Senior Internal Auditor

CSIQ Remote, California


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Job Title:  Senior Internal Auditor 

Department:Corporate Internal Audit 

Location:    Remote (US or Canada) 

Reports To:Internal Audit Manager 


Description Summary: 

Canadian Solar is looking to hire a full time Senior Internal Auditor to join our growing team.  The Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible for auditing, conducting business process reviews, and supporting business initiatives across the organization.  The position will provide the successful candidate an ideal opportunity to contribute to the organization’s control environment and gain a broad perspective across the company through various assignments that can range from unique special projects to supporting audit engagements in a dynamic setting.  This position is remote.  



  • Participate in operational projects and SOX compliance efforts.
  • Conduct audit projects as assigned within time budget and deadlines.
  • Participate in comprehensive planning and risk assessments relating to each assignment to ensure that the engagement identifies and responds to potential business or reporting risks.
  • Perform audit test work and preparation of adequate and sufficient audit documentation in accordance with prescribed methodology.
  • Working with Audit Manager to tailor detailed risk-based audit programs.
  • Participate in the preparation of audit reports with clearly presented recommendations and agreed with responsible management.
  • Review and report on the status of action plans to implement internal control improvements derived from internal audit projects.


Knowledge, Skills, & Experience: 

  • 3-5 years of experience in internal audit, risk management and control frameworks preferably in Manufacturing, Engineering, or Construction environment.
  • MNC exposure or Big 4 experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Internal auditing standards, guidelines & procedures, risk assessment and internal control frameworks (COSO).
  • Demonstrated time management skills to meet deadlines as well as flexibility to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Familiarity with SOX 404 audit and methodology and documentation standards.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to clearly present information to various audiences in both formal and informal settings.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; i.e. ability to work closely with people at all levels of the organization and facilitate the implementation of corrective action.
  • Strong customer focus with the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with team members, internal, and external stakeholders.
  • General understanding of IT concepts (ITGC, Application controls) is a valued advantage.





  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent; Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Professional Accounting or Auditing Designation (CPA or CIA), a plus.



  • Fluency in Spanish or Portuguese language preferred, including speaking, and reading.
  • Willingness to travel internationally up to 30%, including travel to Brazil and Mexico.


Canadian Solar Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.