Provincial Auditor Opportunity

Posted On: July 20, 2021
Application Deadline: August 19, 2021

The Provincial Auditor of Saskatchewan is an Officer of the Legislative Assembly who is the auditor of public money managed by the Government of Saskatchewan. The Provincial Auditor Act gives the Provincial Auditor the responsibility, authority, and independence to audit and publicly report on all government organizations.

As a statutory Officer of the Legislative Assembly, the Provincial Auditor fosters excellence in public sector management and accountability for the province of Saskatchewan. Leading a team of professionals, the Provincial Auditor is responsible for reviewing and reporting on the appropriateness and reliability of accountability for government operations, on the management systems and practices in a wide range of government organizations, and for identifying opportunities and proposing solutions for better systems and business practices.

The professional and personal credibility earned through the career achievements of the successful candidate will be integral in maintaining the public trust and in protecting the independence of the work of this office. The candidate of choice will have extensive public sector audit management experience with demonstrated success as a leader of vision and insight for people and organizations, as well as an in-depth working knowledge of Canadian accounting, audit, and assurance standards.

Our candidate of choice will have extensive public sector audit management experience with demonstrated success as a leader of vision and insight for people and organizations. You will have an in-depth working knowledge of Canadian accounting, audit, and assurance standards, complex information systems auditing, the theory and practice of accountability in large public sector organizations, and the implementation of sound policies, programs and services. You will have demonstrated the ability to achieve outcomes based on strategic direction. You will be a member of, or eligible for membership in, the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Saskatchewan and be licensed as a member, or eligible for licensing as a member, to practice professional accounting as defined by The Accounting Profession Act (Saskatchewan).

The Provincial Auditor will be flexible in response to change and will lead the visioning, strategic planning, financial and personnel management for all aspects of the Office of the Provincial Auditor. You will have exceptional communication skills and proven consultative and advisory abilities.

To learn more about the role of the Provincial Auditor, and for further information about the position requirements, salary and benefits, please visit http://www.legassembly.sk.ca/about/employment/.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume by 5:00 p.m. (CST) Thursday, August 19, 2021 to: careers@legassembly.sk.ca Please quote SKProvAuditor2021 in the subject of your email.

Please consult the documents below for more information on this position.

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