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Internal Audit Manager

Parq Vancouver, 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Req #549
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Vancouver’s premiere entertainment destination invites guests to step into an environment of luxury, passage and discovery. Since making its grand entrance in 2017, Parq Vancouver has become an iconic city symbol, hosting international trailblazers, local legends, captains of industry, sports mavens, and adventurers of all kind. Ideally situated between the stylish neighbourhoods of Yaletown and Gastown, Parq Vancouver’s uniquely vertical multi-tower design occupies a boutique-scale footprint while its prestigious address offers a seamless connection to BC Place, Rogers Arena and the electric pulse of downtown and ideal for pre- and post-game celebrations. When journeys begin here, lasting memories are made.


The Internal Audit Manager is responsible for overseeing Parq Vancouver’s integrated internal audit and risk management programs. The Internal Audit Manager reports directly to the Chair of the Audit Committee and has a dotted-line administrative reporting to the President/CEO of Parq Vancouver. The role provides independent, objective assurance and consulting internal audit services designed to add value and improve the organization’s operations. It helps the organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. In addition, the Internal Audit Manager is responsible for facilitating the implementation of a risk management framework for the organization. The role works with Senior Management, the Board, and key stakeholders to implement the enterprise risk management program designed to identify, measure, mitigate, monitor, and report the key risks that may impact the organization’s ability to achieve its strategic objectives.
They will report functionally to the Audit Committee and administratively (i.e. day-to-day operations) to the President/CEO of Parq Vancouver. The role operates independently of all property departments and has no responsibility for or managerial authority over any of the activities it reviews. He/she has the authority to audit necessary functions to fulfill its responsibilities as described. The Internal Audit Manager is authorized to develop and conduct a broad and comprehensive program of internal auditing and risk management throughout the organization.

•    Performance of audit activities in alignment with modern internal audit practices as advocated by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
•    Facilitation of risk management practices to understand the key risks impacting the organization’s ability to achieve its strategic objectives
•    Develop a risk-based and comprehensive strategic audit plan
•    Provide periodic (e.g. quarterly) internal audit reporting to the Audit Committee and Senior Management
•    Evaluate the design and effectiveness of internal controls and business processes throughout the organization
•    Assess compliance with policies, procedures, laws, and regulations
•    Assess whether adequate controls and practices are in place to safeguard the organization’s assets
•    Review relevant policies, procedures, company records, reports, and activities of the department or operations being audited
•    Prepare audit reports for individual engagements including audit findings, recommendations, and management action plans for resolution
•    Lead or facilitate meetings to discuss audit findings and the results of consulting services with management
•    Work with all levels of management to effectively address identified errors and deficiencies with the implementation of appropriate corrective measures
•    Report material identified deficiencies to the President/CEO, Chief Financial Officer, and Audit Committee
•    Perform follow-up activities, as required, to evaluate whether management has adequately implemented their action plans and resolved identified deficiencies
•    Maintain complete and accurate records and files pertaining to assignments performed
•    Evaluate whether adequate risk mitigation plans are in place for the organization’s key risks
•    Provide advisory guidance in relation to the organization’s policies, procedures, governance, and internal control systems to contribute to the improvement of operations
•    Conduct or assist in conducting investigations of areas deficient in controls, incident reports or lack of compliance with casino policies and procedures
•    Keep current with all regulatory requirements and consult with management on new or revised regulatory regulations, rules and directives
•    Prepare written reports such as quarterly reports as per AC Charter and Risk Charter
•    Review of the quarterly Internal Audit report
•    Provides updates (i.e. progress to develop and implement Risk Management principles & practices, status of key risks, etc.)
•    Follow up on engagement findings and corrective actions, and report periodically to Senior Management and the Audit Committee any corrective actions not effectively implemented
•    Contribute to oversight of the organization’s Confidence Line and provide reporting to the Audit Committee of all submissions received
•    Perform audit procedures during all hours of casino operations depending on the tasks to be completed
•    Perform all other job duties as assigned by the Parq Vancouver Audit Committee and President/CEO of Parq Vancouver

•    Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related field
•    5 to 10 years of experience as an internal auditor in a high-volume, multi-faceted organization
•    Expert knowledge of audit procedures as well as evaluating, analyzing and testing internal control systems
•    Current knowledge of developments related to business matters of interest to internal audit, particularly legislation changes as they affect gaming as well as new auditing techniques and practices
•    Demonstrate a proven ability to independently manage numerous projects simultaneously at various stages of development
•    Outstanding written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
•    Highly developed analytical and creative thinking skills are required proficient
•    Working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
•    Casino internal audit experience highly recommended
•    Ability to meet deadlines in a rapidly changing business environment
•    Ability to work during the night and weekends as audit tasks require
•    Ability to obtain a valid GPEB License
•    Ability to complete all BCLC Certifications
•    Serving it Right Certification

•   Able to lift, handle, and transport materials that are over 20lbs
•   Required to sit, stand and walk during working hours

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Parq Vancouver, 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada