Job details Senior Internal Auditor

Posting Period

From September 02, 2021
to October 31, 2021

Country or region



Montréal, Québec

May vary

Business Unit

Corporate Group


Accounting / Finance

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

6 to 9 years

Minimal education level required

Bachelor's Degree


Based on experience


Competitive social benefits

Senior Internal Auditor

Main Functions

The internal audit team is a corporate function that appraises and helps to improve the company's internal controls system. The team is a source of independent and objective assurance, with a focus on adding value. They are a small group of professionals, possessing excellent technical and analytical competencies and strong communication skills. Tasks associated with this position  include, but may not be limited to:

  • Plan, perform and summarize the results of risk-based audit assignments;
  • Identify instances of non-compliance with the company's policies, procedures and internal controls;
  • Review the effectiveness and relevance of control processes and systems, also with a view to optimizing the company's resources;
  • Share expertise with managers to assist with implementation of improvements;
  • Carry out special mandates.

Technical skills


  • Profond knowledge of English, spoken and written
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and data analytic tools (ideally CaseWare IDEA)
  • University Degree in Accounting or Administration with accounting option
  • Professional designation (CIA, CA, etc.)

An asset

  • Experience working as a hands-on internal auditor, ideally for a private company
  • Knowledge of French, spoken and written and any other spoken language
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience (internal audit and/or accounting/controlling)

Personal abilities


  • Ability to challenge and be challenged
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver quality work on time
  • Excellent written/verbal communication
  • Initiative and strong independence
  • Proactive, assertive and robust
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities

An asset

  • Interpersonal, and relationship building skills

General criteria


  • Availability for international travel, up to 30%


Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company, founded at the end of the 19th century, specializing in the development, production and marketing of yeasts and bacteria. The company is comprised of 11 major business units, each focused on specific applications of yeast and bacteria, with activities throughout worldwide. Administrative offices for the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4500 people working across more than 45 countries, on 5 continents.

Lallemand's corporate division encompasses all of the support services offered to our branches. Its goal is to optimize internal processes, ensure that your operation is running smoothly, and that your strategy is well thought-out.

Our corporate branch's head office is located in Montreal, Canada, and relies on a team that specializes in: Management; Finance and accounting; Engineering; Research and Development (R&D); Human Resources (HR); and Information Technology (IT). If you want to help bring enthusiasm, collaboration and innovation to our workplace, we'd love to get to know you!

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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