Stantec System

Senior, Information Technology (IT) Auditor

Location CA-AB-Edmonton | US-CO-Broomfield
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/23/2018 5:54 PM)
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Financial Services

Your Opportunity

We're active members of the communities we serve. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. Our work—engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics, from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN. Visit us at or find us on social media.


Stantec’s Internal Audit department is evolving and growing to meet the company’s assurance  needs.  Internal Audit team members have the opportunity to make a difference in improving Stantec’s business and financial processes.  We have a well-established SOX program which offers an excellent opportunity to learn the major financial reporting processes of the company.  We also have an evolving internal audit program which provides opportunities to learn about other key areas of Stantec’s business.  Those services are delivered within a dynamic company - recent exciting developments include continued domestic growth and expansion into international markets. 



Your Duties

We are seeking a Senior IT Auditor who will perform Information Technology (IT) and Financial Audits to assess the design adequacy and operating effectiveness of controls in place to manage the risks and internal controls related to Stantec’s Information Systems/Technology environment. This position reports to the Director, IT Audit.



The incumbent is responsible for:

  • Conducting IT related audit projects, preparing audit reports, presenting audit findings to management and negotiating action plans to appropriately mitigate risk. These projects will identify business and information technology risks and includes the following type of reviews:
  • IT General Controls, Application, Infrastructure reviews
  • IT Risk assessments
  • IT process testing associated with the Company’s Sarbanes-Oxley initiative
  • Information Security & IT Compliance audits
  • Pre /Post Implementation reviews
  • Developing audit programs and testing controls to address specific areas of risk identified
  • Coordinating IT audit with external auditors to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance
  • Participating`- in the development of new audit processes and ongoing process improvements, while leveraging technology to gain efficiencies and maximize audit scopes.
  • Providing assistance to internal audit staff through the usage of Data Analytics to develop continuous auditing techniques
  • Advising management on business controls impacted by financial and information technology through direct interaction and as a member of various project teams and committees.
  • Performing implementation reviews for new or modified financial application systems and IT technology.
  • Making recommendations regarding improving IT and financial controls using a risk based approach.
  • Assisting in the performance of audit investigations and assignments as required by the Director, IT Audit or the Chief Audit Executive.

Your Capabilities and Credentials


  • (3-5) year’s experience in IT Auditing.
  • Expert Knowledge of auditing application systems; Oracle Financials/JDE a plus
  • Knowledge of Data Analytics techniques and project management techniques and practices.




  1. Bachelor’s Degree - in MIS, Computer Science, Finance or Accounting; as well as the CISA designation.
  2. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation.
  3. Experience in conducting audit reviews with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and work toward strict deadlines
  4. Excellent interpersonal, interviewing, analytical and problem solving skills to address variable situations
  5. Knowledge of project management, systems design and/or computer programming, and functional knowledge of systems software, database systems and ITGCs.
  6. Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to read and analyze data effectively and to write cogent reports on audit findings with sound recommendations for improvement
  7. Expert skills in auditing techniques and practices.


  1. Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Designation
  2. Fortune 500 experience or Public Accounting preferred
  3. Knowledge of ACL (Audit Command Language), and SQL.
  4. Hands-on experience with Databases Management Systems, Information Security, UNIX, Windows

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