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TELUS Pre-Approved CPA Program

Are you excited at the idea of getting your Chartered Professional Accountant designation and learning about the many different facets of accounting and finance? Our pre-approved CPA Program (the "Program") is an exciting three-year rotational program that combines receiving your CPA designation with learning more about TELUS and the various roles TELUS Finance plays within our organization. We are looking for eager and motivated students and grads who want to earn their CPA in a stimulating, forward-thinking, and technologically innovative environment.

Our program has provided participants with a range of opportunities to develop core competencies in accounting for more than 50 years. Successful program alumni have progressively moved into leadership positions within TELUS. We are also proud that some of our members have made it onto the CPA Canada (formerly CICA) Honour Roll.

The TELUS Finance team plays an integral role as trusted business partners for all aspects of our business – from supporting our internal clients, to focusing on future opportunities and creating value for investors, clients, and team members. TELUS Finance is comprised of a variety of teams, including Corporate and Business Unit Controllers, Capital Management, Corporate Accounting & Financial Reporting, Corporate Development, Taxation, Financial Operations, Revenue Assurance, Internal Audit, Treasury and Investor Relations.

What can the Program offer you?

We have a unique three-year rotational program designed to provide you with amazing practical experience. Each rotation lasts approximately one year and is assigned based on personal interests, business priorities, and your strengths and areas of development. We have many areas to choose from, including corporate accounting and financial reporting, finance operations, revenue assurance, internal audits, mergers and acquisitions, treasury, taxation and financial planning, budgeting and more.

More reasons why the TELUS Pre-Approved CPA Program is a great opportunity:

  • You are mentored by an experienced TELUS Finance CPA-designated team member throughout and beyond the duration of the program to ensure the successful completion of your CPA designation and to assist you with your personal career path within TELUS
  • You’ll have support in obtaining your CPA designation, including financial support for your studies and an industry-leading CFE prep course
  • Once you’ve completed your rotation you’ll have the opportunity to apply for available roles within TELUS Finance based on your interest and performance
  • You’ll be part of the larger TELUS Leadership Development Network where you will be given many opportunities to network with and learn from senior leaders

Hiring cycle

We start accepting applications late August, with postings closing in early September and start dates the following year.

Alumni Spotlight

Matt Murray, CPA, CMA - undefined
Matt Murray, CPA, CMA
Graduation Year: 2009
Current Role: VP & Controller
Team: Corporate Management Reporting, Shared Services and Finance Strategy
Brad Van Barneveld, CPA, CA - undefined
Brad Van Barneveld, CPA, CA
Graduation Year: 2011
Current Role: Director, Finance
Team: Consumer and Small Business
Travis Powell, CPA - undefined
Travis Powell, CPA
Graduation Year: 2017
Current Role: Treasury Manager
Team: Treasury
Eric Chow, CPA, CA - undefined
Eric Chow, CPA, CA
Graduation Year: 2012
Current Role: Controller
Team: Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis
Koryn Stamler, CPA, CMA - undefined
Koryn Stamler, CPA, CMA
Graduation Year: 2015
Current Role: Program Office Manager
Team: TELUS Health
Jason Mayr, CFA - undefined
Jason Mayr, CFA
Graduation Year: 2006
Current Role: Director, Finance
Team: TELUS International
TELUS Pre-Approved CPA Program

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