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 Position Title:  Manager, Internal Audit

Reports to: Audit Committee

Dotted Line to CFO

Our client, a private global manufacturer of foam products and JIT assembly serving the automotive sector and several other business sectors around the globe is recruiting for a Manager of Internal Audit.

This organization has over 8000 employees worldwide and is focused on evolving workplace safety, sustainable environmental stewardship and enduring customer satisfaction, in each of the markets they serve.

Values & Principles:

  • Health, Safety & Environment
  • Honesty, Integrity and Trust
  • Respect, People and Diversity
  • Learn, Improve & Innovate
  • Responsibility, Accountability & Performance

Organization Leadership Competencies:

  • Building Relationships
  • Business Acumen
  • Leading Change and Innovation
  • Drive for Superior Results
  • Global Perspective
  • Leadership
  • Developing Others

The Role Purpose:

Internal Audit is an independent and objective assurance and consulting activity that is guided by a philosophy of adding value to improve the operations of the organization. It assists the organization in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the organization's risk management, control, and governance processes.

The internal audit activity is established by the Audit Committee. The internal audit activity's responsibilities are defined by the Audit Committee as part of their oversight role.

Major Responsibilities and Activities:


  • The scope of the internal audit function encompasses, but is not limited to, the examination and evaluation of the adequacy and effectiveness of the organization's governance, risk management, an internal process as well as the quality of performance in carrying out assigned responsibilities to achieve the organization' stated goals and objectives. This includes:
  • Evaluating the reliability and integrity of information and the means used to identify, measure, classify and report such information;
  • Evaluating the systems established to ensure compliance with policies, plans, procedures, laws and regulations which could have a significant impact on the organization
  • Evaluating the means of safeguarding assets and verifying the existence of such assets;
  • Evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency with which resources are employed;
  • Evaluating operations or programs to ascertain whether results are consistent with established objectives and goals and whether the operations or programs are being carried out as planned;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the organization's governance and risk management processes;
  • Evaluating specific operations at the request of the Audit Committee or management as appropriate.


  • Prepare clear, concise and objective reports on the results of the audit engagements to be distributed as appropriate.
  • Internal Audit will also present updates of audit activities and results as the quarterly Audit Committee meetings.
  • Internal Audit will be responsible for appropriate follow-up on engagements findings and recommendations.


Minimum Qualifications, Formal Education, Certification or Equivalent

  • University Degree
  • CPA Designation or equivalent

Working Experience - Nature and Length

  • Minimum 5 years of audit experience, including managing audit function with direct reporting to the Audit Committee
  • Experience in a global manufacturing company with revenues in excess of $1 billion is preferable
  • Private company experience is preferable

Additional Qualifications - Technical or Functional Competency Requirements

  • Experience performing data analytics using ACL is an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with all organizational levels
  • Strong cultural intelligence and interpersonal skills with ability to build and maintain working relationships
  • Self-directed and ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to set a plan and ensure progress toward objectives
  • Views Internal Audit as an enabler to the business to help improve internal controls and procedures
To apply for this position, please contact:

Stephanie Williams
Collins Recruitment Group

Phone: (416) 945-6601 ext. 231
Email: swilliams@collinsrecruit.com

All enquiries and applications will be held in strict confidence. 

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