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City of Edmonton

Deputy City Auditor



Company Information

Recognized as one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers in 2016, one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers as well as the recent recipient of Canada’s Top Employers for young people in 2016, the City of Edmonton continues to attract and retain employees who are passionate about their community, proud of the work they do, and committed to making Edmonton a great place to live, work and play.

Job Description

Guided by the principals of integrity, objectivity, confidentiality, and competency, the Office of the City Auditor is responsible for providing internal audit services to the City of Edmonton. The Deputy City Auditor will take on a key role in helping to lead the internal auditing services of City Programs and Agencies and to help ensure the public receives value for money in all processes and activities undertaken by City departments.

As a collaborative and highly effective team player, the Deputy City Auditor will focus on building and maintaining stakeholder relationships while ensuring ongoing compliance to the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

As the Deputy City Auditor you will:

  • Provide expert advice on continuously improving the effectiveness of the City of Edmonton's risk management, control, and governance processes through effective communication with City of Edmonton management, City Council and the Audit Committee
  • Act as a project manager on several projects simultaneously, providing oversight on the projects and performing quality assurance reviews to ensure each project complies with applicable standards and guidelines. You will also ensure project results are being presented in a clear and concise manner
  • Participate in the development of the Office of the City Auditor Annual Work Plan and staffing decisions to ensure the timely completion of the plan
  • Empower staff and work with them to deliver efficient and effective services to the City that fulfill the requirements set out in the City Auditor Bylaw and the Office of the City Auditor's mission and goals, helping to maintain an environment of high performance, innovation and embracing of change
  • Lead the continuous improvement of the Office of the City Auditor's guidelines and procedures
  • Assist in the management of the City's Fraud and Misconduct Hotline

For more information regarding the Office of the City Auditor, please go to: http://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/city_organization/city-auditor.aspx


  • A university degree (or equivalent) in business, engineering, or computer science
  • Post-graduate degrees or other applicable designations (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA, P.Eng.) are desirable
  • A Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation and a thorough knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditors International Professional Practices Framework are required. An additional Professional Internal Auditing Accreditation (CISA, CCSA, CGAP, CFE, or CRMA) is desirable
  • Demonstrated 12+ years of progressively complex experience in audit, a related technical field, operational management or a combination of those experiences. An applicable postgraduate degree or certification may be considered to be equivalent to up to two years of experience
  • Proven knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards as they relate to both government and industry
  • A working knowledge of organizational theory, risk analysis, management concepts, finance, economics, information technology auditing, and engineering would be an asset
  • Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and on project teams is required
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels within the City (Council, management, unions, and staff) and with external organizations
  • Demonstrated ability in using MS Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required
  • Information technology audit knowledge and experience would be an asset
  • Ability to use audit software (TeamMate, ACL, etc.) would be an asset
  • Ability to use Google Suite of products would be an asset

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Salary: $130,111 - $162,640 (Annually)

Recruitment Consultant: DR/MZ

Link: https://coe.imomentous.com/job/CITYA000C5773/Deputy-City-Auditor

Contact Information

City of EdmontonGovernment/Public Administration http://www.edmonton.ca/careers
Posting Date: 15-Feb-2017Government/Public AdministrationAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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