Manager, Internal Audit and Advisory Services

Rogers Communications

Rogers Communications

Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023

Our Rogers Finance team is at the core of our organization, supporting all of our projects across every line of business. By providing financial support and guidance, our teams rely on our Finance partners to help make strategic, data-driven decisions that will have an impact on our growth and profitability for years to come.

Our Finance team is growing and is looking for like-minded thinkers who are passionate about telling stories through numbers to help take our investments in innovation to the next step. In turn, our Finance team is also committed to the growth and development of their team members. We offer advanced learning through Rogers Finance Transformation, support our colleagues in maintaining their professional designations, and offer a challenging work environment with fulfilling results to help balance both financial and business acumen.

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As a Manager, Internal Audit and Advisory Services you will lead and execute financial, operational and/or information technology (IT) general controls audits, on a risk assessed basis, across the Rogers organization in support of Rogers strategic priorities. This position will fit candidates who are curious, possess strong Operations/ Business Process audit experience, and has a strong desire in developing or advancing their knowledge of the Rogers organization’s business, IT, and/or accounting processes. Candidates must have strong organization skills, excellent communication skills, passionate about continuous learning, committed to producing high quality results and delivering excellent client service.

What you'll do:
This role has 4 key pillars of responsibility in the areas of audit management, relationship management, team development and strategic objectives. Detailed requirements are outlined below:

A) Audit Management:

1) Accountable for, leading, executing, and/or completing complex audit engagements identified in the risk based annual audit plan including support over the SOX 404 compliance program. Activities include but not limited to:

  • Effective and efficient planning, testing and evaluation of processes and controls relevant to business imperatives and/or financial reporting
  • Ensure engagement related deliverables (e.g., working papers, memos, and reports) are documented as per IIA standards, in line with Rogers’ methodology and GRC protocols.
  • Demonstrate appropriate level of technical and business knowledge to provide business/IT partners with value-added, pragmatic recommendations
  • Perform and/or enforce proper QA engagement review in support of established audit timelines.
  • Challenge status quo to drive continuous improvement over audit delivery, as applicable.
  • Perform other ad hoc tasks, as required

2) Responsible for managing the completion of concurrent engagements including prioritization of activities and resources to achieve team deliverables.
3) Support senior leadership in executing and delivering the engagements and work that meets established quality standards.
4) Responsible to keep leaders apprised of status and/or escalations.

Risk & Audit Committee Reporting / Findings Update
1) Manage and/or support the ELT/ARC reporting processes directly and/or manage team members to collect and document accurate and complete findings information in GRC in a timely manner.
2) Enforce the timely completion of quarterly and annual ELT/ARC reporting deliverables, as applicable.

B) Relationship Management – Individual must be able to foster an environment of open & honest communication, feedback & teamwork
1) Effectively manage end to end client interactions & relationships to identify risk, assess process and control effectiveness and identifying efficiencies
2) Ensure audit leaders are kept informed of audit work/issues throughout the engagement life cycle.
3) Build and strengthen relationships with Directors+ outside of engagement interactions.

C) Team Development – Work on leading and growing your team personally & professionally
1) Manage, mentor, and provide team members with timely feedback (positive and constructive) on performance and behaviour in support of team’s overall directive and desired behaviours.
2) Proactively identify training opportunities available to the team to support continuous knowledge increase for the team.
3) Establish, monitor, and complete one’s own and/or staff development plan(s) and/or performance reviews by the required timelines.
4) Foster an environment of open and honest communication and teamwork

D) Strategic Initiatives
1) Manage, lead and/or deliver on IA initiatives.
2) Stay informed on current, emerging & potential issues, trends & opportunities affecting our clients and team and actively share them with the team to strengthen team’s knowledge foundation

What you'll have:
• Proven ability to lead teams and promote team members’ growth development
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks with excellent organizational skills to deliver quality results within established timelines
• Solid ability to manage duties with minimal supervision demonstrating accountability, a strong sense of urgency and initiative in owning tasks to completion
• Strong interpersonal skills, including being able to build strong relationships, effective negotiating and influencing skills
• A proven team player that can interact and work with people of varied backgrounds and at different levels within the organization
• Flexible and willing to learn new ways, methods, and approaches
• Excellent analytical skills and creative approach to problem solving
• Excellent communication skills, including presentation and written communications
• Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations

Academic Credentials/Technical Skills:
• Hold a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Commerce majoring in Accounting or Finance, or other relevant degree; Professional Accounting, Auditing or other relevant designations preferred
• Minimum of 5+ years of auditing or relevant business experience
• Proficient with Microsoft suite including advanced knowledge of Excel and Visio.
• Strong knowledge of risk management frameworks (e.g., COSO, COBIT)
• Prior working experience with SOX, data analytics tools and business process mapping an asset.

As part of the recruitment process, the selected candidate will be required to complete a background check which includes credit and criminal checks.

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Finance & Accounting & Audit / Compliance
Requisition ID: 295156


What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Posting Notes: Corporate