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Financial Audit Project Leader - (IT) - Office of the Auditor General of Canada

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Office of the Auditor General of Canada - Ottawa , Ontario; The Office of the Auditor General of Canada is an independent and reliable source of the objective, fact-based information that Parliament needs to fulfill one of its most important roles: holding the federal government accountable for its stewardship of public funds. The Office audits departments and agencies, most Crown corporations, and many other federal organizations; it is also the auditor for the governments of Nunavut, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories.; Past job postings: Financial Audit Project Leader - (IT) ; DBMS: SAP, Oracle Financials; Career Opportunities .

Job Description

Financial Audit Project Leader - (IT)

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Challenging Opportunities in Financial Auditing

Location: Ottawa

Salary range: $73,432 to $91,843

Bilingual non-imperative:  BBB/BBB

Education: Bachelor's degree from a recognized university and a Canadian accounting designation (CA, CGA, or CMA) or a CISA designation.

Candidates with foreign educational credentials are required to provide proof of Canadian equivalency.  You must consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials at for further information. Proof of education can be required at any stage of the process.


Who can apply: Canadian citizens residing in Canada or residing abroad.


Join a dynamic organization and contribute to ensuring that Canada's federal and territorial governments are answerable and productive.  The Office of the Auditor General of Canada has been selected by Maclean’s magazine as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for the last four years in a row.


The Office of the Auditor General of Canada is seeking audit project leaders to work in our Information Technology (IT) Audit team in supporting our financial audits of Crown Corporations and government Departments.


As a financial audit project leader in our IT Audit team, you will promote improving controls in these Crown Corporations and Departments.  You will work with financial audit teams to attest to the fairness of the financial information that will be prepared at the departmental level, the consolidated Public Accounts of Canada, and in the annual financial statements of Crown Corporations.


We are looking for individuals with a proven track record in auditing and experience in the evaluation of financial controls.  You have demonstrated knowledge of audit principles, standards, practices and techniques, new auditing methods, financial management and computer applications.


You will need superior leadership and communication skills to gain respect and influence, to discuss audit findings with senior managers, to write reports, and to establish relationships with client organizations.  You will also need to work in a team environment to influence, provide guidance, and advise other professionals. Mentoring and coaching is important to assist others in learning and applying IT and financial audit methodologies and tools.


We offer you a professional, exciting and varied work environment.  We will provide financial and IT audit training based on your specific needs through internal or external courses, seminars and conferences.


We offer a competitive compensation package that includes flexible work arrangements, continuous professional development and a generous package of employee benefits (health/dental care and pension plan).  We offer relocation assistance if required.


As an employer who values diversity in its workforce, we encourage candidates in the designated groups -- women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities -- to apply and self-identify on their application.


We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise us of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.


Minimal travel could be required to respond to client circumstances and needs.


Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.


Thank you, in advance, for your interest. Please note only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.




Must Have Skills
  • Eperience in financial auditing
  • Experience in developing and coaching staff
  • Experience in auditing in a highly computerized environment
Nice To Have Skills
  • Knowledge of a major ERP system (SAP, Oracle Financials, etc.)


Last updated on September 05, 2011