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At Crowe MacKay, we are dedicated to the on-going training and development of accounting professionals.

We provide 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.

We are a firm built on the foundation of local roots with the strength of a global network. We think big without feeling big, meaning you matter to us and we take matters seriously. Crowe MacKay gives our students ample opportunities for developing skills and knowledge to address client issues with confidence.

Established in 1969, Crowe MacKay LLP is a regional firm with offices across northern and western Canada. We have a rich history of creating growth and maximizing potential. We are a team of innovators, technical professionals, and marketers, but most importantly, we are people focused and know the value of creating a strong team.

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Stefan Ferris Crowe MacKay
Crowe MacKay is committed to investing in its people. Our first class training program is a great reflection of this. As someone who started as a student in the firm, I can attest to the quality of our training, mentoring, and development. Crowe MacKay cares about your journey and is committed to supporting you in achieving your goals. Culture is what sets us apart, and a focus on development, investment, and innovation are key to our success.
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Stefan Ferris
Chief Executive Officer

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Career development is as important to us as it is to you.

Our hands-on training will provide you with the skills required to successfully challenge your exams. We know work experience alone does not always provide students with the guidance necessary to meet the rigorous demands of the CPA program.

How do we help students succeed?

We understand your career is a marathon, not a sprint, and to succeed you need the proper supports in place. Crowe MacKay students receive both in-house coaching assistance and external National Common Final Examination (CFE) preparation courses to support them in creating the foundation of their careers. We are transparent in our expectations of our team and work with you to build your future. 

Accelerate your career at Crowe MacKay. View our career progression chart and learn the path to partnership.

Our training program

Our flexible work arrangements and incentive programs enable students to successfully meet the demands of the professional accounting program.

Types of Work We Do
Industries We Work In
Types of Work We Do

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Industries We Work In
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Student Positions

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Articling Students

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Co-op/Summer Internships

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Secondments

Crowe MacKay Accounting Student Opportunities

Articling Students

Crowe MacKay Accounting Student Opportunities

Co-op/Summer Internships

Crowe MacKay Accounting Student Opportunities

Secondments

When does Crowe MacKay start recruitment?
Crowe MacKay typically starts their recruitment process a year in advance, which means our vacancies will begin to be posted in September up to the first week of October.
Do I need practical experience in my field of study to be hired?
Practical experience is great but NOT required.
Where does Crowe MacKay hire in Canada?

We hire in all of our northern and western Canadian locations, which includes Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna, Regina, Sunshine Coast, Surrey, Vancouver, Whitehorse, and Yellowknife.

Learn more about Crowe MacKay’s locations here.

What are the typical assignments for students?
Students support Crowe MacKay’s business units, developing their competencies as they work with a variety of professionals. Tasks can include preparing financial statements and supporting documents; preparing corporate and personal tax returns; compilation, review engagements and auditing; and client bookkeeping.
Does Crowe MacKay have community involvement opportunities?
Giving back to the communities we serve is at the heart of how Crowe MacKay operates. All of our offices are active in their communities and offer staff meaningful opportunities to make a difference.
How does Crowe MacKay help build successful students?

Crowe MacKay builds successful students through:

  • The development of skills and knowledge required to address client issues with confidence,
  • Offering a wide variety of industries that provide students with a broad-based experience,
  • Assigning students to mentors,
  • Promoting growth from within the firm,
  • Providing hands on training and work experience, and 
  • Hosting annual conferences for professional development, technical training, and networking opportunities.

Crowe MacKay's Commitment to Training Student

Student Opportunities

Looking for diverse and meaningful work?

Our nine offices offer students the chance to work in a variety of services and industries, while also having programs in place to ensure health, wellness, and support throughout their term with our firm.

Find your next opportunity at Crowe MacKay. Learn more about the current positions available in each of our offices below.

Calgary

Current opportunities

  • 2-4 Full-Time Articling Students (September or January start) APPLY NOW
  • 1-2 Co-op/Summer Internships (January start) APPLY NOW

Benefits you'll receive

  • On-the-job/immersive training
  • Access to leadership
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Paid study leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • CPA exam reimbursement
  • Mentorship program
  • Student conference
  • Career planning
  • Staff social activities
  • Employee & family assistance program
  • Life insurance
  • Health & wellness program
  • Public transit reimbursement
  • Banked overtime
  • Overtime meal allowance

Our team 

Partners: 9

Professionals & Support Staff: 40

Types of work we do 

  • Audit and Assurance
  • Tax
  • Advisory  
  • Consulting
  • Bookkeeping

Industries we work in 

  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Indigenous Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Not for Profit
  •  Professional Services
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Technology
  • Wholesale and Distribution
Edmonton

Current opportunities

  • 3-4 Full-Time Articling Students (May start) APPLY NOW
  • 4-6 Co-op/Summer Internships (May start) APPLY NOW 

Benefits you'll receive

  • On-the-job/immersive training
  • Access to leadership Flexible benefits package
  • Paid study leave
  • Tuition reimbursement**
  • CPA exam reimbursement
  • Mentorship program
  • Student conference
  • Career planning
  • Social staff activities
  • Employee & family assistance program
  • Life insurance
  • Health & wellness program
  • Public transit subsidy program**

**Conditions apply

Our team 

Partners: 9

Professionals & Support Staff:40

Types of work we do 

  • Audit and Assurance
  • Tax
  • Advisory
  • Consulting
  • Bookkeeping

Industries we work in 

  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Indigenous Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Not for Profit
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Technology
  • Wholesale and Distribution
Kelowna

Current opportunities

  • 3-4 Full-Time Articling Students (January or September start) APPLY NOW
  • 4-6 Co-op/Summer Internships (January start) APPLY NOW 

Benefits you'll receive

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

*Benefit is dependent on position hired for

**Conditions apply

Our team 

Partners: 11

Professionals & Support Staff: 75

Types of work we do 

  • Audit and Assurance
  • Tax
  • Advisory
  • Consulting

Industries we work in

  • Agriculture
  • Aviation
  • Manufacturing
  • Not for Profit
  • Professional Services
  • Technology
  • Wholesale and Distribution
West Coast Offices (Surrey, Sunshine Coast, and Vancouver)

At this time all student positions have been filled in our West Coast Offices. Positions will be posted on our opportunities page as they become available.

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Benefits you'll receive

  • 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

Our team

Partners: 23  Professionals & Support Staff: 120 

Types of work we do

  • Audit and Assurance
  • Tax
  • Advisory 
  • Consulting
  • Bookkeeping

Industries we work in

  • Aviation
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Hospitality
  • Indigenous Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Not for Profit 
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Sports, Entertainment, and Media
  • Technology
  • Wholesale and Distribution
Whitehorse

Current opportunities

Benefits you'll receive

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

Our team

Partners: Professionals & Support Staff: 20 

Types of work we do

  • Audit and Assurance
  • Tax
  • Advisory
  • Consulting
  • Bookkeeping 

Industries we work in

  • Aviation
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Hospitality
  • Indigenous Services 
  • Not for Profit
  • Professional Services
  • Public Sector
  • Real Estate and Construction 
Yellowknife

Current opportunities

  • 3-4 Full-Time Articling Students (January or May start) APPLY NOW
  • 3 Summer/Co-op Internships (January or May start) APPLY NOW 

Benefits you’ll receive

  • On-the-job/immersive training
  • Access to leadership
  • Flexible benefits package*
  • Paid study leave*
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • CPA exam reimbursement*
  • Mentorship program
  • Student conferences
  • Career planning
  • Social staff activities
  • Employee & family assistance program
  • Life insurance*
  • Internet reimbursement
  • Travel benefit/meal allowances**
  • Health & wellness program*
  • Global secondment opportunities*
  • RRSP matching program*
  • Relocation allowances*
  • Maternity leave top up program*
     

*Benefits are dependent on position hired for

**Conditions apply

Our team

Partners: 4 Professionals & Support Staff: 31 

Types of work we do

  • Audit and Assurance
  • Tax
  • Advisory
  • Consulting
  • Personal Finance Planning 

Industries we work in

  • Indigenous Services
  • Not for Profit 
  • Professional Services
  • Public Sector

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

Your Benefits

We’ve paired our flexible benefit package with eligible perks to enhance your life both in and outside of the office. Find specific benefits associated with each office above.

Crowe MacKay Student Benefits

Network with our Team

We want to meet you – virtually of course! Connect with our teams at local events in your region.

Don’t see an event in your city? Connect with our human resources team by emailing your questions to hr@crowemackay.ca

U of C Practice Interviews - August 27 
Calgary, AB
Expectations and Reality of a Co-op - September 3
Kelowna, BC
CPA Meet Your Employer - September 10
Calgary, AB
Virtual Firms and Industry Event - September 10
Kelowna, BC
CPA Meet Your Employer - September 10 to 11 
Edmonton, AB
Get to Know Crowe Virtual Session - September 16
Kelowna, AB
Saint Mary's University Info Session - Sept 16
Halifax, NS
Memorial University Info Session - September 16
Newfoundland and Labrador 
Dalhousie University Info Session - September 17
Halifax, NS
UVIC Networking Evening - September 16
Kelowna, BC
Get to Know Crowe In-person Event - September 17
Kelowna, AB
U of A Get Hired: Accounting - September 17
Edmonton, AB
Saint Mary's University Career Fair - September 21
Halifax, NS
U of C Practice Interviews - August 27 
Calgary, AB
Expectations and Reality of a Co-op - September 3
Kelowna, BC
CPA Meet Your Employer - September 10
Calgary, AB
Virtual Firms and Industry Event - September 10
Kelowna, BC
CPA Meet Your Employer - September 10 to 11 
Edmonton, AB
Get to Know Crowe Virtual Session - September 16
Kelowna, AB
Saint Mary's University Info Session - Sept 16
Halifax, NS
Memorial University Info Session - September 16
Newfoundland and Labrador 
Dalhousie University Info Session - September 17
Halifax, NS
UVIC Networking Evening - September 16
Kelowna, BC
Get to Know Crowe In-person Event - September 17
Kelowna, AB
U of A Get Hired: Accounting - September 17
Edmonton, AB
Saint Mary's University Career Fair - September 21
Halifax, NS

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