Senior Analyst - Internal Controls

Toronto (ON) Remote Only
Opportunity Number: 2066649
EntertainmentFinance & Accounting
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English verbal and writtenCriminal Check at time of placement
Start PeriodDate Posted
Two weeks +Monday, November 22, 2021
Job Description

Our client, a public media company is looking to add a brand new role to their team. As the Senior Analyst, Internal Controls, you will be accountable for executing the NI52-109 internal controls compliance program across the organization. This includes the execution of ICFR and DC&P process walkthroughs with control owners and documentation of design and operating effectiveness testing. Responsibilities will also include assistance in evaluating and improving internal controls as part of ongoing Company initiatives to improve and modify business processes to meet changing business needs in a fast-paced environment. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious, self-motivated audit or controls professional looking to join a growing organization in the global entertainment space.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support the development of the annual internal controls plan and scoping activities;
  • Documentation of current business and internal control processes;
  • Assist in the execution of the established internal controls plan to ensure compliance with National Instrument 52-109, which includes walkthroughs of ICFR and DC&P processes, documentation of testing results (for design and operating effectiveness phases), identifying optimization opportunities for key controls, and recommendations for improvements to key processes;
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with business unit heads, finance personnel, and production accountants to communicate and provide guidance and training regarding internal controls documentation and testing requirements;
  • Assist in the development and documentation of new accounting and business policies;
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact on internal controls testing and documentation where there are organizational changes resulting from modifications to existing processes or acquisitions;
  • Identify and implement internal controls to mitigate potential or existing financial risks;
  • Support the preparation of internal controls reports;
  • Establish plan to implement missing controls and remediate failed controls with process owners;
  • Monitor remediation items to ensure for timely resolution and re-testing;
  • Identify synergy opportunities on standardizing key controls across a decentralized operating environment;
  • Effectively liaise and collaborate with external auditors and other advisors as needed.

Qualifications and Experience
  • CPA designation is required;
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in public accounting, internal audit and/or internal controls;
  • Must have relevant prior experience with National Instrument 52-109 or Sarbanes Oxley legislation (implementation experience is an asset but not required);
  • Must have a strong knowledge of audit methodologies, risk management practices and COSO framework;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent ability to interact with employees at all levels of the organization from clerk to senior management;
  • A self-starter and excellent team player with strong attention to detail and a focus on meeting deadlines;
  • Ability to prioritize, critically analyze, solve problems and where appropriate, escalate issues;
  • Strong decision-making and analytical skills
  • Must have Advanced Excel skills

Education and Certifications

Minimum education required: Bachelor's Degree

Please note this opportunity will be temporarily remote. Office location is Downtown Toronto. At this time we are only considering local candidates to the GTA as this role may be required to go onsite occasional in the future. If you have any questions regarding this role please reach out direct to

We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 2066649

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