Manager, Individual Wealth & Insurance Solutions Finance

Job Locations CA-ON-London | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/17/2023 5:11 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

Reporting to the Director, Expense Management, you will be responsible for monthly accounting of Canada Life subsidiaries, reporting results to senior leaders as well as leading the Strategic Initiatives function within the Expense Management team.


What you will do 

  • Financial Planning & Analysis:
    • Prepare monthly financial loads in partnership with leaders from subsidiary organizations
    • Report results to senior leadership teams within Canada Life
    • Calculate and report intangible asset balances and amortize accurately
    • Properly document accounting policies used
    • Assist with external audits
    • Create and deliver meaningful analysis to our business partners
    • Support/drive key business decisions via financial analysis/models
  • Strategic Initiative management:
    • Work with business partners within Canada Life to ensure accuracy of business case submission
    • Track and report initiative benefits and costs to senior leadership on a regular basis
  • Provide guidance on financial matters to adhere with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Collaborate with our business partners to create annual expense budgets aligned with strategic priorities
  • Co-ordinate with peer and broader finance teams to establish best practices for financial analysis and reporting
  • Work in a team environment by providing support to a wide variety of stakeholders. Your ability to “lead at all levels” and work cohesively with multiple stakeholders with multiple agendas will be a strong attribute
  • Identify issues as they arise, and problem solve in a timely manner
  • Participate in special/ad-hoc projects as needed

What you will bring 

  • 10 years of accounting and finance experience with some experience at leadership level
  • CPA designation is preferred
  • Experience working with SAP preferred
  • Strong mathematical aptitude and analytical skills
  • Adaptability and ability to thrive in an environment of change
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to present complex financial analysis to individuals with/without a finance background
  • Proficiency in MS Office with expert level skills in Excel
  • Insurance industry experience an asset
  • Effective communication, collaboration, and teamwork skills

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