2 job(s) at Sun Life Financial

Sun Life Financial Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
At Sun Life, we work together, share common values and encourage growth and achievement. We offer many career paths that attract a wide variety of talent and skills. Follow a path that lets your talents shine.   Job Description: Sun Life’s high caliber legal team is seeking a Corporate/Securities Lawyer to join them as Counsel at our global headquarters in downtown Toronto.  Reporting to the Assistant Vice-President & Senior Counsel, Corporate Legal, the successful candidate will collaborate with Sun Life’s various Corporate Office groups, including Finance, Capital, Investor Relations, Tax, Risk and Corporate Secretary.  Responsibilities will include proactive and timely legal support on enterprise public disclosure, managing legal aspects of corporate and capital market projects, advising on securities and financial services regulation, and advising on governance matters.     This is a rare opportunity to join a collaborative team that offers sophisticated work, and a company wide focus on talent development.   The ideal candidate will be: licensed to practice law in Ontario and have 5+ years of relevant securities law and corporate / transactional experience gained at a leading law firm or publicly traded company able to engage and influence others with confidence, while building relationships across multiple areas of the business and working as a team player a self-starter who is developing strong business acumen and the ability to effectively support simultaneous projects proactively engaged to keep up with regulatory developments and changes skilled at simplifying complex legal concepts to provide pro-active advice in a clear and concise manner able to take a risk-based approach to the prioritization of work       The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted.  It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors.  In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance.  Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.    Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.   Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to thebrightside@sunlife.com .   We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Sun Life Financial Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sep 22, 2019
Full time
At Sun Life, we work together, share common values and encourage growth and achievement. We offer many career paths that attract a wide variety of talent and skills. Follow a path that lets your talents shine.   Job Description: We are looking for a counsel level lawyer with business acumen and a focus on client centred solutions to join the dynamic legal team that supports Sun Life’s insurance and wealth distribution business. This is an agile role which may be based in our Toronto or Waterloo office. The successful candidate will be resilient, adaptable, highly motivated and self-confident. They will be required to provide proactive, timely and strategic legal support to senior business leaders and their teams, as well as related support areas such as Compliance, IT, and Human Resources on a broad range of matters associated with retail distribution of insurance products and mutual funds. This will involve review of product and marketing materials, drafting agreements, advise on applicable laws, policies, procedures, and regulatory obligations, provide guidance in relation to workplace and regulatory investigations, and keep abreast of legal regulatory developments and changes.   The successful candidate will be:   a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience at a law firm or in-house legal team; experienced in the financial services industry, insurance or mutual fund business enthusiastic about leveraging data and technology to provide legal solutions to our business partners and inform business strategy; able to engage and influence others with confidence; familiar with applicable legal industry and regulatory trends; able to distill complex problems and apply analytical and creative thinking to provide innovative solutions and manage risk; skilled at simplifying complex legal concepts and writing and speaking clearly apply on the Toronto legal job board able to take a risk-based approach to the prioritization of work; and able to build relationships across multiple areas of the business.   The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors. In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance. Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.   Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.   Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to thebrightside@sunlife.com.   We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.