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Business Auditor (Audit & Data Analytics) – Temporary - 26276

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Nov 23, 2021
Posting End Date: Nov 30, 2021


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.
This position is an integral component of the department’s strategy to provide timely assurance to senior management on the design, effectiveness and resilience of control activities related to business processes.  The Business Auditor is responsible for performing audits of business processes and controls, including activities at Air Canada’s subsidiaries, e.g. ACV, Rouge, Aeroplan, TCC).  In addition, the Business Auditor will provide support to the department’s Certification processes (NI 52-109),PCI (Payment Card Industry) Compliance efforts and other lines of service. 

This position will require some travel (between 10 and 20% of the time) within the appropriate and approved guidelines. The position will be based in Montreal or Winnipeg and will report to the Manager or Director responsible for Business Advisory & Assurance. Note: duties related to 52-109 and PCI compliance will be under direct supervision of the Managers/Director responsible for these areas, or as designated by the Head of Corporate Audit & Advisory.
This position may be located in Montreal or Winnipeg.

Key Functions & Accountabilities:  
  • Complete all work in preparation for assigned engagements; for the auditor’s own audits, and in support of audits to be done by other team members (e.g., managers, senior auditors, etc.)
  • Conduct reviews and recurring monitoring activities as assigned and utilize data analytics tools to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the reviews.
  • Plan personal work schedule to ensure completion of assigned audits in the most efficient and economical manner.
  • Prepare audit files and working papers in support of findings; prepare audit reports and related correspondence. Report findings and recommendations to appropriate level(s) of management. 
  • Follow up on open audit issues and ensure audit reports and records are being efficiently and accurately maintained. 
  • Support the department in other tasks as assigned (e.g., 52-109 certification testing, PCI, business audits, investigations, etc.)
  • Provide Corporate Audit & Advisory Manager or Director regular updates on status of work assigned, opportunities and/or issues identified and other relevant project management matters
  • Help maintain an open line of communication with other departments, to assist in identification of red flags related to internal control weaknesses, fraud or ethics issues; and summarize them for the Manager or Director responsible for business advisory and assurance or ethics compliance.
  • Maintain and enhance the level of knowledge of Air Canada, its subsidiaries and the airline industry in general


  • Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Required as of October 31st, 2021
  • Undergraduate degree in relevant discipline   
  • Completed or in final stages of completion of a professional auditing, accounting or risk management designation (e.g., CPA, CRM, CRMP, CIA)
  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience (risk management, business planning, internal auditing, external auditing, business advisory)
  • Experience with data analytics and visualization tools is required 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral & written communications)
  • Ability to meet deadlines, achieve objectives and work under pressure (including strong planning and organization skills)
  • Knowledge of systems used at Air Canada (e.g., Hyperion, Altea, PeopleSoft, Ariba) will be a definite asset
  • Demonstrated creative problem-solving and process improvement skills and strong business acumen
  • High energy level and self-starter, ability to work independently and/or as part of a team
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio, Power BI) 
  • Valid passport with ability to travel, domestically and internationally
  • Airline experience and knowledge of airline processes would be an asset
  • 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 responsibly 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.

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