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Agriculture Financial Services Corporation

Internal Auditor II



Job Description

Position ID: J0317-2500
Job Category: Internal Audit
Job Type: Salaried
Job Location: Lacombe, Alberta, Canada
Posting Date (dd/mm/yyyy): 28/04/2017
Job Closing Date (dd/mm/yyyy): 08/05/2017
Salary: $6916 - $8953 per month


Our Core Values:
At AFSC, we recognize that the key to our success is our people. As a progressive and rapidly changing organization, we continue to develop and nurture our reputation as a great place to work and are always looking for skilled individuals to join our team in one of our 47 offices located throughout Alberta.

The Internal Auditor II reports to the Manager of Internal Audit (Head of Audit). As a senior member of the Internal Audit department, the Internal Auditor provides leadership, guidance, specialized expertise and knowledge to the audit team, consistent with the strategies and priorities of the Internal Audit department.
The Internal Auditor effectively manages an assigned audit portfolio that entails managing multiple concurrent audit engagements so as to improve the overall risk/control environment of AFSC. For the audit portfolio assigned, the Internal Auditor is accountable for planning and execution of a risk-based, business process and solutions focused audit, culminating in the issuance of quality audit reports. Internal Auditors ensure that planned audit coverage is achieved, while working with others to schedule audit engagements in a manner that is effective and aligned to the department’s annual Audit Plan.
In fulfilling their responsibilities, the Internal Auditor act as strategic collaborators with AFSC Senior Management in their efforts to enable positive change. Internal Auditors are experts in independent and objective assessment of risk, control, and governance and add value by bridging these audit requirements with an understanding of organizational culture, practices and innovation.
The Internal Auditor must demonstrate a high degree of initiative and an ability to work independently on complex assignments. The Internal Auditor must also demonstrate objectivity, integrity, initiative, leadership, flexibility and professionalism, as well as sensitivity to the confidential nature of matters examined. In addition, the Internal Auditors have the added responsibility to assist in continuous improvement of the audit methodology and practices of the department.

- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration and/or Master of Business Administration or other relevant educational qualifications;
- Must possess a recognized professional designation (CPA, CIA, or CISA) in combination with 5 years of experience leading and executing on a large portfolio of audit programs. Other recognized professional designations (e.g. CRMA, CISM, PMP) and any other specialist credentials that are relevant to the mandate of the department are considered an asset;
- Knowledge of standards for conducting assurance engagement as set out by the Audit and Assurance Standards Boards;
- Effective organizational and time-management skills and the ability to respond quickly to issues that require tight turn-around times. Ability to prioritize and adapt to changing priorities;
- Well-developed verbal and written communication and presentation skills to prepare and communicate audit reports, dealing with facts and concepts, to Senior Management and Executive Leadership Team, including the ability to gather, synthesize, organize and interpret data and information, and formulate appropriate conclusions and insights;
- Demonstrated experience and ability to build and maintain cooperative and productive relationships and effectively liaise with internal and external stakeholders;
- Ability to apply professional judgment to strike a balance between business needs and controls, and to provide workable solutions to significant problems that require an in-depth understanding of constraints, challenges and processes within the business; and
- Demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement, including lifelong learning, and the application in the organization

$6,916 to $8,953 per month

This is a(n) Open competition for 1, Salaried position(s). Questions regarding this position can be directed to Trudy Lauzon at (403) 782-8263, quoting position id: J0317-2500

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Agriculture Financial Services Corporation
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Posting Date: 01-May-2017Agriculture, forestry, fishing and huntingAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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