Internal Auditor

Full-time | Toronto, ON

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Internal Auditor

Full-time | Toronto, ON


Be Part of Our Story

Dedicated to telling stories and creating experiences, Indigo is always looking for bright, energetic and customer-focused people who can help bring our exciting mission to life.

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Job Details

Company Description

Current Indigo employees should apply through the Internal Mobility page using your email address.

Dedicated to telling stories and creating experiences, Indigo is always looking for bright, energetic and customer-focused people who can help bring our exciting mission to life in one of our more than 150 Indigo, Indigospirit, Chapters and Coles stores across Canada. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities at our retail stores, distribution centres, and home office for people who share our passions and want to be part of a dynamic and enriching culture.


  • We love books and all things beautiful
  • We are Canada’s Cultural Department Store
  • Books are our heart and our soul and Great Books are JUST the Beginning…

We play by the following rules:

  • We exist to add joy to our customers’ lives each and every time they interact with us and our products
  • Our job is to create joyful moments for our customers
  • We treat each other the way we’d treat a valued friend
  • We inspire each other to do our best work
  • We seek to ignite creativity and innovation every day
  • We give back to the communities in which we operate

Job Description

Reporting to the Director, Internal Audit, the Internal Auditor will be responsible for assessing the design and effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting to support the annual CEO/CFO certification. This role will also perform risk assessments for finance and operational strategic initiatives and project risk assessments.


  • Assist in the risk assessment process and development of the continuous auditing cycle
  • Observe and understand business processes under area of responsibility to ensure they are documented completely and accurately by process owners and to ensure relevant controls are adequately designed to mitigate risks
  • Assist in developing audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives
  • Perform detailed audit procedures/tests, including conducting interviews, observing operations, perform analytical procedures, reviewing transactions, documents, records, reports, and policies and procedures
  • Ensure audit conclusions are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstances, and risk
  • Obtain and review evidence ensuring audit conclusions are well-documented
  • Summarize and report on audit findings, providing actionable recommendations and suggestions to improve and remediate deficiencies
  • Assist in the drafting of reports to the Audit Committee, Senior Management and/or CFO
  • Liaise and interact with various business stakeholders across the organization and seek opportunities for operational improvement and efficiency
  • Embrace and seek out technology that creates high tech and high touch solutions for Indigo’s customers
  • Challenge the status quo by consistently identifying areas for improvement, diagnosing issues, and working to resolve them
  • Celebrate diversity of thought and have and open mindset
  • Collaborate with others to drive flexible and iterative solutions, quickly and easily
  • Share technical knowledge with others and actively seek to learn from those more knowledgeable than yourself
  • Help others see the impacts of their efforts and proactively engage other functions to get input
  • Encourage others to freely share their point of view and be open to feedback
  • Model Indigo’s beliefs and convey a positive image in everything you do
  • Celebrate diversity of thought and have an open mindset
  • Take an active role in fostering a culture of continual learning, taking risks without the fear of making mistakes
  • Embrace, champion, and influence change through your team and/or the organization



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or a related field
  • 2+ years’ experience in internal or external audit roles
  • Professional accounting or auditing designation (CPA, CIA)
  • Experience with process documentation, risk assessment and controls (Bill 198 / SOX)
  • Experience working with ITGCs
  • Proactive and able to take initiative in researching business best practice concepts
  • Strong organization and follow up skills
  • Ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines and commitments
  • Solid understanding of COSO framework
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Experience working with IFRS, SAP and GRS Resolver audit management system an asset

Additional Information

At Indigo, we are committed to our communities, our customers, and each other; together we can make a positive impact. We know that fostering diversity and inclusion brings out your full potential and creates a joyful and welcoming environment for everyone. We are driven to be an equitable employer, which highly values your diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that you, in all your uniqueness, belong at Indigo. We welcome all applicants and encourage applications from individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous, a person of colour, LGBTQ2+ and people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request to individuals who self-identify as having a disability or special need. Please contact Human Resources at 1 (888) 881-3177 (toll free) or if you require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. 



Internal Auditor

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