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Senior Auditor – Internal Audit Services

Audit

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Edmonton

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Permanent Full Time

Date posted

May 27, 2022

Closing date

July 22, 2022

Let’s impact lives for the better!

Alberta Blue Cross is Alberta-based organization dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experience and community leadership. We’re committed to providing the best health coverage to over 1.8 million members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans. We believe in what we do—and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.

Working at Alberta Blue Cross means having a career where you’ll be recognized for your contributions. We value diversity, encourage our employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance and provide opportunities for career growth.

OVERVIEW:

Alberta Blue Cross has  three open vacancies  for Senior Auditor's  with exceptional communication and analytical acumen to join our Internal Audit Services department. Reporting to the Director of Internal Audit Services, the Senior Auditor will collaborate closely with Operations, Risk and Assurance Services, and Accounting and Financial Planning and Analysis in enhancing the partnership of Internal Audit Services and business stakeholders to contribute to a robust and effective financial control environment, while preforming complex internal auditing and advisory support.

The Senior Auditor  will  contribute to the development and delivery of CSAE 3416 reports, along with the development of an Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICOFR) program. The Senior Auditor will also take initiative to identify process improvements, efficiencies, and best practices in the organization, as well as overall organizational excellence.  Working in a mobile flexible work style, you will also lead and conduct operational, financial, compliance and governance-related audit and advisory projects, provide key input into the development of the annual risk-based audit plan, and train and coach audit staff.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Contribute to the delivery of financial control reporting requirements, including but not limited to CSAE 3416 reports.
  • Facilitate and support the documentation and understanding of financial controls with Operations through training and mentorship. Document and update controls documentation as required, including business process narratives, risk and control matrices and flowcharts.
  • Employ a proactive approach for working with process owners to scope, design and implement controls to address key risks, and ensure design adequacy and operating effectiveness of those controls.
  • Plan and perform tests of controls, as well as evaluate, report on and oversee remediation of control deficiencies to ensure the design adequacy and operating effectiveness of financial reporting controls.
  • Actively seek uniformity and automation of controls across the corporation through effective use of financial systems and innovative technology to enhance and continuously improve the design and effectiveness of controls.
  • Assist in the development of policies by supporting business stakeholders.
  • Facilitate correspondence and act as a liaison with external auditors and other regulators as required, as it relates to CSAE 3416 reporting and reliance on work performed by Internal Audit Services.
  • Identify and evaluate both organizational risk areas and project risk areas and provide key input to the development of the annual risk-based audit plan and project audit plans.
  • Perform full suite audit procedures, including conducting interviews with key stakeholders, identifying risks and defining issues, developing criteria, collecting, and analyzing evidence, and documenting processes and procedures.
  • Identify, develop, and document audit findings and recommendations using independent judgement on the areas under audit.
  • Participate in the communication of audit and advisory results via written reports and/or verbal presentations to key stakeholders and the Audit and Conduct Review Committee.
  • Provide or assist in providing training, coaching, and guidance to internal audit team members in conducting audits, designing controls, and other audit-related issues.

WHAT YOU WILL HAVE:

  • CPA designation, with two or more years post-designation experience.
  • Auditing experience in a public accounting firm – Big 4 experience preferred.
  • Progressively responsible experience with CSAE 3416 reporting or ICOFR programs.
  • Experience in developing, designing, analyzing and continuously improving reports and processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to break down complex financial concepts and communicate without prejudice, while forming collaborative partnerships that engage various levels within the organization, including executive and non-financial managers.
  • Develop and present information while facilitating decision making at various levels within the Corporation for both financial and non-financial stakeholders.
  • Solid time management, critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong project management and exceptional organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple deliverables, anticipate obstacles and meet deadlines.
  • Be able to take initiative and thrive on ownership and responsibility.
  • Considerable knowledge of and skill in applying auditing and accounting principles and practices, management principles and preferred business practices.
  • Knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by The Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Considerable skill in effective oral and written communications, including active listening and presenting findings and recommendations.

Alberta Blue Cross is an inclusive employer committed to a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We empower and are advocates for our employees by welcoming, respecting and valuing their unique perspectives, backgrounds and experiences.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in an innovative, high-energy team-focused environment. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.  If you have the qualifications we are looking for, apply online at
careers.ab.bluecross.ca

COVID-19 Vaccination Notice: Alberta Blue Cross has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that applies to all of its employees.  As a condition of employment, successful job applicants will be asked to confirm their COVID-19 vaccination status and may be required to provide proof of a valid negative COVID-19 test or a valid exemption pursuant to applicable human rights law if not fully vaccinated.

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Date posted

May 27, 2022

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Let’s impact lives for the better!

Alberta Blue Cross® is Alberta based, not-for-profit and dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experience and community leadership. We’re committed to providing the best health coverage to over 1.8 million members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans. We believe in what we do—and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.

Working at Alberta Blue Cross® means having a career where you’ll be recognized for your contributions. We value diversity, encourage our employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance and provide opportunities for training and career growth.