Manager, Finance and Controllership - Insurance

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Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto; Mississauga 

Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems

Experience a firm where wellness matters.

Be empowered to lead and have impact with clients, our communities and in the office.

Our national Finance and Controllership Practice is rapidly expanding. Joining our team will provide you with opportunities to develop and hone skills, expand your internal and external networks and be a key member in the growth of our practice.

What will your typical day look like?

As a Manager in the Finance and Controllership Practice (Insurance sector cluster), you will:

  • Manage and lead a fast-paced team-oriented envinronment to drive value for finance functions of insurance sector organizations
  • Review and contribute to the planning and execution of insurance and financial services client projects, including management of engagement economics. Develop and lead internal and external timely communications relevant to our professionals and clients. Develop materials for and participate in the delivery of presentations to clients and firm personnel.
  • Review client deliverables prepared by junior staff and assist staff in developing their technical, communication and project management skills. Mentor and develop teams of advisory resources.
  • Support business development activities specific to the Canadian insurance sector (Property & Casualty, Life & Health, and/or Reinsurance). Contribute to market and eminence initiatives, including development of new service offerings and marketing campaigns within the practice.
  • Opportunities may arise to serve clients and / or support local office teams across the country and / or internationally

About the team

Our Financial Services Finance & Controllership team is a collaborative group that creates value for clients in Capital Markets and Banking, Wealth Management, Insurance and Real Estate sectors. Our team supports top financial institution CFOs and their Finance teams to achieve successful outcomes.

We focus on providing our clients with pragmatic and holistic solutions; applying our deep knowledge of financial reporting requirements, key operational and risk considerations, technical accounting and industry expertise to help organizations drive forward.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you #deloitteA&A

You are someone with:

  • 4-7+ years of relevant work experience in the insurance sector (/broader financial services) supporting the finance function or providing consulting/advisory services
  • Ideally in the process of completing or finished a finance or accounting designation (CPA, CFA etc.)
  • Strong leadership characteristics, able to independently operate projects and interact with management personnel and executives
  • Experience in financial reporting cycle elements such as financial process design, budgeting and planning, financial reporting, accounting close/consolidation and business case development
  • Strong technical accounting skills and experience in and knowledge of IFRS, internal controls or risk (experience in Canadian IFRS 4, IFRS 17, insurance regulatory filings, capital reporting is an asset)
  • Experience with project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations and team leadership
  • Experience thinking about finance requirements from a strategic perspective
  • Strong experience in one or more of the following areas is considered an asset: Process Redesign, Insurance/financial services IT architecture, Corporate Strategy
  • Experienced with project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations and team leadership
  • Strong problem solving capabilities (ability to “find it” and “fix it”)
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal). Strong facilitation and presentation skills

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make an impact that matters in a way that you never thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and develop our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, connect, and lead. We do this by making three commitments to you:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to be flexible in how you need and want to work, and we have innovative spaces, arrangements and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You?

At Deloitte we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities!  Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates that represents the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes candidates from Indigenous communities in support of living our values and our commitments to our Reconciliation Action Plan . We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation in the recruitment process, or need this job posting in an alternative format. We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.


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