ON - 2022 Finance Graduate Leadership Program, CPA

Toronto, Ontario

Are you ready to grow your career by taking on a new role at Bell? We always look for qualified internal applicants within our own team to support their development.  


The Finance Team manages the performance and risk profile of Bell, ensuring the needs of customers, investors and employees are balanced with long-term business success. We work closely with internal and external stakeholders to develop and execute plans that help the company achieve its strategic objectives and ensure financial sustainability.  


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If you are passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team!

How the program works:

The Finance Grad Leadership program is a rotational program designed to give new grads a breadth of experience in the various divisions of Finance.


  • There are two streams:
    • CPA: Specialized rotational program spanning Internal Audit and Risk Advisory, Controllers Group, or Finance Operations, which meets practical experience requirements of CPA Ontario/Quebec/Atlantic.
    • Financial Management: 36-month rotational program across various Finance departments in Finance Operations, Corporate Accounting, and Process Improvement and Controls.


This particular job posting focuses on the CPA stream for Ontario.

Our Pre-Approved Training Program is designed to support you in obtaining your Chartered Professional Accountant designation, CPA* and to give you the skill set needed to work for Canada’s largest communications company.

In Ontario, we offer a 30-month training program exposing you to key Finance groups including Internal Audit and Risk Advisory Services, Controllers Group, or Finance Operations.

Approved by CPA Ontario, our training programs are designed to support the practical experience requirements of your designation.

*subject to certain conditions as outlined by CPA Ontario http://www.cpaontario.ca/

Why join us?



  • Support during the exam process including professional preparation programs, study leaves comparable to the Big Four accounting firms AND a mentorship program
  • Full reimbursement of professional preparation programs and exam fees
  • A “head start” management development program in a dynamic and fast-paced environment that focuses on innovation and allows you to apply your technical training to real life business issues
  • Exposure to different areas across Bell to better equip newly qualified CPAs for successful careers at Bell


Required competencies:



  • A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Business Administration completed before the program start date
  • Completion of CPA Ontario’s undergrad pre-requisite course requirements before graduation
  • A good balance of high academic achievement and extra-curricular involvement
  • Minimum B+ in core Accounting and Finance courses
  • Advanced  Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)
  • Knowledge of other software program for data analytics is an asset
  • Highly developed analytical, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to articulate the “business story”
  • Enthusiasm in managing changes, taking risks, thinking outside of the box and showing leadership in how you approach your everyday work
  • Self-starter who works well independently as well as in a team environment
  • A can-do attitude with a passion for telecommunications


Application Instructions:



  • Apply on the Bell careers page
  • You must submit a cover letter, resume, and most recent transcripts (unofficial accepted) to be considered


Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management 
Job Status: Grad Hire 
Position Level: CP2 
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || Canada : Ontario : Scarborough || Canada : Ontario : Toronto 
Application Deadline: 01/31/2022 

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.

At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.


Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.


Please note that you may be required to submit your current Performance Review rating to the hiring leader during the recruitment process.


Created: CanadaON, Mississauga

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