Richard Arthurs, CPA, CMA, MBA, CFE, CIA, CRMA, QIAL

Richard Arthurs

Richard Arthurs , CPA, CMA, MBA, CFE, CIA, CRMA, QIAL

Partner, National Leader - Internal Audit

Richard Arthurs, FCPA, FCMA, MBA, CIA, CRMA, CFE, QIAL, is a Partner, Enterprise Risk Services and MNP’s National Internal Audit Leader, based in the Calgary office. Richard has more than 25 years of experience assisting complex global organizations with their internal audit, governance, risk management, IT audit, data analytics, ethics and compliance needs. He has deep industry experience in the utilities / energy, consumer goods, retail, technology, telecommunications, not-for-profit and public sectors.

Leveraging his experience leading internal audit and risk projects in more than 50 countries, Richard has a global perspective on the issues that businesses face. He has worked with renowned organizations and has a proven track record of achieving cost-effective value-added solutions to manage priority risks and improve business processes and controls.

Prior to joining MNP, Richard served as a Global Internal Audit and Risk Management Director for General Mills Inc. with oversight of over 100 country operations. In this role, he helped develop a global data analytics strategy for the Internal Audit function. Most recently, he was Chief Audit Executive and Vice President of Risk Management and Compliance for a Canadian subsidiary of one of the largest utilities and renewable energy operators in the U.S., Berkshire Hathaway Energy Canada. In this role, Richard utilized data analytics to drive material cost savings with complex construction projects.

Richard is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) in 2003, and holds the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) designations. He was the first Canadian to receive the Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL) designation from the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Richard is currently the Chair of the IIA Canada Board of Directors. He is on the Governance Certificate steering team and Audit Committee Conference Board for CPA Canada. He facilitates the ERM course for the ICD Directors Education Program. Richard in also on the Industry Technology and Innovation Advisory Council at the University of Calgary.


Contact Richard Today

This input is required.

This input is required.

Phone or Email field is required.

Please enter a valid email.

Phone or Email field is required.

Please enter a valid phone number.

This input is required.

This input is required.

 

Please complete the highlighted fields.

By submitting the form, you consent for MNP to send you business information by email. You may unsubscribe at any time. If you have questions about the information being collected, please review our Privacy Policy.

Insights

  • Confidence
    Holding a portfolio on one hand, comparing data on another

    July 28, 2021

    How to optimize value from an Internal Audit co-sourcing partnership

    Co-sourcing your internal audit function can help you navigate several contemporary challenges — including the need for greater agility and subject matter expertise, as well as cost and resourcing pressures. Here we investigate practical steps to find the right vendor and make this relationship as seamless, targeted, and cost effective as possible.

  • Confidence
    Flashlight shining onto wooden table

    September 17, 2020

    Internal Audit Trends During COVID-19 & Beyond

  • Confidence

    August 11, 2020

    Internal Audit trends during COVID-19 and beyond

    Upcoming white paper will examine emerging risk trends and COVID-19 impacts on the Internal Audit landscape.