Senior Internal Auditor, Assumption Life; Moncton

Accounting / Finance



About the role

The Internal Audit Service is an independent and objective activity that provides Assumption Life with assurance on the degree of control over its operations. The Service provides advice on process improvement, efficiency, compliance, and policy and focuses on assessing the controls in place to mitigate risks.

The incumbent of this position will be responsible for developing plans to perform accounting, financial, operational and compliance audits with the objective of assisting Assumption Group managers in fulfilling their responsibilities and ensuring that they are fully accountable in addition to informing the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. The individual will also need to demonstrate the potential and interest to progress within the role to manage the team and the workload.


  • Establish the annual and triennial work plan of the Internal Audit Service (based on a risk analysis of the Company)
  • Coordinate the work of team members and other lines of business (compliance and risk management) and communicate expectations with the managers involved
  • Participate in financial, operational, IT and compliance audits by defining potential risks and impacts and proposing practical solutions
  • Follow and comply with the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the internal audit department of the Company and, document findings as part of the Service's quality program
  • Present results, findings, conclusions and recommendations to managers and the Audit Committee
  • Performance review and supervision of team work
  • Ensure follow-up by managers in response to recommendations made during previous mandates and communicate updates to the Audit Committee
  • Assist the external auditors in their audit of financial statements at the end of the year
  • Act as a consultant / business partner to the Company's lines of business in various situations
  • Management of the team operational budget


  • CPA designation
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in auditing, compliance and / or in the insurance industry
  • Good knowledge of internal audit international standards
  • Ability to exercise professional judgment and make decisions
  • Strong sense of leadership, autonomy and diplomacy
  • Organizational skills, time management, planning and problem solving
  • Initiative, business acumen and strength of proposal
  • Ability to develop and maintain business relationships with various stakeholders
  • Analytical skills, critical thinking and attention to detail
  • Dynamism, professionalism and ability to work in a team
  • Superior skills in oral and written communication (French and English)

To Apply

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We invite you to submit your application online by January 11, 2019.