Manager Internal Audit
Montreal, Quebec, Canada - H3A 2R7

What is the Opportunity?

At Ovivo, you will have the chance to expand your skills and professional experience while collaborating with worldwide experts in water treatment. As a Manager, Internal Audit, you will be able to use your analytical and detail-oriented skills in an international context 18 countries.

Joining Ovivo means being part of a global team of innovative and passionate professionals who are committed to preserving water, our planet's most critical resource. It also means combining our efforts and talents towards a more sustainable future - together.

The role is based at the head office located in downtown Montreal and we enjoy a flexible hybrid work model with two days a week at the office.

Job Summary

Ovivo is looking for a Manager, Internal Audit to join our team. This individual will provide their technical expertise in critically reviewing auditing activities and internal controls with the intention of process improvement and formulating recommendations that address risk, operational and strategic concerns. Reporting directly to the VP Accounting, this role is a key contributor to robust corporate governance.

Ovivo previously had an Internal Audit function when publicly traded but subsequently abandoned it after privatization. Considering the growth of the company over the past years we want to reintroduce an Internal Audit function to ensure and confirm the right level of controls around the organization. The incumbent will be the only person in the internal audit function.

What is the Role?

  • Implementing an Internal Audit Function
    • Make an assessment of the documentation available around the organization;
    • Support development of documentation for key business process within the operations and identify key controls that needs to be in place;

  • Audit Planning and Delivery:
    • Support development and subsequent maintenance and review of the Internal Audit Plan ensuring alignment with strategic objectives;
    • Coordinate and/or complete audits according to the Internal Audit Plan and in collaboration with internal stakeholders;
    • Provide reporting to management on assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of the processes for controlling its activities and managing its risks in the areas set forth under the Internal Audit Plan
    • Follow up on internal audit recommendations to ensure issues are being addressed by management within an appropriate time frame;
    • Plan audit projects based on a risk assessment;
    • Identify, prioritize, and evaluate the major risks;
    • Prepare audit reports that adequately communicate the findings of the audit.

  • Internal Control and Audit Practices:
    • Evaluate the adequacy of the system of internal control to achieve control objectives encompassing:
      • Reliability of financial and management information and reporting;
      • Compliance with laws, regulations, policies, plans, and contracts;
      • Effectiveness and efficiency of operations;
      • Assess risk tolerance levels for internal areas and ensure adequate controls are in place to reduce risk;
      • Investigate audit observations to identify root cause of control deficiencies;
      • Appraise financial controls, reporting systems, and compliance processes;
      • Perform testing on the effectiveness of disclosure controls and procedures.

  • Leadership and Collaboration:
    • Perform special assignments of a consulting nature at the request of management that are within the competence of the skill set of the resources of Internal Audit;
    • Remain current with, and contribute to, strategic priorities, governance and risk management processes, business operations, and risk environment, as well as changing regulations and emerging risks;
    • Communicate with and engage stakeholders in a diplomatic manner, in discussions of audit observations, risks, and recommendations.

* The position requires to travel abroad on a occasional basis.

Does this sound like you?

  • CPA designations is an asset;
  • 10 years of related experience, ideally in internal audit;
  • Participation to the implementation of an Internal audit process, a key asset;
  • Public company experience, a strong asset;
  • Expert understanding of audit processes and practices;
  • Equivalent combination of the above may be appropriate.

Don't meet every single requirement? If you carry a strong sense of ownership and teamwork in everything you do, we'd like to hear from you either way.

Why work at Ovivo?

  • A varied job in an international work environment.
  • Benefits plan including a RSP with employer contribution, a health spending account and telemedicine.
  • Reimbursement of public transportation fares.

At Ovivo we are committed to providing working environments where everyone is included and treated fairly and with respect.

Dive in - Apply Today! Let's change the future of water together.

About Ovivo

Ovivo is a global provider of equipment, technology, and systems producing among the purest water and treating some of the most challenging wastewater in the industry. Ovivo is a powerful global brand with renowned trademarks, possessing more than 150 years of expertise and references in water treatment, supported by its proprietary products, advanced technologies, and extensive system integration knowhow. Ovivo delivers conventional to highly technological water treatment solutions for the industrial and municipal markets and leverages its large installed base of equipment around the world to offer parts and services to its customers. Ovivo is dedicated to innovation in an industry that is in constant evolution and offers water treatment solutions that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and environmentally sustainable.

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