Group Best Practice Analyst

Posting Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: CA

Company: Medavie Blue Cross

For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. As a not-for-profit organization, we proudly invest in communities to help address some of Canada’s most pressing health care challenges. We are one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Life & Health Insurer of the Year for 2021 and an Imagine Canada Caring Company. 
Our 2,400 professionals work across six provinces, united by our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We’re committed to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture focused on ensuring health, wellness, and personal and professional growth through a variety of programs and support across our organization.
Together with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie — a national health solutions partner with over 7,700 employees. Our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.


Job Title: Group Best Practice Analyst
Department: Medavie and Underwriting
Competition: 87214
Internal/External: Both
Employment Type: Full Time Permanent
Location: Remote
Salary: Comprehensive compensation
Reports To: Team Leader


The Group Underwriting Best Practice Analyst’s main responsibility is to oversee all tasks related to financial statement system (FSS), with a strong emphasis on systems integration, processes, and tools. To succeed in this role, the analyst will need to develop deep understanding of the available resources and technologies used in Group Underwriting, both internally and externally, and coordination with IT, actuarial and finance department for continuous improvement.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Executes the monthly batch process and ensuring excellent service delivery to all users of the financial statement system.
  • Acts as a point of contact with internal partners (i.e., Group Underwriting, Finance, IT and Actuarial) to ensure that the financial statement system is accurate, reliable, and interoperable with other system. 
  • Analyses the group underwriting system, troubleshooting, and resolving issues with the financial statement system. Continuously reviews and evaluate the financial statement system to identify areas for improvement.
  • Maintains thorough documentation of the process and updates the documentation as necessary.
  • Supports Group Underwriting leadership team to align processes and tools (financial statement system and the execution of Group Underwriting Best Practice roadmap).


Required Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree with a focus in Business Administration, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Statistics, or related field.
  • Minimum of two (2) years in Group Underwriting experience including knowledge of financial statements
  • The Group Benefits Associate (GBA) designation would be an asset.


To be successful: 


  • You understand the group underwriting system, its components, and how it interacts with other systems. 
  • You are familiar with programming languages, databases, and software development methodologies. 
  • You have experience with system design and implementation, including requirements gathering, testing, and deployment.
  • You can communicate effectively with different stakeholders, including technical and non-technical staff. 
  • You are able to explain technical concepts in simple terms and tailor their communication style to different audiences.
  • You can work effectively in a team environment, collaborating with other analysts, developers, and stakeholders to achieve common goals. The analyst should be able to take constructive feedback and contribute to a positive team culture.
  • You are savvy in VBA (Excel) and PL/SQL, Power Apps.
  • In order to meet the needs of the Business, this position requires bilingualism.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Medavie Blue Cross strives to foster a culture where everyone is enabled to achieve their full potential - a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) where we live our values every day in the way we treat each other, our members and the communities we serve. Accessibility is a top priority.

For applicants with disabilities, we provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Medavie Blue Cross Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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