Internal Audit Specialist – Capital Markets

  • Date Posted Dec 20, 2021
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 13589

Are you a self-motivated individual who is hardworking with proven work history? Are you a driven team player who is looking to join a fast-paced, high-growth, and energetic team? Are you that talented professional we are looking for? If yes, apply soon!

Working with one of our top financial clients this role calls for a Internal Audit Specialist – Capital Markets who will be responsible for providing support and delivery of requirements and work packages on low complexity projects/initiatives in alignment with business strategies. The candidate will work closely with clients and the manager in performing testing. The ideal candidate possesses strong communication skills, problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and interpersonal skills.


  • Lead a diverse range of stakeholders; communicate effectively by adapting style and technique to a diverse audience.
  • Analyze impacts to customers, stakeholders, employees, processes, technology solutions to achieve business results.
  • Understand and clarify work packages of each assigned initiative/project inclusive of constraints and maintain a customer-centric approach.
  • Provide recommendations and direction based on the end-to-end customer experience when making decisions.
  • Lead and own the project deliverables related to business requirements to meet the needs of the customer, employee, and business.
  • Assess and ensure that customer and employee experience/stakeholder impacts are appropriately managed.
  • Engage appropriate stakeholders to identify and manage required outcomes of projects for the business.
  • Provide ongoing communication to key stakeholders to ensure they are aware of significant changes which impact requirements delivery against the overall project.
  • Respond to inquiries and escalate concerns from stakeholders and partners at all levels in the organization Identify and lead problem resolution to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Contribute to the application of change management best practices.
  • Collaborate with the project manager and business sponsor to identify and ensure required resources are assigned to the project for the successful delivery of requirements.
  • Lead requirements management on project(s) which are based on complexity, size, and budget as defined by the project governance levels.
  • Identify scope changes and complete analysis to determine the impact to project benefits and risks.
  • Identify, document, and validate current state processes and work with the business and stakeholders to design the desired future state.
  • Establish and maintain full requirements traceability and work with the business to prioritize requirements and scope changes to ensure business needs are met.
  • Collaborate with technology partners and provide recommendations to support the development of system requirements and design, testing plans, artifacts/deliverables to ensure business needs are met.
  • Ensure project issues and concerns are addressed for clear articulation of business requirements.
  • Contribute to Quality Assurance activities by supporting the development of test scripts and testing of developed solutions, including communication of issues and resolution.
  • Adhere to Enterprise project governance controls to ensure projects meet all performance, quality, and compliance standards and conform to appropriate disciplines.
  • Contribute to the development of the project plan and high-level work breakout session (WBS), identify and manage key risks and decisions.
  • Own and complete relevant work packages through collaboration with multiple stakeholders to prepare for operational readiness, manage deadlines and adjust to changing work priorities.
  • Assess project change requests and their impacts on requirements, checking for alignment to project benefits at all phases.
  • Develop efficient and effective solutions through analytical problem-solving.
  • Support implementation/post-implementation activities as defined in the project plan.
  • Forecast, define and manage the requirements effort including cost and timeline.
  • Support the Request for Information (RFI) or Request for Proposal (RFP) with vendors if required.
  • Identify risks or issues with technology solution or designs.
  • Ensure accuracy of the business requirements documentation to mitigate against project changes and reduce/manage cost to the project.
  • Critique and analyze requirement change requests to challenge impact to original business need as defined by project charter.
  • Deliver detailed level requirements to support downstream estimates and delivery of business cases anchored to business requirements.

Desired Skill Set:

  • Undergraduate degree.
  • Experience working with auditing.
  • Experience working with Capital Markets.
  • Experience working with internal auditing.
  • Experience working with documentation.
  • Experience working with business analysis, project delivery practices, and standards across the project life-cycle
  • Experience working with process management techniques and principles involved in the production of BPM drawings and models.

Nice to Have:

  • CA Designation.
  • CPA Designation.

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