Financial Analyst Job at Economical Insurance – in Waterloo, ON
Work is a big part of our lives, so it makes sense to choose a company that offers truly rewarding work. At Economical Insurance®, your contributions, creativity, and energy won’t go to waste . Our passionate culture and pioneering mentality infuse everything we do, which is why our one-million-plus policyholders know we’ll protect their homes, businesses, farms, cars, and pets like they’re our own.
We’re not afraid to see how far we can push the envelope to make insurance better. Our family of companies includes Sonnet, the only Canadian home and auto insurer offering a fully online buying experience, and Petline, the largest Canadian pet insurance company.
If you’re looking for a company that takes care of its people — and its customers — and has a track record of doing big things, get ready to love it here.
The Financial Analyst (FA) is responsible for providing Finance customers with value-added information and analysis to assist in their decision-making process for managing the day-to-day and long-term business needs of the organization. The FA is also responsible for assisting in the identification of any potential problems or risk areas as well as opportunities that their customers may need to be aware of and act on.
What can you expect in this role?
Assist with financial planning and analysis in support of enterprise-level strategic initiatives and organizational projects
Assist in the preparation of annual and long-term financial budgets and forecasts for strategic initiatives
Build relationships with business partners by supporting their project reporting needs and delivering valuable insights
Support project governance and cost control in conjunction with strategic initiatives and organizational projects
Track and report monthly on the performance of strategic initiatives and organizational projects
Assist the Finance Team and business partners with ad hoc requests for financial analysis
Work to continuously enhance current processes and financial reporting to improve accuracy and efficiency
What do you bring to the role?
Completed university degree, preferably within accounting, business or finance, with high proven achievement
Enrolled in CPA / CFA / CBV designation or completed one of the designations
1-3 years of relevant experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of the organization
Ability to work effectively in a team and independently with minimal supervision
Advanced MS Excel, PowerPoint knowledge is required
Previous planning and/or expense analysis experience would be an asset
Knowledge and experience with insurance industry accounting would be an asset
Experience with Oracle Hyperion planning, Oracle Essbase reporting tools would be an asset
Strong analytical skills and have exceptional attention to detail
Self-starter who can identify opportunities to provide analysis and insight and execute on them
Proven ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet firm deadlines
Highly motivated individual who demonstrates a desire to continuously develop your knowledge and financial acumen
This role requires successful clearance of a background checks including credit & criminal checks along with business references
We also take potential into consideration. If you don’t have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.
Go ahead and expect a lot — you deserve it.
Competitive salaries, with potential for an annual raise and bonus
Pension and savings programs, with company-matched RRSP contributions
Generous time away, including vacation and personal needs days
Paid volunteer days and company matching on charitable donations
Educational resources, tuition assistance, and paid time off to study for exams
Two annual wellness campaigns — participants earn up to $300 each year to spend on almost anything supporting health and work-life balance (think things like spa days, daycare, pet grooming)
An unlimited employee referral bonus program
Flexible work schedule
Discounts on products and services
HOW TO APPLY
To complete the online application process, you’ll need to upload your resume and cover letter in one document.
Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting: [email protected] .
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About the Company
Company: Economical Insurance –
Company Location: Waterloo, ON