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Caisse de Dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)

Senior Internal Auditor, Investment

Caisse de Dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)
Montreal, Canada
Posted 18 days ago Permanent Competitive
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/ Carry out projects with potential returns and economic benefits for Quebecers

/ Collaborate on dynamic teams with high-level professionals committed to shared objectives

/ Take on stimulating challenges that reflect your abilities and talent

/ Pursue your professional development in an inspiring workplace, with state-of-the-art technology and best environmental practices

Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Director, Internal Audit, Investment, the successful candidate carries out audit mandates in the investment sectors and manages risks to reduce them and increase the efficiency and effectiveness of CDPQ and its subsidiaries. The successful candidate uses their influence and interpersonal skills to rally audited teams around their value-added recommendations. Through their knowledge of financial markets and problem-solving abilities, the incumbent offers innovative ideas to improve the Internal Audit team's work.

Main responsibilities
  • Plan, coordinate and carry out audit mandates of investment sectors and manage risks with an agile approach and business partner philosophy;
  • Define detailed steps for audit mandates, as well as setting priorities, objectives and criteria that will guide the work and result in the drafting of an audit plan and audit program based on the organization's strategic orientations and major risks;
  • Establish priorities and execute appropriate audit procedures;
  • Analyze the processes and controls of audited activities to assess governance, ability to achieve business objectives and risk with appropriate consideration for effectiveness, efficiency and savings (resource optimization);
  • As project manager, supervise the work of other auditors, including interns, guest auditors or summer students and review audit files, as necessary;
  • Clearly and concisely draft audit processes, results of the work and audit reports, ensuring that they contain specific, relevant and complete factual information, and that the observations and recommendations provide added value to managers;
  • Validate observations and recommendations with audited unit managers to obtain their comments and help them develop action plans, as needed;
  • Evaluate business unit action plans and conduct periodic follow-ups;
  • Provide your expertise on various consulting projects and other special projects, as needed;
  • Take part in planning activities: update the audit universe, assess risks and develop an audit plan;
  • Take part in optimizing business processes to increase quality and productivity leveraging new technology and market best practices;
  • Conduct monitoring of investment activities, including by updating analyses of positions in portfolios and the evolution of the main strategies, as well as maintaining effective business partnerships while preserving your independence and objectivity;
  • Participate in promoting Internal Audit and sound governance, ethics and internal control practices;
  • Collaborate with the organization's other lines of defense.


Requirements
  • Seven years of experience in financial markets in a risk or internal audit department;
  • University degree in a related field (e.g. finance, economics, financial mathematics, etc.);
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office;
  • Professional designation such as CFA, FRM, or CIA, is an asset;
  • Familiarity with SQL, Matlab, Power BI, is an asset;
  • Fluency in written and spoken French;
  • Good understanding of written English.


Competencies
  • Leadership, autonomy, objectivity, critical thinking, analytical and rigorous,
  • Excellent professional judgment, relationships and communication skills,
  • Ability to work on a team, strong planning and organizational skills,
  • Respect for the highest professional ethics standards.


Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted .

CDPQ wants to offer equal employment opportunities to everyone . It encourages women , visible and ethnic minorities , aboriginal people and people with disabilities to apply . CDPQ is also committed to further incorporating diversity into the organization and making it a source of enrichment and pride for all its employees . Please inform us if your current condition requires an accommodation during the recruiting process.

Studies show that women and members of traditionally underrepresented groups tend to apply for a position only when they meet all the requirements .

If you are motivated by this opportunity , but don't meet all the requirements , contact us anyway!

CDPQ represents la Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and its subsidiaries .
Job ID  R02252
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Founded in 1965, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) is one of North America’s leading long-term institutional investors. As of June 30, 202...
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