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Accounting/ Business Graduates- Remote

Posting Date: Jul 21, 2022

Location: New Brunswick, CA Quebec, CA NL, CA Nova Scotia, CA Prince Edward Island, CA ON, 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 7,200 employees. Our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.


Job Title: Bilingual Junior Group Underwriter
Department: Group Underwriter
Competition: 84455
Internal/External: Internal/ External
Employment Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Location: Eastern Canada Remote
Salary: Competitive Compensation
Reports To: Team Leader

What’s in it for you?

Are you an analytical person who likes to understand complex issues and collaborate to deliver recommendations? You might be the perfect fit for our Group Underwriting team! Underwriting is the assessment of risk to set the pricing of our services to ensure we are profitable, they are responsible for the financial and risk analysis for our organization. In this role you will be a part of a multi-disciplinary team that manages the financial profitability of our business. You will have exposure to multiple stakeholders that will move your business, strategy and analysis game to the next level. This is a great long-term career opportunity or a stepping stone into finance, sales or risk management.


Sound intimidating? Don’t worry we train! Ideal candidates are enthusiastic professionals who like to analyse numbers and work with others. Professionals and Graduates in accounting, business analysis, metrics or insurance may find this opportunity interesting as a career path.


Your every day with us:

We are not your typical not-for-profit company; we put our money where our mouth is and we give back to the communities where we do business. This is where you come in – our Underwriting teams manage the profitability of our business to make sure we can keep giving back. We manage 142 Million in business in six provinces. You will assess risk for business, establish rates for new and existing business, collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and develop effective relationships to ensure our success.


What you need to succeed:

  • Post-secondary education in accounting, mathematics, business, finance or insurance concepts and/or related experience
  • Strong technical aptitude – you quickly learn new technology and complex systems, like to know they detail to ensure you know the “whole” story
  • You are a problem-solving master, you understand the end goal and think creatively about how to get there
  • Proficient to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (vlookups and pivot tables, macros)
  • You are an effective communicator – you know how to explain your reasoning and engage others in your recommendations
  • Effective analytical skills with high attention to detail
  • Bilingualism (English and French) is a requirement of this position


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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