Internal Auditor Team Lead

Finance | Gatineau, Masson-Angers, Québec | Permanent | Full Time

We are currently seeking a talented individual to join our Corporate Services team in the role of Team Lead Internal Controls. This full time position will require a constant presence in our Gatineau and Masson Angers facility. Reporting to the V.P. Finance, the Team Lead of Internal Controls, supports the CEO/CFO certification per the NI 52-109 regulatory requirements including evaluation of the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR) and disclosure procedures.

Job Description

  • Perform duties of an advanced or complex nature requiring strong judgment.
  • Plan and execute internal controls related assessments covering a variety of topics as assigned in a manner that adheres to department standards that includes the following:
  • Scheduling interviews with process owners, requesting control documentation, conducting fieldwork and communicating audit results;
  • Assess and review control matrices, e.g. answer/ review scalability questions, assessment of each control as high, medium or low risk, walkthrough of controls with process / control owners, assist in documentation of gaps and remediation plans, follow-up on completion of gap remediation plans, update matrix for changes in controls or processes
  • Make recommendations for improvements to business processes underlying ICFR processes and controls and COSO / COBIT framework
  • Maintain and provide status updates on internal control self-assessments, testing results and update on remediation activities for identified control gaps.
  • Ensure working papers and files (both on-line and hard copy) adhere to department standards;
  • Provide recommendations in reports that are well thought-out (i.e. determine effect on other areas of the organization), practical and written in a format that can be delivered directly to Executive Management and the Board;
  • Provide regular reporting on testing progress, remediation and issues encountered;
  • Manage and maintain relationships with key stakeholders
  • Perform related ad-hoc tasks where required


  • Professional accounting and/or audit designation required (CIA, CPA, CMA, CGA or CA) with minimum 5 to 10 years post-qualification experience in an audit role;
  • CISA designation and/or knowledge of IT audit procedures considered a significant asset;
  • Knowledge of ICFR (NI 52-109) required;
  • Knowledge of IFRS required;
  • Knowledge of COSO framework required;
  • Working knowledge of IT governance standards and frameworks, including COBIT
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 and related guidance desirable;
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, along with the ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Must be able to interact with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and at different levels within the organization;
  • Ability to use discretion and judgment in the handling of sensitive or confidential information;
  • Must be proficient in internal audit standards;
  • Excellent computer skills with advanced knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, etc.
  • Strong planning, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to document & implement new procedures & obtain buy-in at all levels of the organization to effect change

How to Apply

Candidates must be able and willing to work from our Gatineau facility and must not have a legal impediment to employment. If you’re interested in joining the Hexo Corp team and taking on a new, exciting challenge within our Finance Team, please send us your resume via e-mail at We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only selected candidates will be contacted.