Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and supportive team player for the role of Internal Controls Specialist.

This is a full-time permanent position working Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 5: 00 p.m at Edmonton office. The successful candidate will receive a competitive annual salary including paid pension and matching RRSP program, 4-weeks annual vacation, the company paid dental and extended health benefits, with many additional employee incentives. For candidates requiring relocation, Alberta-Pacific offers an attractive relocation assistance package.


Internal audit financial or operational reviews/audit responsibilities include:

  • Providing independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the company operations.
  • Designing, planning and completing reviews of operations, processes, and controls.
  • Interacting with senior management and discussing findings and recommendations from reviews/audits.
  • Preparing timely reports for all reviews/audits.
  • Providing advice on internal controls.
  • Extensive travel will be required to the mill site.

J-SOX internal controls responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing company-level controls and financial close and reporting process controls.
  • Reviewing process-level controls (business process, ITAC, and ITGC).
  • Evaluating design effectiveness and process-level internal controls – conducting risk assessments and identifying controls in place to mitigate identified risk.
  • Assessing the impact of changes in processes and systems – re-design controls in response to change and update related controls documentation for changes made.
  • Maintaining updated documentation including risk control matrices (RCM’s) / procedural write-ups (narratives) / flowcharts / checklists.
  • Controls testing, identifying control gaps and recommending remediation for deficiencies.
  • Researching new or technical subjects when required to support the internal controls work.


  • Recognized accounting designation.
  • CIA/CISA designation would be an asset.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ progressive experience in public accounting.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of best practices in auditing and internal controls.
  • Strong IFRS knowledge.
  • Experience in a highly computerized manufacturing environment.
  • Self-motivated with strong attention to detail.

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We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

The closing date for this position is November 3, 2019.