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FAQs from Accounting Students

Are you an accounting student interested in starting your career with Crowe MacKay? Our recruitment team answers your questions. 

Don’t see your question listed below? Contact our recruitment team at [email protected].

Accounting Student FAQs

When does Crowe MacKay start recruiting?

Crowe MacKay typically starts their recruitment process a year in advance, which means our vacancies will begin to be posted in September and up to the first week of October.

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Do I need practical experience in my field of study to be hired?

Practical experience is great but NOT required. We are proud to be a teaching firm, meaning our team is ready to mentor and give you hands-on learning experiences so you can learn more about creating a career in accounting.

Where does Crowe MacKay hire in Canada?

We hire in all our locations, including Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna, the Sunshine Coast, Surrey, Vancouver, Whitehorse, and Yellowknife. If you’re not located in one of these cities we also offer remote working capabilities. Contact us for more information.

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What are the typical assignments for students?

As a student, you are an integral part of the Crowe MacKay team. You will develop competencies as you collaborate with professionals, supporting our business units by working on a variety of tasks including:

  • Preparing financial statements and supporting documents
  • Completing corporate and personal tax returns
  • Assisting with compilation, review engagements, and audits
  • Coordinating client bookkeeping
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Does Crowe MacKay have community involvement opportunities?

Giving back to our communities is at the heart of our business. All of our offices are active in their communities and offer staff meaningful opportunities to make a difference.

Did you know?

We offer all employees one paid day to volunteer with an organization of their choice. You tell us the cause you’re passionate about and we will support you in giving back!

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How does Crowe MacKay help build successful students?

Your success is our priority, so we’ve dedicated resources to ensure you get the support you need while pursuing your career. What can you expect when you #GoCrowe?

  • Support in developing your skills and knowledge to address client issues with confidence
  • Access to working in a wide variety of industries with a diverse set of clients
  • A mentor committed to your success
  • A culture of care focused on your wellbeing (both in and outside of the office!)
  • Supported to volunteer and give back to your community
  • Opportunities to grow within our firm and customize your career
  • A firm Training Director dedicated to working with you through your CPA modules and CFE prep
  • Customized audit and review engagement training
  • Hands-on training and work experience
  • An annual conference and regular education sessions that provide you with:
  • professional development
  • technical training
  • networking opportunities

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Questions about becoming a CPA

To learn more about becoming a CPA visit CPA Alberta or CPA Western School of Business.