General Auditor

City(s): Montreal, QC


Published: June 19, 2023
Type: Full time
Position to fulfill: 1

The General Auditor's mandate is to develop and apply the practice of internal auditing, the aim of which is to optimize resources, improve processes in a context of operational efficiency, and evolve a framework of effective governance and internal controls. The Internal Auditor will independently and impartially audit operations and compliance with policies established and approved by management. This person will also provide a wide range of services to the whole company to improve operations and add value for money.  


Assigned responsibilities

  • Conduct professionally directed audits by providing a systematic and unbiased approach designed to evaluate and enhance the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes;
  • Centralize and govern all corporate policies, while coordinating the issuance of various policies to provide a robust and agile governance framework;
  • Adapt existing policies and internal procedures following audits;
  • Apply knowledge of internal control concepts and experience to plan, execute, manage and report assessments of corporate processes, areas and functions.
  • Evaluate and suggest improvements to procedures;
  • Work closely with the CFO on special projects.


Success factors

  • Business degree with a recognized accounting designation OR formal training and experience combined with proven ability and performance;
  • At least six (6) years' experience in internal auditing. Other relevant experience in the following areas will be considered: program evaluation, performance measurement monitoring, business process design or redesign, external audit or management.
  • Experience in project management;
  • Hybrid mode position possible (2 days per week in Saint-Laurent, 3 days telecommuting). When required, available to travel across Canada.
  • Adaptability: Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with staff at all levels and within any department, environment and culture;
  • Communication skills: Fluency in oral and written communication, ability to present sensitive findings to management, and presentation skills to prepare required documents, including audit reports and issue analyses, and present findings;
  • Know how to apply various audit, risk management and consultation methods, as well as techniques and methods for analyzing issues and problems, determining cause-and-effect relationships, and finding concrete solutions;
  • Be able to build consensus in achieving results directly or through staff work teams;
  • Be able to evaluate the effectiveness of decisions and the application of control and management processes;
  • Demonstrate innovation, creativity, flexibility, curiosity and interpersonal skills;
  • Customer service orientation and team spirit;
  • Act with discernment and resolution.


  • Quebec company of national scope;
  • Opportunity for growth in an expanding company;
  • Work environment stimulated by innovation;
  • Full range of social benefits*;
  • Group RRSP*;
  • Flexible hours and teleworking (depending on the position);
  • Competitive salaries;
  • Sick days*.

*Some conditions apply.

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