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Spanish or French Speaking Senior Internal Auditor

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  • Job
    Mid-level & Senior Level
  • Accounting & Tax
    Banking & Finance
  • Toronto


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance or related field
  • Professional qualifications such as CIA, CISA, CFE, CPA/ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Fluency in English and either Spanish, or French
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in internal audit, external audit, internal controls, risk management or relevant industry expertise
  • Willing to travel – approximately 10-20% based on business needs
  • Willing to work fulltime in an office environment at the Brookfield London office (Canary Wharf)
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail and project management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, global collaborative environment, managing various stakeholders with competing demands and communication styles
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as with global teams and cultural differences
  • Proactive in both managing workload and professional development
  • Strong written (documentation of work and reports) and verbal (interviewing process owners, presentation of findings) communication skills. including with senior stakeholders
  • Experience in the following is preferred:
  • Big 4 audit, risk or compliance, including experience with managing multiple clients
  • Asset management sector, particularly in understanding risks at acquired companies
  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements, testing, and implementation
  • working with international colleagues or clients preferred
  • working in Real Estate, Construction, Infrastructure or Energy sectors
  • data analytics auditing techniques and visualization tools preferred


  • Delivering audit and advisory engagements, including planning engagements, performing or supervising fieldwork, reviewing workpapers, drafting audit reports, and ensuring compliance with IIA methodology
  • Drafting clear and concise workpapers and deliverables that demonstrate a risk-first, critical thinking and analytical mindset
  • Writing clear, concise and constructive findings and audit reports to present results across the portfolio, based on facts, severity and potential risk impact
  • Executing follow-up procedures to assess the adequacy of implemented recommendations
  • Researching key risks and regulations, and developing planning materials, to effectively communicate the objective, scope, approach, and results of engagements to the Director, Internal Audit, and senior management within Brookfield and its portfolio companies (including C-suite)
  • Approaching audit and advisory engagements from a commercial mindset, focused on risk and impact to both portfolio companies and Brookfield’s strategic goals
  • Assisting the Director in managing the broader portfolio company audit teams, by:
  • Coordinating with colleagues, second line functions, and portfolio companies to perform risk assessments of existing and new companies to develop annual audit plans that cover key risks
  • Onboarding new portfolio company audit teams to understand Brookfield expectations for consistent reporting and oversight
  • Providing oversight to portfolio companies and third-party assurance providers to assist in audit project scoping, managing timelines, reviewing conclusions and remediation plans and reporting to management at Brookfield and portfolio companies
  • Keeping regional and global IA teams informed about audit plan progress, remediation of findings and changes to key risks
  • Maintaining departmental standards and quality of audit engagements in line with department audit procedures and the IIA Standards across the portfolio
  • Building and maintaining strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinating with global colleagues on department initiatives and projects


What is the primary focus of this Senior Internal Auditor role?

The primary focus of this Senior Internal Auditor role is to conduct internal audit and advisory engagements at Brookfield's European portfolio companies within specific platforms such as property, renewable energy, infrastructure, private equity, or insurance.

Who does the Senior Auditor report to in this role?

The Senior Auditor will report to the Director of Internal Audit.

In which countries does Internal Audit provide services?

Internal Audit provides services in Canada, USA, Brazil, UK, India, and Australia.

What languages are required for this role?

Fluent Spanish or French speaking proficiency is required for this Senior Internal Auditor role.


Mission & Purpose

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