Manager, Internal Controls

Req ID:  580
Business Unit:  Finance & Technology
Division:  Financial Services
Shift:  Regular
Rate of Pay:  $114,928.58 - $135,209.88 yearly
Hours of Work:  70 hours bi-weekly
Posting Date:  Feb 24, 2024
Closing Date: 

Leadership Opportunity


Req ID: 580 

Business Unit: Finance & Technology 

Division: Financial Services

Regular/ Auxiliary: Regular

Rate of Pay: $115,323 - $135,674 annually

Hours of Work: 70 hours bi-weekly

Posting Date:  January 24, 2024

Closing Date:  Review of aplications will begin on February 18, 2024 but this position will remain open until filled. 

Position Purpose

This position is responsible for evaluating and monitoring internal controls and facilitating enhancements to business processes to drive organizational compliance improvement for critical financial processes. This position involves analyzing complex financial transactions and providing internal customer service, leadership and guidance related to financial processes for the District. This is a hands-on role for a strong contributor who has the ability to develop productive relationships, deliver results, and successfully facilitate business process improvements. This role has a high level of interaction across the organization and will involve extensive, ongoing cooperation and coordination across all District business units. The incumbent will bring exceptional communication and organizational skills, a focus on continuous improvement, and a positive and practical approach to meeting the objectives of the role.

Key Accountabilities/Position Outcomes

  • Develop and lead improvements to the design and documentation of processes and procedures which ensure the on-going operating effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Provides analysis, guidance and recommendations on resolving any control gaps by working collaboratively with key stakeholders at all stages of the business processes.
  • Plans and delivers on the annual internal controls compliance plans.
  • Prepares comprehensive reports for Senior Management to support conclusions and communicate results to appropriate management individuals.
  • Participates in system testing of upgrades to our ERP system and relating databases to ensure operational effectiveness.
  • Respond to inquiries from Senior Management and staff related to business process controls and procedures improvements.
  • Provides clear financial acumen and guidance to business partners and process owners with a sound knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards and Canadian Auditing Standards, accounting policies, and internal controls.
  • Promotes consistent implementation and use of corporate financial policies, processes, guidelines and tools in order to maintain integrity, safeguard assets, and mitigate risk. Ensures changes and corrections to the financial plan are carried out in compliance with corporate policy.
  • Investigates processes and performance gaps in order to identify root cause insights of known gaps. Analyzes and presents reports (both verbal/written) on recommendations for performance improvement plans.
  • Deliver compliance training to improve understanding and awareness within the organization.
  • Monitor regulatory contacts for trends and opportunities for improvement.
  • Performs other related duties as required and follows all CRD policies, procedures and standards.

Additional Information

  • None


  • Degree in a related discipline
  • A minimum of 6 years' directly related experience
  • A minimum of 1 year supervisory experience
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience


CPA Designation

Role Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong business acumen, negotiations skills, relationship building and management skills are essential to this role.
  • Track record of developing efficient solutions to support a results-oriented function.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills as well as experience presenting and interacting with employees at all levels of an organization.
  • Ability to influence change and transformation across a complex organization.
  • Sound knowledge and experience with both Public Sector Accounting Standards and Canadian Auditing Standards.
  • Experience working with ERP systems (SAP is an asset).
  • Sound organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Understanding and ability to execute business process design, redesign and documentation.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • High level of proficiency and experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently, organize workload and set priorities.
  • Ability to think innovatively and critically to assist in developing solutions.

Leadership Profile

CRD Leaders are champions for creating an accountable, high performance, service oriented organization that makes a difference in our community. They pay attention to shifts and trends in an ever-changing and complex environment and think strategically to serve residents, businesses and local governments today while developing a sustainable organization for the future. The following is a leadership summary for this position.

Professional/Individual Contributor Level 3 (P3)

Leaders at this level are generally recognized as fully qualified professionals who apply their in-depth knowledge and experience and best practice in their own discipline to respond to a wide range of moderately-complex and complex problems and situations. They interpret and respond to client needs and improve products or services in their own area. Working with minimal direction, they monitor and control costs within their own work, explain difficult issues to establish consensus, and promote teamwork, potentially coaching and guiding others.

While CRD Leaders are accountable to all Leadership Competencies, the competencies listed below have particular relevance to this position. Click here for a complete definition of our Leadership Levels and Competencies.

Leadership Competencies

Thinks Strategically
Sees the Big Picture
Models Integrity
Is Accountable for Results



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We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and may consider a combination of

experience, education and/or training where possible.


The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.

We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. In our commitment to bring differing perspectives to our workplace, and to deliver the best possible service to our customers, we encourage and welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and lived experiences.

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