Senior IT Auditor

Requisition ID:  183735 
Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 
Job Category:  Finance IT Audit and Special Projects 
Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%
Job Type:  Full-Time
Country: Canada (CA) 
Province: Ontario  
City: Mississauga
Embark on a rewarding career with Sobeys Inc., celebrated among Canada’s Top 100 employers, where your talents contribute to our commitment to excellence and community impact.

Our family of 131,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  
A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 

Ready to Make an impact?

You will bring a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes over Information Technology. Reporting o the Manager, IT Audit, you will be accountable for the execution of the annual IT audit plan through assurance and advisory work. 

You will also support the delivery of the annual IT General Controls plan in support of 52-109 CEO/CFO Certification program. The role is a unique opportunity to work with the broad scope in a team environment, where the participation and value-add from each member is key to the success of the Internal Audit function.

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:

IT Audit:
•    Assist the IT Audit Manager in planning if the IT Audit engagements, including reviews of IT processes, applications, infrastructure, projects, and risk assessments according to the annual audit plan
•    Work closely with the IT Audit Manager, to execute risk-based audits and advisory engagements in a broad variety of IT processes and projects
•    Prepare formal audit/review reports and communicate audit findings and recommendations clearly and concisely 
•    Assist the IT Audit Manager with regular follow up with action owners to ensure managements timely completion of the remediation action places 
•    Assist Internal Audit management with the development of the annual IT audit plan including input from audit work, IT leadership, and emerging technology risks
•    Mentor Internal Audit teammates on technology risks and controls 
•    An eagerness to learn and apply critical thinking related to IT processes and applications, existing and emerging risks, testing of controls, and identifying areas of opportunity

52-109 CEO/CFO Certification ITGC Program:
•    Support the IT Audit Manager in delivering, according to plan, the 52-109 CEO/CFO Certification ITGC program, working with key stakeholders to evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of IT General Controls over Financial Reporting
•    Execute ITGC testing, according to plan, working closely with the IT Audit Manager 
•    Work collaboratively with management in their development of action plans to address rot causes of ITGC deficiencies and improve effectiveness of controls 
•    Assist the IT Audit Manager with regular follow up with action plan owners to ensure management’s timely completion of remedial action plans 
•    Assist the IT Audit Manager with the preparation of quarterly reports on plan progress and deficiency updates to IT leadership
•    Collaborate with external auditors as needed

What you have to offer:

•    Undergraduate degree in Information Technology related field such as IT Systems, Computer Science, IT Management or Data Analytics
•    Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation preferred
•    Other designations preferred CIA, CISSP, CISM or CPA
•    Minimum 3 years of experience in IT Consulting practice and/or technology, with a strong risk-based audit foundation
•    Strong technical knowledge of IT platforms, operating systems, network services, security, privacy, and business applications
•    Knowledge of Audit assurance, governance and control frameworks including COBIT, ISF, NIST and ISO
•    Knowledge of Regulations including 52-109, PCI, PIPEDA, GDPR 
•    Knowledge of Service Organization Controls (SOC) Reporting standards preferred 
•    Experience auditing large enterprise IT implementations with knowledge of project methodologies, risk, and controls 
•    Demonstrate strong planning, project management and organizational skills
•    Excellent interpersonal skills with strong verbal and written communication
•    Ability to present complex information clearly and influence the outcome through effective verbal and written communication
•    Ability to cultivate relationships in a team environment is a must 
•    Strong problem-solving skills with demonstrated creative, innovative, and critical thinking 


At Sobeys we require our teammates to have the ability to adhere to a hybrid work model that requires your presence at one of our office locations at least three days per week. This requirement is integral to our commitment to team collaboration and the overall success of our office culture.


We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package, which varies by role and designed to help our teammates to live better – physically, financially and emotionally. 

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We will consider factors such as your working location, work experience and skills as well as internal equity, and market conditions to ensure the selected candidate is paid fairly and competitively. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process. 


Our Total Rewards programs, for full-time teammates, goes well beyond your paycheque:

  • Competitive Benefits Package, tailored to meet your needs, including health and dental coverage, life, short- and long-term disability insurance.
  • Access to Virtual Health Care Platform and Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • A Retirement and Savings Plan that provides you with the opportunity to build and add value to your savings.
  • A 10% in-store discount at our participating banners and access to a wide range of other discount programs, making your purchases more affordable.
  • Learning and Development Resources to fuel your professional growth.
  • Parental leave top-up
  • Paid Vacation and Days-off


We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.