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Audit Associate


Toronto, ON, CA, M5G 1X6

Req ID:  39085

Status: Regular Ful Time   

Working Conditions: Hybrid         

Education Level: University Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting or related qualification

Location: Toronto, ON 

Travel: Yes – As required 

Deadline to Apply: Aug 13, 2022


OPG continues to set the bar for environmental protection, community involvement and economic impact—all while safely keeping the lights on. 
Now we’ve set our sights on being a net-zero carbon company by 2040 and a catalyst to help the economies where we operate achieve net-zero by 2050.  

OPG operates a diverse portfolio of generation assets including nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass and solar. We are also a clean tech leader and innovator, offering challenging and unique work opportunities. Help us use our power to change the world.

In 2024, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is establishing a new corporate headquarters on a campus setting in the Municipality of Clarington located within Durham Region. The new campus will include the existing Darlington Energy Complex located just south of Highway 401 and a new building to be constructed on adjacent land presently owned by OPG. 


BE THE GENERATION to help build a brighter tomorrow. 




Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for an analytical and results driven professional to join our team in the role of Audit Associate located in our downtown Toronto office.


Reporting to the Senior Manager, Assurance, the Audit Associate will be accountable for assisting with the preparation, testing and execution of audit programs and various techniques to identify control gaps and efficiency opportunities.


This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to OPG’s public outreach, engagement, and education efforts as part of the company’s commitment to growing its social license.



  • Prepare and complete audit programs and procedures in accordance with audit standards.
  • Analyze test results, summarize details and advise internal audit management of conclusions, audit findings, and potential areas for process improvements.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for management committees to assist senior leadership in evaluating and assessing the impact of deficiencies on the integrity of financial reports.
  • Participate in the annual company-wide ICOFR certification process by executing testing of controls and providing advice and guidance to stakeholders in fulfilling the CEO/CFO certification requirements.
  • Liaise with external auditors to understand their requests and advise internal audit management of high priority areas within ICOFR that require alignment with the external auditors.
  • Participate in the quarterly company-wide material change survey process. Evaluate survey responses and advise internal audit management of potential impact to process documentation, process design effectiveness, testing strategy and procedures.
  • Monitor regulatory developments that may impact ICOFR and assist internal audit management in implementing program changes to meet industry best practices.
  • Participate in internal audit initiatives, research and benchmarking activities.
  • Assist with developing and updating audit manuals, procedures and governance.



  • University Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting or related qualification
  • CPA designation is strongly preferred; other accounting and auditing designations considered



  • Minimum 4 years experience managing an audit process, techniques and associated professional standards
  • Experience and/or exposure working in operational and financial auditing, including: audit program preparation, business process risk assessment, and internal control evaluation.
  • Requires experience working in a team environment, building client relationships, and being flexible to adapt to changes in direction, while achieving quality deliverables within timelines.
  • Previous experience working for a large to mid-size audit / accounting firm would be considered an asset;
  • Experience and exposure working in/for highly regulated industries such as utilities, energy (Hydro / Nuclear), power, mining, or public sector is preferred;
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a flexible hybrid office environment.


The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values and the OPG Code of Business Conduct.




As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, OPG offers an exciting combination of challenging opportunities and career diversity in a fast-paced work environment. Being an OPG employee means you can apply your knowledge, broaden your skills and make a valuable contribution to an organization that is vital to the province’s wellbeing.  

At OPG, our values are our strengths.  They are fundamental truths about our organization that don’t change.  Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.   


Here's why OPG might just be the ideal workplace for you: 

  • Exceptional range of opportunities province-wide 
  • Long-term career growth and development opportunities 
  • Electricity is vital to the province and OPG’s clean electricity is helping decarbonize other sectors. 


If you are looking to learn from others and be part of something important, and you are excited about the future of power generation, you will find the right fit at OPG. 


Our promise to you: 

  • We care about the safety and the well-being of our employees. It is our utmost priority. 
  • A supportive work environment where you can be your best every day. 
  • Opportunities to stretch and develop. 
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate. 
  • Partner with Indigenous communities and support local businesses. 
  • We support employment equity, diversity and inclusion. 



Please submit your application online at by 11:59 PM E.S.T.,Aug 13, 2022.  OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. 



OPG is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported. If you require accommodation during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made. 


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