Associate, Finance Business Partner (Anywhere in Canada)
Job Requisition ID: 8846
Language Designation: English Essential
Language Skill Levels (Read/Write/Speak): ZZZ
Starting Base Salary: 66642.22
Position Status: Permanent Full Time
Travel Requirement: Limited
Office Location: Ottawa (ON); Calgary (AB); Halifax (NS); Montreal (QC); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC)
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 Corporate Services Team where you will support the synthesis and delivery of financial guidance to clients. You will act as a business partner, helping clients establish sound financial processes that provide business insights for better financial decisions. You will proactively develop an in-depth understanding of the business operations through discussion and analysis, distilling financial needs and gaining trust as a business partner. You will also conduct finance process modelling activities and develop, implement, interpret and report on performance measures.
Conducts in-depth and proactive analysis of budget consumption, forecast accuracy, variances between actuals (current and prior year), and variance from planned amounts.
Provides guidance on developing and executing forecasting processes that yield meaningful, timely and detailed forecasts using appropriate techniques, assumptions and tools. Solutions often require innovative thinking and creative problem solving.
Identifies non-value-added processes and improvement opportunities, and helps to design and implement improved processes, in areas including costing, reporting, funding, budgeting, controls, and financial modelling.
Distills and formulates thoughtful and supported financial recommendations based on the results of proactive financial analysis, identified areas of risk exposure, and available opportunities for improvement.
Supports the development of annual and 5-year financial plans, business cases, assumptions used in financial models and the allocation and re-allocation of budgets.
Applies an understanding of business performance measures and prepares management reports containing quantitative and qualitative analysis on operational and strategic metrics, key expense performance indicators, benchmark comparisons and other variables.
Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, business administration, economics or commerce.
Minimum of three years in finance, business analysis and strategy support.
Knowledge of relevant financial, legislative and regulatory environments.
Understanding of financial statements and general accounting principles.
Excellent organizational skills to manage several ongoing and competing projects.
Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
Demonstrated experience in various software applications and planning tools (e.g. Power BI, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
Excellent ability to gather and analyze information, synthesize key elements and summarize recommendations.
MBA or professional designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA, CFA).
Bilingualism (English and French).
Posting closing date: Note, the competition may remain active until filled.
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.
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.