Senior Business Intelligence Analyst

Senior Business Intelligence Analyst  - Toronto OR Waterloo


Because a changing industry calls for a new way of doing things. An ambitious, innovative and fast-paced company, we offer exceptional training and development programs, competitive pay, great benefits, a company-matched savings plan, and paid volunteer days — all within an engaging, fun, and collaborative work environment.

Founded more than 145 years ago, Economical is one of Canada’s leading property and casualty insurance companies. We rely on our national network of more than 800 independent brokers to sell a range of car, home, business, and farm insurance solutions. With Sonnet and Petline, we’re extending our reach through the direct-to-customer channel. With more than 2,400 active employees across the country and a commitment to rethinking the insurance experience, we’re poised for great things.

We’re now adding to our high-performance team to take us into the future. Let’s rethink insurance, together.

In this role, you will:

  • Become the Subject Matter Expert (SME) and go-to business intelligence team member for Sonnet – our online insurance business – and the Data Hub – our big data platform.

  • Work with internal customers to understand their business needs, and deliver reports, dashboards, and data insights accordingly.

  • Manage customer expectations, including leading meetings to determine work priority

  • Provide technical leadership/review support and training to other team members.

  • Present reports and analysis to our internal customers on a regular basis.

  • Create and implement BI best practices.

  • Work towards meeting our own key performance indicators (KPIs).

  • Manage your own time effectively.

Your Responsibilities

  • Ensure a high quality output is delivered consistently and signed off by the customer.

  • Maintain existing reports, dashboards, and documents.

  • Provide creative solutions to improve our processes and technology.

  • Prioritize work and manage your time effectively.

  • Ensure BI tickets and ad-hoc requests are managed properly.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a BI role, with P&C insurance industry experience preferred.

  • Hands-on experience generating reports and dashboards using IBM Cognos 11.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience using big data analysis tools (e.g., Impala and Hive).

  • University or college degree in Computer Science, Business with Computer Science minor, Actuarial Science or a related discipline.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

At Economical, we all work together to come up with big ideas — then bring them to life. We focus on our customers first, we bring our best, and we’re stronger together. If you’ve got the passion and the desire to help us reinvent insurance, let’s talk.


To complete the online application process, you’ll need to upload your resume before you apply for the role you’re interested in. Please note that only one document can be uploaded, so be sure to combine your resume and cover letter.

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Economical Insurance includes the following companies: Economical Mutual Insurance Company, Family Insurance Solutions Inc., Sonnet Insurance Company, Petline Insurance Company.