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City : Toronto

Category : Audit, Compliance & Inspections

Industry : Government

Employer : City of Toronto

Job ID: 14749

Job Category: Audit, Compliance & Inspections

Division & Section: Internal Audit 

Work Location: City Hall, 100 Queen Street

Job Type & Duration: Full-time Temporary Vacancy, 18 Months 

Salary: $82 409.60-$96 805.80, wage grade 6.

Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

Affiliation: Non-Union

Qualified List will be established to fill temporary positions.

Number of Positions Open: 1

Posting Period: 08-APR-2021 to 22-APR-2021 


Major Responsibilities:

Provides independent and objective assurance to the City Manager's Office and senior divisional management on the adequacy and effectiveness of controls in program areas/functions across the City, as well as on corporate initiatives, programs, processes and policies. Assists the City Manager and senior divisional management in identifying and mitigating risks in their respective areas of operation, such that program/service objectives are effectively achieved, applicable policies and legislation complied with, and good management principles/practices adhered to. Provides value added and independent advice and guidance on financial, policy, operational, risk and control issues.


  • Implements detailed plans and recommends policies/procedures regarding program specific requirements.
  • Conducts research into assigned area ensuring that such research takes into account developments within the field, corporate policies and practices, legislation and initiatives by other levels of government.
  • Provides input into and administers assigned budget, ensuring that expenditures are controlled and maintained within approved budget limitations.
  • Undertakes assigned tasks, ensuring effective teamwork and communication, high standards of work quality and organizational performance and continuous learning.
  • Conducts and participates in the establishment of audit objectives, scope and criteria, report writing, the development of recommendations and the evaluation and presentation of audit results.
  • Completes audit procedures (interviews, walkthroughs, testing, questionnaires, examining documents and reports, site visits, etc.) developed for each audit objective in accordance with the project plan.
  • Assists in the implementation of recommendations made by the Auditor General's Office, the external auditor and the Internal Audit Division.
  • Provides information on various risk and control matters.
  • Ensures that assignments are completed in a timely manner and in accordance with divisional policies and procedures.
  • Maintain professional links with other audit groups and professional associations in order to keep current with developments in the audit field.
  • Maintains professional relationships with staff and various divisions to ensure working knowledge of divisional operations to assist the division in identifying and addressing potential risks, audit concerns or issues.
  • Ensures that highly sensitive and confidential materials that are a part of audits are handled appropriately.
  • Represents the Internal Audit Division on various project teams, as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned which are unplanned or of a transient nature and are consistent with the above job summary and duties.


Key Qualifications:


  1. Post-Secondary education in relevant discipline such as Accounting, Business Administration or Public Administration or working towards a relevant designation to the field of auditing (such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE) or sufficient and appropriate combination of skills and experience.
  2. Experience in performing varying and complex financial, operational and compliance audits, information technology systems audits and/or forensic investigations.  
  3. Experience with Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel and Power Point).
  4. Experience with data extraction, analysis tools such as ACL or TeamMate Analytics would be an asset.
  5. Knowledge of auditing principles, practices and standards.
  6. Experience with Enterprise Risk Management or in the performance of strategic or operational risk assessments would be an asset.
  7. Strong attention to detail, strategic thinking, research, problem-solving, analytical and organizational skills.
  8. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with other staff and clients.
  9. Ability to work independently or in a team in a multidisciplinary, complex organization.
  10. Ability to exercise sound judgement/integrity and professionalism, remain independent and impartial and handle matters of a confidential/sensitive nature.
  11. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective working relationships.




Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve. Learn more about the City’s commitment to employment equity.



The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request. Learn more about the City’s Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process.

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