Team Lead

Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/24/2023 4:37 PM)
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
Posted End Date

Job Description

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


The Team Lead 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 Team Lead provides guidance and training to other employees in the unit including the review of other employee’s work.  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 reconciliations
  • Responsible for oversight of manual and automated trading processes
  • Support the control framework and provide analysis of the daily pricing and fund valuation process
  • Perform end of day benchmarking analysis and validation of net asset values
  • Develop and demonstrate subject matter expertise around NAV valuations and operational functions (Trading, Reconciliation, Alternative Investments, or Reporting)
  • Support continuous improvement and be involved in streamlining and documentation of processes
  • Participate in development and implementation of departmental initiatives and projects
  • Must interact professionally with related business partners such as Custodian banks, Investment Managers and internal departments
  • Directly support junior staff in problem solving and assists management team with planning individual career development of staff, workload balancing and resource planning
  • Responsible for training and providing technical guidance to colleagues
  • Provide indirect leadership and coaching to operations staff
  • Other general or department wide tasks as assigned

What you will bring 

  • Completion of post secondary education, specializing in Accounting/Finance, such as Business Administration or B. Comm.
  • Completion of/or working toward a professional accounting designation.
  • Experience with financial reporting would be considered an asset.
  • Strong attention to detail in assessing financial information.
  • 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
  • Minimum four years of experience in an accounting related position
  • Excellent knowledge of spreadsheet programs (Excel) and other applications (Word, MS Query)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Well-developed organizational and time management skills, with the ability to deal with fluctuating work volumes

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. 




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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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