Senior IT Auditor

Title: Senior IT Auditor
Subsidiary: Liberty Utilities
Department: Accounting & Finance & Audit
Location: Oakville, ON
Country: Canada
Zip/Postal Code: L6J 2X1


Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions. The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada. The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity. Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance. We believe that the provision of reliable, affordable utility services is fundamental to the fabric of society and our commitment to championing and investing in renewable energy makes us part of the global energy solution. We are on an incredible journey of transformation, growth and innovation to build and be part of something bigger than ourselves. We are seeking an experienced Senior IT Auditor to join us on this journey into the future, our future. If you have the ability to adapt to an accelerating pace of change into a world of imagined possibilities designed for the future, then we want you to join our team!

What's in it for you?

  • An opportunity to advance your career by using your thirst for knowledge and innovation to inspire you in staying ahead of the technology curve
  • Ability to use your self-starting drive to make an immediate impact on the daily efficiency of our team, and an enduring impact on the overall growth of our organization

We will need you to:

  • Contribute in the execution of the Internal Audit department's plans including IT audit projects and the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance program for IT general controls.
  • Collaborate on other audit projects in support of internal audit objectives and good governance practices all contributing to the achievement of the company’s initiative to mitigate threats and capitalize on opportunities.
  • Develop and execute IT testing and audit plans, as well as evaluate and interpret testing and audit results providing assurance for enterprise compliance requirements such as SOX, cyber security, or internal policies and procedures.
  • Provide support, advice and recommendations to IT process owners and management to improve IT process efficiency and IT control frameworks that ensure the mitigation of IT and business related risks.
  • Become a champion for all employees in the education and understanding of risks and the design and execution of controls that ensure company-wide objectives for compliance.
  • Participate in cyber security audits and project management audits including system implementations.
  • Actively build relationships with business management to become a leading, sought after trusted advisor.
  • Client centric focus working with key stakeholders to resolve issues and inquiries.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert to the organization on new initiatives and projects impacting risk, process and internal controls

Experience & Abilities you bring:

  • University - Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Certification/professional designation (e.g. CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience with information / cyber security and SAP or similar ERP systems
  • Solid understanding of control frameworks and standards like COSO, COBIT & NIST
  • Experience in energy and utilities industry is also considered an asset
  • Extensive knowledge of control frameworks and standards, comprehensive knowledge of cybersecurity and ERP systems
  • Sound understanding of IT architecture and deep knowledge of IT processes such as change management, operations, SDLC, project management and IAM

How to apply?

Fill your application online here.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honour this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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IT Audit Portfolio Manager - C04PZ4

Who We Are

It’s an exciting time to be at Canadian Tire, working for an iconic Canadian company that’s at the top of its game. The momentum we’ve generated in recent years with our commitments to customers, innovation, business results, and community has created an energy, enthusiasm, and engagement among our employees that is pushing us to new heights. And we’re on the lookout for talented people who share our vision and values, and want to join us in this journey.

What You'll Do

Reporting to the Associate Vice President of IT Audit, you will be responsible for effective management of the assigned IT audit portfolio which includes executing and reporting on multiple concurrent audit engagements resulting in improvements to the overall risk/control environment of Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC).


  • Act as a risk/control subject matter expert (SME) for Information Technology Infrastructure that includes technology infrastructure and systems, information & cyber security, technology systems including Cloud services as well as access and data related controls for CTC and outsourced technology environments
  • Contribute to CTC’s Internal Audit Services annual planning process ensuring suitable coverage of technology risk within the audit universe
  • Lead information technology process audits by developing and executing comprehensive audit plans that contain objectives, scope, deliverables, approach, resourcing and schedule
  • Conclude whether risks associated with information technology processes are appropriately managed through existence of effective controls. Ensure that audit conclusions and recommendations are properly supported by audit evidence and that the audit report content is clear, concise and supported by the audit work completed
  • Prepare and discuss audit findings with client and audit senior management; identifying significant issues in a business context, working with audit clients to identify and recommend feasible solutions
  • Collaborate with Operations and Finance audit teams on audits of significant CTC projects by addressing various system development and implementation risks
  • Assess and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of IT General controls
  • Identify weaknesses and recognize opportunities for IT General control enhancements and advise clients of best practices
  • Promote compliance to CTC policies and procedures, standards, and guidelines
  • Maintain a broad perspective on CTC clients' operations while retaining detailed knowledge concerning processes, policies, and procedures in order to audit operations across CTC


  • 7+ years of experience with IT auditing, information & cyber security, network management or IT operations management
  • University degree and auditing (CIA, CISA) or security (CISSP, GSEC) designation
  • Excellent knowledge of audit, project management, and system development methodologies such as Agile and DevOps
  • Solid working knowledge and application of IT and Information Security control frameworks, specifically COBIT and NIST
  • Experience in the assessment of threats and risks over IT processes and assets
  • Knowledgeable in IT and Information Security processes such as private and public cloud operations and architecture, enterprise architecture, secure application development, network management, threat & vulnerability management, and data protection
  • Knowledge of various industry regulations such as 52-109, PCI, PIPEDA, GDPR
  • Excellent relationship management, negotiating, time management, organization, planning, and process mapping skills
  • Well-developed influential skills to resolve situations when there can be distinct differences of opinion between the client and the auditor
  • Ability to negotiate mutually satisfactory compromises regarding audit findings with executive level clients when there can be multiple interests and underlying concerns to be interpreted and dealt with
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills sufficient to prepare and communicate audit reports dealing with facts and concepts for presentations to client executives and external auditors
  • Committed to providing a customer focus and valued added service
  • Developed business knowledge of retail industry practices
  • Detailed working knowledge of CTC’s business processes or business lines is considered an asset

Note: Due to the nature of the role, willingness to travel within Canada (<25%) and working overtime is required

As a condition of employment, this position is subject to the successful completion of the following Pre-employment conditions:
  • Reference Checks
  • Criminal Background Checks

How to apply

Fill your application online here.