Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance Analyst

As part of the finance team, you will help the internal audit and compliance team grow by aiding in the quarterly certification process, integration of newly-acquired companies as well as process improvements for the Company, as well as participate in quarterly and annual Board reporting and various ad hoc projects throughout the organization. 

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Reporting to the Treasury, Risk and Compliance Manager, you will assist in the testing and documentation of risks, processes, flowcharts and narratives
  • Participate in the integration and design, implementation and operating effectiveness of newly acquired entities
  • Lead the internal certification process by ensuring that the design, implementation and operating effectiveness of controls across the Company is adhered to
  • Champion the internal audit system
  • Participating in the external audit process
  • Participating in special projects for internal controls, compliance, acquisitions and process improvements

What you’ll be bringing to the team

  • CPA or in process of obtaining a CPA designation 
  • At least 3 years of experience as an internal or external auditor
  • Robust knowledge on internal controls under 52-109 and SOX
  • Strong accounting knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Even better if you have, but not necessary

  • Experience with AuditBoard and/or Netsuite
  • Experience in a high growth, technology company
  • Excellent written and spoken French

Who you are

  • You are self-motivated and detail-oriented, able to multitask and work under pressure with tight deadlines
  • You have an interest in compliance and regulatory requirements while maintaining a strong accounting knowledge 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and embrace rapidly changing environment with the ability to manage well through ambiguity and complexity
  • You have great analytical skills, and professional judgement

What’s in it for you

  • Create your path! Join the Internal Audit team and shape your career path with flexible hours, autonomy in an environment which encourages taking initiative and leadership
  • Opportunity to learn and expand your skill set from industry-leaders in finance and technology, forge wonderful relationships and make your mark within the diverse and inclusive Lightspeed family, a true Canadian tech success story
  • Amazing benefits & perks, including equity for all Lightspeeders
  • Constant development of both your financial skillset and business acumen with limitless growth opportunities
  • Advance your career by developing both interpersonal skills and gaining experience in a high growth industry
  • Work hard-play hard! Join a dynamic, hard-working team who knows how to celebrate our achievements 

Who we are

Lightspeed (TSX/NYSE: LSPD) powers small and medium-sized businesses with its cloud-based, omni-channel commerce platforms in over 100 countries around the world. With smart, scalable, and dependable point of sale systems, Lightspeed provides all-in-one solutions that help restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business.

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine. Lightspeed has offices in Canada, USA, Europe, and Australia.

We're passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do!