Senior Internal Audit Specialist

Website TransLink

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Marketing Statement

A career at TransLink and our family of companies means working with people with a wide range of skills and perspectives, all teaming up towards a common goal: preserving and enhancing the region’s world-envied quality of life. Together, we connect the region and enhance its livability by providing a sustainable transit and transportation network, embraced by our communities and people.

At TransLink we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace, recognizing the unique value and skills every individual brings.

Looking for a great place to work where your contributions are valued and you can make a difference in a vibrant city? At TransLink, one of BC’s Top Employers, you’ll help make Metro Vancouver a better place to live, built on transportation excellence. Put your future in motion!



Responsible for the planning, coordination, and execution of selected enterprise-wide audits and consultation services.


Prepares assessments of audit projects to become familiar with business processes and identify areas with potential control or process opportunities; evaluates the adequacy of internal controls to manage risks and protect corporate assets from loss.

Conducts analyses of assessments to protect corporate assets from loss and evaluating business processes to determine legality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the management of financial, physical, and human resources.

Prepares audit reports and recommendations for improvements to systems, processes, policies, and internal controls; collects management responses and action plans; conducts post-audit follow-up to evaluate the implementation status, progress, and effectiveness of recommendations.

Liaises with internal and external stakeholders to gather data, review audit findings. Provides senior-level advice and consultation to the applicable Board of Directors or the Audit Committee on audit matters as required.

Participates in the development of annual audit plans and strategies, including identifying potential audits within the enterprise based on level of priority and criteria, collecting data on functions within each audit unit, and assessing inherent risk and control risk within each of the audit units.

Conducts special projects and investigations, as required, including preparing report findings and identifying internal control implications.



  • A university degree in business or a related discipline, plus a professional accounting designation
  • A minimum of 3 years’ of recent internal audit experience in assessing internal controls and risk management within a large organization in the public sector


  • Solid knowledge of industry-standard financial auditing, reporting, and risk management procedures, practices and techniques
  • Specialty designation, such as CIA, CISA, or PMP
  • Solid project management skills
  • Solid knowledge of financial systems
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid time management and organizational skills to ensure critical deadlines are met
  • Proficiency on all office software, including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Other Information

Recruitment Process: An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process. A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioural descriptive interview questions.

COVID-19 Safety Vaccination Policy

To support public health, and protect the health and safety of our employees, customers, and their families, TransLink employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will need to provide proof of full vaccination status in compliance with the employer’s COVID-19 Safety Vaccination Policy.

Accommodations may be applicable under the BC Human Rights Code. Should an applicant be unable to provide proof of full vaccination and should an accommodation be requested, additional information will be required to determine whether the individual is entitled to be accommodated.

Work Schedule

37.5 hours per week.

Work Designation


This position offers the flexibility of working both on-site and remotely within B.C.

Rate of Pay

Salary starting from $80,886 per annum

The Total Compensation Package includes Extended Health, Dental, Transit Pass and enrollment in the Public Service Pension Plan. Focus on your development through tuition reimbursement, training, and mentorship programs. Enjoy a variety of health and wellness programs, including access to gym facilities. Speak to us to know more about what we offer.

How to Apply

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Posting Date: April 22, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled

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Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is free of all forms of discrimination. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please reach out! We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds, skills and perspectives.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  For a confidential  inquiry, simply email us at

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