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Finance Planning Student - 4 Month Winter Term



Accounting & Finance
Waterloo, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Worker Sub-Type:

Student (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

BlackBerry is looking to hire a Finance intern to join our Finance Planning and Analysis team. This position joins a senior team of Accountants to learn how to create annual operating plans and forecast monthly and quarterly variances for our various lines of business.

Develops, interprets and implements financial concepts for financial planning and control. Performs technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance. Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations for financial plans, acquisition activity, trended future requirements and operating forecasts. Performs economic research and studies in the areas of rates of return, depreciations, working capital requirements, investment opportunities, investment performance and impact of governmental requirements.

What you will do:

  • Partners with the business/finance delivery stakeholders to ensure that the financial accounting, processes, controls, reporting are operationally supported and strategically focused to secure the greatest return on investment for the global company.

  • Gathers financial data and performs financial analyses and reporting to influence decisions within the business.

  • Partakes in necessary projects from time to time to demonstrate/transform the success and implementation of requisite steps to confirm quality and compliance.

What we are looking for:

  • Analytical skills

  • Understanding of basic Business applications (e.g., Microsoft Excel, PPT)

  • Knowledge of ERP systems an asset

  • Excellent teamwork skills

  • Good business acumen.

  • Willing to learn multiple applications within Finance

Above and beyond

  • Strong desire to succeed.

  • Capacity to learn and develop new skills quickly as needed, and to work with keen attention to detail.

  • Intellectual curiosity, creativity and humility.

Student Life at BlackBerry

  • Growth Mindset: employees have access to skills training and professional development courses, mentorship programs as well as unlimited access to our on-demand learning platform.

  • Commitment to Wellness: employees have access to events that support physical, mental, and financial wellness. We host wellness sessions, fitness courses, discounts to local gyms and offer a 24/7 Employee Assistant Program (EAP).

  • Highly collaborative teams and a supportive workplace environment, with organization-wide events and a student social committee.

  • Employee Perks: we have snack and beverage programs at all locations. Students also have access to discounts for local stores, transportation, restaurants, and activities.

See more about the student program at BlackBerry over on our Instagram @BlackBerryStudentLife

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