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Canadian Pacific

Manager Internal Control


Ogden 57826 -1510416

Company Information

Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.

Job Description

The Manager Internal Control will ensure the sustainment of policies, procedures and processes of internal control which are cost-effective, operationally efficient, and compliant with regulatory requirements (e.g., SOX). The successful candidate will monitor and report to management and the Audit Committee on internal controls design and effectiveness.



  • Manage and continuously improve the corporate internal controls framework (business and IT controls) to support management’s assessment of internal controls over financial reporting (SOX) and integrated control framework (non-SOX).   Advise and communicate potential risk and internal control issues as well as provide advice on mitigation of risk with all levels of management throughout CP;

  • Develops, maintains and continually improves management’s internal controls testing program (business and IT controls) across CP’s network in compliance with SOX regulatory requirements ensuring efficient utilization of resources;

  • Designs and executes formal quarterly internal controls documentation certification process to support CEO and CFO quarterly representation to U.S. Securities Exchange Commission.  Ensures maintenance of all records related to this process;

  • Manages day to day relationship, provides assistance to and responds to all queries from external auditors related to CP’s internal control framework.  Coordinates testing approach and performance of testing with external auditors;

  • Prepare reports on internal controls (SOX and non-SOX) for management and Audit Committee; 

  • Maintains risk and control library in corporate Governance Reporting and Compliance software including the sustainment of all internal controls documentation;

  • Work with other internal controls stakeholders (such as Internal Audit, Risk, etc.) to strengthen and continually improve CP’s control framework, mitigate corporate risk, increase staff utilization and eliminate duplicate work;

  • Creates an environment that provides opportunities for development for staff;

  • Maintains and manages CP’s Delegation of Monetary Authority policy through education and engagement of stakeholder, SAP DOMA table updates, coordination of policy with SAP release strategy.



  • Accounting or Internal Audit designation would be an asset.

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience;

  • Strong understanding of control framework gained through experience working in Internal Control, SOX, Internal Audit or similar role;

  • Management and leadership skills including coaching, motivating, communication, team building, implementing change and improvement;

  • Strong ability with Microsoft Office products specifically Word, Excel and Visio;

  • Working knowledge of SAP ECC.

Contact Information

Canadian Pacific
Melissa Shellnutt
Employment Specialist
Posting Date: 04-May-2017TransportationAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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