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Sr Analyst, Financial- Financial Reporting

Job ID : 6106
Category : Finance
Brand : Definity
Regular/Temporary : Regular
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Waterloo, Canada

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Definity includes some of Canada’s most long-standing and innovative insurance brands, including Economical Insurance, Sonnet Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Petline Insurance. With strong roots that date back to 1871, we’ve grown to become a digital leader in the insurance industry. We’re proud to help our clients and communities adapt and thrive in a world of constant change.

Our promise to you: It’s better here. Why? Because we CARE, and we provide an employee experience that’s collaborative, ambitious, rewarding, and empowering.

Our ambition is to be one of Canada’s leading and most innovative P&C insurers. Come be a part of our journey, and love what you do.

Starting in September, Definity employees move to a hybrid work model so we can collaborate, build mentoring relationships, and solve complex or cross-functional business opportunities together. Our teams work in whichever environment best supports what they're working on and who they're working with. We're actively reinventing our offices as welcoming workspaces that optimize collaboration and empower leaders to use our space to strengthen team dynamics. Our tools and processes seamlessly connect employees from multiple locations, and our culture encourages respectful engagement and flexibility. Leaders work with their teams to determine the right balance of on-site and remote work that best meets the needs of their team, cross-functional engagement, responsibilities and timelines, plus those of our customers, our broker partners, and the company culture.

What can you expect in this role?                                                                                    

  • Support the preparation of financial reporting materials, including quarterly and annual financial statements, MD&A, financial news releases, and monthly management commentary
  • Preparing journal entries, general ledger reconciliations and monthly analyses
  • Assist in the implementation of new financial accounting standards
  • Providing finance customers with value-added financial information and analysis to assist in their decision-making process
  • Interact with other business units to obtain and/or provide financial information
  • Self-review work performed for reasonability, accuracy and completeness

What do you bring to this role?

  • University or college degree in business, finance, or related program
  • A CPA accounting designation, or working towards a CPA accounting designation
  • Prior experience in a financial reporting role or a role auditing financial reporting
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to operational excellence
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Flexibility to deal with time sensitive ad hoc requests as they arise
  • Professional, friendly and courteous in all interactions, whether with customers or co-workers
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

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, and we’ve got it: 

  • Hybrid work schedule for most roles
  • Company share ownership program
  • Pension and savings programs, with company-matched RRSP contributions
  • Paid volunteer days and company matching on charitable donations
  • Educational resources, tuition assistance, and paid time off to study for exams
  • Focus on inclusion with employee groups, support for gender affirmation surgery, access to BIPOC counsellors, access to programs for working parents
  • Wellness and recognition programs
  • Discounts on products and services

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]

Background checks
This role requires successful clearance of a background check (including criminal checks and leadership references).

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