Manager/Senior Manager, Credit Risk

Toronto, ON, Canada ● Virtual Req #112
Friday, March 11, 2022
At MCAN, we are most proud of the team we have built and our team member experience. Our people are our best assets and are made up of respected industry innovators, influencers and big-thinkers. We do things differently than other lenders. Our business isn’t selling mortgages, it’s building relationships. 
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We were recently certified from Great Place to Work® Canada and are thrilled to be recognized on the 2022 list of Best Workplaces for Women!  

About the opportunity: 
Reporting to the Director Credit Risk, the Manager/Senior Manager Credit Risk is responsible for managing the level of credit risk within MCAN via risk monitoring and reporting, transaction-level credit review, management of credit risk-related policies and procedures, oversight of the quality assurance activities, and supporting model risk management practices for the core business lines of Residential Lending and Construction/Commercial Lending.  
About the Risk and Compliance team: 

  • Work with team members who are high energy and high performing
  • Empowered to make decisions and try new things
  • Lean focused and continuously looking to enhance and create efficiencies
  • Participation in learning and growing through both internal and external trainings 

What you will be responsible for: 
  • Assess credit risks and mitigation strategies to ensure MCAN operates within policy and risk appetite limits 
  • Recommend to the Director Credit Risk the approval/decline of escalated mortgage requests
  • Analyze credit policies in accordance with regulatory guidelines, make recommendations for approval, and operationalize policy changes
  • Produce and review reports identifying credit trends at the portfolio level and present findings to an Executive-level committee 
  • Complete Quality Assurance activities for Residential Lending mortgages and recommend enhancements to the QA program as required 
  • Monitor underwriting Exceptions and recommend enhancements to Exception Frameworks as required based on emerging trends  
  • Prepare quarterly Credit Risk reporting for Board of Directors 
  • Prepare and review of Regulatory reporting submissions 
  • Support the independent review and ongoing validation of risk rating models 
  • Provide Credit Risk-related constructive challenge to business line recommendations for new products, services and initiatives 
  • Assist in timely and effective preparation for any Credit Risk-related internal or external audits  
  • Prepare training sessions as required to further promote MCAN’s Risk Culture across the enterprise
The work experience, skills, education that you bring: 
  • Qualifications and Work Experience: 
    • Business, finance, or math-related University degree preferred or an equivalent blend with a minimum of 5-8 years relevant work experience in a risk-related function within financial services industries
    • Direct experience with lending to personal/retail borrowers or commercial borrowers, or preferably both
  • Skills & Abilities: 
    • Well-developed writing skills sufficient to precisely articulate ideas that involve interpretation, analysis and assessment of complex conceptual subjects
    • Strong verbal communication and presentation skills
    • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to synthesize information into key messages
    • Ability to make sound decisions and suggest appropriate recommendations to senior management 
    • Demonstrated ability to develop trusted collaborative working relationships across multiple stakeholders 
    • Highly focused attention to detail and drive to deliver high-quality results
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Level of position will be determined based on successful candidate’s qualifications. 
We believe great work and collaboration can happen anywhere, which is why we are a permanent hybrid work environment! We equip our team with great technology and empower them to deliver their best results. 

We are dedicated to building an organization that reflects the diversity of our clients and the communities we serve across Canada. Do you possess and value the same attributes? Are you interested in your own development? Then come join our team! 

Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage in the recruitment process. 

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Perm FT
Location on Google Maps
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Virtual