Auditor (ID: 46110)

Job Number: 46110

Do you enjoy projects focused on continuous improvement? Do you want to be an agent of change to the City of Edmonton's services and programs? This is your chance to make a difference as an Auditor within the Office of the City Auditor team!

Guided by the principals of integrity, objectivity, confidentiality, and competency, the Office of the City Auditor is responsible for providing internal audit services to the City of Edmonton to ensure that the public receives value for money in processes and activities undertaken by City departments. It reports directly to Audit Committee. The Office of the City Auditor conducts its work in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. The Office of the City Auditor is committed to continuous improvement and actively promotes audit best practices. As an Auditor, you will be involved in a variety of projects to improve the City’s governance, risk management, and control processes. As the successful candidate, you will be a team player and champion of internal audit.

In this role your responsibilities will include:

  • Complete assignments under the leadership of a Senior Auditor or Audit Manager
  • Support the development of a project plan taking into consideration the audited entity's strategies, objectives, and risk - includes understanding the subject matter, defining audit objective(s) and criteria, performing a risk assessment, and developing an audit program
  • Identify, analyze, evaluate, and document sufficient, appropriate evidence to achieve the project objective(s)
  • Regularly communicate progress towards identified goals and outcomes and determine the best method of reporting to meet the needs of decision makers
  • Sort, consolidate, and prioritize findings, implications and recommendations from various sources
  • Support the Senior Auditor and Audit Manager with the timely notification and/or escalation of issues, with proposed solutions
  • Conduct the project's tasks within agreed upon budget and timelines
  • Prepare, collaborate, and contribute to writing accurate, clear, concise, and objective audit reports
  • Develop and manage relationships with key project stakeholders
  • Act as a trusted advisor to branch, department, and corporate stakeholders and the Office of the City Auditor
  • Contribute to the completion of multiple projects within budget
  • Monitor and report on contributed hours and tasks on projects



  • A University degree. For example, Business, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, or Law. Post-graduate degrees or other applicable specializations are desirable
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of audit experience, and or a related technical field, operational management or a combination of those experiences. An applicable postgraduate degree or certification may be considered to be equivalent to up to two years of experience
  • Any of the following, Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA); Certified Internal Auditor (CIA); Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA); Certified in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA); Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE); Certification in Control Self Assessment (CCSA); Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP); Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) are considered as an asset
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of several of the following areas: organizational theory, risk analysis, management concepts, finance, economics, information technology, and engineering
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and on project teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all levels within the City (management, unions, and staff) and with external organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to build morale and promote teamwork
  • Demonstrated ability in using Google Suite of products (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Forms, Google Jamboard, and Microsoft Office applications (Word and Excel)
  • Demonstrate alignment with the Cultural Commitments of Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, fostering an environment for others to do the same. For more information on the City’s Cultural Commitments, please visit
  • Demonstrate the foundational competencies, key behaviours and attributes of the City’s six leadership competencies: Courage, Inclusivity, Values-Based Influencer, Collaborative Networker, Systems Thinker and Creative Innovator. For more information on the City’s leadership competencies, please visit

The City of Edmonton is committed to inclusive, respectful and equitable workplaces that represent the communities we serve. We continuously improve our systems, policies and practices to remove barriers and ensure our employees, in all their diversity, can succeed. We value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences and competencies, and encourage you to apply. To learn more, see the Art of Inclusion: Our Diversity and Inclusion Framework here:

The City of Edmonton strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact

Up to 1 permanent full-time position

Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week, Monday - Friday. This position is eligible to participate in the City of Edmonton’s Hybrid Work Arrangement program.

Salary: $74,427 - $106,325 (Annually)

Talent Acquisition Consultant: IS/MZ

Classification Title: Auditor
Posting Date: Mar 28, 2023
Closing Date: Apr 18, 2023 11:59:00 PM (MDT)
Number of Openings (up to): 1 - Permanent Full-time
Union : Management
Department: Office of the City Auditor
Work Location(s): City Hall, 3rd Floor, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square  Edmonton T5J 2R7