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Senior Analyst (Compliance, Risk and Assurance)

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

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 an ambitious compliance professional with a knack for problem-solving? Do you thrive in a collaborative environment where you can challenge the status quo and mitigate risks? Does the idea of working in a remote dynamic with a talented group of cannabis enthusiasts sound exciting? If so, our A-Team may be the perfect place for you!

We’re looking for a talented professional to plant their roots with us as our newest Senior Analyst (Compliance, Risk and Assurance  - CRA). In this role, you will report into the Manager, Assurance and will be a vital member of our Compliance, Risk and Assurance division. You will support key governance programs by planning, executing, and monitoring our global compliance, risk management and internal control activities to elevate our business objectives and enable our success. Sound interesting? Here is a little more…

As a Senior Analyst (CRA), you will…

  • Collaborate with senior management and business partners to plan, scope, and execute on internal audit, compliance, and risk management projects 
  • Analyze findings and observations, draw appropriate conclusions, and make recommendations based on both technical guidance, risk-based analysis, and professional judgment
  • Coordinate with external auditors on the annual integrated audit plan and control testing procedures
  • Facilitate successful key SOX program activities including but not limited to, supporting risk assessments, and scoping procedures, maintaining documents (risk and control matrices and narratives), liaising with the SOX Steering and Audit Committees, and overseeing quarterly and annual NI 52-109 and SOX 404 certification

As an experienced professional you will have…

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance with a CPA, CA, CMA or CGA designation (or be in the process of pursuing the designation)
  • A minimum of two years of relevant work experience in internal or external auditing, IT auditing, public accounting, or risk management with an emphasis on internal control knowledge in a SOX environment (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)
  • Strong knowledge of the COSO Integrated Internal Control Framework (2013) and COSO ERM Framework (2017) with experience implementing or testing COSO control objectives with large global public companies that have multiple locations

You’re the ideal candidate if you are…

  • The ultimate team-player who thrives in a collaborative environment where they have the autonomy to make decisions
  • A self-motivated individual with exceptional organizational skills who can manage multiple priorities at once
  • An ambitious professional who is energized by the opportunity to work in a growing industry and tackle new challenges in fast-paced envrionments

Bonus points if you have...

  • A CIA or CISA designation (or are in the process of pursuing)
  • Experience working in or with the cannabis industry with proficiency in cultivation or manufacturing
  • Strong knowledge and background with IT general controls, application control, Sage X3 and COBIT framework


Why you’ll love working at Aurora
Our people are at the heart of everything we do here at Aurora, and we take pride in fostering an inclusive space that inspires our team to love where they work! From rewarding career opportunities to flexible work environments to team activities, we go above and beyond to prioritize your success and here’s how we do it… 


  • Flexibility: you will enjoy a flexible work environment that is the perfect blend of work and fun! You will be empowered to achieve work-life balance with flexible hours, remote work options, vacation time, meeting-free-Friday-afternoons and more!
  • Total rewards: we will motivate you to go above and beyond with a competitive salary, stock options, an RRSP program, annual bonuses, and a health and personal care spending account for you to use for gym memberships, ski passes or staycations.
  • Benefits: we will foster your health and wellness (and your dependents) with our employee benefits package including, employer-paid health and dentalcare premiums, life insurance and LTD policies and a medical cannabis coverage program, designed exclusively for our A-Team, that will provide you with $3,000 of coverage each year (because we truly believe cannabis is the best medicine). 
  • Life-long learning: we’re lifelong learners here at Aurora and will invest in your professional development throughout all aspects of your career! You will have access to a tuition assistance program, virtual learning activities and annual performance reviews, to ensure you are provided with the toolkit and support you need to succeed.
  • Perks: we love to celebrate our people by providing corporate perks including employee discounts, perkopolis memberships, company SWAG, paid volunteer time, modern technology and snacks and beverages at all our office locations.


  • Team: we are a diverse and global team of cannabis enthusiasts, energetic innovators, fitness gurus, caring parents, foodies and more, with a collective passion to nurture an inclusive environment that helps you grow and provide people better days with 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

Our mission at Aurora has always been to improve the health and wellness of our core community. We strive to create a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment for our team and strongly believe introducing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy will help us achieve this.

As of February 2022, Aurora has introduced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees and as a condition of employment, all candidates must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or human rights accommodation prior to commencing employment with Aurora. If proof of vaccination is not provided or a request for accommodation is not approved, the offer of employment will be rescinded.

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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