Co-op Student

Location: Vancouver & Surrey

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Your journey as a Co-op Student in Vancouver & Surrey

Searching for an accounting job in Vancouver or Surrey? Crowe MacKay is redefining what it means to work in the accounting industry. We are dedicated to the on-going training and development of accounting professionals, providing you with the essential elements, in the form of high-quality practical experience, peer support, and day-to-day training necessary to achieve your professional accounting designation.

Our CFE students continue to exceed the national pass rates and have been recognized on the National Honour roll. We have been recognized as an employer of choice and provide top-tier training and mentorship to all of our students. With over 50 years of experience, we continue to create lasting value. Come grow with Crowe!

We are recruiting for the following opportunities in our Vancouver and Surrey offices:

  • Co-op Students (January to April 2024 or May to August 2024)

What can you expect as a Co-op Student

  • Prepare financial statements and supporting documents
  • Prepare corporate and personal income tax returns, including related filings and schedules
  • Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of corporate year ends, which includes compilation, review, and audit engagements

What will it take to be successful as a Co-op Student?

In order for the Co-op Student to be successful in their role, they should possess the following qualifications and strive for excellence in the skills listed below:

  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented team player
  • Obtained or pursuing an undergraduate degree path meeting the CPA requirement, preferably a BCom or BBA (accounting focused)
  • Excellent communication and client service skills

The Crowe Advantage - benefits of working as a Co-op Student

Looking for an accounting firm that will help you succeed?

At Crowe MacKay, our eight offices offer Co-op Students the chance to work in a variety of services and industries, while also providing programs to ensure their health, wellness, and support throughout their term at our firm.

There’s a reason why it’s called the Crowe Advantage - you don’t work for us, you work with us, and are essential in our mission to create lasting value for the clients and communities we serve.

Be an Empowered Student

Our industry is changing, and we are ready to support the next generation in redefining the role of an accountant. When you join Crowe MacKay as a student, you will receive hands-on practical experience allowing you to explore various career opportunities within the accounting industry. From audits and taxes, to working with non-profits and corporate clients, you will receive the training and support required to achieve your CPA.

Over 50% of our partners are what we like to call Crowegrown – meaning they’ve built their careers with us, starting as a student.

Opportunities for Growth

We support our team in achieving both their professional and personal development goals. Monthly training sessions, annual conferences, a library of shared resources, and opportunities within the Crowe Global network provide you with the tools to build your brand.

As believers in continuing education, we take our professional development beyond the numbers. We continually train on emerging technical concepts and industry trends and you can also expect to explore topics that uphold our corporate social responsibility pillars. Diversity, equity, and inclusion practices are woven into the Crowe Culture, creating safe spaces for all employees to be their authentic selves. 

Customize Your Career

Life is unpredictable – we get it. Whether it’s a broken dishwasher, an early afternoon soccer game, pursuing a passion hobby, or learning a new skill, we all need flexibility. How each of us defines flexibility can vary, which is why we offer flexible work hours, remote working options, and generous vacation time to provide you with the support and time away to care for what matters most in life.

Invest in Your Physical, Emotional, and Financial Wellbeing

Along with our competitive benefits, we offer programs allowing you to customize your wellness. Our Employee Assistance Program offers you a spectrum of support ranging from relationships and family matters, mental health, financial and legal support, and workplace learning solutions.

Working with spreadsheets can make it tough to get your steps in (especially during busy season), that’s why we created our Crowe Wellness Program, which gives you flexibility in how you receive some TLC. Whether you join one of our fitness challenges or access our on-demand yoga and meditation, you'll receive the tools to create healthy habits.

Build Community with Crowe

Since 1969, the heart of our business has been the communities we serve. We value giving back and showing how we care for others through sponsorships, donations, and volunteerism. We offer an Employee Volunteer Program in addition to other volunteer opportunities our offices coordinate, allowing you to give back more to your community.

Our employees are an essential piece of what allows us to be the trusted advisors to our diverse client base across eight offices in northern and western Canada. We can’t do what we do without you and have committed to creating a culture that shows just how much we care. From social events and cultural celebrations to service recognition and appreciation gifts, we want you to enjoy your time at Crowe MacKay.

Other Benefits

Our Crowe MacKay Vancouver and Surrey offices value their people and also offer a comprehensive benefits package to their Co-op Students which includes:

  • On-the-job/immersive training
  • Access to leadership
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Paid study leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • CPA exam reimbursement support
  • Mentorship program
  • Student conference
  • Career Planning
  • Social staff activities
  • Employee & family assistance program
  • Life insurance
  • Global secondment opportunities 

Apply for our Co-op Student Job

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts via email to [email protected] with Co-op Student in the subject line.

Ensure to specify when you're available to start and which office you hope to work in.

The deadline to apply is May 7, 2023.

Crowe MacKay offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Crowe MacKay is an equal-opportunity employer and is dedicated to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

More About Crowe MacKay

Crowe MacKay is committed to giving back to the communities in which we live and work. Not only are we involved in charitable organizations as a firm, but we support and encourage our employees to volunteer in their communities as well. We firmly believe that a strong community creates endless opportunities for education, employment, and increased quality of living. Crowe MacKay services clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 140 countries around the world.

Coffee with Crowe

Book a 1-on-1 session with a Crowe team member from a participating office and learn more about how Crowe sets up students for success.