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Job Locations CA-ON-London
Posted Date 1 day ago(6/28/2022 4:35 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an AVP, Distribution Learning & Development   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 or London.  The selected can reasonably expect to be in our Toronto or London office about 1-2 days a week and should have the ability to commute to do so.   Are you seeking the opportunity to have an exponential and far reaching impact on Canada’s financial services landscape? Do you have a proven track record of leading a high-performance team who curates and delivers innovate, engaging and leading-edge learning and development programs?   As the Assistant Vice President, Distribution Learning & Development, you will provide overall leadership to a Learning Centre of Excellence team, supporting our distribution organization’s advisors and employees in meeting their business objectives by delivering impactful learning experiences, falling into four major areas: - Onboarding / Development Roadmaps - Product / Sales Concepts - Process / Technology / Compliance / Leadership - Sales Skills / Practice Management / Financial Planning The Learning Centre of Excellence will be focused on elements of learning and development: Strategy Development, Content Development and Learning Implementation.   What you will do  - Build a world-class Learning Centre of Excellence team that thrives on creative approaches to learning strategy to accelerate advisor and distribution leader development and effectiveness - Be a relationship builder with business partners, by understanding their business objectives and applying a consultative approach to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions to address business needs and deliver on desired business impact. - Be a learning thought leader who ensures your team’s deliverables are contemporary, use modern technologies and measure impact. - Ensure implementation of consistent learning strategies, content development and delivery for Advisory Network audiences, including sales leaders, operations team members, financial advisors, field teams and wholesale teams on, product, technology, and process - Provide oversight into the development and execution of industry leading programs to bring value to advisors through development meetings and workshops. - Identify and support initiatives that substantially and measurably improve advisor and field management experience by creating learning strategies that deliver to business results and field role performance metrics, creating a culture of performance and accountability What you will bring  - 10+ years of leadership experience, preferably within financial services - Deep experience as a thought leader of end to end learning and development programs and solid knowledge of industry best practices, market trends and measurement techniques - A partnership mindset with effective negotiation and influencing skills to drive collaborative decision making and change - Proven ability to build trusting relationships and empower multi-layer teams for delivery - Leadership on the transformation and modernization of how training is delivered - Ability to develop broader strategies as well as more tactical learning solutions and that meet business needs - Strong sense of self-motivation and resourceful approach to achieving results - Capable of prioritizing competing priorities to achieve results - University degree   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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   #LI-DT1 #LI-Hybrid #IND
Job ID
2022-23457
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 11 hours ago(6/29/2022 1:27 PM)
We are Canada Life   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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an Associate Communications Manager   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.    Role description    Advisory Network believes in supporting advisors by understanding the strength and breadth of our diverse advisor relationships, and ensuring their needs are represented in everything we do.   As an Associate Distribution Communications Manager, you will help Advisory Network senior leadership develop key messages and implement market development event and communications strategies to move the needle on advisory network priorities.   Your efforts and expertise will also support the Distribution Communications Engagement team to ensure our Advisory Network story is represented within Individual Wealth, Insurance and Customer Experience and Marketing projects and our channel leaders ‘take’ is reflected.   What you will do  - Deliver an integrated, data-driven, omnichannel communications and event content strategy that amplifies the Advisory Network value proposition through every advisor and firm touchpoint - Plan and implement innovative, advisor-centric communications and market development events - Translate line of business objectives into effective advisor-focused content strategies for virtual and in-person market development events. - Develop communications tactics which support advisors, field management and leadership - Provide 360-degree insight on distribution channel nuances, needs, goals and priorities. - Act as the subject matter expert for your aligned advisory network business unit, providing a resource for the Distribution Communications Engagement team guide them with sensitivities, tone, and messaging. - Support Advisory Network senior leaders with communication and advisor event strategy for Advisory Network initiatives and maintains visibility over all field-facing communications. - Develop and execute core messaging blueprint for your aligned Advisory Network business unit, to bring focus to highest priority deliverables and to enable clear and consistent advisor messaging across all field-facing initiatives. - Oversees executive communications support for the VPs of your aligned business unit (including speaking remarks, presentations, etc.). What you will bring  - University degree in communications or marketing. - 5+ years’ experience in marketing and/or in the financial services industry. - Exceptional relationship management and collaboration skills with colleagues, clients and third parties. - Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with proven ability to manage competing priorities in a highly organized manner. - Exceptional attention to detail. - Exceptional communication skills – written and verbal.   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today  We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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  
Job ID
2022-23454
Job Locations CA-ON-Greater Toronto | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 1 day ago(6/28/2022 3:16 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an Assistant Tax Reporting Manager.    Role Description Reporting to the Manager of Commodity Taxes, the Assistant Tax Reporting Manager-Commodity Tax role is responsible for commodity tax compliance and the undertaking of special projects to minimize commodity tax expenses for Canada Life (CL) and its subsidiary companies. Tax compliance includes the filing of monthly, quarterly and annual returns; and assisting in managing the Federal GST/HST and the Provinces PST/QST audits which follow.   Accountabilities: - Preparing Commodity Tax Returns and Remittances for CL’s Canadian operations, its subsidiary companies, segregated funds and registered pension plans. - Preparing the annual Application, Renewal, or Revocation of the Authorization for a qualifying institution to use particular methods for CL. - Preparing Form GST111, Schedule 1 - Financial Institution GST/HST Annual Information Schedule for CL and its subsidiary companies as required. - Providing support to the Commodity Tax Manager for tax returns prepared. - Working with the AVP Commodity Taxes on special projects and refund claims to maximize commodity tax recoveries. - Assistance in managing the Federal GST/HST and Provincial governments' audits and responding to audit queries in a timely manner. - Answering tax queries as necessary from the operating divisions by researching the legislation and developing a position based on current legislation, tax court cases and industry situation. - Assisting in the review of various areas to ensure that Commodity Tax risks are identified, and appropriate reserve entries are processed. - Assisting Accounts Payable department in determining whether GST/HST, and/or PST must be self assessed or paid on purchases as required.  Qualifications and Competencies: - University degree with or pursuing a professional accounting designation (CPA) - Minimum 5 years experience in a multi-entity business with commodities tax experience - Proficient user of Excel, candidates with SAP are preferred - Solid time management and organizational skills - Ability to work within deadlines and manage changing priorities - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Insurance or financial institution industry experience an asset   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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   #Ind #LI-Remote
Job ID
2022-23452
Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 1 day ago(6/28/2022 2:06 PM)
We are Canada Life   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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Bilingual Customer Service Representative (English & French).   The Bilingual Client Service Representatives primary objective is to act as a plan administrator on behalf of our outsourced clients. They are responsible for managing the 1-800 call and email inquiries from employees regarding benefit inquiries, premium and payroll deductions and eligibility issues.     This position is located in Winnipeg.    What you will do  - Provide guidance to employees/members of outsourced clients who have questions about or problems with their benefit option choices - Provide telephone support to outsourced clients on GroupNet for Plan Administration, GroupNet Flex and EAS with inquiries on benefit coverage available, premium calculation, claim submission procedures - Respond to Email inquiries - Communicate with Benefit Payment Office and client to resolve eligibility and claim settlement issues - Assist in ongoing maintenance of employee/member enrollment data - Assist with member re-enrollment calls and enrollment work for outsourced clients - Living our values of Customer View; Integrity; Partnership; and Communities   What you will bring - Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both French and English - Superior Customer Service Skills - Excellent organizational and time management skills - Demonstrated Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, MS Teams) - Knowledge of Mainframe systems (i.e. PAS and EAS) or Finesse system would be considered an asset - Knowledge of GroupNet for Plan Administration and GroupNet Flex would be considered an asset - Group Insurance experience would be considered an asset - The successful candidate will be required to work shift work (hours of operations: 7am - 6pm CST, must be able to work within this schedule) - Successful candidates will be required to participate in the Federal Government Enhanced Screening Process  Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today!    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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    
Job ID
2022-23449
Job Locations CA-ON-London
Posted Date 3 days ago(6/27/2022 10:37 AM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a BD3 (Business Developer 3) - Supervisor   Do you have a passion for helping people become more productive and efficient with technology?  Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to engage with, and provide support to, some of the most entrepreneurial, upbeat, high-energy people you’ll ever meet in your life?   In this role you will coach and develop talent on the team and ensure that the team has current and up-to-date information as it pertains to their job.  You will conduct training as needed to onboard new staff and be available to answer questions. You will assist the team with any escalations and ensure that we provide optimal support to our users.  You will help manage and direct volume, attend project calls and identify and report any issues upwards.  You will run reporting and share it in a consumable format that helps stakeholders identify key areas.  You will ensure that processes are documented, aligned to our current workflow and tie in efficiently with other teams.   What you will do  - Learn and become a subject matter expert in Salesforce and other internal systems - Have a desire to create a positive and highly engaged team environment - Work to develop and retain talent, provide leadership and coaching, and celebrate success - Provide exceptional customer service and continually advocate for the user experience in our support model - Help manage team resources effectively in a demanding and changing environment - Solve complex inquiries by applying both technical and business expertise - Help build cross system/function knowledge and experience, promoting an understanding of our history: integrations, conversions, challenges, successes, etc. to ensure developing staff have a healthy respect and understanding of where we’ve been as they help shape our future - Run and compile reporting that highlights key metrics and identifies opportunities What you will bring  - 2 years’ experience in a supervisory role directly helping to manage staff - Experience in training technological process and practices - Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment - Effective planning and organizational skills with adaptability to change and perform effectively under pressure - A passion for providing optimal customer service - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills that rely on a structured approach - An ability to create efficient processes and a passion for ensuring they are documented and organized - Proven ability in working with business partners and building relationships - Demonstrated analytical and issue resolution skills - Demonstrated ability to work within tight deadlines - Experienced working with Salesforce, or other Customer Relationship Management tools would be considered an asset - Strong technical aptitude with understanding of the Microsoft office suite, including Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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   #LI-DT1 #LI-Remote #IND #INDTECH
Job ID
2022-23437
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London | CA-MB-Winnipeg | CA-SK-Regina
Posted Date 3 days ago(6/27/2022 10:42 AM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an Instructional Designer   Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Montreal, Regina, Toronto, London, Winnipeg.    The Instructional Designer is responsible for analyzing, designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating training programs and curriculum for the various roles within Individual Customer Operations and Customer Service. They will work closely with the Operations and Customer Service leaders and SMEs to develop effective and engaging learning solutions. They will also work with the Operations Trainers to ensure they have the confidence and competence to effectively deliver instructor-led training material to staff.   What you will do  - Collaborate and provide consultation with business partners and subject matter experts (SMEs) to analyze, design, develop, implement, and evaluate training solutions - Follow adult learning principles to develop instructor-led and eLearning training material, ensuring curriculum is aligned with business goals and desired performance outcomes - Use a variety of instructional design techniques to conduct the required phases of analysis, including identifying and detailing training plans and design documents - Construct learning objectives for optimal assessment of learning retention - Measure the effectiveness of training content and programs using the Kirkpatrick model of evaluation - Ensure all training materials are clear, concise, consistent, and instructionally sound - Work with subject matter experts to gather and build training that meets the needs identified by customers - Ensure content is validated through the appropriate review and editing cycles - Pilot new training programs, report on results and adjust programs as necessary - Conduct needs/gap analysis in existing training materials for improved learning experiences What you will bring  - Post-secondary degree or certificate in Adult Learning and/or Instructional Design - At least 5 years’ experience working in a business environment with a demonstrated background in learning & development - Proven application of adult learning principles to training materials - Knowledge and application of various instructional design methodologies and techniques - Experience developing effective training materials including presentations, facilitator guides, storyboards, eLearning lessons, and simulations - Outstanding written and verbal English communication skills, paying close attention to detail and accuracy - Experience translating in-depth information into an easy to understand, digestible format - Ability to multi-task and problem solve within a fast paced, high-tech work environment - Exceptional customer service and negotiation skills - Strong facilitation and presentation skills - Proficient Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) - Experience working with course authoring software (Articulate Storyline & Rise) and Learning Management Systems (LMS) is an asset - Willingness to embrace change and process improvements to streamline work processes - Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, deliverables, and competing priorities with a proven record of success Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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  
Job ID
2022-23431
Job Locations CA-QC-Montreal | CA-ON-Toronto | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 2 days ago(6/27/2022 1:43 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Senior Underwriter, Individual Customer New Business   In this role you will be responsible for medically and financially assessing applicants for individual life insurance and critical illness insurance based on our underwriting guidelines.  At many times, an underwriter wears various hats:  medical underwriting, non-medical underwriting, financial underwriting, legal underwriting, compliance, sales and marketing.  It is a career of continuing education through case by case learning, attending seminars and courses within the industry and completing the necessary courses of LOMA and Academy of Life Underwriting (ALU).  A successful underwriter is one who negotiates effectively with reinsurers and develops strong, service-oriented relationships with our distribution partners including advisors and our wholesaling teams.   If you are interested in this opportunity, ask yourself: - Do you have experience in life insurance underwriting? - Are you looking for an opportunity for growth? - Able to analyse complex information and make critical decisions efficiently? - Are you a dedicated and productive employee? - Are you resilient to change and focused on continuous improvement? - Are you known to have a high degree of accuracy and to be detail oriented? - Do you stand out with your team spirit? - Are you a self-starter with strong abilities to work independently? - Are you always looking out for the customer’s best interest? - Do you have a command of English and French, both spoken and written? - Do you demonstrate strong technical aptitude and computer skills? If you answered yes to most or all the above questions, you could fit the role!   What you will do  - Determining insurability and assessing risks according to our company’s underwriting philosophy, standards and guidelines - Analyzing medical and financial information and other non-medical evidence - Accurately and fully updating the system records to reflect all underwriting decisions, including required amendments - Ensuring compliance requirements have been followed and documented - Discussing underwriting decisions with medical advisors, underwriting specialists, reinsurers and our advisors and distribution partners - Providing excellent customer service and building positive relationships with all internal and external clients - Regularly attending events and training related to the life insurance industry to refresh and develop your knowledge - Handling risk and non-risk tasks within a policy - Multitasking between several systems with shifting priorities - Providing ideas to help improve handling times and processes - Focus on client experience by always keeping an awareness of the broad picture What you will bring  - Previous experience in Life Underwriting with a minimum signing authority of 2 million - Post-secondary diploma and minimum 3 years' experience in Life insurance OR Completion of a university degree - Knowledge of anatomy, psychology, medical conditions and accounting - Have successfully completed LOMA 280, 290, and 386 Life and Health Insurance Underwriting or Academy Life Underwriting 101 - Solid understanding of insurance principles and Life insurance products - Experience in critical illness or disability underwriting an asset - Bilingualism in English & French is required   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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   #LI-DT1 #LI-Hybrid #IND
Job ID
2022-23428
Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg | CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 6 days ago(6/24/2022 11:25 AM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Director, Board Services   We are currently recruiting for the position of Director, Board Services within our Corporate Secretary’s Office (CSO). Reporting to the Vice-President, Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, you will be a key member of the CSO team, which provides legal and governance support to Great-West Lifeco and Canada Life.   You will lead a high performance team of corporate secretarial specialists, and will work closely with a group of legal and governance professionals on a range of matters, including: supporting  the Great-West Lifeco and Canada Life Boards of Directors; managing shareholder and policyholder relations; fulfilling governance, compliance and regulatory requirements for the Corporate Secretary’s Office; and overseeing and administering governance technology and relationships with external service providers. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an accomplished team of legal and governance professionals supporting one of Canada’s leading financial services companies.   With direct and indirect management responsibilities, you will have gravitas and the ability to effectively influence at all levels. The Director, Board Services is responsible for building strong relationships with senior leaders and directors to ensure the CSO exceeds the expectations of its partners, and supports Great-West Lifeco in achieving its strategic objectives.   What you will do  - Overseeing the board services to ensure the successful delivery of meetings - Maintaining Lifeco’s global corporate records system - Managing the services required by the companies’ shareholders - Ensuring that Corporate Secretary’s Office and Board processes and reporting comply with applicable legal, regulatory and internal governance requirements - Overseeing compliance with Lifeco policies and applicable laws, and conducting relevant public securities filings on behalf of Directors and senior management - Maintaining the company’s share ledger by the company’s transfer agent and overseeing related regulatory filings for the company’s publicly traded shares - Providing leadership, guidance and mentorship to the Board Services team - Enhancing internal team tools to maximize productivity; reporting and tracking key operational metrics to enhance governance support - Driving improved team effectiveness through process enhancements and technology; developing solutions to increase the value of CSO support and optimize resources What you will bring  - Undergraduate degree in business or finance (or equivalent) - Professional designations such as CPA or GPC.D preferred - Minimum of 5 years of experience in an areas such as corporate secretarial services, legal, compliance or audit - Experience with corporate governance and regulatory requirements applicable to a publicly-listed company in a highly regulated industry - Knowledge of corporate and securities law and regulation, including insider reporting rules - Experience with TSX, SEDI and SEDAR rules and filing processes - Strong business acumen, with demonstrated aptitude for strategic, analytical, and critical thinking - Demonstrated leadership, influencing, and relationship building skills - Strong focus on pursuing operational efficiencies and driving innovation - Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) - Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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  
Job ID
2022-23427
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 3 days ago(6/27/2022 10:15 AM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Business & Systems Initiatives Specialist   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.    Reporting to Natalie Staples, Manager, GRS Project & Initiative Support, this dynamic role will require your analytical engagement from initiative kick off to implementation. This role focuses on working closely with our Group Customer Tech Partners, GRS Process team and Digital Hub, to support, translate and apply expertise to deliver efficiencies and high value products. Throughout the lifecycle of an assignment, this individual will champion the Business and Customer needs.    What you will do    You will take a lead role to represent our Group Retirement Services Operations in Projects and Business initiatives.  As a GRS SME you will analyze initiatives and problems, understand expectations, and develop requirement specifications that contribute to product design efforts.   You will apply your GRS experiences and system expertise to troubleshoot and solve problems effectively and efficiently.   Our Group Customer partners will look to you to provide guidance and expertise across a specified portfolio of GRS business systems and processes. Your support is key in meeting objectives within established timelines and budget.   You will play an important role in defining requirements, support functional and design specifications, ensuring that business needs and features are properly understood.   With your business system knowledge, you can influence design with a focus on efficiencies and eliminating unnecessary manual procedures.   As a member of this team, you will be responsible for reviewing and providing approval to key stakeholders for sign off on key project documentation.   Your expertise will also be required in production problem investigation and resolution.   What you will bring  - Hands on experience with GRS systems and products - Expert working knowledge of GPAS and GRS Access and familiarity with the Group Customer portfolio - Exposure and some knowledge of the backend GPAS database - Experience in projects and business initiatives with some understanding of project methodologies - Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills that allows for innovative decisions - Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, your project team members, and external parties - A desire to streamline and continuously improve both the customer and administration experience - Proven ability to handle multiple competing priorities often with tight timelines - Strong collaboration skills - The ability to pivot and quickly change direction due to competing priorities - Effectively perform under pressure - Ability to work well independently or collaborate with a team - Proven planning and organizational skills - Self-motivation, initiative, and the ability to balance value, effort and risk Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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  
Job ID
2022-23426
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 6 days ago(6/23/2022 2:50 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an Operations Coordinator (Onsite Position).   This administrative role ensures all regular daily office functions are accomplished. This role will be accountable for providing excellence in sales support and service in supporting advisors, clients and team members.   What you will do  - Key point of contact for business with customers at reception, on the phone and through general email - Provides mail, fax & courier support to office, along with general office oversight (office supplies, troubleshooting, BRP, Fire & Safety Plan, liaise with landlord, etc.) - Support the on boarding & termination process for staff and advisors (keys, badges, SARs, setup, troubleshooting, desks) - General business support (forms, inquiries, find an advisor) - Performs CE credit processing (certificates, send out, file, etc.) - Performs basic reporting for leadership and team as required - Manages day-to-day office expense processing (ie. bell, shred it) - Provides general event support within office - Business processing of new applications and move money - Support office compliance measures as required What you will bring  - Post-secondary education required - Operations or Sales Support related experience within Financial Services - Understanding of the operations of a sales organizations - Critical thinking skills with an aptitude for new ways of working - Skilled at building strong, collaborative relationships with multiple business partners across the region and country - Strong written, verbal and virtual communication skills - Strong passion for working in a high performance, faced-paced sales and service environment. - Ability to work well within a diverse team environment as well as a strong ability to work well independently - Self-starter who can be nimble and change direction when needed - Strong organizational skills, with the ability to juggle multiple priorities and meet deadlines - Proactive commitment to ongoing learning and personal development to continuously improve knowledge - Proactively provide excellent service and support to advisors and team members to ensure “the customer is at the centre of what we do” Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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  
Job ID
2022-23425
Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 1 week ago(6/22/2022 1:09 PM)
  We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an Associate Manager, Internal Audit to join our highly performing team. 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.    What you will do Reporting to the Manager of Internal Audit, the Associate Manager will support the achievement of Internal Audit’s vision to provide bold insights for a company that delivers on its promises to customers, by: - Under the direction of an engagement supervisor, lead and oversee auditors in performing audit planning, test program development, execution and reporting, including: - Identifying risk and assessing control adequacy - Recommending appropriate strategies to optimize risks, benefits and quality - Managing budgets for assigned audits and communicating status - Developing high-quality reports and presentations suitable for a range of stakeholders - Performing data analytics by defining problem statements, identifying relevant datasets, and leveraging data analytics tools available to derive insights - Demonstrating strong working knowledge of and compliance with internal audit methodology - Delivering on-the-job coaching and feedback to develop auditors - Leading and/or reviewing testing of financial controls and engagements that support our external audits - Contributing to annual risk-based audit planning through research and risk assessment - Supporting the Findings Follow-up and Closure process by reviewing remediation and liaising with business stakeholders - Leading and/or participating in professional practice and improvement initiatives - Cultivating business relationships and work collaboratively with other functional areas - Creating and maintaining a positive work environment - Seeking learning and development opportunities in line with organizational needs and personal aspirations.   What you will bring   - Strong working knowledge of governance, risk, control frameworks and audit methodologies - Strong project management skills demonstrated by ability to complete multiple projects with competing priorities while meeting deadlines - Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, including experience delivering difficult messages and drafting formal audit reports - Self-motivation with a passion to learn and embrace new challenges - Strong analytical skills and ability to apply audit concepts in various functional areas - Experience with Excel and data analytics tools   Required Qualifications and Competencies - University degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or other related field - 5+ years audit experience - A recognized accounting or audit designation (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA)   Other Desired Qualifications and Competencies - Experience working in an agile environment and strong knowledge of agile methodologies - Experience working in Financial Institutions - Knowledge of the Three Lines of Defense model - Relevant industry certifications from another domain - Risk Management (e.g. CRMA) - Project management (e.g. PMP, PRINCE2) - IT Audit or Security (e.g. CISA, CISSP) - Agile (e.g. CSM, PMI-ACP) #Ind #LI-Hybrid
Job ID
2022-23421
Job Locations CA-ON-London
Posted Date 1 week ago(6/22/2022 4:27 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Communications Specialist   The Individual Customer Communication Specialist is responsible for the development of internal communications and the coordination of external business process operational field messages for Individual Customer. Working closely with Business Process Specialists, Instructional Designers, and Project Managers, the Communications Specialist ensures effective delivery of information through impactful communications that will encourage collaboration across the Individual Customer organization.   What you will do  - Developing all internal communications including new or enhanced products, services, processes and day-to-day communications - Working with business partners to develop and execute internal communications and external Operations update messages across the Individual Customer division - Understanding the unique needs of our audiences - Validating new and existing product and service enhancements and changes with internal stakeholders - Determining if a communication request can be met using the current messaging tactics or if another tactic should be considered (ex., training) - Tracking communications via a communication matrix - Monitoring and responding to multiple communications mailboxes - Attending project meetings as necessary, acting as a communications stream lead for many projects - Facilitating large mail merge requests and client listings for projects that impact our customers and advisors on an adhoc and as-needed basis What you will bring  - Post-secondary graduate in marketing, communications or related discipline - 3-5 years' experience developing and executing communication strategies - Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written - Strong technical writer - Creative and innovative thinking skills - Understanding of distribution and operational models - Ability to manage many complicated tasks at one time while prioritizing and managing to deadlines, including the ability to maintain an overview of initiatives across the organization - Ability to cultivate and maintain effective relationships across the organization - Knowledge of Insurance and/or Investment products and systems used in Individual Customer is an asset - Proficient at MS Office Suite - Knowledge of CP Style writing   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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  
Job ID
2022-23419
Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 6 hours ago(6/29/2022 6:54 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Disability Claims Processor    The Disability Claims Processor is primarily responsible for calculating and issuing short and long-term disability benefit payments. The Disability Claims Processor determines benefit entitlement, completes the set-up of new claims on payment and management systems and assesses Quick Pay short term disability and Maintenance long term disability claims in accordance with contractual and corporate policy.   What you will do  - At the direction of the Case Manager and in accordance with contractual provisions, calculate and issue short and long-term disability benefit payments. - Perform complex benefit calculations including inflation protection, cost of living increases, rehabilitation and partial period calculations for open claims in accordance with contractual provisions. - Perform overpayment calculations and follow up for repayment. - Explain benefit calculations and payments to customers over the phone or in writing. - For new claims, verify coverage and complete the claim set up including the initial benefit calculation, the waiver and reserve calculations, the diaries and the file. - For Quick Pay short term disability claims, assess medical information, determine eligibility for benefits, calculate and issue payments. - For maintenance of long-term disability claims, request and assess medical updates and follow up as required. - Complete annual inflation protection and benefit calculations if applicable. - Other duties as required including data verification and other resolving system discrepancies  What you will bring  - Post-secondary education with a strong financial background or equivalent related experience; - Excellent mathematical and analytical skills; - Demonstrated organizational and time management skills; - Excellent oral and written communication skills; - Team player with demonstrated customer service skills; - Proficient in using Microsoft (Outlook, Word, Excel) and possess the aptitude for learning additional industry-related software; - Ability to remain flexible, work as part of a team as well as independently Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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  
Job ID
2022-23418
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 1 day ago(6/28/2022 12:59 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a  Manager, Financial Management & Planning    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.    The Manager is a key member of the Canada Performance Management Team, specifically focused on strategic expense management, expense targets, budgets and forecasting and long-term financial planning for the Canadian business segment. This role has broad scope, with opportunity to work with all lines of business across the Canadian division.   What you will do  - Management of the Canadian expense trajectory and planning - play a central role in the process by coordinating with the Canadian finance teams on expense trajectory modeling and analysis with accountability to the organizations senior finance leaders: - Analysis of current results including impacts of expense efficiency initiatives - Creating short-term expense models to understand in-year outlook - Creating medium-term expense targets and monitoring progress towards them - Building long-term expense forecast models of direct expenses and modeling allocations of direct expense in support of earnings forecasts - Analyze budget submissions in the context of expense targets and help build the expense components of the budget plan deck - Responsibility to influence and challenge thinking; identify opportunities for process improvement and work to implement changes with the finance teams - Build out and reporting of KPIs, unit costs and other expense metrics to support effective financial management of the Canadian business and in support of Strategic Expense Management objectives - Financial analysis, modeling and business case support of strategic expense management initiatives and strategic expense Steerco priorities - Generate insightful monthly and quarterly reporting for Senior management on the results of Strategic Expense Management efforts - Analysis of progress, reporting and presentation of restructuring initiatives and associated efficiencies including Par allocations - Build collaborative partnerships with the matrix finance organization  What you will bring  - 5+ years of relevant experience - University Degree in Business or Finance & related designation - Advanced Microsoft Excel skills; Proficient in SAP and PowerPoint - Strong business acumen and experience in finance or expense management and planning - Experience with tools like think-cell would be a plus - Problem-solving and analytical capabilities - Effective communication and strong relationship building skills. - Well-developed organizational and time management skills Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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  
Job ID
2022-23417
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 1 week ago(6/22/2022 1:08 PM)
  We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an Associate Manager, Internal Audit to join our highly performing team. 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.    What you will do Reporting to the Manager of Internal Audit, the Associate Manager will support the achievement of Internal Audit’s vision to provide bold insights for a company that delivers on its promises to customers, by: - Under the direction of an engagement supervisor, lead and oversee auditors in performing audit planning, test program development, execution and reporting, including: - Identifying risk and assessing control adequacy - Recommending appropriate strategies to optimize risks, benefits and quality - Managing budgets for assigned audits and communicating status - Developing high-quality reports and presentations suitable for a range of stakeholders - Performing data analytics by defining problem statements, identifying relevant datasets, and leveraging data analytics tools available to derive insights - Demonstrating strong working knowledge of and compliance with internal audit methodology - Delivering on-the-job coaching and feedback to develop auditors - Leading and/or reviewing testing of financial controls and engagements that support our external audits - Contributing to annual risk-based audit planning through research and risk assessment - Supporting the Findings Follow-up and Closure process by reviewing remediation and liaising with business stakeholders - Leading and/or participating in professional practice and improvement initiatives - Cultivating business relationships and work collaboratively with other functional areas - Creating and maintaining a positive work environment - Seeking learning and development opportunities in line with organizational needs and personal aspirations.   What you will bring   - Strong working knowledge of governance, risk, control frameworks and audit methodologies - Strong project management skills demonstrated by ability to complete multiple projects with competing priorities while meeting deadlines - Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, including experience delivering difficult messages and drafting formal audit reports - Self-motivation with a passion to learn and embrace new challenges - Strong analytical skills and ability to apply audit concepts in various functional areas - Experience with Excel and data analytics tools   Required Qualifications and Competencies - University degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or other related field - 5+ years audit experience - A recognized accounting or audit designation (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA)   Other Desired Qualifications and Competencies - Experience working in an agile environment and strong knowledge of agile methodologies - Experience working in Financial Institutions - Knowledge of the Three Lines of Defense model - Relevant industry certifications from another domain - Risk Management (e.g. CRMA) - Project management (e.g. PMP, PRINCE2) - IT Audit or Security (e.g. CISA, CISSP) - Agile (e.g. CSM, PMI-ACP) #Ind #LI-Hybrid
Job ID
2022-23415
Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 1 week ago(6/22/2022 1:08 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Senior Auditor, Internal Audit to join our highly performing team.   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, with flexible work arrangement.     What you will do    Reporting to the Manager of Internal Audit, the Senior Auditor will support the achievement of Internal Audit’s vision to provide bold insights for a company that delivers on its promises to customers by: - Performing audit planning, test program development, execution and reporting, including: - Identifying risk and assessing control adequacy - Recommending appropriate strategies to optimize risks, benefits and quality - Preparing audit reports for presentation to management - Managing budgets for assigned audits and communicating status - Participating in testing of financial controls and engagements that support our external auditors - Participating in professional practice and improvement initiatives - Cultivating business relationships and work collaboratively with other functional areas - Creating and maintaining a positive work environment - Seeking learning and development opportunities in line with organizational needs and personal aspirations. What you will bring  - Strong working knowledge of governance, risk, control frameworks and audit methodologies - Strong project management skills demonstrated by ability to complete multiple projects with competing priorities while meeting deadlines - Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, including experience delivering difficult messages and drafting formal audit reports - Self-motivation with a passion to learn and embrace new challenges - Strong analytical skills and ability to apply audit concepts in various functional areas - Experience with Excel and data analytics tools  Required Qualifications and Competencies - University degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or other related field - 3+ years audit experience Other Desired Qualifications and Competencies - Working towards industry certifications, preferably in accounting, audit or related field: - Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) - Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) - Project Management Professional (PMP)   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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   #Ind #LI-Hybrid
Job ID
2022-23414
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 1 week ago(6/22/2022 1:08 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Senior Auditor, Internal Audit to join our highly performing team.   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, with flexible work arrangement.     What you will do    Reporting to the Manager of Internal Audit, the Senior Auditor will support the achievement of Internal Audit’s vision to provide bold insights for a company that delivers on its promises to customers by: - Performing audit planning, test program development, execution and reporting, including: - Identifying risk and assessing control adequacy - Recommending appropriate strategies to optimize risks, benefits and quality - Preparing audit reports for presentation to management - Managing budgets for assigned audits and communicating status - Participating in testing of financial controls and engagements that support our external auditors - Participating in professional practice and improvement initiatives - Cultivating business relationships and work collaboratively with other functional areas - Creating and maintaining a positive work environment - Seeking learning and development opportunities in line with organizational needs and personal aspirations. What you will bring  - Strong working knowledge of governance, risk, control frameworks and audit methodologies - Strong project management skills demonstrated by ability to complete multiple projects with competing priorities while meeting deadlines - Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, including experience delivering difficult messages and drafting formal audit reports - Self-motivation with a passion to learn and embrace new challenges - Strong analytical skills and ability to apply audit concepts in various functional areas - Experience with Excel and data analytics tools  Required Qualifications and Competencies - University degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or other related field - 3+ years audit experience Other Desired Qualifications and Competencies - Working towards industry certifications, preferably in accounting, audit or related field: - Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) - Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) - Project Management Professional (PMP)   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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   #Ind #LI-Hybrid
Job ID
2022-23413
Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 1 week ago(6/22/2022 1:07 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Manager, Internal Audit – Risk and Compliance   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, with flexible working arrangements.     Our team is growing    It’s an exciting time to join Internal Audit at Canada Life.  Our business is evolving, which means our team needs to as well.  We are re-defining the stakeholder experience and the vision to provide insights to our business partners beyond assurance, and as such we need dynamic leaders to drive this evolution.    We have a key opportunity to own a portfolio aligned with one of our business units and corporate functions, and to make an immediate tangible impact.  We are looking for experienced managers to lead our Risk and Compliance portfolio.   Role Description:   Reporting to the Director, the Manager, will be responsible for effective management and delivery of a portfolio of internal audit engagements for Canada Life.  As the Manager, you will co-develop the audit plan through participation in risk assessment and ongoing monitoring activities, adjusting as required to meet the evolving needs of the organization and Audit Committee. You will lead a team of Audit Professionals in developing and executing detailed audit plans that identify and assess risk, evaluate internal controls, identify improvement opportunities and work with business partners to ensure appropriate risk mitigation. In addition, you will be responsible for communicating findings to management, coaching and developing audit staff and cultivating business relationships. As part of a team committed to innovation and continuous improvement, you will take part in establishing new ways of working and support delivery of internal process improvement initiatives.   What you will bring   A proven track record applying the following capabilities and behaviors to deliver insights and develop high-performing teams:   Strong leadership capabilities, including demonstrated ability to: - Motivate and lead people by communicating a clear vision, establishing goals, measuring performance, and providing constructive feedback with encouragement - Enable change by understanding and communicating the reasons for change, while maintaining a positive tone and engaging team members to provide support - Encourage innovation and continuous improvement by empowering the team and encouraging open dialogue and feedback - Models effective verbal and written communication behaviors - Develop meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships with business partners, team members and other stakeholders, and identify opportunities for collaboration Strong working knowledge of governance, risk, control frameworks and audit methodologies, including demonstrated ability to: - Evaluate Management's risk-taking posture and awareness of the risks associated with their area - Apply knowledge of internal audit methodology, and drive adherence to guidance to ensure quality - Challenge processes and procedures to reflect governance best practice  Effective engagement delivery practices, including demonstrated ability to: - Provide risk and compliance subject matter expertise, effectively leading a diverse and complex portfolio of audits, while meeting milestones and quality standards - Perform risk assessments to conduct the appropriate type of engagement (assurance vs advisory) based on the risk assessment and business need - Coordinate with the audit client on the audit's approach, objectives and scope - Evaluate audit evidence quality and sufficiency in support of findings - Draft the audit report including alignment with management on appropriateness of action plans and timelines for remediation activities - Communicate the results of audit work to specified standards, and use frequent communication and to ensure timely validation and remediation by Management Data, benchmarking and visualization, including demonstrated ability to: - Identify and utilize high-quality internal and external risk and compliance data sources, benchmarking and market insights for use in projects, risk assessments and audit testing to maximize coverage and improve audit observations. - Leverage data and visualizations to report on results and craft compelling messages Required Qualifications and Competencies: - Experience with risk and compliance frameworks including operational risk, compliance, change management, and third-party risk management - Strong working knowledge of Canadian regulatory environment  - Knowledge of the Three Lines of Defense model - University degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Risk Management, or another related field - 7+ years progressive professional experience Other Desired Qualifications and Competencies: - A recognized designation or certification in Risk Management (e.g. CRMA, CERA), accounting or audit designation (e.g. CPA, CIA) - Experience working in an agile environment and strong knowledge of agile methodologies - Experience working in Financial Institutions   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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   #Ind #LI-Hybrid
Job ID
2022-23412
Job Locations CA-ON-London
Posted Date 1 week ago(6/22/2022 1:04 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Manager, Internal Audit – Risk and Compliance   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, with flexible working arrangements.     Our team is growing    It’s an exciting time to join Internal Audit at Canada Life.  Our business is evolving, which means our team needs to as well.  We are re-defining the stakeholder experience and the vision to provide insights to our business partners beyond assurance, and as such we need dynamic leaders to drive this evolution.    We have a key opportunity to own a portfolio aligned with one of our business units and corporate functions, and to make an immediate tangible impact.  We are looking for experienced managers to lead our Risk and Compliance portfolio.   Role Description:   Reporting to the Director, the Manager, will be responsible for effective management and delivery of a portfolio of internal audit engagements for Canada Life.  As the Manager, you will co-develop the audit plan through participation in risk assessment and ongoing monitoring activities, adjusting as required to meet the evolving needs of the organization and Audit Committee. You will lead a team of Audit Professionals in developing and executing detailed audit plans that identify and assess risk, evaluate internal controls, identify improvement opportunities and work with business partners to ensure appropriate risk mitigation. In addition, you will be responsible for communicating findings to management, coaching and developing audit staff and cultivating business relationships. As part of a team committed to innovation and continuous improvement, you will take part in establishing new ways of working and support delivery of internal process improvement initiatives.   What you will bring   A proven track record applying the following capabilities and behaviors to deliver insights and develop high-performing teams:   Strong leadership capabilities, including demonstrated ability to: - Motivate and lead people by communicating a clear vision, establishing goals, measuring performance, and providing constructive feedback with encouragement - Enable change by understanding and communicating the reasons for change, while maintaining a positive tone and engaging team members to provide support - Encourage innovation and continuous improvement by empowering the team and encouraging open dialogue and feedback - Models effective verbal and written communication behaviors - Develop meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships with business partners, team members and other stakeholders, and identify opportunities for collaboration Strong working knowledge of governance, risk, control frameworks and audit methodologies, including demonstrated ability to: - Evaluate Management's risk-taking posture and awareness of the risks associated with their area - Apply knowledge of internal audit methodology, and drive adherence to guidance to ensure quality - Challenge processes and procedures to reflect governance best practice  Effective engagement delivery practices, including demonstrated ability to: - Provide risk and compliance subject matter expertise, effectively leading a diverse and complex portfolio of audits, while meeting milestones and quality standards - Perform risk assessments to conduct the appropriate type of engagement (assurance vs advisory) based on the risk assessment and business need - Coordinate with the audit client on the audit's approach, objectives and scope - Evaluate audit evidence quality and sufficiency in support of findings - Draft the audit report including alignment with management on appropriateness of action plans and timelines for remediation activities - Communicate the results of audit work to specified standards, and use frequent communication and to ensure timely validation and remediation by Management Data, benchmarking and visualization, including demonstrated ability to: - Identify and utilize high-quality internal and external risk and compliance data sources, benchmarking and market insights for use in projects, risk assessments and audit testing to maximize coverage and improve audit observations. - Leverage data and visualizations to report on results and craft compelling messages Required Qualifications and Competencies: - Experience with risk and compliance frameworks including operational risk, compliance, change management, and third-party risk management - Strong working knowledge of Canadian regulatory environment  - Knowledge of the Three Lines of Defense model - University degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Risk Management, or another related field - 7+ years progressive professional experience Other Desired Qualifications and Competencies: - A recognized designation or certification in Risk Management (e.g. CRMA, CERA), accounting or audit designation (e.g. CPA, CIA) - Experience working in an agile environment and strong knowledge of agile methodologies - Experience working in Financial Institutions   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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   #Ind #LI-Hybrid
Job ID
2022-23411
Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 1 week ago(6/22/2022 1:00 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour 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.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Manager, Internal Audit – Insurance   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, with flexible working arrangements.     Our team is growing    It’s an exciting time to join Internal Audit at Canada Life.  Our business is evolving, which means our team needs to as well.  We are re-defining the stakeholder experience and the vision to provide insights to our business partners beyond assurance, and as such we need dynamic leaders to drive this evolution.    We have a key opportunity to own a portfolio aligned with one of our business units and corporate functions, and to make an immediate tangible impact.  We are looking for experienced managers to lead our Group Customer portfolio.    Role Description:   Reporting to the Director, the Manager, will be responsible for effective management and delivery of a portfolio of internal audit engagements for Canada Life.  As the Manager, you will co-develop the audit plan through participation in risk assessment and ongoing monitoring activities, adjusting as required to meet the evolving needs of the organization and Audit Committee. You will lead a team of Audit Professionals in developing and executing detailed audit plans that identify and assess risk, evaluate internal controls, identify improvement opportunities and work with business partners to ensure appropriate risk mitigation. In addition, you will be responsible for communicating findings to management, coaching and developing audit staff and cultivating business relationships. As part of a team committed to innovation and continuous improvement, you will take part in establishing new ways of working and support delivery of internal process improvement initiatives.    What you will bring  A proven track record applying the following capabilities and behaviors to deliver insights and develop high-performing teams:   Strong leadership capabilities, including demonstrated ability to: - Motivate and lead people by communicating a clear vision, establishing goals, measuring performance, and providing constructive feedback with encouragement - Enable change by understanding and communicating the reasons for change, while maintaining a positive tone and engaging team members to provide support - Encourage innovation and continuous improvement by empowering the team and encouraging open dialogue and feedback - Models effective verbal and written communication behaviors - Develop meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships with business partners, team members and other stakeholders, and identify opportunities for collaboration Strong working knowledge of governance, risk, control frameworks and audit methodologies, including demonstrated ability to: - Evaluate Management's risk-taking posture and awareness of the risks associated with their area - Apply knowledge of internal audit methodology, and drive adherence to guidance to ensure quality - Challenge processes and procedures to reflect governance best practice  Effective engagement delivery practices, including demonstrated ability to: - Lead a portfolio of audits ranging in size and complexity, while meeting milestones and quality standards - Perform risk assessments to conduct the appropriate type of engagement (assurance vs advisory) based on the risk assessment and business need - Coordinate with the audit client on the audit's approach, objectives and scope - Evaluate audit evidence quality and sufficiency in support of findings - Draft the audit report including alignment with management on appropriateness of action plans and timelines for remediation activities - Communicate the results of audit work to specified standards, and use frequent communication and to ensure timely validation and remediation by Management Data, benchmarking and visualization, including demonstrated ability to: - Identify and utilize high-quality internal and external risk and compliance data sources, benchmarking and market insights for use in projects, risk assessments and audit testing to maximize coverage and improve audit observations. - Leverage data and visualizations to report on results and craft compelling messages Required Qualifications and Competencies: - University degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Risk Management, or another related field - 7+ years progressive professional experience - A recognized accounting or audit designation (e.g. CPA, CIA) Other Desired Qualifications and Competencies: - Experience working in an agile environment and strong knowledge of agile methodologies - Experience working in financial services industry, preferable in insurance and/or wealth management operations and products - Knowledge of the Three Lines of Defense model   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   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   #Ind #LI-Hybrid
Job ID
2022-23410