The Edmonton branch of Optimum West Insurance Company is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to support the team of underwriters and managers. Reporting to the Regional Vice-President, you will be responsible for the administrative aspects of Human resources and payroll, management of the mailroom and reception, as well as the printing and mailing of policies to our brokers. In addition, you will be responsible for the purchase of office supplies and the organization of social events (Christmas party, broker events, etc.). You will be called upon to support the claims department and perform telephone investigations with insureds or others.
The successful candidate must have similar work experience (preferably three years), excellent written and oral English, be detail-oriented and have the ability to deal with and manage many requests and files concurrently. He/she should be autonomous and enthusiastic with a team spirit and a willingness to learn. Good knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint are essential. An Office Administration certificate will be an asset, as well as knowledge of the insurance terms/terminology and the claims process.
We offer our employees flexible hours as well as a comprehensive employee benefit program including a pension plan.
Optimum General Inc. has offices across Canada. Our primary mission to develop and distribute products meeting the needs of companies and individuals is carried out through our eight branches across Canada, 175 employees and a network of 600 independent brokers.
For more information on Group Optimum and its subsidiaries, please visit our website at www.groupe-optimum.com/en.