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City of Edmonton

Senior Audit Coordinator


Scotia Place30379-1534186

Job Description

Senior Audit Coordinator 
Job Number: 30379  

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 Senior Audit Coordinator will take on a key role in helping to manage multiple and concurrent 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. The Senior Audit Coordinator will be responsible for the complete delivery of assigned projects including project management controls, quality control, and managing assigned staff.
As a collaborative and highly effective team player, the Senior Audit Coordinator will focus on building and maintaining stakeholder relationships while ensuring ongoing compliance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
As the Senior Audit Coordinator 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
  • Stay abreast of changes in audit practices and make decisions regarding methodologies, tools and techniques to be used in each project
  • 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
  • Provide input into the Office’s annual and long-term work plan based on risk assessments and learnings from assigned projects
  • Develop project communications for the client, Council and/or external agencies
For more information regarding the Office of the City Auditor, please go to: http://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/city_organization/city-auditor.aspx
Qualifications :
  • A university degree (or equivalent) in a related field (e.g., business, engineering, computer science)
  • Post-graduate degrees or other applicable designations (CPA, P.Eng., MBA, etc.) 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 ten plus (10+) years of progressively complex experience in audit, or 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
  • Demonstrated knowledge of one or more of the disciplines related to civic operations such as finance, engineering, social programming, recreational services, transportation, emergency services etc.
  • 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
  • All applicants must demonstrate exceptional communication skills and an ability to forge strong relationships with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups

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:  $116,049 - $145,060
Recruitment Consultant:  DR/IS 

Contact Information

City of Edmonton
Government/Public Administration
Posting Date: 01-Sep-2017Government/Public AdministrationAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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