Manager, Compliance, Risk and Assurance

Division: Enterprise Risk and Assurance
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday
Employment type: full-time permanent employment
Job location: Anywhere in Canada (remote opportunity)

Travel across Canada or other international regions may be required at times


A little about us
Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!

We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard and Whistler.

Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.

Job summary
Are you a dynamic compliance professional with experience building and implementing robust compliance programs? Do you excel in a fast-paced environment where you can challenge the status quo, mitigate risks, and ensure businesses are setup for success? Does the idea of working with a talented team of professionals in a remote environment sound exciting? If so, we would love to meet you!

We’re searching for an experienced leader to plant their roots with us as a
Manager, Compliance, Risk and Assurance. In this role, you will report into the VP, Compliance, Risk and Assurance and be a vital member within the team, supporting senior leadership with key programs including our corporate compliance and risk management frameworks. You will be responsible for planning, executing, and monitoring Aurora’s global compliance framework in a manner that promotes operational efficiency, ensures information reliability, and exceeds compliance with applicable laws and regulations. You will have the opportunity to work broadly across the function on a variety of projects and partner with the business to implement risk strategies and controls that enable us to open the world to cannabis. Interested? Keep reading…  


As the Manager, Compliance, Risk and Assurance you will…

  • Work with senior management and business partners to plan, scope and execute on compliance and risk-management initiatives, with an emphasis on continuing to mature the organization’s corporate compliance and oversight framework directly with the Executive Team and Board
  • Analyze findings and observations, draw appropriate conclusions, and make recommendations based on both technical guidance, risk-based analysis, and professional judgment
  • Support the business as a trusted advisor with the design, development and implementation of appropriate business process activities, controls, or other governance mechanisms to support appropriate organizational risk management and control
  • Support Executive-level reporting to respective Steering Committees and the Audit Committee of the Board on a regular basis

You will be setup for success if you have…

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or relevant discipline
  • A minimal 5 years of experience with leading corporate compliance, risk management, and governance and control functions in a highly regulated industry such as pharmaceuticals, consumer products, food and beverage, or other manufactured goods (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)
  • Strong knowledge of the leading practice compliance, internal control and risk management frameworks (such as but not exclusive to NI52-109, GPP, GMP, COSO, ISO, PCI, or HITRUST CSF) with experience implementing or testing compliance and control objectives with large publicly-listed companies
  • Prior experience leading sustainable change through the implementation of corporate compliance practices or improvements for companies with Canadian-based operations and workforce, with international subsidiaries

It would be an asset if you have…

  • Experience working with Sage X3 and in the cannabis industry with a proficiency in cultivation and manufacturing knowledge
  • CPA (CA, CMA, or CGA) designation

You’re the ideal candidate because…

  • You have exceptional leadership skills with a proven track record navigating change and driving business value
  • You have excellent attention to detail with the ability to review complex sets of data and transform information into valuable insights
  • You have impeccable organizational skills with the aptitude to manage multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment

With us, you'll find a place where you belong and love where you work with competitive compensation, stock options, RRSP matching, performance bonuses, remote-work, benefits, virtual happy hours, 420 celebrations and more! We will go above and beyond to prioritize your success and help you #GrowWithAurora. Learn more by visiting our Careers Page - Careers - Aurora Global Leader in Cannabis (

Next steps
Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Team and we will contact you if we see a fit via email.

Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity. Not the role for you? Share this posting with your network while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities
(hot tip: if you are an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by sharing this posting with someone in your network! If they are the successful candidate, you may be eligible for a bonus!).


Diversity and inclusion
At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.

Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!


Health and safety
If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.







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