22 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4T 2S7
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George Weston Limited’s (GWL) Risk Advisory group is focused on delivering innovative, valuable and effective Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Consulting, Assurance and Compliance solutions designed to support George Weston Limited Corporate Centre, Weston Foods & Choice Properties. In addition to the risk management activities at the GWL Corporate Centre the Risk Advisory group also performs and manages risk management activities at Weston Foods and Choice Properties.
GWL’s Risk Advisory group’s mission is to be a strategic partner, solution oriented and value-add change agent supporting management in achieving their business priorities, through advisory and assurance services and facilitating the identification, mitigation and reporting of risks appropriately in an ever-evolving business environment.
We are looking for an exceptional Manager, IT Risk to join our team reporting to the Director, Risk Advisory. The Manager, IT Risk will collaborate with the Risk Advisory group and business teams to lead execution of IT related advisory and assurance projects and initiatives across GWL Corporate Centre, Weston Foods and Choice Properties. Given the heightened profile of information security and cyber risk, the Manager, IT will have the opportunity to contribute to the organization’s resiliency as it manages risk going forward.
GWL is looking for an individual with entrepreneurial and business-oriented mindset , who is self-driven and possesses the right executive presence and interpersonal skills to proactively engage with stakeholders and senior leadership in risk discussions that affect the achievement of strategic objectives.
Lead delivery of IT related advisory initiatives and assurance projects, providing insights and best practices around IT risk management and internal controls, including partnering with business teams on technology and systems implementation review (including SAP S4 HANA) and other strategic transformation projects
Proactively monitor, assess and interpret the internal and external IT landscape that George Weston Limited operates in, keeping abreast of best practices and industry trends
Drive the IT risk assessment process on business and operational processes, procedures, and policies in coordination with Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
Prepare and present findings and recommendations
Actively develop and own relationships with key stakeholders in the business to understand their IT challenges and/or strategies and devise tactics that are aligned with their business requirements in order to effectively communicate and provide valuable risk contributions
Work collaboratively within the Risk Advisory Group and across the entities managing assigned resources as required
Work with senior management to develop, validate and assess the information security roadmap to provide assurance over information security (including cyber) practices
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Engineering or a related field
4+ years of professional experience, with 1+ years in a management/ oversight role in internal auditing and/or public accounting with strong risk-based IT and audit foundation (Big4 experience is preferred)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), CIA and/or CPA preferred
Advanced knowledge of risks and controls related to IT platforms, operating systems, network services and business applications
Strong familiarity with governance, controls, and security frameworks, such as COBIT, COSO, NIST
In-depth knowledge auditing leading ERP solution environments (e.g. SAP) is preferred
Superior communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and present to stakeholders at all levels
Proven report writing and presentation skills with attention to detail
Highly proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
Passion and exceptional desire to make an impact on the business and community
Proven problem-solver, with an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
Unique opportunity to join a progressive and dynamic team with a proven industry leader
Ability to make an immediate impact on projects and clients
Ongoing opportunities for learning and career development
Continuous learning through tuition reimbursement and scholarships
A competitive compensation and benefits package
Employee share ownership program and group RRSP
Subsidized fitness membership and on-site gym
Business-casual attire / Dress for your day
Diversity and inclusivity
Commitment to community support and volunteerism
Recognition and social events
George Weston Limited recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
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