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Senior Specialist, Financial Planning and Analysis (Anywhere in Canada)

Job Requisition ID: 9044  

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Travel Requirement: Occasional 

Office Location: Ottawa (ON); Calgary (AB); Charlottetown (PE); Edmonton (AB); Halifax (NS); Moncton (NB); Montreal (QC); Quebec (QC); Saskatoon (SK); St. John's (NL); Thunder Bay (ON); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC); Winnipeg (MB); Yellowknife (NT)

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 97692.52 to $ 122115.65 and are based on qualifications and experience. 


At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. We empower our employees to be fully autonomous and accountable in achieving their results. Employees focus on how they achieve results rather than when and where they choose to work.


Here are some of the reasons why we were chosen as one of Canada's top employers:


  • Enjoy 5 weeks of vacation;
  • An annual individual performance bonus;
  • Defined benefit pension plan;
  • Comprehensive group insurance to support your well-being from day one;
  • Access to a catalogue of courses for individual learning;
  • An inclusive workplace culture and environment with multiple Employee Resource Groups and much more!


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 (FP&A) team and in collaboration with Finance Business Partners, you will be a key contributor to the enterprise-wide management reporting, forecasting and planning and process improvement projects. 


  • Developing and delivering management reporting and insights to the Corporation on the performance of various businesses, activities and projects/initiatives through the use of tools such as PowerBI. 
  • Interpreting and challenging financial and non-financial information to communicate key insights that serve a variety of audiences. 
  • Supporting the enterprise wide corporate planning and forecasting processes. 
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements. 
  • Collaborating with Finance Business Partners to serve our clients. 

Minimum Qualifications: 


  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, or a related field. 
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in financial planning/budgeting and forecasting or finance business partnering.  
  • Experience preparing management reporting, using PowerBI and data management/visualization techniques and tools. 
  • Ability to analyze information, interpret risks and communicate the insights to a variety of audiences. 
  • Solid communication and presentation skills. 

Preferred Qualifications:


  • CPA designation.
  • Experience with zero-based budgeting.
  • Financial modelling and experience working with the Treasury Board Secretariat.



Posting closing date: Note, the competition will remain active until filled.





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.
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.