Finance Co-op Student

  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: February 4, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Nova Scotia Power Finance Co-op Student

*** 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 to fill the term position of Fuels Finance Co-op Student.

Accountabilities: The Fuels Finance Co-Op Student is accountable to provide assistance and support to the team. This work will include:

  • Assisting with the month end financial close process by assembling data and preparing journal entries
  • Preparing Balance Sheet and Income Statement account reconciliations
  • Working with the front-office group to reconcile transactions relating to natural gas and


  • Assisting with the processing of payments to counterparties for fuel purchases
  • Generating invoices for purchases of generation from Independent Power Producers
  • Preparing Process documentation
  • Performing analysis on ad-hoc inquiries from other business units.

    You will 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. You will be accountable for environmental performance as it relates to the environmental management system processes and initiatives.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

Minimum 2 years of post-secondary education with a focus on Finance, Accounting or other Business-related programs of study. Must be proficient in MS Office, with strong Excel skills. The successful incumbent will have a strong attention to detail and have the ability to work independently and make decisions.

Reports to: Manager, Fuels Accounting and Reporting

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Late applications may not receive consideration.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We’re committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to compete for jobs. Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and demonstrated abilities.

We value diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates including African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles.

PLEASE NOTE: this is a funded Co-op position only open to students registered in a Co-operative Education Program and returning to school as a full-time student in September.