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Financial Governance Advisor, Regulation 52-109/SOX

Desjardins

Desjardins
Lévis



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Job description

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

 

Job Level

The Financial Governance Administrative Department is responsible for managing the financial certification program under Regulation 52-109.

 

The person in this position will:

·         Conduct a yearly risk analysis to establish the scope of the work needed to maintain certification for Desjardins Group under Regulation 52-109.

·         Ensure that significant risks identified through the risk analysis are mitigated by key internal controls.

·         Assess the design and efficiency of internal controls with respect to key financial information.

·         Assess deficiencies identified during tests, communicate this information to the parties involved and make recommendations.

·         Let senior management and various committees know what internal controls are in place, what deficiencies have been identified and what their impacts are.

 

Additional responsibilites

·         Be responsible for planning and executing mandates that involve assessing the design and efficiency of internal controls over financial reporting.

·         Conduct the yearly risk analysis of the financial statements of subsidiaries and entrusted processes to establish the scope of the work.

·         Be proficient with the financial governance methodology.

·         Document and update the processes as well as the risk and control matrices included in the scope of the work, or review this work.

·         Conduct or review design walk-through tests and control efficiency tests.

·         Assess the deficiencies identified during tests and share this information with the parties involved, make recommendations and follow up on their implementation.

·         Manage coordination with internal auditors, external auditors and other stakeholders for the processes under your responsibility.

·         Prepare working documents, summarize the results and draft reports suitable for the target audience.

·         Participate in the administrative department’s strategic projects and initiatives.

 

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in a related field

·         A minimum of six years of relevant experience

·         Experience in auditing

·         Experience in a financial institution and/or insurance company (an asset)

·         Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

·         For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

 

Specific knowledge

·         Solid understanding of internal control over financial reporting

·         Knowledge of AMF Regulation 52-109 / Sarbane-Oxley (an asset)

 

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

·         Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

 

Key competencies for the job

·         Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation, Interpersonal Savvy, Strategic mindset

Posting date
2020-08-07
Job location
Region: Chaudière-Appalaches
City: Lévis
Job type
Full time
Employer's industry
Financial services and insurance
Years of experience
Minimum 6 year(s)
Employee supervision
None
Annual salary
Not specified
Language proficiency level
French: Advanced
English: Not specified
Application deadline
2020-09-04
Information
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Desjardins
Desjardins
150 Rue Sainte-Catherine O
Montreal (Quebec)
H2X 3Y2

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