Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/17/2023 4:49 PM)
Job ID
Job Location 1 : Location
Canada Life Assurance Company
Job Category
Finance and Investments
Job Type
Full Time
Job Industry
Financial Services and Banking, Insurance
Career Level
Experienced, Management
Posted End Date

Job Description

Group Customer Finance is looking for a Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis to work on its Creditor and Direct Marketing Financial Services team. This role reports to the Director, Creditor and Direct Marketing Financial Services, and will help the team leverage its expertise in Creditor and Direct Marketing to serve and support its diverse group of internal and external stakeholders.


What you will do


As a key member of the Creditor and Direct Marketing Financial Services leadership team, you will lead a team of approximately four people whose main responsibilities include:

  • Executing the financial close process, including preparing internal earnings reporting and ensuring the accuracy of the balance sheet and income statement.
  • Preparing reinsurance settlement statements and related client reporting.
  • Supporting other annual or ad hoc processes, including budgeting, audits, etc.

In addition to the tasks listed above, the Manager will be expected to:

  • Successfully engage, listen to, and collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Grow a culture of positivity, learning, innovation, and accountability among the team.

Handle tasks related to the supervision of a team, including performance management, hiring (as needed), training, managing workflow, and mentorship.


What you will bring

  • A proven track record of strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills – We are looking for someone who is not intimidated by uncertainty, is curious, and is able to solve problems in an analytical way.
  • A high degree of motivation and initiative – We are looking for someone who is willing and able to take initiative to learn, answer challenging questions, and continually improve on our processes.
  • A thoughtful communicator – We are looking for someone who can communicate in a clear, engaging, and concise manner, both verbally and in writing.
  • Adaptability and responsiveness to change – We are looking for someone who is comfortable working under pressure and can adapt to changing/competing priorities.

Other Relevant Requirements

  • Professional financial designation (particularly CPA or FSA/FCIA)
  • Relevant work experience, preferably in a financial institution
  • Experience and/or interest in people leadership
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and financial statement preparation
  • Strong technical skills (particularly in MS Excel)
  • Knowledge of and experience in the insurance industry is considered a plus

Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Toronto, London, Winnipeg. 


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. 


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. 


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 Canada Life policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact


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




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