Analyst, Corporate Development

This job posting is no longer active.

Job ID : 7467
Category : Finance
Brand : Definity
Regular/Temporary : Regular
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Toronto, Canada
Posting Range : $52,300 - $103,300

Share : share to e-mail
Save job Saved

Definity is the parent company to some of Canada’s most long-standing and innovative insurance brands, including Economical Insurance, Sonnet Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Petline Insurance. Our ambition is to be one of Canada’s leading and most innovative property and casualty insurers. We can’t do that without our people, so we embrace and encourage a culture that’s collaborative, ambitious, rewarding, and empowering.

We offer a flexible, hybrid work experience where employees work from the office and virtually depending on the type of work they are doing and who they are working with. Bring your true self and be a part of our journey. It’s better here.

What can you expect in this role? 

  • Key member within Definity’s Corporate Development team, which has been active across the P&C value chain
  • Unique opportunity to participate in a wide range of activities, including mergers and acquisitions, equity partnerships, debt financings, divestures, and corporate ventures 
  • Actively participate in the development and execution of Definity’s inorganic growth and broker investments strategy
  • Work closely with the executive leadership and on a cross-collaborative basis with operations, corporate finance, corporate strategy, risk management, legal and various other internal and external stakeholders 

Corporate Development

  • Play an important role in identifying and assessing potential acquisition targets, as well as other corporate initiatives, for strategic fit and value generation
  • Assist in the execution of acquisition and divestiture transactions, including but not limited to deal sourcing, due diligence, financial analysis, executive and regulatory approval, transaction documentation, and integration support
  • Monitor activity in the Canadian P&C industry, including development and maintenance of industry benchmarking databases and presentations
  • Provide support to other corporate strategic initiatives and ad hoc requests as required

What do you bring to the role?

  • Completed university degree, preferably within finance, accounting, or business with high proven achievement
  • 2 – 4 years work experience, in a finance-related role, preferably with experience in the areas of corporate development, investment banking, private equity, or corporate strategy
  • Enrolled in CPA / CFA / CBV designation or completed one of the designations is considered an asset
  • Prior experience in financial services industries in general, and insurance specifically, would be an asset
  • Strong excel and modelling skills, with excellent attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to produce clear reports and presentations, including strong working knowledge of PowerPoint
  • Strong knowledge of financial accounting practices and an ability to analyze and understand the implications of business activities on the financial statements
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and investigate problems, identify issues, and propose solutions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of the organization, including C-level executives 
  • Working knowledge of S&P CapIQ and / or MSA is an asset
  • Ability to operate with a flexible work schedule, given transactional nature of role

Salary Range is $52,300 - $103,300.

Interested in this role, but don't meet every requirement? We encourage you to apply! We know from experience that a candidate doesn't need 100% of the qualifications listed to bring incredible value to our team. We're actively seeking diverse backgrounds and perspectives to help us make insurance better. At Definity, inclusion, diversity, and equity aren't just "nice to have" — they're essential to our success.

What's in it for you?

  • 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

Actual salary for the role may vary depending on work location of the successful candidate and other factors including but not limited to, skills, education, experience, working conditions and the local labour market.  In addition to base pay, eligible employees may participate in various incentive plans which are paid out at the discretion of the company and subject to individual and company performance.

Go ahead and expect a lot — you deserve it.
It's better here — but don't take our word for it. Definity was named by Great Place to Work® as one of the Best Workplaces™ in Canada for women, for youth, and for inclusion.

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 background checks (including criminal checks and leadership references).


Share : share to e-mail

Similar jobs