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About the Company

Our client is a well-established insurance services company. They are looking for a Finance Business Partner who will be responsible for supporting the business from a finance perspective and to oversee members of the finance team

Why Work Here

  • Unique projects completed and ongoing and systems to further development professional learning
  • High level of exposure to senior leadership
  • Good work/life balance

About the Opportunity

  • Utilize both qualitative and quantitative analysis to provide business advisory and strategic insights specific into the insurance portfolio
  • Responsible for the annual budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning processes including participation in the preparation of the annual consolidated budgets through information gathering, preparation and maintenance of detailed financial models
  • Prepare monthly variance reporting and deep-dive reviews to improve the accuracy of our forecasting and provide financial insights to the Management and CFO
  • Build effective relationships with key Business Partners (such as Claims, Underwriting, Actuarial Services and Corporate Services) and identify, prioritize and execute on key process improvement opportunities
  • Engage Business Partners in monthly conversations to discuss insights, trends, risks and opportunities and adequately reflect rolling monthly projections of key performance indicators in month-end presentation
  • Utilize financial analysis, bottom-up modelling and external insights to identify areas to improve, clearly present business performance, challenge viability of plans / forecasts and present insights to enable timely intervention
  • Provide support, leadership and mentoring to a staff of 2/3 senior FAs to achieve a high level of performance
  • Active involvement in projects (such as IFRS 17, Capital Allocation, Benchmarking), including development and implementation, with cross-functional Finance teams

About You

  • CPA
  • 3 to 5 years working in the Insurance industry with hands-on experience in Financial Planning & Analysis and ability to solve complex problems
  • 2 to 3 years people management experience is a strong asset
  • Excellent understanding of financial accounting practices related to Insurance industry and an ability to analyze and understand the implications of business activities on the financial statements
  • Strong analytical skillset, including the utilization of Power BI and Microsoft Office tools such as Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of SAP BPC and Power BI would be considered a strong asset.

Salary Range

$90,000 - $95,000/year

How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats.

When referencing this job, quote # 305891.

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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