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Internal Audit Director - Risk Assurance Services

Edmonton, AB
Full Time
5 days ago

Line of Service



Not Applicable


Conduct and Compliance

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career within Internal Audit services, will provide you with an opportunity to gain an understanding of an organisation's objectives, regulatory and risk management environment, and the diverse needs of their critical stakeholders. We focus on helping organisations look deeper and see further considering areas like culture and behaviours to help improve and embed controls. In short, we seek to address the right risks and ultimately add value to their organisation.

Important point(s) to consider

Putting the safety of our people and clients first as we look to a hybrid future: The health, well-being and safety of our colleagues, clients, and communities is our number one priority. Vaccinations have proven to reduce the risk of COVID-19. Effective Friday, October 1, 2021, PwC Canada requires all partners, staff, contractors and visitors to be fully-vaccinated when entering a PwC location, subject to applicable legal exemptions. At PwC, the future ways of work will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual, allowing choice and flexibility to explore new ways of working and collaborating. Read this press release for further details .

What you'll create and do

As a Director, you'll lead a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for managing business development initiatives and activities focused on the Edmonton marketplace.
  • Collaborating with our national internal audit teams to drive strategic initiatives in the Edmonton marketplace  
  • Managing client relationships and engagements, including planning, executing and reporting on client projects
  • Mentoring, developing and coaching junior team members
  • Providing formal and informal training to maintain employees' technical skills in internal audit and internal controls
  • Generating high quality client deliverables involving direct liaison with Partners and external clients
  • Monitoring engagement economics (e.g. budgets vs. actual efforts, billing)

  • What you'll bring to this role

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences, developing and coaching diverse teams, and ensuring diverse perspectives are heard
  • Passion for business development and growing a practice
  • Exceptional commitment to providing excellent client service, by building and maintaining productive relationships with both internal and external clients
  • Proven success with developing and maintaining strong relationships, with a focus on supporting business development and growth
  • Extensive experience working in project based environments such as with significant business transformations, system implementations, internal audit services, value for money and contract compliance.  
  • Prior experience within a consulting or advisory role (or capable to work in a consulting/audit environments and project-based work) 
  • Significant experience conducting risk assessments and evaluation of controls experience including related to IT systems, Financial and Operational audits 
  • Practical implementation experience with respect to ERM programs
  • CPA,CIA, CISA or other relevant professional designation 
  • Keen on creating a strategic direction/vision for the group and manifest that in objectives and initiatives
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including experience presenting in a business context 
  • Highly capable to write formal reports and proposals
  • Bilingual proficiency in English and French considered an asset

  • A point to consider:

  • Security Clearance is required for many of our public sector projects.  Prior to applying, please review the Government of Canada website to ensure you meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a minimum of reliability status clearance. Having security clearance or the ability to obtain security clearance is considered an asset.

  • Why you'll love working for PwC 

    At PwC, we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. Discover a life that works for you with our diverse, inclusive and flexible culture. To learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, please visit:

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