The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Education and Training
Full-time - Permanent
Competition Number: 2324-55

Internal Auditor (CL4)


Central Office/IT Campus

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Office of the President
Continuing Full-time Position: Commencing approximately January 8, 2024
Application deadline is 11:59pm, November 21, 2023
Competition No. 2324-55
Salary range: $74,138.61 to $87,221.89 annually

This position may be eligible for Hybrid FlexWork after demonstrating successful progression in proficiency in the position. Please visit for more details on our FlexWork Policy.

What you'll do


Reporting to the Director, Internal Audit, you will:

  • Conduct independent and objective operational, compliance, financial and investigative audits to assess the effectiveness of risk management, controls and governance processes.
  • Perform campus audits and provide information about the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal controls at the various campuses throughout Nova Scotia, while ensuring compliance with laws, regulations and College procedures/policies.
  • Perform operational audits and special projects.
  • Review the College's ability to safeguard assets and verify the existence of significant assets.
  • Complete audit working papers to document work performed including scope of audit, significant findings/issues and recommendations for improvements.

This position requires frequent travel within the Halifax Metro area and travel within Nova Scotia as required.

What you'll need


Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is an undergraduate degree in Business Administration or Commerce. A CPA accounting designation would be considered an asset.

  • You have a minimum of 3 years (full-time equivalent) of recent and related occupational experience in an auditing position.

  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite and email.

  • You are comfortable working in a digital environment; you take responsibility for acquiring knowledge about advancing technology; and you are committed to using technology to create an exceptional employee experience.

Relevant Skills and Knowledge:

  • You demonstrate a commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility, and anti-racism.

  • You possess excellent interpersonal skills that enable you to interact at all levels of an organization.

  • You are known for your superior customer service skills and are able to create a relationship of trust beyond the immediate interaction.

  • Your superb team working skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment.

  • You are known for your problem solving and critical thinking skills.

  • You are a strong communicator.

  • You possess excellent coordination skills specifically related to executing multiple audits at the same time.

  • You have proven records and information management skills and abilities.

  • You have a valid Nova Scotia Driver's Licence.

A little bit about us

Nova Scotia Community College

We value Diversity and Inclusion

The College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons, Black/African Nova Scotians, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, persons of a minority sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, and women. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing the online questionnaire within the application.

All NSCC positions are advertised every Tuesday and Thursday. To learn more about us and our hiring process, please follow this link.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

NSCC is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. As part of this commitment, NSCC will ensure that applicants are provided reasonable accommodations, as required. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact Jaclynn Kelly, HR Generalist at [email protected]. Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.