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Specialist, IT Controls

Company Name: AltaGas Ltd.
Location: Calgary, AB
Job Code: 263
# of openings: 1


AltaGas is an energy infrastructure business with a focus on natural gas, power, and regulated utilities. We have, and continue to build, a solid portfolio of assets to serve producers and to provide clean and affordable energy to our customers. We continuously strive to build dynamic teams to support our future growth. We provide opportunity, challenge and competitive compensation within a positive work environment that motivates people to build careers within our company. AltaGas’ success is driven by a skilled team of more than 1700 employees.

Rapid expansion of our business has created a wide range of career opportunities for qualified individuals. If you want to work for a company that offers work/life balance, financial assistance to support continuous learning and growth, and that has a solid track record of success with an achievement-oriented organizational culture, AltaGas may be the right company for you.

Reporting to the Manager, IT Risk and Compliance, the Specialist, IT Controls will assist in the US SOX 404 compliance program specifically on IT processes and controls. Their work involves understanding the risk areas within IT, ensuring that processes are documented and controls are designed. The role will also provide advice to Business Process SOX Specialists and Analyst to ensure understanding of applications, including automated controls that are supporting key business processes. They’ll be required to interview and build relationships with business process owners and control facilitators to understand the processes and existing controls, creating process and control documentations to support controls design and operating effectiveness testing, providing recommendations to ensure compliance. This position will be responsible for maintaining all organizational and professional ethical standards.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs interviews, reviews documents, creates processes and controls documentation

  • Identifies, develops, and documents gaps and recommendations using independent judgement on all key IT areas for SOX

  • Develops and maintains productive relationships with business process owners and Internal Audit through individual contacts and group meetings

  • Pursues professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers

  • May perform walkthrough test, in coordination with the SOX team

  • Works collaboratively with management to identify required actions needed

  • Performs related work as assigned by the Manager IT Risk and Compliance


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or University

  • 4-5 years of full-time experience in auditing, accounting, or business analysis

  • Certification as a CPA, or CISA

  • Additional certification as a CISM, CISSP, or CIA, is considered an asset

  • Considerable knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing, accounting, and technology principles and practices, and management principles and preferred business practices

  • Considerable knowledge of and skills in applying COBIT (Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies)

  • Considerable skill in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines

  • Considerable skill in using a computer with word processing, spreadsheet, and other business software to prepare reports, memos, summaries, and analyses

  • Considerable skill in effective verbal and written communications, including active listening skills and skill in presenting gaps/findings and recommendations

  • Good knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by The Institute of Internal Auditors

  • Good knowledge and application of management information systems risk, terminology, concepts, and practices

  • Knowledge of industry program policies, procedures, regulations, and laws

  • Skill in assessing and providing recommendations on the effectiveness of internal controls over key business process/IT risks, identifying significant exposures, analyzing transactions and other management information, and detecting changes in key risks and/or control effectiveness

  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, staff and external contacts, and to work effectively in a professional team environment

  • Experience in conducting audits in various areas pertinent to the industry

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resumes in confidence to the Human Resources Department by visiting

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  No agency referrals or telephone inquiries at this time, please.

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