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Senior Internal Auditor


Surrey, BC, CA Burnaby, BC, CA Kelowna, BC, CA

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

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,500 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.

You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.

If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together.

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.


We're committed to building a greener future with our 30BY30 target to reduce our customers’ emissions by 30 per cent by the year 2030. We need collaborators, innovators and leaders like yourself to help us achieve our goal. Join us in re-thinking our energy future. 

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. 

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.


Safety is our number one priority, and to maintain the health and safety of our employees and broader communities, we have a number of COVID-19 safety measures in place. This includes a requirement for all new employees to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their first day of work or the start of their employment. And of course, we will consider an accommodation for anyone who’s unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined by the Human Rights Code.


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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