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Business Auditor - 30978

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Nov 30, 2022
Posting End Date: Dec 9, 2022


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
The successful candidate will join the Air Canada Corporate Audit & Advisory (“CAA”) group to participate in the performance of risk-based assurance reviews and internal control advisory activities. The candidate will participate in the planning, execution and reporting of audit work (across different lines of business/functions) in order to provide independent and objective assurance to Management and the Audit Committee on the Company’s governance, risk management, compliance and control processes.
Key Functions & Accountabilities:  (Responsibilities, Activities, Authority levels, etc)
  • Reporting to the Senior Business Auditor, the position requires the individual to support the following activities of CAA’s Business Risk & Assurance practice:
  • Participate in the planning and performance of Company-wide assurance engagements evaluating the design and effectiveness of business processes/risk management strategies across the enterprise to ensure proper internal controls are in place that support the achievement of business objectives
  • Participate in the initial identification of financial, operational, compliance and other risks relevant to the business processes, products/services and systems under review
  • Integrate data analytics into audit scoping and testing approaches to enhance the overall quality and relevance of engagements, including identifying key risk indicators to perform continuous monitoring
  • Identify and document financial, operational and non-compliance gaps/risk exposures and opportunities in process design and effectiveness based on testing performed
  • Identify and evaluate the effectiveness of controls to prevent or detect fraud
  • Identify and document practical and value-added recommendations, based on root cause analysis and best practices
  • Draft well-articulated and meaningful audit reports to communicate audit findings and recommendations to internal clients
  • Perform follow-ups with internal clients on the implementation of recommended changes
  • Provide CAA’s Senior Business Auditor regular updates on status of work assigned, opportunities or issues identified and other relevant project management matters 
  • Participate in the performance of advisory services, as requested, to support key initiatives across the organization 
  • Build relationships and work collaboratively within the CAA group and with other business units
  • Maintain and enhance the level of knowledge of Air Canada, the aviation industry and related business environment
  • Support other CAA service lines, as required 


  • University degree in Business or related discipline
  • Completed or in final stages of completion of a professional accounting or auditing or risk management designation (e.g. CPA, CIA, CRMP)
  • 3 + years of risk management, internal or external audit experience
  • Strong business acumen with ability to adapt to new and complex situations  
  • Understanding of Risk Management concepts and standards including COSO an asset 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proven analytical, planning and organizational skills, with an eye for detail 
  • Comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, including the ability to prepare concise reports 
  • Airline experience and knowledge of airline processes would be a distinct advantage
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, Visio)
  • Experience with data analytic/visualization tools (ex: PowerBI, Power Query) an asset
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential part of the position
  • Valid passport with ability to travel, domestically and internationally, sometimes on short notice
  • Other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered
Conditions of Employment:
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 
Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.