Intern - Corporate Finance (Fall 2024- 8 Month Contract)

Posted 06 May 2024

Intern - Corporate Finance (Fall 2024- 8 Month Contract) at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Administration Internships Toronto

Experience: Not specified
Salary Range: Not Specified

Close date: 19 May 2024

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Position Description

The deadline to apply for this role is:
Until 11:59 PM of May 19, 2024

The Opportunity

September 2024 – April 2025

This opportunity will play a critical role in supporting the development of our disbursements and expense cycle across our global offices. Join our collaborative team and gain exposure to working with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. You will gain hands-on experience in process optimization and financial management within a highly dynamic and global environment, actively contributing to various projects.

As a key contributor to OTPP’s globally oriented disbursements and expense cycle, you will ensure the timely and successful execution of payments, act as an advisor to the business in identifying and executing on learning opportunities, and contribute to developing a knowledge centre of excellence.

What You’ll Do

  • Play a pivotal role in supporting the integrity and execution of our disbursements process and serve as a steward over our internal controls.
  • Become an expert of our Infor FSM system and contribute to the development and improvement of how we use the system, driving efficiency and effectiveness throughout our operations.
  • Engage in projects and contribute to system testing, actively shaping the evolution of our disbursements processes, the robustness of our controls, and our process knowledge centre of excellence.
  • Support the gathering of operational datasets to assist in the reporting of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), enabling insightful analysis aimed at reducing error rates and identifying areas of opportunity for further enhancements.
  • Engage in the validation of vendor information through effective communication and coordination with vendors.
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects, as required.

What we’re offering

  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development, including lunch and learns
  • Student led team building events on a monthly basis
  • Employee discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis

At Ontario Teachers', diversity is one of our core strengths. We take pride in ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create, reflect and embrace diversity of thought, background and experience. Through our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), we celebrate diversity and foster inclusion through events for colleagues to connect for professional development, networking & mentoring. We are building an inclusive and equitable workplace where our talent is respected, accepted and empowered to be themselves. To learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, check out Life at Teachers'.

Required Skill / Experience

What you’ll need

  • A process improvement mindset, commitment to learning and growth, and curiosity in challenging the status quo.
  • A strong understanding of basic accounting principles and willingness to learn.
  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, IF/XLOOKUP formulas, managing large dataset exports, etc.).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • You should be enrolled in a co-op program or returning to your studies after the work term is completed.

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