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Financial Analyst

Date: Apr 29, 2021

Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3C-3P1

Company: Wawanesa Insurance


Wawanesa Mutual Insurance is one of the largest property and casualty insurers in Canada with $3 billion in annual revenues and assets of more than $9 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, founded in 1896 with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon, and Wawanesa Life, which distributes life insurance products and services throughout Canada. With over 3,500 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves over two million policyholders through nine regional offices and 41 service offices in Canada and the United States.  Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy.
We are currently looking for dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in an environment that welcomes change and are looking for an opportunity for diverse experience, advancement on a growing team.


Job Overview


We are now hiring a Financial Analyst to join our team. 


The Financial Analyst, reporting to the Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis, is responsible for performing the day to day business analysis requirements and provides financial support for decision making.


Job Responsibilities

•    Analyze and report on current financial status
•    Participate in budgeting (for departments and projects)
•    Analyze and enhance actual processes
•    Continuously monitor, recommend, and implement initiatives to increases effectiveness and productivity of different departments
•    Liaise with internal business units
•    Perform other duties as assigned


•    Minimum of 4 years of Financial Planning &Analysis experience
•    University degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
•    Relevant certification (e.g. CFA/CPA) is an asset 
•    Excellent analytical skills
•    Ability to present financial data using detailed reports and charts
•    Expertise in MS Excel (creating spreadsheets and using advanced formulas)
•    Familiarity with finance databases
•    Strong organization skills with the ability to handle multiple concurrent responsibilities 
•    Adaptable to a changing environment, with the ability to champion change while motivating and influencing others
•    Highly proficient time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work in a fast paced, changing environment
•    Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
•    A cooperative, enthusiastic and energetic attitude
•    Commitment to continuous learning on emerging trends and relevant accounting guidance 
•    Insurance industry experience is an asset


Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful, challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals. Our employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, goal achievement plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan).  Wawanesa provides a stable and rewarding environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.

If you are interested in this exciting, challenging position with Wawanesa, apply today with your Resume.

Accommodations are available as needed for all applicants.