Wawanesa Insurance

Claims Data Analyst-Term

Job description

Date: Jul 26, 2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M2P-2B7 Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3C-3P1 Edmonton, AB, CA, T6E-6A8 Calgary, AB, CA, T2R-0E4 Moncton, New Brunswick, CA, E1E-4R5 Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6J-4Y3 Remote - Canada, CA

Company: Wawanesa Insurance

We’re proud to give our employees the flexibility to choose how and where they want to work. In this role, you will decide whether your preference is to work from home (remote), work from the office or a hybrid of time spent at both. You may live and work anywhere that Wawanesa operates in Canada.

The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, founded in 1896, is Canada’s largest mutual insurer, with $3.9 billion in annual revenue and assets of $10.5 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon; Wawanesa Life, which provides life insurance products and services throughout Canada; and Western Financial Group, which distributes personal and business insurance across Western Canada. With more than 5,700 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves more than two million policyholders in Canada and the United States. Wawanesa is thrilled to be named one of Canada’s Best Employers by Forbes for 2022. This certification recognizes us as a leading employer and reinforces that we’re a company that values our people for who they are and the work they do to support our customers, communities, and brokers. Wawanesa is also a Manitoba Top Employer for 2022 recognizing that we are an exceptional place to work. Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy.

We are currently looking for dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in an environment that welcomes change and are looking for an opportunity for diverse experience and advancement on a growing team.

Job Overview

Working under minimal supervision, the Claims Data Analyst-Term is responsible for applying Mathematical and Statistical analysis to data in various systems to identify relationships, problems/issues within the data and provide areas for improvement. This role will provide timely and accurate information and reports to support decision making.

Note: this term is expected to be 12 months in length

Job Responsibilities

  • Researches, extracts and manipulates complex data from all relevant sources
  • Identifies and understands new and emerging patterns
  • Provides input into the development and maintenance of accurate metrics
  • Contributes to the development and management of strategic plans
  • Analyses financial information and other data to develop and monitor business performance metrics
  • Liaises with internal and external stakeholders – including Corporate Actuarial, Data Analytics, Executives, and Legal & Claims – on budgeting, billing, forecasting and performance
  • Communicates and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders through producing reports; meetings, correspondence and presentations; promoting continuous improvement
  • Performs other duties as required


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a data analyst in a P&C/Life insurance environment
  • Undergraduate university degree in a quantitative discipline (i.e. accounting, finance, statistics, economics)
  • Strong functional knowledge of P&C/Life insurance lines of business
  • Expert proficiency in MS Excel, especially with: advanced formulas; pivot tables and charts
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to identify relationships, problems and issues
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments in a timely manner
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at the right level of complexity for the audience
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Knowledge of MicroStrategy and ClaimCenter a definite asset


Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful, challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals. Our full-time permanent employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, annual bonus plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan). Wawanesa provides a stable environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.

Wawanesa is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is equitable and inclusive for all. Wawanesa provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status: race/ethnicity, colour, religion, creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family or marital status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, or any other protected status. Accommodations are available upon request throughout all aspects of the selection process. Candidates requiring accommodations may contact, in confidence, jobs@wawanesa.com.

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