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CIBC Audit Director, Enterprise and Operational Risk Management in Toronto, Ontario

We’re building a relationship-oriented bank for the modern world. We need talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to doing what’s right for our clients.

At CIBC, we embrace your strengths and your ambitions, so you are empowered at work. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and are truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.

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What you’ll be doing

You will lead a multi-skilled audit team within the Enterprise and Operational Risk Management portfolio and oversee large or complex audits throughout all phases, including planning, execution and reporting. You will build and maintain strong professional relationships with business partners, internal colleagues and other internal and external stakeholders by providing trusted advice or assurance on governance, internal control and risk management activities. You will also be responsible for managing the team’s performance and development, monitoring of key business risks and regulatory requirements, project management and leading various continuous improvement initiatives.

At CIBC we enable the work environment most optimal for you to thrive in your role. You’ll have the flexibility to manage your work activities within a hybrid work arrangement where you’ll spend 1-3 days per week on-site, while other days will be remote.

How you’ll succeed

  • Project management - Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to plan and execute risk-based audits, report audit results and perform continuous monitoring of management’s control environment. Champion the migration of best practices throughout CIBC and keep abreast of regulatory developments and emerging issues affecting CIBC and Internal Audit. Effectively manage multiple audits and internal projects at different stages to ensure completion within prescribed timelines including managing deficiencies by reviewing the artifacts supporting the corrective action plans and assessing whether actions remediated the risks. Communicate regularly on progress and issues. Review audit work to ensure a high level of quality and compliance with audit standards. Lead the Annual Audit Plan and the Continuous Monitoring Program. Lead the Annual Audit Plan and the Continuous Monitoring Program.

  • Leadership - Provide trusted and proactive advice to the audit team and business management on the design and operating effectiveness of processes and controls to ensure key risks and regulatory requirements relevant to the portfolio are being adequately managed. Coach and develop team members to build and maintain a collaborative team environment and meet individual development goals.

  • Communication - Demonstrate clear, concise and influential written and verbal communication skills when issuing audit reports, discussing audit findings, resolving conflicts or interacting with CIBC executives, regulators and external auditors. Develop strong internal and external relationships through ongoing communication on progress of engagements and providing advice on risk, control and regulatory matters.

Who you are

  • You can demonstrate experience in one or more areas of Audit, Retail Credit Risk Management, Operational Risk (e.g., Fraud Risk, Information Security Risk, Third Party Risk, Risk & Control Self-Assessments (RCSA), Incident Reporting and Operational Resilience), and Enterprise Risk (e.g., Risk Management Governance, Capital Adequacy, Stress Testing, Risk Appetite Assessment, Environmental Risk and Reputation Risk),. You are able to establish subject matter expertise on relevant risks within Internal Audit to support adequate and appropriate audit coverage.

  • You are a bold and authentic leader. You're passionate about developing and coaching to bring out the best in people. You have led diverse, high-performing teams.

  • You're driven by collective success. You know that collaboration can transform a good idea into a great one. You understand the power of an inclusive team that enjoys working together to bring a shared vision to life.

  • You're driven to succeed. You are motivated by accomplishing your goals and delivering your best to make an impact.

  • You embrace and champion change. You'll continuously evolve your thinking and how you work to deliver your best. You will inspire the team to leverage data analytics to drive insights and improve efficiency.

  • You're passionate about people. You find meaning in relationships and surround yourself with a diverse network of partners. You build trust through respect and authenticity.

  • You have a degree/diploma in a Bachelors or equivalent degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, relevant professional designations (e.g., CPA, MBA, CIA, FRM, CRMA and CFE) or equivalent business experience.

  • Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values – trust, teamwork and accountability.

What CIBC Offers

At CIBC, your goals are a priority. We start with your strengths and ambitions as an employee and strive to create opportunities to tap into your potential. We aspire to give you a career, rather than just a paycheck.

  • We work to recognize you in meaningful, personalized ways including a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, a benefits program, defined benefit pension plan, an employee share purchase plan, a vacation offering, wellbeing support, and MomentMakers, our social, points-based recognition program.

  • Our spaces and technological toolkit will make it simple to bring together great minds to create innovative solutions that make a difference for our clients.

  • We cultivate a culture where you can express your ambition through initiatives like Purpose Day; a paid day off dedicated for you to use to invest in your growth and development.

*Subject to plan and program terms and conditions

What you need to know

  • CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation, please contact

  • You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit.

  • We may ask you to complete an attribute-based assessment and other skills tests (such as simulation, coding, French proficiency, MS Office). Our goal for the application process is to get to know more about you, all that you have to offer, and give you the opportunity to learn more about us.

Job Location

Toronto-81 Bay, 34th Floor

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Business, Internal Auditing, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management

At CIBC, we are in business to help our clients, employees and shareholders achieve what is important to them. Our ability to create value for all CIBC stakeholders is driven by a business culture based on common values: Trust, Teamwork and Accountability.

Working with CIBC makes you a part of a work environment committed to our clients, employees and communities - a place where you can excel.

Every day, our 44,000 employees help our clients achieve their financial goals, because what matters to our clients, matters to us.