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IT Audit Portfolio Manager - C04PZ4

Who We Are

It’s an exciting time to be at Canadian Tire, working for an iconic Canadian company that’s at the top of its game. The momentum we’ve generated in recent years with our commitments to customers, innovation, business results, and community has created an energy, enthusiasm, and engagement among our employees that is pushing us to new heights. And we’re on the lookout for talented people who share our vision and values, and want to join us in this journey.

What You'll Do

Reporting to the Associate Vice President of IT Audit, you will be responsible for effective management of the assigned IT audit portfolio which includes executing and reporting on multiple concurrent audit engagements resulting in improvements to the overall risk/control environment of Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC).


  • Act as a risk/control subject matter expert (SME) for Information Technology Infrastructure that includes technology infrastructure and systems, information & cyber security, technology systems including Cloud services as well as access and data related controls for CTC and outsourced technology environments
  • Contribute to CTC’s Internal Audit Services annual planning process ensuring suitable coverage of technology risk within the audit universe
  • Lead information technology process audits by developing and executing comprehensive audit plans that contain objectives, scope, deliverables, approach, resourcing and schedule
  • Conclude whether risks associated with information technology processes are appropriately managed through existence of effective controls. Ensure that audit conclusions and recommendations are properly supported by audit evidence and that the audit report content is clear, concise and supported by the audit work completed
  • Prepare and discuss audit findings with client and audit senior management; identifying significant issues in a business context, working with audit clients to identify and recommend feasible solutions
  • Collaborate with Operations and Finance audit teams on audits of significant CTC projects by addressing various system development and implementation risks
  • Assess and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of IT General controls
  • Identify weaknesses and recognize opportunities for IT General control enhancements and advise clients of best practices
  • Promote compliance to CTC policies and procedures, standards, and guidelines
  • Maintain a broad perspective on CTC clients' operations while retaining detailed knowledge concerning processes, policies, and procedures in order to audit operations across CTC


  • 7+ years of experience with IT auditing, information & cyber security, network management or IT operations management
  • University degree and auditing (CIA, CISA) or security (CISSP, GSEC) designation
  • Excellent knowledge of audit, project management, and system development methodologies such as Agile and DevOps
  • Solid working knowledge and application of IT and Information Security control frameworks, specifically COBIT and NIST
  • Experience in the assessment of threats and risks over IT processes and assets
  • Knowledgeable in IT and Information Security processes such as private and public cloud operations and architecture, enterprise architecture, secure application development, network management, threat & vulnerability management, and data protection
  • Knowledge of various industry regulations such as 52-109, PCI, PIPEDA, GDPR
  • Excellent relationship management, negotiating, time management, organization, planning, and process mapping skills
  • Well-developed influential skills to resolve situations when there can be distinct differences of opinion between the client and the auditor
  • Ability to negotiate mutually satisfactory compromises regarding audit findings with executive level clients when there can be multiple interests and underlying concerns to be interpreted and dealt with
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills sufficient to prepare and communicate audit reports dealing with facts and concepts for presentations to client executives and external auditors
  • Committed to providing a customer focus and valued added service
  • Developed business knowledge of retail industry practices
  • Detailed working knowledge of CTC’s business processes or business lines is considered an asset

Note: Due to the nature of the role, willingness to travel within Canada (<25%) and working overtime is required

As a condition of employment, this position is subject to the successful completion of the following Pre-employment conditions:
  • Reference Checks
  • Criminal Background Checks

How to apply

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