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Title:  Audit Manager, Enterprise Functions Audit




Requisition ID: 70397


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


Job Purpose

The Enterprise Functions Audit Group is responsible for assessing the design and operational effectiveness of internal controls, governance and risk management processes across the following corporate functions globally: Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Real Estate and Communications, Real Estate.
The Manager acts primarily as a Team Participant or in some cases acts as an Officer-In-Charge (OIC) on assignments of low to medium complexity. The Manager will be responsible for ensuring department standards are maintained in completion of all assignments.


Job Accountabilities

1. Audit Planning and Execution

  • Manage the planning of low to medium complexity audits by ensuring scope and extent of work is in accordance with the approved plan, timing and budget are reasonable, procedures are efficient, appropriate resources are assigned and risks understood.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the business, risks and processes for assigned areas.
  • Identify emerging issues that may impact the audit plan through discussion with the OIC and Audit Principal.
  • Develop detailed Audit Planning Memorandum, Risk Assessment Framework and Detailed Audit Programs (DAPs) as required.
  • Execute assigned audit activities including audit testing independently as a Team Member under the direction of the OIC or act as OIC on assigned audits.
  • Ensure Teammate working paper files are documented timely according to established standards.
  • Evaluate the adequacy of system design and internal control framework in meeting business, operational and control objectives.
  • Work with OIC/Audit Principal on the use of data analytics for assigned areas.

2. Reporting/Communication/Monitoring

  • Ensure audit issues/reports are written to a consistent high standard of quality.
  • Ensure audit issues clearly articulate the extent and risk of error and are documented accurately in the Audit Issues Tracking Database. Monitor and follow-up for corrective action/progress on a quarterly basis.
  • Maintain effective communication with stakeholders including appropriate handling of conflicts and issue resolution.
  • Maintain effective internal communication through the ongoing sharing and acquiring of information.
  • Coordinate work performed on behalf of the external auditors as assigned.

3. Self/Staff Development and Teamwork

  • Establish/review (for direct reports, where applicable) goal / development plan and
  • performance self-assessments.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced staff and assist in team development by
  • training, guiding and monitoring development of staff.
  • Conduct regular team meetings when working as OIC on assignments.
  • Provide guidance, direction and support to other functional area audit staff as required.

4. Special Projects

  • As directed by management, carry out specific projects or investigations.
  • Assist with Quality Assurance and Improvement Program on assigned projects.


Skills, Experiences and Functional Competencies

  • Strong communication skills with ability to write clearly and concisely.
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to understand various operations and assess the effectiveness
  • of controls.
  • Knowledge of the financial sector including perspective on the regulatory and competitive
  • landscape.
  • Ability to problem-solve and multi-task.
  • Work effectively in a group environment.
  • Ability to work in an environment of ambiguity and rapid change.


Education and Other Requirements


  • University degree is required.
  • Professional accounting designation preferred.


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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