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Student, Financial Analyst (Fall 2024)

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Sun Life


🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must be a dedicated, proactive student with excellent communication and analytical skills, able to work independently and meet pressing deadlines. Strong leadership, organizational, and problem-solving abilities are a must for this 8-month co-op role.
  • You will support quarterly and annual reporting, facilitate data-driven processes, liaise with stakeholders, identify process improvements, and complete ad-hoc projects.

Off-cycle Internship

Accounting & Tax, Banking & FinanceToronto


  • Our student and new graduate programs offer a chance to explore Sun Life from the inside. You’ll make a difference in the lives of our customers and communities, while building the skills and experience that allow you to grow in a meaningful and rewarding way.
  • Be part of an innovative team! In this role, you will work in the Finance Transformation & Reporting team, playing an integral role within the financial reporting process for internal and external reporting documents that will ultimately go to Senior Management, Board of Directors, and/or the public. Being part of the Finance Transformation & Reporting team means you will be continually challenged to learn, grow, and develop your skills.
  • This is for an 8-month work term.


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited accounting, commerce, or business undergraduate program at a post-secondary institution, with the intention to obtain a CPA designation.
  • Available for 8-month co-op term (September 2024 - April 2025)
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal direction and frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to be proactive thinking several steps ahead to understand and address needs.
  • Ability to thrive in an environment with pressing deadlines and constantly changing conditions.
  • Demonstrated academic excellence and leadership ability.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, and excellent interpersonal relations to interact professionally with people at all levels of the company.
  • Proficiency working with Microsoft Office, Workiva and ability to learn new software applications quickly.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Must possess a high level of commitment and dedication to the role and the team.
  • Flexibility and commitment to work overtime as required.

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax
Banking & Finance


  • Support and facilitate the quarterly and annual reporting process for Sun Life Financial and Sun Life Assurance, including preparation of the data for the Financial Statements and Notes, Management Discussion & Analysis (MD&A), and the Supplementary.
  • Support the data-driven aspect within financial reporting process across Corporate Finance teams to meet key reporting deliverables and ensure accuracy of the financial information.
  • Liaise with various stakeholders across Corporate Finance and Business Groups to understand changing business requirements and deliver on their needs.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities in our reporting processes and provide recommendations to eliminate manual recurring processes.
  • Learn about Sun Life's financial reporting and business processes and use best-in-class tools to complete quarter-ends.
  • Other ad-hoc requests/projects as required.


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

May 20, 2024