INTERNSHIP: Business Analyst

  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Deadline: August 27, 2021

Intern, Business Analyst

Canada’s Challenger Bank™

Equitable Group Inc. trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: EQB and EQB.PR.C) and serves a growing number of Canadians through Equitable Bank, Canada’s Challenger Bank™. Equitable Bank has grown to become the country’s eighth largest independent Schedule I bank with a clear mandate to drive real change in Canadian banking to enrich people’s lives. Founded over 50 years ago, Equitable Bank provides diversified personal and commercial banking and through its EQ Bank platform has been named #1 Bank in Canada on the Forbes World’s Best Banks 2021 list. EQ Bank provides state-of-the-art digital banking services, like the Savings Plus Account that reimagines banking by offering an everyday high interest rate, plus the flexibility of a chequing account, as well as a wide range of smart banking solutions for Canadians, like fast international money transfers, US dollar accounts and a suite of registered products.

Position: Business Analyst Internship

Department: Accounting and Finance

Reports To: Director, Finance

Work Term: September – December 2021

Why Equitable Bank?

If you’re looking for a workplace where employees are passionate about their work environment, then read on. What sets Equitable Bank apart from other companies is its culture. We celebrate and embrace the fabric of diversity, the employee engagement process and collectively take pride in our business successes. Our commitment to our customers, our partners and our employees creates a stimulating and exciting atmosphere that generates innovative products and outstanding service quality.

If you are passionate about the financial services industry and are looking for experience that will both challenge and provide you with an opportunity to learn and grow then Equitable Bank is the place for you! During your internship you will not only learn about the Bank and the functions of your department, but you will have the opportunity to participate in various volunteer opportunities as well as team building activities for all interns in the program!

Purpose Of The Job

  • Assist with the preparation of status reporting, quality assurance testing, artifact review, sign-off and archiving of project artifacts for accounting and finance
  • Assist in the development and documentation of business requirements and test cases to ensure requirements are met.
  • Applying accounting knowledge and business experience in providing support to departments in troubleshooting, tracking, and root cause analysis of financial system related issues.
  • Communication with various departments to understand each product and prepares …
  • Assist with analyzing data and finance/operational process to identify, research and provide recommendations for process improvement
  • Assist with the execution of project plan to remediate identified issues
  • Investigate and respond to ad hoc requests as required with a high degree of flexibility, attention to details and ability to prioritize workload effectively

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a University undergraduate degree, majoring in Accounting, Financial, Economics of Business
  • Preference for a candidate who is interested in pursuing a CFA/CPA designation
  • Intermediate to Advanced MS Office Skills (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint), developing/running macros is an asset
  • Ability to work extensively with formulas, numbers, and spreadsheets
  • Experience utilizing technology to gather and manipulate data
  • Experience using database query tools (i.e. SQL) is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of financial statements and reporting is required
  • Knowledge of financial modelling concepts is required
  • Possess strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities (multi-tasking)
  • Enjoys working in both team and individual environments

Please scan together and submit ONE DOCUMENT that includes transcripts, resume and cover letter. Please note that if application is not completed properly, it will not be accepted.

Equitable Bank is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All candidates considered for hire must successfully pass a criminal background check and credit check to qualify for hire. While we appreciate your interest in applying, an Equitable recruiter will only contact leading candidates whose skills and qualifications closely match the requirements of the position