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Senior Internal Auditor (FT Perm- Vancouver or Kamloops)

Date: May 21, 2019

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: British Columbia Lottery Corporation

At BCLC, we play fair.  We believe that playing fairly is a serious responsibility and an empowering opportunity. Our commitment to social, economic and environmental responsibility is central to all we do and captured in our slogan “Playing it Right”. From our LEED Metro Vancouver office, to our responsible gambling program, GameSense, we are committed to ensuring that we always consider the impact of our business on the people and communities of BC. At BCLC, we play for BC. We employ—directly and indirectly—almost 26,000 people in gambling operations, related government agencies and charities as well as support services. 


At BCLC, we make it fun to be an adult. For more than 30 years, we’ve entertained customers with a chance to dream and have fun, while delivering revenue to the Government of BC for the benefit of British Columbians. During this time, we've evolved from a lottery corporation to a full-spectrum gambling entertainment company responsible for conducting, managing and operating lottery, casino, community gaming (bingo) and eGaming in BC. We strive to create outstanding gambling experiences and to have our games evolve with the player’s idea of excitement. For us, playing is not all about winning; it’s about entertainment.


Why you should work with us


At BCLC, we believe that our people are what makes us amazing so we are committed to our people. We have a culture of fun and hard work – it’s not unusual to see teams eating together at lunch in the cafeteria or heading outside for a walking meeting. We continue to have a highly engaged team and we’ve been named one of BC’s Top 50 Employers for over 10 years. Here are a few reasons why it’s great to be part of the team:


  • Flexible work hours
  • Robust wellness program with free onsite yoga, bootcamp, running club and more
  • Competitive compensation
  • Company paid Flexible Health and Dental plan for you and your family
  • Defined Benefit Pension Program
  • Leadership and professional development programs

KAMLOOPS - Why our Kamloops office rocks


  • The City of Kamloops offers a relaxed lifestyle with an abundance of recreational opportunities and a close-knit community of welcoming people. It has been home to the BCLC head office since 1985 and features:
  • A subsidized cafeteria with healthy and delicious food choices
  • Free gym
  • Free parking and easy access to transit
  • Close proximity to parks, trails and other recreation amenities



VANCOUVER - Why our Vancouver office is so awesome


Vancouver has been regularly voted one of the top cities to live in the world with one of the mildest climates of any city in Canada. It is home to our Marketing and Sales Office and features:

  • A subsidized cafeteria with healthy and delicious food choices
  • Free parking
  • Easy access to transit, including the Sky Train
  • Secure bike facilities and easy access off the Central Valley Greenway



Job Summary:


The objective of the Senior Internal Auditor role is to conduct operational, compliance and real-time audits which can be large and technically complex and focused on high risk areas.  This position assesses the adequacy of internal controls, the overall effectiveness of operations and ensures compliance with company policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.  Promotes risk and control management enterprise-wide, identifying opportunities and making recommendations to strengthen internal controls and improve operational efficiencies. The Senior Internal Auditor provides expertise, advice and opinions to internal customers, including senior management on the proposed design of internal controls, and/or areas for improvement.


This position could be filled in either Kamloops or Vancouver.


The focus of this role is to:

  1. Manage BCLC’s cross-functional key corporate projects from an audit governance and compliance perspective. This individual will also provide input and guidance on project risk mitigation.
  2. Assist in the performance of IT Audit activities by completing independent/objective evaluations of IT risks and processes, and recommending improvements to associated IT controls and processes.


Key Accountabilities:


  • Monitors multiple cross functional projects, including liaising with project managers and staff to ensure key risk areas and on-going issues have been identified. This includes interviewing key members of the project team, attending project meetings to keep abreast of project revisions/deviations.
  • Utilizes audit frameworks and tools to provide project status updates and related deliverables to Audit Manager.
  • Performs the preliminary assessment of operations, functions or activities and gathers information on key business risks; evaluates the adequacy of the controls designed to manage those risks; identifies opportunities for improvement and develops recommendations for management.
  • Performs audit processes/documentation in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors Professional Standards.
  • Provides critical analysis and assesses effectiveness of business management processes and programs, operational and technical issues.
  • Provides expertise, advice and opinions to internal customers, including senior management regarding compliance with legislation, regulations, policies, standards or guidelines, and/or areas for improvement.
  • Provides input into the department’s annual operational audit plan which supports delivery of effective audit management services for the organization.
  • Performs ongoing analysis and research in seeking innovative ways to improve efficiency and effectiveness of processes and making respected, influential recommendations of new ideas. 
  • Champions key strategic initiatives and enterprise-wide objectives; builds and facilitates strong relationships with all levels of the organization, including cross functionally and cross divisionally.


Minimum Required Qualifications:

Education and Experience


  • A University Degree in Computing, Business or related discipline;
  • CISA or CIA Designation or actively pursuing;   
  • PMP, PRINCE2 certification would be an asset;
  • 4-6 years recent progressive IT, project management or auditing experience;
  • Information Security experience such as CISSP, Information Technology such as ITIL or risk management experience would be an asset;
  • Familiarity with the gaming entertainment environment and Information Technology controls is preferred;
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.


Technical Requirements

  • Superior analytical, technical and problem solving skills;
  • Strong knowledge of internal controls, regulations, and related methodologies;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills;
  • Strong prioritization and organization skills;
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting a team focused environment with peers, internal and external stakeholders and all levels of management;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including the ability to act as a change agent to champion continuous improvement;
  • Ability to influence others;
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities;
  • Ability to interpret and translate ambiguous situations into a structured framework with clearly defined deliverables;
  • Ability to effectively develop and deliver recommendations and presentations;
  • Creative, innovative and strategic thinker.



Please Note: This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.

Please Note: Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

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