Financial Analyst Summer Student

Oakville, ON, CA

Dufferin Construction - A CRH Company

Job ID:  496246 

Work Type:  Internship 


It is a great time to join the CRH Canada team! CRH Canada is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.

We are building a world- class team. Make your mark!

You will be a successful addition to our team if you look at change as an opportunity to develop and contribute to the business. You will be successful in your role if you like partnering with the business, presenting new ideas and providing excellent customer service.





Position: Financial Analyst Summer Student

Location: Oakville, ON
Placement Term: 4 months

Expected Start Date: May 2024


Job Description

Reporting to Finance Director, the Financial Analyst placement supports the business in compiling and creating financial reports, presentations, and analysis.


Position Responsibilities

  • Compile and prepare monthly reconciliations, reports and presentations.
  • Prepare any ad-hoc reporting and presentations and support management on any ad-hoc financial analysis.
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting relative to Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flows
  • Assist and Execute month-end activities for closing the accounting periods in a timely manner.
  • Assist in Financial Analysis of monthly results and provide commentary explaining the variances against forecast, budget, and prior year performance.
  • Assist in budgeting with respect to financial indicators Qualitative and quantitative analysis of budgets, forecasts, actual results, and Ad Hoc projects to assist in management's review and decision making.
  • Assist in gathering and reconciling fixed and mobile asset counts
  • Review routine and complex business transactions to identify relevant accounting and reporting requirements.
  • Gather and complete the necessary planning/budgeting reports to be submitted to Corporate.
  • Positively interface with Corporate Finance Team
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required


  • Working towards degree with specialization in accounting or business administration.
  • Enrolled or interested in CPA program.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to manipulate large data sets, demonstrate critical thinking in producing various analyses and tables, as well as develop charts/graphs in both Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Proven understanding of financial statements, and proven knowledge of financial analysis, variance analysis, and forecasting.
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy, and ability to self-review.
  • Ability to adapt to versatile deliverables/analyses and demonstrate logic/reasoning.
  • Exhibit strong time management skills, ability to perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment with ad-hoc deliverables.
  • Strong communication, writing, and presentation skills.
  • Desire to learn and be involved in a variety of ad-hoc projects and changing reporting needs.
  • Previous Construction Materials Accounting experience is considered an asset.



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Date:  May 16, 2024

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