The world of personal life and health insurance is complex and constantly evolving, with stakeholders ranging from customers to industry employees and board members to government policy makers and legislators. Changes in the economy and legislation affect product offerings, cost, and benefits and therefore the lives of literally millions of people across the country. Our client is at the center of this industry.
This is a role where a wide network of strong business relationships is key, and the successful candidate will work closely with industry members, legislators, regulators, and consumer organizations to educate and advocate. Working closely with the Vice President, Taxation, Pension and Reporting, the Director, Tax and Reporting Policy will be responsible for ongoing efforts to optimize the life and health insurance industry's collective interests relating to corporate taxation and financial reporting issues and policy development.
The ideal candidate is a CPA who has completed one of the In-depth Tax Programs or Masters of Tax and has 5+ years of experience at the Manager level. Additionally, general knowledge of IFRS and external reporting requirements and a working knowledge of insurance industry products and regulatory environment are highly preferred. Strong communication skills, the ability to develop and manage relationships, build consensus, and identify and analyze policy issues and initiatives are all key to success in this position. Experience with member-based or advisory organizations, working with committees, and planning event programs are definite assets.