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Internal Audit Manager

Req id:  21241

Richmond Hill, ON, CA Dallas, TX, US Lexington, KY, US Lewiston, ME, US Boston, MA, US Columbus, OH, US Tinton Falls, NJ, US Broomfield, CO, US Southfield, MI, US Pasadena, CA, US Indianapolis, IN, US Waterloo, ON, CA San Mateo, CA, US Mississauga, ON, CA Alpharetta, GA, US Waukesha, WI, US Carbondale, IL, US Denver, CO, US San Antonio, TX, US Tucson, AZ, US San Diego, CA, US Salt Lake City, UT, US Brook Park, OH, US Tampa, FL, US Austin, TX, US Montreal, Quebec, CA Gaithersburg, MD, US Arlington, VA, US



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



About the team: Our team culture is collaborative and encourages team members to take initiative and seek on-the-job learning opportunities. Quality is our top priority, and by focusing on innovation, we continue to raise the bar on quality and deliver greater value to our clients. Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. 
We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. Additionally, we prioritize building teams that are inclusive and bring diversity of thought. 

The Opportunity

Will be responsible for the management and support the oversight of the Corporation’s ICFR program (Internal control over financial reporting). In this capacity, you will provide independent and objective assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls covered by the program. You will apply your inquiry, process understanding skills and professional judgment to challenge team members to critically analyze control deficiencies, provide guidance to develop impactful remediation plans, and recommend opportunities to innovate, leverage automation or adopt analytics driven approaches to controls.  Reporting to the Senior Manager, Audit, you will act as a key contact and develop cross-function relationships with specific business and support areas. 


•    Participate/Lead in the annual planning, scoping, and risk assessment process
•    Manage the monitoring and reporting requirements (periodic, quarterly, and annual attestation by Management) 
•    Work with management to identify, evaluate, and document business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate those risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement 
•    Perform design, implementation, and operating effectiveness testing or reviews (where applicable) for all in-scope processes and controls assigned 
•    Assist the Control/Process Owners with evaluating control deficiencies including root cause and severity assessments 
•    Advise Management and support remediation efforts for control issues identified, ensuring appropriate actions are taken by Management in a timely manner 
•    Facilitate use of technology-based tools and methodologies to review, design, implementation and/or operating effectiveness of internal control processes 
•    Maintain high expectation/emphasis over internal controls by proactively finding creative solutions to optimize and standardize controls and adopt best practices to facilitate a strong internal control environment. 
•    Actively contribute as a subject matter expert (SME) in various projects throughout the organization to improve the environment of governance, risks, and internal control
•    Manage the ICFR team and some contractors as needed
•    Coordinate and work directly with external auditors, consultants to execute internal controls plan
•    Provide support to Finance Leadership and other team members on special audit projects as needed
•    Pursue continuous professional development opportunities and willingness to grow


• 5-10 years’ experience supporting internal controls programs, with experience in Internal Control over Financial Reporting programs (prior professional services experience or large-scale programs would be an advantage)
 • Strong knowledge of SOX program requirements, scoping and risk assessment activities, testing approaches and deficiency classification practices
• Completion of professional designation (CPA preferred, CIA or CISA is an asset), Degree in Accounting or master’s degree in Accounting or Business
• Sound knowledge of accounting practices and standards (Canadian and US GAAP)
• Experience leading significant streams or full ICFR programs; strong project management experience preferred
• Knowledge of COSO, COBIT, COCO and the IIA’s Professional Practices Framework 
• A natural curiosity; inquisitiveness and desire to understand our client’s business, process, and controls 
• An ability to think creatively, problem solve and work independently 
• A detail-oriented mindset, with a high level of pride in your work
• Proven ability working in a fast-paced, team environment 
• Effective interpersonal and communication skills; strong written communication skills 
• Ability to explain accounting and control issues clearly and succinctly 
• Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a virtual environment
• Experience working with AuditBoard is an asset 



OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accomodationrequests@opentext.com).


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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