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Co-op CPA Articling Student, Enterprise Risk Services

Sep 24, 2023
Calgary, Alberta
Co-op, Full Time

Inspirational, innovative and entrepreneurial - this is how we describe our empowered teams. Combine your passion with purpose and join a culture that is thriving in the face of change. 

Make an impact with our Enterprise Risk Services team as a Co-op Student for an 8 month term beginning May 2024. This diverse team of professionals utilizes leading-edge industry knowledge to assist clients in mitigating risk. As a trusted advisor, you’ll deliver tailored corporate governance and risk management solutions that empower clients to achieve their goals while protecting their business. 

MNP is proudly Canadian. Providing business strategies and solutions, we are a leading national accounting, tax and business advisory firm in Canada. Entrepreneurial to our core, our talented team members transcend obstacles into opportunities and are successfully transforming mid-market business practices. 

When applying, please submit your resume, cover letter, transcript and other applicable forms, as necessary, in 1 document. The deadline to apply is 11:59PM on Sunday, September 24, 2023. 


  • Perform Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) engagements to assist clients in meeting their National Instrument 52-109 (NI 52-109) and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 compliance requirements
  • Scoping of significant accounts
  • Evaluating entity-level controls
  • Performing risk and control assessments
  • Testing key internal controls
  • Preparing reports including recommendations for improvement
  • Assess business processes and internal controls across a range of industries, identifying opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the processes and controls through the development of financial and operational risk management programs
  • Facilitate collaboration with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlines
  • Contribute to the development of innovative ideas and approaches to improve work processes
  • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop knowledge around enterprise risk
  • Participate in the delivery of additional Enterprise Risk Services including compliance audits, internal audit, data analytics, enterprise risk management and business resilience, as necessary
  • Maintain flexibility to travel, as necessary  

Skills and Experience

  • Working towards a bachelor’s degree in commerce or business administration (accounting or finance major is preferred) 
  • Working towards prerequisites for admission into the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP) after graduation
  • Previous accounting related office experience is considered an asset
  • Customer service and/or client service experience is considered an asset
  • Experience working with accounting and tax software is considered an asset


More than a paycheque, MNP is proud to offer customized rewards for our team members. Our MyRewards@MNP program offers perks that allow you to thrive at work and outside of the office. Be rewarded with mental health resources, exclusive access to perks and discounts, professional development assistance, learning opportunities through MNP University, a flexible ‘Dress For Your Day’ environment and more!