• Senior Assurance and Compliance Analyst - 1 Year Contract

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto,
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/9/2018 2:17 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1487
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Are you looking for a new challenge?

     

    Do you enjoy solving complex problems and implementing solutions?

     

    Do you want the opportunity to work and collaborate with different departments?

     

    Are you able to think strategically, act proactively, and have an insatiable thirst to deliver strong results?

     

    If you’re passionate, driven, and find yourself seeking continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

     

    Who are we?

     

    DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX, NASDAQ: DHXM) is a global children’s content and brands company, recognized for such high-profile properties as PeanutsTeletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, and the acclaimed Degrassi franchise. One of the world’s foremost producers of children’s shows, DHX Media owns the world’s largest independent library of children’s content, at 13,000 half-hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media operates one of the largest networks of children’s channels on YouTube. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has offices worldwide.

     

     

    The Role 

     

    Reporting to the Director, Internal Audit, the Assurance and Compliance Analyst will provide objective and value added audit and assurance services to the Managers and Senior Management of DHX. In this strategically important position, this individual will be a self-starter who will get to plan and execute the engagement process for complex multi-functional or comprehensive audits to correct unsatisfactory conditions, improve operations, and reduce costs. 

    Responsibilities

    You will get to:

    • Think strategically and establish audit objectives and scope to meet client needs and expectations
    • Work on multiple teams to implement solutions
    • Interpret policies and procedures to test and evaluate complex financial records and operational systems by applying professional principles and standards
    • Collect, organize and assess information from various sources, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and make value-added recommendations to correct deficiencies and encourage improvements
    • Deliver a variety of engagements within agreed upon time deadlines and budgets
    • Develop high quality reports
    • Ensure reports maintain established requirements for quality and formatting
    • Represent the Internal Audit function on a daily basis to all levels of the organization
    • Execute the formal follow-up system to ensure management addresses prior recommendations

    Qualifications

    What we’re looking for:

    • Minimum of 5-7 years of demonstrable, progressively increasing experience, including:
      • Experience in internal auditing
      • Experience with understanding and interpreting required Financial Accounting principles (IFRS, GAAP)
      • Thorough understanding of key IT standards (COSO, COBIT, GTAG, ISO, ISC, etc.)
    • Professional designation in related internal audit areas (CIA, CISA)
    • Postsecondary education in a related discipline and a professional designation or equivalent combination of education and experience (CPA, CMA, CA, CGA)
    • Solid understanding and experience with risk and internal control principles, processes / business modeling and information technology
    • Direct experience with documenting and testing in business processes, information technology / systems related activities, project management, and risk governance processes
    • Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills
    • Possess excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills
    • Superb attention to detail and ability to work with highly confidential information
    • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
    • Ability to work effectively with limited guidance
    • Must have a positive, outgoing attitude with a team-based perspective
    • Self-starter and goes the “extra mile”
    • Strong proficiency using MS Office applications (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
    • Knowledge and experience working with accounting software, Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains preferred
    • Experience with data analysis software preferred (i.e. ACL, IDEA, MS Access, SQL)
    • Experience in media production and distribution industry and/or consumer products an asset
    • Flexibility as some travel may be required (10-20%)

     

     

    You’re sold, right?  Now, it’s your turn to sell us!

     

    THANK YOU for all of those who express interest in being part of the DHX Team! Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.

     

    DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

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