• IT Audit Manager, Technology Risk Services

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    At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.


    Join the momentum. We are seeking an IT Audit Manager for our growing Technology Risk Services (TRS) team. Protecting businesses’ best interests, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our recognized Enterprise Risk team helps identify, evaluate and manage risk exposure to protect a company’s reputation and assets. Specifically, our TRS team identifies and addresses enterprise issues, improves business performance, and assists with IT governance and strategy, information security and privacy, IT controls evaluation, design and implementation, and control assurance and framework alignment.



    Performance Expectations

    • Develop solutions on a variety of engagements through collaboration with the team and clients
    • Actively manage, with a hands-on approach when required, small project teams for all aspects of an engagement (e.g. planning, budgeting, economics management, execution, reporting and closure)
    • Assess business processes and internal control frameworks across a range of industries and assist clients in identifying opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the processes and controls
    • Contribute to business development processes including research and analysis, writing and developing proposals as well as working with the engagement lead to develop tailored project plans and work programs
    • Analyze risk and process-related information and develop risk management frameworks and risk metrics
    • Synthesize fieldwork into well-written and concise reports/presentations
    • Design, write and execute CAATs using ACL Analytics 11 and/or IDEA 10
    • Plan, lead, conduct and close CSAE 3416 (SOC 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3) engagements
    • Lead and/or manage multiple complex engagements, from start to finish, to deliver the planned scope within agreed budgets and timelines
    • Identify and assess the risks, root causes, impacts and mitigation of information technology general controls (ITGC), business cycle controls (BCC) and application controls’ deficiencies
    • Write reports and present to internal staff and current and prospective clients including: Executive Summary, audit findings and recommendations on control deficiencies
    • Identify and proactively bring opportunities and solutions to the attention of Senior Managers and Partners
    • Continuously share knowledge and actively contribute to developing the TRS team’s knowledge base through taking part in learning and development opportunities, professional associations, industry groups and MNP thought leadership events
    • Work with companies across various industries, interact and develop relationships with clients and develop business process, IT process and risk management skills
    • Lead and/or conduct fieldwork including client interviews and workshops
    • Continue professional development to reinforce and expand your chosen career path
    • Lead, motivate, mentor, direct and manage team members


    • Hold a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Computer Science
    • A CISA, CRISC or CISSP Designation
    • Four (4) or more years of experience as an IT auditor for a public accounting firm or relevant IT risk management consulting and/or IT internal audit and business process improvement experience gained within a risk management or IT internal audit practice within a mid-size or large corporation
    • Possess a strong understanding of business, financial and IT audit risks
    • Relevant audit and internal controls experience
    • Possess knowledge and understanding of audit methodologies, system development methodologies, project management and IT control frameworks and standards, including CobiT, ITIL and ISO 27001/2
    • Ability to design, code and execute CAATs
    • Knowledge in various functional areas including but not limited to: budgeting, accounting, tax and auditing
    • Understand and have implemented internal controls frameworks including COBIT 5 and COSO (2013) framework
    • Understand the relationships between ITGC, application controls, use of service organizations and their impacts on the control environment over ICFR
    • Understand business, accounting and IT processes
    • Ability to audit the design, implementation, security, internal controls and post-implementation of ERPs (at least one) of: SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, Infor, Epicor, Lawson, QAD, Sage or equivalent
    • Highly desired skills and experience include
      • IT audit co-sourcing experience with internal audit
      • ISO 27001 certification
      • IT risk management
      • Financial statement audit

    Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
    • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
    • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
    • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others that make an impact and persuade their intended audience(s)
    • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service, proactively identifies client needs and creates strategies to proficiently serve clients
    • Business Development – looks for and seizes profitable business opportunities while focusing on the ability to gain increased presence in the community
    • Forward Thinking – anticipates the implications of situations, takes appropriate action as needed and prepares for possible contingencies
    • Agility with Change – initiates, sponsors and implements change by taking a facilitative catalyst role
    • People Management & Leadership – goal-driven leader who effectively manages self, others and teams to achieve goals
    • Coaching – takes responsibility for one’s own and team members’ performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals, promptly addresses performance issues, is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
    • Work Ethic – consistently performs to high quality standards, is dependable and has a constant drive to improve
    • Strategic Planning – analyzes the Firm’s competitive position by considering market and industry trends, existing and potential clients, and strengths and weaknesses of competitors
    • Research & Analysis – questions inconsistencies in information and generates workable solutions by analyzing, gathering and organizing relevant information
    • Stress Management – functions effectively when under pressure and maintains self-control in difficult situations
    • Initiative – highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision


    MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our MyRewards@MNP package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events, and professional development assistance.


    MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.



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