FALL 2021 CO-OP: Business Analyst, Audit Preparation and Optimization

  • Location: Halifax, NS
  • Deadline: August 4, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Business Analyst Co-op Student, Audit Preparation and Optimization

Reference Number:           8647
Department                        Transmission Generation System Planning and Operations
Location:                               Halifax, NS
Type of Employment:       Term, FT (September – December 2021)

*** Applications for this position must include a cover letter, resume and academic transcript (unofficial is acceptable). ***

Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety, we’re committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and rewarding jobs to our employees. We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently looking for a Business Analyst Co-op Student to join the Compliance Team to support preparations for upcoming Audit activities through the collection and organization of audit artifacts as well as the definition and documentation of a repeatable approach to audit response.


As the successful applicant you will the support the Compliance Team through:

  • Identifying audit requirements and developing an approach for responding to upcoming audits;
  • Supporting the completion of pre-audit activities including the collection and organization of audit required information;
  • Acting as the liaison between the Compliance Team and other Business Areas involved ensuring the organization is adequately prepared for upcoming audits;
  • Documenting activities and approaches taken to complete audit activities; and,
  • Defining and designing a repeatable process for audit response.

In addition to the activities above you will contribute as a team member by:

  • Completing weekly status reports;
  • Attending and contributing to scheduled and ad-hoc meetings; and,
  • Supporting other team members and their activities on as required basis.

You will also be responsible for your personal safety and that of co-workers, by observing and ensuring compliance with all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

You must be working towards a Business Degree and be in your 1st or 2nd year of university and have:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to lead meetings/workshops;
  • The ability to complete activities independently and as a member of a team;
  • Experience participating in audit related activities (considered an asset)
  • Superior organizational and Time Management skills;
  • An attention for details;
  • Working knowledge of basic MS Office tools (Outlook, Excel, and Word);
  • A positive mindset and approach to your work; and
  • The desire to learn and contribute new ideas and solutions.

Reports to:   Compliance & OATT Specialist

Form of Application:   Click the APPLY button at the end of the online job posting.  Complete all required information fields and copy and paste your covering letter and resume into the online form.

Salary:   To commensurate with qualifications and experience

Must Be Received By:   All interested candidates should apply no later than August 4 2021.

Late applications may not receive consideration.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy:  At Nova Scotia Power we believe that it is powerful when everyone is included.

We strongly encourage applications from equity groups who have been historically underrepresented, including members of the visible minority community (especially those from historic African Nova Scotian communities), Indigenous peoples (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles, as well as members of the LGTBQ+ community.

If you are selected for an interview and require a specific accommodation, please advise our Talent Acquisition team and we will support you with the recruitment process.