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IT Internal Auditor II


Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Toronto, ON, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Calgary, AB, CA

Req ID:  2846
Jobs by Category:  People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function:  Financial
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Ready to create innovative solutions and best practices?


Join our team!


The Internal Audit team is a high performing collaborative team that supports the management of key risks across the organization. As an IT Internal Auditor II, you will plan, execute and report on audits, follow-ups and special projects in accordance with professional and international standards. You will lead audit engagements of increased complexity or scope; train and mentor junior audit team members; and conduct special investigations as requested by Senior Management (i.e. Security or Fraud investigation).


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


You're a strategic thinker with the ability to identify key process control gaps and collaborate with business leaders in identifying action plans to enhance processes. You will partner with senior leaders and stakeholders to identify new ways in driving change to better improve efficiencies. Today, you could be reviewing a key project or program and identifying improvements that impact team members across the entire organization and tomorrow, you could be assessing a strategic initiative that involves only Senior Leaders. The possibilities are endless in terms of projects that come to Internal Audit!


Here's how


  • Plan and conduct internal audits which comply with professional standards
  • Drive and support the completion of assigned audit engagements including collaborating and communicating with Management on risk mitigation action plans
  • Plan and conduct follow-up reviews of Management action items to mitigate risk/control exposures
  • Perform peer or quality assurance reviews of engagements ensuring documentation, conduct, evidence standards are maintained by all staff on the audit
  • Perform risk assessments at the enterprise, business unit and project specific levels including interviews with Senior and Executive management
  • Conduct specific investigations and provide management advice and assistance regarding risk mitigation and internal control practices





You're the missing piece of the puzzle


  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in providing IT/security assurance or equivalent IT/security experience in a medium or large organization
  • Professional IT, Internal Audit, or other professional designation (CIA, CISA, CCSA, CISSP)
  • Sound knowledge of IIA Standards and Practice Advisories and information security principles, IT technologies, Cloud technologies, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and related risks
  • In-depth knowledge of compliance standards including but not limited to SOX, PCI, ISO and NIST
  • Excellent business analytical skills including root cause analysis, process mapping and ability to quickly grasp complex business concepts
  • Aptitude toward effectiveness in managing and prioritizing multiple activities, projects or demands and consistently achieving objectives and meeting timelines
  • Lead verbal and written communications leveraging sound negotiation and influence abilities with Executive / Senior Management in increasingly complex, potentially confrontational situations
  • Effectively innovate the status quo to affect positive business change
  • Successfully demonstrate and anticipate and mitigate barriers to the success of projects; can also apply major problem identification and solution skills (including core, and analytical thinking)
  • Team centric as well as self-managed fostering open communication across the team
  • Successfully anticipate and recognize roadblocks and barriers to success and take suitable actions 
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment where multiple directions are the norm
  • Demonstrate ability to negotiate resistance effectively and win concessions without damaging relationships
  • Strong PC skills (Microsoft office suite or equivalent - Word, Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint, Access) and the ability to determine and use appropriate audit tools and techniques




  • Knowledge of IIA Standards and Practice Advisories, COBIT, ITIL and NIST frameworks and ability to apply various risk assessment/control frameworks
  • Familiarity with and ability to research internal and external best practices/benchmarking
  • Understand the organization's key policies, practices, and procedures well enough to assess compliance in the course of audit work



A bit about us

Our business is connecting Canadians. Our social impact is using our world-leading technology to create meaningful change, give back to help communities thrive, and help those who need it most. 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

2020 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.