Senior Manager, Risk Management & Compliance – Posting 1554

Posted:April 15, 2014

This position has been filled.

“Heartbleed bug shuts down CRA website” – Financial Post, April 9, 2014

“70 million people hit in Target Data Breach” – Wall Street Journal, January 10, 2014

Just a few of the stunning headlines so far this year…  and cyber experts predict attempts to hack into computer networks and steal information – everything from your banking records to your SIN – are poised to surge. Massive security breaches like this could become the norm.

So, companies are grappling with a long-term dilemma… how do you safeguard information and protect yourself and your customers?

Our client is a leading North American organization that is faced with these risks on a daily, and increasing, basis. With this in mind, they are currently seeking an innovative and collaborative professional to join the Corporate team in the role of Senior Manager, Risk Management & Compliance.

Reporting to an accomplished Director of Finance, the successful candidate will oversee a small team and play a key role in managing all financial compliance activities, including SOX oversight, fraud mitigation, risk management processes and controls and monitoring of policy compliance, across the business. The primary objective is to develop a value-added risk management function focused on proactively managing and mitigating all significant risk exposures.

This is a broad role that offers excellent opportunities for a creative and enthusiastic individual with the right blend of big picture perspective and hands-on approach. Preferred professional qualifications and skills include:

  • Professional accounting designation (preferably CPA, CA), ideally coupled with a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation or Diploma in Investigative and Forensic Accounting (DIFA);
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ progressive audit & advisory experience, including specialized working knowledge of SOX, compliance, fraud mitigation and risk management;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of auditing practices, procedures and principles, and ability to analyze complex concepts and apply them in innovative ways;
  • Excellent communication skills and proven aptitude for developing and managing effective cross-functional relationships across all levels of the organization.

This is a unique opportunity to play a key role within a skilled, cohesive team that offers professional challenge and recognizes and rewards results.

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