Export Development Canada

Ottawa, Ontario
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Student/New Grad, Internal Audit (Fall 2019)

Aug 23, 2019
Ottawa, Ontario
Entry Level

Prepare yourself for the next challenge

EDC is Canada’s export credit agency, offering information, knowledge and innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. We take on risk so Canadian businesses can take on the world.

When you join our team, you’ll be helping Canadian companies bring their vision, passion and innovation to the global marketplace. Your knowledge and expertise will support more than 10,000 Canadian companies and their customers in as many as 200 markets worldwide. You’ll work shoulder-to-shoulder with the best and brightest in an inclusive, collaborative environment that fosters professional development and success. And you’ll know that you’re making a difference every day—for companies, for Canada and for the people you work with. Our student development opportunities include work terms and co-op programs – all designed to give your career a head start.

Year after year, EDC has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100, Top Family-Friendly, Best Diversity and Greenest Employer.

Our student and new grad development opportunities include work terms and co-op programs – all designed to give your career a head start. To be eligible for the program you have to be currently enrolled in post-secondary studies or within one year post-graduation.


The Internal Audit (IA) team has an opening for a dedicated and energetic student to join as part of a multi-disciplinary team of auditors. Internal Audit is offering an excellent career development opportunity which will provide the students with a "big picture" view of EDC, while developing a marketable skill set that focuses on identifying and analyzing business risks and controls and developing practical recommendations.

The successful student will be responsible for assisting Internal Audit team members in completing internal audit projects including planning, fieldwork, client debriefs and reporting processes.  

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assist in the delivery of audit and consulting services across EDC's lines of business and/or support areas.
  • Research and apply best practices when assessing and evaluating business process.
  • Assist in maintaining Internal Audit methodology and updating audit manuals to ensure information is current.
  • Collect, analyze, explain and verify information and data to determine if records and reports contain accurate, reliable, and timely information.
  • Assist in the review and assessment of controls to establish their existence, adequacy and operating status.
  • Document process procedures used in each audit / project in detailed working papers including meeting minutes.
  • Data entry of completed audit work into Internal Audit system.

Ideal candidate:

  • Student enrolled or recently graduated from a Bachelor of Commerce with a specialization in Finance or Accounting
  • Good financial analysis skills, including an understanding of basic accounting and financial principles
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong knowledge in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Motivated self-starter, good organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to communicate in both official languages

What can you expect from an EDC work term? Building cross-functional networks of colleagues, identifying and following through on opportunities for improvement and innovation, learning and growing constantly through coaching and mentoring, working in a high-performing, fast-paced and flexible environment facilitated by technologies and access to an in-house fitness center at our Ottawa headquarters.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application deadline: August 23, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST on www.edc.ca/careers

EDC is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require special accommodation.

Candidates must meet the requisite government security screening requirements.