Reinsurance Manager
Economical Insurance
Downtown Toronto, ON
6d ago


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.

We’re also preparing to become a publicly traded company, a once-in-a-lifetime career opportunity for everyone who joins our team.

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.

What can you expect in this role?

Reporting to the AVP of Capital Management and Treasury the Manager, Reinsurance will have the unique opportunity to refine and develop the activities of the Reinsurance function as we move towards becoming a public company.

This role will require working closely with the other finance departments, actuarial, commercial, personal, claims as well as external brokers and reinsurers

  • Management of internal and external monthly, quarterly, and year-end reinsurance reporting
  • Ownership of the reinsurance planning and forecasting processes
  • Lead the development and creation of new analysis including tracking of monthly reinsurance usage and performance and market / peer comparisons
  • End-to-end management of the annual reinsurance renewal placement and other ad hoc reinsurance placements that arise during the year
  • Investigate and recommend new and existing reinsurance structures to determine the most optimal structure as we move towards becoming a public company
  • Drive cross collaboration with other Finance functions, including Capital, and be a key point of contact with Commercial, Personal, and Claims
  • Develop strong relationships with key reinsurance partners and brokers to support renewal placements, pricing, and value-added activities
  • Research and drive forward process and system improvements to increase the efficiency and availability of reinsurance data for analysis and monthly reporting
  • Lead and develop a team of reinsurance specialists to support the above activities
  • What do you bring to the role?

  • University degree and CIP designation
  • 5+ years’ experience in insurance and reinsurance required including an in-depth knowledge of reinsurance products, treaty negotiations,
  • and establishing relationships with reinsurers

  • Experience in managing specialist teams and working in a public company are considered assets
  • Strong excel, modelling, and presentation skills required
  • Ability to work with ambiguity, create new solutions, and think analytically
  • Ability to work across multiple functions and influence many stakeholders
  • Ability to manage numerous deliverables, deadlines, and timetables
  • 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.

    We offer :

  • 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
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