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May 2025 - Risk Assurance ESG (CPA) - Summer Intern - Toronto

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PwC Canada

23d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Toronto

8d left

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  • You must be pursuing CPA designation, adaptable to technology trends, value diversity, have strong communication skills, be detail-oriented, collaborative, and have project management skills. Must align with PwC values and be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • You will research, evaluate, and assist in reporting ESG data, support assurance procedures, analyze GAAP impacts, develop disclosures, engage in client meetings, and contribute to thought leadership in sustainability at PwC Canada.

Summer Internship

Accounting & Tax, Banking & FinanceToronto

Description

  • Join our community of solvers in cultivating a collaborative workplace driven by unique perspectives. We’re proud PwC Canada advances a culture that helps everyone thrive. It's one of the reasons we're recognized as a top employer in Canada. As you build a career with purpose and build meaningful connections that’ll last a lifetime, you'll work with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to help solve important problems, powered by the latest technology, to turn today's ideas into tomorrow's solutions. 
  • PwC Canada is committed to cultivating an inclusive, hybrid work environment - one that is collaborative, supportive and productive. We work in-person and virtually, as is best suited for our clients, teams and people. We want you to be intentional with your work, how you do it and where it’s done. PwC offices are hubs of connectivity and learning. We strongly encourage our people to prioritize in-person work, whether it’s in the office or at a client site. This means we expect you to be in-person (either with clients or in the office) at least half of your time.
  • We know that hybrid work is all about balance, and capturing the benefits of in-person work is essential to your growth at the firm. Exact expectations for your team can be discussed with your interviewer. 

ESG:

  • A career in our Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Reporting & Assurance practice, will provide you the opportunity to work with organizations on building trusted information they need to make sound decisions. Using advanced technology, we’re able to focus on establishing the right controls, processes and structures for our clients to ensure that decisions are based on accurate information and assure that information provided to third parties is accurate, complete, and can be trusted. Future reporting won’t just be about financials - it will also be about measures like people insights, intellectual capital, and social and environmental impacts.
  • ESG is at the top of the agenda for many organizations, but many are at different stages in understanding how they should respond. As part of our team, you’ll focus on identifying and prioritizing sustainability issues, setting goals that support alignment and integration of the sustainability vision into overall corporate strategy, and implementing processes, controls, systems, and dashboards to measure progress for consistent and accurate reporting. Our established team includes economists, natural scientists, engineers, finance and accounting professionals – working with some of the world’s leading organizations towards an economy with purpose.
  • Our ESG Reporting & Assurance professionals help organizations effectively manage ESG risk and opportunities, while also navigating through increasingly complex regulatory requirements. We’re helping future proof businesses by making them more resilient and sustainable. 

Requirements

  • Enrolled in or completed post-secondary education and pursuing the Canadian CPA designation
  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to articulate new ideas
  • Highly detail oriented with excellent organizational and analytical skills; an ability to think broadly and to ask questions about data, facts and other information to deliver quality to our clients
  • Share and collaborate effectively with others, building relationships which are genuine and rooted in trust
  • Ability to easily adapt and prioritize, demonstrating project management skills to handle changing priorities
  • Examples of alignment with PwC Values: Acting with Integrity, Working Together, Care, Reimagine the Possible and Make a Difference
  • You’ll be comfortable traveling to cities across Canada (when deemed safe to do so by applicable public health or regulatory authorities and PwC)
  • This role requires that you are legally entitled to work for PwC in Canada for the intended duration of the offer/contract.
  • We'd love it even more if you’re bilingual in English and French, however this isn't a requirement.
  • Note: We only allow you to submit one application; however you are able to select a second and third office preference.

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax
Banking & Finance

Responsibilities

  • As a Summer Intern, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
  • Qualitative and quantitative research using ESG data
  • Develop and execute on assurance procedures related to ESG attestation engagements
  • Evaluation of organizations’ processes & controls to support external reporting
  • Complex technical accounting and analysis of GAAP impacts related to ESG
  • Apply analytical skills and specialist knowledge with our world-class client base
  • Assist in developing appropriate disclosures in accordance with approved ESG reporting standards and framework
  • Contribute effectively to complex, multi-disciplinary projects – often supporting several projects at a time
  • Helping our clients improve the way they report and build trust around their sustainability performance
  • Assisting our clients in tackling climate change issues and opportunities by providing Greenhouse Gas reporting, quantification, and assurance
  • Support internal and external thought leadership, while building client relationships and providing industry insight on ESG
  • Providing ESG reporting & assurance services to household names in a diverse range of industries – everyone from big-name broadcasters to multinational banks, telecoms operators and energy companieS
  • Participate in client meetings and assist in preparation of deliverables and reports
  • Business development activities such as assistance in preparation of budgets and proposals and initiating marketing of services to new and existing clients
  • With connectivity being a key enabler of our strategy, our objective is to become the most connected firm - connected to our clients, our communities and to each other. PwC follows an Activity Based Work model, where our PwC professionals engage in a diverse range of activities from our offices, from client sites, or our home.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Application deadline

Apr 27, 2024

Location

Toronto