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Northbridge is one of Canada's leading commercial Property & Casualty insurance companies with $1.3 billion in premiums providing a wide range of insurance products including property, automobile and general liability to businesses primarily in Canada.  The Northbridge Group of Companies includes Northbridge Insurance which offers a broad array of innovative insurance solutions through our broker partners, Federated Insurance that operates through its dedicated sales agents, and Zenith which sells personal lines. Northbridge is a 100% Canadian owned company, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings.

Northbridge is a partner in the Fairfax Co-Op Program.  Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited is a financial services holding company which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management. Fairfax's corporate objective is to achieve a high rate of return on invested capital and build long-term shareholder value.

Job Summary

The Operations team supports the Underwriting and Sales & Distribution departments for Western Region, based in Vancouver, BC.  The Underwriting and Sales & Distribution teams underwrite Commercial insurance and work with our Broker partners to develop and sell comprehensive insurance solutions.  We are seeking a Co-Op student who is eager and motivated to join the team as a Business Analyst Co-Op, to provide analytical and operational support to the Region.

Job Responsibilities

The Business Analyst Co-Op will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects and tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Work closely with the Western Operations team and Regional Management team on various projects to support Underwriting and Sales & Distribution
  • Work closely with the Senior Business Analyst on financial reporting and key projects supporting Regional initiatives
  • Assist in developing and analyzing regional financial results and key performance indicators
  • Apply forecasting skills to assist the Region with annual Premium and Expense planning process
  • Provide technical and administrative support to the Operations department
    • Opportunity to develop business analyst skills through monthly reporting tasks and ad-hoc data requests

Qualifications

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office particularly PowerPoint and Excel. Intermediate Excel skill is an asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information, and effectively work with and present to Senior Leaders
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Previous experience in financial, marketing, or data analysis is an asset


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