Senior Auditor - to support the ongoing audit of the TSYS integration program throughout F2024. - 32250

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jan 15, 2024
Job End Date: Jan 14, 2025
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 134020
Location: Toronto


Location Address: 44 King Street W – hybrid – 3 days in office – Mon + 2 days of their choosing

Contract Duration: 1 year contract – potential for extension

Story Behind the Need:

Business Group: IT Applications and Data Management Audit

Project: To support the ongoing audit of the TSYS integration program throughout F2024.


• Execute assigned audit activities independently as a team member under the direction of the Officer-In-Charge (OIC) on assignments. This includes completion of audit testing, discussions with management and documentation of work performed.

• Executes, plans, and reports on the assigned audit projects. Obtains a thorough understanding of the business/unit/process and associated risks, develops a risk-based audit plan/procedures, and schedules timing and resources.

• Delivers end-to-end process of the execution of the audit, and ensures nature and extent of testing is appropriate to support the objective, scope and overall opinion. Completes timely review of workpapers, ensures internal control weaknesses are clearly documented with recommendations addressing the root cause and are timely communicated to management.

• Ensures audit results are gathered, determine the root cause of the problem and the associated impact and report accordingly. Review/edit reports and summarize issues. Present an overview of the audit results and findings to line management.

• Ensures audit reports are written to a consistent high standard and are finalized within established department metrics.

• Execute agreed upon procedures for specific projects or investigations of a low to moderate complexity and/or confidential nature. May assist other audit staff in more complex projects that Audit may be requested to perform. Plan, document and seek agreement in advance to the project approach and confirm conclusions upon completion in writing.

• Act primarily as Team Participant or in some cases act as OIC on assignments of low to medium complexity for assigned projects, processes and units.

• Ensure Scotiabank standards and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Code of Ethics are maintained in completion of all assignments.

• Manage self-development by confirming/communicating job expectations, identifying mentors/coaches and enquiring about training needs, ensuring timely completion of performance appraisals and manages assigned staff.

Must haves:

1) 8+ years of hands-on IT applications and/or IT general controls auditing experience

2) CISA certification

3) Proficient in auditing IT processes general controls (ITGC), application, data, third-party, technology controls and Project audits.

4) Proficient at applying risk-based auditing standards, practices, techniques, processes and methodologies to the performance and review of audits.

5) Working knowledge of the operations and regulatory environments of each of the audit units globally, as required for specific areas of assigned responsibility.

Nice to have:

• FI experience

• Big 4 accounting firms experience (PwC, EY, KPMG, Deloitte)

Education and Certifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in IT, business, accounting, related discipline, or equivalent education/experience.

• CISA required

• CRISC/CPA an asset