Manager, Audit Analytics

Date: August 20, 2019

Company: Wawanesa Mutual Insurance

Wawanesa Mutual Insurance is one of the largest property and casualty insurers in Canada with $3 billion in annual revenues and assets of more than $9 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, founded in 1896 with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon, and Wawanesa Life, which distributes life insurance products and services throughout Canada. With over 3,500 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves over two million policyholders through nine regional offices and 41 service offices in Canada and the United States.  Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy.
We are currently looking for dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in an environment that welcomes change and are looking for an opportunity for diverse experience, advancement on a growing team.

Job Overview

Our Internal Audit Department is continuously working towards enhancing audit services in support of new strategic initiatives. These initiatives have led to rapid company growth and the creation of new roles within the Internal Audit Department at our Executive Office. We are seeking experienced candidates who are interested in joining a team of motivated and skilled audit professionals. If you want to be challenged and offered opportunities to grow, consider this the next exciting and challenging step in your career


Under general guidance and minimal supervision of the Vice President, Internal Audit, the Manager, Audit Analytics is responsible for developing and implementing the function’s audit analytics strategy related to the enterprise-wide execution of operational, financial, information technology, consulting, and regulatory compliance audits, in support of the organization’s strategic goals and initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership, mentorship and development to the Internal Audit analytics team.
  • Manages and conducts complex and detailed audit analytic programs in support of operational, financial, information technology, consulting, and regulatory compliance audits.
  • Manages and oversees the work of the audit analytics team and partners closely with the Internal Audit leadership team to provide technical insight in the execution of audit engagements.
  • Manages a team of audit professionals inclusive of hiring, training and evaluating direct reports.
  • Plans, prioritizes, and manages audit analytic projects and adapts to address resource challenges.
  • Develops, evaluates, reviews, and recommends audit analytic processes, procedures and standards.
  • Performs complex audit analytic procedures and approves final work programs and results.
  • Identifies, develops, and recommends improvements to audit analytic capabilities, including the implementation of continuous auditing procedures.
  • Communicates the results of audit analytics using written reports and dashboards to the Internal Audit leadership team and external stakeholders.
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with senior leaders and key internal stakeholders.
  • Participates in the annual risk assessment and provides input into the development of the audit plan.
  • Pursues professional development and identifies development opportunities for the audit analytics team.
  • Leads Internal Audit analytics representation on project teams and at management meetings.
  • Performs or delegates other duties as assigned by the Vice President, Internal Audit.


  • Minimum 7 years practical experience performing data analysis and/or developing analytical processes, including 3 years in a leadership role.
  • Post-secondary degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, engineering, physics or other related field.
  • Insurance related experience, or commitment to obtaining the CIP designation.
  • Proficiency with advanced functions in Microsoft Excel is required.
  • Proficiency with SQL query development is required.
  • Experience with Oracle SQL, PL/SQL, SQL*Plus, and SQL Developer is considered an asset.
  • Proficiency with data processing using VBA or R is considered an asset.
  • Proficiency with ACL or Idea software is considered an asset.
  • Professional audit designation (CIA, CISA, or CFE) is considered an asset.
  • Excellent leadership skills, including the ability to motivate and engage high performing teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to prepare clear and concise reports with a tone and style appropriate for senior leaders.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, including the ability to manage and execute multiple complex projects within require timelines and expectations.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with latitude for initiative and judgement.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with highly sensitive and confidential information.


Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful, challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals. Our employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, goal achievement plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan).  Wawanesa provides a stable and rewarding environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.

If you are interested in this exciting, challenging position with Wawanesa, apply today with your Resume:

Accommodations are available as needed for all applicants.

Senior Data Analytics and IT Internal Auditor

Date: August 8, 2019

Company: ATCO


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Are you a talented, motivated individual who thrives in an environment powered by entrepreneurial spirit and an inspired vision for the future? We want you on our team!



ATCO is a diversified global corporation delivering comprehensive solutions and service excellence in Structures & Logistics (workforce housing, innovative modular facilities, construction, site support services, and logistics and operations management); Energy Infrastructure (electricity generation, transmission, and distribution; natural gas transmission, distribution and infrastructure development; energy storage and industrial water solutions; and electricity and natural gas retail sales); Transportation (ports and transportation logistics); and Commercial Real Estate. ATCO is community-based with global reach and, over the course of our 70-year history, we’ve worked in more than 100 countries developing reliable integrated solutions. Our history has been shaped by imagination, courage, perseverance, and integrity – qualities that we seek in all potential employees. To learn more about what makes ATCO a one of a kind employer click here to see all that we have to offer.



Under the direction and leadership of the Senior Manager, Technology Audit, we are seeking a Full-time, Permanent Senior Data Analytics and IT Internal Auditor to join our Internal Audit and Internal Controls departments in Edmonton, AB. The Senior Data Analytics and IT Internal Auditor is responsible for planning and executing data analytics activities undertaken by the Internal Audit department and information technology (IT) related audits. The responsibilities related to data analytics include performing fraud-related data analysis projects, assisting other members of Internal Audit in the application of data analytics, and using data analysis techniques to support ATCO’s business objectives. The incumbent is also responsible for planning and executing audits, working in partnership with corporate information technology and cybersecurity functions and ATCO’s business to address risks and improve business processes.



  • Plans and executes data analytics for projects with a focus on fraud detection; adequacy of controls; compliance with corporate policies, procedures and regulatory requirements; and improvements in the effectiveness of business operations.
  • Prepares documentation of the data analytics performed to provide a complete audit trail for all phases of work - acquisition and cleansing/preparation of data, design and use of data analysis techniques, investigation and reporting of results.
  • Promotes greater use of data analytics within ATCO by educating members of the Internal Audit department as well as business management on the benefits of employing these techniques.
  • Develops innovative reporting techniques that allow customers to explore the underlying data interactively (e.g. dashboards, visualization).
  • Evaluates risks faced by ATCO in an Oracle cloud environment where there are multiple participants providing computing services to the organization and controls are less visible
  • Evaluates risks and controls associated with the provision of IT services by multiple third-party service providers
  • Provides advisory services to IT management and ATCO businesses regarding systems and application design, architecture, implementation and upgrade, contracts with third-party service providers, and the digital modernization of ATCO’s engagement with customers
  • Evaluates the architecture of ATCO’s proposed IT infrastructure and works with management to ensure that technologies and services are integrated with corporate strategy
  • Evaluates risks and opportunities associated with the introduction of new technologies, such as analytics, robotics, artificial intelligence and blockchain, into ATCO’s business and technology environment
  • Performs data analysis as requested by business management and participates in confidential investigations as directed by Internal Audit management.
  • Assists the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) and Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in the development of appropriate IT processes and controls by providing professional, expert advice on the interpretation of policies and procedures and industry best practices for management controls and IT operations.
  • Develops data analytic standards, strategies and procedures in support of audits, investigations and fraud detection projects.



  • Excellent knowledge of risk management principles and methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to stay abreast of a rapidly changing technology landscape
  • Proven experience in developing substantive and control-based audit plans
  • Knowledge of Institute of Internal Auditors standards
  • Able to clearly articulate identified problems and findings to auditee senior management and facilitate problem resolution
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to see the big picture and interpret and assess the short- and long-term impacts of actions and strategies
  • Strong pattern recognition, predictive modelling and investigative skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to develop relationships easily and effectively across a broad range of internal and external parties
  • High level of personal integrity and standard of conduct



  • Minimum 7 years of audit experience either in public practice and/or industry with at least 3 years of data analytics experience
  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Accounting, Finance, Operations Management, or Engineering
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) would be an asset



  • Strong knowledge of IT standards such as NIST, NERC-CIP and Cloud Security Alliance
  • Knowledge of Python, R, PowerBI, SAS, SPSS, Tableau, Hadoop or other data analysis, statistical packages and visualization tools is also beneficial
  • Strong working knowledge of Arbutus, ACL or IDEA is required.
  • Working knowledge of Oracle and SQL is beneficial


We would like to thank everyone for their application; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.


Final candidates will be required to undergo a Security Clearance Check.


ATCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


For more details about the position and to apply, please follow this link to the job posting on ATCO’s website.