strategic initiatives analyst, Toronto

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toronto, ontario
finance and accounting
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Are you a business professional with previous experience in management consulting and/or business strategy? Have you previously worked for a large professional services firms handling internal strategy or external strategy consulting? Are you looking for a new opportunity to further develop your skills and knowledge within a leading Insurance and Professional Services firm? If so, look no further as we have the role for you!

We are currently looking for a Strategic Initiatives Analyst to support our client, a globally recognized Insurance and Professional Services organization, in their downtown Toronto office. In this role you will work full time hours on a 6 month assignment, and earn a competitive rate of up to $48 per hour. As a Strategic Initiatives Analyst you will be responsible for supporting the Insurance and Individual Wealth (IIW) business, with the focus of leading various IIW-related initiatives geared towards transforming the career sales force.
This will include but not be limited to the following:

• Design and introduce new business models/tools to support IIW strategic initiatives and objectives
• Manage key stakeholders and maintain accountability to delivery timelines
• Lead/ participate in project teams as required for new initiatives, process improvements, financial analysis and consulting to support decision-making.
• Conduct scenario planning and provide financial analysis in building business cases to support strategic options
• Conduct key analytics required to inform strategic recommendations, develop insights that are actionable in alignment with initiative goals

• Gain experience working for a leading Insurance and Professional Services firm
• Work full time hours on a 6 month assignment with potential for extension
• Downtown Toronto location

• 4+ years of prior Management Consulting, internal strategy, or professional services experience
• Prior experience in the Insurance or Financial Services industry beneficial
• Experience with large scale transformational change initiatives beneficial
• Understanding of Consulting methodologies and frameworks
• University Degree in business/ relevant area
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written)
• Highly proficient with MS PowerPoint and MS Excel
• Self-starter with initiative and attitude to get the job done
• Superior analytical and problem solving skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Strong organizational and time-management skills with ability to manage more than one initiative at a time
• Comfortable with ambiguity and change
• Ability to deliver under tight timelines
• Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and within a team environment


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