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Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in North America, with over 55,000 employees and 7.5 million members and clients. Proud to be one of the 100 best employers in Canada (2023 and for several years) and one of the best family-friendly employers in Canada (2022), according to Mediacorp, it offers a stimulating work environment and helps employees reach their full potential. The cooperative recently launched the Career Passion Network, which aims to stimulate employees' careers by connecting them with their peers. The goal? To help them learn more about the opportunities offered by their organization.
Desjardins Group offers a full range of financial products and services and brings together expertise in wealth management, life and health insurance, services to businesses of all sizes, securities, asset management, venture capital, as well as secure, state-of-the-art virtual access methods.
Do you want to play an essential role in the Movement?
We currently have eight internship positions available in our Montreal or Lévis offices.
The Financial Governance and Operational Performance Division is responsible for managing the financial certification program under Regulation 52-109. Its activities include :
• Condulting an annual risk analysis to determine the scope of work required to support Desjardins Group's certifications
• Evaluating the design and effectiveness of internal controls over key financial information in order to obtain assurance that the significant risks identified in the risk analysis are mitigated
• Evaluating and communicating deficiencies identified in the testing to the appropriate parties and making recommendations
• Communicating to senior management and to the various committees the portfolio of internal controls as well as the deficiencies identified and their impact on the certificates
In addition to the hybrid work mode, we will hold frequent virtual group meetings to allow interns to meet with other team members and other student interns.
General Information on the Position
Support the Financial Governance and Operational Performance Branch in the management of the financial certification program under National Instrument 52-109 by assisting the consultants
Assist them in evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of the internal controls in place in the company and make recommendations for improvement
Participate in the evaluation of deficiencies identified during testing and in the formulation of recommendations and various action plans.
Other working conditions
Schedule :35 hours per week (paid overtime)
Work place: Position located in Montreal or Levis, depending on the applicant selected. The work arrangement for the position is hybrid work #LI-Hybrid
Temporary work : scheduled to end on December 23, 2023
Other relevant information: The internship meets the requirements of the CPA course
Number of jobs available : 2
Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered
Desjardins Cross-sector skills
Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning
Key competencies for the job
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Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.