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National Bank Financial Group Senior Internal Auditor in Montreal Island, Canada

Senior Internal Auditor

Primary Location : CA-QC-Montreal Island-Montreal

Employee Status : Regular :

Schedule : Full-time :

  • Are you known for the quality of your work? Are you highly adaptable?

  • Do you have knowledge of IT auditing?

  • Are you a good listener? Are you skilled at building and maintaining partner relationships?

  • Are you interested in continuous improvement, risk management and new technologies using artificial intelligence?

  • Are you able to leverage data to support your recommendations?

Working on the Information Technology Internal Audit team is a unique opportunity to acquire a cross-sector understanding of the Bank and to work in an environment where you can excel, while building solid relationships with colleagues from a number of sectors. You will work as a partner in an agile, transparent environment where you will be empowered and accountable for results. You will be part of a dynamic, innovative team where management practices foster a good work-life balance.

We make assessments independently and provide advice on the effectiveness of controls in various processes, from governance to execution, primarily related to:

  • Information technology management (security, identity, access, technological recovery, development cycle, IT incidents and problems, cloud, enterprise architecture, data centres, etc.)

  • Third-party risk management

  • Governance and data risk practices (including artificial intelligence)

  • Audits of IT general controls as part of the certification of internal control over financial reporting (52-109)

Your main challenges:

  • Establish and maintain trust-based relationships with the various stakeholders of the processes audited

  • Contribute to the completion of audit mandates in agile mode

  • Identify risks that could have significant repercussions on the processes examined (efficiency and optimization) and establish an audit strategy while considering the use of data analysis as a tool to achieve audit objectives

  • Analyze problems encountered and identify root causes in cooperation with stakeholders

  • Help prepare audit reports

  • Provide regular, rigorous follow-up on the progress of the action plans developed following the work of Internal Audit and regulatory authorities, and ensure the quality of documentation

  • Be a coach or resource person for your colleagues

  • Participate in committees or special projects that require a high level of expertise and represent the Bank with various organizations, agencies or stakeholders

  • Help implement innovative internal audit initiatives


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 7 years of relevant experience OR master’s degree in a related field and 5 years of relevant experience OR university certificate/undergraduate diploma from the National Bank University Program and 9 years of relevant experience

  • CISA, CISSP, CISM certification, a major asset

  • Experience in risk management, external audit or internal audit, ideally in areas related to information technology

  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and working on several files at the same time

  • Proven leadership, ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders, and ability to influence

  • Ability to resolve complex problems and innovate

  • Ability to analyze data and make diagnoses

  • Bilingualism, both spoken and written (English and French), essential

Interested in the position? Apply now!

The Bank has innovated by modernizing its performance evaluation system to better meet our clients’ evolving needs. From now on, the corporate values (expected behaviours) of partnership, agility and empowerment count as much as the business objectives.

Working at National Bank means having access to competitive working conditions, a wide range of employee benefits, a dynamic work environment and telemedicine services.

National Bank values all aspects of diversity and sees it as a tremendous source of wealth. We want to offer an open, respectful work environment where all employees can achieve their full potential. Senior management has made a concrete commitment to promote this value across all sectors of the organization. We're committed to providing accommodations as needed and ensuring accessibility during the recruitment process and after hiring. If you have any specific needs, please let us know during our initial conversation and we'll be happy to accommodate you.


Job field : IT

Job Posting : Sep 13, 2021

Unposting Date : Sep 27, 2021

Work Postal Code: : H3B4L2

Job Number : IT001IW

Req ID: IT001IW