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At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. Since January 2019, we’ve shifted from managing people to managing work. Each employee is 100% autonomous and accountable. You can choose where you need to be and when you need to be there to meet your objectives. You’re in control of your time and are trusted to make the right decisions.

Bilingual Specialist, Financial Planning & Analysis (Position can be located anywhere in Canada)

Help make a difference for Canadians. CMHC’s aspiration is that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs. All of our programs and activities support this singular goal.

Be part of an inclusive workplace. Diversity and Inclusion guides everything we do at CMHC. We’re taking concrete actions to eradicate racism and advance equity within CMHC and the housing system.


Join the Office of the Chief Financial Officer Team, where we use financial foresight and legal insight to improve housing affordability. As a member of the Financial Planning and Analysis team and in collaboration with Finance Business Partners, you will be a key contributor to the enterprise-wide management reporting, forecasting and planning, process improvement, and collaborate with Treasury Board Secretariat. 
• Using tools such as PowerBI to develop and deliver management reporting to the Corporation on the performance of our various businesses, activities and initiatives.
• Interpreting and challenging financial and non-financial information to communicate key financial and strategic information that serves a variety of audiences.
• Contributing to the financial forecasting and planning processes for the corporation.
• Supporting internal governance committees with management reporting.
• Identifying and implementing process improvements.
• Supporting the financial forecasting and planning tool transformation project.
• Acting as backup for the Treasury Board Secretariat key account contact.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Undergraduate degree in business administration, finance and accounting. A CPA designation is strongly preferred.
• Minimum of five years’ experience in financial planning and analysis or equivalent finance experience.
• Experience preparing management reporting, using PowerBI and data management/visualization techniques and tools.
• Ability to analyze information, interpret risks and communicate the story to a variety of audiences
• Strong financial planning/budgeting and forecasting experience, including zero-based budgeting.
• Solid oral and written communication in both official languages (English and French).
• Experience working with Treasury Board would be considered an asset.
Posting closing date: Note, the competition may remain active until filled.




CMHC has implemented vaccination requirements to align with Government of Canada mandatory vaccination measures for the federal public service.


Vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for all CMHC employees, regardless of place of work (teleworking, working remotely or working on-site). CMHC’s vaccination measures, as updated from time to time, are a term and condition of employment.


CMHC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated prior to their start date, and to attest their vaccination status as part of the onboarding process. If you are the selected candidate, and wish to request an exemption from CMHC’s vaccination requirements on valid human rights-based grounds, you must do so at the offer stage as part of the recruitment process.


CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our aspiration.


We are committed to employment equity and actively encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.


We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


Job Requisition ID: 7080  

Language Designation: Bilingual 

Language Skill Levels (Read/Write/Speak): BBB 

Minimum Base Salary: 77114.85 

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

Office Location: Ottawa (ON); Calgary (AB); Halifax (NS); Montreal (QC); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC)

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