Manager, Internal Audit (IT)

  • Company:
    Mackenzie Investments
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    22 hours ago
  • Category:
    IT & Software

IGM Financial Inc. is one of Canada”s premier financial services companies, and one of the country”s largest managers and distributors of investment funds and other managed asset products, with over $169 billion in total assets under management as of October 31, 2020. Its activities are carried out principally through Investors Group Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corporation and Investment Planning Counsel Inc.We are focused on the long-term strength and stability of our companies and recognize these as core responsibilities to our clients and shareholders as we adapt and lead in an ever-changing world.Why should you join the IGM family?Be part of a winning culture!Your opportunity to develop and work with smart, highly capable leaders who are passionate and innovativeA genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion, through public goals, a variety of external partnerships/employee groups and an inclusive environmentA fulfilling employee experience – we offer competitive terms, a collaborative/respectful way of working and connect strongly with our communityOverview:The Internal Audit Department (“IA”) is responsible for providing risk and advisory services for IGM and its related operating companies. IA is a valued function within the business where members have found progressive career paths both within the team, other functions as well as in the wider group of companies. Reporting to the Director, Information Technology (IT) Audit, the Manager, IT Audit plans and executes IT assurance and advisory projects of various complexity, ensuring IT activities are consistent with the Company’s policies and are continuously improved. This position will provide input and guidance on organizational IT risks and mitigations and assist IA leadership in developing and completing the annual audit plan.The Manager, IT Audit will fulfill these duties by collaborating with internal and external audit teams, IT management, project teams, corporate accountants, consultants, and other stakeholders to ensure project deliverables are met using a continuous improvement and value contribution mindset.Responsibilities:Oversee the planning and execution of IT audits, including IT reviews of projects, business processes, applications and infrastructure according to the annual Audit Plan.Carrying out all aspects of delivery of internal audit activities in areas as outlined in our annual plan(s) with a focus on IT project reviews and IT auditsWorking collaboratively with an integrated audit team to manage internal audit engagements and projects, including conducting risk assessments and audit planning, fieldwork and reportingReview audit work performed by staff for completion and accuracy, ensure timeliness of audit completionPreparing highly effective, insightful value-added audit reports that contain practical recommendations for business improvementAssess and report on the design and effectiveness of entity controls, ITGCs and application controls and identify, assess and report on deficiencies by testing performance of IT controls against company policies, external regulations (incl. SOX or Bill 198), system requirements and IT risk and control frameworks (e.g. COBIT, ITIL, COSO, ISO, Cybersecurity)Support operational audits and provide support to the business to implement IT and operational improvements through understanding of the IT environment, processes and applications, and related risksMonitor, validate and report on the implementation status of management action plans resulting from audit engagements and assessments.Liaise with external auditors to facilitate the external auditing process.Train and develop staff, including participating in annual performance evaluation and career development activitiesSupport the department in continuous process improvements and management of special projects as requiredYou will be expected to:Possess strong business acumen and common senseFlexibility in thought and creative when executing assurance engagements Possess strong knowledge of IT implementation and operation, including processes, controls, etc.Possess high degree of professionalism, integrity, and respect for confidentialityDemonstrate ability to take a consulting approach and partner with business and work cohesively with Senior Management across the business while being “cost-benefit & value-added” consciousDemonstrate knowledge of risks and internal controls and ability to evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of internal controlsBuild credible relationships with key contacts in the businessExceptional planning, prioritizing, multi-tasking and project management skills to complete assignments in an efficient and effective mannerExceptional communication, presentation, and written skillsQualifications:5+ years of corporate experience in IT: audit, internal audit, risk management, risk advisory or compliance; work experience at Big 4 professional services firm or technology company considered an assetAn undergraduate degree in Business, Accounting, Technology (IT) or EngineeringStrong familiarity with governance and controls frameworks, examinations, certifications and related standards and frameworks: Information Security Management Systems (ISMS), ISO 27001, Service Organisation Controls (SOC) 2, COBIT and COSOThe candidate must have strong knowledge of risks and controls related to IT platforms, operating systems, network services and business applicationsPrevious experience with the use of data analytic applications is an assetAbility to manage and collaborate with multidisciplinary teamsPossess strong organizational skills, with planning and strong project management skills (including prioritizing skills)Ability to work independently while leveraging resources (people, processes, departments, tools) to complete audits/reviews effectively and efficientlyExcellent interpersonal and management skillsStrong verbal and written communication skillsStrong problem-solving skills with demonstrated creative, innovative and strategic thinking.High energy, ‘can do’ attitude and good work ethicsMust be eligible to work in Canada and travel abroad without restriction (including having a valid passport)20% travelInternal Applicants:If you are interested in applying for this position please direct applications on-line using the “apply for this job” icon located at the bottom or to the left of the posting. If you would like to refer someone for the position please email the posting using the “email this job” option and have your referral indicate that they were referred by you when completing the application. All resumes should be received by December 2,2020. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Human Resources. Please record your extension number on your resume and cover letter.The job grade level is P7.External Applicants:We thank all applicants for their interest in Mackenzie Investments; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.Mackenzie Investments offers an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive base salary, performance-based bonuses, excellent benefits, recognition for your accomplishments, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.Mackenzie Investments is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodations in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.File # 20-157