Finance Co-op Student

Number of Positions Available: 1

Term Length: Eight Month Term (May 2023 – December 2023)
Closing Date: April 6, 2023


We are more than just airplanes and tarmacs. 
Our purpose travels beyond our runway into the communities we serve. We are about connections, stories and life defining adventures made possible by the work we do. We are committed to fostering an environment where our people are rewarded through meaningful work experiences inspired by purpose. 

The Calgary Airport Authority is committed to creating an environment where our students are rewarded through meaningful work experiences and numerous opportunities to connect with employees, stakeholders, and other students just like you. Our program offers students an opportunity to gain valuable industry experience, knowledge, and contacts through full time work in their chosen field.

The Financial Planning & Analysis Team works collaboratively with the organization to deliver budgeting and forecasting for the Authority. The team works alongside business unit owners to develop valuable reporting and innovative data visualizations that provide detailed analysis and insights to support quality decision making. This team of collaborative self-starters possess the ability to translate data into compelling stories that informs organizational direction.  
Under the supervision of the General Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis, you will assist other members of the FP & A team in business case preparation, validation of new Oracle reports and monthly/quarterly reporting. This role provides you an opportunity to gain work experience in financial analysis, Oracle ERP/EPM systems and learning some basics of internal/external financial reporting. 

  • Assist the team with documentation, definition and organization of KPIs, forecasting, budgeting & other procedures 
  • Partner with the Corporate Analysts to provide financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting and valuation support to other departments & divisions within the organization 
  • Lead the performance of ad-hoc studies/investigations into business performance and present the findings accordingly 
  • Support the monthly reporting cycle by reviewing & entering key statistics / metrics
  • Update and maintain monthly revenue & expense forecasts
  • Assist the team in the preparation and review of presentation materials
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce or Business Administration degree with a major in Finance or Accounting
  • Natural curiosity with strong interest in performing research and analysis
  • A passion for building and maintaining key business relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proactive problem solver with the desire and ability to achieve results
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and enthusiastic 
  • Ability to work effectively with a team as well as individually
  • Strong organizational skills 

  • To qualify as a co-op student, you must be enrolled in and returning to a post-secondary institution following your work term.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a restricted area identification card (RAIC).
  • This role is eligible for our hybrid work model with a combination of onsite and remote work.

It’s simple – we invest in our people because they are the backbone of our success. We offer:
  • Competitive wages
  • Networking and growth opportunities
  • Opportunities to give back to the community


We are ACCOUNTABLE. We take ownership and step up to get the job done.

We are CUSTOMER-FOCUSED. We consider the customer in all that we do.

We are COLLABORATIVE. We are stronger when we reach out and work as a team.

We are RESILIENT.  We are able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.

We are CREATIVE. We strive to find new and better ways of doing things.

The Calgary Airport Authority is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply including women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, and others who may contribute to organizational diversification of ideas. 

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