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Internal auditor – Credit audit specialist

Downtown Montreal
Banking | Accounting | #3917
Permanent | English
Differentiating elements
  • Growing Environment
  • Professional Development
  • Recognition
  • Stable Environment
  • Structured Environment
  • Teamwork

About the employer

Our client is a renowned international bank that cares about its investors and employees worldwide. It offers structured workplaces and professional careers. It is also proud to contribute to developing the skills of its experts and enriching their knowledge.

Benefits: Modern offices - Rooftop terrace - Games and social media rooms - Amazing cafeterias - Dynamic and collaborative teams - Professional development valued - Active internal mobility for career advancement - Management that recognizes good work - Great collaboration between teams - Stable environment, and structured environment - Volunteer and recreational programs - Eco-friendly commuting activities - 4 weeks vacation - Flexible schedule and remote work options - Life and health insurance from day one - RRSPs - Employee assistance program - Home and auto insurance promotions - Remote work allowances - Competitive salary

Your responsibilities in a few words!

Comply with the professional standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) as well as US and Canadian regulatory requirements – Participate in the planning of each audit, including meetings with relevant business and functional managers, review changes or events impacting the business, acquire in-depth knowledge of the business, revise/improve the audit work program, and define the scope by adopting a risk-based approach – Carry out audit assignments by examining key processes, associated risks, planned controls, effective controls, identify gaps and draw conclusions. Prepare working papers to support conclusions and recommendations – Participate in the closure of regulatory recommendations by providing in-depth analysis and documentation – Assess risks to audit units after each assignment – Organize quarterly risk monitoring meetings with senior management – Investigate significant incidents or cases of fraud when necessary – Collaborate on specific projects aimed at improving audit methodology and practices.

Your assets for this position!

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or business administration

Minimum 15 years' experience, including at least 8 years in financial institutions

An MBA or CPA designation would be an asset.

Internal auditor certification (CIA) or CFA would also be an advantage

Excellent command of written and spoken French and English

Very good knowledge of auditing standards and practices

Excellent analytical and synthesis skills

A good understanding of accounting standards such as IFRS and US GAAP, particularly with regard to the valuation of provisions

Excellent understanding of Global Banking products, Front to Back, as well as banking practices in credit risk management

Excellent knowledge of compliance standards set by external regulatory bodies in Canada and the United States

Excellent negotiation skills

Ability to maintain professional relations with auditees and interact effectively with the various stakeholders

Strong awareness of risks and controls, and knowledge of risk assessment methodology
Credit Risk
- Excellent knowledge of key US and Canada regulations impacting the Global
- Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, presentation), interpersonal skills,
strong facilitation, and interviewing skills
- Excellent negotiation skills
- Ability to maintain effective relations between auditors and auditees, and interact
effectively with different stakeholders
- Strong risk and control awareness, and knowledge of risk assessment
- Strong expertise utilizing advanced functions in Spreadsheet (i.e., Excel), and data
- Strong organizational skills
- Strong ability to work in a team: liaise with other bank departments and adapt to
new situation and approaches
- Ability to maintain his or her skills and expertise through continuing training on
the important changes in the profession and the banking industry
- Excellent ethical behavior


An ideal opportunity for an ambitious, inquisitive, collaborative, autonomous person who wants to evolve in a dynamic environment. Reporting to the VP & Compliance, a fair, responsive and professional manager, you will play a key role in assisting the Global Internal Audit (IGNA) team of highly skilled staff performing risk-based inspection engagements to assess the effectiveness of the governance framework that supports compliance risk management. Do you think you’re the right manager for this position offering great latitude and superb auditing responsibilities? Apply here to learn more about this role.

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