Internal Auditor Inventory

PB 3, 4 or 5/ Internal Auditor Inventory
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development 
Open
Permanent / Temporary Opportunities

Who we are

The work we do has a positive impact on our communities and helps improve the everyday lives of New Brunswickers. Together, we are over 45,000 New Brunswickers who are passionate problem-solvers, who make a difference and are proud to call New Brunswick home.

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development is looking to build an inventory of qualified individuals seeking to join the Internal Audit Branch of the Performance and Continuous Improvement Division in a temporary or permanent capacity.

What you will do

The successful candidate will be responsible to provide assurance and, when appropriate, recommendations for improvement, in relation to the management of programs and resources within the Education and Early Childhood sectors in New Brunswick. The successful candidate will be responsible to support and/or lead a variety of projects in governance, compliance, financial management, special investigations, risk assessment and management; manage, coordinate, conduct and consult on various examinations; summarize findings and conclusions in reports and develop workable solutions or recommendations; establish and maintain positive and professional relations with stakeholders and clients; offer advice and consultation to clients on the use and evaluation of risk management and control strategies; and ensure files are maintained, with sufficient and appropriate documentation and analysis to support the examination findings, recommendations and assessment. He/she will continually monitor, evaluate and develop action plans for areas needed for improvement, especially regarding human and financial resources. Change management strategies will form an integral part of such initiatives.

Work environment

  • Work location: primarily at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development's office, 250 King Street, Fredericton. Travels to school districts, schools or early learning facilities may be required depending on the nature of the audits;
  • Individual offices (cubicles) and comfortable rooms for meeting and brainstorming sessions;
  • Opportunity to work remotely depending on requirements, deadlines, etc.;
  • Standard hours of work: Monday - Friday, 8:15-4:30; and
  • We promote a scent-reduced environment.

Who you are

Are you energetic, curious, courageous, and have a strong desire to provide value and protect New Brunswick tax dollars? Are you interested in education system in general? Do you have the creativity and patience to solve complex problems? If you answered yes to one or more of the above questions, you may be a great fit for one of these opportunities.

Your attitude, skills and interests are just as important as your area of study. We are looking for diverse backgrounds that bring a combination of the following:

Need to have:

Pay Band 3: A bachelor's degree with two (2) years of related work experience in the field of accounting, auditing or risk management; OR a master's degree with one (1) year of related work experience in the field of accounting, auditing or risk management.

Pay Band 4: A bachelor's Degree with four (4) years of related work experience in the field of accounting, auditing or risk management; OR a master's degree with three (3) years of related work experience in the field of accounting, auditing or risk management.

Pay Band 5: A bachelor's degree with five (5) years of related work experience in the field of accounting, auditing or risk management; OR a master's degree with four (4) years of related work experience in accounting, auditing or risk management. Proof of completion of an accredited program leading to a Professional Accounting or Auditing Designation (CA, CGA, CMA, CPA, CIA, CISA) is required.

An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered (for pay band 3 and 4).

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required. Please state your language capability.

Behavioural competencies: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking/Judgement;
  • Initiative;
  • Organizational Awareness;
  • Results Orientation; and
  • Strategic Thinking.

Technical competencies: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:

  • Knowledge of Accounting and Financial Principals;
  • Knowledge of Auditing;
  • Knowledge of Risk Management; and
  • Written and Oral Communication in English and French.

Nice to Have:

  • Proof of enrolment in or completion of an accredited program leading to a Professional Accounting or Auditing Designation (CA, CGA, CMA, CPA, CIA, CISA) or completion of such a program (For PB3/PB4 classifications);
  • Experience in Project management;
  • Internal audit experience;
  • Experience with data analytics;
  • Knowledge of Oracle Financials; and
  • Commitment and ability to learn.

Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one or more of the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

The following operational requirement(s) may also apply:

  • travel in New Brunswick.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your résumé.

Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.

Salary

Pay Band 3: $45, 656 - $63, 778 per annum
Pay Band 4: $50, 128 - $70, 070 per annum
Pay Band 5: $57, 382 - $80, 132 per annum

What can GNB offer you?

  • Comprehensive benefits package and the Public Service Shared Risk Pension Plan;
  • Opportunities for career growth, professional development and training; 
  • Free access to Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and services;
  • 1 paid Volunteer Day per year to give back to your community; and
  • 1.25 days/month of paid vacation. 

Providing a safe workplace for all. Your health & safety are important to us. GNB has implemented preventative measures across the organization to ensure your health & Safety.

How to apply

We encourage applicants to apply on-line at www.ere.gnb.ca, by mail at the following address or by email at HR.Competitions@gnb.ca by April 30, 2020 indicating competition number 20-2000-023. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Department of Education and
Early Childhood Development
Human Resources Services
Place 2000, 250 King Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
Telephone: 1 506 444-4909
HR.Competitions@gnb.ca

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities in which we live and serve. We encourage and support applications from Aboriginals, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups. Candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who are among the most qualified, will be given preference at the time of selection.

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