Build your career at Farm Mutual Re

Farm Mutual Re is a great place to work and grow professionally. Our outstanding corporate culture is focused on people and the development of long-term relationships. As a company, we value honesty, integrity and accountability. We’re also committed to accessibility and equal opportunity hiring practices.

Careers

If you have any questions, please email us at recruitment@farmmutualre

Current Employment Opportunities

Quality Review Underwriter - Property & Casualty

Join our Canadian reinsurance company and experience the passion it takes to empower and advance our mutual insurance community!

We have a unique opportunity for an Quality Review Underwriter – Property & Casualty within our Underwriting and Loss Control Programs Department. Within this exciting position, you will be empowered to conduct underwriting audits on all lines of business and challenged to think outside the box in the development of underwriting practices and guidance solutions.  You will take initiative to provide recommendations, build relationships, and conduct research to develop and enhance best practice underwriting guidelines.

The Role:

The Quality Review Underwriter – Property & Casualty is responsible for conducting underwriting audits remotely &/or on-site, using an established review method. This role reports on significant findings, to identifies trends, and makes recommendations on best practice underwriting disciplines. They also support in the creation and delivery of underwriting guidelines to support Members’ primary underwriting strategies and profitability.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Conduct underwriting audits on specific underwriting criteria
  • Analyze portfolio performance by evaluating exposures written and loss experience
  • Research and develop best practice underwriting guidelines and resources
  • Collaborate with internal departments and our membership
  • Deliver education and training sessions
  • Participate in team tactical initiatives to accomplish department goals
  • Participate in external radar scans by monitoring emerging trends
  • Utilize project, change, and time management processes, and follow procedures and plans to deliver services within deadline and/or operational service standards

Success Factors:

  • Strong technical knowledge having five (5) or more years of P&C underwriting experience.
  • A post-secondary education is required, preferably in business or a related discipline.
  • Completion or working towards a professional certification such as the CIP/FCIP.
  • Proven success and solid ability to conduct underwriting audits for different lines of business including residential, farm, and commercial related to Property and Casualty.
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated, with the ability to take initiative in an unstructured environment, exercise independent judgement, function with minimal supervision, and influence positive change
  • Strong ability to develop positive working relationships with peers, leaders and member company contacts.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritize competing demands and projects.
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail; high proficiency in business writing and communication.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with business intelligence software and reports.
  • Creative, and innovative contributing to excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrates a complement of product, pricing, and underwriting knowledge in decision making.

Join Our Team!

Operating since 1959, Farm Mutual Re is a general reinsurer, sharing in the property, automobile, liability, and other risks originally accepted by insurance companies operating principally in Canada and the United States.

We are more than a reinsurer! We build deep-rooted relationships that drive trust and success. Our relationships are the foundation that help us empower and advance the mutual insurance community. We take pride in giving back to our community and the environment. We hold ourselves accountable for the promises we make to our members, employees, and business partners.

At Farm Mutual Re, not only are we invested in the success of our mutual community, but we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. Our office is in Cambridge, Ontario off the 401 in a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly building. Flexibility and work life balance are key, that’s why we have enabled our employees to work in a hybrid environment. Our employees enjoy perks that include complimentary access to an on-site gym, a schedule of both virtual and in-person fitness classes and wellness programming, including a Wellness Coach. Our culture is supportive of achieving a balanced, healthy, and family-oriented lifestyle.

How to Apply:

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website and complete our Employment Application.

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs.

In accordance with our company values, Farm Mutual Re is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive work environment for all, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or age.

Business Project Coordinator

Join our Canadian reinsurance company and help us empower and advance our mutual insurance community!

We have an excellent opportunity to join one of Waterloo Region’s top employers as a Business Project Coordinator!

With this position, you will have the opportunity to join a culture that takes pride in being honest, delivering on promises, and is committed to doing what is right. You will be given the opportunity to contribute to shaping the future of project management for a company committed to empowering their team members to succeed.

Please note this position will be hybrid with work being completed remotely and in person.

The Role:

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Business Project Coordinator is primarily focused on coordinating diverse and innovative organizational projects from planning to delivery. In this capacity, you will be able to demonstrate your broad and flexible toolkit of techniques, managing interdependent activities into tasks and sub-tasks. We are seeking an energetic individual committed to continuous improvement in a collaborative work environment. The Business Project Coordinator contributes to the success of the organization through the success of projects focused on managing risk and advancing the strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Coordination
    • In collaboration with the Project Lead, work proactively to assist the initiatives in all aspects of planning, day-to-day implementation, and maintenance of the project
    • Utilizes appropriate project management tools to plan project timelines, tasks, milestones, and deadlines.
    • Plans and facilitates project meetings to align the project team to methods, and goals to track project tasks.
  • Project Monitoring and Communication
    • Proactively monitors project milestone completion, troubleshoots potential project bottlenecks, and collaborates on developing effective action plans.
    • Communicates the status of each project to various interested parties.
    • Builds relations and liaises amongst project members, cross-functional teams, external vendors, and other interested parties to ensure deliverables, requirements, schedules, costs, and meeting plans are communicated.

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1-year experience in project administration preferably in an insurance, financial institution, or corporate environment with familiarity in established project management tools and techniques.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills including the ability to work with deadlines and adapt to ever-changing priorities.
  • Strong team player with the ability to work well independently.
  • Adaptive and agile, able to rapidly pivot your efforts between multiple priorities as business needs change to deliver value to our customers.
  • Self driven, able to move tasks and projects forward independently and with personal accountability.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to provide and present timely and relevant reporting to interested parties.
  • Completed post-secondary education or equivalent work experience.
  • Working towards a professional certification such as the PMP (Project Management Professional) or equivalent designation relevant to the role is considered an asset.

We also take potential into consideration. If you do not have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.

Join Our Team!

Recognized as one of Waterloo Area’s Top Employers 2022 as well as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers 2022, at Farm Mutual Re we are committed to inclusion for all and cultivating belonging where everyone can be their authentic and best selves. Operating since 1959, Farm Mutual Re is a general reinsurer, sharing in the property, automobile, liability, and other risks originally accepted by insurance companies operating principally in Canada.

We’re passionate about empowering and supporting our employees and business partners. Our relationships are the foundation that helps us advance the mutual insurance community. We take pride in giving back to our community and the environment. We hold ourselves accountable for the promises we make to our members, employees, and valued business partners.

Our office is in Cambridge, Ontario off the 401 in a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly building. Our employees enjoy perks including complimentary access to an on-site gym, a variety of fitness classes and wellness sessions, a ping-pong table, and mini-massages as well as the flexibility to work remotely as we embrace the modern hybrid work environment. Our culture is supportive of achieving a balanced and healthy lifestyle. In addition to a great working environment, we invest in our employees continued professional development, and offer a competitive salary, employer-paid benefits, a pension plan, and more.

How to Apply:

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website to submit your cover letter, resume, and complete our Employment Application.

In accordance with our company values, Farm Mutual Re is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive work environment for all, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or age. 

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs.

Risk Assessor

Join our Canadian reinsurance company and experience the passion it takes to empower and advance our mutual insurance community!

We currently have an amazing opportunity to join one of Waterloo Region’s top employers as a Risk Assessor within our Loss Control Programs Department. With this exciting position, you will have the opportunity to join a culture that prides itself on being honest and transparent, delivers on its promises, and is committed to doing what is right.

This is a remote role based in South-Western Ontario. The successful applicant will be required to travel to policy holder properties to complete on-site risk assessments at a variety of locations including residential, commercial, and agricultural properties.

The Role:

Your role will involve working as a risk assessor to complete loss control risk assessments of large and complex policyholder properties.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Perform detailed risk assessments of policyholder properties, considering the fire code, building code, electrical code, or any other codes or standards that may apply
  • Use of technology and tools such as tablets, laser measurers, software, and drawing programs
  • Use thermal imaging technology to assess the condition of the electrical and mechanical systems
  • Review the site for potential physical, environmental, and liability concerns
  • Assist in responding to risk management or loss control questions from Farm Mutual managers, underwriters, loss prevention personnel, policyholders or brokers, and agents
  • Prepare and deliver loss control or technical training to Member Company employees or the public
  • Continually keep current with new standards and codes, or new construction methods for farm buildings, commercial and residential properties

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • Progressive experience performing Risk Assessments or Loss Control Assessments of both farm and commercial properties
  • Post-secondary education in a related field, e.g., a ticketed trade such as an electrician, carpenter, or stationary engineer or a diploma in engineering technology such as fire protection engineering
  • Possess or working towards related designations, e.g., C.Tech, C.E.T, CIP, CRM, WETT
  • Thorough knowledge of agribusiness, farming, and commercial operations and their related issues
  • Thorough knowledge of farm and commercial construction practices
  • Must have a working knowledge of the National Building Code, the Ontario Electrical Code, Ontario Fire Code, and various CSA or other standards
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office and excellent computer skills are mandatory
  • Proven ability to work independently and to organize workload and schedule
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, report writing, and analytical skills are mandatory
  • Knowledge of thermal imaging cameras would be beneficial
  • The ability to travel extensively within a predetermined area with overnight trips – 80% travel within the province of Ontario, with occasional out of province travel
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle are mandatory

Join Our Team!

Recognized as one of Waterloo Area’s Top Employers 2022 as well as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers 2022, at Farm Mutual Re we are committed to inclusion for all and cultivating belonging where everyone can be their authentic and best selves. Operating since 1959, Farm Mutual Re is a general reinsurer, sharing in the property, automobile, liability, and other risks originally accepted by insurance companies operating principally in Canada.

We are passionate about empowering and supporting our employees and business partners. Our relationships are the foundation that helps us advance the mutual insurance community. We take pride in giving back to our community and the environment. We hold ourselves accountable for the promises we make to our members, employees, and valued business partners.

Our office is in Cambridge, Ontario off the 401 in a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly building. Our employees enjoy perks including complimentary access to an on-site gym, a variety of fitness classes and wellness sessions, a ping-pong table, and mini massages as well as the flexibility to work remotely as we embrace the modern hybrid work environment. Our culture is supportive of achieving a balanced and healthy lifestyle. In addition to a great working environment, we invest in our employee’s continued professional development and offer a competitive salary, employer-paid benefits, a pension plan, and more.

How to Apply:

Do not miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website and fill out our Employment Application.

In accordance with our company values, Farm Mutual Re is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive work environment for all, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or age.

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs.

Finance and Payroll Specialist

Join our Canadian reinsurance company and help us empower and advance our mutual insurance community!

We currently have an amazing opportunity to join one of Waterloo Region’s top employers as a Finance and Payroll Specialist. In this exciting position, you will have the opportunity to join a culture that prides itself on being honest and transparent, believes in delivering its promises, and is committed to doing what is right.

The Role:

The Finance and Payroll Specialist is responsible for a range of professional duties and services within the Finance function. This role will be responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, banking and cash management, payroll and expense report processing, certain period-end accounting entries, administration of operating expense budgets, and assistance with regulatory and year-end reporting. The Finance and Payroll Specialist is a key role as they are one of the main points of contact for our Member Companies, brokers, vendors, and banking partners. The successful candidate can expect to:

  • Perform all banking functions including daily monitoring and cash management, issuing payments to vendors and customers, tracking receipts, and reconciling the bank
  • Enter invoices, expense reports, and other payables along with analyzing general ledger accounts and preparing journal entries
  • Prepare employee and director bi-weekly payroll
  • Prepare and manage regular and annual payroll remittances
  • Assist with the preparation and development of Farm Mutual Re’s budget, monthly financial statements, and regulatory reporting
  • Liaise with Member Companies, reinsurers, vendors, brokers, taxation authorities, and other business partners
  • Collaborate with the Finance and Risk team to support the team’s strategies and objectives
  • Perform other accounting duties as assigned

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • You have a minimum of 5 years experience working in an accounting and payroll function
  • You have post-secondary education in Finance, Accounting, or another related field
  • A certification such as Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP), Certified Payroll Manager (CPM), or other equivalent designation is considered an asset
  • You have experience working with tools such as Microsoft Dynamics, PayWorks, etc.
  • You practice the utmost discretion and confidentiality. You can deal with confidential issues with tact and discretion
  • You are an excellent communicator both verbally and written
  • You are a team player who actively collaborates with others
  • This position offers a hybrid work schedule. You will be required to work from our Cambridge office at least 1 – 2 days/week (or as required by specific business needs)

Join Our Team!

Recognized as one of Waterloo Area’s Top Employers 2022 as well as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers 2022, at Farm Mutual Re we are committed to inclusion for all and cultivating belonging where everyone can be their authentic and best selves. Operating since 1959, Farm Mutual Re is a general reinsurer, sharing in the property, automobile, liability, and other risks originally accepted by insurance companies operating principally in Canada.

We’re passionate about empowering and supporting our employees and business partners. Our relationships are the foundation that helps us advance the mutual insurance community. We take pride in giving back to our community and the environment. We hold ourselves accountable for the promises we make to our members, employees, and valued business partners.

Our office is in Cambridge, Ontario off the 401 in a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly building. Our employees enjoy perks including complimentary access to an on-site gym, a variety of fitness classes and wellness sessions, a ping-pong table, and mini massages as well as the flexibility to work remotely as we embrace the modern hybrid work environment. Our culture is supportive of achieving a balanced and healthy lifestyle. In addition to a great working environment, we invest in our employee’s continued professional development and offer a competitive salary, employer-paid benefits, a pension plan, and more.

How to Apply:

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website and complete our Employment Application.

In accordance with our company values, Farm Mutual Re is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive work environment for all, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or age. 

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs.

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