Summer 2021 Co-op – Finance (Projects) – NS Power – Halifax NS

  • Location: Halifax, NS
  • Deadline: April 1, 2021

Business Analyst Co-op Student

Reference Number:             8142
Department                        Finance (Projects)
Location:                              Halifax, NS
Type of Employment:        Term, FT (May  – August 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 to fill the position of Business Analyst Co-op Student.


As the successful Business Analyst co-op student you will:

  • Review and maintain documents;
  • Liaison with consultants and internal departments;
  • Project Management support for planning, scheduling, budgeting and coordination of project tasks and resources.

You will gain technical experience through data collection/analysis and through various software applications such as MS Office.

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.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

You must be working towards a Finance or IT degree and be in your 1st or 2nd year of university.

You should have a strong working knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Excel, and Word) and knowledge of finance and accounting. Experience within IT (servers, PST files, script writing) is considered an asset. Must have proven writing, analysis, research, recommendation development, and reporting skills. You must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and can work both in a team and/or independently. You should have the ability to be flexible and balance your workload across multiple initiatives, ensuring that all deadlines are met while delivering quality and completeness.

Reports to:   Sr. Director, Projects

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 April 1 2021.

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.

Normally, unless otherwise requested in advance, the supervisors of internal candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in order to facilitate scheduling of the interviews.  The supervisor will maintain the confidentiality of the employee’s application.