Rss test description en-us Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:16:16 GMT Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:16:16 GMT Weblog Editor 2.0 <![CDATA[Accountant, Privately Held Business]]>,_Privately_Held_Business.html Description: Why choose Grant Thornton? At Grant Thornton you can make a difference every day. We are independent in Canada with access to global resources, expertise and opportunities. Our professionals are renowned experts in their field who provide high level technical expertise. A greater variety of client files to work on means that, at Grant Thornton, you can do more, faster. We provide a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. We respect people's lives outside of work and provide flexibility, where possible. Our firm is recognized for quality, and we are a trusted brand on the move! A significant opportunity awaits an excellent Senior Accountant, Privately Held Business working with our Independent Business Group. Working side by side with a strong team of well-respected Assurance professionals you will be engaged in a wide variety of interesting assurance matters, advising an excellent range of clients. Our assurance practice offers continual professional development as well as long term growth opportunities to evolve your career. If you are an entrepreneurial individual who enjoys sharing strategy and best practices for growth by collaborating internally and connecting externally with individuals and privately held businesses, then this opportunity is ideal for you. A career in Assurance Services with Grant Thornton will provide you an opportunity to: • Work with a team of professionals who assist individuals and businesses with a wide range of accounting and financial services • Be part of a unique work culture that challenges you to further your professional development and enlarge your chosen career path • Be part of a fast growing environment with well respected professionals who are locally renowned in their respective field • Develop solutions with clients and co-workers through collaborative effort and discussion • Be engaged with clients on a variety of local and national projects As a Senior Accountant, Privately Held Business your responsibilities will include: • Providing solutions to our clients on current business and financial conditions • Planning, preparation and execution of financial statements with appropriate note disclosures • Providing accounting services such as review and notice to reader engagements as well as analyzing and preparing personal, trust and corporate tax returns • Working closely with clients in different industries and sectors as well as colleagues to provide exceptional client service Our Unique Culture Clients tell us that they do business with Grant Thornton because of the quality of our people. We have a talented, intellectually curious team and a unique culture that we work hard to preserve. We want you to achieve your full potential and are aware that our success as an organization depends on each of our people building strong and challenging careers that they can be proud of. Using our values as our guide, we empower our people to make a difference in every interaction with one another, with clients, and in the communities in which we work and live. The skills and attributes required for this position include: • 2-5 years experience in bookkeeping and/or accounting with a public accounting practice or Firm • Experience with reviews and notice to reader engagements as well as analyzing and preparing personal, trust and corporate tax returns • Proficiency with MS Office 2010 applications, including Excel, Word and Outlook • Working knowledge of TaxPrep, Caseware, Simply Accounting and QuickBooks software is considered an asset • Ability to work independently and as part of a team • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and work under pressure • Strong commitment to excellence and attention to detail • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Proven problem solver with solid analytical skills • Strong technical expertise in accounting and tax Job Category: IBG]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 05:29:07 GMT,_Privately_Held_Business.html <![CDATA[Digital Account Executive]]>

SPC Card is Canada's most popular student loyalty program, with more than 1 million cardholders and 120+ participating retail chains nationwide.Its members consist largely of students aged 14-24 who shop smart, are in the know, and love a good deal. The program gives students instant repeat discount rewards on fashion, dining, beauty, sports gear, travel and more. Partners include Aldo, American Apparel, American Eagle Outfitters, Burger King, Bath & Body Works, Forever 21, Gap, Pita Pit, Sport Chek, Urban Outfitters and many more.

Digital Account Executive
(Vaughan, ON)

SPC Card is Canada's most popular student loyalty program with over a million student members. We are looking for a Digital Account Executive to join our growing team. You must have at least 2-years of experience selling digital display ads or custom content solutions.

The ideal candidate is a dynamic and results-oriented individual experienced in identifying, selling, and closing new business both direct to clients and through advertising agencies. This position offers the flexibility to work from home.

What you'll be doing:

  • Generate digital sales through regular presentations to clients and ad agencies.
  • Exceed individual daily, weekly and monthly sales goals.
  • Meet regularly with clients/agencies in order to monitor the development of advertising campaigns and answer questions/concerns.
  • Maximize business opportunities for online, social email and mobile marketing.
  • Negotiate agreements that offer competitive rates in order to achieve the sales budget objectives.
  • Produce personalized written proposals that clearly demonstrate the advantages of online marketing based on client objectives.
  • Maintain, and update customer and prospect information on CRM system for sales pipeline forecasting.
  • This role is primarily based out of our office in Vaughan, with the flexability to work from home.

What you bring to the table:

  • Fantastic Personality - someone who loves meeting people and working with a fun and collaborative team!
  • Must have a valid driver's license and access to personal vehicle.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven track record in digital sales and at least 2 years of experience selling digital
  • Understanding of audience profiles, online ad targeting, and campaign optimization.
  • IAB certification an asset.

SPC offers a 37.5 hour work week (with early dismissal on Fridays to enjoy the weekend) and a full benefits package for full-time employees. Our office is located in Vaughan, ON, and offers free parking onsite.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 05:29:07 GMT <![CDATA[Broker; Financial Services Group - Calgary, AB]]>;_Financial_Services_Group_-_Calgary,_AB.html Job Description:

About Aon Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 66,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and technical expertise. Aon has been named repeatedly as the world's best broker, best insurance intermediary, best reinsurance intermediary, best captives manager, and best employee benefits consulting firm by multiple industry sources. Visit for more information on Aon and to learn about Aon's global partnership with Manchester United. About Aon Risk Solutions Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), is the worldwide leader in risk advice and insurance broking. Guided by the Aon Client Promise®, our teams help clients achieve profit, growth and continuity by delivering the best tailored and innovative risk solutions. We empower results through unmatched tools and capabilities, including the award-winning Aon Global Risk Insight Platform®. For more information, visit Broker; Financial Services Group - Calgary, AB (Job ID ) Aon's Financial Services Group is looking for a dynamic team player to round out their team. The ideal candidate should have 3 years experience (Directors' & Officers', employment practices, fiduciary and crime experience is an asset), good time management, presentation and communication skills. A background in finance and/or legal is also an asset but not a requirement. As a Broker your key responsibilities will include: * Acting as a point of contact within the broking team for specific clients to provide specialist advice to the client and client team; * Providing advice to clients and colleagues on available coverage and capacity, potential coverage enhancements and market progress within scope of responsibility; * Working in partnership with the client team to ensure client needs and expectations are met; * Contributing to on-going client satisfaction, retention and profitability; * Understanding clients' coverage needs, collecting and analysing relevant information to identify risk transfer solutions; * Providing advice to clients and colleagues on the scope of coverage available for different products to establish the appropriate product that meets the clients' coverage needs; * Reviewing and quality checking insurance documentation at a pre-determined stage in the process to establish whether the selected product accurately reflects clients' coverage requirements; * Responsibility for negotiating the best prices and capacity for desired cover where appropriate; * Ensuring a full technical and quality check has been completed on all work; * Liaising with colleagues and the insurance market on any issues arising; * Working with other professionals on an individual account or a portfolio of accounts to ensure that relevant information is shared among appropriate individuals and required actions are taken to meet clients' needs; * Identifying appropriate channels for risk placement based on clients' market security guidelines and other requirements; * Negotiating terms and conditions of placement with lead underwriters, obtain quotes, and handle underwriter queries (and requests) for information; * Ensuring complete placement by negotiating with support underwriters, handling underwriter queries and requests for information; * Creating, maintaining and managing long-term business relationships with underwriters to enhance service delivery, establish new opportunities for risk placement or facilitate the settlement and payment of claims; * Understand and provide guidance on insurer differentiators; * Contributing in supporting the effective delivery of global service through network relationships, where appropriate; * Providing advice to clients and colleagues on market developments and share knowledge of market trends to enhance the overall value proposition; * Supporting business development initiatives, as directed; * Review of market submissions and presentations for new business and renewals to ensure that they effectively and correctly present the client's risk to the market; * Ensuring that appropriate members of staff are aware of all risks with warranties. Review status ensuring warranties are met; * Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and business procedures; * Adhering to the standards, procedures and best practices of Aon; * Other duties as assigned from time to time. As a Broker your skills and qualifications will include: * Ability to develop credible relationships with clients, the insurance market and the Aon network; * Understanding of industry, its core insurable risks and appropriate insurance solutions and markets; * Understanding of relevant non-core insurable risks a]]>
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<![CDATA[Surety Account Manager/Broker, Construction Services Group (Edmonton,]]>,_Construction_Services_Group_(Edmonton,.html Job Description:

About Aon Risk Solutions Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), is the worldwide leader in risk advice and insurance broking. Guided by the Aon Client Promise®, our teams help clients achieve profit, growth and continuity by delivering the best tailored and innovative risk solutions. We empower results through unmatched tools and capabilities, including the award-winning Aon Global Risk Insight Platform®. For more information, visit About Aon's Construction Services Group (CSG) The Construction Services Group (CSG) of Aon represents the largest of the practice/industry groups in Canada. The CSG is comprised of individual units located across Canada. A national structure breaks down regional boundaries, making all resources available to each and every client. The unique approach allows Aon to leverage our position as Canada's foremost construction insurance and surety brokers to seamlessly deliver unparalleled consultative and transactional services to our clients. Associate Account Executive/Surety Broker, Construction Services Group (Edmonton, AB) As the Associate Surety Account Executive/ Surety Broker with Aon's Construction Services Group in Edmonton, you are responsible for negotiating with the surety underwriters for the best terms, conditions and competitive pricing for our clients and serving as the key point of contact for client account related activities. This position is an important member of Construction Services team that supports Aon's distinctive client value offering to our clients. This role encompasses the following responsibilities: * Brokering surety programs for all clients including compilation of submissions, matching surety to client, financial analysis, capacity analysis, character analysis and development of brokering strategies; * Identifying specific client risk exposure and developing and presenting innovative solutions in support of existing/new business growth; * Preparing proposals for surety renewals as well as new business opportunities by analyzing and defining the risk exposure and coverage required; * Facilitating accounts by managing clients' surety programs in a timely, accurate, and professional manner; * Keeping Team Account Executives up-to -date on new products, coverages and market trends as directed; * Coordinating the efforts of the technical and support staff to service clients effectively and efficiently to deliver seamless service to the client; * Developing and delivering surety and industry related presentations/seminars to clients and prospect audiences independently or in partnership with Account Executives; * Maintaining a strong knowledge of surety market conditions on a macro level as well as a micro level (i.e. specific understanding of each surety market appetites); * Issuing documentation, verifying accuracy and completing checklists; * Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with the underwriting community for the ultimate benefit of the client; * Managing correspondence, reports and presentations; * Willingness to take on additional responsibilities in the day to day operations of the Surety team; * Leading by example by demonstrating and sharing with all lines of business the importance of best practices; and * Performing additional duties as required, with opportunities to work with your team members on multi-billion dollars client surety accounts.]]>
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