Analyst, Risk & Controls

<strong>At Parkland we are here to help you power your journey and energize your career. Whether you are an experienced professional, a new graduate, or a skilled trades person, Parkland offers career growth opportunities in a fair and collaborative environment built on our Parkland Values of Safety, Integrity, Community, and Respect. &nbsp;We are building a team of industry leaders, growing in our size and strengths, and leading in technology investment.</strong>

Calgary, AB T2P 4H4, CAN

Parkland Corporation

Parkland is Canada and the Caribbean&rsquo;s largest, and one of America&rsquo;s fastest growing, independent suppliers and marketers of fuel and petroleum products and a leading convenience store operator. We power over 80 locally known brands in 25 countries.&nbsp;<strong>Together, we are ONE Parkland.</strong>&nbsp; <p class="p1"><br />We serve essential needs in our communities by providing people with the fuels they need, quality foods, and convenience goods.&nbsp;We are&nbsp;focused on leading our customers through&nbsp;the energy transition with a goal of lowering our collective environmental impact.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>ONE Parkland is a mantra you&rsquo;ll hear a lot. It means - together we win.</strong><br /><br />We have one of the best teams in our industry. But what does it take to work here? If you think big and consistently deliver. If you embrace change, think fast and act quick. If you always strive for better and never sit on the sidelines. If you pay attention to detail and are brilliant to work with.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>If you are humble, hungry and smart, you belong at Parkland.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Overview: Reporting to the Senior Analyst, Risk and Controls, the Analyst will assist the planning, execution and reporting of Parkland&rsquo;s compliance program, across Canada, USA and International. Bringing relevant experience of both Canadian and US financial control requirements, the successful candidate will operate as a business partner, bringing value-added insight to the Business and support the continued enhancement of the Program. <br /> <br />As a member of Parkland&rsquo;s Risk and Control function, the successful candidate will also gain exposure to a wider range of risk management capabilities, including: Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit and Commercial contract assessments. The successful candidate will bring a commercially focused, value-add, risk management mindset and demonstrate a track record of &lsquo;thinking outside of the box&rsquo; and driving significant innovation in the delivery of compliance audits.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Support the execution of Parkland&rsquo;s Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) compliance program, including process updates, interviews, walkthroughs and testing of key controls to evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of ICFR.</li> <li>Assist with annual FS risk assessment, scoping and materiality calculations using top-down risk-based approach.</li> <li>Build and maintain/enhance internal control documentation including process flow diagrams, process narratives and design and operating effectiveness of testing results.</li> <li>Prepare clear, concise, appropriately referenced work papers to document test procedures performed and conclusion drawn.</li> <li>Monitor remediation of control deficiencies identified and provide recommendations for operational improvements.</li> <li>Conduct root cause analysis and develop corrective action plans and recommendations, with follow up and support for resolutions.</li> <li>Operate as a business partner, supporting process and control owners to implement best practices and improve control efficiency while maintaining effectiveness.</li> <li>Develop value-add, interactive reports that clearly communicate outcomes of design and effectiveness testing and drive remediation efforts by process and control owners.</li> <li>Partner with Management in responding to external auditors for business control-related matters.</li> <li>Provide consulting services to management through Finance policy and procedure research, guidelines and best practice as required, with recommendations for improvements.</li> <li>Work with other internal controls stakeholders (such as ERM, IA, Finance etc.) to strengthen and continually improve Parkland's control framework.</li> <li>As required, support the execution of the wider Risk &amp; Controls work program, including internal audits, enterprise risk assessment processes and other consulting / project work.</li> <li>Bring good understanding of ICFR methodology to help the department develop a &ldquo;best in class&rdquo; practice.</li> <li>Assist with the implementation of data analytical tools to perform sampling, analyze data to improve audit and business efficiency and effectiveness, (including for risk assessments).</li> <li>Support the maturation of the Compliance program across the organization.</li> <li>The team is to be regarded as a business partner when reviewing and developing procedures for the business. Policy and procedure research and development is required as well as review and recommending refinements.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Minimum 3 years of C-SOX and/or SOX internal controls experience, preferably with a public accounting firm.</li> <li>Good knowledge of US and Canadian regulatory requirements relating to financial controls.</li> <li>Excellent communication, teamworking skills and a desire to work in a high-performing team.</li> <li>Possession of a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA).</li> <li>Must have strong oral and written communication skills; the ability to speak candidly to Management regarding audit results is critical.</li> <li>Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.</li> <li>Ability to build strong relationships within the team as well as within the business.</li> <li>Strong analytical and computer skills preferably JDE, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.</li> <li>Ability to work under pressure, resolve problems and make decisions quickly and effectively, using a strong sense of self confidence.</li> </ul>