Analyst, Strategy


  • Company:
    GWL/LL
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    6 days ago
  • Category:
    Business / Mgmt

Great-West Lifeco (Lifeco) is looking for an Analyst to join our Corporate Strategy team to provide business analysis, financial analysis, research, and presentation development support. The Strategy team supports key strategic initiatives at the Lifeco portfolio level as well for Lifeco’s businesses across Canada, US and Europe. Reporting to the VP Strategy, the Analyst will work with other members of the Strategy team as well as business teams across the Company, by analyzing information and developing insights for discussion and review. Accountabilities: Provide analytic support for various strategic initiatives and projects across Lifeco, including the following:Conduct financial analysis, including developing financial models to understand the profitability of a company, a line of business, or a market/industryAnalyze customer and advisor data to understand market size, trends and segmentationGather market and competitor information from industry associations, publications, research reportsInterview internal staff to get information and perspective on a line of business, competitive threats, market trends and other relevant strategic issuesDevelop company profiles based on financial reports, analyst reports, company websites, industry groups, research reports, literature searches etc.Manage their own workstream on projects with minimal guidanceProvide presentation and meeting support:Develop PowerPoint presentation materials Participate in a broad range of Strategy team and business team meetings to gather information, share insights and present findingsDo his/her part to ensure a high level of quality (zero-defect) in all presentations and analyses while working in a fast-paced environment, potentially across multiple time zonesAct as a team player within the strategy group by providing support to team members when requiredQualifications and Competencies:An undergraduate degree (preferably in business, finance or actuarial science)A minimum of 3 years relevant work experienceExcellent analytical and problem solving skills, with particular emphasis on financial analysis and strategic analysis, demonstrated through work experienceProficient in financial modeling and analysis using Excel, and presentation development using PowerPointProficient in Microsoft WordStrong written and verbal presentation skillsExcellent communication and influencing ability –willing to professionally ask tough questions to move to new thinkingAbility to work well in an open, collaborative environment without rigidly defined boundaries of “who does what”Ability to work at a fast pace and adapt to different timelinesOpen to learning different areas of the businessWell-developed business judgment, poise and maturityHigh motivational levelExcellent written and verbal EnglishKnowledge and experience in the financial services industry would be an assetDiscover your opportunity….Apply today!Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities. If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.*LI-KP1