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Senior Auditor

Job Number
Senior Professional
Status: Permanent
Type of Contract
Schedule: Full-Time 
Full Time / Part Time?
Posting date
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Area of Interest: Risk management

A career as a Senior Auditor working in the Internal Audit team at National Bank is a unique chance to acquire a general understanding of the Bank’s activities and to contribute on various audits of end-to-end processes in the Personal banking, client experience, Insurance and Compliance sectors.

In this role, you can use your strong interpersonal skills, abilities to work in a team, professional judgment and your knowledge of risk management and internal controls to have a positive impact on the organization.

Your job

  • Contribute to the completion of audit mandates in agile mode, by taking charge of audit sections or acting as audit lead
  • Identify the risks that could have a significant impact on the examined processes (efficiency and optimization) and establish an audit strategy with the use of data analysis to understand trends and detect anomalies
  • Assess internal controls, analyze issues and help identify root causes in collaboration with relevant partners
  • Write findings and participate in the presentation of the results of the work carried out to the managers responsible for the processes examined
  • In collaboration with the partners, carry out regular and rigorous monitoring of the progress of action plans stemming from the work of Internal Audit and from regulatory authorities, while ensuring the quality of the documentation
  • Ensure efficient collaboration and maintain a relationship of trust with auditors from other internal audit teams, partners from the 2nd lines of defense and external auditors 

Your team

Within the Internal Audit sector, you will be part of a team of 12 professional colleagues and report to the Senior Manager, Internal Audit – Personal Banking, Client Experience and Compliance. Our team stands out for its complicity, enthusiasm, and multidisciplinary skills. We work in an environment that allows us to grow and surpass ourselves while creating strong links with partners from several sectors. Our offices are located at the head office in downtown Montreal. Our management practices promote a good life balance, and we adopt a flexible way of working, including hybrid work in the office and remotely.

Our training programs use on-the-job learning to help you master your role. You can access personalized training content on such topics as internal audit, risk management and the Bank’s activities to support your ongoing learning.  You’ll also have access to colleagues with a wide range of expertise, experience and backgrounds to enrich all aspects of your development.


  • Hold a Bachelor's degree related to the industry and 7 years of relevant experience OR Master's degree related to the industry and 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in internal audit, external audit, or risk management
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity and working on several files simultaneously
  • Demonstrated leadership, strong ability to maintain relationships with internal and external Bank partners
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to simplify and synthesize information
  • Ability to analyze data and to draw relevant conclusions
  • Agile and results-oriented and ability to influence
  • Knowledge of retail banking products and services, an asset
  • Ability to collaborate effectively and positively with team members and partners from diverse backgrounds
  • Available to travel occasionally

  • Language: French

  • Language: English

Reason to require this language: you will need to collaborate with a regulator/authority/government body outside Quebec.


Agile Methodologies Assurance Auditing Communication Compliance Initiative Internal Controls Learning Agility Process Control Risk Analysis Risk Management Teamwork

Your benefits

In addition to competitive compensation, upon hiring you’ll be eligible for a wide range of flexible benefits to help promote your wellbeing and that of your family.

  • Health and wellness program, including many options
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Generous pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Preferential banking services
  • Opportunities to get involved in community initiatives
  • Telemedicine service
  • Virtual sleep clinic
These are a few of the benefits available to you. We have an offer that keeps up with trends as well as your needs and those of your family. 

Our dynamic work environments and cutting-edge collaboration tools foster a positive employee experience. We actively listen to employees’ ideas. Whether through our surveys or programs, regular feedback and ongoing communication is encouraged.

We're putting people first:

We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people.   Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives. Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us, and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees. 

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodation, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us. We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

Come live your ambitions with us!

Why work at National Bank?

For an environment that supports your career path

There are many varied opportunities for you to progress and develop, and move ahead in your career. This includes on-the-job learning and training, co-development and pairing with other employees, professional support and mentoring, internal career days or discussion forums with our leaders.

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For an inclusive and diverse environment

We foster inclusion in an environment where each person’s unique qualities, whether visible or invisible, are celebrated and valued. We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

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