• Manager, Risk Advisory Services

    Job Locations CA-ON-Ottawa
    Posted Date 7 months ago(7/19/2018 12:30 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services, Business and Professional Services, Financial Services and Banking
  • Putting people first, every day

    BDO. Because relationships matter.
    There are many world-class accounting firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

    Your opportunity

    Position Summary  

    At Interis | BDO, we deliver the full spectrum of services to help organizations improve their performance, implement change and manage risk. We bring solutions to the challenges and opportunities faced by our clients. We create actionable plans that yield measurable business value. Perhaps most importantly, we stand by our clients every step of the way, working closely and collaboratively with them until they reach their goals.


    Interis | BDO is built on the strength of our relationships with our clients, employees and partners.  It begins with our care and concern in building our professional workforce.  We are currently seeking a Manager to join our team of recognized leaders who assist clients in creating strategic, practical and effective processes to minimize organizational risks and maximize business opportunities.  From enterprise-wide risk initiatives, to corporate governance programs, to specific niche service solutions, our team offers a combination of services within the following areas: 

    • Internal audit
    • Enterprise risk management
    • Internal controls design and assessment
    • Program evaluation
    • Independent project review

    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

    • Develop working relationships with client contacts
    • Identify improvements and learnings to apply in future assignments.
    • Share knowledge and experience with peers and less experienced staff.
    • Collaborate with other members of the engagement team to plan the engagement and develop work program timelines, risk assessments, and other planning documents.
    • Review, document, evaluate and test business processes and internal controls.
    • Ensure high quality in client service by directing daily progress of fieldwork, informing Managers of engagement status, and managing staff performance.
    • Demonstrate and apply strong project management skills, inspire teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members, and use current technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services.
    • Communicate client findings to the engagement and management teams and working with them to provide an integrated message to the client.
    • Collaborate to the development, monitoring, evolution and implementation of processes and tools with regard to risk management and the supervision function
    • Contribute to business development and sales initiatives as directed by Senior Managers and Partners.
    • Maintain a proactive and logical approach to information gathering, with an ability to combine complex ideas and present information clearly and effectively

    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

    • Bachelor's degree in business and/or other related major
    • Professional designation required or pursuing (CPA, CIA, CISA, CRMA, etc.)
    • 3 - 6 years of professional experience
    • Five (5) years of relevant experience in risk management and/or internal audit
    • Ability to analyze and synthesize complex data and information
    • Bilingual in French and English is an asset
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills. Candidates should be able to demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
    • Experience in: anticipating and diagnosing problems that arise during projects, building and documenting solutions, drafting effective communications for clients, managing and coordinating projects
    • Excellent teamwork skills
    • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment
    • Effective time management skills
    • Hold a valid Government of Canada security clearance.  

    Why Work for BDO?

    • BDO is the 5th largest accounting and advisory firm in the world, with a second-to-none international affiliation of co-branded firms
    • Leading US practice in Canadian mid-market and Montreal
    • At BDO, we consider our people to be our most valuable asset; we offer the opportunity to grow and develop in an innovative and collaborative environment.
    • We offer an unmatched degree of flexibility to help you professionally and personally succeed
    • We provide competitive salaries, a flexible benefits package and a matching RRSP option
    • Opportunity to work with like-minded individuals to support career development
    • BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives, FCC’s “Drive Away Hunger”, Children’s Miracle Network and United Way  

    Our vision

    To be the best professional services firm in the mid-market.



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