Who We Are

The Office of the Auditor General of Canada (OAG) employs between 500-700 people between its head office in Ottawa and four regional offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Montréal and Halifax.

We conduct independent audits and studies that provide objective information, advice, and assurance to Parliament, territorial legislatures, boards of crown corporations, government, and Canadians.

Our audit professionals are highly qualified in their fields and bring a rich mix of academic disciplines and experience to their work. They include:

  • Accountants
  • Engineers
  • Lawyers
  • Management experts
  • Information technology professionals
  • Environmental specialists
  • Economists
  • Historians
  • Sociologists

All audit staff have a graduate degree, or a bachelor’s degree and professional designation, and many have additional credentials.

Our auditors are supported in their work by specialists in law, professional practices, international relations, information technology, knowledge management, human resources, financial management, communications, and parliamentary liaison.


What We Offer


A professional work environment

Our professionals are highly qualified in their fields and bring a rich mix of academic disciplines and experience to the work of the Office of the Auditor General of Canada (OAG). You will be joining a team of talented professionals tasked with carrying out a broad range of assignments covering the full spectrum of federal programs and services offered across the country. This background contributes to the credibility of our organization and work.

Our success depends on our people, and we value strong communication and people skills.

Our organization is internationally recognized and respected for its innovative and leading-edge approach to government auditing. We provide our employees with the best tools and latest technology to do their work.


An excellent place to work

We promote a reasonable work-life balance for all of our employees. We believe that supporting your personal needs and goals will contribute to a better and more productive workplace.

  • Career and professional development
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Family-friendly arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Environmentally-friendly workplace


Diversity and Inclusion

The OAG is committed to reflecting the rich diversity of the Canadian society.

We take pride in our workplace in which individuals with varied backgrounds and talents are respected and valued. We highly embrace diversity in our workforce and we encourage members of the designated groups—women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities—to apply and self-identify on their application.

We are committed to reflecting employment equity ideals in both our workforce and workplace. We have policies and programs that promote a work environment that is free of barriers, with the goal of achieving a fully representative workplace where all feel valued for who they are and what they bring to the workplace.

Charlene Taylor, FCPA, FCA
Director, Office of the Auditor General of Canada, Member of the Heiltsuk Nation

Roxanne Labelle
Financial Planning and Reporting Specialist, Office of the Auditor General of Canada, Member of the Mohawks of Kahnawake

“The unique experiences, such as travelling to interesting places, are what I appreciate most about my work”.
Tyler Boliver, CPA, Audit Professional