ID# 19-1975 Location: Edmonton, AB
Working from Edmonton, Athabasca, or Calgary and reporting administratively to the Vice President, Finance and Administration, and functionally to the Chair of the Audit Committee, the Chief Internal Auditor is responsible for the development and management of a broad, comprehensive program of internal audit at Athabasca University. As AU continues to implement their Strategic Plan Imagine across all aspects of Athabasca University, the Chief Internal Auditor will be energized by change and transformation and will be integral in seeing the Plan successfully realized.
With passion and a strong knowledge of internal auditing and risk management, the Chief Internal Auditor (CIA) provides independent, objective assurance, advisory, and investigative services to assist Athabasca University management and the Board of Governors in the effective discharge of their responsibilities. Aligned and in support of the University’s overall mission, this critical role will assist the University to accomplish its goals and objectives through a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving risk management, control, compliance, and governance processes.
The CIA directs the daily operations of the Internal Audit Office, in accordance with the Internal Audit Charter and the Institute of Internal Auditor’s (IIA) International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
This position performs all aspects of the audit process, including planning, fieldwork, reporting and follow-up as well as providing recommendations for improving accountability, performance, and efficiency of operations. The incumbent provides independent objective advice, assurance, and consultation designed to improve operations and internal controls.
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