IT Lead Auditor


Offre publiée le 2024-06-26

Banque Nationale du Canada

A career as an IT Lead Auditor in the Internal Audit team at National Bank, you will contribute to the team's audit mandates and advisory mandates while developing the knowledge of your colleagues in your area of expertise.

Working in the Internal Audit team is a unique chance to acquire a transversal understanding of the Bank and to work in an environment that allows you to surpass yourself while creating strong relationships with partners from several sectors.

It’s being part of a dynamic and innovative team where management practices promote a good work-life balance.

In this role, you can use your abilities to navigate ambiguity and to synthesize your ideas and your excellent communication to have a positive impact on the organization.

  • Understand how technology is used to support business processes
  • Identify risks arising from information technology management activities (management of information security, disaster recovery, development cycle, IT incidents and problems, cloud, IT architecture, data centers, etc.

including in the context of relationships with third parties

  • Establish the audit strategy considering the use of data analysis as a tool to assess compliance with internal policies and the effectiveness of controls, including automated controls
  • Analyze the problems encountered, identify the root causes in collaboration with the relevant partners of the 1st and 2nd lines of defense and support them in identifying innovative and pragmatic solutions
  • Promote data analytics to the auditors of your team, helping them use data at all relevant stages of the engagement
  • Present your conclusions and recommendations to the responsible leaders and managers and contribute to the drafting of the audit report
  • Contribute to the evolution of audit practices over automated controls and general controls (ITGC)

Your team

Within the Internal Audit sector, you will be part of a team of around 15 professional colleagues and report to the Senior Manager, Internal Audit .

Our team stands out for its complicity, enthusiasm, and multidisciplinary skills. We work in an environment that allows us to grow and surpass ourselves while creating strong links with partners from several sectors.

Our management practices promote a good life balance, and we adopt a flexible way of working, including hybrid work in the office and remotely.

Our training programs use on-the-job learning to help you master your role. You can access personalized training content on such topics as internal audit, risk management and the Bank’s activities to support your ongoing learning.

You’ll also have access to colleagues with a wide range of expertise, experience and backgrounds to enrich all aspects of your development.


  • Bachelor's degree related to the industry and 10 years of relevant experience OR Master's degree related to the business sector and 7 years of relevant experience
  • At least 7 years of experience in IT risks audit (external or internal audit), IT risk management, information security or consulting in these areas
  • Knowledge of processes and systems related to Financial, Commercial and Credit Markets
  • knowledge of data analysis tools (ACL, Audit Exchange, IDEA, SAS or other)
  • Demonstrated leadership and strong ability to understand business reality and influence at different hierarchical levels
  • Ability to understand complex realities, solve problems and be innovative in proposing solutions
  • Available to travel from time to time
  • Languages :
  • French
  • French

Reason to require this language : you will need to carry out regularly tasks that require the use of IT apps and tools unavailable in French.


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Assessment of processes and controls Certified Information Systems Security Professional (certification) CISA Communication Initiative Internal Control System Internal Controls IT Audit IT Privacy Auditing IT Risk Audit Leadership Learning Agility Process Control Security Audits Teamwork

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Your benefits

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In addition to competitive compensation, upon hiring you’ll be eligible for a wide range of flexible benefits to help promote your wellbeing and that of your family.

  • Health and wellness program, including many options
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Generous pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Preferential banking services
  • Opportunities to get involved in community initiatives
  • Telemedicine service
  • Virtual sleep clinic

These are a few of the benefits available to you. We have an offer that keeps up with trends as well as your needs and those of your family.

Our dynamic work environments and cutting-edge collaboration tools foster a positive employee experience. We actively listen to employees’ ideas.

Whether through our surveys or programs, regular feedback and ongoing communication is encouraged.

We're putting people first :

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We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people. Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives.

Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us,and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees.

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodation, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us.

We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

Come live your ambitions with us!

Why work at National Bank?

For an environment that supports your career path

There are many varied opportunities for you to progress and develop, and move ahead in your career. This includes on-the-job learning and training, co-development and pairing with other employees, professional support and mentoring, internal career days or discussion forums with our leaders.

For an inclusive and diverse environment

We foster inclusion in an environment where each person’s unique qualities, whether visible or invisible, are celebrated and valued.

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