What is the Opportunity?

As the Senior Manager, IT Audit you will provide independent, objective risk assessment and evaluation around the effectiveness of risk management practices, internal controls and IT governance processes over the Technology and Operations Portfolio including, IT Governance & Oversight, Cyber Security & Data Protection, Technology Availability and Resilience and Third Party Risk. The role requires the individual to work with management in achieving business objectives by creating solutions to improve IT operations while maintaining objectivity and independence.

Internal Audit is in the midst of a transformation to re-imagine its assurance role. We are adopting an enhanced risk-based approach, integrated with data analytics, automation and process improvement to provide enhanced assurance and advisory to our stakeholders.

What will you do?

  • Lead a team of professional IT auditors throughout all audit phases, including the building and identification of competent resources that have the relevant skills required to deliver on assignments.
  • Lead and manage staff assigned to the engagement; manage all key milestones including reporting to Internal Audit (IA) management and key stakeholders; review audit work for sufficient coverage and adherence to Internal audit standards; provide performance feedback to the assigned staff.
  • Lead and manage the performance of the audit work; ensure appropriate working paper evidence is maintained; review working papers for appropriate evidence and support.
  • Identify key IT risks; document the associated key control processes using Process Maps; and identify the key controls for review in the planning phase of an audit or assignment, including ongoing assessments of key applications risks and update the IA Applications Audit Entities.
  • Work collaboratively with; other audit groups, the Technology & Operations groups to review continuous control assurance processes and to ensure that audit issues are resolved on a timely basis as reflected under the issue tracking system.
  • Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with key stakeholders ensuring they get maximum value from the audit engagement work.
  • Provide consulting or advisory services, which are consistent with our role to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes while maintaining objectivity and independence.
  • Work with management to ensure that appropriate action plans are developed to address identified control deficiencies, and to ensure that corrective actions are implemented in a timely manner.
  • What do you need to succeed?


  • You have a minimum of 5 years of internal or external audit experience, including distributed application experience in a large corporate organization, with a focus in big data analytics and audit management.
  • You have demonstrated commentary writing and documentation skills, with the ability to knowledge transfer your expertise in order to develop staff.
  • Proven understanding of auditing principles and techniques, including excellent planning and organization skills and the ability to deal with complex issues.
  • Undergraduate degree and you have obtained your Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation.
  • Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of the regulatory environments within the Financial Services industry
  • Educational focus in one of the following areas: Computer Science, Mathematics, Data Sciences and Engineering.
  • Others designations such as CPA, CA, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, ITIL, MCSE, CCNA, would be an asset.
  • What’s in it for you?

    We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits and competitive compensation.
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Opportunities to do challenging work and to be immersed in new technologies being leveraged by the bank.
  • Lead a high performing team.
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    City: Toronto
    Address: 20 King St W, 11th Floor
    Work Hours/Week: 37.5
    Work Environment: Office
    Employment Type: Permanent
    Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
    Pay Type: Salary + Variable Bonus
    Required Travel (%): 0
    Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
    People Manager: No
    Application Deadline: 01/21/2021
    Platform: Internal Audit Services
    Req ID: 307806
    Ad Code(s): None

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