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Wawanesa Insurance

Compliance Data Analyst

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Entry level
Job ID: 7568

Working Business Language: English

At Wawanesa, we’re proud to offer a hybrid work environment that offers flexibility to our employees in balancing in-office (2 days per week OR 15 hours per week in a Wawanesa office) and remote work. You may work from any of the following locations: Winnipeg, MB; Calgary, AB; Toronto

The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, founded in 1896, is one of Canada’s largest mutual insurers, with over $4 billion in annual revenue and assets of $12 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon; Wawanesa Life, which provides life insurance products and services throughout Canada; and Western Financial Group, which distributes personal and business insurance across Canada. Wawanesa proudly serves more than two million members in Canada and the United States. Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy. Learn more at wawanesa.com.

We are currently looking for dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in an environment that welcomes change and are looking for an opportunity for diverse experience and advancement on a growing team.

Job Overview

The Compliance Data Analyst is a key contributor in Wawanesa’s second line Enterprise Compliance team. Working under supervision, this role is responsible for supporting compliance oversight activities using a data driven and technology enabled approach. The role performs data extraction, transformation, descriptive analytics, diagnostic analytics, and data automation to assess compliance, monitor key risks, and automate testing at Wawanesa and its subsidiaries.

Job Responsibilities

  • Research, extracts, and manipulates complex and large volumes of data from relevant sources
  • Assesses data quality to evaluate impact on compliance controls, and identify improvement opportunities
  • Synthesizes data to support assessing regulatory risk and identifying potential risks and areas of non-compliance
  • Performs descriptive and diagnostic analytics to support compliance risk assessments
  • Develops dashboards and visualizations to present information to internal and external stakeholders
  • Develops scripts and automations to performing testing of key internal controls
  • Develops and maintains right-sized internal documentation and maintains quality standards
  • Challenges the status quo and pursues continuous improvement opportunities
  • Develops and maintains relationships with stakeholders, and participates in data communities
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism in handling confidential and sensitive information
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Post-secondary degree with a preference for a combination of technical and business study (such as management information systems)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a data related role, such as data analytics, data management, or other data-related technical equivalent background.
  • Working knowledge of SQL and experience with database systems such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, and Redshift is required
  • Experience with data visualization tools, such as Power BI, Tableau, or Qlik is considered an asset
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python is considered an asset
  • Experience with reporting tools such as MicroStrategy, Cognos, or SSRS is considered an asset
  • Experience with the AWS cloud environment and relevant tools (Athena, Glue, Lambda, S3) is considered an asset
  • Experience with low-code automation systems, such as Power Automate is considered an asset
  • Experience in P&C/Life insurance or financial services is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Bilingualism (French and English) would be considered an asset.

Wawanesa is proud to be one of Manitoba's Top Employers for 2023 recognizing that we are an exceptional place to work!

Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful, challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals. Our full-time permanent employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, annual bonus plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan). Wawanesa provides a stable environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.

Wawanesa is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is equitable and inclusive for all. Wawanesa provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status: race/ethnicity, colour, religion, creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family or marital status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, or any other protected status. Accommodations are available upon request throughout all aspects of the selection process. Candidates requiring accommodations may contact, in confidence, jobs@wawanesa.com.

If you are interested in this exciting, challenging position with Wawanesa, apply today with your Resume.

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