Position Description

Manager, Reporting
Location(s) *Canada, *Flexible
Employment Category Regular Full-Time
Close Date 10/08/22
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Position Overview

Number of Positions: 1

Language: Bilingualism in English and French is an asset.

Work Model: Remote-based

Alternate Title: n/a

Additional Information:
Hiring Company : Sovereign Insurance
The work location for this role is flexible across Canada.

The Opportunity:

We are a leading Canadian financial services co-operative committed to being a catalyst for a sustainable and resilient society and our team is essential to deliver on this strategy. That’s why we prioritize our people, to ensure we provide a strong culture and development opportunities which enables our team to thrive and to live our purpose. The best part is that you will work with people that care passionately about you, our clients, and our communities.

As a wholly owned subsidiary of the Cooperators General Insurance company, Sovereign Insurance believes your experience matters. This is our promise to not only our clients but to our employees as well, because we know the strength of our company starts with our people.  The smart, curious and collaborative people who bring their whole heart and passion to work each day. But you can’t pour from an empty cup; we take care of the well-being of our people so that they are inspired to protect Canadian businesses and the lives, families and communities we impact. Join us and begin shaping your experience at Sovereign.

As the Manager, Reporting you will be leading a dynamic team in providing financial information to a variety of audiences. You will be responsible for overseeing key financial management reporting to support decision making including supporting projects, cost benefit analysis and profitability reviews. This role actively works with business partners to support continuous improvement and enhance service delivery.


How you will create impact:

  • Preparing, analyzing and disseminating routine and ad hoc internal finance reports including quarterly reviews by line of business and operational Key Performance Indicators (KPI).

  • Managing the accounts receivable activities by providing oversight and guidance for brokers receivable functions, reporting on accounts receivable activities and enhancing broker relationships through effective service delivery and support.

  • Researching and providing a recommended approach to handling complex accounting issues by leveraging accepted accounting principles and practices and industry standards.

  • Participating in Group initiatives ensuring that Sovereign leverages available financial systems, processes and resources in effectively fulfilling the Finance mandate.

  • Coaching and developing your team, recruiting and selecting talent, managing and rewarding performance, and fostering an agile culture to deliver on strategic objectives.  


How you will succeed:

  • You thrive on leading and motivating others to embrace accountability to deliver our exceptional client experience and achieve results. 

  • You ensure you and your team’s day to day actions are in harmony with the company’s purpose, vision, and values even when challenged.

  • You take responsibility for guiding others through changing conditions and creating a supportive culture that encourages the exploration of new opportunities or innovations.

  • You value and encourage others to have cooperative and collaborative dialogue because diverse perspectives offer more creative and productive solutions. 


To join our team:

  • You have five years of experience in finance, accounting or reporting industry.

  • You have five years experience in supervision or management.

  • Undergraduate degree – finance, business, or accounting.

  • Accounting designation (CA, CMA, CGA)


What you need to know:

  • You will travel occasionally

  • As a leader, strict confidentially is required with respoect to sensitive matters and employees' personal information.

  • You will be subject to a Criminal Record and Consumer History background check as a condition of employment, in the event you are the successful candidate. 


What we offer:

  • The opportunity to take on challenging work and contribute your expertise, creativity, and passion in meaningful ways.

  • A comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive salary, bonus, paid time off, pension and benefits.

  • A holistic approach to your well-being, with physical and mental health programs and flexible work options.

  • The opportunity to work on an inclusive team who inspires each other to explore and achieve what’s possible.

  • An organizational commitment to sustainability and charitable giving; positively impacting the social, environmental and economic well-being of Canadian businesses, families and communities.


Interested in applying?

Click 'apply now' to submit your current resume and cover letter. Tell us a bit about yourself, your professional experience and how you think you can make a difference at Co-operators. We look forward to learning more about you and we welcome you to follow us on LinkedIn

Co-operators is focused on fostering an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment and we encourage individuals from all identity groups to apply.  If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact the hiring manager.

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