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Operations Auditor - 29913

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Jun 22, 2022
Posting End Date: Jul 22, 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.
This position is an integral component of the Corporate Audit and Advisory department’s strategy to provide timely assurance to the Audit, Finance & Risk Committee and Senior Management on the design and effectiveness of control activities related to business processes. 
The Operations Auditor is responsible for performing audits of business processes and controls across the Company in all its branches including it’s subsidiaries. Additionally, and when required, the Operations Auditor will provide support to other department lines of services such as compliance and advisory engagements.
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. 
  • 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 operational audits or ethics compliance.
  • Support the department in other tasks as assigned (e.g., compliance, business audits, investigations, advisory engagements, etc.)
  • Maintain and enhance the level of knowledge of Air Canada, its subsidiaries and the airline industry in general
This position may be located in Montreal, Winnipeg or Toronto.
This position will require some travel (between 10 and 40% of the time) to places where Air Canada has business operations. The position will report to the Manager or Director responsible for Operational Audits. 


  • Undergraduate degree in relevant discipline  
  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience in areas such as risk management, business planning, and advisory, internal auditing, external auditing, or similar
  • Completed or in final stages of completion of a professional auditing, accounting or risk management designation (e.g., CPA, CRM, CRMP, CIA) will be an asset
  • Experience in the airline industry will be a strong asset
  • Experience with data analytics and visualization tools will be an asset 
  • 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 will be an 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, Power BI) 
  • Valid passport with ability to travel, domestically and internationally
  • Airline experience and knowledge of airline processes would be an asset
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.