Student/New Grad, International Trade Guarantees (Winter 2020 - 8 Months)
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.
The International Trade Guarantees (ITG) Team has an opportunity for an enthusiastic student who works well in a team environment, interacting with colleagues, financial partners and customers on a regular basis. The ideal candidate will support the timely delivery of ITG solutions to meet customer needs.
If you are looking for a challenge and are willing to commit to further career advancement, the position offers an exciting and rewarding work environment with opportunities for learning and development.
Responsibilities may include:
Screening requests to determine customer eligibility
Interacting with customers, financial partners and colleagues
Reviewing and gathering information in support of the underwriting process
Analyzing and communicating risks
Recommending and pricing EDC support reflective of these risks
Preparing and checking the accuracy of policy documentation
Contributing towards special projects
Providing ongoing support of various team initiatives and activities
Our Ideal Candidate
Student enrolled or graduated from a Bachelor of Commerce specializing in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
Ability to communicate in both official languages (French and English)
Understanding of financial statements and analysis
Strong computer skills, especially in Excel
Experience conducting research and communicating findings
Experience analyzing financial data and summarizing results
Taking initiative, identifying opportunities for improvement and solving problems
Ability to work in a team environment and in collaboration with others as part of a team
Ability to multi-task and to prioritize worklo
ad and display a strong sense of urgency and proactivity when handling priority requests
Excellent organizational skills
Strong interpersonal skills and communications skills
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.
December 13, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST on
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