Senior Auditor, Internal Audit

Job Description

We are Canada Life

Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.

You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.

Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.

Be your best at Canada Life.

We are looking for a Senior Auditor, Internal Audit to join our highly performing team.

Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Toronto, London, Winnipeg, with flexible work arrangement. 

What you will do

Reporting to the Manager of Internal Audit, the Senior Auditor will support the achievement of Internal Audit’s vision to provide bold insights for a company that delivers on its promises to customers by:

Performing audit planning, test program development, execution and reporting, including:

Identifying risk and assessing control adequacy

Recommending appropriate strategies to optimize risks, benefits and quality

Preparing audit reports for presentation to management

Managing budgets for assigned audits and communicating status

Participating in testing of financial controls and engagements that support our external auditors

Participating in professional practice and improvement initiatives

Cultivating business relationships and work collaboratively with other functional areas

Creating and maintaining a positive work environment

Seeking learning and development opportunities in line with organizational needs and personal aspirations.

What you will bring

Strong working knowledge of governance, risk, control frameworks and audit methodologies

Strong project management skills demonstrated by ability to complete multiple projects with competing priorities while meeting deadlines

Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, including experience delivering difficult messages and drafting formal audit reports

Self-motivation with a passion to learn and embrace new challenges

Strong analytical skills and ability to apply audit concepts in various functional areas

Experience with Excel and data analytics tools

Required Qualifications and Competencies

University degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or other related field

3+ years audit experience

Other Desired Qualifications and Competencies

Working towards industry certifications, preferably in accounting, audit or related field:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today

We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!

Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations. 


We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential. 



Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted 

#Ind #LI-Hybrid

Job Type
Full Time
56 days ago

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