Job Description

Our valued client has an opportunity for a well-rounded, down to earth professional with a keen interest in learning what an insurance brokerage is all about. A career path awaits for the right individual.  This opportunity includes hands-on training with time to learn and understand the processes from a qualified mentor.  Ultimately this role will evolve into an Office Manager position in the future.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW 

Reporting to the President/Owner, you will work with the current office manager to learn how to support a commercial brokerage from the ground up.  This role touches all aspects of the business from data entry to answering customer phone calls to accounting and reporting, payroll, and what ever else comes your way.  You have a can-do attitude and a commonsense approach.  The successful candidate will be accountable for various general administrative duties such as filing, downloads, sending emails and entering data. The successful candidate will possess strong typing skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will also demonstrate a willingness to learn and be open to taking on new tasks as required. Do you thrive is a catch-all role and enjoy being busy?  Then this may be the role for you!

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Answering phone calls and directing appropriately
  • Provide administrative support to the president/owner and staff within the organization
  • Process payroll
  • Deliver timely downloads and routine reports
  • Various other general administration duties as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2 – 5 years of relevant office administration experience
  • 2+ years of accounting experience
  • Business certificate, diploma or degree would be an asset
  • Strong communication skills and organizational skills
  • Loyal and hardworking
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong computer skills with strong knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

 

About the Company:

Our client has been providing service to Edmonton and area since 1983. They offer insurance options to suit most business owners and families.  Knowledgeable staff are there to assist you in finding the right products for your insurance needs. This brokerage has had considerable growth in the last decade.

 

About Us:

DGA Careers has been proudly serving the Canadian insurance industry for over 30 years, specializing in providing insurance recruiting services to major insurers, insurance brokerage firms and independent adjusting firms. With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Edmonton, and Calgary, DGA Careers is well positioned to conduct searches with a national scope. Our unrivalled professional network across Canada provides us with the ability to reach vital key influencers and passive candidates nationally.

Interested candidates please contact Heidi Scott at 587-525-5536 or forward your resume in confidence to heidi@dgacareers.com. If you are working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position directly.

 

Job Posting Details

Job Type

Permanent

Market Segment

Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Languages Required

English

Education Required

College Secondary School Diploma
University Degree

Minimum Experience Required

3 to 4 Years

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