requires a person who has strong client relationship skills, good technical knowledge and can work in an environment using frameworks and assessment protocols to understand business processes. It is important that the person can work in a team environment.
Audit Responsibilities• Plan, organize and establish audit objectives, priorities, methodology and procedures for audits of business units.• Prepare detailed work plans, programs and resource requirements.• Conduct reviews and audits by examining business processes and related risks, testing control effectiveness, identify issues and weaknesses and recommend corrective actions.• Supervise and work with external resources as and when required.• Present and discuss findings and recommendations for Vice President and/or Director Audit Services and the specific business unit management during the course of the audit.• Prepare complete and accurate audit reports containing the audit scope, process, findings, recommendations and relevant appraisal comments and ensure that management action plans in response to audit recommendations are included.• Prepare and/or review audit files and related documentation in accordance with audit objectives and quality standards for review by the Senior Manager, Internal Audit.
• A minimum of four years auditing experience in a financial institution/company. • Education – University degree plus an accounting/auditing designation; CA/CGA/CMA/CIA.• Expert knowledge of audit techniques, including evaluation of internal controls, design of questionnaires, sampling, flow charting, tests of internal controls and detailed substantive tests. Knowledge of analytical audit software is desirable. • Previous experience with Sarbanes-Oxley and/or Bill 198 compliance projects.• Self-starter able to work independently with minimal supervision.• Works across the division to achieve group and organizational teamwork results. A solid team player.• Strong written and verbal communication skills. • Strong attention to detail and understanding of internal controls.• Strong analytical ability and problem solving and negotiating skills to obtain acceptance of control criteria/standards by auditees.• Excellent interpersonal and management skills for dealing with OMERS personnel at all levels of the organization and building external relationships with OMERS external auditors and actuaries.• Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and plan and organize effective audits.• Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with numerous priorities and deadlines.• Strong working knowledge of financial products and systems in a financial services organization. • Working knowledge of MS Office including excel spreadsheets and access databases.• High standards of business and personal ethical conduct.