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Senior Manager, IT Audit

Req id:  6149

Richmond Hill, ON, CA Waterloo, ON, CA




Together Carbonite and Webroot form the SMB and Consumer Division of OpenText. The mission of our joint offering is to make cyber resilience simple, reliable and accessible in the connected world. We foster a thriving, dynamic environment rich with inventive minds and entrepreneurial spirit and our employees are empowered and encouraged to build their careers at OpenText.



Senior Manager, IT Audit


The Senior Manager, IT Audit reports to the Director, IT Audit and is responsible for a broad portfolio, including assessing internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR), ISO 27001 compliance and IT operational audit related to Technology Governance and Oversight. The ideal leader will have strong program management, relationship management, change management and people management skills to apply towards directing the planning, implementation and execution of audit solutions. This role is also responsible for participating in the development and execution of the Enterprise Internal Audit Plan and directing a team of audit professionals.


What you will do:

  • Manage the Company’s ICFR/SOX Compliance program for all IT application and general controls
  • Manage IT operational audits in accordance with the Internal audit charter. Review the planning, performance and reporting on medium to high complexity operational audits
  • Manage audit teams from introductory to closing meetings. Ensure management is kept abreast of audit activities/findings, present audit results and recommended actions to management, and determine if appropriate and timely action is being taken for all significant items reported.
  • Build relationships with key risk owners / process owners within the IT Organization across functions and geography.
  • Assist the Director, IT Audit in developing and maintaining an Internal Audit methodology that ensures the quality of Audit operations is conducted with due professional care.
  • Maintain professional audit staff with sufficient knowledge, skills, and experience and professional certifications to meet the requirements of the Internal Audit Charter.
  • Work closely with other Audit Directors to support the execution of work plans including leveraging the use of technology as needed, with a specific emphasis on data mining and the use of analytics
  • Assist the VP Internal Audit with quarterly reporting to Management and the Audit Committee.
  • Keep abreast of best practices in IT internal auditing
  • Manage actual costs on internal audit engagements to established budgets
  • Assist with various special projects, as needed
  • Coordinate activities closely with the external auditors


What it Takes

  • Strong Internal or external Audit experience (Assurance services, Systems audit and IT SOX). An ideal candidate must have a minimum of 12 years’ experience.
  • Strong knowledge of the COSO control framework and COBIT.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or Systems Engineering or equivalent experience preferred.
  • 10+ years in Information systems support, security engineering, or risk and governance.
  • Understanding of information security requirements and compliance frameworks such as NIST, ISO27001, and COBIT5.
  • CISSP, CRISC, CISM, CISA, CIA or ISACA Cybersecurity Audit Certificate a plus.
  • Strong customer service mindset with demonstrated success in business partnering to achieve organizational goals.
  • Strong organization and time management skills in managing multiple priorities to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong team player, understanding that you deliver as a team and it is always best when you collaborate to find solutions to problems.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present information clearly and consistently, with effective listening and excellent writing skills. Strong report writing skills is a key requirement of this position.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership. This includes leading a team of at least 4-6 senior audit professionals.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive a culture of accuracy and efficiency in a continuously changing environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills – to identify and cover the highest risks with efficient and practical solutions
  • Ability to extract data and work with systems and software applications.
  • Experience with Audit Board or other similar products for managing audit progress, scheduling and electronic working papers in an asset.



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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