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SOX - Business Process Internal Auditor


Toronto, ON, CA Quebec City, Quebec, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Victoria, British Columbia, CA

Req ID:  29020
Jobs by Category:  People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function:  Finance
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular

Join our Team


The TELUS Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) team is a high performing collaborative team that supports the management of key risks across the organization.


As part of the Risk Management team within TELUS Finance, the Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) team provides proactive, objective risk and internal control assessment, audit and assurance services for Management and the TELUS Board of Directors. You will join a team that supports governance and compliance at the highest corporate industry standard; enabling operational improvements, identification and mitigation of risk exposure, effective control and governance oversight. You will partner with internal, as well as, external stakeholders as part of your day to day role activities.


Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together


As a SOX – Business Processes Internal Auditor, you will be a key member of the company’s internal control assessment process to ensure compliance with SOX regulations and achieving SOX certification by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as required by SOX 404 (United States of America) and National Instrument (NI) Section 52-109 (Canada). The successful applicant will be part of a team of audit professionals conducting the annual SOX audit program.


Here's how


  • Act as the primary point of contact for assigned business processes and coordinate with Process Owners to ensure documentation and testing supporting the SOX program is updated on a timely basis
  • Proactively update and maintain risk assessments for assigned process areas, conduct walkthroughs, assess process design, perform operating effectiveness testing 
  • Evaluate test exceptions/ control deficiencies and work closely with the business to identify remediation actions, compensating controls and areas for improvement
  • Assess and understand the risks and contribute in risk management initiatives and scoping exercises for SOX compliance
  • Participate in discussions with Internal and External Auditors on the adequacy and design of Internal Controls and compensating controls 
  • Effectively communicate and influence management on the importance of an effective control environment and the role of the SOX team
  • Monitor and report on the status of remediation activities, and assist in preparation of quarterly status updates for the SOX program
  • Actively participate in the annual planning and scoping of the SOX Program



You're the missing piece of the puzzle


  • 5+ years of external or internal audit/ SOX experience
  • Strong project management skills and experience with an ability to manage multiple priorities, work in a fast paced environment and consistently achieve objectives and meet timelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills across all levels of the organization
  • Capable of confidently and knowledgably leading communications and negotiating with Senior Management in increasingly complex, potentially confrontational situations
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to appropriately and effectively challenge the status quo to affect positive business change
  • Ability to work in a team based, self-managed environment and foster open communication across the team
  • Ability to absorb information quickly and extract relevant facts / data 
  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related discipline




  • Accounting Designation (CPA/CA), CIA, CISA, SOX Certification
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply various risk assessment/control frameworks (COSO, COBIT, etc.)
  • Knowledge of SAP and ACL 
  • Considerable experience with Microsoft office and G Suite, audit tools & techniques


A bit about us

We’re a people-first, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability—your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.





People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs

Across People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs, we are the diverse and talented team responsible for making sure TELUS is managed as a world-leading organization. ​

We are honoured to be recognized

2021 engagement score

Team members worldwide

# of years voted One of Canada’s Best Corporate Citizens


TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.