Job Description

Working with a leading reinsurance company that is seeking a Reinsurance Data Specialist to join their Reinsurance Life Operations team. The team is responsible for the end-to-end processing of Life and Living Benefits treaties and corresponding client data.

This is a great opportunity for you to join the company’s Center of Excellence and be responsible for ensuring reinsurance data on assigned client accounts is processed with a high level of accuracy and efficiency.

Title: Reinsurance Data Specialist

Location: Downtown Toronto (Hybrid work arrangement, once a week in the office)


  • Develops a sold understanding of client data and ensures the data is translated according to internal stakeholders’ requirements
  • Analyzing the data, product specifications, and treaty parameters to accurately map client plan codes to correct Treaty and product
  • Developing translation specification documents to be used to build mapping logic in the Business Process Management tools.
  • Understanding the different data streams for transaction and the relationship between the data and the Treaty Structure – in force, claims, retro, and billing.
  • Ensuring data meets Quality Control standards for reliable and lasting solutions through peer review of other Specialists work.
  • Assisting business partners (Data Processing, Corporate, Pricing, Underwriting, Claims, and Finance) with inquiries using SQL queries to extract, analyze, and distribute accurate data.
  • Assisting clients and colleagues in addressing data concerns and solving complex reinsurance problems.
  • Liaise with clients to obtain product information and improved quality of data
  • Determining resolution of records that failed validations through root cause analysis, developing and following through on a plan of action for correction. Identifying and escalating financial impacts or business risks to Management.
  • Ensuring cessions fall within treaty and underwriting limits.


  • University Degree and at least 5 - 7 year of applicable Life Reinsurance/Life insurance experience.
  • Proficient in programming languages: SQL experience is mandatory.
  • Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft software (Excel, Outlook etc)
  • Experience with TAI reinsurance system would be an asset
  • Basic understanding of database structures. Prior ETL experience is an asset
  • Able to resolve routine problems. Progressing towards resolving non routine issues and data related problems.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
  • Dedicated to meet the expectations and requirements of customers and acting with customers in mind.
  • LOMA

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 Maurice Reichberg at 416-868-6711 x.232 or forward your resume in confidence to If you are working with another DGA recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position.

Job Posting Details

Job Type


Market Segment

Life Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Education Required

Post Secondary Education

Expertise Area

Other: Life Insurance

Minimum Experience Required

5 to 6 Years

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