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Ontario Treasury Board Secretariat

Senior IT Audit Specialist

Canada-Ontario-St. Catharines


Job Description

Senior IT Audit Specialist

Do you have a solid background in the field of I&IT auditing and risk management? Do you have effective interpersonal skills to build positive working relationships? Then consider joining the Transportation and Agriculture Audit Service Team. Our I&IT audit professionals work on diverse audit and consulting assignments spanning a broad range of I&IT areas across the Ontario Public Service. Our work is client-focused and directly contributes to improved business outcomes for our clients and the people of Ontario.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• plan, lead, coordinate and conduct complex I&IT audits and consulting assignments
• assess internal controls and processes in the areas of IT governance, systems under development, IT project management, IT operations and information, infrastructure and network security
• provide technical expertise and support on major systems development projects, including the development, use and evaluation of risk management and control strategies
• prepare reports and communicate audit findings

Location: St Catharines

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge and Experience

• you have demonstrated experience conducting a broad range of complex I&IT audits and consulting assignments
• you have knowledge of and experience in generally accepted auditing standards, practices, methodologies (including risk management strategies, control strategies, structures and systems)
• you have experience in developing and utilizing innovative I&IT auditing techniques for risk and control assessments
• you have knowledge of and experience in systems development methodologies and practices
• you have an understanding of current and emerging technology and related issues, to utilize knowledge in the areas of systems under development, information security, e-commerce, data warehouses and analytics, telecommunications and networks, computer operations and existing applications

Relationship Management, Consultation and Communication Skills

• you can build and sustain positive relationships with clients and project teams, and can network effectively with management and colleagues
• you have demonstrated consultation skills to provide technical expertise and support major systems development projects
• you have excellent negotiation, mediation and persuasion skills to make recommendations and resolve contentious issues
• you can clearly, concisely and effectively communicate risk and control issues to clients
• you can conduct briefings and make presentations to all levels of management
• you can write and develop audit reports, briefing materials, technical reports and issues analysis correspondence

Project Management Skills

• you have experience leading and conducting assessments of complex business processes and operations
• you have experience in conducting and managing complex I&IT audit projects
• you can adapt to changing priorities and circumstances, handle concurrent projects, meet deadlines and manage projects within budget

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

• you have analytical skills and the ability to utilize data extraction software tools to evaluate internal controls, and identify control weaknesses, risks and impacts
• you can apply problem-solving skills to develop solutions for clients and identify process improvement opportunities

Salary Range: $69,496 - $102,408 per year

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 301 St Paul St, St Catharines, West Region


Please apply online, only, at www.ontario.ca/careers, quoting Job ID 111502, by Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.




Contact Information

Ontario Treasury Board Secretariat
Posting Date: 12-Sep-2017Accounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1Member or Student ASAP
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