Risk Analyst

Finance / Finances Vancouver, British Columbia

Position at Northbridge Financial Corporation

“The Power of Together”

Join Northbridge, a growing dynamic company that has a long and rich Canadian history in providing innovative insurance solutions to customers nationwide.

Northbridge Financial Corporation is a leading commercial property and casualty insurance company that’s been helping protect Canadian businesses for more than 90 years. We’re 100% Canadian!

We offer a wide range of creative solutions to our customers through our Northbridge Insurance, TruShield Insurance and Federated Insurance brands where we strive to create a fair and friendly culture, upheld by the foundation of our five corporate values: respect, passion, connectedness, creativity, and excellence.

By continually striving to challenge the status quo, and by focusing on helping the customers we have the privilege of insuring achieve the possibilities of their business, we’ve been able to build our reputation as one of Canada’s largest commercial insurance providers.

To help us continue to build on this success, we’re committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people.

Be part of a team that’s passionate about making a difference every day, fuelled by our entrepreneurial spirit and where everyone owns a part of our success. Our company has had an amazing journey so far, and our future is full of new possibilities!

Position Summary:

This position is accountable to analyze insured property data on the company’s catastrophe risk to provide analytics to underwriters and senior management.  It is responsible for the timely reporting of monthly analysis for the monitoring of major risk areas.  It is responsible for analyzing and summarizing complex data and compiling reports on the results.

What you will be doing:

  • Reformat property data from raw form for use in catastrophe modeling and exposure analysis.
  • Analyze large databases of the company’s insured locations to ensure data quality standards for accuracy and completeness are met.
  • Demonstrate aptitude and creativity in identifying and analyzing relevant data and defining critical issues and alternatives
  • Support bespoke peril pricing for Underwriting and Actuarial Pricing. This includes interpretation of analysis results and recommendations for improvement of data accuracy.
  • Provide analysis for standard and ad hoc reporting as required.
  • Other related duties as required

What we are looking for:

  • Strong analytical, research, communication, and problem solving skills
  • Capability to accommodate high volumes of work
  • Demonstrate proficiency at managing multiple and changing proprieties/tasks, and delivering results.
  • Demonstrates ability to identify and solve information and/or data incongruities.
  • Self-motivated and responsible.
  • Team player, able to work professionally with all levels of the organisation.
What sets you apart:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Math, or other technical degree program.
  • Experience in the Property & Casualty insurance field an asset
  • Knowledge of catastrophe modelling products (RMS, EQECat, etc.) is preferred.
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, SAS, SQL).
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner (written and verbal).
  • Bilingual (English/French) is an asset

What We Have To Offer:

  • Northbridge Cares program – volunteer day and donation matching
  • Generous paid time off, including personal days. Flexible work hours as well as early departure opportunities
  • Flexible Group Benefits Plan – medical, dental, insurances
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan + Optional Group RRSP
  • Northbridge Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Employee Assistance plan
  • Staff Insurance - discount on home, automobile and pet insurance
  • Plus, the opportunity to contribute to the success of Northbridge through sharing your knowledge and experience while learning from others! 

Application Process:

Northbridge welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

All offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory background and reference checks, including a criminal record check, credit check, and employment and educational verification.