Rhodes & Williams Careers

Rhodes & Williams Limited is an established and very reputable privately owned Insurance Brokerage that offers all lines of personal and commercial insurance. We put a high importance on career development and have open communication with in-house coaching sessions with Managers who are trained to help you develop your skills in this position. Along with a professional and fulfilling work environment, we provide competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

Rhodes & Williams is a dynamic and progressive company, with roots in the Ontario insurance market that extend back to 1935.

Our Workplace

Our workplace is one that places an emphasis on building relationships – with colleagues, clients, partners and insurers. We are always interested in hearing from talented and enthusiastic individuals about possible opportunities. If you are interested in speaking with us, please contact our Human Resource Manager, Kristy McDougall.

Kristy McDougall
Human Resource Manager

kristym@rhodeswilliams.com

Tel
613-226-6590

Current Opportunities

Are you interested in making a difference at Rhodes & Williams?

If you are interested in joining our dynamic insurance team, see our openings here:

Accounting Clerk

Rhodes & Williams is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and dependable accounting clerk for our busy office. Someone who will ensure that the company’s daily accounting functions run accurately and effectively.

The Accounting Clerk performs a variety of general accounting support tasks in an accounting department including:
• Verify the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records
• Provide accounting and clerical assistance to the accounting department
• Type accurately
• Prepare bank deposits, general ledger posting and customer statements
• Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions [i.e. disbursements, expenses, receipts, accounts payable, accounts receivable]
• Enter data into computer system using defined computer program [TAM]
• Compile data and prepare a variety of reports
• Reconciles records with internal employees and management, or external vendors, customers or companies
• Recommend actions to resolve discrepancies
• Investigate questionable data
• Protect company’s value by keeping information confidential

Qualifications:
• College Diploma in Accounting
• Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
• Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to multi-task
• Familiarity with accounting and bookkeeping procedures
• Aptitude for numbers
• Proven accounting experience of 2 years
• Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasks
• Team player

If you require any accommodation for Accessibility, please advise.

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL ONLY BE CONTACTED IF WE DECIDE TO INTERVIEW.
THANK-YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.

Interested applicants, please send your resume to:

Kristy McDougall C.A.I.B.
Human Resource Manager

Personal Insurance - Sales Broker/Account Executive

Rhodes & Williams is looking for a talented Personal Insurance Sales Broker in our Ottawa office.

Personal Insurance Sales Position:

We are currently looking for people that – love selling, helping people and a have natural affinity for detail.  If you are currently RIBO licensed, this is a definite asset – but isn’t necessarily a non-starter. It simply means you can reach your true earning potential that much faster.

This position is focused on quoting and closing people who are interested in buying home and auto insurance. The ideal candidate will have a winning track record in previous sales, be highly organized and be thoroughly comfortable gathering information, delivering quotes and closing the sale by phone, in-person and in digital-based platforms.

SPECIFIC Responsibilities:
• Sell Home + Auto leads to develop and drive personal lines insurance volume
• Maintain a high level of solution expertise and competitive intelligence
• Detailed questioning, gathering and recording accurate quote information
• Providing timely and compelling quotes via phone, email and other digital platforms
• Tracking and reporting personal and company goals
• Submitting accurate and complete information into a lead management system
• Provide regular updates to management regarding opportunities, trends and challenges
• Meeting or exceeding monthly and quarterly targets and objectives

MINIMUM Requirements:
• Goal and target driven
• RIBO Certification (or willingness to complete certification)
• Ability to establish rapport quickly, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written & verbal
• Ability to perform in a fast-paced, results-oriented collaborative environment
• Strong planning and organizational skills
• Exceptional ability to get along well with team members, displaying a positive attitude and work ethic

If you require any accommodation for Accessibility, please advise.

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL ONLY BE CONTACTED IF WE DECIDE TO INTERVIEW.
THANK-YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.

Interested applicants, please send your resume to:

Kristy McDougall C.A.I.B.
Human Resource Manager

Commercial Lines Account Executive - Toronto Area

Primary Function:

An exciting opportunity is available for someone with proven Commercial Insurance sales ability to establish, grow, and eventually manage a Toronto based brokerage. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and growing a Commercial book of business in the Toronto area. With success, further responsibility for growing the brokerage by adding other successful commercial lines producers may be available for the right candidate. Someone currently fulfilling similar duties but looking to share in the success of the operation may be the ideal candidate. We would also love to speak with someone currently running their own brokerage, whom would be interested in joining a larger team.

Key Tasks:

  • Strategic plan development to seek & qualify prospects, ensuring they meet the brokerage minimum standards
  • Management of prospects through the sales funnel to ultimate success
  • Assess the exposure to financial loss for prospective clients and present a risk management program that meets their individual needs
  • Total account selling
  • Meet minimum coverage requirements
  • Sell the benefits of the brokerage to prospective clients
  • Develop, plan and share initiatives that will result in a source of incoming referrals
  • Coordinate, plan and execute regular and renewal review meetings with clients
  • Build relationships and become well informed on insurance company products, processes, coverages & billing plans.
  • Build relationships with clients in order to earn the reputation of “trusted advisor” and drive in referrals from these top clients.
  • Negotiate with underwriters
  • Identify other needs, such as Personal Lines and/or Financial Services so the brokerage can provide complete security for your clients, through other departments.
  • Build a cohesive team relationship with service unit in order to ensure the client’s needs are met and retention remains a priority.

Minimum Qualifications

  • RIBO License
  • Minimum 5 years commercial lines sales experience
  • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision, self-motivator, and an absolute need to succeed
  • Proven time management/organizational skills
  • Effective communication (verbal & written) and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task between various projects/tasks/deadlines
  • Ability to exercise judgment in making decisions within and outside of guidelines.
  • Exceptional ability to get along well with team members, displaying a positive attitude and work ethic.
  • Management experience would be an asset
  • University Degree or 3 Year College Diploma would be an asset, ideally business/commerce, but not required

If you require any accommodation for Accessibility, please advise.

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL ONLY BE CONTACTED IF WE DECIDE TO INTERVIEW.
THANK-YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.

Interested applicants, please send your resume to:

Kristy McDougall C.A.I.B.
Human Resource Manager

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING...

“Excellent prompt service and I would highly recommend Rhodes & Williams. My insurance needs were exceeded. The broker responded promptly through e-mail and phone answering all my questions and concerns. Saved me money and gave me peace of mind.”

- L Potvin