Senior Accounting Specialist
Winnipeg, MB, CA
1d ago
source : PostJobFree

Role DescriptionThis role is responsible for the development and initial analysis of the monthly and quarterly reporting of earnings to management.

The position is also responsible for the accurate profitability reporting for Group Customer refund and non-refund clients.

It is well suited to an individual who has strong analytical skills, works well in a team environment, as well as independently and enjoys identifying opportunities for continuous improvements.

  • Accountabilities : Assists in the development of accurate analysis and financial reports for senior management (quarterly and monthly);
  • Produce and analyze monthly earning reports for management and inform them of any unusual movement and investigate and analyze as required to ensure accuracy or as directed;
  • Analyze significant gains and losses for management to review based on earnings from profitability system reports;Quarterly reporting of group life and health claims for source of earnings reporting which includes allocation by sub-line, analysis of data and investigation of large fluctuations in data;
  • Investigate problems / inconsistencies;Assess corrective action to determine adjustments required;Partner with internal and external audit partners to explain large income statement changes and insure supporting documentation is supplied;
  • Act as a liaison with the group division and internal audit for effectiveness testing of controls;Responsible for reviewing any significant business, systems or process changes;
  • Evaluate and review the risks associated with key control and ensure proper procedures are in place to mitigate any of the risks;
  • Assist in identifying, recommending, and implementing automation of files and projects to improve accuracy and efficiency of department processes;
  • Projects as required.Qualifications and Competencies : Completion of a post-secondary education in related fields such as accounting, finance or mathematics with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience;
  • Preference will be given to those with a recognized accounting designation (Chartered Professional Accountant) or those working towards one;
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making abilities;Strong technical skills in Microsoft office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook);
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks while meeting tight deadlines;
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships;Excellent communication skills both orally and written as communication is internally and externally with various stakeholders;
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and independently;Working knowledge of systems such as SAP and COGNOS would be an asset.

    Our StoryCanada Life is a leading insurance, wealth management and benefits provider focused on improving the financial, physical and mental well-being of Canadians.

    For more than 170 years, individuals, families and business owners across Canada have trusted us to provide sound guidance and deliver on the promises we’ve made.

    As of January 1, 2020, Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life became one company Canada Life, and today, we proudly serve more than 13 million customer relationships from coast to coast to coast.

    Discover your opportunity .Apply today!Canada Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness in our head office facilities.

    If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.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

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