Intermediate Internal Controls over Financial Reporting

Job Title
Intermediate Internal Controls over Financial Reporting
Job Description
Who are we?
Founded in 1924, Irving Oil is a family-owned company with operations throughout Eastern Canada, New England, and Ireland with a focus on providing exceptional service and high-quality products to our customers. Every day, we strive to put our good energy in action to bring families together, support the environment and local wildlife, and to create learning opportunities that empower the next generation.
Here's what you can expect from us
When you're a part of our team, you'll see how we bring good energy to our business and our employees. Together, we will support our corporate strategy, high standards and the communities where we live and work. Our collaborative approach, commitment to diversity and inclusion along with our safety-first culture helps reinforce our internal brand position where People Matter. That's why we're dedicated to the development of our employees, so that they can reach their career goals.
What you can expect in a typical day
As the Intermediate Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting specialist, you will support the Manager ICFR in operation of Irving Oil's overall ICFR program in accordance with the COSO framework for entity-level, business level, and IT Internal Controls (COBIT). You will support the continuous improvement of internal controls throughout the company including sustaining a monitoring structure and an ICFR governance structure. This is a 12 month term opportunity that includes health and dental benefits.
What you'll need to succeed
  • Very strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, very organized, and can effectively multi-task in a fast-paced, compliance driven environment.
  • Collaborative mindset and able to build relationships quickly with stakeholders all over the organization.
  • Positive outlook, takes initiative, focused on fostering excellence.

Professional skills
  • Support the Manager ICFR with continuous improvement of internal controls throughout Irving Oil, including sustaining a monitoring structure.
  • Support the ICFR governance structure including a quarterly CFO certification process supported by an ICFR internal certification process. Actively participate in the operation of these elements.
  • Assist with the operation of an accountability process to ensure the operation of efficient and effective internal controls throughout the company.
  • Participate in and support the regular updating and continuous improvement of finance process documentation.
  • Plan and perform quarterly testing of internal controls across all processes. This includes requesting information from process owners, determining and selecting sample sizes.
  • Document all testing and test results; be able to identify when items tested may require remediation.
  • Draft remediation activities and recommendations for control improvement.
  • Support continuous improvement efforts of company-wide internal controls including regular risk-based ICFR assessments.
  • Lead the assessment process; help identify remedial actions and changes to ICFR documentation.
  • Support company-wide learning and awareness through developing, updating, and delivering internal control training.

Travel
  • Minimal travel is required for this position.

Education and experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a related role.
  • Post-secondary education in business, economics, or equivalent experience.
  • CPA designation (or equivalent) or are working towards it, is an asset.
  • Advanced Excel skills required.

Irving Oil supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.
Job Requirements - Work Experience
Finance
Job Requirements - Education
Bachelors: Business Administration (Required)
Location
Saint John, NB
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