Senior Analyst, Financial Solutions

Job Requisition ID: 9649  

Position Status: Temporary Full Time 

Position Type: Hybrid  

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

Travel Requirement: Limited 

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 68974.7 to $ 86218.38 and are based on qualifications and experience. 


About CMHC

At CMHC, the work you do and the work we do together matters. We come to work every day with a common purpose: to realize a future where everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and meets their needs.


Our people are second to none. We lean in with courage, band together as a community and try new things to make a lasting impact on housing from coast to coast to coast.


Join us and be part of a team that's committed to making a real difference and be part of something meaningful.


What’s in it for you

We’ve got the purpose, the people and the perks you need for a fulfilling career. Here’s what you get when you’re a contract employee:

  • 3 weeks of accrued vacation
  • Annual individual performance bonus
  • Support in your personal and professional growth with training, mentorship and more – because when you thrive, we thrive
  • An inclusive workplace culture and environment with Employee Resource Groups and more
  • A hybrid work model that lets you balance working from home and nurturing in-person connections by coming into your region’s office at a minimum of 4 times a month.


About the role
Join the Financial Solutions Team where our partners view CMHC as the catalyst for solving housing affordability challenges. As a Senior Analyst, Financial Solutions, you will be responsible for reviewing, underwriting, and recommending approval of applications for financing under the National Housing Strategy (NHS) and existing CMHC programs.


This is a temporary position of a duration of 18 months.


Please note there are multiple roles to be filled. 

What you’ll do:

  • Review, underwrite and recommend contribution applications for loan approval and leverage the various programs offered by CMHC to find the most suitable solution.
  • Review, underwrite and assess affordable, multi-unit housing applications for new construction and repairs.
  • Manage risk by exercising prudence and due diligence while reviewing, assessing, and approving applications.
  • Maintain quality relationships with clients to understand their needs and objectives and explore opportunities.
  • Provide effective and efficient delivery of the National Housing Strategy (NHS) and existing CMHC programs.
  • Work in partnership with internal and external stakeholders by offering support, communicating key decisions, interpreting policies and responding to inquiries related to NHS programs.

What you should have:

  • An Undergraduate degree in a relevant field such as Business, Finance, and/or Commerce.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in credit/financial analysis. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • It would be great if you also had:
  • Knowledge of construction financing, multi-unit underwriting, and credit risk analysis. 
  • Experience in building reports and/or in using statistical analysis software such as MS Excel or Power BI. 
  • Real Estate Finance (CRF) designation.


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


Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion 

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


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


Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion 


What happens after you apply 

We know that applying for a new job can be both exciting and daunting, and we appreciate your effort. Learn more about our hiring process.  If you are selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


If you applied before and you were not successful don’t worry – we're always posting new positions, so don’t hesitate to give it another shot. We’re excited to see what you bring to the table this time around!