Internal Audit Lead
Candidate expectations:Looking at candidates with 6 plus years of experience in Internal audit
Candidates role:Plans financial, regulatory, compliance or operational reviews/audits.
Coordinates work with Risk, Legal & Compliance and other control-related activities and with others
within Internal Audit.
Conducts risk assessments and identifies controls in place to mitigate identified risks.
Performs audit procedures to verify that controls are operating through testing and interviewing
Analyses and concludes on effectiveness and efficiency of control environment.
Identifies control gaps and opportunities for improvement.
Documents the results of audit work in accordance with audit department and the Institute of Internal
Auditors (IIA) standards.
Prepares timely audit reports for executive management, the Audit Committee and the Board of
Acts as primary client liaison within Internal Audit for one or more VPs / division heads.
Assess, evaluate and promote compliance to internal policies.
Contributes, as appropriate, in the year-end financial audit with the external auditor.
Provides advice on internal control and participates in enhancing internal audit standards and practices
Researches new or technical subjects when required to support audits (e.g. Basel III, OSFI Guidelines,
market risk, financial instruments, etc.)
Provide feedback on performance of Internal Auditors, on audit assignments, as applicable.