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Senior Internal Auditor

Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.



As a Senior Internal Auditor, you will be responsible for conducting internal audits with a focus on vendor audits, process audits, and operations audits independently and objectively in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors (“IIA”) Standards. You will lead or be a member of the audit team conducting planning, risk assessment, design and execution of audit procedures, writing audit reports, presenting findings to management, and following up on management action plans.



  • Plan and conduct internal audits in accordance with the IIA Standards and the Internal Audit Manual, including:
    • Risk Assessment
    • Design and execution of audit procedures
    • Identification of audit observations and root causes
    • Generation of clear and concise audit report summarizing findings and recommendations
  • Perform data analytics to identify non-compliances and control gaps
  • Communicate audit results and recommendations to management
  • Follow-up with management for timely completion of management action plans
  • Create and maintain audit working papers in audit management software
  • Develop and apply knowledge of CPKC processes and technologies and the railroad industry
  • Assist with the initiatives taken to improve the internal audit practice at CPKC and other assurance/advisory projects as necessary



  • University degree in accounting, finance, business, or a related field
  • Professional designation such as CPA, CIA, CFE, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of audit experience with strong analytical thinking, attention to detail, and a deep understanding of auditing principles and practices
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and within set deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to manage business relationships with vendors and various levels of management
  • Ability to work full-time, onsite (no hybrid)


It will be an asset if you have experience with the following:

  • Supply chain function and/or vendor auditing
  • Data analytics
  • AuditBoard



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program
  • Flexible Work Environment



As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:        

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CPKC is an employment equity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. Accommodations for the job application process can be provided, as appropriate, upon request. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)”. 


  • Req ID: 101397
  • Department: Finance & Accounting
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 4
  • Job Available to: Internal & External




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