Senior Auditor

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Office of the Chief Administrative Officer
Branch: N/A - Audit Services Branch
Status: Full-Time
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: August 02, 2018
Date Closing: August 23, 2018
Number Of Positions: 1

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision. We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence. We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Director Audit Services, is responsible for planning, managing and executing the quality and control assurance audits and consulting engagements related to the operations and management of the Region or Seven Local Municipalities; independently reviewing and appraising the soundness, adequacy and application of accounting, financial, operating and business control processes and practices, in order to accomplish corporate objectives in compliance with established policies, procedures, statutory requirements and government regulations.


•Successful completion of a University Degree in Economics, Business Administration or related field.
•Completion of a professional accounting designation program (e.g. CPA; CPA, CA; CPA, CGA; or CPA, CMA) and/or an auditing designation such as CIA, CFE, CISA or CGAP.
•Registration as a Chartered Professional Accountant or Auditor with the appropriate Ontario Association.
•Minimum five (5) years of demonstrated auditing experience.
•Extensive knowledge of financial and internal auditing principles, practices and standards.
•Strong internal control background and understanding of risk identification and assessment.
•Competencies including results/achievement focus, leadership, business planning, decision making/judgement, representation and professionalism and job knowledge.
•Demonstrated understanding of Regional and local government organizational structures, regulations, guidelines, procedures, standards and legislation.
•Working knowledge of computerized accounting systems and financial reports.
•Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
•Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
•Computer literacy in MS Office software applications and familiarity in audit software such as ACL, AutoAudit and Idea.
•Strong problem solving, analytical, and coordinating skills to create concise reports.
•Strong report writing, research and project management skills with ability to work on multiple diverse auditing and consulting projects.
•Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
•Demonstrated skills to communicate and present complex concepts and reports to diverse audiences, including Senior Management.
•Proven ability in identifying areas for improvement and implementation of new processes and procedures using a high level of professional judgement.
•Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
•Ability to travel to off site locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required.
•Ability to work beyond regular business hours as required.

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by August 23, 2018, quoting competition #22661. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$106,029 - $124,677 annually. This is a Non-Union position.

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