Financial Analyst / Senior Financial Analyst
Westland Insurance Group Ltd
Surrey, BC, Canada
4d ago

Job Description

Westland Insurance Group Ltd is growing and has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Analyst / Senior Financial Analyst at our Head Office located in beautiful South Surrey, BC.

We are looking for a career minded individual who is focused on growing their experience in finance.

Named the 2018 Big Brokerage of the Year by Insurance Business Canada, Westland is one of the largest independent insurance brokers in Canada with over 1400 employees in more than 130 offices throughout BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan.

We have experienced rapid expansion in the past 5 years and are positioned to continue on this growth path.

What we offer :
  • Base salary
  • Base salary
  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
  • Diverse mix of staff and demonstrated work / life balance
  • Career growth opportunities and continuing education programs
  • The Opportunity :

    We are looking for an organized and highly analytical individual who is looking to expand their knowledge and assist with :

  • Development and cascading of KPIs throughout the organization
  • Financial modelling support for 5-year strategic plan and related scenario analysis
  • Development of comprehensive set of key financial and operational management reports to support decision making
  • Assistance with monthly / quarterly reforecasting of current year projected results
  • Assistance with preparation of the annual budget
  • Identify and investigate monthly variances to budget and forecast
  • Preparation of finance related presentations for Senior Management and the Board
  • Due diligence and valuation of potential acquisition targets
  • Tracking financial results of acquired entities and comparing to pre-acquisition estimates
  • Ad hoc financial analysis and modelling for various initiatives as assigned
  • Internal / external benchmarking with peer and industry analysis
  • Assist with Finance projects that arise from time to time
  • Here’s what you bring :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce / Business, with focus on finance or accounting
  • Advanced Excel modelling and data analysis skills
  • Exceptional analytical and critical thinking abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented with ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks; able to adapt quickly to changing needs, responsibilities and tasks
  • Ability to problem solve and think outside the box
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Experience using a CPM system, and using / creating Dashboards (e.g. Tableau, Design Studio, etc.) is an asset
  • Proficient at Power Point and Microsoft Word
  • CPA designation (or working towards) or other post-secondary Accounting / Finance certification is an asset
  • Experience with a big 4 accounting firm is an asset
  • Department : Finance

    This is a non-management position

    This is a full time position

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