Job Description

Manager, Claims & Finance

Competitive Salary, Bonus, Pension and Full Health Benefits

Our client is seeking a strong Insurance claims candidate who is comfortable with Finance and Accounting. 


About the company:


Our client’s Services include: property/casualty insurance, group benefits, credit insurance, human resource services, trades, executive, professional and management training and a variety of financial and business solutions – all targeted expressly to the electricity sector.


Job description:

Reporting to the Vice President, Finance & Claims Services, the incumbent is responsible for all aspects of claims arising out of the Liability, Vehicle and Property programs and overseeing budget and month end financial statement preparation.

 As a member of the management team, provides input in the development of objectives of the Department and supervises the Claims Adjuster, Claims Administrator and Accounting Administrator.


  • Manages the internal claims management process including working with reinsurers
  • Manages customer expectations and satisfaction regarding claims adjusting
  • Settles claims within authority level and recommends appropriate course of action in excess of authority to the Vice President
  • Manages on-site claims-related investigations
  • Oversees litigation management to achieve best possible resolution



  • Oversees preparation of monthly financial statements including various supporting schedules
  • Approves all accounts receivable and accounts payable transactions including banking, investments and cash flow management
  • Oversees budget preparation, analysis and monitoring
  • Prepares and submits regulatory taxation and other corporate filings



Unit Management

  • Works with the Vice President to formulate, support and implement long-term strategies for the department
  • Oversees and manages work carried out by staff and external consultants
  • Develops and manages the unit’s budget
  • Other duties as assigned


Educational Requirements:

  • Post secondary diploma with major in accounting, finance
  • Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation or working towards


Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • 5+ years insurance/accounting/financial management experience; knowledge of electricity sector an asset
  • Knowledge of contract & tort law (claims acts, regulations & policies, etc.)
  • Supervisory experience including developing and motivating staff
  • Practical experience using a financial accounting system (i.e. ACCPAC) required
  • Good investigation and problem solving skills (i.e. dealing with fraud, serious loses, etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Motivated, high energy team player
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office suite)


Working Conditions:

  • Professional office environment
  • Irregular business hours may apply
  • Travel within Ontario required


I came across your profile while browsing through Insurance works. I am a Recruiter at DGA Careers and I currently have a couple insurance opportunities that I would like to run by you which may be a fit with regards to your experience.  

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Job Posting Details

Job Type


Market Segment

Commercial Insurance
Property Casualty Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Languages Required


Education Required

CIP Partial Completion
FCIP - Partial Completion

Minimum Experience Required

5 to 6 Years