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Group and level
Requisition number
Various locations within Canada
Appointment Type
Perm/Temp: Acting, Reclassification, Lateral Move, Term, Permanent, Promotion
Closing Date
August 18, 2022 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Pool to be created
Salary range
$105,696 to $118,961
Audit, Evaluation and Risk
HQ - Headquarters
Various linguistic profiles
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About the job

Are you an internal audit professional looking for a rewarding leadership role? Do you want to work in a diverse, respectful and positive workplace where all employees are valued and recognized for their unique qualities, ideas, voices and perspectives? Do you want to work for one of the Top 100 Employers in Canada? If you answered "YES" to these questions this job is for you.   

The Internal Audit and Evaluation Directorate is looking for talented and motivated people to join a high performing team  that emphasizes team work and adherence to the Institute of Internal Auditors and Code of Ethics standards. You can expect to work with management, subject matter experts, and key stakeholders from across the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).  More specifically you will lead the development, conduct and reporting of independent and objective internal audit and consulting services for the Commissioner, Board of Management, and senior management of the CRA.  

Linguistic requirements: English essential, Bilingual imperative BBB/BBB and Bilingual imperative CBC/CBC

The pool established from this staffing process may be used to staff similar positions.

To view the complete work description click here: SP0060 - SP-09 Internal Audit Project Leader.  If you cannot access the link, you may contact the email listed at the bottom of the notice to obtain a copy of the work description.     

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, public health recommendations and restrictions are in place across Canada and may change as circumstances evolve. You may be required to temporarily work remotely (e.g. from home). You may also be required to work from a city where we have a CRA office. Further information will be provided if you are selected for the position. 

CRA prioritizes diversity and inclusion and is firmly committed to providing a diverse workforce that reflects the population we serve.  CRA's National Employment Equity (EE) Staffing Strategy strives to eliminate EE gaps for the four EE designated groups: Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and women. Where an EE gap exists at the time of appointment, EE may be used as an appointment criterion for permanent and temporary appointments/staffing actions over six months made through this process.

To apply

Who can apply

Persons living in Canada and Canadian citizens living abroad.

Preference for appointment will be given to veterans, Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

AND eligible veterans and Canadian Forces members

AND individuals with preferred status who live or work within the general rule of minimum distance of the position(s) being staffed.

If you are a candidate from the general public, you will have to pay for any expenses related to your participation in this staffing process, as well as any relocation costs if you receive an offer of employment from this process.  

Qualified members and former members of the Canadian Forces who receive an offer of employment are not entitled to relocation costs from the CRA. They may, however, be entitled to a final relocation from the Department of National Defence.

Location: Various locations within Canada

Please note that you may be required to report to a Canada Revenue Agency office in-person. Virtual reporting may be possible if operational requirements permit.

Essential staffing requirements

To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements. 


A degree from a recognized postsecondary institution or a secondary school diploma with an acceptable combination of training, and/or experience related to independent internal audits, reviews or studies.

You must upload your education credentials* (e.g. diploma, degree and transcripts) in the education section of your candidate profile and submit all required documents by the closing date and time of this poster. Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered further.  
*Foreign education credentials must be confirmed by a recognized credential assessment service.

•Experience* in conducting  independent internal audits, reviews or studies. This includes experience in all three phases: (1) planning, (2) examination (gathering data, analyzing evidence, and developing findings), and (3) reporting.


•Experience* preparing internal audit products, such as terms of reference, summary of findings and briefing material and/or preparing presentations related to internal audit, reviews or studies to senior management (Assistant Director-level and equivalent and above) or corporate committees.

*Experience is normally associated with the direct responsibility to conduct independent internal audits, reviews or studies as part of the major job duties accomplished for a period of at least 30 cumulative months within the last 7 years



The essential staffing requirements indicated below will be assessed during the process and may be used to identify candidates for positions. Asset staffing requirements may also be assessed during the staffing process and may be used to identify candidates for positions. You will be notified in advance of any asset requirements to be evaluated.

•Performance validation
•Second Language Evaluation for bilingual positions

Asset Education/Credentials

•Designation from a recognized professional accounting association (i.e. CPA, CGA, CMA or CA)
•A Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification.
A Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification

Additionnal considerations

•Employment Equity 
•Specific experience
•Additional education or training
•Budgetary considerations
•Duration of appointment 
•Start date
•Minimize business disruption

Conditions of employment
•Reliability/Security : Reliability Status, Secret
•Willingness to work overtime
•Willingness to travel

Want to know more?

We encourage you to read Important information on staffing at the CRA to find out more about staffing processes and how to apply.

The CRA is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. To find out more, consult Employment equity, diversity and inclusion at the CRA. We encourage you to complete the Employment Equity (EE) Staffing questionnaire as part of your application if you wish to be considered for staffing actions using the EE staffing requirement in this process. Your questionnaire response will be retained on file for the duration of the staffing process. If you do not complete the questionnaire, you will not be considered for any staffing actions using the EE staffing requirement in this process. If you decide to modify your response or fill out this questionnaire at a later date, please notify the contact listed at the bottom of this notice of job opportunity.

CRA employees support the economic and social well-being of Canadians, and build public trust. We have high expectations, and our employees are held to the standards of conduct outlined in our Code of integrity and professional conduct and Directive on conflict of interest, gifts and hospitality, and post-employment.

Information regarding the status of your application will be communicated via the candidate profile on the CRA Careers site. We strongly encourage you to verify the email address attached to your profile and to check your messages regularly for any updates.


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