What will you do?
Reporting to the CEO the Corporate Controller is accountable for the financial management of the organization and oversees all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for the corporation. The Corporate Controller is responsible for accurate and timely communication of financial information, analysis and business results to internal and external stakeholders.
As a key member of the executive leadership team and a business partner in every aspect of the business, the Corporate Controller contributes collective thought leadership in the development of the company's strategic and business planning initiatives.
The Corporate Controller will manage a dynamic team of 7 professionals within the accounting, administration, payroll and human resources departments.
This position is ideal for an accounting management professional who prefers a mix of 'hands on' accounting, financial leadership and strategic planning.
What will you bring?
Post-secondary education in Accounting with a professional designation CPA (CA, CMA, CGA).
Intermediate to senior accounting experience preferably within the insurance/financial services industry, including progressive leadership roles leading to a position on the senior management team.
Knowledge of accounting, finance, budgeting and cost control principles.
Demonstrated people management and human resources oversight an asset
Proven experience supporting department managers
Demonstrated ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
Knowledge in capital adequacy assessment and risk management.
Experience providing information and presenting to stakeholders externally and internally.
Experience in strategic planning and execution.
Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems and highly proficient in Excel; experience with an ERP system required and EPIC would be an asset
Must be a highly analytical and strategic thinker with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work effectively on multiple projects in a highly collaborative, dynamic, fast-paced environment.
Why Lawrie Insurance Group?
Comprehensive benefits plan
Competitive Incentive Program
Company pension plan and optional RRSP
Education and career development support
Continuing education reimbursement program
Positive work culture and environment
Employee & Family Assistance Program
Fun team environment with family-like atmosphere
About Lawrie Insurance Group
Founded in 1982 and now ranked in the top 5% of brokerages in Canada, LIG is a privately owned and operated insurance brokerage with over 100 employees specializing in all areas of personal and corporate property/casualty insurance, employee benefits, financial services and group retirement products. We are a fiercely independent insurance brokerage with no financial ties to any of our insuring partners, allowing us to be truly objective in meeting the needs of our clients. Our relationships with our insuring partners are solid and we represent over 60 Canadian and International insurance companies giving us full access to aligning clients with the right insurer for the long-term. Our success over the past 30+ years has been built by the amazing people at LIG and the relationships of trust that are
We offer a work environment that is described by our clients, insurers and employees as being fun, challenging, stimulating, fast paced and highly professional.
Please submit your resume and cover letter as soon as possible.
Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in this exciting opportunity.
Lawrie Insurance Group Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.
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