Associate Manager, Ops & Finance

Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 1 week ago(11/22/2022 11:26 AM)
Job ID
Job Location 1 : Location
Canada Life Assurance Company
Job Category
Job Type
Full Time
Job Industry
Financial Services and Banking, Insurance
Career Level
Experienced, Management
Posted End Date

Job Description

The Investment Operations team is responsible for all accounting and valuations for Canada Life segregated funds and general account assets. 


The Associate Manager is responsible for managing key aspects of Investment Operations functions and will play a significant role in the daily fund valuation process. This position is responsible for providing oversight in our daily procedures and activities.  In addition, the Associate Manager provides guidance and training to other employees in the unit including the review of other employee’s work and leading projects.  This individual provides support to management, is responsible for initiating and implementing process improvements, and assists with development of financial control processes.


What you will do 

  • Provide oversight and review of daily, month-end and quarter-end trading operations
  • Responsible for oversight of manual and automated trading process.
  • Interact professionally and develop business relationships with key business partners such as: Custodian Bank, Investment Managers, and internal departments.
  • Support continuous improvement and be involved in streamlining and documentation of processes
  • Participate and lead implementation of departmental initiatives and special projects
  • Directly support junior employees in problem solving and assists management team with planning individual career development of employees, and workload balancing.
  • Responsible for training others in the department
  • Provide direct leadership to operations team, including coaching/training new leaders
  • Participate in departmental business and resource planning

What you will bring 

  • University degree, majoring in accounting and/or finance, with a professional accounting designation
  • Completion of the Canadian Securities Course would be considered an asset
  • Experience with segregated funds, mutual funds and securities/investments would be considered an asset
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to lead processes and develop strong team members.
  • Experience with supervising and/or leading employees within a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities while managing deadlines.
  • Well-developed organizational and time management skills, with the ability to deal with fluctuating work volumes
  • Superior communication skills both verbally and in written form.
  • High energy and entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Outlook and advanced Excel functions
  • Strong attention to detail


Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today!


Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.


You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.


Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing. 


We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!

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Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations. 


We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential. 


Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted 


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