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IT Auditor


Toronto, ON, CA, M5G 1X6

Req ID:  40179

Status: Regular Full Time

Working Conditions : Hybrid
Education Level: University Degree in Business, Computer Science, or related field

Location: Toronto
Travel: Yes-As required
Deadline to Apply: August 20, 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.


NEW CAMPUS In 2025 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is establishing a new corporate headquarters on a campus setting in the Municipality of Clarington located within the 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 IT Auditor located in our downtown Toronto office.


The successful individual will participate in the development and implementation of a risk-based methodology used to identify and assess risk exposures related to the IT environment.  The IT Auditor will schedule, plan, perform, and co-ordinate audit activities for IT related audits. Develop a network and liaise with key representatives in OPG and the industry on an ongoing basis regarding audits relative to plans, objectives and results of the audit work.  Assess the adequacy of an operations internal control systems and processes, acquire and analyze data, evaluate organizational and operational risks, and determine control deficiencies and impact.


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.




  • Participate in the development and implementation of a risk-based methodology used to identify and assess risk exposures and key controls related to the IT environment in accordance with standards and guidance issued by IIA, ISACA, IT Governance Institute, COBIT and other applicable professional organizations.
  • Perform audit activities for IT related audits. Liaise with management on the planned audit in such areas as timing of audit activities, area of coverage, identified issues and management concerns. Provide operational audit team members with guidance and on-the-job training relative to IT audit testing. Prepare a comprehensive set of working papers, including electronic files, to document the audit coverage and support the audit findings and the audit conclusion. Review audit working papers assuring quality, adherence to recognized industry standards such as the Institute of Internal Auditors and others, accuracy and completeness prior to finalization of the audit. Ensure that audit activities are completed in a timely manner and within budget.
  • Work closely with third party provider and representatives in BS&IT to review background information and other documentation to support audits.
  • Assess the adequacy of an operations internal control systems and processes, acquire and analyze data, evaluate organizational and operational risks, and determine control deficiencies and impact. Provide assessments and recommendations concerning the control activities within the Corporation, as well as other suggestions, resulting from audits that have a bearing on internal control policies or procedures.
  • Prepare draft audit findings which identify areas or elements of client processes and controls that require improvement and, obtain alignment with the client on findings and corrective action plans. Participate in discussions with client management in audit exit meetings.
  • Undertake, as assigned, special studies and assignments on a broad range of issues relating from the IT risks and audits, Fraud Program and Continuous Monitoring for Internal Audit management and make recommendations as appropriate. Special requests may include evaluating risks and impact arising from changes to company governance requirements, evaluating information about third party administrators’ contract, comparing those assertions to established criteria and other assignments requiring specialized IT audit skills.
  • Assist in the development of departmental IT Audit, Integrated IT Audit Program, Fraud Assessment and Continuous Monitoring procedures which are consistent with departmental and IIA auditing standards.
  • Identify new developments in the field of IT auditing, especially fraud auditing and continuous monitoring programs, which have applicability within the department.
  • Collaborate and cooperate with other team members in the drafting of audit procedures for audit templates. Assess the corporate risk inherent with IT audit exceptions to established governance and advise management accordingly. Contribute to the provision of functional advice to various managers in the audit department on IT risks, controls and procedures.
  • Perform audit analytics and testing of IT application controls in support of Integrated Audits and investigation activities.
  • Perform or assist in special studies relating to departmental administrative practices and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as required, including staff auditor role on non-IT audits.




  • University degree in business, computer science, or related field
  • Completion of a professional auditing or accounting designation (ie, CPA), and/or completion of a professional IT audit designation (e.g. CISA, CISSP).




  • Over six years experience in auditing, finance, IT and procurement processes to become familiar with the systems and applications in use in those areas.
  • Experience with corporate financial policies, corporate structure, practices, change management theories and systems associated with auditing, financial and IT processes to ensure effective and efficient audit execution.
  • Experience with information systems used within the company such as SAP, Concur, Risk Navigator, SQL server and Oracle databases; experience with non-tabular and graph databases would be a plus and Passport to be able to produce extract files.
  • Experience with Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICOFR) processes and documentation to facilitate cyclical audit activities associated with end to end process audits.
  • Advanced knowledge of IT systems, risks and controls. Preference will be given to candidates with background in accounting, auditing, finance, procurement, or business operations (to support the development, implementation, maintenance and execution of the IT audit program and audit analytics).
  • Working knowledge of audit applications:  Access, Visio, Auto Audit and ACL.
  • Experience with PowerBI and similar tools for exploratory analytics. Familiarity with programming languages including Python or R
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a flexible hybrid office environment.




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., August 20, 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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