Internal Audit & Risk Specialist



Oakville, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023
Who we are:
Geotab ® is a global leader in IoT and connected transportation and certified “Great Place to Work.” We are a company of diverse and talented individuals who work together to help businesses grow and succeed, and increase the safety and sustainability of our communities.
Geotab is advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the internet and providing web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab’s open platform and Geotab Marketplace ®, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. Processing billions of data points a day, Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes.
Our team is growing and we’re looking for people who follow their passion, think differently and want to make an impact. Ours is a fast paced, ever changing environment. Geotabbers accept that challenge and are willing to take on new tasks and activities - ones that may not always be described in the initial job description. Join us for a fulfilling career with opportunities to innovate, great benefits, and our fun and inclusive work culture. Reach your full potential with Geotab. To see what it’s like to be a Geotabber, check out our blog and follow us @InsideGeotab on Instagram. Join our talent network to learn more about job opportunities and company news.
Who you are:
We are always looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our growth and deliver results! Geotab is seeking an Internal Audit & Risk Specialist who will be responsible for supporting the AVP, Enterprise Audit & Risk, and the Enterprise Audit Program Manager in carrying out activities related to Geotab’s Internal Audit Function. If you love technology, and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!
What you’ll do:
As an Internal Audit & Risk Specialist your key area of responsibility will be to lead internal audit engagements, audit engagement planning and monitoring of management action plans resulting from audit engagements. To be successful in this role you will possess analytical abilities along with excellent communication and project management skills.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Support internal audit risk assessments through detailed financial analysis, identification of key financial statement assertions risks and summarization of key issues based on interview and documentation reviews.
  • Create the risk-based audit programs under the guidance of senior team members.
  • Establish sample methodology for internal audits and perform sampling testing and data analytics for internal audit engagements to identify areas of improvement under the guidance and supervision of senior team members.
  • Assist in compiling and synthesizing audit results, including presentations, reports and other relevant materials to support engagement observations and recommendations.
  • Document business processes including key risks and the adequacy of control activities.
  • Assist and support the monitoring of management remediation action plans by assessing the adequacy of management actions plans (MAPs), tracking progress of MAPs, documenting updates and escalating issues when required.
  • Oversee the preparation and maintenance of internal audit manuals, update and maintain training materials to stay current.
  • Oversee the maintenance of the internal audit intranet site by ensuring information and resources are relevant and up to date.
  • Lead internal audit engagements using the Internal software tool (Auditboard).
  • Build strong relationships with employees and develop professional skills related to the position.

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years demonstrated relevant experience participating in audit work (e.g. internal, external, internal control over financial reporting).
  • Advanced technical competence using spreadsheet programs (e.g. Microsoft excel, Google sheets).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including comfort with delivering presentations and training to all levels of the organization.
  • Technical competence in Google Suite or Microsoft Office software programs.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to problem-solve.
  • Strong project management skills; able to identify needs, develop effective solutions and manage projects through to completion.
  • Knowledge of risk management frameworks, audit methodologies, risk management practices and use of control frameworks (e.g. COSO, COBIT) to develop risk based audit programs.
  • Experience working within a technical or engineering organization/knowledge of the high-technology industry is an asset.
  • Professional certification in CPA and/or CIA. Professional certification in CISA, CFE, and/or CRM is an asset.
If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role! Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply.
Please note: Geotab does not accept agency resumes and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Please do not forward resumes to Geotab employees.
Why job seekers choose Geotab:
Work from home and flex work arrangements
Home office reimbursement program
Baby bonus & parental leave top up program
Online learning and networking opportunities
Electric vehicle purchase incentive program
Competitive medical and dental benefits
Retirement savings program
*The above are offered to full-time permanent employees only
How we work:
At Geotab, we have adopted a flexible first working model in that we have systems, functions, programs and policies in place to support both in-person and virtual work. However, you are welcomed and encouraged to come into our beautiful, safe, clean offices as often as you like. When working from home, you are required to have a reliable internet connection with at least 50mb DL/10mb UL. Virtual work is supported with cloud-based applications, collaboration tools and asynchronous working. The health and safety of employees are a top priority. We encourage work-life balance and keep the Geotab culture going strong with online social events, chat rooms and gatherings. Join us and help reshape the future of technology!
We believe that ensuring diversity is fundamental to our future growth and progress and is an integral part of our business. We believe that success happens where new ideas can flourish – in an environment that is rich in diversity and a place where people from various backgrounds can work together. Geotab encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes and when people are hired. We will ensure the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities are taken into account as part of performance management, career development, training and redeployment processes. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information about our diversity and inclusion as well as accommodation policies and practices, please contact us at Click here to learn more about what happens with your personal data.