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Sr IT Auditor or IT Audit Manager in Toronto, ON at Inteqna

Date Posted: 2/26/2018

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Job Description

Are you a Sr IT Auditor or IT Auditor Manager looking for a new home in midtown GTA with up to 30% global travel ? (UK and US)

Seeking a dynamic environment with the opportunity to work across multiple platforms (Windows, MF, Linux, Unix) with a signification security focus ?

Inteqna Toronto is looking for am IT Auditor or IT Audit Manager to  ensure that key organizational and procedural internal controls are appropriate and operating effectively; and that policies are being complied with.

Reporting to the Senior IT Audit Manager, the IT Audit Manager is responsible for leading audits. This includes the execution of the planning, fieldwork and reporting of assigned audits within budgeted hours and timelines. This may require supervising assigned staff on the audits depending on the level skills and experience are assessed it.


  • Planning and conducting of audits in accordance with IIA’s generally accepted audit practices and procedures under the general guidance of a Supervisor 
  • Develop a working knowledge of the area being reviewed, ensure that the area complies with all relevant regulations, laws, and standards, be able to understand the impact and significance of audit findings, and be able to assist management in recommending corrective actions necessary to address the procedural weaknesses and improve the organizations controls
  • Collect, examine, analyze, and verify information about the organization's systems and processes by reviewing manuals, policies, reports (Management, Third-Party), financial information, and other written materials, and by interviewing organizational members, where required
  • Develop the Data Analytics performed on all audit engagements
  • Organize and schedule the audit activities to ensure that audits are completed on time
  • Prepare (or review) detailed audit working paper files, as documentation of audit testing, in accordance with Internal Audit Department (IAD) standards
  • Develop recommendations for changes to processes and systems that will minimize risk, improve performance and productivity
  • Prepare audit reports that accurately document the business process
  • Ensure the completeness and accuracy of all audit reports (including ensuring the findings are correctly stated in the reports)
  • Time reporting on a weekly basis
  • As assigned, on a quarterly basis complete “follow-up” testing of management action items established in previous audits
  • Coach less experienced team members and help them resolve problems
  • Develop working relationships with business units leaders (Managers), such as Operations, IT, Legal and Compliance, Finance, Risk Management and Actuarial
  • As assigned, install, modify, and keep current, the IA software suite of products such as Teammate, IDEA, and Xcellerator
  • As assigned, assist in conducting IT audit tests
  • As assigned, participate as one of Internal Audit’s representatives on strategic, operational and information systems projects or committees
  • As assigned, conduct or participate in on-site audits of North American or UK subsidiaries and Tahird Party Administrators
  • As assigned, participate in external audit assistance or other regulatory work assignments
  • As assigned, work on audit engagements, including Operational Audits, special projects (e.g. special reviews, consultations, and other assignments)
  • As assigned, perform Data Analytics or support on work assignments or special projects
  • As needed, perform the responsibilities/accountabilities of the Senior IT Auditor


  • Minimum university degree or community college diploma in computer science, information systems, business or a related field
  • Hold a CISA designation with a minimum 5 years of IT audit experience (preferably in the insurance / financial services industry); This experience should include risk based audit planning, execution, file completion, and reporting
  • Familiar with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Standards of Practice
  • Additional IT cerfificaitons such as CISSP, CISM, MCSE, or CCNA are desired
  • General understanding of regulatory environment in North America and the United Kingdom
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, specifically audit report writing and should be technically proficient with personal computing, Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), Visio
  • Must have experience working with a variety of technology platforms and must be familiar with performing network, operating system, application, database and technical audits
  • Must have knowledge working with security frameworks such as NIST Cybersecurity
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, RACF, and Top Secret will be an asset
  • Knowledge of Windows, Linux, z/OS, and AS/400 will be an asset
  • Knowledge of networks and firewall technologies will be an asset.
  • Knowledge of MS SQL, and DB2 databases will be an asset.
  • Knowledge of service-oriented architecture will be an asset.
  • Knowledge of cloud services will be an asset
  • Knowledge of the COBIT and ITIL frameworks will be an asset
  • Experience in application development and the software development life cycle will be an asset.
  • Experience with IDEA, ACL or similar data analysis software would be an asset
  • Experience with Xcellerator software would be an asset
  • Experience with TeamMate audit management software would be an asset
  • Must have strong risk assessment, evaluation and negotiation skills
  • Must have strong interpersonal, coaching and leadership skills
  • Must have excellent planning, project management and organizational skills
  • Must have an ability to travel, as required, within Canada, US and UK within 1-2 weeks’ notice
  • Professional designations e.g. CPA (CA, CGA, CMA), CIA, FLMI or equivalent will be an asset
  • Experience with operational audits an asset
  • Ability to travel up to 30% per year within North America and the United Kingdom (defined as onsite 6-8 weeks a year and could be up to 2 weeks in the UK, 1 week in the US)


Please apply directly online or submit your resume to Shawn Qureshi at

Inteqna would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.

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