Job ID : 5713
Category : Finance
Brand : Definity
Regular/Temporary : Temporary
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Waterloo, Canada
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.
Reporting into the Accounting Reporting and AP team, this role is perfect for a finance or accounting student looking to gain experience in a large, well-established finance department.
About the role
Opportunity to work with a highly collaborative and welcoming finance team
Support month-end and quarter-end financial reporting including the preparation of journal entries and reconciliations
Provide timely, accurate, and complete financial information to support ad-hoc requests and special projects
Assist with regulatory reporting and surveys
Identification of any potential problems or risk areas as well as opportunities for process improvement
Assist in the creation of new reporting and analysis to support decision making
Assist in the preparation of presentation materials
Role will provide candidate with CPA PERT hours if required
What do you bring to the role?
Currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field
Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and interpersonal skills
Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple tasks under tight deadlines
Work Location: the position will either be a hybrid (1-3 days in office) or fully remote. These positions are spread across our different locations including Kitchener/Waterloo, Mississauga and Toronto
How to apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and 1 letter of reference in one document
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:
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]
This role requires successful clearance of a background check (including criminal checks and leadership references).