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We are a diverse global company, where you’ll get the chance to focus on your field of interest, or try new things.  The opportunities are endless in the areas of Banking, Wealth Management and Asset Management.
At Manulife, employees take pride in their work – and just as importantly, they are rewarded for superior performance. 
At Manulife, you will feel good about being part of our Company.  We honour our social commitment by giving something back to the communities where we do business.  We actively help to build stronger neighbourhoods, promote health and wellness, and enhance environmental sustainability – and encourage our employees to do the same.
So, don’t just shop for a job, build a career with a strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking company: Manulife.
Manulife Financial is a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Clients look to Manulife for strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking solutions for their most significant financial decisions. Our international network of employees, agents and distribution partners offers financial protection and wealth management products and services to millions of clients. We also provide asset management services to institutional customers. The Company operates as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia and primarily as John Hancock in the United States.

For information on careers in the US at John Hancock please visit www.johnhancock.com/careers, for information on US student programs visit www.johnhancock.com/oncampus.


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Fall 2018 Co-Op Group Benefits and Retirement Solutions, Distribution Support - Waterloo

Location: Toronto, canada

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Fall 2018 Co-Op Group Benefits and Retirement Solutions, Distribution Support - Waterloo

(CANADA) and various
Job Reference:
Functional Area/Experience:
Business, Accounting & Finance / Fresh Graduate
Job Description:

Job Description & Qualifications

Key Accountabilities:

  • Prepare and compile the advisor rewards programs for GB and GRS
  • Help prepare sales reporting requests from internal business partners
  • Act as a point of contact with the field representatives in resolving problems with reported data
  • May perform some or all of the sales compensation administration processes and ensure accurate and timely payout of variable compensation and reporting
  • Support reporting tools, ensuring the overall integrity of accounting and financial data 
  • Support field on requests related to these programs and results
  • Support the use of the tools by the field representatives, RGO staff and senior field management, ensuring data is updated and accurate
  • Support the weekly, monthly and quarterly sales reports. This will require that the reports being delivered meet or exceed expectations for accuracy, consistency, and timeliness. 
  • Participate in the completion of surveys and ad hoc reporting 
  • Reengineering monthly tasks to speed up efficiency minimize errors and reduce duplication. 
  • Enhance reporting in order to be more understandable, relevant and comparable. 



Job Requirements (Knowledge/Skills/Competencies):

  • Intermediate with Microsoft Excel & Access is required
  • Pursuing undergraduate education within the following: MIS; Actuarial; Financial; or Accounting preferred
  • Proven analytical and reporting skills
  • Problem solving and resolution
  • Electronic data collection, interpretation and evaluation
  • Ability to prioritize and time management skills are required 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in French is an asset



Ability to: 

  • Perform statistical and mathematical analysis
  • Collaborate with numerous teams or departments
  • Gather and synthesize information from multiple sources
  • Provide innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Organize tasks logically
  • Organize available time to meet multiple demands
  • Effectively implement processes and procedures to maximize productivity and efficiency
  • Proven analyst, understands what is being asked and follows through on tasks until completion with a focus on quality and efficiency
  • Self-motivated and autonomous individual.
  • Proven organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, work independently, and set priorities to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Well organized with strong attention to detail and a keen ability to identify anomalies 




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Actuarial High Performance Computing Specialist

(CANADA) and various
Job Reference:
Functional Area/Experience:
IT / 4 Years +
Job Description:

Job Description & Qualifications


  • As a key team member, design, deliver and support our cloud-based actuarial modelling platform;
  • Identify and advocate for new approaches and technology to further actuarial compute within Manulife.
  • Collaborate with Manulife’s IT teams to integrate ACE with global valuation and capital management processes;
  • Provide technical expertise to businesses for development and production processes on ACE;
  • Collaborate with control experts to define and implement actuarial, IT and SOX control for IFRS17 processes;
  • Configure actuarial software applications to support defined businesses and control processes;
  • Prepare technical documentation and training for support teams, transitioning support as newer processes are moved to steady-state.
  • Support and enhance web based applications and other automated processes using modern programming languages and DevOps processes. 



  • Minimum five years experience in high performance computing, big data platforms and related software
  • Keen interest in and expert knowledge of emerging technology products and processes;
  • Familiarity with modern DevOps processes and tools to support continuous integration and deployment;
  • Superior analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills with proficiency in exercising flexibility and judgment in assessing business and technical risks;
  • Inquisitive nature and demonstrated ability to pose insightful questions, learn about existing practices, determine areas of strength and potential improvements and apply new skills;
  • Strong relationship management and leadership skills with ability to interact diplomatically and effectively with clients, peers, subordinates, software and hardware vendors and representatives of the industry;
  • Ability to deliver user-focused solutions via an iterative and agile development approach
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment within core team, including participating in daily team activity planning and management
  • Structured written and verbal communication skills, ability to explain technical concepts and results
  • Demonstrated ability to work with both technical and non-technical resources





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Analyste des dépenses / Expense Analyst

(CANADA) and various
Job Reference:
Functional Area/Experience:
Business, Accounting & Finance / 3 Years
Job Description:

Job Description & Qualifications

Key Accountabilities:

Reporting / Analysis / Budgeting / Forecasting

  • Produce standard monthly expense reports according to the close schedule.  Ensure quality and accuracy of data, reconciliations and adjustments as required.  Provide value-added analysis and clear, concise commentary on expense results.
  • Investigate and action expense anomalies and provide analysis of expenses and trends to assist with business decisions
  • Able to independently verify and reconcile information being reviewed.  Ensuring accuracy of information and output delivered.
  • Collaborate with business partners to deliver ad hoc and standard monthly/quarterly reporting annual/quarterly forecasts and budgets
  • Provide ad hoc reporting to support leader reporting
  • Assist with annual budgets and monthly forecasts for areas assigned working with COE partners
  • Provide insight into results providing value to business partners to assist in business decision making
  • Support the development of operational reporting (and related tools and processes) 


Continuous Improvement and Internal Customer Service

  • Demonstrate technical understanding of the accounting for expenses including company policies and sufficient business knowledge to be able to verify and analyze information under review.  
  • Build relationships across functions and establish a high level of credibility. 
  • Actively participate on project teams to ensure tasks meet requirements and deadlines.
  • Maintain the high standards in interactions with Business and Finance clients.
  • Use appropriate judgment in dealing with unexpected issues and requests, demonstrating an ability to prioritize work.
  • Plays a role as part of Expense Management Team in achieving the goals of process improvement and best practices in expense reporting while taking initiative to divide up activities of the work area with other team members involving key resources to gain buy-in for change initiatives
  • Participate in discussions, ask questions, and ensure understanding of issues before proceeding.
  • Able to identify and recommend best practices, process, and controls.
  • Demonstrates commitment towards continuously updating knowledge and skills while incorporating feedback.


Qualifications (Knowledge/Skills/Competencies):

  • Accounting designation or working towards (CMA, CA, CGA, CPA) with 3-5 years of relevant experience in progressive accounting roles
  • Post-secondary education in accounting or related field is required
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently, particularly in the area of using sound, independent judgment, problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate negotiate and influence effectively.
  • Ability to independently manage multiple, conflicting priorities and deliver a quality result within tight deadlines
  • Working knowledge of IFRS and other technical aspects of work
  • Strong business acumen with ability to communicate complex concepts and the results in a clear, concise, easy to understand manner (written and verbal).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and ability to learn new applications quickly
  • TM1, Essbase and Lawson knowledge (or other complex GL package) would be an asset.