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Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 5 days ago(10/15/2021 11:07 AM)
DIRECTOR FINANCE, GWLRA WINNIPEG   INTRODUCTION   The Corporate Finance Department is a 26-person team under the leadership of the Senior Director Finance, spanning multiple disciplines in the running of various facets of the finance operations of GWL Realty Advisors.  Included in this department are Corporate Financial Reporting, Banking and Treasury, National Accounts Payable, Transaction Services Processing.  All the teams support our 9 regional offices across the country, US owned subsidiaries of GWLRA, and the GWLRA Executive team.  We also provide reporting to many external stakeholders along with internal stakeholders Canada Life.   GWLRA has grown significantly in the past several years, including expansion into the US.    THE POSITION   This position is in the GWLRA Winnipeg Office.  Reporting to the Senior Director, Finance, we are looking for a leader to join the organization and support the organization in the oversight of the Indirect Taxation (Commodity Taxes), Transactional Services, National Accounts Payable, Corporate Reporting.  The Director of Finance in this role will provide leadership and mentorship overseeing approximately 17 staff in total. This position will play a key role in assessing tax risk and will work with the Canada Life Commodity Tax team to ensure compliance across the organization.  Overseeing the Transactional Services and National Accounts Payables team will expose this role to transactions across the organization, allowing the individual to implement controls and process improvements and reduce risk of the organization.   RESPONSIBILITIES Transaction Services:   - Oversight of the Transaction Services area that provides transactional processing of GWLRA Fee Revenue and GWLRA Property Expense allocations for compensation and overhead expenses - Oversight of the National Accounts payable team responsible for disbursement of property operating expenses, capital expenditures including development project costs - Document policies and procedures for the organization on matters related to various processes Indirect Taxation: - Review monthly, quarterly and annual Commodity Tax filings & Non-Resident Withholding tax filing - Management and oversight of staff directly involved with CRA reviews and audits - Review operating and corporate agreements to ensure compliance with relevant tax requirements of the organization - Maintain open lines of communication with Canada Life tax teams, working collaboratively to achieve compliance for the organization - Research areas of taxation and collaborate with various stakeholders to implement appropriate tax legislation and reporting Leadership and Corporate Finance: - Provide direction on day-to-day operations as needed - Provide guidance to Winnipeg, Regional Accounting and Business Staff operational matters - Assist in accounting research and development of accounting policies and procedures - Assist in the preparation and review of GWLRA Corporate Financial Statements and analysis - Implementation of new processes within Winnipeg and the Regional Offices - Where required, participate in GWLRA management meetings as needed on matters within the area of oversight   KEY ATTRIBUTES AND STRENGTHS   - Above average verbal and written communication skills - Ability to manage and lead large teams - Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities - Ability to look at the big picture and apply technical knowledge to the business in complex organizational structures - Ability to teach knowledge to staff and guide interpretations - Research skills and familiarity with research tools to provide opinions on the application of commodity taxes - Technical knowledge of the Excise Tax Act - Ability to communicate technical information at a business user level EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE   - CPA designation - Experience in real estate considered an asset - Experience leading teams; previous experience overseeing operational teams an asset - Experience with interpretation and review of Commodity Tax filings - Experience in preparing accounting research and accounting position papers - Experience in dealing with CRA reviews and audits   WHAT WE OFFER - 3 Paid Personal Days per year - 3 weeks of vacation per year - Flexible work environment with some ability to work from home - Flexible Benefits - Collaborative team environment Our Business Learn more about our commercial and residential businesses, our values, and careers at GWLRA! Our Commitment to Diversity GWL Realty Advisors is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know
Job ID
2021-21683
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 1 week ago(10/13/2021 3:56 PM)
  About GWL Realty Advisors    GWLRA is a leader in both the commercial and multi-residential real estate industries. Driven by our values of Integrity, Ambition, Creativity, and Empathy, our vision is to be a sustainable company known for exceptional real estate management, trusted advice, and outstanding service by consistently fulfilling our mission to deliver strong, long-term results for our clients.      In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to:     Work closely with the CFO to support the corporate functions of the business.    RESPONSIBILITIES    Analysis    - Develop long-range planning model, analyze business drivers to support business insight and decisions.  - Provide analytic support for the evaluation of growth initiatives. - Work with business units to identify KPIs, develop method for tracking and reporting. - Prepare materials for presentation to various levels of the organization.  - Regularly assess processes for improvement opportunities. - Assist with special projects as required     Collaboration    - Work closely with members of the Finance team and their business partners to bring together the analysis for senior executive presentations and reporting packages  - Work closely with members of the finance teams during annual corporate budgeting and forecasting processes, including preparing analysis and presentation materials - High degree of flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and demands of business partners     QUALIFICATIONS    Required    - 3+ years of experience in financial modeling and reporting - Strong proficiency with MS Office, Excel (advanced), Word, Outlook, PowerPoint etc. required.   - Post-secondary education in finance/ business administration/ economics/ mathematics - High energy self-starter with exceptional analytical, data management, financial dashboard modeling and reporting skills  - Ability to work with large amounts of data and work well under pressure - Ability to manage multiple tasks within tight deadlines on an ongoing basis - Accurate and detail-oriented; ability to interpret information and present it in simple manner; strong problem-solving skills - Strong sense of collaboration and initiative   Preferred  - CPA or CFA  - Reporting and financial modelling experience in the Real Estate industry - Knowledge of Yardi Voyager 7S would be an asset - Experience running a variety of macros and/or formulas in MS Excel and Power BI   Our Business    Learn more about our commercial and residential businesses, our values, and careers at GWLRA!    Our Commitment to Diversity    GWL Realty Advisors is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know     Position Type: Full time permanent position   
Job ID
2021-21674
Job Locations CA-ON-London | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 1 week ago(10/12/2021 2:04 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 Assistant Manager, Corporate Financial Reporting - 15 month term   Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: London or Winnipeg.    Canada Life is currently looking for an Assistant Manager, Corporate Financial Reporting to join our Global IFRS 17 (Insurance Contracts) accounting team. This is your opportunity to join one of Canada's Top 100 employers working with a dedicated group of professionals focused on improving the physical, mental and financial well-being of Canadians. At Canada Life customers are at the centre of what we do.   Reporting to the Director, Accounting Lead IFRS 17, the Assistant Manager, Corporate Financial Reporting will support the implementation of technology, operations and process planning relating to accounting matters under the new insurance contracts standard, IFRS 17  The Analyst will play a key role in the implementation of an Insurance Contracts subledger and financial reporting database addressing IFRS 17 and other reporting and analytical requirements for the Canadian Division. This position plays a critical role in transformation of the results and analysis to an IFRS 17 basis for the Canadian Division. This opportunity is perfect for a driven and effective individual to gain exposure and understanding regarding required IFRS 17 changes and impact our Organization on a national level.   What you will do  - Support the development of required accounting feeds for systems included in the scope of the IFRS 17 technology architecture - Develop reconciliations and testing plans/procedures to support the Canadian IFRS 17 team (“the team”) in data integration activities for IFRS 17 - Analysis, investigation and resolution of accounting issues arising during the testing and implementation of new accounting technology and processes - Supports the development of the Canadian Division master data feeds and governance - Work closely with the Director, Accounting Lead IFRS 17 to represent Canada in the global of development of subledger account structures and changes to the existing Chart of Accounts and the implementation of new accounting policies - Assists the team to ensure role-based security including business role design, segregation of duties and monitoring of ICOFR is implemented for the IFRS 17 accounting systems - Supports the development of management reporting in a new reporting environment - Indirect leadership of 1-3 team members through the testing and remediation phases of the new process implementation What you will bring  - Post-secondary degree in Business/Finance, professional accounting designation (Chartered Professional Accountant) or in pursuit of same, would be considered an asset - Minimum 5 years of accounting experience, those with experience in an SAP environment are preferred - Experience with financial solutions - Demonstrated ability to effectively articulate issues in a timely and professional manner - Strong attention to detail in assessing financial information - Ability to adapt and learn new processes and tasks - Excellent organizational & time management skills, with ability to assess and prioritize multiple responsibilities and work with limited supervision - Knowledge and efficient use of MS Office suite such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook 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
Job ID
2021-21661
Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 1 week ago(10/13/2021 3:31 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 Investment Reporting Analyst in Winnipeg.    The Investment Reporting Analyst is responsible for the preparation and consolidation of investment reports for the Investment Division in accurate and timely manner.  This includes producing supporting documents for investment income allocation reporting and variance analysis and producing segmented balance sheets.   What you will do  - Compile and analyze a variety of financial reports on investment activity and holdings to support consolidated corporate financial statements, tax reports, regulatory and compliance reports, and other published information. - Assist with preparation of Investment Division reporting for the annual investment income budget. - Compile and analyze reports and results on investment income variances and full year re-projections for Senior Management and various business units. - Compile and analyze reports on segmented assets and liabilities for various business units. - Identify and make recommendations, as appropriate, for potential areas of policy/procedure improvements. - Participate in special/ad hoc financial projects, as required.   What you will bring  - University degree, either in commerce or finance, majoring in accounting (working towards obtaining CPA designation is an asset) - Minimum 2 years of experience in a related accounting job function - Excellent analytical and problem solving skills - Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities while managing deadlines. - Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Outlook and advanced Excel functions including macros and pivot tables.     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
2021-21660
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 2 days ago(10/19/2021 7:03 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 Manager, Investor Relations   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, Winnipeg.    Role description    Reporting to the AVP, Investor Relations, this role is responsible for developing and maintaining effective relationships with the Company’s five credit rating agencies and performing work in support of the Company’s ratings. This role also supports Investor Relations as it relates to quarterly financial reporting, monitoring and assessing sell-side research and investor and analyst communications. The role regularly engages and collaborates with Great-West Lifeco’s operating segments and cross-functional areas (finance, legal, communications) to collect information and gain insights on the company’s financial performance and strategic initiatives. The role presents a great opportunity to learn about Great-West Lifeco’s different businesses and gain exposure to senior executives and external stakeholders.     What you will do  - Investor Relations - Play an integral role in the quarterly reporting and conference call process, including preparation of the analyst presentation and the CFO’s presentation to the Board - Track, assess and summarize sell-side research on the Company for distribution to senior management and other internal stakeholders - Assist with the development of presentations, scripts and Q&As related to strategic corporate activities, including M&A - Assist with the planning and execution of investor days and support senior management’s participation in investor conferences and roadshows - Work with the website management team to ensure the Company’s IR website is up-to-date and monitor the IR inbox - Rating Agencies - Act as the day-to-day contact for rating agencies and internal business partners as it relates to the Company’s credit ratings - Complete rating agency surveys and research and respond to rating agencies’ requests for information - Review rating agency reports and news releases for factual accuracy - Develop an understanding of rating agency methodologies to calculate leverage and coverage ratios and perform ongoing analysis - Manage the annual update and review of the S&P capital model in collaboration with the Capital Management team - Other – coordinate annual review meetings, new ratings, etc. - Other - Work closely with the Corporate Finance and Treasury team on various projects, including the issuance of new public securities     What you will bring  - Undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or another related field; MBA, CA / CPA, or CFA considered an asset - 5+ years’ experience in an accounting, corporate finance, or capital market’s role, such as equity research - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with keen attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to interpret and communicate financial results - Ability to work effectively while managing multiple projects in a changing environment; flexible to changing priorities and timelines - Collaborative working style, building strong internal and external relationships to facilitate accurate and timely flow of information - Comfortable working with senior leaders and stakeholders at all levels 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   #Ll-KK1
Job ID
2021-21652
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-MB-Winnipeg | CA-ON-London
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/24/2021 2:50 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 AVP, Insurance & Investments Internal Audit    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    Reporting directly to the Chief Internal Auditor - Canada, the AVP, Insurance & Investments Internal Audit will partner with senior business leaders in our Insurance and Investments Business Units and across the Canadian organization to provide them with independent insights and assurance over their highest risks. The AVP will lead a team of Internal Audit Professionals and People Leaders to deliver a portfolio of audits including Insurance and Investments. The AVP will need to be a forward-thinking and dynamic leader who can lead a team in evolving its service delivery model and developing the requisite capabilities to provide insights and independent assurance to the business.   What you will bring   A proven track record applying the following capabilities and behaviors to deliver bold insights and develop high-performing teams:   Advanced leadership capabilities, including demonstrated ability to: - Champion a defined vision, goals, and initiatives and effectively communicate what is required by the team  - Positively communicate the need for change, and lead through successful implementation - Create a performance culture by setting objectives that are stretch, achievable and inspirational; foster an environment that brings out the best in people - Model expected behaviours, and take responsibility for personal and team actions - Promote an environment within the business that is conducive to continuous learning Exceptional stakeholder management capabilities, including demonstrated ability to: - Identify key stakeholders and promote timely and transparent communication - Influence stakeholders, and adapt to stakeholders’ varying styles to improve the control environment - Initiate and participate in conversations that improve Internal Audit's approachability, and Internal Audit function posture within the organization Effective audit plan and engagement deliverypractices, including demonstrated ability to: - Develop a deep understanding of the organization’s strategy goals and objectives, including emerging initiatives and risks - Develop a risk-based audit plan for a portfolio and monitor changes as risks evolve - Oversee and enable the delivery of high-quality engagements within agreed upon timeframes - Evaluate and improve engagement quality through effective challenge and on-the-job coaching - Set the standard for high-quality communication and frequent validation of results Relevant business and industry knowledge, including demonstrated ability to: - Apply deep understanding of the company’s operations, markets, competitors, and customers to highlight key risks during risk-based annual planning and engagement delivery - Leverage experts in diverse functional areas to provide insights to the business Required Qualifications and Competencies: - University degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or another related field - 12+ years progressive relevant experience - A recognized accounting or audit designation (e.g. CPA, CIA)   Other Desired Qualifications and Competencies: - Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation - Experience working in Financial Institutions, including insurance operations, wealth management, and/or capital markets - Demonstrated ability to collaborate, influence and deliver in a Global team and/or complex matrix reporting environment - Experience working in an agile environment and knowledge of agile methodologies - 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   #Ll-KK1
Job ID
2021-21575
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-MB-Winnipeg | CA-ON-London
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/27/2021 3:07 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 Manager, Internal Audit    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:   Reporting to the Director or Assistant Vice-President of Internal Audit, the Manager, Internal Audit 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 bold 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 deliverypractices, 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 - Incorporate and leverage the work being done by other lines of defense as appropriate - 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 Practical data analyticsand visualizationexperience, including demonstrated ability to: - Identify high-quality data sources for use in data analytics projects, risk assessments and audit testing to maximize coverage and improve audit insights - Leverage data and visualizations to report on results and craft compelling messages Required Qualifications and Competencies: - University degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or another related field - 7+ years progressive audit experience - A recognized accounting or audit designation (e.g. CPA, CIA) Other Desired Qualifications and Competencies: - Experiencing 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) Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    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   #Ll-KK1 #Ind
Job ID
2021-21405
Job Locations CA-ON-London
Posted Date 1 day ago(10/19/2021 2:40 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 Trust Accounting & Settlement Technician For a 12 months contract   Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Quadrus Trust & Settlement, the Trust Accounting & Settlement Technician operates in a fast paced environment with ties to both Financial Operations and Wealth Operations.  The Trust and Settlement team is responsible for the reconciliation of individual client trust accounts and the settlement of all client trades.  As a member of the Trust and Settlement Team, the Trust Accounting & Settlement Technician role requires knowledge of the Mutual Fund industry, an understanding of Quadrus Policies and Procedures and a background in Finance / Accounting.  The incumbent must be able to work well independently with limited direction, as well as in a close knit team environment.   What you will do  - Processing daily settlement of Mutual Fund and / or Segregated fund trades - Processing payment for trade settlement - Processing redemption payments from Nominee Mutual Fund plans - Issuing system cheques via Prolific - Handling returned / rejected payments in a timely manner - Corresponding with Quadrus Admin / Individual Investment Services Admin / Client Cash Management for investigation and resolution of trade related issues - Reconcile daily bank deposit of client funded purchases - Ensure accurate tracking of unfunded purchases and associated dealer required funding - Acting as support for other Settlement Technicians as required - Ensuring that MFDA, compliance and privacy guidelines are followed at all times - Meeting established service standards and providing superior customer service - Investigating and accepting A$M receivables through Fundserv   What you will bring  - Understanding of the Mutual Fund and Segregated Fund Industries - Post secondary education, preferably with a background in Finance or Accounting - Familiarity with MFDA rules and regulations - Preference will be given to candidates with working knowledge of Quadrus’ business processes - Excellent time management skills with proven ability to successfully meet multiple daily deadlines - Strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail - Excellent oral and written communication skills - Ability to recognize when to escalate issues - Professional and approachable with an emphasis on collaborative working relationships   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today  #Ind   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
2021-21021
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 2 days ago(10/18/2021 3:21 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 Manager, Creditor Financial Services   Role description    Reporting to the Director, Creditor Financial Services, the Associate Manager, will be responsible for leading a team that delivers a diverse and in-depth range of Financial consulting and Accounting services.   This job requires a high degree of technical and analytical expertise and the ability to deal effectively with all levels of management.   What you will do  - Responsible for maintaining and improving the integrated-systems structure covering all the information used by Creditor Insurance and ensuring its optimal use. - Responsible for ensuring the accuracy, consistency, quality, and timeliness of the information contained in: - Internal Earnings for Creditor and Direct Marketing, including Creditor expense allocation and reserves - Direct Marketing billing-related reporting - Industry-related annual reports - Regulatory reporting - Respond to complex reporting inquiries - Develop and maintain close relationships with Corporate, Group Financial Management and other operations counterparts to ensure consistent accounting and financial approaches - Provide support for department response to auditor requests - Provide leadership and co-ordinate Creditor Financial staff to perform various financial and accounting functions - Responsible for performance evaluation, hiring, training, and managing workflow, planning/organizing - Lead and participate in team building initiatives. Continuously work on creating and maintaining an environment that motivates and encourages staff. What you will bring  - University graduate with concentration in Business/Accounting/Financial - 5 -7 years of experience working in accounting and financial areas - Expertise in Database Management, MS Access, VBA, MS Excel (pivot tables, lookups, and macros required). - Knowledge of SQL - Knowledge of accounting principles - Very good presentation and communication skills, both verbally and in writing - Demonstrated ability to comprehend and interpret formal written documents - Demonstrated technical aptitude and proficiency with numbers - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills - Well organized and detail oriented with high level of accuracy  - Knowledge of group Life and Health insurance products is a plus - Must be able to establish priorities to meet tight deadlines - Flexible when working with changing deliverables on competing priorities - Strong team orientation. Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today  #ind   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
2021-20647