Internal Auditor - Compliance (FIN217)

May 16 2019
Industries Energy
Categories Accounting, Finance, Certification / Audit
Longueuil, QC

Role and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director – Internal Audit, the Internal Auditor – Compliance will have the following main responsibilities:

  • Provide support for planning and executing financial compliance mandates (52-109 Regulation);
  • Interview employees and managers to gather information on processes, policies and procedures;
  • Analyze inherent and residual financial risks, identify key controls and compensatory controls;
  • Test internal controls with respect to financial information and to procedures for the communication of this information to ensure compliance with regulations;
  • Identify control weaknesses in systems and processes, evaluate their impact and make pragmatic recommendations to implement corrective measures to mitigate risks;
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency and cost-control;
  • Gather documents for audit files, including test results, and present them to managers;
  • Monitor the implementation of action plans;
  • Ensure audit methods evolve in order to improve the execution of mandates and to increase their efficiency from one quarter to another;
  • Participate as required in special projects and carry out all other related tasks.


  • Excellent organizational, planning and priority-management skills;
  • Analytical skills, attention to detail, critical thinking and ability to summarize;
  • Able to work under pressure with tight deadlines and managing several projects at the same time;
  • Results-oriented;
  • Work meticulously, with tact, discretion and discernment;
  • Have a positive attitude, strong interpersonal skills and ability for teamwork;
  • Be available for occasional travel (approximately 20% of the time).

Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration and accounting, training in internal audit and in-depth knowledge of best practices for internal controls;
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar position in a public company or a large accounting firm, with financial compliance experience (Sarbanes Oxley or 52-109);
  • Knowledge of IFRS, COSO framework and audit methods;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and comfortable with various accounting systems;
  • Recognized accounting designation (CPA, CIA, CISA), an asset;
  • Experience with IT audits, an asset;
  • Fluently bilingual (French and English), written and spoken; Spanish, an asset.

Company Profile

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. is a global player with an extensive and growing portfolio of assets in Canada, the United States, France, Chile and Iceland. The Corporation develops, acquires, owns and operates hydroelectric facilities, wind farms, solar parks and geothermal plants exclusively producing renewable energy.

Sustainable development producing positive social, environmental and economic results guides our actions. We are not only proud of the work we do, but also of the way we do it. Our many accomplishments and continued successes are made possible by our outstanding team of employees.

Innergex, a publicly traded corporation, has offices in Longueuil, Vancouver, Lyon and San Diego.

The chosen candidate will be based at the corporation's head office located in Longueuil, steps away from the Longueuil/Université de Sherbrooke metro station.

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