Internal Audit & Compliance Manager

Accounting & Finance
Nova Scotia
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Internal Audit & Compliance Manager
Halifax, NS or Remote
Reference # HL-17031


Chorus Aviation Inc. is a public company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Chorus is an integrated provider of regional aviation solutions, including asset management services. Its principal subsidiaries are: Falko Regional Aircraft, the world’s largest aircraft lessor and asset manager focused solely on the regional aircraft leasing segment; Jazz Aviation, the sole provider of regional air services to Air Canada; and Voyageur Aviation, a provider of specialty air charter, aircraft modification, and parts provisioning services to regional aviation customers around the world.

We are excited to partner with Chorus in search of an Internal Audit and Compliance Manager to join their team. The purpose of this role is performing activities related to the public entity reporting compliance and performing functions as part of the Chorus Internal Audit team. This role is ideally based out of their head office in Halifax, NS but working fully remote (with occasional travel) could be considered for the right candidate.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Analyze operational and management processes including systems controls' effectiveness and efficiency in view to improve them and propose value-added recommendations.
  • Document, test, evaluate and monitor Internal Controls over Financial Reporting and Disclosure Controls and Procedures to ensure the Company is in compliance with rules established under National Instrument 52-109.
  • Provide guidance and direction to process owners/managers regarding the identification of key controls and risks within the related process. Assist in the development and implementation of a sustainable methodology and process for conducting the annual recurring compliance assessment.
  • Assist in preparing documentation for, and working with, external auditor and consultants.
  • Participate in the development of the scope for operational, information technologies, financial and security audit projects and select/develop appropriate audit steps necessary to promote effective audit coverage.
  • Participate as team member in the conduct of management, information technologies, financial and security audit projects according to the annual audit plan.
  • Work closely with staff and management of programs or departments being audited to obtain accurate and complete information and to foster their understanding and acceptance of audit findings and recommendations.
  • Perform continuous monitoring procedures on various systems and related account balances.
  • Implement audit program routines (CAAT's) to aid in performance of internal audit projects (data analysis and substantive analytical procedures) and to add coverage in monitoring regulatory compliance procedures (continuous monitoring routines and exception reporting).
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Perform duties in accordance with established policies and procedures while giving primary consideration to personal safety, and the safety of co-workers and customers.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Professional Accounting Designation (CPA) is mandatory.
  • Experience post-designation is preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of Financial Reporting process.
  • Experience involving the audit of Internal Controls considered an asset.
  • Ability to work alone and to plan and execute projects with minimum supervision and to complete work within required deadlines.
  • Ability to quickly grasp essential issues, analyze alternatives and recommend appropriate solutions.

Chorus recognizes that the best talent includes people of all backgrounds, abilities and points of view. To be a leader in our industry, Chorus celebrates diversity and values the uniqueness that each individual has to offer. We empower our people to foster an internal culture of inclusion, creating safe workspaces where everyone can be their authentic self. Meeting the needs of our diverse passengers is critical to our success and we recognize the importance of a workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve.

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For more information about this exciting opportunity please contact Heather Labucki, Partner, or Jason Ozon, Consultant, at If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Jason Ozon know.

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