Chartered Professional Accountant training program

At our head office in Winnipeg, IG Wealth Management offers a rewarding career path to becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA). Our pre-approved program is designed to ensure CPA candidates achieve their practical experience requirements while fully developing required CPA competencies.

Our program

Great careers start at IG Wealth Management. Our CPA training program provides a unique opportunity for CPA candidates to expand their connections and knowledge of the business, while also being exposed to a variety of business leaders with different perspectives and leadership styles.

“As CPA Program Manager, I am dedicated to supporting our program participants and providing them with great opportunities as they begin their careers. Seeing their successes and how they continue to help one another, even after completing the program, makes me proud to be involved with such a great group of people.”

-- Bethany Rose, CPA Program Manager

 

Practical experience

Gain a variety of practical experiences and enhance your financial expertise, strategic thinking and professional skills through rotations in 2-3 different areas of the company (departments include: Advanced Financial Planning, Compliance, Corporate Taxation, Enterprise Risk Management, Financial Reporting, Fund Services and Internal Audit).

“The different work rotations enabled me to learn about various aspects of the company and to work with great teams. This experience provided me with many skills that I have been able to apply even after becoming a CPA and moving into a Director role. Our CPA training program set me up for an exciting career at IG Wealth Management with many opportunities available to me.”

-- Shameel Thakrar, Director , Compliance Examinations (program grad)

Comprehensive, individual support

Each of our CPA candidates is matched with a CPA mentor to act as a professional coach and to provide support in developing the required competencies.
We offer a comprehensive educational support program which includes individual coaching for each Professional Education Program (PEP) module as well sessions to help you prepare for the Common Final Examination (CFE).

“Being part of the CPA training program at Investors Group provided me with the necessary tools to succeed through the PEP program. The individual support I received from module coaches has been an invaluable part of my experience. In addition, the extensive support provided in preparation for the Common Final Examination gave me the confidence to succeed in passing the exam and achieving my goal of becoming a CPA.”

-- Ali Bernst, Associate Manager, Compliance Business Review (program grad)

A lifetime of career opportunities

At IG Wealth Management you are exposed to a variety of potential career paths throughout the program along with a rewarding and challenging work environment.

“Starting out as a CPA co-op student in Internal Audit enabled me to obtain invaluable work experience to enhance my Bachelor of Commerce degree. Through it, I was able to discover my interest for Internal Audit and move into a permanent position in the department. I am excited to continue developing my career while working towards my CPA designation with IG Wealth Management.”

-- Riel Moar, Associate Auditor (CPA candidate)

Supporting our community

IG Wealth Management is committed to making a contribution to the many communities across Canada in which we operate by supporting local and national activities, events and organizations. In doing so, we hope to help our communities be more dynamic and interesting places to live and work. Learn more from our Corporate Responsibility Report

“Pursuing my CPA designation at IG Wealth Management has allowed me to develop professional skills while giving me the time to focus on other things that are important to me in the community and in my personal life. I am proud to be working for such a well-rounded company that supports my academic, professional and personal goals.”

-- Saedee Hosein, Assistant Manager, Compliance Investigations (CPA candidate)

 

More information

For more information, contact our CPA Program Manager.

If you are interested in this program, please refer to our career page for current permanent CPA program opportunities. You can also find current permanent and summer/co-op postings in your university career centre.

We thank all applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.