The Office of the Auditor General
Pay Bands 5 - 6 ($61,828 - $95,550)
Who We Are
The Office of the Auditor General, located in Fredericton, is an independent office that serves the New Brunswick Legislative Assembly. The Auditor General assists the Legislative Assembly in holding the government accountable by reporting on government's performance and stewardship of public funds and resources. The findings of the Office are issued in the Auditor General's annual report to the Legislative Assembly and through appearances before the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.
What We Offer
- A fun, challenging supportive work environment
- Opportunities for career growth, professional development, and training
- Comprehensive benefits package which includes:
- Paid vacation
- Health and dental plan
- Participation in the Public Service Shared Risk Pension Plan
- Life insurance and long-term disability
- Free access to Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and service.
- A hybrid work environment (mix of remote and in-office work).
What We Are Looking For
We are seeking a professional to join our growing IT audit team. Job responsibilities include:
- performing risk assessments of IT environments, including general IT controls and automated application controls
- assisting with data extractions and performing computer assisted auditing techniques (CAATs)
- identifying, developing and prioritizing significant information technology issues
- conducting interviews, gathering audit evidence, writing clear and concise audit findings and reports
- providing technical expertise and support to our audit teams
- assisting the Director of Financial and IT Audit with planning and reporting activities
- representing the Office as the primary point of contact for the IT helpdesk
Who You Are
Working alongside a team of diverse professionals, the successful candidate will possess:
- a team-oriented mindset
- effective communication, problem solving and analytical skills
- the ability to exercise sound professional judgment
- PB 5 Graduation from a recognized University and certification from the Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant Certification Program with a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience
- PB 6 Graduation from a recognized University and certification from the Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant Certification Program with a minimum of 6 years relevant work experience
- minimum of one year IT audit or cybersecurity experience
- minimum of one year experience using specialized audit software such as IDEA or ACL
- current knowledge of IT audit principles, frameworks, procedures and standards
A combination of relevant work experience and essential qualifications may be considered. Written and spoken competence in English is required. Please ensure the preferred language for assessment is identified on your application.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate these essential qualifications to be given further consideration.
Additional qualifications that are not requirements of this position, but would be considered assets, include the following:
- professional qualifications such as Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) or Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
- internal audit or financial statement audit experience
- oral and written proficiency in French
- experience working in a public sector environment
How to Apply
Resumes should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.
Successful candidates will be required to undergo a criminal history clearance prior to appointment. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
If interested in this position, please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected] or
Deidre Green, CPA, CA
Deputy Auditor General
P. O. Box 758
Fredericton, NB E3B 5B4
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.