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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.

Specialist, Fraud Risk


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 eliminate racism and embed equity into our culture, processes, programs, and policies so that they reflect the lived experiences of all Canadians.

Join the Client Operations Team, where we make housing affordability solutions easy. You will support the fraud risk management program by monitoring the risks resulting from suspected fraud events and proactively manage current fraud strategies to ensure they fall within risk appetite parameters. The Fraud Specialist is responsible to analyze, investigate manage and mitigate fraud related matters, including the monitoring of fraud related reports and/or use of fraud related tools.



•    Support business lines through the use of fraud monitoring/detection tools and reports, monitor and analyze activity for potential fraud; identify potential fraud and follow established practices to mitigate fraud losses.
•    Investigate discrepancies and advise appropriate actions to mitigate risk and fraud.
•    Make time sensitive decisions, requiring sound and independent judgment. 
•    Immediately communicate new fraud trends and emerging risks to the Senior Specialist  and the Senior Manager 
•    Respond quickly, prioritize and escalate where appropriate when dealing with time sensitive matters.
•    Provide detailed information for the purpose of analyzing and detecting unusual or fraudulent activity.
•    Support effective utilization of fraud detection systems, tools and reports to prevent, detect and manage fraud losses – as well as participate in on-going training to develop and maintain knowledge, skills and capabilities.
•    Provide recommendations to the Senior Manager for changes which reduce fraud exposure and losses while maintaining cost effective and providing a high level of customer service.
•    Interact with other Financial Institutions to validate information or in collaborative efforts.
•    Ensure confidentiality of all information collected during investigations, respecting Privacy Awareness (PII) requirements


Minimum Qualifications:

•    Undergraduate degree in a related field such as business, finance or commerce. 
•    Minimum of five years’ experience in quantitative analysis, statistics and programming. 
•    Strong knowledge of R, Python, Power BI, and SQL. Alteryx would be considered an asset.
•    Strong organizational skills and an ability to undertake and complete multiple, concurrent tasks andmanage tight deadlines. 
•    Solid oral and written communication skills. French would be considered a strong asset. 


Preferred Qualifications:
•    Certification in audit or fraud examination would be considered an asset. 


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


CMHC values diverse backgrounds and experience and welcomes non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada to apply!


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: 5781  

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Travel Requirement: Occasional 

Office Location: Toronto (ON)

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