Careers at Shaw Sabey & Associates Ltd.

 

We are looking for dedicated, fun, client centric people to join us in making Shaw Sabey an even better place to work!

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Open Positions :

Summary of Position

Reporting to the CEO, the Executive Assistant provides confidential administrative support to the CEO.

Qualifications

The Executive Assistant has at least 3 years in a fast-paced Executive Assistant role in a corporate environment, excellent written and oral communication skills, intermediate computer skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook.

Responsibilities

Executive Assistance:

Maintaining executive’s appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel. This includes providing contextual information in the calendar appointments (meeting objectives, relevant bios, agendas, meeting materials, etc).

  • Conference registrations
  • Flight bookings
  • Hotel reservations
  • Phone package setup
  • Town car reservations (outside of Canada and US)
  • Reaching out to contacts to set up meetings
  • Ensuring Executive has travel meeting schedules properly filled, and in the correct time zone
  • Providing Executive with detailed Itinerary, so he doesn’t have to refer the calendar
  • Ensuring conference bridges are in place and all audio visual setup is in order

Attending Executive Meetings

  • Compiling reports prior to the meeting, and making sure all are in Executive’s calendar including, A/R Reports, Agendas, Production Reports, presentation materials, etc.

Attending Meetings

  • Keeping the meeting on track, per the Agenda
  • Taking minutes
  • Distributing minutes to the attendees, complete with concise Deliverables that came out of the meeting
  • Saving minutes for future reference
  • Preparation of business materials, including research, text, and electronic presentations (for Town Hall, RFPs, etc)
  • E-bios, maps, summaries of companies, etc., as requested

Maintaining detailed Group Org Chart

Preparing, formatting, and proofreading of confidential correspondence, briefing materials, speaking and presentation materials, and other external reports

Followup with CEO on deadlines and task completion

Other administration duties as assigned

 

 

 

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Position

  • Senior Financial Analyst
  • Expect the candidate to be ready to step into a VP Finance role in 3 to 5 years
  • Reports to the Group CFO

Education and Experience

  • University degree – Commerce, Business Admin preferred
  • CPA –public accounting or CA track background preferred for widest exposure to different businesses, different systems and ways to do things
  • Work exposure to different businesses and industries during articling period (spread of knowledge)
  • 2+ years post-designation industry experience
  • Already doing similar prospective budgeting and forecasting work (needs to be able to step into the role with minimal conceptual training) and on the track to VP Finance

Characteristics and Skills

  • High energy level – willing to put in extra hours as a personal investment
  • Used to working to multiple (conflicting deadlines)
  • Ability to break complexity down into understandable bits
  • Strategic thinker – understand the jigsaw puzzle pieces and the big picture
  • Top end Excel user – big data and pivot tables to aggregate
  • Analyze data at granular level and aggregate
  • Understand what makes the data “fit for purpose”
  • Dig deep to understand variables and their relationships
  • Insurance experience and terminology would be a nice to have but no real expectation

Job areas

Definitely not a controller position – no generation of financial statements but utilizing the components for future-facing work

  • Focus is on planning, budgeting, and forecasting for several companies and departments
  • Focused more towards revenue growth than expense containment
  • Model and measure impact of potential changes
  • Merger and acquisitions
  • Building pro forma financials
  • Due diligence
  • Valuation
  • Transition and integration
  • Technical resource for CFO, Accounting Team and Management Team
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We don’t offer jobs, we offer a chance to build your career!

 

Salary, Equity & Time Off

Shaw Sabey offers competitive salaries, vacation time, a potential for meaningful equity, and all the usual holidays. Our hours are 8:30pm – 4:30pm Monday to Friday, so no evenings, no weekends!

Central Location

Work in the heart of downtown Vancouver at the coveted Bentall Centre buildings close to numerous shops & restaurants.  Our corporate office is located at the Burrard Skytrain Station, which makes an easy commute for those coming from the suburbs.

Be Healthy

We want you to be healthy! Shaw Sabey has customized medical, dental, long term disability, AD&D, critical illness, and life insurance coverage for you and your family.

Join a Winning Team

Shaw Sabey not only promotes a team atmosphere in the office, we also encourage our staff to take part in our soccer and softball teams outside the office!

Continue to Learn and Grow

Whether it be insurance, human resources, or accounting, Shaw Sabey and Associates will pay for your job specific courses. We also offer monthly ‘lunch and learns’ on various topics, from Cyber Liability to Excel, allowing you to learn without leaving the office!

Surround yourself with
Experts in your Field

Learn from some of the top leaders in the insurance industry. We pride ourselves on building a leadership team to train and mentor our employees to succeed.

Put your Clients First

We hold our clients in the highest regard. At Shaw Sabey & Associates, we don’t sell insurance, we educate our clients on what products are right for them.

Have Fun!

From casual Fridays, to monthly birthday cakes, to creative contests & giveaways, to staff lunches, we love having fun! We are firm believers that a happy team makes a happy workplace!

Innovate and Change
the Insurance Industry 

Shaw Sabey gives its employees the chance to transform and modernize the way people do insurance.