Manager Internal Audit (Auto Insurance)


About us:


SMR Chartered Professional Accountants LLP is a full range accounting firm with special focus on meeting our client’s outsourcing needs. We specialize in providing flex time Internal Auditing services, Controllership, CFO and. We also provide Recruitment services in Accounting and Finance roles. 


SMR CPA is looking for an innovative, talented, Senior level Internal Audit professional with strong background in Auto Insurance Industry to work with our team of internal audit professionals to enhance the maturity of Internal controls.


Reporting to the Director, Manager Internal Audit is responsible for the timely execution of risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan, and regulatory requirements


Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct risk assessment of assigned functional area in established/required timeline and determine compliance with policies and procedures

  • Identify internal control gaps, trends in risks and communicate findings to senior management, draft comprehensive reports outlining observations, implications, and recommendations of audit area and develop remediation plans

  • Coordinate and perform testing of IT general controls, application security and automated business process controls, including testing of system interfaces and system generated reports

  • Develop audit programs to ensure effective control solutions are implemented

  • Work with other departments and subsidiaries to achieve desired goals

  • Travel is required (Canada and U.S.)

Your Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of Internal Audit experience in Auto Insurance

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in public accounting, auditing or Auto industry 

  • Excellent working knowledge of Internal Audit Services practices, policies, procedures and systems

  • In depth knowledge of complex Auto Industry Insurance products and services, auditing standards, business processes, regulatory requirements, Risk Management practices, processes and governance

  • Ability to quickly understand risks associated with services and/or routines, products and to formulate practical audit procedures to adequately monitor new risk

  • Experience with COSO, COBIT and SOX Principles

  • Nice to have RIBO licence in good standing

  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills

  • Experience with technology and data analytic toolsets to automate testing and deliver insights

  • Willing to work with tight timelines and aggressive goals

  • Project Management expertise and proficiency

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Accounting preferred

  • Relevant professional designation, CISA, or CIA


  • CPA designation is an asset