• Senior Management Reporting Accountant

    Job Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 7 days ago(2/12/2019 12:18 PM)
    Job ID
    Great West Life
    Job Category
    Finance and Investments
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking, Insurance
    Career Level
    Posted End Date
  • Job Description


    • Consolidate earnings, expenses and headcount from operating areas
    • Coordinate and consolidate data submissions
    • Perform a trend analysis of results
    • Liaise with operating areas on business performance queries
    • Respond to ad hoc queries from Corporate Head Office
    • Provide support to the Manager to ensure continuous improvement and enhance reporting and understanding of business result
    • Report on Business (this package is presented to the Board of Directors)
      • Conduct an in-depth examination of the data contained in the slides to ensure results align with the Financial Review deck page
      • Prepare adjustments based upon review by Senior Management

    Annual Plan

    • Coordinate and consolidate data submissions from operating areas
    • Review data submissions from Operating areas
    • Develop earnings trend analysis
    • Assist in:
      • Trending file of Operating Earnings and Other items summary by BU
      • Extract, analyze and prepare budget of corporate shared services cost centers expense report
      • Generate total expense and headcount summaries by division from SAP and reconcile to corporate Expense Matrix
      • Prepare Other Items/one off listing
      • Normalized earnings analysis including one-offs
      • Capital and Dividends
      • Currenty & Eauiy Market Sensitivity
      • Liaise with operating areas on business performance queries
    • Other (support the production of Ratings Agency, Investor Day presentations) and any ad hoc material.
    • In general, above accountabilities involve tight timelines and competing priorities.

    Qualifications and Competencies:

    • Established experience with financial reporting, planning and budgeting
    • Working towards the completion or has achieved a recognized professional accounting designation i.e. CPA (CA, CMA or CGA)
    • Previous experience with financial reporting, planning and budgeting
    • 3-5 years of related experience, preferably in a financial services environment
    • Excellent analytical, problem solving and technical accounting skills are essential
    • Ability to manage competing priorities in a deadline driven environment with a high level of accuracy
    • Self-starter who takes initiative to improve on existing processes, work independently and establish priorities
    • Excellent computer skills in Excel, PowerPoint and SAP
    • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork abilities


    Discover your opportunity….Apply today!


    Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities.  If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.


    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve 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.



    Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.



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