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Regional Internal Audit Specialist

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Date: Dec 3, 2018

Location: Catholic Education Center




Regional Internal Audit Specialist

Exempt Level 7C

Salary Range: $78,416 - $96,558


Under the direction of the Senior Manager, Regional Internal Audit, the Regional Internal Audit Specialist will provide risk based internal audits and report the findings for the six school boards within the Toronto and Area Region.


Major Responsibilities:


  • Execute risk based internal audits as well as analyze, review, document and evaluate the internal controls of the school boards within the Toronto and Area Region.
  • Perform risk assessments, prepare audit working papers to document findings and conclusions and assist regional internal audit staff in preparing draft audit reports.
  • Communicate audit findings and propose recommendations to address internal control weaknesses and improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the school board’s financial, operational and compliance activities.
  • Respond to queries from school boards within Toronto and Area Region as well as research, analyze and report on issues as they arise.
  • Participate in special audit projects as requested by the audit committees within Toronto and Area Region.
  • Attend Audit Committee meetings to discuss internal audit findings as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Experience:


  • Relevant university degree and progress towards obtaining a professional accounting designation (CPA) and/or internal audit designation (CIA)
  • 3 to 5 year years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of internal auditing standards, accounting principles, practices and audit methodologies
  • Experience in financial and operational audits


Skills and Competencies:


  • Excellent research skills, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office and audit software (e.g. MK Insight)
  • Strong interpersonal skills to maintain relationships with colleagues, external auditors and other internal and external stakeholders
  • Results oriented individual with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Knowledge of the school board sector would be an asset


Interested applicants may apply until the close of business on January 4, 2019



As a condition of employment with the York Catholic District School Board, successful candidates will be required to submit a satisfactory "Vulnerable Sector Screening" (criminal record check) prior to the commencement of any employment duties.


Pursuant to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 (AODA), please advise us prior to the posting closing date if you require accommodation at any time throughout the application process so the appropriate arrangements can be made.


The York Catholic District School Board is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an environment of diversity and accessibility.


Catholic Education Centre
320 Bloomington Road West, Aurora, Ontario L4G 0M1 - (905) 713-1211 ext. 13832


Mission Statement
Guided by Gospel Values and Catholic Virtues, in partnership with home and Church, we educate and inspire all students to reach their full potential in a safe and caring environment.

Vision Statement
Our students will become creative and critical thinkers who integrate Catholic Values into their daily lives, as socially responsible global citizens.

Elizabeth Crowe
Chair of the Board

Ab Falconi
Director of Education

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