What can I expect to do in this role?
identify, develop and prioritize significant issues in a diverse range of challenging and interesting VFM and compliance assignments related to environmental topics and programs;
conduct research, interview audit staff, experts and stakeholders, review documents, compile and analyze qualitative and quantitative information, and execute other work to gather supporting evidence; and
draft clear, concise audit findings for assigned components of VFM and compliance assignments.
How do I qualify?
A Master’s or PhD degree in environmental studies/sciences (e.g., biology, engineering, planning) or related fields, with preference given to those with work experience in natural resource management, wildlife management, environmental policy, sustainability, climate change mitigation/adaptation, or energy conservation; and/or a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation with experience conducting value-for-money audits or program evaluations, particularly in environmental areas.
Audit/program evaluation experience and/or knowledge.
Ability to work out of our office in Toronto (20 Dundas Street West).
Ability to travel, mainly within Ontario to complete fieldwork as required.
Work experience in the public sector is an asset.
Knowledge and Technical Skills:
General understanding of the Ontario government environment, legislative processes and government policies and procedures.
Knowledge or experience in environmental studies, sciences, policies and/or programs.
Knowledge of CPA and Canadian Auditing principles, techniques and standards.
Working knowledge of computer systems, controls, GIS software, and computer-assisted audit tools.
Analytical, Judgement and Problem-solving Skills:
Strong research and analytical skills to assess multi-dimensional problems and program/audit/process improvement issues.
Proven judgement to independently identify audit issues, determine root causes, analyze impacts and make recommendations.
Strong organizational skills to co-ordinate work with other team members in order to complete work within an agreed upon time frame.
Communication and Relationship-management Skills:
Strong oral communication skills to communicate observations, recommendations and action plans with auditees.
Excellent written communication skills to ensure reports are clear and concise and can be easily understood by the auditee and the public.
Strong interpersonal skills to work cooperatively in a team environment.
Note: Prior to an offer of employment, the top applicant(s) will be required to undergo a screening by the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC).
Interested candidates, please submit a covering letter and resume (as one document), by email quoting competition number 2102 by July 2, 2021 to:
Director, Human Resources and Office Services
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Address: 20 Dundas Street West, Suite 1530, Toronto, Ontario