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Careers at Acera Insurance

Changing the way people feel about a career in insurance.

Choose a career that empowers you to excel in and take ownership of your work, while having fun. Choose a career with Acera Insurance — we put people first!

Be a part of our growing team.

As an employer of choice, Acera Insurance offers an outstanding workplace and employee culture that creates valuable opportunities for all of our employees.

Choosing a career with Acera Insurance means you’ll be:

  • Encouraged to challenge the status quo and never stop learning in your commitment to excellence.
  • Empowered with a sense of accountability and autonomy to take ownership of your work.
  • Treated with respect as we put our people first.
  • Recognized for your achievements and engaged in festivities — big and small — that make work fun.

If this sounds good to you, come join our network of more than 1,100 professionals.

About Acera Insurance

As the largest independent, employee-controlled brokerage in Canada, we provide our employees with a unique opportunity to change the way people feel about insurance. That’s because we are:


Without financial ties to any carriers, we provide impartial advice and work in the best interest of our clients.


We’re the only Canadian brokerage to be widely owned by its employees (more than half of our employees are owners).

Canadian owned

Our distinct Canadian perspective enables us to better understand our clients’ unique needs.

Employer of choice

Our award-winning culture creates valuable opportunities for our employees.


As a full-service brokerage — with specialized expertise in all sectors across Canada, as well as group benefits capabilities — we have served the needs of Canadians for more than 60 years.

By the numbers




Employee owners


Local branches


Canadian owned


Workplace culture awards

Working with us.

Acera Insurance is committed to offering an outstanding workplace and employee culture that creates valuable opportunities for new and long-term employees.

Our values

Acera Insurance provides an engaging and supportive culture that is committed to our people’s professional success and personal wellbeing. Our four core values are reflected in everything we do:

Employee ownership

Acera Insurance is the only Canadian brokerage to be widely owned by its people.

We proudly offer most employees the opportunity to become owners as we believe our people deserve to share in our success — which they make possible.

Our employee owners benefit from:

Checkmark icon Having an additional avenue to build their personal wealth.

Checkmark icon Knowing they are part of a loyal team that is invested in the long-term vitality of our organization.

Checkmark icon Having greater insights into the growth of our organization.

Checkmark icon Knowing they, along with their fellow employee owners, are the pillars of the ongoing independence of our firm.

Employee benefits and perks

As a valued member of our team, a career with Acera Insurance will award you with a competitive annual salary and may include the following benefits and perks:

Birthdays Off

We believe birthdays should be celebrated! That’s why our people get their birthdays off.


We have a variety of committees, which plan diverse initiatives to engage our staff in a variety of festivities, diversity and inclusion initiatives, wellness initiatives, charitable giving and more.

Comprehensive Group Benefits

We offer our employees extended healthcare, prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, basic life, dependent life, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, as well as an employee and family assistance program.

Community Involvement

Acera Insurance is proud to engage our employees in a variety of charitable giving and volunteer opportunities to help strengthen our communities across Canada.

Continuing Education

We support the learning and professional development of our employees by paying for approved courses and programs, as well as offering additional cash bonuses for the completion of a designation. We also offer numerous continuing education sessions and development seminars in-house.

Employer-Matched Retirement Savings

We help our employees save for their future by matching a portion of their contributions to our group retirement savings program.

Employee Recognition

We are proud to have a formalized peer-to-peer recognition program in addition to our annual leadership-selected awards and tenure awards.

Employee Referral Bonus

We believe our people are the best — and that they know other incredibly talented individuals. That’s why we reward our employees for the successful hire of each referral.

In-House Training Program

We offer an innovative, curriculum-based program that provides on-the-job, foundational training to individuals who are new to the insurance industry.

Personal Insurance Discounts

We provide our employees coverage at cost when they purchase their personal insurance (i.e., home, private auto) through Acera Insurance.

Ultimate Experience

We support our employees in making life-long memories. Each year, we randomly award six employees with an Ultimate Experience of their choice — four prizes valued at $5,000 and two prizes valued at $10,000.

Vacation Policy

We consider both tenure with Acera Insurance and industry experience when calculating employees’ annual vacation time.