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Internship

Financial Analyst, Accounting and Reporting - Fall 2024 Co-op/Intern

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Definity

7d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Waterloo

AI generated summary

  • You must be a dedicated full-time student in a business or finance-related Co-Op program, excel in Excel and possess strong analytical skills. Goal-oriented, motivated, with exceptional communication and organizational abilities. Desire for continuous growth is a must.
  • You will assist in the month end close, prepare financial reports, regulatory reports, and ad hoc analysis, prioritize tasks, and communicate risks/opportunities to finance team.

Off-cycle Internship

Accounting & Tax, Banking & FinanceWaterloo

Description

  • From classroom to co-op to career, every step of your journey has an impact on your future. That’s why it makes sense to choose a co-op placement with a company that offers truly rewarding work and real-life experience. At Definity®, your contributions, creativity, and energy will be put to good use, and you’ll get to be involved with initiatives that support our strategic goals and use your skills in a supportive team environment.  
  • If you’re looking for a company that takes care of its people — full time, part time, and co-ops alike — and has a track record of doing big things, get ready to love it here.  
  • Providing CPA and prospective CPA students with a way to transform their potential into successful long-term careers, the co-op student will gain practical experience through our CPA pre-approved program and mentorship from our in-house CPA mentors.
  • Reporting to one of the Finance Managers and receiving day-to-day coaching and guidance from Senior Financial Analysts, the co-op student is expected to work collaboratively with members within finance as well as other key members across the organization, demonstrating a high level of service, information quality and responsiveness.
  • The co-op student is responsible for the preparation of timely, accurate and complete financial information, analysis, and reports to meet the requirements of both internal and external customers. Additionally, the co-op student is responsible for identifying any potential problems or risk areas, as well as opportunities that the business may need to be aware of and act on.

Requirements

  • Must be a full-time student in a Co-Op program related to business, finance, or related program
  • Working towards a CPA accounting designation would be preferred.
  • Insurance industry experience would be beneficial but is not required.
  • High level of proficiency with Excel.
  • Knowledge of VBA would be an asset
  • Goal oriented and highly motivated.
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to operational excellence.
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills. Professional, friendly and courteous in all interactions.
  • Demonstrate a desire to continuously develop knowledge, skill and expertise.

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax
Banking & Finance

Responsibilities

  • Provide support over the month end close process, including preparing journal entries and general ledger reconciliations.
  • Assisting in the preparation of financial reports to meet the timeliness and quality requirements of both internal and external customers.
  • Assisting the preparation of regulatory reports (OSFI P&C1, Statistics Canada surveys)
  • Creating meaningful ad hoc reports and analysis utilizing the appropriate source data.
  • Appropriately prioritizing work to respond to the needs of customers.
  • Communicating any potential risks or opportunities to finance customers or the Financial Reporting team.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Waterloo