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Accounting Co-op Student (4 month term)

158894 Requisition ID:  158894 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Accounting Operations & Services 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia  

City: Stellarton

Location: King St. Office 

Postal Code: B0K 1S0 


Our family of 127,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.



Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have three 4-month term opportunities for a Accounting Co-op Student on our Finance team.

Job Description

What you'll get to do in this fast-paced role:

  • Process and ship gift card orders for both internal and external customers
  • Prepare and send invoices for gift card orders
  • Respond to customer inquiries via email
  • Update order logs with relevant information
  • Ensure all required metrics are consistently met
  • Work in SAP and Microsoft Office
  • Provide a high standard of customer service
  • Various data entry related tasks

Job Requirements

Mandatory Requirements:

Currently enrolled in a College or University program, with at least the first year of studies completed (preference for students in a business/commerce program (or related field), or those with Retail experience)

To be a good fit for a corporate position with Sobeys you also have:

  • Demonstrated a strong commitment to customer service
  • The ability to work in a team environment and contribute to the overall success of the group
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to build strong relationships
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills
  • The ability to adapt, prioritize tasks, maintain focus, and understand and resolve issues
  • Strong business acumen
  • The desire to improve processes, think broadly, and show drive and initiative
  • Computer skills in MS Office (Excel)

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.