Internal Auditor - 18 Month Term Position

The Internal Audit Department of the Wheaton Group is responsible for oversight and assurance services over multiple business entities, particularly General Bank of Canada, First Canadian Insurance Corporation, and Millennium Insurance Corporation. 

The Internal Audit Department reports directly to the Shareholders and Board of Directors through the Chief of Internal Audit.

This posting is for an 18 month term position, intended to provide resource coverage for a staff secondment opportunity.

Responsibilities of the internal auditor include: planning, executing, reporting and recommending in connection with an internal audit engagement. The scope of the internal audit is generally classified into compliance, operational, financial, or governance.


  • Ensure audit engagements are planned and performed in alignment with Internal Audit operational guidelines
  • Research emerging issues and best practices in risk assessment, auditing and accounting
  • Ensure that corporate policy and professional standards are maintained in the planning, execution and in the accumulation of audit evidence
  • Prepare audit reports with findings and recommendations for the assigned audits and discuss the reports with Management
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external colleagues
  • Mentoring and training junior audit staff as required
  • Ad-hoc assignments as requested by Management



  • CPA, (CA, CMA)
  • CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) an asset but not required

Experience and preferred skills

  • 2 – 3 years relevant audit experience
  • Has an objective mindset and awareness of IA’s role in the organization
  • Desire to build in-depth knowledge of the business
  • Creative, innovative, business savvy
  • Strong data analysis skills (Excel, Tableau, etc.)
  • Team player with ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Excellent communication skills, along with excellent interpersonal and management skills
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of auditing and control standards and internal consulting skills
  • Experience with financial institutions and IT an asset but not required