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John Hancock CPA Summer Internship Program 2024

John Hancock

John Hancock

Accounting & Finance
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023

We are a leading financial services provider committed to making decisions easier and lives better for our customers and colleagues around the world. From our environmental initiatives to our community investments, we lead with values throughout our business. To help us stand out, we help you step up, because when colleagues are healthy, respected and meaningfully challenged, we all thrive. Discover how you can grow your career, make impact and drive real change with our Winning Team today.

Working Arrangement


Job Description

Why you’ll love working here

Ready to be a future leader of tomorrow? We have just the opportunity for you! Step into your potential with our exciting New Graduate opportunities where you’ll be empowered to make progress for yourself, our colleagues and our customers around the globe! Join a supportive team and experience a values-first culture where your career development and wellbeing are just as important as the impact you’ll make on the job.

Program Overview

  • Management Reporting and Analysis – focuses on John Hancock, as the US Division for Manulife Financial Corporation, quarterly results and helps prepare key deliverables included in Management’s Discussion and Analysis, Press Release and other key external deliverables.

  • Financial Reporting – focuses on preparing the USGAAP and Statutory financial statements for John Hancock’s insurance entities.

  • Tax – focuses on quarterly and annual tax provision and returns for all entities within the John Hancock complex.

  • Controls Center of Excellence – focuses on standardization and centralization of controls in the US Division, harmonization of risk assessments, key controls and overall control methodology over key processes and ensures best practices are utilized from each of the organizations.

  • Internal Audit – focuses on providing independent assurance on the design and operating effectiveness of governance, risk, and controls supporting the achievement of John Hancock and Manulife business objectives

  • WAM Accounting & Reporting – focuses on the monthly production and analysis of financial results on an IFRS basis as well as process improvement and automation initiatives for the Wealth and Asset Management segment.

  • Mandatory participation in program for the full 11 weeks

How you’ll make an impact

  • Build a network of fellow students on coop/internship assignments

  • Given the opportunity to volunteer and give back to the community.

  • Attend events on a monthly basis with guest speakers from various departments within our organization to further develop your skills as a professional

  • Learn about our culture and core values

  • On-the-job training and experience working directly in the area of Accounting

  • Exposure to a large, complex financial services organization

  • Opportunities to network with John Hancock employees of all levels

What you’ll bring to the team

  • Committed to attaining CPA certification in a global financial services organization

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Meticulous, well-organized, with excellent analytical skills

  • Self-starter and great teammate with a high level of initiative, strong work ethic and the ability to capture, synthesize, organize and report information

  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities in a fast paced and deadline-driven environment

  • Highly motivated

  • Excels academically, preferably with an Accounting or Finance related degree with expected graduation in 2024

  • Strong digital literacy in Microsoft Office applications

Application Instructions:

  • Please submit a resume

About Manulife and John Hancock

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Asia, Canada, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2022, we had more than 40,000 employees, over 116,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 34 million customers. At the end of 2022, we had $1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, including total invested assets of $0.4 trillion (US $0.3 trillion), and segregated funds net assets of $0.3 trillion (US$0.3 trillion). We trade as ‘MFC’ on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges, and under ‘945’ in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Manulife/John Hancock, we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law.

It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact

Salary & Benefits

Manulife/John Hancock offers eligible employees a wide array of customizable benefits, including health, dental, mental health, vision, short- and long-term disability, life and AD&D insurance coverage, adoption/surrogacy and wellness benefits, and employee/family assistance plans. We also offer eligible employees various retirement savings plans (including pension/401(k) savings plans and a global share ownership plan with employer matching contributions) and financial education and counseling resources. Our generous paid time off program in the U.S. includes up to 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days, 150 hours of vacation, and 40 hours of sick time (or more where required by law) each year, and we offer the full range of statutory leaves of absence.

Know Your Rights I Family & Medical Leave I Employee Polygraph Protection I Right to Work I E-Verify I Pay Transparency

Company: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.)