New Grads

2017 - Canada's Best Employer for Recent Grads

Accounting Graduates

At Stern Cohen, we will make the journey to experienced professional together, providing you with the opportunity to grow alongside our clients.

What you can expect and what we expect

Here you will be a valued member of a team-oriented and dynamic firm, surrounded by talented colleagues and accessible partners. Together, in helping our clients shape their future, we shape yours and ours.

At Stern Cohen, we expect our people to:

  • Have sound technical training and be willing to learn
  • Be service-driven with appropriate communication skills
  • Be flexible and adapt to a variety of working styles and diverse client base

Our pledge

In return, we make a commitment to our people that we will strive to provide them with a challenging environment, conductive to continuous learning and personal growth.

Get involved

We view our staff as valuable contributors to the management of our practice. Many of our staff members are involved on firm committees working in collaboration with partner mentors. Whether your interest is community involvement, professional standards, campus recruitment or social events, there is definitely an opportunity for you to get involved and to have some fun!

Preparing for the CFE

Stern Cohen provides CFE support which includes:

  • Financial support for a CFE preparation program of your choice and CFE related exam fees
  • Paid time for exam writing
  • Challenging client engagements for hands-on experience and practical training
  • Ongoing coaching, mentoring and feedback on your progress
  • An understanding and committed approach to help you succeed in your studies

If you are a new grad and you are interested in a career with Stern Cohen, please submit your resume to hr@sterncohen.com. You may also want to review our career opportunities page for openings.

  • As a co-op student, I had the opportunity to work one-on-one with partners and managers on client files. I always had the opportunity to add value from a client perspective and felt that my professional judgement was respected.

    – Experienced Accountant

  • My experiences at Stern Cohen have largely influenced my long term career plans. Being surrounded by CPAs and staff in the final stages of attaining their CPA, I interacted with like-minded peers whose passion for their work reiterates my belief that I’ve a chosen a fulfilling career.

    – Co-op Student