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Auditor - Internal Audit Job

DATE POSTED: Apr 06,2017

LOCATION: Loveland, CO

CATEGORY : Accounting


JOB ID: 2017-5553

FULL JOB TITLE: Junior Auditor, Internal Audit

Junior Auditor, Internal Audit

If you live safety always and everywhere and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is Agrium’s culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is aboutachieving superior results with integrity together, connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With

You will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.

This position reports to the Team Lead - Internal Audit, and is located in our Loveland, Colorado offices. As a member of the Internal Audit team, the auditor is accountable for evaluating risk, and conducting audits (operational and financial) outlined in the annual audit plan. The audits would primarily include retail locations in the United States and Canada but may also include SBU corporate functions. The primarily objective of these audits is to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the controls in place across the various processes within the Retail strategic business unit (SBU) of Agrium Inc.

Key Tasks:

  • This position is accountable for the complete audit cycle including risk assessment, planning, fieldwork, and reporting. Approximately 40% travel, on an annual basis, may be required.

TheIdeal Candidate

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture.


  • Conduct integrated control reviews and operational audits incorporating the components of the COSO framework for internal controls;
  • Participate in the annual planning process and interim risk assessments taking into consideration internal and external events impacting the business;
  • Under the guidance of Internal Audit Manager - Retail, support SBU management with counsel and assistance for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of processes and controls;
  • Identify and promote best practices;
  • Maintain effective working relationships with Corporate and SBU management;
  • Maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality, and exercise sound judgment while carrying out the responsibilities of the position.


  • Qualifications for the position include a business degree with 2 - 3 years of relevant experience. A relevant professional designation such as a CPA or CIA is desired.
  • Familiarity with internal audit, agriculture, inventory management, business operations, or accounting.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills which are essential for interacting with all management levels of the organization;
  • Well developed problem solving, organizational, and analytical skills;
  • Strong understanding of the COSO Integrated Framework for Internal Controls;
  • Effective writing skills, including report writing and audit file documentation;
  • Demonstrated time management skills;
  • The ability to adapt to changing priorities;
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of applications;
  • Experience with large ERP systems, preferably SAP and/or PeopleSoft;
  • Ability to work in a team environment or independently;

Why Agrium?

Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Agrium’s organizational culture promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help ‘feed the world’ in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.

Agrium is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and veterans.

Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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