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Senior Internal Auditor


Vancouver, BC, CA

Senior Internal Auditor

Vancouver, BC

Posting Date: June 5

Closing Date: July 19

The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for assisting management in ensuring effective governance, risk management and controls are in place by undertaking reviews, internal audits and special projects with a focus on adding value.

This position is a great opporunity to grow within the organization, for someone with an entrepreneurial mindset, who is looking for an organization who values the input of the internal audit team. This position allows for a balanced lifestyle, support and an opportunity to travel (about 30-40%).


  • Undertaking audits, reviews, special assignment and other ad hoc projects as outlined in the annual audit plan or as requested by management and assigned by any of the Managers or the Director.
  • Participating in all aspects of reviews including planning, risk assessments, developing audit programs, executing fieldwork and preparing reports.
  • Leading engagements including coordinating team members and external resources.
  • Reviewing systems, processes and controls to determine their adequacy and effectiveness to ensure organizational risk is mitigated to an acceptable level.
  • Reviewing, evaluating and recommending changes to policies, procedures, systems and controls to ensure efficiency, effectiveness and economy are achieved.
  • Working with management to identify issues, ensuring they are aware and accepting of findings, and working with audit clients to identify effective recommendations for remediation.
  • Developing recommendations that will improve the Company’s overall systems of internal controls and assist in improving the efficiency, effectiveness and profitability of the Company.
  • Preparing audit reports for presentation to clients, senior management and the Audit Committee.
  • Performing SOX compliance reviews, including walkthroughs, coordinating and executing testing procedures, documenting issues/deficiencies, executing remediation testing, and preparing audit reports from findings.
  • Ensuring all audit work is performed in accordance with International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and our internal audit manual.
  • Completing audit assignments either independently or as a part of a team on time and on budget.
  • Performing audit work at the company’s operating sites and administration offices in Canada, the U.S., Chile and Peru as required.  Expected travel ranges from 30% to 40%.  Some locations are mining campsites, of which two are at high altitude.


  • Professional accounting designation (CPA) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation. CRMA, CISA and/or CFE designations also considered an asset.
  • Strong understanding of governance, risk management and internal controls and/or sound knowledge of business practices and business process improvement.
  • Post-secondary education in business, risk management, engineering or information systems.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience assessing internal controls, business processes or risk management.  SOX compliance experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • External audit experience preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) are required.
  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and be prepared to travel.
  • Must be able to work at high altitude (requires an Altitude Test) and must have a valid North American driver’s license.
  • Mining/industrial/manufacturing/information systems experience is an advantage.
  • Proficiency in Spanish is desirable.

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2018, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the ninth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.

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