EY Senior Manager, Internal Audit in Montréal, Canada

Senior Manager, Internal Audit


Requisition # MON001PH

Post Date Sep 04, 2018

EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, advisory, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

Our Internal Audit (Risk) practice, a specialty group within Advisory Services, provides comprehensive advisory services through a suite of strategic, outsourcing, and industry-focused operational services to clients. These services help companies around the world evaluate and enhance their internal control and risk management functions including internal audit, as well as their key business processes. Our Advisory practice seeks a consummate team player with a strong work ethic and excellent consulting skills for the role of Senior Manager in Montreal. This professional will plan, lead and perform advisory engagements as a member of the management team and in accordance with the client's plan, risk management strategy and EY's methodologies.


  • Work with high-growth clients and other market leaders in all Sectors

  • Establish objectives and scope of work; establish the engagement budget; and take responsibility for the overall execution of the project through wrap-up and final report delivery, in compliance with EY quality requirements.

  • Lead internal audit engagements and risk assessments.

  • Manage and oversee Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) audit procedures of a complex nature, including establishing a top down risk based approach, and the proper nature, timing, and extent of procedures, and planning and coordinating SOX activities related to internal controls documentation and testing

  • Maintain a strong client focus by effectively serving client needs and developing productive working relationships with client personnel.

  • Stay abreast of current business and economic developments and new pronouncements/standards relevant to the client's business.

  • Display teamwork, integrity and leadership.

  • Work with team members to set goals and responsibilities for specific engagements.

  • Foster teamwork and innovation.

  • Utilize technology and tools to continually learn and innovate, share knowledge with team members and enhance service delivery.

  • Understand EY and its service lines.

  • Actively encourage team members to contribute ideas and identify potential opportunities to apply EY's services.

To qualify for this challenging and rewarding opportunity, candidates must have:

  • A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or a business-related field

  • A minimum of 8 years of related business experience in internal control and internal audit experience

  • Solid experience in Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR), including SOX, Bill 198, COSO 2013 and integrated audit

  • Experience in internal audit and good knowledge of IIA Standards required

  • Experience in enterprise risk management (ERM), data analytics and continuous control monitoring (CCM) and GRC considered an asset

  • CIA or CPA certification required

  • Bilingualism: strong written and verbal communication skills in both French and English

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated consistency in values, principles, and work ethic

  • Strong skills in project management and engagement management

  • Strong skills in leading a team of diverse employees

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.