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Director, Internal Controls and Disclosure Program

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    Posted: 05/06/16
    Job Type: Full Time
    Location: Ottawa

    Reporting to the Chief Accounting Officer and working closely with all levels of management, the leader for Internal Controls and Disclosure Program will be managing a small team of professionals to deliver the Company's Bill C198/National Instruments 52-109 (NI 52-109) Program to ensure corporate financial reporting compliance objectives are met on time and within budget.  This position is also responsible for overseeing the day to day execution for all IT Compliance related outputs. This includes providing guidance to senior management, internal business process and IT owners as well as coordinating all internal control planning and execution procedures with the Office of the Auditor General (OAG).

    The incumbent will be responsible for leading a team of approximately two people.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Providing direction, ongoing oversight and leadership to internal team to ensure the DC&P and ICFR programs are delivered, executed and tracking properly against the annual audit plan and timelines to meet quarterly and annual certification requirements.
    • Responsible for annual scoping, risk assessment, testing and control framework methodology processes.  The Risk & Control Matrices and test plans are then presented to Management and the OAG for discussion and ultimate sign-off as part of the Annual Audit Plan with the expected approach presented to the Audit Committee.
    • Responsible for managing the quality and timely output of the testing performed by internal staff and that test results meet OAG requirements.
    • Work collaboratively with key business process owners to support operational and/or IT projects to ensure that the business understands and implements the necessary internal controls.
    • Responsible for collaborating with key internal and external stakeholders to monitor program performance and achievement of objectives against metrics and provide regular program status updates to senior leadership team, and Audit Committee, to advise on progress, raise issues and recommend solutions.

    Requirements:

    • University degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or other related field is required.
    • Professional accounting designation (CPA). Other professional certifications are an asset e.g. CISA, CIA, CRMA, CFE.
    • Bilingualism (English and French) preferred.
    • Minimum of 10 years of progressive business experience and 10 years of progressive management experience with proven success in working with team of professionals producing results and continuous improvement.
    • Experience with risk identification, evaluation, monitoring and management.
    • Strong understanding of the New COSO Integrated Framework, COBIT Framework, NI 52-109, and other relevant accounting and control standards.
    • Working knowledge of the commodity markets, revenue and derivative accounting would be an asset.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills (both verbal and written), be an active listener and possess strong analytical and decision-making skills.
    • Possess high level of professionalism, integrity, dependability, accountability and confidentiality.
    • Ability to lead, influence and engage a team while managing competing priorities.
    • Strategic thinking, results focused and organizational exhibits strong commitment.

    If you qualify for the mandatory requirements, and if the above describes your abilities and interests, please forward your resume and cover letter in confidence to:

    Sharon Lloyd at Stevenson and White
    e-mail: Sharon@stevensonandwhite.com

    While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

    The Royal Canadian Mint promotes equity in employment: As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
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