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Senior underwriter

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 522, University Avenue
  • City: Toronto
  • Province: Ontario
  • Job category: Health and Medical Services
  • Job ID: JR10010160
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2021-10-22


We are looking for senior underwriters with expertise in life, critical illness and disability insurance. We offer 100% telework from anywhere in Canada!

Are you interested in helping build the future of underwriting at iA and working at a company that issues over 150,000 policies annually and has over 4 million clients in Canada?

Your role will be multifaceted and you will have a major impact. You will oversee complex underwriting files that require medical, financial, and social analysis. You will be a reference for your team and be called upon to take part in major request automation projects that combine predictive analysis and artificial intelligence.

On a day-to-day basis, you will:

-Analyze complex life, health, and disability insurance applications by applying underwriting rules  

-Negotiate the best possible offer with reinsurers for our clients

-Analyze and propose solutions for more complex cases

-Build quality relationships with agencies, advisors, the sales force and reinsurers

-Perform underwriting audits when required

-Coach underwriters with less experience

-Work with the IT sector and business analysts as a subject matter expert regarding the implementation of a new underwriting request automation system

We offer the following:

-Competitive compensation and great benefits (defined benefit pension plan, group insurance, a wide range of wellbeing-related services)

-A flexible 35-hour work week

-Paid overtime

-100% telework from anywhere in Canada

-The easiest to use underwriting system on the market

-A wide range of products to process

Your career path looks like this:

-At least eight years of experience as an individual life insurance and living benefits underwriter

-FLMI designation, FALU designation (asset)

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and French

Want to make a real difference in the lives of our clients while taking part in the future of underwriting? Apply here or message me on LinkedIn.


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Company Overview


iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 25,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

Please note that if you need help or assistance to make the recruitment process more accessible for you, please contact us here. Someone from our team will be happy to assist you.