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Senior Internal Auditor


Burnaby, BC, CA

Branch: Non-Regulated
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Workplace Flexibility: Yes 
Posting End Date: Open until filled


We’re a Canadian-owned and BC-based energy company taking steps toward a lower-carbon energy future by providing renewable energy, natural gas and electricity to more than 1.2 million customers.  

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we transform BC’s energy future. Our diverse team of more than 2,600 employees is committed to a safe and inclusive culture where each of us can connect, belong and grow. Join us and let’s work together for a better BC. 

Position Overview

You’re an auditing expert with exceptional planning skills and attention-to-detail. Calm and collected regardless of the situation, you’re a multi-tasker who can meet the tightest deadlines without breaking a sweat. While you pride yourself on your ability to collaborate with and engage various stakeholders, your proven ability to develop and execute internal audits from scratch to address Corporate risks makes you a perfect candidate for our Senior Internal Auditor position. 


In this role, you’ll provide expertise in the planning and executing of risk-based internal audits and produce actionable reports based on your findings. You’ll also identify and evaluate risk areas and provide input to develop audit plans and modify existing plans as new risks arise. Additionally, you’ll proactively advise business units on internal control best practices to manage risks appropriately.

In year 1, you will:

  • Develop an thorough understanding of our Gas and Electric business processes while building relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Conduct and complete assigned audits with guidance from team members. 
  • Document, discuss, propose remediation and follow-up on audit findings with relevant stakeholders.

In year 2, you will:

  • Independently conduct and complete assigned audits as well as investigate, discuss, propose remediation and follow-up on any audit findings and recommendations.
  • Provide advisory support to relevant stakeholders on Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), operational, capital projects and Environmental Social Governance requirements.
  • Support the Internal Audit team to improve the audit function's effectiveness.
  • Maintain and strengthen relationships with all relevant internal and external stakeholders.

What it takes:

  • Certified Professional Accountant designation (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor designation (CIA) from a recognized institution with three to five years post designation plus three to five years of recent internal auditing experience in a large organization.
  • Exceptional knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors. 
  • A team-player and self-starter with incredible multi-tasking skills and the ability to meet various deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge and practical experience in implementing, and ongoing auditing of: SOX, Operational Audits, ESG frameworks and/or Capital Project Management. 

In this role, you will have the option to participate in a flexible work program, enabling you to work from an approved flex location in British Columbia up to 85 days a year (equivalent to approximately two days a week), subject to business or operational needs.


Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.


To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information. 

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