Senior Internal Controls Auditor

Business Support
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The role: Senior Internal Controls Auditor

We are looking for a Senior Internal Controls Auditor to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Toronto Office.

You will be assisting the Internal Controls team in building a best practice, world class SOX function. Specifically, you’ll have responsible for working with the Senior Manager to plan, execute, and review activities in support of the companies SOX and other financial reporting compliance requirements.

You’ll be someone who is comfortable travelling 40-60% of your role across our different offices. This role will require travel.

We’ll want you to identify and document in-scope processes and internal controls to assess adequacy of design, mitigation of risk in accordance with Internal Control methodology and standards. You’ll design and execute sample-based testing of internal controls, assess adequacy and compliance with policies, where applicable, and report findings to management.

You can expect to build excellent working relationships and rapport with applicable Management at all levels, to include external partners and auditors. We’ll want you to provide expertise in common in-scope SOX business processes by consulting with Management and providing recommendations on best practices to help mitigate financial reporting and compliance risks.

You are likely to be tasked with following up with appropriate business process owners to ensure proper implementation of remediation activities and agreed upon management actions plans to address internal control deficiencies. We’ll also ask for you to assist with annual planning and scoping activities, as well as interim reporting to Management and Committees.

Who are we looking for:

We’re looking for you to have a Finance/Accounting designation, such as CA/CPA or equivalent, with most likely around 4-6 years or more overall relevant business experience in finance/accounting, with primary focus in internal or external audit on a public company.

You’ll be able to showcase technical abilities in application of ICFR, COSO, IFRS, SEC & PCAOB pronouncements.

In terms of you as a person, you’ll have unquestionable integrity and ethics. You’ll be someone who has excellent communication, interpersonal, and project management skills. As well as an inquisitive and analytical mind.

You’ll be someone with strong documentation and organizational skills, including ability to handle demands from multiple sources amidst tight deadlines.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

Most likely you have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. You have built up public accounting experience, we really consider that a definite asset (e.g. “Big 4” exposure). You’ll have practical knowledge of requirements related to internal controls & financial reporting as explained in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

Ideally, if you have gaming and/or technology industry experience, that’s also an asset.

We’ll want you to have an ability to travel 40-60% of the time.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and also like to throw in a discretionary annual performance bonus.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you are entitled to a personal interest allowance which encourages our employees to enhance their skills or pursue a hobby. We also offer a baby bounty of $1,900 CAD upon the birth of a child. Moreover, mothers receive a maternity leave top-up, while fathers receive parental days to spend time with their new born and family. We offer a competitive and flexible Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan, which you can sign up for after three months with the company.

Our in-house training and development team delivers fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career. In the office there is always free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks and of course an unlimited amount of coffee! We also provide catered lunch to our employees on special occasions or whenever we think they deserve it.

Our employees can always enrol into an employee-led sports program and in terms of relaxation we offer yoga and massages under our yearly wellness initiatives. We also offer a perks program to everyone and throw legendary Christmas parties!

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Toronto office in the Finance department.