• Manager, Internal Audit

    Location CA-AB-Calgary
    Job ID
    Position Type
    Asset Team/Group
    Enterprise Assur,Comp&Audit
    Job Post End Date
  • About Cenovus

    We're a Canadian integrated oil and natural gas company headquartered in Calgary. We're committed to maximizing value by responsibly developing our assets in a safe, innovative and efficient way.


    Our Operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface, and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta and British Columbia. We also have 50 percent ownership in two U.S refineries.


    Our shares trade under the symbol CVE, and are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.

    About this Opportunity

    The Director, Enterprise Assurance, Compliance and Internal Audit is seeking 2 experienced leaders with strong internal auditing skills to fill a Manager, Internal Audit role. This role is responsible for directing a team of professionals, participating in the development and execution of the Enterprise Internal Audit Plan.

    The Enterprise Assurance, Compliance and Internal Audit team is recruiting for 2 roles.

    Work Environment

    This is a fulltime employee position working in our Calgary office.


    • Develop and execute audits in accordance with the Internal Audit Plan along with resource utilization, work plan development and management
    • Participate as an active and high performing member of the Internal Audit team helping to ensure the team meets its objectives
    • Conduct assurance and advisory engagements as per the Audit Plan, providing guidance to other audit team members
    • Develop audit and advisory engagement programs/procedures as needed
    • Review audit observations, risks and controls with management
    • Validate and report audit observations to management with practical recommendations
    • Provide input and assistance to Leadership Team and Audit Committee reporting
    • Direct a team of 5-8 senior audit professionals comprised of employees and co-sourced service provider subject matter experts (SMEs)
    • Work closely with other leads to support execution of work plans including leveraging the use of technology as needed, with a specific emphasis on data mining and the use of analytics
    • Keep abreast of best practices in internal auditing
    • Manage actual costs for internal audit engagements to established budgets
    • Assist with various special projects, as needed


    • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
    • Accounting designation is required and other relevant auditing designations considered an asset
    • Minimum of 12+ years auditing experience preferred
    • 4 to 6 years of oil and gas industry experience required
    • Excellent audit process skills in both internal and external audit environments required, as well as an understanding of risk management principles
    • Experience with TeamMate or other similar products for managing audit issues, audit schedule and electronic working papers in an asset
    • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present information clearly and consistently, with effective listening and excellent writing skills. Specifically, strong report writing skills is a key requirement of this position
    • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership in a deadline-oriented environment. This includes leading a team of at least 5-8 senior audit professionals comprised of employees and co-sourced service provider subject matter experts (SMEs)
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently
    • Demonstrated ability to work on special projects efficiently and effectively to deliver results on time, on budget, and as requested
    • Excellent analytical skills – to identify and cover the highest risks with efficient and practical solutions
    • Ability to extract data and work with systems and software applications
    • Experience with JD Edwards would be considered an asset
    • Able to travel in Canada and the US – although limited travel expected

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