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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.

Fall Student Internship, Clerk, Accounting (Ottawa)

Job Requisition ID: 7959  

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Starting Base Salary: 43477.61 

Position Status: Temporary Full Time 

Travel Requirement: Limited 

Office Location: Ottawa (ON)

 

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.
 

Interested in gaining valuable work experience and starting your rewarding career?

 

Join Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), an organization where you are valued and respected, recognized for your contributions and that is committed to providing a work environment where you are inspired to make a difference.

 

We are currently hiring for a full-time Clerk, Accounting Intern for a 4-month term this Fall (September – December) in the city of Ottawa.

 

Our Internships are designed to be meaningful work experiences allowing students to gain significant skills, learn and grow in their field of their interest.

 

Join CMHC and help us achieve our 2030 aspiration which is to make housing affordable for everyone in Canada.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the timely verification and payment of financial transactions received from corporate transactional systems, invoices, and expense vouchers.
  • Investigates and resolves payment and processing and settlement exceptions and discrepancies using various systems
  • Manages several assigned processes such as the federal and provincial online tax payments, lending and subsidy disbursements, and cash forecasting.
  • Identifies opportunities for improving accuracy and/or efficiencies by contributing to the design and testing of enhancements and providing training as part of implementation.
  • Provides oversight for financial data transactions to ensure the accurate recording of data from corporate financial and/or transactional systems, invoices and expense vouchers and the reconciliation, balancing, analysis and reporting in support of the records.
  • Updates or recommends improvements to internal processes or financial systems, as needed.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or college diploma in business administration, accounting, or finance.
  • Minimum of one year of relevant experience in accounting operations.
  • Solid organizational skills and ability to prioritize and work in a multi-demand environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of corporate accounting policies.
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial and internal control frameworks, requirements and procedures.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations software.
  • Bilingual (English & French).

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE – COVID-19 MEASURES

 

On June 14, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that as of June 20, 2022, it will suspend vaccination requirements for federal government employees.  This decision followed a review of the current public health situation, including the evolution of the virus and vaccination rates in Canada. As a result, and consistent with the Government of Canada decision, CMHC has suspended its Vaccination Policy, effective June 20, 2022.  

 

As a result, at this time, CMHC does not require employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.  CMHC will continue to monitor the public health situation and may at any time make adjustments and adopt or reintroduce measures, including mandatory vaccination, attestation and verification requirements. Any such vaccination measures, as updated from time to time, shall form a term and condition of your employment at CMHC.

 

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.

Job Requisition ID: 7959  

Sector:  CFO and Corporate Services 

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Salary Range starting at: $ 43477.61 

Position Status: Temporary Full Time 

Office Location: Ottawa (ON)

Security Requirement: Reliability Status 

Travel Requirement: Limited 

 
To Note
  • Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements.
  • Selected candidates may be required to do a presentation or assessment as part of the interview. If so, they will be advised in advance.
  • We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.
  • If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.
  • Candidates who do not meet all of the position requirements may be considered in an under-fill capacity, in which case the person will be hired at a lower salary range than is advertised for this position.
  • All applications submitted to this competition will be kept for a six (6) month period and may be considered for future related vacancies at CMHC.
  • All regular employees must be in their current role for a minimum of one (1) year prior to applying for a new position, if not, they must receive managerial approval to apply for a new position. 
  • If applying for a temporary assignment, please ensure that your Manager approves your application prior to submission.
  • In all cases, regular employees must successfully complete the corporate probationary period prior to applying for a new position.