Senior Manager Internal Audit

Reference Number:  1341
Posted Date:  May 21, 2024
Employment Type:  Permanent Full Time
Hours of Work:  7.5 hours per day - 5 day week (M-F)
Work Arrangement:  Hybrid 8
Salary Range:  $129217.00 - $161521.00 Annually

North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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ICBC is one of BC’s largest corporations and one of Canada’s largest property and casualty (P&C) insurers with annual written premiums of $4.8 billion and $24.2 billion in assets.


Reporting to the Director Risk & Internal Audit, the Senior Manager, Internal Audit is responsible for leading the Internal Audit operations and providing assurance to ICBC’s Executive Leadership Team and the Audit Committee on the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls established throughout the Corporation. This role provides leadership and supervision to a team of Managers, Internal Audit in the department.


Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive audit program to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of ICBC’s system of internal controls, including its financial and operational performance monitoring systems. 

  • Prepare Internal Audit reports to the Executive Leadership Team and the Audit Committee, summarizing the results and highlighting significant issues related to known or previously identified internal control deficiencies and providing advice on additional measures required to address current and evolving business risks that require management action.

  • Recruit and develop Internal Audit managers, developing an annual training and professional development plan to ensure all team members remain current with their knowledge, expertise, and professional networks.

  • Ensure sound liaison and communication with ICBC’s external auditors regarding compliance requirements, standards, and fraud occurrence declarations.

  • Contribute to ICBC’s compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements.

  • Coordinate and integrate Internal Audit work with the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and the Fraud Risk programs to provide a comprehensive and coordinated 3rd line of defense for managing the Corporation’s risks. Shares insights with ERM, Fraud Risk, Finance, and the Office of Strategy Management to help these other teams with their planning, monitoring, and program development functions.


Position Requirements

  • A recognized professional designation in accounting or auditing (CPA, CIA, CISA). An equivalent combination of education and related work experience may also be considered.

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in audit, internal audit, or risk management and a minimum of 5 years of experience managing a team.

  • Strong technical knowledge in internal audit and accounting fundamentals.

  • Experience leading audits in large organizations within highly regulated industries is an asset.

  • Knowledge and experience in risk assessments, internal control evaluations, and management Experience managing a team, including recruiting, training, developing, and managing the performance of professional-level staff.

  • Experience leading or managing multiple concurrent projects within established timelines.

  • Ability to attract, coach, and motivate a highly skilled team of professionals.

  • Self-motivated and results-oriented, focusing on overall outcomes rather than specific individual goals or targets.

  • Strong interpersonal, conflict resolution, and negotiation skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.  In particular, the ability to explain complex concepts and ideas in brief and simple terms appropriate for executives and Board of Directors.

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, especially with respect to document reviews and scrutinizing evidence.

  • Behavioral flexibility and the ability to adapt to rapid change.

  • Demonstrate unquestionable ethics and integrity, with the courage to confront difficult issues with diplomacy and an appropriate response.



About us: 

At ICBC, it’s our job to make sure the car insurance system works for all British Columbians, today and in the future. If you want to make the most of your skills and expertise while growing your career, we want you. A career at ICBC is an opportunity to be part of a talented, diverse and inclusive team that is driven to serve its customers and community. You can expect a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a collaborative work environment. If you are reliable and dependable, contact us today to be part of our talented and diverse team as we work together to create an insurance system we can all be proud of.


Work arrangements defined: 

  • Hybrid 8 – you will work a minimum of 8 days per month at your primary in-office headquarters (typically 2 days per week). The remaining days will be remote within British Columbia.



We invite you to apply today and find out why employees recommend ICBC to their friends and family as an excellent place to work. We value and seek to maintain an environment of Collaborative, Supportive, Straightforward, and Knowledgeable team.  Come join us at one of BC’s Top Employers!


ICBC provides comprehensive benefit coverage to all eligible employees including a defined benefit pension plan and 4 weeks’ vacation, plus Wellness Days.

  • Three options available for your health and dental coverage
  • Employee and Family assistance program (wellness support)
  • Basic group life insurance
  • Voluntary group life insurance
  • Critical Illness insurance
  • Sick leave plan – 100% of pay for a period of a maximum of 8 weeks.
  • Long term disability plan
  • Pension plan – defined benefit pension plan that pays a benefit to you or your beneficiary upon termination, death, or retirement.


Employing a hybrid working model, this role combines on-site in office work (2 days a week) with work from home flexibility.


Only candidates legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered for this position.



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