Project Coordinator– Contract, Toronto ($30 – $35 hour, opportunity to go full time)

September 26, 2012 by  
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Project Coordinator– Contract, Toronto ($30 – $35 hour, opportunity to go full time)


Great opportunity for a Project Manager with a finance background or Analyst experience to work with a team of PM’s coordinating, analysing and reporting on various projects.


Liaising with senior management and Project Managers, reviewing data, organizing PM’s and working closely with the managers to ensure completion on time and within budget.

Must have Project Coordinator experience, Analyst or Project Manager background (ideally 2+ years) with excellent Excel skills along with Powerpoint. Providing analysis, reports and presentations.

Manage projects financials, organise meetings and monitor and coordinate projects, schedule and review project milestones and develop and track project KPI and present findings to facilitate decisions and change.

A great communicator and team player, works in a fast paced environment with the ability to multi task, experience within a large organisation where multiple projects run concurrently will be preferred.

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Commercial Lines Manager – London

September 18, 2012 by  
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Commercial Lines Manager – London

Manage a team of Commercial Lines Underwriters, grow and develop a profitable portfolio by adhering to Underwriting guidelines and corporate standards and manage the teams sales activities.


1. Organize financial, material and human resources to obtain regional business strategies execution.

2. Ensure profitability by participating in objectives included in regional business plan and by establishing area objectives.

3. Manage pricing policies with various stakeholders (regions, business units, etc.) to ensure appropriate application.

4. Promote products and services to brokers through visits.

5. Collaborate in productivity improvement and quality enhancement of broker services by participating in their work.

6. Participate in special projects or in committees on commercial lines products and standards.



University degree or equivalent work experience

Specialized insurance studies such as completion of CIP or FCIP programs

Minimum 5 years prior experience in commercial lines at a senior level with sound technical knowledge.

Previous supervisory experience would be an asset.

Must be able to monitor competitive practices, business trends, or other developments impacting on business results and recommend changes in corporate practices, market direction, coverage, etc

Leadership ability to influence and motivate people and facilitate change. Ability to set clear objectives and monitor the progress of multiple projects against deadlines.


Effective communication skills to develop and foster favorable business relationships, conduct presentations in formal settings, and resolve conflicts.

A valid driver’s license and a good driving record in order to travel to broker offices and events as required.


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Manager – Property Claims Specialists $78,000 – $85,000 + 10% bonus – GTA EAST

September 11, 2012 by  
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Claims Manager – Property Claim Specialists – GTA EAST

Managing and controlling the operations of a team of Property Claims Specialists.

Provides leadership to ensure efficient and effective work processes and to meet corporate objectives, quality service, and continuous improvement.  Directs resources within budget allocation and ensures adherence to corporate policies and standards.



Manages the operations of the Property Claims Specialists to achieve key business goals.  Monitors and participates in Specialists’ activities and reports on progress.  Provides leadership to the team including communicating corporate philosophy, vision, and values.

Proactively manages National/ Regional Initiatives and results to achieve business goals

Acts in a consultative and advisory capacity on claims matters and technical issues.   Resolves complex claims related issues and/or escalates problems according to company policies.

Attends and participates in legislative/judicial hearings and alternate dispute resolution meetings.  Authorizes settlements of claims in accordance with authority limits.

Establishes and maintains productive business relationships with vendors, service providers.

Identifies improvement needs to policies and/or processes to improve business results, vendor issues, vendor best practices working closely with the Property COE and Rely Manager

Participates in the development and implementation of business plans.  Develops, recommends, and implements management strategies, organizational structure, and process/technology improvement



University degree/college diploma including business experience.

Licensed to operate a motor vehicle (good driving record).

Seven years claims handling experience preferred.

Three years experience at supervisory level or equivalent experience.

Actively pursuing a CIP designation.

Strong communication and customer service skills including diplomacy and tact

Strong Organization and analytical skills

Drives Results

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Payroll and Benefits Administrator – Richmond Hill $55,000 – $65,000

September 1, 2012 by  
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Payroll and Benefits Administrator – Richmond Hill  $55,000 – $65,000

Maintain and administer employee payroll, pension and benefits for a leading Richmond Hill company with 400 employees.

Fantastic growth, promotion and development opportunities, full benefits and vacation package, excellent salary and working conditions


  • Process hourly/salaried payroll on a weekly/semi-monthly basis accurately and on time while adhering to provincial and federal requirements
  • Enroll and maintain employee data in the HRIS and payroll systems.  Update HRIS and payroll systems with changes to provincial rates provided by Workers Compensation Boards and taxable benefits
  • Update and support the time and attendance system
  • Work with Finance to reconcile general ledger, complete journal entries, and investigate variances in payroll amounts
  • Maintain accurate records of payments to differing governing bodies that are made through payroll (ie. CPP, EI, QPIP etc)
  • Support supervisors and managers by providing assistance with the time and attendance system and creating ad hoc reports
  • Enroll all employees in to the benefit plan; maintain employee information by ensuring all data is up to date
  • Responsible for month-end remittances (including payments to Group Benefit Plan, DB and DC pensions)
  • Responsible for yearend processes, including T4 preparation and distribution and WSIB reconciliation
  • Enter and maintain employee data for Defined-Benefit and Defined-Contribution pension members in the Trustee’s database
  • Liaise and coordinate with the Actuary and Trustee to ensure accurate and timely pension payments and ensuring compliance with the ITA, Pension Benefits Act, and FSCO Regulations
  • Ensure the submission of PAR’s to the CRA on a quarterly basis
  • Participate in internal and external payroll, benefit and pension audits
  • Communicate with all levels of staff regarding new hires, terminations, and staff changes
  • Distribution of various information to employees via announcements, memos, pay stubs
  • Liaise with third party consultants and VCOA regarding expatriate assignments
  • Counsel employees on matters pertaining to pay related policies and benefits, or direct to HR Manager
  • Complete special projects as assigned by HR Manager



  • 4 -8 years of experience in payroll and benefits administration
  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources or similar field, or relevant work experience
  • Preferably enrolled in, or completion of Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification program
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of provincial and federal legislation
  • A strong customer-focused orientation with a “we can help” teamwork style
  • Ability to build and foster effective customer relationships
  • Demonstrated conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills with the proven ability to juggle and reprioritize based on business demands and priorities. Demonstrated experience to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective oral, written communication and presentation skills
  • Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality

Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. HRIS experience preferred, experience with ADP system an advantage

Please forward resume to [email protected]