Accounting Clerk – Full Time with Salary, Benefits and Vacation package.

September 21, 2016 by  
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Accounting Clerk   $34,000 + Benefits

Reporting to the Manager, the incumbent provides assistance to the Accounting Department.

The primary responsibilities of this position are accurately processing the daily deposits to the correct

accounts, data entry (keying remittances), downloading and processing electronic remittances.

Secondary duties involve general clerical work to assist the Accounting team: filing, photocopying and

other duties as assigned. The incumbent also answers the general inquiry line and provides reception

relief in accordance with the department’s schedule. The Accounting Clerk must be able to work with little supervision, meet all deadlines, and work well under pressure.

Overtime hours are expected when required, in order to meet deadlines.

The incumbent must maintain the confidentiality and security of client files and data, and must adhere to specific rules and standards in protecting manual and computerized information.




  1. Post Secondary diploma from a recognized college in Accounting or equivalent in education and experience.
  2. Up to one year related experience in an Accounting office. Experience working with bank deposits is


  1. Computer proficient –basic Excel experience is required (incumbent is familiar with Excel functions

and spreadsheet formatting). Experience with databases built on Oracle platforms preferred.

  1. Superior data entry keyboarding skills (alpha-numerical); speed and accuracy required.
  2. Incumbent is accurate and detailed oriented with an aptitude for arithmetic.
  3. Ability to work efficiently under pressure and able to meet established deadlines.
  4. Excellent customer service skills and works well in a team environment.
  5. Good oral and written communication skills.

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Senior Commercial Underwriting Specialist

September 21, 2016 by  
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Senior Corporate Underwriting Specialist

Comma Recruitment are looking for a Commercial Underwriting Specialist, reporting to the VP of Commercial Underwriting, with 10 years senior level Underwriting experience.

Responsible for:

  • Successfully achieving our corporate goals.
  • The profitable growth of our Commercial Lines department by accepting acceptable risks with acceptable conditions at adequate pricing levels.
  • Managing the training requirements of the commercial department.
  • Ensuring that audits are completed as per the audit guidelines and submitting an audit report to AVP Commercial. 
  • Ensuring department adheres to corporate underwriting standards, reinsurance treaty restrictions, limit capacity and Insurance Act regulations.
  • Assist or develop new product lines of business including appropriate wordings, underwriting rules and rates.
  • Evaluate ‘program’ opportunities, recommend appropriate action plan and develop/manage all programs as directed by management.
  • Collect and analyze competitor technical information and data and recommend any appropriate product changes or realignment of risk appetite.
  • Ensure the commercial intra-net site has updated wordings, manuals, rates, marketing material etc.
  • Working as a team player and leading by example, both within the department and with other departments for the overall success of the company.

The role includes:

  • Working with the commercial underwriting staff to successfully underwrite and price accounts to achieve profitable growth.
  • Implement the corporate goals that have been established.
  • Review the key management reports to determine what corporate goals are working effectively and what goals are not and submit a recommended action plan to AVP commercial.
  • Implement the established corporate strategies in order to achieve our corporate goals. 
  • Use in-depth product and market knowledge to successfully underwrite and price accounts for profit and growth.
  • Implement the new products or services that have been developed to successfully meet the needs of our customers.
  • Technical responsibility for establishing line limits, ensuring appropriate capacity to support product development. 
  • Identify business opportunities including what competitive product offerings are required to keep us competitive in the market place.
  • Complete underwriting audits as per the audit guidelines.
  • Conduct training sessions.
  • Act as a technical resource for underwriting, claims, brokers, IT and management for the intent and interpretations of relevant legislation, wordings and corporate guidelines.

Comma Recruitment offer amazing work / life balance and a superb remuneration package. Looking for 10 years experience with :

  • In depth technical knowledge and experience and the ability to apply that knowledge in order to work with managers and staff including other departments to achieve corporate goals. 
  • In depth knowledge of underwriting principles and practices, concepts and methodologies and how they are applied for the successful achievement of corporate goals.
  • In depth knowledge of commercial rates and pricing to effectively underwrite the types of business written.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills.
  • Effective IT skills to effectively manage corporate systems.
  • Excellent customer service and business skills.
  • Excellent coaching and mentoring skills, excellent presentation skills.

Education and Experience:

  • University / College degree, CIP, CRM designation.
  • 10 + years management / underwriting experience.

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All Lines Adjuster – North York $70,000 – $80,000

September 8, 2016 by  
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Senior All Lines Claims Adjuster  $70,000 – $80,000      North York


Comma Recruitment are looking for a senior All Lines Adjuster to handle large and complex claims.

Investigating, negotiating and settling all lines from moderate to complex, large losses and catastrophic.


  • 5 Years handling complex / senior files, claims experience handling All-Lines
  • Superb communication skills to liaise with medical providers, legal, claimants and management
  • Detail oriented and well organized individual.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with mediations/trials is required
  • Superb interpersonal skills
  • Work well individually or as a part of a team.
  • Computer literacy
  • CIP

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Multi Lines Claims Adjuster – Full Time – Toronto

September 8, 2016 by  
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Multi-Line Claims Adjuster


This position is responsible for investigating, negotiating and settling multi-line claims including moderate to complex CGL, BI, Property and Liability claims.

The adjuster will be responsible for direct file handling and communication with all involved parties.




  • Confirm valid coverage.
  • Fully investigate liability.
  • Fully investigate serious injuries & exposure.
  • Experienced handling multi line claims from start to settlement
  • Provide instruction and direction to external vendors i.e.: independent adjusters, legal counsel, engineers.
  • Calculate ultimate probable exposure and reserve accordingly.
  • Prepare Major Loss/Reinsurance Reports and participate in Claims Committee process.
  • Comply with service standards as outlined in the claims manual.
  • Actively participate in settlement initiatives along with both private and mandatory mediations.


  • Ideally 5 years claims experience handling multi-line claims
  • Knowledge of regulatory and contractual obligations, medical terminology, vocational rehabilitation concepts and dispute resolution practice code.
  • Detail oriented and well organized individual.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Some Travel to mediations/trials is required
  • Superb interpersonal skills and leadership qualities/potential.
  • Work well individually or as a part of a team.
  • Computer literacy with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite 2000 and/or XP.
  • CIP or working towards

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Business Development Specialist – GTA

August 25, 2016 by  
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Business Development Specialist  –  GTA

Comma Recruitment are looking for a business development specialist who is motivated by and enjoys working in a performance driven atmosphere that emphasizes collaboration and teamwork.

An applicant’s ability to not only drive sales, but to deliver superb service and represent our company at industry events and present our services throughout the insurance industry.

Location   : GTA – Clients throughout GTA, some travel required, work from home opportunities.


To drive new business to the company using a variety of methods and techniques, while assisting with ongoing client relationship management. While marketing is one of the job’s primary duties, the position carries a more focused task, specifically, attracting new business by doing service segment presentations to both small and large groups. The business development specialist will help to devise effective introductory strategies into selected organizations and new markets, create client maps, collect/collate market data for the business development team, and execute on defined strategies.

Preferred Education & Experience

Minimum 2- 5 years of business development/marketing experience

Post-secondary education an asset particularly with industry sales experience

Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Driver’s license

Capacity to travel and work flexible hours

Optimal oral and written communication

Enjoys working with high technology

Remuneration  : Competitive salary, full benefits, performance incentives

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Program Underwriter – Downtown Toronto

August 16, 2016 by  
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Senior Program Underwriter

Health, Education and Social Services

Comma Recruitment are currently looking for an Intermediate / Senior Underwriter with experience as a Program Underwriter, exposure to Heath, Education or Social Services is a real asset along with P&C experience.

The Underwriter is responsible for underwriting and servicing moderately complex accounts in accordance with established guidelines and business objectives in the achievement of national standards for data quality and service levels.

  • Responsible for the successful evaluation, selection, negotiation, and pricing for assigned policies in order to ensure a profitable book of business within established underwriting authority.
  • Develop and maintain a professional relationship with brokers and/or customers to enhance understanding of the target market and to contribute to quality service, problem solving, and risk selection.
  • Understand and apply best business practices towards compliance, internal control and operational risk controls in accordance to national standards and regulatory standards and policies.
  • Mentor and train less experienced underwriters and support staff.
  • Work collaboratively on special projects and assignments when required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Post-secondary school education and/or equivalent on the job experience.
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in the property and casualty industry.
  • Excellent keyboarding and data entry skills.
  • Working knowledge of company underwriting philosophy, policy contracts, rating programs, risk information sources, underwriting/technical manual information, statuary constraints, and computer workflow procedures.
  • Ability to work within and adapt to PC oriented environments, including familiarity with email and Internet skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Actively pursuing CIP/FCIP designation.

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Medical Reporting – Quality Assurance : GTA East

August 16, 2016 by  
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Medical Reporting – Quality Assurance

Comma Recruitment are currently looking for Quality Assurance staff for medical reports, you must have a medical background or Kinesiology qualification.

You will be reviewing medical reports, insurance injury reports and editing for quality and accuracy.

You will also be responsible for file coordination, working with medical professionals and injury clinics.


  • Knowledge of the medical examination process
  • Experience in clinical editing and proof-reading to produce medical reports
  • Attention to detail
  • Superior organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent command of the English language, in both written and oral forms
  • Superior knowledge of medical terminology and the scope of practice of different disciplines
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows

Full time position $35,000 – $42,000 + benefits, vacation

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

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Director – Medical Claims and Underwriting

August 5, 2016 by  
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Director – Medical Claims and Underwriting


The Director of Medical Claims and Underwriting is a consulting role, a senior level position reporting to the SVP.  Excellent salary/consulting opportunity for a senior level medical provider with insurance claims/underwriting experience.


This individual will:


  • Act as the Medical expert and render final decisions on medical claims and underwriting applications.
  • Work closely with senior management and external physician practices in the resolution of complex, enterprise-wide medical claims in areas such as strokes, cancer, heart attacks and kidney failure.
  • Assure the Company is in compliance with all federal, provincial and local laws.
  • Conduct periodic teaching conferences for underwriting and claims adjusters on medical topics of interest.
  • Assist in the formulation of life, health and disability insurance policies from a medical perspective.



  • Medical Degree.
  • Licensed to practice in Canada
  • Board Certified or eligible in Internal Medicine.
  • Ability to read and interpret EKG’s, lab reports, stress tests, echocardiograms, etc.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and management.

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Group Claims – Program Manager

July 23, 2016 by  
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Group Claims – Program Manager     $80 – $85,000

Comma Recruitment are looking for an experienced Group Insurance Specialist, ideally with experience in Claims, this role will not be directly handling claims but requires a Program Manager to build relationships and manage and coordinate Group Programs.

This role is primarily responsible for working directly with clients and working many internal resources and departments to coordinate our services, as well as direct supervision of claims staff.

The Program Manager would also work with Account Executives, Client Service Representatives and/or other internal resources, as well as directly with our client base.

Responsible for:

  • Managing group disability client block and claims staff; developing and maintaining long-term  relationships by providing excellent customer service and consultative support on Disability Programs.
  • Driving growth within customer base. Tasks include:

Respond to client inquiries & service requests pertaining to their Disability programs and services . Supervise and evaluate staff (performance reviews). Plan, direct, monitor and oversee staff schedule, workload and deadlines.  Make modifications when needed to meet goals.

  • Provide staff with support, advice, instructions, approval and resolution to unusual claims.
  • Deal with complex, difficult / unusual inquiries, complaints and situations. Identify, define and take appropriate action to resolve.
  • Ensure that objectivity, tact and clear written and verbal communications are maintained in highly sensitive situations.
  • Attend client/broker/TPA meetings, as needed.
  • Assist in defining, developing and implementing departmental policies and objectives.
  • Responsible for the execution of Disability programs
  • Responsible for program governance including review of internal reporting and  identification of issues
  • Issuing reports to clients
  • Managing the renewal process with appropriate internal teams
  • Responsible for client support, annual planning preparation and meetings where appropriate
  • Responsible for execution of group disability management program
  • Act as a liaison with internal departments to resolve issues that may arise with clients
  • Follow up on manager consultations
  • Responsible for Customer Relationship Management


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively and concurrently
  • Demonstrated ability to manage relationships and influence key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure and within a collaborative
  • Team oriented environment using sound judgment in decision making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated performance consulting, leadership and management skills, and the ability to present to branch management an large groups with the capacity to conduct one-on-one training
  • Demonstrated strong functional and technical skills and/or the ability to grasp technical concepts quickly
  • Strong background in Group Disability Insurance



  • 5-10 years of complex claims handling experience required;
  • Preferable work experience in a client interactive claims capacity role
  • Strong development, facilitation, and presentation skills preferred
  • Demonstrated sound knowledge of the Group insurance industry, claims, and related client relationship experience preferred
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Coaching and mentoring background an asset
  • Ability to be flexible, multi-task and work with limited direction

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Bilingual Health Underwriter – GTA East

July 21, 2016 by  
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Bilingual Health Underwriter – GTA EAST

Comma Recruitment are looking for junior to senior Bilingual Health Underwriters, must be perfectly fluent in French and English with two years of similar work experience. Salary flexible and will depend on experience, great benefits package with vacation and superb work / life balance located GTA East

Your role will be to review, evaluate and assess all individual Disability applications for accuracy and completeness and accepts or declines the risk based upon analysis of medical history, occupational hazards, financial background, insurable interest or other information pertinent to the decision.

  • Exercises sound and reasoned medical and financial underwriting judgments based on various underwriting requirements and case documentation.
  • Communication with applicants/agents when information is missing or in error on the application.
  • Communicates case decisions to applicants in a timely and customer-friendly manner.
  • Submits recommendations for cases in excess of approval limits or for consultation to Medical Director or Manager.
  • Orders requirements (Paramedical, laboratory, ECG, Vitals) as per Underwriting guidelines or due to medical history.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required. 

Required Qualifications / Experience

  • College graduate and around two years of relevant work experience.
  • Solid knowledge of underwriting risk assessment, policies and procedures, medical terminology, human biology and anatomy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (communicate clearly and concisely by telephone and email) in English and French (Bilingual required).
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail to follow business processes correctly, anticipating and understanding the downstream impact and ensuring high quality the first time/every time.
  • Effective team player.
  • Demonstrates professionalism by consistently acting with respect and courtesy to co-workers and customers, maintains personal credibility, and exhibits excellent teamwork
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Able to prioritize and work well under pressure.

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